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Old [M]SO Favicon

For those who like their bars substantial.

Impale people on unicorn horns (2014 April Fools' unicorn voting animations on profiles!)

Screenshot In action Code var p="http://i.stack.imgur.com/" function t(e,b,a,c,f,g){e=$("<div />").css({width:c,height:f,backgroundImage:"url("+p+e+")",position:"absolute",top:a,le…

HamStare: Basic automation for chat

Get it from Github! HamStare is the last word in disapproving stares. Now, roll your own! Out of the box is how it is configured for me, but if you have a little knowledge of Javascript (or not), …

Add the [main] link back into the new mSO top bar!

Put the main link back where it belongs

v1.0, Undo

Hide unwanted questions (Greasemonkey Script)

Simple script to hide questions in Stack Overflow lists so that you don't have to stare at the same questions you are not interested in over & over again.

Highlight Code in Chat - Highlights <code> elements contained in chat messages

Inspired by this question, I have developed a UserScript that highlights code elements in chat messages so that they stand out more on the page. Simply install the script and your messages will be …

IPA Keyboard for Linguistics.SE

This script adds an IPA keyboard button to the editing toolbar Installation Click here to install. Will only work in Chrome or Firefox (the latter requires Greasemonkey). See this page if you ha…

User rename script

Keep tabs on the newest help vampires! This script was inspired by my not immediately spotting a help vampire - because of the user32984923874-style default name. It seemed like a good idea at t…

v1.0.0, Benjol

Direct Question Edit Links

This script adds an edit link to the question summary, saving frequent editors the trouble of "entering" the question first. Adjust includes as needed: // ==UserScript== // @name Dire…

v1.1, H.B.

stackoverflow favicon counter

Adds unread questions counter to favicon at stackoverflow tags section

v1.0, antyrat

Super Multicollider Dropdown™ Search

Spawned by http://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/138117/178438 This script adds a search box to the multicollider. Installation Click here to install. Will only work in Chrome or Firefox (the latter…

Stack Exchange - Deleted Answer Manager

Description This script hides the content of deleted answers (which are visible to 10k+ Stack Exchange users), injects a show content / hide content toggle in the answer's menu, and injects a visi…

Literal tabs in textarea

Allows one to use the tab key on StackOverflow, Codereview.SE, and Programmers.SE in the editbox. Installation Click here to install. Will only work in Chrome or Firefox (the latter requires Gre…

Autonavigate/autocomment “close/flag offtopic” for MSO

On MSO, there are plenty of questions that should be on SO asked every day. The procedure with dealing with these is: Copy-paste boilerplate comment saying "This belongs on SO blah". Alternative…

Unfade downvoted posts

Answer to this meta question. Allows one to unfade downvoted posts. Installation Click here to install. Will only work in Chrome or Firefox (the latter requires Greasemonkey). Source Usage M…

Reply links in comments--lazy version

Derivative of this script Some people are too lazy to type out full usernames in @replies, and they don't use the autocomplete either. This script is for these guys--it leaves the job of being l…

Color Tags Script

This script allows you to colour tags for whatever reason you may have, i wrote it for fun after seeing a certain question on meta. The script adds a subsection called Color Mapping in the Favorite…

v1.0, H.B.

BrickJax: Brick Image Replacement for Bricks.StackExchange.com

A script that will allow users to easily insert images of Bricks, with or without links, and also links to sets on various listings sites via simple tags.

Country Flag Tags - See mini-country flags next to tags on Money.SE

Now you can have mini-flags next to all of the country tags on the Money Stack Exchange site. Just install this UserScript and tiny flags will show up next to tags for countries, states, etc.

GM Script: Revert changes to Unanswered Questions Box

If you are like me and think that the new styling for unanswered question drastically hurts the site's usability, rejoice. I've created a Greasemonkey script which will return unanswered questions…

Hide tag info popup

This script hides the tag info popup. In response to this post. Install - View Source

Always show console on API docs

This script stops you having to click the "show console" button to test an API call. Install - View Source

Favourites Enhancer: Tag favourites and add personal notes

Inspired by this question, I've made a userscript that allows you to tag favourites, and add personal notes to them (until SE implements this themselves!): To create favourites When you click on …

Old Meta.SE Stars

This userscript reverts the design of the Meta Stack Exchange buttons: New design: With script: It was inspired by this post on Meta Stack Exchange. Download You can download the script fr…

QuickComment2: Automatic keyboard-only comment snippets

This is a vastly improved version of QuickComment: comment shortcuts to cut down on tedium. See that post for more information. See the Github repo for instructions on how to install and use Quick…

