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Enable syntax highlighting

This is now enabled, but off by default - you'll need to use the language hints to trigger it. Eventually, it may make sense to set up default languages for specific tags, but much too early to ...
Shog9's user avatar
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What is the best way to close a question that is fully answerable with a single google search?

Be careful about rubber-stamping questions with vague statements like "this can be found in a Google search" or summary accusations like "lazy question" or "not enough ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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What is the best way to close a question that is fully answerable with a single google search?

Lazyness on the question or its answer being on a google search means the question should be downvoted (not useful), not that it should be closed. RTFM/Not enough research/lmgtfy reasons have been ...
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Reputation # for closing questions

The reduced reputation requirements are to bootstrap the site during the private beta. They return to normal when the site opens to the public. Current Reputation Requirements Private vs. Public ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Reputation # for closing questions

I disagree with the rep increase need. It's necessary in my opinion to have those close happening now so we can raise the concerns and discuss it. However where I agree it's the lack of comment when ...
Tensibai's user avatar
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What kinds of question are on-topic here? (The Help Center is currently silent)

The definition of the site is as cut and dry as the definition of devops. Which is to say, not very. It's probably easier to say what devops isn't. It is isn't logging in and fixing something. What ...
Peter Turner's user avatar
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2 votes
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Add an off-topic close reason for generic programming questions

The close reason is now available in the off-topic choices.
Tensibai's user avatar
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2 votes

Reputation # for closing questions

If we are allowed, I would be really happy with a 200 rep required to close questions. We have 23 users so far with 200 rep. That should be enough.
avi's user avatar
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2 votes

Reputation # for closing questions

Actually I was also surprised about "only 1 rep required" (or close/reopen votes). But I'm assuming that part of the explanation is that this is still a "private" beta at this moment. It'll be ...
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