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

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Would a cheap DIY fitness hack to replace factory/ store bought exercise tool be valid on Life Hack?

E.g. Someone tried to build this DIY - https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/89864/diy-dip-station Because they count it as Hobby, and not Home Improvement (Is not exercise just as important at a ...
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Searching For Duplicates On Mobile

The mobile app doesn't make it easy to search for duplicates (compared to desktop site). Is it still advisable or nessesary to do so before asking a question? My thinking is only if it seems like a ...
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Do questions about food additives belong on Lifehacks or elsewhere?

Specifically I'd like to know what a certain line on a foreign (USA) product means. It says something about the product's additives and I'd like to know what it means and what is actually in the ...
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Protected questions - doesn't association bonus apply?

I haven't answered/asked any questions yet on Lifehacks.SE, but I crossed the 200 rep milestone on another site(SFF.SE) a few months ago, so I have 101 reputation. However, I am not able to answer ...
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Is something wrong at LifeHacks?

I have tried several questions over the last few minutes, but get nothing but the "Oops! Something bad happened." page. Is this just happening to me?
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How can I remove my ownership of a question that I have asked?

When we try to question delete the questions that we have asked and received some answers, it says we can't delete it. But if we need to hide the ownership of that question How can we do it? ...
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Review queue stuck at 4 items

On the main site my review queue seems to be stuck at 4 reviews, as shown in image. This has been like this for several months now, and I'm wondering what is wrong. Are the stuck reviews reviews on ...
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Duplicate Hygiene tag

In the page 4 of the tags page, the 'hygiene' tags are redundant, the difference is a typo. It's possible remove or merge this redundant tags?
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When I click “review”, will my own substandard posts appear?

I have incessant anxiety over my own posts, and if substandard, whether they will appear anywhere. How am I to know? They may be presented to others and not me!
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I asked and answered a question on how to do something and it was said to be off topic?

It said that I didn't follow the help center but not what I violated. I answered with how I solved it so others could come up with better solutions.
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What is the easiest way to find the scope of Lifehack site?

Sometimes when someone have off topic question and I want to send him a link to the page with Life-hack's scope, it is hard for me to find it. There is no link on visible place where everyone can ...
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How do I delete my account on the beta?

I've removed any reputation-affecting posts, but I cannot delete my account. This site has so very little to do with any manner of hack in regards to life that I want to remove any semblance of ...
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Downscoring an answer removed a point from me

I did my first down vote on an answer and it removed a point from my reputation. Is this a glitch?
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The question number counter is funky

I swear the question counter on our main page is messed up. I checked last week and it said 234, and now it says like 201. Does it not go over 299? Or does it cycle weekly or something?
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Why is the “2 minute tour” comment a bad comment?

In the lifehacks 2 minute tour, there is a comment section near the bottom. However, I have noticed that the comment is a +1 comment. This is great and easy to do. +1 We are not to use comments ...
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Please undelete a meta post on videos

There is a user who recently had his account deleted. This causes various things to run, in particular a down voted post gets deleted. When this down voted post is a question, it deletes the ...
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How do I turn off the inbox for lifehacks inbox?

I'd like to turn off the inbox messages for comments on my Lifehacks.SE posts as the red flag is distracting when I'm on other SE sites and it looks like my posts will be getting a lot of comments for ...
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Do we get hats?

We missed the whole business of choosing whether or not we get hats this winterbash. Since the default option was to have hats, does this mean we'll get them?