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Add a separate site to discuss posts in a more relaxed manner [closed]

StackExchange / Stack Overflow were built on the premise that serving the developer community at large would lead to a better, smarter Internet but in my opinion the path that you have chose to reach ...
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How about adding an expert chat to Stack Overflow? [closed]

Sometimes when answering a question or getting a reply for the question leads to multiple questions. And then there will be some kind of follow up questions in the form of comments and it quickly ...
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Can we have an automatic link if a chat room has been created for a question?

I came up with this idea when thinking about this question. I made a chat room for it, as a convenience to other users who may be interested in doing local in-person meetups, as that seemed to be ...
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Should we just move the joke questions from StackOverflow to Meta?

Lord knows plenty of waffle and pony jokes seem to find their home here, and moving the joke questions from SO to here would end the debate about broken windows on SO (as far as joke questions are ...
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Should StackOverflow have a discussion module?

My question is down to the fact that I have one closed topic, and one about to be closed. Closed: Perls Of Wisdom For a .Net Programmer About To Be: Is MVVM killing silverlight development? Both ...
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Please add comments to the commitment phase

Given the high bar on commitment, I submit that it would be very helpful to allow communications amongst the participants. They might coordinate drumming up more participants, or even in drumming up ...
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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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Is one third place enough, or … I never met(a) site I didn't like

Even discounting the unicorns, waffles, and wassailing (*), meta is getting a lot of traffic. Retagging, lots of area51 issues. Imagine that 5 or 10 of the proposed sites make it down the gauntlet ...
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New Q&A site model for time sensitive / too localized questions

This is an extension to an earlier post. It's shame that many questions can't be asked or get closed because they are too localized or time sensitive and the questions go nowhere, unless they are ...
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When answering, could we be informed that “the following people are already answering this question”?

When a question is open, it would be nice to see that there are X people (or preferrably a list of the X people) who are in the process of writing an answer. For simple questions, usually once I'm ...
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What about the IRC channel?

We've had a Stack Overflow IRC channel specifically for meta discussion since early August, but Jeff seems very intent on refusing to acknowledge its existence. Here's the channel information: irc....
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Can Stack Overflow benefit from some pearls of perlmonk wisdom?

Overview Stack Overflow has just recently come onto my radar screen, but I've been an avid user of perlmonks for a while, as well as a reader and "fan" of many people behind this very site. Because ...