Questions tagged [status-declined]

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If I cannot submit my post due to the volume of spam and abuse, show me exactly the content that got me banned [duplicate]

I tried to post something once and I got the error: Your post could not be submitted at this time due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network. I was very confused because I ...
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As a moderator, I would like to be able to move comments

Scenario: I have a question on Code Review where there is one answer and in the comments of the answer a third user is asking for more information to be provided in the question. Currently there isn'...
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Cursor position is not focused on begining of the comment box in Microsoft Edge

In the Microsoft Edge browser, when adding a comment for a question or answer, by default the cursor position is focused at the second line of the placeholder text. In the Google Chrome and Mozilla ...
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Change “viewed X times” to “viewed by X users”

I recently conducted an experiment in which I tried to increase the view count on an old question several different ways: reloading the page going to a different question and back leaving for 15 ...
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Always preserve votes from users who are voluntarily removed

Refer here. Summarily invalidating all votes from a user who has asked for their account to be removed is both incredibly disruptive and unnecessary. If a user asks to be removed from the site, they ...
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Hide previously suspended nominations unless approved by Community Managers

Recently, Physics SE has finished the 2019 moderator election nomination phase. Earlier today, within 24 hours of the nomination completing, a user was removed from the nominations. The user later ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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HTML <li> items not rendered correctly in Firefox, Edge, and IE11

This Sandbox post looks quite normal when viewed on e.g. Safari or Chrome: but when viewed in Firefox (on macOS Mojave) as well as Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11, the bullets generated by &...
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Tag and reputation popups are visible simultaneously

Due to timeout before showing the tag popup on the activity tab of the user profile page you can see the simultaneously appearance of both popups. Here are the gif and stop-frame:
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Code blocks cut off at different widths on different operating systems

I couldn't find this already raised apart from for mobile browsers, and this is a separate problem affecting desktop browsers (at least Firefox and Chrome, on at least Fedora and MacOS). As an ...
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Make an OP close vote binding

I know you can close a question as a duplicate when a close vote has been cast but can an OP close vote be binding even when not closed as a duplicate.
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Add guidance on Good Subjective answer citation to the help center

Good Subjective, Bad Subjective underpins the current network approach to subjective questions. It lays down the principles found at the bottom of What types of questions should I avoid asking? which ...
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Delete others' comments on my own post

If you use social media, you may know that all comments others posted on your own posts can be deleted by you if you see that it is unnecessary. I know StackExchange is not a social media system, but ...
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Move side widget “Help improve the site” to the bottom of the review queues on smaller screens

When viewing the /review page on smaller screens, the "Help improve the site" widget, normally shown as a side widget on the right, is now shown above the review queues themselves. Can it please be ...
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What about the possibility of answering and closing a question just afterward?

I have just seen someone who answered a question, closed it just afterward and got +10/+15 of rep (at the moment). What is the problem? No problem with the fact of being in the position of judge ...
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The answer box should not be at the bottom

The answer box is at the bottom of all answers. If someone has to answer a question he/she has to browse through all the previously written answers. If someone is interested to see others' answers ...
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Please make [polling] a synonymous of [list-questions]?

This question use both tags What close reason for polling questions? list-questions (34 questions) has tag excerpt and wiki, polling (36 questions) doesn't. I think that list-questions should be the ...
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Don't apply the tag limit to moderator-only tags

I've come across this feature request in the featured tab. It already has the maximum 5 tags, so there is no room for a status tag. It seems that it either must stay as it is with no status tags, or ...
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Add <mark> support, or other text highlighting method

Please add support for text highlight, e.g. with the <mark> HTML5 tag. Often it is desirable to preserve original formatting in quote citations (that already uses bold, italic and underlining), ...
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Add a 5-10 minute delay before being able to answer a question

As seen here, Stack Exchange has a problem where people are answering as quick as possible and putting minimal effort into their answers. To address this problem, I propose that there should be a 5-10 ...
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Add edit suggestions and edit history on comments

I've seen lots of comments that are in desperate need of editing, mostly for grammar. Currently, there is no mechanism for users to edit comments, except the owner (and maybe moderators, I'm not sure)....
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Earn reputation points when silver and gold badges are earned

I think it would be a good idea to gain reputation on silver, and gold badges. For example, if I gained a gold badge, I would also gain 15 reputation points. If I gained a silver badge, I would ...
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Add a list of followed proposal sites which got deleted?

I created some proposals on Area 51, and I (obviously) followed them all. Unfortunately, they all got deleted for not meeting the three-day requirements. Whenever I return to my Area 51 profile ...
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Allow Users with Starting Bonus to Upvote/Comment on any Site Without Signing Up for That Site

I'm sure it's happened to you: you're browsing Stack Overflow, when you see that amazingly tempting HNQ in the corner. You click on it, and have an immediate urge to comment/upvote. You click the ...
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Add an “estimated response wait time” to the contact page [duplicate]

A lot of us have waited a very long time for the SE team to respond to a contact request via the contact form. Some of us just get impatient waiting, especially if we believe that the issue is (quote) ...
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Re-mark declined flags as helpful if the question is later put on hold/closed for that reason

When I flagged this question on Android Enthusiasts for being off-topic (it's a development question), I got my flag declined without a stated reason: However (almost a month later!) the question has ...
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Prevent showing current question in HNQ sidebar [duplicate]

Sometimes when visiting a Hot Network Question question, that very same question will sometimes appear in the HNQ sidebar. Example here: Silly sidebar, I've already seen that question--I'm there ...
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What should be the default title case for non-technical questions?

As an example, this question is titled using sentence case. I've been going to lots of different meta sites (especially this one), and I think the needle bent on my oh-me-oh-my-my-ocd-oh-meter. Can ...
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Session-only consent cookie leads to annoyance

When I visit a SE site which I haven't joined, I get the notification at the bottom of the page: This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant ads and job listings. By ...
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Please host the Stack Overflow Comment Evaluator 5000™ under Stack Overflow domain

Received this email: Link sent me to https://false-mammal.glitch.me/ If this is truly your research then please put it under the SO domain. Otherwise it looks like a phishing attack and may cause ...
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Markdown for ticks and crosses

I really like the tick marks in some answers to this question. This would particularly useful on Software Recommendations, where users ask us to recommend software with a list of features. In reply, ...
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Add option to hide contributor indicator completely

I found this question: Add a little 'x' so users can close the new user contributor indicator. But it's about a specific user question. This indicator only distracts attention from the ...
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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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Change the prompt “Edit Summary” to something more appropriate

After making an edit to someone else's post, there is a small yet relevant text box with the prompt "Edit Summary". This clearly suggests that you supply a shortened version of your edit. It has ...
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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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If I cannot post something, please let me know before I type it and try to post it

Once I found a question that I knew the answer to, so I decided to try to post an answer. After I finished typing, I clicked answer, and there was a message saying "We are no longer accepting answers ...
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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 ...