Linked Questions

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Ban LMGTFY (let me google that for you) links

I've just asked a question on Stack Overflow which was a prime candidate for googling. I admit it was a poor question and with a little bit of research I would have found the answer. It annoyed me ...
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Let Me Flag That For You - URL Shortener Cleanup [closed]

The Request I set out on the Crusade for the Holy Grail of no-redirections (named by Denilson Sá) to eliminate every shortened URL on Stack Overflow (except in comments and code). But the foreign ...
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8answers
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Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers?

It would be nice to allow users to mark a change in an answer (or question) as minor (e.g. for a simple spelling or grammar correction). A change marked as minor wouldn't push the question on top of ...
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Can we have some tools to handle link rot?

There are many links posted in answers, and some in questions, that are either stale or broken. An example is the change to Ant on-line documentation this year to do away with separate 'Optional' and ...
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Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?

It often happens that people will refer to other questions by simply pasting the full link to this question, especially on Meta. Would it be a good idea to detect such links, and replace them ...
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Any details about stack.imgur.com?

Since May 2011, images uploaded through SE sites are uploaded to stack.imgur.com. It seems that removing that stack part does not get one (the same) image, so it seems to be a standalone installation? ...
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1answer
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What time is it? [duplicate]

Where can I see the current server time on Stack Overflow?
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1answer
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Is imgur losing images?

Are there any missing images from Imgur, and especially images that were uploaded using the editor (to the Stack Exchange pro account)? When did those images go missing? For at least the past 20 ...
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3answers
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Cannot see pictures on Stack Overflow

When I upload an image to Stack Overflow, I cannot see my JPEG file in my post. It's all blank. I've tried it with different files, but gotten the same result.
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1answer
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Images manually uploaded to Imgur are not displaying?

I noticed that on at least one of my old answers, the recent imgur problem reared its 404 heads: The broken url is http://i.stack.imgur.com/9c4aL.png. I already took a look at: Is imgur losing ...
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2answers
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New Stack Exchange Search, Try it out! [duplicate]

Note: the below is outdated, search was changed once again: A new search engine for Stack Exchange For a few reasons, we recently changed the guts of how search works on our sites. If you keep up, ...
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1answer
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Recognize Imgur URLs when inserting an image

The insert image feature does not recognize images that are already hosted on Imgur, so when you try to use the toolbar to insert one of these, it gets duplicated on their website. For example, I ...
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2answers
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Can automatic loading of giant images be solved? [closed]

I have noticed that even though the displayed image here is limited to only 630 pixels wide for the display (via height and width settings in the HTML), there can still be a 10-megabyte image sitting ...
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2answers
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My link not visible to me

Hello.. Today i posted a question in stackoverflow here is the link I uploaded a image from my desktop and from a comment of a user it seems that he is able to view that image but I was not able to ...
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3answers
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Is it ok to save and re-upload images in questions?

Some of the questions and answers I've been tidying up have sample screenshots where the images are hosted by third party sites such as ImageShack. To guard against potential image rot in the future ...

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