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I was smacking my screen cause I thought it had to be a display failure

That was a legitimate question that should not have been closed. It isn't about how to design something, but is definitely about the design of something. It's about the technology itself, which is ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
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How can I help? Novice in Electrical

You are not a novice user. You have been around for nearly two years. On every StackExchange site on which you've posted questions, you have been told patiently how to improve them, and how to ...
Dmitry Brant's user avatar
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How to add a schematic if my mobile device can't run the schematics editor?

We take any kind of schematic, as long as it's clean. Get a piece of paper, a ruler, a pen and get drawing and draw a clean schematic: Make sure you use the right schematic symbols don't use any &...
Marcus Müller's user avatar
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Nix the reverse tag

I would agree; many of the questions tagged would be covered by the reverse-polaritytag latest questions tagged with reverse-polarity. The first question in the ...
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Are software usage questions on-topic if they belong to a logic analyzer?

Asking about some detail of software that is for electrical engineering or related to equipment primarily for electrical engineering is on topic. We often get questions about Eagle, LTSpice, MPLAB, ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
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How to use several similar CircuitLab schematics in one post without redrawing the whole diagram?

Here is a way: Create the initial schematic the usual way. Do you stuff on CircuitLab, and when the first version is done, click "Save and Insert". That makes you go back to EE.SE, and there ...
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Can I answer my question with a comment screenshot?

In general what you're proposing is OK but don't do it as a screenshot, instead copy the comment(s) as text to the answer and give credit to the person that wrote it with a link to their profile. It's ...
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confusing censorship

EE.SE (Electronics Engineering Stack Exchange) is a Q&A (Question-and-Answer) engineering website. Unlike other sites, discussion and open-ended "projects" are a poor fit here. ...
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Free/Open Source software marked as freeware and when edit suggested (twice), got rejected both time

Yes, I rejected your edit. Because yes in the context of the answer I do not care. An edit causes all kinds of stuff to happen (including my time in reviewing it) and for the purpose of using ...
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Is EE Stack a free design and advice website?

Yes! It is most definitely a free advice website, and do not share your experience that the majority of the question are "design this thing". Pure "design this for me" questions are not received ...
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Where can I ask about Electrical components or circuits?

Actually, that IS design considerations. Go ahead and ask your question.
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I downvoted an answer today and that downvote shows to have deducted my reputation by 1. Why?

Another way to look at it is, once you've earned a few hundred reputation points, you can spend those hard-earned points moving bad answers down. Downvoting bad questions is free, but downvoting a ...
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My great question is downvoted and wrong answered

What should i do? You should move on. Your questions are being downvoted because of your rants and unprofessional comments, not because of some conspiracy or: (from your prior comments) ...
Blair Fonville's user avatar
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Contacting a user for editing feedback

Flag them for moderator attention. That's what we're here for.
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I want to bulk-edit a domain change for Rod Elliott's Audio Pages

Phew! All done! Manually changed every link, and did some very minor cleaning on the respective answers (and sometimes the questions, while they were already bounced to the front page). Also got me ...
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What should I edit in my previous questions?

I didn't down vote any of your questions (or answers,) but I can see why you might not have gotten any upvotes: Language problems. It looks to me like English is not your native language. You use ...
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Was the "Tour" removed?

The tour is now back in the top bar drop-down menu. See the earlier version of my answer below, where SE said this was an unintentional change which they were fixing. It has now been fixed (at least ...
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Why did this question get closed?

That question was crap and stupid and not about electrical engineering. It looks better after some edits, but here is the entire original question text: I need the dependence of my led(approximate ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
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Are there any other changes I should make to this question to get it reopened?

While I appreciate the effort you have put into editing your question, it is still far too broad. The nub of it seems to be: How do I write multiple streams of real-time data to a filesystem? And ...
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Votes cast: month, week

This indicates how many votes you have cast this month and this week. Why the number of votes for a month smaller than the number of votes for the week? That's because the month is 2 days old and ...
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Why do we have an electricity tag if one can't use it?

The tags electrical and electricity were already banned back in 2015 because they not useful in the context of this site. Every question asked in this Q&A is about electricity/electronics, so ...
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Replace question based on comments

Good question - thanks for asking it. The object of the site is to collect answers to (on-topic) questions for future use. I would recommend a variation of one of your options, namely: Post an answer ...
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Strange voting activity on my answers

I guess my main concern is that I don't want anyone to think I am somehow behind this. I will be offline soon as it's past end of day here. I just wanted to put your mind at rest: I've done a quick ...
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Is it allowed to ask if a contributor is for hire as a consultant?

Posters that would welcome such an offer likely: are signed up with their real name, so you could search them on the web leave contact details in their profile pages For others, it should be assumed ...
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Free/Open Source software marked as freeware and when edit suggested (twice), got rejected both time

Your edits were nit-picks that added no value to the answer. In the context of the answer, "freeware" is good enough. It indicates that the software can be used without payment, which is all that is ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
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Why was this question deleted by "community"?

The question got deleted because the user account itself was deleted. The account was deleted by the user himself.
Dave Tweed's user avatar
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How can I help? Novice in Electrical

This is getting ridiculous. You have clearly learned nothing from your previous questions here. Attempting to answer this question would be pointless, and just repeating what was previously said ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
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I give up, what do the score stats mean?

That's how much score (upvotes) remain and how many questions you need to answer until you get that tag badge (bronze badge for circuit-analysis in your case). You have 97 upvotes out of 100 required....
Nick Alexeev's user avatar
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Does this constitute spam?

Looks fine to me, the things I look for are 1) Do they provide attribution to the link and announce that they are associated with it. Real spammers provide only links and don't tell their ...
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Obliterate the "high" tag

Someone with enough rep created it, and then it got added on by a bunch of new users. I've edited it away. I've also done the same on the low tag.
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