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Should we have handled http://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/23754/sample-applications-for-practicing-api-testing differently?

The Op of Sample applications for practicing API Testing believes their question was treated unfairly, and that the community is too fast to close questions. I thought we had already established a ...
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Whats the purpose of the "delete-this" tag

Whats the purpose of the "delete-this" tag in SQA? https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/delete-this Is it related to deleting some method or row or is it about flagging something for ...
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Request for outside resources

Reading this question (now with a bounty) I find that in other StackExchange site I would have flagged it as off-topic, specifically with the definition Questions asking us to recommend or find a ...
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do we really need a "software" tag?

In the review queue, someone provided a definition for the "software" tag. Since the entire site is about software, what is the value of a "software" tag? And if there is value, can we think of a ...
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Edit and Close same question by same person

Is this correct to edit and raise a request to Close the question at the same time and that too by the same person. I have seen that sometimes, same person first edits the Question and simultaneously ...
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It's ok to ask the question about Travis CI?

It's ok to ask the question about testing build with Travis CI? If yes, can we have tag for travis-ci?
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Why do not we have tag synonyms like they are on Stackoverflow

For example, let's look at the tag selenium2 on Stackoverflow. There is a synonym 'selenium-webdriver' When we are trying to find synonym for selenium2 on sqa.stackexchange.com then there is no ...
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Who is this person? - New user with the same name as me - my name isn't that common

Maybe I'm being overly suspicious here, but I don't have a particularly common name, so it was a bit surprising to see a new response to an old question from this profile (https://sqa.stackexchange....
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This IS spam, right?

This answer is pure Spam and should be deleted, right? it's a response to an old question it doesn't really answer the question it tries to get the questioner to sign up for a training program https:...
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When should a personal blog's tutorial not be included in a community wiki answer?

I had been working on a JMeter tutorial on my blog and saw this question asking for JMeter tutorials. I thought it was a good fit for the question, seeing as how other blogs were on the list, yet my ...
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tag-based site statistics

I want to analyze the kinds of topics that appear in SQA questions. Questions are tagged, and you can determine how many questions are associated with each tag. I would like to know, for example, ...
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Vote limit reached? But I haven't voted today...

So this is awkward. I just tried to upvote a question, and it said I reached my limit for the day. Only thing is, I haven't upvoted yet today! Strangely enough, I reached my vote limit yesterday ...
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Are questions about IDE configuration for a test framework on-topic?

There are a number of general tasks a test IDE should be capable of, like: launching test cases/ test suites debugging test cases possibility to easily maintain and manage test suites refactor ...
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After earning new privilege my reputations are not counted properly

I observed, As I am earning reputations - It changes takes me to next level. Each level user can get few privileges. But before achieving and after achieving next privilege reputations calculated are ...
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tag search statistics

I've been striking out tags that I think are null-content (e.g. "test", "testcase"), but I'm making that judgment without any kind of data. Do we have per-tag search statistics? If I know there ...
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Explainer Badge

I answered and edited a question in between some hours about one day ago. As i don't have enough rep to instantly edit my edit went to review. the review was done about a hour ago. but i dont got the ...
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Finishing SQA reviews, counts sticks after I empty my que

How do I get my review count to zero? Currently its always above 8 even if I empty my que. Like in this screenshot its still 10. I tried looking at the Tools link left of Review, but I can't seem to ...
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Where do I ask about a specific piece of software?

I have an app on my windows tablet and I don't have a clue as to where to ask about about it so I'll start here and hope someone has an idea and migrates it. Now, I am using the Sparkiy app on my ...
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Test Cube/Test Rail - Test case Management Software [closed]

Has anyone used the test case management software 'Test Cube' or 'TestRail', we are currently looking for a test case management tool that can manage our automation and manual testing. We have tried '...
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Wanting advice/feedback regarding idea for testing tools

I have an idea for my testing team to implement a utility that will allow cross-application testing simultaneously. I have a general outline of the idea and have tried to discuss it elsewhere but, ...
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Methodology tag

Someone submitted a definition for the term "methodology". Anyone think this is a useful tag? I am having trouble imagining something that does not fall under methodology.
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Let's get critical: Dec 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing 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 ...
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Let's get critical: Jul 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing 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 ...
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Should recognized experts in software QA and Testing automatically get a reputation boost or badge reward?

Just a day or two ago, James Bach showed up on the site. This name, along with names like Joel S, Alan Page, Lisa Crispin, etc, are all well known names and recognized experts in the field of ...
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Should we include tutorials / articles on the site?

Till date, none of the sites on Stack, that I know of, have tutorials or articles posted. What I also observed was that a lot of the professional developers / testers provide links to their blogs on ...
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Getting some already answered questions under "Unanswered" category

I just went to page : https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions?sort=unanswered Ex : Loading page generates exception 'Timed out waiting for page load' - This question have many answers given ...
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Should we close questions that are too specific/localized?

