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Congrats sfdcfox!

I've just noticed @sfdcfox has just hit 100k rep here on SFSE! I can say personally he's helped myself amongst countless others and achieving that milestone doesn't come without great advice, answers ...
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Congrats Adrian Larson on reaching 100K Reputation

Congrats Adrian(Apex) Larson on reaching 100K reputation. You have helped me and countless others with your selfless work. You are a star.
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Why aren't people voting?

I've been quite active these past few weeks and I've observed something that is troubling to me about this community, which is the lack of votes. I see questions get commented on by 3 or 4 people, ...
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Congrats sfdcfox on reaching 300k rep

100k, 200k and now 300k. Such an amazing feat. Heartily congrats Brian and thanks for your amazing help in making SFSE a great success. I can't count how many times you have helped me in reaching a ...
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Congrats @sfdcfox on achieving 150k Reputation!

Many Congrats to @sfdcfox achieving 150k. You are an inspiration for many of us.
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Congratulations to all new MVPS and Thanks for all who contribute to the success of this community

I want to take a moment to thank Salesforce and all contributors and moderators of this community. It's just pleasing to see some of the contributors of this community making to the new MVP list and ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Salesforce's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, and ...
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Design for Salesforce Stack Exchange

I'm Jin; I work on the designs for Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site has its own representative branding that reflects its topic and culture, however, all sites ...
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Vote UP Vote UP Vote UP

Trying to push this up -- As the site is still in beta, I think that we need to vote up more and increase the number of users with privileges. I am not asking to vote up on any question, or comment,...
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vffiddle is available

I was fortunate to see a live demonstration of vffiddle at Dreamforce by it's creator, Nate Lipke (thank you!). It is based off of jsfiddle, but works with Visualforce. This is an excellent way ...
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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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Is Salesforce the MOST Dreaded Tech of the year? Yes / No & Why?

I was going thru the Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2015: Results and noticed that Salesforce was rated the Most Dreaded Tech tool for the Year. I didn't participate in the survey so not sure what ...
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Ideas that every salesforce developer should vote for?

I've noticed that Ideas around improvements to the apex language don't seem to get the same up-vote exposure as some of the admin-based improvements. Thinking this might be a good place to ...
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Community Support for sfdcfox

sfdcfox does a great deal for our community and is currently asking for some support in return. It sounds like in the process of helping others they now need some assistance themselves. Please see ...
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Congratulations to MVP group 2017

Join me in Congratulating Adrian and Eliot Harper for being so awesome part of this community and well deserved MVP Title for Winter 2017.If I have missed anyone else who was awarded for first time ...
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5 Years Since Proposal!

I blogged about it but I suspect a lot of our users won't see that... Just wanted to call out that it's been 5 years since I proposed this site on Area 51. I think most would agree it's been a great ...
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Brian Fear AKA sfdcfox - New level of fame!

For those of you who have always wonder more about the man (@sfdcfox), there is a new Salesforce Developers YouTube video: Episode 5: Salesforce Stack Exchange with Brian Fear | Salesforce Developer ...
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Why doesn't Salesforce thank you if you discover a reproducible Internal Salesforce Error with a diagnosis?

I'm posting this on Meta as I'm not sure it belongs in the normal SFSE. After getting an Internal Salesforce Error in a complex bit of Apex V35 logic, I filed a Premier Support case as the underlying ...
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Congratulations @sfdcfox for amazing achievement of 200K reputation

You are a true champion. Congratulations for this great achievement.
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Congrats Keith C!

Congrats Keith C with 100k reputation! I can say personally, that I have found a lot of solutions of my sf problems from Keith's answers! Thanks for your dedication!
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Salesforce StackExchange Should No Longer Be In Beta

I think it is time to take this site out of beta and make it official already. As of this post, we have been in beta for 380 days. The stats support us getting out of beta. What do you think? How can ...
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Congrats to 2018 Batch of MVPs!

Salesforce StackExchange continues it's legacy of producing MVPs for another year. Many congratulations to Santanu Boral for being inducted as a Salesforce MVP and to those who got renewed for another ...
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Bi-annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - Winter '17

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until January 13th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Feel free to nominate (or renominate) those who have made an exceptional contribution to ...
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Congrats Adrian on achieving Legendary

Many Congratulations to @Adrian achieving Legendary badge
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Dreamforce '14 - Let's Meet!

