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Would it be possible to get tag alerts only if the question(s) have not been viewed?

I am subscribed to the logic tag in Philosophy.SE, and have set it up to get emails every three hours with new questions. I also happened to be on the site just now at the same time another user ...
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Why is it so difficult to find the twitter account for a Stack Exchange site?

I am not able to find a link to the twitter account of Academia SE (https://twitter.com/StackAcademia), for example, in the Academia SE main webpage. Why are twitter links not included on the main ...
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Deny cross-posting, but enable site-sharing?

I know cross-posting (writing the same question on more than one SE site) is discouraged and should not be done. I also see the reason for this and agree, but sometimes it is indeed not clear where a ...
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Where are the bounties at?

Currently there is the lovely 'sort' feature for sorting through millions of questions. I am an SO user, but I guess other sites users could benefit from this feature. Please add the ability to sort ...
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Please increase (or remove) the limit on concurrent bounties for moderators

One of the tools moderators have available to encourage and reward high-quality participation (and beneficial behaviours in general) is to set and award bounties. For example, in addition to their ...
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Don't raise a closed-without-comment flag for migrations

When we migrated this question on SR (timeline, mod-only) to another site, Community raised a "closed w/o comment (auto)" flag. There are two aspects to this: I finally got to decline a flag with a ...
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Sort Answers by Projected Score Instead?

Currently, the default sort order for answers is by "Votes". This is simply upvotes - downvotes. It fails to consider the fact that some items simply have fewer votes because they are either newer ...
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idea of RDF triple style for tagging [on hold]

Now "flat" tagging system is used, i.e. every question is tagged with keywords (no hierarchy and other "semantic"). IMHO tagging would be more functional if RDF triple style statement will be used in ...
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Reorganise the LQ, FP and LA queues to have one queue about improving and guiding and one about deciding deletion

TL;DR: Split the low-quality queue in two, separating posts with quality issues and posts that may need to be deleted (NAA, closeworthy questions), as having both of them together causes confusion and ...
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Please Change the default Date Format from “<MonthName> <Day>”

This is our 2015 moderator election page over at CR. The results box shows : This election ended Jul 14 at 20:00. Now, I appreciate that if you hang around any part of the network, you'll ...
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Should the requirement for the Illuminator Badge be lower?

I think the requirement for the Illuminator Badge should be lower, because: As it stands, it is much harder than the gold Copy Editor badge which is already given for 500 normal edits – not ...
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Don't automatically add @name when replying to OP's comment in the Android app

When replying to a comment, the Android app automatically adds an @name to notify the original commenter. I find that a bit misleading when this original commenter is also the author of the ...
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Archive page is missing under new SE blog

The blog used to have archive page where one could browse the blog posts by a month of the year. The newly re-designed SE blog site is currently missing the archive section and the old archive page ...
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Make it easier to report a bug or feature request from “about this app” dialog

Can we make it easier to report bugs and feature requests from the about section in the app? In particular this part could help: Bugs or feature requests should be reported on Meta Stack Exchange ...
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Looking for concise guide on what to do with obsolete answers [duplicate]

I'm looking for clear, concise guidelines on what to do when one comes across an answer (written by another user, and not necessarily the accepted answer, or one with high votes) that is now ...
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How do I view, but not edit, the markup for any given comment on any given StackExchange site?

I found a comment to a post on one of the StackExchange sites at: How to assess accuracy of phone GPS in measuring distances? I see some special formatting that they used in the comment: Yes, I ...
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Navigate individual Q&A pages from tag or search Query (maybe with Left/Right Keys?)

Sometimes browsing a tag or search term combination is a good way to get an overview of a subject. But going through the Q&A is a bit labor-intensive because you keep clicking back and forth ...
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Sometimes “Answers” is higher than “Questions” on the user profile

It seems like sometimes, users' answers are placed higher than their questions on the user profile. While it certainly makes sense to put questions higher if the user has no answers, it feels ...
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Receive notifications for someone's questions in iOS app [duplicate]

How can I receive notifications on iOS app for questions that I am interested in but which are asked by other people.
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Permission to do more reviews

In the review system you can only review 20 posts in each queue, except the Close Votes queue which gives 40 reviews. And if you did complete this queue then you can do more review the next day. So ...
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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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Revealing avatars in anonymous accounts [duplicate]

When one creates a post anonymously on a StackExchange site that allows it and supplies their e-mail address, the site leaks the Gravatar associated with given e-mail. I believe this is a minor ...
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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 ...