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Questions tagged [jeff-atwood]

Co-founder of Stack Exchange, but no longer works for SE.

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All of Jeff Atwood's Diamonds are gone except on Area51.Meta

I already acknowledge that Jeff Atwood's diamond was removed because he is on a break from the Internet and wanted his account un-modded for security reasons or so as described in this post. But it ...
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Why does Jeff Atwood no longer have the diamond?

I noticed Jeff Atwood's accounts no longer use the diamond symbol. Why does Jeff Atwood no longer have the diamond? Is this a bug? According to jeff-atwood's tag excerpt and some posts on Meta (e.g....
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Why the name Eggs McLaren?

As you might know, this puppet account asked the first non-deleted question on Stack Overflow and is present on other SE sites as well. I'm just curious what does the name mean and why that name was ...
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What does it mean to have 'Jeff-level access'?

I was searching something on Meta and came across this answer on undeleting accounts. Can anyone explain what the 'Jeff-level access' is the answer talks about? Is it something related to Jeff ...
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What are the automatic responses you can buy with Unicoins? [closed]

Will a unicorn respond this question with something encouraging? I hope all the bacon I spent on this was worth it.
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Did Jeff Atwood join Stack Exchange again? [duplicate]

Well this guy answered a question today, however his profile say "I no longer work at Stack Exchange". Did he join again to support Stack Exchange, or is he just a member? I doubt because still he ...
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Why does Jeff Atwood still have the diamond symbol? [closed]

As far as I know, the diamond symbol is given to the folks who are the community elected moderators, for example, animuson are employees of the Stack Exchange, Inc., for example, Geoff Dalgas In ...
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Thank you Jeff Atwood!

I'm quite a new user, so it feels somewhat inappropriate for me to post this (I kinda thought it would have appeared already ^^). But as a member of the Stack Exchange network who just read Jeff's ...
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Now that Jeff Atwood is moving on, who will be “in charge”?

Now that Jeff Atwood is moving on (see Joel's blog, and Jeff's own), who will be succeeding him as the ultimate authority over feature requests, change requests, cross-site policy, and the like? To ...
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How to contact Jeff Atwood?

I have a great idea for the company behind Stack Overflow and I would like to discuss it with Jeff Atwood. How can I do that?
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Why does Jeff Atwood have an 100% accept rate for answers if he himself recommends a 70% [closed]

In this blog post http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/08/new-question-asker-features/ Jeff Atwood explicitly mentions that he considers 70% a good accept answer rate: It is considered good manners ...
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Did Stack Overflow get designed by Jeff and Joel?

Was Stack Overflow designed by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky in the first place? (In 2008) I am talking about graphical and functional design.
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Did Jeff Atwood convince Facebook to have employees answer FB questions?

Jeff visited Facebook headquarters Friday. Now today two Facebook partner engineer employees are answering Facebook related questions (I noticed they were FB employees because they put that in their ...
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Does Jeff Atwood sleep? [closed]

I'm pretty sure Jeff lives in the US, but judging from his activity, I'm not sure. He seems to be alive at 2am(Central) and I also see him at 9am. Sure, this is 7 hours difference for him to sleep, ...
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Why is Jeff Atwood's reputation so high on meta?

Why do you think Jeff Atwood's reputation points on meta has reached 7,733 in just 37 days, while on Stack Overflow it's only 14,371 after a year?