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Let mods sort the timeline from oldest to newest

For some time, moderators have had a "timeline" view into the history of questions. At the moment, it is always sorted descending (newest to oldest. However, I usually look at it specifically ...
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Magic “sede://” syntax (akin to site://) for linking to http://data.stackexchange.com/<sitename>/

On SEDE, we currently have the magic syntax site://, which expands to the domain name of the site on which the query is currently being run. So, for example, in queries run from ...
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Is it possible to use search queries in the iOS app?

Is it possible to use search queries in the iOS app? For example, what would be the equivilient for the following? [*worklight*] or [*mobilefirst*] is:question answers:0 duplicate:no closed:no I ...
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First Post Review Queue should have the bar raised for questions

I think that the first post review queue for answers is probably fine, and am only addressing questions. Many unfit questions make it past the first post review queue all the time. This can be ...
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Answering Days Badges - Curious, Inquisitive and Socratic badges for answers

Back in June Jon Ericson made the request for a new set of bronze, silver and gold badges to be added: Curious, Inquisitive and Socratic: Asking days badges. Here are the descriptions and counts of ...
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Some suggested features for reviewing suggested edit

When I was reviewing the edit suggestions for my question, I noticed that I needed some features. I suggest them here: Link to return to my question directly. Show my question without highlight. ...
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Submitting images with android app [duplicate]

I'm running the android app beta, and wanted to put a screen capture in an answer, but couldn't figure out how. Is it possible, and the functionality is obscure, or is this feature not implemented?
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Android app black skin

White and other bright colours on amoled screens burn in it and decrease battery life. How about a completely black skin.
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my recent questions display

to view my recent questions, I have to do 2-3 clicks and there are 2-3 page redirects involved. select my profile click on questions tab sort by newest Is there any other short-cut way of ...
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1answer
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Distinguishing hats earned on current site

If I look at any user profile on any site, there's no easy way to distinguish hats earned on the current site and hats earned elsewhere. It would be nice if there was a toggle button for that. This is ...
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Expose the edit history of moderator-edited comments to other moderators

I was recently notified that another moderator on the site had suspended a specific user. I followed this to the source, but found some edited comments. My colleague had removed the offending parts ...
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Vote to reopen in the iOS app

Maybe I just can't find a way to do it in the app, but currently I must switch to safari to vote to reopen a question. If there isn't a reason not to have it, it would be nice to see.
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Several bugs / requests for the new edit toolbar

When clicking the "back" button to hide the keyboard, the toolbar doesn't show up again even when you click the text box. Only when you start typing does it reappear. (Yes, very minor, but could be ...
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1answer
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Isn't Saint Lucia hat a bit dangerous?

I think it would be nicer if we get safer hats next time. Putting burning candles on my head!? Good thing that imitation crab is not alive.
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No tag wikis when asking question in app

I noticed something apparently missing from the app. I recently posted a question from the app and was trying to find out if a certain tag was appropriate for that question. However, I couldn't find a ...
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0answers
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Let us be more creative with our hat placement [duplicate]

So, safe to say, I am fairly addicted to the hats. They are a lot of fun and their silliness is addictive. In the spirit of the winterbash, I am hoping we can be allowed to have more control of hat ...
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Restart the review process when a suggested edit is altered after being voted on

I submitted this edit suggestion today on Stack Overflow. You can see that it has been approved by three reviewers. What you can't see is that in the first draft of the suggestion, I made a mistake ...
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1answer
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Can reindeers change into unicorns?

The winter bash page is pretty cool! However, there is a reindeer: Now while I have nothing against reindeers, unicorns are better. How about this: Now I'm not the best unicorn drawer, but ...
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How to make it known to OP that answer has been edited [duplicate]

This question Notify op of edit made in answer asked for a notification for the OP when an answer has been modified. However it is still in feature-request and not status-completed mode. That means ...
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A script that relinks double duplicates [duplicate]

Recently, I stopped on many double duplicates -- a question that is marked as a duplicate of a another question, which is marked as duplicate. This may be a bit misleading or even frustrating to some. ...
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0answers
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Please implement hats in the mobile StackExchange App [duplicate]

I am aware of Hats on iOS app? . This is a feature request to the developers to add hats to the app. I know everyone would love the ability to see those amazing pieces of apparel, and I'm wondering ...
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Rename [exact-duplicates] to [duplicate-questions]

Going by this question, there once was a time when what we now know as duplicate questions were called exact duplicates. Fortunately, this has been changed with exceptions to the tags on Meta and some ...
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“There are other rooms” is quite vague

In the chat sidebar it says: Could that be reworded to: There are XXX total rooms, with YYY users currently talking in ZZZ of them I think that would have the following benefits: It gives ...
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Why is there a daily *comment* vote limit for moderators?

