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Let's have a single form to ask questions and have ML suggest subsite for it

One of the common problems on practically any site of stack exchange are questions that are off topic. Many users do not read the FAQ or take the tour, but even to an experienced member (like myself) ...
Ivaylo Strandjev's user avatar
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Remove border from non-textbox elements when focused

The recent design change of adding a visible border around textboxes when they're focused is a good thing IMO. However, when applied to elements such as radio buttons, it can just look weird, e.g. in ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Why is “top questions” on mobile view broken for meta.stackexchange.com?

I navigated to “meta.stackexchange.com”, and it defaulted to “Top Questions”, but no questions showed up on the mobile view. Is this feature broken?
George Stocker's user avatar
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Why doesn't the username in mentions not get auto-edited when the original one does? [duplicate]

I used to go by "d4rk4ng31" (um, as you might have already guessed, silly teenage years) which then I changed (long back, but I just noticed this as I am not a very active member anymore). I ...
kesarling He-Him's user avatar
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How do I see answers to my questions?

It says 10 people saw my question but no one has bothered to answer yet. What does that mean?
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Code formatting sometimes overflows to the right column

Here is an example in this now-deleted question: Copy-pasting the problematic line here: SELECT enterpriseid, lastUpdated, oldrecords,case when array_size(newrecords)>0 then ...
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Changing how community leadership works on Stack Exchange: a proposal and rough timeline

For nearly fifteen years, Stack Exchange community leadership has taken a very simple form: there is the community-at-large, and there are moderators elected by ranked-choice voting. This system is ...
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Asking how to format code blocks on SOF because I am prohibited from commenting on an existing post

I am getting this warning when proofreading a question: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 spaces using the code toolbar button or ...
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The cookie popup on international sites has reverted to the old version

11 months ago, a "Necessary cookies only" option was added to the cookie popup. But currently this is not working on international sites. The name of the button is remains "Reject all&...
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Improve wording of Community Wiki tooltip while editing a question

When editing a question as a ♦ moderator, you have the option to make it Community Wiki. However, as a reverse of Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question, the tooltip thinks it's ...
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Why do we lose rep when we down vote a post on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I have noticed that when you downvote a post (question/answer) on Stack Overflow you lose some points. I think users should get more rep or it should stay the same if they downvote, as it would ...
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What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question?

Are the different SE sites intended to operate as a whole? Or is there no expectation that any one site should care about getting questions answered unless they are on topic for that site? Use case: ...
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In the data request page, what does the "Do not sell my information" request type do?

The recent "Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation" communication made me realize that the Data Request submit page includes &...
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Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question

When opening the mod menu for a Community Wiki answer, one of the options is remove wiki from this question (emphasis mine). Can that be corrected?
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Some sites in the SE network don't have their topics specified in on topic help page [closed]

One of the most important page in Help Center of any site in the SE network is the page that defines what kind of questions are on topic for particular site linked accessible though help/on-topic ...
Resistance Is Futile's user avatar
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Why is there a blue border around focused textboxes now?

I noticed that in all Stack Exchange sites, when I focus any textbox, there is now a very visible blue border/outline around it. Was this outline intentionally added, and if so, what is its purpose? ...
Aswin A's user avatar
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Strange new database 'Data.StackExchangePOC' is messing up cross-site SEDE queries

I just read a comment by user @questionto42 that one of my cross-site queries isn't working. My educated guess is this is because a special database Data.StackExchangePOC was created two days ago: (...
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Can't access Stack Overflow [closed]

EDIT: Question moved to superuser I am unable to access stackoverflow.com when using a modern router supporting Wi-Fi 6 via mainstream browsers (Edge, Firefox, Chrome). I can access all Stack Exchange ...
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Is implying moderator misconduct a violation of code of conduct? [duplicate]

While I believe the original revision of the question below provides sufficient details to distinguish itself from the duplicates, I'd like to tldr it: What recourse do I have if I believe a ...
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Why is there no Stack app available for mobile devices? [duplicate]

Description: As every Stack user knows that Stack itself is a combination of many great platforms for different purposes. Its accessibility from a mobile device/remote device would impact its ...
AshhadDevLab's user avatar
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Tapping on username while commenting after @ symbol with a high probability leads to invalid system response on touch screen devices

It's very hard to correctly select user name while commenting on mobile devices. Even when tap is marked inside the tooltip with username, as the result system decided that I tapped on the link from ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Some JavaScript seems to not work: Can't ask questions and new editor not loading

I'm trying to ask questions (which uses the old editor), but pressing the "review your question" button does nothing. Checking "Answer your own question" does nothing (except make ...
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Uploading PNG image less than 2 MiB leads to error "Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB)."

I tried to upload PNG image with size about 1.3 MiB, but image uploader says that an image size is more than 2 MiB: Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB). Possible explanation for this is ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Error on sign in to traducir.win 2024 edition

Just got the same error as one and a half year ago on attempt to sign in to traducir.win: Error on sign in to traducir.win An error was thrown during this request. The exception handler configured on ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Why is there no way to upgrade a half-bounty to a full bounty after 7 days? Maybe some way should be implemented?

