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Get rid of graphic backgrounds on SE sites

Examples include programmers.stackexchange.com and apple.stackexchange.com Why? While I'll be the first to admit that they sure are purdy, they're also pretty painful to browse over RDP sessions (...
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Ads page needs to warn about ad blockers

I'm not entierly sure how, but I was able to view an ad in SO even though I don't remember adding SO to the excluded list in Adthwart in Chrome. Anyway, when clicking the link it brings you to the ...
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Are there really people who spend all day going through StackOverflow, closing people's questions, and costing them points? [closed]

What is the "subjective" tag for, if not to ask subjective questions? "This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form." sounds ...
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SO Blogging caps

I think Should I ask a question I know the answer to suggests every user should have the ability to post "blog" questions. My answer suggests these self-answerable questions don't belong on SO (...
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Should we prevent "Improve this Question" from appearing when a user has 200 reputation on another site?

When a user gains 200 reputation on any site, the association bonus applies as soon as they join the site. However before they join, they are treated as a 1 rep user. This means that "Improve ...
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What should I do with my post on logos?

I posted Logos and their representation and it seems like the community doesn't support it: Now I read the downvote reason, and clearly they voted the question for it being useless. However, someone ...
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Could we have an official preference on English question title capitalization? [duplicate]

The consensus on the preferred capitalization of English question titles in the Stack Exchange network is sentence case (Would this be an OK example?), not title case (Would This Be an OK Example?). ...
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Are we scaring away new users? [duplicate]

This is most prevalant in SO but it happens everywhere Misguided new user posts HORRIBLE question It gets closed/deleted User never comes back to SO How do we let them know it's bad to post these ...
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The 6 character edit threshhold and replacing links

Say you come across an old post and linked in it is this URL: https://docs.python.org/2.7/library/shelve.html Updating the URL changes only three characters and doesn't surpass the edit threshold: ...
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Add an option to skip the "add picture" step when inserting an image into a post

Since a few months ago, one can paste or drag and drop the images directly into the editor: However, for each inserted image, one still has to click on "Add picture". It would be nice to add an ...
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If you didn't do this, you should be worried

The password change email has The password to your Stack Exchange account has been changed. (If you didn't do this, you should be worried.) It's funny, but is it appropriate for users of non-...
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Regarding edit summary input validation

I am writing this to inform you about a little bug (input validation) in your site. As I am active on your site, I found that whenever I edit an answer given by any user, I have to pass text in the "...
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Policy concerning unilateral closing of questions? [duplicate]

Is there a policy or guidance concerning criteria moderators should apply before unilaterally closing questions? Obviously, if a question is blatantly off-topic or has another problem the moderator ...
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How can I propose new rules for posting on Stack Overflow?

I have collected more things that can be improved or that cause confusion + frustration for a lot of users and would like to be able to propose some new rules with the ability to confront directly ...
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Question put on hold [closed]

My original question was put on hold with a message saying "If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit your question." I have edited my question to be very ...
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Is it possible to get the "You can perform this action again in x seconds" message removed in certain chat rooms?

Before you downvote because of the title, please read: Right now, I'm testing a Javascript chat bot in this room. Now, when I need to do exstensive testing, I frequently get the message "You can ...
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Isn't Saint Lucia hat a bit dangerous? [closed]

I think it would be nicer if we get safer hats next time. Putting burning candles on my head!? Good thing that imitation crab is not alive.
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Why put unconstructive questions on hold instead of voting to closing/deleting them? [duplicate]

Questions such as these should have been voted for closing/deleting instead of putting on hold, when it's seriously unconstructive, e.g.: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/214115/why-should-you-...
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Block foul language feature? [duplicate]

I just saw a question (now deleted) that had a lot of offensive language in it (Google translation; it was written in Turkish). I flagged the question, and commented. After others commented, the OP ...
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Ability to accept multiple answers [duplicate]

Good day ladies and gentlemen, I wonder how hard would it be to implement the possibility of accepting multiple answers, IT-wise. It arguably does happen that there is more than one good answer and ...
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How long should I wait before developers implement feature request? [duplicate]

Do developers have to implement upvoted feature request? How long should I wait before developers implement feature request?
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Offer a "I don't know enough about this subject" skip-button

When I review new users' answers I sometimes realize that I don't know enough about the question's topic to properly judge it's appropriateness. Sure there is the skip button, but I consider that more ...
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The review process for edits in community wikis needs improvement

Any review process in professional environments allows rebuttals or some kind of reply in order to explain the edit. The simple one round voting system to accept or reject an edit has many drawbacks ...
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How can I comment to the reviewers or editors on bad edits?

