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Add the ability to ignore users

I'm just wondering if Stack Exchange would be willing to reconsider this during the current "sprint". In reality, you cannot opt out of "ignore user" being a feature; it's ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
8 votes

Improving Gravatar avatar management? –> new Gravatar Quick Editor Feature

SE's changed a lot since the early days - imgur, openid and gravatar were integral part of the early platform and are hardly used or sunset as the years went on. The current preferred avatar system is ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
2 votes

Dismiss suggested edits which conflict with full edit instead of auto rejecting them

I think this question should be marked as status-completed. I’ve flagged this question for moderators' attention. This feature is now live starting July 1, 2024. You can see this post on Meta Stack ...
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15 votes

Don't bump "dead" questions

Answers don't only exist to help the OP, but also others who find the question when they are looking for a solution to their problem that looks similar. Therefore, posting an answer to an old question ...
Bart van Ingen Schenau's user avatar
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Remove `[Text]` from the no-alt-text warning message

The no-alt-text warning message has been changed to: Images should have specific alt text briefly explaining what is shown. Use the square brackets immediately following the '!' for this (which may ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Change "Hot Network Questions" to "Trending Network Questions"?

Words acquire sexual connotations through people using them to talk implicitly about sex, due to social norms against explicit talk about sex. If people avoid using a word with sexual connotations in ...
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Change "Hot Network Questions" to "Trending Network Questions"?

Why do you think that “hot” is sexual? Can you explain a little bit more? “hot” definitely has a sexual meaning, according to Oxford Dictionary (see here). I definitely won’t first think that “hot” ...
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Manually clear saved question drafts

My workaround is Ctrl+a Space. And then Tab Ctrl+w Enter if i want to close the tab. Explanation: The Discard draft button only appears after (re)loading the page, which is too slow for my liking. ...
Aaron Thoma's user avatar
10 votes

Can users with sufficient reputation get free ChatGPT Plus accounts?

This would probably cost SE money, which I'd rather see going directly back into the community. Basically the "tangible" benefits I want to see from these partnership are development and ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
4 votes
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Image size limit: Why it is set to 2 MiB?

Update - The upload file limit is now 10MiB See Automatically resize images if their file size is too large for more details.
KyleMit's user avatar
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Add list of recent chat flags to /admin

I have created a userscript that adds the link and improves (by some small margin) the recent-flags page. Source code Direct install Or copy paste below code in your script manager of choice: // ==...
rene's user avatar
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28 votes
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Automatically resize images if their file size is too large

We've shipped automatic image resizing on image uploads over 2 MiB. Any images over 2MiB will be allowed, but automatically resized below 2MiB so they load reasonably well for users A couple ...
KyleMit's user avatar
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22 votes
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Add a confirmation dialog before suspending people on chat

After six to eight years of careful contemplation, I have decided that this is a reasonable request 😁 Done.
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24 votes

Indicator on Meta next to the display name of former Staff and/or Mod users for actions performed with that status

We've released the badges for former moderators and employees on all meta sites. The badges will be shown next to posts created or edited by users that were moderators/employees at the time of taking ...
marrados's user avatar
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0 votes
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Allow higher-resolution GIF images

With 21 downvotes and 9 upvotes so far, the community consensus is clearly rejecting that feature request. Arguments from the comment sections: But on what rare occasion would you need an animated ...
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Mechanism to Determine Appropriate Stack Exchange Site

Migrations are not as common as you think, and don't necessarily need moderators. There's some sentiment that migrations are outmoded and we don't need them, and as a moderator, I try to only migrate ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
14 votes
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Remove `[Text]` from the no-alt-text warning message

OK having read through the reasoning, I actually agree with you on this (though I stand by my reasons for including it in the first place!) I'm now considering the following: Images should have ...
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Improve upload error message for animated WebP images

Another suggestion which is more simple to implement and will also make it more clear, is change the existing message to this instead: Not a valid file type: please upload a bmp, gif, jpeg, png, or a ...
Shadow Wizard's user avatar
3 votes

Move suggested actions in the duplicate autocomment to the close banner

It is an integral part of SE's Q&A format that the OP is not the only person with an interest in the question. Rather, a question exists for anyone with a similar problem, and everyone is free to ...
MisterMiyagi's user avatar
26 votes
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Please catch no alt text in the automated question review process

This is now enabled - if any alt text field on an image is now left either empty ([]) or as one of the defaults from the insert image flow or markdown help suggestion ([enter image description here] ...
cart's user avatar
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Post duplicate autocomments as the Community user

A user applies their judgement to cast a duplicate-question close vote. As far as I know, other than the automatic comment posted under the close-voter's account, until the post closes, there is no ...
starball's user avatar
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Different colors for different rep types in the new reputation graph

We reviewed the request and agree with some of the suggested changes. Fortunately, these changes are a bit easier to make today than when they were requested. However, it's not something we can ...
SpencerG's user avatar
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25 votes
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Could we revisit WebP support with the new uploader?

As of today, webp images are supported across all of the Stack Exchange sites. A webp image can be used in all places where images are supported — profiles, the About Me section of your profile, and, ...
Troy Gould's user avatar
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9 votes
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The "Describe why you would make a good moderator" box uses "►", creating less-accessible "lists"

This has been fixed. I replaced the arrows with a list on both places you've mentioned. I believe those are the only ones.
marrados's user avatar
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Penalties for continuously closing questions for a bad reason?

With repeated reviews for closed questions or answers there could be a task for the voters, who agree in closing a post for to leave a comment in more detail, why a question or answer was closed? That ...
beyondtime's user avatar
6 votes

Allow users to vote to close bountied questions

This request has been completed, per this answer on Meta Stack Overflow regarding the same request. Bounties and question closures are now separate systems, and bounties should not block question ...
Slate's user avatar
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27 votes
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Julia syntax highlighting

We were able to carve out some dev time and Julia support has been added. This fix should be live along with automatic styling which can be seen here.
Emerson's user avatar
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1 vote

Any plans for a Data Explorer for Area 51?

As was shared here in 2013, the Area 51 Database and code are still very different from the rest of the Stack Exchange. So, to that end, this request is declined. Similar to what Robert had said back ...
SpencerG's user avatar
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Please provide a way to download SEDE data via an API

There is no official API as Glorfindel mentioned here. The best options right now are: download the data for your respective websites from the Stack Exchange Data Dump and use it in your app. use the ...
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