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Accessing historical top 20 users information

Is there a way to access historical top 20 users information like this one but for any given historical date (since SE and the tag exist)? I mean the "top [tag] answerers in last 30 days" ranking, ...
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Tag field needs a clear function

In the Android app when searching for and entering tags on a post, it is somewhat cumbersome that after selecting a tag you must then either manually select and delete or backspace over the search ...
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(merged-questions) and (merge-questions) - synonyms?

Should merged-questions (x 72, +excerpt, +wiki), be a master synonym of merge-questions (x6, no excerpt, no wiki)? The latter seems to have been used within the context of merged-questions.
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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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Is there a way to find empty tag wikis? [duplicate]

I noticed a tag wiki that needed some content this afternoon and got to editing that one and several others that were being used on questions but had no content. I was going to keep filling in empty ...
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How does tagging affect searchability? [duplicate]

Suppose I have this question How does MySuperSecretLanguage's garbage collection work? I am wondering how the garbage collector in MySuperSecretLanguage works. Can someone please explain? ...
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Your tags couldn't be submitted. Please see the error above

I am trying to edit a post to improve it, but cannot: Get the count of numbers doubling using SQL? I am editing posts a lot and I know the message well. But this time it is a. wrong b. ...
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Alternate sorting schemes for “My Tags” in mobile app

I love that the mobile app now has a filter option for "My Tags", but I can't seem to figure out the sorting algorithm. It seems pretty scattered and never seems to show the questions in any ...
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What about adding CreationDate to Tags in SEDE database?

Would it be possible (from the technical viewpoint) adding creation date to the Database Schema of SEDE.1 (Or maybe even id of the user who created the tag or id of the question where it was created.) ...
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On per-site metas, limit the number of “required tags” to 1 tag per question only

Proposal When adding a "required-tag" to a meta question, allow only one of the four required-tags to be used per single question. No change to which or how many non-required tags can be used in ...
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Inline tag edits don't show my edit until the page is refreshed [duplicate]

I often use the inline tag editor on Stack Overflow. However, the "Edited [time] ago" box below doesn't appear until after the page is refreshed. This is different than the behavior if I use the edit ...
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It is hard to see what tag you are looking at

This is a screenshot of the 12.04 on Ask Ubuntu. Looking over the page, you can see the Tag Wiki - but that doesn't show you what the tag is. In fact, the biggest text is the question count. It's ...
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Tag-Wiki edit submit gets error, clearer reasons requested

I'm trying to submit a tag-wiki on Cogsi.SE, who's edit review queue is currently at 38. I keep getting the error: An error occurred while submitting the post Here's a screenshot of what's ...
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How can I filter questions with ZERO answers for a tag? [duplicate]

I tried to answer SEO-related questions which are not having even a single answer in Pro Webmasters. But I was not able to filter a single question with no answer in the SEO tag. Why does it show ...
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Multiple tags search broken when searching as anonymous user?

When I input [asdf][lisp] into the search field on http://stackoverflow.com, without being logged in, only one tag remains. Is it broken?
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Reference tag of any site in chat

Right now, in chat, we can use [tag:tagname] and [meta-tag:tagname]. But in MSE chat, I think it would be useful to reference a tag on any site through this format. For example: ...
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Tooltip/Title to show tags of Hot Network Questions when hovered over

Currently, hovering the mouse over a Hot Network Question title does nothing (but show the URL in the bottom of the browser, if supported). Sometimes the title of the question alone doesn't make it ...
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Email notifications for search terms

I would like to get email notifications for questions which match a tag, and include a search keyword. I can see how to do this for tags, but not a way to filter based on keyword matches. Is this ...
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When did tagging become user responsibiliy?

I was looking back at an ealier beta version of stackoverflow and noticed that tags were previously a fix in the site. When did they become user responsibility?
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Add a limited cross site question feed to the main page

Often people have lamented the "this is appropriate on multiple sites, but people yell if I post copies of it on both" or "I'd post it on the other site, but it doesn't get enough eyeballs - this one ...
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Adding Tag “Classes” to Synonyms [duplicate]

There are some situations where tag synonyms make perfect sense the way they currently are. In SF&F, the "lotr" tag is a synonym for "lord-of-the-rings". As we all know, LOTR is just an ...
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CSS z-index causes part of tags to show through notifications on webmasters, web applications, gaming, and gamedev

When you vote 35 times in a day and you only have five votes left, you start getting a warning popup that you are almost at your limit. When this warning appears in the same place as the tags, part ...
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Editing a site-meta post with an expired featured tag requires me to restore it

This happened here. I wanted to add a new tag to and remove another obsolete tag from a question on a site-meta and I could not do so without adding a featured tag, which had been added to the post by ...
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Finding the most popular tags on Careers [duplicate]

I am trying to find the tags on Stack Overflow Careers that have the most jobs. On most Stack Exchange sites, I can easily do this by clicking on the "Tags" link from the home page, but I don't see ...
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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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Guest (not logged in) users can only sort questions with specific tag by newest

I think this is platform wide (all SE sites). Logout Choose a tag, eg. java on SO Try to sort questions by something other than newest No matter what sorting is chosen, questions are sorted by ...
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Why do we burninate instead of blacklisting?

