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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 Aug 1 '13 at 17:32
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    Same thing appears in chrome – user2461391 Aug 1 '13 at 17:54
  • -1, needs hand-drawn red circle. (ok, +1 for real...) – Wooble Aug 1 '13 at 18:22
  • @Wooble Good idea, thanks. – Steve P. Aug 1 '13 at 18:24
  • More importantly… why isn’t everyone just using a proper ’‽ – Ry- Aug 1 '13 at 18:35
  • Forgive my ignorance, but what is ’‽ – Steve P. Aug 1 '13 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. – michaelb958--GoFundMonica Aug 1 '13 at 22:00
  • @michaelb958 Thanks for the explanation. – Steve P. Aug 2 '13 at 0:35
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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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