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Show comment count on search list

Search lists currently show the total votes, answers and views. I think the number of comments would be a very useful addition, possibly more useful in practice than the number of views. Questions ...
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Is there any way to see how many unique views a page I linked to has got?

Is there a way to see how many unique views a linked question has got. i.e. if I click link and then tweet the url e.g. Can I set "Treat all wireless networks as public" before i even ...
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Is it possible to add "unread" to the sort functions of Superuser?

I read most posts for educational purposes. It would be very helpful if there was an unread sort function. Regards,
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Easily edit questions when reviewing the answers

Many times it seems that when reviewing an answer (in the review pane), when I expand the question, there is no edit button, just endless white space. Therefore, if I want to edit the question it ...
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Why shouldn't acceptance of an answer count towards a tag's score?

When you vote a question or an answer, the votes contribute towards the tag score. It would seem to be that if an answer is marked as the answer, that says more about the the poster's strength in ...
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How can I find question that have newly assigned bounties?

Assume there are 150 questions featured/with bounty, and I have read them all. An hour later I come back, and now there are 152. Currently, it seems I need to scroll through and read all 152 to find ...
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Sorting Questions by Most Views and Filtering

A few questions about sorting and filtering: Is it possible to sort questions by the number of views (not votes)? How? Can I combine sorting (by votes, views) with filters (unanswered, featured)? How?...
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"You've earned a badge" does not set appropriate activity filter in user profile

When you click on the profile link in the message bar notifying about a new badge, you are taken to the activity section of your profile. The last selected filter (e.g. comments) is still applied, so ...
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{merged} or {closed} markers for merged questions

I had to use {x} in the title, because I'm not allowed to use [x] (especially not [closed]): Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: title can't include the closed marker. title contains ...
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Add "views" ordering to answer list again

There once was a views sort order for answers in a user's profile, but it apparently was removed. It is only available for questions. While it might need to be made clear that it's not answer views, ...
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Adding a table/grid control to the markdown options

I would like to suggest that a table/grid control be added to the markdown options, as it pains me to see people trying to show a sample portion of an excel document, and having it come out as a line ...
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Should we edit old, non-interesting questions?

From time to time I see old (3+ years), non-interesting / low quality (no answers at all or having comments asking for clarification without further effort from the OP) questions jumping to the top of ...
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More close votes

A few people at least ran out of close votes. With the new /review and more reviewing activity, perhaps it is time for a raise?
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Make the edit tags button not bump a post

Four to five times a week I find my self answering a 2-3 year old question on the front page that I do not realize is a old (potentially abandoned) question that Hennes edited to do tag cleanup on (...
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Please show close votes state for questioner

I would like to see how many close/reopen votes my question currently has. The ratiocination is such that I can decide how much effort I'm going to put into it, how many people think the same as the ...
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Who can I contact if I want to create a new tag, but I don't have the reputation points?

I would like to create a new tag "graphpad-prism" on Superuser to flag questions on Graphpad Prism (a statistical program commonly used in biotech and pharma companies). Superuser appears to be the ...
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Add softwarerecs to the migration targets

This feature same request Add softwarerecs to vote to migrate option was declined in Feb. 2014, since the circumstances meanwhile changed I don't think this is a duplicate. Software ...
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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 I use rep from another Stack Exchange sector to place a bounty?

I'm assiduously frequenting the Stack Overflow and Code Review sectors, where I got some reputation. In the other hand I rarely visit Super User, because it doesn't match my skills, so for me it's a ...
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Failed audit trying to report apparent bug in review queue

I opened up the SU 'First Posts' review queue just now and was presented with a nicely detailed answer to this question, about whether hibernation would damage RAM. The quirk was, the ID of the ...
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Answers/questions profile page improvements

I've answered a few questions on SU over time, but am curious how many of them were correct (marked as answer). If we could have a ratio (for all time), that would be great. The same can apply to ...
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Can we see the posts we (helpfully) flagged?

When I flag a post and the flag is deemed helpful, the post is usually deleted. For example: https://superuser.com/questions/785287/how-can-i-protect-my-personal-folders-individually-with-password/...
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Will it be possible to vote for migrating a question from superuser.com 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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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 ...
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How do you know when the asker has read your answer?