Currently, on Stack Exchange, it is customary to burninate a tag first, and blacklist it only if it becomes a recurring issue. I'm sure there's a good reason for this, but it eludes me. Why do we do ...
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How can i calculate the total score of a tag?

I'm really bad at SQL. I want to use SEDE to calculate the total question score of a tag, meaning add up all of the votes on questions in a tag. So, for example, a new tag with questions voted 5, 2, ...
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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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Tags on StackOverflow Careers in the Experience section are too narrow to read [duplicate]

There seems to be a visual bug with tags in the Experience section of StackOverflow Careers. Tested on Chrome and Safari and both appear bugged. Tags appear fine in all other sections of the Careers ...
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How to bookmark favourite tags and related tag synonyms?

I have searched a lot about favorite tags, and well understood how it works. I have had been following Stack Overflow religiously, and my focus has always been to help the community with a good answer ...
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How do I rename a tag to include non-English characters?

In response to this post I decided it was appropriate to re-spell some of our tags over at Spanish.SE to use proper accent marks. However, it doesn't appear to be working. When I enter this: ...
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Correct tag-markdown display in sub/sup HTML

Tag-markdown is not fully-supported in <sub> and/or <sup> specifications as it retains its default font size: This is a [meta-tag:feature-request]. <sub><sup> This is a ...
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Can we have meta tags for chatrooms?

We can add tags to our chatroom which is great. What isn't great is that we have no way to indicate that we mean the tags from the meta site. I'm one of the room owners of the SO Close voters room ...
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About tags for specific features of official mobile apps

There are some "sub-tags" for tags regarding the official Android and iOS apps for Stack Exchange. ios-app - 433 questions tagged ios-app-feed - 15 android-app - 918 android-app-feed - 30 ...
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Tags appear stretched in Chrome / Mobile (Android)

I'm not sure if this is because of the latest Chrome app update, but for some time now I've noticed tags appear to stretch to random widths, in an inconsistent manner (sometimes they look fine). ...
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Automatic warnings of 'dangerous' tags

Earlier Shog posted this answer over on MSO about "Help the helpless with how-to-ask tag tips". Fortunately, he didn't use the suggested interface: But instead did something a bit more in ...
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Meta tags with a preset description 404 on viewing excerpt history if they have not yet been edited

Any meta tag that have a preset definition (mainly the moderator-tags and the required-tags, but there are possibly others that I don't know of, including maybe some that are not on metas) will take ...
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Without specifying another search criterion, can I see a list of questions that do not have a particular tag?

I entered -[tag-name] into the search field, intending to have a look at any and all questions on a site that were not tagged tag-name. I ended up with no results. The "not this tag" part of the ...
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How should I list an improvement to my own feature request / discussion hybrid?

I recently posted a feature request here on MSE that was deliberately open-ended. I'm still not sure of what the best implementation would be, so I tagged it not only with feature-request, but also ...
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Finding historical reputation requirements

Stack Exchange sites have different reputation thresholds that allow users to do various things. For example, on Stack Overflow, creating tags requires 1,500 reputation, while on Database ...
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What should I do when I see “Use a more specific tag if applicable” in a tag excerpt/wiki?

I found several times tags like these, and sometimes I found a more appropriated tag, sometimes I don't, but when I do I'm confused. Should I use both tags, the more appropriated and the one that has ...
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Question closed by votes from people who do not appear to be familiar with the topic

This question was closed by five votes: https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/24631551/1 It is true that the question was poorly written. It seems likely that English was not the author's first ...
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Why does the Tags section of the profile count questions asked, but not their score?

Note: This question addresses part of what I'm asking here, but not everything. I also want to know why the number of questions for a given tag is included if the score is not. Also note: This ...
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Why or for what are these zombie meta-tags with no descriptions?

Why do the following (among others) zombie or orphan tags (i.e. tags with no associated questions) exist on that meta site: retagging interesting-tags tagging They have been like that for at least ...
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Is there a process set up to clear SO specific tag questions on MSE

As a new reviewer, I'm seeing lots of questions that deserve to be closed here since they were tag burninate requests specific to Stack Overflow. Is there some software process set up to send these ...
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Very old questions in “Newest” in advanced tag search

I just did a search like http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/boost+or+boost-phoenix+boost-spirit+boost-spirit-qi+boost-spirit-phoenix I highlight the "Newest" tab, but note the dates on the ...
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The tags page incorrectly shortens tag excerpts

On the Christianity site there are a few tags relating to history. It was decided that the church-history tag should be used when applicable rather than the generic history tag. So it has the excerpt: ...
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Tags page filter/search is out of sync when going “back” to it

Browser: Chrome 37.0.2062.122 Steps to reproduce: Go to a site's tags page, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags. Type something in the “Type to find tags:” box. Click on one of the tags, going ...
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Non-moderators can “add” moderator tags with a rollback

I'm not entirely sure whether this is a bug, but it has important implications either way. Moderator only tags (like status-completed, status-declined, and featured) can only be added by, well, ...