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Increase the number of links new users can post in answers

I asked a question about a particular project, and luckily was able to get in touch with the author of the software. On Stack Overflow, he provided an answer to my question. In this answer, he wanted ...
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To change the 30-second time limit in comments

I find myself correcting typos rather often. So often, in fact, that I need to wait 30 seconds to fix typos in my comments sometimes. It would be nice if I could delete my own comments in the first ...
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When is a user no longer considered a new user?

I tried asking two questions on MSO within 10 minutes of each other, and was blocked from posting the 2nd one until 20 minutes pass. What are the criteria for no longer being a new user? Should users ...
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Can we get x comment votes per y minutes, rather than one vote per 5 seconds?

I quite often will read a thread of comments, and want to vote up a few of them. I vote one up, read the next few comments, vote up another and get a *giant red box*. I've seen that "You can only ...