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Why can I edit a post without peer review, but when peer reviewing it's not enough that I approve it?

I have 2000+ reputation on arqade, this means that my edits are applied without going through peer review and I can review suggested edits. However, when I review edits in the review queue, then it ...
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Make SE domains more password manager friendly

Edit The password is not used anywhere else: Original Safari doesn't recognize some Stack Exchange sites as part of the main site, and therefore warns that the same password is "reused". Request ...
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Embedded audio player on language sites

Allowing audio files with pronunciaton asks the ability to embed audio of pronunciations. While the question was specifically asked for the Russian site, I'm sure such functionality would be useful on ...
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Links to tinypic.com are about to become permanently broken on August 26, 2019

I notice that there is an image link that no longer works at the end of this recently updated page in Meta.SE. I suspect that this is only one example of many items that have links to tinypic.com. ...
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Forbid words “help”, “confusion” (, etc?) in titles

Suggestion: ban "help", "confusion", maybe "question" in titles. When a user uses these words, show the message (better ideas are appreciated): Please avoid using word "help" in title. Instead, ...
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If I've asked a question in sports SE.if it's got undeleted by mods.will it be deleted again? [duplicate]

If I've asked a question in sports SE.Then it got deleted automatically by community◆ after a month. Mods undeleted it after flagging.will this undeleted question be deleted again ...
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The plurals tag has lua syntax enabled

For some obscure reason - the plurals tag has lua syntax enabled. This ought to be fixed, since it might get confusing if for some reason there's code in a question with such tag. Could we remove ...
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Show banner asking for nominations only when user has enough reputation

When visiting Tor Stack Exchange, I'm seeing the following banner: Want to help moderate this community? We need more candidates in the ongoing election! It's a decent idea for getting more ...
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Direct link ads [on hold]

I can get direct link ads, but how should I use them on my Blogger website? I know people are using it in the way that when someone clicks on a button, it first opens the ad link. And when that ...
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Allowing images from external sources opens doors to serious security exploits

Note: Please see this answer for more info on how this poses a security risk. I'm sure you guys already know this, but allowing users to put images from any source in questions means that askers can ...
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Open source ad votes overflow?

Am i the only one who receives this?
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How do I subscribe to questions that I have a good chance of answering?

I'm trying to increase my reputation score, but I only encounter questions that others ask when I'm searching for similar subjects. Obviously, if I knew the answer I wouldn't be searching for one. ...
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Filter questions with no accepted answer

I have some questions with answers, but none of the answers are acceptable (just wrong). I'm sure there are a lot more people with the same problem. Can you add a button to filter questions with ...
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Why are there two different pages for questions?

After over one day idle, this question/feature request does not seem to have drawn any attention. Maybe I failed to make clear my point of why this is important? This is a website with far more rules ...
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Stack Overflow is not trying to start audio

After a thorough investigation and inquiry, we were able to get an update on this. The ads in question were not intending to start audio but were rather checking to see if there was an audio player ...
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Why is the site so set on putting down new users?

Disclaimer: If I mention any users in this post, I am not attacking them personally. I do not know them and think that they are good people. I am slightly new to this site, why is it that so many ...
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Disable “don't forget to vote” message

Now whenever I get to a SE answer from Google, the site yells at me: Welcome back! If you found this question useful, don't forget to vote both the question and the answers up. Is there a way to ...
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Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta!

If you're a user on a long-toiling beta site that's been waiting 7-8 years to get out of beta, this may be the post you've been waiting for. The 29 Beta sites that are 7+ years old no longer have the ...
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Microsoft Azure advertisement breaks the back button behaviour

There is a Microsoft Azure banner style advertisement (present on several sites, targeted to Dutch speaking users it appears) that breaks the behaviour of the back button. It adds the page URL to your ...
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Delegate Diamond-Moderator-esque Closing Ability to Select Users [on hold]

Currently, Diamond Moderators have the ability to close a question with a single vote. There are 16 moderators on Stack Overflow. There are currently over 100k questions with a either a close vote or ...
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Is this minor glitch fixed yet? [duplicate]

Reputation tab: Click the upper line of the legend in other to make it go away, chart is zoomed not only down but also left. Notice the red line disappearing from the zoomed chart. Notice yaxis going ...
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Changing placeholder of comment box for adding @ pinging info

Proposing a different approach to what I think enable ping completion for all comments wanted to achieve. New users should know that @ pinging in comments exists, and get educated on how to use them ...
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Border bottom alignment issue in trilogy site's account recovery page

There is some alignment issue in the following trilogy or S[OFU] site's account recovery page. The Sign up link's border bottom is missing. You can find the issue in the following links: https://...
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Unread items in achievements popup have more height than read ones

I noticed that unread items in achievements popup have more height than the already read: The red line is for comparing with background page. Nothing changed, just achievements popup has reopened:...
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Achievements can be used against us by trolls

First, please take a look in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVTsQZeVCSM The baby is having fun, but imagine someone would cause the lights in your own room to turn on and off over and ...
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Show MSE posts authored by staff members on the homepage regardless of the vote count

I strongly suggest to always allow showing posts created by SO Staff members on the frontpage of Meta SE. Currently, if the post reaches "−8" vote count, it is hidden from the frontpage. While this ...
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After question is closed expose close votes distinguished by reason in the timeline page

Suggest to expose close votes distinguished by reason in question timeline page after question is closed. Purpose of this feature is to help in discussing cases of closure when knowing vote split ...
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What StackExchange site is the right one for API/Library questions?

