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Update code-prettify

There have been certain changes in code-prettify which it’d be nice to have used on Stack Overflow et al. The primary matter I care about is the Rust highlighter because the one currently used handles ...
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nav with “last used”

Right now there are three options for the home tab settings. They are "new", "popular", and "need answers". I think they are fine choices, but I am often spending time repeatedly following a similar ...
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Change the threshold for migrated questions showing up on the front page

If a question is scored at -4 or below, it doesn't show up on the front page of the site. This is current functionality When a question is migrated to another site it is locked on the origin site. ...
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Have the iOS app suppprt watchOS as well

Obviously, the current iOS app can't be used on Apple Watch. Can it please be supported? Even some low profile apps supports Apple watch now, any ETA on SE app?
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Let moderators mark a question as a honeypot, autoflag all subsequent answers

tl;dr: Auto-protection doesn't always work to keep spammers away. Give me a way to have new answers to a question flagged automatically. There is a question or two on my site that gets a decent ...
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if a question is in all-uppercase or all-lowercase, our quality filters should automatically reject it [duplicate]

proposal if a question on an english-language stack exchange site does not contain at least one uppercase and one lowercase letter, our quality filter should reject it. (we can make exceptions for ...
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Area51's Share section is using Twitter's old logo, which Twitter's branding guidelines are against

A variation of the old (really old) Twitter logo is being used in various places on Area51 when sharing is involved: This goes against Twitter's branding guidelines (which have been in place ...
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Chat suspension to completely block access to chat features

Currently, chat suspension only blocks access to writing, starring and flagging. However, it does not block access to joining and leaving rooms, or to make (visible) modifications to your chat ...
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Should the close vote privilege be dependent on flagging?

I think that the awarding of the close & reopen privileges should be dependent on the number of helpful close flags and the %declined flags. The reason: Someone with a hundred helpful (close) ...
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Favorite questions on Stack Exchange communities I don't have account in

While spending time on the SE communities that I like to visit, I'll occasionally see an interesting hot network post from another community. Now, I don't belong to that community for a reason: I'm ...
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Should election score be locked at the values of the election?

I think that the election score of the candidates should be fixed, i.e. show the score, the badges and the reputation as they were when the election ended. I think this appropriate when one wants to ...
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Search flagging history for helpful flags on non-deleted posts

Problem: One of the main reasons I visit my flagging history is to look for helpful flags on answers that are not deleted. Flags can be marked as helpful without the post going away when a ...
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Make it easier to see that a post is a community wiki in the ios app

I was browsing Meta Stack Overflow on the iOS app, and a faq-proposed question got a new answer. I was about to comment that the answer should be made into a community wiki, but then I checked the ...
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Provide ability to change “interested” to “not interested” on Careers

I'm not sure if this is a bug or a feature request. I recently had a message on Careers, to which I prematurely hit "Interested." I then later wanted to change to "Not Interested" but am unable to do ...
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I joined a community to ask a question, and found it was the wrong community for me. How do I leave the community? [duplicate]

I asked a Home network-type of question in the Network Experts community, and I was then informed that SuperUser was a better community to ask the question in, because Network Experts is for ...
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How to deal with persistent off-topics posts about the same thing?

Recently on Arqade there have been many posts regarding modded minecraft technical support, which is clearly not in the scope. Yes, we always comment that we vote the question to close, but since it ...
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Attempt to create a new tag silently fails

I just tried to tag a new question with a 'googe-charts' tag. The tag appears rendered as the other tags (upon typing a space after the tag chars), but on saving the edit the tag disappears. I ...
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Proposal/Discussion for reducing comment clutter

In the comments of an answer, you often see things like this: Person A: Blah Blah Blah Person B: Blah Blah Blah Person A: Blah Blah Blah Person B: Fixed my answer, thanks. These comments are just ...
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Picture rotation

Is there a way to quickly rotate a picture in the SE editor without saving it on disk and rotating it in some image tool and reuploading it? E.g. consider the picture below, assume I would like to ...
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We need a profanity filter

I searched SE.Meta and was unable to find such question. Someone just swore at us in a pretty normal question as an answer (warning: profanity, may be NSFW), sure, Arqade (profanity in phrases in ...
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Can we have links inside of code blocks? [duplicate]

Currently, no markdown is allowed inside of code blocks: observe I can haz [link](http://meta.stackexchange.com/)? This is normally a good thing, so that code blocks may need no escaping. The ...
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Would like an option to filter by language in tag filters

I spend a lot of time reading questions on StackOverflow and other sites with programming related questions (200k rep) from several different custom filters I've created and these are mostly filtered ...
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Can we have an “edit question” magic link for answer comments?

Yet another request for a magic link. In the following situations: I answer a question, the asker replies to me in a comment, and I want to reply to them asking them to edit certain information into ...
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Could we fade / tuck away / … the “edit comment” link so it does not appear available after it's too long to edit?

I posted Why is ReactJS not performant like raw JS for simple, stupid proof of concept?, walked away, came back, and realized I'd stated a setInterval() delay as 100 seconds when I meant 100 ...
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Let's move some negatively scored answers from the top spot

Internally, we've been discussing how we can deal with obsolete or out-of-date answers. A few weeks ago, I requested some feedback on how to encourage edits to these types of answers, while I'm still ...
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Should duplicate of another duplicate link directly to the main post? [duplicate]

Given the following page: How does one get enough reputation to upvote or answer in stackoverflow? I need to click 3 times (to the linked duplicates) till I find the main non-duplicated post to ...
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Why do tag recommendations and progress show dependent badges?

