7 votes
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Is it okay to use Emojis in your user profile's location field?

It's not offensive, it's not rude, it's not even spam, so it's not directly forbidden or against any rules. If someone is somehow offended by this, or feel abused, they can follow the steps described ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
6 votes

Adding separate column COUNTRY in SE database

First, the location field is a free form field, so there is no validation whatsoever and users can fill in anything in there (see for example the location field in the user profile of this user). ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
5 votes
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Change only 'Location' in my profile and apply to all communities while not changing 'About me' section

There're two modes to save the changes when editing your user profile: For your particular case you can do the following steps: Edit "location" only and save for all public communities. ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
5 votes
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How do I get the highest posters for a certain tag in a specific country?

This query does the job. The tricky thing is that only answers count for the score, and Community Wiki posts are excluded. Also, the query assumes everybody uses the same spelling for the location. ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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5 votes

Up-vote frequency per capita ordered by country

No, you can't figure this out. And I imagine that even Stack Exchange would need to do some serious effort in combining multiple data sources to get a rough estimate at best. First of all: No one is ...
rene's user avatar
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5 votes

Is it possible to change country location?

You can change your location in your profile. From your profile choose the Edit profile and settings tab You can see the location option in the public information section. Alternatively just click ...
Mark Kirby's user avatar
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4 votes

Give profile location data a hyperlink to open a map

I really don't think this is necessary. Apart of what Oded said in his comment that the data is not validated and users can put whatever they like (e.g. Outer Space, Your Mind, etc.), what you want is ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
4 votes
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Adding separate column COUNTRY in SE database

You can modify the query to exclude users whose location contains "US" or "United States". See modified query.
Michał Perłakowski's user avatar
4 votes
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Jobs search seems to be ignoring distance

Fixed! Both your searches show a lot more jobs now :) When you search for a large area, like "Virginia", we just search for everything inside it and ignore the distance. That way you don't see ...
Steve Trout's user avatar
2 votes

Location auto fill showing old name of a country

While I hear you...I'm not sure what we should do (if anything) here. It's a Google maps decision and they support both. For example, "eSwatini" is in the list as well, and Google aliases it to ...
Nick Craver's user avatar
2 votes
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Can't change location in profile

We've been locking down our Google API keys (in response to the Google Maps Platform announcement) and it turns out that the JS autocomplete bits need access to both the Places API and JavaScript Maps ...
Dean Ward's user avatar
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2 votes

Is the Stack Exchange Network blocked in China?

There are many websites that claim to check that for us: https://en.greatfire.org/stackoverflow.com http://www.blockedinchina.net/?siteurl=http%3A%2F%2Fstackoverflow.com%2F http://viewdns.info/...
Ciro Santilli OurBigBook.com's user avatar
2 votes
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Careers 2.0 Bug: City of O'Fallon, Illinois Becomes Tjele, Denmark

It's fixed. They fixed the error not too long after I posted this.
Tom Conder's user avatar

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