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106 votes
5 answers

Add a "Magic 8-Ball" feature to the Ask a Question page [closed]

So many interesting questions get asked on Stack Overflow and then immediately closed (or worse yet, closed and re-opened for days on end) because they're subjective, argumentative, and fundamentally ...
Shog9's user avatar
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223 votes
1 answer

Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need?

Which browsers are officially supported by Stack Exchange? Also, what else is needed in order to use every feature of the site? Return to FAQ index
149 votes
4 answers

Rolling question rate limits are now network-wide

When you think of Q&A sites, you think of a place where you come to get answers to your questions. But, where do those answers come from? What doesn't immediately stand out for many folks is that ...
user avatar
86 votes
4 answers

Moderators should be able to undelete comments

Since recently moderators can see a list of deleted comments. There should be a possibility to undelete these comments as well, at least for a certain period of time. Sometimes moderators delete the ...
Martin Scharrer's user avatar
28 votes
2 answers

How can I improve my questions to regain the ability to ask questions on StackOverflow?

Background I have been banned from asking questions on StackOverflow, but do not understand why I have been receiving so many down votes. When I ask questions on StackOverflow, I strive to make them ...
xxmbabanexx's user avatar
-15 votes
2 answers

Suspended for a week after account was compromised

My account on Stack Overflow was compromised yesterday. I share a computer, but I have no idea who did it. I realized, that yesterday, someone has made derogatory comments toward a fellow moderator. ...
Vlad's user avatar
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6 votes
0 answers

User receives "Oops something bad happened" when trying to post a question to meta

A user tried to post a Meta question only to receive the "Oops, something bad happened" message. Since he can't post a meta question complaining about the bug, I'm doing it for him. Here's his text:...
1 vote
1 answer

Is there anything like an "offense" count?

Today I found this "banned to ask question" thread. It is marked as duplicate of "what can I do..." thread, where most questions are already answered. But there is one thing that is missing: How ...
Mare Infinitus's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

Has anyone ever come back from a banned account?

I found out I was hacked the other day and asked a question about the WSO 2.5 I found on my server. Apparently this wasn't the place -- it got massive downvotes, and now I cannot ask questions. Does ...
Casey Hodge's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers

How to identify cause of Post Ban

I am being banned suddenly from posting answers. I want to identify the posts which contribute towards this ban. I learned from the Help Center that only way to lift a Post Ban is to improve the ...
Siva Senthil's user avatar