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Allow more than 1 comment upvote in 5 seconds [duplicate]

This dialog box pops up so much that it's annoying. Please have it removed or allow something like 5 comment upvotes every 5 seconds. At the least, make the box very small or replace the vote button ...
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Firefox freezes (script execution uses 100% cpu) upon trying to quote

I was trying to post a question on SO and when I select the "what" in the last sentence and press the quote button, FF freezes because of Script: stackoverflow.com/Content/Js/wmd.js?v=3297:1 which is ...
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Filtering questions by specifying multiple tags

The users should be allowed to view questions filtered by multiple tags. e.g. I want to see those questions which have tags "ruby-on-rails" and "cucumber" and "testing". It would be much better if we ...
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XML Parsing Error: no element found

Going through new questions with new tags in Moderator Tools, I clicked on a tag "machine.config", and got the following error: XML Parsing Error: no element found Location: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Why is email from SO marked as spam?

The emails I receive from SO to notify me about answers are being marked as spam by my hosting provider. I cannot change the settings of the spamfilter and turning it off also seems like a bit too ...
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Tag search state retention inconsistency [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pagination for ‘Type to find users’ results does not work On the tag search page, text entered into the "Type to find tags:" search box is retained if you click on ...
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New users can't create new tags: show a singular or plural message?

The same error message is shown if a user (without sufficient rep) tries to add one tag or several:
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Bug with question titles containing $ (dollar sign)

Titles that include $_ appear in the question list improperly. For an example, look at this search, and scroll about halfway down looking for the title "can I get PHP to stop replacing..." The ...
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Is the mark to the left of the badges supposed to be a square or a checkmark?

In Chrome, I see the marker to the left of badges that I've received as a square. Ever since joining SO, I've been waiting for it to be fixed to be a graphic, or to something more attractive or ...
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Use one account for all sites, except reputation and badges [duplicate]

I don't like that I need to make separate accounts for Stack Overflow, Meta, Server Fault and Super User. I would like to sign into all of them with one single account. Reputation and badges should be ...
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Questions undeleted by owner show up in 10k moderation tools

In the deleted tab in 10k moderation tools, apparently, Recently deleted (not by owner) and Recently undeleted (not by owner) sections are designed not to show questions manipulated by their owner. ...
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Minor bug when search includes "C++" it returns no results

To Repro: Do a search with C++ included, but no results returned Result: The first suggestion indicates that the search term is "C someunknownterm" while the rest still include C++ The link in the ...
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Why is it possible to vote for deletion/undeletion more than once? [duplicate]

If you vote to close a question and it later gets reopened, you are not allowed to vote to close it again. If you vote to reopen a question and it later gets closed again, you are not allowed to vote ...
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How can we stop people from tagging questions "windows-forms"?

All [windows-forms] questions are now tagged [winforms], however everyday a few questions get created tagged as [windows-forms] and it takes a short time before someone retags them. Could there be a ...
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Feature request: Enhancing sites with microformats

I'm quite satisfied with the Stack Overflow sites, but there's a (sort of) minor feature I'm missing, which would be rather easy to implement: microformats. In essence, microformats serve the purpose ...
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Increase the number of daily spam flags with reputation

As a +10k-rep user on SO, I use the various tools to identify a lot of spam. There are two lists (new posts by new users and new answers to old questions) which are especially useful for tracking down ...
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Make the "new answers to old questions" view available for people with <10000 reputation

Answers to old questions are often posted by new users that don't know yet how to use the site. Often these answers are badly formatted and need cleanup, but quickly drop from the front page and are ...
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Do you feel Stack Overflow needs a general discussion forum?

I love Stack Overflow, but I have to admit I get frustrated when I see how quickly and often subjective, opinion, not-programming-related-(enough), etc. questions get closed. I understand the ...
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SO is too eager to turn my edited answers into Community Wiki [closed]

I like to edit my answers. To clarify, illuminate, add examples, add links, point to new information as it crops up, etc. It's highly irritating that my effort to improve my answer turns it into a ...
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Why does the Community user/bot have the Supporter badge?

Just check it out: https://stackoverflow.com/users/-1?tab=recent#sort-top Support is supposed to be rewarded for your first upvote. Why would Community upvote somehing?
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Make sort order for questions and answers on user pages sticky

Currently Questions and Answers listings under the stats tab on the user page can be sorted by Recent, Views, Newest and Votes. By default the sort order is by votes. If you select a different sort ...
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Incorrect time in accepted answer tooltip

In some questions that have an accepted answer, the tooltip in the green tick has the wrong timestamp. Have a look at this question for an example. The tooltip says The question owner accepted ...
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Migrate the "Site FAQ" link to Meta StackOverflow?

