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View an Alert on Close Votes for New Users

Preamble As it stands now, the View Close Votes Priv is granted at 250 Rep. That privledge includes the ability to cast close, open, and migration votes on your own questions. While it makes sense ...
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Don't make me chase the upvote button in the triage queue

When I vote Looks OK in the triage queue, there's a chance I may be one of the last users to do so. When this is the case, I am prompted to upvote the question I just reviewed: Thanks! The ...
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How to hide the “+2” in my achievements dialog button when I accept an answer?

I already know that when I accept an answer, my reputation will gain 2 points. Because it isn't much, I don't feel that I need to give it a care. If it can be disappeared for an amount of time, I ...
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Charge reputation for comments

There are too many outdated or worthless comments around SE. Comment moderation tools are not keeping up with this growing pile. Proposed pay-per-use scheme Posting a comment costs 1 rep ...
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Allow access to anonymous feedback stats without 10k rep

Right now you need the Access To Moderator Tools privilege (awarded at 10k on a regular site, 2k on public beta, 1k on private beta) to access anonymous feedback on that site. I don't see why that is, ...
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Forward button and/or history

I often accidentally press Back button which returns me to home screen (from widget) or to main app screen, and because both are auto-updated I see no way to restore page on which I was. Can we ...
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Unanimous reviews rejecting a low quality flag should decline the flag, not dispute it

Currently, community reviews of posts flagged with "not an answer" or "very low quality" flags can only dispute those flags, not decline them. Disputed flags don't count against the flagger, they are ...
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Feature Request: Implement bitcoin tipping [duplicate]

Would it be possible to implement bitcoin tipping, so that you can give a microtip to your favorite answer? Changetip.com has already implemented microtipping on github, reddit, and other sites. ...
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Improve the info texts for the three badge flavours in the badge list

On the sidebar of the badge list, there are general descriptions of bronze, silver and gold badges. As of now, they read: Bronze badges encourage users to try out new features on the site. They ...
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Should markdown have a citation environment? [duplicate]

I've always struggled with proper citation of images on SE since there is no tidy way to add a caption. I usually make the image clickable with a pointer to the website from which it came, such as ...
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Votes, voting, and voter rewards

I ran out of votes, and I have 5 hours to go before I get more votes. This is always disappointing, especially when you find a really great post that needs voting. So, I came up with a plan: maybe ...
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Is there a comment magic link for tag wikis?

When writing comments (particularly to new users) it is helpful that there are shortcuts to point people towards various site features: [tour] -> tour [help] -> help center [tag:something] -> ...
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Add close reason as a comment after Vote to Close [duplicate]

I know that that duplicate questions automatically post the duplicate to the comments on the question. Would it be possible / a good idea to have this for all vote closes? Possibly having a check ...
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Remove answers on app [duplicate]

I can't find a way to delete an answer on the mobile app. This feature should be added. This will prevent the need for using a laptop or desktop. === note not duplicate this is for a user to remove an ...
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A unified solution to the “can we have notifications for this?” problem

We've all seen the plethora of requests out there to have notifications added for this, that, and the other thing. Most of the people who are against such notifications are against them because they'd ...
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Changing name of main Unanswered button to perhaps Priority?

To avoid confusion between the two places that "unanswered" questions are listed, I would like to propose that the button name Unanswered (see top graphic below) be changed to something else. ...
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One page with all my questions from all sites: open, closed, answered

Can we have one page with all questions I asked, all answers I wrote, and filters for open, closed, answered etc?! It's too much to track all sites!
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Do we need a Sub-Answers feature?

In my experience as a user of stack exchange sites, I have seen that some users who try to answer question want to complete an existing answer to a question or they want to share their own experience ...
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Change “Your Answer” to “Your Answer to this Question”

Many new users use the "Answer" section to answer another answer. It seems they (reasonably) assume the Stack Exchange sites work the way many forums and Facebook work: a chronological sequence of ...
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Insist on “on-topicness” when user enters Ask Question page

Off-topic and not constructive questions are an annoyance. I would like to reformulate the remarks made in this unanswered question (and also partially this question) but bring hopefully more ...
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Option to be notified when a post I downvoted is edited

Prologue: This is an effort to follow up on this post which is marked as a duplicate of this highly voted and status-declined feature request (although they seem to be different, one focusing on ...
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Why don't add a 3D Makers site? [duplicate]

3D printers are becoming cheapeer and more friendly day after day. A lot of people are discovering these amazing thing and even faster is the grouth of the curiousitiy about this expanding universe (I ...
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Include Day-Of-Week in time-related hover-text

Many places in Stack Exchange include timestamps for events, the time posts were created, commented on, edited, answered, etc. When you 'hover' over those times, it gives a 'tooltip' indicating the ...
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Answer questions on the question main screen

I would like to be able to answer questions on the main screen of the question itself rather than going into a new screen like in phone. As tablets have larger screens and browsing from the tablet ...
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Button to minify Stack Snippets

