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### Is there a way to check all questions/answers posted from a deleted account

Suppose I know an account number, say user313948. Is there any way to check all questions/answers posted by that user?
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### Are "old" questions/answers eligible for badges?

This is a trivia question, the only reason I dare to bring this up is because we have entertained similar curiosities here on Meta about the functioning of MO. An old accepted answer of mine from ...
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### Invisible posts

The post, Freedom of speech in scientific discussions - An invitation to more tolerance in Scientific debates, is currently invisible on the meta front page. I take it this is due to the large ...
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### Reputation for editing deleted questions disappears into memory hole?

It appears that reputation earned from editing a question that is subsequently deleted is not subtracted in a reputation-decreasing event (e.g. a "-2: edited question was deleted") that shows up in a ...
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### Derivative of reputation score over time is identically zero [duplicate]

I've got a smattering of upvotes on my small number of answers but my reputation has never budged. Can someone explain why this is so?
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### "The Devil and Simon Flagg" in Квант

Did any of you ever read the translation into Russian of A. Porges' "The Devil and Simon Flagg" which was featured in the magazine Квант once? If so, could you tell me the issue in which it appeared? ...
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### MO account continuity

My email account was virtually destroyed by a computer virus, on my Mac. Thus, I stay away from this whole thing by not even using my regular Mac unix account. Instead, I use a Mac guest account (a ...
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### Is this question migratable to MO?

Is it worth migrating this question to MO, from math.SE? It seems elementary but did not get any response on MSE even after 10 days.
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### Why is my question on martingales off-topic and not migrated?

Here is my question: https://mathoverflow.net/questions/225181/show-that-ex-t-t-infty-le-ex-0-and-cp-sup-x-n-ge-c-le-ex-0 I said in the beginning to please migrate if needed. Could it be on-topic ...
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### adding a blog component

I found a really great discussion on Monomer-Dimer tatami tilings and up-voted it. However, it doesn't really have a question or answers. It's still a great read. It's not the first time I've seen ...
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### Updated questions

The following question of mine frequently appears as recently updated question so I frequently find it at front page. But neither me nor other participants did any revise or edit on this post and its ...
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### Negative reputation?

I found this in the "Users" listing What is negative reputation? The profile for this user (who was last here 3 years ago) shows reputation 101.
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### Help finding question

I am seeking a link to a question I posed myself, but which I can no longer find, either with Google site:https://mathoverflow.net or with StackExchange search (...
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### Cancel command in MO post

Why the \cancel command does not work in the last part of the following post: A cohomology associated to a Riemannian manifold I would like to strike through the last part of the ...
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### Serial downvoting

I received 4 downvotes within a short amount of time, I suspect it has been the same person. I think a mechanism should be installed that no user $u$ can downvote more than one post with a positive ...
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### The "Oldest" answer

Assume that a given question has several answers. So in the answer part there are 3 button "Active", "Oldest" and "Vote" When we clique on "oldest", we lead to a unique answer. Is ...
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### Can one see the latest activities in "big list" questions without reading all answers again?

There is a good question here. It is a "big list" question. sometimes it appears in active list. So I want to know what activity done there? but how? Can one see the latest activities in "big ...
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### how to correct an erroneous edit

"Black adder" edited my answer to a question asking for a proof of noether normalization. the edit was nicely done, except in the next to last sentence a change was made from "≤ d" to "less than d", ...
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### Giving a question a recent "activity" though nothing is visible?

It happens occasionally that a question is marked "Active: Today" but clicking on this doesn't show any recent activity. I guess that this happens whenever somebody deletes his/her answer. So far so ...
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### Question visibility and reputation

I wonder whether the visibility of a post changes according to the user's reputation asking the question. Is it also known if a user's posts' visibility is affected by other actions, like having ...
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### Why does this figure do not appear?

I add a Picture "GaussBonnet with Jpeg format to the following question but it does not work. (Some possible obstructions to ) Limit cycles as closed geodesics(3) Can one help me to resolve ...
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### What I can do if my questions limit had been reached in MO from long time?

Really, I'm interested in posting new questions in MathOverflow such that I have some unanswered questions in S.E which I want to post them in MO, but my questions limit had been reached for some ...
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### Down vote without comment

I received a down vote on this question without any comment. Can one help me to understand how this question could be improved? I think that a moral and implicit policy of MO is that a comment ...
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### Eventual archive of the UFO?

For quite a while now MO has been treated to missives posted from, it seems, a representative of the galactic government who would like to share knowledge of time travel. For those with enough ...
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### merge user35633 with DamienC

would it be possible to merge this account (user35633) with my former account from before the migration (DamienC... which I can't access anymore) ? Thanks in advance Best Damien
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### Downvote and vote to close of a recent question

I recently asked the following question on God's number for higher dimensional sequential move puzzles. It was downvoted once and has a vote to close, even though it is in my eyes a perfectly good ...
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### Is it possible to keep deleted questions in my account?

