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Able to mark own close flag as helpful after reaching close votes privileges

I flagged this Lifehacks question a few days ago for being off-topic. This morning, I received enough upvotes to obtain the Close Vote privileges. My flag was still pending: I went to the question ...
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Persistence of already viewed activity changes on the profile page

This has always confused me. I'm not sure if it's a deliberate design that takes reputation points into account (for some reason), or a bug. When I get responses and/or new reputation points, the top-...
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Proposal for a new section for independent research of users

I don’t know whether this idea has already been proposed in the past, but looking at the site carefully, I don’t thinks so. For each sub-site (like Stack Overflow, Cross Validated, etc.) you have a ...
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Search comments by commentator's user-id [duplicate]

Often I find comments showing the commentator is quite knowledgeable and able to express concepts in a poignant way, and I would like to discover more comments by such a user (in a similar way one ...
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Verification email is unclear, has visual glitches

I just changed the email used with my account to receive emails. This is what the verification email looked like: There are a number of problems with the email: The title is "Email Verification - ...
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Will the chat feature in mobile apps be updated or usable in 2019 and later?

I have tried using an android phone (Samsung S7) & an iPad pro with the same result. No automatic login. If ithere is a mandatory requirement that one must be logged into a computer such as a ...
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Help center pages for bounties still refer to “Featured” tab

The "Featured" tab on the homepage recently had its name changed to "Bountied". However, the help center page for bounties still refers to it as the "Featured" tab: The bountied question will ...
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The “Featured” tab is now “Bountied”

It's long confused me why we put bounties on a tab labeled "Featured" that has no connection to the "Featured" questions in the right sidebar. I posted a discussion about it earlier this year here on ...
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Weird duplicate “Possible duplicate of” comment

As I was looking at this question, two people voted to close it as duplicate. Before the question was closed (and the vote-to-close comments deleted), there were two close vote comments. The first had ...
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Please announce changes like the new design of the bounties

We recently learned that the Stack Exchange staff is reluctant to post things on Meta (SO). For example as indicated by Sara: Stack Overflow Employees have panic attacks and nightmares when they ...
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Why is there a need to lock votes or isn't locking votes possibly contraproductive?

I find it a bit strange, that Stack Overflow is that restrictive at times and locks up/downvotes after some minutes have passed. Why is there a need to lock votes at all? Isn't it potentially contra ...
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Remove the end time of bounties from question titles?

So today I chimed in on IPS and scrolled a bit. This question caught my eye, because it had a number in it. Something like that I haven't seen in a long time, if ever. Then I read the title and was ...
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Display issue of “minutes” and “mins” in the bounty notices

In the bounty notice, in some places the count down timer is showing as "x minutes" whereas in other places it is showing as "x mins". Can it be consistent in both places? Bounty notice when it is ...
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Change the way expired bounties are shown in question lists

There has been a change in how bounties are displayed in some of the question lists, and while there is room for improvement it looks odd for bounties which are in their grace period. It's probably ...
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New bounty design dislocates title [duplicate]

I think this is a very recent design change, because I've not seen it before: Where before a small box with the bounty value dislocated the title a couple of characters to the right, now the ...
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Could we have a “You recently worked at” section in the right side bar?

Could we have a "You recently worked at" section in the right side bar, along to the "Linked", "Related" or "Hot Network Questions" sections?! It should feature a list of links to questions that I ...
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Add launch date to Area 51 proposal page

Currently, the launch date of a site is only shown as a relative timestamp. That's fine if this happened recently, but for example Bitcoin's page says the site was launched "1 year ago". That's rather ...
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Closing a question with multiple duplicates

Is it possible for a single user to cast a duplicate close vote on a question with more than one duplicate? Sometimes, more than one question seems like a good candidate for a duplicate close vote. ...
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Posting a comment results in a blank page in iOS app [duplicate]

When submitting a comment on any post, the page will become blank and stay that way. Occasionally it may reload the post, but in order to see the comment you have to go to the previous page and then ...
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Tag selection clears SE site selection on Android app

Time and again I'll create a question on the Android app, only to find I'm asked which SE site... Despite already selecting this first. It seems like the tag selection goes right to site selection ...
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Could we have an indicator if a flag is escalated to SE employees, along with the current status?

It's well-known mods aren't almighty, and some problems require staff intervention. One of those cases is serial voting. Following a discussion here, could we have an indicator if a flag has been ...
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How can I write good alt text?

When editing Stack Exchange posts, a whole ton of them don't have alt text on images. Alt text is important so the visually impaired that have to rely on screen readers can experience and value Stack ...
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Best SE community for questions about phone number spoofing

I have a question about how easily phone numbers are spoofed and I'm not sure which site to post it to. Android Enthusiasts, Windows Phone, and Ask Different seem the closest fits to me but obviously ...
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Amend autosuspension of deleted accounts to include recreation for Sockpuppet deletions?

Related: Automatically suspend accounts recreated after a moderator deleted the original Recently downstream on Ask Ubuntu, an account was deleted for being a sockpuppet of another account. Within ...
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How can I invest in Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

How I can invest in Stack Exchange Inc. and in the idea behind the Stack Exchange? Maybe in form of shares?
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Move-to-chat notification - can it be changed for a specific site?

