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Questions tagged [last-activity]

Touched last or bumped to freshness, the last reason for movement of the question

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Does LastActivityDate for a question from Posts.xml consider answers, comments, votes? [duplicate]

From some answers regarding LastActivityDate, I know that LastActivityDate of a question considers: a) Posting a question, b) Answering a question, c) Edits to either question or answer(s) I want ...
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Deleting and undeleting an answer causes an “answered” post to change to “modified” while still pointing to the answer that wasn't modified

In short, if the last action on the post is someone posting an answer, it shows "answered [x] minutes ago PosterName". However, deleting and undeleting a different answer (posted earlier) causes it to ...
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Linking to /?lastactivity breaks when that activity is on second or greater page [duplicate]

When viewing posts by recently active, the last action can generally be linked to directly by clicking the "answered/modified" link. For example, the "answered 5 hours ago" text circled here: ...
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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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Show last action in Top Questions on mobile site

Questions on the Top Questions list show the last action performed on them, as in the image: I don't need to tell you why this feature is useful; you already know from experience. I find it ...
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Search either misses some questions or they are incorrectly sorted in the active and newest tabs [duplicate]

On some sites, several searches that I tried after after choosing active tab or newest tab, the search only show questions at least 2 days old. If I search for some extremely common word - for ...
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Automatic http to https links replacement job causing wrong “last modified by” information

I just noticed this on MSE homepage: Curious, I clicked the link, which led to this answer. Which was NOT modified by Community: Time stamp match, but not the user doing the action. ...
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Let me easily see the last activity on a question in the iOS app

On the website (including the mobile site) there are a few options to navigate to the last activity on a question. The "modified..." text in question lists: The "active" link at the top of the ...
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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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Modified text appears to expose voting behavior [duplicate]

Perhaps the circumstances are too specific for this to be a problem but I just noticed that you can tell how the last person to modify a post* voted if: They did not ask, answer, or edit the question ...
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Question's last activity timestamp is not updated with a new answer

In this question here on MSE, the last activity appears to be 9 months ago: However, an answer was posted 14 hours ago: What's going on? This also cause the question was not bumped into the ...
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Posted questions after last seen [duplicate]

I've noticed this phenomenon a few times before: find a question that was posted 10 minutes ago, look at the questioner's profile. Last seen 20 minutes ago. Does updating last seen happen ...
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Moderator ♦ “modified” question does not match to inside “edited” by username and timestamp

I just noticed a strange thing about the mis-match of the question's "last activity" status (i.e. modified in this case). To illustrate this better, I would like to include the following screenshots. ...
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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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“X Questions with new activity” pop-in not working with New Nav?

I haven't gotten a new activity pop-in for a while. Not sure when this started. I don't usually use SO but I went over there because I know that they have constant new activity and I still am not ...
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In iOS app, “Member for” and “Last active” in user profile are not displayed if About Me is empty

I am running the StackExchange iOS app version 1.2.2. When I viewed the following user's Puzzling profile, it displays his "Member for" and "Last active" information. You'll notice that he has ...
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iOS App : Does visiting the app count to consecutive days? [duplicate]

Does the consecutive days on the profile page reflect that I'm actively using the iOS app ? Is this count added to the consecutive days ? OR does only visiting the website count ? P.S. I know ...
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How can a question be protected before it has been asked?

I use the Stack Exchange app and came across this by chance. I think that the time shown in the first photo is the time when the question was uploaded. Is this a bug or am I wrong somewhere?
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Please do not “lie” that the Community user “modified” the question

If the Community user bumps a question, It says It has modified it: However, It did not really modify the question, It rather just visited it. The word "modified" is a bit unfortunate IMHO because it ...
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Last activity date isn't updated when question is destination of merge

This post just became a destination of merge. Clicking on the last activity date correctly goes to the answer which got moved to this question because of merge. But it is still written that last ...
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Why the last active link does nothing?

E.g. in this question VAO and element array buffer state the last activity link just reloads the page. Is that supposed to happen? I realize that SO is evolving, so I was wondering if that might be a ...
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How can I re-activate an existing question to expand on it?

I've just come across this question on SO: Implementation of achievement systems in modern, complex games I want to expand on it with an "extra" question, and so I've added a comment. However, the ...
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Missing last activity date [duplicate]

So, there's a modification to a question and I was curious what the change was: But when I got to the question, there was no 'last activity' on the right hand side: Though you could see it ...
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Why is there no last activity message?

I can't see the 'last activity' field after editing my question. I mean the field on the right-hand-side that lists your question as active today, active yesterday , active 2 days ago, etc. As you ...
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Add 'sequential activity of thread' convenience [duplicate]

At the moment, if I want to look at the activity of a thread I've already read (new Answers, new Comments, new Answer/Question edits), I have to go through a tedious process. Luckily, we got a ...
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Last seen not updating when using Android app

This isn't directly related to the app, but probably more on the APIs it's using. The last seen on the profile page doesn't seem to reflect that I'm actively using the Android app, or taking actions. ...
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Find last activity date without scrolling through answers?

