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Please update the text in help for “User was Removed” reputation changes

Before May 25, 2019 - The help on all sites doesn't cover three things well enough IMO. https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/user-was-removed It doesn't acknowledge that in some cases - community ...
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Can someone please fix the link in the 'access to moderator tools' privilege page?

I was discussing deletion privileges with someone when I noticed that help/privileges/moderator-tools includes an unformatted link: Can the page be updated so the link reads as the actual title of ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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Align table header and body on the mod tools page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tools/question-close-stats?daterange=last90days 1st column in the header has class col-1: .col-1 { width: 8.33333333%; } But 1st column in the body has class ...
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Currently selected indicator's colour in flag summary and help pages, can be the same as the site's colour code

Some of the Stack Exchange sites has it's own colour code. Like Meta Stack Exchange has #17a7db, ELU has #AE3737, Travel has #277789 for the currently selected item's indicators in main page and the ...
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Counter's text is truncated in queue on localized sites

SOru: SOes: Can you fix it? It looks very ugly. Make it flexible, or, at least, increase width of .dashboard-item .dashboard-count.
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How to insert image by link using touch devices?

In new image insertion dialog there is no explicit “insert image by link” action. As far as I know it’s possible by using keyboard insert hot keys like Ctrl+V on Windows. Is there a way to insert ...
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Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review

Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review. Seems like that sums up the request. I can go into the post revision history and choose to redact ...
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Remove “at least one tag is required” near the tag field

I see no reason to show “at least one tag is required” near the tag field because almost same text will be appeared if you’ll try post a question without a tag: Also it’s not truly request due to ...
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Make the inline tag edit link more muted

The inline tag edit link is now always visible for 10k+ users. It's a little distracting and apparently that's not just me. The comment upvote & flags were distracting too, and we got used to ...
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Tell users what a “locked” post means on locked posts

When visiting a locked post you see: I suggest adding a link to What is a "locked" post? somewhere in there (e.g. making the word "locked" a link) so that users know what exactly this ...
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Why was a vertical line added on the left for users who collapse the left navigation? Can it please be removed?

I noticed that a vertical line has begun appearing on the left of every page in the new responsive layout, if I have the left navigation collapsed in my account settings. See screenshots: ...
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Make the comment flag dialog draggable again

The post flag dialog can be dragged. This is helpful when I'm writing a custom flag and want to be able to see the text behind the dialog to quote from it or to make sure that what I'm writing is ...
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Comment flag dialog recent UI change to be updated in Flag Posts privilege page

Recently the UI changed for the flagging comments dialog. In the privileges page for the Flag Posts, the old UI image is still being used for the Comment section. Can the new UI be displayed on all ...
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Please wrap the entire comment flag description in a `<label>` (making the entire text clickable)

Currently, in the new comment flag modal, when you want to select an option, you have to click either on the radio button, or on the top part of the description. This is because only the top part of ...
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“Comment edited” icon is too prominent

I noticed this yesterday: The "this comment was edited" pencil icon became fully black, which makes it very prominent and draws too much attention to it, in my opinion. I'm pretty sure it used ...
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Comment flag recent UI change is not updated in the flag posts privilege page

The UI behavior of the comment flag is recently changed. ie., the comments flag option is appearing always. But in all the site's "Flag Posts" ( https://<site-name>/help/privileges/flag-posts) ...
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Unhide visitors per day stats on beta sites' homepages

Now that the issue with visitors per day is fixed, could you please unhide the stats on the beta sites' homepages?
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Don't put the searched tags on top of Stack Overflow

I don't like the new layout. This is how Stack Overflow welcomed me today with my usual tag-search list which I have been using for the past many years (saved in a bookmark). I don't want to see this ...
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Title is very small in search results

After the new left nav and responsive design changes were pushed, I noticed the title of questions in search results became very small: (search example) Can the title please be given a bigger ...
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Can I please have the option to sticky my top bar wherever I want?

With the new top bar design, Stack Overflow was given the option to make the top bar sticky so that when you scroll down the page, it's still around. Like this: This should be an option everywhere, ...
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Can we improve the flagging history filters UI?

I don't know if it's just me, but I find the flagging history filters incredibly confusing. Here's what mine looks like: Maybe I'm an anomaly, but it took me years until I realized what was going on ...
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Can I have my flair without the cookie, please?

Even though I would like so, I refrain from adding a flair link on my personal web site because solely serving the PNG flair image file already places a third party prov cookie on the computer of my ...
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Help page for automatic deletion doesn't explain the rationale for deleting those questions, neither does it explain how to get them undeleted

When users come across their own question that was automatically deleted, they are given a link to the help page on what criteria cause a question to be deleted by the Community user. However, that ...
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Can we hide the visitor stats until they're fixed?

As detailed in this question there is currently a network-wide issue impacting the visitor, views and visits statistics resulting mostly in zero amounts. Since this doesn't seem to have a quick fix—it'...
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Small font size in blog page's footer

In the footer of the blog page, the font of the social media links and copyright section is very small compared with all other Stack Exchange site's footer font.
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Deleted answers in newsletter

Today I noticed this is the Meta Stack Exchange newsletter: I remembered that answer was deleted more than 14 hours before that email was sent: I don't think we should see the "answered by" ...
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Can we stop breaking lines by inserting invisible stuff every 80 characters in chat messages?