On your profile it shows recommended badges to track, the progress is also shown for some badges (Civic Duty, Copy Editor, Electorate) when you mouse over your review progress There are several ...
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Notifications for Area 51 proposals announcements

I'm a committer for an Area 51 proposal. A very important announcement1 was posted last week, but I didn't get a notification of it. I'm wondering if the other 645 committers received that ...
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Couple the higher reputation requirements to the number of active 3k users

Now, I might be beating a dead horse here, probably one that has been dead and decomposing for a while now, but I'll try it anyway. There have been plenty of discussions about the new graduation ...
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Option to flag/tag/bookmark a certain question/answer so that any edits/answers/comments show up in my Global Inbox

Note: This is not a duplicate of Is there any way to favorite/bookmark an answer?, since I am asking specifically about receiving notifications, nor is it a duplicate of Adding Favorites to the Stack ...
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Update markdown help to reflect new uploaded image behavior

I recently got confused by the new extra brackets around uploaded images. The markdown help, where I looked, didn't cover it explicitly. (You can puzzle it out by checking the linking section.) I ...
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RFC: Better chat @mentions

Status: 50% - Solution is proposed, nothing's implemented yet. Problem Statement Pinging (@mentioning) users in chat is problematic. It is possible to accidentally ping several users at once. In ...
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If a user is ignored in chat, hide their starred posts [duplicate]

For whatever reason, I've ignored somebody - person X. However, occasionally person X posts a popular enough message for it to be starred. Of course, this is fine. It's my choice to ignore X, and ...
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When clicking on User Profile, please have Mod Dashboard selected as default for Moderators

Majority of the times, I'm likely to click on a user profile because the user's a spam user, or to check if the user's sock. Can we please have the Mod dashboard selected as default for Moderators?
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Make “convert to edit” option in the flag queue more user-friendly

I found this in the flag queue today: There was no apparent reason why the option was grayed out. Usually everything on Stack Exchange has a handy-dandy tooltip to explain everything you want to ...
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Could the 'This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit.' rejection option be made a bit more clear?

I'm having trouble making sense of this option. No-no-no - Not whining about an edit rejection. More than anything this reason for rejection seemingly makes no sense of the context of the edit ...
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I would like the option not to include education information

I am nearly 54 and I've been a developer for over 28 years. I have a lot of experience but, while I did graduate high school, I will never earn a degree. When applying for a position, this is ...
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Add lock reasons to Data Explorer

Posts are locked for different reasons. Some are in effect permanent ("historical significance", wiki-lock), some are meant to be temporary ("disputes are being resolved", "off-topic comments"). ...
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It does not seem possible to sort all questions in a tag by votes

We can't sort by votes on the new tag: Even changing the url manually: http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/new/privacy?show=all&sort=votes quietly converts the sort order to: ...
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Can you remember my tag filter preference between views?

(I'm assuming these changes will roll out, so I'm asking here rather than on meta.so) One of the great things about the new UI is that I can get a full page of questions in my favorite tags. No more ...
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Can we have magic links for comments that link to help center of the site we're recommending?

I love using magic links for referring someone to a more appropriate stack. However, if I'm recommending that someone check out another Stack, often times I want to give them a direct link to their ...
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Suggested questions order in “Ask Question” [duplicate]

In "Ask Question" page of SE sites displays list of question already asked based on the title of the current question, it would be helpful if the questions are ordered based on the tags if tags are ...
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Can unregistered users be blocked from answering on some sites?

A few years ago, a policy change was made so that unregistered users could no longer post questions, only answers. The reasoning given by Jeff Atwood for not requiring registration across the board ...
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Should users of all reputation levels be able to see (or sort) controversial Questions or Answers? [duplicate]

At the time of this writing, this question has 80 upvotes and 30 down votes. The accepted answer is regarding a beta license only applicable to early adopters and is not relevant to current windows ...
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Why is there a timeout to delete your own chat messages?

What is the reasoning behind not allowing one to delete his own chat message after 2 minutes? The timeout to edit messages is good enough, I think. I don't see many cases where losing some old ...
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The association bonus gives you the established user privilege on a private beta

The association bonus gives you the established user privilege on a private beta. This does not really make sense in my opinion. Just joining a site doesn't mean that you are an established user. I ...
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StackOverflow Careers: Better detailed remote locations

I have been looking through the SO Careers site of late and because I am located in Australia there isn't as many opportunities as there would be for people in the US; especially in the city I live ...
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Could mods have some access to flags through the mobile web interface?

Background I was recently away from home for about two weeks. On some of the sites I moderate I wasn't the only one, so we were already down a little on moderator attention. While I wasn't going ...
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Can the Gravatar images be sized to support HDPi displays?

When requesting a Gravatar image that's 32x32 and displaying it inside an <img> tag whose width and height are also set to 32x32, you end up with a blurry image being displayed to users with ...
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'Keywords' under SO Careers search jobs are missing very common tags

The main page of Stack Overflow Careers site displays the popular technologies next to 'Keywords' label. I noticed it changes upon refresh (at least on first few reloads). I tried it in Safari and FF ...