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Will the Windows Phone Stackexchange site be renamed after the release of Windows 10?

I realize this question can't be answered right now but I do think that this is something that will happen as with Windows 10, the "phone" suffix is disappearing from all official MS communication and ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Site should be adopted into RetroComputing?

This question is similar but some of the accepted answers points no longer hold true. Some updates if you have been living under a rock. Windows Phone is dead Bill Gates has even switched to Android. ...
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What should we do about legal questions?

We've started to get questions about legal issues (warranty and EULA), for example Will I void my warranty if I run Samsung service codes?. Many other SE sites have rule such questions off-topic, ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Windows Mobile off topic?

First, I have a question about an obsolete, un-updated software here Now to the point, the Area 51 Proposal here says that it was to be a: Beta Q&A site for enthusiasts and power users of ...
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Start-screen tag

Do we need a start-screen tag for the problems related to start screen Or pin-to-start tag is enough to deal with all sort of questions?
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Should we encourage people to tag their questions with their handset model and network?

So many features can be locked out either by the handset manufacturer, or by the network; Rather than having to word answers along the lines of "On some handsets...", should we instead encourage ...
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Tag edit suggestion: Microsoft Lumia 640XL

Hie. I noticed that there is a tag named nokia-lumia-640xl, but in actuality, the device is named "Microsoft Lumia 640XL". Wouldn't it be more accurate of the tag was renamed to lumia-640-xl, getting ...
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Should we add nokia-lumia as a synonym to lumia?

There is currently a lumia and a nokia-lumia tag. I believe they should be set as synonym to each other. If so what should be our master tag? nokia-lumia has a large number of questions in comparison ...
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Duplicate tags for a device

Recently I came across a question that uses the tags lumia-635 and nokia-lumia-635. I believe these tags should be marked as synonyms.
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StackExchange App

I saw many questions over the stackechange app. Officially there is no Stackexchange App as we all know. But I recently discovered an app StackMate on Store. Not officially created nor has a title of ...
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Should we rename Windows-10 tag to windows-10-pc?

The windows-10 is supposed to be used for questions related to Windows-10 PC as said it's usage guidance. Use this tag for questions about connecting your Windows phone to a Windows 10 PC. For ...
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Triplet of questions

So , here I asked about dual WhatsApp for WP8.1. Then, with reference to this question I made the same attempt for W10M here. Now I found that there's a similar question here which asks about OG ...
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Is this site going to die?

With the fail of Windows Phone in general, won't this site follow in it's footsteps? Unless, that is, this site also has information on hacking Windows Phones. Then it will likely stay.
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After updation on W10M

I asked a question when I was on WP8. and the activities on this question make me to think that its not possible on WP8.1. I also have accepted an answer there which states that its impossible. Now I ...
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Is “same thing no prob” really an answer?

See this answer here. It states, I try to open a pdf file and it's fine It simply means he is using same software and phone he does not face any problem. The author himself admits that the answer ...
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Unanswered questions that solved the problem

In a related question here, @RowlandShaw answered if there is a case when the original poster has commented with "this works for > me" type of comment, then feel free to follow up with a comment ...
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What should our chatroom name be?

After seeing a similar discussion in the Language learning beta site I want to raise this discussion here. Other SE sites have creative, cool room names that not only is related to the site but is ...
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I accidentally voted down

instead up Now trying to vote up, get message that I voted 16 hours ago and it's locked. Should I wait 24 hours? PS. 24 hours passed, but it's still locked. When I'll be able to correct my mistake?...
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Can we add mail tag as a synonym to email tag?

We currently have a email tag and an mail tag. I think we should add mail tag as a synonym to the email tag. I have proposed this synonym which you can see here. What do you think about this?
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Do we need an Upgrade Advisor app tag

With the advent of Windows 10 Mobile, and with the release of the Upgrade Advisor app by Microsoft to aid the delivery of the OS to eligible phones, questions are arising on the community, I think the ...
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Tag Edit Suggestion: Apps Corner

Hie. I noticed there is a tag named app-corner, which I'm pretty certain should be named "apps-corner" corner, after the feature of the same name in Windows Phone settings. Can someone correct the tag....
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Do we need nokia-beamer tag?

