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Questions tagged [feedback]

For questions about providing feedback to (or receiving it from) other users, moderators, the development team, or anyone else participating in Stack Exchange sites. For the feedback (up- & downvotes) on posts given by users without enough reputation, use the [post-feedback] tag.

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Feedback/suggestions for new flagging page in user profile

Recently the flagging page of the user profile received an overhaul: Do you have any feedback or suggestions for these changes?
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How can we help SE manage our feedback?

Stack Exchange is both cursed and blessed with a user community that cares deeply about the network. Many of us know what it is like to be asked to do more than is humanly possible by people who ...
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Feedback And Initiatives On International Sites

Stack Overflow's ultimate goal is, with our community's help, to build a library of detailed answers to every programming question. Together with our brave users, we've gone on an amazing adventure as ...
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How could I have handled this better in chat (flag apparently led to suspension)?

I was recently suspended in chat here on Meta.SE. I would like to know how I could have handled this situation better and avoided a suspension. Link to transcript: https://chat.meta.stackexchange....
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Why does SE not react to the feedback it has asked for?

In Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator! we were asked for Questions? Suggestions? Feedback? Let us know. There was plenty, mostly not in support of the feature. Maybe it is hidden ...
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What is the best way to get more feedback?

When I post a question, I am trying to ask specific questions that have not been asked before and explain the issue as clearly as possible. However, I get very little feedback/answers. So what is the ...
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Feedback link on Meta Stack Exchange should be removed

Feedback link in the footer of MSE refers to the same page, i.e. to MSE itself. Other sites have such link only for main versions, but not for the per-site metas. I think this link should be ...
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How should I handle a misleading and unhelpful answer?

I came across this question yesterday; nothing special, just one of thousands of blunder questions. The code posted in the question body does actually work, it cannot produce an error the OP claims it ...
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Grading/feedback on school assignments

I'm not that new to Stack Exchange, but I wanted to ask a question about something that I'm not sure is acceptable on the platform. I am currently studying for a degree in Finance and Accounting, so ...
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Improved IME Handling is now active

In the past there was an issue (reported for example on the Japanese Language Meta) where pressing the Enter key to select an IME suggestion would also submit the comment. The good news is that we ...
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Stack Snippets Upgrade: new UI

Good news for those who love Stack Snippets (and also for those who don't, but use it anyway). We improved the user experience and UI to: Create visual hierarchy (AKA "easy to use") in the editor ...
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Stack Snippets Upgrade: Virtual Console

It's been a long time since we worked on Stack Snippets. I'm sorry. It's mostly because I created it, then I got promoted to management, and now I don't code much anymore and nobody else has time to ...
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Let's disallow nominations from people who've been suspended in the past year

Well, it's election season again. On sites all over the network, moderators are being selected from among the good folk willing to volunteer their time to help guide and support their communities. I'm ...
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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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Voting mechanism for feedback questions [duplicate]

The recent license posts The MIT License – Clarity on Using Code on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange and A New Code License: The MIT, this time with Attribution Required generated some confusion over ...
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A New Code License: The MIT, this time with Attribution Required

Update: January 15, 2016 Thank you for your patience and feedback. The changes proposed here have been delayed indefinitely - we'll be back later to open some more discussions. Important ...
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Hide number of edits to review in the header when the user already reached the daily limit [duplicate]

I reached my daily limit many times for reviewing edits on Stack Overflow. Yet, I always have the number of edits to review. And when clicking on it, it tells you that you can't review more; you ...
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We're standardizing the sidebar width at 300px on all sites

Update: this change is now live across the network. You'll still see some narrow 220px ads because it's going to take us a good while to update all of the old ads, but if you see any other style ...
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Toward a philosophy of Chat

TL;DR: The Problem This keeps happening in chat: Surprise at flags on vulgar messages. Language that would invariably get your comments deleted on the main site occasionally gets flagged and deleted ...
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Can I mention OP in my answer?

Is it useful to mention OP in my answer for attracting OP and getting his/her feedback fast? For example, I'm the first person to answer OP's question now I want to get OP's feedback fast by ...
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RFC: Better chat @mentions – A prototype

Status: 75% - We have a prototype to play with the UI Previous RFC: RFC: Better chat @mentions Problem Statement & Background Please see the previous RFC. Proposed solution The feedback to ...
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Yo dawg, I heard you like betas (iOS9 edition)

iOS 9 is coming out pretty soon and I finally managed to get an iOS 9 build of our app out for testing. Now I just need testers. If you're one of the surprising 7% of our app users running an iOS9 ...
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Let's move some negatively scored answers from the top spot

Internally, we've been discussing how we can deal with obsolete or out-of-date answers. A few weeks ago, I requested some feedback on how to encourage edits to these types of answers, while I'm still ...
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RFC: Better chat @mentions [duplicate]

EDIT: A prototype is available: RFC: Better chat @mentions – A prototype Status: 50% - Solution is proposed, nothing's implemented yet. Problem Statement Pinging (@mentioning) users in chat is ...
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Help us test the shiny new “User Activity” page! (Plus a bunch of new features.) [duplicate]

