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Can we make our new top bar slightly transparent black, like our old one?

Our old topbar was slightly transparent, and a darker black: (from the Web Archive) Our new one, however, is not transparent, and is a lighter grayish black: This means that we don't get the full ...
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Could we cover hints for asking story-identification questions in the help center?

We get a lot of story-identification questions. Many of these are asked with too few details. When this happens, we have to ask the user explicitly to edit the question later. This comes up often,...
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Should 'Research Assistant' badge description be updated?

The current badge description is misleading. It currently reads: RESEARCH ASSISTANT Edited 50 tag wikis. I had thought it strange that only two users had achieved this silver badge, but thought that ...
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Can we make read-only mode text more visible?

Today it seemed many (possibly all) of the stack exchange sites were put into a read only mode. I first noticed this on stackoverflow and the message definitely caught my attention. Thinking that ...
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Add an alias of

This stack lives at, with an alias of The full name of this stack is "Science Fiction & Fantasy", but this is not reflected in either ...
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Ignored tag still shows up in HNQ?

I recently added harry-potter and fantastic-beasts to my ignored tags. I haven't seen the movie yet and I don't want to get any spoilers from question titles. While the questions successfully ...
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Can we make it so questions regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe are automatically tagged correctly?

There are an awful lot of questions regarding the various MCU properties that are not tagged with the marvel-cinematic-universe tag. Is there a way we can automatically tag any questions that contain,...
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Design "Page Not Found" page for Mobile

I often use this site on my smartphone. The mobile version works great, but when I end up to a page which is not found (like deleted question), it redirects me to full version of site. Can you please ...
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Could we allow sponsored tags?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, another debate is brewing on the usefulness of non-Stack Overflow sites to the company, specifically bringing up profitability. Could this site allow tag sponsorships a ...
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Can we have relevant icons on tags?

Over on StackOverflow, some tags are decorated with relevant icons. For instance, the tag for Chrome sports the Chrome icon, while the Android tag shows Bugdroid, the Android mascotte. There is a ...
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Why can we only notify one additional user of a comment?

When we make a comment, why are we only permitted to notify one additional user? Sometimes there may be good reason to notify two or more users. What's the harm in that?
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When you're mentioned in a chat room, it should ping the tab

Steps to recreate: Enter 2 chat rooms. Leave one of them. Have someone @you in the room you left in step 2. A banner appears indicating that you've been mentioned in the room you left in step 2. ...
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Show comment upvotes on activity tab

Not sure if this would happen here or in the higher SE site, but I was wondering if would be possible to show comment votes when viewing comments we've left in the activity tab. For example, I often ...
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Massive tag cleanup

I recently posted a question here about how we should handle tag hierarchies on this site. I pointed out the many ways in which are current use of sub-tags is inconsistent, with many of our sub-tags ...
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Is it possible to update the "How to Ask" block to include our policy on spoilers?

When reviewing a recent question about Westworld, I encountered what turned out to be a spoiler to climax of the season. Our accepted policy on spoilers in titles seems to be "try not to", ...
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Can we please make the watched tag highlighting contrast a little more?

At the moment, this is what questions with a watched tag look like, compared to a question without a watched tag: I find this... very hard to see the difference. The contrast is so small that if I'm ...
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Please do not reveal spoiler block contents in newsletters or other emails

I posted the same request here on meta, where it turned out to be an effective duplicate of this bug report; you may wish to support the latter. Since I was directed to this Meta post which suggested ...
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