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How can I read a comment on a deleted post?

Well not directly. You could get yourself up to 10,000 reputation which will allow you to view deleted posts (among other things). However, if that comment itself was deleted then no, you wouldn't ...
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Why was the post about CLI vs GUI locked instead of protected?

Initially it was protected. Mostly because of off-topic answers being left. But protecting doesn't, and didn't prevent it getting comments. The only way to prevent comments is to lock the post down ...
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Mod edited my comment and made it ruder

Reading the audit trail of actions on that post it appears that there were lots of flags raised on many comments in that post. Several comments have been deleted (and I've now deleted several more) to ...
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Balsamiq Mockups Wireframes icon is missing

Seems that https://ux.stackexchange.com/content/balsamiq/mockups-web.swf is 404. Friends at StackExchange, let us know if you need any assitance fixing this. Maybe it's time to update the integration? ...
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May I ask this question?

This question is really up to your team and your customer. Not really a good fit for UX.SE, since we can't guess what your customer wants. So head over to your project lead and ask what you should do ...
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What's the process for closing a bad-faith question?

You can flag any question and use the reason of "needs moderator attention". That opens up a text field where you can explain what you think the issue is. Flagging is anonymous so nobody (except the ...
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What does the red dot means in Review tasks?

This is a known issue. The fact that the red dot appears means that there are actually still pending reviews to be completed. However, for some reasons, you can't get those review items. Based on the ...
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Selecting another site for off-topic questions - a bug?

It's not a bug since it's a moderator only option to migrate the question away to another site. Often we communicate with the receiving site mods to know if they want it, think it suits their site ...
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Why is it not possible to upload images via link anymore?

It's still possible, but hidden. From No option to upload image from URL anymore, We currently don't have an explicit entry point for this, but you can paste an image link when the uploader UX is ...
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How can I view top scored questions ever asked?

You need to access the 'Questions' menu on the left-hand side (or just go to https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions). Then you can get some extra filter options from there. Such as to this page: ...
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Why was this user awarded my bounty, when all 3 answers had the same number of upvotes?

It's awarded to the oldest answer (posted within the bounty period). From the Help Center article What is a bounty? How can I start one?: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace ...
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Are questions about UX naming-conventions and terminology on-topic?

Yes, there's even a tag for it: terminology. The only caveat I would put is questions should be more "What is the industry standard term for this thingy" not "Let's come up with a good name for this ...
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Why doesn't my bounty show up by default?

Should I blame caching? To avoid heavy load on the servers, question lists are cached. I'm not sure what the cache time is, it might depend on the site, but this answer suggests it's a minute or so.
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Dear moderators, how shall I reword my question so it is not opinion-based anymore

Your question is requesting recommendations for products. There is no correct answer to such questions, because new products come along all the time, new features are added / removed from existing ...
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Where can I find the Balsamiq Editor Control?

It wasn't officially retired, in fact it's still kind of available. But it's built using Flash, and considering no modern browsers support Flash any more it's not a feature that can really be used. ...
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Where can I find the Balsamiq Editor Control?

Just read JonW's answer and thought I'd try it myself, with the following screen shot capture on latest version of Chrome: Not sure how to install an older version of a browser to see which version(s)...
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Expiring bounties assigned automatically - what now?

Unfortunately it's not possible to retract a given Bounty, even if its made by the system. Sorry
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May I ask this question?

I understand you need to test some ideas because it is a problem for each functionality that prevents it from becoming a feature. I think if you can describe your problem or what you want to know, ...
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Earning the 'Comment Everywhere' privilege

This is more of a global Stack Exchange policy than one specific to UserExperience.Stackexchange.com, and has been discussed in the past over on the main meta.stackexchange.com site But in summary; ...
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Balsamiq Mockups Wireframes icon is missing

Whoops! We moved our content directories around, but looks like we forgot to reference the button image (and the balsamic swf reference) to use the new location! Fixed and will be with you in the ...
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