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Is it OK to give unsolicited advice?

I apologize if this question has been asked before. I used the search engine, but no similar questions were found. A little while ago I saw a question on StackOverflow, wherein the user posted some ...
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Cannot use code block directly below list [duplicate]

When writing a post with a code, it is not possible to use block code directly after a list. This is a list It contains some items It's goal is to show that I can't use code below This is a code ...
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How to use dispatchEvent to trigger an event in parent page from child window in IE11 using javascript [on hold]

This is my piece of code. I am not able to trigger an event in parent page from child window using dispatchEvent in IE11. This code works fine in Chrome. I have tried using parent.window.opener and ...
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Asking about issues with my TV?

I have a Samsung LCD/LED TV that has been having some visual issues. Is there a StackExchange site I can ask about this?
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network answers in Careers should have bounty information, too

It appears that Careers shows whether an answer was accepted or not (in addition to the vote count), but doesn't show whether a bounty was won. That could be improved. Additionally, it's very ...
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Are questions on Jobs (formerly Careers) off-topic at Meta Stack Exchange?

From Careers Unificintegration: Jobs on Stack Overflow it appears that the Meta site for Jobs (formerly Careers) is now Meta Stack Overflow but I do not recall that being written here on Meta Stack ...
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Careers search for “golang” returns results unrelated to golang or [go]

A Careers search for "golang" the text: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs?searchTerm=golang&location=united+states&range=20&distanceUnits=Km&allowsremote=true appears to return ...
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Badge for an answer accepted with significantly fewer votes than highest voted answer

My apologies for tooting my own horn a little here, but I thought I should provide a concrete example of what inspired me to post this. A little over a year ago, I posted this answer. When I wrote ...
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SE App widget shows 1138 reputation

Today, I've put in my Android KitKat desktop the SE App widget (reputation panels). These reputation panels shows 1138 when the OS hasn't loaded yet. Also, the icons aren't shown correctly. Here's a ...
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Why do they down rate? [on hold]

I am a newbie and there are many newbie in Stack Overflow like me. Since we want help in the programming, we are asking here after we have tried so much. Some experts in that language put down rate ...
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New mobile chat: the “Loading room” message looks bad

On the new mobile chat, the "Loading [Room name], Just a second" message looks old, out of place and bad: In fact, it was taken directly from the old chat interface: It should loose the beige ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site where I can ask questions about colleges?

Which/is there a Stack Exchange site where it would be appropriate for me to ask for opinions or thoughts on colleges I am thinking about attending?
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Cannot return to question list after swiping to close browser in iOS app [duplicate]

I'm having a bit of trouble thinking of a good way to describe/search for this, so bear with me if it's a duplicate. I recently realised that in the iOS app, when you click a link and a page is ...
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Join this community button does not redirect to the page you were on

How it should be: You click the Join This Community banner button button. You get a confirmation Are you sure you want to join this community? Upon clicking Create Account, your account gets ...
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1answer
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Can't post result alone surrogates because of jQuery raising “malformed URI” bug (Firefox only)

I wanted to post result of JavaScript expression JSON.stringify(String.fromCodePoint(128514).split('')) It's impossible - when posted as comment it cause page to reload, and when posted in ...
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Can we have an option to sort suggested edits by type?

Can we have an option to sort suggested edits by type? Tag only Tag wiki Tag excerpt In this type of format in the close vote review queue: This would help people trying to focus on misguided ...
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Link not working in profile description

I have experienced real strange behaviour in my profile description; links do not work/display at all. Assuming I used correct markdown - as I used both the markdown I usually use, and the official ...
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Reply to a message from transcript

In the full site theme, we can reply to a message directly from the transcript of the chat room: It is really useful when one wants to reply to a chat ping notification, for example. Would be ...
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Can we have a new On Hold category for questions that are only slightly unclear?

Some questions get put on hold as being unclear, when in fact the question is perfectly clear, it's just lacking a few details that are preventing it from getting answers. This is more common on the ...
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Can you set the Codename One default syntax highlight language to Java [on hold]

I answer a lot of questions in the codenameone tag. Since Codename One is based on java I have to constantly edit questions that left out the java tag to get syntax highlighting. From answers such as ...
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New mobile chat: Italic text nested in bold text does not render correctly

This message, which uses asterisk characters for both bold and italics with italic text nested within bold text, fails to render correctly in the new mobile chat. The nested italic text renders as ...
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Duplicate google results

Doing a search for "Couldn't find" "_destroy" rails gave both http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18835422/rails-4-nested-attributes-couldnt-find-tag-with-id-for-person-with-id and ...
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What makes good tagging? [on hold]

In Stack Overflow, what I do with question tagging is often just listing the technologies, tools and libs used in the environment of the given question. What else should I add for maximum efficiency? ...
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What to do when part of a community lacks trust in ♦ moderators on small stacks

I would like to emphasize that I personally do not lack trust in this ♦ mod, nor do I wish for his removal. As such, I will not be mentioning the mod's username. While it is possible to work out who ...
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Search not working on Careers, and inconsistent favourite count [migrated]

I've noticed that maybe a couple of weeks ago, the search functionality has stopped working on Careers. For example, the titular page says that I have 8 favourites. When I click on "view all ...
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The question list page URL has inconsistent variables

When on the question list you can click to sort by votes, activity, date, etc. You can also click to show 15, 30, or 50 questions per page. The problem is that when you click on these they add ...
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Where can I ask questions about tools like Atlassian Jira?

