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Launching app from mobile website can open page twice

I just discovered the new Read this post in our app banner. When clicking on a question it opens the app. When opening another question it puts it on top of the previous one. This seems all to make ...
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Add “Conflicted Edit” to Edit Stats

My Edit stats as seen in edit histories are as follows. krisdestruction had 77 edit suggestions approved, and 18 edit suggestions rejected However most of my rejected edits are due to conflicted ...
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Implement a notification system for succesful votes

A lot of times, because of bad internet connection or some other error, a vote on a post won't be succesful. But some times thinking that we voted we might close the window or tab before we get the ...
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Make user-profile site-logos/favicons SVG

Could we update site-logos/favicons to also use scalable vector graphics (SVG) on the profile pages? Original request: New profile pages are out - bugs and feedback master list (now closed) Related ...
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Give extra close votes, only accessible via /review

With question and answer up and down votes, one has so many they may cast per vote period. From What are the limits on how I can cast, change, and retract votes? : Thirty post votes per day ...
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Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code (again)

I stumbled upon this error while writing http://stackoverflow.com/a/29850739/4486184 The problem was that I was missing a newline between the "==========" and the following code but the preview ...
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Why is the max-width of the post preview 20px shorter than the real thing?

I make extensive use of imgur's thumbnail feature: appending a special suffix (m) to the image code. The width of the medium thumbnail is 320px, more than half that of the preview (630px) and less ...
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Specify “unlikely to be fixed/salvagable via editing” in the flag dialogue

The explanation for should be closed in the new flag dialogue for questions reads (boldface mine): This question is completely unclear, incomplete, overly-broad, primarily opinion-based or is not ...
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Using the Stack Exchange API to update my user profile?

Is there any way to update my user profile (such as About me) using API? If not, can this be added in the near future? Having such API I'd like to write a script/app (e.g. using curl), to update my ...
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Make Review Stats function like Users section, push up review stats as well

I just found out there is a {site}/review/{review-type}/stats page. This is great! It has some functionality that I was wanting. However, I'd like it to be more useful. Could we please get it to work ...
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Moderator tool for Stack Exchange app

Maybe I just wasn't able to find it, but I would love to have the review and moderator tools from the website inside the app so that we can review low quality posts, edits and delete requests while we ...
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Some thoughts about weighted scoring systems and tweaks to the calculation of scores to provide a more informative ranking order

Just looking at some trends of users and patterns of questions that have been asked, and I thought whether additional badges or weighted systems of scoring can be used for people who contribute very ...
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To find InverseZeta[x] [on hold]

If we know z(x) the zeta function, and applies z(x) / z(x-1) = y. Find the Inverse z(x) i.e z^-1(y) = x
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Please allow new users to view close reasons on their questions [duplicate]

A new Stack Overflow user recently asked how he could improve a question that was not well received: Why am I receiving down votes for this question and how can I improve it? I told the user to click ...
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Scrollable dropdown on badges

On the Activity page, could we make the badges clickable to reveal a dropdown menu of the badges that we achieved under that class?
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How to manage multiple profiles across SE sites?

Having >50 network profiles I'd like to have ability to control them in a better way. Ideally different profile per site. I know how to do that manually (going to each profile and editing it), or how ...
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Hiding a community on SE doesn't hide on Area 51

I've hidden my Earth Science community from the "regular" network profile. But whenever I go on Area 51, it says that I'm active in that community. Is there a way to fix this?
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The accepted answer concept is not useful for sites that are not about problem solving

Stack Overflow was the first SE site, and many mechanisms were designed for SO and not necessarily for all the different sites that came after it. The "accepted answer" concept is one of those ...
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Language-based review tasks

There are already some good review tasks on Stack Exchange (like First Posts, Late Answer...), but I think another review task feature would be nice. Consider this Lots of people here aren't ...
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Cities missing from Stackoverflow Careers Cities?

I've noticed a few crucial cities missing from the Cities section on Stackoverflow Careers. I can't find a place to suggest them. I see Atlanta is there (currently has 9 open positions), but Dublin ...
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Area 51 %Answered: can we have decimals?

We are doing a bit of coordinated house cleaning over at Cognitive Science in order to get our %Answered metric up to greener pastures. Since we have a few thousand questions and a daily stream of new ...
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Increase threshold for rejected edits

After re-editing a post on Stack Overflow after it was rejected with the same changes, the post was accepted. I didn't notice it was rejected it before and applied the same changes. Why doesn't ...
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Can you make the question “status bar” in the iOS app more visible?

When reading a question in the iOS app, the bar showing the status, for example "closed," "locked," "on hold," is easy to miss until after reading through the whole question. Because it's located on ...
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Suggest me what tag should I review next

Going through /review is a bit dainty. For new users and older ones. That's evident when you see statistics of the retention rate of reviewers, most give up after just a couple. There has been several ...
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Comment statistics on profile page [duplicate]

I propose that we display statistics for the number of helpful comments in the user profile page (as done for "helpful flags"). Comments on some site like Server Fault have a big impact. Some ...
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Add python+regex as a favorite tag to avoid questions from the complement sets?

