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Option to limit main page username associations to post authors

Question and answer posts are the meat of SE sites. A significant portion of posts could potentially benefit from editing, but editing is a background curation function that, by definition, is not ...
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Hyphenation in titles makes it difficult to read quickly [duplicate]

I couldn’t find any announcement about this, so I expect it’s a recent change (or a bug): some words in the titles of questions on the Home page are now broken into two lines with a hyphen. This is ...
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User icons on homepage are distracting [duplicate]

User profile icons are among the most colorful and varied elements on the homepage. They draw attention to themselves but don't add value or readability. Displaying icons there encourages users to ...
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Scanning information has become harder on home site pages [duplicate]

How am I supposed to navigate the new site home pages?. I look at the page, and it is just a giant blob of meaningless non-information in a dense cluster and white space — the only regular information ...
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Alignment/spacing issue with last activity on Home page [duplicate]

The last activity on a question is sometimes misaligned/improperly spaced on the Home page. This is possibly due to a long username combined with a lengthy activity description? Observed on Safari on ...
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Migrated question has the "ago" in last time of activity cut off from the right [closed]

A question was recently migrated from Literature to ELL, and when I went to check on it I saw this: The final "o" in "3 mins ago" is a little less than half cut off. This seems to ...
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Eeek! Homepage view user details no longer float to the right [duplicate]

In the past, the user details of the user who made the last activity used to float nicely to the right: However, now they don't: Can this please be fixed?
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Separate tab for not accepted unanswered and answered questions

In the unanswered tab (pictured below) we have various types of questions grouped together. To quote the FAQ: "Why does the “Unanswered Questions” tab show questions that have answers?" &...
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"Recent Badges" list is displayed without margins on "Home" page

When the "Hide Hot Network Questions" preference is enabled (i.e. HNQ sidebar is hidden), we see "Recent Tags" and "Recent Badges" in the homepage instead of the HNQ. ...
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Show the number of comments on the Top Questions page

Would it be possible to have, in the "Top Questions"/"Home" page, the number of comments next to the number of votes, answers and views?
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The Stack Exchange homepage doesn't have any questions on it [closed]

Something seems terribly wrong here. All of the questions are missing from the Stack Exchange homepage. What's going on?
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Filter the score of the questions on the homepage before loading them

At the moment questions on the homepage are loaded by the top N most recent and then ones with a score of -4 or less are filtered out. This doesn't make much difference for a user who is logged in but ...
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Is there a problem with filtering questions after selecting them for the site homepage? [duplicate]

I occasionally open an incognito window on my favourite Stack just to check if there are any interesting questions on tags I have ignored. Today a large number of negatively-scored posts have been ...
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Reputation score in homepage view is too overwhelming [duplicate]

Just noticed a change in the homepage view, making the reputation of the users both black and bold: I find it too distracting. Can it please be changed? If the purpose is to make the score stick ...
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Are users' reputation scores on the home page supposed to stand out that much now?

It seems a couple minutes ago, a change was applied to the styling of the homepage, with users' rep scores now being much darker (and standing out more): Compare with the former light grey ...
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"X questions with new activity" notification now triggering for ignored tags

Starting two or three days ago, I've noticed the "Questions with new activity" notification has started appearing for questions with tags that I'm ignoring. After clicking the notification, no new ...
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Should we discourage gang mentality with a home page deactivation grace period?

The accumulation of votes is never linear, when we instantly remove a question from the active list for reaching a -4 score we create a system whereby only a couple users can collaborate to push a ...
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The "Featured" tab is now "Bountied"

It's long confused me why we put bounties on a tab labeled "Featured" that has no connection to the "Featured" questions in the right sidebar. I posted a discussion about it earlier this year here on ...
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Questions sometimes not shown on homepage

While I'm writing this, this question: Can we get Complete Features Guidelines of Stack Exchange? (21 minutes old and currently at -4, see this Wayback Machine snapshot) is not shown on the Meta Stack ...
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Homepage "active" questions sorting glitch [duplicate]

There seems to be a small bug that can cause inconsistent order of the active questions list on the homepage: This is the first time I see that. This was on electronics.stackexchange. The ...
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Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions (minimum reputation points to comment and chat)?

Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions when I edit/update it? I have just edited it, but it is no longer visible in the list. I see other questions with negative votes high on the Top ...
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Why is the "submit" button invisible on the edit form in politics.stack?

I have tried to edit a question with additional information this morning and this evening, but the edit page doesn't have a submit button. In the security.stack forum homepage, one of my questions ...
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How are the questions in the "Month" tab selected?

I have noticed the "Month" tab in the top questions page, which from what I assume, is probably the top questions of the month. The odd thing is that I notice questions with more than 2 down votes, ...
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"0 answers" indicators appear one pixel too high on the homepage

On the homepage, for questions with no answers, the "0 answers" indicator is one pixel higher than the votes and views. This does not occur for answered questions: To summarize the image: For the ...
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Homepage showing "answered by Joe" but it wasn't

Noticed this in MSE homepage: However, clicking it resulted in this: That's no Joe. Both employees, both with diamond, but different people with separate accounts. Joe did accept the answer,...
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"modified" link in the home page questions list does not contain "?lastactivity" parameter

I have just noticed that the "modified" link for this question does not contain "?lastactivity" parameter in homepage questions list: When appending it manually, it's changing to https://meta....
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Is there a way to see ONLY your communities questions in the Stack Exchange home?

