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How can users convince SE that the 6 character minimum edit requirement is counterproductive? [duplicate]

SE sites do not allow edits of less than 6 characters. This is counterproductive, and results in the exact problem it is trying to solve: trivial edits. Because of SE's 6 character minimum edit ...
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iOS app needs votes/flags remaining counts

The websites show, in the vote-to-close and flag dialogs, the number of votes or flags remaining. In the iOS app, however, there is no way that I can find to see how many close votes or flags I have ...
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Want to integrate my careers profile to MVA (Microsoft virtual academy ) site

Stack overflow careers site/profile page supports a lot of integration to other accounts like github, codeplex etc. i want my MVA (Microsoft virtual academy) profile to link with stack overflow ...
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Request to move hold, close, and lock notices to the top of posts

TL;DR I am requesting that historical lock, closed, and on hold notices be moved to the top of questions, just below the title. Background There are a lot of locked questions on Stack Overflow, and ...
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Can I advertise Stack Exchange sites on my web site?

I would have expected this to come up, but my search finds nothing so far. We have many cross-site advertisements on the Stack Exchange network, highlighting questions, an Area51 proposed sites, and ...
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Customize feed on stack exchange android app

I happily enjoys Stack exchange android app. I am really having a good experience browsing through various sections . However, the questions that appear on first page when I open the app seems to be ...
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Is it possible to have a counter-review if suspended incorrectly from bad review audit?

When you review questions that seem kind of "off-topic" or "unsalvageable" but they are a test that has been automatically generated from questions with a high vote, you will get suspended from ...
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Is it possible to have different profiles/usernames across community sites?

I have a couple of sites that I have been using for a while and use in a professional context. However, there are other community sites I would like to be more active on with asking for help from ...
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Chat pings should use a tag to prevent multiple notifications for one message

If a user edits a chat message with a ping, there's a double notification. Pings that didn't change should not ping again. or Pings should use Notification.tag to prevent two notifications for a ...
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Show rep lost when downvoting an answer in achievements badging

The "badging" I refer to in the title is the little enclosed number that shows how much rep you gained since you last opened the drop-down. Nothing to do with bronze/silver/gold "badges". In the ...
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Will the Official Stack Exchange App become compatible with older versions of iOS?

Currently the Official Stack Exchange iOS app is only compatible with iOS 7.1 or later. Are there any plans to make the app more backwards compatible? I would really like to be able to view, ask and ...
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Move Skeptics Stack Exchange to the 'Science' section

As of 25 May 2015, Skeptics Stack Exchange not is inserted in the Science section by Stack Exchange: While not being exactly a science site, this website exists to apply scientific skepticism on ...
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User Nominated Badges

Right now, all badges are awarded automatically when people reach certain statistics. Badges work and are motivating, but I think they would be more meaningful if members of the community were able to ...
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Multiple Resumes on Careers?

Is it possible to have multiple resumes on Careers? This targets the resume to a position of interest as opposed to keeping it broad with too many walls of text, lacking penetration.
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I couldn't vote for the answers of my question? [duplicate]

Why can't I vote for the answers given for the question I have asked? I am currently on 4 reputation because somebody down voted my last question. I have now lost 6 rep. Your rule says I should have ...
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Should badges be shown per month/week/year on the Users page

On the user page one can see the reputation users have gained the last week/month/quarter/year. If one selects all, the total number of badges are shown per user as well. The question/feature request ...
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Allow OP to mark own question as a dupe when there is a pending close vote (binding vote)

When asking this question, it was flagged as a duplicate. However, I was unable to accept this duplicate, I couldn't even see that it had been flagged. Can we have a way to do this in the app? ...
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Area 51 on iOS app [duplicate]

Can we have a way to access Area 51 on the iOS and android app? More sites would flourish due to more traffic.
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Retain chosen tags when navigating tag filter options

When i change to custom tags and enter some tags. then change to all and back to custom tags all input from the first time are removed. I think it will be better if the changes will be saved and ...
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Tags should be sorted by popularity in the filter editor in the new navigation

Tags which are displayed at the top of the page filtered by a tag with asterisks, with the new navigation enabled, are sorted alphabetically. It's inconvenient, because it doesn't let me see which ...
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Idea: allow us to give a bonus point to really great answers [duplicate]

... by spending a few of our own points. If worried about abuse, apply a surcharge (spend 3 points to assign a bonus single point), and/or set limits on how many points we can pass per question, or ...
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Allow some basic HTML formating inside query results or interpret MarkDown

I wrote this query and Markdown inside third column wasn't converted to HTML. So I converted the closes reasons to HTML and it appears that the Javascript doesn't make the rows look parsed. As there ...
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Putting Flair on Google+

Is it possible to put a Stack Exchange flair on your Google Plus account? Can someone please show me how to do this?
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The Stack Exchange app label is cu… [duplicate]

t off. It would be nice if it was changed to just "Exchange" or "Stack" or something. The icon's already recognisable enough.
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Option to automatically start a bounty on a question if it is unanswered after 2 days

Some questions are more urgent than others. Some issues completely block what you're working on, while others are just asked out of curiosity. For those urgent questions, it would be nice if you could ...
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Editing the tag filter for the new nav is awkward

When you go to edit the tags you want to filter on, they appear with the cursor at the end, and all of the tags 'off screen' (so to speak) and pushed to the left. Would it be possible for them all ...
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Stop updating a comment created from an answer when the deleted answer is edited

I converted in comment an answer that was just a question for the OP. The original answer was the following: What happens if you would use a page callback like 'drupal_get_form' instead of ...
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Why aren't “helpful flags” considered for review audits / suspensions?

