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Enlightened badge took 32 hours to be awarded

I understand that this is probably a duplicate of my recent question about the enlightened badge taking more than 24 hours. But the answer to that one was basically "It's highly improbably that ...
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What's up with the new moderation policy of closing questions? [closed]

Lately, I've been driven away from stackoverflow platform because doesn't matter how I word the question, inevitably within 24 hours it gets marked down for close. Seriously, at least give it a couple ...
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Allow disabling all the annoying popovers on SE sites

Today I tried to look up a question on Stack Overflow. I had two popovers on the page, one inviting me to take a short survey (which didn't even load!) and one inviting me to learn how the review ...
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My falling animation is not playing when I fall but plays when [closed]

I've got an animation state machine in my player controller that works perfectly fine, but the only problem is when my player falls off cliffs or falls down without jumping first, the fall animation ...
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No spacing between tag-formatted text in the inbox' post preview aka. SE creates buglists

Yesterday, I have received a notification about a post (namely the Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor), that I followed, so I can see (and vote for) the new bugs/features reported/requested. I ...
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worldbuilding.SE jittery scrolling on macOS Safari

For over 2 years worldbuilding.SE still has this bug in macOS Safari where it (and no other site) has awful, choppy, laggy scrolling. it runs at a very choppy pace ... Scrolling on any page feels ...
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Text selection overflows in revisions, “Side-by-side Markdown” mode

When trying to select text in a side-by-side revision, that is, select the text from one side, it works perfectly fine. However, the selection overflows to the other side when using "Side-by-side ...
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How do people determine which questions are duplicates? [duplicate]

I have posted a few questions, like this. The question got closed because it was seemingly a duplicate of this. But the two questions are pretty different! So, how do people decide if a question is a ...
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Can we please remove the review queues pop-up? [duplicate]

Recently, there's been a pop-up about review queues: It is extremely annoying, as I believe other people can agree. It does a lot more to distract and aggravate people than it does to inform them, ...
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How can I help? [closed]

I am very new to Stack Overflow, but I want to help on the Mathematics site. The problem is that I'm not particularly smart enough to answer the majority of questions. How should I help? I'm decent at ...
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How many moderators are required to issue an account suspension?

E.g., can one moderator alone suspend a user account, or are at least 2, 3, etc. moderators required to issue an account suspension? I read My account has been temporarily suspended; what does that ...
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Help center page on reopening questions no longer correctly states the time frame in which edited questions are added to the reopen queue

In the help center entry for reopening a closed question, the article states: Closed questions that receive edits within the first 5 days of closure are automatically put into a review queue to be ...
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New onboarding for review queues

The Public Platform team is continuing to work towards improving the review queues and we’re here today to announce a new onboarding experience for the review queues. In the product discovery phase, ...
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Question with multiple topics: site recommendation

I want to ask a question that involves several topics: a PHP framework, MySQL database, user experience, page loading performance, server performance. Since the question is complex, I can't find a ...
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Disable links on expanded user card for users with less than 15 rep

Links on "About me" and "Website link" are disabled for users with less than 15 rep due to potential spammers (ref: Jeff's answer). However, links on expanded user card are still ...
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How about having the mods / admins document why they deleted a post [duplicate]

In general, there's a lot of push back against documenting why a post gets deleted. In looking at various posts similar to this, it's been explained that nothing really needs to be documented, that ...
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Scrollbars are still broken on the 10k NATO tool

With my original question on MSO marked [status-complete] (and the same for the partial equivalent here on MSE, which only addresses the problem with revisions), and my comment being ignored for ...
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If a user has not given a good attempt at their question, what is the correct flag to use, if any? [migrated]

I have been doing triage for a few months now on StackOverflow, and every few minutes you get a user who is simply asking for code to be written for them - implicitly of course, since they have ...
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Long word in title overflows into right column in suggested edits queue

In the suggested edit review queue, it seems if the title of a question contains a very long word it will overflow into the right column. This is the review item in question. Using Windows 10, ...
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Edit approval on own question [closed]

I was just looking over one of my own questions on one of the sites 1, and, realizing there were quite a few comments completely missing the scope of it, I edited it to be more explicit and clear. ...
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Is there an official Stack Exchange Android app? [duplicate]

I saw a number of apps in the Play Store, but I was wondering if there's an official one. I didn't see a link on the homepage. It would be nice to be able to check, and get notifications, on my phone, ...
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Postpone Showing Vote Results on Posts [duplicate]

Why do we need this feature? It has been many times asked users to vote a post for its content, not anything else. However, for example, when a post is heavily downvoted, users usually treat the post ...
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Why is a blog post without the announcements tag featured on all network sites' community bulletins?

This blog post is currently featured on all network sites' community bulletins. As per this staff post, only those posts that have the announcements tag are supposed to be featured across the network: ...
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Where is the appropriate place to ask questions about scientific writing? [closed]

I have a few questions about writing scientific papers, but I don't know which of Science stackexchanges to ask in (could I ask in any of them?) or whether there is somewhere else more appropriate for ...
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How can I make regular words small? [duplicate]

I want to make words small (like image credits), and I tried all the available edit buttons for words. How can I make regular words small?
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How often do people actually copy and paste from Stack Overflow? Now we know

My name is David, I am the Senior Data Analyst on the Marketing team of Stack Exchange. I am new to the team but am not new to copying from Stack Overflow. I am very excited to share my first ...
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Area 51, why is it called that? [duplicate]

Area 51 is a Stack Exchange Site where you can create new Stack Exchange Sites by earning others' support, to "lift the proposal off the ground", like a rocket launching off the ground. Why ...
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Can we make the placement of hyperlinks in the migration post notice more obvious?

