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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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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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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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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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4answers
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Some statistics from the Stack Overflow moderator election results [closed]

I did some number crunching on the moderator election results to see how closely they lined up with the rankings in the moderator nomination thread. I was going to post this as a comment on the SO ...
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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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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?
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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 ...
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Eligibility requirements for Stack Overflow moderator elections [duplicate]

There is no single place where SO users can check the requirements necessary to nominate oneself to a moderator elections. There is a formal description of the requirements: http://data.stackexchange....
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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. ...
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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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1answer
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Title text for own answer delete hyperlinks is confusing

The title for the delete hyperlink on my own answers says vote to remove this post. I think this is confusing because it implies that other people can also vote to delete my answer, which I don't ...
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3answers
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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 ...

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