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Can We Space Out The Tabs A Little Bit More?

I'm looking at my profile page in Stack Overflow and I notice that the tabs are a little too close to each other: There's barely any space between the tabs and there is a huge amount of space to ...
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Display the date in reputation summary graph

The reputation graph in the new profile shows the particular rep (y-value) you're hovering over: It would be nice to show the date (x-value) too!
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Add flag sub-category: Off-Topic - Question seeking custom solution (“How I can do this?”)

Sometimes I came across questions of people seeking for specific solutions, without trying anything or providing any sort of code themselves. Albeit the statement of the problem could be occasionally ...
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Can we please get a “reviewers” section on /users page?

Currently, there's no way for us to see who reviews the most in a given community. To even count one person's number of reviews, we have to go their profile individually, go to the "Activity" tab, ...
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Ability to see whether or not an unregistered user has a valid session

As a moderator, it can be beneficial for me to know whether or not an unregistered account is "still alive" or has been thoroughly abandoned. An unregistered user has only a cookie based session, ...
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Too easy to downvote someones question or answer [duplicate]

I think it's too easy to downvote someones answer just by clicking on a box. The downvoter should have to select a reason why it merits, not just because its not worthy. You have to say why and the ...
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Grant the original question the upvotes if another is closed as a duplicate of it [duplicate]

I have occasionally seen questions which have lot of duplicates, yet aren't as highly voted as one might expect given the views. So I suggest that all upvotes (or some percent of it) on the duplicate ...
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Erroneous Answer selected as right answer [duplicate]

I answered a question recently on the Physics.SE site. One answer has been chosen as the right one, but it is actually wrong. People have commented on that answer as being wrong. But now it has been ...
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Login help page has misleading information

I just wanted to login on chat.stackexchange.com, but couldn't. When I went to the help page, the checks failed on test 5. It claimed: Your browser either does not support localStorage, or it is ...
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Remove “are you sure?” prompt when deleting comments from flag queue [duplicate]

Current State Deleting comments on a post, outside the flag queue, requires no prompt. Deleting comments on a flagged post (whether a comment or other flag) requires confirmation each time. This ...
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“Number of people reached” on the Stack Exchange network profile

I realize fully the 'number of people reached' metric is quite simplistic and doesn't mean much (I wrote a couple of posts here on how to improve it (all making the number smaller, though), but sadly ...
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Blocking posts with URL-only titles [duplicate]

In The Tavern we report and flag spam on the network, and it seems that some of the spam that still passes through the quality filter, has only a URL as title, nothing else. I believe posts like this ...
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New profile page layout and the helpful flags page

Apologies if this is already something that has been mentioned (I had a quick look and didn't see anything). The new profile page looks nice but the switch between the various pages within your ...
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Can we separate the Impact people reached by category?

Is it good to separate the Impact people reached by category(questions and answers) so we could identify on which category you have more impact? Like this:
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1answer
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Notifying New users Questions response via email

Though SE have policy not to send e-mails but Our community 'Ask Patents' drive lot of traffic from user outside SE ecosystem (Thanks to Google Patents 'Discuss' button) and being new they dont know ...
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Date stamp readability

I know Date stamp issue has been discussed a lot, but I need to raise one more flag, now that Stackoverflow is (how many years old?) I, as a developer care more about when the answer was posted as to ...
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BitBucket link on my profile?

I love the look of the new profile page, and it's great that it's got a field for your GitHub account, but what about us poor BitBucket users? I know I can't expect StackExchange to support every ...
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Allow multiple voting

The goal is to have the best answer on top, not penalize good answers and not have complicated the rep balance. The scenario There are some really good questions which ask exactly what you want to ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Are you familiar with tapas? These are little appetizers invented in Spain that people enjoy while talking and drinking in the cool of the evening. What makes them so great is that you get a ...
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Are My Flags Marked Useful or Helpful Here? [duplicate]

I was scanning the new Profile page to see of I could catch any bugs but this one has been bothering me for rather long time. Looking at the tooltip when the cursor is hovering over the helpful flags, ...
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Can we sort users by impact?

With the recent release of the new profile, we received the impact stat. It would be really cool to see all users listed by impact. Example: Add an impact tab to the Users page, and sort users ...
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Allow moderators to edit the edit summary after an edit has exited the grace period [duplicate]

Very occasionally, users leave edit summaries which are downright inappropriate. At present, the best we can do in such instances is to contact a Stack Exchange employee and ask for a revision purge, ...
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Favicons in top-bar dropdown not SVG

Would it be possible to update the StackExchange button drop-down to include scalable vector graphics (SVG) favicons for each site? I didn't notice any mention of this during the original design ...
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Link SEDE page to specific site

I am browsing the SEDE on the CiviCRM meta page. On the main page, I can click Visit Site and go to it: But looking at that site's page, I can't see how to get to it. The CiviCRM meta text doesn't ...
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Include Impact as record in Users table [duplicate]

The new profile pages has aired with a new statistic, "People reached". This stat may have research value, but it's not provided in the data dumps. This would be useful, for example, where: ...
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Authentication with google as well as direct login

I have my stackexchange account with google authentication. But in some net work gmail is blocked. So is there any way to maintain the same account with dual authentication.Like google login as well ...
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Can we have an UTC clock in the chat?

