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Allow suspended users to request account deletion [duplicate]

Currently, it seems that suspended accounts are unable to request account deletion. This should be changed to make it possible. If someone wants to leave, there's no point prolonging the drama by ...
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Change wording of dupehammer tooltip in case of reopen event in revisions list

Currently when the Dupehammer is used to reopen a question, the following tooltip is used: (example) Users with the [tag-here] gold badge can single-handedly mark [tag-here] questions as ...
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Why can't I revert my display name? [duplicate]

I purposely changed my display name, but now I want to change it back to what it was. I tried to change it back myself, but I got this error message: Display name may only be changed once every ...
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Turn off the roomba for child meta sites

Automatic deletion is useful and great on main sites, but on child metas it deletes my negatively voted feature-requests. >:( Can it be turned off for child metas?
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Could we make it easier for reviewers of suggested edits to point out strategies for improving or participating more meaningfully?

I have recently learned that it is frequently a problem that people will find a tag that needs some cleanup and do the cleanup without making other edits to the post. If it is actually a common ...
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Could we make it easier for people to see *just* their rejected “suggested edits”?

Why is it so difficult to see rejected suggested edits? If there is a way to view just the rejected suggested edits or to sort by rejected vs. accepted, that would be really helpful. I want to be ...
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Two user-agents that should be fed the mobile version of chat

I had some time this weekend to play around with a couple of mobile operating systems on my Nexus 5. Both of them, unfortunately, received the desktop version of chat rather than the mobile one. ...
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Allow embedding of gifly/gfycat

The only option to embed this kind of media is to link to the bandwidth-hogging 256-color low-framerate gif version, which is a waste when video tags are now things that have been existing for a ...
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Inconsistency of button positions in review queues

The buttons of 4 of the review queues can be characterized as positive, somewhat positive, negative and neutral (skip). The problem is that the order of the buttons is not consistent across the review ...
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Improve the error message when a user tries to merge accounts on separate sites

If users try to contact us in order to merge two accounts, they will be blocked if they use accounts from two different sites: Now, stricting speaking, this is a valid profile. It just isn't a ...
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We would like formatting for LOLCODE [duplicate]

This question is a very good question about LOLCODE code: Down with FizzBuzz... LOL The formatting is pretty good except for the comments, which aren't formatted as comments. I can see this being ...
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Make the pictures in the explore-cities view clickable

I really like the new careers city-pages, e.g. Vancouver city page. One thing I find really counter-intuitive, though, is that I can't click on the pictures and get to the companies to which they ...
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Careers needs a filter for IT staffing firms

If you look at the Careers page for Paris you'll notice that a lot of the places listed aren't cool places to work, they are service companies re-selling developers to other companies. And the same is ...
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Can we add a confirm message when posting on old stale posts

Every once in a while an old question or answer will show up in the review queue or at the top of the active questions list. This often has the result of additional flags and comments being posted as ...
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Android StackExchange App (suggestion for developer)

I have been using your android app for a week and it is cool. But I found out that when I click on item in the Navigation Drawer, new fragment is loading while the Navigation Drawer is still closing. ...
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Can we have a way to ping close-voters? [duplicate]

When someone votes to close a thread, without leaving a comment (or just upvoting an existing pro-closing comment), it is very hard to discuss with them the merits or demerits of their opinion that ...
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Do we have secret police on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I find that a number of my comments are being deleted with no good reason that I can see. I realize there may be reasons that I don't see. However, I believe common courtesy would require the person ...
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Careers filter workweek hours or fte

I noticed that the http://careers.stackoverflow.com/ website has no FTE filter. I was just browsing for a remote working saturday hobby project. I think that this filter would be a great addition to ...
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“Clear the entire review queue” badge proposal

While cleaning up the review queue on one of the SE sites I noticed I accomplished something pretty cool: I cleared the entire review queue! Every review type was at zero and I performed the most ...
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Add “Smart App Banners” for mobile users on iOS [duplicate]

Can we add Smart App Banners to the mobile website for iOS users?
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Simplify vote limiting logic

In the beginning there were daily vote limits. Then we realized we want to encourage voting on questions and so the idea of giving an extra 10 votes for questions was accepted. Then it was ...
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Display modification type/target in question summary

Currently, on most, if not all SE sites display modified questions/questions with modified answers like this: This implies that the question was modified, not an answer on the question, which in ...
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Change tooltip under date / share comment link [duplicate]

Can we have tooltip under date / share comment link changed from useless (as I think) timestamp to clear meaning of its function (i.e., "Share this comment")? I've been using Stack Exchange for over ...
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Don't use spam post as audits in the low quality review queue

Spam posts, without proper context, specially those tricky one, can be extremely difficult to asset; and even when you successfully identify it as "spam" the review queue doesn't allow you to flag it ...
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Change “help” to “about” in mobile application

I use the Stack Exchange mobile app and I'd like to see one change to help end users out. On the menu towards the bottom there is a "help" link, which is a bit misleading. There is no help at this ...
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Small nitpicks with the default size and resizing of the chat box

The size of the chat message composition area in the bottom of the chat room is too small by default, and it doesn't shrink when the page gets too small. Both problems are easily solved. Current ...
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Validate editor privileges before allowing edits

As a followup to Cannot edit posts on iOS app, I'd like to request that there is some permissions validation that's done before a user is able to enter the Edit page for a question I just spent 10 ...
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Why views is not shown in mobile browser

I asked a question on stackoverflow from mobile. There was no response on that question for quite a lomg time, so I wanted to check if question is being viewed or not. And to my surprise I could not ...
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Should favorite tag highlighting in question lists be changed?

