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On the timeline view for questions, display the type of vote and when it was cast

Looking at a timeline view, I'd like to understand what people were looking at when votes were cast. The votes themselves should be anonymous with respect to who voted, but upvotes, downvotes, and ...
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Do bookmarks count as votes, in the timeline of a question?

In the "Show vote summaries" tab, in the timeline of Please revert the line-height change!, I noticed that the daily vote summary included bookmarks: Why are they there? Do they count as ...
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User activity hours

On the user activity page it would be nice to be able to see what hours of the day a person tends to be active. This would give one a good idea of whether the person is ignoring your answer (or ...
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What does 'via Vote' mean in the timeline of a deleted post?

On a certain SE site, following my report of a CoC violation, an SE employee appears to have deleted the post. The timeline shows a comment, 'via Vote'. What does this mean?
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Moving comments to chat seems to be missing in timeline and SEDE?

There are two possibilities how comments can be moved to chatroom. Either a moderator moves them or the users who discuss in comments are offered to continue in chat - and if they choose this option, ...
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Where can I see at what time a hot network question lost its “hot network question” status? [duplicate]

The question timeline indicates when a question becomes a hot network question but doesn't seem to indicate when it loses its "hot network question" status, unless a moderator manually ...
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Timeline page should make it easy to go to specific answer

I was looking at the timeline of What can we do to encourage downvoting? on Meta.SO. This is a big question with lots of answers. In the timeline I saw an answer that I was interested in reading ...
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Weird post-notice comments appearing for bounties in flag history

For a question which has been both bountied and flagged at some time in the past, the post's flag history page shows some strange and unexpected things in the "Comment" column for the ...
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“2 hours ago” in daily summary in votes timeline

When I looked at votes timeline list https://stackoverflow.com/posts/56354356/timeline?filter=WithVoteSummaries I’ve seen strange order “2 hours ago” after “today”. WHEN TOGGLE FORMAT WHAT ...
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What did Yaakov do to this post?

Looking at the frontpage I saw this: (direct link to question) I remembered seeing this as a really old question, so I decided to look what was changed in this question. First of all I though perhaps ...
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In the timeline, should the start of a bounty by the OP also be considered a change to the question by the OP?

I noticed that if the OP of a question makes an edit to their question or comments under their question, then in the corresponding event in the timeline the OP's username is highlighted by a grey box ...
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Add some line breaks in the “duplicate list edited” message in the timeline and revision history

When a gold badge user or a moderator edits the duplicate list of a question, it now properly shows the new list's links in the timeline. This change is great, but I think we can do even better. ...
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Why is the user who ended a bounty shown in SEDE differently from the timeline and the revision history?

Recently I looked at situations where the PostNotices table shows a different OwnerUserId and DeletionUserId. This was based on Glorfindel's advice, who suggested this as a way to find bounties which ...
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When a bounty is returned by moderator, is this shown in the revision history (timeline, SEDE)?

Moderators can refund the bounty to the users offering bounties. (However, this only happens in some rare situations.) If that happens, can we see this in the timeline and revision history? Is some ...
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What is daily summary?

I am a new contributor, and asked some questions recently. In this question, I noticed the following in the timeline. What is "daily summary"? Is it something automated, or do moderators make them? ...
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Deleted users show up differently in a list in the timeline

If a question is closed (or reopened) then the list of close (or reopen) voters is displayed in the timeline of that question, with each username on a new line. For instance: The above image ...
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Incomplete box around selected event in timeline

When linking to a specific event in a post's timeline, e.g. this one the linked event gets a yellow-brownish box to highlight it. However, the bottom line of that box isn't shown (at least not in the ...
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Add a link to /revisions from the timeline

Recently (relatively), a link to the timeline was added on every post, allowing for a more convenient way to see the information presented there (such as reviews and a clear timeline of actions and ...
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Timeline buttons are yielding errors across the network

Clicking on the timeline button for any post at the moment will yield the infamous "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" error. This has gone from being Meta.SE-specific to being network-wide. Running ...
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The question could be merged several times if you resend merge request

Merge a question. Press F5 (try to refresh the page) on the redirected page (where you look on the merge result). The browser will ask you, if you want to resend post request. Chose resend. New record ...
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Selecting an event's permalink in the post timeline does not (visually) deselect other events

In the post timeline page, we can click a event's permalink to change the currently selected post. However, clicking another permalink does not deselect the previous selected event, and the ...
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Why did an edit to a closed question apparently trigger two reopen reviews?

