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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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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 ...
Pascal Thivent's user avatar
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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 ...
cletus's user avatar
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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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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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Add a "voted to close" activity event somewhere on the user profile page

Often when I vote to close, I want to go back and check the comments on the question, to see if it's been improved, to comment further, or to answer the question. It would be helpful to add a bit of ...
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Last activity on question shows modified by user who did not ask or answer

Related questions have been asked. The revision page has no sign of the user sharth The user's activity also does not have any sign of related activity I would like to know why the user's name is ...
abel's user avatar
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Is there a way to follow people's activity? [duplicate]

Is there a way to follow a particular person (or List<Person>) easily? Some people answer the questions in a very educative way, and I don't want to miss them.
user135123's user avatar
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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 ...
Tim Stone's user avatar
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Show updates to favorite questions in recent activity

I'd like updates to favorite questions to show in the recent activity page, just like updates to my own questions are shown. As it stands now, favorites are little more than bookmarks, that require ...
Kip's user avatar
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Display the Number of Comment Upvotes In Recent Activity Pages

It would be helpful if we could see the number of upvotes cast for our comments, or other people's comments in response to us directly in the user profile in either the activity tab or the response ...
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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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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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"You have 1 new answer. See your responses." link doesn't show any responses

This has been confusing me for ages. I go to StackOverflow. I see the link at the top saying that I have a new answer. I click it. It shows "nothing". I click "this week", "last week" - they all show ...
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Account "last activity time" is not always updated

It would appear that the account's "Last activity time" is not updated for every hit. I've been active on SO all morning, and in the last five minutes have voted on some posts as well as posted an ...
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Is there a way to identify whether users are online or not?

Is there a way to identify whether users are online or not? Something like online offline status symbols used in a chat application for every user.
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Back arrow to recent activity

I am reviewing my open questions (some are on page 4 or 5), so I click the page number "4" and get a list of questions. I click on the question, I go read it, and then hit the back button to go back ...
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"Recent activity" vote counts are missing/corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does “Reputation” work? My Recent Activity page on meta has started cutting off reputation values (it's still there after a reload). A "20" has been cut off to a "2", and ...
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Closes / Edits Should Not Bump Questions on "Recent" List

The "Recent Questions" list is useless every time "Bill the Lizard" goes on one of his editing sprees. Editing (and closing) questions should not bump them onto the "recent" list.
nobody's user avatar
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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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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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Please add a combined view of recent reputation changes and responses to the user profile

On the user profile, I would like to see a combined view of recent changes, e.g. in the form of a "Recent" tab page1. This would be a sort of aggregated "News stream" of the kind that most people are ...
0xA3's user avatar
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Stylistic and functional inconsistencies between multi-super-whatever-you-call-them drop downs

The StackExchange drop down and all-new user-status-activity-whatever drop down have different appearances, and even work a little differently. I suggest they be beat into conformance with each other. ...
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1 answer
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How to search for an answer I voted for?

I voted for an answer, but forgot to mark that question as a favorite. I don't remember: the user who asked the question the user who answered the question the question's title The only thing I ...
zey's user avatar
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16 votes
1 answer
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Missing space in the user activity report

In my profile under the activity report there is a small visual bug: a space is missing between the word "on" and the subsequent word. See the following image:
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Activity Tab For Stack Exchange users is sometimes empty

For some users, the activity tab is empty ("no activity found") if "all" is selected, even though the tabs other than "all" are non-empty. Also, the "all" tab ...
Brian's user avatar
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2 answers
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Follow activity of certain users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a way to follow people's activity? A “friends list” on Stack Overflow would be nice Isn't there a simple way to mark certain users as favorites and ...
Sam's user avatar
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1 answer
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Why can't I see my reviews?

On profile > activity > reviews I cannot see the reviews. I only see: (nothing in this date range) I think this message is quite inappropriate. Is there any way to see if my flag was accepted ...
Teneff's user avatar
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44 votes
7 answers
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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 ...
Motti's user avatar
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User's network-wide activity RSS feed

I think it would be useful to have an RSS feed of network-wide activity, or at least posts, for a given network user, corresponding to the information available in the current network activity tab, e....
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Show flags in profile history [duplicate]

Inspired by this question about seeing confirmation of successful flagging. I would like to see flags I've submitted recorded on my profile, maybe under the Activity tab. It's easy enough to find ...
squillman's user avatar
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"You have one new answer" message

Sometime I get a "You have one new answer" message. But when I click on the envelope, there appears no new answers. It's not that often, but every now and then I get this message.
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1 answer
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Tag wiki edits are missing in the activity profile tab

It appears that tag wiki edits are again misreported in the activity tab of user profiles. I first noticed this on Travel. Consider for example the france tag wiki: Gagravarr's creation and edits don'...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
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1 answer
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Why does the default time range on the 'recent activity' page work as it does?