Currently, when a question is tagged with one of your favorite tags, it gets a background color to better get your attention: On some sites, this can be somewhat overwhelming. I'm proposing ...
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Using the Stack Exchange API to request a user's “flair”

First of all, I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask Stack Exchange API questions, but I couldn't find a meta site for the API. So obviously if you want to create a piece of Stack Exchange ...
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Meta participation privilege should require 5 rep or… something else

So, you've got a new user. They ask a really poor question (P.SE 10k link) poorly written, off topic, or any other number of other things. There is no way to redeem such a question on the site, it ...
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Less generic error message when post is removed

Using Stack Exchange iOS App version 1.1.0.101 I post a comment on a question. The OP replies and then removes the question. I get a notification about the reply. When following the link from my ...
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Dead links in the “Stack Exchange 2011 Elections Begin” blog post

This blog post contains links to http://se.awio.com/ which is now long time dead: Can those links be removed, probably with the whole related section? Can't see a reason to keep dead links ...
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Can I know who have done serial voting to me? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I don't know how but i got up vote in all my questions and answer in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Ask Ubuntu Stack Exchange. Due to i got total around +310 reputation. Today that ...
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Sub Tab for unanswered Question

How the questions are organized in unanswered tab? when i go to the VB.net tag and select unanswered Question tab it will always shows the same question in first 50. If you put a sub tab here to ...
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Users arriving at a bad Hot Network Question should be able to express their dislike

The hotness score of a question is influenced by the reaction of users arriving from across the network. Since most of such users do not have 125 rep on the question's site, the feedback SE receives ...
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Sorting criteria for the view of votes

The favorites tab can be sorted by activity. This sorts based on the last activity date for the entire question (I don't see exactly what field that is on Data.SE - might be a 'fun' join to get that ...
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Add Data.StackExchange.com to Data Exporer

It is currently not possible to comment on a query on the Data Explorer, although it has been a request for a while. Furthermore, it is not possible to contact the creator of a query. A workaround ...
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Detailed reputation report? [duplicate]

Is there a way to see a detailed report of how I collected my reputation on a specific site, grouped by the way of achievement? E.g. +100 from being a network user +450 from upvoted questions +300 ...
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Are rejected suggested edits included in the timeline of a question?

Are rejected suggested edits included in the timeline of a question? It is not easy to find an example to confirm so I just ask a question here. If it is not included in the timeline, is it possible ...
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Update the date when a question is migrated

At the moment, when a question is migrated, it keeps the original date of posting. For example, Ask Ubuntu just migrated this question over to Unix & Linux. Note the different "Asked on" and ...
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What would it take for the Stack Exchange, “Add Image” dialog to make a screen capture?

I've often wanted to show what I was telling, in a Stack Exchange question or answer (example). What would it take to make that super convenient? I imagine a third option in the Add Image dialog ...
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Review Count - Fix It or Lose It

Another meta question identified a bug that was marked as designed. To summarize the bug, the little number that appears next the Review link in the header shows an incorrect value most of the time. ...
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Suggestion: link to accepted answer

I would like feedback on this suggestion for make a link to accepted answer. When the user accepts an answer, middle circle is highlighted, and if this circle linked to accept answer then it would be ...
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What's the rationaIe behind using sans-serif font in questions?

Searched for this question on meta but couldn't beIieve it hadn't been asked, so l'm asking. Everytime l see something like "l-theanine" a red haze cIouds my vision. ls that "[eye]-theanine"? ...
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Ability to embed a snapshot of a main site post into a meta post

On any main site, if you post a link-only question or answer you're likely to get downvoted (possibly heavily) and your question or answer closed or deleted. This is good: links can break or change, ...
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Add an audit log to record when particular question enters and leaves hot list

Hot Network Questions page displays a constantly changing list of 100 questions, since it deals with time since recent activity. But are changes in this list ever recorded anywhere for posterity (or ...
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Visual clues to copy link to specific answer i.e. include anchor in link [duplicate]

currently it seems like if you want to create a link to a specific answer you have to look in to the source to get the name of the anchor for that answer
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Does a stack overflow chat app exist for OS X?

I really would love a chat app for the mac so that I don't have to keep a tab open in my browser. Less tabs the better.
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Prevent questions on Hot List from being upvoted by casual visitors (only rep is from association bonus)

I have experienced this on a couple of sites (and I'm not the only one) : You look through the question list. You see a pretty bad (or at least not-so-good) question heavily upvoted. Or even worse, ...