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While looking at a close review item, this looked rather weird:

So I took a look at it on the question, and it didn't look the same:

Here's the edit page:

Is this a bug?

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closed as off-topic by Qantas 94 Heavy, Martijn Pieters, psubsee2003, hims056, Anna Lear Nov 3 '13 at 17:20

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That looks like something's thrown MathJax into the review page. –  michaelb958 Nov 3 '13 at 0:33
Can you link to the review? Also, do you have any LaTeX-rendering plugins? –  Emrakul Nov 3 '13 at 0:41
Hmm, no-repro now, sucks. stackoverflow.com/review/close/3201006 –  Qantas 94 Heavy Nov 3 '13 at 0:42
LaTeX broke the suspension tool for a bit, too. :D –  minitech Nov 3 '13 at 1:42
@minitech: you mods really enjoy stamping on littluns, don't you? –  Qantas 94 Heavy Nov 3 '13 at 4:04
@Anna nice tag but make it mod-only so it won't get removed by mistake. ;) –  Shadow Wizard Nov 3 '13 at 8:28

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Nick Craver was testing MathJax performance for an answer to a request for MathJax to be enabled on Stack Overflow. It looks like you stumbled into an edit that inadvertently triggered MathJax to typeset an equation.

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Oops...sorry :( –  Nick Craver Nov 3 '13 at 1:53
@Nick so how is the performance? :) –  Shadow Wizard Nov 3 '13 at 8:29
But Nick wrote even when "it's not doing anything" ;-) –  Arjan Nov 3 '13 at 9:11

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