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Proposals for new features on the Stack Exchange network, or requests for a change to an existing feature.

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Stack Overflow has successfully borrowed at least one XBox feature (Achievements). I'd like to see another feature borrowed as well. Let's say I'm playing Halo online and another player is being a b …
asked Jul 7 '09 by Kip
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I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in …
asked Jun 30 '09 by Kip
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Currently, the list of tags in "ignored tags" and "interesting tags" has a little "remove tag" icon to the right of each tag. However, since this icon is not inside the div containing the tag, it can …
asked Jun 30 '09 by Kip
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Currently, you can get flair as HTML, Javascript, or JSON. Let's say I'm extra-cautious of XSS vulnerabilities. In that case the HTML and Javascript options are a no-no for me. JSON is possible if …
asked Jul 1 '09 by Kip
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The <abbr> tag is useful to clarify abbreviations without hunting down external links for them. Migrating this from: http://stackoverflow.uservoice.com/pages/1722-general/suggestions/118664-add-suppo …
asked Jun 30 '09 by Kip
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The "featured" tab currently lists questions with open bounties, sorted by the time left until the bounty expires. Could we also add the ability to sort by largest bounty? Sometimes I'm looking for …
asked Jul 21 '09 by Kip
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There is already a downvote tax (one rep per downvote), and there are system tools designed to stop anomalous downvoting patterns (see here: Vote Fraud and You). The most damage one person can do in …
answered Jul 2 '09 by Kip
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The editor doesn't seem to know when a paste occurs. Example: Open a new editor (either to write a new post or to edit an existing one), and paste some text as the first thing you do. Notice that the …
asked Dec 14 '09 by Kip
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Sanity check: If the number got into the billions, would you really expect to see "1.5G"? You seem to be under the impression that the "k" in "1.5k" represents the SI unit "kilo". It doesn't. It is a …
answered Apr 15 '11 by Kip
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I'd actually suggest going the other way: make my list of favorited questions private. I don't see why anyone else needs to know which questions I like enough to come back to.
answered Jun 30 '09 by Kip
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This bugs me too! Alternatively, clicking "edit" could load the edit form right there on the page. This would help in some cases where you want to copy/paste something from a comment or from another …
answered Jun 30 '09 by Kip
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I'd like the "today", "yesterday", etc. links in recent activity to display in the user's current time zone, as well as any non-relative timestamps (for example, the absolute timestamp seen when hover …
asked Jul 1 '09 by Kip
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Could the team try to leave at least a little explanation when tagging a feature-request post with the "status-declined" tag? On Uservoice there was usually a brief explanation. I'm not saying it sh …
asked Jul 18 '09 by Kip
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I would love if there was some way to put xml code in my posts without having to put 4 spaces in front of each line everytime(which is pretty tedious when its like 20-30 lines) There is. You past …
answered Jan 5 '10 by Kip
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On sites where you convert a YouTube link to an embedded player (which apparently doesn't include MSO, so I can't put an example directly in this post), can you use 16:9 aspect ratio instead of 4:3? I …
asked May 30 '11 by Kip

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