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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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Could 30k+ users be allowed to see deleted comments, please?

I know you want comments to be transient, temporary repositories of brief requests for clarification that should disappear when the parent post is edited to address the commenter's concerns... but, ...
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Are my deleted comments visible to others?

I have deleted my comments. Can other users see those deleted comments, for example users with a certain amount of reputation or moderators?
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What can Moderators and Trusted Users see that others can't?

Sometimes I will leave a comment or note on my answer before deleting, something to the effect of: "Yep this won't work correctly, thanks for pointing this out @TrustedUser" ..and I wonder if it ...
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How to tag questions related to size of The Queue? [closed]

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions. ('tags' wiki excerpt) Questions related to size of Close Votes review queue at Stack Overflow are ...
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Sometimes, when I delete a post of mine, it does not disappear like most. Why? [duplicate]

I do sometimes tend to mis-read questions on SO and post completely pointless and stupid answers. So when I realize what I've done, I delete the post and refresh the page, to have it disappear. But, ...
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Can ♦ moderators see who voted for something? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: See Who is Upvoting/ Downvoting My Question/Answer Can ♦ moderators see who has voted for a post/comment? Edit: If this isn't possible, how can moderators modify users' votes? (I'...
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when are all comments deleted?

After reading this question: Comments deleted in question? I think the reason for deleting all comments is when so much of them are rude or offensive. But this question: What does the number near a ...
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How can I know why exactly my comment was deleted? [closed]

This time I just cannot imagine what was wrong with my first comment at: Prevent user paste in fields I'm sure deleted/hidden comments are still available for the mods so anyone could explain what I'...
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Why can only mods see deleted comments? [duplicate]

Only mods can see deleted comments Allow moderators to see deleted comments Are my deleted comments visible to others? Do 10k users get to read deleted comments? Why can only mods see deleted ...
Paul Draper's user avatar
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Can deleted answers be hidden by default with something to click to show them?

Usually deleted answers are not particularly useful, which is why they were deleted. If they were hidden (compacted to the first line) by default with a JS [+] to expand them there would be less ...
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Give moderators the ability to restore those accidentally deleted comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moderators should be able to undelete comments Viewing deleted comments was implemented, now what about being able to restore them? As far as I'm concerned, make it a simple ...
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Broken highlighting on deleted comments [duplicate]

There is a minor bug in the display of deleted comments (visible to ♦ moderators and SE staff only) that is, well, bugging me. Background Moderators can see deleted comments, which is very handy when ...
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