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Could recent gold (or silver or bronze) badges be shown somewhere separately?

On the pages explaining list of badges, list of recent badges is shown on the right. (They have been moved there from the frontpage.) One reason I find list of recent badges interesting is that it ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for chat

Yes, I know there's a script for that. But I think it's useful enough to be inserted into main chat. The following keyboard shortcuts are incredibly useful: CTRLUp / CTRLDown - For replying to ...
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Let unregistered users browse more than just “newest” questions [duplicate]

When I browse questions on a site I'm registered for, I can see all questions - newest, featured, frequent, votes, active, and unanswered. But on sites I am not registered for, I can browse only ...
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Don't move messages if a user is kicked in the destination room

If a user is kicked from a chat room, one of their messages can still be moved from another room to the room in which they are kicked. Example: this message of my chat bot could be moved from the ...
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Allow any user access to their posts deleted not by themselves at any time, in a convenient way [duplicate]

I propose any user can access their posts deleted not by themselves at any time, in a convenient way. I know that the option of viewing recently deleted posts under one's own "Questions" tab, but the ...
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Different mechanism for votes on questions and votes on answers

According to my question Voting the question vs. Voting the answer I felt there is a difference between votes casted to the questions and voted casted to the answers in the nature of votes and in the ...
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Make the 'edit pending' link on tag wikis link go to the review item

The tag wiki page shows an 'edit pending' button instead of an 'edit' button when there's a pending edit: The button looks like it should go to the page for the suggested edit, but it actually only ...
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Topbar Search: Local vs. Network

Throwing this idea out there: should the search bar in the topbar pull results just for the local community site you are currently on (current implementation) or results from across the network? Many ...
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Can we prevent users from answering questions they voted to close, and vice-versa? [duplicate]

I'd like to see a feature that prevents a user from both voting to close a question, and submitting an answer to said question. It seems a bit off-base that someone would think the question doesn't ...
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Make the Menu/Header sticky [duplicate]

The status header that displays a user's achievements, the stackexchange sites and the user's notifications on new comments and answers, wouldn't it be a good idea if it was sticky to the top of the ...
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Confusing option on the LQ queue dialog for commentary

In the dialog that lets you select a comment while recommending deletion for an answer, the choice for "this should be a comment" is confusing: The current option (bold text) reads: This is ...
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Misleading “migrated to” message from MSE to MSO

I'm not sure what other circumstances this message to pop up for, since it usually just automatically redirects, but I just left a question open in a tab for a while, came back to it, and saw this. ...
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“viewed 3178 times, entitled to vote: 892”

Is it possible to find out how many of the views counted in "viewed n times" at the top left of a question are from users that could have voted? Some approximation would do, like a rounded fraction ...
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Don't let me report my own profile

Just noticed the "report this profile" link in any profile page, which is nice. However, can't see any reason why someone would need to report his/her own profile. Can this link be removed when ...
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API with user profile summary as forum signatures

It' would be cool as hell if we could have all our user profile (from all different communities) summary in a forum signature. Like, number of badges and reputation and community name, something like ...
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Edit Q&A with less than 6 characters [duplicate]

I've seen many questions (on Stack Overflow) that the have bad formatting, especially in code blocks. It should be possible to make an edit to a post (even if editing less than 6 characters) if some ...
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Favoriting tag by clicking on star didn't reflect on favorite list on right

While toggling between favorite, ignored, and normal by clicking the star which appears by hovering the tag below the question, the previously favored tag would be removed. But toggling tag to ...
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How to delete a question from within the iphone app? [duplicate]

I accidentally posted a question in the wrong site. I tried to delete from iPhone app, but I can not find the way.
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Highlight OP's comments in iOS app

Just the iOS version of the Android app question: Can we highlight the OP's comments on the Android mobile app please?
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Can we highlight the OP's comments on the Android mobile app please?

On the websites, whenever the OP comments on an answer, or on his question, his name his highlighted. This is a handy feature because you can easily tell whether the comment is from the OP or not. ...
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Distinguish languages when displaying stack snippets

I just integrated my first snippet on an existing post, nice work. I put it on this post: http://stackoverflow.com/a/19932511/731138 Code appears without language distinction, with a small space ...
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Sort experience on Stack Overflow Careers by date descending [duplicate]

Stack Overflow Careers should sort experience by the date(s) of the experience and not by when it was entered. I am going to have to delete several old options from my profile because they are old ...
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Don't count approving edits from the post itself towards by review count

If i find a pending edit to a post while browsing, but have already reviewed 20 edits that day from the queue, i'm unable to review that edit. I'm pretty sure that the reason for limiting to 20 ...
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Why can't I vote to migrate from MSE?

There is a close reason allowing to close the question because it "pertains to specific site". Why is there no possibility to vote for migration to some other site (often per-site meta, especially ...
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Markdown export for Careers

We all love Markdown, right? So why can't I get my careers profile exported as a markdown file instead of a fixed-format PDF with some information present, and some missing? I use Careers as my only ...
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Can an automatic close vote question message be added for “belongs to another site”?

