Questions tagged [post-notices]

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

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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, ...
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Automatic insertion of dupe-banner after just one close vote is vulnerable to abuse

I see that the "close as duplicate" feature continues to undergo changes. Unfortunately, I must report negatively on this newest one. This time, it's that a banner is added to a question as soon as ...
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What are these notices above my post?

My post has been marked with an informational notice in a box above it. What should I do about this? Who attaches notices to posts? What kinds of notices are available? What should I do if I think a ...
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Adding a post notice makes me exit the review queue

I was just reviewing a few post in the "first posts" review queue and noticed that when I added a post notice inside the review queue, I'm redirected to the normal version of the post outside the ...
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Allow high-reputation users to add post notices (perhaps as a 30k privilege?)

Post notices are a good way for moderators to help encourage better content. However, since these notices do not directly alter the state of a question or answer, can we allow experienced users to ...
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Annotated posts page has empty HTML <title>

https://stackoverflow.com/annotated-posts The page source has an empty HTML title <title></title> So the page shows up in my browser with the page URL as the title which looks messy and ...
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Alert a moderator when an answer is improved after a post notice

I have been using some post notices lately, especially with new users that are not aware of some standards like writing a longer answer with some explanation rather than a single line. A user has ...
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Description in post merge notice should have a sentence cap like every other post notice description

Currently, the descriptions under closed/locked/protected/bounty notices are in proper sentence case: closed as noise or pointless by Jeff Atwood♦ just now This question does not add anything useful; ...
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Should added post notices be live-refreshed with edits?

I was just on a question page when the grey an edit has been made to this post - click here to reload banner popped up. I clicked it and was presented with the Possible Duplicate: A dupe box in ...
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What will happen to the migration notice after betas are removed?

After questions have been migrated from the closing beta sites, will the notice of migration still be shown on the destination site after the parent site has been removed or will the migration history ...
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This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved

I posted an answer to this question, which did not satisfy the OP, hence his downvote. After some comments, he replaced his own question with bogus and walked through some of my recent answers to ...
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What is a historical lock, and what is it used for?

Historical locks are sometimes applied to questions. What is a historical lock? What is the purpose of a historical lock? How are questions affected by historical locking? When is it appropriate to ...
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Please improve the post annotations

A couple of the post notices could really use some improvements in the copy: citation needed This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to ...
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Alert users when a notice is added to their post

Moderators have the ability to add notices to a post if something needs to be addressed. For example: These are handy, but don't notify the owner of the post they're applied to, so there's almost no ...
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Stack Exchange still uses Wikipedia's Citation Needed text

Currently, the wording for the citation needed moderator notice is: This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. ...
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Move position of post notices on answers

Back in September last year, Stack Exchange implemented Post Notices (a.k.a. banners or "moderator comments"). They were in a response to requests from Skeptics.SE, and were originally expected to be ...
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The “historical significance” post notice has some broken formatting

Currently, the historical significance notice (as seen on this post, for example), looks slightly off. Probably a bit of Markdown gone wrong: This question exists because it has historical ...
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“This question exists because it has historical significance”…uhh, that's great, but that's an answer [closed]

While visiting one of the most impressive pilgrimage sites in the holy lands, I noticed a lost banner floating beneath one of the most awesome answers of all times. So, is it supposed to float ...
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Adding post notices bumps questions, but removing them doesn't

I just saw this on the main page of MSO and clicked the "10h ago" link to see what change Adam made: I was taken to the top of the question page with no indication of what activity Adam performed. So ...
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“Remove post notice” option available on a question without a moderator-only notice

Take, for example, this question. It was migrated from SO to Programmers and the asker put a bounty on it. Now I see the "remove post notice" option in the mod tools, but there is no moderator-only ...
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Typo in the “honeypot question” post notice text

The "honeypot question" post notice contains a typo: It should say "why you're recommending it as a solution" instead.
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Moderator post notices are being auto-removed by bounties

So, on this post, I added the Honeypot question post notice, and if you can see what's been deleted on that post, you'll understand why. Subsequently, a bounty was started and a bounty post notice ...
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What does the “Current event” post notice mean?

The recently introduced "Current event" post notice feels incomplete: At the very least, it needs a period at the end to complete the sentence. Aside from that, what is a future visitor of ...
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Better handling of locked questions and answers

There are a fair amount of locked questions and answers on StackOverflow. Trouble is, when visiting these questions and answers it is really easy to see whodunit, but often tricky to figure out why. ...
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Support for banners?

It would be very useful and possibly necessary on our site to have support for banners to apply on questions and answers. This would help the questions and answer to get proper attention and editing ...
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Wikipedia style notice and warning markup?

Please see this question which is nearly an exact duplicate of another. Would it be possible to make certain CSS elements available to editors so that certain edits can be quickly and easily ...

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