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Dupehammer: don't just automatically close a question, give the Wielder a choice of whether to use Great Power [duplicate]

I just voted to close a question as a duplicate. There were previously no other votes to close. After I voted to close, the question was closed. This puzzled me for a second, and then I realized it ...
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Change the +200 amount on the home page

I request to make this +15. +200 is misleading, since it's part of a bounty, which is not a basic feature.
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Why is syntax highlighting not working for my Perl script? [closed]

In this post I added a perl script. This script works and is correctly highlighted in all the editors that I tested in. Yet still highlighting doesn't seem to work as expected on SO. From this line ...
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Separate notification for individual sites on SE sites

I would like to ask, would it fit the design on SE sites to have each site notify its user separately? This is what I mean, suppose I am a participant of Movies.SE, Stack Overflow etc etc, and I log ...
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Social login buttons CSS on the login/register page break when zoom less than 100%

I prefer setting the default zoom on my browser to 90%. That causes the CSS on the login and registration pages to break. Though the bug miraculously goes away when the zoom is at 67%
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Terminate the editing grace period when a post receives a flag

Occasionally, someone posts something that is completely unintelligible or spam. Users then proceed to flag the post. Then the poster edits to replace the gibberish or spam with something more legit. ...
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New badge suggestion for high negative score [duplicate]

I think a high negative score in a question shows an interest. It could deserve a badge!
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Let the Convention badge be tracked as “next badge”

The Convention badge seems like a great candidate for a trackable badge: it requires doing a thing multiple times, there aren't any other requirements to get it, and it is (seems?) quite easy to ...
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Can I have an animated profile picture? [duplicate]

It seems to be forbidden (based on a meta question) but I don't see that in the Help. If it is, why? Can this feature be added?
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Can I change my display name programmatically?

I saw this user: dxiv and I thought that their name was their score in Roman Numerals, (or was at some time). Alas, they have way more than 514 points. But I wondered if there is a way to make my ...
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The Android app should generate the preview locally

When I'm editing something in the Android app (Or writing an answer / question), and I tap the "preview" button in the top bar, it sends my markdown to SE servers to be rendered to HTML before showing ...
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Downvote own answer?

When you post an answer, you usually get a couple of votes. But then another user may post a better answer, appearing at the bottom of the page. Of course I then up-vote it, but I sometimes feel like ...
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Send a notification if @name is used in an edit suggestion

I just now noticed that when someone refers to another person using @name in an edit suggestion, the other person (me in this case) does not get a notification. I only saw this situation as I clicked ...
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Arabic diacritic unicode characters break title links

Arabic diacritics are passing the filter, giving the ability to write almost an empty title or an empty body of a post. I think it has to be filtered before submitting. When writing Arabic and using ...
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Fair downvoting [duplicate]

Throughout my experience in the Stack Overflow forum I have noticed something that really bothers me: the downvoting system. It's not that I feel that downvotes shouldn't exist; I simply believe that ...
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StackExchange pages periodically have issues displaying in Chrome Canary

Periodically, every page I have open on the stackexchange.com domain has "issues displaying", according to Chrome. About every 2 minutes or so, Chrome gives me the "Aw, Snap! There were issues ...
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Flip Flop is missing some colours!

Warning! Spoilers!
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Please could hats be ordered by when they were earned?

Like several others, I've been keeping an eye on the leaderboards for Winter Bash 2015. One thing I've found annoying is that when people gain a new hat and change position, it's not always clear ...
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Strange issue on new stackexchange style sheet

I am facing a very strange issue using stackexchange sites on my mobile device. I use Opera mini V4 and V6 browsers. The problem I am facing is this: When I click on any link in question or anywhere ...
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Solving the issue of users who leave after getting their answer — without accepting it [duplicate]

Bolstered by evidence from How to Solve the “New Users Who Don't Return” Problem? It's a common problem across the sites that users -- new, old, and apathetic -- will sometimes leave their question ...
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How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash?

How about a few badges as a rememberance to a Winter Bash? Such as: Bronze: Get a normal hat on a site. (awarded once per Winter Bash per site, not once per hat) Bronze: Get a secret hat on a site. (...
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Hat counter has lost track

I just noticed the following on the Code Review Winterbash leaderboard: Now, if my math is correct, TopinFrassi has 5 hats and rolfl has 4 hats. Why doesn't the leaderboard agree with me here, is ...
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Subject RemoveMigrationStubs to Moderator/User Approval

I was not aware of this mechanism until today but discovered it has been around for a long time, although the paper trail it leaves may be much more recent. I noticed it because a new user on ...
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Reputation changes with more than 3 digits overflowing container

Reputation changes that are larger than 99 are shown out of the container it must be in. See these pictures for +100: And this for +1000: Tested with Safari 9 and Chrome 47 on OS X El Capitan.
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Cannot edit a comment in Review UI [duplicate]

Open a Review Item (checked for Close queue @ SO) Add a comment to the post being reviewed Edit the comment => "An error occurred during comment submission" immediately UPDATE: Despite having ...
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Include tag wiki content when searching on tags page

