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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&...
242 votes
45 answers

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

We are happy to announce that the previously announced follow question and answer feature is now live across the Network, including Stack Overflow, all Stack Exchange sites, and all Meta sites. (...
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189 votes
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Profile Page Makeover, Part 2: the Prototype [duplicate]

Wow, that took longer than expected (though right around the 6-8 week mark), but we finally have a semi-working prototype of the new profile page. Recap There’s a longer explanation on part 1 but ...
David Fullerton's user avatar
133 votes
5 answers

"viewed 1 times"

When a post is first created, it says "viewed 1 times" in the sidebar. This should say "viewed 1 time".
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124 votes
7 answers

Deleting a comment (mine) shouldn't count as a comment vote

I had an old question that I revisited in order to link it in a new answer. I noticed that in the comments Steven A Lowe had a funny comment that I -- at the time -- had responded to with "why can't I ...
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58 votes
12 answers

Should ads that mimic Stack Overflow UI be allowed?

As a Stack Overflow user, ads like this one: ...confuse the hell out of me. I just spent 30 seconds trying to find the rest of the answers for the question I was reading before I realized this ...
Matt Connolly's user avatar
53 votes
4 answers

"Venn Diagram" on SE About pages is not actually a Venn diagram [closed]

This is a small point (some would say pedantic) concerning the following diagram that currently appears on the About page of Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites: (This is an attachment. ...
Mitch Schwartz's user avatar
46 votes
5 answers

Are negative numbers singular or plural?

When posting a comment, the character count shows "n characters left", until you hit 1 character remaining - at which point, it switches to the singular. Fair enough. But is 0 singular? Are ...
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34 votes
3 answers

Pluralization bug in unicoin sidebar!!!11!!1eleven [closed]

I have one Unicoin. Only, the sidebar keeps telling me I have "1 Unicoins". This needs to be fixed ASAP!
Ilmari Karonen's user avatar
22 votes
4 answers

Wording of "possible/exact duplicates" when closing the question

When marking question for "duplicate", the reason in dialog window is "exact duplicate", yet when the process is completed there's a comment added that says "possible duplicate". Maybe those two ...
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11 votes
4 answers

Auto revision summary has wrong plural: "added 1 characters in body"

As seen at: Update: I'm 101% sure the down votes were due to the lack of free hands. Update 2: likes me, like me not, like me, likes me not... ...
Geoffrey Zheng's user avatar
7 votes
2 answers

1 kviews—shouldn't kviews be singular?

It's 1 vote, 1 view, yet 1 kviews? One wouldn't say one kilotons, or one kilobytes. Is there any logical reason for this?
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Is negative one plural?

Are grammatical mistakes a bug or not! It confuses me me (as I make the same mistakes myself). On the SO new questions list I see: The list is showing -1 as plural (-1 votes) but searching on Google ...
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8 votes
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Is there an effort to close old, "status-complete" questions? Should there be?

In the review tool here on Meta SO I'm seeing a lot of questions in the Close queue with the reason "Too localized" and the apparent reason is because it's a bug or feature request that has been ...
ale's user avatar
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12 votes
4 answers

Small grammar bug on area51

Part of the area51 page for The Great Outdoors currently reads: Every site needs a solid group of core users to assist in moderating the site. We recommend: 150 users with 200+ rep (currently 57 ...
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