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Complementing user stats

Could positive response, meaning the number of okayed or upvoted answers be made a percentage and complement the Q&A user stats? The same goes for upvoted questions. For example: Positive response:...
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Discouraging profiles that never follow up on their own questions [duplicate]

I'm not sure whether to describe this as a question or a suggestion, but... Every so often a question receives some good answers, but the question author never follows up on those, never approves any ...
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Add Number of accepted answer of a user @ IMPACT box

I think accepted answer is very important point to be considered. It is major IMPACT of user I think. It also responsible for %Answer of site. How does accepting an answer work?: Accepting an ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to see acted-upon flags on Data.SE?

I've been wanting to write a query to cough up a bunch of neat stats about a user. One of them is the ratio of helpful flags to declined and disputed flags. However, I can't find where I can get these ...
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Should we show a link in the profile to a user's open questions?

I used to have a link, which I have lost, which would show me all of my questions which I have asked but not accepted an answer to. I would use it regularly to make sure that I was being a good ...
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3answers
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When does a FAQ cease to be a FAQ?

When I was looking at the edits in the FAQ, I noticed a few questions were deleted. Why are questions removed from the FAQ list? How is that decision arrived at? Even if it is not as frequently ...
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1answer
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Show average vote score per question and answer

It could be useful to display some metrics on each user's profile page: mean and/or median vote score per question (at the top of the Questions section) mean and/or median vote score per answer (at ...
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How to encourage users to accept answers

Some time ago users' accept rate has been removed from their flair. I can understand the rationale behind this decision (even if I disagree), so I won't discuss it here. From my point of view, this ...
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1answer
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Questions should inherit their duplicates' “frequent” power

When calculating how frequently a question is asked each question should be above any questions that were closed as a duplicate of it1. For instance, on the first page (assuming you have 50 questions)...
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1answer
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Add accept rate to profile page

I know this request has been made several times, but I would like to highlight some issues with the current system as it stands. At the moment, the accept rate is not displayed on a user's profile ...
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3answers
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Can we stop rushing people to accept an answer?

While it's worse when the author of the answer bugs the OP to accept their answer (for whatever reason - maybe they don't now there's a waiting period, maybe they don't know the asker knows how to ...
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1answer
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Mask the reputation or identity of the asker (briefly)?

It seems as if new SO users who "demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved" yet are unable to articulate very specific details regarding the problem that they're asking about get ...
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Is time relevant for getting better answers?

Can you get better answers on Stack Overflow when a question is asked at a certain time of the day? Let's say the question is asked in the morning (GMT), will it attract more attention than a ...
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1answer
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Should there be consequences to never or rarely accepting answers to your questions? [duplicate]

After seeing a question by user dtgee, I clicked on a link to his or her profile and noticed that (s)he had asked 28 questions, but had accepted 0 answers. So if accepting answers is to be encouraged,...
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2answers
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What events or new design choices have exogenously changed user behavior on SO?

I've been doing some research on design choices in online communities, and I'm looking for some examples of design changes, events, feature additions (or subtractions), or policy changes that might ...

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