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Merge all Shabbat tags

Can we please merge all of the shabbat tags (or at least make them all synonyms of each other)? List that I know of so far: shabbat leil-shabbat oneg-shabbat
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Why is there no badge for asking questions daily?

I don't know how badges work and if/how one can be created but I am surprised there is no badge for asking a question every day for 'X' number of days. Is there any reason why not? If not, is there ...
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Professional advice disclaimer (post-launch re-request)

Follow-up to CYLOR Disclaimer Now that Mi Yodeya has launched, I'd like to renew the request for a more-pervasive placement of our "professional advice" disclaimer. Currently, the following ...
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Why can't we comment on specific edits?

Why can't we comment on specific edits that are made on different questions or answers?
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Why is it spelled mi yodeya? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The name “mi.yodeya” should really be either “mi.yodey.a” or “mi.yodey-a” Shouldn't it be instead mi yode'a (yodeya')? It is with an 'ayin,...
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Can we have a nice 404 image for mi.yodeya? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Design Ideas for 404, Captcha, and Error pages Can we have a nice 404 image for mi.yodeya? Right now it is kind of boring....
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Favorite tag questions highlighting lacks contrast with tags

When you add a tag to your favorites, any question that has that tag is automatically highlighted in question lists, with the color #faf1e4. Problem is, the tags are almost exactly the same color (#...
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The Privilege Page should show Rep Requirements for Post-Beta

There's a really informative page that anyone can visit describing the various levels of reputation along with the benefits conferred by reaching each milestone. Currently, because we are in beta, the ...
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Adding to a bounty

Suppose someone offers a bounty and i want to increase that bounty - is there a way to do that? If not is it possible to set it up that others can increase a bounty.
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Undo vote to close

Is there a way to undo a vote to close a question because you thought it was a dupe and then realized it wasn't?
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Why can't we use mi.yodeya.com?

Why can't we use mi.yodeya.com in the address bar? It still says J.SE even after the upgrade! Related to this question on meta.so: How does this SE site (beta) get custom domain & brand? Also ...
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Restrict ads based on their content or the content of their linked-to pages?

After some discussion, we have established as site policy the following: Please respect that in the Jewish tradition certain questions, especially certain questions relating to sexuality, are ...
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Change or choose Hebrew font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything we can do about the Hebrew font used on the main site? I don't really like the font in which Hebrew is displayed on our site. Can I petition for it to be ...
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Should/can we survey inactive users?

I think it would be helpful to the site to know why some users stop using the Judaism.SE. Can/should we create a survey/poll specifically for users who meet a certain reputation level and have not ...
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Opening links as a new tab

On J.SE (and I'm guessing on all SE sites) when you click on a link, it opens in your current window. Wouldn't it be more convenient if it opens as a new tab or window? (Is the problem on my end/with ...
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Can we mail a specific person

Rather than asking questions openly? Say a person has an interesting comment and you want to know more. We don't have "pm" like other forums do we?
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Following a question

Is there a way to "follow" a question (i.e. get a message in your Stack Exchange inbox whenever someone comments on or answers it)? If not, can that feature be added?
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Exclude tag changes from 'active' list

Especially on the smaller stackexchange sites, the main page's active list is the main place to go to see the new activity. However sometimes, new answers and questions are lost, or flushed through ...
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Mod only tags on the main site

Can we get a mod only tag for the main site called weekly-challenge-winner? Is this feasable? Desirable? Discuss!
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Sort questions by their answers' votes

When looking through questions for ones that still don't have well done answers, I think a good way to sort the questions is by total answer score, the theory being that once a question has been ...
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Undo Comment Voting

When I upvote (or downvote) a question or answer, I have a certain window of time to undo my vote. It doesn't seem this exists for upvotes on comments. (I haven't tried regarding comment flags because ...
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Is there any way to cancel a flag?

I flagged a post (which I thought looked like a comment), then the person re-edited it to be an answer. How can I cancel the flag?
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Can we tag every questions that requires pesak?

Not the literal flag, but a little sign e.g. Halachic Authority Must Be Consulted, Thank You Moderators? Any symbol will suffice.
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Feature Request: Indication of Former Mod Status on Answers and Comments

Answers and comments submitted by moderators are given more weight in users eyes, and well they should. A mod's answer is many times the final say on an issue especially if that mod is also an SE ...
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Feature Request: Poll question for Meta sites

Now I know that this has been discussed on Meta.SO, and that poll questions are rather unpopular here on SE. However this request is slightly different, in that it refers only to Meta sites. There ...
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Shouldn't people be notified when a voted upon answer is later edited?

