Linked Questions

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Is there a rule of thumb for objective questions asked out of curiosity?

Isaac Moses, the patriarch of Mi Yodeya, wrote something that caught my eye the other day: [...] the general Stack Exchange directive, expressed in the uneditable part of that section of the About ...
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Should we have a subjective version of every Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

Take this chef proposal, and note the description: Proposed Q&A site for professional and expert amateur chefs interested in the more subjective aspects of cooking; this would be to Cooking SE ...
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Power the blog content and discussion with Meta instead of WordPress

In addition to replacing UserVoice, would it also be a good idea to replace the blog itself with Meta? Given WordPress' recent flakiness, I think that a more stable replacement is in order. The idea ...
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3answers
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Should SO host howto-style writeups after all?

There's a lot of questions every day on SO that would be best answered with a link to a good tutorial: How to debug Ajax requests How to write a database query in PHP that isn't a crime against ...
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0answers
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Stack Exchange Blogs Compromised and Passwords Reset [closed]

Some of our WordPress instances were exploited yesterday at 11 AM UTC. We noticed that the compromise had taken place today and took the blogs offline as soon as we noticed. We have since restored the ...
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2answers
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Enhance the current locking mechanism for moderators

In the interest of making the internet a better place, some time ago a feature was added whereby old, off-topic questions that had stellar information in them could be un-deleted, and locked, with a ...
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2answers
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I want to share a minor discovery with the community, how should I? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I ask questions I already know the answer to and answer them myself? Should I not answer my own questions? I think I just discovered a small feature in Eclipse that ...
12
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2answers
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Move the Stack Exchange blog to blog.stackexchange.com

With the development of Blog Overflow and allowing the Stack Exchange sites to create their own blogs, I was wondering why we in the Stack Overflow community don't have the rights to blog. In ...
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Stack Exchange Blogs Authentication, now with 80% less suck!

It appears that this post hasn't been entirely clear on how brand new blog users register. Check this post for a quick explanation on the process. Otherwise, read below for the announcement. You may ...
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1answer
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Don't push [stackoverflow] tagged blog posts to the rest of the SE Network Bulletin Boards [duplicate]

The recent blog post about Stack Overflow elections is definitely something to be known about, just not to all 80+ sites. Maybe in keeping with allowing the whole community to be involved with SE ...
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1answer
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Don't display [stackoverflow]-tagged blog posts on community bulletins network wide

All sites which don't have their own blog are notified of every blog post on blog.stackoverflow.com (which is run by SEI, not by the community, and contains both SO-specific and network-wide posts). ...
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2answers
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Image scaling on Blog Overflow?

I'm trying to write a post for Cooking's new blog, but when I try to insert an image, all size options (except for "full size") are disabled. The full-size is 1097 × 1462, and the thumbnail, medium, ...
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1answer
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New Badge Idea: Blog Contributor

This badge would be awarded for contributing to the blog with an article. Your piece would have to be in the published status to qualify.
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1answer
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tag-based blogs?

I think it may be neat to have a feature where we can turn awesome answers into tag-specific blogs. I used to read a few blogs but eventually authors start talking about other things that aren't ...
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0answers
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Add a markdown preview on community blogs

One thing that's so nice about Stack Exchange is the markdown preview. You can type in code, and have it instantly rendered to make sure it looks like it should. The Blogoverflow community blogs do ...