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Make a personal stats page available

I would really enjoy having a stats page available in my profile showing me for which tags I have given how many answers, and how much reputation I got for all those answers. I can do it somewhat ...
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Please sort deleted answers to the bottom

Having recently hit the 10k mark I have noticed that people delete answers fairly often. I find that having to sift through all of the deleted answers in a list can be a bit annoying. I feel it ...
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Can (and should) more be done to encourage users to search first and ask only if they don't find an existing answer?

Or, to put it another way: is it a problem that people keep asking question that have multiple, obvious duplicates? I do not intend to address the problem of hard to search for questions, nor of ...
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Non US-ASCII characters dropped from full (profile) URL

I have characters which are outside 7-bit ASCII in my username, "Jakub Narębski". Characters outside US-ASCII are dropped from the full profile URL: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/130454/jakub-...
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I would like to assign bounty for a question asked by another person [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about making it possible to set up bounty on someone else’s question? I would like to have a feature that will allow me to assign a bounty to an old question (asked ...
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Allow wildcards in ignored/interesting tags

I'd like to be able to specify an interesting or ignored tag via a wildcard. May tags which cover similar topics have common roots. For example windows windows7 windows-vista windows-xp windows-...
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DevDays 2009 video recorded

Will there be a video recording of DevDays 2009? Is that planned? Is anyone planning to do it for the rest of us that can not go and would really like to see what was happening there? :)
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Favorite tags containing # don't work right after they're added [closed]

If you add a new interesting tag with a # in it, and then click on that tag, it searches for questions with the tag excluding the sharp (i.e. c# → c, f# → f). However, this only occurs if ...
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Option for plain text mail notifications? (and spamassassin scoring due to HTML-only-ness)

The mail notifications don't appear to have an option for plain-text rather than HTML, and they currently send only html parts (and hence hit the MIME_HTML_ONLY rule in spamassassin's default settings)...
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Is there a problem with creating an account on the new site after the question has been moved?

I've seen a number of questions (like this one) that have been moved between sites where the user is greyed out. As far as I can work out this means that there's no matching account on the new site. ...
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force logout all locations

A nice feature would be to force logout from all other locations. I login on my work machine (I have shortcuts in my startup) and also on my home machine. If I were to leave that job unexpectedly I'...
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Merge question after finding it as a duplicate- Feature request

Hi, What is the best practice after finding a question as a duplicate to another one? Anyways the question will get closed eventually. But what if it was possible to merge the question to the ...
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Tabbing breaks SO's ask question form in IE8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When creating an answer, accidental Tab can ruin the session When I try to ask a question on SO with IE8, press Tab, go back to the edit box, do it again, etc., two things ...
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Preserve revision history on migrated questions

When a post is migrated from one site to another, the revision history is lost. I think that it's important to retain this history even if the post is moved to a different site. There is also a ...
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Badge for upvotes after rep cap is reached

How about recognizing upvotes which do not convert to reputation after the daily cap is reached? I am still thinking up a good name for such a badge (ProBono is a good name) and, suitable criteria ...
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Award badge for hitting daily rep limit

A badge could be awarded to users who have received enough votes on a given day to trigger the 200 reputation/day limit. This would let them know that they've hit the limit, and the badge would be ...
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Please append the reason for closing to the title along with "Closed"

Came to mind when reading this question, but would be useful for more than just moved, off-topic questions (I'd especially like to see duplicate questions flagged as such in the title). Examples: ...
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Stack Overflow receives a grade of B from YSlow

I checked the pages SO with Firefox 3.5.1 and YSlow 1.4.0, and got: Main screen (B, 80) User profile (B, 82) Post (C, 72) Editing (A, 92) (Links are to screenshots of YSlow results, not the actual ...
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Got woot badge unfairly with Safari 4

I was just awarded the woot (enthusiast) badge on Stack Overflow, but I definitely didn't visit the site every day for 30 days. Here is my theory on how this happened. When you open a new tab in ...
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Ability to undo the Community Wiki

This has always struck me as a strange thing to not have. We have the ability to set things as Community Wiki at the start, and the ability to switch over to Community Wiki after something has been ...
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Is there a record of merged questions?

I have asked a total of two questions on meta.stackoverflow, yet under my profile it shows zero questions. One of those questions got around 8 up votes and I still have my reputation from them, this ...
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VB.NET/VBScript syntax highlighting does not properly support comments [duplicate]

(Descriptions are inside the code samples) Take a look at this code Public Sub Show() System.Console.WriteLine("Hello") ' Comment here will fail subsequencing syntax highlighting System....
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Possible Link Bug

I'm referring to this post. When editing, the link appears properly in the preview. However, the question shows something like: (i.e. using http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GGLS%5Fen-...
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Upvoting of a question should bump it to the front page

When I upvote a question I do so because I think it's a good question. Other people would benefit from seeing the question or maybe be able to add important answers. To increase exposure of upvoted ...
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Vote == Null in tooltip after voting?

