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Can the user be displayed first than on the bottom in the Leaderboard search?

In the Winter Bash Leaderboard, if we search a user by their username, it gets displayed at the bottom, below the page selector. For example, It'd be nice if the user were displayed on the top of the ...
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Can profile pictures be aligned straight on the Winterbash leaderboard?

On the leaderboard there is a fixed width between the rank and the profile picture, as they both have a fixed padding in CSS. Can this be adjusted to account for the fact that single digit numbers ...
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Display bounty expire time in the bounty tab

When I go to the question details page it shows the expire time form (picture one)... I am requesting it should also show in the bounty tab like (picture two). I think it will be helpful for question ...
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Can secret hats get a description on the leaderboard as well?

On the leaderboard there is a description in a tooltip when you hover over a regular hat, like so: When you hover over a secret hat you see this: On the winterbash homepage there is a bit more ...
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Allow “equiping” different types of hats at the same time [duplicate]

This is a longshot, and probably not worth it for a feature that's only available for a short period. However, it would still be cool to allow us to use hats as equipment. The different hat selection ...
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Hat dash doesn't work on mobile?

I got a notification saying You earned the right to run fast and jump for joy on Winter Bash! But it requires a spacebar, which I don't have available on mobile. Nor do I have a cantina. I noticed ...
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Suggestion: Using Sci-TLDR in SO for aggregating questions

The Allen institute made this: https://scitldr.apps.allenai.org/ It has this GitHub repo: https://github.com/allenai/scitldr It boils texts down, with some work, to their essentials. The license is ...
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Electrical Engineering needs a Markdown solution for overline

The introduction of tables was a great addition to the Electrical Engineering substack, since I often want to quote tables from electronic component datasheets. An actual table is far more functional ...
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A question having a single word in the body passed the quality filter (spoiler: the body contains HTML entities)

Despite that the question is off-topic in Web Applications, this question having a single visible word on the body was able to be posted by a new contributor Body markdown Title­​&...
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Lifting/reducing review suspension ban when gaining edit privilege [duplicate]

If someone just gained the Edit Privilege (which will give access to the Suggested Edits queue) while they are suspended from reviewing, they are able to see a pending review on a post but still can't ...
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Deleted duplicates should show the duplicate target(s)

Some questions on Stack Exchange sites get deleted, but they are still linked from various other places on the internet. I will use this deleted question from Mathematics Stack Exchange as an example....
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Allow users to view the exact date and time they followed a post

When I visit the 'Following' tab on my profile, I can only see the date and time of the last activity but it doesn't show the date and time when I followed the post. Users should be able to see the ...
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Re-number the steps shown on the “asking a good question” modal

I noticed this behaviour yesterday when posting a question on SuperUser: The steps listed on the banner normally shown on the Ask Question page when you ask your first question... aren't really well ...
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Perhaps do not oblige users to read and understand your privacy policy and cookies policy?

I finally reached the end of the processing of your terms and conditions. They are quite long, although they do have the advantage of applying to several useful sites. One possible improvement, is to ...
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Is it “by design” that “answers in flight” are not accepted on closed questions, but that some still can submit?

Discussion This question comes off the back of a question I asked on Stack Overflow Meta about the grace periods of answers. Specifically it was my confusion that I, personally, cannot submit answers ...
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Let the OP decide if their post can be shared by SE Twitter bots

The Twitter bots operated by Stack Exchange share bountied posts and some other posts on Twitter. The bots have an algorithm and choose things that seem like they might be worthy questions to share. ...
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Permanently Force Mobile View on Stack Exchange Sites

Stack Exchange sites do offer a “Mobile” link on the footer; after activating it, that particular domain continues to serve its mobile theme for a few weeks (haven't counted exactly). But the site ...
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Block questions where the body is the same as the title [duplicate]

UPDATE: It looks that the requested feature is already in place...the body of the post that triggered this request originaly wasn't the same as the title, this was caused by an edit (I included the ...
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Don't recommend the asking days badge series in the user profile if user doesn't have a positive question record

The Curious, Inquisitive, and Socratic badge family (i.e. the "asking days badges") are awarded based on two criteria: Achieved a threshold number of qualifying days (days when one's asked ...
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Clicking on the “accept answer” check mark is not a vote

Clicking on the "accept answer" check mark is not a vote from the user's standpoint, but this error message says so: This post has been deleted; deleted posts can't be voted on I would ...
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Can we have a feature to highlight opinion based/too broad parts of a question, and add a button to reopen after address the parts?

One of my questions was closed as opinion-based: Is there any way to check for badblocks that address the two issues? - I'm really confused why it's opinion based. Then a user mentioned that it wasn't ...
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Can the main HNQ page be made more mobile aware? [duplicate]

The mobile aware functionality of Stack Exchange has steadily improved over the years and it’s mainly a joy to use. However, when my fat thumbs stumble onto the main HNQ landing page (stackexchange....
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Automated welcome message from the moderators when you join a site

I just joined a new community on Reddit, and got a very nice message welcoming me to the community and giving me a few links to important documentation and some tips on how to get the most out of the ...
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Mobile experience of the website not standardized, very impractical to use and add code

Title says it all. When writing an answer on a mobile device the options for adding snippets do not appear at all in any way in the slightest, there's no way I can either add, or even view, a code ...
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Add 'Export as Markdown' option to SEDE

