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Would it be good if we combine all these [home, questions, unanswered] question page? [duplicate]

Would it be good if we combine all these 3 question pages together? Currently, we have: Home page [default] this page has 'custom tab' depend on each stack site all of default tab featured [this ...
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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What formula should be used to determine “hot” questions?

Right now the front page Popular tab is fairly broken -- it's a simple descending sort by views. As Joel said in podcast #18, it is "a self-fulfilling prophecy." But this is not intentional, it's only ...
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New navigation for Stack Overflow is in alpha testing [closed]

Update: A Release Candidate has been announced Update: We've heard you! Alpha 2 is now released. Please let us know what you think. As announced 6-8 weeks ago... In a major effort to move as ...
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Improving our navigation, the next iteration

Update: A Release Candidate has been announced It's been another month for the new navigation team, and today we are releasing a new iteration. With this iteration we've accomplished most of what we ...
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Should the 24-hour timeout apply to bounties awarded for “exemplary answer”?

I was impressed by the effort that Ankur put into his answer to my question "Bringing items into China for a friend - what to expect at customs?", so I created a bounty so that I could award extra ...
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So long, Sklivvz

Today we all learned that, after tomorrow (also known as "today" in UTC+ parts of the world), Sklivvz will no longer be a Stack Overflow employee. This marks the end of a nearly four-year run as a ...
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Highlight @replies when I click on a comment

I would like to be able to click on a comment and see replies to that user highlighted in the comment thread. This would be especially helpful in longer meta discussions, but I can see it working ...
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How can we increase visibility of bountied questions with the new navigation?

Previously, bountied questions were available from any question page (including the home page) via the clearly labeled "featured" tab. I think I actually discovered bounties originally because I was ...
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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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Which tools and libraries are used for testing by StackOverflow developers? [duplicate]

Here you can find details about the software and hardware on which the site is built. I am wondering do developers write any automation tests (unit/functional/scenario) and what kind of tools/...
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Make search more prominent on the home page

This is the requested, uh, feature request from https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/251207/169018 tl;dr; Search should be a first-class citizen on the Stack Exchange network. Putting a bright and ...
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New navigation, alpha 2 released [closed]

Update: A Release Candidate has been announced Last month, we introduced a number of changes to the navigation for selected users: A new alpha-testing platform Unified question list with three tabs ...
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Sometimes a SyntaxError is logged to console while viewing questions on Stack Overflow

I am not sure if it is related to the Stack Exchange network, but the Developer Tools in Chrome sometimes log an Uncaught SyntaxError: JSON.parse while viewing questions on Stack Overflow. The ...
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What is holding back the new navigation from rolling out to graduated sites?

It's high time to bury the old navigation in my opinion. The iteration on the great cheese move appears to have ground to a halt now that MSE, SO and MSO have received the cleaner navigation. I ...

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