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The unanswered questions ordering seems wrong

If you go to Unanswered Questions you'll see several highly voted questions that seem like no one will ever post an answer to. The top one, because someone answered it on MO already. The second one, ...
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Is there any way to request an answer from a particular user?

I was wondering if there's a way to request an answer from a particular user, who, for example, is well-known for giving good and sharp answers in a particular subject. Sort of like A2A on Quora. If ...
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How Can I save my answer a draft in MSE?

Sometime it happens that I want to answer a question. But at some point I want to save it for some reason and continue later when I have time or more arguments. I would like to know how I can ...
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Can the site-design be improved to be more welcoming to new users?

I think that the design of MSE could be more welcoming to new users. I don't know how much effort it would take and of course that should be considered. My view is as someone who is relatively new to ...
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The website is difficult to navigate, and the logout button is hard to find

I find the website hard to navigate. When I want to log out, I spend minutes hunting. There are number of items in the menu bar above and it isn't obvious which one will have the logout feature, or ...
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Do we need the “cite” link below every post?

Since September 11, the "cite" option for posts on main has been promoted from being inside "share" to directly below the post, cf. here. Now, since the argument for requesting its promotion was that ...
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Coloring of “Related” and “Hot Network Questions” are opposite standard link coloring

I've been browsing around StackExchange for a few hours, and every time I pass through the Mathematics StackExchange the fact that the "visited" links and normal links are displayed in the reverse of ...
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When does the “delete” button appear beneath a post?

Below posts I normally see "share", "edit", and "flag" buttons, but sometimes a "delete" button also appears. How is it decided that this extra button appears?
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What is with that orange box?

I feel like that I should know this by now and that I might have known at some point, but at any rate: what does this number in the orange box indicate? There is also a blue box that appears to its ...
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Can users vote to change the main site's user interface?

I just visited The Workplace.SE site and fell in love with the background/UI. It's so sharp, clean and simple that I can see it appeal to users of all ages. However, the same cannot be said, IMHO, ...
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Is it possible to list favourite/ignored tags alphabetically?

When viewing the tags page, it is possible to list the tags by name. Is it possible to do this in a user's preferences page on their profile for their favourite and ignored tags? Context: At the ...
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Meaning of star symbol by each question?

To the left of each question there is an upvote arrow, a vote count, a downvote arrow, and a little star symbol. What is the star symbol?
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Is there any update in stackexchange site?

I can see the change in UI of stackexchange today. Very happy to see that. Is there any update in the features too ?
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problem with the “big-o” tag

I noticed a curious problem, during retagging a question I wanted to add the big-o tag to a question but the tag doesn't show up when you type "big-" in the tag box I think it is because it is (by ...
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can we remove the enter working as submit in comments? [duplicate]

Aan we change the working of the enter key when busy writing a comment At the moment it works like clicking the "add comment" button, and I rather would not like that functionality.
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Curious page top questions

When you go to https://math.stackexchange.com/ You get to a page that somehow list the Top Questions how is decided which questions are on this page? Also from the normal question site https://...
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homework questions, again

I have no sympathy for people just copying the text of the homework questions to the site (sometimes they even scan the page, to avoid having to write the text...) On the other side, I believe that ...
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Improving the tag system (categories)

was thinking there are so many tags around (around 27 pages) How can we improve the tag system, some suggestions: can we not create categories that group tags together, so that instead of looking ...
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What Happened to Helpful Flags Counter on User Page?

What happened to the 'Helpful Flags' counter / link that was available on your user page as it seems to have disappeared today?
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Two announcements: new “FAQ” and new “closure rules”

I want to point everybody's attention to two changes that will impact your user-experience here on Math.SE The first you may have already noticed: the old FAQ page has been replaced by a "help center"...
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What happened to our FAQ?

Until recently (I'm not sure exactly when), at the top of every page was an "faq" button, and the page it led to had a list of basic help topics. Some of them were generic to SE, but some were ...
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Can we get a $\LaTeX$ button?

I would like to propose the addition of a $\LaTeX$ button. It would be very similar to the "code" button that formats the highlighted text into code, the $\LaTeX$ button would surround the highlighted ...
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Proposal: Stop displaying the downvotes or upvotes corresponding to an answer

Here is why: It is probably backed by insufficient data but it is possible a) People often vote up a post because it was already upvoted by others. b) More importantly, people downvote some posts ...
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What can users do to improve their Math.SE experience?

Some of recent discussions on meta revolved around various ways to deal with the growing number of questions posted on the site. For example: Is the interest in this community falling? Feature ...
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Tag Suggestion or randomization

When I type a question, the dialoguebox under tags has some faint suggestion, that includes suggestion. must include at least one ... like Calculus, ... Just out of curiosity, is it randomized or is ...
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Possible Duplicate notice, sans closing, is not attributed nor in the Revisions list

"Possible duplicate" warning after the first vote to close as a duplicate, is a new behavior. But it has some side effects: it does not appear as an action in the revisions list of a posting, the ...
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Would this 'collapsing' feature be useful on MSE?

In the case where one wants to answer a question using a number of propositions and lemmas with proofs, I think one can organize it better with this feature on Wikipedia for hiding proofs. The link ...
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What is the font used in Math.SE?

What is the font family and the sizes used in MATH.SE content and headings? Note that I'm not sure if it is the right place to ask this question. If not, I apologize for that.
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User profile page complaints

It's been a month since the new user profile. It's been long enough to try and work with it, and long enough to develop some pet peeves about it. In particular the fact that I can no longer directly ...
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Why should the user profile only show “positive reputation changes”?

In the new user profile page if one enters a user page of someone that only received downvotes in the past few days, instead of that you see a note: This user has no recent positive reputation ...
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Disable “share a link” popup?

Is there some way of disabling that annoying "share a link to this hot question to earn the publicist badge" message that keeps popping up all the time?!? (I don't use Facebook or Twitter, and I'm not ...
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Can we get rid of the grid background?

Sorry, but all it does is make everything harder to read.
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Logo ideas/proposals

Right now, math.stackexchange has the same look as every other beta SE 2.0 site. However, we will eventually need our own logo. Please post as answers below, your logo proposals for this site. One per ...
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Moving the meta link to the same spot it occupies on MO.

Is there any chance we could move the link to meta to the right of the FAQ link? Arguments are forthcoming.