What, if any, Stack Exchange site could I ask a simple question about Jira? For instance: We are using Jira Agile and we have a board with columns: Ideas Next Up On Hold In Progress ...
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Limit the size of images uploaded into chat

I noticed that in some chatrooms there can often happen to be uploads of rather large images, usually animated GIFs. Now of course I don't want to inhibit anyone's right to upload images into chat, ...
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Error 404 in stackexchange webmasters “about us” page

There is the About us link in http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/ that redirect to this page http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/company/about but the page return error 404. Apparently the same ...
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Tagging people in replies doesn't work [duplicate]

I experienced some days ago in SO that whenever I'd like to tag in comment the answerer, or anyone who has already written a comment below the same answer, the tag disappears. @name doesn't list out ...
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1answer
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URL redirection from 'More site states on' link in Beta sites

In every beta site, we usually see the Site Stats side bar in the right hand side, at the end of side bar there is link for more stats in Stack Exchange site. For an example: In Health beta when ...
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1answer
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Can user names have a filter on whacky chars?

Is it too much to ask that "whacky" characters be prevented from being used in user names, so we don't have users like this one whose name renders as L̲̳o̲̳̳n̲̳̳g̲̳̳p̲̳o̲̳̳k̲̳̳e̲̳̳. I'm all for ...
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Let's disallow nominations from people who've been suspended in the past year

Well, it's election season again. On sites all over the network, moderators are being selected from among the good folk willing to volunteer their time to help guide and support their communities. I'm ...
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New Mobile chat: link color and regular text color are too similar

Let me start by saying that I love the new Mobile UI for chat. There is one minor problem though: The colors of links and regular text are just too similar. I can barely tell them apart in this ...
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Enable two-step verification for all Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

I have two-step verification (via Google Authenticator) enabled for almost all of my accounts on the Internet. I somehow feel safe with that. I have enabled two-step verification for almost all my ...
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1answer
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StackOverflow logo broken download link

I would like to download the StackOverflow logo in a vector file format. I found a download link for the logo in the EPS format at https://stackoverflow.com/company/logos, but it is 404'ing. As a ...
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Links from historical election pages point to current resources

On election pages, there is a short section with links to additional resources. As an example, here is the relevant part for the 2013 Stack Overflow moderator election: Apparently, however, the ...
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Is there some way to see all of a user's messages in a chat room?

Here's the situation: I'm investigating a user's behaviour in a couple of chat rooms because I find the overall patterns concerning, and may need to direct some official attention their way ...
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Allow moderators to edit the sidebar text on the ask page

TL;DR: Moderators should be given the ability to edit the sidebar text on /questions/ask. Moderators can edit various documents and texts around their sites that the community can't. The help ...
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Show deleted posts due to account deletion in 10k tools

According to point 10 of How does deleting work? negatively voted posts are automatically deleted when a user's account is deleted: The system will automatically delete any question (and its ...
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Replace space in SEDE query parameter

I'm trying to fetch the comments matching with my required keyword, this query returns the expected result. SELECT TOP 10 Id [Comment Link] FROM Comments WHERE Text LIKE '%##SearchKeyword##%' ORDER ...
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1answer
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View Favorites from iOS app [duplicate]

Can posts that have been favorited be viewed in a list on the iOS app similar to the desktop web version? If not, I'd like to request such a feature.
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Edit reject reasons: replace “causes harm” with “other”

When reviewing edit suggestions, I often use the custom reject reason. This allows me to give the editor some personalized guidance, so that in their next edit they can do better. For some reason, ...
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Is Meta.SE the right forum to ask about specific wording's fit with “be nice” policy?

We have general guidelines to the "Be Nice" policy, but they seem more along the lines of Supreme Court's famous "I know it when I see it" - which leads to supreme unhelpfulness to someone who is ...
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Community post-bumping rampage on meta.SFF

UPDATE: After 12 hours of post-bumping Community seems to have gone back into hibernation. Sorry for the noise(?). I know that the Community "user" sometimes bumps posts that have sat unanswered ...
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1answer
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Suggested edit by OP in the review queue? [duplicate]

I just saw this edit in the Suggested Edits review queue over in Physics, and I'm rather confused as to what's going on. The suggested edit is attributed to the OP - same username, same identicon, ...
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Minor comment indentation glitch (on SO)

I've noticed this a few times, never seen quite what causes it: A comment on a question can be markedly more indented than normal (on Chrome). I've taken a screenshot and drawn a vertical blue line ...
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Wildcard tag favourites don't work on iOS app

I recently added the wildcard tag 'nunit*' to my favourites for SO, which maps to 7-8 different tags. When accessing it through Tags > Favourites in the app however, only questions tagged explicitly ...
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The “Search Q&A” translation from Transifex is not used

The new search hint says "Search Q&A". This string is present in Transifex, but the site engine doesn't seem to use it. Ru.SO: Transifex:8301, already translated. Pt.SO: Jp.SO: ...
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Terminate the grace period when a post receives a flag

Occasionally, someone posts something that is completely unintelligible or spam. Users then proceed to flag the post. Then the poster edits to replace the gibberish or spam with something more legit. ...

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