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I have noticed that while asking questions and scrolling to the bottom of the page, the right sidebar containing recent questions covers the footer partially. Also, a part of it goes beyond the browser's boundary. It may not be a big problem but it still doesn't look good.

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This also happens on the Markdown help page

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Screenshot will give better chances to get more attention. –  Shadow Wizard Jun 20 '12 at 6:45
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We need a screenshot and your exact browser version. If you have any userscripts enabled, disable them and check if the problem persists. –  Yannis Jun 20 '12 at 6:47
    
If you are using IE, make sure you are not on Compatibility View. Verify it once. As Sha Dow Wiz Ard and Yannis Rizos suggested provide the details. –  Siva Charan Jun 20 '12 at 6:52
    
sorry, but i am unable to show images due to <10 reputation. :( –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 6:54
    
I am using Chrome 20.0.1132.34. The only script i was running was AdBlock plus. The problem still persists after disabling it. –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 6:56
    
Similar problem with my firefox 12.0 –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 6:58
    
(An upvote to post that screenshot. @Siva, why the bold?) –  Arjan Jun 20 '12 at 7:12
    
@Arjan: Sorry, I didnt get for the text "why the bold?". –  Siva Charan Jun 20 '12 at 7:15
    
@Arjan: Thanks a lot buddy! 4 more rep to go... :) –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 7:15
    
@VJ41 Should be able to do it now :) –  Nitesh Jun 20 '12 at 7:20
    
@Nitesh:Thanks! Here it is... :) –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 7:23
    
Unable to Replicate :( –  Nitesh Jun 20 '12 at 7:40
    
@Nitesh: Yeah... It happens in certain conditions with me too.. :/ –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 20 '12 at 16:21
    
@Nitesh: Try while editing questions. –  Vatsal Juneja Jun 21 '12 at 6:12
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possible duplicate of Floating sidebar can get too long and obscure footer –  Hugo Dozois Oct 31 '13 at 1:21

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We think that sidebar is pretty important, and want it to remain visible. The footer, on the other hand, isn't that important, and can always be accessed again with a bit of scrolling up. It's not worth the time to tweak the page so that it's only scrollable until the point of overlap.

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