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Mark answer as favorite/star [duplicate]

Often times I am not interested in the question so much as I am the answer. Unfortunately, the only site option for bookmarking an optimal answer is to bookmark the question. This leaves you having to ...
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24answers
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Work is hard, let's color the walls

Picture pages! Picture pages! Time to get your picture pages! ... time to get your crayons and your pencils! That's right, it's time to realize that you're simply not going to get anything ...
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1answer
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Now that Jeff Atwood is moving on, who will be “in charge”?

Now that Jeff Atwood is moving on (see Joel's blog, and Jeff's own), who will be succeeding him as the ultimate authority over feature requests, change requests, cross-site policy, and the like? To ...
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Stack Overflow Moderator Cards

We recently printed some business cards for our Stack Exchange employees and they turned out great. It got us thinking: our sites' moderators have been working hard to keep our sites high quality ...
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3answers
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Stack Overflow T-shirt, 3rd anniversary edition [closed]

I was talking to Jarrod the other night about the early days of Stack Overflow. I then realized SO came out of private Beta three years ago. What better way to celebrate this milestone than making a ...
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5answers
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Does Jeff Atwood sleep? [closed]

I'm pretty sure Jeff lives in the US, but judging from his activity, I'm not sure. He seems to be alive at 2am(Central) and I also see him at 9am. Sure, this is 7 hours difference for him to sleep, ...
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7answers
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Why is Jeff Atwood's reputation so high on meta?

Why do you think Jeff Atwood's reputation points on meta has reached 7,733 in just 37 days, while on Stack Overflow it's only 14,371 after a year?
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4answers
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What is unicorn on Stack Overflow?

When I search "unicorn" on meta, it gives me about: 150 results. When I do similar search on google, it is more then 5,500 results. And wikipedia says this: The unicorn is a legendary animal ...
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4answers
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Why does Jeff Atwood still have the diamond symbol? [closed]

As far as I know, the diamond symbol is given to the folks who are the community elected moderators, for example, animuson are employees of the Stack Exchange, Inc., for example, Geoff Dalgas In ...
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2answers
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A case of mistaken identity, or, “You can't vote for your own post” on somebody else's post

I just attempted to up-vote someone else's post on a question and got this: screenshot http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/5852/sobugged.png However, I'm not Matthew Flaschen! In addition, my up-vote ...
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1answer
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Lost 301 reputation after a manual reputation recalc

Poking around the site I found this link from the accepted answer to this post : The global reputation recalc of March 2010. After looking at the pretty numbers and feeling curious, I pressed the ...
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1answer
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The irony of “vote to delete” VS asking people to copy link text into the answer in case the link changes

I'm a little frustrated that content I've Favorited/bookmarked is no longer available with no redirect or context of what used to be there. If people who answer a question are often downvoted for ...
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2answers
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Are thankful announcements allowed in meta sites?

The SE network has a "protected question" feature that is justified by saying "this question is protected to avoid 'me too', 'thanks' and similar responses. It is perfectly understandable. It is ...