Is it possible to add "python AND regex" as a favorite tag and have questions at the intersection of the two sets as favorites? Possibly this question should be tagged with feature-request instead of ...
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Lets upgrade answers

Take a look at Lukasz 'Severiaan' Grela's cloning and upgrading of my answer, instead of editing it. And I completely understand why Lukasz did that: there is no reward for edits, but Lukasz did a ...
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status or history showing instead of review disabling

When a reviewer reviews 20 items, the review link disabled and moves down. I think this should improved like this: Review link don't become disable. By clicking the link instead of -default tab- ...
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Show my visit count/consecutive days on the activity view

I sometimes like to just visit my profile to see how many consecutive days i'm at. On the old profile, that's easy: However, with the new split profile, it is only shown on the "profile" page, and ...
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Adding a check of no related before posting a question

When a user is asking a question, he or she start to write title and list of related questions shows and so on. When he or she add tags he or she will press the Post Your Question. I think, If list ...
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want to make server to connect to android application [on hold]

i want to make Application server to get data from my android application and store it into database. so what is better method to do that? and what i should learn to to this server application. also ...
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Remove “earned” badges from the badge tracking function

In the new profile badge tracking function, the pop-up window to choose which badge to track includes data on badges we've already earned. However, I see no use for showing earned badges within ...
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Remove Reduce Ads Privilege for MSE (only) [duplicate]

Note: Inspriation comes from Robert Longson from his comment on this question. I am asking that the privilege to see less ads be removed from MSE only. Why? Because there aren't any ads in MSE. With ...
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Remove Meta Privilege for MSE (only)

What I am asking here is to please remove the privilege to participate in Meta for MSE. This privilege is literally useless. You can't really have a meta site for a meta site. There's no Meta.Meta.SE ...
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Can't Track Tag Badges Without 20k Rep?

This is a repost of my earlier answer (25 votes) on the New Profile feedback master list. According to Oded's edit, that thread has been abandoned and we should raise our issues through the usual ...
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Can we make it clear that there is a tooltip hidden behind certain text?

Tooltips seem to be pretty important on Stack Exchange. And it seems a lot of them get missed. For example, the new mark your own question as dupe 'thing' lead to 2 questions being asked about that ...
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Don't allow you to choose impossible badges on the new profile page

The new profile pages let you choose a badge to track, but it allows you to choose impossible badges! For example, on per-site-meta sites, where you cannot start bounties on questions, you can choose ...
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How about archiving deleted posts in Wayback Machine?

This idea was initially inspired by deleting April Fools' questions post, where funny (sometimes useful) posts (exempt toaster) are get removed from the sites, so only high-rep users can access them. ...
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Please add creation date and last-seen date to the new Activity page

The new profile page includes the "created" and "last seen" dates on the Profile view but not the Activity view. That's fine for many users, but moderators generally need to focus on the Activity ...
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New profile: please weight sites for “top posts” list so big active sites don't flood the list

I would like to see some sort of site-based weighting for the "top network posts" section on the new profile page. Right now this is a list of top posts by raw vote count without any other ...
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Don't prompt for Similar Questions when no similar questions are found

I have searched the site before asking this question. So, hopefully it is not a duplicate question. While answering to questions, once again I see the similar questions prompt on top of the answer. I ...
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Could we have a voluntary option, if we choose, on our own questions to “delay posting for 1 or 2 days” for our own answer? [duplicate]

This question is about an OPTIONAL delay of posting ones own answers. The poster would be the one to decide. He or she would not have to meet certain requirements, hence OPTIONAL. When I discover ...
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Let mods upvote comments on deleted posts

Normally, a user cannot add a comment or upvote a comment on a deleted post. This is fine and good. A moderator, however, can add comments to deleted posts. However, moderators are still unable to ...
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Badge suggestion for multi-site Mortarboard

Description A badge that would be awarded for gaining >= 200 reputation in a single day on multiple (2) sites across the network. Motivation I think there are many people that are specialists in ...
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Break up Review history links

Under the user's profile page, All Actions->reviews, on a first visit it is not obvious that the link title and the review outcome link to separate pages. They are very close together, with only a ...
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Allow marking questions as duplicate even when out of close votes

Now that we have a great UI for allowing people to close their own questions as duplicates, I think we should be able to offer that UI to people even if we are out of close votes. Proposal: if out of ...
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Where I can ask verbal reasoning questions as those doesn't seem to be welcome at Math.SE

I really don't know how good this idea is. But I feel the need for this because when I ask verbal reasoning questions on math stack exchange, then certain people downvote it. I understand that there ...
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Let the Next Privilege point to the Privilege page on Mobile

When clicking on the Next Privilege progress bar in the web site, you see a tip telling you what you can achieve. However, showing the tip was disabled on the mobile website for obvious reasons (it ...
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Is it possible to tag users? [duplicate]

It could be interesting to tag users, for example by company or profession. We could check if Ericsson employees contribute more than Nokia employees for example; have companies compete with each ...
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Please bring back the link to my privileges in the profile page

In the old style one had a direct link to the personal list of unlocked and locked privileges: I still find it via the help center, e.g. http://meta.stackexchange.com/help/privileges, and I do ...