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How can awesome answers to average or duplicate questions be promoted?

It would be interesting to see the top or accepted answer score as well as the question score for related / linked questions. I typically browse the highest voted questions first when searching for ...
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Entering bounty message looks strange [duplicate]

I just submitted a bounty on a question and I typed a custom reason. Here is what I saw: I know that I typed the bounty message correctly, because it displays properly in the actual question. This is ...
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Give Tag synonyms their own review queue

As per Robert Harvey's suggestion here, lets have a review queue for tag synonyms. It should be filtered so that users will only be shown what they can vote on. This should help all those ...
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Stack Exchange profile page doesn't show all my top questions

StackExchange profile page has an option of showing the top posts(ie, with score of 5+). In my profile page, it doesn't show all my top questions. This meta question is missing. What's the reason ...
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Why is Raghav Sood's accounts count showing zero in his profile-page? [duplicate]

See his profile. Why is it showing like that? All his profiles are showing like this. See his meta profile.
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Spammy answer undeleted but hidden on user profile (after flag dispute?)

Someone posted a question of questionable quality 10k+ on Stack Overflow, and within a few seconds, a spammy answer Now deleted by three users was posted. I've flagged the answer for spam, and voted ...
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Stack Exchange profile shows zero count before posting any posts on the respective site [duplicate]

The Stack Exchange network profile page showing zero questions and zero answers for all accounts. After posting this question, it shows the questions count for Meta Stack Overflow. Now the issue is ...
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With respect to the recommended approaches to dead links, can I use strikethrough as well?

I found some good advice on handling dead links and one of the pieces of advice is to fix the link if possible. In the situation where the link is dead and I can correct the link, can I strikethrough ...
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Reviewer Stats showing wrong count

I have totally reviewed 716 suggested edits, but it shows I've approved 486 suggestions and rejected 228. I searched about it on meta. But, can't get solution. I thought that some of my reviewed ...
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Remove 'S' for the singular items [duplicate]

Yes, it's a small issue. But, it occurs in many areas of the Stack Exchange Sites. I found this issue in Question with one view In the review History Page Rest of the things are on the hover ...
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Toggleable Code Blocks [duplicate]

One nice feature would be if the source code was automatically hidden when the question is too big, and clicking on something be able to make the code visible. In this question people are asking a ...
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Removing the “s” on singular items cause extra letter to disappear

Where the issue is? Go to your profile page and click on questions tab, you can see this issue in questions list which has one answer or one vote.(one view looks fine) The same issue can be seen in ...
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Count for spam flags waiting for review misplaced

I flagged a post as spam. It is showing waiting for review. But, under moderator attention flags like below, Spam flag will also be handled by moderators. But, we have separate section for spam flags....
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Analytical Badge - Can this be marked “(Retired)” or something?

After seeing the Analytical badge, I visited every page in the FAQ. I waited a few days, then came here to see if I could find any questions about why it never showed up in my profile. It was then ...
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Format of review history

The current format of showing review history works fine without bug. But, we should intend to change the format of that page to add some more precise. We are showing the reviewer name in the review ...
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Add additional sub-groups to the new Badge page & related Feedback

On the newly redesigned Badge page (A+), there are sub-groups under the major groups. For example, the Participation Badges group has related badges Commentator and Pundit sub-grouped, and Quorum and ...
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Please put answers underneath questions in Close review queue

Many times when going through the Close queue I see that people are using the too localized reason. Sometimes the reason for this is in the comments (like the syntax error being pointed out), but a ...
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+10 displayed for question upvote

As per faq when a question gets upvoted, I should get +5. When I hover my username, it shows +10 for one of my questions I posted. When I check my point details it shows (rightly) +5 as there is one ...
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Number-format on number of questions tagged in each tag

My first post here at meta, so please be gentle. I love the Stack-site. They are clean and it's very simple to get the information you want. Everything seems very thought-through. One thing I've ...
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Bad Line Graphs

I noticed in Review that the progress line graph has a color and a line that don't match up, and then when you get the mouseover, neither lines up with the color on that progress bar: Can we get an ...
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When viewing a badge page, show whether or not you currently have it

When viewing a badge's page (e.g. Strunk and White), it would be fantastic if it displayed on that page whether or not you currently had it. As I was looking at the 2013 Moderator Election, I noticed ...
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Display OP information when listing questions

Currently, when viewing SO questions below each question appears only the last modifier. Is it possible to display the OP as well? I created a "screen shot" of what is currently presented (top row) ...
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Display specific earned badges as profile bling

What if we allowed users to show off specific badges, you know, like those holiday hats? (aka winterbash) I know that we can already see a badge count for users, so, for example, other users can see ...
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Duplicate explanation should encourage improvement of original

The new closed-as-duplicate banner says: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. I think it ...
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Overlap bug in Close Dialog

