Bugs and features on site metas (not MSO / MSE)

Bugs and features on site metas (not MSO / MSE)


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“Ask Question” functionality: Essential details for every question

Fundamentally, just about every question should specify the operating system(s) and whether the recommendation request is for gratis or commercial software. Many questions fail to include this ...

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Unable to post Chinese characters?

I just wrote an answer to a question about Japan, but it's rejecting all my attempts to enter any kanji (Chinese characters used in Japan) like this guy with this error message: Hiragana (すし) and ...

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Name changes don't get fixed in comments

Often, commenters will respond to a specific previous comment by commenter 'Bob' like so: "@Bob: Good idea, but ther's a problem." Some months later, Bob changes his name to 'Bobby'. Now, his ...

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Pertinent questions description in the tour - obscure term

The term "loyalty programme" used in the list of pertinent questions is somewhat obscure; or rather, only used in some countries rather than in others (including the secondary-language English of ...

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Why are anonymous edits permitted?

Every so often, I get an edit request come up in the approval queue, which takes an answer with a link in, and replaces it with gibbering pseudo-sentences. These edit suggestions always come from ...

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A minimum reputation of 50 to comment - why?

If someone can please clarify, I don't get the minimum reputation of 50 required to comment on someone else's answer or question. This is simply too high for new users. I have lost track of about ...

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Introducing a delay for updating the post preview box

When typing up or editing a question the completed version is shown in the box below. When editing this means that the whole text is constantly being refreshed which is just plain annoying. Would it ...

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Grant more close votes for close reviewers

Based upon a recent answer1, 2 to a previous question of mine, I'd like to re-visit an older request. Please give all close voters3 on Programmers 50 votes instead of the standard 244. Why? All of ...

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Can we add options to the Flag reasons?

Under Flags>Closing>Off-Topic here are the options: Trivia questions are off-topic; we're not trying to duplicate IMDB. See: Should movie trivia questions be closed? Identification questions ...

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Disable the subjective warning for ELL, like for ELU

English Language Learners has the "Your question appears to be subjective and is likely to be closed" filter, which I triggered with Is "Can I help you" a suitable expression for offering ...

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Why no “blatantly off-topic” close reason?

Ok, before I go put on my asbestos underpants and ask on the mothership, let me ask here first. I came across this question today: Can you be sharp and intelligent but got bad grades in school? ...

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Several design issues between SU main & meta

I stumbled upon some minor layout issues while switching superuser's main and meta. I felt only one of them wasn't enough for a meta post, so I collected them. Fixed over time The superuser ...

1 answers | yesterday by nixda on Meta Super User meta.superuser.com
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Edited, but no changes? Why in reopen review queue, if nothing changed?

This looks like a bug to me: If nothing* changed, why push it to reopen queue? If something* changed, why not to show it? This is the question I'm talking about: Drupal form placeholder * By ...

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Appropriate way to place sound arguments when reopening a duplicate marked question

The possibility to reopen a duplicate marked question is a nice feature. This action is usually based (at least I do hope so) upon sound arguments. Is there a way to attach or combine these ...

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Close vote review queue: let me see the answers on a review question

I have a minor annoyance/inconsistency with the close vote review queue. Suppose I’m looking at a question which has been flagged as a duplicate of another question. On the flagged question, I can ...

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Is [linguistics] a duplicate of [language]?

We have a language tag with 46 questions, and also linguistics with 2 questions. The tags have identical descriptions, so I think they should be synonyms. Is there any difference between these two ...

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Problem with the Mortarboard badge?

I had got a reputation of 225 (200+) on a day, but wasn't awarded the Mortarboard badge. So, just wanted to know whether the badge is still active or is the explanation of the badge wrong; so that it ...

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How to properly close recommendation questions?

As of recent there were quite a few questions asking for movie recommendations, which are currently off-topic on this site, and those questions arise now and then and are usually closed quite fast and ...

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Can't link to/upvote comments on this page

I wanted to post a link to a comment on our 2015 Moderator Election page, but I can't. Everywhere else, the date/time stamp after the commenter's username is a separate "hotspot" (in the Google Chrome ...

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Saying thanks to comments and answers?

Hope that my question fits to this site (as it is the first time that I ask a question here.) I feel guilty when I don't say thanks to a very good comment or answer given by users on ...

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Problema na tradução de uma pergunta fechada

Verifiquei que quando uma pergunta é fechada, a tradução não está correta: closed as fora de escopo Imagem:

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Should we have a tag warning for Minecraft?

Recently on Arqade, which many of you probably know, there have been many posts about minecraft which are off-topic due to the fact that they are asking for crash/installation support on modded ...

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Adding an announcement to site or to “ask a question” form

I think that we need a content box which informs users (especially new users) about minimum requirements for posting a question (e.g. version of Magento if applicable). What would we all like to see ...

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Searching for accented words (parlé) returns non-accented forms (parle); is that intented?

I noticed that searching for a word containing an accented character also yields unaccented results of the same length (searching for parlé yields both parlé and parle). Using quotes doesn't seem to ...

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Question time period limit

I sometimes have more than 6 problems in a 24-hour period, or more than 50 in a 30-day period, so I think that it would be really good if the limit could be raised, or if you could add to your limit ...

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Human verification strips accented chars from initial search in top right bar ?

I've noticed that if I search for a word with an accented character from the top right search bar, the search is transposed to the result search bar and the accented character is missing (allé becomes ...

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Unable to upload gif image in question

I have recently found that I get this error when attempting to upload a gif image to a question (well, I actually didn't upload, but instead provided a link to a gif image which has worked with the ...

2 answers | Aug 27 at 22:12 by Paranoid Panda on Ask Ubuntu Meta meta.askubuntu.com
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Isn't “not detailed enough” a valid reason for answer deletion?

Each time that I see a low quality post in the review queue, and have clicked "Recommend Deletion" for an answer, I am baffled by the options I am given to explain why. First of all, the vast ...

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Unable to delete comments

Something appears to have gone wrong. I am unable to delete comments I have left. When you click on x, it does not give you a delete box.

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Can I retroactovely award a bounty?

I see that this meta question states that I cannot award any points from a bounty after the bounty period expired. I had a question that was on bounty for a while and nobody answered. I assume, ...

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