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New responsive Activity page
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feature-request In the All actions section, only two lines of a comment are visible. On my phone screen, at my default font size, that works out to around 110 characters, with no way of revealing the ...

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What new things can be done to increase participation in MSE?
10 votes

Meta SE has various problems, and I believe that those problems need to be addressed before we try to attract more people to participate in Meta SE. Jeff Atwood said almost 8 years ago: Listen to ...

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Question edits use/change Commit Message (Edit Summary) for/from following edit submissons
9 votes

You're supposed to try to consolidate your edits. It's not very efficient to make a series of small edits in rapid succession. And it's rather annoying for anyone who happens to be reading the post ...

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Formatting toolbar covered by Android pop-up menu
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8 votes

You can actually drag that "Cut Copy Paste..." menu so that it doesn't obscure the Stack Exchange editor menu. (At least, it's draggable on my Galaxy S9 phone, using the Samsung browser &...

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Make it clearer that a question is self answered
7 votes

I agree that it could be helpful to mark self-answered questions more prominently. However, such questions still need to conform to the network & site standards for good questions. Being a self-...

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How should I vote on heavily edited answers?
7 votes

The Stack Exchange way is to vote on the content, not on the person(s) who created it. Votes are intended to send a signal to the post author (and to affect their rep), but their primary purpose is ...

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Why should someone edit questions from years (3 to 7 years ago, for example)?
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6 votes

Editing old questions & answers is encouraged, if the edits actually improve the posts, and fix everything that's fixable by a 3rd party. Stack Exchange sites are supposed to be long-term ...

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Is there a site on SE that I could ask about whether I have found an error in a scientific paper?
5 votes

That's a simple arithmetic blunder. I suppose you could ask about it on Mathematics.SE. Questions about errors in textbooks and exam papers are on topic there, so I expect a question about a ...

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No comment filter
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3 votes

No, there isn't a filter that lets you find questions without comments. This question is a feature request for a comment filter, but it doesn't have an answer, and I don't expect that we'll get a ...

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What kind and in which circumstances can or should content be cited in a reply on Stack Exchange?
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3 votes

It's perfectly fine to give links that help support your answer, or that provide related material for interested readers. You can even cite a book (or website) you wrote yourself (or contributed to). ...

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Could we describe what we think two questions have in common, when claiming that one question is possiblely a duplicate of another?
2 votes

Bear in mind that when people go searching for duplicate targets we're primarily looking for existing answers that will answer the new question. It doesn't really matter much if the new question ...

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Is the problem of "drive-by-voting" more general than HNQs?
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Don't the questions which are often asked (or searched) by beginners have the same problem as HNQs? (Or, more generally, questions which gain many views because people are often interested in that ...

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