(I am only putting this up for discussion. It's just food for thought. Please don't downvote for merely disliking the suggestion.) I generally agree that it makes sense to limit the bounty period to 7 ...
summerrain's user avatar
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Why is stackexchange.com not a single website with one account? [duplicate]

Why do I have to create another account every time I post on a new site?
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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

Activity Data section within the Users Preference page Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange sites currently have an “Activity data” section within the Users Preference page. It looks like this: What’s ...
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How can I find on which sites my question will be on-topic? [duplicate]

I'm going to ask a question about a web application, in detail how to arrange the objects on the page so the application is well usable on most devices and appears nice and practical to end users. I ...
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Is it possible to make my list of saved questions accessible during "duplicate close" dialogue?

It would be great to have access to ones saved questions in the "duplicate close" flow. Most of my saves are duplicate targets for questions that keep on getting asked somewhat frequently (I ...
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Rectangle border around cookie notice switcher

On my device (iPad Pro 11") I see rectangles around the switches on cookie notice that are in focus after tap: Is it expected behavior for touch screen devices?
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How can I get email updates on questions I post?

How do I subscribe to receive email updates on comments and answers to questions that I post? Preferably this would be enabled by default on any new question I post. It used to be the case, but for ...
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Downvoted migrated question still affecting reputation [duplicate]

I asked this question on Ask Different. It was admittedly off-topic and appropriately migrated to Stack Overflow. However, the downvote I received before it was migrated remains as does the hit to ...
Daniel Walker's user avatar
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Site maintenance - Saturday, February 24th, 2024, 14:00 - 22:00 UTC (9 AM - 5 PM EST)

We have planned maintenance that will impact Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange sites. The ​​window is scheduled for Saturday, February 24th, 2024, 14:00 - 22:00 UTC (9 AM - 5 PM EST). During the ...
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Inbox count badge doesn't disappear when clicking on last notification

I'm not able to reproduce this consistently, but often when I click on the last remaining unread notification in my inbox, it goes to the question but doesn't remove the count badge. So there's a &...
Barmar's user avatar
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Generalize the DMCA Takedown Help Center page

All SE sites have a /help/dmca-takedown page. Right now, it's very specific in both the title and the content regarding DMCA takedown requests. However, it would be helpful if it was generalized to ...
Thomas Owens's user avatar
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Allow regular (non-moderator) users to easily view if/when a moderator accessed their PII

Mods can view some PIIs of SE users. There seems to be no easy for regular (non-moderator) users to view if/when a moderator accessed their PII. Feature request: allow regular (non-moderator) users to ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Can a user request to know if/when a moderator accessed their PII?

Moderator have access to user's PII, for the sake of moderation activities. Can a regular user request at any moment to know when and if moderators of a given community have accessed their PII?
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Is the term "Indian spammer" offensive?

I recently encountered a post here on Meta Stack Exchange that was worded very similarly to a poorly-received post by a now-suspended user. I flagged the post as relating to a likely sock-puppet of ...
Robert Columbia's user avatar
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Wrong metadata in Google search result

It is the first time I see a Stack Overflow answer's metadata so wrong on Google Search (mine or a direct link to the question). I'm not sure where else to file a bug related to SEO. If this isn't the ...
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Add an owner indicator to the suggested edit review after it has been reviewed [duplicate]

When a review has been evaluated by the question asker (OP) in the suggested edit review, it fails to indicate that it was reviewed by the question asker. Typically, the question asker's identity is ...
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Why are there some Stack Exchange sites that are not registered by me, but shown in “my community” and can be accessed by me?

See my Stack Exchange accounts tab here Ethereum, Martial Arts Stack Exchange, and Stack Overflow are listed. I don't know why these accounts are shown on the page (see image) above. Moreover, not ...
user1176409's user avatar
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What does "1 consecutive" mean with respect to the consecutive days count?

I visited SU today for the first time after a short break and noticed: As far as I know, it is not possible to have "1 consecutive" of anything. I am not sure what it should be, maybe ...
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Question merge log still mentions 'bookmarks' instead of 'saves'

When merging two questions, the log mentions 'bookmarks' in the next-to-last line, even though Bookmarks have evolved into Saves: Beginning merge of question.Id = 396316 into question.Id = 176961 ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Suggested edits dialog needs a Report button

The Suggested edits dialog needs a fourth button: Reject and report to moderators. Else after we reject it it might not stay around on our screen for us to figure out how to report it.
Dan Jacobson's user avatar
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Cloudflare protection is triggering on Stack Overflow authentication API routes

The Stack Overflow OAuth endpoints (https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/access_token/ and https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/access_token/json) have started responding to requests from the server I run my ...
Ginger's user avatar
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"Report Ad" with diagnostic information fails in Firefox

In Firefox, when I checked "Share diagnostic information" on the advertising report form and submitted it, an error occurred and I was unable to report it. This seems to be because navigator....
mjy's user avatar
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5 votes
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Too small margins between user names on the timeline

In the post timeline, the margins between usernames are too small, especially when a moderator (with the additional displayed icon) has participated:
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
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Cookie notice popup is in Russian even for English sites

For instance even on https://stackoverflow.com/ (just open it in browser private mode) I see cookie notice popup in Russian: Possibly related to this Overlapped items on cookie customization popup
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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The SE Data Explorer captcha is unnecessarily annoying

Whenever I try to run a query with the Data Explorer, my process is: Type the parameters for the query. Click "Run query". Click the "I'm not a robot" checkbox that suddenly ...
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The correct use of chat rooms, for new users (improve visibility and description)

This publication is not related to the chat rooms created or derived from the comments on question and/or answer posts. Maybe this question is bad for old users who already know how to use the ...
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