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A pox upon small sites: the thing that prevents you from creating plural or hyphenated versions of tags

Recall that if the tag foo-bar exists, it is impossible to create either the tag foobar (which differs only in hyphenation) or the tag foo-bars (which differs only by a trailing "s"). Now, look. I ...
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Improve discoverability of comment undeletion for moderators

(Note: this post concerns a moderator-only ability.) Moderators can undelete comments. I mostly find this useful when there are a lot of obsolete comments on a post: I use the “purge all comments” ...
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hot network questions have inconsistent CSS for visited/not visited depending on the site you're on

This is a HNQ excerpt from Stack Overflow. Visited questions are objectively darker. This is a HNQ excerpt from Super User. Visited questions are objectively lighter. This is a HNQ excerpt from ...
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Amortize voting limits over a rolling week

We can cast a maximum of 40 votes (up/down) per day¹. For people who vote a lot — which is encouraged — this maximum can be reached pretty quickly. I know why there's a maximum — we wouldn't want a ...
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Why is the “Ask a question” page still so unhelpful in 2018?

It seems to me that almost all of the drama on SO/SE is the result of "bad questions". Many thousands of programmer-hours, I'm sure, have been poured into moderation tools, voting tools, queues, tags, ...
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Tag specific question requirements

On Graphic Design we currently have some handy tag-specific alerts when asking questions with certain tags. These are for certain problem questions that are only a good fit for the site if they follow ...
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'How to ask questions' guidelines are not visible on android mobile page

The desktop page version of Stack Exchange sites has very clear 'how to ask' guidelines on the right of screen but the same are not seen when a user is ready to type in their question on the android ...
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Problems on Android devices

I have two problems on Android: There is no search field in the mobile version of the site. The Android browser doesn't recognize the tags when you ask a new question.
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Can I get notifications from my favourite tags into the SE inbox?

I’ve labelled a few favourite tags here (and more on other sites). I appreciate them being highlighted on the question page. Sometimes, however, I take breaks from Stack Exchange that can be anything ...
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Do delete/undelete votes age away? [duplicate]

This doesn't seem to be specificed in the docs and the FAQ. I see this suggested in Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project! (10.2016) and mentioned as an existing ...
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Does Stack Exchange regularly conduct usability testing?

Definitions I suspect most of you reading this question are familiar with the terms usability, usability testing (also known as user testing), and UX (user experience). However, for some folks these ...
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Were plans made for metrics associated with the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project?

I'm excited to hear about the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project, and surprised by the pages of answers there! Were plans made for metrics or success criteria? Projects without ...
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Highlight answerer's name in comments [duplicate]

In the first comment in the above image, Chris's username is highlighted, because he is the original question asker. Sam's comment however, looks like anyone else's, despite being the answerer. While ...
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Why are Stack Exchange site rules for each site not easily visible on the front page? [duplicate]

This is my usual experience: "I want to post a question but I don't know what kind of questions are within the rules on this site. And since I don't want a question that took me 10 minutes to write ...
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The cross-site Filtered Questions on Stack Exchange are a bit awkward to use, making site and question discovery extremely difficult

I'm trying to set up Filtered Questions so I can get emails about questions I'm interested on that aren't on sites that I may normally follow. I don't necessarily need email, but I do want ...

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