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12 votes
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Tag description

Is it possible to have an optional brief tag description? To sum-up what could go in it or simply what they are about. edit: For example knowing what can/should go in the "development" tag. Or ...
DrDro's user avatar
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9 votes
4 answers

Why does Stack Exchange have social media sharing?

What motivation(s) does Stack Exchange have for social media sharing? Is it: To enhance the experience of the person viewing the page? To increase the number of people visiting Stack Exchange? If ...
Andrew Grimm's user avatar
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21 votes
1 answer

Could good deleted questions find a new home on Quora?

Should Stack Exchange cooperate with Quora, migrating SO questions that were deleted as off-topic or subjective, but are much loved and useful, to their site in a concerted effort? Along with the ...
Pekka's user avatar
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12 votes
2 answers

Customizable Notification Preference Panel

This is certainly not a new idea, and could be improved into a bigger pref pane, but here it is: Global Inbox Site Summary E-mail RSS * reputation [ ] [x] ...
cregox's user avatar
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9 votes
2 answers

Subscribing to receive notifications at a fine-grained level

This old request is now [status-completed], but it was not implemented in the way proposed, with the ability to subscribe to specific answers and comment threads. I'm proposing to move it back into ...
Kevin Panko's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer

Is there a way to unfollow notifications on a particular post

Sometimes one would want to not get notified about comments or answers that they would normally get notified about. I was wondering as to the reason why this feature is missing. Is it because of the ...
Robin Maben's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer

Allow users to disable auto-login

(This is essentially a rebuttal idea to this feature request because as stated, it's not possible to implement.) What I'd like is the ability to manually control which sites I'm automatically logged ...
Jon Seigel's user avatar
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8 votes
2 answers

Could Google Profiles get a "big button" for login?

By "Big Button" I mean one of the same size as the Google button. This would be good for 2 reasons. It would encourage users to investigate and use Profiles, which would allow them to take advantage ...
deworde's user avatar
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-4 votes
1 answer

Aggregate User Feed Feature

Could we add a feature to that aggregates updates (posted questions, answers) from specified users? Not a friend list, but something like a 'wall' for followed individuals? This would facilitate user ...
Rob's user avatar
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0 votes
1 answer

Is Quora's "Limited Distribution" a good model for separating out controversial content?

Stack Exchange generates a lot of controversy about which questions should be on topic on a particular site. Quora recently introduced limited distribution for certain tags which prevents questions ...
Casebash's user avatar
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18 votes
1 answer

Send authors a courtesy copy when questions or answers are deleted

Please see this question for additional background. A feature request for granting users the ability to see their own deleted questions and answers was filed in 2009, and was denied, which enraged ...
Dan Dascalescu's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

The 'X' to close the vote-to-close box is in the wrong place

It should be to the top right - like it is in all the other websites and programs - and where people expect it to be.
Andreas Bonini's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers

What are the most useful competitors to the individual StackExchange sites? [closed]

This question could be useful to have answers to, for two purposes. For users: alternative sites to go to if they don't get a good answer (or any answer) on a StackExchange site. For the owners and ...
Robin Green's user avatar
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