Linked Questions

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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Don't delete comments with link to duplicate if they are modified

A user just posted his question a second time here on meta after the first was closed as a duplicate. I wrote a comment on the second post, explaining that the answer to his question is in the linked ...
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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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Automatic “possible duplicate” links are removed even if the question isn't closed as a duplicate

I see that the system automatically adds "possible duplicate of..." links when voting to close as a duplicate. Earlier today, I voted to close Why is SVN better than VSS? as a duplicate of SVN? VSS? ...
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Is there any benefit to upvoting a comment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does comment voting and flagging work? Usually when our answers get upvoted on Stack Overflow, we earn 10 reputation points. Similarly, are there any points awarded for ...
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Bold / Italics in codeblocks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bold code in a question Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Am I missing something? Can one not put either bold or italics inside codeblocks / ...
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When retracting a close vote, if that vote led to a comment, the comment is not deleted

An example would be a vote as a duplicate. When the user retracts the vote of a duplicate, the comment is left behind. Personally, I'd like to see these auto-comments reconsidered, but at least delete ...
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Manual “Possible duplicate of” comments are wrongly removed when question is closed [duplicate]

When closing a question as duplicate the "Possible duplicate of" comment is automagically added to the question. However when adding such a comment manually: "possible duplicate of random text" that ...
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Question timeline returns 404 for deleted questions, even though I can see them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can question timeline be available for deleted questions for 10k+ users? The timeline feature that shows a condensed view of a questions's life doesn't work for deleted ...
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Seemingly unrelated linked question(s) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Whoa! What is this “Linked” thing? Just noticed one of my questions today ( Bold / Italics in codeblocks ) has two "linked" questions that (unless I am blind) aren't manually ...