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Make commenting a cross site privelege [duplicate]

More than once, I've seen questions on other sites, where I think a comment to either a question or answer would be useful, but I am not a memeber of that site, and I really don't want to become a ...
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Show “This question has been deleted” in the app while writing new answer

Would it be possible in the android app for the user responding to a question to be notified if the OP decides to delete the question? I just spent 15 minutes typing an answer on Math.SE (involving ...
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Cross-site posting feature [duplicate]

I sometimes have questions that are suitable for 2 or more Stack Exchange sites. For example, a question on configuring a development database for a website. This question could be posted on ...
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Expose information about Community bumps, preferably in the Data Explorer

I would like to have some way of knowing when Community has bumped a post. Currently, unless you "catch Community in the act" (i.e. examine the question before anybody else makes a change to it or one ...
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1answer
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Where can I see all my votes across the entire Stack Exchange network?

Sometimes, when searching for a post I voted on before, I find it hard to locate the exact stack it belonged. I do know I can favorite those questions and have it showed in my SE activity page but ...
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Allow adding accented URL to the “Website link” field in the user's profile [duplicate]

I'd like to add a link in my profile with a domain name which contains an accent, but when I save the changes, the accent is removed resulting in a different URL. For example, from accentués.com, it ...
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Discouraging deliberately asking bad questions

I recently posted a question which I wasn't sure whether it was good quality or not, but I decided to post it anyway because I really needed some advice. It turns out it was not a good question - it ...
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Introduce Ctrl + Arrow to reply to messages in chat [duplicate]

Currently, Ctrl + ↑ / ↓ has the same effect as ↑ / ↓, it edits messages. It would be nice, if Ctrl + ↑ / ↓ could be changed to quick-respond to other messages instead. This avoids having to switch ...
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Can we list more blog posts per page?

I love the new blog format, but paging back to find an older blog post is somewhat arduous — there are only five short excerpts per page. Instead of scrolling down a short ways to click ...
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Can the People Reached measure be a little more accurate?

There are currently 219 users on the elementary OS site (36 per page, 6 full pages +3). And yet, despite that my impact is ~808: On any other site, this would be fine - external visitors. But as ...
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Have a way to view all the flags [duplicate]

Can we have a way to see all our flags across all stacks? I have 40+ accounts just to nuke spam and I would like an easy way to see all my flags. It should go under the network profile as a private ...
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Help center main page should link to more relevant questions.

Would it be possible to change the Help Center main page to replace links to certain less relevant help pages by links to more important help pages? In particular, the help center page currently has ...
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Custom error pages for the new blog

Currently going to a page that doesn't exist on the blog, like http://blog.stackexchange.com/secretunicornpage gives the standard IIS error page. On other (all?) network sites you get a custom page, ...
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Suggestion: do not add a question that I asked myself to my feed

A suggestion for a small improvement: I just asked a question about the tag UIMA and am subscribed to that tag. I then received an email "New uima questions for Jul 2 - Stack Exchange". I don't think ...
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library tag hidden in Stack Apps website

I am using Stack Exchange API in my app. While browsing through the website I found that library tag is not present in the website, so that people can directly click on it. Also, we don't have Meta ...
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Can we move the “Answer your own question”

Above the button that says "Post Your Question" when asking a question. I feel this looks a bit odd: As the action of "Post Your Question" would actually take you away from this page. I would ...
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Intercommunity Reputation Leagues [duplicate]

SE has Reputation Leagues for different communities, which are fun and enhance competition (willingness to participate) among users. Can we have a Stack Exchange Network reputation league, where users ...
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Can you relax restriction to contact companies when you apply for a job?

I understand motivation behind restriction to contact companies until they reply to your application but it would be great to be able to patch your application or sending a note with clarifications. ...
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1answer
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Is there a quick way to see all of your (recent) posts in the Android app?

What is the algorithm used to determine whether your own posts are shown in the feed? I see mine sometimes just after posting, but there should be a quick way of displaying all recently active posts ...
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Add a more explicit error message when the image is too large to be uploaded

The existing error message is not explicit:
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Show the “link from the web” textbox by default in new image uploader

This is the new image uploader: Why do I have to click "link from the web" to paste in a URL? This view (after clicking) could just be the default view.
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Navigate between answers [duplicate]

I came across this question, and I must admit I've never seen such a long page with so many long answers. The problem is easily navigating between the answers. Sometimes I don't have time to read ...
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Add a graph showing number of reviews over time

From looking at the Reviews tab on the user profile, it is quite difficult to see the activity of reviews over time. This isn't normally an issue, but say that someone is participating in an Election ...
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The “about me” placeholder contains a malicious URL

This is the placeholder text everyone sees in the edit tab of a profile if the "about me" section is empty: BY DAY: Alt-Rock Ninja Cowgirl at Veridian Dynamics. BY NIGHT: I write code and ...
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1answer
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Too many clicks required to unsubscribe from “Latest jobs” email

In short: please make unsubscription from "Latest jobs" easier by reducing the required steps. Full details and own suggestion: Careers site allows a user to subscribe to job listing based on some ...
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Separation of exercise/homework questions on SO [closed]

Many questions on SO are related to school exercises and homeworks. They do not bring big value to the community, just to a person who asks the question. In most cases, these questions are really easy ...
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Indicate beforehand required tag(s) when posting

