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Ever thought of adding a Poll-of-the-Day option to SE?

I was wondering if the SE team had considered adding a Poll option to their framework. A lot of the questions here are similiar to a poll and it would be nice to total results and view summaries. ...
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How to encourage thoughtful answers to complex questions?

Many questions on Programmers.SE are complex, behavior related and subjective ("My team lead is a psycho", "How to best teach coding", "Meetings in agile" etc). The nuances and depth of the questions ...
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Is this a bug in the site, or in Internet Explorer?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/7656/do-you-ever-write-code-with-pen-and-paper-and-should-we-do-it-more-often/21307#21307 When I view my answer, it contains the following text ...
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Can we anti-vote for closing/re-opening in parallel, instead of in series?

There is quite a high close rate here on Programmers.SE. I think it's fair to say that not everyone agrees with some of the decisions to close. As a result there's also a fairly high re-open rate. ...
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Remove the options to close questions on this site.

The way I see it, there's no real reason to close anything that's not offensive on this website. People should utilize the [stuff-i-like] and [stuff-i-dont-like] tags to filter for stuff they ...
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Add a “flamebait” close reason

I often close questions here as S&A just for the "argumentative" part, as all questions here are subjective. To replace S&A, I think there should be a close reason for anything that has a high ...
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Can the closed questions please be removed from “related”?

I keep clicking on related questions and they are closed. Its annoying. It would be more helpful if it was only related open questions. Or even if they are older related questions with good answers, ...
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Should we force adding a comment with every down-vote?

Personally I find unexplained down-votes very frustrating, also IMHO, this isn't constructive criticism. On the contrary it promotes bad behavior.. I suggest enforcing adding a comment when casting a ...
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What badges could we add to promote good behavior on our site? [closed]

Our community is a bit different from other communities, this means that we might need new badges... Do you have any great ideas?
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Remove CW conversion at 30 answers

Since most questions here can have an unlimited number of answers, I think the automatic conversion to CW when a question receives 30 answers should be removed. See also: Purpose of Community Wiki
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Polling as a measure to prevent answer flood.

Here is an example (speculative) of the question: What IDE do you like. So, shortly we'd see something like: 'VS6 blah-blah..' x500 'blah-blamm VS2010..' x100 'bzzzz Eclipse..' x1000 'vim is cool!' ...
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Minimum rep to ask questions

Most of the subjective questions on StackOverflow relied on being popular enough to have a lot of replies. However, at some point there'll probably be a flood of questions and the answers will be ...