When I arrive at a question or answer from another question's link I am not able to see the activity datestamp that is shown had I otherwise found the question in the Questions list. I've had to ...
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Make it clear what triggered a bump when user follows the link

Currently, when you click the Active: Today link following a bump event, you will mostly be shown what event triggered the bump. I think this works well for new answers and comments. You navigate to ...
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What actions/interactions cause a question to move to the top of the list? [duplicate]

What actions or interaction on a question cause it to move up / timestamp refresh? For example, I know that for the following... Posting an answer (yes) Voting up a comment (no) Flagging the question ...
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Astroturfer can get their profile link to stay on the main page - let's stop that

Low volume sites have relatively static main pages. Consider this scenario: A user with a name that describes their services (Everest Tour Guides for example) answers a question with a subject line ...
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How come some posts lack 'active' hyperlink? [duplicate]

Some posts don't have a link on the right (named active) that would take me to the latest edited post on a thread. What are the criteria? example with active link example without active link
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Is last_activity_date updated on answer deletion?

Is the value of the last_activity_date property of a question object updated when an answer for the question is deleted? For example, when there are 2 answers for a question (no edits to the question)...
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What is the active link for on the right side of a question

If I go to a question like this one: What is the instanceof operator in JavaScript? On the right hand side there are some stats that say the number of views, etc. One of the stats says "active" ...
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Last activity link does not look like a link

Here are the activity panels from Gaming, SO, and Sci-Fi: Is it any wonder why I thought for the longest time that it wasn't possible to view ?lastactivity from the question's page? Please change ...
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'Last Seen' not updated with JavaScript disabled [closed]

For some reasons I need to have my JavaScript disabled in my browser. I noticed that since I made this change, my 'Last Seen' does not update even though I am logged in. Now that Isn't much of a ...
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Add “last active” time to user profile

From my experience "seen 2 minutes ago" is not as meaningful as "active 2 hours ago". Background is the presumption that a lot of users check their inbox or some other interesting profile information ...
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Reopening attributed to wrong user on front page and question pages

tl;dr: the "last activity" user on the main page/question pages is sometimes wrong. I haven't figured out exactly which conditions set this off, yet. I just saw this on the front page: Oh, great, ...
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View Questions on profile shows authors of deleted answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When an answer is deleted change person listed as last modifier In this question: Convert a IEnumerable<AnonymousType#1> to List<string> M.Babcock answered two ...
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The last activity displayed in the profile is inconsistent with the user's actual last activity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ninjas are posting questions without being seen! The user 211425 shows in his profile that he was seen 9 hours ago: while there is a comment left to question 6080736 that ...
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Does deleting an answer bump its question at the top of the homepage?

I received a flag for a comment-as-an-answer answer to an off-topic closed question; last activity, September. Would this question be bumped to the top of the homepage if I removed the answer? Yes, I ...
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Suspended user last seen today?

I recently ended up on "He who shall not be named"s profile. The suspension said it ended in about 2 weeks, but the "Last seen" field said "yesterday". I just thought it was stuck at the value it ...
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Last activity might refer to author of deleted answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Incorrect last activity user Here's a question I made (I'm a dumbo I know) SQL server date error Anyway, some questions show user "Xxx" as the last activity on the question, ...
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Could “modified x mins ago” be a link? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In the 'Active' Tab Listing, Link to Each Posts' Actual Activity On the home page clicking the modified time acts as a link. Can this be extended to other pages ...
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Show last comments instead of first

Why are the first few comments shown instead of the last? When asking a question (I think, this is my first), but also when answering, I'd like to see the last comments on an answer so I can see ...
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Timestamp on question is later than Profile's Seen, must be some time traveller or ninja

What kind of ninja skills allows for a user to post a question and have the timestamp appear later than when their profile says they were sighted? How did this user post a question without being "...
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When an answer is deleted change person listed as last modifier

When an answer has been deleted the information on unanswered question tabs still says that users modification was the last to the thread. For instance on Stack Overflow right now the top two ...
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Working out if the OP of an old question is even going to notice an answer?

I'm thinking of tackling a question that's a few months old, but have no way to tell without looking at their profile whether the OP still uses SO regularly, and therefore whether they're likely to ...
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Sorting answers by activity

I've noticed when a question is re-pushed to the top of the question stack (and thereby making it onto the home page of Stack Overflow) it can be tricky to figure out exactly what about that question (...
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“Last activity” shown as being from 127.0.0.1, due to http proxy on LAN?

On my account page, it shows my last activity as being from 127.0.0.1. My guess is because my browser is configured to use a HTTP proxy on 127.0.0.1, and maybe that proxy is setting some X-Forwarded-...
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In the 'Active' Tab Listing, Link to Each Posts' Actual Activity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add link to most recent activity of a question. The 'Active' tab includes a list of questions that have new or edited answers. It would be really nice if the text ("Modified ...