This one's been bugging me for a while. Many times, people will vote on my answers, and then I'll edit it afterwards. They should be notified when I edit it, so that they can choose to see if they ...
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bookmarked conversations should include more metadata [closed]

It would be nice if each bookmarked chat conversation would indicate, in the sidebar (where it lists the participants), the number of posts and the length of time from start to end. The former is ...
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Allow editing of site-specific tag wikis in meta

As discussed here, it would be quite useful for us to create a meaningful tag wiki for weekly-topic-challenge, but unfortunately, it seems that we actually can't edit tag wikis here on Meta; tag wikis ...
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Handling Flags Against Yourself

When someone flags a post, can the author of that post handle the flag himself? (I'm hoping the answer is no!) Based on some research, it seems mods can in fact dismiss flags against their own posts....
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Please enable Community Promotion Ads here

We've been trying a bunch of different initiatives to grow the community and content base, including the Ingathering Contest, the weekly topic challenge, and Parashat Hashavu'a Chat. Right now, the ...
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The Derekh Eretz badge

To recognize and encourage Derekh Eretz (good manners), should we define and award the custom Derekh Eretz Badge? Here are some possible automatable criteria: Voted on 100+ questions before or ...
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Can a question closed as a duplicate automatically link to the dupe?

This question was closed as a duplicate; presumably it is considered a dupe of the question linked in the question body. It won't always be that clear, though. On English.SE when a question is ...
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Can we get our own custom Enthusiast and Fanatic Badge?

Even though we're run on a generic platform (aka StackExchange), I think it's safe to say that we have the right to our own identity, and consequently our own rules. There are currently two elements ...
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Does this site have a glossary?

When browsing here, I see a lot of terms with which I'm unfamiliar. Has the community here created anything similar to the glossaries on cooking and on bicycles? Barring this, are there particularly ...
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For how long should a closed question be allowed to appear?

Related to the question on the current flurry of novice users what is and what should be the period of time that a closed question can still appear on the site?
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Add a banner message about Yom Tov?

Should we post a site banner along the lines of "Most participants here will be offline until Sunday", for the benefit of non-Jews (and perhaps some Jews) who come here with questions? (This question ...
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“Post notices” for Halacha questions

Moderators just got the ability to label questions or answers with "post notices," which put some pre-set text at the bottom of the post in question. Currently, there are exactly two notices ...
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What would be the best format for the Torah Blog Roundup?

(This is a continuation from this question) Since it seems there's enough interest in creating a blog roundup from different users with Torah Blogs, it seems worth figuring out what format it should ...
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What happened to Lo.yodeya.com?

Based on http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/468?m=1934355#1934355 Is http://lo.yodeya.com/ still connected to judaism.se? If yes, why is it not used?
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Why can you only upvote a comment, and not downvote it?

A question and an answer can be both upvoted and downvoted. Why by a comment can you only upvote? What if I think it is wrong, why can I not downvote it?
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The new search box extending feature is disconcerting

Recently the search box in the corner began elongating itself to take up about half of the page width (approximately out to where the username would be). This elongation takes place after typing the ...
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A way to bring attention to timely questions?

Inspired by this question: Idea: Weekly topic challenges Judaism is full of occasions that happen on a regular cycle. For example, Jewish holidays happen every year, and we read the same Parsha every ...
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Automated check for question quality

What would cause a question to receive the following message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: It does not meet our quality standards. (When I added a few words to my question, it ...
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choosing tags not very helpful

When I ask a question and am asked to choose a tag, the interface is very unhelpful. There are tons of tags, and the only way I can pick which ones to choose from is to start typing something in and ...
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Is there a way to spell check?

Is there a way to spell check? If not I think it would be a valuable add on feature.
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Badge for someone who has over 100 or 200 or whatever number of accepted answers

I think there should be a badge for those that have authored over a certain amount of accepted answers.
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Number on the left of StackExchange at top

Often after going off for a few hours, you come back and there is a small red circle with a number inside at the top left of the page. When you click on it you can see comments and responses to your ...
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Update the new user greetings to match the FAQ text

This request is for the StackExchange staff: Could you please change the text in the new user greetings on the side of the page from students and teachers of Jewish law and tradition and anyone ...
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Can a Hebrew keypad be added on to the site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: integrated hebrew virtual keyboard I think it would be beneficial if a Hebrew keypad was available for the site.
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Is there a way to see who created which tag?

Is there a way that a person can know who created which tag?