Linked Questions

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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, ...
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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 much UX ...
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Open hostility from SE staff towards the community - trying to understand it

Upon multiple occasions SE staff members have expressed open hostility towards the community as a whole, as well as towards specific members of the community. Specific references are avoided here ...
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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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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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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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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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Better support for search by both intersection and union of multiple tags

Search supports filtering by tags intersection e.g., [python] [timezone]. It finds posts that have both tags. See Filtering questions by multiple tags. Search supports filtering by tags union e.g., [...
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Post score in the Top Network Posts borked somewhere

Noticed in Jeff Atwood's profile: Actual score is 320, shown 322. Also locked in 2013. And then my profile: First has a score of 179, shown 180. Second has a score of 123, shown 122. ...
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Can we neaten the tag listing in wildcard-tag search results?

Introduced in 2009 was the ability to add wildcards to favourite and ignored tags. This is great, because it means I can favourite css and css3 with a single favourite tag. The problem with this is ...
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Do Stack Exchange sites have an option of changing the default homepage?

Whenever I visit Stackoverflow, which I visit quite often, I see interesting questions on homepage. I would like to see unanswered questions or questions instead of current default view. Not sure, if ...
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Searching for unanswered questions with more than one tag yields wrong results [duplicate]

I'm trying to find unanswered questions with both kotlin and gradle tags like this: https://stackoverflow.com/unanswered/tagged/kotlin+gradle It shows many questions without kotlin tag which is ...
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Clicking in any Main menu should also reset submenu

I would suggest that when you click on the title "Questions", the selection on "Active/featured/hot/week/month" should also be reset, same with other Main Menu entires. Simple, clicking on any Main ...