My moderation activities on CV were abruptly curtailed due to a Daily vote limit reached ... message when trying to upvote a comment. It's pointless to continue further today if I cannot use ...
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0answers
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Search doesn't find text in spoiler blocks

When you search for cauterizes on Movies.SE, it returns 0 results. But there is a post on Movies.SE that contains the string cauterizes. It is in spoiler markup though, so that's why the search ...
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1answer
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Allow moderators to bypass kicking limitations

In chat, there are limitations on whom a room owner/moderator can kick. Most importantly, a moderator cannot kick someone who hasn't spoken yet, this is unfavorable. There are plenty of cases where a ...
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Community-declined close vote flags should point to the review that declined them

Close vote flags are reviewed by the community in the Close Votes review queue. Based on the results of this voting, these flags can be declined if reviewers disagree that the question should be ...
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Please allow me to wear my hat upside down

I want to wear my hat upside down but the rotate control seems to be fixed so I can't. Please remove this terrible restriction so that I can use hats as they weren't intended! :-) See also the ...
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Make the `[edit]` pseudo-link in comments easier to see

The [edit] pseudolink in a comment turns into the word "edit" linked to the edit page for the post that the comment is attached to. However, I find that by default, the link isn't very easy to make ...
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4answers
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No hats related to Christmas?

I think there should be some santa hats for winterbash ? I don't see any related to Christmas .
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1answer
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Winter bash dropdown title hover color is wrong

Clicking the snowflake and hovering over winter bash (all caps for some reason) makes it turn brown! Winter isn't brown! "I hate hats" can be brown because those who click it hate fun and deserve ...
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1answer
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App for Blackberry 10

I'm a BlackBerry user - I have a Z10 - and I've sideloaded the Stack Exchange android app onto it and it works perfectly. So I was wondering how hard could it be to simply change a few values in the ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to get job posts to be more specific about location than just saying London?

I live on the very south west of London. I don't want to relocate and I'm only interested in jobs that are less than an hour commute. Most of the jobs listed on carers within 20 miles of where I live ...
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Add ability to get flag status via API

As a companion to my other feature request regarding flag statuses, and a previous feature request for the same thing, I would like to request the ability to get a flag's status via the API. There ...
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Add ability to sort by flag status in profile [duplicate]

Currently, the only way to determine the status of a flag is to look at your flagging history in your profile. This is a time consuming process, as the flags are ordered by the time the flag was ...
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Let mods (and 10k?) know when questions go “hot”

On smaller sites, questions that make the network-wide "hot questions" list receive disproportionate amounts of traffic and, sadly, comments and answers we'd like to monitor rather closely. Also, ...
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Is there an easy way to get here from the meta sites?

Some questions that address basically the software behind SE sites seem to appear sooner or later on every meta site. But they have already an answer here on META... Would it be possible to make the ...
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In my opinion the system is to open to abuse by high ranking members [on hold]

I have seen the ugly side of the community run system as of late and I implore anyone whom has the ability to do so to consider restricting control by high ranking members; at least in some way ...
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Give moderators an inbox notification if a migration is rejected

Moderators can migrate questions to any site in the SE network. This can be pretty useful, but at the same time this means that we occasionally migrate to site we don't have much experience with. SE ...
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New privilege: “Star everywhere”

I would like to propose a new reputation privilege: "Star Everywhere". The details can still be discussed, but I'm thinking about something like this: Users cannot star messages in all chat rooms by ...
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1answer
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Extend room owner kicking capabilities

I think that the (relatively) new room owner kicking capabilities are an invaluable moderation tool to replace flagging rings in most cases. The current limitations say that a room owner cannot kick ...
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2answers
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Impossible to earn Hairboat hat on Expats.SE?

I've successfully earned this on Travel, but it doesn't seem possible to earn it on Expats. If certain powers could 'enable' this, it'd be appreciated ;)
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Please svgify The Snowflake

Around the time when mobile update happened (don't remember when it was exactly), inbox and achievements icons were svgifgied. Now plz svgify The Snowflake too :)
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Notifications or setting for notifications for reputation changes on mobile app [duplicate]

Why does the mobile app not notify the user that reputation has changed. For example, if someone has upvoted (or voted down) the question, wouldn't someone like to know? At least it should be a ...
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Show hat count in user card (next to badges)

I've been having tons of fun with the hats! But I have a complaint: There is no way to show off how many hats I have. Even more irksome I have to go into people profiles to see if they have more ...
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It actually isn't Hanukkah yet. Anywhere [duplicate]

Why are people earning the Gelt hat today? - the Gelt hat can be awarded when it's December 16th somewhere. However, Chanukah (my preferred transliteration), being a Jewish holiday, starts at night. ...
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2answers
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The Sumo Judge hat is disruptive

Could the responsible person(s) remove the Sumo Judge hat from the list? Or is this intentional and the SE leadership wants the regulars to stop using chat? This hat is causing a starfest in various ...
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Can you let us choose which date format should be used on winterbash?

Mini feature-request, if you have time :). If we live in places other than USA, which uses the mm/dd format, can we choose to switch to the dd/mm format? Maybe using our location field in our ...
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Fascinating (Secret) hat on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

How did I earn the Fascinating (secret) hat on Stack Overflow? There is no clear explanation on the Winter Bash page for it, just this is a secret hat!
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Can we have much more complex 2015 Winterbash hats

We are only a few hours into Winterbash 2014, and already almost all the secret hats have been found and understood. This is all very well, but it leads to a very rapid spike of posts and votes (not ...