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How do we reach out to users for an academic study?

For an academic study, a team of researchers is looking forward to reach out to Stack Exchange users. The purpose of our research is to understand how personal and professional background of ...
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Inconsistent whitespace in the Profile tab (user's own profile vs. others' profiles)

When viewing someone else's profile in the Profile tab, this is what you see: Now, when viewing your own profile in the Profile tab, this is what you see (notice the extra whitespace in the left ...
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Link to candidate you voted for on election page not completely working

In the "Your final votes" section of election pages, when you hover over the name of a candidate you voted for, the mouse pointer seems to suggest you can click on it, but nothing happens. ...
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Moderator missing on election overview page

We have three moderators on Spanish Language Stack Exchange. Yet if you look at the election page, you only see two of us: Why isn't Charlie shown in the results of the first election? That election ...
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A moved question lost tags [duplicate]

I wrote a question on a Stack Exchange site, only to find out that a few hours later, it was moved to another site in the Stack Exchange network. It's OK, but when the question was moved, the tags I ...
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Which site for Kingbase database design questions?

Which site would be the best site to ask Kingbase database design questions? I don't mean the architecture like master-slave replication, because that would fit on Server Fault. For example, if I were ...
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Same First Answer reappears in queue after being deleted

I just opened a First Answer in the review queue on English Language Learning. I switched tabs to read the question and gloss over the other answers. When getting back to the answer, it had been ...
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When going back in the browser to where you've added a comment - the comment is missing [duplicate]

If I'm on an SE question page, and: Add a comment to the question or to an answer Visit another URL on the same browser tab Press back the comment I added is missing. This is not a new issue, I've ...
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Why does the URL to an answer include the question ID?

On Stack Overflow the link to an answer looks like this https://stackoverflow.com/a/<answer-id>/<question-id> // https://stackoverflow.com/a/69119825/819887 Out of curiosity: Why was ...
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Disable "First Questions" Queue for those who have spent all their Close Votes

When a reviewer has used up their daily close vote quota (50 on SO), the "Close Votes" review queue is no longer available to them and does not show up in the "Review queues" ...
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Are all undesigned graduated sites getting their design? [duplicate]

As of recently SE has hired new developers to make site designs it appears: Bitcoin Ethereum Others? There are many more sites that have lost their beta labels, and graduated since SE stopped ...
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With new designs planned for some sites, are there plans to tackle the backlog?

I recently became aware that Ethereum and some other sites are getting new designs, comprising of a logo, background colors, and textures. This seems an excellent start to things, especially with ...
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Markdown reformatting is broken if a list item starts with a block element

The new/stacks editor, when switching to source mode, breaks alignment of list items <li> if it begins with a block-level element (<blockquote> or <pre>). For example, the following ...
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Is there a good reason the various Stack Exchanges are not alphabetized in the grid view on the "all sites" main page? [duplicate]

The order of icons on the https://stackexchange.com/sites?view=grid page appears quite random, and makes searching difficult. Why are they not organized in some useful manner? ADDENDUM: Several ...
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Suggested edits on answers show the author of the parent question instead of the answer's author as they used to [duplicate]

In this suggested edit on an answer it shows the user that asked the question above the revision and the user that proposed the edit below it. The answer was posted by a different user and that is not ...
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SO Dataset query to retrieve questions, related answers and comments with a specific question tag

For a small part of my master thesis I need to retrieve a dataset from SEDE that contains all questions as well as the related multiple answers (and if possible also comments) with the tag "text-...
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Announcing the arrival of Valued Associate #1214: Dalmarus

We have been on a journey to revamp and improve the /contact support experience - it has moved back to the Community Team, we hired dedicated folks to do it, and switched systems more than once by now....
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Is the accept/bounty reminder still shown after the Activity page revamp in 2021?

Back in 2019-2020, there was still an accept/bounty reminder that was shown on the user's profile page (despite the possible layout bug): Alignment issue with the accept reminder message in Activity -&...
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"You don't have the permission to use this type of flag" when casting a spam flag

Today I attempted to flag a question as spam on Stack Overflow; however, it was deleted the same moment as I cast the flag. The UI shows a popup You don't have the permission to use this type of flag ...
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Can feature requests not be questions? [duplicate]

Even as a someone who is something of a UI/UXtist myself, I found it pretty awkward to navigate to the right place to submit feedback. I don't want a "Ask Question" button, I want a "...
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I already took the census. Why does the 'Census' badge not show on my profile?

I completed the developer survey, but I did not get the Census badge credited to my account. I took the census while I was not logged in and logged in after the fact. I'm not able to retake the census ...
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How do I find out why I got question banned on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I was learning some SQL today and ran into a roadblock while trying to understand check constraints. Everyone was very helpful and I was able to comprehend what I was confused about. However, after I ...
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Does a flag get stuck on pending if the post is migrated?

