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“SE Network intermittent availability” on February 29th [duplicate]

Seems like there are intermittent issues across the Stack Exchange network as of February 29, 2024. I am connecting from Brooklyn, NY, USA is happening on my home ISP connection (Spectrum) as well as ...
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Why is the "Highly active" label still present even after all activity has ceased?

I was browsing Aviation by top voted, and came across Why does Chicago O'Hare have a penalty box? Asked and answered in 2014, the most recent activity on this question includes: 3 years ago: an ...
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What ethical considerations do we need to address as online communities continue to grow and evolve? [closed]

With the increasing influence of online communities like Stack Exchange, it's crucial to address emerging ethical concerns. These can include: Bias and discrimination: How can we ensure inclusivity ...
MostaFa Ayoub's user avatar
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Our partnership with Google and commitment to socially responsible AI

Today, we announced an exciting new partnership with Google to bring Google's Gemini to Stack Overflow and to provide Stack Overflow content directly within Google Cloud. The story of this partnership ...
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How to appeal a deleted answer? [duplicate]

I'm a maintainer of an open source library, and I answered a question about my library. But, unfortunately, some moderator thought that I'm not qualified enough for answering this question and deleted ...
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User activity reputation graph missing on Cross Validated

Typically there was a user reputation cumulative graph on the activity page. For example, mine for Meta Stack Exchange looks like this on Feb. 28, 2024 https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/341152/carl:...
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German localisation of policies.stackoverflow.co/data-request contains 2 paragraphs in Dutch (Not Deutsch) and 1 heading in English

The German localisation of https://policies.stackoverflow.co/data-request contains 2 paragraphs in Dutch and 1 heading in English: First reported by @Bergi in this comment: Upcoming privacy updates: ...
Cornelius Roemer's user avatar
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How can I see the number of questions that a given user voted to close but got later reopened by someone else?

I wonder the following: for a given user, how can I see the number of questions that they voted to close, but the question was later reopened by someone else (possibly a group of users)?
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Only five communities appear in the displayed list in my profile where there should be 7 (I have 10, of which 3 are hidden)

I have joined 10 communities, but only five appear in the displayed list in my profile. If I edit the list of five, I am shown all seven. So why the restriction? The communities icon at the top right ...
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What site should I post a question about an error given from a SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) query?

I am working on composing a SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) query to find questions from 3-4 months ago that do not have any accepted answers that I feel like I could answer (as in limiting it to ...
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Misleading banner: A retracted reopen vote means that you can't then vote to close the reopened question? [duplicate]

I found a strange bug the other day. There was a poorly formatted/asked question, on a site1 (that I am not a moderator of), that I voted to close. It was closed eventually with another two votes (...
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The tag curation workflow is unnecessarily cumbersome

I found this discussion when I was trying to figure out why I couldn't improve a suggested tag wiki edit that had a typo in it: Allow 'improve' for Tag Wiki Edit Suggestions Tag wiki edit suggestions ...
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Degraded Stack Exchange network performance on February 27th and (yet still) on February 28th?

Subject should say it all, but overall the Stack Exchange network has been very laggy (so far) all day on, February 27th and 28th. I am connecting from Brooklyn, NY, USA is happening on my home ISP ...
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Why is this election summary in past tense even before an election has started?

An election will be held in a couple weeks on Code Review SE. Near the bottom of the main content is an <aside> using past tense wording: 17,568 voters were eligible, 0 visited the site during ...
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Stack Exchange's stance on using AI to write questions

I have read Stack Overflow's current stance on AI generated content and understand the decision making process that went into deciding that AI generated content was not suitable for answering ...
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How does Stack Exchange enforce its advertising policies?

How does Stack Exchange ensure that ads don't deliver a tracking pixel if I have opted out of cookies? Is it impossible for an ad to track me if I have opted out of targeting pixels or could an ad ...
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Can't register: "No user found with matching email"

I wanted to create a sock puppet account this morning, but it just seems impossible. I receive the emails after the initial registration just fine, and when I click the link, I get to a page with a ...
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Should I respond to a question where I have worthwhile information to contribute, but no concrete answer?

I saw a question where a person describes their context, to which I have a considerable amount of information that I am certain the user (and similar users like him) will find useful, but none that ...
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Getting question banned [duplicate]

So, I got banned on the Mathematics Stack Exchange site for asking a bunch of stupid questions. I edited the ones that could be saved and deleted most of the questions that were just easy, but it's ...
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Sporadic login/logout issues after February 24 maintenance

Since at least 2 hours ago (7:00PM (EST) on Saturday, February 24, 2024) and about 6 hours past the time today’s maintenance was declared “COMPLETED” by staff member Dalmarus I have experienced login ...
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Should this question be migrated to MSO? "Are questions about improving performance on topic on Stack Overflow?" [duplicate]

Are questions about improving performance on topic on Stack Overflow? This question is specific to Stack Overflow and still relevant, since it's been linked from MSO here: What makes a "good&...
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Why did the recent maintenance notices point to a search for [maintenance] or [maintenance]? [duplicate]

The second link in these notices that were up today: point to https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/maintenance+or+maintenance?tab=Newest Why the duplicate: [maintenance] or [...
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Long loading time on reputation page

When I open my Stack Overflow profile page (when logged in) it takes a long time for the page to load. The first request takes at least 7 seconds. This is easily reproducible. It happens in all ...
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Where can I ask about the history of medicine?

