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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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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question Badges ...
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4 answers
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Please don't require answer votes to be cast before question votes

So now we get 10 extra question votes. But the way this is implemented is… bizarre. After casting 30 votes, we may cast 10 more votes on questions, regardless of what we voted on before. I generally ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
25 votes
2 answers
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Why is the Suffrage badge awarded for using only 30 votes when you get 40?

Being new to the Stack Exchange family of sites, I noticed that on Stack Overflow I am given 40 votes per day, but the Suffrage badge description states that it is awarded when one has: "Used all ...
Chris Barlow's user avatar
23 votes
3 answers
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New vote messages are misleading

There are two things about the new vote messages that I don't like: The new way of vote messaging doesn't tell me when I am about to reach my answer vote limit. Reaching the limit comes as a complete ...
Pekka's user avatar
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What does the popup message obtained when upvoting an answer say?

When I upvote an answer, a message shows up saying "You haven't voted […]." It just fades out so fast that I am unable to get the full message. What's that message? Why does it fade so fast?
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1 answer
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Simplify vote-limiting logic

In the beginning there were daily vote limits. Then we realized we want to encourage voting on questions and so the idea of giving an extra 10 votes for questions was accepted. Then it was ...
feetwet's user avatar
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23 votes
1 answer
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Daily vote limit hit before reaching actual counts?

According to the latest update, in addition to the 30 vote limit, there's an additional 10-vote limit only for questions. I got the notification about reaching the daily vote limit, however the ...
Sathyajith Bhat's user avatar
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4 answers
370 views

Reduce the reputation earned by answering a question you haven't upvoted

Yes, I started with “reduce the reputation”, so I'm going to be downvoted into oblivion. Ever since the early days, it was apparent that many questions got answers but no upvotes, and the general ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
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2 answers
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Allow voting directly in question lists (with a twist)

We are trying to address the issue low amount of voting for questions. reddit, digg and hacker news have a very simple scheme that encourages topic voting. They allow you to vote in the various list ...
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2 answers
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Come back to vote on more answers in X hours, or use your X remaining question votes now !

While I was trying to vote up an asnwer I recieved the following message: Come back to vote on more answers in X hours, or use your X remaining question votes now. When does this message ...
Akram Shahda's user avatar
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1 answer
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What is "10 additional "question-only" daily votes"?

Jeff said that Stack Overflow added 10 additional "question-only" daily votes (This Blog), and total votes limitation increased to 40. But I voted 30 times in meta.stackoverflow.com today, ...
Charlie's user avatar
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1 answer
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Separate rep cap for questions and answers

Recently the number of votes a user can cast was increased to 40 and the vox populi badge was created to encourage votes on questions. Why not take it a step further and have two reputation caps per ...
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1 answer
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Bug in vote count, since status update

Hi, I was pleased to see the new votes cast item on the user status hover over thingy... However, I think it might have broken the restriction on the number of votes that can be cast in a day. I ...
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0 answers
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Daily vote limit took a downvote feedback into account even though I don't have the downvote privilege

In Stack Overflow, I reached my daily vote limit on 39. However, I cast 10+ question up-votes before reaching 25 total (Q & A votes), but I didn't get the 40 total. What did happen is I tried to ...
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