I just went to my 'Recent Activity' page on StackOverflow and the time range offered to me by default was: 2009-10-28 13:38:20Z to 2009-10-28 23:59:59Z Top 5 Posts (nothing in this date range) Most ...
Jonathan Leffler's user avatar
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3 answers
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Make "close votes" appear in recent activity

Related to this recent question where the suggestion is that users should see why people are voting to have their question closed - I wonder whether users are even aware of it happening. Admittedly ...
Jon Skeet's user avatar
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20 votes
1 answer
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Tracking of Community Wiki upvotes and Comment Upvotes?

Would it be possible to have our envelope updates not only show rep-based upvotes, but community wiki and comment upvotes as well? I would like some finer granularity when it comes to vote tracking ...
mmcdole's user avatar
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19 votes
5 answers
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Add paging for user activity section

I'm curious, are people interested in paging on the recent activity page?
waffles's user avatar
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14 votes
1 answer
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Activity log entry before registration date

I noticed a strange entry in my activity log at Stack Overflow. The first one: This is 2011. The funny thing is: I never did that. Even funnier: I registered at SO somewhere in July. In September, I ...
Gert Arnold's user avatar
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12 votes
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Bug: "yesterday" tab in responses page shows both yesterday and today

When I click today I get this: Showing 2009-06-14 to 2009-06-14 ; current time is 2009-06-14 19:12:14 UTC When I click yesterday I get this: Showing 2009-06-13 to 2009-06-14 ; current time is ...
Nathan Fellman's user avatar
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1 answer
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Should rollbacks be included in a user's recent activity history?

Why are rollbacks not included in a user's recent activity history? When you go to a user's profile and click on recent, why can you not see where they have rolled back posts? Isn't this just as ...
GEOCHET's user avatar
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10 votes
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Show other accepted answers in Recent Activity

I can find similar requests to this, but nothing quite the same. Basically, I'd like to know (via Recent Activity) if a question that I answered gets an Accepted Answer that wasn't mine. This is ...
MartW's user avatar
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9 votes
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Pagination might cause permalinks to open the wrong page, no matter what sorting is used

Very often, but not always, clicking the permalink of the 30th answer on some page (using whatever sorting), gets one to the page after that answer, where then obviously the #anchor of the linked ...
Arjan's user avatar
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Profile tab hyperlink should match name change

The recent user profile tab name change - from "activities" to "all actions" - was not accompanied by a hyperlink update from ...?tab=activities... to ...?tab=allactions... Click on the "posts edited"...
Werner's user avatar
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8 votes
2 answers
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Reputation isn't being displayed on recent activity page

I can see today's reputation is 50 but no detail available in this page. I tried clicking the tab 2-3 times; it used to show detailed data there.
Jigar Joshi's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
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"Recently Active" users list

It would be nice to see what users have recently been active. This is somewhat standard with many forum-style websites, showing how active the site has been in the last n-minutes or so. As a ...
Sampson's user avatar
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2 votes
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 ...
Dr. Hans-Peter Störr's user avatar
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1 answer
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Revisions tab in recent activity is based on date question was posted, not on date of edit

Under the revisions tab for my recent activity, the "today", "yesterday", etc. buttons seem to be retrieving edits to my posts based on the timestamp that the post was made, rather than the timestamp ...
Kip's user avatar
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32 votes
0 answers
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Badge activity roll-up on profile page isn't consistent

If a user is awarded the same badge more than once in quick succession, the profile's activity tab will show each badge if the "badges" filter is selected... ...but the "all" filter will roll them up ...
Tim Stone's user avatar
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16 votes
1 answer
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The Workplace activity missing from Network Profile

I just visited my own profile on stackexchange.com and noticed that the activity tab is missing all activity from The Workplace, while it seems to be a complete aggregation of the rest of my activity: ...
Nicole's user avatar
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0 answers
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Comment links in "activity" and "responses" should always take me directly to the comment

The comment links in the "activity" and "responses" tabs of the user profile now work correctly when the comment would be hidden behind "add / show n more comments". This is great! However, it appears ...
Hendrik Vogt's user avatar
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