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Compound tag queries are redirected to the first tag on

This happens on my mobile phone with the full site version with Samsung's own browser "Internet" Chrome Opera since a couple of hours. It definitely worked 2014-10-22 18:21:51Z (my last protocoled ...

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How can I search without asking a question?

How can one search Stack Overflow via the Android application without asking a question?

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Simplify image uploading process in chat

Pasting an image into chat should really be done in fewer steps than it is now. This is how it should work ideally: Paste original image link into the usual chat text input field; Press "Upload to ...

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Why are C.SE questions no longer well received?

Please see these newest C.SE questions, and go on to select page one and compare with page 196. On page 1 the votes on questions range from -4 to +5, whilst on page 196 the range is +13 to +56. It ...

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Reconciling answers with old mod notices

Search shows several answers with old mod notices, could these be reconciled? At first I thought to flag them but there seems to be too many and some are not quite clear cut so I decided to ask at ...

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Does the code work?

Correct User Input - x86 Linux Assembly was closed for being "off topic", but looking at what's on topic, i noticed the likely reason was vaguely stated: To the best of my knowledge, does the code ...

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My badge count is different in different places, and I don't like it

This is related (but not a duplicate as this is a feature request). So here is my profile page: The first red box totals 58. The second red box says 41. If I count the number of badges I get 58. ...

1 answers | 21 mins ago by Tim on Ask Ubuntu Meta meta.askubuntu.com
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Switching to highlight.js for syntax highlighting

I'd like to offer our syntax highlighter library highlight.js for using on the Stack Exchange sites. I am perfectly aware that you already have one in place and there was a similar discussion a while ...

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Changing $dx$ to $\operatorname d\!x$

Seems like someone has gone on a bizarre edit spree, deciding to randomly change $dx$ to $\operatorname d\!x$ (with no other edits). This is purely a matter of stylistic choice, and I find it really ...

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Can a user award half their bounty after being AWOL?

Scenario: A user fixes a sizeable bounty on a question then real life intervenes and that user is absent for a week or more. At the end of the bounty period the system kicks into action and awards ...

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Promote JSE using Community ads

I just read about Community Promotion Ads, and seeing that most Joomla-related questions still are posted on StackOverflow, would it be possible to create an ad and suggest it to StackOverflow (or ...

2 answers | 47 mins ago by johanpw on Joomla Meta meta.joomla.stackexchange.com
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Please synonymize and merge [rss-reader] and [feed-reader]

rss-reader and feed-reader cover the same territory. (There are questions about Feedly in both, for instance.) The former has more questions than the latter. However, by its name "rss-reader" would ...

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Is it possible to preserve the current view in the Android app?

I was, just now, reading a question. It had a link to some relevant information on another website. I followed the link, which, of course, took me out of the app and into my browser. When I'd read ...

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Should we delete off-topic questions by new users right away?

Brand-new user likely only have 1 rep point, but trusted Stac kExchange users have 101 when they make their first post here. When they post an off-topic question, they usually get downvoted and ...

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Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

How does the sandbox work, and how do I use it? The sandbox works best if you sort the posts by "active". See the sandbox FAQ for more information on how to use this sandbox. Submission Directory ...

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What would be on topic at Birds that is not on topic at Biology?

Proposal: Birds The existing site Biology has 54 questions on birds/ornithology what would be covered at this proposal that is not already addressed by biology?

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Dear Anti-pastafarians, let this proposal progress

Proposal: Pastafarianism As many people have suspected there has been subtle manipulation of this proposal by people like myself who think it is childish and unviable subject for a question and ...

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Reduce or remove the 200 questions restriction on Generalist Badge

Alternately titled: Stack Overflow isn't the only site with Generalists! The Generalist Badge's requirement that all qualifying tags need 200 questions means that, in practice, the badge is ...

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“missing space” bug in comments. (on OSX)

For example... iOS 8 Black background instead of transparent cell background Missing space just before the bold words: Full example ... Hope it helps someone make more money cheers! As ...

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Do we need “too localized” as a close reason?

It looks like our new list of close reasons is missing "too localized", to be used in cases like these: "Where's the problem in my arduino code dump?" (scope too limited) "What's the fastest X?" ...

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Translation suggestion for the experience part on Careers (French)

I added and updated a job on my Careers page and I was surprised by a strange checkbox label: On the English version it's Current Job, but here it's Offre d'emploi publiée which can be ...

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Should we enable Tag Specific Popups

Some time ago we requested Clippy Pop out to help people ask a better question. (time passed) Someone else asked for a similar feature on mSE. (more time passed) This feature has been added to ...

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Add an image directly from the clipboard

I've tried to find other questions covering this, but (surprisingly) I did not find any. When I want to add a screenshot to a post, as far I know the only way to do it is to save it as a file and ...

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Why are we STILL in Beta? How can we fix this?

I asked this question more than two years ago: What are the chances that we make it out of Beta? One of my favorite "quotes" from that question: It is mid-September and things don't seem to ...

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Can moderators see who upvoted/downvoted a specific question?

Can moderators see who upvoted/downvoted a specific question? How about who upvoted a specific comment? Note that I'm asking for no reason besides to satisfy my own curiosity.

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Community Promotion Ad

Using a banner (the most highly voted one), from this question, I have posted the banner as a community promotion ad on several sites. If the ads get six upvotes, then they will be displayed on the ...

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What should the system be deleting automatically that it already isn't?

So this question got me thinking... We have several automatic processes in place for cleaning up cruft, deleting questions that are very unlikely to help anyone else. They're fairly conservative ...

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Can you see the voting history of a question / answer

Bit of idle curiosity here. I logged in this morning to find that one of my answers had recieved both an upvote and a downvote last night, and it got me thinking. Is there a way to see the voting ...

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What does the single word on-topic item mean?

The on-topic page has a list of topics which are acceptable. One is "a single word in relation to multiple languages or a single word/single language". What does this mean? Can the page be clarified? ...

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Let us bring an end to the “robo-reviewer” war: Phase 1 - 2

What follows is a two-phase (pre-access & post-access) "battle" plan to defend SO from future "robo-reviewers", Phase one (pre-access) Only allow users to access the suggested edits queue if, ...

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