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Citizen Patrol badge not awarded

I flagged a question as spam and even though some time has past (30m), I was not awarded the badge Citizen Patrol. Do I misunderstand what it is awarded for, or could it be that the badge did not get ...
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Feed for http://stackoverflow.com/?tab=week

Is there a feed for https://stackoverflow.com/?tab=week ? If not, can one be created?
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Tags with * in not working correctly?

I have some interesting tags stored on Stack Overflow with * in them (e.g. c#* or delphi*) and they no longer seem to be working. I'm fairly sure they did since I remember setting them up after ...
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There is no styling of nested lists

The style for nested lists is the same as the styling of a simple list. The biggest problem with this is the bottom margin: A A → 1 A → 2 A → 3 B B → ...
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Display "migrated to meta" instead of "closed" in migrated questions' titles

When an SO question is clearly a candidate for Meta, I have to go read it to see if it was only closed, or migrated to where it belongs. Can't the text say [migrated to meta] instead of [closed] when ...
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User Profile & Logout links inaccessible from the 'badge' statistics page

This may be a nitpick, but as this site seems to be about improvements to SO, I thought I'd mention it anyway ;0) Ive noticed that when I select a badge I received to observe it's meaning, the links ...
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Should all linked accounts get the 100 bonus?

Should all linked accounts get the 100 bonus? My Stack Overflow account has about 1300 points, and I created accounts on all the other sites. My Meta Stack Overflow, and Stack ...
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Private Forum For Moderators

Since I was just promoted to moderator status on SuperUser, I've had some inevitable questions about certain tools or certain practices, so that I stay in line with whatever policies are already ...
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Create a unified bar to easily navigate between linked sites

I find myself jumping between stackoverflow, superuser and serverfault to check on my activity. Unfortunately there's no easy way to do that other than typing in the other domain and browsing there ...
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Missing Posts under WINFORMS tag

There used to be thousand of posts under the tag [WINFORMS]. As of now, there are only two. What happened?
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Why does the markdown editor not display my link properly and why do I need to insert my own linebreaks?

I am having some problems with the markdown editor. Could someone explain me why this link doesn't work? This should be a link: 0.25 €/kwh * 650W * 1 month It should be linking to: http://www00....
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Does the Peer Pressure badge apply to answers as well as questions?

I gave a dumb answer to a question on SO. It earned a sum of -3 on my answer, and I was resigned to scurry away from the question and hide in the corner to lick my wounds. The displayed sum was minus ...
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When a post is printed, comments should be printed too

When a post is printed, the question and answers are printed, but the comments on them are not. It would be nice if the comments were also printed.
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Is it possibile to have link to stackoverflow, serverfault, etc. also in the header?

I know that we have them on bottom, but it would be useful for me to have also on top, so that I don't need scroll down to switch between one site and another.
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Combined responses

I like that the trilogy keeps questions in their own silos. However it is a little tiresome to have to switch between sites to see if there are any responses. Could the response popup or envelope, ...
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Markdown Italics Bug Report

Erlang uses the underscore atom (in single quotes) quite a lot. See for instance here. MatchExpression ::= [ MatchFunction, ... ] MatchFunction ::= { MatchHead, MatchConditions, MatchBody } MatchHead ...
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Post Overflow

In replying to Text Alignment Problem on SO, hyperslug wondered what would happen if a non-breaking character string was added to a post. What he discovered is that unlike a code block which wraps ...
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Direct Link to a Comment

The increase in the character limit of comments has led them to become as important as the questions and answers that spawn them. On several occasions (especially on meta) I've found reason to want to ...
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"You may only fetch comments every 2 seconds" causes comment fetch failure

Go to this answer on a question answer On that post click on "add/show X more comments" then immediately click "add/show X more comments" on the post directly above it. A box pops up "You may ...
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How to search my own questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ability to search my stuff? I can't find a question I made long time ago. I tried searching it, but there is much noise (other people's questions). Can I specify a user in the ...
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You must wait 0 hours before answering your own question?

When answering your own question, it currently says: You must wait 0 hours before answering your own question And it won't let me accept my own answer. I did wait 48 hours. It was after the 48 ...
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Comment list in user info page

I have noticed the new Pundit badge. It's a nice badge but on user page it's not possible to find users comments. So it would be great to have the Comment list like the Answers list.
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Please don't suggest starting a bounty to users who are unable to do so

I asked a question that went for a long time without getting a definite answer. Later, when I looked at my user page, I saw the text "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for ...
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Add the ability to flag your own post for moderator attention

I asked a question yesterday that is no longer relevant and have voted to close it as such. I was thinking that flagging it for moderator attention would be a good idea to expedite the process, but ...
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Provide a UI for getting rid of accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Possibility to delete our account I think that a lot of OpenID issues could be made 10% less agonizing if users had an easy way of deleting their own accounts, and merging ...
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URLs in comments bugs

