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Can I have a pension?

I am getting old and I need money. I bet many people do, but for some reason they prefer not to speak about it. Over 8 years at Stack Overflow I scored 11k rep and some badges. There are not many ...
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We need Captain Obvious back

Almost one month ago the new-question-feed of our main chat-room The 2nd Monitor posted by the special user named Captain Obvious stopped working. There had been a short discussion Room owner ...
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Seeing a new error message place holder - is it intentional?

I tried to close a post, when it has 4 close votes already as "close(4)". When I clicked the close button, already the post's status changed to [closed] so it shows a error message. Previously the ...
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Why are “Gonna Find Out” hats already being awarded?

The description for the ‘Gonna Find Out’ hat is: cast 150 votes on questions or answers I've come across a few users with “Gonna Find Out” hats. Since Winter Bash has only been on for 3 days and ...
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Is offering cross-site bounties allowed?

I came across this question on Stack Overflow that starts with: NOTE: I'm also offering a bounty of 50 to 100 reputation on this problem. While I am unable to offer a bounty via StackOverflow due ...
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Can't start a bounty without the mouse

It's currently impossible to start a bounty without the mouse. Trying to tab to the "start a bounty" skips right over it; going from "add a comment" to the link to the question in the "share a link" ...
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Has or does SE suffer from shills or cabals of special interest groups looking to peddle influence or control narrative?

Excerpt from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Why_Wikipedia_is_not_so_great Editors have learned that formation into "gangs" is the most effective way of imposing their views on opposite-...
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Runaway usercards on non-responsive pages

On any site, when browsing non responsive pages such as the revisions page or the review queue (see proposed duplicate for expandable usercards) in a narrower browser window, the expanded profile ...
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Where do systemd questions belong?

Questions regarding configuration of systemd services on an Ubuntu server, do they belong on: Ask Ubuntu? Unix & Linux? Server Fault? Stack Overflow?
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Wait, so what kind of discussion of hats is and isn't on topic here?

This question of mine: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/319993/i-especially-like-the-hats-this-year?noredirect=1#comment1048036_319993 Received -11 votes and was deleted as 'this kind of ...
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Unable to hide hero banner on music StackExchange site

Normally when I navigate to a SE site that I am not a member of, I hide the hero banner at the top using the "Click to hide" x button at the right-hand side. However this button doesn't seem to be ...
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Under profile on all actions, closed status isn't indicated on questions

On your profile, when you go to your 'all actions', I'm trying to find certain questions which may be reopened - that is, no longer closed (cough hats cough). Example on my profile Several of these ...
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What is the new 'Snow-Flake' symbol? [duplicate]

Good day. Today I was just working when I saw that there was a snowflake in the top-bar-menu, and it had a purple notification number on it. I had never seen it before. Note: This has been solved ...
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Where to ask about improvements for a security scenarios?

I'm building a mobile application that transfers points between users via QRCode. I'm concerned about security and am looking for effective simple yes secure algorithm to use. What is the best ...
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search in tag description

feature suggestion It would be great if there were 2 different searches: standard search: search in tag names only extended search: search in tag names + tag descriptions That would make it easier ...
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Is there an auto-delete bug here at Stack Exchange?

So on 2 instances, I have been typing a Question body on a Stack Exchange site, I pressed the Backspace key to delete words/characters, when suddenly it starts automatically deleting the ENTIRE body ...
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Top bar bug - no reputation shown for Area 51

The top bar's hamburger menu displays all the community's you're a member of, and your reputation there. Area 51 is displayed there, but its reputation isn't. Funnily enough, Area 51 Discussion Zone ...
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Why can questions only be migrated to the meta site of the main site? [duplicate]

Sometimes there are questions asked on a site, but never belong to this site, and are a very good fit for another site. In such cases I would like to vote to migrate this question to the site it fits. ...
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Why are images of text, code and mathematical expressions discouraged?

Often I see new users posting images, containing the text of the question they were intending to ask, or a part of it. This is especially true for the science and math based sites where new users don'...
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Winterbash Login asking me to join SO?

When I attempt to login into the Winterbash page (i.e.https://winterbash2018.stackexchange.com/auth/login) I am redirected to a page to join Stack Overflow (i.e.https://stackoverflow.com/users/join) ...
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Problems at the milliners?

Today I've been compiling some C++ code that makes heavy use of Boost Spirit. So lots of time waiting. I've spent the time diving in and out of Stack Overflow. Hats off to me if I may say so myself: ...
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Which Stack Exchange for question about comparing “Classical internet routing vs. Swarm intelligence routing”?

I have a question about comparing "Classical internet routing vs. Swarm intelligence routing (such as ACO)" as follows: Here is my question: Is it possible to mention the drawbacks/advantages of ...
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Where should magical/occultism questions go? [duplicate]

On what Stack Exchange websites can I ask questions regarding topics such as white-magic, black-magic, occultism, metaphysics etc.?
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Allow me to use the standard keyboard shortcuts for closing a question in the review queues

It's almost impossible to review Close Votes from the review queues without a mouse. For accessibility purposes, it would be much better if the same keyboard shortcuts that you'd use from the ...
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Skipping reviews suffices for gaining the Peacekeeper hat

Yesterday, I performed a smashing four reviews on Graphic Design, but I skipped through further nineteen of them (mod-only link). Still, I got the Peacekeeper hat. I reproduced this on English ...
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Show off your hats! (2018 edition)

Since 241,378 hats have already been earned by the time I'm writing this, and I think I found the perfect hat for my avatar already, why don't we start showing them off like last year? Post hats, ...
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Is there is an award for the winner of Winter Bash?