Since we all agree that Meta Is Murder, maybe it is time to migrate the "Site FAQ" link located to the bottom of a website's faq link to point to meta.stackoverflow.com ? Right now, anyone looking at ...
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Bug when comments that contain an angle bracket are displayed in Recent Activity section

When I clicked on the envelope next to my name (on Meta), I noticed I had a comment from a user for one of my responses, it read: Alex B - commented on Should the weight of downvotes be increased? +1 ...
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Separate "status-completed" from "already works that way" suggestions

I'm following the "status-completed" tag on MetaSO to see what changes are going in. Sometimes I see questions which request something which already exists (like this one, for example), and they get ...
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Questions tagged with the same tag twice?

I noticed a bunch of those 'r' questions on Stack Overflow have been tagged something like 'r r plot' or 'r ide r'. Is this a bug? Either way it seems redundant so I cleaned up a bunch of them.
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Is there a way to search for terms with punctuation?

I recently wanted to search for "underscore underscore try" and "underscore underscore finally" but the search feature removes the leading "underscore underscore". This sort of thing is also a ...
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How to encourage voting on questions

Most users seem to vote mostly on answers. How can users be encouraged to vote on the questions as well? (This was discussed in podcast 62.)
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Allow a question to be opened after it is closed

I propose that it should be possible for closed questions to be opened/unclosed if there us sufficient interest (up-votes or favorite). This would mean that the masses could decide that although Jeff ;...
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Links with URLS containing http:// more than once [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Possible Link Bug Sometimes I use the Wayback Machine to link to really good websites that no longer exist. The URLs are of the form http://web.archive.org/web/〈date|*〉/〈url〉, ...
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Should popular questions be so easy to delete?

I was just looking through the recently deleted questions page, and I came across Music to listen to while coding. Now, I don't think it was such a good question in the first place. Be that as it may, ...
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Fix the single-letter tag "bug"

As discussed here, there is unexpected behaviour when a single-letter tag is the first one in a list of tags in the filter-by-tag url. To get around this, one can use a space or %20 instead of + to ...
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Regain reputation lost by downvoting a deleted answer

I downvoted an answer, and it was deleted. Why don't (or shouldn't) I get the reputation back? If I don't get it back right away, then how come the Community User owns that many downvotes?
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More tag badges

I think it would help spur more niche activity if there were more niche tag badges. Tag badges could be created based on some criteria, like 1000 questions or 1000 answers or something that would ...
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Problem with displaying changes (4-space code indent added) in edit-history?

The revision list for this question does not show (colour/highliht) the changes introduced in revision 2. The changes in question were some four-space indents added to mark code.
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Recent activity reputation statistics are incorrect on page load

I think there was an old UserVoice issue on this, but I'm still seeing some weird behavior. I've gotten used to it, but it is still annoying. If you click on the Recent Activity link, the summary ...
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Question migration does not maintain accepted answer

Question 10575 was just migrated to SU from SO but the "accepted answer" checkbox was not. Does this mean the asking user needs to mark the answer as accepted again?
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Script running slow

I have been getting the following error a few times today - any body else getting it? Anybody know how to get rid of it? A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You ...
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Subscribing to the RSS feeds for only the most popular questions

The default RSS feed (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/feeds) appears to return just the most recent questions. It can be time-consuming to filter through. Is it possible to only monitor those ...
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Reputation graph after linking SF and SU

After linking i was granted 100 reputation, but it isn't shown on graph
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Please add the ability to filter [Closed] questions out of my results

I understand the desire to keep a closed question around for Google or SO Search purposes, or when a question is a dupe, or has been moved to "(sister site)" and therefore I don't want the to be ...
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Make the search box bigger

Anybody else feel that the search box is a bit small? I'd like to see it 1.5x to 2x as big as it currently is. Reason why is that it won't hold a simple search phrase + a couple tags.
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HTML special characters in html-type titles in Atom feed need to be double-escaped

In the Atom feed, any HTML special characters need to be double-encoded. For example, this item appeared in an Atom feed recently: <kbd> elements are way intrusive In the Atom feed the title ...
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Feature idea: suggested questions tab

How about an additional tab on the questions screen "suggested". This will give you unanswered questions that match the tags you have accepted answers for.
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Can the Batch re-tag feature automatically remove duplicate tags?

I came across this question that has two svn tags, I assume it is because of this retag request. So can the batch retag facility check if there will be duplicate tags when it completes?
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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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