Regarding this question, also discussed on Politics.SE's own meta, there's one thing I (still) don't understand: why did one edit apparently trigger two reopen reviews, five days apart? The first ...
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Enable vote breakout and the timeline button on suggested edit reviews

At the Established User privilege level, you gain the ability to break out the vote counts into up and down votes, which is very useful in determining whether a post is generally well-received, ...
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Accept tickmark and Timeline icons are displayed in wrong Z-order on Review pages [duplicate]

Being on Review queue pages you can scroll the page while review block itself remains on the top of the page. In such situation some items from the reviewing post (e.g. accepted tickmark or timeline ...
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Moderators can't open timeline of the particular question

When moderator is trying to open timeline of this question, system redirects to the error page. But regular members can open it.
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Some posts from users who are not “new” users (e.g., one with over 620 answers & about 18,000 rep.) ending up in the First Posts queue

The Math SE post Do most numbers have exactly $3$ prime factors? currently has 2 answers. The top of the timeline for the question is Note the question's user SmallestUncomputableNumber has over 1,...
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Username is not displayed in title on answer timeline page

When you open the answer's timeline, the page title will be displayed as follows: e.g. Timeline for answer to Is prior research a must in all network sites? by look at the translate string, you ...
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Question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative score at deletion time

A question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative vote at deletion time. From the question timeline (link needs mod access on Earth Science SE): At score 0, it should be removed ...
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Add a “became hot meta question” timeline event

As I understand, per-site meta questions can become "hot". For example: However, this event doesn't show up on their timeline. For the example above, its timeline shows: This is unlike non-...
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How can I check when (date-time) I voted on a particular post?

We can check by re-clicking on a vote to see the exact vote time as shown in this image. Actually it's not a feature, but a side effect of voting on a post that has already been locked. :-) However, ...
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Long question titles 'underflow' in timeline [duplicate]

When viewing the timeline of a question with a long title on a narrow screen, the title divides itself both over and under the header line:
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Adding owner indication for “edited” entry in timeline

In the timeline view, for the comment entries, if it is added by the owner, we can see some background color to differentiate from other user's comment entries. But the identification of owner is not ...
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In timeline, retain the toggle format, when switching between the event filters

In the timeline page, when I switched in between the “Hide vote summaries” and “Show vote summaries” options, the selected toggle format is not retained, it is always displayed with the default format ...
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Timeline page should have a “return to the question” link

While reading this question, I noticed the "Timeline" button (below the downvote button) and, once I click the Timeline button, I did check the changes made in the question, but, the Timeline page ...
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Timeline duplicate list edited, suggest improvement

Thank you for the introducing the timeline. It gives you a great overview about what happened in a post. I would suggest to list the full urls of the duplicate targets when the dupe list is edited or ...
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Duplicate deletion (same time) in question timeline

Impressed by how quickly a post on Academia SE was correctly flagged as spam, I looked at the timeline for Academia post 142860 (10k on Academia required) — it was deleted 58 seconds after posting, ...
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How to select the time of a Review Task Result in Data Explorer Stack Exchange?

I am trying to find those posts that were edited after a Leave Closed result of a Reopen Votes review queue. For that, I had written the following query in the Stack Exchange Data explorer: SELECT ...
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Names of close-voters are not visible in the post notice but in the revision history and timeline

I am not a user with close/reopen votes privileges on Travel Stack Exchange, therefore I can't see the names of the close voters in this question: However, they are visible when going to the revision ...
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Make existing timeline icon of a post available to anybody and not only to mods

I noticed that on a site where I'm a moderator, there is a small icon below the up-/downvote buttons and favorite icons of every post, which looks like a small clock, and which actually links to the ...
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The bottom border on the timeline page looks wrong if a title is multiline

https://ru.meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/9511/timeline <div class="subheader"> <h1> </h1> </div> .subheader has style border-bottom: 1px solid #e4e6e8;. ...
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Why do timeline review events sometimes show the number of reviews of each type and sometimes don't?

When looking at the timelines of several different questions, I've noticed something strange: on some sites, timeline review events show the number of reviews of each type completed in that review ...
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Very hot network questions found

The Boardgames Stack Exchange question How would an instant or sorcery with an effect that targets work with Feather? became a Hot Network Question three times, according to its timeline: All three ...
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No string to translate for “Winning bounty for question”

I can't find the string "Winning bounty for question" to translate. This string is appeared in the timeline page of the answer that got a bounty sometime.
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Make timeline easier to access with a redirect to the timeline if “/timeline” is added to the end of the question URL [duplicate]

I occasionally use the timeline on questions. However, it can be quite a bother to get to on my phone sometimes; I need to select and delete all the text on the right of the ID and also question, ...
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Post Timeline: mouseover parts reveals “S”

I first noticed it on the Timeline for Winter Bash 2018 Knitting, but I've seen it on other timelines for other posts on other sites. When I hover over certain events in the timeline: start of ...
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Are there other undocumented paths apart from timeline and reputation audit? [duplicate]

I'm aware of these interesting (relative) paths that can be used on any SE site: The timeline of a post, such as this example. It has a relative path like /posts/postid/timeline (similar to the path ...
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Synchronize ALL timeline entries during migration of questions

Consider this question on webapps.se.com, which is actually the migrated version of this original version on superuser.com. Looking at the current timeline of the migrated version, it shows that: The ...
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What happened with this attempted migration? I've used all the mod tools I know about and I still can't figure it out

Today a question was asked on Writing. Five users voted to close as off-topic, belongs on another site (English, a defined migration path for us). The question shows as on hold, off-topic with no ...
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Add deleted timeline entry for answers that were deleted due to question deletion

See this timeline here: Right now, there is no current way to tell that this post was deleted. Can we add another entry in here, to show that this answer was deleted on Oct 3 at 21:19 when the ...
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Timeline for answer has extra space character in HTML title section

On Stack Overflow in Russian we (OK, I) added French quotes, «», around the title in transifex: here and here. Check here for example on site: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/891304/timeline If ...