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Jon Skeet's broken the C# tag stats page formatting on SO!

I was checking the Java top users page earlier and noticed that Jon Skeet's number of badges is too large to be displayed in the layout:

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But then I wondered, is it a bug or is it just so because one can't put Jon Skeet in a box?

Bug or not bug? That is the question.

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Jon Skeet is not a bug, its the only human on stackoverflow. – Toon Krijthe Aug 6 '12 at 8:51
+1 for "Skeet in a box" ;) – Tex Hex Aug 6 '12 at 8:57
They're badges, not medals... Medals are lame... – animuson Aug 6 '12 at 8:58
Now why did I read that as "Jon Skeet has too many badgers!"? – Bart Aug 6 '12 at 9:07
@animuson Edited. – assylias Aug 6 '12 at 9:08
Related to this which is similar on the badge holders page (3 column overlap) – Rory Aug 6 '12 at 10:12
What? Someone mention badgers? youtube.com/watch?v=EIyixC9NsLI – Kev Aug 6 '12 at 10:58
Badgers are always one too many, even when there is just a badger, and especially when they are in your house. ;) – kiamlaluno Aug 6 '12 at 11:42
related question meta.stackexchange.com/questions/136988/… – bluefeet Aug 6 '12 at 11:44
Hehee this has been fixed once – Rory Aug 6 '12 at 12:12
Hmmmm solution is to share badges ... with me :). But keep your badgers ! ... Glad to help debate ;) – Jean-Rémy Revy Aug 6 '12 at 12:27

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This is an ongoing struggle. The SE network tries to provide the users with a flawless Q&A engine. And the users are working hard to find the flaws in the system.

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"...So far, the Universe is winning." (Rich Cook) – gnat Aug 6 '12 at 12:59

I would not call it a bug. The SE network is in a growing stage. Whoever has designed that page might not have thought that someone might reach this number of badges. But as these kind of reports are submitted to SE, I am sure there are developers who keep such things in mind. And while performing the page layout update your bug report will be kept in mind by the SE developers.

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It's still a bug, unless the page was designed to look like that when a user has that many badges. – Juhana Aug 6 '12 at 10:25
@Juhana You can never predict a 100% of the situation. In this way you can call it bug – Lucifer Aug 6 '12 at 10:27

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