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New Reputation Calculation - was the community asked?

Stack Exchange is recalculating everyone's reputation to award more reputation for receiving an upvote on a question. To my knowledge, the community wasn't asked for input on whether this was a good ...

discussion reputation  
asked by mason 112 votes
answered by Sonic the Reinstate Monica-hog 55 votes

Can SE focus on issues that the community actually cares about?

Recently I've noticed that since the whole Monica controversy SE has been implementing some interesting updates to the system. Here's just a few of them: (leaving out the Monica situation for now) ...

discussion community community-standards  
asked by connectyourcharger 59 votes
answered by Sorceri 20 votes

How can one appropriately and constructively criticize or complain about a Stack Exchange employee on Meta Stack Exchange?

Related: Is this an appropriate place to call for the resignation of an SO employee? In an answer to the question above, Shog9 ♦ mentioned that calling for a staff member's immediate removal can be ...

discussion meta code-of-conduct rules stack-exchange-team  
asked by Columbia says Reinstate Monica 54 votes
answered by Machavity 37 votes

Has there been any discussion regarding the original stated reasons for the question up votes being set at +5 from +10 earlier?

Jeff Atwood's Mar. 19, 2010 SE post Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced? asked about reducing the question upvote reputation changes from +10 to +5, with some discussions there both for ...

discussion reputation questions voting up-votes  
asked by John Omielan 49 votes
answered by einpoklum - reinstate Monica 31 votes

Should the weight of question upvotes be increased network-wide?

Stack Exchange has expressed an interest in increasing the reputation earned from question upvotes from 5 to 10 on all sites. Do you think this is a good idea?

discussion reputation questions up-votes  
asked by Robert Harvey 46 votes
answered by Her Majesty Queen of ARC 138 votes

Under age users - could they just be suspended until of age?

We had a user who as far as we can tell on, was deleted on for being underage, and so all their accounts were removed. They were an incredibly useful user on Travel, and if they ...

discussion feature-request account-suspension age  
asked by Mark Mayo 44 votes
answered by Tim Post 63 votes

What "effects" led to "We’re Rewarding the Question Askers"?

In the We’re Rewarding the Question Askers, which makes me skeptic about whether the number of questions will increase (and as usual, the quality won't follow), it's mentioned (laconically ...

discussion reputation questions up-votes  
asked by gsamaras 44 votes
answered by user56reinstatemonica8 14 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Would it be possible to lighten the color of the new top bar?

The new top bar layout is fine, but the black color is very visually jarring/intrusive. Is using a lighter color an available option?

discussion feature-request top-bar feedback  
asked by JS. 67 votes
answered by Gilles 'SO- stop being evil' 29 votes

Find posts I upvoted

Is there a possibility to search for postings which I already upvoted and use keywords/tags for this search? If not, should this be made possible? I will explain why I want this: We are able to find ...

discussion feature-request voting search  
asked by EverythingRightPlace 14 votes
answered by ProgramFOX 14 votes

Is a recap of the welcome wagon coming?

In the last couple of months Stack Exchange has undertaken significant effort to make the network more welcoming. From a regular user's perspective, we can only see the internal consequences and ...

discussion feature-request welcoming  
asked by mag 67 votes
answered by gdoron is supporting Monica 39 votes

Writing.SE clamours for graduation

Writing.SE has raised the issue of our desire to graduate a year ago Here it is: we're tired of being a beta site. We believe we have been a consistently successful site, we've been around for more ...

discussion feature-request status-completed graduating-sites  
asked by Galastel supports GoFundMonica 157 votes
answered by Catija 14 votes

Do you plan to add a Discourse site?

Jeff Atwood has started Discourse site which is now in beta phase. Do you plan to integrate a similar concept for discussions, for example a new site where 'not constructive' questions, such as ...

discussion feature-request  
asked by Alex Popov 5 votes
answered by hims056 16 votes

Community vote for "Accepted Answer" (Rep. >= 5000 only)

Possible Duplicate: Would it be possible to have a “community accepted” feature? People with reputation points >= 5000 should be allowed to vote for accepted answers for questions. Right ...

discussion feature-request status-declined accepted-answer  
asked by Andrew Moore 31 votes
answered by Sampson 26 votes

Move Skeptics Stack Exchange to the 'Science' section

As of 25 May 2015, Skeptics Stack Exchange not is inserted in the Science section by Stack Exchange: While not being exactly a science site, this website exists to apply scientific skepticism on ...

discussion feature-request stack-exchange  
asked by George Chalhoub 9 votes
answered by Sklivvz 0 votes

Can you answer these questions?

New Dialog-Box in Reopen Votes Review Queue Doesn't Close

I've just been doing some reviews in the "Reopen Votes" queue and, during this process, I noticed a change to a new pop-up when I select "Reopen". The new pop-up has a much nicer look: However, ...

asked by Adrian - Reinstate Monica 5 votes

Incomplete deletion of user account?

(I asked this question in Mathematics Meta around 3 1/2 years ago, but there has been no response.) While browsing old questions in Mathematics Meta, I came across a user with an undeleted meta user ...

bug user-accounts deleted-accounts  
asked by user338955 6 votes

Show tags in "Similar questions"

Actual situation When searching on stackexchange you get a list of search results. Each topic also contains a list of its tags below it. When adding a new question, after typing the title, a field ...

feature-request tags search duplicate-questions  
asked by TheTrowser 4 votes
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