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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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 ...
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Acknowledging Stack Overflow in my PhD and 'giving back' to the SO community

This is possibly a silly question, but is there any particular way that I can acknowledge SO in my PhD? I am in the final stages of my PhD, and part of that included Android app building and testing, ...
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Logged in users with less than 15 reputation should be able to give feedback

If I'm not logged in to any Stack Exchange site, I can give feedback clicking on vote button: But if I'm logged in, and I have less than 15 reputation, I get a message that more reputation is ...
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Job offers world map

Maybe it was already asked, but a world map would be nice for careers. Where you can see countries with jobs. Then you can zoom or filter by technology and so. Like the candidate search for employers ...
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Make clearer what kind of feedback there is for flags

Short version: After a long search on this site, I was unable to find any feedback on something I flagged. After posting the original incarnation of this question, I found out that there is flag ...
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Careers 2.0: let me hide my profile from employers I work for

We're all agile at work. Agile agile agile. So I'm going to give you a user story. Here it is: Suppose we have a user called Dave. Dave knows the answer to every javascript question is no longer ...
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My question was downvoted and locked; what should I do to improve it?

generate a query that show the times that questions get wrong This question has been around a while, and now I'm receiving so many downvotes that I even got banned from posting new questions. So I ...
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Why don't we get responses from bug reports?

Currently we have 1356 bug reports that are not closed, have zero answers and no [status-*] tag. Why aren't we getting feedback from the DEV team about these reports? Has the team even noticed every ...
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Careers: Filter entries by offer's language (French, English etc)

Related to: Add filter by required spoken language in Careers I think it would be good to filter the job adverts in search not only by "what" and "where" but also "language of the offer". Rationale: ...
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New design for the privileges page on meta. Open for feedback

The changes have now been rolled out across the network! Most of these changes are cosmetic. We moved the list into the main content area, increased the font size a little, and used the check marks ...
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What is your primary use for the user profile page? It's getting a redesign

We are currently in the process of rethinking this page, and one of the goals is to make it much easier to do the first one or two most common actions on this page. I've been doing quite a bit of ...
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What do they mean by feedback

The Privilege Page at Meta Stack Overflow says When should I visit meta ? to provide feedback to report a bug to suggest changes to the community to discuss how the site works I know what is a bug ...
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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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Add a positive feedback for all types of review audits

In my continuing series of posts about review audits, here's what I learnt so far: StackOverflow is not being used to train machine learning algorithms The lack of feedback from successfully passing ...
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Is the lack of positive feedback for Suggested Edits reviews audits intentional?

So it seems that my question about review audits feedback from yesterday was shut down because it was too similar to a previous question (for which I must add the sole answer to was less than ...
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Why is there no feedback for Suggested Edits review audits? [duplicate]

This is a follow up to a question I asked yesterday about what I perceived as vandalism on posts: Why is it that we don't get feedback if we succeed at a Suggested Edit review audit? For example, I ...
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Reasons to decline flag

In related to, but not only because of declination of my flag ([Note2]) I wonder if moderators shouldn't be pushed to select/write in the reason why they declined the flag. This would give users ...
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Password complexity, restrictions on self-answering, and pop-up help all contributed to a frustrating experience for me as a new user

Well, this is the feedback section, so here's my feedback. I wanted to ask a question on Stack Overflow, so I went through the whole registration process, and eventually got the answer I was looking ...
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Stackoverflow's questions list : is sorting needed?

I was wondering if there will be possibility to sort questions list in stackoverflow by answers number, votes number, date, or anything else ? Is there any possibility to specify ASC or DESC just by ...
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Why don't we have “rubyonrails.stackoverflow.com”?

Ruby on rails has an important number of questions on stackoverflow.com... And I think Rubyonrails has a very active community on this site. Why don't we have a subdomain for rubyonrails ? (...
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Comments looking odd to my answer

I am writing an answer and someone gives some comments for my answer. I faithfully change my answer based on the comments and my answer looks the best now. Yet the comment added before remains and ...
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Howdy Pardner? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are hats working properly? The hats are great! I've earning a few today but I spotted Howdy Pardner hasn't been awarded on SO? According to my comment activity I have left 8 ...
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Stackoverflow, New Users & Email

High new user retention is obviously desirable for SO and the community in general, has using email to bring new users back been considered? Not only could this help with retention but also with ...
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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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Where can I leave feedback?

Yesterday I asked a question, marked with the discussion tag, that got overrun by a horde. I've got no problems with that in general. But what I'm curious about is the fact that my question kept ...
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How to give constructive feedback to a user whose only question was deleted within ten minutes of being asked?

