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Please implement closed question filtering or better indication on iOS app

In a preveious request to have closed questions identified, the answer states in conclusion: Closed question status isn't indicated anywhere Update: the next update should exclude closed ...
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Showcase for user-created web applications

You have spent some time creating a web application and now you think others might find it useful. Is there a site under Stack Exchange where you can introduce your web application? If not, may I ...
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Recognition for people who vote a lot [duplicate]

A previous request for an additional badge for extreme voting didn't get much interest. But in light of someone (cough cough) passing the 100,000 vote milestone, I'd like to renew the call to grant ...
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Block user to vote other answers of the questions when has provided already an answer

I want to know what do you think about the possibility to block up and downvoting of other answers at the same question where you has already provided an answer. This because there are so many users ...
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Why their is no badge assigned for profile views [duplicate]

We already have badges for posting questions or answers, posting chat messages, reviewing, etc. Likewise, some badges can be given when profile views exceed 500/1000/10K etc.
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'Related' column votes too narrow (again) [duplicate]

On this question, in the related column, you'll see a link to FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. The votes are way too large. This was fixed as said by Shadow Wizard here. So, I'll suggest again, as Anna ...
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Move the accept button a little further away from the downvote button on mobile

On my mobile device I almost always accidentally hit downvote when I meant to hit accept. Then I have to zoom the page to a ridiculous size to un-downvote and accept the answer. Could the button be ...
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Notification of quantity of reviews needed in review queue

On big sites such as SO, there is always something in the review queue. This is not the case in smaller sites. Often times I will forget to check whether something is in the queue, and miss an ...
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Add a way to warn editors to do more substantial edits

This feature concern sites with edits review. I have been reviewing edits on SO for a little while now, not long as I got 2k rep about a month or so. Already I see plenty of bad edits... but ...
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Could someone add CQG for questions as a tag as I cant [migrated]

Please could someone add CQG for questions as a tag as I cant. Can someone add the tag CQG at stackoverflow? I don't have enough reputation yet to add the tag. See question below CQG API solutions ...
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Can we add a way to allow tags to be marked as dependent upon other tags?

I know this has been discussed before, however, the discussion seems to be primarily focused on how it would pertain to Stack Overflow, with the apparent conclusion being that this is a sign of things ...
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Weird, spammy message I never sent has appeared in my “sent” box

I've received email confirmation from careers.stackoverflow.com that an application message--supposedly from me--has been received by an employer. The email confirmation went to one of my email ...
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“Comment as Answer” option when answering a question

There should be a way to mark your answer as a comment, similar to how you can mark it as a community wiki post. This will make it easier to distinguish which answers are legitimate answers. We are ...
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Preserve original date of an edited post in the android app

When viewing a post that has been edited the date of creation is replaced by the date of the last edit. I suggest to display the creation date as well - the line seems to provide sufficient space. ...
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Moderator Button to Send a Post/Question to the TwitterBot

Would it be possible to add a button to the Mod menu for a Post or Question so that moderators can send it to the site's TwitterBot? I've seen previous posts about allowing Moderators more access to ...
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Use dictionary words for new-user usernames

When users first use Stack Exchange, usernames are automatically assigned for them. (They don't pick one themselves, as that would increase the number of hurdles to jump to use the site.) The ...
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Mod ability merge should close after prompting “are you sure” instead of forcing the close first

Mod ability merge should close after prompting "are you sure" instead of forcing the close first When you've been modding for a while, sometimes you know that you have two questions that can be ...
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Synonyms of tags don't display the tag wiki

When you view the tags, any synonyms don't have a wiki: 10k is a synonym of 10k-tools. Why does 10k not display the 10k-tools tag-wiki? Edit: It is the same on other sites. Ask Ubuntu: ...
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Support automatic SQL code syntax colouring for dataexplorer questions

Manydata-explorerare no longer acceptable on Stack Overflow and need to be asked on this site Unlike Stack Overflow, there is no syntax colouring, this appear more clearly when a question is migrated ...
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If automatic community wiki conversion is gone, why do the confusing messages still exist?

Now that posts can't be automatically converted to community wiki, it makes sense to just ditch all those annoying messages for "why" a post got converted in the first place. The code for selecting ...
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Deleted (via flag) posts from users still can leave offensive remnants

Whee! The proper number of offensive flags and the post is gone. That is great. There are still some remnants left though. In particular, that 'modified' bit on the front page. Its one thing ...
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Can we have different colors for each review action button?

I was banned from reviews on Stack Overflow for the last few days, due to failing a couple of review audits. That's good, because I realized that I wasn't paying enough attention. It's my fault. ...
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What happened to the idea of getting inbox notifications for favorited questions?

I was reading one of Jeff's old posts and was surprised that what he described in a comment still hasn't been implemented. well, don't thank me yet -- this functionality was pulled, and we ...
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Improve moderator tools integration of the keyboard shortcuts

The mod tool integration for the new keyboard shortcuts (which are absolutely magical, by the way) is a bit spotty: Exhibit A: "I don't have a 10 key! Exhibit B: "How do I clicky?" But the ...
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Make the keyboard shortcuts activation global

One of things SE can do with our profiles is syncing. In fact there's a box called "Save And Copy Profile To All Stack Exchange Accounts". Why isn't the keyboard shortcuts part of this functionality? ...
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Site-specific information in Help Centre for “What types of question should I avoid asking?” [duplicate]

I've noticed that the page in the Help Centre describing what questions you shouldn't ask appears to be the same for all sites (I've tried three, so I might be wrong.) Mostly, these tips probably are ...
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Could we have a different color for new tags?

