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Fine-tune the programming topic warning on MSE

There's a warning bar across the top of every MSE page, warning me that the site is for discussion of the network, and that if I have a programming question I should take it to SO. That sounds ...
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0answers
105 views

Open immediate access to “deleted” posts [duplicate]

I learned just these days that no posts "deleted" on SE are actually deleted completely: they remain immediately accessible to users with (at least) 10K reputations. If other users have enough ...
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1answer
114 views

Suggestion: Down vote if you have already answer or made comment in a question [duplicate]

I would like to suggest stackoverflow to fix the down vote system. Currently, someone can be down voted so so so easily by users that they don't know the problem and or the don't answer questions ...
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1answer
64 views

Do not delete questions that have recent activity [closed]

The most irritating and pointless thing just happened to me and some other users. We were helping someone track down his bug. The OP had put the exception message in the question header and some lazy ...
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2answers
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Documentation beta broken link to area51

The Documentation beta states: Warning: this site is currently in private beta for at least a few more days. To log in, you must have commited to the Area 51 site proposal and received the ...
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0answers
45 views

Can we have a feature to ignore specific user's pings? [duplicate]

This was asked 7 year ago Add the ability to ignore users The sites have changed considerably over 7 years. What's on topic has changed, the nature of the internet has changed and there's sites in ...
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2answers
345 views

Can you add superuser and stackoverflow hosts?

The logging-in between Stack Exchange sites that have different domain names does not consistently work. Can you just add superuser and stackoverflow hosts, so that ...
3
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1answer
70 views

Area 51 layout breaks when zoomed to 90%

I tend to keep my Chrome zoomed to 90% (it gives me more real estate on my work monitor. When I do the layout on Area 51, it breaks (see the image below). `
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0answers
23 views

Quorum badge does not show up in “Choose which badge to track” [duplicate]

I've just realised that the Quorum badge does not show up in "Choose which badge to track", in any of the three cases: You have made no progress at all; You have a Meta quetion with one vote (50% ...
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1answer
71 views

Change in the rating system of Stack Exchange

When someone does make a question it is possible for someone to downgrade his question without further details. One important change here would be to make the downvote named (the person who performs ...
-19
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1answer
73 views

Monetizing SE bounties?

I often use math.stackexchange.com and MathOverflow.net to ask questions. However, the questions I ask typically tend to be too advanced for Math.SE but too trivial for MO. Since typical MO ...
6
votes
1answer
119 views

Allow room owners to customize the welcome pop up

Today, a welcome pop up was rolled out to users in chat: This is useful, but I feel as though it would be even more useful if room owners could use it to specify what was and wasn't allowed in ...
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1answer
130 views

Proposal to add a “Circlejerk” badge

I propose that when a group of people upvote each other repeatedly, they get awarded the "Circlejerk" badge.
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1answer
50 views

Confusing reputation history navigation

When browsing the 1st page of reputation history, the button at the bottom says next. But really, page 2 shows older reputation history. This should be changed to say older to prevent confusion. ...
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0answers
45 views

Dupehammer: don't just automatically close a question, give the Wielder a choice of whether to use Great Power [duplicate]

I just voted to close a question as a duplicate. There were previously no other votes to close. After I voted to close, the question was closed. This puzzled me for a second, and then I realized it ...
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1answer
88 views

Change the +200 amount on the home page

I request to make this +15. +200 is misleading, since it's part of a bounty, which is not a basic feature.
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0answers
38 views

Why is syntax highlighting not working for my Perl script? [closed]

In this post I added a perl script. This script works and is correctly highlighted in all the editors that I tested in. Yet still highlighting doesn't seem to work as expected on SO. From this line ...
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3answers
66 views

Separate notification for individual sites on SE sites

I would like to ask, would it fit the design on SE sites to have each site notify its user separately? This is what I mean, suppose I am a participant of Movies.SE, Stack Overflow etc etc, and I log ...
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1answer
79 views

Social login buttons CSS on the login/register page break when zoom less than 100%

I prefer setting the default zoom on my browser to 90%. That causes the CSS on the login and registration pages to break. Though the bug miraculously goes away when the zoom is at 67%
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2answers
171 views

Terminate the grace period when a post receives a flag

Occasionally, someone posts something that is completely unintelligible or spam. Users then proceed to flag the post. Then the poster edits to replace the gibberish or spam with something more legit. ...
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1answer
65 views

New badge suggestion for high negative score [duplicate]

I think a high negative score in a question shows an interest. It could deserve a badge!
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0answers
19 views

When asking a question the 'How to Format' box covers the links at the bottom of the page [duplicate]

This happens in IE, Chrome and Firefox when scrolling to the bottom of the page. I assume this is not intentional. Not sure if this was caused by the now wider sidebar.
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1answer
67 views

Let the Convention badge be tracked as “next badge”

The Convention badge seems like a great candidate for a trackable badge: it requires doing a thing multiple times, there aren't any other requirements to get it, and it is (seems?) quite easy to ...
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1answer
115 views

Can I have an animated profile picture? [duplicate]

It seems to be forbidden (based on a meta question) but I don't see that in the Help. If it is, why? Can this feature be added?
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1answer
104 views

Can I change my display name programmatically?

I saw this user: dxiv and I thought that their name was their score in Roman Numerals, (or was at some time). Alas, they have way more than 514 points. But I wondered if there is a way to make my ...
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1answer
34 views

The Android app should generate the preview locally

When I'm editing something in the Android app (Or writing an answer / question), and I tap the "preview" button in the top bar, it sends my markdown to SE servers to be rendered to HTML before showing ...
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votes
2answers
129 views

Downvote own answer?