Specifically, I have a couple questions about what medical knowledge and capabilities existed in the Roman Empire, specifically Judaea, during the 1st century AD. Is there a Stack Exchange site where ...
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Most user cards are not loading on the Reputation Leagues

I've tried on Chrome and Firefox to get Cross Validated to list users in the "leagues", e.g., https://stackexchange.com/leagues/65/alltime/stats/2010-07-19?sort=reputationchange&page=3 ...
Carl's user avatar
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Review Your Question button not working on iOS 16 on Safari or Chrome [duplicate]

I am on an iPhone 8 with iOS 16.3.1. The Review Your Question button isn’t working - I press the button and nothing loads. I’ve tried on Safari and Chrome and get the same problem on both.
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How can we prevent open questions from being closed? [duplicate]

Compute similarity of two GPS track lines is an example of a problem that happens fairly often with the algorithm tag. What looks like a bad question to people without a good understanding of ...
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User profile is not loading Stack Exchange reputation league page [duplicate]

It appears there's a bug on the stackexchange.com reputation league page. When navigating to the "All Time" section for Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange via the drop-down list or by ...
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Let's have a single form to ask questions and have machine learning suggest subsite for it

One of the common problems on practically any site of Stack Exchange are questions that are off-topic. Many users do not read the FAQ or take the tour, but even to an experienced member (like myself) ...
Ivaylo Strandjev's user avatar
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Remove border from non-textbox elements when focused

The recent design change of adding a visible border around textboxes when they're focused is a good thing IMO. However, when applied to elements such as radio buttons, it can just look weird, e.g. in ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Why is “top questions” on mobile view broken for meta.stackexchange.com?

I navigated to “meta.stackexchange.com”, and it defaulted to “Top Questions”, but no questions showed up on the mobile view. Is this feature broken?
George Stocker's user avatar
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Why doesn't the username in mentions not get auto-edited when the original one does? [duplicate]

I used to go by "d4rk4ng31" (um, as you might have already guessed, silly teenage years) which then I changed (long back, but I just noticed this as I am not a very active member anymore). I ...
kesarling He-Him's user avatar
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How do I see answers to my questions?

It says 10 people saw my question but no one has bothered to answer yet. What does that mean?
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Code formatting sometimes overflows to the right column

Here is an example in this now-deleted question: Copy-pasting the problematic line here: SELECT enterpriseid, lastUpdated, oldrecords,case when array_size(newrecords)>0 then ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Changing how community leadership works on Stack Exchange: a proposal and rough timeline

For nearly fifteen years, Stack Exchange community leadership has taken a very simple form: there is the community-at-large, and there are moderators elected by ranked-choice voting. This system is ...
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Asking how to format code blocks on SOF because I am prohibited from commenting on an existing post

I am getting this warning when proofreading a question: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 spaces using the code toolbar button or ...
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The cookie popup on international sites has reverted to the old version

11 months ago, a "Necessary cookies only" option was added to the cookie popup. But currently this is not working on international sites. The name of the button is remains "Reject all&...
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Improve wording of Community Wiki tooltip while editing a question

When editing a question as a ♦ moderator, you have the option to make it Community Wiki. However, as a reverse of Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question, the tooltip thinks it's ...
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Why do we lose rep when we down vote a post on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I have noticed that when you downvote a post (question/answer) on Stack Overflow you lose some points. I think users should get more rep or it should stay the same if they downvote, as it would ...
Adam Basha's user avatar
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3 answers
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What is the expected way for a NEW user to identify the correct SE for a question?

Are the different SE sites intended to operate as a whole? Or is there no expectation that any one site should care about getting questions answered unless they are on topic for that site? Use case: ...
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In the data request page, what does the "Do not sell my information" request type do?

The recent "Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation" communication made me realize that the Data Request submit page includes &...
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Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question

When opening the mod menu for a Community Wiki answer, one of the options is remove wiki from this question (emphasis mine). Can that be corrected?
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Why is there a blue border around focused textboxes now?

I noticed that in all Stack Exchange sites, when I focus any textbox, there is now a very visible blue border/outline around it. Was this outline intentionally added, and if so, what is its purpose? ...
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Strange new database 'Data.StackExchangePOC' is messing up cross-site SEDE queries

I just read a comment by user @questionto42 that one of my cross-site queries isn't working. My educated guess is this is because a special database Data.StackExchangePOC was created two days ago: (...
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Is implying moderator misconduct a violation of code of conduct? [duplicate]

While I believe the original revision of the question below provides sufficient details to distinguish itself from the duplicates, I'd like to tldr it: What recourse do I have if I believe a ...
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Why is there no Stack app available for mobile devices? [duplicate]

Description: As every Stack user knows that Stack itself is a combination of many great platforms for different purposes. Its accessibility from a mobile device/remote device would impact its ...
AshhadDevLab's user avatar
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Tapping on username while commenting after @ symbol with a high probability leads to invalid system response on touch screen devices

It's very hard to correctly select user name while commenting on mobile devices. Even when tap is marked inside the tooltip with username, as the result system decided that I tapped on the link from ...
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Some JavaScript seems to not work: Can't ask questions and new editor not loading

I'm trying to ask questions (which uses the old editor), but pressing the "review your question" button does nothing. Checking "Answer your own question" does nothing (except make ...
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Uploading PNG image less than 2 MiB leads to error "Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB)."

I tried to upload PNG image with size about 1.3 MiB, but image uploader says that an image size is more than 2 MiB: Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB). Possible explanation for this is ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
10 votes
1 answer
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Error on sign in to traducir.win 2024 edition

Just got the same error as one and a half year ago on attempt to sign in to traducir.win: Error on sign in to traducir.win An error was thrown during this request. The exception handler configured on ...
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