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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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Are there any bots here other than Community and Feeds?

I saw two bot users so far on this site: Community (-1) and Feeds (-2). So I have a question: are there any bot users on this site other than the two?
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Asking an unanswered question again

If I have a question which was unanswered, or if I didn't receive satisfactory answers for it, do I ask the question again (by typing the whole thing again), or there is a way of bringing back this ...
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Can I delete a post of mine via the app?

I cannot seem to find the delete button on the app (Android phone). I clicked on the three dots on a post of mine and I just got the option to flag it.
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Can anyone downvote on a question if they feel like it?

I have read a few questions on downvoting. There are a few people who downvote on a question, questions which at times don't need a reason to be downvoted. Since there is no reason justified in doing ...
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I'm nearly certain that I'm being serially upvoted, but it's NOT being reversed

There have been three occasions now when I've received a bunch of suspicious upvotes, and so far (EDIT: ALL FIVE OCCASIONS), the system's failed to catch it. The first time, I was literally sitting ...
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Constant downvotes were due to III+ chord / harmonic minor?

This question is a continuation from I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason. It looks like my posts like this are receiving unexpected downvotes: The diatonic chords are: ...
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Gogehat's question - clarity

Gogehat's question Why isn't there a closely related key to C minor that has D as tonic? is in question here. At first his / her question was so unclear. So a bunch of users began to guess ...
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Really old questions on the “Close Votes Review”, with no votes

Just now as I opened the Close Votes review tab, there were some really old questions: Is there a term for music composed of everyday sounds? Is there a single command for vertical padding in ...
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Issues over a closed question involving a strange chord

Here is the post in question: Chord has every note of the harmonic minor scale. Name? Transcript of events that have occured: Maika Sakuranomiya: What is the name of the first chord in these bars? ...
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Is this a bug: There are no review queues available to you?

I was looking through the website, when I came to my profile. Then, spontaneously, I decided to go check the review queues out. When I clicked on the review queues icon this is how it looked: Is this ...
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Why were my two answers deleted?

I posted my first answer on Why did Beethoven include "in the Lydian Mode" in the title of String Quartet, Op.132 - 3? and it was later removed by Community: So then I posted a second ...
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Are Dom, Doktor Mayhem, Matthew Read, and Community the only moderators on Music Stack Exchange?

When you reach 10,000 reputation, we can access to moderator tools. However, only Dom, Doktor Mayhem, Matthew Read, and Community have a diamond moderator sign next to their names. Are they the only ...
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Why can't I make comments over notifying users about content issues?

Doktor Mayhem has posted this comment to me: Maika, editing out that word was okay, but making comments like yours about something so minor is really not appropriate. If you have an issue with a ...
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Question over Neil Meyer's answer

Neil Meyer has posted this answer to one of the questions about minor key harmony: Minor key and its chords The chords are: Tonic (minor) (A-C-E) Supertonic (diminished) (B-D-F) Mediant ...
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Why did I lose 6 reputation after deleting a post with a negative score?

I deleted one of my answers because it had a score of -1 which brought a -2 reputation penalty to me. However, instead of gaining 2 reputation, I lost 6 reputation. What is going on? Link to ...
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Comment is Gone

I got this comment on one of my answers: Did @RailroadHill become Maika Sakuranomiya? All the comments on the thread here is mixed up. (A comment on this answer: Does anyone play 11th chords?) ...
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How to get notes and staves to show up without images? [duplicate]

I noticed with the second answer on my polytonality question, that the answerer was able to get notes and staves to show up using some kind of code instead of images. I am wanting to post a question ...
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I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason

I am currently active on Music Stack Exchange. I've been posting a lot of answers and questions - and a bunch of them had received unexpected downvotes, and on one of them, user45266 tells me that it ...
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Requesting Bansuri/Venu tag

I humbly request Bansuri/Venu tag. Bansuri is Hindustani Classical flute, while Venu is Carnatic Classic flute (from melodious South India). Update: Bansuri tag created March 13th 2019 by Community
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How to share files

If I am to share a file what's the appropriate way? See my answer for context.
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Why was my question closed?

Is there a set of closely related keys in modern popular music? - This question has been closed as unclear what I was asking. I could not know why.
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How to ask for showing Youtube links that are in foreign language meant for beginners?

I have discovered some really good videos in Youtube that would help beginner's questions concerning note reading, chords, staff etc.such I have encountered here in the last few weeks I've been in ...
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Questions with accepted answers: May I upvote and post other answers?

Is it appropriate to answer questions with accepted answers and to upvote other answers?
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How can I find a question that was recently asked?

