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(4 years later) Dear Stack Exchange: can we change our site name?

Four years ago we asked for a name change, which was rejected by SE because there was no evidence to support the claim it was causing user confusion, and there were other things the site should focus ...
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Better Captcha on Programmers blog

I think that the Captchas on the Programmers Blog are a bit too difficult to do. This may be a good thing if you are trying to prevent comments (sarcasm, did not think I needed to say it but question ...
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Programmers site map

Does Programmers have a site map? I've discovered the privileges page recently, which (as far as I know) doesn't have a link like profile or answers or flair. I wonder what other pages are there?
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Change the name of Programmers to something that more accurately reflects the site scope? [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to the discussion on renaming the site to match its FAQ, or changing the FAQ to match the site name. That discussion is one of the highest voted questions on here, so this ...
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Renaming the site to match its FAQ or changing the FAQ to match the site name?

This site is called programmers.stackexchange, while the FAQ states that this site is about "conceptual questions about software development". Since a large number of people never read the FAQ, or ...
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Does the info page work differently on Programmers and other SE sites?

I have been a member of a number of SE sites for some time, but have only today joined the Programmers site. I have asked one question, and have been keeping an eye on responses. My info page appears ...
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A way to see increase in vote count after bounty? Also to sort newly posted answers?

Is There a way to see the increase in vote count per post in a topic which was setup for a bounty? Is there a way to sort the answers newly posted.
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How to prevent “Why is my question being closed?” and User Frustration?

There are a lot of frustrations all on the front page (Nov 2010, still occuring Jun 2011): Why is this question closed? It's a good question about a bad idea. I don't think peaple understand ...
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How can we avoid Programmers.SE from becoming the SE black sheep?

One of the topics that's come up several times on Meta.StackOverflow is the perception that Programmers.SE is a joke proposal, existing solely to help keep Stack Overflow free of all the "crappy" ...
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Problem with the site introductory text

The following text is shown to non logged in users. Italic is mine. Welcome New User Programmers is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for people who love indirectly relate to ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

One of the big 7 questions. One suggestion per answer please Logo guidance, from Jin (resident UI designer for at least some of the Stack Exchange sites): Please note: I prefer gray-scaled logo ...
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What should our domain name be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...
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