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26 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Concern about recent closures of community wiki questions

Taking a look at the highest-voted community wiki questions, it appears lot of them have been recently closed, which is concerning to me, as these are (IMO) some of the most useful questions on the ...
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Any reason not to import tag information from the main StackExchange meta site?

I noticed that the review tag doesn't have any information attached to it. While I could spend time writing a description for it, I thought I might reuse the same text that the review tag has on the ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election - Process

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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What is the most challenging component of being a GIS.SE moderator?

In an effort to spur more competitors in the upcoming moderator election: What is the most challenging component of being a GIS.SE moderator? Perhaps the huge diversity of questions, from remote ...
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Different fonts for answers and suggested edits in the dropdown menu

A very minor cosmetic issue: Entries in the dropdown menu (the one that opens by hovering over the user name on the top of the site) use different fonts depending on whether the entry in the ...
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see who else is reviewing a question

When processing the Review and Moderator queues may we please have a means of being notified that someone else is also looking at the same post? This is an all to frequent occurrence, one (and ...
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What happened to the candidate stats link?

During the nomination phase of the current (Aug, 2014) election there was a very helpful and informative link to candidate stats (Figure 1). In fact the link still exists as "More information about ...
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Tweaking custom close reason for poorly framed code debugging/writing/improving questions?

In Shortest code to reproduce GIS programming problems I think we made good progress on getting a more useful set of custom close reasons for GIS SE. However, I think the current wording of our ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Can GIS.se place the RSS feed button for questions somewhere more obvious?

When I read the question "Is there a way to subscribe to someones question?" I discovered there is an RSS feed button! But unfortunately, it is tucked away in the bottom right of the page. This is ...
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Should the author link in GIS.se blog posts link to user profile on GIS.se?

Looking at Kirk's latest post, I noticed the author name and link: When you click on this link, it takes you to a archive of all posts by that author, which if I'm not mistaken, is a default feature ...
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Information on the moderator candidates

Yi Jiang has put together a nice site that use the Stack Overflow API to display information on the moderator candidates. Click here to see all the information. The information presented is: What ...
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Do questions referencing blogs generate trackbacks?

This is a test to see if a trackback is created for a posting at my blog if I reference it in SE. Update: OK, it doesn't look like this happens, so I'm changing this to a feature request. There are ...
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Are separate tags for [geocoding] and [locator] needed?

We currently have these two tags: geocoding with 631 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a ...
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Flagging post shows number in Queue but then Queue empty?

I just flagged an Answer as 'Not an Answer'. The system shows me that there is one item in the queue, but presents me with an empty queue as shown in the screen-shot. My flags should not be present ...

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