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Can we have a feature to highlight opinion based/too broad parts of a question, and add a button to reopen after address the parts?

I have asked the question and get flagged as opinion based Is there any way to check for badblocks that address the two issues? I'm really confused why it's opinion based. Then a user @Ramhound here ...
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Should deleted answers still be visible?

By pure chance, I was reading this thread at the same time someone was being downvoted heavily and their answer was deleted. I could still see their answer and even copy/paste the text of their answer....
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Implications of 'Sponsored Sites' on impartiality of site content? [duplicate]

What, if any, are the implications on the impartiality of site content brought about by a site being 'sponsored'? For reference, here's an extensive list of site sponsors. And here's some info related ...
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can you tag multiple people in a comment? [duplicate]

When replying to comments you can do @username to make sure they get a notification of your response but what if you wanted to get the attention of to people? Would @username @username2 do that or ...
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How are the number of questions answered for the last 30 days calculated?

Does anyone know how Stack Exchange calculates the last 30 day answers to certain tags, like the one circled in red: What are the numbers in the 1st and 2nd columns? BTW, does below screenshot show ...
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What to do when someone with more reputation trying to mislead my question into an opinion based question? [closed]

I have asked this question: Is there any way to check for badblocks that use uncompressible data and also also can do multiple pass? Apparently I expect an answer to come up with a good way to test ...
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Questions about the new minimum age for diamond moderators

Today we've released a policy that moderators must be 18 years old or older to be diamond moderators on our sites. Since the policy post isn't well-suited to address questions about the policy, that's ...
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Is there a minimum age for Community Moderators on Stack Exchange?

If I'm 16, can I be a moderator on one of the Stack Exchange network sites? I know that due to COPPA and GDPR users have to be a specific age before they can have accounts on Stack Exchange - are ...
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Is avoiding to report underage users a violation of the moderator agreement now?

There is a new official policy on reporting underage users by moderators: What are our policies regarding underage users?. This is posted with the mod-agreement-policy tag, so it is officially part of ...
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What is the purpose of ordering answers SOLELY by date? [duplicate]

I find this really annoying and it gets worse all the time. The addition to not only sort answers based on upvotes is great - things get outdated and new answers might keep it up to date. At the start,...
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Why is traffic on some of SE sites stagnant or in decline, and what is the destiny of such sites?

I noticed that some of the SE sites simply declined in terms of new posts in the last several years. Is there any analysis of what these sites are, and reasons why that happened? What would be the ...
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What is the problem with Inquisitive badge? [duplicate]

What is the problem with my Inquisitive badge over at MathOverlow? It looks like I got 45 out of 30 points. So why hasn't this badge been added to my badge list yet? (This is about my MO profile.)
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Can't edit questions on meta posts; unable to gain reputation on them

I wanted to edit this question's title which is on Mathematics Meta Stack Exchange because it did not have anything to do with the question itself. However, I could not edit it. When I tried to edit ...
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How do I get attention for a bug report or feature request that was deferred a long time ago?

As I was using the site, I had an idea for a new feature for the network. As I searched through the Meta archives, I found that someone already asked for the same thing a long time in the past. The ...
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Can the main HNQ page be made more mobile aware? [duplicate]

The mobile aware functionality of Stack Exchange has steadily improved over the years and it’s mainly a joy to use. However, when my fat thumbs stumble onto the main HNQ landing page (stackexchange....
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Where to ask a question about GDPR?

I want to ask this: "Will ad business comply with GDPR law. If yes how?". Where to ask this question? It seems related to both business model and law?
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What's happened with the user name and why does this user have two 'Code Golf' accounts? [duplicate]

There is a user on ru.SO named Danis. Today, his chat messages have been renamed as if they belonged to someone named "a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae". If I click on the user's link &...
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Where should I ask a question about office maintenance? (Specifically, magnetic door holder)

I googled "maintenance stack exchange", but obviously that had undesired results :) Where can/should I ask questions about office maintenance? I'm leaning toward Home Improvement, but I ...
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Automated welcome message from the moderators when you join a site

I just joined a new community on Reddit, and got a very nice message welcoming me to the community and giving me a few links to important documentation and some tips on how to get the most out of the ...
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“Perhaps you'd like to select a different tab?” - shouldn't that be 'tag' instead of 'tab'?

I just removed a tag on Linguistics.SE from all questions and then reloaded the tagged questions page. It was empty, as expected, but the suggestion is to select a different tab. It think it should ...
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Winter Bash and user participation stats

Multiple times in the past, when talking about the reasons behind Winter Bash, employees among other things mentioned it being a "way to promote participation during a period that usually sees a ...
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Hot Meta Posts ?cb=1 results in link not changing color to indicate having visited the post in the past, if question is accessed from elsewhere

Reason for black and gray: The link which has been visited is black and the link which has not been visited(via that link is gray). Bug/Implementation issue: As can be observed from the above ...
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Has this tag been [hacked]?

