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Can a single user have multiple accounts on a single SE? (Account merge possibly needed)

Related to Same person with two accounts? Between 30 December 2020 and 5 January 2021, there are 5 questions from "roro", which are tied to 4 unregistered "roro" accounts that ...
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Are these answers spam masquerading as good answers?

A new user has posted 8 answers (so far) clearly aimed at driving traffic to a particular website. The answers themselves don't raise flags with me (downvotes, maybe), and even the website reference ...
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Seeking clarification on disputed flag

I raised a "not an answer" flag on How do I practice arpeggios on the piano?, which was resolved as "disputed". No quarrel with the resolution, just looking to refine my ...
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Can you delete my account and my personal information?

I came across the site from Google yesterday , I seen some good questions on here so i tried to join up because I am a music educator and it was the only way I could see to give information as an ...
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Can I undelete my question?

Earlier today, I posted a question and self-answer that proved unpopular (-3 to both). I deleted the answer so I could rethink it, but I also deleted the question, thinking it worked the same way. I ...
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“Fanatic” badge streak disrupted - Why was login via GitHub disabled yesterday? Is there a chance to recover the streak?

As stated in the title, login via GitHub was not available yesterday. I'm working towards a Fanatic Badge and was technically unable to fullfil the task. I'm asking just in case someone else is ...
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Is it good or bad form to copy my answer from a duplicate to the canonical question?

I answered a question that was shortly afterward closed, correctly, as a duplicate. I put significant time and effort into developing the answer, so I'd hate for it to be lost because of its question'...
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Unable to retract a flag

I flagged an answer as "not an answer". The flag is currently "disputed", and after a second look, I realize my initial flag was in error. However, I'm not able to find a way to ...
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Should I flag a very old question for migration?

I came across a question from 2011 that, were it not so old, I would flag for migration to Music Fans.1 Is there a rule or rule-of-thumb for this? The question has been here a long time, and it's not ...
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“you cannot vote again after retracting”: applies to just that question?

When attempting to retract a close vote, one is asked to confirm the retraction with a message saying: "you cannot vote again after retracting". That applies just to the specific question, ...
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How can I appeal a closed question?

I asked a question here and its reason for closing is... not even relevant to what the question is asking. It's so irrelevant that I'm having a difficult time defending against it outside of "the ...
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-1 reputation for downvoting. How does it work?

We know that when you downvote a post, you lose 1 reputation. This makes sense because you don't want people randomly downvoting questions without a strong reason behind it. But I have a few doubts ...
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Schedule Post for Questions

I have noticed that the Music: Practice & Theory Stack Exchange is very active when I am asleep and barely active when I am awake. Is there a schedule send feature so that I could post my ...
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Answers not always sorted by votes

Has something recently changed that allows answers with lower scores to end up higher up than answers with higher scores? I think I've seen this a number of times now in the past few weeks, and the ...
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transcription how-to

I just learned that questions about transcribing music are off topic. I do agree that if someone has a tune that they're having trouble notating, they shouldn't be able to just come here out of ...
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Does SE have any policies I should be aware of before requesting a text transcript of an audio recording

I have a recording where someone was talking about a piano's having some kind of problem, but I couldn't find out what it was due to primarily being hard-of-hearing. I can't find anybody to help me ...
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why my profile has this odd icon?

Highlighted in the image below. This icon appears in all sites with my account:
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How I can make attention to an earlier question I can answer now?

I think I've found a better or probably the correct answer to an earlier question. How is this answer found by the OP and other users? Shouldn't it be shown as active now? I couldn't find it yet.
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(Apology) Dear Moderators (Doktor Mayhem, Dom, and Matthew Read),

This is Maika Sakuranomiya, an established user in Music Stack Exchange. I would like to apologize for my bad behavior. I've signed up as a user here last Autumn, and I've been constantly violating ...
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Duplicate UI - in what conditions do they appear?

I recently saw four different duplicate UIs in questions that are closed as a duplicate: (1.) This question already has an answer here: Minor key and its chords (2.) This question is an exact ...
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Displayed reasons for declined flags

When I go through my list of flags, I see four different messages to those that were declined: "Declined" "Declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content ...
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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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(Solved) 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: In ...
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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.