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No points for editing after gaining edit rights?
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44 votes

After 2000 reputation, your edit are no longer peer-reviewed before they are accepted. You could easily game the system to get extra reputation. The bonus reputation that is given before you have ...

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What are some Question Smells for detecting good/bad questions?
11 votes

Question that have this pattern /^I (want|have) to do(?!.*but.*).*$/ are often question where to OP is just looking for code and doesn't have actually tried. Questions that contains ((please )?help ...

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Feedback Wanted: Careers 2.0 in French
9 votes

The alignment of the text in the bottom section of this screenshot is weird (part of the "possibilité de recherche" text is over the label).

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Why was my poll question closed?
9 votes

There are 2 reasons I can see : It's subjective, Stack Overflow isn't made for subjective questions. Even though there are tons of subjective questions (mostly old ones) that aren't closed, that ...

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Deleting all tags on a question
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9 votes

If there is no appropriate tag to be applied on a question, the question doesn't belongs on Stack Overflow. It should be closed and/or deleted, not retagged.

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Additional Badge Ideas
9 votes

Great Mystery This badge is awarded for question having at least 5 up vote and at least 500 views and no up voted answer. This would award great question that the answer is unknown. World Mystery ...

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Should we fixed up closed questions?
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7 votes

The point of closing a question and not deleting it straight-away was to give a chance to the asker (or other people) the chance to improve the question so that it meets what's acceptable on the site. ...

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Will Careers 2.0 always be invite-only?
7 votes

Well the concept of "invite-only" is quite ambiguous here, because there are option to get in that don't require someone to send you an invite. If you have done minimal Github or Codeplex contribution ...

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Anti-Tumbleweed-Badge
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7 votes

The revival badge already covers this ground. I don't think there is a need for an other badge. Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more

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All sites (SO, meta, SF, SU etc' Stack Exchange) aggregator?
7 votes

You can aggregate question from multiple site from the http://stackexchange.com website (tagged question section). You just need to select which tag or sites you want to follow and it will aggregate ...

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How will user reputation above 1000k be displayed?
7 votes

The first place the 1 million reputation will be shown is on Area51 for the cumulative reputation of all the SE sites. Currently Jon Skeet is at 248k reputation for all the StackExchange sites. If he ...

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Reputation "bug" on new meta sites?
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7 votes

As ChrisF mentionned, it is intentionnal. The new meta site don't work like meta.stackoverflow.com. You don't gain any reputation on those site and the reputation displayed is only the mirror of the ...

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How can I earn the Deputy Badge?
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6 votes

Flag comments, answer or question that needs moderator attention. Remember that when you flag for bad reason (eg.: I disagree with the post) your flag weight will decrease. A good place to start is ...

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What is to prevent the same user having two accounts that "vote each other up"?
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6 votes

There are script that runs each day that can detect such scenario and reverse all the vote if a such thing is detected. The detail of the those detection script are unknown (except for the developer) ...

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Is there anything like Stack Exchange Anonymous?
5 votes

Consider yourself not too bad, you haven't earn the Enthusiast badge yet. There have been suggestion to make an "Uber-Fanatic" badge for people that login everyday for 365 days. Please add an "&#...

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Usernames ending in ".aspx" or ".asax" cause a 404
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5 votes

This isn't a bug, because the dot in the name will be replaced by a "-" in the link to his profile. Example : Add ".aspx" to your name.

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Proposing more reasons to close questions: question will never be answered / have an answer accepted
5 votes

It's not because the person that asked the question won't mark a question as accepted that we should close the question. There can always be good answer added to a question. The whole point of this ...

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I need a StackExchange Data Explorer query to identify spam accounts
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Here is a working version of SLaks query : -- Spam Accounts -- Users with > 50% answers with links SELECT * FROM (SELECT * FROM Users u WHERE Id > 0 AND Id < 100000) u WHERE (...

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Where will my question regarding web hosting go?
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4 votes

Your best try could be : https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/ Site definition Pro Webmasters - Stack Exchange is for professional and enthusiast webmasters. If your question generally covers the ...

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Interesting queries on Data Explorer
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Great mystery This query will let you see the question which has no answer with a positive score and at least five upvotes: https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/s/414/great-mystery-badge This ...

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Automatically protect old questions having accepted answers
3 votes

I think this idea comes with good intent, however I think it will prevent having better answers on old questions. I have answered a question in the past that had accepted answers that were kind of bad ...

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Suggestion: Positive and Negative answers on questions
3 votes

I don't think it would save anything to have that option. Most of the "it's impossible" answer includes a description of why it's impossible. It might be impossible to do something in a specific ...

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Is there an Canonical SQL Injection page?
3 votes

Point them to OWASP, they have good ressources that explains well the security problem, what to do and what not to do. It is one of the rare places that you are sure to find quality information about ...

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How do SO'ers select questions to answer?
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3 votes

What most people do is they follow a certain set of tags on which they are the best at. There are 2 good ways to see the newest question of the tags you want to follow. The first one is to add ...

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Why does Gaming SE still have beta logo?
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3 votes

It's a cache issue, just press Ctrl+F5.

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How much rep do I need to edit others' posts on Stack Overflow?
3 votes

Here's the list of the reputation you need for each modification on SO : Community-Wiki Post : 100 reputations Tag : 500 reputations Non Community-Wiki Post : 2000 reputations Note : The reputation ...

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Is score-based reduced advertising really important?
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First of all, they are doing effort to do responsible advertisment and when a site is putting effort in doing that, users tend to use less AdBlock. When people use AdBlock it's often because the ads ...

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What is this curiosity in the Area51 "Radical" badge?
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2 votes

Badge aren't revoked. This mean that if someone clicked on off-topic button then decide to undo his vote, you can still be awarded the Radical badge and this badge won't be revoked. In your case, this ...

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rename "great off topic" and "not a good example"
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I agree that this is confusing to have both Not a good example and Great off-topic, but renaming them won't solve the problem at all. It seems even more confusing then it was before. What should be ...

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Keeping track of specific people and topics
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If you want to follow a specific topic you can use the Interesting Tag option. This feature will highlight all the question containning the tag you want to follow when they are displayed. This is ...

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