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Add the ability to ignore users

Stack Overflow has successfully borrowed at least one XBox feature (Achievements). I'd like to see another feature borrowed as well. Let's say I'm playing Halo online and another player is being a ...
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Predictions for Stack Exchange in 2015

What are your predictions for the Stack Exchange websites for the year, let's say, 2015? I will come back to this thread on Jan 1, 2015 (if it is not deleted by then). 'til then, ciao.
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What is the purpose of comment voting?

What is the real purpose of comment voting? As far as I see, there is no use for voting for comments (other than the Pundit badge)? In fact, you can only vote up comments (as opposed to questions and ...
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Add a mechanism to warn me when I start to answer a question for a user with whom I've had a bad experience

There are a few users on SO for whom I've answered questions with a less than pleasant experience. Be it active ingratitude, repeated cluelessness, a "biting of the hand that feeds [you]", etc. In ...
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Can I block annoying or hostile users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a blacklist to keep from seeing certain users. One user in particular is being very aggressive, negative, and simply wrong. Can I block this user from my question?
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Can we get a [block] or [ignore] feature so we never have to see someone's posts again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add the ability to ignore users I'm not really sure the details on how this would work, except to make the person disappear as though they never existed (so remove all their ...
Michael Pryor's user avatar
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I can't post my question because of the "indentation"! How do I fix this?

I entered over 100 lines of code for my question, and then pressed "Submit" on Stack Overflow. The website gave me an error, saying that my code was formatted wrong. It suggested that I use the Ctrl+K ...
千里ちゃん's user avatar
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What should I do when I feel someone is downvoting/closing out of spite?

I asked this question: Order of join operations: would these two FROM clauses produce the same results? The idea was that I wanted to improve a query that I didn't write into something better. My ...
Brandon Moore's user avatar
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Let us block users [duplicate]

Some people have a very specific attitude that might not technically result in them breaking the rules, but can really push other's buttons or get under their skin. In cases like this, where a person ...
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Reopened questions shouldn't be able to be closed again

I've seen a few questions (not many, thankfully, but enough) that a few people don't like, so they pounce on it and get it closed. That's their right, but there are also people who do find it useful, ...
Mason Wheeler's user avatar
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How do I ignore an individual question?

Is there a way to ignore individual posts/questions? So, for example, the top question for "Highest Voted Questions" list is always What’s your favorite “programmer” cartoon? I've seen this post and ...
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Filter comments by user or allow hiding comments entirely

Possible Duplicate: Add the ability to ignore users I'd really like the ability to ignore comments by particular users on a per-user basis or simply choose not to see comments at all as a ...
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Create a blacklist to keep from seeing certain users [duplicate]

Not everyone abides by the rules of Stack Overflow. Sometimes they abuse the system by insulting other users as well as down-voting their questions, among other things. It would be nice if a user ...
user avatar
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Allow users to block some small set of other users from editing or voting on their posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Create a blacklist to keep from seeing certain users. Mark a user as not being able to edit your question A lot of time was wasted on "Edit wars" and in some cases ...
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Ignore questions from specific users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add the ability to ignore users There are some SO users which keep posting same questions, over and over, despites all them being closed. Is possible to create a feature to ...
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