Unhide Downvoted Answers

This simple userscript allows you to hover over an answer that has been greyed-out because of its low score to remove the styling. After you move away from the post, it will return to its original …

Do not bug me about questions needing votes too

Description Hide the warning that appears after voting on a certain number of answers without voting on questions in-between. Installation bitbucket.org/.../raw/default/do-not-bug-me-about-quest…

regex editing tool

find and replace regex tool

Tag highlighting on main SO page

Motivation I recently added more than one "Favourite" tag and got pretty irritated by the sea of yellow on the home page. As such I wrote this little user script (for use in Chrome's Tampermonkey…

Hide chat messages based on content

Want to get those Game of Thrones spoilers out of your chat? Hate certain things? Automatically hide chat messages based on a blacklist of words. Instructions Download the User script Edit IGNOR…

Quick Quran verse links

At Islam Stack Exchange we often refer to Quran verses in answers. This script makes it easier to add those references by adding an input field directly before the question/answer field. Installat…

Confirm Review Approval

Brings up an extra confirmation dialog when you click "Approve" in the Suggested Edit review queue.

Skeet-Lighter - Highlight all Questions/Comments/Answers by Jon Skeet

About This extension will highlight all Questions/Posts/Comments made by Jon Skeet on the StackExchange websites. For those who wish to be notified when Jon has weighed in on a question, Skeet-Li…

I am an awful person and I hate lazers

Don't like the hover animation on Arqade's mothership? You are probably an awful person, but here's a userscript anyway.

Ace Overflow - Google Chrome extension that replaces WMD Editor with Ace on all Stack Exchange sites

Ace Overflow is a Google Chrome extension that replaces WMD Editor with Ace on all Stack Exchange sites.

v0.0.1, bagonyi

Always Be Closing

Gist: https://gist.github.com/WillSullivan/6732086#file-alwaysbeclosing Description: A userscript that adds easy to reach and use buttons for the most common closure tasks. As configured, the…

Link questions in http://sitename.com/reputation

I find the /reputation page on all sites (for example: http://stackoverflow.com/reputation/) to be very helpful. Here is an example of what it looks like: 2 17626610 (10) 2 17626610 (10) 2 1…

Link Only Answer Automatic Flagging

Tired of constantly dealing with link only answers in the same monotonous way? Do you want a better use of time while still getting rid of the dumb answers? Here is the solution to that problem!

Review Queue Hider

This user script adds a button to each review queue to allow you to hide it. Useful if you don't want a certain queue popping to the top! Each Stack Exchange site holds its own settings too, so yo…

Chat Message Remover

Script See a chat message you don't want on your screen? An annoying image or animated GIF? Now you can remove it! This is a simple script that I made. It will allow you to click a chat message t…

Moderator links

Adds some extra links to posts and userpages for convenience For a userpage, all links from the "info" mod menu, except "privileges" is displayed along in the "mod"/"edit"/"prefs"/"flair menu. Fo…

Userscript to provide quick access to canonical questions when voting to close duplicates

ServerFault often gets off-topic questions which are closed as duplicates of a canonical question, such as capacity planning or I've been hacked. I've favourited those canonical questions for quick…

Bring back the accounts tab

The accounts tab has been removed from all SE sites. Here's how to get it back for those of you with muscle memory: Installation Click to install (Chrome or Firefox+Greasemonkey only) Source cod…

StackScraper - export questions as JSON or HTML

Adds download options to Stack Exchange questions.

StackExchange Google Search

Google questions if query begins with "gq:" and user profiles if query begins with "gu:".

Show Post Score Breakdown Early Script

Allows you to click the vote score and get the break-down just like with the established user privilege. This script does not use the data API but extracts votes from the timeline pages (which make…

v1.0, H.B.

Preview and Text Entry Switcher - Now you can have the preview on top!

Now you can have the preview display above the text entry area simply by installing this small UserScript.

Upbar for SE/SO chat

rlemon and myself created a Userscript which moves the userbar on top... so that you can see more stars! UpBar The goal of this project was to gain more space on the sidebar of the StackExchange …

Bold and colorful area tags

This script is written for cstheory.SE and MathOverflow. It modifies the way the area tags (tags having . in their names) are displayed. The script is based on Hexadecimal user rep. Download: In…

Collapse Header Script

Only shows the logo and main menu on mouse-over on the top bar. Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manage somehow, adjust includes as needed: // ==UserScript== // @na…

v1.1, H.B.