Linked Questions

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Can we prevent some of the low-quality questions from entering our system?

Stack Overflow has been wildly successful. And maybe in some ways too successful. I am concerned that Stack Overflow is being inundated by a stream of low-quality questions from users who are ...
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9answers
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Tab for questions that are labeled with favorite tags

Why don't we have a Tab that shows only questions for our favorite tags, showing recent first? I keep having to scroll down the page to find the questions I'm interested in. It'd be like the ...
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8answers
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Random question button

Wikipedia has a "Random article" link on the front page that makes it easy for people to start exploring. It would be interesting to have something similar for Stack Overflow, perhaps with an ...
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18answers
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Is the Stack Overflow homepage “too confusing” or “too complicated”?

Elaborating on feedback from the Hanselminutes podcast with regards to a UI that works for programmers may not work for SE2.0’s world domination plans I personally think the average ...
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8answers
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Can we filter questions by reputation

There seems to be a deluge of questions by folks with rep of 1-10. Many of these questions are "homework" or questions that are annoying to me "please read my 500 line script and tell me whats wrong ...
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9answers
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How big a problem are unanswered questions?

Do the powers that be consider 180k unanswered questions a problem that needs addressing? How do they envision the current system clearing out that backlog? (Maybe there are some other mechanisms I'm ...
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4answers
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Help us choose a sort order for the Stack Overflow homepage

A overwhelming amount of feedback for Help us redesign the Stack Overflow homepage was: "Keep the way the front page looks, just tweak the question order" Interesting algorithms were suggested by Kip ...
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7answers
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What a “glate answer”, badge needs a name

Old unanswered questions are becoming a huge problem, and we need all the tools to better attack them. We have been toying with the idea of a new badge for answering a question one month later and ...
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3answers
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Auto Loading of New Questions

NOTE: This has probably been asked already, but I am unable to find it. If such is the case, please post a link to that question in the comments. Here, I will try to explain how I think this problem ...
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3answers
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Unexpected Results From Clicking The Unanswered Button [duplicate]

Is it possible that I am not using this feature correctly? Or perhaps I should be modifying my expectation, but when I click on the 'Unanswered' button I get a list of results that contain perhaps ...
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2answers
583 views

Stack Overflow redesign?

If there's something that requires no more proof and verification, it is how Jin is incredibly awesome beyond any level of human understanding when it comes to design. So the questions is, can we ...
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1answer
251 views

Why does the question filter always return 96 questions?

After the latest improvement to the new navigation, I can now see question counts. I noticed that my preferred settings (new questions, recommended tags, sort by active) returns a set of 96 questions....
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1answer
490 views

Add “tag categories”

Currently questions are added in a rapid pace to SO, so that new questions disappear very quickly from the homepage. It I want to see questions from my areas of interest I can do either: Go to the ...
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1answer
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Necrophiliacs: bring dead, unanswered questions back to life

I think many don't even know Necromancer exists. Could an easily accessible UI tab be provided to highlight two month old questions with no answers and a score >= 0? This would both enable people to ...
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2answers
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What about add a “unanswered questions” tab to the user page?

What about add a "unanswered questions" tab to the user page? So I can see my questions that are not answered easily.

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