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Questions tagged [status-declined]

Indicates that the feature request will not be implemented, or that a bug will not be fixed at present time.

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Shouldn’t deleted:1 return all deleted posts, not just those of the one searching?

According to this thread, once a user hits 10K, the deleted:1 search operator becomes available, but it only allows users to see their own deleted posts. This seems a bit counter-intuitive to me. ...
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Are Data Explorer full-text column indexes planned?

Is it a possibility that full-text indexes will be eventually added to certain columns in the Data Explorer? I perfectly understand that SO servers are under a heavy load, and this would add ...
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Show me a message if a comment I'm editing gets deleted

When I'm editing a comment, if the comment gets deleted in the meantime, I'm not notified in any way. This poses a problem because if I try to submit my edit, my edited comment is irretrievably ...
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Can we get *.se CNAMEs?

On Stack Exchange sub-sites it seems to be a common practice to refer to other Stack Exchange sites by abbreviating the ".stackexchange.com" part of the domain to simply ".se" (often capitalized), as ...
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Stack Exchange should submit a copy of your message when you send a support request

I noticed that when I get an automated email about a support ticket after writing to Stack Exchange, I don't see a copy of the message I wrote. I do tend to work with more media-specialized ...
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top bar is clipped, hiding site switcher, on non-responsive pages with new design

The new top bar adjusts to the window size instead of clipping important stuff off to the right in smaller viewports. However, on sites with the new responsive design, individual pages that aren't ...
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Popup before possible serial voting

If somebody votes on too many posts by the same user within a certain time period, we should display a popup like this: You have voted on too many posts by this user in a short time period. Serial ...
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Is there an option to turn off the Community Bulletin? (Or, could it be added?)

For me this area, red box: is completely annoying and pointless. Is there an option to turn it off? If not, should you dudes add such an option? Note - I'm not, in any way, opposed to SO ...
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Why automatically upvoting all answers with 0 votes by users with a reputation >10000 is a bad idea

This came up once as an idea to improve SO: Experienced users' answers should be shown above answers of new users. Giving all answers with no votes a free upvote on all Users with at least 10.000 ...
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Tell me when I cannot post BEFORE I start typing and then click post

There was a question that I knew the answer to, and I started and then finished typing an answer, but then I clicked post, but it said I have an answer ban, so I was forced to click discard and I ...
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Automatic comment deletion based on time on the main sites

There's been a lot of discussion about comments lately. By nature comments are transient. When should I comment? You should submit a comment if you want to: Request clarification from ...
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Unenclosed <li> element without <ul> or <ol> creates bullet point outside text area

If I simply put a bare <li>...</li> Element like below in my post, without wrapping it in a <ol>...</ol> or <ul>...</ul> as usual, it still creates an unordered ...
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Allow gold badge users to “propose” duplicates, to give the author a chance to contest the proposed duplicate

Please note: this is not a duplicate of How Do I Opt Out of Privileges?, which asks to give gold tag badge holders the ability to cast normal close votes in case they're not sure of their vote. I ...
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Has stack exchange considered a behavior rating?

The Stack Exchange network has individuals that have gained a high reputation answering questions about interpersonal skills. It would be great if these types of people were rewarded for helping out ...
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Allow me to delete my own comments if they get moved to chat

Normally, I can delete a comment on a post at any time after I comment. However, if a moderator moves the post's comments to chat, I lose the ability to delete my comments that got moved to chat. ...
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Have posts start at 3 upvotes

I suggest that new posts (questions and answers) should start at +3 votes by default rather than at 0. This is meant to have no mechanical effect on the website. It is just a psychological display ...
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Hide downvotes past zero for low rep users

Downvotes aren't personal but they can come off as personal to lower rep users that aren't as used to the site and the mechanics of the site. By making it appear that there is a downvote floor of ...
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Warn new users who ran into a question ban on other sites before they post here on Meta

I propose that new users who recently ran into a ban from asking questions anywhere else on the network be shown a warning before asking a question here on Meta Stack Exchange. A huge portion of ...
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Why is Stack Exchange logo written as StackExcha'r'ge?

The Stack Exchange logo displayed in the top left is written as Stack Excharge. Why? Is it done purposefully or a bug?
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Change the word delete to hidden

Having your post deleted is very demoralizing. You likely don't feel like participating in it again when it happens. It's also intuitively considered permanent. "Deletes" on SE are soft, meaning the ...
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Why are other users allowed to approve third party edits? [duplicate]

A while back I answered a question and another user recently made a factually incorrect edit to my answer. The edit was approved by a third user, and my post was altered. I was able to reject the edit,...
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Could we get a filter for non NeuroTypical Thinkers to filter out Directed comments

I know I am beating a dead horse, but that is because it is a topic that is so important to me personally but also the millions of us with autism that can nearly function in society. I am having ...
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Should not be able to mark question as duplicate and link to own answer

I just asked a question on Stack Overflow that was marked as a duplicate. I don't agree but if I had more knowledge I wouldn't be asking questions in the first place. Either way the person who ...
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When revealing hidden comments, focus now goes to the first newly revealed comment

A few years ago I was looking at how hidden comments might be more discoverable. As a result I talked with the developers about implementing a change so that when clicking "show X more comments" the ...
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Allow hiding automated script edits from the Community user in its activity list

