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Jon Skeet Facts

I'm looking for Chuck Norris Facts style answers. In case anyone is curious, this question was inspired by Jon's own comment to this question. EDIT: If you're into cryptography, you may enjoy these ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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How does the Announcer badge work? [duplicate]

I understand that the Announcer badge can be earned if the question is visited 25 times. But is this only when I share a link to this question in one of my answers, or can I also share the link (with ...
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For what purposes is my user id used when sharing a link?

My user id on StackOverflow is 50776. I just noticed that when sharing a link, it's appended to the end of any link when I try and get a link for a question/post: I'm curious what purposes this is ...
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Who/what/when/where/how/why can I share my answers?

I've notice that sometimes I can tweet my SO answers. Something like shows up by my answer. Who se answers can I share? What was I thinking when I decided that the who/what/when... theme was a ...
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Visits aren't tracked from referral URLs using answer IDs

The /q/post_id/user_id form used for the questions' sharing/referral links seems to also work for answers. For example, when I go to /q/64030/1 I am redirected to /questions/64018/#64030. I use this ...
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Why don't I get the Announcer badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the announcer badge work? I have linked to a question of mine (namely, Why shouldn't I use mysql_* functions in PHP?), via my link (Why shouldn't I use mysql_*...
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I received the Announcer badge for a link to a site-meta shared on a hot network question

I received the Meta Academia’s only Announcer badge for linking this question. If I am not very much mistaken, the only place where I shared this question was this comment on a popular question. ...
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What “visitors” count towards the publicity badges?

I was just thinking about these badges and how exactly your number of visitors is calculated. Really, this boils down into three key groups which you could gain counts from: New visitors: Those who ...
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Chat onebox kills referral link

Today, I just realized that when you onebox a link in chat, the referral tail is removed. For example, if I try to onebox http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/9134/178438, it links to http://meta....
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Publicity badges might be taking internal links into account?

I suspect that some bug makes internal linking count towards Publicity badges too. The badges are said to be: These badges are specifically for linking to questions like the description says. ...
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Are Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges given later for answers?

I shared a link to an answer on reddit which also contains my SO id. In 3 days it increased with more than 1400 views which probably could have 1000 unique IPs and surely passed the 25 and 300 unique ...
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Would appending one's user ID to the main url still make link count for the Announcer badge?

While the expectation is that the 'share' url will be used, in some cases one might want to use the longer main url. Would appending one's user ID make such a link count for the publicity badges (...
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Answer links counted for link-share badges?

This question is a duplicate of: Do shared link to ANSWERS also count for Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges? but specific in time. As of April, 2013 do links to answers count toward these badges? ...

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