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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...

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Why can't comments be downvoted?

I am not proposing to change the software or criticizing the current policy. I always wanted to ask this question since a joined, since it is a glaring asymmetry. Having raised over a thousand ...

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Don't consider inline code spans as code for the purposes of the quality filter

From my earlier question, Detect attempts at disguising meaningless text as code blocks: Currently, the quality filter only asks that you have a code block before it will accept your submission of ...

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One page with all questions, open, closed, answered

Can we have one page with all questions I asked, all answers I wrote, and filters for open, closed, answered etc?! It's too much to track all sites!

1 answers | 13 mins ago by SPRBRN on Meta Stack Exchange meta.stackexchange.com
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Expand the Definition of Poker SE?

Proposal: Increase the Scope of Poker SE There is a new site proposal on Area 51 that has minimal traction related to all forms of Gambling. You can check out the proposal here. It has been asked ...

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Competition idea - thoughts?

I was wondering if we could get some more competition style activity into the site without affecting quality. Was thinking about a last-man-out-wins style comp where basically each day you have to ...

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Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where Programming Puzzles & Code Golf users can get feedback on prospective challenges they wish to post to the main page. This is useful because ...

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Vote Close adds reason as a comment

I know that that duplicate questions automatically post the duplicate to the comments on the question. Would it be possible / a good idea to have this for all vote closes? Possibly having a check ...

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StackExchange.com logs me in automatically on the login page

When I go to the main stackexchange.com site, and login, then logout, after I try to login again, I am automatically logged in, without having to enter any account details. Pics: Then I press ...

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OP replicated my answer with a different account and then accepted it

OP asked how to center a div horizontally using Bootstrap, I provided an answer. Next thing I know, he comments saying: "Thanks for helping. But it does not work. I have solved it. Solution is given ...

1 answers | 1 hour ago by Edward on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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What's with tvtropes tag?

I just found tvtropes tag on the main site without any warning. Can anyone tell me what purpose does that serve? Can I create ComicVine or SFX or XKCD tags for example?

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Careless (serial) voting

If you see a few comments engaged in a pointless discussion and try to flag them in a quick succession, you'll notice that the system will slow you down: you are compelled to wait for 5 seconds before ...

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what if same user with two accounts and votes his Q&A himself

I would like to know whether this case is handled or not, What if a user creates two logins and posts questions and answers by himself and votes those Questions and Answers by himself ? It makes him ...

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Show reopen prospects when editing closed questions

I just had a look at the history of the reopen review queue: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/reopen/history I am not going to criticize the single decisions; it may well be possible that they ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...

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Reduce “try this” answers by giving a helpful message

An answer that consists solely of a code block or "Try this" (and variations) followed by a code block and nothing else is usually not useful if not very low quality. So let's encourage people to fix ...

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What is the best way to learn Blender? How did you learn?

I am fairly new to Blender, I am comfortable with it but nowhere near the skill level I want to be at. I just learn on Youtube and on my own. If you could give me your opinion on the best way and/or ...

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Asking for/providing links to (probably) illegal ebooks

In the last days I encountered at least two questions (that I still recall) in which people were asking for/providing links to complete ebooks. While I know that some authors choose to publish their ...

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Contributions to repository with squashed commits

Related: "Hidden" We couldn't find any commits you've made to this project. Careers.SO Why are my contributions to Go hidden on my Careers profile? I have contributed to a closed ...

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How can we get more participation on our site?

BH.SE is a cool site. We're set up to handle hermeneutics and exegesis discussions well. These kinds of discussions are happening every day all around the world. Yet... we really don't have much ...

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List of comment templates

As the site matures, it seems like it might be a good idea to have some boilerplate comments that are likely to be needed on a fairly regular basis and that can be posted by site regulars as ...

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Intel Fortran compiler tags

There are several tags referring to Intel's Fortran compiler: ifort: 189 questions; intel-visual-fortran: 30; intel-fortran: 11. This seems a little unnecessary. Should these tags be merged? ...

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Where to see the status of very first flag?

Yesterday I flagged one answer as Not an answer first time on my StackOverflowMeta profile. However I'm unable to see status on that flag anywhere. But later it turned to be helpful then it started ...

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Questions unable to swipe when feed at the top

On the feed, if it is all the way at the top, I am unable to swipe on rows that have multiple questions. The questions will start to move, then return to their original position as if my finger ...

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Flag Counts for Questions, Answers & Comments?

Why are there only 2 lists, one for comments and one for questions and answers? I think answers should get their own flag count. Did you already had discussions about that? Are their any points ...

1 answers | 4 hours ago by j_s_stack on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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Is it poor form to make serial revisions to your own questions?

A habit I've developed over years of editing fora and articles online is, having made a post or created a document, I'll review it and immediately notice at least two or three minor corrections I ...

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Receive notifications on all answers, comments and new questions for a tag

I'm interested in receiving notifications for all new questions, all answers and all comments for a given tag. So, if a new question is added with a given tag, receive notification (I think that works ...

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Can I remove the personal aspect from a pastoral advice-like question and make it less personal?

I recently noticed a question on Christianity.SE that talked about whether or not in the pre-Cana, the non-virgin was allowed to be married in the Catholic Church. I assumed that it was talking about ...

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Writing a clearer answer than an existing one

If an answer is written in such a way that it is comprehensible, but could be written more clearly, what is the correct course of action for another user? Edit the answer to make it more clear Leave ...

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