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  1. Provide ability to chat or atleast leave messages for other MSDN users

    Many times, we have need to contact the poster or the answerer for details on their experiences. These are not possibly questions that the entire board will be intersted in (Case in point, a question poster was creating a custom tool and I wanted to contact them for details on the tool and how I could collaborate with them). This is not information that I would want to post in the question thread as it is not relevant. Hence, a need for either leaving messages or providing a chat interface with MSDN users.

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      70 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Points awarded for feedback and error reporting

      Reward the volunteers through points and/or awards for contributions that are incorporated into the functionality of the Forums. Reward the volunteers through points and/or awards for posting Errors in the Forums. It doesn't make sense that volunteers find mistakes and post it to the feedback and we don't get recognition but the guys that say "yeah were going to fix that" get rewarded for acknowledging that we found it for them.

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      • I need to be able to change the email address associated with the existing account.

        I have an existing Microsoft account, but this needs to change to a different due to company splits and acquisitions.

        I don't want to lose access to my company MSDN subscription.

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          24 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Notification for Replies for Activities

          I'd like to receive a notification whenever something pops up in my activity feed that way I can reply to questions that others might as or answer after my reply.

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            15 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow to join two accounts into one

            Over the history I created two accounts (for whatever reason). There should be an option to merge these into one. It's ok if the action is irreversible, and if I have to destroy the other account I don't use. Or, if that's too complicated, at least allow me to migrate posts and achievements to the other account.

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              5 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make it social,

              Let us connect or at least hi-5 our peers in some way

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                20 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Profile Badge for blog and website

                Make an HTML or javascript for msdn profile badge, so we can integrate into our blog or websites.

                51 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Link the MSDN Profile to MVA Profile

                  I would be great if the MSDN Profile is linked to the MVA (Microsoft Virtual Academy) Profile.
                  I've used for both the same account, so why is the profile not the "same"?

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                  • add few things in my profile

                    You really want my suggestion on how to improve MSDN Profile on forums? Well, I’m honored, so I’ll give my best to explain what I lack there. Don’t be mad at me because of that, but there are some things that could have been done better.
                    When I log on to my profile, I see two tabs. Experience tab isn’t very interesting for someone like me, who comes to forums to seek help for their problems.
                    Activity tab might be useful to easily enter on particular post to see if some reply appeared. But this tab lists what? Some three…

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                      3 comments  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Display my favorite tools/extensions on user dash board

                      When we select favorite tools or extensions, there is no single place to see the saved favorite items to see them again. It will be nice to have a link on dashboard for favorites.

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                      • Add my MVA (Microsoft Virtual Academy) transcript to my profile

                        Add my MVA (Microsoft Virtual Academy) transcript to my profile

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                          1 comment  ·  MSDN Profile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Enable free selection of GUI language of MSDN pages or Visual Studio Online pages including CMMI terminology, not all people prefer English!

                          Enable free selection of GUI language of MSDN pages or Visual Studio Online pages including TFS/SCRUM/CMMI terminology, not all people prefer English! Make this selection possible on the "My Profile" page. Default as Windows language is ok, but is must simple to change it to languages like German, French or Dutch.

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                          • Bring back my threads

                            The new profile page is quite good but I would love if you could add the "My Threads" link again, I found it often helpful if I was answering multiple threads and I wanted to keep tabs on their status.

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                              • How do I edit my signature for posted questions

                                How do I edit my signature for posted questions

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                                  • Display name in the profile may not necessarily be unique.

                                    Display name in the profile may not necessarily be unique. Two people can have the same name and might want to use their actual names as display name . A 'username' can be introduced to solve this situation or Email ID can be used to distinguish two members.

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                                      • More visual awards for doing something good :D

                                        For Example if you answer a question , you win an award that has an image on it that likes "a student hands up!"

                                        Sorry for bad English :( (I think so :D)

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                                        • Show Gallery Posts in my profile

                                          It would be really cool to see more Details within the Profile Page like contributions to the TechNet Gallery etc. E.g. within an additional block or ribbon "Contributions" with links to all of them..

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