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Muting Blocking or Filtering [duplicate]

The truth on this site has less buoyancy than passionate ignorance. We need to be able to filter people. Without this feature, contributing puts you in a huge risk. Arguing back with intellectual ...
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Why shouldn't existing answers that don't match the typical pattern of good answers be skimmed only?

I understand generally one should read existing answers before giving another one. This can avoid duplicated answer, add more votes to them, and even when the existing answers miss your point, they ...
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Is there anyone who cares about the site being friendly for beginners? [duplicate]

One of the stack sites I'm a member of has always made me feel that it is too harsh on beginners. Those with several Ks of reputation act too strictly on beginners in comments. For example, in some ...
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Is it ok to use an alternate account while my main user is restricted? [duplicate]

I'm new to Stack Exchange, and my main user only has 16+ rep. And it's been blocked in Code Review. I need to use Code Review today. Should I use an alternate account?
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Is downvoting a question that has been closed by the moderators allowed? [duplicate]

One of my questions on stats.stackexchange had been closed. Two users have downvoted it and the score has been reduced by 4. I would like to see the rule. If it is there.
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“Clear the entire review queue” badge proposal

While cleaning up the review queue on one of the SE sites I noticed I accomplished something pretty cool: I cleared the entire review queue! Every review type was at zero and I performed the most ...
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Delay before users can see answers

Commonly on Stack Overflow answering a new question appears to be a race of who can type the fastest and get the most in-depth explanation the quickest. Is this really what we want the site to be like?...
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Wish they'd change how reputation works [closed]

I'm tired of seeing stuff like this and dealing with it myself. This guy gets -5 https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15752233/get-just-the-first-2-decimal-places-from-a-float-c-sharp (deleted) Same ...
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We need systematic improvements to expiration on bounties

In my opinion, the bounty system could use a lot of work. Most of the time when I put a bounty on a question of mine, it goes unanswered and I lose the bounty that I placed on the question. I see no ...
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Proposing multiple association bonuses

Stack Exchange only has one 100-reputation association bonus awarded when one of your accounts crosses the 200 reputation mark. This is a problem because a user can have access to moderator tools at ...
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After the Winter Bash

I have decided we need a: Summer Party No hats, but shades and bikinis.
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Why do close votes have priority? [duplicate]

At present, any votes that are to close have priority. Normally thing would be that if someone wants the thread closed that a single vote should be registered. Then if someone wants to keep the thread ...
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Getting to where one can edit their profile is very unintuitive [closed]

So, on every other site where one has a profile, and said site displays a user's username or picture in the upper left, all one has to do in order to edit one's profile is to click said picture or ...
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Why is the most important information in Stack Exchange hidden behind two links? [closed]

Why, when the main focus of every site on the network is to teach new users their scope, is the actual scope definition hidden behind two links, requiring two new pages to be opened to ever reach them?...
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Badge for user video upvote. “Cinematographer”

User will post a created video(s) as a question or answer. Links or raw video file is accepted. The community will decide if they think it is a quality video question or answer and up or down vote ...
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Image on my profile always gets truncated

The image on my profile always gets truncated. I tried different images and different sizes, but they all get truncated. I could not find any image size information in the Stack Overflow help file.
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Privilege for longer lasting bounties

A modest suggestion. Bounties last a day longer once you reach 8000 rep. I chose 8000 because 8 is one higher than 7, and there are 7 days in a week. Very scientific. edit: So in total; everyone ...
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Downvotes on meta are leading to a question ban [closed]

It happened to me 3 times so I know very well of what I'm speaking. One of the strongly downvoted question was simply asking https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/222949/how-is-suspensions-being-...
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Address the downvoter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature request: @Downvoter sends a notification to all downvoters for your post Is it possible to address the downvoter in a comment like @downvoter? As some people vote down ...
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Allow personal messaging to pro members of stack community? [duplicate]

Pro members of stack community have great knowledge to answer most of the queries which are asked by users. Not only I want to subscribe to their every answer and comment they upload I also want to ...
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Is there a mechanism to protect Stack Overflow against users with new account just to avoid downvoting? [closed]

Is there a way to protect Stack Overflow from users that, for multiple reasons, will create a new account to post a question with laziness and expecting a 'copy-paste' solution? Take this example: a-...
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Can we increase the reputation per answer uptick to 20?

Many economists, contemporary or otherwise, argue that controlled measured inflation is good for an economy as it can be shown to increase productivity. With the recent doubling of question ...
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Monetizing SE bounties?

I often use math.stackexchange.com and MathOverflow.net to ask questions. However, the questions I ask typically tend to be too advanced for Math.SE but too trivial for MO. Since typical MO ...
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Is down-voting an answer, because the question was not a good fit, justified?

A few minutes ago, a person downvoted my answer on Stack Overflow to one question, because the actual question is not suitable for the site. I've never seen anybody downvoting an answer because such ...
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Does Facebook's 120 billion dollar loss in market value affect Stack Exchange? [closed]

With the huge loss in market valuation of Facebook -- currently a loss of 120 billion USD -- and with signals that indicate it will experience a continued, long-term decline in profits, is Stack ...
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What's the point of Stack Overflow? Why downvote/upvote questions? [closed]

I was having trouble with something. So I posted a question. It was immediately downvoted and then, after I edited it and rewrote it it was downvoted again and then closed. Now I should mention ...
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Stack Overflow Rainbow (6/29/2015) [closed]

I wanted to bring my concerns into the public eye. I doubt if they'll stay here long, but maybe I'll foster something approaching a constructive, democratic debate on the issue. I have emailed the ...
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What are blogs for? What is your definition of points farming?

