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Can we edit our review for Low Quality Post?

I accidently set "Looks OK" review to one of the low quality post. Can we edit our review in such case?
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Possible to add more suggestions to the "How to Ask" box?

When any user clicks the "Ask a Question" button, the page gives a helpful "How to Ask" box on the right side with some suggestions about what makes a good question. Can we add additional information ...
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Adding a section for Nintex related issues on the left side would be useful?

Checking how many questions are here in SharePoint I realized there aren't so many for Nintex products. As you may know, Nintex has some products largely used in SharePoint On-Prem and Online ...
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No ask question icon

I've just come across this site (annoying for me considering half my work has involved using SharePoint...) and it looks great - though it seems a bit odd (for me anyway) that there is no icon ...
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Create Tag - reputation required - why 1250?

I've just been adding some tags to questions, but I find that the existing tags are not really sufficient (or else I don't know the existing tags well enough). This led me to post this question about ...
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Do we have a tag to use with Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) related questions?

While spending time with the question AJAX POST REST call generates CORS error I tried to come up with more specifying tags for the original question. A slight surprise to me was that there are no ...
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Christmas collaborations and gamification continue all over the year?

Every year in closest days to Christmas we see that Gamification Scores and masks on avatar starting and motivate us to active in Stack Exchange. My question about continuous strategy in all over the ...
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Search for old answers

Is there any simple method to search for my old answers , I have more answers , but I can' reach quickly to a specific question ? Is it applicable to add a Search TextBox in answers tab as Search ...
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Ability to favorite comments & answers

I really think that it would be useful to be able to favorite comments and answers in addition to questions. A lot of times I find an answer or comment that I want to keep for future reference, but I ...
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Why score is reduced on voting down for the person reporting?

I noticed that if I vote down to a spam or invalid/ incorrect answer or question, even my score is reduced. Users reporting vote down are helping site from spam or incorrect or misguiding information. ...
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Extended (step by step) explanation in answers

For few of the questions, the only answer that suffices is a complete step by step explanation of all the steps (with screenshots). I know most folks, try their best to summarize their answers to a ...
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Can I bookmark a question and check back later?

Some question raised by other users interested me. I want to bookmark it and check back later (see whether good response come up). Is this feature exist?
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On downvoting Comment should be compulsary?

Correct me if I am wrong, Don't you guys think that there should be a provision by which user has to compulsory add the comment after down voting any post? If this happens we can get help in ...
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Provision for Learning's Section

Firstly, I would like to thank your forum, it's member's and expert's for their wonderful contribution to skill the masses. I would like to suggest your forum to add a Learning's section where after ...
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new item count based alerts for review items

Can we have the feature for new item alerts (new item count icon) specific to review items. that would help the reviewers to spend time only when needed.
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How can we make users include more details and ask better questions?

We have an annoying recurring problem that I believe compels the level of our response options at this community down. Amazingly often, in fact every day I see new questions that omits many details ...
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Enabling Attachments

It would be nice if there is an option to attach files. Currently user needs to upload the file into a file hosting sites and then place links to those. Over time these links will get broken and lose ...
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Zero Reply Filter

Is there a way to filter question which has got no replies? It would be nice if such a filtering option is available in the home page along with UnAnswered
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Mod tool Convert to Question

It'd be nice if there was a mod tool "Convert to Question" similar to "Convert to Comment" that would delete the answer and convert to a new post.
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Can we add a tag for Workflow 2013

Is there a need in the tags to differentiate between SharePoint workflow and the new in 2013 workflow manager that is not specifically for SharePoint? There are a few new and big features in workflow ...
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Is their a way to force a user to leave a comment when he down vote

I feel stachexchange lack of this feature, Sometime member down vote but without leaving a comment or giving any reason. Is their a way we force this, whenever somebody down vote, they should fill a ...
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"New to SharePoint" questions

Every now and then, souls that are new to SharePoint pass by this wonderful website and asks the same question - "I'm new to SharePoint, where should I begin?" Instead of giving them the same answers ...
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Can we move questions from Stack Overflow to SharePoint SE

I know this question has been asked a few times, seems last by Mike in 2012.. Since now we are in 2014, is this possible.. It simply annoys me to give Stack Overflow link on SharePoint SE for the ...
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How to revert back the flag.?

Today while checking the availabe options in flag, unknowingly I flaged the following question, List Service CheckInFile clears the values of managed metadata fields How to revert it, I dont want ...
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Users not marking answers,voting, or commenting?

