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Receive feedback/email on new specific tag question?

Is it possible to receive an email or some sort of notification when a new questions pops out from a specific tag?
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When did the “c++” tag start to imply C++11 by default? [closed]

At the moment it's unclear from a question posted and tagged with just c++ if the question is seeking to solicit answers from a C++11 perspective or not. There are plenty of people who say yes (my ...
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How to get new questions according to a specific tag(example: iPhone)

How can I get the new questions regarding each topic, so that I want share my known answers with them.
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Proper use of tags; to enhance or only to describe question

Regarding this SO question: Toggling visibility of divs using javascript The post contains a JavaScript question, JavaScript Code and no mention of "jQuery". However, it was originally tagged with "...
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Canonical answers for repeated questions

I know this question I'm proposing has some variants, but none had an answer that could solve the problem. Some others like this one: Here and Here There are these questions (from newcomers who can ...
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How to make Stack Overflow tell you about a new question with certain tag(s) the second it is asked?

For now, it's silly: I just keep pressing F5 button to have a chance of being the one who answers the new question first. I know about RSS but would subscribing to RSS mean that I get RSS updated ...
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Why are there different colors for certain StackOverflow questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: under questions, why are some with a yellow background? What do “favorite tags” and “ignored tags” do? What do the different colors (top 3 beige rows)...
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How can a question be tagged without any of the required tags?

"Duplicate of...[deleted post]" didn't contain any of the required tags. How is it possible, if the questions on a meta site require at least one of the required tags?
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Refuse to accept questions for certain tags

In response to questions like this, can we implement a feature whereby questions cannot be posted to certain tags? For e.g., if someone attempts to post a question to career-development on SO, they (...
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What's the consensus on multiple C# (or other) tags? [closed]

I've been noticing lately that people are tagging with every version of the C# tag that exists (for example, this question is tagged c#, c#-4.0, c#-3.0, and c#-2.0). What is the best way to go about ...
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Which Questions Should I Answer?

Non-serious version: I have an answer, I just can't find the right question ;-) Serious version: I've asked about 50-60 questions (mostly on StackOverflow). They were, for the most part, good ...
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Is there a way to get notified on new questions on specific topics/tags?

I mean that if I think I am "master" in some topic or tag (iOS address book, localization etc.), I wish to get an alert when a user posted a question tagged with a specific tag. Is there a way?
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Why do people fail at tagging and what to do about it?

If you take the results from this random search for example, before i edited two of them, 78% of the questions on the first page (50/page) had only the wpf tag. One might argue that this specific tag ...
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query questions that match multiple tags, presented uniquely [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I search for questions with specific tags? I need to find out all the unique questions that are tagged with asp.net-mvc, asp.net-mvc-2 and asp.net-mvc-3. Can I, and if ...
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Are the tags shown in a particular order?

I noticed that, sometimes, the tags I add to a question are not shown in the same order I wrote them, when the question is saved. Are they shown in a particular order? If they are, in which order they ...
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Add OR operator to SO URL's so multiple categories can be browsed at once

I would like to see an operator implemented in the SO questions URL much like the + operator already is: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/css+html The reason I would like to request this ...
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Where can I find questions to which I might know an answer?

Is there any short way of seeing questions that I could possibly answer? (e.g., based on the tags of my own questions or something)
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How significant is your tag score/answered questions ratio?

First off, I apologize if this is a duplicate, I found lots of questions generally related to question/answer ratio, but none directly related to your score within a tag. Basically, does the ratio ...
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What are the reasons behind having a maximum of 5 tags per question?

Why not just have 1 tag or 3 tags? Or have 10, 20 or 30?
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Can Stack Exchange follow a more generic approach?

I have been a member of Stack Overflow for almost a year and a half. Recently I've also registered for SuperUser, Programmers.SE and WebApps.SE. But now I am getting a bit confused maintaining so many ...
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How can I listen to tags in stackoverflow

Is there a way I could "listen" (maybe get an e-mail a message in my stackoverflow inbox) to some tags, so when a question is added this tag I can answer it quickly?
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How tag stat works?

I want to know how this point count system works. Is it updated daily or instantly?
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View only “Interesting Tags” questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Filter view to show only interested Tab for interesting questions Is there a quick way of only viewing questions asked which match my interesting tags?
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Why tags are reordered when posting a question?

I was posting a question and i added my tags like jquery status message twitter and in my question it was reordered like jquery twitter message status... Does reordering tags of a question make sense?...
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What could be done to stop off-topic questions on Meta from polluting the tag base?

