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Make it possible to revoke write access to public chat rooms

There is already a two-tier ACL system in place: it allows us to choose default access mode (Public for "default read and write" and Gallery for "default read, no write"), and then assign access ...
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Allow us to access a post's Reviews directly from the post itself?

Can you give us some way to access pending Reviews for a post from the post itself? I think this would also help improve the accuracy and quality of reviews done, as users that come across the post ...
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Should bounty be returned if there is NO answer at all? [duplicate]

Should bounty be returned if there is NO answer at all? Or your contribution (to the bounty) only? This is similar to many questions like this one (which was a duplicate itself), but I am referring ...
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Please provide a flag option clearly designed for gibberish, contentless posts [duplicate]

MERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR <3 doingdoingdoingdoingdoingdoingdoingdoingdoing. 9.... YEAH baby. Shash. BOSH. :)) What this post would normally receive on its own is 8 "not an answer" flags,...
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No Search button - accessibility problem

Every time I need to search something when navigating with my mobile phone, I end up googling it because I can't search in SO. Since there is no visible "search" button, I just can enter the text in ...
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Establishing a Security Bug Bounty Programme for Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Following on from a conversation with @shog9 on the DMZ, it was suggested to raise this here. At the moment SE has a security contact page which details how to contact SE regarding security issues, ...
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Display the number of pending review tasks created in the past 24 hours for the Stack Overflow close review queue

This is just depressing: And I don't mean it's depressing that there are that many questions that might need to be closed. There are nearly 6 million open questions on Stack Overflow - if under 2% of ...
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Email subscription to a combination of tags (using AND operator)

Lately I've noticed that hovering over tags opens a mini info-window with tag related data and activities including email subscription option. Great! But instead of subscribing to just a single tag I'...
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Stack Exchange sites look TERRIBLE in Internet explorer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which browsers are officially supported? And what else do I need? ...Three. It even causes a General Protection Fault! Please fix this.
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Fix Markdown/SmartyPants in question titles

Consider this question: is x-- > 0 && array[x] well defined behavior in c++? Unfortunately, the question title is displayed on SO as: is `x— > 0 && array[x]` well defined ...
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Can the links be disabled in the vote-to-close dialog?

Over the time I've been able to vote for closure on SO, I've gotten into the habit of clicking on the reason itself in order to select the radio button corresponding to it. Since the reasons have ...
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Add downvote option to Low Quality Review Queue list of potential actions

VLQ flagged posts are now being shown in the Low Quality review, which allows: Looks Good Edit Delete Skip but no option to vote on the post. My suggestion is to add downvoting as options: Downvote ...
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Elections Pedantry: Change Nomination to Declaration

Yes yes, I know I'm a pedant. The fact is, this is something that has always bugged me in elections wherein the candidates are not selected by a subset of voters, but rather merely by declaration of ...
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Right-hand sidebar covers the footer on the “ask question” page and markdown help page

I have noticed that while asking questions and scrolling to the bottom of the page, the right sidebar containing recent questions covers the footer partially. Also, a part of it goes beyond the ...
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Let users know that they can flag to get their answers reinstated if deleted by moderators

Some users are aware that they can edit their answers after they're deleted by moderators. However, they cannot vote to undelete such answers. Furthermore, they seem to be unaware they can flag their ...
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Count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage

I think that the new accept rate feature should count only questions with upvoted answers towards the accept rate percentage. Currently answers with zero upvotes (and with even negative score, I think)...
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Please bring back shading to accepted answers?

The shading for accepted answers was a nice UI touch, please bring it back.
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Make new close reasons dialog experience-sensitive

I've just had my first encounter with the new close reasons dialog and I have to say "noooo!" - it's far too big and means that I am guaranteed to have to scroll the page whenever I use it. Also, it ...
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Statler and Waldorf badge for explaining downvotes

This badge would be for people who have left comments in roughly 20 questions or answers they've downvoted. It'll encourage people to explain why they're downvoting without forcing them to do so. (...
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Do we need a Bat-Signal on Meta, calling in help when the edit queue is full?

So, the edit queue on SO seems to be full for the last days or so. That's a tough situation. What I saw is that every time somebody raises this issue here on Meta the queue starts to drop ...
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Give moderators the ability to manage blacklisted tags

The request to Implement a Tag Black List was first raised back in Aug '09, but as one of the mods on English Language & Usage pointed out only a few days ago, even moderators don't have access to ...
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Can we have the ability to flag for reopening?

TL;DR: Grant 500+ rep users (except the OP) the privilege to flag a question for reopening. Currently, you can flag a question for closing, and it automatically enters the "Close Votes" review queue, ...
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Can we get an option to stop the global inbox from marking everything as read?

Sometimes I'll come back to SO after a few hours (gotta sleep sometime), and I'll have a bunch of comments waiting for me. A lot of my answers lately have spawned mini discussions as I help solve new ...
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Request change in behaviour: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

I face the same problem raised in this question: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem”. I upvoted an answer which I now think shouldn't be promoted as helpful. I'd like to ...
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Add a “link-only answer” flag reason

Typically when I see a link-only answer, I have to use a custom flag and explain in the text box that it is, usually simply in the form of typing just "link-only answer." I think that there should be ...
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Could we make tags imply other tags?