So I followed the FAQ's migration flow chart, and flagged a post—custom flag/"in need of moderator intervention" since the only migrate to option is to the local meta—for it to be migrated ...
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How to get tags of questions answered by a user in Stack Exchange Data Explorer

I can't solve this problem: using a remote DBMS from the Stack Overflow site (URL: http://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/new). Write a SQL query that displays the names of users with a ...
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Show 40 last votes, rather than 30, on my Votes tab

On the currently-logged-in user's Votes page, a list of the the last 30 votes is displayed. I would like propose that the number of rows should be adjustable, preferrably by a URL query parameter (e.g....
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Wrong number of stars in chatroom information page

According to the badge on this page, the Trashcan chatroom has 7 stars: but if you count the number of stars under Starred posts, you'll only get to 2. What happened to the remaining 5?
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Person icon with drop down symbol in the stackexchange.com top bar [duplicate]

There is an person icon with a drop down symbol in the Stack Exchange header (top bar). Clicking on that doesn't respond any. What is the icon for? Screenshot for reference:
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Appearance of sock puppet-y users in comments [duplicate]

Over the past week or so, I've run into some accounts that seem questionable. I understand that they may not actually be sock puppets as defined below, but they do appear to be users masking their ...
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To what extent might scores, on my posts on one SE site, affect scores on another?

As my formal training in biology was limited to about 40 hours, half a century ago, in a classroom of a state school system that had been (and remains) legally banned from discussion of a concept ...
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Badges Overflow

User badges (moderator and staff) overflow the revision container on /posts/<id>/revisions pages: The issue is spotted on Meta Stack Overflow, but since this pertains to the design common for ...
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Part of new privilege notification text is in Russian [duplicate]

I just got a notification that I'd earned a new site privilege. For some reason, though, part of the notification text is in Russian, not English: Apparently it says "Узнайте больше об этом в ...
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How can I close this kind of question for being "off-topic"? [closed]

I want to close a question on French Language that is absolutely not about the French language at all; it's just a random question in French. When I press "Close", the only options I have ...
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Can't sign up into Area 51

I wanted to propose a new site, so I went to https://area51.stackexchange.com/ If I click on the link "Propose a new technology site" then it shows: Area 51 >> Login Error Unable to ...
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SEDE favorite button fails silently when not logged in

I was trying to bookmark/favorite this interesting Proof of Concept on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, but clicking the favorite button did not do anything. Of course, I should have realized SEDE ...
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Long usernames overlap with the Profiles/Network profile button on mobile

In the full site on mobile, long usernames overlap with the Profiles or the Network Profile button. Examples: This happens when the user only has "Member for { } day(s)/month(s)/year(s)" ...
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What makes a comment substantive enough to deactivate "one-flag deletion" due to "certain keywords"?

Per How do comments work? Comments containing certain keywords can be deleted with a single flag. It is thought "thanks" is one of them. Which for a second was alarming; a single flag can ...
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Cursor disappears in new editor

Shortly after I start editing some answers (sometimes after some fiddling), my cursor disappears. I can't see where I'm typing except that text appears (or disappears, when backspacing), and trying to ...
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Why is there a non-functional dropdown menu in the top bar while viewing users' network profiles? [duplicate]

Within the last hour or so, I've noticed that, when viewing a user's network profile, there is an additional icon in the top bar: It looks like it's intended to be some sort of dropdown menu, but ...
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Responsive "Tour" page has extra right space due to one section that is not responsive (only when logged out)

Left: iPhone; right: Firefox desktop Click either for higher resolution (URL) Also makes scrolling on a mobile device funky; keeps twitching right. To reproduce: log out. (Thanks @Laurel)
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Edit Rate Limit

Due to a recent change in how grace period edits work, users without the "remove new user restrictions" privilege can no longer take advantage of the grace period — all their edits now ...
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What Replacement Strings are available for use in Community Specific Close Reasons?

I've been working on a project to update some of our Community Specific closure reasons on Stack Overflow. In my research, I've been looking network wide at our various community's closure reasons. I'...
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Where I can ask question about developers community and about contacts? [duplicate]

I've asked a question about AMO on Super User, but it was closed as off-topic. Where I can ask questions like this? I need to some instructions or contacts to challenge the unfair moderation decision ...
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Do not automatically redirect anonymous user from unanswered duplicate question to corresponding answered version

Duplicate questions that use different words to describe the same problem are important for people to find the content via search engines. But I doubt that search engines add redirecting pages to ...
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Possible loophole in system found by eccentric user behaviour

Not long ago here on main meta, a user posted a question, a rudimentary one which attracted a downvote almost immediately. Their response was almost as quick; they deleted their account. Subsequently, ...
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Has the Stack Exchange websites' design started to update faster than before?

I am not sure if it is just me, but I feel in the last six months the changes on the SE interface have been occurring at a rate much greater than when I began using this site. Is there a reason for ...
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Reputation bug?

On my English Language Learners account (ELL), my reputation suddenly went down by 2, even though there was nothing in the reputation changes drop down menu. The very next day I received the Unsung ...
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

On stackexchange.com, there seems to be a new icon on the topbar: From the image above, you can see that I've clicked on the (rightmost) icon, but there doesn't appear to be any dropdown menu ...
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Why not have the editor with two horizontal panes instead of a vertical layout?

I was wondering why the preview is below the question's editor and not to its side? A long question may require scrolling up and down to check the layout. The window in which to type a question is ...
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Is it acceptable to ask duplicate questions? [duplicate]

If you know that your question is a duplicate, is it a good idea to ask the question anyway and mark it as a duplicate right after the creation? I googled the question "does vector range ...
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Is the Texas anti-censoring law a concern for SE sites?

Texas has recently passed a bill that allows users to sue social media sites for "censoring" their content. To quote CNN: Texas’s law makes it illegal for any social media platform with 50 ...
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