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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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Encouraging people to explain downvotes

I used to get "upset" (though that is too strong a term) when I got downvoted without comment. If my answer isn't good enough then I'd like to know why. Not only does it improve the answer for the OP ...
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Treat comments on deleted posts from moderating users like comments from diamond moderators

Comments on deleted posts don't reliably notify the owner of the deleted post about their existence, depending on the exact timing the post owner might never be informed about that comment. There is ...
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What exactly happens with the button “Leave Open” (previously “Do Not Close”)?

I've noticed and used the new (at least for me) button Leave Open, but I can't find any explanation as to the implication of clicking it. I've found a highly voted status-declined question: How ...
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How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”?

My request is simple: Many times, there will be a question where some people feel like it should be closed. At the same time, I'll feel like it's a perfectly legit question, and it should therefore ...
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Is the Very Low Quality flag too ambiguous?

The "Very Low Quality" (VLQ) flag reason is really annoying me. It is the analog to the mommy mommy flag (which my 1.5-year-old child raises quite frequently). It provides no real clue as to what ...
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New Community Review badges

The Community Review Dashboard is finally nearing something we can call "release quality". All of the major categories from the old system are in place, and the time has come to address those stinkin' ...
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More aggressive tag match between reviewed question and reviewer activity

When reviewing, I was very pleasantly surprised to receive questions that match my most active tags. I suppose it's "by design" and it's a great thing. But I also receive a lot of questions that ...
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Users exceeding daily maximum 50 close votes [closed]

During the review beta, it seems that deleted posts don't count against the daily maximum 50 close votes that may be cast per user. However, I've noticed users voting up to 80-times, seen here from ...
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Tracking Low Quality Posts you Recommend Deletion on [duplicate]

On the beta Low Quality Posts task, I can "Recommend Deletion" of answers. It currently doesn't do much, just move it to the front of the queue for people who can delete it. To me, deleting a post ...
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Why review low quality answers to locked questions?

This comes up in the review pane for Review Low Quality Posts: https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/71833 This is really a "piss poor" answer (quote from the answer) to a not very good ...
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In the new review beta, what does the “Looks Good” button actually do?

In the new(ish) review (for example, for low-quality posts), what happens behind the scenes when I click the "Looks Good" button? Is it just equivalent to following a link to the post in the old ...
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New Review Queue: First Posts

We're grinding through the old /review queues, moving them into the new Community Review Dashboard format. Recently, Emmett's been slaving over a hot compiler to bring you: the First Posts queue: ...
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Reopen Review Queue: Whats the difference between “Leave Closed” and “Skip”?

When working through the Reopen Vote review queue, we are presented with a couple of options: What is the difference between the effects of the "Leave Closed" and "Skip" buttons? When researching ...
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Why doesn't the reviewtasks table contain records for close reviews before July 10th, 2012

Due to reasons only known to hichris123 the close vote queue graph went dark. As it was one of the ways to keep close voters motivated I tried to recreate that graph a little bit by using this query ...

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