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Questions tagged [post-notice]

Nuggets that sit below a post to either reason its locked nature or a call for clarity in answers

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Broken bounty post notices

The post notices for bounties look broken on all 4 currently featured MSE questions (to me): I can only see this on MSE, I put up a bounty to test stuff on IPS and it is looking good there:
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Historical locks on meta sites [duplicate]

Historical locking is used on main sites to indicate old questions that are off topic due to new rules. These posts have collected a lot of votes and are referenced much. Historical locking is used to ...
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Are the current post notices friendly enough for new contributors?

From this answer on English Language Learners: I have a feeling that even post notices must include salutations like "Welcome!", "Hello!", "Thanks!". I also think for each site the notices must be ...
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Sorting and filtering posts with notices

Posts that have post notices can be seen on https://<site>.stackexchange.com/annotated-posts?tab=noticed. This includes posts that have notice types "Citation Needed", "Insufficient Explanation",...
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Posts without notices showing up with hasnotice:yes

I recently did a search here on MSE for hasnotice:yes locked:no. What surprised me is that two of the posts listed in this search have no notices... well, sort of. While there is no notice displayed ...
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Post banners missing

Previously - posts that were a mix of closed, deleted or locked use to show at least two of those banners - however, now it only seems to show one. If a post is closed and deleted (doing a search for ...
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Could we please rename the Controversial Topic Post Notice?

It seems like the Controversial Topic notice could be worded a little better: Controversial Topic — You may use comments ONLY to suggest improvements. You may use answers ONLY to provide a ...
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Inconsistent usage of deleted user name on closed questions [duplicate]

This question is closed: Mod links disappear on profiles with long display names One of the close voters has been deleted, but his name still exists in the list of voters in the notice message of the ...
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Request for a new post notice for The Workplace: “sensitive topic / be nice”

At The Workplace we often get issues where people need to deal with issues that are controversial or the issues are sensitive to certain people. These questions often result in storms of comments that ...
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Should post notice of unclear questions refers to some resources?

Note: This question may apply best to science sites. The current post notice on unclear questions currently says: Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight ...
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Hide notice for migrated questions after 30 days

When a question is migrated from another site, a stub is temporarily left on the original site before being automatically deleted after 30 days. (See What is migration and how does it work?) While ...
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Make the linked text of post notice clickable on Android app

The text "click here" should be clickable imo.
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Hasnotice option while searching in app

Searching for not locked, not closed posts with notice leads to different results in web and in iOS-app: Web contains only 8 results and top voted post with 68 votes: App returns too many posts ...
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What is the difference between exact duplicate and just duplicate?

The questions Why does Meta Stack Exchange have privileges that don't have any effect? and Meta Meta Privilege were both marked as duplicates. However, one of them has a different "marked as ...
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Adding a post notice to a late answer doesn't count in review

When a moderator is in review => Late Answers I've found if I add a post notice to a one line sentence seeking for a better answer it will not count but the system moves to the next late answer. ...
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How did the message, “This post is related to a rapidly changing event” appear? [duplicate]

On Travel.SE, there was a hot network question about the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The vote was yesterday, and other developments are of course possible, so it is understandable why ...
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Let gold tag badge holders add post notices?

This isn't Allow high-reputation users to add post notices (perhaps as a 30k privilege?) I'm suggesting we let gold tag badge holders add post notices (even if it's just a subset). This way ...
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What effect do post notices have on answer voting?

Moderators can apply post notices to answers that are substantially lacking in either explanation: We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-...
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Proposal: Modify the “Current Event” post notice

I'd like to propose a change to the "Current Event" post notice. It's not really well-defined, and in its current form it's somewhat limiting. Rather than "Post is related to a rapidly changing ...
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Add notice contents to the timeline

Bounties are listed in the timeline now, but not the bounty message. Bounty messages are posted as notices, and moderators can post other notices too. I've had to remove a bounty from a question ...
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We're looking for long answers … NO!

I saw this notice under some one-liner answer that was straight to point: We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-line answer; explain why ...
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Moderator Notices should be more Flexible/Prominent

This question arises from the following Meta post on Code Review: Should I cast a VLQ flag on an answer that has a moderator notice on it? Two of the questions I posed there, were: Should the "...
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There's a bug with locking and removing post notices

There was a question on Programmers that had an "insufficient explanation" post notice, but it needed to be historical locked. If you lock a question with a lock (in my case, I used a historical lock) ...
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There are (at least) two questions which have ghost notice on meta

First and second. You can click "Return to Question" and see no actual notice. There was a bounty added by a user in both questions, and then manually removed by moderator. In most cases, the notice ...
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Who tags/provide labels to question? [duplicate]

Recently my question got labeled as - 'Post is related to a rapidly changing event.' who does decide such tags and labels ? Here is my question link
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capitalize merge notice [duplicate]

... please. the sentence ("this question was merged...") should really start with a capital letter.
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What is a better way to mark answers as obsolete? [duplicate]

Answers sometimes become obsolete. New solutions arise that were not technically feasible at the time that the question was originally posed. People decide that the old way of doing things is no ...
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Applying Insufficient Explanation Post Notice to One-line Questions?

