Questions tagged [dupehammer]

"The Dupehammer" refers to the ability of tag gold badge owners to unilaterally close and reopen duplicates which were asked in tags of which they have a golden badge.

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Add gold tag badge privileges to a user's Privileges page

I think it would be very handy to have a users 'privileges' page (what you see when you go to /help/privileges) also show the user's gold tag badge privileges. Currently it just lists the reputation-...
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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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Add the new duplicate link edit events to the user's own history

Gold badgers can now edit the link list on questions closed as duplicates. However, there seems to be no record of having made these edits anywhere in the user's own history. One would think they ...
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Dupehammer enabling circular duplicates?

The Stack Overflow question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23750620/update-values-based-on-case-statement has been closed as a duplicate of How to update values using case statement, which has ...
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Hammer indication missing when closing as dupe through the app

As we all know by now, when a power user is using a binding close vote, there is visual indication: However, as can be seen here, when I closed a question as duplicate via the iOS app that indication ...
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Editing the duplicate list doesn't really work on mobile with the new responsive design

When trying to add a duplicate target to a closed question on my iPhone, I'd like to paste a URL in the box where you're supposed to 'search, or enter a question link or numeric id'. However, the ...
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Reopening a question does not clear the custom duplicate list created by gold hammer

I noticed a question that was closed as duplicate, but the dupe targets were wrong. Gold hammer edited the list to add another target in addition to the original, but still both were wrong. I did ...
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Gold tag badge icon missing in post notice on mobile web

Gold tag badge is missing in the post notices on mobile web view. Post reference Screenshot for reference:
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Show dupehammer in close reasons on iOS app

In the screenshot below, Shadow Wizard has the ultimate power of the mighty dupehammer, but the tag badge is not shown in the question closed dialogue. This may cause confusion for some users since ...
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Users with a gold tag badge should be able to add questions with no accepted or upvoted answers to the duplicate list for an already closed question

When anyone other than a moderator attempts to close a question as a duplicate, they can only select questions that have at least one answer that is upvoted or accepted. Even users with a gold badge ...
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Add some line breaks in the “duplicate list edited” message in the timeline and revision history

When a gold badge user or a moderator edits the duplicate list of a question, it now properly shows the new list's links in the timeline. This change is great, but I think we can do even better. ...
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Let gold tag badge duplicates prevail above those of other close voters

I just closed a question as duplicate of another with my gold tag badge dupe-hammer (timeline). I used another duplicate target as the one another user suggested which had just one vote until the ...
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Change wording of dupehammer tooltip in case of reopen event in revisions list

Currently when the Dupehammer is used to reopen a question, the following tooltip is used: (example) Users with the [tag-here] gold badge can single-handedly mark [tag-here] questions as ...
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Improve formatting of dupehammer indication in the iOS app

Contrary to the question closed popup, the revisions list does include information about somebody using a dupehammer to close a question. However, it's badly formatted; it looks as if the tag name is ...
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Network Profile shouldn't be showing comments that were auto-generated and immediately auto-deleted

I closed a question with my Gold Badge a couple of days ago. When I happened to peruse the comment history on my Network Profile just now, I noticed the following comment on that post: Possible ...
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Answer form does not disappear when someone dupehammers the question and edits it

When you open a question and someone with a gold tag badge (or a diamond) dupehammers it AND edits it, click "this post has been edited" and the question will refresh, but the answer form remains.
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Reopening a question isn't clearing its duplicates list

Moderators and gold tag users can edit duplicate links. This was done here, for example. All good so far. However, when a question that was closed as duplicate and its duplicates list has been ...
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Dupehammer: show the rarest expert badge

When a question is marked as duplicate by a user having dupehammer privileges it seems that their first-earned expert badge (applying to the question) is shown in the "marked as duplicate" banner. ...
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Can users with a gold tag badge but not enough reputation to vote to close use their immediate duplicate closing powers?

It's possible for users to have a gold tag badge but not have enough reputation to vote to close, such as if they've given away most of their rep in bounties, or if they started off posting a lot of ...
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Show dupehammer in close reasons on Android app

The original iOS feature request is at Show dupehammer in close reasons on iOS app. This is simply the feature request for the Android app, since the two apps are maintained by different people. ...
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Change “original tags” to “current tags” in the help center description of the dupehammer

The help center tells us the dupehammer works with the original tags of the question: A question can be closed as duplicate with a single vote from a moderator or a user who has earned a gold tag ...
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Can't see gold badge symbol on Android

I recently asked a question and it was closed as a dupe by a gold badge holder - but I cannot see this on my Android phone in Google Chrome - is this a bug or my phone's problem? As you can see in ...
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A better metric for close vote superpowers

Just to make my position clear, I'm opposed to the concept of any one person having powers to close questions, but am aware of the circumstances that have led to this being implemented. That said, I ...
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Duplicate list edits should be shown on the question itself

Editing the list of duplicates on a question bumps said question and appears as a revision in the questions revision history, there is no indication on the question page itself though. So this is ...
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In the revisions, tag badge gets too faint background color once hovered

Find some question which was hammer-closed/reopened Go to the revisions Hover over the badge. The badge background gets too faint compared to the background of the revision entry, i.e. the badge and ...