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Q&A A refactoring convenience function.

Here is a redraft and elaboration of what this post is about, partially in response to some comments I've received. This post may be about a few different things at once, and may need to be refact...

2 answers  ·  posted 13d ago by Julius H.‭  ·  edited 11d ago by Julius H.‭

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Q&A Question score on hover in question lists

When viewing an individual question, the score can be seen by hovering over the voting buttons or the upvote and downvote counts: In the question list page, it might be expected that the score c...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Show question title before community name in browser tab

The title for a specific question page (displayed in the browser tab) shows the community name followed by the question title: This means that only the first word or two of the question title ar...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tag edit major weirdness

Okay, I honestly don't know what might be up with this. "Major weirdness here", is about all I can say from the perspective of a user. I proposed an edit to A gratis cloud of icons usable as HTML ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Understanding how posts were possibly received by the community --- network wide

I would always claim that anonymous upvoting and downvoting are a crappy quality assurance method causing more harm than good in the long run due to unbased (or well based) accumulated hostility an...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Separate question and answer in profile

I have asked 7 questions and answered 2 questions. Sometimes I go to my profile to visit my old questions and answers. I notice that the answers and questions are grouped together. There's a tag fo...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 3y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Q&A What is the 'lottery' button for?

While browsing through different sites I notices the 'Lottery' button in the header of the Posts pages. It shows next to 'Activity', 'Age', and 'Score', so it is indeed a way to order the questions...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Cannot close question as a duplicate: need to improve user experience

Update You can only close a question when you have 250 rep. Hence, the user experience needs to be improved. My suggestion: hide close button until user has 250 rep. Original question I tried to...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Wikis‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A With abilities here, where did my Software Development question (posted Saturday 13:58 UTC) go?

I recently posted a question on Software Development, How can I write an egrep (grep -E) regexp that matches lines containing two stanzas in arbitrary order? (Internet Archive copy). (Addendum: it'...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Categories should support a "closed by default" question setting

I propose that a category should be possible to set such that questions are closed by default (with a specific, selectable close reason that applies to all questions posted to that category) immedi...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Why is it not possible to accept answers? [duplicate]

I asked a question but to my surprise I cannot mark it as accepted. Is this a conscious design decision? If so, what is the reason?

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Wikis‭  ·  closed as duplicate 3y ago by luap42‭