I'm not sure of how much use this would be on other SEs, but on CodeGolf.SE, we use Stack Snippets more often to actually provide useful functionality, than to demo some code of interest. In that ...
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Android App and Baby Meta Sites

I would like to see the ability to switch between a site and its meta quickly in the android app instead of individually pinning the meta to the "Your Sites" tab. Users who have high reputation in ...
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Intercept certain tags to support sites which are born from Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

2015-01-30 - Rephrased, clarified, asked for moderator attention to remove [duplicate] mark. IMPORTANT: the difference between this proposal and others previously posted: the proposal is addressing ...
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Expand links to posts in flags inline

I was staring down an evil-looking flag the other day, and it had a bunch of links in it like this: Currently, to handle this I have to: take a deep breath click on the first link Go back to the ...
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Allow filters for bounty lists?

As you can tell, SO has quite a huge amount of bounties. Can we get a filter option for bounties like these? So similar to shopping sites, we can have filters for highest bounty --> lowest bounty, ...
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Is it possible to view Featured Question via the mobile site and iOS app?

On the mobile site and iOS app, I'm unable to find how to view featured questions for particular tags. I can see the choice for Active, Newest, Votes etc, but Featured isn't in the list.
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Android app: material design icon

I've noticed that in the Alpha version of the Android App, the icon has not been updated yet to the Material design guidelines. So I've taken the initiative and I created it for my own: The one of ...
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Allow flags on locked posts

There are historically locked posts (such as this one) containing offensive answers (such as this one). I am not interested in flagging the question for deletion -- a moderator already decided that ...
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Should we include information on whether post activity was from one of the mobile apps in the public data?

Internally, we are discussing making it easier for us to tell if post activities came via the mobile version of the site. We already have a column in the PostHistory table called ApplicationId that ...
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Add captions to onebox images in chat [duplicate]

When I share images with the folks in The Nineteenth Byte, I frequently find myself double posting just so that I can explain what the image is about or why I bothered posting it. For example: ...
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Make Markdown syntax of blockquote and spoiler block consistent

Comparison The blockquote Markdown syntax > plays nicely with all other features in Markdown syntax. A heading Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut wisi ...
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Introduce flags for comments that half-answer a question

Comments are just for requesting clarification and arguing with people, right? ;) Yet lately I'm seeing this more and more often (no data available; sorry to pick you specifically, Barry): What ...
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Copy link address from Android/iOS app

Not sure if this actually applies to the iOS app, as I'm an Android user, but I figure both platforms share the same features. When browsing my favorite SE sites from the Chrome app, I can copy a ...
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How to make snippet use more intuitive?

I noticed that some users are using the snippet for ruby, vb, java, php, and other "things", Even though implicit in the text fields the words html, css and javascript. I suggested: Change position ...
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How can I create a community that only my website users can access? [duplicate]

Do you provide a white label version of your product?
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Should we make the Red Baron hat trigger a permanent badge?

During Winterbash 2014, there was a hat called Red Baron, which was earned by giving an answer scoring 5 or better to question that had a score of −3 or worse at the time of answering and later rose ...
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Reputation loan for new users to use sensibly? [duplicate]

I am a new StackExchange user and was frustrated to find that the only way to gain reputation at first was to ask a question or answer one quickly. I feel this incentivises new users to post ...
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Please do not “lie” that the Community user “modified” the question

If the Community user bumps a question, It says It has modified it: However, It did not really modify the question, It rather just visited it. The word "modified" is a bit unfortunate IMHO because ...
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ART stackexchange section [duplicate]

How can I open a new Stack exchange section to talk about art. In general. About questioning, history, philosophy, infringement with technology.
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Move the percentage below to avoid confusion in community wiki

Take a look at the image linked below. I request that the percentage which is given in the second line "7 revs, 5 users 54%" be moved to 3rd line, such that the third line becomes "54% unknown". ...
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Please link to chat room when mod moves comment to chat

In a recent discussion about a question, a moderator moved the numerous comments to chat, and left a comment with a link to the room. However, a bunch of us were left wondering why there isn't an ...
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Add chat stuff to EACH stack exchange site

It would be very convenient to have a link or a list of links to related chat rooms on each of the stack exchange sites. It is a little bit of a hassle to go 'digging' for all the right ones all of ...
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Search for protected questions [duplicate]

With reference to this question Search for status of question and Can we have a "isprotected" search operator? Can be bring a feature to search for protected questions ? Why ?? Most of ...
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Standardize formatting on “Page Not Found” pages

It seems that MSE and Stack Overflow (and probably some other sites as well) have one very minor discrepancy that takes away from quick readability of the Page Not Found page. The MSE version looks ...
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Notify when a question is answered [duplicate]

There are some very good questions in SE network. Some of the best questions do not have answers. I do not really have examples now. So can we bring out a feature say "Follow Question" button near the ...
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Instantaneous Email Notification [duplicate]

I have seen a couple posts here on email notifications (such as this one Does Stack Exchange have email notification option?), but none seems to answer my question. Is it possible to receive ...