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Please implement hats in the mobile StackExchange App [duplicate]

I am aware of Hats on iOS app? . This is a feature request to the developers to add hats to the app. I know everyone would love the ability to see those amazing pieces of apparel, and I'm wondering ...
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Rename [exact-duplicates] to [duplicate-questions]

Going by this question, there once was a time when what we now know as duplicate questions were called exact duplicates. Fortunately, this has been changed with exceptions to the tags on Meta and some ...
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“There are other rooms” is quite vague

In the chat sidebar it says: Could that be reworded to: There are XXX total rooms, with YYY users currently talking in ZZZ of them I think that would have the following benefits: It gives ...
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Why is there a daily *comment* vote limit for moderators?

My moderation activities on CV were abruptly curtailed due to a Daily vote limit reached ... message when trying to upvote a comment. It's pointless to continue further today if I cannot use ...
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Search doesn't find text in spoiler blocks

When you search for cauterizes on Movies.SE, it returns 0 results. But there is a post on Movies.SE that contains the string cauterizes. It is in spoiler markup though, so that's why the search ...
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Allow moderators to bypass kicking limitations

In chat, there are limitations on whom a room owner/moderator can kick. Most importantly, a moderator cannot kick someone who hasn't spoken yet, this is unfavorable. There are plenty of cases where a ...
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Community-declined close vote flags should point to the review that declined them

Close vote flags are reviewed by the community in the Close Votes review queue. Based on the results of this voting, these flags can be declined if reviewers disagree that the question should be ...
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Please allow me to wear my hat upside down

I want to wear my hat upside down but the rotate control seems to be fixed so I can't. Please remove this terrible restriction so that I can use hats as they weren't intended! :-)
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Make the `[edit]` pseudo-link in comments easier to see

The [edit] pseudolink in a comment turns into the word "edit" linked to the edit page for the post that the comment is attached to. However, I find that by default, the link isn't very easy to make ...
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No hats related to Christmas?

I think there should be some santa hats for winterbash ? I don't see any related to Christmas .
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Winter bash dropdown title hover color is wrong

Clicking the snowflake and hovering over winter bash (all caps for some reason) makes it turn brown! Winter isn't brown! "I hate hats" can be brown because those who click it hate fun and deserve ...
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App for Blackberry 10

I'm a BlackBerry user - I have a Z10 - and I've sideloaded the Stack Exchange android app onto it and it works perfectly. So I was wondering how hard could it be to simply change a few values in the ...
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Is it possible to get job posts to be more specific about location than just saying London?

I live on the very south west of London. I don't want to relocate and I'm only interested in jobs that are less than an hour commute. Most of the jobs listed on carers within 20 miles of where I live ...
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Add ability to get flag status via API

As a companion to my other feature request regarding flag statuses, and a previous feature request for the same thing, I would like to request the ability to get a flag's status via the API. There ...
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Add ability to sort by flag status in profile [duplicate]

Currently, the only way to determine the status of a flag is to look at your flagging history in your profile. This is a time consuming process, as the flags are ordered by the time the flag was ...
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Let mods (and 10k?) know when questions go “hot”

On smaller sites, questions that make the network-wide "hot questions" list receive disproportionate amounts of traffic and, sadly, comments and answers we'd like to monitor rather closely. Also, ...
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Is there an easy way to get here from the meta sites?

Some questions that address basically the software behind SE sites seem to appear sooner or later on every meta site. But they have already an answer here on META... Would it be possible to make the ...
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In my opinion the system is to open to abuse by high ranking members [on hold]

I have seen the ugly side of the community run system as of late and I implore anyone whom has the ability to do so to consider restricting control by high ranking members; at least in some way ...
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Give moderators an inbox notification if a migration is rejected

Moderators can migrate questions to any site in the SE network. This can be pretty useful, but at the same time this means that we occasionally migrate to site we don't have much experience with. SE ...
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New privilege: “Star everywhere”

I would like to propose a new reputation privilege: "Star Everywhere". The details can still be discussed, but I'm thinking about something like this: Users cannot star messages in all chat rooms by ...
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Extend room owner kicking capabilities

I think that the (relatively) new room owner kicking capabilities are an invaluable moderation tool to replace flagging rings in most cases. The current limitations say that a room owner cannot kick ...
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Impossible to earn Hairboat hat on Expats.SE?

I've successfully earned this on Travel, but it doesn't seem possible to earn it on Expats. If certain powers could 'enable' this, it'd be appreciated ;)
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Please svgify The Snowflake

Around the time when mobile update happened (don't remember when it was exactly), inbox and achievements icons were svgifgied. Now plz svgify The Snowflake too :)
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Notifications or setting for notifications for reputation changes on mobile app

Why does the mobile app not notify the user that reputation has changed. For example, if someone has upvoted (or voted down) the question, wouldn't someone like to know? At least it should be a ...
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Show hat count in user card (next to badges)

I've been having tons of fun with the hats! But I have a complaint: There is no way to show off how many hats I have. Even more irksome I have to go into people profiles to see if they have more ...
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It actually isn't Hanukkah yet. Anywhere [duplicate]

Why are people earning the Gelt hat today? - the Gelt hat can be awarded when it's December 16th somewhere. However, Chanukah (my preferred transliteration), being a Jewish holiday, starts at night. ...
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The Sumo Judge hat is disruptive

Could the responsible person(s) remove the Sumo Judge hat from the list? Or is this intentional and the SE leadership wants the regulars to stop using chat? This hat is causing a starfest in various ...
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Can you let us choose which date format should be used on winterbash?

