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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-completed Dec. 9, 2015 Implemented for 10k users, 2k on beta sites See: Enable searching with deleted:1 for 10k users Ability to use the deleted:0, deleted:1, deleted:all search queries ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Show off the posts I'm most proud of Give users a place on the profile1 (Profile rather than Activity; this is outward-facing) to collect, say, up to 10 posts that they're most proud of or otherwise ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Your own personal blog attached to your profile Write articles on topics that interest you Others can discuss your articles in attached chatrooms, over which you retain full ownership + the ability ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Please consider this an example proposal. There are a lot of potential pitfalls with comment moderation, so I don't want people to get too excited about this particular idea. It occurs to me that ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-completed Sep. 7, 2015: Implemented for 25k users on graduated sites and 5k users on beta sites. I absolutely love the example suggestion. So here it is so that it may be voted on. Access to ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

See a list of inbound links to your questions and answers On occasion, I'll run in to someone referring to my questions or answers out "in the wild" -- kind of neat! It isn't easy to get at that kind ...
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

Following dupehammer spirit, it looks natural to give them 10-20 see details below extra close votes to bang in their tag. Note how this will also boost dupehammer holders power, allowing them to do ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Allow 30k (beta 10k) users to see deleted posts directly from a user's profile, and/or to optionally include it in search results. Viewing deleted posts from the profile was proposed in the past for ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-declined Nov. 12, 2015 (Jon Ericson) This seems like a useful addition to search. I don't know if it makes sense to limit this to any particular reputation level however. If we do index ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Expedited on-hold & reopen actions At 30k (10k beta), grant the following privileges: Instantly put a question on hold for any reason other than duplicate, provided that: The question has not ...
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How Do I Opt Out of Privileges?

We've no plans to make "opting out" an option. This is in keeping with existing behavior: once you gain the ability to vote to close, you can no longer flag for closing. The system trusts ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-completed Dec. 9, 2015 Implemented for 10k users, 2k on beta sites See: Enable searching with deleted:1 for 10k users You can use this feature by using search deleted:1 user:me. Original by ...
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Opt in "mentor" privilege at 7.5k

I'd like to float a modified version of this idea as a 30k (10k beta) privilege. Problem statement Stack Exchange sites (and especially Stack Overflow) intimidate new users who might become ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Expedited capability for migration to your site At 30k on graduated sites (and 10k on beta sites) grant users the power to suggest migration in a more pro-active way to "their powerhouse". ...
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Did all sites just graduate?

Indeed you are correct. A unicorn did indeed eat the wires, becoming a unicord. It wasn't an unobserved side-effect of my performance refactorings in any way, so the current build I'm frantically ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Realtime and smarter feeds Many processes in Stack Exchange are cached, or have delays, that enable the higher performance of the site. I propose that these caches are selectively removed for 30K ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Unlimited close votes At 30k on graduated sites (and 10k on beta sites) grant users the following powers: Unlimited close votes (like moderators currently have). Unlimited reviews in the Close ...
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

I don't need to be given more opportunities to take the garbage out (e.g. more votes) but I would sure like to feel like I'm not working in vain. In the queues, give priority to the the votes or ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-declined Oct. 23, 2015 (Jon Ericson) Let me preface this by saying that I've never hit this limit myself. I have hit other rate limits that are annoying, so I'm imagining what it would be like ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-declined Oct. 23, 2015 (Jon Ericson) I find the topbar notifications very compelling; it's difficult to let them sit unclicked. My amateur behavioral psychology suggests that only showing ...
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What privileges and tools do staff members without a diamond have access to?

Here are the special things that a non-mod user with IsEmployee == true can do: On per-site metas, Meta Stack Exchange, and Stack Apps: Can add/remove moderator tags (status-*, featured) tags to ...
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Trusted on meta.stackexchange.com +1000 rep on meta.stackexhange.com Users who have 30k+ reputation on a particular site surely know enough about the Stack Exchange system to fully participate on meta....
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What privilege should 30k users get?

Ability to migrate a comment conversation to chat Comment moderation has been touched on in multiple answers so far, but I'm going to add one more. I suggest that we give 30k users the ability to move ...
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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

status-review Oct. 24, 2015 (Jon Ericson) So I think showing deleted posts that you commented on will encourage useless (or barely useful) comments on deletable posts. If you are just commenting, you ...
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

Well, as it turns out, if you've got silver badges, you already have these abilities from rep alone. On Stack Overflow: 5018 users have at least one silver tag badge 3120 of these have less than 20k ...
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