How about we fix this little bug in the Close dialog:
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Tag counts don't reload on edited question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update tags list asynchronously on question edit When a question is edited and you click on the little grey bar that says "this question has been edited - click here to ...
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Is it a good practice to add code brackets to technical terms? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Highlighting technical words? Is it a good practice to add code brackets to Classes or Technical terms when asking or answering questions? Ex: "Put the String in the end of ...
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Badge in Careers profile

Badges are like award awarded by Stack Overflow .. and it's quite good to show badges in our Careers 2.0 profile as per the image below, but only add tag badges (like php ,xml, etc.) not like ...
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Stack Exchange sites list displaying some beta sites wrong [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Summary text (“Q&A for…”) corrupted for some sites in site-wide profile At https://stackexchange.com/sites#name, I see: The messed-up sites are missing their "Q&A for"...
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reset notification highlighting

If I get a notification of changes in reputation, responses, etc, the appropriate column is highlighted on my user page. But they don't get reset unless I select it. So if someone up(or god forbid, ...
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Any infovis ever been tried on stackoverflow data?

Today, opening stackoverflow i have read 3 or 4 times the tag QT. For sure is something totally random but this made me think about a friend that this morning talked about how .net is gettin in shadow ...
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Highlighting technical words?

Is it advisable to use the code-block for inline-code like DataGridView or WinForms.Webbrowser? eg: Windows Forms Webbrowser Full history Some Mods also do it: Null Pointer exception in C# ...
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how do you print from stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Codeblocks have horizontal scrolling. So, how can I print from StackOverflow to show all code? Is there a way to turn horizontal scrolling off? It's no good for mobility impaired users, anyway, so ...
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Should the network use thousands separators in numbers?

Currently the network has a very inconsistent track record when it comes to injecting thousands separators in numbers >= 4 digits. Sometimes on the same page there will be commas in one element and ...
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What about having more information about a question before viewing it?

What do you think about having the ability to know all the information below before actually visiting a question: The number of lines of the description of the problem If the description contains ...
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Allow users to set 'target' badges

Is something similar possible on the SE network? It should be specific to each site would encourage people to attain badges (and as badges generally encourage better members, everyone wins) Tool ...
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Additional Info in Profile Stats

I have under 2k reputation on Stackoverflow so not sure if my feature request already exists for those with higher reputation. I have noticed that the only way to view your Review Progress is by ...
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Title font makes I and l indistinct

The title of this question is: Title font makes I and l indistinct Title font makes I and l indistinct The font used for question titles makes uppercase 'i' and lowercase 'L' (I and l) visually ...
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Page shows same user with 1 and 6 reputation at the same time! [closed]

There seems to be a race condition or caching issue when rendering questions and answers on a page, wrt looking up a user's reputation. A few minutes ago, I browsed to McAfee blocking PDFs on Super ...
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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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Should tag wikis contain sources or not?

While reviewing some things I stumbled across this edit: https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/11565303/2 I approved, but I wonder, should the sources be kept in in the current format, or deleted?
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Display glitch on recent activities for suggested edit to subsequently-deleted tag wikis

I suggested an edit to a tag wiki that was apparently subsequently deleted. In my recent activities list, there is a UI glitch: it shows up as "suggested edit on" [nothing]. That is, the text of the ...
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Show vote counts on activity>comments page

It would be helpful to show vote counts on the activity > comments page, and also allow sorting by votes. This would make it easy to see what comments other people thought were valuable or at least ...
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TL;DR Summaries at the top of question?

TL;DR Should users with short attention spans be catered to? Ooh, is that a squirrel? The Question Should users be encouraged to begin their question with a TL;DR summary, rather than end with it? ...
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Answered Questions appear in the “Unanswered Questions” List [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the “Unanswered Questions” tab show questions that have answers? When viewing unanswered questions, many of them show several answers, even in the icon in ...
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Reasons for not allowing me to see my deleted questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted TLDR: I have less than 10,000 rep. Why can't I see one of my questions that was deleted by the community? I had ...
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Visually subdue merged questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closed-then-merged question missing “closed by” and “merged to” footers We have had some crossposting between cs.SE and math.SE and solved the issue(s) ...
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Layout edit review overlays hiding tag details and edited text

These are two (relatively minor) display issues related to reviewing edits: Tag Details Flyout First, below you will see the tag mouseover details block "hiding" behind the overlay. Obviously, a ...
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The new rep handling needs some noise-cancelling hysteresis [duplicate]

The new handling of rep calculations is great, but as bitmask predicted the fact that each change shows up makes the rep display a bit confusing and rather "noisy." Apparently, users constantly ...
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Adding ID attributes to content in tag wikis?

A lot of focus has been rising for tag wikis lately, which is good, yes. However, if we are expected to put so much information into the tag wikis, shouldn't we also have some easy way to direct users ...