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The new top bar is out on meta. Consider it a beta

EDIT Dec 4 - We're doing it live! Please post bugs or concerns as questions tagged [top-bar] We have rolled out our 95% completed top bar for feedback. Note: We are still adding a few final ...
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Send authors an inbox message if their question is put on hold

I think it would really help if you get notified that a question of yours was closed. Especially for the multi-site power user, usually (at least for me) a question is asked and then left alone for ...
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Don't let questions stick to the top of the hot questions list forever [duplicate]

I've noticed that some very highly upvoted questions stay in the list of hot questions (also displayed in the Stack Exchange menu on the top left) for a very long time, often for several days. One ...
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In “network hot” questions formula, discard answers when voting evidence indicates that these are not good data points

TL;DR When votes of 20... 30... 100 users clearly indicate that only one or two answers are popular, it does not make sense to pretend that other answers are popular too. In current version of “...
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Notify users of possible reviews on toolbar [duplicate]

I am under the impression that increased participation in the review queue is, on the whole a good thing. It encourages people to feel an ownership in the community and partially responsible for the ...
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Can the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ default to “inbox” rather than “hot questions”? [closed]

When I click on the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ button, the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ normally pops up showing "hot questions," i.e. when I first click on it this is ...
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Allow me to get notifications for new Meta posts, like mods do

I'm currently helping out on a beta site. One of the most valuable things on new beta sites, especially private/early public betas, is Meta participation - see this mod newsletter: Treat Meta ...
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3answers
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Reorder questions picked for hot list based on adjusted hotness score (discard some answers by voting evidence)

Executive Summary The 100 questions are selected for the "Hot Network Questions" list displayed in the sidebar of each site. These questions are designed to showcase other sites in the Stack Exchange ...
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Custom ordering for “Stack Exchange All Sites” dropdown

Stack Exchange top bar is quite useful now and I like it. I have a request for custom ordering. There are times when I wish ordering of the top bar is customizable like: Since there are 1 current ...
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2answers
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Real-time updates for new review tasks

I would like to see the review page refresh automatically if I have done some reviews and get the message that there are currently no more reviews to perform. Refreshing the whole page is, in my ...
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1answer
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Reliable count of votes that I've cast today

I often want to know how many votes (upvotes and downvotes) I've cast today, so as to know how far I am from the 40 vote limit. In the old days, this information was easily accessible on each page by ...
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1answer
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Dear Stack Exchange: “New” is not a version

Check out the new top bar (it's this new top bar). I mean, check out the new top bar. I mean, check out 35 + 8 pages of vaguely tagged questions regarding the "top bar", or the "new top bar", or some ...
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2answers
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Eeeek! Hot Network Questions killed recent tags and recent badges

I was really used to see the "recent tags" and "recent badges" on the homepage of each site. Now both are no more, replaced by the hottest 12 questions of the network - same list on all sites. Yes ...
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2answers
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Please use proper HTML/CSS to size ads on right margin

Okay, maybe this is a minor nit and doesn't affect anybody else, but I end up on the Careers page at least 10 times a day because the image expands and resizes after the page has started loading. If ...
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1answer
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Did the top bar just get lighter?

Is it just me, or did the top bar get a bit lighter? Using DigitalColorMeter for Mac, I measured the color of the top bar, and measured it at rgb(47,47,47), or #2F2F2F. Then, looking at pictures of ...
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1answer
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What does the green plus sign mean?

In the notifications bar there are some notifications with the green plus sign and a number, for example: What do they mean? E.g "+2"
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1answer
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Tab showing only “my sites” in the StackExchange global inbox

Hello, I was thinking that I would like a new tab in the StackExchange global inbox that would: Show a list of sites for which I have an associated account. Highlight the sites for which I have ...
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1answer
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Wrong vote count on collapsed comments

Noticed something weird on this question. If the comments are collapsed the vote count of my comment is zero. When expanded the vote count is correctly three.
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1answer
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What's the hold-up on dealing with the duplicate question problem?

So, given the lack of progress on Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions or Huge close votes review queue on Stack Overflow, I decided to stop marking questions as duplicate and start ...
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Let's make two different top bars: one for new users and one for established users

I'm someone who uses Stack Exchange relatively regularly, and I think the new top bar is horrible. I get the impression that this feeling is shared by most other frequent users.1, 2 But at the same ...
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1answer
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Stylistic and functional inconsistencies between multi-super-whatever-you-call-them drop downs

The StackExchange drop down and all-new user-status-activity-whatever drop down have different appearances, and even work a little differently. I suggest they be beat into conformance with each other. ...
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1answer
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The StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ says I've got replies, but I've already viewed those

The StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ says I've got replies, but I've already viewed those.
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1answer
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Inconsistent CSS overlap on Stack Exchange notifications

Sometimes when questions generate a lot of heat, or when a user is inactive for several days notifications can build up in the top bar like so: The issue is obviously when the number reaches the ...
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3answers
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Indicate which sites in Stack Exchange I belong to in the Stack Exchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™

As the Stack Exchange family of sites grows bigger every day, I find it difficult to quickly find those sites that I care most about in the Stack Exchange menu at the top of all the sites. I'd like ...
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1answer
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Add tags next to the question in list of hot questions

Clicking on the StackExchange icon pops list of hot questions (sorted by votes). For example like this : It would be great to add list of tags next to the site. If not possible all tags, then only ...
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1answer
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Ability to alter my favorite sites in the Android app

So I finally got my invitation (yay! It's awesome! Thanks!) and I'd like this first feature request to be typed from here. I propose the ability to change the "favorite" sites, and also include meta ...
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0answers
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Add new top bar to chat rooms

Now that we have a shiny new top bar, have there been any changes in plans to make it visible in the chat rooms? The responses in old threads I've found seem to defer or decline the option due to ...
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0answers
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Remove weekly and monthly summaries from collider dropdown

I'm fairly happy with the collider dropdown, and I find myself not missing the old responses page. The new reputation page works great, and is a huge improvement. Overall, great job! The only thing ...
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1answer
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Would it be possible to have a “hottest unanswered” tab on the MultiCollider drop down?

Something that I think would be a valuable tool for the site, and would help get answers to really critical questions, would be to have a "hottest unanswered" tab on the MultiCollider drop down to see ...
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1answer
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MultiCollider / Site Switcher not showing all sites that I have accounts on

When looking at the MultiCollider drop down I'm not seeing my accounts on Code Review or Area 51. I could swear I saw my Code Review account there the day I created the account, but since then it ...

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