Questions tagged [feedback]

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Will there be a version of The Loop survey for users of the Stack Exchange network?

The newly announced The Loop survey asks for our satisfaction and thoughts about using Stack Overflow. Will there be a version of this survey for users of the Stack Exchange network, or is the ...
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Will Meta Stack Exchange be removed now?

This is a question related to the new feedback procedures announcement. This site (Meta Stack Exchange) has various functions: (per the help center) Meta is for... ... Stack Exchange users ...
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“In the loop”, what are the selection criteria for the working group users?

We’ll share regular updates about what we learn through our research, as well as create a new working group of users (made up of people from all corners of the developer community — from folks new to ...
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How will Stack Exchange get the resources to track and handle all the new feedback gathered by The Loop?

Stack Exchange has announced: With our new mixed method research approach, one thing we lost was regular, in-depth conversation with a group of folks highly invested in Stack Overflow’s growth. We ...
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Feature request: append text of Contact Us submission when sending auto-response

When I clicked on "Contact Us" in the Meta.SE footer, I got an automated response with a ticket number in the subject line. The body of the email said (date) This is an automated message to ...
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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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Question Titles - Removing Tags makes 'Questions with similar titles' useless.

I have had a number of titles to my questions on SO edited to remove text such as MySQL: with no explanation or notification. I'm guessing that this is because someone thinks it's redundant since the ...
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Canned reasons for up/down vote (w/ example of how it would work)

I'm annoyed by down voters that don't explain why they down voted a question or an answer. Although, at the same time, I understand that they want to remain anonymous. I think there is a middle ground,...
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How could I have handled this better in chat (flag apparently led to suspension)? [closed]

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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Unupvote loses you more rep than downvote

User A has 5 reputation. User A posts an answer and receives: upvote +10 then unupvote -10 rep = 5 (neutral feedback) upvote + 10 then downvote -2 rep = 13 (negative feedback) How come user A ...
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Feedback Request: New Timeline Question View [closed]

There is an experimental timeline view for questions now available on meta ONLY! (Now working on SO, SF, and SU as well) This is partially motivated by comments about how difficult it is to follow ...
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Let's disallow moderator 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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Feature request: Expose stream of ignored downvotes

When you lack reputation to cast a proper downvote on a site, there is a box explaining that it was registered somehow anyway, but doesn't really explain in much detail what this really means. ...
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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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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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Could we provide some automatic feedback on (enough) unfriendly/rude comments?

If you have too many recent declined flags, you get a warning when you next start to flag something. If you fail a review audit, you also get feedback (I think on the spot in that case). In both ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Downvoter anonymous reply feature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow users to leave an anonymous comment when voting I've seen many cases where a person downvotes a question/answer and by the means of comments the author requests reason ...
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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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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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Is it acceptable to post general “What are your thoughts on this class/code?” questions? [closed]

Obviously there are times when a developer comes to the SO community because he/she's trying to work out a bug or a performance issue and simply wants help. But suppose you have a class/method/...
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Make it more obvious that commenting is only possible after earning certain reputation

The comment link should be always visible. For users without enough rep to comment, clicking on it should give a nice popup, just like those on the vote buttons, informing them that they need more ...
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Why not list point-reduction as 'temporary'? [duplicate]

When another users submitted a very low-quality answer, I flagged it as useless. The user retaliated against me with a down vote, and I said something to the effect of: 'If you don't like my question,...
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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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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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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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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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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 [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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Feedback Wanted: Careers in German

Careers 2.0 is now in German (and localized for the UK). What have we messed up? We’ve been hard at work localizing Careers 2.0 for the German and UK markets. UK users won’t see much difference other ...
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Feedback Wanted: Careers 2.0 in French

Careers 2.0 is making its way through Europe. The German launch went so well that we’re ready to show off the new Careers in French. So what have we messed up? We have a few native French speakers ...
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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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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've added a “bookshelf” to Careers 2.0 profiles — feedback wanted

We've added the ability to include books on your Careers 2.0 profile. The idea is to mention books that have influenced your professional development, and explain how they did so. Did you implement an ...
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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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Opened a bounty for lack of attention, now I want to increase the bounty because answers lack quality [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Raise bounty later? I opened a small bounty (50) because my question didn't get much attention. It worked, and now I have three answers that are not correct (despite each of ...
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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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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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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 ...