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When is the new Improving Feedback for All Users message coming? [duplicate]

In August, this blog post was made with an exciting update on a new closed question view for both the author and for public users. I was wondering if there is any word on when this new view is coming?...
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"Highly active question" banner is misleading [duplicate]

Today I noticed this banner on this question: What exactly is that supposed to mean? I do NOT think it means this is a highly active question, and I very much doubt it ever was. As seen in the line ...
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Why is it not known who closed your question? [duplicate]

What’s the point in electing moderators if you can't figure out who closed your question? Questions are closed under unclear pretenses. How do I even begin the process of reopening?
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Why is SE removing links and community ads about a legal fund campaign?

Stack Exchange staff will actively remove links to a legal fund campaign from user profiles, posts, and comments, as well as community ads surrounding Monica's situation and reinstatement. Why? [This ...
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The "loop" has arrived. What does the community think about it?

According to plan, SE Inc. has released a lengthy blog post about "the loop", and their vision of a new "community feedback" system. Or something: TLDR; We’re going to be sharing our product ...
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Should the weight of question upvotes be increased network-wide?

Stack Exchange has expressed an interest in increasing the reputation earned from question upvotes from 5 to 10 on all sites. Do you think this is a good idea?
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Improving the copy in the close modal and post notices – 2023 edition

Since we updated the close modal text and post notices a few years ago, I've known that there are concerns about whether they're sufficiently clear for users and whether they're giving the correct ...
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New Post Notices are live network-wide

For further issues, bugs and feedback that have not been covered by existing answers here please feel free to ask a new question. A few minutes ago, new Post Notices were launched across the Stack ...
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Every "close" has its thorn: replace "close" with "on hold" for the first five days

That's right, I'm starting this out with a pun. Featuring a Poison song. I'm good with it. TL;DR We're looking at replacing [closed] with [on hold]. This sort of thing was proposed in a popular post ...
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How could we improve our planned post notice improvements?

Megan has written a post on the Stack Overflow blog about changes that are planned/upcoming on the Stack Exchange platform. I've seen a bunch of discussion about it on chat - but it feels like having ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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The auto-comment “Does this answer your question?” generated when voting to close as a duplicate is sometimes confusing

I noticed an old question similar to another existing question and voted to close as duplicate. After this, the system added a comment: Does this answer your question? Dotnet Windows service ...
Michael Freidgeim's user avatar
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Improve "Protected Question" message with regard to rep gained through Association Bonus

I recently started an account on Android Enthusiasts, and went to add an answer to a question which was protected. I have enough rep on other sites that I have the "Association Bonus", so I was ...
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Remove or make "Highly active question" post notice less visible / annoying

Here's what I've seen today when checked out the question. I suggest to remove this post notice (and just show a message after someone who had not enough reputation tried to answer) or at least to ...
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Why are specific close reasons no longer shown to users?

Lately, I have noticed that whereas previously the exact reason a question was closed alongside who casted close votes was shown, a more generic "Off-Topic" or similar reason is shown without the ...
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Names of close-voters are not visible in the post notice but in the revision history and timeline

I am not a user with close/reopen votes privileges on Travel Stack Exchange, therefore I can't see the names of the close voters in this question: However, they are visible when going to the revision ...
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