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What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question?

What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question? This is, in some sense, the wrong framing. Stack Exchange is not fundamentally about the flow "I want to know ...
Karl Knechtel's user avatar
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What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question?

It would be great to have a better solution, if we could find one. But it is not an easy problem to solve. I'm not confident that the changes you've proposed would have a positive effect. And at ...
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What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question?

Someone who is just starting to get into a topic and hasn't asked questions about it before is trying to figure something out and needs to choose where to post the question. How do they figure that ...
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Why is there no way to upgrade a half-bounty to a full bounty after 7 days? Maybe some way should be implemented?

You're spending reputation for attention, and the 'half' bounty is meant to reward the best answer if none of the answers suited your needs. And you know what? No one ought to be mad at you if you ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Is it possible to make my list of saved questions accessible during "duplicate close" dialogue?

That is indeed a nice idea, and would be helpful. This is how I see it done, in my vision: Drop down list will be added, and when selecting a Saves list there, the questions in the list will replace ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Allow regular (non-moderator) users to easily view if/when a moderator accessed their PII

Without knowing why moderators accessed your PII, this information is useless. There could be queries in the moderator tools that hypothetically return all the addresses of users who were interacting ...
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Allow regular (non-moderator) users to easily view if/when a moderator accessed their PII

No. I think it would be a bad idea, because this will most likely cause a flood of users ranting all around "mod accessed my private info!!!1!!!" in every possible platform. Most people won'...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
12 votes

Badge suggestion: HATER, LOVER, and FAIR AND BALANCED

This site is about posts, not people so we really shouldn't be encouraging targetting of individuals like that. That's only one small step from serial-voting, which is not allowed. Hater is pretty ...
Robert Longson's user avatar
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Tag Info vs. Tag Wiki: be clear they are NOT the same

This workflow is somewhat confusing and could definitely benefit from an overhaul. It's easy to forget to question how informative the UI is when you already know how to use the page. So, let's start ...
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Tag Info vs. Tag Wiki: be clear they are NOT the same

Tag Info and Tag Wiki are not exactly the same, will try to explain from what I know and the way I see it. Tag Info means information about the tag, while Tag Wiki refers to the tag wiki excerpt and ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Name changes: updating past comments, alerts, and similar upon specific request

The argument that this is difficult for technical reasons has some truth to it, but seems to me to be largely bunk. For Comments Clearly the list of comments that mentioned a specific user with a past ...
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Flag window redux: proposed syntax

Addressing an objection from the comments Trying to factor out "should be" from the close reasons seems like a premature optimization. It makes the individual labels harder to understand, ...
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