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I downvoted you because

What did you do? I made a free thing. http://idownvotedyoubecause.com/ It's not specifically targeted at Stack Overflow, or at the other Stack Exchange websites, but I made the thing because I ...
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Chatception - quickly chat in different rooms from a single page (v0.3)

TL;DR I got fed up with having 11 chat tabs open all the time and made a userscript to fix it. Screenshot Description A tiny widget that allows you to quickly chat in different Stack ...
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Hat Overflow - Show number of Winterbash hats at a glance

This script adds a Winterbash hat-count to every user "Signature block" on questions, answers, review pages, etc. For example: Reference this feature request: Show hat count in user card (next ...
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Stack-Ed, Website and iPhone App

Screenshots About The Stack Exchange platform is changing the way that we learn. Stack-Ed is an educational tool that was built to help people learn from the best of the best within the ...
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Super User Dark Theme

Get the CSS for your extension Stylish for Firefox Stylebot for Chrome Additional linkage GitHub Project page StyleBot with full regex in URL matching (Prefix pattern with ^ to use regex) ...
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Firehose JSON streaming event service

Code Snippet Using curl: $ curl http://stackoverflow.hewgill.com:8080/firehose/stackoverflow or, in a browser, http://stackoverflow.hewgill.com:8080/firehose/stackoverflow. About This ...
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More Stars - Userscript that frees up room so you can see more starred messages

Since I've never written a GreaseMonkey script before, I borrowed heavily from this script and basically played around with it until I got what I wanted. So credit to them for helping me get there. ...
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Reputation Tracker now covers SOFU, Meta SO and Programmers SE

I don't know if anyone's actually using my Reputation Tracker tool, but it now lets you select which sites you want to see reputation for. For example, the URL for me to find out how I've done today ...
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Stack Apps Listing Wizard - Making it easier to list your application right here on Stack Apps

Screenshot About Listing an application here on Stack Apps can be a lot of work. First you have to visit this question and copy the markdown. Some of those fields don't apply to UserScripts and ...
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Clear Chat - Clears all of the messages in the chat window.

Screenshot About Ever wish you could simply clear all of the messages from the chat window (similar to a terminal)? Well now you can with this UserScript! Simply install it using the link ...
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API V2.0 Public Beta Begins

As has been announced, we're starting the public beta and spinning up a contest (as we did with V1.0). As such, some of the guidelines for the private beta no longer apply. The api-v2-beta tag no ...
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Frequent Message Manager - Easily store and send frequently used messages in chat?

Screenshot About Have you ever said something in chat that made you think "I know I've said this many times before?" Perhaps you have a few common links that you reply to questions with on ...
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Ask Jon Skeet - A Search Engine

Ask Jon Skeet A Search engine for questions answered by Jon Skeet. Screenshot About A search engine that focuses on questions asked on Stack Overflow and answered by Jon Skeet. As Jon Skeet is ...
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StackOverflow start page for Google Chrome

About Basically, what it does is it aggregates questions from StackExchange sites, and shows them on your New Tab window. You can select what sites you want to display, filter questions by tags, ...
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Why Content-Encoding gzip rather than Transfer-Encoding gzip

The API responses are returned in gzipped format. But by using Content-Encoding gzip, the burden of unzipping is on the user of the API. On the other hand if the server uses Transfer-Encoding gzip, ...
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Soapi.JS2: a fully relational JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API - beta preview

Soapi.JS2 var context = new Soapi.ApiContext(yourApiKey); context.initialize(function() { context.official.stackApps .Users().ById(14) .invoke(function(users) { ...
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StackExchange Election: Primary counter

I want to keep an eye on the votes of the ongoing election, but the unsortedness of the list during the primary election phase makes it hard to keep track of anything. So I wrote a quick script that ...
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Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack website (www.isimonbrown.co.uk/dicestack/) Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a Stack Exchange site of your choice. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. ...
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My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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Detecting StackExchanges with non-standard “plugins” (e.g. MathJax)

Some recent StackExchanges are starting to include site specific 3rd party JavaScripts - for example, cstheory.stackexchange.com (and math.stackexchange.com) both use what I think is MathJax to render ...
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Bug in the StackExchange Api ? getting “could not parse proxy url” when user not logged in

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in the Stack Exchange JS API I'm having a problem getting its authentication to work properly, and I just discovered that the same problem exist in the official ...
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StackBerry application for BlackBerry

Screenshot / Code Snippet About I created this app because I always wanted to create an open source application. But I never had an idea on what to do. So I used my skill in BlackBerry development ...
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analyticsoverflow - tracking question and answer counts over time

About Question, answer and comment counts for stackoverflow. The individual tag pages show a graph of the question counts over the last fortnight. Update: Now gathers and displays data for all ...
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Is it safe to assume the API will be at api.<DOMAIN>?

I'm writing an application that will eventually allow you to use it for any StackExchange site. Thus, I'm allowing users to input the domains of the sites they want to use (e.g. stackoverflow.com). ...
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Increase/Decrease Indentation Buttons for the Editor

Some people, myself included, thought that buttons to adjust the indentation of code blocks would be useful, since apparently such buttons in all likelihood won't be implemented offically i tried to ...
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Porkchat: A Chrome extension with lots of chat tweaks!

