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19answers
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Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate

My feature request (or anti-feature-request perhaps) is the following: Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate. For those of you who know "Fawlty Towers", the whole issue of a visible accept rate ...
409
votes
10answers
5k views

Decision on rejected edits should be displayed as a notification to the editor

Update, April 2014: I fully support Shog9's proposal of adding the message where it belongs—in the actual editing form. This is less intrusive than displaying it as a notification, but it serves the ...
105
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14answers
13k views

Why “What Stack Overflow is Not” was deleted

I just deleted What Stack Overflow is Not, a collection of various explanations for things that Stack Overflow doesn't do, wasn't meant to do, or shouldn't be used to do. Several people put a fair bit ...
114
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4answers
905 views

Notice of deletion

When something of yours is deleted (answers, comments, questions, Area 51 proposals) it would be nice to get some kind of notice other than just not being able to find it anymore. You receive notices ...
68
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3answers
506 views

Make comment flagging work more like chat flagging, available to users with 10k reputation

Chat flags are handled fast. So fast they're often gone before I click the little flag notification. Comment flags are handled slow. Only mods can see them and they're quite low priority. Like chat ...
35
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4answers
505 views

Automatically hide old comments

Comments are useful. Many, many posts need some small amount of meta discussion, and comments fulfill this need. Comments are also noisy and distracting. Occasionally, someone will post an ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Private message system unlocked by reputation

There are dozens of questions that demand private messaging, like this for example. Would the following be a way to be considered to implement private messaging? Default: No private messages Users ...
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votes
2answers
211 views

Uncontrolled and excessive downvote punishment to feedback posts

Supposedly someone gives a feedback on MSO pertaining to SE web-application (addressing to SE developers). Then other MSO users think that its not constructive or not worth the effort, they will show ...
31
votes
0answers
418 views

Reduce the threshold for comment deletion with flags

I have it on good authority that it takes six flags from ordinary users to delete a comment. This makes no sense; it only takes five community votes to close a question, and three to delete a post. ...
3
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1answer
171 views

Too much irony on naive questions? [closed]

I've been following SO for some time and lately (or is it my impression?) I see many comments on users' posts being ironic or in no way constructive. I've flagged a couple but they seem to reappear. ...