In the menu bar in the achievements tab I can access the current UTC time, which is good, since I am not living in that time zone. In chat this bar is missing. Instead messages are marked with my ...
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No log out warning in Android app

I have the SE Android app installed in my device (Jelly Bean 4.2).Well it's just a suggestion that while clicking the log out option from settings we should be presented with a dialog to confirm that ...
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Include the “People Reached” data in SEDE

I know the new profile design hasn't been updated for every site on the network yet, so maybe this is a bit too early. Nonetheless, please include the "People Reached" data in SEDE at your earliest ...
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Dismiss only the “Complete action using…” dialog when pressing device back button

When we open the About option from the side panel and then click on any link e.g. "terms of service" then a popup appears asking to select a source as to where we want to open that link: When I ...
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Allow OP to self-answer on their protected question without reputation restriction

I ask this question because of Can't answer protected question despite meeting reputation requirement: For the purposes of your reputation "on this site", Stack Exchange has calculated the ...
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“Add an answer” short cut [duplicate]

Would it be possible to add another "Add to answer" button directly after the question on the mobile app? After browsing the new profile thread, I had to scroll past 51 one answers so I could add my ...
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App browser icon strokes are inconsistent

The stroke weight on the four icons at the bottom of the in-app browser are inconsistent. Back and forward are thick. Reload is medium. Share is thin. I propose they all match Share, which is ...
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Want option to have my profile default to Activity Tab

I dislike the new Profile format. Some people love it and I'm happy for them. I have no illusions about going back to the old format that made sense to me. My Profile tab feels like a hot mess. I ...
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Can I get back original profile design?

Can I get back to the original profile design? If not, can this be a feature?
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Could we see maximum of reputations of upvoters? [duplicate]

There are many new question, even limited to a field. A new method, to see which one is interesting, could be to display the reputation of the person who upvoted and has the largest reputation among ...
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Sort moderator nominees by score during primary phase of election after I already voted

Currently there is a moderator election on Stack Overflow. For those who vote, the nominees are listed in random order, just to make it fair. This is totally okay to me. However, when I have voted ...
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Show all inbox items (notifications) in app

The SE app currently only shows some inbox items: Answers Comments Chats When I see those I assume I'm all caught up, but it turns out there are more on the web which aren't displayed in the app: ...
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Have private betas in “Your Communities” list in Stack Exchange drop down

Whenever you have signed into a private beta, could it please appear in the drop down something like this: So here the number means I have 2 Private Beta Communities, and the arrow is clickable so ...
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Remember my login for a longer time on Data Explorer [duplicate]

For some reason, I have to login again whenever I haven't touched the data explorer for some unreasonably small period of time (<<< 1 day). I am logged in with the StackExchange openid. I ...
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(Should it) Include buffer time between opening the Questionnaires for Candidates and Primary in elections?

I've been thinking, since the questionnaires are open for the candidates as primary begins but people are already voting, shouldn't there be buffer time for them to fill out the thing first? Source ...
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Can we briefly explain the “wrong” review count where new reviewers will see it?

A frequently-asked question across the network is why the number in the top bar next to the "review" link doesn't match the tally of items visible in the queues. It seems like this has come up on ...
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Clarify that a bounty need not be awarded

I recently posted the only answer to a question which for whatever reason the OP felt did not fully address his concerns. (It currently has more upvotes than the question does, FWIW.) So he posted a ...
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Spoiler syntax should generate <div>, not <blockquote>

The spoiler syntax (>! …) produces this HTML: <blockquote class="spoiler"> <p>…</p> </blockquote> However, spoilers are not (necessarily) quotes. The blockquote element ...
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Let us upvote— or at *least* flag— comments in the nomination phase of elections [duplicate]

I'd like to apologize in advance for offending you, dear reader, if you are easily offended by hostility. I don't believe this should be taken as offensive to or attacking anyone, I just have some ...
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Let's get rid of the ability to accept an answer [duplicate]

There are some questions that are never going to cease being asked on MSE (and each site-related meta) about accepted answers. Why didn't X accept my answer? How can I force someone to accept my ...
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Link to /help/badges from user profile ?tab=badges page

It would seem to make sense that on the Badges tab of a user's profile page, there'd be a link to all the different badges and interpretations on that site. Perhaps the currently-non-hyperlinked word ...
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Auto-upvote comment during Low Quality review when selecting same reason

While working with the Low Quality review queue, when selecting a reason why you believe a post should be deleted, you automatically comment on the post with a canned piece of text explaining why you ...
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Change the pop-up text for “favorite question” tooltip

Please do not duplicate this for one of the similar bug report or discussion questions, which only ask "why" it is like this or state "it should not be" like this. I am proposing an actual idea to ...
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Do not allow bounties to be offered if there is a close review pending [duplicate]

We have discussed before that (and why) it is impossible to cast close votes on bountied questions, and this is not about that, but a related issue: It is possible to post a bounty while the post in ...