Suppose that I want to tag a post with foo, bar, and baz, and bar is not a tag that presently exists. There are some cues that a tag may be new in terms of autocompletion, but it would help to know ...
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Display text-only language hint on each tag for regular users

It's currently very difficult (not impossible) for regular users to determine if a tag on their site is currently set to one of the available language hints. For moderators, there is a drop-down box ...
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Use Behave.js for Q&A textareas

It would be great if Stack Overflow, and other code-centric Stack Exchange sites, used Behave.js for the main question/answer textareas. It offers lots of nice little features for entering code, ...
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Clarify the “8 hour delay” self-answer message to discourage self-answering with edits or comments

It's not uncommon to find new users editing or commenting on their questions with something along the lines of "Update: I solved it by Xing the Y with Z" instead of posting their solution as a ...
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Can we get markdown support in Question's `title` field?

It would be nice to add markdown support on the question's title field. It seems a bit inconsistent when its already available in the body and question's comments. What do you think ?
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UI improvement to guide on where to ask questions?

Reading Where to ask questions? I discover the short description of each stackExchange website, this is really nice to have this information. However I'm wondering why it's not used on others places, ...
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Careers “Sort by” enhancement suggestions

The sort by functionality on at least http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/tag/* pages could be improved in a number of ways. It could allow sorting by: 1) Work remotely & Offers relocation ...
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Posts that are repeated targets of spam edits should be flagged to moderators

I just rejected a spam edit on a post today and out of curiosity decided to check the history of that post. It turns out that same post has been the target of repeated spam edit attempts in the past. ...
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Integrating global reputation [duplicate]

Currently each site has it's own reputation rating which shows either expertise or trust in a particular user. This rating is useful for a number of things first of all it gives a number of rights to ...
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Lets get Community to leave an auto-comment when someone downvotes a question [duplicate]

It's possibly the most frequently asked question across all the site Metas: Can we get people to leave a comment when they downvote my question? They're usually linked over to canonical ...
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Inbox notification when a favourite question has new activity [duplicate]

I rarely visit my own profile to look at favourite questions with new activity. I'd like to have inbox notifications for this. Apparently it was once added, but later removed again. Can this ...
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Can the reputation cap be removed for some smaller betas?

On smaller beta sites, GL for example, people rarely hit their rep limit, but when they do, it seriously affects their rep. Why do small sits that don't have a Jon Skeet still have a limit? What good ...
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Seamless account creation on StackExchange sites

If try to create an account in any StackExchange site, you will be presented with a signup page, which has Google, Facebook, and StackExchange as signup options. Now when you choose and click ...
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When adding links in comments, can http:// be automatically added if no other protocol is specified?

I'm using FireFox and it never displays the http:// prefix. I had copied and pasted the URL of a webpage, I was going to link to in a comment, and was confused when it didn't work. It turns out when ...
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Support A4 PDF Output of My Resume

Careers has a somewhat useful PDF Resume output. It would be far more useful if I could print out my resume (eg. for reference while at an interview) without distortion. Unfortunately the conversion ...
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Open in app button [duplicate]

I often find myself in the situation that I browse the SE sites using my mobile browser (since I find it easier to keep multiple sites and questions open the same time) and then want the edit or ...
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Missing favourite star while reading posts [duplicate]

I tried the android app and so far I don't see any bugs etc, maybe one crash but I miss button for saving questions. If this is multiple "question" I apologize for spamming. Would you please add it? ...
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Can .question-status have a different background-color than blockquote & pre?

The .question-status div, which displays info about the question's duplicate, etc., blends in with other parts of the question. This screenshot is from StackOverflow: This confuses users. Can it ...
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Ninja close-voting hindered by teensy drag area

It's great that the Close/Flag dialog boxes are draggable, so you can see the content behind them. However, it seems only a small portion is draggable: Can the bottom chunk of whitespace, and the ...
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Show other Stack Exchange accounts on the account creation confirmation page

A user sent us a request to merge two accounts since they accidentally created an account with an OpenID that they didn't normally use for our network. (It's easy enough to merge in this case, so ...
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Prevent bounties for questions which hit a negative threshold (and auto remove if they hit this)

Situation On smaller sites, some low quality questions may be downvoted but not closed This also applies to in scope but low effort questions, such as "give me teh codez" on Stack Overflow There ...
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Can we use straight XML/XSLT for the meat of the API documentation?

This would make it much easier to create the bulk of language-specific wrappers (using a different XSLT or your favourite XML parsing tool). As it stands now, the documentation contains little ...
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Pagination of network-wide inbox is evil and buggy

Network-wide inbox has a lot of pages. The number of pages in my inbox must be tiny by comparison with the users who were active for years, but here is the illustration anyway: If I want to get ...
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Moderator messages are not shown in per-site user profile

I like to re-read the messages I get from moderators, savoring their style and content. I know they can be found in the global inbox: but being global, the inbox is cluttered and has lots of pages ...