Linked Questions

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Bulletin board doesn't show 3 featured questions at a time [duplicate]

We know that questions with featured are visible throughout the network in the bulletin board i.e., The Yellow Box. Currently there are 3 featured questions out of which only two are visible on the ...
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“Featured on Meta” posts are displayed in what order? [duplicate]

As I am aware featured posts are displayed in the "Featured on Meta" in the sidebar. The order of the posts is different on Meta Stack Exchange and other sites. In what order (post created date, ...
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Firing Community Managers: Stack Exchange is not interested in cooperating with the community, is it?

Less than a month ago, there was some settling of the incident with firing Monica. It's obvious that there was not a lot of approval from the community on the course of action chosen by SE, or the ...
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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 formula should be used to determine “hot” questions?

Right now the front page Popular tab is fairly broken -- it's a simple descending sort by views. As Joel said in podcast #18, it is "a self-fulfilling prophecy." But this is not intentional, ...
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How long can Moderator Resignation notices be featured?

How long are moderator resignation posts allowed to be featured in the sidebars of our sites?
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Hot Meta Posts: Allow for removal by moderators, and thoughts about future improvements

We have just released a new feature for Moderators across the entire network: the ability to remove a Meta post from showing up in the Hot Meta Posts (HMP) section of the Community Bulletin on the ...
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Redesigned community bulletin

Update June 25, 2014: We made some tweaks based on feedback: Got rid of "Community Bulletin" as a header Switched sub-headers to Title Case instead of ALL CAPS Added score to hot meta posts ...
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Why was the reputation change not announced on this meta site?

I'm aware that there was a blog announcing the reputation change, but I only just came across the meta post. I was surprised to see it on the SO meta rather than here because it affects all SE sites. ...
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Hiding downvoted questions silences important discussions on Meta

I just noticed a particular MSE post today on a topic I care about that was posted almost a week ago, which I entirely missed before. I'm a pretty avid MSE user, and this happens quite rarely to me. ...
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Create a permanent link to the ElectionArea™ during ElectionTime™

I opened this question, and one of the excellent suggestions I got from Tim Post was to open a new request for this feature. I can at least partially understand the reasoning behind not keeping the ...
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Show MSE posts authored by staff members on the homepage regardless of the vote count

I strongly suggest to always allow showing posts created by SO Staff members on the frontpage of Meta SE. Currently, if the post reaches "−8" vote count, it is hidden from the frontpage. While this ...
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Ideas for calling attention to questions in Meta of SE sites without bounty

In other sites of Stack Exchange the Meta has no bounty system. I'm taking part of the new created Stack Overflow PT were the engaged community posts all the suggestion, bugs and questions that are ...
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Prevent [featured] questions from being closed

For the third time now in a short period, there's a close/reopen war on a featured MSO question. When it's closed, it disappears from the sidebar. Seems like a relatively simple check to add so this ...
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Are more than two featured posts from this site (Meta.SE) supposed to appear on community bulletins on main Q&A sites now?

Per the answer to What criteria are used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin sidebar block?, only two featured posts on Meta Stack Exchange can appear in the community bulletin ...

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