I recently had some beef with other users on Stack Overflow. And why I'm getting the feeling that giving context is not a desired thing on Stack Overflow, I'm hopeful it might be here, so I'll give a ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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How to show questions with my skills? [on hold]

In Questions tab, there are no questions with my skills. So I cannot answer any questions. How can I See all the questions and questions with my skills?
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Does Stack Overflow (and meta) have a moderator problem?

Recently I asked a question that was not too dissimilar to other questions, but it turns out it wasn't in the right place. Instead of it being flagged for moving, it received a flurry of downvotes ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #3: How do we grade questions?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We're talking about whether or not ...
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Chat removes ´ when trying to type code to someone

I am not sure if this should be a bug report or a feature request. I am trying to help someone and I keep trying to type `name` `=` 'Group project drive' but the ´ are being removed making it hard ...
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Can we show when users were last seen on the mod flag dashboard?

The mod dashboard currently shows inline when a user joined a stack (see Moderator Flag Dashboard soft launch for example screenshots.) Could we add a "last seen" string there too? Rationale: I ...
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Hiding downvoted questions silences important discussions on Meta

I just noticed a particular MSE post today on a topic I care about that was posted almost a week ago, which I entirely missed before. I'm a pretty avid MSE user, and this happens quite rarely to me. ...
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How to access the sitemap.xml file of stackoverflow.com

A simple Google search (filetype:xml site:stackoverflow.com) tells me the SO sitemap.xml file is here: http://stackoverflow.com/sitemap.xml But When I access this file in the browser, I get a "Page ...
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Where can I get a Stack Overflow-like site to use as my company's knowledge base? [duplicate]

Where can I get a Stack Overflow-like site to use as my company's knowledge base?
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On which site should I ask about calculation of energy spent running uphill, and adapting my daily run accordingly?

Where on Stack Exchange does the following question fit best? What is the flat ground distance equivalent of 500 metres running uphill with an incline of 10%? To explain the question: I ran ...
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How to get a review for a rejected suggested-edit? [migrated]

I had submitted a edit on an answer on Stack Overflow available here Suggested Review details are available from here. I had provided justification available from here of why the edit was needed ...
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Can we have a better way to look at protected questions in the 10K tools?

Back in 2010, a request was made for a search operator for protected questions. This hasn't been implemented, so I thought I'd look at it from a different angle. In November of 2016, we added the ...
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No diamond icon for moderators in protected question moderator tool

There is no diamond icon displayed for the moderator accounts in the protected question 10k tools page.
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Why does reputation drop down to zero when making a new account on a Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

When I make a new account on another site on the StackExchange website, my reputation zeroes-out every time. I'm just asking because I wonder why every time I make an account this happens and why not ...
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Is it okay to use Data Explorer as a recruiting tool?

It occurred to me that the Data Explorer makes enough user information publicly available that it can be an effective recruiting tool. I.e. it is easy to get a list of users in a particular location, ...
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Chat flag on moderator message results in suspension [duplicate]

What can a person do if they flag a chat message posted by a moderator that is spam, inappropriate, or offensive, and said moderator suspends the person that flagged their message, and sending a ...
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Why do I have different reputation on each Stack Exchange site?

For example, on bitcoin.stackexchange.com and android.stackexchange.com and stackoverflow.com I have different reputation scores. This is very frustrating because I have no interest in wasting hours ...
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Stack Overflow for the lazy (newbie) developer? [closed]

Would it be reasonable if I intend to learn a new language, to ask programming questions that are just "TOO SIMPLE" for anyone who has 6 months or so with the language but are not so obvious at the ...
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Can't see other pages of answers on a certain deleted question

While browsing a specific deleted question on MSE I noticed something strange: it's almost impossible to get to the second page of results. There are supposed to be 34 answers. The first page shows 30....
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“Suggesting an edit is not allowed” when trying to submit edit after someone else edited on iOS app

I went to edit this question, but someone else edited it before I could submit my edit. I got this message which is confusing because I know I can’t suggest edits on posts with the amount of rep I ...
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How do I prevent long strings of characters from automatically starting a new line?

It happened to me recently that I needed to ask a question that included a long string of characters such as the following one: ...
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It’s returned: weird, squished spacing with “Ask Question” on questions with responsive mobile

Update on August 22nd 2019: This glitch has come back: I posted https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/331385/399694 yesterday, which got closed, with a very similar bug, but this is not a duplicate of ...

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