The tag hacked (18 questions) here on this site doesn't seem to have a clear use or intent. The tag has a usage description, which states the following: Use for questions about hacked Stack Exchange ...
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Does negative votes affect my reputation on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I saw that my question getting negative votes at Stack Exchange, if yes how can I increase reputation? One's reputation can never decrease below 1.
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How to figure out who has deleted a question [duplicate]

To the best of my understanding, there are three roles on Stack Exchange family websites who are able to delete a question: Moderators Voting users with reputation > 10000 Question owners Are ...
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I suggest SE recommend new users go to the chat room before they ask a new question [duplicate]

I suggest that SE should start to pay attention to the chat room again and use incentives to guide users to the chat room. And guide new users to ask their questions in the chat room at first - ...
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Can I hit on someone? [closed]

I know you must think I am very weird, but I once met a user I liked on Stack Overflow that answered one of my questions. If I asked them for their number (through the comments), would I get banned or ...
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Is this really fair? [closed]

I was looking at a question that I had answered, and the person who had asked the question had many badges (including a gold badge and 6 silver badges), but only 1 point. And when I click on the ...
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Announcing a design experiment re: placement of “Ask question” button

TL;DR Because the current location of the “Ask question” button is inconsistent, we want to move it. But first, we’re testing the proposed new location to ensure we don’t negatively impact question ...
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Do users know why their questions are closed? [migrated]

Stack Overflow Close Vote Reviewers Chat Room (also known as SOCVR) is an environment where users collaborate together to monitor, refine, and clean repetitive questions from the community. However, I ...
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Search is broken again

Just now search is broken again, here on MSE at least. It takes an incredibly amount of time before returning 0 results. This very well could be a regression of Search is extremely slow
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Should I save my reputation, or let it be? [migrated]

So I have this question on Stack Overflow asking for certain differences of C#'s floating-point values. It was a poor question, as the downvotes were added. I didn't care about the votes, but what I ...
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What is the goal of “accepted answer mark” [duplicate]

As in Would it be possible to have a "community accepted" feature?, votes can already mark better answer (though not always work especially when there are a lot of answers). Then except for ...
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Writing Stack Exchange?

I know there is the "English Language & Usage" Stack Exchange site, but is there one preferably for questions about say How can I start a new book? or Is this a strong paragraph for ...
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Mobile experience of the website not standardized, very impractical to use and add code

Title says it all. When writing an answer on a mobile device the options for adding snippets do not appear at all in any way in the slightest, there's no way I can either add, or even view, a code ...
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Poor contrast on edit page in dark mode [migrated]

Edit Notice When editing a post that will be placed into a queue for review, a notice is shown that has poor text contrast in dark mode. It has a color contrast ratio of 1.42: The notice element has ...
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Where is the most appropriate place to ask a question about SMB sharing connection problem?

I have a problem about which I would like to ask for help. My question is about connecting SMB from a workstation to a Synology RS-820+ NAS server. Seven Windows 10 workstations share the resources, ...
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Is the FAQ for Chat correct?

According to the StackExchange Chat FAQ: If you need to invite someone to your room, do it from the user's chat profile page or from the user card that pops up when you click on their avatar in a ...
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Where can I ask for a tip on how to structure a business in terms of roles of employees? [duplicate]

Where can I ask for a tip on how to structure a business in terms of roles of employees? I am designing a system to help marketplace sellers manage their sales across several platforms. I am very bad ...
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On which SE site can I ask questions about migrants and refugees?

I'm planning on making a video that depicts a map of the locations of the deaths of migrants and refugees that attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea as time progresses. In particular, I'd like to ...
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Reopen votes can be cast on deleted questions [duplicate]

Fiddling around on this deleted question, I accidentally hit the "Reopen" button. Curious, I followed through, and it actually appeared to cast my vote, without screaming at me: Why doesn't ...
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Where do I ask a question about the use of Messenger on an Android phone? [duplicate]

I need to know the proper place to ask the following question: In Messenger mobile for Android some emojis, when posted as the only character in a message, explode into a burst of floating emojis ...
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Add 'Export as Markdown' option to SEDE

Now that Markdown tables are a thing, can we please have an option in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer to export the data in a format that's ready to paste in a Stack Exchange post? I mean, I can do ...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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How can I view the median number of views on questions in a given SE website?

Ideally, I also would like to see the standard deviation, average and interquartile range (IQR), add have some way to plot question age vs. median number of views on the questions with IQR or standard ...
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Date format and calendar widget for site analytics page don't use site locale

There are US date format and calendar for site analytics page on StackOverflow in Russian (I'm guessing that the same exist for other non-English StackExchange sites but I don't have 25k reputation ...
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Unable to translate site analytics related words

There are no sentences to translate for the following words related to the site analytics chart: referring search direct
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How can I modify a bounty notice (e.g., fix a typo)?

I made a typo while offering a bounty on the question Link for "serial voting" message Is there a way to fix spelling on bounty notice? Can site moderators do this?
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The same question should not be under both Linked and Related

Here is a recent example of this from one of my questions on English SE: The Related questions should be filtered to remove any questions that already appear under Linked. This will avoid confusing ...
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Where have coding tutorials/documentation gone on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I remember some time ago I was able to find learning material in the form of tutorials and documentation about many programming languages on Stack Overflow. Those tutorials were organized as books/...

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