We've launched! Please give feedback here. Today, we're shipping the new "Activity Page" of the Profile here on Meta SE, so you can test it out and hopefully share some feedback and suggestions ...
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We're working on a new stat to help convey the reach of your posts here

We've got a new statistic on the shiny new Profile Page Prototype. It's not perfect yet. And we did a pretty crap job of explaining what it's all about! Let's talk. What you do here isn't just about ...
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Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns

Update We have done a bunch of work following your feedback - just look at all those status-completed tags on the different answers here! The top suggestion was to do something about the badge ...
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Search not obvious whether for subdomain or all of StackExchange

*This is nothing big, and probably applies to most or all of the StackExchange subdomain sites. When I want to search for example meta.stackexchange.com, the search box is easy enough to see, but ...
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Help us test the new Stack Exchange iPad app [duplicate]

We've been putting the finishing touches on the Stack Exchange iOS app update for the iPad and need your help testing. We wish we could say more... so we will. The iPad update is bigger than bigger ...
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Should a user receive negative points for not giving any feedback to answers?

I see many questions asked on Stack Overflow which have received one one or more answers but the OP has not added any further feedback on them at all. No comments, no votes, no accepted answer, no ...
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Is fixing a broken link not a substantial enough improvement to be allowed to bypass the 6 character edit rule? [duplicate]

There was a broken link on the selected answer to this question:- Forking a new version of my application However, when I made the edit to update the link it would not let me submit unless I changed ...
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Add feedback for review audits [duplicate]

Having just tripped a review audit I disagree with, and having already complained in another post about these types of things, I realized an important step that could be used to help in the future. ...
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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 ...
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Careers' Profile - Print

I found a bug in careers' profile. When I click print in the sidebar, it opens the printable version in a new tab, but destroys the current page. It just displays: [object Window]. I used firefox on ...
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Stack Exchange iOS app nearing beta

We're getting very close to releasing our iOS app on the App Store. Since the beginning of our private alpha, we have taken on hundreds of users, fixed a lot of bugs, and we have approached feature ...
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Upvote requirements using Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How does one simply (and quickly) provide feedback that an answer was helpful or vote UP on Stack Overflow without first establishing a reputation? I don't care about point games, but would still like ...
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The profile page is getting a makeover (Part One) [duplicate]

Update: Since this was posted, we've taken your input below, and incorporated it into a newer prototype, described here: Profile Page Makeover, Part 2: the Prototype The Big Idea Create a page on ...
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Feedback link doesn't work

Clicking on feedback link at the top of the footer bar of the website (on this and the main SO at least) just links back to the homepage and not to a page for feedback. imo contact us and feedback ...
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I cannot login to dba.stackexchange.com

I cannot login to dba.stackexchange.com as https://dba.stackexchange.com/users/28279/fulproof using my GMail account (having logged into GMail account as the only account in a browser) When I click ...
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FeedBack For the Community (That is WE)

I am beginning to form an opinion that most of the users in meta are hardly bothered in reading the question completely. All they want to do is downvote. It's like a mad race. In many of my previous ...
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More job results behind proxy in England

I noticed it several times that there are more results for certain searches on careers when I do the search from behind a proxy (England) than from home (Hungary) Eg I searched python + remote only ...
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What may be formatted as code? [duplicate]

The answer might be clear, but to me it's not. Recently I exaggerated a bit with the code formatting using the ` sign. While other see rivers, when used to often, I like it for it suppresses ...
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Questions/answers reputation chart

Sometimes I'm wondering if the particular user is more of an "asker" or the "answerer" type or how much of my reputation I built by asking questions. Would it be possible to add a chart that shows ...
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Would it be possible to lighten the color of the new top bar?

The new top bar layout is fine, but the black color is very visually jarring/intrusive. Is using a lighter color an available option?
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“Where” in careers' search seems to be broken

Let's say I want to find a company in Ontario, Canada. Ok, I navigate to company pages and type ON, Canada to Where in search: but there are no companies in there. So why if I type just Canada it ...
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Posting question within 20 min could be reviewed instead of restricting

Currently MSO only allow to post once in 20 min, at-least for the beginners like me, instead of restricting the user from submitting it could be queued for a review and allowed to be posted based on ...
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Make the error “This edit would have to be a suggested edit” more verbose [duplicate]

From this post I found that the error "This edit would have to be a suggested edit" occurs because there has already been an edit suggested for the same post, but the error message is still confusing. ...
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Correcting askers who do not follow up

When I ask a question I always follow up with the answers that are arriving. I upvote good answers and I give feedback to answers which did not help me. I downvote answers missing the point. I always ...
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What is the proper way to get constructive criticism about why my question is bad?

I asked this question on stackoverflow. I was getting downvotes so I placed comments asking why the question is bad. Then there was a close vote as too broad. I countered that in a comment too and ...
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There is a problem of laziness or “disappearance” of the person who asks the question [duplicate]

From my observation, many people ask something and simply go away. They sometimes even receive 3–4 answers, take the codes, and run away without commenting anything, without voting anything, and ...