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How to show this particular tweeted (GIF?) in a question? - trouble downloading

This is a cool video/GIF/moving image of a satellite transiting the moon as seen from the Royal observatory. I don't understand exactly what I'm looking at from a web point of view - if I try to ...
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Necessary to edit a question to show it's not a duplicate, or is a comment sufficient?

My question was marked as an "exact duplicate" of another question. I feel it is different in two important ways and I've left a comment to that effect. But then I read the duplicate message more ...
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Confusion in creating a tag

I recently attempted to create a new tag and a corresponding description for it. Not every step was clear to me and, whilst I think I simply did it wrong, I'd like to check the process before I ...
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…And then there was silence… (to our esteemed CMs)

TildalWave has quit his moderator's position. Our esteemed CMs were quick to clean up the details of his resignation and chat transcripts, but are obviously playing the Cunctator when it comes to ...
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HTTPS forbidden on meta?

I often use a system that wants to block selective statements that I send out. Not sure why, but it's a work system, go figure... I've found that going to the site in HTTPS will prevent such filtering ...
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Does a sandbox page exist?

I am eager to try some some types of formatting, like in-line code, image customization, HTML support and a lot of other things to improve my posts. Does Stack Exchange have a sandbox page where I can ...
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Rescaling a picture when editing a post

Is there any simple way of changing the dimensions of a picture when adding it to a post? (Other than downloading and change it in an editor.) Sometimes the default size of the image I find is not ...
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How do the “Upcoming events” links work?

On the Beta page, when I click on any of the links about upcoming events, I only come to a chat page where there's no mention of those events. Is there any information about the events available and ...
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Is there a way to disable mathjax in a comment

I recently tried posting a comment of: ...
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What do “days represented” mean

Under this link, 4th line from the bottom, I found an item called "days represented". Could someone let me know what it means? I was trying to find it in the help without any luck.
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How do I grab screenshots from a YouTube?

I want to post a screen shot from a YouTube, in my question but short of Print Screen to an editor, I do not know how to do a screen grab from YouTube. Any well known, simple ways? I know how to ...

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