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editing-help / links

The editing-help page does not mention the simplest types of links: Here's a really simple link to [Google]. [google]: Are these types of links deliberately discouraged for ...
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Private message feature

I would like to know if it's possible to have a Personal Message feature in SU. Sometimes I want to email a user or even a mod but I don't think it's possible. I think it could be usefull to share ...
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how can we understand some one answer my comment

when we answer a question if some one comment on my answer ( on the next login SU show us the comment(by the blue envelope)) but what if we comment on a question or comment other one answer how can we ...
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Location of the "( visit meta )" link

Can we please move that link to top right? Like this "log out | about | meta | faq" ? Please? Update: Here is a screenshot
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Suggestion: Link to to SuperUser FAQ

May I suggest that we link to on the SuperUser FAQ? I asked a question there which was closed with the suggestion to ask there instead.
Vivian River's user avatar
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Why the blue bar on the left edge of the code tag rectangle on

SuperUser, unlike StackOverflow and Meta has a very weird code box. It has a thick blue edge on the left, which is very distracting. I would prefer a clean box like this I don't know why this ...
Lazer's user avatar
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Split score into votes

On SO, if you click on a question or answer's score, you can see the number of up and down votes forming that score. I love this feature, but doesn't appear to have it. Why not?
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Should we add a "no shopping recommendation" clause to the Super User FAQ?

As discussed several times, shopping questions are off-topic on Super User. They are too specific, related to a particular time, a particular place, and are also open to subjectivity (advising "which ...
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Isn't the close reason "gaming" a dupe of "off-topic" on Super User?

Due to this question, the close reason on Super User not computer related has been replaced with off-topic now: close reasons This ...
fretje's user avatar
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Turn Markdown "code" blocks into plain "preformatted" blocks on Super User

On SU, can we remove the default syntax highlighting? It seems that most uses for the Markdown 4-space-indent-code-block on SU are not actual code, and the syntax highlighting is more of a hindrance ...
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Update the Super User FAQ

With the changes made to the policies recently, and the amount of hits Super User is taking at the moment, I would like to suggest that the current FAQ is updated as follows: Super User is for ...
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Super User - Suggest adding an operating system tag

When asking a question on Super User, add a suggestion for users to include their "operating system" when adding tags. It's such a common omission in questions on Super User, I think an extra ...
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Increase reputation requirement for tag editing on SuperUser

I spent some time this evening going through the tags on SuperUser, and considering the wider audience it attracts, which are much more inexperienced the ability to edit tags gets abused quickly. This ...
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SuperUser migrated question solution - Check HTTP Referrer

A lot of people have been complaining that they can't read their questions once it's migrated to SU and while I agree that the password is no state secret (it's stated in the blog), most people don't ...
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Can we darken the followed links on superuser just a smidgen?

The links on large text (either followed or unfollowed) look fine, but the small link text for a followed link is a bit bright for a white background. I don't have a suggestion for a replacement ...
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Super User bio background

On SO, and MSO, on a user's profile, the section on the right used for the bio has a grey background. On SU, it does not. The text is just on the same white background as the rest of the page. Yet ...
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Will it be possible to vote for migrating a question from to stackoverflow or servefault?

I know some questions are moved from SO to SU. Will SU moderators be able to do a migration from SU to SO/SF ? (I just dont have enough points to test how migration works myself :) )
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What does it take to gain reputation on

I've asked a couple of questions. I've answered a couple. But my rep is still at 1. What gives? I'd like to start commenting and up voting. And why doesn't rep span all the sites?
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superuser tag prerequisites

should questions on SU have a tag prerequisite for being either hardware or software, as all questions in theory should fall into at least one or other of those categories? quite a few Q's are ...
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maintaining superuser signal to noise for new users

SuperUser has been open for beta for a very short time and already the flurry of questions is overwhelming and vast. There is a lot of noise (i.e. "Must have...") and very little signal at this point ...
Rob Allen's user avatar
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Please change the "0 Answers" style on SuperUser

The "0 Answers" style on SuperUser looks horrid/out of place. You know the one I'm talking about, the big burgundy box of badness.
Joel Coehoorn's user avatar
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superuser openid query text is misleading

Superuser gave me this error when I tried to login: This is an OpenID we haven't seen before: openid text here Do you want to create a new Super User account with this OpenID? (If you want to ...
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4 votes
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Remove Moderator Notification Limit during SuperUser Beta [closed]

I agree and respect the Moderator notification limit on the site for flagging content. However during the SuperUser Beta can this be lifted. There is a few questions that need to be reviewed, and I ...
BinaryMisfit's user avatar
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Make superuser an aggregate of SO and SF Reputation

Can superuser's reputation be synchronized between the sum of SO, SF plus any SU rep? Just an idea.
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