I am looking for the stackoverflow LaTeX tag to migrate questions to http://tex.stackexchange.com/. Almost all questions with that tag have to be migrated to tex.SE. Always when I see that, I leave a ...
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Answer deletion is not really a deletion [duplicate]

I deleted my answer but still see it. Will it stay like this forever? Who else sees it? Also, I think it would be good to be able to really delete an answer.
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Let us filter all review types - especially using tags

Someone will probably close this as having already been discussed and dropped, but I will propose it anyway. It seems that one can now use some tags (the most used, presumably) for filtering the ...
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An SE site for posting/rating resources, not just questions [duplicate]

Stack Exchange sites are useful for providing an indication of quality of answers and questions via votes. But what about using the voting system to assess the quality of pre-existing resources? I ...
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Adding currently visited SE site to “Your communities” link

I would like to add the currently visited SE site to the "Your communities" section of the StackExchange (top-left) dropdown. I suggest adding a link next to "chat blog logout" saying "add to list" ...
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In close review, can we tell what was added after the flag or vote?

When reviewing a question in the close review queue, it is not obvious what happened after the first close vote or flag that was starting the closing process. Is there a way to find the time of this ...
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Show if an answer is accepted on the network profile

On the network profile top answers section, it would make sense to show if the answer is the accepted one. Over here:
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Favourite an answer [duplicate]

I was just wondering why there isn't a favourite answers button? I mean, it seems like it could be easily incorporated so you get updates on comments, and you can go back to easily access it.
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Why do the mobile sites not have the same colour scheme as the full site?

I think the different colour schemes for the sites are a good idea, it gives a 'personality' to the site. Why get rid of the them on the mobile site? The blue colour scheme for this main meta full ...
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Community bot raking up abandoned questions

The Community bot frequently rakes up abandoned questions, I have come across a few, for example, WD Elements 1042 usb 3.0 not recognized by Windows 7 Is it not better to put it in the review queue ...
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Make bounty award color blue in summary tab

That I did notice not once - why is bounty color is green in summary, recent rep? First shown was not accepted, but received a bounty! So it should have a blue (#07d) background, shouldn't it? ...
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Please make the tag synonym tool less confusing [duplicate]

This is the screen for creating tag synonyms (Arqade edition): Which is source and which is target? Every time I use this tool I get confused, as either way could theoretically make sense. The ...
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Delete answer option in iOS app [duplicate]

I've just answered a question wrongly, but unlike on the regular site, there's no option to delete my incorrect answer. Although fairly minor, it would save me having to find a computer or use safari ...
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Support viewing old editions of the question on iPad app

I want to see the old revisions of this question. Is there a way to show this in the iPad app? If not, please add this to your wish list.
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Make the 'Technologies' tag editor multi-line

Editing the tags is a bit awkward when there are more than a few. Can you make the editor multi-line?
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Can questions be linked/shared rather than migrated? [duplicate]

At this point, there are many Stack Exchanges, and overlap in topic is inevitable. For example, http://chemistry.stackexchange.com/ and http://physics.stackexchange.com/ both talk about quantum ...
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Simplify image uploading process in chat

Pasting an image into chat should really be done in fewer steps than it is now. This is how it should work ideally: Paste image from clipboard into chat text box like you can do in Q&A part of ...
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Switching to highlight.js for syntax highlighting

I'd like to offer our syntax highlighter library highlight.js for using on the Stack Exchange sites. I am perfectly aware that you already have one in place and there was a similar discussion a while ...
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No Area51 on iPad app? [duplicate]

I have some suggesting questions on Area51. When I get a notification in that, the app will switch to Safari. It's inconvenience for me, since I have to log in and don't feel so native. Why does the ...
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Can we have notifications sound [duplicate]

It would be better if we have sound alert for notifications. it's very difficult for me to check the browser each time for the expected notifications.
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distinguished color for links [duplicate]

In some SE sites the links in post are hardly seen particularly in comments. But in some other sites the links have different color and are visible. I think a permanent underline or an appropriate ...
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Allow auto hide of the “How it works” banner

Whenever I visit a site I have not yet an account for, I get the same "How it works" banner. Sometimes the big version, sometimes the smaller version, I don't know how that's decided. If I get the big ...
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Show question updates in the page title [duplicate]

Since Show inbox updates in the page title hasn't been picked up, I propose a different use of the page title. Whenever "something" is updated on a question, the title should reflect the number of ...
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Moderator-Designated Question-Asking Hints

It would be nice to have a section on the Ask Question page that allows a custom, site-specific hint that moderators can edit, just to give new (or even returning) users a quick hint or reminder of ...
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Introduce “reputation metrics” and better visualization to provide better ways to view a user's reputation data

The current reputation system fails to convey a lot of information about the contributor. I propose to add a simplistic data analysis based on e.g. academic citation metrics (H index, or any of the ...