Linked Questions

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Are there badges that are easy to get on one site but hard to get on other site?

The Reversal badge is pretty common here on Meta, awarded 461 times in time of writing this, while on Stack Overflow this same badge was awarded to only 151 users, despite Stack Overflow having x20 ...
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Can I ban users from seeing or answering my questions?

This hasn't happened to me in particular, but I have always been a bit paranoid that maybe a coworker might see me asking a dumb/easy question or maybe a particular user doesn't like another user so ...
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Getting attention of a concrete user to a question [duplicate]

Sometimes there are some users that you know they can answer your question (for example you're asking a question about Google App Engine and you know there is a user who works for Google, concretely ...
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1answer
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Is acceptable to look after your reputation rather then try to really understand the OP's situation?

I read a question tagged just CSS and where it was clear the poster was new to the difference between languages, new to SO and all web knowledge and just looking for an answer to solve the problem. ...
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Why do stackExchange sites remove whitespace? [duplicate]

Problem I often have to rewrite questions/answers that I or other people have written because they are reformatted between being typed and them being posted on the site. I shall use "I" to mean "I or ...
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1answer
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Deeper Merge of StackExchange Websites [duplicate]

I think that StackExchange websites should be more merged. The way I see it is StackExchange is a company that provides Q&A sites, and each site speaks about different topics. I think everyone ...
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1answer
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could edits be partially approved? [duplicate]

someone edited my answer with two distinct changes, one of which was good and one bad. (The first improved the markup of the answer, the second introduced a bug in the code) Could the reviewers be ...
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Flag history page needs better design

I think the flagging history page needs more design attention. As of now, I think it's getting a time consuming task to just see what's happening. Maybe adding a ordering option by "helpful", "...
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1answer
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The descriptions on the vote buttons for answers should be updated to be as helpful as those for questions

The criteria for voting for questions is relatively clear, with the upvote and downvote buttons displaying: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. This question does not show ...
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1answer
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Why do votes represent agree/disagreement? [duplicate]

I've been pondering where voting behavior on Meta came from in the sense that it's not the same as ordinary sites. In the meta FAQ it says something along the lines of people voting based on how much ...
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2answers
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Have posts start at 3 upvotes

I suggest that new posts (questions and answers) should start at +3 votes by default rather than at 0. This is meant to have no mechanical effect on the website. It is just a psychological display ...
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1answer
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Expiration date for questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Self delete or expire time sensitive questions I want to suggest an expiration (to delete or to archive) questions, When you ask a question you can also set an expiration ...
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Why do downvotes detract reputation from poster on meta? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that downvotes on meta simply means that someone doesn't agree with you. But on Stack Overflow, downvotes typically mean the question is low quality or off topic. I completely ...
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1answer
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Meta questions and votes

On meta I believe there is a convention that one is voting for or against the sometimes implied suggestion of a question, rather than the quality of the question itself. What is the appropriate way ...
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0answers
69 views

Should undeleting an answer leave its age for sorting purposes unaffected?

I recently answered a question on SO that was a couple of hours old and had no answer. I later came back and found a second answer sorted before mine based on age. After investigating, I saw that the ...

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