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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Suddenly decreased number of flags remaining on Stack Overflow

While some others have an increased number of flags after a recent change, the number of flags I have decreased from 37 to 25. I had 37 flags yesterday but 25 today. I just had a helpful flag ...
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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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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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How my flag limit is increasing daily? [duplicate]

My flag limit is increasing day by day. I haven't noticed before how many flag I can raise. But since I am noticing it is increased a lot. In last week, I have raised above 200 helpful flags. I have ...
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Infinite amount of flags

I have been going through some old posts, flagging them as necessary. But I have noticed that the number of posts that I am able to flag is continually staying at ten. It seems that the new flagging ...
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Suddenly increased number of flags remaining in MSO & SO [duplicate]

Recently there are a few changes in Flagging term on meta site. Due to this there was some flag counting problem in profile's helpful flag. Now it looks solved. But just now when I click on the flag ...

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