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Can we have a kind of "super upvote" for unexpectedly awesome answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should we have a small number of Supervotes per day? How to give some boost to some really good answers that arrive late? I understand you can choose an answer with the ...
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Ability to vote more than once on a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to give some boost to some really good answers that arrive late? Should we have a small number of Supervotes per day? In which versions of the C++ standard does "(i+...
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any option to show my answer above upvoted answers? [duplicate]

I have answered a question. I would be the 25th to give the answer. My answer is shown at the last in the list. I am sure that my answer is correct and will solve the questioner's problem. How can my ...
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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What has happened to the sorting of answers on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Has the sorting of answers on Stack Overflow been changed? Because I've realised that the answers aren't sorted by Votes -> Time anymore, and they are sorted in a different way. It appears the ...
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Is it fair that a post in Jeff's blog will send your rep over the roof? [closed]

Today at about 2PM, Jeff wrote an article about him thinking how parsing HTML with regexes is a bad idea. In that post, he links to this answer to a question in SO. Nine to ten hours later, the ...
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How can we make good answers to old questions float to the top?

Occasionally, a great answer is added to an old question. Too often, simply because of the age of the question and the lack of public visibility, that answer will not get any votes. Thus as it stands, ...
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Should we have a small number of Supervotes per day?

This is related to this question: How to give some boost to some really good answers that arrive late?, but I thought it warranted its own feature-request. Something I've thought might be a good idea ...
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Can we please have transparency in new code releases for the SO sites?

Given the huge resentment that is out there for the change in sort order for responses, I think that a problem has been identified. The community wants to feel that they own the site. Some of the ...
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3answers
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Expiration of answers for questions with novel solutions

A lot of questions seem to be answered at the time an answer is posted, but a year or two down the road there are clearly better answers. Is there any mechanism for flagging a question as one that ...
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3answers
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How to improve the voting system?

I have noticed many great answers with a low vote count. Sometimes I thought the best answer was voted 0 times when the first one had 100 votes. I believe that the best answers are usually hidden at ...
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Promoting the answer with extra up-voting

Sometimes I come across great answers which are, in my opinion undervalued (example: What is a Virtual file system or a file system in userspace?, answer by DomQ ). I'd like to promote the answer by ...
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How are the answers with equal up-votes arranged on a page in SO?

There should be some ordering. And I just checked, it is not according to the time the answer was given. What is the ordering?
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Better badges for non-accepted answers

I don't think many people unaccept answers and pick a different one. Also, I think many people upvote the accepted answer just because it was accepted. But I see a couple of silver badges (Guru, ...
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Sorting new answers to old questions

I appreciate the mechanisms which help bring attention to new answers to old questions - front page sorting, and the moderation tool explicitly designed for it. But I wonder if we can do more. I'm ...

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