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Tags with capitalization behave oddly

If you go to the page for a tag that doesn't exist but is all lower-case, such as pony. But, if you went to the page for PONY, which also doesn't exist, odd things happen: You get a listing of all ...
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It would be nice to search only my answers

Every once in a while when a very similar question is asked, I'll want to post a reference to an answer I gave for another question to help provide some more ideas to the asker. The problem is that ...
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Markdown italics with underscores look good in preview but not in answer

This answer of mine has some italicized words containing underscores in the first line. These look good in the preview, but in the answer they appear non-italicized with surrounding asterisks. Is ...
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Make RSS feeds capable of using multi tags

We should be able to subscribe to wildcard tags with RSS (like c++*).
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Change the "belongs-on-serverfault" tag when a question is moved to serverfault

When a question is closed on StackOverflow as "belongs on ServerFault" and thus automatically moved to ServerFault, it retains the 'belongs-on-serverfault' tag. It would make sense to either remove ...
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Wikipedia style notice and warning markup?

Please see this question which is nearly an exact duplicate of another. Would it be possible to make certain CSS elements available to editors so that certain edits can be quickly and easily ...
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Please enable cross site notifications

I noticed when I was using SO and meta today that I was hoping back and forth between the two to see if I had any notifications on the other. It would be cool/nice to see notifications pop-ups for ...
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Minor bug: Croatian keyboard layout's ] combo (AltGr+G) results in Insert Image dialog

As every programmer, I ] need my ][ square ] brackets. But at the moment, I have to switch to US layout in order to type them on StackOverflow. Since Croatia is not a big country, it's not all that ...
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Please add the ability to email questions and answers to friends

A friend and I were discussing the MVP vs. MVC pattern the other day (mainly in terms of "we don't know what MVP is and how it differs from MVC) and i found the question on SO discussing this. ...
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Better bookmarks (formerly called favorites) organisation

I don't know about anyone else, but I have a reasonable list of bookmarks (formerly called favorites) now, and it can be rather difficult to find the relevant ones at any given time. Sometimes, I have ...
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How to make "recent" activity by default?

I want whenever I'll open my profile my asked and answered questions should be sorted "Recent" by default, it is currently sorted on the basis of VOTES. Is there anything I can do this, or this is a ...
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Please add an RSS feed of bounty questions and answers

One thing that would be useful would be to have an RSS feed of whenever a question has a bounty put on it and when that question is decided. This would be a good way of featuring such questions and ...
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Allow locking of answers

Locking of questions is currently in place, and is typically used in cases like halting edit wars. However, instead of locking an entire question and its answers, I think that it would also be ...
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Search in favorited questions? [duplicate]

I wonder if it is possible to search in just my favorited questions? If not, can it be considered as a feature request?
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It should be just as easy to unsubscribe as it is to subscribe to a forum here

This question was part of the old website and I am now re-entering so it can be addressed in time. (Not that I want to unsubscribe at this stage - I think it is only good courtesy from the site owners ...
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Is there any way to tell if a question is community wiki in the July 2009 SO dump?

Is there any way to tell if a question is community wiki in the July 2009 Stack Overflow data dump? There seems to be no field for "is wiki."
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Develop rich API exposing Stack Overflow functionality

I would love to see an actual native iPhone app for Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, etc. I've actually developed a number of iPhone apps myself, and would certainly be interested and ...
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Bug: Favorites sort order and page not persisted on browser back

Steps to reproduce: Go to favorites page. Change the sort order or view a different page of favorites. Click through to a question. Press browser's back button. Sort order reverts to "...
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Please notify us when a question we ask or answer is closed or reopened [duplicate]

This would go in the recent activity page.
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RSS feed of your favorite tags

It would be nice if we could subscribe to an RSS feed of all the questions that match your 'favorite' tags i.e. an RSS feed of the questions that get highlighted as yellow when viewing the question ...
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Is there something broken with IE7 and MyOpenID?

I can login to StackOverflow but not Meta, and vice versa. I've cleared all my cookies etc but absolutely no joy and I've associated all my accounts (didn't know if that had anything to do with it). ...
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Order favorites by the date they were marked as favorite

Right now you can sort your favorites by views, newest, and votes. (Someone also suggested being able to sort by edit date.) Sometimes, chronological order helps my recall when searching for an item ...
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How can I set my default question/answer sort on my user page?

I like to look at my recent activity a lot and when i go to my user page to look at questions and answers, they're always sorted by votes first, when what I'd like is ordering by date by default. Is ...
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Why is Captcha for higher rep users even necessary?