I was looking through the Community user's activity list so as to get a list of the anonymous edits I (and many other users, but before December 2017, almost all mine) made over the course of editing ...
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Let reviewers know if a suggested edit will push the question into the reopen queue

Many times, someone will suggest an edit to a post that was closed within the last five days. The edit itself may be benign, and correct valid things such as grammar issues or a bad title. However, ...
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Would having a romantic relationship matching feature be worthwhile? [duplicate]

I'm not personally interested in such a feature, but I just want to put forth the idea of an optional, possibly monetize-able, romantic relationship matching feature for SE users. Is this a bad idea? ...
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Automatically remove election candidates if they get suspended after nomination

We have an election happening in Magento StackExchange. One of the candidate who is nominated for the election has been suspended by a moderator. But the problem is, his nomination is still there for ...
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Allow Flagging of a Profile [duplicate]

I looked all over this profile: https://stackoverflow.com/users/6365681/saburdabar, and was unable to locate a "Flag for Moderator" button. But as you can see, it's well needed: Warning: Graphic! ...
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Privilege for question/answer character limit?

Does it make sense to lower the character limit on questions/answers for new users and increase it after a reputation threshold of, say, 2K? Surely new users are more likely to try posting a logfile ...
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Don't redirect me when I visit a duplicate question if I'm logged in to any SE account

I have accounts on two kinds of sites: ones I'm interested in (and with active participation) ones that are heavily spammed (flagging is almost my only participation there) But Blender.SE is in ...
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Stack Exchange topic-specific blog posting [duplicate]

Does Stack Exchange support user blogs for specific topics or is this currently in development? Users with expertise in specific areas may have the desire to write a blog post teaching a particular ...
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Add the protected question banner at the top of the page for all (more?) users

I use quite a few sites and I'm really used to seeing the protected questions banner where it's "supposed" to be... right before the answers: According to Jon Ericson in an answer from a few years ...
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why not let question authors remove “protected” designation?

It seems that the moderators are too loose with the "protected" designation. I've seen this with questions asked by others and I've had it done to my own questions. I've seen a number of questions ...
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A new button “solved” in questions [duplicate]

When we're searching for an unanswered question, we're faced with thousand of finished questions, but unanswered, because there was a conversation via comments. A good new feature would be to add a "...
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Comment deletion events in the revisions list

When a mod moves comments to chat, an entry "Mod Moved Comments To Chat" appears in the edit history (revisions list) of a question/answer (Example). I believe it would be useful if a similar entry ...
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Allow questions to be bountied before two days if they are reviewed as “Leave Open” in the Close Votes queue

The rationale of the 2 days delay before a new question becomes bountiable is that the community requires time to close a not eligible question. The problem is with it, that the worth of an answer ...
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Winter Bash link should refer to the full site when mobile web doesn’t have hats

The mobile web doesn’t have any hats, and when I was notified on the full site (MSE) about a new hat, clicking on it refers me to the mobile version of Stack Overflow due to my settings. But ...
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Can “Reputation” be adjusted to allow for positive points being awarded to a very helpful/informative comment? [duplicate]

Sometimes the comments under either the question or the answer are the more valuable information. That is, an answer might be just satisfactory, but it's really the comments, and their additional ...
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Move mod menu with the other menus

Now that all the menus seem to be migrating to a row of icons in the top right, the mod menu feels out of place. May I suggest: * Exact place arrow is pointing not important
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Hats 2017 in the apps

Could we please add hats 2017 support for the apps? In particular for the iOS app. Last year we had them.
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Please svgify The Snowflakes!

That's an absolute disaster. I mean, see yourself at https://winterbash2017.stackexchange.com - these snowflakes are from 2007 at most, but not from the coming 2018. They look poor compared to the ...
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Enable Answer @replies to operate like Comment @replies

When a user posts an answer to a question and uses "@user" the user to whom they refer doesn't get a Notification, unlike comment @replies which does alert the user about the post. It would seem that ...
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Disabling the review queue icon badge

Can the review queue icon badge be disabled? It surely increases the engagement but it is very distracting during coding.
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Proposal for two new participation badges

There are two badges, Enthusiast and Fanatic, for frequent participation on SE sites. They require every-day participation including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Maybe Fanatic should really be ...
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How to hide entire sidebar except for question stats

There's already a question on how to hide the "Hot Network Questions" from the sidebar on all Stack Exchange sites. The most popular answer suggests adding ###hot-network-questions to your adblocker's ...
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Anonymize @-mentions in comments on account delete [duplicate]

The How do I delete my account? page states that your questions and answers will be anonymized and disassociated when your account is deleted. Why doesn't this apply for comments as well? Any comments ...
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Can there be a close reason on site metas for questions that don't provide evidence that a problem exists?

One of the things that really annoys me about meta is the amount of discussions that lack examples. This is annoying for two reasons: Often, if a meta post can't provide evidence that something is a ...
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Could we get Halloween masks during the month of October?

Winter bash hats are awesome! They add diversity and joy to the sites we love. Halloween is the season where we celebrate ghosts, zombies, fairies, death, candies and delve into fantasy (the list ...
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Display reputation for low-rep candidate as “<1k”

Reputation for low-rep candidates to moderator showed as it is now (i.e. without suffix): My request is to display reputation for such candidates as "<1k" for consistency with high-rep ones ">=...