This has recently come up on the Writing site: Can the language asking a user to move a discussion to chat be customized? My assumption is that this is a system-level setting and can't easily be ...
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Are the “hidden” RSS feeds at risk of going away?

There's a list of hidden RSS feeds from 2012. I believe that some of these feeds also offer alternative sorts. The reason I ask is because I'm thinking about subscribing to new question feeds using a ...
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Migration lets me vote twice on posts [duplicate]

I've noticed this before, but I didn't have enough data to tell if this is a repro, or if it was a one-off error. Yesterday, two questions (audio ads and jQuery CDN) were migrated here to MSE from ...
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All my Stack Overflow history of answers and reputation disappeared [closed]

I am not sure what's going on, but none of my history is showing... The questions that I answered show my answer, but they show user******** as the user, rather than my name...
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No content displayed for a low quality review item when the question has been deleted

For this low quality review item, there is not content displayed. Usually 10k+ user can able to see the deleted posts, but for this review there is no content displayed. Why the content is not ...
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What are the reasons that the `FavoriteCount` column in the `Posts` table has elements that are not available? [duplicate]

I was taking a look at this post which details the database schema for the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. I had one question about the Posts data set: what are the reasons that the FavoriteCount column ...
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Stack Exchange’s date system won’t work in 89 years

I was looking at an old post, and noticed how we display dates from a certain amount of time ago: This is very non-futureproof design. How will people living in the melted remains of society in 89 ...
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What determines when/how 'by type' and 'by tag' are shown in the review queues? [duplicate]

The review queue home pages look pretty much the same across the Stack Exchange network. However, I noticed that on Stack Overflow the Close Votes and Reopen Votes review queues have an option to ...
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Are there any site moderators with very low reputation?

Are there any moderators on SE that have very low reputation? I ask, since naturally, moderators are experienced users, who would have a decent amount of rep unless they have given away many bounties. ...
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Does Meta have a different standard for NAA?

There is an answer here (screenshot) which does not attempt answer a question and instead posts a joke in response to a whimsical bounty message. Several people flagged it as NAA and it quickly ...
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The tags [about-page] and [stackexchange-tour] should merge

The tags about-page and stackexchange-tour mean exactly the same thing: The about-page tag's description: For questions relating to the Stack Exchange 'About' page, now also referred to as the '...
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The tour wastes too much time on unspecific stuff

After signing up for a new site, the thing you are most prominently told to do (to get a badge) is read the tour. The tour is...bad. The top summary is very generic. Out of the 55 words in Science ...
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Is Safe Frame added yet?

It looks like for a couple months, SO has been trying to add Safe-Frame. (And indeed implement Feature-Policy.) ...We are testing deployment of Safe Frame to all ads... We are trying to deploy the ...
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Top user leagues shows wrong top user

We can see who earned the most reputation in the current week, current month, current quarter, current year or all time. There is this great overview for that. Also see the below screenshot. What ...
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Where to ask about a visa interview and embassy appointments [duplicate]

Is there a Stack Exchange site to ask about my issues with a visa appointment in the German embassy in Cairo? I had my appointment cancelled, and they didn't reply and I want to know what I can do.
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Make markdown respect a double newline as end of list formatting

I was writing a question in which I used a list to indicate the steps my code takes, immediately followed by the code. Like this: Foo the bar bar the foo Foo = bar / 12 bar = 6 / Foo Albeit being ...
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Technical reasons to use googleapis.com on SE websites

10 years ago, Employer blocks jQuery from Google, DOH! question was posted and Jeff Atwood (SE Founder) answered the following: We looked at this, but unfortunately the fallback from failure-to-...
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Why is there a 10-character minimum on edits? [duplicate]

Sometimes I come across errors in answers that are small, but "catastrophic". For example, they wrote is when they meant isn't, or they mis-typed a bash command that could damage someone's system. I ...
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'Meta user' link missing on the Stack Apps profile page [duplicate]

I am a newbie in using the Stack Apps website. When I visit my profile on this website I can't see the 'Meta user' link on the left side of the 'Network profile' link. Please see the below image:
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Review queues are in a different order on different sites

This is Politics’ review queues order in the dropdown: This is Science Fiction & Fantasy’s: The order is the same on Mi Yodeya. Why are they in a different order? Is this a bug?
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Add “more information” field when flagging [duplicate]

When I am generally flagging a post, I want to include more information for the people who are reviewing my flag. However, the only way I can add my two cents to it is to flag it for moderator ...
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How to query for the most popular job tags in Data Explorer

I'm just looking for a way to query the most popular tags in Stack Overflow Jobs, but I can't find anything related to it, I mean, a Jobs column or table or so. Is there a means to accomplish that ...
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Some moderator tools related to deleted comments aren't working

Since at least 1 August, the moderator tool “show X deleted comments” leads to a 404 page. For example: on Is the calculation of infinite sums solvable by a computer?, I click “mod” then “show 7 ...
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Why not consider correcting the questions of other users as counting towards removing a question ban? [closed]

For several reasons, I have written here during my question ban. Introduction: I am NOT a programmer, I am a mechanical engineer who is especially interested in and uses Python, because so much ...
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Can users without the required reputation suggest new tags? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange boardgames' domain I sadly was not able to submit my response, as the game I was posting about is not so popular (#). So I just went on and put any random tag on it. I am really ...

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