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I read this question and it is marked as .

There seems to have been no action taken from the "completion"

From the answer on related post:

I think people who have spent time on traditional forums expect a pin icon to mean that a post is "sticky", or always at the top, which is what these pinned items are. However, we also added a sentence in the hero image on the help center landing page that instructs users to begin by reading the pinned articles first. This should make it pretty clear that the pinned articles are the most important.

The bold part of the answer above never seemed to come to fruition.

So again -- Can these pins please be clarified on the actual help center as to what they mean?

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marked as duplicate by Laura Dec 27 '13 at 18:41

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What is the "hero image on the help center landing page?" I guess what they're referring to is "New to Stack Overflow? Find out everything you need to get started by taking the tour. If you still have questions, come back and check out the pinned articles." – Robert Harvey Dec 27 '13 at 17:46
Wow... I did not even see that.... So unreadable... – qwertynl Dec 27 '13 at 17:53
Well, my eyes have always glossed over that text, but the meaning of the pins seems crystal clear to me. They're the important ones. – Robert Harvey Dec 27 '13 at 17:54

I'm going to close this as a duplicate, since the question is based on an incorrect assumption that the previous question's answer was wrong.

However, even if it wasn't a dupe, I'd decline this; while we occasionally see users being uncertain of what the pins mean, it's a pretty common visual metaphor on the Internet, and it's not worth creating a whole separate page in the help center to explain it.

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Can you at least embolden the text that explains what they are doing there? – qwertynl Dec 27 '13 at 18:53

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