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Limit abusable privileges to non-anonymous users [closed]

Cyberbullying, as research shows, is strongly facilitated by anonymity. To limit abuse of privileges, I suggest that certain privileges – such as single-handedly marking questions as duplicate – ...
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Plagiarism tag to identify plagiarized posts

Is there any way we can introduce a tag in Stack Overflow, where the community can tag any question, answer or comment as plagiarism, so that the poster can take a note of it and correct his post ...
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I've realized that it's possible to post questions on the Stack Exchange Network using upside-down text, even though it's not search-engine friendly at all. Would it be possible to implement automatic ...
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Change in the rating system of Stack Exchange

When someone does make a question it is possible for someone to downgrade his question without further details. One important change here would be to make the downvote named (the person who performs ...
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Add a spikey hair badge

You should add a badge for when a user goes over 9000 rep that references spiky hair. Perhaps allow them to wear a spiky hair on their avatar for a day or so to celebrate. That would be good fun. ...
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Can we let users with privileges on one site have them on another?

I have almost 4k reputation on Arqade. On Stack Overflow, I have to suggest edits and can't hit the close button. But I want to help with the close queue, which is at 62k at the time of this writing. ...
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Live video or voice chat with experts

It would be good to have live video or voice chat on Stack Exchange sites. I think it would then be easier to define our problems through voice communication rather than typing. I find it is ...
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Esperanto translation of all site titles

Even if all the sites were in English, it would still be a good idea to give parallel Esperanto translations of the site names. However, some sites are in fact not in English, making it all the more ...
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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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Requesting an active user page [duplicate]

In my opinion, providing us with an active user page that shows the list of recent active users is useful as we can monitor the active users without visiting each user profile. The list can be ...
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Badge suggestion: Zealot (got 3 questions with at least 10 downvotes each)

Or maybe some other variation of that, like "20 downvotes anywhere within 1 day". Probably it should be bronze regardless. It seems like there's a script running against this badge, but that'd be ...
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If you voted to close a question and it gets re-opened, you lose 100 rep

There seem to be some ongoing trends in stack-overflow for some people to just vote willy-nilly to close any and all questions they disapprove of because they can. Since it hurts SO to close questions ...
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Gaming system with accepts

Well, it is not really efficient, but gives some reps (tried two days ago, only 41 reps :-) ). I have, for example, 50 question where I had accepted answers. And 101 reps, because each accept gives ...
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Get notified when you get upvoted/downvoted and option to disable this feature if you have a lotta rep

It would be cool if you could get notified when you get upvoted/downvoted. Users with high reputation could have the option to disable such feature. It would say on which question/answer you got (down/...
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See who handled your flag

What? I propose to add a possibility on "helpful flags" page to see who has handled that flag (what moderator/community manager). It may be shown on mouseover. Why? Because I want to see who has ...
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“Title-only” questions (i.e. questions without body) should be allowed

There is a type of questions like this entry where the structure is simple enough that a question title surely covers the entire description without further explanation. Requiring question body for ...
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meta-stackoverflow downvotes should not exist

Who is there to judge if a suggestion is good/bad unless it had been tried before and showed good/bad results? As far as I can see, downvotes in meta-stackoverflow only encourages people to give ...
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Can we implement a dead time on answers for high reputation user

Summary: High reputation users on SO come swooping in the second a simple question is posted, and get the first answer in before I've even opened my Python interpreter to test my idea out. This ...
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Ability to create questions with vote or comment or both disabled

I am sure that many questions are not posted because the user has a fear of downvoters. It is true, because many people give downvotes only because of a small grammar error, or a method of programming ...
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Proposal to add a “Circlejerk” badge

I propose that when a group of people upvote each other repeatedly, they get awarded the "Circlejerk" badge.
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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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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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Warning message for VB.NET questions being answered with C# solution [closed]

I suggest SO to show warning messages for VB.NET questions being answered with C# solution or vice versa.
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Disable privileges if a user has been inactive

It is clear that Stack Overflow is a community driven network that encourages users to actively answer or ask questions, flag and/or edit them. If a user registers interest in a SE site- answers a ...
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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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Add “undecided” to the up vote/down vote system

I propose an third option - UNDECIDED/NOT SURE. Sometimes a post leaves me unsure as to whether it is any good or bad, and I wish to make my opinion clear on this, so I propose this as a voting ...
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Support Emoji in Markdown

Stack Exchange uses Markdown, but unlike so many other sites (e.g. GitHub, Discourse, Slack) that use Markdown, we don't support Emoji. I'd like to be able to write :smile:, :thumbsup:, :heart: or ...
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Offering actual money as a bounty?

I have an idea for dealing with a question you badly want to be answered, which no one will answer, even after you've offered a large bounty: cash. Users can offer cash, and whoever has the accepted ...
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Would any other people want to remove downvoting

As far as I can tell downvoting is mostly useless. For questions the only people who get downvoted are lower rep users, or incredibly stupid questions most questions that are downvoted get closed ...
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Ask & Answer question through voice recording

I was wondering if we could ask a question by recording our voices. It would become much easier and comfortable to ask questions. If someone is too lazy to write a big question, he can simply leave a ...
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Regulated market for points

I propose a market for points. No reputation is gained or lost in the process. Please understand what is being proposed before voting/commenting. The transferred points are not added to the buyer's ...
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Up/Down buttons in question title

I would like to upvote or downvote some questions without going to this question, because of title and short part of description are sufficient for voting decision in some cases. I suppose to ...
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Force top level point holders to wait

I think it would help the community to limit which questions an "expert" can answer (whatever the value, figure you're an "expert" if you have 10k reputation). Dont get me wrong, if something goes ...
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Provision to delete answers to your question

There should be a provision to delete answers to your questions if you think that it could decrease the chances of getting your question answered. For example, While going through questions, I tend to ...
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Should we have a policy about “too much downvoting”?

We've never had an explicit policy around downvoting -- users are free to, if they like, cast all their votes as downvotes. Whether this behavior is desirable or not is another matter. Now, we do ...
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Anti-Badges for trolling/ridiculous behavior [duplicate]

I think we should have anti-badges. They could be implemented as a sort-of punishment for doing stupid things such as; Get -10 score and no upvotes on any post on the meta site for this site. -- ...
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Area 51 Suspension Queue

With my suspension on Area 51 ending in 21 hrs, I have a feature request for a suspension queue. A suspension queue would permit any suspended users to queue up their contributions to be committed ...
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Badge suggestion: HATER, LOVER, and FAIR AND BALANCED

I wanted to suggest three new badges: HATER: If you've downvoted any one person more than 20 times. LOVER: If you've upvoted any one person more than 20 times. FAIR AND BALANCED: If you've upvoted ...

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