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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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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 ...
Kip's user avatar
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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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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 ...
mmx's user avatar
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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 ...
Jon Seigel'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 ...
kenwarner'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 ...
animuson's user avatar
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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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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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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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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 ...
Carlos's user avatar
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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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 ...
George Stocker's user avatar
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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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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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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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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 ...
dev.meghraj's user avatar
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1 answer
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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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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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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. ...
Rodrigo de Azevedo's user avatar
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1 answer
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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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16 votes
3 answers
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The change from "activity" to "activities" for the tab on the user profile page is kind of weird

I notice that the tab on the user profile page formerly known as "activity" is now called "activities". This is kind of weird wording. It suggests that each entry visible when you're on that tab is "...
senshin's user avatar
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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:
LorenzoDonati4Ukraine-OnStrike's user avatar
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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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....
Jason C's user avatar
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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 ...
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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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Recent Activity tab on each question

Sometimes, I want to check what's happened in the past day on a question I'm interested in. It would be nice to have a "recent activity" tab on each question next to the "oldest", "newest", and "votes"...
Anton Geraschenko's user avatar
13 votes
1 answer
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Delayed refresh when hitting 'Questions'

There is something a bit weird I noticed lately: When the message 'Question with new activity' pops up at the top of the questions list and I click the 'Questions' button instead of the message itself,...
Count Zero'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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How many active users/contributors does Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange have?

I heard that Joel Spolsky recently said Stack Overflow has more monthly active users than Wikipedia. Is that true? What are the trends? What about other Stack Exchange sites and all SE combined? The ...
Nemo's user avatar
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12 votes
2 answers
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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 ...
Jason C's user avatar
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12 votes
2 answers
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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. ...
LarsTech's user avatar
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12 votes
3 answers
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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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Network profile's activity "posts" subtab is showing "no activity found"

If you go to stackexchange.com and click your user name listed at the top of the site, you'll see your profile. From there click 'activity' → 'posts'. Mine shows: no activity found If you ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
11 votes
5 answers
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Why did my reputation go up?

Is there a way to tell why my reputation has changed? Overnight I gained reputation, and I'm wondering how I could find out which answers and questions got down and upvoted.
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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 ...
Danny Beckett's user avatar
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1 answer
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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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1 answer
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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 ...
RomanSt's user avatar
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1 answer
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User profile activity filtering has no pagination to last page

My badges: Page One shows no pagination, but Page Two does actually exist. Grace Note's accepts (just as a random example): Page Two shows pagination for prev [1] [2], but surely there is a Page ...
waiwai933's user avatar
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11 votes
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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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 ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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0 answers
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"Next badge" progress for Legendary badge uses the wrong rep calculation

From what I understand, "Legendary" is awarded if you get at least 200 rep in a day 150 times, but that 200 rep is allowed to include the +15 from answer acceptance and bounty rewards. If this is the ...
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Have better description of moderator election nomination on activity tab

Currently, looking at another user's activity tab, one wouldn't know that they had submitted a nomination for the moderator election. The activity type is "wiki", as shown here: When expanded, they ...
casperOne's user avatar
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Could we have static date range links on the Recent Activity page?

The recent activity page only shows activity since last login until 23:59:59. I would ideally like the live titles to show everything from "Today", but there is no static link for Today at 00:00:00 to ...
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