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Corny kegs: Is there a difference between the in coupler and the out coupler?

They are slightly differently sized. In particular, the grey gas fitting will fit over the "out" post, but the black liquid fitting will not fit over the "in" post without significant pain. But, yes ...
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Partially-covering kegerator

I'm guessing you are thinking of getting a small bar fridge, then turing it over so the opening points to the ceiling? Honestly I am not sure that would work at all. You would need to chill the keg ...
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Using 5 gallon kegs for 3 gallon batches

It is absolutely fine, bit of extra head space isn't going to cause any harm, or give any magical benefits. Just means you'll have less beer.
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Co2 bulbs and holders

IMHO the answer is a both. The CO2 from the bulb contributes to carbonation in that it keeps a atmosphere of CO2 over the beer and keeps it under slight pressure. It also a prevents a partial vacuum ...
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Transfer from Sanke Keg to Corny keg?

Why not build a hose that goes from the Sanke fitting to the liquid side of your Corny? I'd use CO2 at the lowest pressure that you can to get the liquid to move. Otherwise, use a growler filler ...
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Using 5 gallon kegs for 3 gallon batches

It's not a problem. Runs the risk of oxygen exposure to finished beer if not filled properly, but It can be done at the cost of co2, which is very minimal. Personally, I purge starsan from the keg ...
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can I carbonate a keg with my own cider

If you have kegs, why not just use CO2 to carb it? That's what I do.
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Partially-covering kegerator

I think you will have problems trying to keep the keg cold, and this will be terribly inefficient: The temperature of the beer in the keg will tend to equalize, and so the exposed keg will constantly ...
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