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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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The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide

I noticed that I can only perform certain actions such as commenting a finite number of times in a given period of time. Obviously, rate limiting is in place to prevent accidental misuse or ...
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At what reputation does a user gain 100% maximum privileges?

While users unlock all possible privileges at 20,000 reputation, their privileges are still "enhanced" as their reputation increases. For instance, An additional delete vote is granted per 1000 ...
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Increase daily comment votes and flags limit

I just got the "Daily vote limit reached"-message. I was just about to up-vote a great comment, but now I've got to wait for 10 hours, and that's just plain stupid. As this blog entry shows, a user ...
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Allow new users to flag comments on their own posts

Something that has always bothered us about the new user experience was the amount of guidance we've got out there telling folks to flag rude or abusive comments, but not allowing new users to do it, ...
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Is using reputation to scale the number of close votes the best way?

When we were working on the last se-quality-project, I wanted to introduce something into the review system that I still feel is pretty lacking. There's no way to really track your efficacy as a ...
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Are flags for “immediate” problems or just problems?

A moderator of a graduated site (but not Stack Overflow) told me in chat today (I am making a cursory attempt at anonymity, but it shouldn't be hard to figure out who it was for the determined): ...
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Why is useful to flag a post in Stack Overflow

I just started to review posts in Stack Overflow. By this page, I know why flagging is important. But: Does it have any impact on my reputation? What is the impact on my profile if I have a lot of ...
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What is the daily comment vote limit?

I just ran out and it feels like I used maybe 10-15 (could've been 20). It seems low if so.
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How does the flags remaining count equation work? [duplicate]

How does the flags remaining count equation work? How many I've got per day? The number of flags remaining depends on my actives, declined, helpfuls, what else?
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Daily limit of flags increase? [duplicate]

I have noticed that my daily limit of flags. On the attached picture it says "66 remaining flags" but it was much less several of weeks ago (about 40+ or 50+) Is is a feature (with amount of helpful ...
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Helpful spam flags should not be counted to the per site daily flag limit

During spam attacks we, as a community, are happily flagging posts as spam. On most sites spam posts are not long-lived. However on sites with low traffic it can take a while before spam posts reach ...
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Penalties for being a primadonna on SO and meta [duplicate]

I can't count the number of times that I've seen a post from a well-intended, albeit naive, questioner get the comments section of their post (which can't be down-voted) hijacked by people who get ...
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How many flags does a user have per day? [duplicate]

How is the amount of flags per day calculated, or why was my amount of flags decreased by 1? I am flagging quite a lot and I know that I got an additional flag from time to time. Last week I had 51 ...
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How is the number of flags for moderation attention calculated?

While answering to a question, I checked the number of flags for moderation attention I could use in a day, and I have noticed the following: Site |Reputation | Number of flags ---...

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