I asked a question some time ago that was down voted and subsequently deleted. Regardless of the rights and wrongs of that, I'd like to have a link to the question in my account because it contained ...
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### Why I see "question eligible for bounty since 1 hour ago" and not "start bounty" button

I had asked this question 2 days back, and now I see at the bottom, the link " question eligible for bounty since 1 hour ago", and if I click on it, it takes me to the bounty information page. I don'...
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### Non-CW answers to CW questions

I have understood that if a question has community wiki (CW) status, then all answers must have it, too. I came across an exception in a question about refereeing. The answers by Chris Woodward and ...
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### Different accounts not linking

I can not seem to get enough reputation to get chat to work. I think it is that my MO and SENetwork accounts aren't properly linked. In fact, my other stack exchange accounts aren't merged with my MO ...
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### Removing "tag-removed" tag

Currently, contra its intention the "tag-removed" tag has more than $300$ associated questions, many of which are upvoted and have actually contentful tags. This seems like a situation ripe ...
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### Leveraging MO to organize mathematical research

I am currently studying an existence lemma that appears to be simple yet powerful. From what I know about it, it is applicable in combinatorics, topology, graph theory, probability, percolation theory,...
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### Feature request: displaying all answers of a given user

It frequently happens that I want to find my old answer. The list of answers on my page consists of 35 pages, so searching in it using my browser search is too time consuming. On the other hand, if I ...
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### Why are opinion based questions deprecated?

Some months ago I had posted a question in the line of "Which mathematical papers should be translated?" which soon after got voted to close because it was deemed to depend on opinion. I'm not trying ...
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### New interface - empty rectangles in the reputation column

I've got new interface and I like it, but there is something strange: Some numbers are supposed to be there, right? They are present on other StackExchange sites with this interface
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### How can I contact a specific user

I'm new here and it was suggested to me to ask this here. There was a particular user who's answers and questions came up more than once when researching a couple math related topics and I was hoping ...
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### Self advertising and posting a candidate constructive proof

I would like to learn about appropriateness of posting a candidate constructive proof that decides a conjecture or open question and asking for counter examples that render the proof incorrect. The ...
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### What is the correct action if the OP finds an answer incorrect (with a recent example)?

While I certainly think that the OP of the question Non trivial zeros of Riemann zeta function definitely abuses MO in a couple of ways, still I believe it is a good example for the question in the ...
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### Appropriateness and cross-posting

I am interested in this question on math.stackexchange. To me it is interesting because while it looks "obvious" that there isn't a solution with 6 turns (I have some very partial results ...
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### Why is the ‘mathematical logic’ tag spelt [lo.logic]? [duplicate]

On MathOverflow, questions about mathematical logic bear the tag lo.logic, which has a synonym of logic. Where did this lo.logic spelling come from? Why is it not ...
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### Why is an MO front-page question greyed out? [duplicate]

Why is symmetric monoidal double categories? on the MO front page greyed out?
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### Impact of politics on the availability of video conference software for mathematics online conferences

I'm not sure that this is the best place for this post, but on the other hand I could not think of a better forum. Of course I understand if this post must be downvoted since it doesn't strictly ...
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### Create usage guidance for 2-categories tag

The 2-categories tag has no usage guidance, can you help us create it? This is what the 2-categories tag page https://mathoverflow.net/questions/tagged/2-categories says. Can some one create usage ...
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### Need advice on math enthusiasts forum

I am looking to find a forum in the Internet intended for math enthusiasts to discuss math ideas outside the question-answer format but at high level. Can anyone advise such sites?
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### About the follow button

One can push the "follow" button below a question in order to get advised of new developments. Can it happen that one gets news from the "recent inbox message" about some questions that one has ...
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### How do I improve the clarity of my post?

I have a question about my MathOverflow post: How do we create a better definition (for my definition of average) which is easier to compute and gives exact values? How do I improve the clarity of my ...
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### Would this question be suitable for MO?

I have asked What are some efficient ways to keep a note of results of a paper? in Academia SE. Would this question be suitable for MO? Is this better suited in MO than academia?
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### Should I rewrite my question, or create a new one

I posed this question two days ago, which effectively asks "Has X hard-to-describe special case on Barnette's Conjecture been proven?". In retrospect, I believe it was a poor question. What I now ...
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### Should this be moved to math.stackexchange?

I posted Lower bound on Carmichael Function and just assumed it belonged here, but after thinking about it for some time I'm not so sure. The Carmichael function itself might be encountered by other ...
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### Ask for help in proofreading a book

In case, one had written a book manuscript, but it was not possible to find, by other means, proofreaders mathematically knowledgeable enough to proofread the manuscript, would it be appropriate to ...
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