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Can SO stop making me look like an illiterate fool? ;) [duplicate]

Argh, this happens to me all the time: I type a comment like "@Jon can you please explain that part in more detail?" and it ends up as "can you please explain that part in more detail?". This makes me ...
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The “possible duplicate…” auto comment should have an upper case “P” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Capitalize “possible” in the automatically inserted comments when you vote to close as a dupe The auto comment that is inserted on the users behalf when voting to ...
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When flagging duplicates, the auto-posted comment should be capitalized correctly [duplicate]

When flagging a question as duplicate a comment is auto posted on the first one to flag (or vote to close) behalf. Can it please get proper case? Or in words, make it: Possible duplicate of ......
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Can we fix the grammar on the “possible duplicate” comment? [duplicate]

When closing a question as a dupe, the system generates a comment: possible duplicate of Can we fix the grammar on the "possible duplicate" comment? -- hexafraction 1 day ago Can we get a capital ...
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Autocomment when voting to close as duplicate

Another solution to this problem: Problem: People are voting to close as exact duplicate without leaving comments. Such votes are invisible to everyone under 3k. A comment is the primary way ...
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Is it legal for Stack Overflow to redistribute OpenSTV binaries?

Here are the facts: Stack Exchange elections results are calculated using OpenSTV. OpenSTV is, as of December 4th 2010, open source, but not free. Stack Exchange sites provide the binaries of OpenSTV ...
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Message's first letter stays lowercase when redundant @user is truncated

I just noticed something that really bugs me on Stack Overflow. There is @-syntax for summoning people in conversation. Sometimes such @s are redundant. One such situation is when you try to summon ...
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Could we have proper casing in the question title watermark?

Along the lines of other measures to improve question titles, could we encourage users to use sensible casing in their questions by ensuring that the correct casing is used in the title and tag ...
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Auto-posting who is voting to close is inviting trouble

Referring to the new feature here: Autocomment when voting to close as duplicate I'm really not happy about this. For starters, it came as a surprise (the original idea was posted in the middle of ...
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Custom tag styling (color) for a classification of tag?

Tags come in (essentially) three colors... and these three colors are limited to meta sites only. Mod tags - red/maroon. Required tags - grey. General tags - white or nearly white depending on the ...
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Stack Exchange should be capitalized in the copyright

In the footer of every Stack Exchange site, it says: site design / logo © 2014 stack exchange inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required I think "stack exchange" ...
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Why does it say 'site design / logo' before the copyright symbol at the bottom of every page?

I apologise if it's obvious, but I don't know why. At the bottom of each page on the SE network it says: site design / logo © 2014 stack exchange inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa 3....
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Capitalize “Internet” in the close dialog

According to many sources, including a well reputed Stack Exchange site, and numerous dictionaries, the word Internet is a proper noun and should be capitalized. However, when voting for closing of a ...
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Tag badges render incorrectly

I have just noticed that the tag badges have the correct colour border but not the correct background. tag badges
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Automatic 'possible duplicate' comments should use new inline comment syntax

Now that links can be added into comments inline, this should be done with the automatic 'possible duplicate' comments added when a vote to close is made. It would make sense to place the question ...

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