Mini feature-request, if you have time :). If we live in places other than USA, which uses the mm/dd format, can we choose to switch to the dd/mm format? Maybe using our location field in our ...
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Fascinating (Secret) hat on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

How did I earn the Fascinating (secret) hat on Stack Overflow? There is no clear explanation on the Winter Bash page for it, just this is a secret hat!
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Can we have much more complex 2015 Winterbash hats

We are only a few hours into Winterbash 2014, and already almost all the secret hats have been found and understood. This is all very well, but it leads to a very rapid spike of posts and votes (not ...
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Allow a way to hide the question list using the iPad app

In the iPad app, when viewing a question from the main list, it can get quite thin in portrait mode. Since that wasn't such a good explanation, here's a picture: If the question list could be ...
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Hats missing on chat user profile

In short: Seems this year hats are everywhere else, including chat rooms, but just not on actual chat profiles. Is there a reason for this?
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Integrate tag filters into the Android App

I use the stackexchange.com tag filters pretty often to keep track of multiple sites at once. It is much more convenient to see all new questions for my favorite sites in one list than having to open ...
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Not Enough Secret Hats!

I don't know how many secret hats currently exist. Probably at least 7. But whatever the number is, please double it! I want more secret hats!
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Exclude sites not in the Android app from the intent filter

Whenever going to Area51 or chat on Chrome for Android, an application chooser opens because the app has an intent filter for all Stack Exchange websites. However, these sites cannot be opened in the ...
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Allow me to list education without a major/minor in my Careers profile

It may be that I'm misinterpreting the intention behind the "Education" part of my Careers profile, but I'd like to be able to include education that I've received that didn't have a major or minor ...
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Add a “reset position” button for hats

No matter how hard I try, it will always be ever so slightly wrong: Could there be a button to reset rotation and size, please?
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A place for developers to post quick tips/lessons learned and tutorials [duplicate]

I'm a huge fan of StackOverflow.com, but it seems like there should be a related site where developers can post quick tips or lessons learned. There are many time when I have searched the web and ...
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Favourite option in mobile application

Please include an 'Add Favourite' option for questions in the Stack Exchange mobile application, which is already available on the stack exchange sites on the web.
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Design of moderator view of flags, deleted comments and timeline on questions and answers

Moderators, and maybe users with high enough reputation, are presented with additional information concerning flags, deleted comments, and the timeline of questions and answers in a box off to the ...
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Mark as repeated question [duplicate]

We all know the phenomenon that OPs repeat their question when they don't get answers on the first one. When I see this, I mark as duplicate, but then this text is tacked to the question: This ...
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Please hide questions with tags I chose to ignore and hide (on iOS app)

I tend to use the Stack Exchange app over the weekends to do a bit of general browsing. One of the sites is Board & Card Games, on which I've set it up, on the website, to hide ...
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Opt-out of being logged-in without SSL

For me at least, partial SSL support with mixed content has been working for a long time. I'm aware that the SSL rollout is a slow process, but whenever I'm connected without an ‘s’ after the ‘http’, ...
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Remove duplicate question from Tagged Questions newest list

For the last several days I've been visiting the newest question list on the C tag, and come across many questions marked as [duplicate]. After that I visited many other tags' questions and found the ...
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Retracting Close Vote, included in the Vote To Close menu?

After submitting a close vote, in order to retract it, you have to press vote to close. The issue with is simple,Who presses vote-to-close when they're retracting a vote or "unvoting" to close? The ...
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Relevance of the featured question on app feed

Since the 'featured question' has been added to the app, there is now the overwhelming chance that 3/4 of the opening app screen is of no interest to me. (I participate in 5 out of X stack sites, the ...
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Can we give better guidance for first time posters who want to comment?

The Lower the amount of reputation needed to comment question has been bumped to the top (a minor grammar edit on an answer). It made me think that a better solution would be to have early comments ...
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Is it feasible to start writing a question and SE could find which forum is best for the question? [duplicate]

I had questions on several different topics like computer progrtamming, geogrphy, history, english, music etc. Could it work with some tool that can help me find the most suitable sub-site for a ...
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Link to “your answer is in another castle” in the link-only comment

Currently, the auto-text for a review comment for a link-only answer reads While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the ...
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Remove “democratic, community-driven process” from the site not found page

This is a followup on Remove "democratic, community-driven process" from the Area 51 FAQ On the site not found page (e.g. http://pandas.stackexchange.com/) this is still claimed: You ...