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Why is the 'physics' tag not allowed?

Your first obstacle is that you need 1000 reputation points to create a new tag. If you think a tag is missing and don't have 1000 reputation points, you can suggest it in this meta post. If you have ...
Qmechanic's user avatar
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A greyed answer

This is by design: answers with scores below -3 get grayed out, to indicated that they do not have the community's endorsement.
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Users > Voters on Meta Page: I cannot be the only one voting this month!

It seems the page is only showing users with $\geq 10$ votes presumably by design.
Qmechanic's user avatar
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How do tags get associated badges?

solar-wind has 80 questions, and tag badges are only awarded for tags which are used on 100 or more questions. Consequently, you also can't track a tag badge for solar-wind in your profile.
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Why did I get 20 reputation without any upvote or bookmark?

FWIW, the -4 negative reputation points for the 2 downvotes (which were cast before the upvotes) were exceptionally not counted because that would have resulted in a total non-positive reputation for ...
Qmechanic's user avatar
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Upvote not reflecting in reputation points?

Your question has been turned into a community wiki because it is a resource recommendation question, see this meta post. Community wiki posts do not grant reputation.
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Why does it show "Queue has been cleared" every time I check 3 questions?

The counter "Your daily reviews X/20" just means that you can do a maximum of 20 reviews per day per queue, not that there are actually 20 items in the queue for you to review. "The ...
ACuriousMind's user avatar
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Is there some kind of bug preventing me from receiving the "Curious" badge?

If you click on the bronze bar, it shows that having a positive question record is the requirement you need to fulfull. A full description of the requirements for the badge is available on Meta Stack ...
David Z's user avatar
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Mistaken block on asking questions

You have been subjected to one of several automated bans that are active on the network. These bans are temporary, but we can't tell you how long they will last. We can suggest that you follow and ...
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Why don't close-vote counts agree with the number of close votes on review pages?

Review pages only show close votes cast as part of the review process, and they do not show any votes cast independently, i.e. directly on the question page. Typically, questions are put on the ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
5 votes

Differences in displayed order of answers

This is an intentional feature, if you have ordering by votes selected (which is the default). In this mode, answers with the same vote total are placed in a random order every time the page is ...
David Z's user avatar
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Strange account suspension date

It's a '92 in the future, not in the past. Suspensions longer than one year, or coordinated across sites, come from SE employees; the elected diamond moderators can only suspend up to a year. That ...
rob's user avatar
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Stop killing suggested edits in the name of "conflicted with a subsequent edit"

There isn't really anything else sensible the system can do- it's not smart enough to combine the suggested edits, so it has to pick one over the other. You are of course welcome to incorporate the ...
Chris's user avatar
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Chat does not support LaTeX input

You need to enable it manually on the client side, see this mother meta post: ChatJax, a set of bookmarklets by robjohn to enable dynamic MathJax support in chat. Commonly used in the ...
ACuriousMind's user avatar
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Unable to add the [classical-electrodynamics] tag

The classical-electrodynamics tag is a synonym of electromagnetism, see its synonym page.
ACuriousMind's user avatar
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Meta question displays differently in Home and Questions

Mine looks like this: Note that user250478 recently modified the question, rather than asking it. This would be less confusing if you had enough site reputation to see their modification — they ...
rob's user avatar
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Unanswered question tab

From Why does the “Unanswered Questions” tab show questions that have answers? at Meta Stack Exchange, The Unanswered Questions tab shows questions that have no ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Why can't I set a bounty on my question that I've answered myself?

From the help center: To avoid overly promotional bounties, if you are offering a bounty on a question that you have already posted an answer to, your minimum spend is 100 reputation (not 50).
ACuriousMind's user avatar
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Downvoting costs one reputation point

If you down voted an answer then you lose 1 reputation point, which is only viewable to you. Since I can't see this on your own reputation page I'm guessing that's what happened. You will probably be ...
BioPhysicist's user avatar
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Why did I get 20 reputation without any upvote or bookmark?

Your question has been upvoted twice and downvoted twice. The "net votes" on the post is thus 0, making it look like there is no vote at all. Users with the Established User Privilege (1000 ...
jng224's user avatar
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Why it doesn't show correctly when someone was online?

The "last seen..." counter is updated at periodic intervals a few minutes apart, as documented in this answer and this one in the Mother Meta. (Basically, continuously checking every second whether ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Why can't a question be deleted with answers which are not upvoted or accepted?

If I understand correctly, you're asking why you can't delete this question (which you identified in the comments). The reason is that you have accepted an answer. A question with an accepted answer ...
David Z's user avatar
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