We have a leaderboard of people who have more hats. Is there is some kind of award in the end, like additional reputation or a badge? Or is it just for fun?
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What is the shape of the Knitting canvas?

The knitting canvas of Winter Bash 2018 has a weird shape: What is this shape supposed to represent, if anything?
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Make a gold badge to encourage more tag wiki edits [duplicate]

My main site is Ask Ubuntu. I'm not sure how many tag wikis I've edited, but probably not many more than it took to get the shiny silver Research Assistant badge for editing 50 tag wikis that's also ...
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Do you earn hats for activity on private Teams?

A lot of the listed criteria do not make it clear whether or not activity on private teams will give you a hat. A few examples I am not sure if teams would qualify or not: post a competing answer ...
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How many secret hats are there for WinterBash 2018?

How many secret hats are there for WinterBash 2018? Do we have a list of the triggers for the secret hats? Found this discussion How many secret hats are there for WinterBash 2013?. In 2013, @...
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Still unable to join a site when voting on a post

This is very similar to the Unable to join a site by voting on question problem, but that should have been fixed back then. Here are the screenshots before the error occurred and if the error itself: ...
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Allow Multiple flags for a single post

When there is a very low quality post, it is flagged as very low quality. If there is an unclear post, it gets flagged as unclear what you're asking. I have seen posts that are both unclear AND low ...
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What do the shield icons on custom question list pages specify?

I was just browsing through the Questions pages on Meta Stack Exchange, and noticed all questions have a shield icon in front of them. It reminds me of the icon sometimes used in Stack Overflow for ...
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Feed not refreshing again if I'm logged in

My Stack Exchange feed fails to refresh on two Pixel 3 phones on Android 9 if I'm logged in - if I'm not logged in they refresh fine (see screenshots). This seems similar to the issue people reported ...
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Migrated question doesn't display a username on the homepage [duplicate]

My site recently had a question migrated over to it. The user doesn't have an account on our site yet. It's showing up on the homepage like this: According to What is migration and how does it work?, ...
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Cannot save knitted hat on latest Safari

When I click the "DOWNLOAD" link on the Winter Bash hat knitting tool, I get this error message: Safari can’t open the page “blob:https://winterbash2018.stackexchange.com/a0dda976-17cf-4ae3-b012-...
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The icon positions are changed in the Top(bar) hat

I am aware that Monica Cellio suggested the Top(bar) Hat. When compared with the current actual top bar, the icon positions of achievements and review are interchanged. Even in Monica Cellio's ...
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Please add revisions for hats

Sometimes I spend considerable amount of time placing a hat I just received, and wear it. Then I get a new hat, and yet again, spend time to place it correctly. Wearing it causes the previous hat I ...
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What is the frequency of Winter-Bash Leaderboard updating?

I noticed an anomaly in the Physics Winter-Bash 2018 leaderboard, relevant image here, with the "leader" being 3 hats behind the second runner up. (Checked by going to profile pages, yes I am ...
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The Lord of the Hats: The Return of the Chicken 🐔

...Also known as "The Quest for the Winter Chicken of the Bash, Part 3" (part 2 here). So, winter has come again. As every year, the staff members try their best to hide some funny Easter eggs, ...
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Isn't there a hat for a bounty receiver?

I just got awarded a bounty in this site, but I don't see any hat appearing. Is there any?
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Winter Bash 2018 icon disappeared

After I clicked on the Winter Bash icon, instead of showing the hats notification screen the icon just dissappeared : Now it's missing on all the StackExchange sites. If that matters, the icon ...
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Winter Bash 2018 doesn't want to Let Me Go

Everytime I try to opt-out, I get this error message: This is what I get in the console: And it responds with the following: I tried, again and again and again. This happens accross the whole ...
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Winterbash knitting - fill mode doesn't work

When I create a boundary such as: and switch to fill mode: and click inside the boundary, the entire screen is filled: I expected only the area inside the boundary to be filled. If I click ...
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Feature request to bring a host of new smart contributors

I have been unable to contribute in the past due to not meeting the reputation threshold and couldn't even respond to comments in my own question. This has really turned me off of Stack Exchange, but ...
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No Snowflake for mobile layout to access Winter Bash 2018 - Desktop layout OK [duplicate]

On the mobile site there is no Snowflake to access the Winter Bash 2018.   Even accessing the Menu is fruitless, still no Snowflake:   Only by using the Full Site (on Mobile) is one ...
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Winter Bash: “Member of The Hand” hat description

Checking the description of the Member of The Hand hat, it says: post a question on answer on meta or on the main site that appears with the New Contributor indicatior and gets a score of 3 It ...
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Winter Bash 2018 hat names

Here is a list of the 'etymology' for the Winter Bash 2017 hats. Everything about the naming (whether related to Stack Exchange mechanics, memes or anything else that isn't obvious to most readers) ...
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Why missing space between secret hats in Chromium browser?

Why I see missing space between secret hats: OS: Ubuntu Browser: Chromium

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