Linked Questions

739
votes
11answers
65k views

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 ...
129
votes
44answers
6k views

Propose a new 20k reputation privilege [closed]

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out ...
431
votes
1answer
73k views

How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
276
votes
1answer
12k views

The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide

I noticed that I can only perform certain actions such as commenting a finite number of times in a given period of time. Obviously, rate limiting is in place to prevent accidental misuse or ...
81
votes
8answers
3k views

Should delete votes be limited like close votes?

First off, let me say that I am not against deleting questions. I have done a fair bit of it in the past. However, I think that when the same three or four people account for 80% of the deleted ...
80
votes
6answers
1k views

Proposal to make close votes scale with rep

There have been several proposals for how we’re ever going to get a handle on the ever-mounting close-vote queue. Dupehammer has been especially successful, and there have been several proposals ...
21
votes
3answers
259 views

Can we make Convert to a Comment a 10k/20k user tool?

The Turkey Shoot doesn't seem to want to abate any time soon. And the most common flag has got to be Not an answer We must get a couple of hundred of these flags a day. I think it is high time ...
21
votes
1answer
329 views

Has the new reviewing interface and/or the badge objectively reduced spam and non-answers?

Has the spam problem declined a lot since the new reviewing interface (or the badge) was introduced? I have hardly flagged anything as spam or "not an answer" since then, and not because I'd recently ...
17
votes
3answers
204 views

Cleaning trash answers

I am a regular reader of tools/flags. A common category in there is a non-answer with, not surprisingly, a 'not an answer' flag. Now, I have two choices. I can use one of my very small collection of ...
16
votes
2answers
385 views

Should we allow a mere 5 reopen votes to nullify any number of delete votes?

Browsing through the delete queue in /tools, I often come across a few questions where the bottom links read something like reopen (1) delete (6). The number of delete votes required is scaled by the ...
17
votes
2answers
307 views

Do I really have 30 delete votes per day?

I got a warning message when I hit the daily limit for delete votes. I wasn't keeping count, but I'm just wondering: Did I really have 30 delete votes for the day? I only have 25k reputation, so by ...
16
votes
0answers
145 views

Display “out of delete votes” notification after casting Nth vote instead of the N+1th

Right now, there is no notification that you've run out of delete votes for the day (unlike up/downvotes) and you only get a message when you try to cast the N+1th vote (where N is the total delete ...
8
votes
1answer
161 views

Allow more than 5 delete votes per day

When you hit 10K reputation, you're able to vote to delete questions/answer that you don't own. You're allotted 5 votes per day. Sometimes the Moderation Tools / Delete screen has a lot of valid ...
4
votes
0answers
97 views

Increase the daily number of delete votes

The daily number of delete votes seems awfully low - I can get through my 15 delete votes (as a 20k user) in a few minutes from the delete tab on moderator tools, the 'new answers to old questions' ...
7
votes
1answer
48 views

Delete vote confirmation dialog displays incorrect remaining vote count

When I vote to delete a question, the confirmation dialog states that I have 2 votes remaining: When I choose "OK", however, the vote limit error pops up: I can confirm, from my profile, that I have ...