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Stack Overflow in Read Only mode for past 2 days [closed]

I posted a question yesteday. Output characters to Word document with different formatting for each character When I tried to edit it I was told that Stack Overflow is in read only mode. It is still ...
pmolsen's user avatar
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-6 votes
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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

I saw an answer to a question which completely misinterpreted it and does something completely different; it is also very short and lacks explanation. What am I supposed to do with one reputation only,...
roundabout's user avatar
22 votes
0 answers

How do I stop the "follow" prompt from appearing on every single page?

Recently this new (to me?) button appeared, I assumed I would see it once and when I dismissed it that would be that. Instead it appears on every single page I've visited for the last few days - it's ...
deep64blue's user avatar
70 votes
10 answers

New Focus Styles & Updated Styling for Button Groups

New Focus Styles We’ve released a design update to focus styles across the many components within our design system and as well as a new design for our button group component. See more details on how ...
Carrott's user avatar
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23 votes
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Cloudflare protection is triggering on Stack Overflow authentication API routes

The Stack Overflow OAuth endpoints ( and have started responding to requests from the server I run my ...
Ginger's user avatar
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10 votes
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Do bad-quality questions on the front page actually impact the company?

I've been seeing a lot more bad-quality posts across the network, a lot of which goes undeleted. (Most of these questions should be on SO.) I know this is because of the strike. How is this actually ...
Redz's user avatar
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9 votes
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Cannot log in to Area 51 (so cannot ask this in its Discussion Zone)

I have an Area 51 account1: But I cannot log in: The option to sign up does not work either: The option to join this community starts off okay and picks up my email (which I have not screen-shot) ...
Rick's user avatar
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87 votes
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We're regenerating all Gravatar identicons

We've recently discovered a vulnerability in our identicon generation process. To remedy it, we have changed how we approach generating them and regenerated all identicons. We do not have any ...
Cesar M's user avatar
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If I vote to close a question, am I notified if the OP updates the question? [duplicate]

Suppose that I have the privilege to vote to close a question on some Stack Exchange site. Suppose further that I encounter a mediocrely-written question and vote to close it. If the OP updates the ...
Rodrigo de Azevedo's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers

Guidance for "me too"ers (answerers / commenters and upvoters)

On Web Applications SE we have a lot of short questions that get lots of views and "a lot" of "me too" or alike answers, comments and upvotes. Regarding me too upvotes, from ...
Rubén's user avatar
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How do you find out how many members are following your post?

Is there a way of knowing how many members subscribe to a post's updates? I understand it's called "following": You can follow any question or answer (that you did not author) by clicking ...
Anders Brandén's user avatar
10 votes
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Make active bookmarks visible again in the profile

I don't do much curation these days, and I didn't have much use of bookmarks, but there was one specific area where these two intersected. I had a handful of high-profile Stack Overflow posts ...
Andras Deak -- Слава Україні's user avatar
165 votes
76 answers

Bookmarks have evolved into Saves

Update Oct 6 Maintenance is complete: all bookmarks have been migrated to Saves across all network sites, including Stack Overflow. All saves, saved lists, private notes, and bookmarks are now ...
tanj92's user avatar
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2 votes
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How can I resolve the "oops! this isn't a link to a valid profile" error in the contact form?

When trying to make an account merge request at, I always get this error: oops! this isn't a link to a valid profile But the URL link I put in the form is ...
water stone's user avatar
-12 votes
1 answer

Approved edit to answer or question should generate an email notification, by default

On Ethereum Stack Exchange, I recently proposed an edit to an answer. Since I don't have enough reputation there yet, that edit needed approval. My edit was approved two days later, and I got no email ...
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