Moderators currently have a tool to add a Post Notice that says: insufficient explanation We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-...
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The “add comment” link is too close to the bounty notice, at least on beta sites [duplicate]

Now that post notices have been shifted above the comments, the "add comment" link on is too close to the bounty notice on posts with bounties and 0 comments. The "add comment" link could do with a ...
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The add comment link and comment box overlaps bounty box

The following you could have seen in this question (sorry, I've commented there, so you won't see it anymore) in Chrome 35.0.1916.153 m (current version). Notice how the add comment link overlaps the ...
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Notices of protected questions on child metas

I saw this notice on this question on Meta Stack Overflow. I think that "you must have earned at least 10 reputation on this site" is not really true, it should be "you must have earned at least 10 ...
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Answer lock notice runs into text below

I noticed something funny at the bottom of this answer: See how the gray notice box all but overlaps the text below it. Why does this happen? Well, it's because the notice box (div.question-...
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Post notices don't show up on mobile website

I'm using iOS chrome. I tried to add a post notice to this answer earlier, but I couldn't see the notice. I refreshed a few times and it still wasn't there. I asked someone on a computer to check and ...
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Improving the System to Deal with Bad Answers

When someone asks a bad question, the closed question system is designed to have three goals: Prevent bad questions from causing harm as-is Allow time for editing/improvement of the question Auto-...
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Allow Post Notices to be Community-Customized Like Off-Topic Close Reasons on SE Network Sites [duplicate]

In their infinite wisdom, SE made it possible for each community to pick its own off-topic close reasons, recognizing that not every community has the same guidelines. The same wisdom should be ...
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Refreshing a post via the “change” notice causes the question notice to disappear [duplicate]

I noticed a minor bug today. If a question has a post notice, that notice disappears if any of the answers (or the question itself) are refreshed. By "refreshed" I mean by clicking on the little gray ...
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Post notice does not appear in Android app

Currently there's a reddit post notice on the desktop and mobile version of How to pass "Null" (a real surname!) to a SOAP web service in ActionScript 3? for the redditors visiting the ...
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Space between sentences missing from bounty grace period notice

The grace period notice for bounties is like this (for example): This question had a bounty worth +50 reputation from gparyani that ended 23 hours ago.You have 10 minutes to award the bounty ...
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Add link to Github repo for “Free Programming EBooks” question

The post https://stackoverflow.com/q/194812 is mentioned here, because it was converted into a collaborative GitHub repository: By the way, seems the perfect venue for this kind of Let's make a list ...
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Why was the space between “off” and “topic” replaced with a hyphen after the closing overhaul?

Here's the post-notice for an old question closed as off topic: closed as off topic by OneUser, TwoUsers, ThreeUsers, FourUsers, FiveUsers sometime before closing overhaul Questions on Meta ...
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Why are there two different duplicate post notices? [duplicate]

Why are there two different post notices applied to duplicate questions? One has an edit link, and one doesn't. Which one is applied to which questions? This notice: marked as duplicate by OneUser,...
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Could post annotations be put next to their posts instead of after the comments?

A post that has earned the "sources needed" annotation usually (in my experience) has several comments explaining what the problems in the post are. These comments are still relevant (until the ...
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Bounty Notices disappear on loading edits [duplicate]

While browsing a question with a bounty, I started typing an answer. During that time, another answer was edited. On loading the edits for that answer, the bounty notice disappeared. I found this ...
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Is it possible to search for posts with a post notice?

Is it possible to search for post which have a post notice, such as the "Insufficient Explanation" post notice? This would be especially useful for moderators to be able to follow up on answers which ...
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What about site-specific post notices?

Now that we have site-specific custom close reasons, it got me thinking: why not make post notices customizable to each site as well? It's already known that the existing "citation needed" and "...
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A better “insufficient explanation” post notice

While answering this, I realized that the "insufficient explanation" post notice had potential to be quite useful on sites like MO, Physics, Chem (possibly Math, Bio, CogSci, and the other science ...
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Make question status a hyperlink to its explanation

I just saw a question marked with a status with which I am unfamiliar, [on hold]. With a little searching, I discovered what it is all about. However, it would be convenient if its status were a ...
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Notes to the author are displayed publicly

This concise answer has a notice visible at the bottom: We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context... Shouldn't that notice be visible only to the person that posted ...
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What is the meaning of “Notice added Redditted by …”?

I was going through the Revisions of a particular question and one of the events mentioned: Notice added Redditted by Shog9♦ See the image for yourself: What does this particular notice mean? ...
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How rare should post notices be?

Moderators can add post notices for posts that are unsourced, refer to current events, or are insufficiently explained. (This last links to "good subjective, bad subjective".) On a healthy site, ...