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Why are [featured] questions not on the featured questions tab?

I think the title says it all. Why are featured questions not on the featured questions page? Ps. I know they are two seperate things but it makes for very poor UX to use the same term for two ...
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Old featured meta question intermittently appearing in “Featured on Meta” box

For some reason, a Meta question on IPS has recently erroneously appeared in the sidebar "Featured on Meta" box. Not only is this question not currently featured, it's locked. The featured tag was ...
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“Featured on Meta” is confusing

Whenever a question on MSE is tagged as featured, ALL sites will show a "Featured on Meta" section on the right (desktop web). Meanwhile, among the question filter tabs one reads "featured". That ...
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Featured question appears twice on mobile iOS app [duplicate]

The featured meta question appears twice on the iOS app, pictured here: It seems as if one link is showing the question at a previous time (and is not updated), given the mismatch in answer counts. ...
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Community sidebar isn't updating featured list

About 19 hours ago, I edited the featured tag out of a question and into another. About 7 hours ago, I made a few other small changes. The sidebar still hasn't updated to list the new questions. I'd ...
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How to see featured (bounty) questions from all Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

I am aware of below links which shows the questions from all Stack Exchange site: Hot questions on Stack Exchange network ! 'real-time' on Stack Exchange network All Stack Exchange Meta link - ...
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Add the “Featured” posts section in the Stack Exchange Android app

Can the Featured posts section be added to the Android app? I think it would be a good option to make it available.
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Can't view featured meta posts

I've just seen the A guide to moderating comments post appear in my feed but when clicking on it I get a message saying "The question is not available, it may have been deleted.". If I go to the site ...
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League/Ranking link

The league ranking table link that is available on the SO profile page is missing (from the same location) on at least the following SE sites English Language and Usage Super User The Workplace ...
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Why does clicking “Browse the complete list of questions” show me only “Featured Questions”?

At the bottom of the "Top Questions" page, is Looking for more? Browse the complete list of questions, or popular tags. Help us answer unanswered questions.` Clicking "complete list of questions" ...
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Post a Question in MetaSO Prompt Error

I am not sure the below mentioned details are bug or the way Stack Overflow works. I tried entering invisible characters in the title and I found few more things which I need to share with you guys. ...
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Bounties - no longer as useful on Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow now has 8 pages of bounty questions. And as an earlier question indicates bounty questions receive very little attention till they are on the front featured page. Jeff's answer to the ...
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Posting articles and/or code

Is there any place or site in the world of Stack Exchange where people can post articles and/or code to share with the rest of the world, etc.? Possible articles and code which can be voted up and ...
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Featured Question missing

I currently have a problemen with the featured questions of SO. There are currently 401 featured questions, but the last page of the featured questions tab does not display any question. When i hit ...
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Provide an easy way to access my accounts on other sites

I have accounts on 4 Stack Exchange sites. It would be good to have some buttons inside/next to the global index to jump to their pages.
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Strange behaviour on an old answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the daily reputation cap and how can I hit it? How do I read the history of my reputation? On July the 13th on [user:69339] history, under Stack Overflow, it can be ...
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Where to find a list of posts having edit suggestions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I review pending edits? My question is regarding Stack Overflow. I've recently reached 2k reputation points. I've achieved a privilege that I can approve / reject 'edit' ...
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How can I distribute the bounty to multiple answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accept Multiple Answers or Split Bounty among Several Users I recently asked this question on SO. The question was offered a bounty of 50 reputations in subsequently. Which ...
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Problem in number of featured questions…?

I see 313 featured questions but this is 314 in side bar...is there any problem with me or my account?
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Why is the question with the newest bounty, with score < -100, not in the featured tab?

I know Don't close questions where the user has requested that it not be closed has A LOT of downvotes, but it is a bountied question and it deserves its time in the limelight (aka the featured ...
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What's the new orange highlighting on some questions in the questions list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the “Favorite Tags” feature on stackoverflow work? So far I've only seen this on stackoverflow.com. What does it indicate?
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Too many featured questions?

When the bounty system was created it seemed reasonable to set the minimum bounty at 50 reputation. However there are now hundreds of questions under the featured tab. It seems the featured tab has ...
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Allow high-rep users to almost immediately offer bounties, though at an extra cost

Sometimes programmers need answers fast. I believe that high-reputation users should have the possibility to get a question featured within a few hours instead of the current two days (thanks @agf). ...
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Could featured question list contain all items when less than 5-8?

Note: This is a low priority feature-request, but I've made it, hoping it will require only a one line change in the server engine and would slightly improve the user experience. When navigating from ...
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Queue for bounties

I often realize that I want to place a bounty on a question, but already have a bounty in place. So far three simultaneous bounties have been allowed, but I find I forget many times which questions I ...
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Search on username

Why do I have to go to SO/users to search on username. Why can't I just use the 'normal' searchbox with for example my username. user:peehaa but I have to use my id user:508666. Is this by design? ...
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Sorting order of featured questions

How are featured questions sorted on Stack Overflow? And can I sort them using different criteria, such as by posting date?
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How to get questions without active bounty in a certain tag? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Occasional bug with Interesting tags? I don't think it's me.... This is very strange. I want all questions with the tag "zen-coding", so I click on "Tags" and search for "zen-...
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Is there a way to filter featured questions based on “competence”?

Being an SO addict and a reputation junkie, I'd like to see a list of questions that fall into my competence* and have an open bounty. Is there any way to achieve that? * = Question matching some of ...
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How to know what kind of traffic your shared link to SO/SE question has generated?

I have shared a link to a question on SO/SE to Facebook. How do I verify that this has generated traffic to the question? Is there any way to verify or track the link to see if any one has visited ...
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Is it possible to add the “featured questions” category for the tag sets?

When you define a tag set in the StackExchange site (see blog post "Tag Sets on Stack Exchange"), you currently have the corresponding questions displayed by: activity newest no answers Would it be ...
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How do we search for questions based on bounty?

I see featured questions with bounty, but there's no way to filter by amount of bounty?
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Allow moderators to pin a question in metas

Some "questions" on metas really are announcements which ought to be pinned on top of meta question listsings for wider attention (or at least frequently bumped by Mr. Community). I'm thinking of ...
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Feature accepted answers to bounties

It looks to me that once a bounty is awarded, the post no longer has the visibility of a featured question. This one time I rather promptly answered satisfactorily someone's featured question, and OP ...
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sort featured questions by “featured date” — how?

Is it possible to get a list of featured questions, sorted by date they became featured? I'm trying to do this because I try to look at the list of featured questions every few days to see if there ...
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Is rescinding reputation on a featured question allowed?

I looked under "featured" questions on Stack Overflow on 25-Aug and found #1324544 "How should I create an algorithm for the centroid of any System.Windows.Media.Geometry object?" offering 100 ...