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Stack Overflow in Read Only mode for past 2 days [closed]

I posted a question yesteday. Output characters to Word document with different formatting for each character When I tried to edit it I was told that Stack Overflow is in read only mode. It is still ...
pmolsen's user avatar
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-6 votes
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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

I saw an answer to a question which completely misinterpreted it and does something completely different; it is also very short and lacks explanation. What am I supposed to do with one reputation only,...
roundabout's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer

Too small margins between user names on the timeline

In the post timeline, the margins between usernames are too small, especially when a moderator (with the additional displayed icon) has participated:
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3 answers

Question downvotes issues in regards to the points system [closed]

I noticed that recently I am losing reputation points due to a question that gets downvotes. I don't understand how I got the points in the first place, but that's a different story. I don't want to ...
Morco's user avatar
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-17 votes
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Feature of posting a question as an anonymous guest user (without having an account) is not useful and it leads to incorrect answers / comments

Posting a question as an anonymous guest user (without having an account) is allowed but for commenting 50 reputations are required. A guest user (who doesn't have an account) can't accrue any ...
Andrew's user avatar
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5 votes
1 answer

Where can I ask a question about a software project's existing online documentation?

At work, I use a library called wxPython to write graphical user interfaces. Its online documentation is very useful in helping me do this, but I'm struggling to understand why the characters ^^ are ...
Newbyte's user avatar
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20 votes
1 answer

Remove Share to Twitter and Facebook-link [duplicate]

Twitter no longer exists. It is now called "X". These websites are a net negative on this planet; we should not promote them (and there is no way they can be used to promote Stack Exchange)....
Gantendo's user avatar
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121 votes
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Moderation strike: Conclusion and the way forward

Negotiations between strike representatives and Stack Exchange, Inc. have come to a close, with a mutually acceptable agreement being reached and announced. With that agreement being reached, we'd ...
Makyen's user avatar
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51 votes
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Let's award the Marshal badge multiple times to encourage ChatGPT flagging

We un-gamified flagging too early by cutting off the gamified incentive after the first 500 flags; we need to provide more incentive. Let’s encourage more participation in policing the seemingly ...
tchrist's user avatar
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8 votes
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Should I ask questions if I am on strike?

Recently, I've come upon a really interesting question and would like to see it answered. However, I have signed the strike letter which says Until this matter is resolved satisfactorily, we will be ...
bobeyt6's user avatar
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99 votes
4 answers

Sustainability of new AI generated content policy

There is a user on Stack Overflow, who posted six answers within 12 (!) minutes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Those answers are quite clearly AI-generated: common style, extreme speed, extreme variety of ...
markalex's user avatar
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-30 votes
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What if, hypothetically, ChatGPT became smart enough to create an account?

Would their account be suspended? What exactly would happen? If their account got banned, what would it be for?
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Warn BEFORE of 6 character edit limit, not AFTER

It was a bright sunny day. We noticed something amiss in somebody else's post. We thought, "Let's be helpful, and fix it." So we set our hand to (gasp) editing it. We thereupon see: Your ...
Dan Jacobson's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

Can't comment because of a bug

Wherever I click Add a comment on Stack Exchange sites, even on my own questions, the screen gets like this: without any possibility to comment. How can I fix it? I'm using Chrome version 111.0.5563....
George Lee's user avatar
159 votes
71 answers

The Stack Exchange reputation system: What's working? What's not?

Update Thank you everyone for the feedback you have provided. At this time, we will work through the feedback we have received to help us determine where to take our research on reputation next. ...
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