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What did Stack Exchange/Overflow change in May 2016 that cut low-quality questions so dramatically on the flagship sites?

So, I'll confess, I'm addicted to SEDE. To date, I've spent most of my time crafting queries to help with Spring Cleaning over on Chem.SE. However, alongside the site cleanup efforts, it appears that ...
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In the low-quality queue, make it more clear that the canned comments are just that

I often see that reviewers (including experienced ones) do one of the following when choosing the delete option for answers in the low-quality queue: They choose a canned comment, even though an ...
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Stats on how attempts to circumvent Stack Overflow question blocks impact other sites

I would like to better understand how attempts to circumvent Stack Overflow question blocks impact other sites. I believe this can be estimated by finding out how many migrations to Stack Overflow ...
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Swing the gold hammer even more

Since May 2014 users having the gold badge for a specific tag have been able to close questions as duplicates with a single close vote - the dupehammer. Back then, when asked if that feature would be ...
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Accept button is not clear to new users so they are less likely to accept an answer

On every question that I answer where a user has less than a 100 rep I tell them to accept or optionally up vote my answer. If I don't do this, they might up vote me but if they have less than 15 rep ...
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Tool for peer-reviewed no-bump mass retagging

Cleaning up a bad or ambiguous tag is a very annoying and disruptive process. While there are moderator tools for renaming and merging tags, there is no tool that helps splitting a tag or removing a ...
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Drafts for edits get lost on leaving the Android app

When editing in the Stack Exchange Android app and navigating away to get some reference URLs the text is gone when I go back into the app. Seems like the edit isn't kept in memory. Can you please ...
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Don't choose the best close reason, allow multiple close reasons

Currently, if multiple off-topic reasons are chosen, all are displayed as a bulleted list. I don't see why the same shouldn't be done for the other close reasons. Sometimes posts have multiple issues,...
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Add a review queue for new and for rarely used tags

Bad tags are created frequently, especially on beta sites where the barrier to tag creation is relatively low. There are a few mechanisms already existing that are meant to help remove bad or useless ...
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MathJax half-broken in suggested edit diffs

In a suggested edit I just reviewed, about a third of the MathJax renders properly, but the rest doesn't. Note that the delimiters on puzzling are \$, so that doesn't escape it. Related: Don't ...
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Why are 1 rep new users allowed to post rendered images?

I've always been under the impression that 1 reputation new users on SE sites can only link to images, not post them as direct display rendered images when you open the post. Well, it seems that I ...
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MathJax rendering for suggested edit queue [duplicate]

I would like to suggest a new feature that when reviewing suggested edits on sites that support MathJax that the suggested edit queue renders the MathJax in the rendered output view. The following ...
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Is the ability to downvote questions necessary?

I'm wondering whether the ability to downvote questions in the currently implemented way is the best way to handle bad questions. I'm ignoring meta sites for this, as they're far more complicated and ...
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Shouldn't we merge russian.stackexchange.com and rus.stachexchange.com?

I am actually a moderator for http://russian.stackexchange.com and today I was kinda surprised to find a second Russian-language dedicated beta which I have no idea to exist - http://rus.stackexchange....
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“Select all” for code blocks [duplicate]

Frequently I've found it necessary to highlight an entire code block (usually to copy elsewhere): here is code here is more code here be dragons but the only way to do it seems to be to highlight ...

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