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On the Badges page, there is erroneous output:

badge issue

The single quote in that word is being double escaped.

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    Who keeps messing with all the escaping on the site??
    – animuson StaffMod
    Aug 1, 2013 at 17:32
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    Same thing appears in chrome Aug 1, 2013 at 17:54
  • -1, needs hand-drawn red circle. (ok, +1 for real...)
    – Wooble
    Aug 1, 2013 at 18:22
  • @Wooble Good idea, thanks.
    – Steve P.
    Aug 1, 2013 at 18:24
  • More importantly… why isn’t everyone just using a proper ’‽
    – Ry-
    Aug 1, 2013 at 18:35
  • Forgive my ignorance, but what is ’‽
    – Steve P.
    Aug 1, 2013 at 18:44
  • @SteveP. the ' is a common-or-garden apostrophe (minitech was complaining about the source using ’ instead of '); the other thing is an interrobang. Aug 1, 2013 at 22:00
  • @michaelb958 Thanks for the explanation.
    – Steve P.
    Aug 2, 2013 at 0:35

2 Answers 2

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This was fixed in the latest deploy.

Consequence of moving that text into an actual System.String in the Razor view, where for whatever reason we had the entity instead of ' (which Razor would have encoded) in the original literal write.

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It'll happen in any browser. Looking at the source

<p>
   Silver badges are less common than bronze ones. You&amp;rsquo;ll need to plan your strategy to get one of these.
</p>

&amp; should have been &.

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