In the last couple of days answers in the mobile (non-responsive) site have started scrolling slightly, by what appears to be 16 pixels. This affects the whole answer box down to the add comment button. When you scroll up a little white gap appears at the bottom, as shown:

Normal view

Scrolled answer box

It's a small change, but it does make it more difficult to scroll down the page because as you scroll down a page with many answers each answer claims one scroll gesture purely to move by 16 pixels without scrolling the page as a whole.

I'm using Chrome 87 on an Android 8 phone. 3.0 pixel density if that matters.

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    Why so many downvotes with no comments? I also noticed this issue within the last week or two. Chrome 87 on Android 10. Dec 7, 2020 at 17:26
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    Same issue on Chrome 87, Android 8.0.
    – Arthur
    Dec 10, 2020 at 12:13
  • @Arthur It should no longer happen on the new responsive site. Click “full site” in the footer of any page. This bug will likely not be fixed, because the mobile site is largely obsolete and is being replaced by the responsive site. Dec 10, 2020 at 12:14
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    @user289905 If it's obsolete, why are they still actively making changes? At any rate, here is a short video demonstration i.imgur.com/MHmPblS.gifv
    – Arthur
    Dec 10, 2020 at 12:19
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    @Arthur Largely obsolete. I guess they’re only making critical changes, or changes that can easily be implemented. Dec 10, 2020 at 12:34
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    Forgot that UI stuff should be reported here but here's a duplicate with more info ~ meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/403704/mobile-scrolling-bug. This can be fixed with one line of CSS change
    – Phil
    Dec 16, 2020 at 5:08
  • @SebastianSimon I can attest that the problem still exists (Android Chrome).
    – Spencer
    Jan 24, 2021 at 15:39
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    @Spencer Did you click "full site" in the footer? It should not exist in the responsive version. Jan 24, 2021 at 16:21
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    @Kodos The bug report is not for the responsive version. Many of us prefer the mobile version. Jan 24, 2021 at 22:20
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    @curiousdannii sure, I was just responding to Spencer since they were responding to another commenter who specifically said to click the "full site" link. FWIW I did upvote this question and wish this would get resolved and even pondered why it was getting downvotes in the beginning. Jan 24, 2021 at 22:32
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    @KodosJohnson I have to scroll to the bottom first before I can click "full site". This bug makes that difficult.
    – Spencer
    Jan 24, 2021 at 23:45
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    This may have been fixed. I'm not experiencing the issue anymore.
    – texdr.aft
    Jan 25, 2021 at 22:23
  • @texdr.aft: Still a problem on Android 11, Samsung Internet.
    – harry
    Aug 8, 2021 at 5:21


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