If the reputation score is actual reputation, it seems like having a high reputation would be enough to prove you are human. Why do I need to keep proving it? I could see captcha appearing if my ...
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Are "code"-sections consistent?   gets replaced

I've just posted an answer that involved some HTML, which I indented by four spaces. <a>http://some/url/with&nbsp;nbsp/</a> compare to the original input I made: <a>http://...
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Badge suggestion: Unsung Hero (5 accepted answers with no votes)

This badge, which I'd nominate as a silver, would be awarded for every 5 accepted answers a user has with no votes. There should probably be a 24-hour window after acceptance before this badge is ...
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Can I search for just (unanswered) content that matches my Interesting tags?

I've answered questions in a lot of areas that are only of passing interest at best to me, so the 'my tags' feature when I go to look for Unanswered content is filled, frankly, with spam. I may have ...
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Badge progress reports

Is there a way to view your own progress towards certain badges? For example: Tumbleweed - What value constitutes low views for a week? Fanatic – Is there a way to view how many days in a row you ...
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Odd capatilisation error in a tag feed

This link https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/Agile Takes me to a list of questions with the tag "gile" I use it as a "live bookmark" in firefox, and as far as I can see the list there is up-...
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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 ...
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Parentheses in WMD preview unexpectedly disappear

I wrote a paragraph in another answer that I enclosed with parentheses. As I typed the closing parenthesis, I noticed that both the opening and closing parentheses disappeared in the preview! After ...
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How you can get a list of all the comments you have written?

How you can get a list of all the comments you have written? There is the "recent" -tab in user information but that lists only the 50 or so last events.
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Bug: Can't de-favorite a (locked, closed, migrated) question

I can't remove this question from my favorites. (Favorite count decreases, but returns to previous value on refresh.) The question is locked, closed, and migrated so I imagine one or a combination ...
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Reputation transaction screen: show bonuses & reductions due to deleted questions

During the brouhaha over the account association bonus, I noticed that the bonuses do not show up in the "Recent Activity" screen, nor do they (apparently) show up in the user reputation screen. ...
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Is there a way to remove community wiki status?

I accidentally checked the box on a question. Can this be undone?
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Please add comment formatting to the user's recent activity page to match normal comment formatting

Supporting bold/italic/code formatting and autolinking in comments has been great. However, it's ironic that this doesn't happen when the comment is displayed on your recent activity page. You can't ...
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Why didn't my meta question show associated question?

Okay, this is getting really meta here, as this is a meta question about a question about meta, but bear with me... I just asked this question; it was closed as a dupe of this question. No problem ...
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Can low level users comment on answers to their own questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New user comment clarification One of the first things that many new users do is to ask a question. People then respond, and there is a need for the original poster to ...
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Could the tagging system be enhanced to support tag synonyms?

Quite often Transact SQL questions get tagged as t-sql when the convention now is to tag as tsql. However, no matter how hard you can try to educate users that the 'correct' tag is tsql, you're ...
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Synchronise changes in profile information across SO sites

When I change my profile information in one of the SO sites (Stackoverflow), the changes don't seem to be reflected across all the sister sites. Shouldn't that be the case? Edit: Just to clarify, I'...
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Show why a question was closed in the revisions list

The revisions list shows when a question was closed and who by but not why. This would make it useful to see the complete history of a question. Clarification: I'm talking about the revisions list ...
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Syntax highlighting and non-ASCII characters [duplicate]

I think Markdown google-code-prettify has some incorrect lexical rules for Java (and possibly other languages). It correctly identifies this code block from SO question 1485832 as being written in ...
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Move questions between Stack Exchange sites

I remember Jeff saying, when they announced Server Fault, that it was going to be possible to move questions between sites. I'd find that feature very nice as since then I've found at least 10 ...
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Syndication feed for the whole Meta site?

I do not find in meta.so.com a syndication feed for all the questions, only for the tags. Since meta has much less traffic than StackOverflow, it would be sensible. I was able to follow ...
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Implement a recruiter badge

I try to spread the word on Stack Overflow awesomeness whenever I get a chance. How about providing a "Recruiter badge" which you obtain when you've managed to get XX (10, 50 or 100) number of people ...
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Why is the "About me" field in a profile not Markdown enabled?

If you have such a good way to do formatting in questions/answers why isn't it used for the "about me" section on the profile page? It looks easy to make and adds just a little bit more consistency.
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Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted

I would really like to see all of my questions and answers on the profile page, even if some of them were deleted, and I don't have enough rep to see them on the site. (Note that some questions are ...
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Bug in editor for numbered lists? [duplicate]

I noticed what seemed to be a bug in the way the Stack Overflow editor handles numbered lists. I did a search on meta for this and it didn't come up, but if it is a duplicate, I'll delete the question....
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Merge svn and subversion tags [closed]

Now that a batch-retagging feature has seemingly been implimented (for moderators), a tag merge request: svn is an abbreviation for subversion - the two could be merged, probably into the more ...
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Make it easier to put quotes around code samples

When I include code samples within a phrase of one of my answers, I find it hard to see that code from the rest of the phrase. Because of this, I like to put quotes around code, like this: 'code ...