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10K rep users should have the Cornify button back

For those not familiar with Cornify: StackOverflow April Fools I personally believe that the option to completely cornify our screen is a God/Allah/Buddha/FSM/Sarah Palin given right and that ...
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Allow Stack Exchange Moderators access to April Fools Day for entire April Fools Day Period [closed]

As a moderator (and somewhat de facto first line of support when things go awry), it's helpful when we can reproduce issues and see what the users are seeing. With the latest April Fools Day (Unicoin,...
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Don't use Gravatar as the default profile picture for new users

We have received a few complaints recently from folks who signed up on one of the sites to ask a question or post an answer and were surprised that their avatar was automatically pulled from Gravatar. ...
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“Unanswered” question sort order on profile pages

To help users keep track of (and hopefully get answers to) unanswered questions, it would be useful to have an "unanswered" sort order on a user's profile page. It would order the list of questions ...
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What do you think should happen when the 500,000th question is asked? [closed]

SO is quickly approaching the 500,000th question asked. Is there something special planned to celebrate this? Should the poster be awarded a special badge or something? Post below what you think ...
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Would it be possible to get different favicons per beta site?

I don't know how many of these I plan to save, but I like to have all these sites on my bookmarks toolbar for easy access. Surely I can't be the only one who works like this.
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S[OFU] users don't read?

We've all seen the excessive number of questions on MSO about the recent reputation recalc. It seems to me that the change was communicated in every reasonable way, but many seem to be able to miss ...
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Internationalized domain name silently dropped

If you try to enter a internationalized domain name as your "website" in your profile, it will be silently stripped of any non-English characters. Ex: My webiste is http://linus.unnebäck.se/ but when ...
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1answer
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Deformed text in some answers/comments

I was reading through a question, and on one of the comments, there were some weird symbols running vertically through one of the words. Later I found a post on Stack Overflow that looked even worse......
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What's your most unexpectedly upvoted question/answer?

I think most of us have seen it. You post something innocuous, it receives an upvote, then another, then another, and before you know it you've got another handful of badges pinned onto your chest. ...
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What is the strange relationship between Stack Overflow and unicorns? [closed]

First, there was a cute animation that played on the first of April. Now a rainbow unicorn can be clearly seen on the Stack Overflow Dev Days 2011 advert. There seems to be a trend here. Is the site ...
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Are any two unicorns the same? [closed]

Are all unicorns here unique, or are there repeats? If they are all unique, is it some sort of REALLY cool unicorn-orithm?
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How does StackOverflow generate profile picture dynamically? [duplicate]

I am curious how Stack Overflow generates profile pictures randomly in cute way. What is the best way to achieve that? What tools or programming knowledge I should know?
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Why relevance points are added to the querystring of search results?

I just noticed that search results now contain a new querystring parameter named "s" with value in the format of s=[a]|[B] where "a" is the search result index and "b" the relevance points, i.e. how ...
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My gravatar icon is the wrong image [closed]

Here's what I did... I have a bunch of images in my gravatar account, but stackoverflow always seemed to display the same one no matter which was picked on gravatar.com. One day my icon spontaneously ...

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