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Provide image alt text for the flair images on the /election page

Inspired by this question. Currently the user flair on the /election [SO] page has no Alt-atribute. This makes it hard to see which users won an election when images can't be viewed for whatever ...
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The /election page is showing broken images instead of the elected users' flair

The election pages on all the sites currently look something like this: Examples: Stack Overflow, Law.SE, Super User They're supposed to be showing the network flair of the users that were elected. ...
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Include meta reputation in the Users table for meta sites

The table Users returns the same number if a query is run on meta site and on the main site. Maybe it would make more sense to user "meta reputation" from meta if the query is run on meta. ...
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Omitting the space after the “>” in chat, for a multiline quote, works half-way

Quotes in chat are supposed to require a space after the > > note the space between ">" and "note" Thus, as expected, >quote renders as ">quote", and > ...
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Can we reinstate stackstatus.net as a channel to update on any reliability/availability issues on the network?

This question was prompted by this answer by employee Mike Frank, from the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team. In his answer Mike states: We're looking at how we can better plan and notify for ...
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Where can I ask questions that I don't know how to frame well enough for Stack Exchange?

I am what I would call an "advanced hobby programmer". So I have limited in-depth technical training. I'm also the "virtual CTO" for my SaaS application. Which means I have ...
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How long did it take to program Stack Overflow?

How long did it take the Stack Overflow developers to build the Stack Overflow site (in the state where you could ask questions and get answers, vote, and post comments)?
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Who earned most reputation from a single post?

Kyle Hale on Sci-Fi & Fantasy SE has earned almost 10,000 reputation even though he's only ever made one single post on the site. Is this a network record? Among users with just one post on a site,...
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In GDPR data dumps, can the backslashes in file paths please be changed to forward slashes, so they're not broken for non-Windows users?

(A quick note: I'm a primarily Windows user, but as an occasional Mac and Linux user, and having technical knowledge of the issue, I can see why this is a problem, and many others have raised this ...
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Why do magic links, that work in comments, not work in posts?

DSP.SE ^ is actually [DSP.SE](dsp.stackexchange.com/) As a comment, it renders, but it changes text and inserts the URL separately: What's the deal?
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What happens to the questions after a Stack Exchange beta site closes? [duplicate]

When a Stack Exchange site labeled beta closes, what happens to the questions that were posted on the site? Do they ever get archived somewhere, or are they all just gone?
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Who can change usernames and when would they do it if there's no flag or impersonation of someone else? [closed]

For a short while, my username on MMSE was changed (not by me) to this: It's now back to what I originally chose: My prior research before asking this question was to check things like "why did ...
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Can math.stackexchange get syntax highlighting for code? [closed]

I was wondering if math stackexchange could get syntax highlighting for its code. Here is a related meta post there: Enable syntax highlighting on Mathematics The title might be a bit confusing, but ...
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Not getting recent results in intags:mine search

I have the following search in a bookmark: https://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=intags%3amine%20is%3aquestion%20answers%3a0%20closed%3ano This is equivalent to the Stack Overflow search ...
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Visual bug related to long tag names [duplicate]

Seeing this bug on this question, attaching the photo of it As you see, the tags extend into the "Related" questions area. Here's what it looks like if I don't bring in the window (I did ...
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Should we destroy the [websites]?

The websites tag has 27 questions, no excerpt or wiki (if it did, it might turn out to be "for questions about... well, websites"). At least 5 of those questions are "where should I ...
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Is there a tag feed in Stackoverflow for teams? [migrated]

I know it is possible to get a tag feed on the main Stackoverflow site, but is it possible to get it also when using "Stackoverflow for Teams"?
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Is Stack Exchange a type of exploitation? [duplicate]

These sites ask for a professional level of research both in questions and answers. They are for-profit sites, but people are not paid for questions or answers. So, is this a form of exploitation? If, ...
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When clicking “Ask Question” from within a tag page, automatically add this tag to the new question

Suppose I want to ask where I can ask a question on Stack Exchange. Ideally, I'd first browse existing site-recommendation questions, and if I can't find what I want, will ask a new question. Assuming ...
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Don't show the “Congratulations - you earned [badge]” notification in the badge tracker until the system has actually awarded the badge

In one's own user profile page's activity tab, on the badge tracker, if someone meets the criteria to earn the badge they're tracking, the page will show "Congratulations - you've earned [badge ...
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Where to ask questions about KaiOS?

I want to ask a question related to KaiOS, a popular mobile operating system. I noticed that Windows Phone already has its own site on Stack Exchange. Is there a site in Stack Exchange network that ...
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Is the serial voting correction script supposed to revert all votes or just a few ones?

I saw (mirror): It seems there were 4 serial downvotes, and 3 got reversed. Is the serial voting correction script supposed to revert all votes or just a few ones?
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Why does a user have the ability to add a GitHub link in any community?

I was wondering why users have the ability to add GitHub links to their profile on Stack Exchange sites not related to programming at all.
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Is it possible to make “full site” persistent for mobile across stack exchange?

The "full site" setting seems to be stored in a cookie that has a frequent expiry time, and it's unique for every SE site. Whenever it expires it is a pain to have to click on the tiny link ...
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Has the idea of creating a curated version of Stack Exchange sites been discussed?