The prime example is C# and .Net. 95% of C# questions are also tagged .Net. The reverse isn't the case so it's not a synonym. Basically, C# is a child of .Net. Would it be possible to create some ...
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Show the number of up-votes and down-votes on the mobile site theme

It seems we can't view the number of up-votes and down-votes a question has from the mobile site. Can this be added or is there a reason it isn't available?
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Make recent activity “today” etc. buttons based on user's time zone

I'd like the "today", "yesterday", etc. links in recent activity to display in the user's current time zone, as well as any non-relative timestamps (for example, the absolute timestamp seen when ...
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Add Yearling back to the requirements for moderator

After someone opened this question, a decision was made to open up moderator nominations to individuals who have not been members of the site for at least a year. WHY? What possible benefit does ...
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Highlight comments from answer author, in addition to question author

In addition to the highlighting comments made by the question owner (as described in a recent blog post), I think it would be a good idea to highlight comments left by the author of the answer being ...
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Can we get a way to wrap text around images?

Right now as far as I can tell all images have to appear as inline paragraphs, left-aligned with other paragraphs. For sites like Stack Overflow, it makes sense... images are only used when you want ...
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Hat falls off on browser resize

My hat falls off when I resize my browser window. After maximizing the window the hat ends up like this: It seems that the problem is there is not enough hat glue. I checked the HTML codes and couldn'...
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Don't display pending edit counter if you've exhausted your suggested edit votes

Once a user has exhausted their (currently) 30 edit suggestion approval/rejections, the pending edit box in the top bar can still show up: You click through and see some edits suggested to vote yay ...
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Rename “favorite” questions to “subscribed” or “following”

In the light of the recently-added feature to automatically notify the user of any changes to "favorited" questions, this term "favorite" is becoming less and less accurate. Some users don't even ...
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Could we have two types of account deletion?

Relevant TL thread: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/9390241#9390241 Related dupe: Delete softly when using the big stick. You may want to read that first, Andrew's given a much ...
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On Meta, have Community ignore posts with a [status-*] tag when bumping

Just ran across this post, which was bumped by Community for having been unanswered. However, it was answered by Jeff (no upvotes), along with a status-declined tag. I gave an upvote so that it wouldn'...
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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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Differentiate spoilers from empty block quotes

I have to admit, I didn't even know spoilers were supported until today, but really bugs me that spoilers just look like empty block quotes before you mouse over them. vs.     ...
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Please return to the old sorting by time method of answers with the same number of votes

The responses from this question: What has happened to the sorting of answers on Stack Overflow? Seem to indicate disagreement with this change. Please return the sorting system to the way it was ...
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Easy close review queue filtering interface

Short version: Make a filter selection page the default entry point for the review queues Show the size of the queues for tags they are likely able to work with - not the whole queue When all review ...
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Implement the <spoiler> tag

Please consider implementing the request for some sort of a spoiler markdown using the following syntax: why did we trust <spoiler>rchern</spoiler> ? WHY OH GOD WHY? <spoiler> The ...
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Stop expanding tabs into four spaces

Do we need to change all tabs into four spaces? A while back I proposed a code golf specific feature request. I now come to this community to discuss how this feature may be interesting to many ...
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Turn off the roomba for child meta sites

Automatic deletion is useful and great on main sites, but on child metas it deletes my negatively voted feature-requests. >:( Can it be turned off for child metas?
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Instant e-mail notifications of answers to questions

I'd like to have Instant notifications by email of answers to my questions. Can this be implemented?
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Why doesn't the Stack Exchange store support PayPal? [closed]

I just bought two mugs in the Stack Exchange Shop. It would have been nice to be able to pay with PayPal. Is there a reason it is not supported? Credit card companies charge a fee for using the ...
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Proposed change to downvote calculations for fairness by intent

Why do the up-votes after reaching daily rep cap not contribute to compensate the subsequent down-votes? Doesn't upvotes received after getting voted down the rep-cap yield any reputation? These ...
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Unable to edit my own question that has been edited by another user who included a picture

Amusingly, this happened in another meta question. I'm a brand new user with a reputation of 1. I posted a feature request, then someone kindly edited and provided a very useful image. I wanted to ...
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Require reputation earned on the main site to vote on a per-site meta

Upvoting requires 15 reputation, but the association bonus is taken into account, so if you have at least 200 reputation on any site, you can upvote on all sites in the network. This is a bit ...
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Expand the username auto-completion to everyone who can be notified

@username auto-completion for comments was recently implemented, and is already active on MSO. However, it only seems to auto-complete the usernames of people who have commented on the post. ...
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All internal links on Stack Exchange sites should be protocol-relative

In preparation for the eventual deployment of full HTTPS support on Stack Exchange, and also to make the currently available "alpha" HTTPS support more usable, all links from Stack Exchange sites to ...

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