Linked Questions

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Negative notifications are also essential to feedback

Feedback is important. For it to be useful, it has to have three components: On time, On target, Proportional. To give a textbook example, when you hit your thumb with a hammer (instead of ...
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1answer
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Notify OP after a question receives a close vote

My suggestion is to notify the OP when someone votes to close his question informing him the reason behind the vote. The reason is: Most users don't leave a comment when voting to close, and most OP ...
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1answer
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Why was my “newbie getting started” post deleted?

I recently made a post on Stack Overflow that was kind of a "getting started newbie" question regarding XMPP and Google GCM servers. Someone gave me a vague answer and that was about all that happened....
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1answer
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Double tap doesn't auto-zoom anymore on mobile

When you double-tap on a paragraph on mobile the zoom changes to match the width of the paragraph. After the site upgrade, when you double tap a comment on a question or answer, the zoom level ...
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4answers
494 views

Asking for more information on a question or answer

When asking for more information on a question or answer, it's not uncommon to see something along the lines of "Let me just use my crystal ball" or another such remark, to indicate that the person ...
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1answer
248 views

Could we have better notifications for questions in which we participated?

I have been using Stack Overflow every day for the past 8 years (I mean, actually every single day), and I still feel I know very little about what happened to the questions I contributed to. The ...
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1answer
47 views

Is it necessary to flag negative questions for non-critical reasons?

Negatively scored questions are automatically deleted after 30 days. If a negative question is simply a bad question (not spam, not abusive and not a duplicate) should I even bother flagging it for ...
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2answers
99 views

When is a notification sent?

When doing reviews and other things, I came across some scenarios where I don't know if notifications are sent. It would be helpful to know. I have a number of questions: Do I get a notification when ...
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0answers
187 views

Dupehammer creates and deletes a comment, causing notifications to go out

The dupehammer is a good system. But when a gold badge holder closes a question, a comment still gets created on the voter's behalf, even though it will be immediately deleted by the system due to the ...
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0answers
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Deletion notification

I just found out that one of my answers had been deleted 17 days ago. It had 18 up votes and I don't have the rep to see down votes, close votes, or whatever else would have notified me that it was ...
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1answer
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Sometimes clicking on notification does not open the dropdown

As simply as the title states, sometimes when I click the red circle with a number to go to my new inbox messages in the StackExchange Dropdown, nothing happens. I've never experienced this before, it'...
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0answers
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I do not get notified if a moderator closes my question as a duplicate

I asked a question in the meta of Software Recommendations, it was closed as duplicate of other question by a moderator, but I wasn't informed about it. This is likely related to this bug in which ...
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1answer
188 views

No notification of reputation loss; Questions deleted - how can I check what I did wrong?

I realize that similar questions have been asked in masses but I still haven't found an actual answer to my question. I read this answer: Look at the bottom of your reputation page, and check the ...
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1answer
54 views

Account notification when question is put on hold/closed

Notification about a question being put on hold/closed has already had a question and discussion period, and the highest voted answer suggests that this feature has been implemented, will be ...
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1answer
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Remove comment notifications when I load the question

When I post a question on which somebody comments, I get a notification. This is good. However, if I visit the question without clicking on the notification and loading the comment url (Such as this ...

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