Linked Questions

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RSS Overhaul desperately needed

Going back <2 years, upgrades to the RSS feed have been requested and ignored many times. Many have been ignored, rendering the feed almost useless to me. Worse, I have to keep manually checking up ...
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6answers
530 views

Should humorous, clever answers be removed?

Is there really any need for moderators to delete answers, such as this one that are obviously tongue-in-cheek but which are also entirely in keeping with the spirit of the programming language about ...
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4answers
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Ban Dropbox referral/affiliate links? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using affliate links in answer/question Update: just found out that the db.tt links are not only used for all new referrals, but also for URLs to public files (for now: only ...
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11answers
436 views

Do you care more about reputation or badges?

I focus more on reputation than badges, what about you guys?
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4answers
304 views

Why is reputation so visible on Stack Overflow/SE sites?

I'm writing a paper comparing the mechanics of Stack Overflow to Reddit, and one thing I can't find a solid answer to is why Stack Overflow makes a user's reputation so visible. A user's karma on ...
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3answers
510 views

I'm feeling a bit of harassment on my questions, can I block people from my questions? [closed]

Mostly some people who closed my question are now following me around down-voting all my questions, spitefully. What process do I go through to stop this?
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2answers
1k views

Why can't I change my name to Jon Skeet?

I had the best April Fools' joke idea. I've been brewing it for months. And it flopped. It involved changing my name and picture to Jon Skeet. (No, that was not the prank itself.) I did that last ...
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5answers
934 views

May we please have the SO “Easter Egg” question back? [duplicate]

According to this answer in the recently-necromanced "Jon Skeet Facts" thread: Jon Skeet once fixed a production problem in his pajamas. That page links to a citation - what used to be a picture ...
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2answers
315 views

What posts does the Community user upvote?

I'm curious about what posts does the Community user upvote... The description found while viewing it's user page is that it owns downvotes on spam/evil posts that get permanently deleted. It doesn't ...
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2answers
684 views

Answer with more upvotes appears above accepted answer? [duplicate]

The highest-voted answer on this question has three votes, and appears above the accepted answer (two votes). I think it's an amusing coincidence that it just so happens to be a Jon Skeet answer. What'...
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5answers
976 views

What is the highest upvoted comment on the Trilogy? [closed]

This answer has a comment by Pesto which right now is at +91. I am curious as to whether or not there is anything higher than +91 in terms of comments on StackOverflow.
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5answers
274 views

What is the total collective time saved by the invention of Stack Overflow?

What do you think is the total time saved on debugging, Google-searching, testing, etc. by all of the developers of the world collectively as a result of Stack Overflow providing quick, reliable ...
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2answers
291 views

Does Stack Overflow fix bugs or problems reported on meta?

Today I found two bugs in this site and asked questions about them. My questions were marked as duplicates. That's fine. Is there anyone who views those and fixes bugs in this site?
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3answers
163 views

How can I find the “historically significant” questions?

Questions that are locked by historical-lock are very likely to be hilarious1, 2. Off course that is unless someone deletes them first because he doesn't like fun, so he thinks nobody else does. I ...
33
votes
1answer
435 views

What can cause the Community user to have favorite questions?

On most sites including the main Stack Overflow site, Community user has no favorites. So far so good. However today I noticed that on the SharePoint site it got 26 questions marked as favorite. If ...

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