I've read a question this morning and can't find it again. is there a possibility to search by date?
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combining accounts

I've just stumbled across my first account here, back on Feb. 06, '12, answering the question 'As a guitarist, how can I learn to sight-read music?' How can I combine that account with the present ...
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How to use preformatted text *without* abcjs rendering it as abc music [duplicate]

When I put text like "Bm" into preformatted text it gets rendered by ABC JS as chord symbols. Is there a way to override this?
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Is it allowed to ask for general feedback on arrangement?

There is a SE site called Codereview that is a splendid complement to Stackoverflow. In the latter one you typically ask questions that has a clear answer. But on Codereview a question is typically ...
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Attaching the melody?

If my question or answer includes a short piece of a melody, what's the best way to include it? An example would be a question to identify a song I remember from a long time ago, and I only remember ...
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My tags keep automatically changing to acoustic, even though I put in physics

How do I fix this?I notice it when I pressed post question but then a red box appeared, the questions stay the same but the tags were changed.
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Could my migrated question be reinstated here, please

I asked about Mozart as a performer. It was closed by one person and migrated to music fans. A great place for the question to sit and rot and not get any attention. https://musicfans.stackexchange....
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Size and format of images

I asked a question about notation and someone suggested that I submit an image. In what format and size should it be?
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How to earn the voting badge 'Vox Populi"?

I have done quite a bit of reading, researching on this site voted here and there and then I got the recommendation from the system to earn the badge Vox Populi there was only 3 or 4 votes left, so I ...
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Unilateral closure: “You're not going to rewire what you hear as consonant or dissonant”

The moderator who unilaterally closed How can a layperson in 2017 hear the Perfect Fourth as dissonant, to empathize with the Renaissance's judgment? commented: Both questions "Instead, how can ...
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What Music History questions are on- and off-topic?

https://music.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic no more than states: music theory, notation, history, or composition But this doesn't distinguish between on- and off-topic questions. So what are the ...
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Remove the “harminoca” tag and merge with harmonica

https://music.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/harminoca
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Suggesting tags for care of various body parts

Related: Tag for pain/ergonomics? Inspired by Should drummers have blisters/calluses on their hands?, I would like to propose the following tags: care of hands care of voice ergonomics care of the ...
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Could a tag be added for mallet percussion?

Could a tag be added for mallet percussion? It's so different from drumset, snare, timpani, etc. There isn't even a marimba tag, so I couldn't use that as a workaround.
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Different images on same thing [duplicate]

Is that default behavior, to show the global badges per sub-site specific images? for example, look this:
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How do I block a tag?

I know this a dumb question, but StackExchange has so many great features spread about, that I find it difficult to find everything. I searched in a few different places for "block tag" and got ...
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Let's have a tag for “instrument-choice”

Example of a question where this tag would come in handy: How expensive is it to play bassoon in high school?
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Why did community delete my answers without giving me a few days warning?

It is my fault that I didn't read the [rules][1] carefully about sharing links. I didn't know that I was supposed to fully disclose my association with the company I am working for (eg. So my ...
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Adding in links for a new user

I've just attempted to fix the links in an answer posted by a new user: https://music.stackexchange.com/a/58722/ I assume they can't post links because of the new user restrictions, so I edited ...
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Synthesizer sound design or music production questions

If I don't have a problem, may I still ask a question to review my sounds? I use a Mackie ProFx16 mixer with Roland 808 and Roland 909. I only use software synths. I owned the Juno 60, 106, the Nord ...
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How to turn off auto guitar-chord-chart in posts?

I tried to draw an ascii art Circle of 5ths like this It previews fine while I'm writing the post, but after posting it the notes get transformed into a guitar chord diagrams, like: How do I disable ...
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Who is 'Community'?

I asked the question some time ago, still waiting for clarification. 'Community' seems to be some sort of moderator, peculiar to this site. What powers and uses does it have in comparison to the other ...
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Greyed out answers

This is probably covered somewhere, but I haven't found it. What does it mean when an answer is "greyed out." The whole text of the answer. (The question itself not being greyed out, nor other ...
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How does marking down get calculated?

Today, I've had two down markings of 2 each, and one of 15. I'm really past caring about downvoters, but the sums just don't add up (or down...). What calculations am I not understanding please? the -...
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Why was my question about a specific chord progression flagged?

I posted a question about how to improvise over a specific progression, and it was immediately flagged as inappropriate for the SE. Yet here are at least 4 questions that are almost identical in ...
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Faulty “suggested edit” notification

On the main site, I have a notification for 1 suggested edit. However, clicking on this notification shows that there aren't actually any edits awaiting review. Furthermore, there aren't any kind of ...
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Dis-Allowed Participation?

After deleting a 'Post', I was disallowed participation in providing answers in response to Questions. How do I regain my credibility, if I am not allowed to post?