When commenting, and you write a URL in backticks, the http://www. part is cut off, and it is converted to a link. Converting it to a link might not be so bad, but cutting it off can change the ...
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Please add support for tables in answers and questions [duplicate]

I would like to use tables in answers and questions. Without such support, I find myself using ASCII art tables with the code-text tool, but that takes too long, and isn't really maintainable. This ...
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Please add a new badge called "Good sport"

The first time someone votes up another user's answer on a question that they themselves have answered, they should get a bronze "Good sport" badge.
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Can SO have a fluid vs. fixed-width layout? [duplicate]

When will SO stop wasting real estate of my screen by having static width layout? EDIT It would be very interesting to hear how does Joel, being UI specialist, feel about this. JoelOnSoftware site ...
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Why doesn't the search bar weigh question titles very heavily?

A search is done when you type in the title of your new question, then click on the textarea to type the body of the question. I've found this search to be infinitely more helpful than the search bar. ...
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Please reduce the threshold for editing other people's posts

A threshold of 2000 for editing other people's non-wiki posts is too high. Some people who are regular contributors would still take a year or two to earn enough reputation to reach that threshold. (...
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Suggested implementation for Generalist badge

Take the set of 500 of most popular tags on the site in question. Find and store the correlation of pairs of these tags, e.g. the proportion of the time that a question tagged c# is also tagged .net. ...
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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 ...
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Improve The Code Tag Highlighting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VB.NET Syntax Highligting does not properly support comment. When you try to put a code you put it into a code tag, but some programming languages have problems with this, ...
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Please allow the uploading of images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature request: Image upload I know that uploading arbitrary files is out of the question, but it could be very useful to be able to upload a screenshot or some king of graph ...
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"Tweet this" button

Sometimes, I ask a question on stack overflow, and then go to Twitter to see if I can get help there. Any developers that follow me are immediately directed to the SO question. I've actually seen a ...
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Markdown renderer doesn't accept é or ö in links

e.g.: Source [This link will merge with the text and the 2nd link][1] non-link text [this link causes the previous link to merge with it.][2] [1]: http://example.com/ [2]: http://example.com/...
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Provide editing tips for closed questions [closed]

When a closed question is viewed by the OP display a message below the closed box giving them some pointers on why it might have been closed and how they could edit it to make it more acceptable so ...
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Certain tags are totally empty when you select them?

I hope I have come to the right place to for this kind of question. When I click certain tags I know have questions in them they are displays as 0 questions. For example I clicked the as3 tag which ...
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Provide a way to quickly link to a question within MarkDown

From Uservoice: One of the nice features in FogBugz is the ability to type "case 17" in the body of a case, and have it automatically create a link to case #17. If it's possible to extend ...
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Let people without editing rep help fix answers/questions!

I've seen a few takes already on how does flagging work and that there's no need for a cleanup flag open to more than the few moderators around. Jeff's take on the issue is clear, bother moderators ...
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Can I get permission to edit on ServerFault based on my SO rep?

I just answered this question over on SF and would like to edit the question title to reflect that the OP was asking about OS X. OS X: setting display resolution and mirroring Would it be possible ...
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Suggestion: Maybe add "trolling" to the list of reasons a comment can be flagged?

I've seen some discussions here on meta-SO where moderators have said that the appropriate action for a user who appears to be trolling in comments is to click the "Flag this comment as offensive, ...
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New Users Not Allowed to Add Tags - Which One is New?

I was posting a question on Stack Overflow As I was tagging my question with keywords, the site told me new users are not able to create new tags, but it wouldn't tell me which one was new. So I had ...
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Is it possible to see only questions with zero answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: is there a page that display questions with 0 answers? I was just surfing the unanswered questions, trying to find the "truly" unanswered questions, rather than just those ...
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What are the limits and restrictions for new users?

In the FAQ, it is not clear that there is a rep limit before a new user can post URLs. This may lead some people to believe that a newcomer without rep is forgetting linking URLs, may result in ...
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Can we use non-gravatar avatars?

Alternative to Gravatar has been rolled out. It would be nice to have the option to just upload an avatar rather than have to use some external service like gravatar. While gravatar may be ...
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In question lists, some of the question body previews wrap strangely

I just noticed a question which appears slightly odd in Firefox 3.5 - "them." is the only text on the second line, so it appears in a rather odd location. (I expect it would wrap to be under the word "...
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handling repeated questions

re: repeated questions I think repeated questions may be handled in a slightly better way. Currently usually what happens is a link is posted to the duplicate question, and the new question is ...
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Please do not auto select answers on bounty questions

Questions that offer bounty should NOT auto select the highest vote answer as the accepted answer. Currently after an answer has been auto-accepted, it can't even be unaccepted. This is not a desired ...

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