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Executive Summary 13.3% of the questions asked on this site since the 'primarily opinion-based' close reason was introduced on June 26th, 2013 have been put on hold for that reason. Despite that (rather large) number, I do not advocate eliminating the close reason as it does have a place. I do advocate aggressively editing questions to try to keep them ...


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Thanks for the fun idea! Unfortunately, it's not possible to do. It's not a bad idea - to quote the response I got when asking about this: I think clicking it is a fine idea, but it's just not built that way. The thing is, the water cooler in the footer is just a background image. It's not an active element that can be clicked. One of the goals of ...


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Theoretically, yes, this is possible. Practically speaking, it isn't something that we are likely to do because: It will make as many people upset as it will make happy It is pretty easy to do with a user script if you're motivated 十人十色 There tends to at least be a vocal minority whenever we change anything on the site who complain. That's why doing ...


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Building on what jmac said, there are also many user scripts in Stack Apps which could be easily modified by someone so they don't have to write from scratch. I have one that makes the badges in the navigation clickable to take you right to the badges page in the user profile, so that could be easily modified to instead loop through question titles, read [...


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I agree completely with this suggestion, because: All questions here are primarily opinion based This close reason seems to get used incorrectly from my anecdotal experience "Primarily opinion based" means something different for SE than it does in standard English - this is super confusing to most people I suspect


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That's the design. It is indeed meant to invoke the idea of paper clips. We will fix this when the paper clips stop you from turning the page to the next one.


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Users are used to seeing two different link colors on a site: unvisited and visited links. We all know what those mean, so once we learn what the styling of any given site has done with those colors, we can use that signal and browse normally. This change would introduce two more link colors, which would be pretty confusing. (I realize you only asked for ...


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