Linked Questions

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Rate question difficulty as in [unrated, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10] [duplicate]

Would it be possible to create some sort of question difficulty flag which would be enabled for peers with enough rep within that respective tag? The purposed of this would be to identify questions ...
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5answers
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Diminishing returns / non-linear reputation from “great” answers

Over time I realized a very annoying property of the Stack Overflow reputation system: Easy answers to popular question are rewarded with a lot more reputation points than actually great answers. In ...
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Idea: Difficulty Ratings & User Experience levels [duplicate]

First off - I just came up with this idea - It's a spitball - Feel free to contribute (good and bad thoughts). Reformed idea: Let the questioner mark their thought difficulty, and upvoting and ...
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2answers
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Level for questions needed: beginner, intermediate, expert [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: I am bad at answering questions on Stackoverflow.com How about a difficulty rating for questions? I am a new user to Server Fault and Stack Overflow. I am trying to help ...
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4answers
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Is it OK for Stack Exchange to treat all questions / answers equally?

Now aren't these some trivial questions: Java << Operator Java if statement is skipped Forced out of memory java.. inconsistent java behavior (I also get many points from these questions...) ...
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2answers
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Challenge Factor

I thought about a complementary voting system that could be put in place based on the challenge factor of a question. Challenge Factor It could allow users passing by to at least give their opinion ...
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4answers
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Should we be adding tags like [beginner] to questions?

See the revision history on this question, where the beginner tag was edited in (and subsequently edited out after I started this discussion). I think, by adding this tag, you're making assumptions ...
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1answer
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Compare and contrast your easiest and hardest answers?

On the one hand, I've earned an embarrassing amount of rep for this flipant, throwaway answer, whereas I worked like a dog to crack this particular little nut. Show me your extremes. Edit: I am not ...
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Reduce time in which a user can attach a bounty to a Question

I've just come from reading this post on removing a time in which a bounty can be added, letting users add a bounty right off the bat, something I do not agree with. Whilst I can see bounties taking ...
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7answers
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How is question voting intended on meta? Can Meta really replace UserVoice?

On Stack Overflow and Server Fault, question voting (in my opinion) relates to the relevance of a question, as in, "Will anyone else struggle with this? Have I struggled with this?". However, on meta, ...
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1answer
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Question levels

When I am looking to new questions related to a given tag, it is a bit tedious to sort questions by reading all titles and have an idea if the question is for me, or if it is too easy (I don't really ...
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2answers
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Special tagging for questions from students or beginners? [duplicate]

It seems to me, there are two broad categories of questions: (1) from people who use a programming language at their work place, and (2) from people who just started to learn using it. Almost everyone ...
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1answer
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Ordering the list (of questions) with the suitable knowledge matching to the users knowledge [duplicate]

There are different users with different knowledge. Professional users don't want to answer easy questions and amateur users are not able to answer difficult questions and so on. If the questions ...
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1answer
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Asker's level of expertise indication

I just thought, that it might be useful to have a feature so that the asker could somehow indicate his/her level of skill in the area. So that people could easier filter questions if, say, they don't ...
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2answers
739 views

How can I improve my questions to regain the ability to ask questions on StackOverflow?

Background I have been banned from asking questions on StackOverflow, but do not understand why I have been receiving so many down votes. When I ask questions on StackOverflow, I strive to make them ...

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