When doing a search on tags, can tag wiki (or tag wiki excerpt) content be included? I was searching on tags for "remote branch" and only got remote-branch which was used 103 times and lacked a tag ...
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Privilege for longer lasting bounties

A modest suggestion. Bounties last a day longer once you reach 8000 rep. I chose 8000 because 8 is one higher than 7, and there are 7 days in a week. Very scientific. edit: So in total; everyone ...
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Documenting moderator impeachment actions

Un-modding diamond users by Community Managers should be documented somewhere. At the very least, date, and name of the moderator should be recorded, plus links to relevant meta posts. Rationale: ...
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Enthusiast and Fanatic badges should be counted in the user's local time [duplicate]

I am trying to get the Enthusiast badge. However, trying to coordinate my visits to the site with UTC time is hard. There is no reason why you can't time these badges in the user's local time, ...
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Make having a Student or Teacher badge the requirement for commenting on or answering protected questions instead of site reputation

Request Require users to have Student (First question with score of 1 or more) or Teacher (Answer with score of 1 or more) on the site to be able to answer or comment on protected questions instead ...
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“Dubious” button: unmark answer as accepted via voting

It is a no secret, that across Stack Exchange sites there are plenty of accepted answers, that are of dubious quality. They may answer to the question, but lack of something crucial. Some answers even ...
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Cannot find “display options” in profile settings

Are there some options for tweaking how SE pages are displayed in browser? E.g. many forums offer options for turning off certain kind of graphic details: images in posts, avatars, etc.
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Ads being cutting off at the end

Just saw this on Code Review: The asker's name is Julian Hernandez -- the last letter has been cut off. As has the very edge of the S in PK_FILE_EXTENSIONS (but that's because it's a big single word)....
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When a user is deleted, OP highlighting is lost

Deleted: Not Deleted:
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Bullet points prefer to remain hidden

In spoiler tags bullet points will only change their visible state when the browser is scrolled up or down, with the arrow keys or the mouse scroll. The bullet points will change their visible state ...
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Username was trimmed after 24 characters without space in all posts but fully visible in Profile Page [duplicate]

I saw one user's name(Sudharsanam Muthukrishnan) is not fully visible as the last two characters ('an') were trimmed in a question and the first 24 characters without space is only visible but when I ...
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Official bots to have different colour username to enable users to differentiate between them and other bots/users

To stop confusion and to prevent some abuse, I think it would be good for certain bots to have a different colour from normal users (like moderators do from normal users), I think green would be a ...
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Reputation for “correctly” triaging [closed]

Triaging is a mostly thankless job, and I feel like a little bit of a reputation boost for "correctly" triaging (where correctly triaging is triaging in accordance with the final decision) would be ...
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iOS App should indicate whether I already flagged a post

When walking through new questions and answers, there are always some off-topic and low-quality posts, which I want to flag as such. However with increasing number of posts it is hard to remember ...
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Ability to edit a suggested edit to a tag

I have recently been going through the review queue and come to a crossroads on what to do multiple times, here is my scenario. This is an edit that I would like to approve because it has better ...
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Nudge low rep users to edit comment answers into their question text as well

I so often edit comment answers by the OP into the question, that I wonder: Can we have a notification when a low rep user comments on their own question? Something like this for users below 50 rep: ...
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Are graduating sites considered launched?

When designing community ads, I've generally gone to look at the Area 51 Launched Page to see where I could put ads (and frown when the best sites were still in beta). I've usually expected that all ...
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Allow users to migrate their own question

Currently it is often clear to a user that a question really belongs on another site. This is especially true after a comment to that effect is received on the question by another user. Migration by ...
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Bounties and Delete 2 Days Requirement

Should the following functionality be altered? If you post a question and then delete it yourself, you can wait 2 days and undelete it and then immediately post a bounty. IMO it should require 2 days ...
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Badge idea: Magnet / Attractor / Great Attractor

I got this idea when I looked at one of my old questions here. I was surprised to see it got protected by Community♦ about five months back. It seems it attracted lots of people who found it ...
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If a chat message contains a link and is truncated in the star list, the ellipsis points to the link

If a message is truncated at the point of a link in a chat message, the ellipsis becomes that link. Although normally the truncation ellipsis does not become a link, it's a common design pattern that ...
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iOS app confusing careers ads

This "Java Script" job advert is currently on my feed: Which, when tapped, takes me through to this C# job. http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/94104/c-sharp-developer-crisp-thinking?utm_source=...
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Animated Gif Crashes iOS App

Is it just me that crashes when viewing this question on the iPhone app? I can view the page fine in Chrome, but every time I navigate to this page in the app, it crashes. Can anyone reproduce? ...
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Sometimes “Answers” is higher than “Questions” on the user profile

It seems like sometimes, users' answers are placed higher than their questions on the user profile. While it certainly makes sense to put questions higher if the user has no answers, it feels ...
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Why is there a timeout to delete your own chat messages?

What is the reasoning behind not allowing one to delete his own chat message after 2 minutes? The timeout to edit messages is good enough, I think. I don't see many cases where losing some old ...