I see that some people have the goal of these sites being a place where almost all the questions can be of use to a lot of people, and because of this a lot of peoples' answers and questions get ...
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Too few columns for technology sites in stackexchange.com footer

On https://stackexchange.com, if you click 'Technology' in the footer, you get a list of (the oldest?) sites in that category. They are neatly divided into several columns, except for the last one, ...
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Weird shadow outline around posts when editing with `e` keyboard shortcut [duplicate]

When editing a post using the e shortcut (but not the Edit link) on sites where you don't get taken to a separate /edit page to edit posts (I'm not sure what this feature is supposed to be called), a ...
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Option to remove the @username references in the replies from your history, when you change your name [duplicate]

Regarding Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name? and taking into account the issues raised. Rather than suggest a change, I suggest a reference removal from every ...
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Overlapping text in side-by-side view of edit review queue [duplicate]

While reviewing a suggested edit on this question on Stack Overflow, I noticed that the question's title has a long, non-breakable word in it (specifically, com.example.accountproject.models....
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What is a good way to respond or comment to a boomerang answer? [duplicate]

What is a good way to respond to a boomerang answer, an answer that basically responds with "You don't want to do that, do this other thing"? Maybe I do want to use my cat as a mop for my ...
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How can I follow my own post? [duplicate]

I posted a security-related answer here on Stack Overflow, and I'd like to know if someone edits any part of it, not just the code. How can I do that? Is it even possible? I looked at both pages of ...
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Should moderators be able to undelete any comment, including self-deletions?

Moderators were granted the ability to undelete comments, primarily to make cleaning up long comment threads more efficient. The idea was for the moderator to purge all comments, then selectively ...
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Is this [text] useful?

There’s a tag text, with 24 questions and no excerpt or wiki. It seems to be used to refer to… text, somewhere on the site. This is a wee bit broad - there are a lot of different places text is ...
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Comments on deleted and locked posts should not be able to be edited by their authors

This comment was posted by the author of a question, which was deleted and locked as spam/offensive shortly afterwards. Shortly after the deletion and lock, the comment was edited by its author to ask/...
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Do We Know Which People are Moderators in Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I am just curious to know if there is a way for regular users to know who the moderators are in their community of interest (let's say, Stack Overflow). Can the moderators be accessed? (maybe via chat ...
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Distinguish the “Our system has identified this post as possible spam…” notice from the post it applies to

On ELL, many of our questions ask about statements much like the "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully" notice that appears when a post seems ...
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Is flagging too many posts to add the citation banner grounds for suspension? [closed]

This question arises from my personal experience - Suppose I have a per day flag limit of 90 flags, and I have been incessantly working hard on hunting out bad content across the main site to flag low ...
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Erroneous “Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code” error

I spent more than an hour trying to fix the formatting of the question below such that the Mathematica and Wolfram Language forum would accept it. I had no success, even though I am aware of threads ...
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Why can't we create a custom filter with only excluded tags?

I recently realized that there is no possibility to create customs filters with only excluded tags. I'm wondering why there is this limitation as you can already, through the search field, search for ...
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Names on user cards above moderator messages are wrongly wrapped

On narrower screens, like an iPhone 11, the names on user cards above moderator messages are sometimes wrapped in strange places, like this:
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Does Community close vote? [duplicate]

If not, what does this mean? (source)
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Election page contains misleading advice about whether or not to rank candidates

There's currently a moderator election going on on Sci Fi SE. The voting page says You should only rank the candidates you think would make good moderators. This is incorrect and misleading advice. ...
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Chat suspension sentence on the Contact page cannot be localized

Several days ago, I posted a bug report: Extra "room" word in chat suspension sentence That question was marked status-completed, but the issue looks like it wasn't completed as well as it ...
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Where to ask a question regarding the capabilities of a specific light intensity sensor?

I have an interesting question. Please help me find a site where it would be appropriate. Can I use the BH1750FVI digital light intensity light sensor to measure the wavelength of a sample? (https://...
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Why can't I search this room name in rooms list here? [duplicate]

I can search all other rooms (which I usually go to chat) in the Stack Exchange chat list of all rooms except for "Sandbox/Trash Bin/Something". Is it because it contains slashes and the ...
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Is there dark mode for mobile on Stack Overflow?

Now I have chosen the mobile version from the PC, and I no longer see it with overlapping bugs... But I wonder, is there dark mode for the mobile version on Stack Overflow? Right now what I see is ...
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State of the Stack Q2 2021 Blog Post

I’ve just posted my Stack of the Stack blog post for Q2 . I cover the Prosus announcement and address questions you’ve raised about what this means for Stack Overflow & Stack Exchange. I also ...
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Edit must be at least x characters message shows different values

The at least x characters limit doesn't match in the validation messages as shown below: Edit Summary text box validation message: Your edit summary must be at least 10 characters Red highlight pop-...
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Notification when a downvote cost is refunded [duplicate]

When I downvote an answer, it costs me 1 reputation point. When that answer is deleted, the reputation cost due to downvoting is refunded. When that happens, every once in a while I get a ‘+1’ badge ...
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Should not Inbox notifications on a deleted question be removed as well? [duplicate]

Not sure this is the place to post this... I notice that Inbox notifications (in my case, over a comment I left) on a question that was deleted - still show up - even though the question was ...

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