I had an argument with someone on super user, because he asked and answered his question within minutes here He said, it is perfectly fine to do so, here and here. Fine, I give up, he wins. ...
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Should we be taking legal action against the network for possible breach in labour laws with moderators

People need to argue the validity of whether or not the network is breaking the law and if this ok and what should be done about it. Discussion about my intentions, motivations or personality are off ...
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Why was my account suspended 2 times? [closed]

I have my account in Stack Overflow. https://stackoverflow.com/users/2909797/monika But one moderator Andrew Barber suspending my accounts 2 times. I like this site so much. But I am not getting the ...
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Suspended account for the first time… for too long time

I have recently opened my second bounty question... For being a bounty, I've received a lot off-topic answers... finally, my patience was over and I've made a slightly irritated comment to an answer: ...
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Responsibility of the questioner and answerer as a criteria for good questions and answers, not quantity of documentation

I started a post earlier with the topic: Listvars does the trick for me is not regarded as an answer The issue is boiling down to a new issue that I felt worthwhile opening a new post for. What is the ...
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Encourage field veterans to participate on SE more by imbuing them with an initial honorary rep starting point?

Reputation is a rough measurement of how much the community trusts you; it is earned by convincing your peers that you know what you’re talking about. I believe that the term "reputation" was not ...
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Why is a moderator on one SE site allowed to change my username across all communities?

Today I got this email from ArtOfCode, a Hardware Recommendations moderator, after he changed my username on HR from "Mͣͭͣ̾ Vͣͥͭ͛ͤͮͥͨͥͧ̾" to "user924": Hello, I'm writing in reference to your ...
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How Could Stack Overflow Support “What's the Best X” Questions? [duplicate]

I've noticed that "What's the best..." questions are both popular and against the rules on Stack Exchange sites. I've also noticed that getting the pulse of the brilliant tech community that uses ...
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Trade reputation for a decrease in account suspension time

What do you think about being able to trade reputation for a decrease in account suspension time? It would still be a punishment, and the amount of reputation lost should be calculated according to ...
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Why am I suspended from chat?

I just got suspended from chat for posting inappropriate content. The message was: Just restarted movies and tv How is this inappropriate?
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Why was the Android Stack Exchange created?

I don't understand why Stack Exchange has created a separate network for Android when they already have android tags in all of their programming networks? Is this a beginning of language specific ...
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Can we please also support Google Plus syntax for mentions?

Can we please also get Google Plus style mentions on the Stack Exchange network? It's purely a matter of convenience for me, and I'm sure I'll get over it, but using Google+ has taught my finger ...
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A question from a seasoned user should be worth more than a question from newbies

More than a question, this is a suggestion, I've been told this is the right place to post it, so here I am. My suggestion is, as the title says: A question from a seasoned user should be worth more ...
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How do I appeal a suspension on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I have been a user for about two months. I was recently suspended for one month. The reason given for the suspension was inappropriate comments, but I disagree with this. I have been trying my best ...
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Flash Card Mode!

I have another feature request for Stack Overflow... Flash Card mode! Imagine a system where you could upload all of your homework question from your CS 101 course, get them answered by professionals ...
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My thought on the “Minimal, Complete, and Verifiable example” [closed]

I am not a very active user on stackoverflow, but during my ten-year career as a developer I have often asked questions and received satisfactory answers. I noticed with disappointment that the only ...
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What makes the decision makers believe that people's attitude/behavior on StackExchange is different from the general public?

Opening Say a person has a spouse, they have children, and that person also has a boss at work. At work, the boss gives them a look which that tells that person that perhaps the boss is displeased ...
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How about following the Law of Conservation Energy for SO Reputation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I have my bounty back if I don't get a single upvoted answer? Bounty Points Refund When a user offers a bounty and if the question did not get any response ...
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Is there a way to delete all my Stack Overflow questions and start over? [closed]

I've been asking what amounts to a series of evolving questions on Stack Overflow. I ask a question, get a response, do some reading, do some experimentation, and then formulate a new question to try ...
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“Splat” proposal: formally recognise childish users / poor writers?

Sod It I came here from StackOverflow expecting the same great community. I have made a sincere effort to participate and witnessed nothing but arrogance. I'm not just talking about reactions to my ...
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What can be done to prevent people down-voting VALID questions AND answers?

This is starting to get really frustrating. The problem People are down-voting valid solutions and questions. Examples How to install ldap module for php 5.5.9 for Ubuntu? The author in this ...
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+2 at a rep cost

Sometimes I like an item so much that I would be willing to give it more exposure with extra upvotes as the expense of personal reputation points (SE currency). Has such a feature ever been ...
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Too high a cost for a new user

I like Stack Overflow, but being a new user, I: Cannot create tags for new question types Cannot reply with a positive answer to a qeustion, even though I have a working solution Cannot get proper ...

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