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Add a privilege to grant another user the ability to comment on a question [duplicate]

TL;DR: A privilege should be added to be able to "vouch for" another user's usefulness to a particular question, giving them the ability to comment on that question. Sometimes, especially in ...
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inviting friends to SO: give them a head start credit! [duplicate]

SE reputation and privileges system is well balanced: we do not trust new users we know nothing about until they earn the community trust by participating in SE activities. However, sometimes for new ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Are you familiar with tapas? These are little appetizers invented in Spain that people enjoy while talking and drinking in the cool of the evening. What makes them so great is that you get a ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

The last time we lifted the level cap was in 2015. In 2014, we added a unilateral close-as-duplicate power for gold tag badge holders, but no new reputation level. So we've been thinking about giving ...
Jon Ericson's user avatar
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Help us identify new roles for community members

Update 2 (March 6, 23) We made a shortlist of the most promising suggestions from the answers provided, and we then shared our findings with Philippe Beaudette, our VP of Community. After some ...
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Can we raise the bar for reputation for late answers to bypass the review queue?

I would like to raise the bar for late answers to enter the Late Answers Review Queue to 50 rep, which is the threshold after which users gain the ability to comment. Here are some answers that were ...
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Where can I ask general questions about a multi-platform app?

For example, Slack is a multi-platform application (like iOS, Android, Web and desktop). Should questions that aren't specific to a certain platform (like "Can your Slack account invite external ...
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Auto-comment on new users first(?) post to recommend tour, help, and on-topic pages

So I've found that among the many stack exchanges I frequent, there are many new users (yay!). When I was first on the Stack Exchange site, I was greatly helped by a user (@ColleenV, if memory serves ...
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A [different, simpler, more efficient] proposal to enable new [and other low-rep] users to answer and comment

"The Problem" is how to enable users who have a low reputation to post good/valuable/worthy comments. {I realize that this is not a new topic, but I believe it is a new proposal, and the previous ...
Scott Petrack's user avatar
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0 answers
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Mentoring system to guide new users on the ways Stack Exchange works

I don't mean mentoring someone to be a programmer or a cook or a parent. I mean mentoring them on SE itself and how the system works. Here's how I would expect it to work (no idea how to implement it):...
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The pro forma comments come across as quite blunt - could they be changed? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there could be some changes to the pro-forma comments from the "Recommend Deletion" button in the Low Quality Posts review queue. This question is asking for suggestions for ...
Tim's user avatar
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