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The comments are there for people who want to explain their downvotes. The only thing I can think of is an AJAX <div> reminder for users when they cast downvotes: Please consider adding a comme …
answered Jul 4 '09 by Jeff Atwood
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Note that this question is a bit obsolete, because we now infer prettify language type based on the tags. See more: Changes to syntax highlighting This is now implemented. In addition to tag inferen …
answered Jan 15 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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I see that accept rate has now been removed from display on questions. I think this is not a great solution for reasons that waffles explained well. Take it away waffles! On one hand accept rate b …
asked Jan 26 '13 by Jeff Atwood
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This is now implemented. See: https://stackoverflow.com/editing-help#syntax-highlighting In addition to tag inference (a recent change), you can manually specify the language as a hint to Google Cod …
answered Mar 7 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out …
asked Nov 11 '10 by Jeff Atwood
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We're definitely looking at this and I, at least, feel it is strongly on-mission. However, it would be a major feature and will take (seriously, no really) 6-8 months to put together. And of course …
answered Feb 2 '12 by Jeff Atwood
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FYI, this close reason was implemented for testing on http://scifi.stackexchange.com and http://english.stackexchange.com We've finished our evaluation. For background see the blog post: Are Some Qu …
answered Apr 22 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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The total vote count (score) is denormalized, but the individual up/down vote counts are not. So to display it on every post would incur 2 vote table queries * number of visible questions / answers. …
answered Jun 30 '09 by Jeff Atwood
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VLQ means the flagger thinks this post is beyond saving -- no amount of editing or polishing will turn this particular turd into gold. It is a call for a pooper-scooper. To clarify this, we are making …
answered Jun 3 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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This person has asked 10 questions in 5 months none of the questions are downvoted, closed, flagged, or deleted ... what damage, exactly, are they doing? I see no evidence this user is making the …
answered Aug 30 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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Some of the badges are supposed to be surprises, not World of Warcraft style level grinds based on numbers. I worry that if we provide too many metrics: it becomes noise, like a bunch of inscrutabl …
answered Jan 4 '10 by Jeff Atwood
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Yes—community moderators, at their discretion, can now remove community wiki status from particular posts. Back when we had certain triggers to automatically convert certain posts into community wiki …
answered Mar 16 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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Two issues: What would it say other than "read the FAQ"? How could it really be specific to the question enough to be useful? There are a million reasons a question can be downvoted. We'd have to be …
answered May 31 '12 by Jeff Atwood
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I know SO's policy is "you don't have to register to ask questions," I have decided this policy no longer makes sense, given a question volume of 4k-5k questions per day. So from this point on, …
answered Sep 23 '11 by Jeff Atwood
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As Arjan noted, we're not inclined to support this until Google+ produces a standard, simple hyperlink way of sharing, the same as our current Twitter and Facebook sharing links. We don't want to slow …
answered Sep 17 '11 by Jeff Atwood

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