Today when I saw that the post notice for a migrated post looks like this: Now what struck me as odd was that the word "Migrated" is used as an hyperlink twice. The first occurrence links ...
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How to set different email address to private stack overflow for teams? [migrated]

In my stack exchange public account there is my private email. Have created a private team (free stack overflow for teams) and would like to set for that my work email. Couldn't find how. Is that ...
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Are Code Golf questions overrepresented on the front page?

I regularly scan the Stack Exchange front page for interesting questions. It looks like among all the sites Code Golf has been overrepresented for a long time, and right now it got kind of weird: five ...
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Please autocomplete @User2 even if you only notify @User1

Background I know that @replying to more than one user in a comment is not allowed as explained in this answer. I've always hated that and thought that there are valid use-cases for mentioning two ...
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Organizing Edits Without Bumping [duplicate]

Why do we need this feature? Sometimes community leaders (community members who care their community and its meta issues) decide to make some minor edits on a certain set of posts (which may include ...
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How do I edit my network profile 'bio'? [duplicate]

How do I edit my network profile 'bio'? When I click ' Update profile info ' a box pops up with 'Choose a site to copy profile information from: ' in it. Selecting a site makes the box disappear and I ...
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Why not upvote the question count automatically every time any answer is upvoted? [duplicate]

Regardless of which answer is useful to a viewer, if an answer is upvoted, the question should automatically be upvoted as well. Obviously the answer would not be posted unless the question existed. ...
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Why can't I dismiss these Stack Exchange cookie popups on mobile browser? [duplicate]

These pop-ups keep appearing on my Android phone when browsing Stack Exchange sites. No matter what I choose these popups occur on every page refresh and whenever I try to view a question. I'm using ...
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There are many sites ending in “Overflow”. Are these affiliated? [duplicate]

Many sites use "Overflow" in their names: arrayoverflow.com mathoverflow.net techoverflow.net Are any of these Stack Exchange sites? If so, what should a Stack Exchange site have that ...
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Group notifications of followed topics (e.g. like comments on own posts)

When the feature was announced: The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network I replied a year ago with some concerns, of which, the grouping of notifications. I did not get ...
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Automatic following of answers to your question

There should be an option so when you are the OP of a question and it gets answered, the OP is notified of any comments to that answer without having to manually follow each answer. It would be ...
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Constable Grace Note?

Stack Exchange employee Grace Note appears on the list of Constable badges for Literature SE. She was never a moderator there, neither appointed nor elected. This must be some sort of bug in the badge ...
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Why do I not see many OP's answering their own questions? [duplicate]

I feel very awkward about asking and answering my own question, mainly because I never have seen anyone else doing it. Why is it so rare? Is it really acceptable?
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Why is it so important to restrict questions to being 'on-topic' that some questions can't be asked anywhere on SE? [duplicate]

For example, a question about physics education is seemingly not on-topic on Physics. But there is no Physics Education nor Science Education, so it seems there is nowhere on SE that a question about ...
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What is the benefit (rep?) to someone who votes to close a question? [duplicate]

What is the benefit (rep?) if any to someone who votes to close a question? Is that benefit still there at all if the vote is wrong?
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What is the benefit to someone when they flag a question as a possible duplicate? [duplicate]

What is the benefit (rep?) if any to someone when they flag a question as a possible duplicate? Is that benefit still there even when the question is actually not a possible duplicate?
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Why is this user's reputation not matching their reputation history? They're not suspended, have never downvoted and never offered any bounties either [duplicate]

This user is showing up as having a reputation of only 21, but their reputation history shows much more than that, and they have posted an answer that has 6 upvotes and no downvotes. I suppose that ...
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Algorithmically Ensure a Question is in English [duplicate]

People on any Stack Exchange site post questions not in English. English users then comment "__.stack __.com is for questions in ______". It's robotic. A robot should do it. Update the ...
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Quick way to add reference links to comments or answers [duplicate]

I want add links referring to other questions or answers or guides that I have seen many people add in the comments. I wonder how to add that quickly. There are many ways to add links: One long way ...
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I feel like I'm in a catch twenty-two situation when posting questions

Similar to this question: One post with multiple questions or multiple posts? except my main problem is accusations of creating duplicates when I (correctly, in my view) post separate and completely ...
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Preventing Zalgo text from spanning outside the box

When an extraneous amount of Zalgo text is posted, it will span outside the box and prevent others from seeing the posts above/below it. Zalgo text should be contained inside the box so that it doesn'...
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Add dark theme to Winter Bash

I was going to https://winterbash2020.stackexchange.com/ when the internet got cut. I decided to play the dino game when at around 700, the dark theme appeared. Then I decided to ask this question. ...
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Clicking “see full text” on a long chat reply shows message number without the arrow

Earlier, I received a long chat reply, and the shortened version of the message shows: But then, if I click "see full text", it shows the number of the message replied to: It doesn't do ...

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