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Thank you, Shog9

@Shog9, a longtime Community Manager here at Stack Exchange, has just tweeted that he is no longer working at Stack Overflow: @shog9: Well... I suddenly find myself in need of work. If anyone's ...
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292 votes
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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 ...
Kip's user avatar
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186 votes
8 answers

What are the most upvoted/downvoted questions and answers on the sites?

What are the most downvoted questions and answers on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Meta, and Super User history to date? Similarly, what are the most upvoted questions and answers on SO, SF, Meta, ...
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26 votes
8 answers

Use Meta as a Moderator Gauge

The administrator note at the top of the pages currently encourages us to use our votes on SuperUser because they will be selecting moderators soon. I am not quite sure what this implies (mods chosen ...
TheTXI's user avatar
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19 votes
4 answers

We miss TheTXI! [closed]

I can't help but wonder what has happen to TheTXI lately. Has he been put on demanding project that has taken all his free time? He hasn't responded to anything on meta since Nov 6, on SU Oct 9, SO ...
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Is "I'm tired of seeing this get bumped" a valid reason to lock a post?

This is a serious question, not necessarily an argument. The infamous name change tracking answer on Many Memes has been locked by Kyle Cronin. The reason supplied, via its now final comment, was: ...
John Rudy's user avatar
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13 votes
7 answers

Summer 2010 Moderator Appointments [closed]

Due to a continual and ever-growing stream of mod flags, and a desire to be respectful of the time existing moderators are contributing to our community, I propose we add one new moderator to each ...
25 votes
3 answers

Closing/Migrating question instructions/guidance [closed]

What does it mean to "close" a question? How/when can I vote to close questions? When should I vote to close questions? When should I not vote to close questions?
37 votes
3 answers

Use of login/logout is inconsistent and incorrect

The terms login and logout are used inconsistently and incorrectly. The links up there in the header and the associated buttons should use the verb form log in and log out because they're actions. ...
John Topley's user avatar
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-12 votes
4 answers

How does Stack Overflow try to keep the site democratic?

I have joined only two days ago. I have had questions about Hadoop and big data which I have not been able to find answers to in the last month that I have been going through dozens of article and ...
Ardeshir P.'s user avatar
8 votes
5 answers

What's with the 'should be a wiki' comments?

Every now and then I see a "should be a wiki" comment in a question... even in the superuser private beta. Why is that?
juan's user avatar
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25 votes
4 answers

Set a due date for moderator nominations

Stackoverflow moderator nominations are going along really well, but like last time there doesn't seem to be a due date. Given that you've emailed every SO user that's eligible for nomination, and ...
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8 votes
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Redesign community wiki edited posts?

Currently when community wiki posts are edited, the user icon is only shown for the last editor and not for the person who owns most of the content. At a glance, I usually tend to mistake the last ...
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5 votes
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Clarifications requested on the moderator election process

I have some questions about about the moderator election process (which should be decided now, before the list of candidates is fixed and bias may start to creep in): Say the process is as simple as ...
Ether's user avatar
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4 votes
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For Special Polls/Elections - Option to Hide answers Until Future Date

(This may be a limited, moderator-only option, but... who knows what kind of uses we can find for it.) When conducting a poll or an election, earlier answers get much more exposure (and many more ...
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