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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year SFSE

Twas Christmas on SFSE, when all through the board, Every user was posting, and answers being scored. The tags were added to questions with care, In hopes that an answer soon would be ...
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DF2018 meetup group picture

Thank you everyone for attending, it was nice to meet all of you. Hope to see you again in other events!
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How to get more questions, even if you know it all already

As has been previously highlighted, this site needs more good questions. This is a problem, as good questions do two things: They tell visitors that this is the site for them. Look! That's exactly ...
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Annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - 2018

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until February 5th, 2018. NOTE: This is now an annual rather than Bi-annual process. Source New MVP classes will be welcomed ...
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Summer '14 Salesforce MVP nominations are open

Rather an announcement/reminder than a question. Salesforce MVP nominations are open for the summer release. (Re-)nominate those who you think are exceptionally contributing to the community we have ...
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Special thanks to Members

I wanted to personally thank all the SE members for helping me throughout the year, and appreciate all the SE members who are helping other users looking for help. I am happy to see the way few ...
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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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Bi-annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - Summer '17

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until August 7, 2017. Feel free to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to the SFSE community. That could be ...
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We're getting a new question-asking interface

Stack Exchange has announced that a new question-asking interface is going to roll out to the network on Tuesday. This experience adds some additional guidance to asking questions, particularly for ...
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Salesforce MVP Nominations -2019

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until December 9th, 2019. Feel free to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to the SFSE community. That could ...
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Please upvote Community Promotion Ads - 2015

I just put in a promo ad for Trailhead today and saw that NONE of the ads that @AlexTennant put up in February had been upvoted beyond the single vote I cast for them way back then. You'll note the ...
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Please edit or flag credentials/API tokens and PII in questions

While there's only so much we can do to protect posters from their own mistakes, we do not want SFSE to be a locus of any type of data breach or bad-actor activity. If you see a post that contains any ...
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Annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - 2019

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until January 11th, 2019. As per the change last year, this is now an annual process. Source New MVP classes will be welcomed ...
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Salesforce Stackexchange members @ dreamforce mvp event

This was my first Dreamforce and I was lucky enough to meet soooo many awesome people from the community and some of the bright minds from the stack exchange contributors.. here's some pics taken ...
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Summer '16 Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open

Public service announcement - Summer '16: The MVP nominations are open from now until June 22, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PDT. The Salesforce MVP program recognizes exceptional individuals in the ...
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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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Engaging with users that show little to no effort in learning

I had posted Feeding answers to frequent posters that show little to no effort in understanding a while back and unfortuantely it did not get the traction I would have hoped for. As of lately, there ...
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Bi-annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until January 8th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Feel free to nominate (or renominate) those who have made an exceptional contribution to ...
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New Certification Logos

It's not like it has a major impact on my life or anything, but am I the only one that thinks the new certification logos that came out today are a bit....blah? I don't know, its not as though I ...
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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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Update to the navigation menu

Allow myself to first introduce myself. My name is Josh and I'm a Senior Product Designer at Stack Exchange / Stack Overflow. We are actively cleaning up a bunch of CSS and this morning I noticed an ...
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Let's Collaborate for canonical-qa's to help users

Based on comments from the last Post I opened, Wondering if we should start collaborating on creating those canonical posts. I don't know if someone would like to propose a collaboration tool (...
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Exciting news on PDII certification, no progamming assignments, cost is $200

Effective June 28, the PDII certification will consist of two parts: a proctored multiple-choice exam (the same one that exists today) and four Trailhead Superbadges which replace the Programming ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Happy New Year Friends

Hope you all had an awesome 2015 and Wish you all an even more awesome 2016 !!.. Happy New Year everyone..
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Challenge: Laying the Foundation (with Badges!)

Since the mission to earn the vox populi badge went pretty well... I challenge you to earn a foundational trifecta of badges: Autobiographer, Analytical, and Quorum. This community is off to a great ...
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Community outreach to Salesforce tags in Stack Overflow

I've noticed a lot of people are still(newer people) using the Stack Overflow site to ask salesforce questions and often times they go unanswered. Is there anything that can be done to make this ...
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2019 Developer Survey

The Stack Overflow 2019 developer survey is here ! Obviously, as every year, the technologies and languages proposed do not include Salesforce. Will the Salesforce Stack Exchange community be able ...
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Do we want to accept code reviews here on SFSE, or push to use Codereview.se?