The review audit is a little fault-prone in my eyes. I did quite some reviews the last days because I think this is one of the best ways to see new posts and maybe find one to answer while doing ...
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Support for searching chat messages with a regex-like syntax

Often times I want to search for messages containing words with varying lengths of characters, like, Shhhhh versus Shh, or Hellooo versus Helloo. It would be helpful if we could have a regex-like ...
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Let me spam-flag all of a user's posts directly from the destroy popup

Currently, the procedure for dealing with a spammer is this: Find spammer Go through all the spammer's posts Undelete the ones that aren't spam-flagged, then re-flag them with your binding ...
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Are Stack Snippets a good enough reason to increase the 30k post limit?

On all public Stack Exchange sites, questions and answers cannot be longer than 30,000 characters. One clear benefit to this limit is that users won't attempt to post tens of thousands of characters ...
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Make Handled flags also availaible

Some months ago (when Meta was still Meta Stack Overflow), I got the feeling that the time a flag get handled is increasing when the first flagging is trigged on a question older than one month ...
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Old question review queue

With the increased usage of technology and particularly with the internet, the world changes at an increasingly rapid rate more than ever before. We’re still relatively bad at creating with this in ...
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Renaming “Your Answer” to “Your Solution”

Answers aren't meant to answer posts, but provide solutions. Working through any of the {First Posts, Late Answers, Low Quality Posts} queues makes you realize random surfers not familiar with the ...
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Editing help pages on SE and sites

Once or twice I've used the question/answer mechanism to suggest an edit to a help page. However, it seems doing it that way requires a lot of effort on the part of not only the user suggesting the ...
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Should we allow to undo a mistaken bounty?

Note: This question is different from "How does the bounty system work?" in that it does not ask if a bounty can't be corrected, but why. In the following question How to load foreign image via POST ...
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Making @username point to user's profile [duplicate]

We use @username in comments and other places to refer to others here on stack exchange communities , so I guess it would be good if @username automatically points to the profile to user 'username'.
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Would adding one font colour benefit the language sites?

I agree that an excessive palette of colours distracts, as per this answer. However, what of adding simply one more colour, in the language StackExchanges? The following posts already use or ...
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Please remove the … when posting a SE network question is comments

Can the ... be lost from the end of links to this site. Have a look at the comment below. I think it's unnecessary as the link ID is always shown - the text afterwards is not needed in the link.
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Related link(s) to the main page of Stack Exchange sites

I suggest to add the useful\related links feature right to the main page of each Stack Exchange site. It's should be an option and be editable by the Stack Exchange site's proposal ...
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SCRAPERS like Stockoverflows.com

Well so there is this new SCRAPER, and nothing has been done about previous ones such as nullanswer.com that I'd reported about more than a month ago. It is not that nothing can be done to stop ...
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Open standards/software site/wiki? [closed]

Question summary: If there is some good proposal for a new Stack Exchange site, but it does not really fit Q and A scheme, is there a possibilty or plan that an alternative scheme is applied? ...
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Change “new”/“newest questions” to “recent”

The default tab, called "new" isn't actually new, but recently active questions instead (for example: How do suggested edits work? is being shown under the new/all tags/all/recently active). Also, ...
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When I search for a feature here, give me a hint about how to access it

If I am a new user, and I search for a feature, like "Community Wiki" or "Badges", it is likely I would like to know more about them. The best place to learn about badges is the badges page, so could ...
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This question is asked on Dec 2014, 4 months ago? (Today is May 2015) [duplicate]

The question is Does your university name matter? in Academia. In my calculate, it's almost 5 months, so when rounding it, should the number be rounded to 5? Suggest feature/discussion: instead of ...
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Stack Exchange badge sprites pulled from wrong site [duplicate]

I was trolling on around on dba.stackexchange.com when I got a notification on the StackExchange Banner from stackoverflow.com. Even though the badge was issued for Stack Overflow, the sprite was ...
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Add sorting by bounty size to new navigation

The new nav has a special 'sort' option now. Can we have a 'bounty amount' added to these options? Please? So it would look like this: Note: This question is asking for the same thing, but with ...
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Final vote to close doesn't update the UI

I just gave the final vote to close on this question through the iOS app. As it doesn't show the number of close votes already, I was curious to see the status so I opened the question in Safari. ...
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Ticker feeds in Chat

The ticker feeds in chat are interesting, but also annoying. One feature that would make them very nice is a fade feature, where they fade away after displaying for N seconds (perhaps even user ...
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Proposal to make `duplicate`, `closed` and `migrated` in the title more obvious in question lists

On Stack Overflow, as on other sites, new users sometimes use some words included in square brackets in the title of their post resulting in an unclear question-list. Why not mark questions with more ...