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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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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 ...
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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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Make automatic scanning for new activity on homepage optional

The new feature to automatically scan for new question activity using web sockets is a potentially handy feature, as it reduces the need for refreshes, and makes information available faster. There ...
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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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Can we have separate homepage sections for recent badges of different grades?

Rather than having a single sidebar box for the most recent 18 badges (with SO displaying only silver and gold badges), sites should have one each for bronze, silver and gold badges. If the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Auto-Update main question page

I sometimes find while I'm working that I leave the SO question page open (or a specific tag). I do this until an interesting question pops up etc. Would it be possible (and useful to the community) ...
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Control percentage of non-interesting questions on home page

I really like the selection of questions on the home page. But I also think at times it could do with more questions that don't falled into my interesting tags, since that's the way I tend to discover ...
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Avoid reload when taking Back button to homepage

Sometimes a question on the homepage catches my eye just as I've clicked something else, and by the time I've clicked Back to return to the homepage it's disappeared from view. I'd prefer it if, when ...
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Having questions in your favorite tags as your stackoverflow homepage

I was wondering why did stackoverflow never implemented this, but it would be really handy if there was a page that combined all of your questions in your favorite tags so you don't have to click on ...
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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 ...