The most recent discussion we had on code review questions was Appropriate Code Review Posts, and the general feel I got from that was "Code review is generally off-topic here, and there is codereview....
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Requesting downvotes for mistaken tag synonyms

Mea culpa: I created a couple of tag synonym proposals backwards (on the synonym instead of the master). Since apparently they cannot be deleted as such, could I request some concerted downvotes on my ...
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Salesforce World Tour @ CeBIT 2016

Salesforce World Tour 2016 has started! Is someone going to go there? It seems to be a great event for all who are interested in Salesforce (developers, consultants, start-upers etc). I am going to ...
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Should we be asking questions regarding Open Source Salesforce Software?

Regarding System.NullPointerException: Attempt to de-reference a null object Class.UserAccessDetailsController.getObjectLabels: line 290, column 1, I discovered that we're using the exact same code, ...
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Salesforce Releases

For a summary of All Salesforce releases Any specific release can be accessed using the following URL http://developer.force.com/releases/release/[ENTER_RELEASE_NAME_HERE] Release name can be: ...
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How to tell which comment was flagged?

I've been trying to learn how to utilize flags more effectively. In doing so, I've been going over my past flags, both on answers, and comments, to determine which flags were disputed or declined, and ...
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Unicoins ^^ - Love it - use it

I think it's a great service. some users need to buy this specific power-up
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Can Moderators be replaced / removed / demoted?

If a moderators isn't very active, or doesn't contribute as expected, can they be replaced/removed/demoted?
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SFSE DF18 Meetup Official Invite

Hi everyone please make sure to register for this eventbrite invite to help us track the attendees and stay connected. SFSE Meetup at Dream Force 2018 I apologise for the inconvenience but would love ...
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What chat rooms are available to users?

A recent meta discussion made me interested in seeing what chat rooms were available. I remember seeing a few rooms, but not being interested in having discussions in those rooms. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Review Queue - Alert

I don't see any alert or notification when there are items in the Queue, in StackOverflow we see However, on StackExchange, nothing is displayed, or maybe I am colorblind and did not know about it. ...
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Denver Meetup Interest?

I noticed there are several of us based in Denver and would love to meet up. Is there any interest out there? Before/after the holidays? I would propose Rock Bottom Brewery as it is a large and ...
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Stack Exchange for iPhone is here!

Not sure how many people are aware but the long awaited Stack Exchange app for iPhone is now available. Read blog post here - http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2014/05/stack-exchange-for-iphone-is-here/ ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Tagging questions that contain GACK identifiers

In the Salesforce Developers blog post What Is A Gack? Josh Kaplan writes (my emphasis): There are a couple of ways you can get your noted details to our internal R&D teams. If you have a case ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Pointing posters to an alternative forum for how to questions?

I understand that sfse is not the place to ask general how to / is this possible questions, as one needs to provide specific info on what was tried and what issue they are having. With that said, i ...
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Lightning App Builder

I watched a live webinar callled Build Apps Visually with Lightning App Builder on Wed. For those who missed it, you can get a new Dev Org which has the App Builder enabled at this link: http://bit.ly/...
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Person with two user accounts answering their own question

I'm all for users answering their own question in a 'Q&A' style, but it annoys me when someone who is clearly the same person uses a different user account to answer or vote up his own questions. ...
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StackEgg - let's play!

Have you already tried to play this crazy funny game? I just can't get enough :)))
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Is there a way to Invite an user to a chat room

I had previous asked about inviting an user to a chat group: Is there a way to invite a user to chat Extending this I saw that stackoverflow has a way of inviting an user who is already part of a ...
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Bounty hunters WANTED?

I here by call ALL - support our bounties. We don't have many offered on the site, but when there is one - I think it's an effort to at least upvote it. The ones we have have a very low votes for ...