Meta's tag base is very different than the rest of the trilogy - we expect and understand pretty much all tags to refer to components of the Stack Overflow system. For example, if a question is tagged ...
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How to make people properly tag their questions at least with programming language or toolkit?

Some people, mostly newbies, often tag questions in such a way that ignored tags practically cannot work, e.g.: nsstring substring. (In this particular case I could probably add ns* to ignored list, ...
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Tag image for other browsers like google-chrome

I have seen google-chrome tag with an image on it, alt text http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/6461/gogchr.jpg But firefox and internet explorer doesn't seem to have images on their tags... alt ...
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Retagging Question : Sets of tags with redundant meaning [closed]

Sometimes I see a question where the tags are like: asp.net asp.net-ajax .NET ajax That is, some of the tags in the set are redundant to the tag-set's meaning (which could be simplified to asp.net-...
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Can we adjust the “Related Questions” according to entered tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would it be feasible to tie the tags of a new question to the Related Questions list? When we write a question title, we get a set of Related Questions, but this list remains ...
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How to Get an RSS Feed of Latest Questions

How can I get an RSS feed (for my iGoogle page) of all the latest stackoverflow questions, filterd by my tags?
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Why do people specify language when asking language-agnostic algorithm questions? [closed]

I frequently ask questions about algorithms, data structures or low-level stuff on SO and I've noticed that most people specify the language they're working in when asking these kinds of questions. I ...
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Filter my own questions based on Tags

I have nearly 170 questions in my user page... How to filter my own questions based on Tags? For ex: I want to filter questions tagged javascript.... Any suggestion....
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Keep tag list when editing questions

When you look at a question, off to the right is the list of tags on it, including the number of tags that exist in the database for each of them (maybe off by some yet-to-be-cached amount). When I ...
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Tag on a question preceded by a minus interpreted incorrectly

If I want to tag some question [php-server] and mistype that as "php -server" (white space inserted), it comes out as the following display: [php] not [server] See this question on Stack Overflow,...
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Get blocked questions to not cound in the “x questions per page” option?

If i have a bunch of blocked tags, it seems those questions still count for the amount of questions per page even though i never see them. Can this be fixed?
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Is there a way to see all of a users posts in a given tag?

I'd like to link to all of my posts in a given tag or look at all the posts another user has made in a given tag. If this is possible how do I go about performing the query? If not I'd like to present ...
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Is the color highlighting of “interesting” questions wrong?

I've noticed that the highlight color of "interesting" questions often causes me to subconsciously skip over them - opposite of the intended effect. It makes them look similar to ads that are stuck in ...
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Mark a question as “unanswerable”

StackOverflow has several subjective/poll questions that do not have an answer (by definition), I wish there was a way to let SO (and other community users) understand that there is no right answer to ...
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Blurb for Tags Entry Text Box in “Ask a Question” Could be Clearer

Combine multiple words into single-words, space to separate up to 5 tags (python c# ruby) That's nice and compact, and I think the meaning is clear enough to native English speakers. However, I'm ...
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Why do all questions with a tag get marked?

I follow the questions that are tagged "delphi" on stackoverflow. Since a few weeks, when te page loads, all questions get the skin-tone-kind-of-pink background, nomatter from which computer I watch ...
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An “urgent” tag for questions that need answers within minutes

I often find myself in a spot of trouble, and when I have minutes left to fix it, I sometimes turn to SO/SF to start the "community help process". I suppose a tag like "urgent" or "immediate-attention"...
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Prefilling tags when linking from an external site [duplicate]

I can see/predict some developer-oriented sites starting to use StackOverflow as their forum, instead of maintaining their own forum. I think it would be beneficial to both parties. They can ...
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How do I ignore an individual question?

Is there a way to ignore individual posts/questions? So, for example, the top question for "Highest Voted Questions" list is always What’s your favorite “programmer” cartoon? I've seen this post and ...
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Is there a way to do RSS feeds on a set of tags

Hello It seems to me that if I want to actually help on StackOverflow.com that I might want to monitor new questions using an RSS feed for certain tags only. That way I could see questions that ...
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Indicate number of Tags in Tooltip

When viewing the main questions page, questions have their tags listed below them. Currently, when you hover the mouse over a tag, a tooltip comes up with information on the follower count, some ...
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Evolving questions and voting

Today, I replied to a post. It was the first reply. The post wasn't very clear and I made a guess as to what the OP wanted. It appeared that he didn't understand array indexes. However, as the ...