The Nokia beamer or photo beamer service has been discontinued by Microsoft. The app has been removed from the store. The tag nokia-beamer contains a Single post that is of poor quality. Do we need ...
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Minor edit on Error code

Consider this question here as an example. The question here contains a Screenshot which describes the error code. Example Screenshot present in the question : I believe that adding the error code ...
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Stack Exchange App

I think this is on-topic. If not, I'll close the question. I've seen at least one question, maybe more, on here about a Stack Exchange app for Windows Phone. However, to the best of my knowledge, ...
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Questions About Apps

This was brought up back in 2012, but I would like to revisit the question again, if possible. Should questions about apps be allowed? The consensus in '12 was that the community wasn't very large, ...
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Rename Windows-10 tag to 10-mobile?

Currently the windows-10 tag is used for questions regarding the Windows 10 Mobile insider preview. This usage is not consitent with other version tags, as 8.1 and wp8.1 are used for Windows Phone, ...
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Tag synonym request for Microsoft-Lumia-950?

Please create tag synonyms for microsoft-lumia-950 -> lumia-950 microsoft-lumia-950-xl -> lumia-950-xl These were the tags I tried to use based on the established tagging of nokia-lumia-model. I do ...
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Link my question posted on Stackoverflow about windows phone

I've a question regarding Windows-Phone-8 App development. I've asked that on stackoverflow. then i come to know about this "windowsphone.stackexchange.com" so do i need to ask again the same question ...
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How to tag fitness tracking questions?

I've just created a question concerning the MSN Health & Fitness app, but found myself in need of some tags that have something to do with fitness tracking, exercises, workouts, etc. There's a ...
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Let's get critical: Apr 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Windows Phone Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, ...
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Are we getting a new design?

Is the site's design being tweaked? I just noticed that a bunch of icons and other UI elements (like the upvote/downvote/accept icons and formatting toolbar) have a new, somewhat flatter design. Some ...
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Should You Lose Reputation When Downvoting A User With 1 Reputation?

I may be thinking about this all wrong, but for me anyway, when I see a fairly low-quality question / answer asked by a user with a reputation of 1, I am hesitant to downvote it. See the two most ...
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Should The WhatsApp Tag Be Removed?

It seems to me there are more and more questions using the whatsapp tag. The questions are almost always addressing some issue with or question about the app. And almost all of them are questions that ...
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Comment Editing Time

Why are you only allowed to edit your comment for five minutes after it is posted? It seems to me it would be handier to be able to edit it anytime.
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Why do my flag requests are still active?

Yesterday I flagged two answers( 1st answer & 2nd answer ) as 'Not an Answer' and today I requested Mods to lock my question. All my three flag requests are still active. Mods should accept it or ...
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Why windowsphone.stackexchange.com is still beta?

I am just curious why the windowsphone.stackexchange.com still running as beta version. When it will be a release candidate?
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Create just one SE for all Windows?

Now that Windows 10 will run on all devices, it seems that there should be just one SE for Everything Windows, or what do you think? Should there be one SE or seperate SEs for every device type?
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In or Out? Stack Exchange's Winter Bash 2014 Hat Dash

Just like last year, do we want to participate in this year's Winter Bash? This event will run from 16 December 2013 to 3 January 2014. Users will be able to see their entire hat collection at ...
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Let's get critical: Oct 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Windows Phone Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, ...
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what is the difference between [photos] and [pictures]?

Neither tag has a wiki. Surely one should be a synonym of the other? photos seems to have about double the questions of pictures. (Two questions have both.)
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Why suggested edits are not allowed on non-tag wiki posts on meta?

I was reading a question on this site, which I thought should be edited for better grammar and spelling. But I could not due to this limitation. Why such a limitation?
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Can I ask about multiple problems with my WP in one thread?

I'm having a few problems with my Nokia Lumia 1520, should I break it up in different threads or can I put all of them in one thread?
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Can I ask about wp6.1 update error code?

I decided to try and update my old wp6.1 device but it gives me an error. I deleted all certificates using regedit analog, but I then got another error code and all internet messages say it's related ...
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Suggestion: remove the windows-8 and windows-7 tags

This is basically a follow-up to What's with the Windows-8 tag? because that didn't really seem to result in any long-term fixes to the problem. The problem being that a lot of new users are tagging ...