The question under consideration is: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12555228/i-would-like-to-know-how-the-following-code-works (10k users) It is a routine question about mixing increments and ...
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Where can I get feedback on why a question was closed?

Where can I get feedback on why my question was closed? The question: Where can I find jsdom documentation? I don't necessarily object, but I've asked other similar questions which weren't closed, ...
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How do you create replies to answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comments work? I found an answer that really helped me. I tried to figure out how I could actually type in a reply (other than clicking on yes it helped me). I could ...
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How to correct the mind about a suggested Edit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change edit approval/rejection Undo edit suggestion Just now I approved by accident a suggested edit. How can I change my mind? I see no option to change the status. That is ...
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What are participation rates for Stack Overflows “was this post useful to you” button?

I just asked this question on stackexchange (webmasters) and @danlefree suggested that I try asking meta if it was possible to access some general statistics (even partial) about how high a % of ...
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Somehow I am doing something wrong on Stack Overflow

I asked this question on Stack Overflow. This question is voted down. As actually all my questions are on Stack Overflow. It's only voted down without any comment and I have no idea why. IMHO, it ...
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Uncontrolled and excessive downvote punishment to feedback posts

Supposedly someone gives a feedback on MSO pertaining to SE web-application (addressing to SE developers). Then other MSO users think that its not constructive or not worth the effort, they will show ...
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A place to provide positive feedback about SE (like a comment board)

I just wanted to post a note about how much I value / enjoy the Stack Overflow community. Nothing that warrants a response, just a place that is like the index cards customers can draw / hang in 5 ...
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For some users, StackOverflow's review page “soliciting feedback” link sends to a page with no questions [closed]

When clicking on "review" at the top of my SO page, I'm taken to https://stackoverflow.com/review/. There, there is a comment We're currently soliciting feedback on an improved system for ...
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Job application process full of bugs

I just applied for a job using this system, and it really needs improvement. First, I'm using Firefox with Adblock Plus, and the "Cover Letter" dialog does not function. I had to switch to IE. :...
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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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Better Log in page

I find the log in page very confusing and frustrating. Why do we need an array of log in options? I wanted to log in to SO on my new Mac, but for the life of me could not find an appropriate log in ...
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Authentication using Blogger account always fails the first time

I am login in stackoverflow.com by blogger. I see a thing everytime when I login. I see the same thing from 2-3 months. If I write blog url and press login then first time I see "woops something goes ...
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Shouldn't the search term “SELECT!” return items with the phrase SELECT?

I am not yelling. I am specifically looking for the term SELECT!, that is SELECT<exclamation-point>. When I do a search and put "SELECT!" in the search box, I would expect to see results that ...
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Careers should provide feedback upon successful email verification

There should be feedback of some sort after we click 'Click here to verify your email address'. A small note saying "hiring managers can now reach you via email" will do.
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iPad Stackoverflow user interface problem

I use an iPad to visit Stackoverflow. Stack overflow is simply THE best Q&A website I have ever come across. But the problem I face is every time I visit stack overflow I am presented with a ...
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Additional user data feedback to attract activity

There are a couple of things I have noticed that can be changed with SO or the Stack Exchange sites in general, in order to attract users who are interested in the sites but have slowed down in ...
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How could I have handled this exchange better?

I had an exchange with a user regarding an answer they posted, specifically this one. It's one of my first such discussions and I don't feel it went well. I'm wondering how I could respond differently ...
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The Stack Exchange voting system is not fair! [closed]

I've been using experts-exchange.com. I always used to wonder why they allowed everyone to vote. The first time I saw Stack Overflow, I liked its philosophy of letting only some users vote (just those ...
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Feedback - forum review

I've been using various sub-sites of stackoverflow for a little while, but I'm fairly reguarly feeling like I'm missing important bits of culture and could be making better use of the site. Does ...
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Ambiguous survey question

From Stack Overflow's Annual User Survey 2012: "Have you visited / Are you aware of Stack Overflow Careers?" Yes or No. I'm not sure what the expected answer should be for anyone (like myself) who ...
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Are there any metrics that provide feedback to users on their use of close votes?

At the moment, (AKAIK), when one casts a close vote, the only way to know whether the community agrees with you is to check back on that question manually to monitor it's status. And that's fine. But ...
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Are declined feature requests ever reconsidered? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we re-request features that were declined a sufficient while ago? There are quite a few feature requests that were declined in spite of being (or becoming) very popular. ...