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When you're viewing a question, there's a list of "Related" questions on the right. I propose that a small icon be added to the titles that indicates if they're currently answered or not. I often use this list to jump from question to question, and if I can easily identify ones that are still unanswered, that's ideal.

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Very nice idea! The list of related questions is often very long and some further hints might be really beneficial for someone looking for answers (or questions).

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It's unlikely we will do this, since we want people to explore related questions regardless of their status, or number of answers.

The only salient point is that the question has a strong relationship to the current question, based on

  • title match
  • tags match (heavily weighted)
  • body text match
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An item missing from the list is * links to the question currently being viewed This would make a lot of sense to include, yes? –  Aidan Ryan Aug 7 '09 at 19:45
    
@Jeff: yes, Jeff, but you are actually discouraging us, I only stick to query searches, now, they are so much more effective. –  user202311 Nov 23 '12 at 5:30

I've voted for this, but note that the current Related Questions feature gives you this when you start to ask a question. Another case of the Related Questions being better than Search.

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