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Mobile optimized version of Stack Overflow

I found this one on UserVoice, and I thought it was fitting to bring it up here for further discussion. "Stack Overflow already works with Mobile Safari, but the experience is far from optimum. ...
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What do you dislike with Stack Overflow?

Recently, there has been a poll about peoples' addiction to Stack Overflow, and justifiably so, there is a lot to like here. But what are the things you dislike?
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“Ban myself” button in user profiles

The purpose is to help the addicted user stick to a decision to concentrate on a different, short-term real-life problems s/he urgently has to deal with. I've seen this feature on some high-activity ...
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Is Tactical Down-Voting ever valid?

Firstly, apologies if this question has been asked before. Has anyone noticed any technical downvoting of their or others answers? For example in a recent answer to a question, my answer described a ...
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Benfords law as it relates to SO reputation

This isn't really a question but I thought that it may interest people here to see that SO reputation seems to follow Benford's law Here's the data I got from statoverflow (I omitted accounts with ...
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Is this the way a Moderator should handle questions?

Recently I asked a question here about the design of the website. Not being a designer myself I do not know all the standards of doing things, I mostly talk from my experiences as a website user. ...
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How do YOU use Stack Overflow?

I've found it more difficult than I expected to get drawn into Stack Overflow. It works great for when I have a question - I can almost always find the answer or ask new questions and quickly get an ...
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Are you ever tempted just chuck the whole thing and scatter your rep points to the wind?

I'm sitting here at my desk sucking up my entire lunch break, thinking this SO thing is taking up way too much of my free time. It's like the Hotel California - "you can check out any time you like, ...
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Are you suffering Stack Overflow mania? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Addiction towards StackOverflow How can I keep from getting addicted to SO? How do you escape an addiction to stackoverflow (or other IT sites)? ...
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Is it possible to recover an account deleted at the SE team level?

Is it possible to recover an account that was explicitly deleted by a Stack Exchange team member (as opposed to an elected diamond moderator)? That is, the kind of account where the user requested the ...
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Rep addiction recovery button for people over 10k

Related: stackoverflowers anonymous Given the feel of entrampment some of us feel and considering >10k users are already hooked beyond hope of repair, there should be a button to make every ...
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Is Stack Overflow a code writing service?

I saw a comment to a question about sending data from an iPhone to a PHP webservice that stated Stack Overflow is a code-writing service... At first I was taken aback. It was only a few hours ...
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Shouldn't we be scared to gain the Fanatic badge on SO?

I didn't go through all badge definitions. But this one should be considered an alarm sign for people, shouldn't it?
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Do I get Enthusiast badges for the same 100-day period for one Fanatic badge?

It seems appropriate that awarding one Fanatic badge should erase 3 Enthusiast badges earned in the same period. If it's already so, please close.
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My inbox takes me to the wrong question when question is closed as dup and I'm not logged in on target site?

I have an incognito browser window open that is logged into Programmers, but not to StackOverflow. I have a separate browser window that is logged into all SE sites. (If you must know, my StayFocused ...

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