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Include my close and reopen votes on the votes page (or the API /question object)

The following URL only includes upvotes or downvotes that I have cast (as far as I can tell): http://stackoverflow.com/posts/POST_ID/votes I'm requesting that this page also include the close and ...
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Show deleted notification on direct URL

Please show a deleted notification when browsing to the direct URL of a deleted question. I find it vary annoying when I'm watching a question (pressing F5 every hour or so), and it simply disappears....
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Time to revise 10k tools Delete and Close pages

I often go into the 10k tools, into the delete and close tabs. I find that I always have to click on one of the links to go the actual question to see if it needs more votes (one way or the other). ...
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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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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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Highlighting questions in which I have already posted or commented

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) This is not exact duplicate That page talks ...
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Reopened questions get a “modified” time stamp in the questions list

This question just showed up on RPG.SE's front page like this: ... which makes no sense, because the question hasn't been modified since May 25th, and the person who edited it wasn't CatLord anyway: ...
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Protection banner shouldn’t override bounty banner in the app

In the app, a question that has an open bounty has a banner at the bottom indicating that there is a bounty: However, if the question is also protected then the banner at the bottom is about the ...
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Total Up and Down votes in posts table

There is a limitation in showing the up and down votes seperately for posts: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/1007/389297 The reason is that it requires looking up the votes table in the database, ...
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Comments in app are hard to distinguish from title

In the Android app, the comments show up on the right side when I swipe to the left. Each comment shows up with the title of the question and then the content of the comment. The problem is that it ...
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Would adding one font colour help?

An excessive palette of colours distracts, as per this answer. However, what of adding simply one more colour? 1 key reason: Suppose you're quoting a long text that already uses bolds and italics. ...
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Linked answers should (within linked list) resolve to linked answer

EDIT: unsure if it's a bug or not - applying tag until certain Currently, all links under the "Linked" list take you to the question. In the message body, however, these links will take you to the ...
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Glitch when sorting questions by vote count

Related but different: Sorting questions by votes is broken That was about the order going off after exactly 1000 results, which is not the same as what I'm seeing. On meta, I did this: Clicked ...
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.info-box div missing background color in review

I was just doing some LQP review, when I happen upon the post pictured below. There is the normal "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully" warring, however there ...
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Improve formatting for Top Tags tooltip

Tooltip in the Top Tags section of the user profile shows an information about questions and answers posted by user. Currently it looks like this: My request is to split sentences into different ...
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Question not in newest questions after 19 hours

The following question was asked 19 hours ago (as of when the meta question was asked), but isn't appearing in the "Newest questions" for java from that time period. Here's the question, showing that ...
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Please show that I've voted for a tag synonym in my suggested view

Since it's so onerous to go vote on a tag-synonym, violating the rule of least-number-of-clicks-wins, could we please have the suggested view show that I've already voted on a tag, so that I don't ...
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Have Rep Dropdown show Non-Rep votes

In the prior top bar, the rep dropdown would show you the votes you got after you hit the rep cap, just with no rep showing. The new dropdown for the new top bar no longer shows you that you received ...
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Make it easier & quicker to find relevant Stack Exchange site with tooltips

When browsing https://stackexchange.com/sites you have to click on a tab in order to see what that particular site relates to. While in many cases it's obvious, in many others it isn't (eg. Stack ...
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Is there some way to see the old 'Recent Activity' screen?

I like the new activity dropdown, but also like the old 'Recent Activity' page. It only showed what happened since the last time I checked. This was very convenient. Now when I click on the various ...
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Make revisions on other's posts distinguishable from my own in profile page

When viewing the activity tab of a profile, all entries generally have the same exact format and style: timestamp type [expansion-button] question-title At least amongst the categories, the type ...
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Notate merged questions on front page

I went into a question that I'd flagged for merging to see if anything had happened on it, and sure enough it had been merged. Could we get a notation like [merged] on the front page for these types ...
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Apple app Feed Bug - Split word

Why is the word “ago” split? Is this a bug? App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 5s (Global) OS Version: Version 12.1.2 (Build 16C101)
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Text box size, displayed post and general layout

The StackExchange page layout is globally well adapted to computer or mobile for relatively short questions or answers. However, on some sites, long answers are sometimes required, especially those ...
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Provide overview over own answers to deleted questions

Today I wanted to link an old answer of mine in a comment. I knew very well that I had written it and it gained a couple of upvotes, but no way I could find it! I've tried everything in the search, ...
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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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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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Can we allow certain degree of customized home page in stackoverflow

I thinks stackoverflow must allow some degree of customization for user - the page he needs to see after login. There is a definite use case for this - like I want all questions regarding C++ topic ...
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Access to Favorites questions directly from header or right column

I really love the Favorites questions feature but I feel like it's a little bit buried. Two main reasons: Two clicks to reach it (from homepage or tagged questions) Too close to prefs tab (my ...
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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 ...