Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
On Stack Overflow at the moment, there is a popular question which is currently high in the Hot Questions feed: http://stackoverflow.com/q/17807531/42473 So far it has been closed twice (once by the ...
In the spirit of How would you design a Stack Overflow T-Shirt?, Michael came up with these three mockups (in answers). Please vote and comment, or — if you're feeling extra frisky — ...
UPDATE: For those feeling left out of the sticker party, details on how to obtain stickers are now on the blog! Look what arrived in the mail yesterday - stickers! Thanks Jeff! First, I put a ...
There was a funny question ("How to launch a missile?"), highly upvoded by the community, that was closed and almost reopened before I went to bed. I woke up today to the fact that it was wiped off ...
The original boat programming question very well known on Stack Overflow, and is now used as an expression to refer to any question that has nothing to do with programming, but is written as "as a ...
The question: Tips for using Google when looking for C stuff, rather than C++? The FAQ says the following: We feel the best Stack Overflow questions have a bit of source code in them, but if ...
It frustrates me how often I run into threads like Proper use cases for Android UserManager.isUserAGoat() which have more deleted posts than non-deleted posts. In this case, some of them are perfectly ...
I don't quite understand what was the point of closing http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7516987/computer-specs-for-r The question was able to get an answer with 4 up-votes! It was favorited and ...
I posted this question How do you write quality code under duress? And it has been closed as off-topic. Now I suppose I've already gotten my money's worth out of it, but I'm wondering how a ...
I asked a question over at sharepoint.stackexchange.com that was closed as not constructive. While this question may not fit in the narrow guidelines of what SE is looking for it is definitely not ...
I asked about the experience that other programmers had about a specific programming language, a question that really makes sense. But I was immediately downvoted with no explanation. Is this a ...