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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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Unban the goo.gl URL shortener?

All URL shorteners are now banned on SE sites. However, this includes goo.gl, which is used by default by Google Maps for sharing both directions and points of interest. Can we get this unbanned on ...
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Adding “post this on Expatriates” guidance to the ask page

The Problem: Migration Traffic to Expatriates Adding a migration target to Expatiates isn't currently an available option since SE doesn't add migration paths to sites in beta: Migration path ...
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New (re)design?

I got this on my Safari right now: instead of our old design: Is it permanent change? Can we somehow influence the design for our site?
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Can visa related questions can be re-asked after minimum time lapse?

I sometimes run across questions like: How to stay in Thailand for more than 30 days? and noticed that there was some outdated information. But then I thought about the fact that a lot of visa-...
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Close for trivial?

ATM machine in Las Condes, Santiago Chile this is answered by a trivial Google Maps search. I am grateful for pnuts for actually doing the search, sure but this question ought to be closed for trivial....
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Could we encourage post-answer engagement/feedback from askers?

Not sure how to properly word that for a title, but essentially, what I mean is quite often we get people who come here, ask a question, receive answers (in some cases even accepting one) and then ...
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Please create a tag, preferably pink, for 'announcements'

There are now getting on for 1,000 questions on meta (actually 924), of which 901 are Open and 23 are Closed. Of the Open ones 838 have answers and 63 not. There are 336 questions with Accepted ...
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Please don't impede searches for dupe 'masters'

At present we have well over 2,000 posts marked as [duplicate] on this site, mostly posted by users who were relatively new to TSE at the time of posting. These people show clear signs that they do ...
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Too many users post questions in the Answer frame (and many never return)

At present TSE is receiving about 18 questions/day. In addition, many questions are posted in the frame for Answers. These may be downvoted and are regularly and expeditiously deleted. It seems that, ...
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Bookmark/favourites within the site itself

Would it be possible to have a favourites/bookmark within the site itself? It could be something which could be in user's profile so they have access to it without being dependent on the browser ...
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Tag sea is used for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and for Seas (ie big salty waters)

I have tried to make a new tag for seas, as the first question I found was not about travel on sea but on a coastal feature. Is there an alternative tag we can use for the watery features, or is ...
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“Research” answer feature

Following the "no"-meta thread, I'd like to propose a new feature. I've no idea whether this feature could ever make it to SE or not (or maybe it's already been discussed). Allow a Research answer. ...
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Should we make country tags visually distinct?

Someone posted this workplace.SE meta post in chat earlier, and I think this idea is just so good for Travel.SE. The idea basically is about adding country flags to the country tags, something like: ...
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Add The Great Outdoors to migration targets for off-topic questions [duplicate]

Would it make sense to add Outdoors.SE to the available migration targets for off-topic questions? This is not a duplicate of the other question, adding useless blabla to fool the system.
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Add Aviation to migration targets for off-topic questions

Would it make sense to add Aviation.SE to the available migration targets for off-topic questions?
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Reorganize the “mountain-climbing” and “climbing” tags

Currently "mountain-climbing" is a master tag and "climbing" an associated synonym. I suggest it should be the other way round or even better two different (but linked) tags and ask you to discuss ...
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Can we add a shortcut to go to the review queues?

I'm allergic/too lazy to use the mouse, can we add a keyboard shortcut to jump to the review queues ?
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Automatic prompt for nationality/citizenship for Visa questions

Would it be possible and desirable to have some automatic prompt for visa-related questions (determined either by use of the visas tag, or just the word visa in the text) reminding question askers to ...
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Can we please get tags to show in question headings on meta?

As seen in this question, despite the use of [tag:work-visas] it's not converting to the cool work-visas like it does in the body. Can we fix this, or is there some reason not to?
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Why are anonymous edits permitted?

Every so often, I get an edit request come up in the approval queue, which takes an answer with a link in, and replaces it with gibbering pseudo-sentences. These edit suggestions always come from ...
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Pertinent questions description in the tour - obscure term

The term "loyalty programme" used in the list of pertinent questions is somewhat obscure; or rather, only used in some countries rather than in others (including the secondary-language English of ...
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Tag merge request: 'british-citizens' into 'uk-citizens'

The british-citizens tag seems to be encompassed by the (much larger) uk-citizens tag. Actually I just noticed that brithish-citizens (yes, spelled like that) is already a synonym for uk-citizens. ...
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nyc should be a tag synonym for New York City

I suggest we make nyc a tag synonym for new-york-city as it is commonly a synonym in real life. I don't have the rep yet to do it myself.
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Ask SE to disclose IP country information

So, a lot of questions on travel.SE would be helped by knowing where a user is from to understand the context from which the question is being asked. Now, it just occured to me that making that ...
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Can we edit the “How to Ask” section and add “citizenship!”?

