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Request for references when other sources have failed

This is an entirely personal problem, but am not convinced it is unique. I have been trying to find information on London's Foundling Hospital (Coram's Hospital) and can discover very little either ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: world-war-2 -> ww2

There's a world-war-2 with eight questions that should probably be made a synonym for ww2. I'd suggest it myself but, as is usual for tag synonyms, I don't have the reputation or answer score ...
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How do I disagree with a flag?

Processing my review queue, I found that I was asked to evaluate someone elses flag that a given answer was "not an answer". If I agree, I hit the "flag or disagree" button, and click accept. I don'...
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Will uploaded images, that are no longer referenced, be removed?

I uploaded an image for this question: Is it just a coincidence that the locations of three cities in North America share a unique geographical similarity to three cities in Europe?. I accidentally ...
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Is it allowed to ask why a certain word ended up taking a meaning pretty different from its original one?

I'd like to ask about how in lots of spanish speaking countries in South America the word "coger" ("to take" in English) ended as synonym of "having sex". This word doesn'...
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Handling a user with multiple accounts?

It appears that a recent visitor to the History stack, "basque-spaniards", is creating a new account for each visit. I've seen at least 4 accounts but there may be others... https://history....
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Have you seen this man?

I wrote this warning on Judaism's meta site, however I wanted to also give this community a head's up - as this is the sort of site that the individual is likely to want to disrupt with his antics. ...
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Why can't I ask a question?

I haven't asked any question in years on History SE. But I can't ask a new question because I got "You have reached your question limit" Why is that? https://history.stackexchange.com/users/...
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Help with Writing a Question on Historiographical Methodology

I have a question I would like to ask about historiographical methodology, namely how one would go about determining whether a river was navigable in the past and up to what point upstream. However, ...
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Newbie - unable to post comment!

I have down voted an answer and tried to add a comment to explain why - it worked the first time, but my tablet (laptop's died!) did weird things to it. Tried to edit it, no joy: deleted and started ...
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What is "comparative Google searches" in Site Self-Evaluation?

I clicked on "site self-evaluation" and generally understand the idea. However, I think the text needs some explanation. Run comparative Google searches on these questions I think I'm quite good ...
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Can we synonymize the 'soviet-union' and 'soviet' tags?

I noticed that both the soviet-union and soviet tags exist. I propose we synonymize them, keeping the soviet-union tag, in line with the result of Why do we have both "ussr" and "soviet ...
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Why don't you delete my account?

Please delete my History-beta account, as per my several unanswered requests. Why don't you delete my account? I have already requested twice.
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Having trouble with the comment button

The comment button hasn't been working for me consistently, either on my hand-held device nor my PC. Any suggestions? Also, on Meta I'm not getting prompted with tag suggestions.
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