I just looked at this question on the edit review queue and saw that it was a pointless minor edit to a very old question and rejected as too minor. However, in the meantime, the robo-reviewers had ...
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A tick box for "delayed response" [duplicate]

For sites (like) Philosophy.SE and Physics.SE: I would like to propose a tick box under a question, that makes sure that during the first, say, 24 hours, no answers will be visible to anyone (except ...
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why my answer was deleted? [closed]

I had answered a question by giving two links as it was a simplistic question. question -> answer while the other similar answer with even few word and only a single link is upvoted 88 times. EDIT ...
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How will we get back our reputation when we set the bounty and we find answer by our self [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? I have set a bounty for the question and I have find the answer by myself, so how can I get my reputation back
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Can't comment on account newly created [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comments work? How do I add a comment to an answer? I cannot insert a comment on https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/24690/30071 . I realise that this is probably due ...
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Can you contest down votes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to contest a down vote? There is a question to which I answered, somebody down voted my answer because he didn't understand the true nature of the question, now ...
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The useful arrow suggestion and observation

The purpose of the useful arrows are from what I understand, to get the most useful and/or the best answer near the top while the not useful near the bottom. It's a good system but I noticed that ...
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How close can we get C++ to C#'s ease of use? Reopen? [closed]

I've reworded my original question. First of all do we consider it better, ie more focused? If not how can I get it more focused for approval? I want to use Stack Overflow as for me it's the best ...
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Combined Flair of Stack Exchange doesn't get updated instantely [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flair not updated Combined Flair is best thing to put on website, but it isn't updated in real-time. If not updated in real-time, 5-10 minutes would be OK. But, I notice that ...
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Tag synonym request: [fp] -> [functional-programming] [closed]

fp should be a synonym for functional-programming.
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Can Stack Exchange's reputation system become usable programmatically?

I want to make a blog on which my friends will contribute posts and I want to maintain my contributors' reputation. The readers will thumb-up/down/etc. on posts. I don't want to write my own ...
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How can I access my stackoverflow account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? When I click on Ask Question I get this message: Sorry, we are no ...
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Chat messages should be previewed in WMD editor

As chat markup is very similar to the markup used for the questions, I think there should be a preview WMD editor beside the input textfield in the chat. It would be useful; the markup is used less ...
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Require registration before users can ask their second question?

I'm pretty new to the stackexchange community and I am extremely, extremely amazed by the culture and the interface. I often see a lot of posts with the author being an unregistered user or questions ...
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Re-posts of questions closed as OT or NARQ should also receive auto-downvote

Questions which are closed as either off-topic or not a real question are automatically downvoted by the community user. If a user (either through ignorance or insolence) then re-posts the same ...
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Request to modify requirements for Fanatic Badge

I feel that the Fanatic badge requirements is little bit strict. Someone doing an activity for 90 consecutive days may easily have one of those odd days where its beyond his capabilities to do some ...
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How to tag question that ask us to find a bug? [closed]

For example, Javascript auto calculating with (+) and (-) I tagged it with findbugs (I know what findbugs is, but I could not find anything better). I think it deserves to have its own category -- ...
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Why Not Provide Points On Own Question’s Answer

I have personally feel that there should be change in points system against own question’s answer. My base on SO question and answer. There is system to provide points on peer’s answer it’s good. I ...
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Need abbreviation for 'intitle:1'

Most of my searches are based on searching keywords in post titles. Therefore I type 'intitle:1' quite often. I would like to use an abbreviation instead like a single letter 'i' and cut on the ...
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DownVote and Reputation relationship [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging people to explain down-votes Hi , Over in the programming land of SO I have become active in the tags related to VB.Net and Android. I find the relationships ...
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Can we get these IDEOne/Run-This executable widgets installed on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature request: real time code compilation Hey, I recently came across this awesome set of widgets from IDEOne (http://ideone.com/) that allow you to have executable code ...
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Move votes from one answer to another

I find it a bit annoying which answers get the votes on SO. A practical answer to a practical problem, especially in a niche or relatively advanced topic, gets very few votes no matter how good. An ...
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Why does a user have the ability to add a GitHub link in any community?

I was wondering why users have the ability to add GitHub links to their profile on Stack Exchange sites not related to programming at all.
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How are privilege abuses after quick rep gain by new users being avoided?

Bob, on his first day, asks a question on a site, and it goes viral. It gets lots of upvotes. Reasons of virality can be some update in a new tool or it can be a common query like Why is processing a ...
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Which Stack Exchange is Appropriate for Questions regarding map based mobile libraries?

I have some questions regarding which mobile app library would be the most appropriate to use for a mobile map based app/game. Which stack exchange site would be the best for such questions? Seems ...
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Questions based on opinion [duplicate]

How can I post questions to know the community opinion about a theme, in 'A or B' style, without get 'off-toppic'?
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Rename “comments” to “remarks”

TL;DR On the Internet the word comment has been widely adopted for a specific use, i.e., (a place to) dump your opinion on someting. SE comments are better than this. Rename them to remarks to avoid ...

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