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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project! [closed]

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”?

My request is simple: Many times, there will be a question where some people feel like it should be closed. At the same time, I'll feel like it's a perfectly legit question, and it should therefore ...
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Send authors an inbox message if their question is closed

I think it would really help if you get notified that a question of yours was closed. Especially for the multi-site power user, usually (at least for me) a question is asked and then left alone for ...
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Adding Favorites to the Stack Exchange global inbox

We're considering adding favorite notifications to the global inbox, and are looking for feedback on the idea (as we're not completely sold on it). But first, some history. Favorites are kind of ...
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How do question bookmarks work?

What does bookmarking a question mean? How do you bookmark a question? Do users get updates on their bookmarked questions? Are my bookmarks publicly visible? How do you see your own bookmarks? How do ...
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Subscribing to questions and comments that don't belong to you

There has been some discussion about getting notified on comments to questions or answers that don't belong to you, and the long-standing wish to be able to keep track of new answers or developments ...
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Anyone with a “visited: 4096 days, 4096 consecutive” in their profile?

Back in May, 27th 2009, the Stack Overflow team introduced a little counter to monitor the consecutive days you visited the site. And 30 days later (June 26th 2009), the first "Enthusiast" ...
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Upcoming Feature: Follow Questions [duplicate]

We are planning to release a new feature on the network in the next few weeks that will give users the ability to follow and unfollow questions. This was mentioned by Teresa in the Q1 Roadmap. The ...
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Image hosting for Stack Overflow answers? [duplicate]

I'm sure this has been asked before but a quick search on Stack Overflow didn't turn up any result. I've put images on my own site for now but it's quite possible I'll restructure or move hosts at ...
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Can we have some tools to handle link rot?

There are many links posted in answers, and some in questions, that are either stale or broken. An example is the change to Ant on-line documentation this year to do away with separate 'Optional' and ...
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Current state of the stack ignores user needs

I read the blog, I re-read it, I made notes and re-read it again, I walked away and then re-read it for a fifth and sixth time. I still found none of my concerns addressed (see end). First, there ...
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What level of notification should users have for questions they posted answers to (or left comments on)?

Currently, the UserVoice entry "Notify comments for comments" has 69 votes and is ranked 14th. It calls for notifying users whenever comments are added to answers they left comments on. I would like ...
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Please notify us when a question we ask or answer is closed or reopened [duplicate]

This would go in the recent activity page.
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Notify upvoters and answerers when a question is closed [duplicate]

In an ongoing discussion about whether closed questions should be deleted unless improved, a painful corner case has emerged: what to do with bad questions that have good answers? Whatever the answer ...
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Get a notification when new answers are added to other people's question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notify me when somebody elses question is answered (If I check a box on their question) How do favorite questions work? Is there a way to get a notification (either email or ...

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