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Why do some questions have an orange background? And can I get a list of the newest questions for all my favorited tags combined? [duplicate]

I've been using the Stack Overflow site for a while, but there are a number of things that confuse me: Why are some questions in an orange background on the main page? (I can't work out any logic to ...
Dean Chalk's user avatar
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1 answer
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Why are there different colors for certain StackOverflow questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: under questions, why are some with a yellow background? What do “favorite tags” and “ignored tags” do? What do the different colors (top 3 beige rows)...
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Add a tag to favourite tag list [duplicate]

How to add a tag to my favourite tag list. I could search for a tag but don't know how to add that to my favourite tag list.
R Sumesh Manjunath's user avatar
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1 answer
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Why does this question have a blue highlight? [duplicate]

Whenever I scroll through 'newest questions' some of the questions highlighted in blue, for example: Why is this?
Jaideep Khare's user avatar
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1 answer
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What does the colored orange bar for the questions mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do “favorite tags” and “ignored tags” do? Why is Stack Overflow suddenly orange (#FFEFC6)? This may be a newbie question, but so far I did not ...
Devner's user avatar
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What does semi transparent questions mean? [duplicate]

Sometimes I see questions in half transparent state. What does it mean?
Omribitan's user avatar
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1 answer
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How do I change "My Tags" to ones more relevant to me? [duplicate]

I have been a member on StackOverflow for years, but have never been extremely active. I'm trying to get a little more active, but when I go to the "Unaswered" section on StackOverflow, I get ...
Joe Fiorini's user avatar
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2 answers
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How to filter based on tags in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I am quite new to Stack Overflow and I want to help others by answering their questions. Of course, I want to search for questions that I could answer and 'tag' seems to be a good way. However, I ...
pspencil's user avatar
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1 answer
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How can I hide questions that don't interest me based on tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do “favorite tags” and “ignored tags” do? Posts on Stack Overflow that I don't like to see (based on the tags I have set as "ignored") are hidden, ...
genesis's user avatar
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How to filter uninteresting questions [duplicate]

I get a lot from Stack Overflow, I want to contribute to others' questions too, but numerous .net, html questions come to the front page, while what I am good at is c and linux. How to filter those ...
dspjm's user avatar
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1 answer
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Software to notify about interesting tags [duplicate]

Is there any software out there to notify about interesting questions based on my added tags as soon as they chip in?
Sarfraz's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
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Save favorites tags to get questions notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do “favorite tags” and “ignored tags” do? I think that it would be interesting if on Stack Overflow there was an option to save some tags as favorites. When someone posts ...
Aitul's user avatar
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2 answers
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Filter stackoverflow.com dashboard [duplicate]

Can I filter stackoverflow.com dashboard ? I mean, can I see questions related to 'python' or 'ruby' only on dashboard (when I am logged in) ? Also, I am not sure if this is the right place to ask ...
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0 answers
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Why is my question faded on the main question list? [duplicate]

From the moment I posted my (89th) question on History SE, it has appeared like this in the main question list: When you click to view, it looks fine. It only appears like this on the main list. I ...
Lars Bosteen's user avatar
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1 answer
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What is use of background colour in question lists? [duplicate]

For filtered question lists, if seems that new questions have background colour applied until I have actually seen them in the list. On successive viewing, it is no longer present. However for ...
KC Tucker's user avatar
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Quick filter by favorites (tags) [duplicate]

Would be great to be able to filter by favorite tags.
Viral Patel's user avatar
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0 answers
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What does Watching Tags do? [duplicate]

Under the tag description are two buttons, watch/unwatch and ignore/unignore. What are those buttons supposed to do? I didn't see any effects from using them.
William Elliot's user avatar
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0 answers
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Favourite tags? [duplicate]

How can I mark tags as favorite one so when I log in to Stackexchange site only questions related to that tag.For example when I log in to Stackoverflow site only questions related to C++ appear on my ...
Sohail Ahmed's user avatar
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0 answers
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How would one *exclude* a tag from a page? [duplicate]

This may seem like an odd request, but right now in Movies & TV there are dozens upon dozens of Game of Thrones questions. I don't care about Game of Thrones, I can't answer their questions, nor ...
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Quick Tag Select [duplicate]

From time to time, I like to give back to the SA community and answer some questions. However, I'm not knowledgeable in everything from my site (Stack Overflow) so I tend to just search for questions ...
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100 votes
24 answers
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

tl;dr We rolled out some improvements for how you track the topics you are interested in for your favorite Q&A sites. This feature used to be called Favorite Tags. We are renaming it Tag Watching....
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321 votes
2 answers
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Should questions include "tags" in their titles?

I've seen questions edited to remove the language name from the title. Won't search engines - and folks using search engines - have an easier time finding them if these "tags" are kept as ...
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2 answers
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How do I hide posts matching my ignored tags?

Where and how do I go about hiding the posts that match any of the tags on my ignored list?
xxxxxxx's user avatar
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18 votes
3 answers
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How does the "Favorite Tags" feature on stackoverflow work?

I'm wondering how the "Favorite Tags" feature works on stackoverflow. I found that the question list is somehow filtered by my favorite tags, but it doesn't simply list only questions that have one of ...
evergreen's user avatar
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7 votes
2 answers
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Background color of Stack Overflow questions [duplicate]

Why is the background of some questions light orange and some white?
Ruben's user avatar
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0 answers
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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2 answers
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Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language

I think everyone agrees that it is great to have a lot of technology Q&A. In this way, anyone can quickly understand how to use a technology. The Stack Exchange engine is a quite complicated tool ...
Nicolas Chabanovsky's user avatar
8 votes
2 answers
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Advice on improving Stack Overflow presence and general programming skills [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the right Stack Exchange site to be asking this question, but I can't find anything better. Furthermore, this topic might be considered too subjective, but I hope not. So, ...
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7 votes
2 answers
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Searching for questions which only contains selected tags and nothing more

How do I search for questions which only contains selected tags and nothing more? For example, I need to see the question of which tags are only [c#] and [Winforms]. If I search for [c#] and [...
Nofuzy's user avatar
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2 votes
4 answers
226 views

How to browse Stack Overflow to pass the time [closed]

This might only reflect my poor knowledge of programming but it seems like a lot of the questions will never be relevant to me since they are extremely specific. I love SO and I am basically looking ...
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