Every visa question should include citizenship (if you want to be persnickety then the passport issuer country) but almost noone does that. Is it possible to add a hint about this somehow?
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Allow tag creation on mobile site

Currently, the site doesn't allow tag creation via the mobile site, presumably to avoid fat-fingering causing misspelt tags to be created. I can see this policy making sense for Stack Overflow, which ...
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Users need to know the reason

I hope user need to know the reason when one of their quwstions is/was deleted. This will also improve the site's quality as users will learn to ask quality questions from the reasons. Atleat the ...
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Markdown for airport codes

Do we have any special markup for airport codes? Is there way I can mark up, say, "LHR" in the body of a question, such that a reader can easily mouse-over or click on it to discover the full name of ...
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Get our stacktravel account to use #travel in the tweets

Our Travel Stackexchange twitter account - @stacktravel tweets out questions with the used tags on the questions. Some of the tags we use are not very common on twitter, especially among the travel ...
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Can we introduce a travel canonical question section?

Okay I changed my mind on making canonical questions. Although I am still not in favour of fabricated questions, I can see their value. I know of two resources that are valuable for a majority of ...
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Add Expatriates.SE as one of the migration options

Several questions on this website get regularly migrated to Expatriates.SE or The Great Outdoors.SE. Can we have these two options in the flagging pane so that it is easier for the mods and for the ...
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Can we buy frequent flier miles with Unicoins?

I think a great feature to add would be the option to buy frequent flier miles with Unicons. That's be great, right???
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Can we put up links to the expat site?

Expatriates has now entered public beta. Can we please put links into the FAQ and the close->off topic options? Is there an additional way how we could first-time askers to our sister site ...
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New Closing Reason needed

Can we get the closing reason for event-based-effects? Some of these questions need to be locked/closed based on such event expiration. So for example Closing Reason: Event Expired
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Getting 'blessed' sites for migration?

Apparently there's a means to add a list of 'blessed sites' for migration, so that we might vote on migrating the odd question, rather than waiting for a moderator to do it? If so, presumably a data ...
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Link to the chat has disappeared?

Is it only me or was the link to the chat removed from travel? Right now, the only way that I see is to scroll to the bottom, where the site-wide chat is listed, click on that, search for the travel ...
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Link to “Is it OK to ask questions about immigration?”

Just noticed that when a question is closed because it is about immigration, the banner includes a link to Is it OK to ask questions about immigration? We don't need yet another discussion on what's ...
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Can we have review audits just like SO?

Sometimes I have a feeling that some user's reviews are not inappropriate. There are some questions where it's not clear if they should be closed or not, but there are also question that are clearly ...
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Top bar follows you?

Can we make the top black bar stay with you as you move down, so that you can check your reputation? It would be useful if the idea goes forward.
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Can we add “worth” to the list of terms which trigger the subjective question warning?

The Stack Exchange engine has a pretty simple little filter to see if the title of a new question being entered is subjective. Apparently it usually looks for any of these keywords: Best Worst ...
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Should a community wiki post be made for cost per day?

Please keep an open mind while reading it (not to say those of you reading this don't have an open mind :)). I was wondering if a community wiki page could be made for cost per day of a particular ...
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Does Travel SE Have Its Own Blog Site?

I was wondering if Travel SE has it own blog site in common with other SE sites, as I recognise various people on here are well seasoned travellers and are always on the move ?
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How do we migrate “on hold” to “closed”?

I'm not sure where to ask this since it is applicable to all sites, but I believe we need a way to migrate "on hold" to "closed". I'm encountering questions that are clearly not redeemable - usually ...
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How about “Bait-Tags”

Just as a crazy idea: Imagine we have a tag for "shopping" and "recommendation" and "advice". If people chose those tags, there is a pop-up that makes them aware of the FAQ and suggest to reword the ...
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Can I buy Travel Answers goodies?

I want to have a: Sticker with the logo of Travel.se for my laptop a t-shirt stating: "This journey has been made possible by http://travel.stackexchange.com" a bumper sticker UK blocking stickers, ...
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Get expansion of Wikivoyage articles in chat…please?

When we post Wikipedia articles in chat it expands into a preview. It'd be really handy if we could get that for Wikivoyage articles as well....we refer to it a LOT.
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Is it possible to automate tagging ? or least some tag suggestion?

for example, If a question is like "In place X, how can I go to point A to point B in safest way? should I choose P or Q ?" The automation should add tag(s) (if available,even if synonym) "X", "A",...
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Map addition to user profile

I know there is the StackMaps app, showing where users are based, which gives a good idea of the general location of the community, but I thought what might be interesting for Travel is an addition to ...
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Travel Stack Exchange + Wikivoyage mashup ideas?

Since we and Wikivoyage both have the same content licences and since I have experience hacking code for both the Stack Exchange and MediaWiki APIs and the Wikimedia toolserver, I'm thinking that ...
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Do not automatically expire single-use tags

There is an automatic job that deletes single-use tags after 6 months. No attempt is made at determining whether the tags are good and should remain, or whether the tags are a variant name of another ...