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Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted

I would really like to see all of my questions and answers on the profile page, even if some of them were deleted, and I don't have enough rep to see them on the site. (Note that some questions are ...
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21answers
15k views

Can we have the ability to retract a close vote before it closes?

Sometimes you vote to close something and the OP then changes it to fix the issue or issues. You can't take a close vote back though. It would be nice if you could. With the new Duplicate close ...
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13answers
15k views

Don't throw away all votes when a user is deleted

Currently, when a moderator deletes a user all of the user's votes are removed along with the user themselves. I was pretty surprised at this behaviour when I first heard about it, and I don't think ...
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4answers
908 views

Categories other than “off-topic” should allow custom close reasons

Custom close reasons are a great boon to Stack Exchange sites, allowing the community to provide more tailored advice to site-specific situations. Their big problem (aside from being limited to three ...
117
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4answers
871 views

Add explicit support for citing scientific literature

The number of scientific Stack Exchange sites is increasing steadily currently we have for the natural sciences: Statistical Analysis, Math, Theoretical Computer Science, Physics, Skeptics, Astronomy, ...
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3answers
4k views

How does Meta Stack Exchange work?

Meta Stack Exchange seems to have different rules and user behavior than the "regular" Stack Exchange sites. How is it different? Individual questions answered below: What do votes mean on Meta? ...
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2answers
206 views

If votes works differently on meta sites how does that of accepting answers work?

In the faq of meta sites you can read something like the following: Voting here works a bit differently from other Stack Exchange sites. On Meta Stack Overflow, voting is used to express ...
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5answers
180 views

Are [feature-request] tagged questions treated differently from other questions by SE?

I notice that feature-request almost always gets a status-completed or status-declined added to them. Is there a major difference in the way SE treats the feature-request tag from other questions? ...
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2answers
112 views

Remind me to upvote (Add an 'I will try this'-button to answers)

Idea I think it would be a great idea to add a button by answers labeled "I will try this" that you can click to get reminders about voting on the answer. Why When I have a problem, I often find ...
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2answers
137 views

What is the process for getting an answer to a feature request?

I have a feature request question, but no one came along and said "declined", does that mean it is still up in the air? What is the process. I still think it is worth bringing up, especially after ...
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1answer
77 views

Do I need to accept an answer on a feature-request question?

I pointed out what I considered to be a bug, and was advised to make it a feature request. Do I need to accept the answer? I'm not sure of etiquette on meta.
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2answers
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What is the process of a feature-request?

I wander around looking for information about how are feature-requests processed. I came across one funny suggested edit then I went to Meta to research how to deal with it and what to do about the ...