Now that Markdown tables are a thing, can we please have an option in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer to export the data in a format that's ready to paste in a Stack Exchange post? I mean, I can do ...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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The same question should not be under both Linked and Related

Here is a recent example of this from one of my questions on English SE: The Related questions should be filtered to remove any questions that already appear under Linked. This will avoid confusing ...
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Is it possible for the user to disable certain sites from appearing in hot network questions? [duplicate]

I really admire the creativity in some questions from Worldbuilding, but I prefer to not see imaginary questions mixed in with real ones. Is there a way I can remove those, without removing the whole ...
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Add an option to weed out questions I've answered in custom filters [duplicate]

When making a custom filter with my tags/other criteria, I noticed that it lists a lot of questions that I've already answered. I apply these filters to look for questions where I can provide a (...
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Show delete and edit buttons for custom filters on mouseover

Currently, when you go to delete or edit a custom filter, you have to click on it (which applies the filter again) to get the Edit/Delete buttons to show: I propose making those buttons appear when ...
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Old Stack Overflow icon is still using in the Twitter tweet's GIF

As part of the #StackOverflowKnows there is a tweet about Security SE from the Stack Overflow Twitter account, in that there is a GIF file added. But the GIF using the old Stack Overflow icon only. ...
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Time to allow suggested edit on per site metas? [duplicate]

So I was just answering a question on Ask Ubuntu meta about code formatting and it was brought to my attention that users under 2k cannot even click the edit button to view the formatting. Looking ...
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Expose moderator-only and required tags in SEDE

The API has two methods to get a list of required tags (the gray ones) and moderator-only tags (the red ones): required tags moderator only tags That means there must be an enumeration (or two ...
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Add a keyboard shortcut to visit the Jobs page

On Stack Overflow, and on other sites like Robotics, there is a Jobs link below the other Questions, Users and Tags links, all of which have a "Go to" keyboard shortcut. Can we add one for ...
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Can we let the system automatically remove comments that are short and contain “+1”?

I saw a comment on an answer on SO that was made by the answerer. The comment was "if useful +1". I flagged it for removal and it got removed about a minute later. Can we prevent such ...
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Please allow users without the close/reopen votes privilege to see the full details of close reasons

Let me first establish what I'm not asking about: I know that there are posts that don't show a specific close reason to anyone when three different reasons were chosen. I know that users who don't ...
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View the raw text of a question/answer [duplicate]

I am quite aware of this helpful link for editing questions and answers, but there are several cases that I would find useful to just copy the raw text of another question/answer. Some examples are: ...
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Stack Exchange sites should set an HTTP cache expiry on their favicon.ico logos

Occasionally I'd receive mysterious HTTP/1.1 429 Too many requests responses from Stack Exchange, despite having made relatively few requests. I've now discovered the cause. I have a web page ...
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Could the bounty system be more fair when bounty owners are “forgetful”?

Nowadays, bounties are often set on very specific, complex questions that are subject to require more work from those who will provide answers, and which would probably be of lesser interest to other ...
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Can we get some thousands separators?

Disclaimer: This post is very nitpicky. If you dislike that please move along. If one visits https://meta.stackexchange.com/site-analytics, but lacks the required reputation they are served the ...
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Get rid of the “Established User” privilege [duplicate]

The Established User privilege which is gained at one thousand reputation has been around forever. We all know that it lets you see the vote count on posts. But I propose we remove the 1k reputation ...
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Next privilege progress bar: show marginal instead of overall progress

Currently the next privilege progress bar shows 'overall' progress. It would make more sense to show the marginal progress starting from the previously achieved privilege (i.e. reset to 0% after each ...
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Top network posts can be misleading

In my profile, can see the following "Top Network Posts" This doesn't show Q&As from current community Answers in questions that got closed Could we also show it or add an info icon ...
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Network profile having info like a community profile

It'd be great to see a total of questions and answers (not only organized by community as we currently have in Network Profile > Accounts, and including Community Meta), top tags, people reached, ...
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Add an option to include help and meta FAQ articles in search results

One of Stack Overflow questions has a self-answer inside the question and I wanted to add a comment about ability to self-answer and tried to find relevant links by searching within Stack Overflow. ...
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Support logging in with Apple

Title explains all. SE currently supports logging in with GitHub, Google and Facebook. In terms of tracking user behavior, Apple seems to be a better login option to me than Google and Facebook. ...
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{Request} Russian SE site for English language questions [duplicate]

English SE site for Russian language questions exists. Why no Russian SE site for English language questions? For example, it would be extremely useful to describe differences between synonyms or ...
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Build a per-site meta for Meta Stack Exchange

There are some posts about complaints from users of moderator/user actions on their posts. I think a per-site meta is needed here for this kind of problems; because this is a place for people to ask ...
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Is it possible to copy formatted text from Stack Overflow posts/answers, i.e. colors, fonts, etc.?

I'm attempting to copy and then paste code examples from existing Stack Overflow posts into personal documentation which I often end up using Word to paste into. I find that I often am having to copy ...
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Show election voting privilege notice next to its button

Clicking on one of the buttons in this election, I saw this notice pop up: But it showed way down here! If my scrollbar had been any farther up the page, I wouldn't have seen that. Can we make the ...

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