MAY BE FIREBUG RELATED. PLEASE DISABLE FIREBUG AND SEE IF THE PROBLEM GOES AWAY. Update #4: Just adding to the data, firefox 3.0.12 just installed and firefox restarted. First page I went to was ...
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Tag dropdown not showing

I've edited a few tags on Meta, and it appears that the tag dropdown isn't always working. I then end up creating new tags, when I might have chosen an old one.
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Can we have a setting that defaults our searches to Google?

I mean, Jeff has already stated he isn't trying to compete with Google. So why have a local site search anyway? Changing the form action value (or letting me choose between SO's and Google's) wouldn't ...
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Rename the podcast to something other than "Blog - Stack Overflow"

When scrolling through my list of podcasts on my iPhone, it always catches me off guard that the SO podcast is titled 'Blog - Stack Overflow', which is different from every single other podcast I ...
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How can we give some boost to some really good answers that arrive late?

It happens sometimes to receive or see a very good answer that arrives very late and that would deserve more upvotes. What can be done to give a boost to them? I would happily spend some of my ...
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Errant feature: WMD links to questions

Say I wanted to credit someone's answer in my own answer. I'd normally write something like this: Using what [Dlamblin][1] [said][2], I think the code would look like this: [1]: https://meta....
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Require one of the bold-border tags on new MetaSO questions

Quoting Bill The Lizard: Every question on meta-* should have one of the bold-border tags, feature-request, bug, discussion, or support. Should we enforce this when creating a Meta-SO question, ...
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Reset negative vote counts on migrated questions [duplicate]

Often a question is voted down by a member of a site because the question doesn't belong on that site and the voter doesn't have enough reputation to vote to close the question. In situations like ...
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Would it be possible for the syntax highlighter to allow for SQL capitalization? [duplicate]

I've noticed that the syntax highlighter for code samples does not work with capitalization for SQL. I just posted a question on SO and had to spend a couple extra seconds to modify it to get the ...
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Limiting Self-Answers

After marveling at this thread, it occurred to me that there should be a limit on self-answers on non-wiki questions. This is mainly to protect the user from themselves so they can only use comments ...
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Markdown preview does not support link definition names that are the same as Array function names

I happened to be writing an entry and noticed that there was something odd about using the link definition name reduce. The preview updates fine until I enter the last e of reduce, then nothing ...
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Provide RSS for ALL views

I would like to have RSS feeds for given tag AND specific view like this https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag=c++&sort=newest https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag=boost&sort=active Having ...
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Preventing conflicting simultaneous edits

Right now people over-write each other, edit unknowingly when others are editing, etc. Could we improve the edit-feature maybe to lock the question while it's being edited, and show who is currently ...
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Tag description/list for "special" tags used on Meta

Meta is home to some wild tag classes, namely that of the required or moderator only breeds. These convey a special meaning and run with the winds of each question posted, heralding at quick glance ...
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Feature request: tell us what we got a badge for! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find out which question/answer awarded you the badge I logged into Stack Overflow this morning to find that I'd been awarded the Popular Question badge, but unfortunately I ...
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Clicking on tags with wildcards gives you a blank page

Related Question: Searching for a tag containing * breaks I have tags in my "Interesting Tags" with wildcards, like html*, php* and so on. If I click on it it goes to http://stackoverflow.com/...
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Can the initial hover delay for comment upvote/flag images be mitigated?

There is a noticeable delay the first time the upvote or flag images are "hovered over". Can this be resolved by pre-caching (using JavaScript) or combining several images into a single file (using ...
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Why am I allowed to delete moderator-only tags?

One would think only a moderator should be able to mess with moderator tags. P.S.: I was also able to reapply it during a rollback. So, actually I was able to both delete and apply a moderator tag. ...
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Let me edit my own deleted post

This is admittedly a rare occurrence, but there are a couple instance where I have posted an answer, was beat out by a few seconds by another user who posted essentially the same answer, deleted my ...
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Answer Highlight/Fade-out doesn't fade-out

Frequently when following a direct link to an answer, the answer will stay highlighted indefinitely instead of fading-out like it supposed to. This happens more often then not and gets very annoying. ...
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Finding Reputation from Tags

Very simply, I'd like to find out precisely how much reputation I've received from each tag. As it is, I can see the number of tags that I've answered / asked on my profile page under the "tags" ...
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See which feature requests have been recently completed

Back when we used UserVoice, I liked to occasionally browse the Completed tab and see what changes were made and features were recently added to the site. While I do think that Meta is ten times ...
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Suggestion: Use rel="canonical" to improve Stack Overflow's Google results

Google now supports <link rel="canonical">, which allow a page to point to the canonical version of itself. This would help to fix a problem with Stack Overflow's Google search results, in that ...
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Could checkboxes such as "Notify" get an HTML label tag?

I tend to hate checkboxes without any <label>. Because basically that means that you have to click a 20×20 px² area to hit the checkbox. Making the texts "Notify" and "daily of any new answers" ...
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Idea: show questions that link to the current question

Either in the related questions list (with very high weighting) or in a separate list, it would be useful to show questions that link into the currently-viewed question.
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User improvements suggestion: marking a question [duplicate]

I was looking for a way to mark a question that I like and is relevant to me but doesn't have any good answers yet and it seems like there is not yet functionality to do this. Was thinking this might ...

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