When you post an answer, you usually get a couple of votes. But then another user may post a better answer, appearing at the bottom of the page. Of course I then up-vote it, but I sometimes feel like ...
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2answers
77 views

Send a notification if @name is used in an edit suggestion

I just now noticed that when someone refers to another person using @name in an edit suggestion, the other person (me in this case) does not get a notification. I only saw this situation as I clicked ...
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2answers
310 views

Arabic diacritic unicode characters break title links

Arabic diacritics are passing the filter, giving the ability to write almost an empty title or an empty body of a post. I think it has to be filtered before submitting. When writing Arabic and using ...
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votes
2answers
102 views

Fair downvoting [duplicate]

Throughout my experience in the Stack Overflow forum I have noticed something that really bothers me: the downvoting system. It's not that I feel that downvotes shouldn't exist; I simply believe that ...
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1answer
67 views

StackExchange pages periodically have issues displaying in Chrome Canary

Periodically, every page I have open on the stackexchange.com domain has "issues displaying", according to Chrome. About every 2 minutes or so, Chrome gives me the "Aw, Snap! There were issues ...
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1answer
146 views
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1answer
113 views

Please could hats be ordered by when they were earned?

Like several others, I've been keeping an eye on the leaderboards for Winter Bash 2015. One thing I've found annoying is that when people gain a new hat and change position, it's not always clear ...
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1answer
69 views

Strange issue on new stackexchange style sheet

I am facing a very strange issue using stackexchange sites on my mobile device. I use Opera mini V4 and V6 browsers. The problem I am facing is this: When I click on any link in question or anywhere ...
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votes
1answer
55 views

Solving the issue of users who leave after getting their answer — without accepting it [duplicate]

Bolstered by evidence from How to Solve the “New Users Who Don't Return” Problem? It's a common problem across the sites that users -- new, old, and apathetic -- will sometimes leave their question ...
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2answers
80 views

How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash?

How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash? Such as: Bronze: Get a normal hat on a site. (awarded once per Winter Bash per site, not once per hat) Bronze: Get a secret hat on a site. ...
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1answer
99 views

Hat counter has lost track

I just noticed the following on the Code Review Winterbash leaderboard: Now, if my math is correct, TopinFrassi has 5 hats and rolfl has 4 hats. Why doesn't the leaderboard agree with me here, is ...
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1answer
81 views

Subject RemoveMigrationStubs to Moderator/User Approval

I was not aware of this mechanism until today but discovered it has been around for a long time, although the paper trail it leaves may be much more recent. I noticed it because a new user on ...
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votes
3answers
70 views

Reputation changes with more than 3 digits overflowing container

Reputation changes that are larger than 99 are shown out of the container it must be in. See these pictures for +100: And this for +1000: Tested with Safari 9 and Chrome 47 on OS X El Capitan.
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2answers
81 views

Cannot edit a comment in Review UI

Open a Review Item (checked for Close queue @ SO) Add a comment to the post being reviewed Edit the comment => "An error occurred during comment submission" immediately UPDATE: Despite having ...
2
votes
1answer
64 views

Include tag wiki content when searching on tags page

When doing a search on tags, can tag wiki (or tag wiki excerpt) content be included? I was searching on tags for "remote branch" and only got remote-branch which was used 103 times and lacked a tag ...
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2answers
69 views

Privilege for longer lasting bounties

A modest suggestion. Bounties last a day longer once you reach 8000 rep. I chose 8000 because 8 is one higher than 7, and there are 7 days in a week. Very scientific. edit: So in total; everyone ...
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2answers
216 views

Documenting moderator impeachment actions

Un-modding diamond users by Community Managers should be documented somewhere. At the very least, date, and name of the moderator should be recorded, plus links to relevant meta posts. Rationale: ...
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votes
1answer
23 views

Enthusiast and Fanatic badges should be counted in the user's local time [duplicate]

I am trying to get the Enthusiast badge. However, trying to coordinate my visits to the site with UTC time is hard. There is no reason why you can't time these badges in the user's local time, ...
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3answers
219 views

Make having a Student or Teacher badge the requirement for commenting on or answering protected questions instead of site reputation

Request Require users to have Student (First question with score of 1 or more) or Teacher (Answer with score of 1 or more) on the site to be able to answer or comment on protected questions instead ...
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3answers
107 views

“Dubious” button: unmark answer as accepted via voting

It is a no secret, that across Stack Exchange sites there are plenty of accepted answers, that are of dubious quality. They may answer to the question, but lack of something crucial. Some answers even ...
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1answer
21 views

Cannot find “display options” in profile settings

Are there some options for tweaking how SE pages are displayed in browser? E.g. many forums offer options for turning off certain kind of graphic details: images in posts, avatars, etc.
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vote
1answer
41 views

Ads being cutting off at the end

Just saw this on Code Review: The asker's name is Julian Hernandez -- the last letter has been cut off. As has the very edge of the S in PK_FILE_EXTENSIONS (but that's because it's a big single ...
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2answers
98 views
3
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1answer
46 views

Bullet points prefer to remain hidden

In spoiler tags bullet points will only change their visible state when the browser is scrolled up or down, with the arrow keys or the mouse scroll. The bullet points will change their visible state ...