Are questions like this How to find the xpath locator for logout button? useful to a wider audience? There's possibility to close a question as too broad, but there's no way to close it as too ...
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Language hint does not have effect on SQA?

In this question, I tried to use each of the following in turn, but none had effect: <!-- language: none --> <!-- language: text --> <!-- language: xml --> The effect expected is ...
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What will be the actions taken over 'Unanswered' questions?

I have seen there are a number of questions available who do not have a single answer; even though they are fully related to the 'Software Quality Assurance & Testing' on SQA-Beta site. Most of ...
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Are LoadRunner questions on topic on SQA or on Stackoverflow?

On one hand, "Software Quality Assurance & Testing" seems to suggest that LoadRunner questions belong here:  –§–  Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack ...
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Is RSS an option?

I am an RSS junkie. My Google Reader has loads of RSS feeds and I actually read them. I looked but did not see an RSS feed for the questions for SQA. Since the user doesn't have to log in to view the ...
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How can a string of clearly malicious edit rejections be dealt with?

In every case, the question is improved by using proper English grammar and spelling, in once case it was formating code correctly and removing a bunch of superfluous imports. All rejected by the ...
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Could someone create a tmap tag?

This Q&A is about tmap, but there is no such tag. Could someone create this?
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Fault tolerance (reliability) in SQA

My last last question was closed as off-topic. Yet, the only thing that on-topic page ascertains is that questions are accepted from QA engeneers and must not be "too localized" and I do not ...
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login reputation points not moved shared for (sqa) stack exchange, stack overflow and server fault

Should your reputation be ported over to these 3 different sites if you log in as the same OpenID? I thought since the look and feel were similar in nature for these 3 sites, my reputation and badges ...
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Red circle in the review queue

Does anyone know why the Low Quality Posts in the Review Queues dropdown has a red circle next to it, when there isn't anything in the queue to review? What is the red circle supposed to represent?
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In few cases, Can we restrict the question before getting posted?

I am observing some of the users are asking questions on SQA Stack exchange platform, in a way that its customer support for IT industry. I am really feel un-happy for those who are having power and ...
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Seems like the code preview is broken for this question

What elements should I assert for automation of my eCommerce application? Code in my answer looks ok when posted or viewed but when you go into edit mode the preview doesn't show all as code, some is ...
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How to deal with questions that are not related to SQA.stackexchange with an accepted answer?

I sometimes come accross question that I believe are not fit foe the SQA forum here on stachexchange. They may be more fit for another forum like stackoverflow or programmers stackexchange. For ...
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How should this Untagged question be categorized

Shouldn't this question be moved to SO where a "release" tag exists or if not, how can this untagged question be categorized?
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how to deal with synonymous tags?

As of now, there are 24 questions with the hp-quality-center tag and 86 questions with the hpqc tag. Is there a way to merge them or mark them as synonyms? I prefer the hp-quality-center tag, but I ...
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Are we following our "avoid opinion-based" and "look for problems that can have short answers" rules?

From https://sqa.stackexchange.com/tour: This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat. [...] Not all questions work well in our format. Avoid questions ...
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Is a question on QA-related techwriting on-topic for this site?

There's a question by other user on SO. I tried to clarify the subject and it appears that it's between QA architecture and QA-related technical writing. I'm almost sure that it is off-topic on SO. ...
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Tag "selenium-webdriver" not available at "sqa.stackexchange.com"

I have just noticed that tag called "selenium-webdriver" is not available at "sqa.stackexchange.com". I have edited many question in sqa.stackexchange.com and not getting above tag. Same tag is ...
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Let's get critical: Mar 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing 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 ...
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How to suggest/recommend migrating a question to a different site?

This question is likely to be better served by physics.stackexchange.com. It is technically on topic for us, but the subject matter expertise required is more likely to be found in the physics group. ...
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Should soapui questions from stackoverflow be migrated here?

I'm subscribed to the soapui tag on stackoverflow and they generally have a question or two day about soapui. Since this is a common test automation tool, should we work to migrate the questions here?...
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Inconsistent points between meta and main

In SQA.main I have 1,128 points, and in SQA.meta 1,118 as shown in the top bar. Is this by design? Delay in synchronization? Update 20 min later: Now it got synced, still this is interesting case.
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Missing radio buttons in closing question popup

I wanted to recommend closing one of the questions, but the popup to select my motivation lacks radio buttons. Occurs only for this question but not for others, e.g., this one.
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Child tags - Should [tag:Automated Testing] be on [tag:Selenium] questions?

Let's say you're asking a question about Selenium. Should you also use the automated-testing tag? I understand why it might be there, but it would seem that the question would have little to do with ...

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