Install Install from the Chrome Web Store About Porkchat is a Chrome extension that bundles together a lot of scripts I have written for Stack Exchange chat over the years. It is fully ...
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API V2 Private Beta Begins

It's about time this thing got under way. If you're participating in the private beta, you should receive an email to that effect. If you were also a member of the V1.0 private beta, you'll notice ...
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A way to keep the “user bar” on the top of the site stuck there ~ StickyBar

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Since people keep asking for a way to stick the userbar at the top of the screen, I'm working on a userscript to do so. Because of the way each site is ...
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SOAPI-DIFF: Your app broke? Check SOAPI-DIFF to find out what changed in the API

SOAPI-DIFF Soothe your beta api blues with a DIFF view of the entire API compared to the last changed version. Instantly identify added/removed/changed elements of the API. e.g. Added: Changed: ...
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SkillRep - experiment in computing a skill focused reputation

Reputation, on the Stack Overflow Site, is mostly a measure of a user's contribution. That's fine but sometimes, when looking at a user you encounter on SO, you're more interested in his skills. You ...
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WelcomeBot - a bot to welcome you

WelcomeBot A Stack Exchange chatbot written in Python that uses ChatExchange. Many parts of this were modeled after SmokeDetector, another Stack Exchange chatbot. Features Welcomes new users ...
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StackBrowser for Ubuntu Touch

About StackBrowser allows you to explore the StackExchange network natively on Ubuntu Touch. Written in QML and JavaScript, it is mostly an excuse to play with the new Ubuntu SDK. Currently you can: ...
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User Accept Rate

This simple user script restores the display of a user's question accept rate on questions they ask. Known Issues: New: In Firefox, throws a "no element found" error and fails to display ...
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cv-pls Helper Chrome Extension

Screenshots Formatted cv request Settings About cv-pls Helper makes the process of closing questions easier on Stack Overflow. There are a lot of 'bad' questions being asked and to help ...
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Let me Ask Jon Skeet for you (LMAJSFY)

Let me Ask Jon Skeet for you (LMAJSFY) For all those people who find it more convenient to bother you with their question rather than Ask Jon Skeet for themselves. Enter your search term and click ...
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Stack Search Chrome Extension

Stack Search A Google Chrome Context Menu Extension Screenshot About This is a simple context menu extension that adds an option for selected text on a page to be searched on your ...
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MinimalOverflow - A themescript for Stack Exchange

Screenshot / Code Snippet About MinimalOverflow was written to deal with a request which Jeff Atwood put forward in the MSO Tavern on Friday, February 25, 2011. Someone on Physics.SE asked if ...
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StackO: A Windows Phone 7 StackExchange App

EDIT STACKO is now available for download from the Marketplace. For features/suggestions please visit http://stacko.uservoice.com/ StackO is a StackExchange browser allowing you to search the whole ...
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Timeline: Inline view of question revision history

About Timeline lets you navigate through revision history for a question and updates the page in real time. This app can be activated by clicking a bookmarklet while viewing an individual question. ...
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StackTagz - Track the topics you are interested in over time

StackTagz http://stacktagz.com Screenshot / Code Snippet About StackTagz analyses your participation in StackExchange sites by looking at which tags you are active in. A question, an answer or a ...
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How to call the API via JSONP in Plain Old JavaScript

This tips demonstrates how to call the API in JavaScript without the need of jQuery or other frameworks. In a lot of cases you will find that the JSONP implementations provided in various frameworks ...
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so++ - C++ Library

Code Snippet #include <sopp/sopp.h> ... sopp::SetKey("..."); sopp::SetSite(SITE_STACKOVERFLOW); ... sopp::soUser user(1); cout << user.GetDisplayName(); ... ...
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API V2 Musings: What would you like to see

Answers should take the form of feature requests/modifications that are either obviously beyond the scope of v1 and or have been status-declined or status-deferred They will be indexed here in the Q. ...
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Make your own custom oneboxes for Chat!

Screenshot About Oneboxing is when you post a link to a supported site on SE Chat and it automatically shows extra information. An example is when you post a link to a question in Chat and it ...
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Why does this Stack Overflow API query return binary data?

The Stack Overflow API query http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/search?tagged=javascript&intitle=%3Cdiv%3E returns what appears to be binary data: ...
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Finding a user given their (exact) display name

For my app, I allow people to "register" themselves on my site by typing in their Stack Overflow (etc) name. Now it does allow you to use your ID if you know it, but I find that typing in usernames is ...
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Rep Change Notifier for Android

About Just a simple Python script I threw together to notify me through my Android phone if my reputation is changed. I created it for my own personal use but figured I might as well throw it out ...
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Filter SE questions by votes, views and rep

(Chrome only) v1.2    Find good questions to answer. The script will filter questions in real time, in all Stack Exchange sites questions pages, hiding them by score, ...
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What's the etiquette for answers/comments on an app “question” on stackapps.com?

Since the stackapps FAQ doesn't really address this, and everything I list below could be acceptable when there is so much to discuss, is there an accepted etiquette to what "answers" should address ...
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Google’s OAuth redirect broken

We just tried to authenticate with our application without being logged into anything on StackExchange. This is best tested in a private browser session without any cookies etc. So after starting the ...

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