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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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Statistics of how fast users reach 10k or other thresholds?

While reading the comments for Joel Coehoorn's answer to the "“You have gained power. Here’s how to use it.” kind of message" question, I started wondering - is there any data on which we can base the ...
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I just crossed the 3K threshold! Any tips for responsibly wielding this power? [duplicate]

Before I go power hungry and start closing random questions, are there any guidelines I should follow to be considered responsible?
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Remove questions with moderator tags from the Unanswered list

The red tags/moderator tags/status tags — except for status-review, perhaps — on Meta indicate that a mod has considered a feature request or bug and made a decision about how to handle it....
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Primer on Moderator Capabilities and Best Practices?

I just passed the 10k rep mark on StackOverflow. I've been around the community long enough to have earned said repuatation amount, so consider myself somewhat familiar with StackOverflow and how it ...
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What happened to the top bar messages for reputation milestones?

I remember clearly that when I had hit a few early milestones (like the Leave Comments one) an orange bar appeared at the top of the screen announcing the feature I had just unlocked. When I reached ...
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Privilege Wikis, we need your help!

I just deployed privilege wikis to meta see: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges This is in response to the ever so popular, you have gained a power request. Temporarily we are allowing all ...
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When answering, could we be informed that “the following people are already answering this question”?

When a question is open, it would be nice to see that there are X people (or preferrably a list of the X people) who are in the process of writing an answer. For simple questions, usually once I'm ...
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Self-instigated rep recalc [closed]

In a few situations, it's nice to be able to get a rep recalc "on demand." In the past, I've simply pinged Marc Gravell about this, but it would be good not to have to bother him. As an example, this ...
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Editing other people's questions - what is advisable and what is not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the etiquette for modifying posts? I recently got some editing powers on SO. I wanted to know to what extents is it advisable to go while editing other people's ...
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Welcome to Moderation page for new moderators

No, I don't mean diamond mods - I'm talking about the plain ol' moderation privileges. I was reading a (very) recent post (Think before reviewing edits) and saw this comment by JasonC: Maybe it ...
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Show notification when you pass a rep threshold [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You have gained power. Here’s how to use it.” kind of message. I just realized today on SO that I had a new capability to see the up/down votes on an item ...
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Include mini-tutorial when a new privilege is earned [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You have gained power. Here's how to use it.” kind of message I have recently earned a small amount of reputation (~300) in SO but find myself a little ...
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I have new privileges; what prevents me from mis-using them?

I've now gained enough rep to be able to close questions, edit everywhere, and review. What is there to prevent me from abusing my powers? (i.e. from voting to close good questions) The intent of ...
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Can folks that edit tags make sure they preserve the information that they would be editing away?

I have noticed that some folks edit the tags associated with questions to make the tag more generic, like converting netbeans6.8 to netbeans. I think this is a good thing. BUT, most users/askers do ...
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Should the wiki page for moderator-tools privileges contain a message about not deleting duplicates?

I think the wiki page for moderator tools privileges should contain a note about not deleting duplicates and the reasons why having duplicates is actually a good thing. I don't have edit privileges ...
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Privilege page for other users says “your reputation”

On the privileges page for another user the reputation score is listed under your reputation, even though it's another user's score.
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Can we undelete and/or merge following questions?

According to Konrad's post on meta, And I know I seen some of his post with high votes deleted (I admit that I also involved), so I searched some of my saved data back in my pc. Here is I found so far....
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Change the “belongs-on-serverfault” tag when a question is moved to serverfault

When a question is closed on StackOverflow as "belongs on ServerFault" and thus automatically moved to ServerFault, it retains the 'belongs-on-serverfault' tag. It would make sense to either remove ...
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What do you do with the moderation tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to behave now I’ve got the 10K “You have gained power. Here’s how to use it.” kind of message. For those who got to the 10K reputation, what do ...
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How to behave now I've got the 10K

This is not a factual question of what I can do: this answer lists the tools nicely. It is more a question of how to behave based on the past experiences of those who've been 'over the top' longer. ...