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How can I open a discussion with another member in their post?

How can I open a discussion with another member in their post, since we both experience the same car problem? I used the "answer" button, and got my message suspended by the moderator as ...
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Do we know when we will complete graduation?

The site graduated from beta status last September: Congratulations, Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is graduated! The staged process of transition as described in that post then commenced. ...
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Animated Gif's for user content

I have some tie rod rotation images I wanted to upload for an upcoming question. Does stack exchange support animated gifs for user content in Questions and Answers? I'll find out soon enough I guess.
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Boot and Trunk Tag Synonym

Could we please get the boot placed as a synonym to trunk? Nothing against the European way of thinking ... there's just five questions under trunk and two under boot. Trunk seems the obvious lead ...
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Tag Wiki Edits don't show up with tag guidance is edited?

I noticed that there is a badge for Tag Wiki Edits, but I don't seem to be accumulating any edits towards that badge. Do they not apply when you're editing only the guidance text for the tag?
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Where could we talk about doing a real live meet at an event? Is this the right forum?

I mentioned in another thread maybe hanging out at some race (Lemons!) and would like to know if its okay to talk about that here. I have no idea where else that could take place. Also, I don't want ...
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Are manufacturer tags (i.e. "honda") given special meaning on this site? And is that unique to this SE site?

My first question here was: Does recirculated cabin air pass through the air filter? I visited it for review/editing and noticed that the tab title in the browser was prefaced with "honda", e.g. my ...
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Add tag synonym to the CNG tag?

I think that "natural-gas" should be a tag synonym for the CNG tag but... You have to have enough people with enough tag rep (who have enough votes in the tag) to vote on the synonym You need to get ...
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Modified by Community. What was the modification on this question?

This question showed up in the feed marked modified by community. It's in active right now. I looked at it and can't figure what the bot modified to get it to show up. Can someone tell me how I can ...
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Quick Notes on the Stack Exchange

I may be overlooking something here, but sometimes I have a question that I know will take a long time to properly write up (composing, gathering resources etc.). So, wouldn't it be nice to have ...
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Votes being Locked In

Having voted quite a bit on this site now, I have noticed that you can't retract your vote after a certain amount of time. It is commited unless the answer is edited, as shown below: Not only that, ...
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Votes to Close a Question

I am able to vote to close my own questions where appropriate and I have 24 votes remaining at the moment. 24 seems like an odd number (though quite generous) to start with but I guess its just 25 ...
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How To Find the Site Statistics

I am interested in monitoring the growth of this site but I noticed that the Questions Per Day wasn't included in the little sidebar (example below). How can I find more in depth site statistics than ...
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Is it wrong to suggest advanced solutions as an answer?

Would it be better to post technical solutions to questions from users? I see quite a few questions that people ask, and I can see that they may not have the monetary means or mechanical "know-how" to ...
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Tag [fastner] should be [fastener] (missing an 'e')

There's a tag fastner on the site that is presumably a typo. It should be fastener, which doesn't exist. Can a mod please create the correctly-spelled version and synonymize the typo?
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Tag Synonym Support for VW and Volkswagen

Can we create a tag synonym for vw and volkswagen, with vw as the main since there are already 130+ questions under it.
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How is the 'impact' number derived in our profiles?

When I look in my MVM&A profile it shows I have reached approximately 7000 users. When I look at my meta MVM&A profile it indicates I have reached 126,000 users. How is this number derived ...
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Tag synonym for tyre and tires

Can we get a tag synonym made for tyre and tires. I don't know which way should be the prevalent tag, but would suggest it should be the American version. Either way, it should be consolidated.
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What is the difference between Editor count and Copy Editor tag?

This might be more of a full fledged Meta.SE question, but will ask it here anyway ... What is the difference between the User::Editor count and the requirement for copy editor badge? If I look at ...
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Tag Synonym Suggestion

Recent new tags of bov and blow-off-valve are synonyms. Not sure which way this should be moved, but we don't need both. (PS: I hate that I have to have so many points in a tag in order to suggest ...
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Precedence for New Tags Without Questions?

AGAIN WITH THE TAGS! LOL! Yes, still thinking about tags and the data involved with them. I am wondering what is the precedence for creating tags without questions? I have noticed there are some tags ...
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F250 Tag to Match F-150 and F-350 Tags

I know this is very anal of me, but was looking to get the f250 tag to match the f-150 and f-350 tags. The dash (-) is missing. Stupid, I know, but just thinking it needs to be standardized.
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Creating Tag Synonyms for Computer Tag

Again, working through some of the tag wikis. The computer tag could easily have synonyms, such as PCM (Powertrain Control Module), ECM (Engine Control Module), PCU (Powertrain Control Unit), ECU (...
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Air-Filter Tag Used for Air and Cabin Filters

The air-filter is being used for both air filters and for cabin filters. My suggestion is to create the second tag for the cabin air filter as cabin-filter and separate out the questions into their ...
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Merge Tags - Chevy and Chevrolet

Trying to update tags and see there are two tags: chevrolet and chevy. There are a ton of questions in each, but would suggest merging chevy into chevrolet since chevy is a nickname for the brand.
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Merge tags - AC and Air Conditioning?

I have been working on putting some information in the tags. I see there are tags for both AC and for Air Conditioning. Can we merge these as tag synonyms? Probably under the AC moniker, but whichever ...
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Requesting merger of two accounts

I have previously opened account with TeX.SE (user name : velu)and then another with motor vehicle maintenance and repair forum (user name:velumani). Later I couldn"t login in to the account of motor ...
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gas-tank should be a tag synonym of fuel-tank

gas-tank should be a tag synonym of fuel-tank This question is an example of one with both tags: How to know how much fuel is left when the light turns on
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merge tags error

I was attempting to merge two tags (mercedes & mercedes-benz) and receieved the following error: MergeTags(mercedes-benz, mercedes) encountered the following exception: tag mercedes-benz doesn't ...
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