So I raised a sock and ran a testing bot on it. Here's the start of the testing series. After some testing, I found out that SE is inserting invisible characters \u200c\u200b every 80 continuous ...
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Stop advertising the SE app on the mobile site

If I visit any SE site on my phone, I get the following banner on questions encouraging me to download the app: It is possible to dismiss this banner, but you have to do this for every single site ...
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Mod message templates should not use the first person singular

Moderator messages are now signed by “${SITENAME} moderation team” rather than “${USERNAME}, ${SITENAME} moderator”. However some moderator message templates still contain “I”, which does not make ...
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Do not refund bounty on question deletion if reputation would be kept on an awarded answer

According to this post and its status-bydesign tag, if a question where someone offered and awarded a bounty is deleted, the bounty is refunded back to the bounty owner. In most cases, this isn't much ...
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new mailing list links too long

This past week, Stack Exchange changed the method of linking from its "weekly highlights" email, and the new url encoding scheme is onerous for command line use (at least for me). I subscribe to ...
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Post data isn't available in the API until several minutes after post creation

For a long time, the API has had data about a post almost immediately after it was posted (I'm talking sub-5-seconds here). Recently, that behaviour has regressed, and the API doesn't have data about ...
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Improvements to handling questions with too many answers

I noticed something today on Software Engineering when dealing with an autogenerated moderator flag regarding "More than 10 answers posted to this question in the past 7 days". Mainly - this flag isn'...
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Should the word “hay” not be deleted at the beginning of posts, especially on Spanish SE?

When saving posts, the first sentence is removed if it matches a regular expression. See this answer. The purpose is to automatically remove salutations from posts. The word “hay” is a very uncommon ...
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Edit the MSE help page about automatic deletion to remove a criterion that is not enabled here

The help page here on MSE about the roomba says that abandoned questions older than 365 days are deleted in certain cases as RemoveAbandonedQuestions. While this is true on main Q&A sites, as per ...
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Could we please rename the Controversial Topic Post Notice?

It seems like the Controversial Topic notice could be worded a little better: Controversial Topic — You may use comments ONLY to suggest improvements. You may use answers ONLY to provide a ...
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Always show inbox and achievements in the top bar, without requiring an account on each site

On a site where I do have an account, the left part of the top bar looks like this: On SE sites where I don't have an account, the user information and review queue icon is obviously missing, but ...
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Alignment improvement in the flag dialog

When I flagged a post, before it was closed if I click the "flag" link I can see which flag type I selected for the post in the flag dialog. The selected flag type is shown as "This is the flag you ...
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Make the Stack Exchange logo in top bar more useful by having it open a menu

Currently, the Stack Exchange logo in the top bar (on all sites except Stack Overflow, which has its own unique top bar) is a simple link to https://stackexchange.com/. I do not find it useful in any ...
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Show more posts on the “Recently Self Deleted” admin page

I've been futilely searching for a couple of questions that I know were posted on Interpersonal Skills over the weekend - one just this morning. In my search I discovered that we don't show self-...
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Remove the 2 link limit for new users everywhere

Several years ago we managed to convince the SE team to remove the 2 link limit for new users on Skeptics. This limit was particularly frustrating on this site, as any answer without links was likely ...
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Don't mark migrations as “rejected” if they were closed long after migration

A question was asked on Site A, where it collected answers before being migrated to Site B. On Site B it collected more answers and lived happily for a time. More than two years later, it was closed....
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Retain HELP link in top bar when user has access to review queues

I recently had occasion to refer to the Help Center for a stack on which I did not have review queue privileges. On such stacks, the Help icon is next to the hamburger, as shown: However, on a stack ...
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Top bar not updated for SE.com

The new top bar is not present in https://stackexchange.com/ it still uses the old one.
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Request for a new post notice for The Workplace: “sensitive topic / be nice”

At The Workplace we often get issues where people need to deal with issues that are controversial or the issues are sensitive to certain people. These questions often result in storms of comments that ...
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Don't show tech-focused blog posts on non-tech sites

The Stack Overflow Blog has a number of articles about technology, such as Mapping Ecosystems of Software Development. However, they appear on all Stack Exchange sites in the sidebar, including ones ...
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Do Not Capitalize Each Word In Profile Menu

Each item in the user profile edit menu is capitalized: Probably it's normal for English, but not good for other languages like Russian: Link to your profile for Stack Overflow in Russian ...
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Update the help center to indicate Stack Overflow Careers questions are off-topic

Currently the What topics can I ask about here? page on Meta Stack Exchange says: If your question is about: Stack Overflow Careers (Employers). Questions for Stack Overflow Jobs should go ...
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Always align “Next badge” to the right, even when there are no badges

A new user (unregistered) came by Computer Science Educators a few minutes ago, and I looked at their activity page (for no real reason shrug) and saw this: As can be seen, the "next badge" is in the ...