Often I regret spending the time to answer a question because the user who asked the question goes missing. No, comments/replies, up/downvotes, no marking as answer or anything. Should there be a ...
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Increase of spam bots on edits

There has been a massive increase of spam bots on the edit option of posts. I have seen an average of 3 a day on my review queues and I used to see one a month if that. This may be an issue to look ...
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"Close as Off-Topic" Reasons

Can we discuss opening up the "Close as Off-Topic > Off-topic because... > This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" section? Right now if a question belongs on another SE ...
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Need more migrate options on Off Topic question

Some of the questions asked here are Off Topic. Bad formualted questions or commercial third party questions can be put on hold without further explaination. But some questions are really good, and ...
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Help first-time posting users construct a good question

I see a lot of good questions by first-time posters who have challenges/problems/issues (at low and/or high degree) but their English isn't always good, they have difficulties explaining themselves, ...
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getting marked down after accepted answer

Iv just been marked down on one of my answers yet its marked as an answer! I dont get why someone would do that? If a person was to have an issue than they would ask a question to get an answer that ...
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Favorites, but no upvotes

I often see good questions being marked favorite by users but rarely upvoted. It's sad seeing a good question getting marked favorite by 3 or 4 users but none of them upvoted the question. How come ...
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First post bounty-style

Many first posters will ask there question, not entirely sure how SE style works. I think most first posters think it's a forum style, and there is no follow up. If a user is posting a question on SP....
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Anonymous Edits

It seems as though more and more I see the "Suggested Edits" reviews being populated with anonymous users. Why is this? Why does Stack Exchange allow anonymous users to edit a post that can ...
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Suggestion: Ability to move a comment to an answer

reference here: Gaps between page loading and CSOM calls In a nutshell, he was complaining about a performance issue loading SharePoint and my response, figuring the most likely scenario was "Check ...
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Do we control this new "Chat with an expert" feature?

There appears to be a new feature today for "Chat with an Expert." I tried it out. It reminds me of that old Elisa AI demo. It's a bot. I'm not sure that it is useful. Do we get any choice to whether ...
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Unsung Hero Gold Badge

I was wondering if there is any way I can check number of accepted answers I posted so that I can calculate how near I am to get Unsung Hero gold badge. Edit I also noticed it doesn't count answers ...
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Vote to Mark as Answer

With so many questions that have valid answers, but they aren't marked as such, could we get the ability to "vote to mark as answer" or some similar functionality?
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Proposal: enable the Clippy chat easter egg on Sharepoint chat board

Simple idea.. title says all. As some of you may already know, there is an easter egg found on some specific chat boards that will display a Clippy stile animation when someone post a message in the ...
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Can we have a feature which will enforce users to add comments after down voting a question or answer

I have been a victim of serial de-voting over last 4 months, which system did recognized couple of times, but it gets bit annoying when someone continuously devotes your question/answers without ...
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why cant we see who down/upvoted you?

I would like to know why you dont have that option, as i belive someone is going around downvoting my answers that i know shouldnt be downvoted, surely you should have the option to see who downvoted ...
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Can we make this site a little more flexible in their close reasons?

I asked this question that was closed as not constructive. While this question may not fit in the narrow guidelines of what this community is looking for it is definitely not not constructive. An ...
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Giving Comment right to users with 1 reputation

Is it possible to tweak when users are allowed to comment on a question/answer? As a moderator approximately ½ of the edits I do, is moving answers to comments. This is because new rep 1 users are ...
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Can we block a SE user from looking at our profile and answering on our question? [closed]

If someone think they got a stalker and want to block them on SE just like we can block someone on facebook.
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Is there an iPhone app for SharePoint Stack site?

If not, request you to please provide it. I think Android app is available. It would be great if you develop iPhone app. Thanks!
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Mutually exclusive tags

There are some instances of mutually exclusive tags being used in questions: Foundation & Enterprise ~ 60 2007 & 2010 ~ 40 What's the best approach for dealing with this? Is there some way ...
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How can I undo my voting?

OK, I precipitated and would like to undo some of my upvotes. For example, I upvoted the question all answers of: Infopath change Publish Location But on an attempt of re-voting, I am ...
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Migrate SharePoint questions from other Stack Exchange sites here?

Sharepoint.stackexchange (formerly Sharepointoverflow.com) is out of public beta, and we should be able to move or migrate questions from Stack Overflow or Server Fault, etc. to here, but I don't see ...
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Review pane tweak

The review pane is confusing to work with, and should have a collapse button of something so that you can review each post one by one. Whenever you click "Review Answer", there is no way to collapse ...
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Deleting Flag requests

Is it possible to delete a flag requests? I accidently fat fingered my request. I know there are moderator's blowing steam right now. I'd like that to be a feature request.
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Broken links pointing to sharepointoverflow.com

I have noticed several broken links in SP.SE, such as the broken link in this question: https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/a/1099/2688 I believe the reason they are broken is because they point to ...
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