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A Stack Overflow brick in the Computer History Museum wall
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What are the hidden features of Stack Exchange?
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If you have 1000+ reputation, you can click the score of a question/answer and expand the net value to see the total of upvotes vs total of downvotes Source

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@Downvoter sends a notification to all downvoters for your post
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What if my username is Downvoter?

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The Many Memes of Meta
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Meme: Link or it didn't happen Origin: Paraphrase of Pics or it didn't happen Cultural Height: TBD Background: Used in response to a user claiming an event (usually offensive to that user) inside S[...

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The global reputation recalc of March 2010
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See the announcement: In addition to rebalancing question upvotes as +5 instead of their old value of +10, we also fixed the following minor bugs in the reputation system: accepted answers and ...

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Where did the Votes Tab go?
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+1 I wanted to follow up on a question I downvoted and now I can't find it anymore... I used this tab to this end. Please bring it back

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How can I delete my question?
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There's a delete underneath the tags to the question that is visible to you if you asked it. However, you won't be able to delete a question if it has answers voted up by the community (or if you ...

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The "thank you" button
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The best thank you is an upvote

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Why was there a 10 vote discrepancy in the last Stack Overflow election?
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Would still like to understand what happened, though. They fixed the election. The conspiracy is bigger than you realize. You need to meet me at th— <USER DISCONNECTED>

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What Stack Exchange site for game recommendations?
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None currently. I had a proposal in Area51 for it but it appears to have been closed. I recommend Gaming's Chat, there are (mostly) nice people that love to talk about games there.

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Area 51 Suspension Queue
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There wouldn't be much of a point in a suspension, would it? Is that your plan? Preparing the road to feature-request they remove suspensions?

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Can the Electorate badge be revoked?
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No. I got the electorate badge because I stopped voting on answers, once I got it, I resume voting on answers (and in fact, I voted more on answers than on questions) losing the eligibility ratio and ...

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Is it possible to lose the Electorate badge?
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No, you will never lose any non-tag badge, this is by design.

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Where to say thanks?
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The best way to say thanks is to upvote the answers that helped you.

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Can I accept two answers?
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You cannot accept both, but you can upvote both. There can only be one accepted answer that awards 15 reputation to the answerer, but you can upvote as many as you like, that awards 10 reputation ...

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Add the ability to reply to a chat message directly from the transcript
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I have no way of influencing this request whatsoever, so here you go:

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Eeeek! Why is Stack Overflow naked?
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I don't even remember what the old one looked like... Granted, with the television I don't remember what I did 8 seconds ago, but still. I don't even remember what the old one looked like...

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Badge suggestion: Zealot (got 3 questions with at least 10 downvotes each)
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This would encourage bad behavior, so it won't get implemented. Jeff's always saying that badges are there to encourage specific actions, so I doubt they'll put a badge "just for fun", let alone one ...

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Don't forget to mention.... SQL injection!
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It may be premature optimization, but watch out for SQL injection! If you read Code Complete you will be prepared. If all fails, you can ask Jon Skeet for help!

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Questions which are too simple: is this one reasonable?
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If it's not a duplicate, I'd let it be. It generates content at least, and someone searching google in the future may find the stackoverflow result and come to the site

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Can you fake a closed question? [‌closed]
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It's quickly edited out by responsible members of the community.

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Propose a new 20k reputation privilege
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No really useful per se, but it'd be nice to get access to the site usage statistics available to moderators, view suspicious vote patterns, etc This can even have a higher rep requirement if you ...

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Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced?
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Could this not apply to meta? As questions have different meaning here, I don't think it should apply. A good bug report or feature request deserves the +10 per vote For the rest of the sites, I ...

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is it 'wrong' to upvote lots of answers from the same author to grant them bonus rep?
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It is absolutely wrong. You should upvote (or downvote) posts based only on the post, and not the author. Also, keep in mind that there's a nocturnal process that detects anomalous vote patterns (...

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Once a member knows how Stack Exchange works, grant them basic privileges on all sites?
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If you knew how StackExchange works, you'd also know that this already happens! Should all linked accounts get the 100 bonus?

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Do not ask for confirmation on logout
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I think I remember a blog post by Jeff talking about adding this so a malicious script didn't do naughty stuff to you, but I can't find it (I don't even remember if it was on codinghorror or the ...

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Award a 50 rep bonus to new users for reading the FAQ
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Meh, I still think the best way to get reputation is to participate actively in the site. (and if they read the FAQ, they'd get the 50 rep by participating easily)

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Autocomment when voting to close as duplicate
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I'd suggest it's under the community user. No need to show who's voting unless it's already closed and all 5 users reached an agreement. FWIW, I always leave a comment with the duplicate if I vote ...

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When you hover over the name of the person closing a question it should show the reason they've chosen
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I like it that you suggest a hover, it wouldn't take up space in the UI, kinda like the net votes thingy on posts

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Why have a comment min char limit?
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IMHO, comments should be used for more than saying thanks, they should enrich a post. Short comments like thanks or cool are just noise

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