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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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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 ...
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Improvements to editor for formatting source code

Does anyone else have problems with the editor? I may be doing something incredibly stupid, but I find that whenever I use tab I tab out of the box. This is obviously irritating if you're trying to ...
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Show Total Votes (or Up/Down Votes)

When viewing any question, it would be nice to see the total number of votes as a little tagline underneath the total vote score. It would be nice to see the difference between: +0 (0 votes) &...
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Resizing an image in a post?

Is it possible to resize an image in an answer? For example, How important is PhD research topic to getting a job? has an answer that should have the image in the answer, but it's too big. Is there a ...
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Feedback Request: New Timeline Question View

There is an experimental timeline view for questions now available on meta ONLY! (Now working on SO, SF, and SU as well) This is partially motivated by comments about how difficult it is to follow ...
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New phenomenon: Rage Unaccepting

Now that accept rate is no longer displayed users can silently unaccept answers without anyone noticing. I happened to notice by chance that this user (who is a long time member without any other ...
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Thumbnail image on Stack Overflow

How can you thumbnail an uploaded image on Stack Overflow?
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Adding the consensus to review's history

Today, I started exploring the reviews section on Stack Overflow and specially the Triage queue. In the history section I can see all my reviews, and also the triage category I chose (for ...
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How is meta participation calculated?

On per-site metas, users are given a rank based on meta participation, and this ranking is seen on the default tab of the users page on each per-site meta. How is this participation numerically ...
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No follow attribute set in user profile website link… why?

I understand that from an SEO perspective it is beneficial for stack overflow to have the no follow attribute on the website link for user profiles. Especially if people will just create an account to ...
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Why are so many features hidden?

Why do you implement so many nice features without showing them to all users? I have been visiting Stack Overflow for about 5 months. 2 days ago, I asked something here on meta and during it I found ...
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How does Chrome know how to search Meta?

I just started using Google Chrome, and tried to load Meta by typing "meta.stackoverflow.com" into the URL/search bar. I got as far as "met" before I noticed the following message on the right side ...
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Stop turning bare URLs in rfc2606 domains into links

The Problem Sometimes on SO (and —how meta­— on meta) you talk about URLs and use a rfc2606 domain (such as 'http://example.com') but you will never mean this to be a hyperlink. These URLs are meant ...
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AutoIndent of Source Code

When editing a question or an answer on StackOverflow, it would be great if, when you are on a line that starts with n ≥ 4 spaces and press Enter, the newly created line would automatically begin with ...

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