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Why does the active homepage sometimes show questions that haven't been bumped in a long time?

Just now I saw these old, inactive questions at the top of the "active" homepage here on MSE: At the bottom are extremely old and dormant posts ("Modified 2 years, 6 months ago", ...
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"See vote breakout" dialog confusing

Here the user presses "See vote breakout" but it apparently is not a button. And the second "See votes", the one I highlighted in magenta, is apparently just a dialog title. ...
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Trying to expand more than one entry from one's user actions page in one second results in a nondescript "Request failed" message

There's a rate limit that one can only expand one entry in a given user's All actions subtab per second. In the previous (prior to November 2021) user profile layout, attempting to exceed this rate ...
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Why is the Network Profile's activity tab missing 'Suggestions'?

I've noticed that in the Network Profile's activity tab, there is no 'Suggestions' category in the recent activity. Could this be provided, for an easier access to the edit suggestions trail across ...
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Questions with answers appearing despite having a no-answers filter set

As the title says I have a custom filter so I can browse questions by recent activity with no answers. Despite that sometimes a notification at the top of the list of questions appear that since I've ...
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How do I view the recent replies to things I have written?

How can I see recent activity, such as when someone answers one of my questions, leaves a comment reply to me, edits one of my posts, or votes on my posts? How do I see recent activity on my "...
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Allow filtering user actions for actual active actions

Or, to put it another way, being awarded a badge is not an action. On a user's profile page, the Activity tab shows a user's activity, with subsections to show their Answers, Questions, and so on. One ...
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Custom rollback reason not displayed on the Activity page

When providing a custom rollback reason, it displays properly when looking at the timeline and revision history, but not the Activity page ("All Actions" or "Revisions"). Compare: ...
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Allow moderators to see deleted posts in their activity

Sometimes as a moderator I take 'organic' moderator actions, in that I'll close a question on the front page just because I saw it, and not because it was in the moderator queue. I've always ...
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Orphaned tag wiki edits have broken activity entries

If a user makes an edit to a tag wiki that subsequently becomes orphaned, the activity entries on their profile are left looking a bit broken. For example, this user's suggested edit activity shows ...
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Network-wide activity page links comments to answers

(Sorry for the bad title - I couldn't come up with a good one.) Steps to reproduce: Visit a user's network-wide activity page Filter by comments by clicking "comments" Click on a comment On ...
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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in ...
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Enable marking a response as "unread" [duplicate]

Sometimes I see that I have some responses (the envelope lights up) and when I go to see the responses I see one I want to act upon (edit the answer or post another comment). However I may not have ...
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Why don't rollbacks count as activity in my network profile?

If I rollback a post on a particular SE site, this edit counts as recent activity in that particular site. However, it looks as though such edit is not included in all activity in my network profile. ...
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Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers?

It would be nice to allow users to mark a change in an answer (or question) as minor (e.g. for a simple spelling or grammar correction). A change marked as minor wouldn't push the question on top of ...
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Small issue with inconsistency of votes cast summary and detail votes tab in profile [duplicate]

When I look at my profile, I found there's an inconsistency of numbers in the summary shown at the page bottom, and the numbers shown in the details vote page: Summary: Detail page: Why is that? A ...
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Incorrect rep sum when expanding score in reputation tab [duplicate]

Incorrect rep sum when expanding score in reputation tab. E.g. on https://travel.stackexchange.com/users/1810/franck-dernoncourt?tab=reputation, I see -10: but unfolding it shows 7*-1 = -14:
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What happens to activity logs related to deleted questions?

One or two days ago I posted some comments. Now, I am not able to find them in the activity log (the 'activity' tab on the profile page). I assume that is because the question was deleted. The FAQ ...
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Persistence of already viewed activity changes on the profile page

This has always confused me. I'm not sure if it's a deliberate design that takes reputation points into account (for some reason), or a bug. When I get responses and/or new reputation points, the top-...
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How can I find answers I've downvoted?

I'm aware I can view all of my downvotes by going here: But there are reams of downvotes matched. I also tried looking at the advanced search operators, but there's nothing useful there. How ...
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Where are my comments from the Activity tab?

During the day I often click on my profile from the top bar and then click on the Activity tab to see comments that I made earlier in the day and follow up on those posts to see if anything happened. ...
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Combine recent activity and user pages of SO/SF/SU/META

Since I'm a user on all 4 sites, when I want to check for responses I have to individually visit each Recent Activity page. Can I have a "combined view" that aggregates data from all 4 sites on one ...
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Migrated question doesn't show author in the "recent questions" view

I haven't found a duplicate, though it seems to happen for all migrated questions. This question has just been migrated from SO to SU, and doesn't show its author in the "recent questions" page. I ...
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Why are actions on deleted questions not shown in my activity list?

