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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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Hot meta post conditions [duplicate]

What conditions should be met for a meta post to appear on the Hot Meta posts list on the right side of the questions page? E.g.: How many posts can be visible at one time (max 2?)? As far as I know, ...
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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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1004 votes
22 answers

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 ...
805 votes
15 answers

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 ...
196 votes
14 answers

How long can Moderator Resignation notices be featured?

How long are moderator resignation posts allowed to be featured in the sidebars of our sites?
89 votes
12 answers

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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65 votes
9 answers

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 ...
35 votes
4 answers

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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100 votes
2 answers

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. ...
68 votes
1 answer

How are questions in the 'hot' tab on a site selected?

I know questions on the "hot" tab of a site homepage are based on some sort of views/velocity criteria, but does anyone know the actual algorithm used? Background: I was considering a feature-request ...
30 votes
2 answers

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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77 votes
1 answer

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 ...
14 votes
3 answers

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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14 votes
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Why are different blog articles featured on different sites?

On,,, and several others, I see: On,, so, and several others, I see: My best guess is that it has to do with the audience of the ...
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