Questions tagged [feature-request]

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Can we color system tags to emphasize that they're different and “more meaningful”?

So, this is kind of an "asking about a problem I don't have" feature, but I wanted to float it out there. As an answerer of unfrequented systems, I've noticed that many questions follow what's come to ...
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Could we have a shortcut bracket link to the good subjective, bad subjective post?

Mainly, just like we map [help] and [tour], I'd love to be able to map [gsbs] to: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/09/good-subjective-bad-subjective/ since we use it so often. I'm quite aware that ...
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Make it possible for certain tags (like game tags) to always appear first

As I brought up in the comments of this question, it would be great if it were possible to somehow have a specified tag always be listed first on a post, or if certain special tags (in RPG.SE's case, ...
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Make main site search stand out more

Considering I've been on StackExchange for some time, I figure I should know where the search bar is by now. However, I had a bit of a mental lapse when I came here today to look for a particular ...
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Can there be a bracketed locked after locked questions like with on hold and closed questions?

While a question that's on hold or closed is indicated in brackets in the general list of questions, a question that's locked isn't. (For example, at the time of this writing, this question.) Is ...
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Our Editing Help doesn't mention paragraph breaks

I just took a look at our Editing Help and noticed it makes no mention of the fact you need two line breaks for a paragraph break. ^ Like this. This seems to be the thing that most commonly trips up ...
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Can we have a post notice for system-recommendation questions?

RPG has long allowed system-recommendation questions under fairly tight tight rules, and every time they pop up the mods are posting a general comment like the following: Just a note folks, ...
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How about an “ask a question about this” button?

OK, so there are ubiquitous little twitter and facebook buttons anywhere. It would seem like it would be a nice fit for SE to have a little [?] button people could use to link to a relevant SE, ...
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Feature Request: Citing Tweets

I'd like to paste in a Twitter URL and get a nicely formatted quote with a link back to the original, the Twitter user, date, etc. Lately—primarily due to the convenience of reaching D&D 5e ...
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Can we make [pbta] a synonym for [powered-by-the-apocalypse]?

In many places online, people refer to all games derived from Apocalypse World as "PbtA", short for "Powered by the Apocalypse". Could we make pbta a synonym for our powered-by-the-apocalypse tag?
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Allow the community to attach the game-rec post notice or tie it directly to the tag

So we have a post notice now for game-rec questions. That's great, there's just one problem. Only 3 people on this site are capable of applying it. This request is for one of two things, either: ...
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Help for comments isn't entirely helpful

The help for comments reads: Comments use mini-Markdown formatting: [link](http://example.com) _italic_ **bold** `code`. The post author will always be notified of your comment. But (in my browser ...
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Update the Bounty auto-award information to clarify your own answers are ineligible

The rules for the bounties make it clear that you cannot award your own answer. However it makes no reference to the automatic rewarding of half the amount to the highest scoring answer. After the ...
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Could the Stack automatically post a ping-back comment on referenced Questions?

I think it would be useful for questions to have links to any meta-discussions about them. This is inspired by The Oracle, which posts new meta questions to Chat. Could the site automatically post a ...
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Is it possible to change a vote on an answer from the question being edited?

I down-voted This Answer, as at the time I felt that it didn't actually answer the question as it was asked. Now that the question has been edited, this answer is a valid answer and not deserving of ...
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Need tag abbreviation expansion/synonyms for SEO purposes

As previously discussed in: Proposed tag synonyms for [dnd4.0] we have a significant SEO problem stemming from our use of (semi-) standard abbreviations for RPG names in tags. This is exacerbated by ...
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Escape key doesn't clear direct reply bubble while suspended

(not sure if bug or not) I recently had a 30 minute suspension. You can still be replied to while suspended, which pops up a little orange bubble-counter. Under normal use, you can press escape ...
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Include tags in RSS feed

Many questions are ambiguous without their corresponding tags. Could we add them to the RSS feed?
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Change wording of the “subjective question” warning message

So, I just got the "subjective" warning: The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed. when asking about a game system for an EVE Online based campaign. It appears to ...
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Is there any way to fix the Help Center “Scope” page?

Compared to the other PHB races, where does Mousemen homebrew race stands, in terms of balance? has been closed as off-topic. The only stated reason for close, is 'because "Evaluate my Homebrew" are ...
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Can we get our personal voting data displayed on the Questions lists?

Exact Duplicate (Meta Stack Overflow): Can we get our personal voting data displayed on the Questions lists? There's been several times where I have been surfing the site, and noticed a question ...
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Mobile version: More accessible secondary navigation?

I just discovered that the meta/main link on the mobile site is hiding down in the footer. This is very far away from everything, for someone who is used to looking for them in the top bar of the ...
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More commenting options in the review-beta for low-quality-posts

Can we have a "this answer seems incomplete, but I don't know how to fix it" option in the new low quality posts review tool. Ideally, allowing us to add detail as to what may need expanding on.
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We're no longer sketchy; someone should update the FAQ

As the title says, we're now sketchy-less and the FAQ needs updating. Edit: Posted to Meta.SO here.
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Differentiate between close reasons in terms of required votes when displaying close-voters

I agreed with SevenSidedDie's Argument, that the question What does thieves' cant sound like? is off-topic because it asks for the sound of an existing language/slang and thus belongs to another ...