The last two years there has been a meet and greet for the Salesforce StackExchange community at Dreamforce (2012, 2013). We have just about 3 months until this year's Dreamforce, so I wanted to get a ...
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Responding to Trailhead Challenge Questions

I've noticed that we're beginning to get questions asking for help on solving Trailhead Challenges. I'm more than a bit uncomfortable giving the solutions to those questions for two reasons: There ...
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A new logo for Salesforce Stack Exchange (revised version)

See previously: Let's pick a new logo for Salesforce Stack Exchange Our designers rounded up with the design team at Salesforce and after some back and forth this is what they came up with: An even ...
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Dreamforce '15 Let's Meet!

The idea has been batted around a few times on Twitter. Let's do another get together at Dreamforce this year. Last year we did an early breakfast at Sears Fine Foods in Union Square. They have a big ...
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New Design Launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback and patience. If you're still seeing the ...
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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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Do NOT Maintain Multiple Accounts

There are several rings of users that appear to be maintained by the same individual. I started digging into some suspicious activity by one user, uncovered a group of four that I found suspicious, ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Salesforce's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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Congrats to the newest MVPs

I just wanted to take a moment to congratulate the Summer 15 MVPs. Two of the first time MVPs are quite active here. I'm of course speaking of @DanielBallinger and @Bachovski. Kudos to the two of you, ...
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Congrats to all the new Salesforce MVPs

Its great to see so many awesome people getting recognised and included in the Salesforce MVP community.. and its a pleasure to see some of our SFSE contributors in the list.. awesome work everyone.....
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Dreamforce 2017 Salesforce StackExchange Meetup?

Are we going to have a SFSE meetup at Dreamforce 2017? This attached pic is from the SFSE meetup at Dreamforce 2015 and remains one of my all time favorite DF memories. Hoping for an encore this year!...
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What Dreamforce 15 Sessions are being lead by SFSE members?

I would love to know what sessions we are all presenting. I think we have a pretty smart crowd if I do say so myself.
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Dreamforce '13 - Let's meet!

Stealing an idea from last year (StackExchange DreamForce meetup?), I was curious if there was any interest in meeting up this year again. I realize it is early still, too early to really get ...
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50,000+ Questions and counting… thats awesome

Just noticed our community has gone past 50,000+ questions... its great to see how this community is growing and how we help each other... Thanks to all the moderators and all the community members ...
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How do we improve the signal to noise ratio?

Not trying to be a debbie downer but I'm seeing a flood of highly environment-specific, low quality questions recently - often not even specific to Salesforce or ExactTarget. A few examples: How to ...
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On our new wave of trailhead questions (2020)

I've noticed the close queue lately having a lot of questions in it regarding trailhead challenges. Specifically, the LWC Superbadge. It's gotten to the point where I think we've seen questions on all ...
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Who Wants to Present on StackExchange at Dreamforce 2016?

Every year since 2012I've done a Dreamforce session on the StackExchange, usually they're campfire kind of things but a couple have been bigger. This year I think it'd be great to have a SFSE ...
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Examples of being bounced by Salesforce Support to forums when encountering a GACK

I'm looking to provide a number of examples to Salesforce where someone has encountered a GACK and tried to raise a support case that has subsequently been closed because they don't have access to ...
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How can I work best with the Salesforce Stack Exchange?

Experience: I am quite new to Salesforce and I've just gotten access to the Salesforce Stack Exchange. Because I am new here I would like to integrate it as a part of my workflow with Salesforce so ...
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Points have been removed from dedicated users

I received a message from a moderator today informing me that I have been penalized for some members voting up my answers: We recently noticed a substantial number of votes on your account to or from ...
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Is Salesforce StackExchange also too hostile for new user?

Yesterday Jay Hanlon VP of Stack Overflow addressed a very important issue regarding Welcome of new users to the platform. Stack Overflow Isn’t Very Welcoming. It’s Time for That to Change. My ...
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World's Greatest Util methods

For those of us who are regular contributors (especially on the Apex side), we've all benefited from the contributions of others to improve our own game. As such, from time-to-time, I've grabbed ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election Results

Salesforce's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and your newly elected moderators are: They'll be taking over for the moderators pro tempore shortly — ...
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Dreamforce '16 - Let's Meet?

I've organized a meetup at Dreamforce the last few years. I won't be able to organize it this year. Anyone interested in organizing this year?
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Recognized by Salesforce Trailhead :-)

Say no more, if only that was the right answer :-/ to note, the correct answer is: 4 - TrailHead Help (If you wondered)
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Spurious Edits?

Take a look at this edit history (or this one). The author of the accepted answer has made several edits that consist of formatting/unformatting text, just flip-flopping between two alternatives. It ...

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