New here Hello to everyone. I've created my Stack Exchange account just now and I joined some communities. When I go to https://stackexchange.com/ I have noticed that I can only see a list of the hot ...
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What happened to SE?

Screenshot bug: Why is the CSS broken like this? I visited the homepage and got the above image. What's wrong?
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Sorting by "hot" - what does it mean and why are the sort option different between the homepage and the questions tab?

It has come to my attention that on the homepage on any given SE you can sort by "active", "hot", "week", and "month". The tooltip says the latter three sort by "most views, answers, and votes" over ...
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Stack Overflow showing different messages in different browsers at same time

Today I observed one peculiar behaviour regarding the Stack Overflow home page message. See the images for Internet Explorer and chrome. In IE In Chrome Why this message difference? I have cleared ...
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FAQ section in the sidebar has gone with the new navigation, if the layout is expanded

There is such a section on metas (filled by employees with the questions they find faq-ish) before the new nav was rolled out; it was appearing on the main page of any metas. Now, with the new ...
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"modified" instead of "answered" in home page - probably due to grace period editing

The home page list shows the "modified" label, and linking to this answer as last activity. However, the answer is not modified: I also took a look in the answer's revisions but nothing in ...
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Do Stack Exchange sites have an option of changing the default homepage?

Whenever I visit Stackoverflow, which I visit quite often, I see interesting questions on homepage. I would like to see unanswered questions or questions instead of current default view. Not sure, if ...
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What does the front page mean?

I am looking at the question which is "What are the spam and offensive flags, and how do they work?". And it says that when a post accrued 3 flags (spam or offensive), it will be banished from the ...
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Something is wrong with posts being bumped, I think

There are two posts on the front page of Anime.SE that don't seem like they should be there. The second post in this image is four months old. It could've been bumped by Community - but if it was, ...
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stackexchange.com portal "Hot Questions" time doesn't have any UTC time stamp

On the front page hot questions, there is no UTC time stamp:
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Why does this question show up in the Frequently Asked Questions list if it isn't tagged [faq]? [duplicate]

Currently, the Frequently Asked Questions list on the Meta homepage looks like this: But the very first question on that list isn't tagged with faq at all! Is this a bug, or can questions ...
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Let’s improve our site navigation

A Release Candidate has been announced A.k.a. the 2015 Questions to Answer Refactoring Konversion (QuARK) A.k.a. the great cheese move of 2015. TL:DR; we are looking to change the navigation of ...
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How does Stack Overflow define interesting questions on the home page? [duplicate]

There is interesting questions tab on the home page. How does Stack Overflow define what is interesting to me?
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Replace "votes" with "score"? [duplicate]

I noticed that on all SE sites (meta sites included) there is a word issue in the meta information about the questions. More specifically, the term "votes" appears everywhere: How can the number of ...
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Make the recommended tab available on a more permanent basis

In the Stack Exchange Podcast Episode 60, at around the 27:30 mark, there was a mention of the "recommended tab" which currently does not have a UI for it. Currently, the only way to get to it is to ...
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Are topics suggested on the homepage based on user history? [duplicate]

During the last semester, I had some Prolog courses and I look topics on StackOverflow to help me during my praticals work. I have noticed that SO shows on the homepage more and more questions about ...
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Remove duplicates from main page

Confirmed duplicates are no good to us once they have been linked to the appropriate original question. Is it possible to remove those posts from the main feed once they have been confirmed as ...
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The number next to the featured tab is incorrect

On mobile (can't check main, but I suspect this bug isn't there on main), on a tag search page, the number next to the featured tab seems to be behaving strangely. The excel tag has 4 featured (...
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What just happened to SO's homepage? [duplicate]

This is just... wrong. Chrome latest, just started now. It only seems to be happening on SO, I checked several other SE sites.
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MSO bugs/reqs tabs show wrong window title

Minor nitpick: When on the homepage, browsing the bugs or reqs tab shows the same window title as the featured tab. Featured Questions - Meta Stack Overflow I assume this should say "Bugs" or "...
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Suppress Hot Questions containing MathJax markup on non-MathJax sites homepage [duplicate]

The Hot Questions list sometimes includes topics from TeX and mathematics sites. These sites have MathJax enabled to permit users to better ask questions. When a question with such markup in the title ...
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List of questions layout

Actually there are two related questions. I searched on meta and on my profile page, but could not find an answer to my questsions. On SO there are two pages that list questions: https://...
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Eeeek! Hot Network Questions killed recent tags and recent badges

I was really used to see the "recent tags" and "recent badges" on the homepage of each site. Now both are no more, replaced by the hottest 12 questions of the network - same list on all sites. Yes ...
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Subscribe to newsletter dialog missing a submit button

When viewing the homepage of a site without being logged in, we see such box in the right sidebar: Clicking "Sign up for the newsletter" brings a dialog that currently looks like this: As ...
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