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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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Why were the tab buttons on the homepage changed to sentence case from lowercase?

I noticed that the tabs on the homepage (active, featured, etc.) were made "Sentence case" as part of the redesigning efforts. Previously, they were all lowercase. Before: (taken from site without ...
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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 http://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]?

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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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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Extend the new Hot Questions sidebar

I really like the new sidebar. With the new top bar eliminating the "Hot Questions" area there, I think this is the perfect place for it. One-click access to time-wasting questions about topics I may ...
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Stack Overflow home page shows 2 different values for my reputation

When I moved to Stackoverflow home page, there was a variation in points in near my name. I tired refreshing but still it is not updated.
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Why is the rep shown next to the user on the question list?

My last question https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/202310/filter-the-questions-to-those-from-users-with-x-rep was unpopular as it discriminates the low-rep. Oddly the duplicate appears to be ...
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Question not appearing on Stack Overflow home page

I recently asked this question on Stack Overflow with c++, objective-c tags, but the question is not appearing on the front page. I tried to edit it so that it could get bumped but to vain. Can anyone ...
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Same page displayed for two different options

When I log-in to meta stackoverflow, I saw a page similar like: It shows that the active tab is selected, but the question button not enabled in the screen. But when I select the question button and ...
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new java question not showing up in newest questions, but in homepage [duplicate]

I notice that this question is showing up on the homepage, but not on the newest java questions. Can someone fix this soon? This question is in fact a recurrence of my other question with the same ...
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Questions with new activity shows old answers made community wiki

I leave a browser tab open on the Server Fault homepage. This afternoon after being away for a short while I saw the notification: When I clicked it, all I saw were old questions. On checking a few ...
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new java question not showing up in new questions, but in homepage

I noticed that this question is showing up in the homepage, but not in newest java questions, even though it is brand new. What is happening?
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Add some diversity to the Recent Badges list

In every site's homepage there is the Recent Badges list to the right. It's good and help people learn about the existence of badges and as a result encourage them to do good things. However, as it ...
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Migrated questions with a nonexistent author should still show the author's name in the questions list

I just noticed this question. Its author doesn't have an account on this site, which makes it show up like this on the homepage: It looks like a simple thing - but it gets in the way of the 'flow'...
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Where is my new content

I'm used to Stack Overflow so when I want to see if there is new content I press F5. Too many times I've pressed it just as the message about 1 post with new activity appears. This is what happens : ...
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Change “modified” to a more descriptive word [duplicate]

On the active list, I would like to see more descriptive language used in place of "modified." Instead of saying "modified N hours ago," it would be helpful if instead it said "edited N hours ago," ...
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When a question is migrated and the most-recent participant doesn't have an account on the target site, no one is listed on the front page

Here is the example I noticed recently (migrated to math.SE from mathematica.SE): I was a little puzzled when I first saw this; of course, normally the user who has most recently edited or posted ...
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How does Stack Overflow determine whether a question is an interesting one? [duplicate]

I asked a question half an hour ago. It never appeared on the home page in "interesting" tab. Why? What makes it uninteresting for Stack Overflow engine? How does it determine whether a question is ...
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Why does editing a question make it appear as though the editor asked the question originally?

I'd just like to know the logic behind making it appear as though the authorship of a question has been attributed to the most recent editor (as opposed to the original author themselves). Example (...
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Highlighting the Tag Wikis

There have been some discussions (1, 2) on the usefulness and visibility of Tag Wikis. Two concerns that have repeatedly been voiced are : Searchability Visibility These are major problems with the ...