Sometimes when I write a pretty long answer I never know whether he/she has read my answer or had just left and decided not to bother with it. I don't however want to know everyone who has read it ...
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Burn tags whose questions are all migrated

I've noticed that there are many tags that only have questions that are migrated. Would it be feasible to have an automated process burn such tags?
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Can we convert older (question body format) duplicate notices to the new, not editable duplicate format?

Duplicates used to be handled by the system putting some markup in the question body, like so: > **Possible Duplicate:** > [Title of the Duplicate Question](http://superuser.com/) <!-- ...
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When flagging, requested to have link to duplicate

I wanted to flag two of the answers to this question as duplicates of the accepted answer, as they were later, and had less information (and thus serve no purpose). For the flag (can't yet vote to ...
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Adding more to the "How to Ask" sidebar help box

Can we expand a little on the "provide details" statement? Specifically, I would like to see a tip for including software version numbers and operating systems. Most of my comments are requests for ...
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Changing the impact of flag weight [closed]

Why isn't flag weight tied to voting to close/reopen/delete/undelete votes? It would seem logical that someone that who has a high flag weight should be able to cast these votes, as in many cases it ...
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Option to show possible duplicates in the review pane?

Anyone else thing that this would be a useful feature? Currently, when I look at a question, I use the script that can be found in the accepted answer here to do that. It works pretty well as a rule. ...
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Can I prematurely generate a "let's start this discussion in chat" link?

There are some occasions where comments become a bit like a discussion, and the link to start a conversation in chat comes up. And it's all neat: It's an archived chat specific to that question. But ...
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Can we have the option to request approval when making edits

When we gain rep, we no longer require approval when we make an edit. However, I feel there should be the option to request approval, (although it's probably only useful for tags). I've just asked ...
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Question and suggestion on Votes and Rep

I am curious about voting or maybe the lack there of. I am an enthusiast, no expert, but I love computers and love seeing the problems and solutions in the Stack Exchange. I learn something new ...
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Suggest another stack exchange site while closing

While reviewing close votes some times there are some questions that belong to other other Stack Exchange sites or communities such as https://gaming.stackexchange.com/. Is there a way to suggest ...
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-7-starter as a tag to superuser.com?

I would do it but I only have 150 rep.
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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 superuser.com doesn't appear to have it. Why not?
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Request for a button to copy share link to clipboard

When we click "share" , there is a popup: In the popup, I suggest we have a Copy button beside the textbox (and near to "share" so as to minimize mouse movement) to make it easier to copy links to ...
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Migration - Replace ServerFault with SoftwareRecs?

I don't have figures for this, just a perception based on my close-votes, usually with new users though not always. We have no migration path to software recommendations, even for well-structured ...
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Should a bounty prevent a question from being closed

This question should be closed as not constructive or too localized. Yet it cant be voted closed, since it has an active bounty. Shouldnt close votes take priority?
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How can I completely hide all questions with a certain tag?

Now that Windows 8 is out, my questions feed is overrun with Windows 8 questions. At this moment in time, 31 out of the 50 questions on the main page are about Windows 8. I've got no experience with ...
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Flagging content that is later edited

I posted the same thing on stackoverflow recently. It seems it needs to be posted here too. The problem is that you flag some content that is "flaggable" then the poster edits the post and your flag ...
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Adding Media Library to Blog

The Gaming.StackExchange blog currently has a "Media Library", with an easy method for uploading multiple images to the blog. Currently we do not have this feature on Super User, and it is difficult ...
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What does it take to gain reputation on superuser.com?

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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Software recs - better user guidance

There are many software rec questions on meta, involving correct tags, how to ask etc, but I can't find one that covers this aspect. No matter how well a user follows the guidelines in How do I ask a ...
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Can we make the font size when using "#" in markdown smaller?

The way that markdown is implemented in the SE sites, starting a line with # makes it into an HTML <h1> heading: #Heading, (<h1>) This may be just me but I find the # heading too large. ...
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Option for making an edit a comment

One of the reasons for rejecting an edit is that it should be a comment. I propose that if the reviewer feels that that that is the case, they should be able to make it a comment. For anonymous ...
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Why the blue bar on the left edge of the code tag rectangle on superuser.com?

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 ...
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The problem of the no longer working links

After some time it is physiological that answers may contain outdated links. And it is a pity. I see a couple of identification strategies: A script that actively runs across the entire database to ...
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How can I create just an answer without a question (blog)?

I know this is a question answer forum, but the last 2 years I've been building three systems (2 computers, old and new, running dolphin and a XPenology NAS) and found some very interesting facts. ...
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