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MathJax half-broken in suggested edit diffs

In a suggested edit I just reviewed, about a third of the MathJax renders properly, but the rest doesn't. Note that the delimiters on puzzling are \$, so that doesn't escape it. Related: Don't ...
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Highlight answerer's name in comments [duplicate]

In the first comment in the above image, Chris's username is highlighted, because he is the original question asker. Sam's comment however, looks like anyone else's, despite being the answerer. While ...
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Improve discoverability of comment undeletion for moderators

(Note: this post concerns a moderator-only ability.) Moderators can undelete comments. I mostly find this useful when there are a lot of obsolete comments on a post: I use the “purge all comments” ...
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Improve help text for the low-quality-posts queue

I was recently very surprised about the expected workflow for low-quality posts when stumbling across the Meta Post Am I reviewing correctly?. It would be nice if the guidelines, as discussed in ...
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Drafts for edits get lost on leaving the Android app

When editing in the Stack Exchange Android app and navigating away to get some reference URLs the text is gone when I go back into the app. Seems like the edit isn't kept in memory. Can you please ...
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4answers
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How to train your growing community to self-moderate?

Two years ago I accepted the post of pro-tem moderators on Computer Science. At that time, and that's true for any new beta SE site, there were little to no users with enough reputation to moderate. ...
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Unify “not an answer” and “very low quality” in a single “delete” flag

The “not an answer” flag on answers is meant to be used when This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another question,...
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1answer
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Why do I need 50 reputation to comment? What can I do instead?

Users with less than 50 reputation points cannot write comments on questions and answers that they don't own. Why does this limit exist? But I want to contribute now. What should I do instead? But I ...
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4answers
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Categories other than “off-topic” should allow custom close reasons

Custom close reasons are a great boon to Stack Exchange sites, allowing the community to provide more tailored advice to site-specific situations. Their big problem (aside from being limited to three ...
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1answer
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Improving Tag Synonyms

Executive Summary Jon Ericson asked, Does the tag synonym suggestion system work? The answer, unfortunately, is no. Tag Synonyms were introduced in August 2010: It’s been clear for a very long ...
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MathJax rendering for suggested edit queue [duplicate]

I would like to suggest a new feature that when reviewing suggested edits on sites that support MathJax that the suggested edit queue renders the MathJax in the rendered output view. The following ...
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12answers
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with “crossover questions” between sites

I've been a Stack Exchange contributor for a couple of years now, currently most active on travel.SE. One thing that keeps coming up is questions that would appeal to audiences on two different Stack ...
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Ability to retract reopen/delete votes

It seems that now we can retract close votes but we cannot retract reopen votes or delete votes. I am trying to retract my reopen vote here but it does not allow me to. Can we have that ability?
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Can we make the post-issue indicator more tolerant of window size?

There is a handy moderator tool that adds a little indicator to the left margin of a post that has deleted comments or flags. This is really useful, as it pushes information to the mods instead of us ...
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9answers
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Allow anyone to comment but hide low-rep users' comments until reviewed

I've seen so many should-be-a-comment "edits" or "answers" in the review queues by new users, and it's pretty obvious that to them this was the only way to somehow interact with a question due to ...

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