I made a comment on a question in Stack Overflow. Then some minutes later I wanted to navigate to the question again for making another comment. So, I went to my profile / Activity / all actions / ...
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Indicate in page title if I have changes to my Recent Activity

I often have many tabs open in my browser while I work away, and like many others, I routinely go to my SOFU pages and hit refresh to see if there have been any answers to my questions or comments to ...
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Recent activities tab does not show deleted question

A question that I asked on Stack Overflow got closed and deleted because I misphrased my question to sound like it was not programming related. According to the FAQ "the html address of a deleted ...
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Site-wide activity page not being updated [duplicate]

This may or may not be linked with the problem described in Reputation not appearing in Rep. Notification Queue - yet it is given silently (which is apparently site-wide, not just on Super User). The ...
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Alert Answerers when a Question gets Migrated

Recently I lost a lot of rep on SO because one of my top answers was migrated to another site. At the time, I thought the question had been deleted. I was pleasantly surprised (weeks later) when I ...
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Include year in date field of 'activity' tab

Here's an example: At the moment, the latest entry there is October 13, which would be mistaken to mean October last year (2012), but it actually is October 2010. This applies to all the filters ...
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Improving how suggested edits are displayed in your activity history

Issue 1: I find it a bit irritating that when I click the Improve button and further edit it, even if I mark it as helpful, only Community takes the credit for the approval. I know the topic itself ...
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Comments on withdrawn moderator nomination posts are still visible in user profile

When a moderator nominee withdraws their nomination, comments on that post remain present in the user's recent activity list. This is in direct contrast to comments on deleted normal posts being ...
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Dates on the activity tab are misleading/incomplete for previous years [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a user's activities around a certain date by a "half split" search on the user's activities tab (AKA all actions tab). But consider page 85 of some user's actions. It looks like ...
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Is there any way to remove restrictions from StackExchange sites manually?

I am a relative newbie on Stack Exchange, and use the same single-sign-on account to log in to all of the Stack Exchange websites. I understand that reputation and badges are counted separately for ...
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Is it possible to follow a user automatically? [duplicate]

I've been looking around and I can't seem to find an automatic (i.e. buzz- or Twitter-like) way to follow users inside Stack Exchange. Why haven't the developers added such a feature? It could help ...
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Recommending Deletion not showing up in user's reviews

When reviewing Low Quality posts and recommending deletion: They don't show up in the user's reviews actions: Nor are they showing up under any other actions: They're not showing up in votes cast ...
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Is there a way to quickly save helpful answers for users who are too low-rep to vote?

I spend considerable time finding helpful answers here on SE and wish I could somehow save helpful answers for later review. Upvoting and then reviewing my activity log would do the trick, but alas I'...
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Review history is delayed or hidden on user activity tab

A user made this review, but it isn't showing up on their profile as of now. Caching gone bad? Didn't think those views were cached, but I'm probably wrong.
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Partial tag visibility in Recently Viewed tab

Tags partially visible in Recently Viewed tab in normal mode: and edit mode (compare with normal mode picture): App Version: 1.7.0 Device: iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) OS Version: Version 10.3.2 (...
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How to hide activity on a specific site?

Why do Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange show all activity of user publicly? It's a problem sometimes, like when on your profile you can see 'last seen' and sometime 'visited' will be shown, but ...
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Edit mode break formatting on the Recently Viewed page

My Recently Viewed page looks like this: After tapping on Edit button (right bottom) formatting breaks down for items where title doesn't fit in a new width: In particular: tags are missing ...
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Missing space in the user activity report... again

This is more or less the same bug detailed in Missing space in the user activity report, only this time it applies to the mobile site. In my profile under the activity report there is a small ...
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Recently viewed questions list broken

I see many empty vertical spaces in the top & bottom of the list. Also "today" group has some rendering problem. Problem occurred after selecting some question in the list and go back. App ...
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Please show us when we lose an accepted answer

Sometimes (like today) I see that an answer of mine that had been accepted is no longer the accepted answer. Thing is, I have absolutely no idea which one and I'd really like to see which one to ...
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Show user / room activity graphs to enable productive match-making

Inspired by: Best place to meet female programmers (for romance) ? It occurs to me that Chat would be a fine place to get to know your fellow SE users a bit more, by enabling the rapid eXchange of... ...
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The questions page gets weird when there's more than 500 questions with new activity

Steps to reproduce: Leave the scifi.SE front page open for a while. Wait for this to kick a bunch of questions to the top. Click the "X questions with new activity" banner (for X > 500). Expected ...
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What would be a better icon for the recent activity page? or how can that page be more discoverable?

New users seem to take a while to discover the Recent Activity page: How can I view recent answers and comments about my questions / answers? I think this might be in part because the current ...
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Add link to most recent activity of a question

Currently in the front page, if a question is modified, answered, commented etc. the last user to affect the question appears: Which is great. The problem is when I want to know what that user ...
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1 answer
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How can I view recent answers and comments about my questions / answers?

On Stack Overflow, there are currently many ways I can view what I have done — my questions, my votes, my favourites etc. But where is the view that shows me new answers to my questions and ...
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Can I see my vote history?

I know I can see my total count of votes, but I'd be interested in having these be part of my activity tab, so I can easily revisit questions. I end up favoriting almost every question I upvote, just ...
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Edit Summary edits aren't reflected on user's activity page

User X recently edited their post (which has been closed) and wrote in the edit summary something rude (not too rude, but not nice) about those who closed the post. So I (a mod on that site) simply ...

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