On Meta Stack Exchange, questions need to be tagged with at least 1 from discussion, bug, feature-request, or support. It would be nice to the user to select one of these tags when asking a question, ...
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Don't move me to the suggested edits queue from the first posts

Reviving Reviewing a suggested edit from a review queue jumps to the suggested edit queue and Allow moderators to handle suggested edits without leaving the dashboard because there has been no ...
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Moderator actions while reviewing the Low Quality queue [duplicate]

I have read the What are the guidelines for reviewing? and Reviewing low quality posts: when to delete and I understand when each action should be taken. Yet those do not address moderator only ...
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Create a list of review queue for sites I have the privilege on SE.com

I can't remember what sites I have review privileges on, because I am a member of beta and non beta and I'm forgetful. Please can a page be added to the Stack Exchange homepage that has all the sites ...
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Remove trailing whitespace and newlines after edit submission

After an edit please can all trailing white space and newlines be removed? By that I mean at the end of the question. I know it doesn't affect the output but it doesn't need to be there, and can ...
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Chat shouldn't suspend me in rooms not associated with the site where I'm suspended [closed]

Chat has many problems. (Wut? I'm not suspended here!) I think chat should be redone. The URL is weird, sometimes its chat.stackexchange.com sometimes its chat.SITE.stackexchange.com. Then here its ...
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Add button to watch questions/get notified on edits, comments, etc

I often have the situation that I read a question and leave a comment requesting an edit to provide more information by the OP. Currently, I add the phrase that he/she should please also write a ...
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Remove / hide “suggested tags” line, if there are already five tags added

Does suggested tags line make any sense, if there are already five tags added to question? Maybe this line should be removed/hidden in case user already provided five tags? Clicking on suggestions ...
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Help text for editing tag-wiki excerpts gives bad advice [duplicate]

The help center on tag-wiki excerpts says amongst others: Avoid generically defining the concept behind a tag, unless it is highly specialized. The “email” tag, for example, does not need to ...
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Are all stack exchange badges the same and if so why? [duplicate]

Can I introduce domain-specific badges to a stack exchange site, or rename them to domain-specific names? Also Precognitive makes no sense on SO.
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Please allow non-Unicode named editors be pinged with autocomplete

Currently, you can @reply to any person with the auto complete. Normally, you type the first letter of their name then use Tab to finish it. Unicode names work differently, you don't have to start ...
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Can we get a clearer title for the “do not discard” comment button?

I was using the Android app earlier, and decided not to post a comment after beginning. When I cancelled, I was mildly confused by the choice I was offered: "Nevermind," to me, could also mean ...
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Linkify site name to navigate to landing page

On the full website, I click the title banner image all the time to hit the content display. It would be fantastic if the site name in the app's title bar was a link to the landing page. It's ...
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Make searching more convenient

If you want to search in the app, you need to navigate to the landing page for the target site. This is a slow process if the one you want isn't in your favorites list. It also results in potentially ...
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Don't ask for “human verification” when I'm already logged in to another Stack Exchange site

The "Are you human" verification is required when performing certain actions on a Stack Exchange site we're not logged in to, such as performing a search. Are you a human being? We ...
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The tag excerpt is not shown after editing a tag

When a tag is edited, the excerpt is not shown on the "Thanks for your edit", or "tag info" page, page. The body of the tag is shown, which serves as a useful feedback (verification of a successful ...
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Please add the markdown to make an image link to itself

I can insert an image like so: ![Desc Text][1] [1]: http://www.funnycatpix.com/_pics/What_Are_You_Doing522.jpg I can also link to said image: [![Desc Text][1]][1] [1]: ...
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Please change the “pending edit cannot edit” error screen [duplicate]

Eww. Please could there be some CSS going on there? By that I mean more than just a margin. Even better, there could be a Red AJAX (?) popup box, telling me the info rather than an ugly ...
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Don't give me known good audits on questions I've down voted

I came across a 'known good' audit in the Low Quality Posts review. When I saw it, I was "I'm sure I've seen this before..." Yep. Sure enough, I had. And I had down voted it. I ...
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Could the “abusive to others” message template be revised to include a link to the Be Nice page?

We've got a great Be Nice policy, and when a user runs afoul of it, it seems like a good idea to point them in the direction of that page. However, the current candidate moderator message template ...
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Use LZMA2 or PPMd instead of bzip2 for the data dump

Related: Can we change the compression algorithm for the data dumps (although that was claimed to be done, and the compression algorithm at the time was LZMA(2?)) I noticed when looking at the data ...
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Change People “Reached” to Impressions

Over at Open Source.SE, it's easy to figure out how many people would've seen a post, since it's still in private beta. With 313 users, you wouldn't expect to have reached more than that amount. Yet: ...
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Changing location to “worldwide”

Our current Careers Stack Overflow location says Criteo Europe but I would like to make it "wordwide" as we do operate from the US, Asia, and Europe. This is to give all our visitors an impression of ...
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Closed duplicate threads up for reopen need a reason disputing the closure

This is a frequent problem in the Reopen queue. A question is closed as duplicate. Unlike the most common reasons for reopen (editing to add more to the question), these are near impossible to discern ...