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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye on the post. This site, Meta Stack Exchange, is usually ...
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75answers
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as [memes], which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
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New Post Notices rollout on Stack Overflow

New Post Notices have been launched network-wide. Please post all new feedback, bugs and feature requests to the new announcement post. As has been previously announced, we have been working for some ...
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What's the reasoning behind the vote button tooltips having changed?

I recently noticed that the vote button tooltips have changed. They now say: Downvote this <post-type> if you find it unclear or not useful Upvote this <post-type> if you find it clear ...
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2020 Community-a-thon: Increasing SE staff engagement with our sites and communities

This event has ended, for more info, please see our recap in The Loop, August: Community-a-thon and in our MSE feedback post. As was announced in the Q2 roadmap and subsequently discussed on MSE, we ...
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3answers
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Inappropriate ad: online gambling on Music SE

I have repeatedly been shown this ad for an online gambling site on Music SE: While (heavily regulated) gambling is legal in my jurisdiction, I consider advertisements for online gambling to be ...
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2answers
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What did Yaakov do to this post?

Looking at the frontpage I saw this: (direct link to question) I remembered seeing this as a really old question, so I decided to look what was changed in this question. First of all I though perhaps ...
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3answers
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Can you help a poor unicorn to find its way back home?

Our poor /unicorn Sparkles got lost, and is stuck in a never ending loop of dashing and jumping. While it may be fun to watch him run and to make him jump, he does need some help to find his way back ...
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CommonMark migration is causing license changes when it should not

CommonMark migration has begun! Sites across the network have been scheduled for formatting migration, and some of them (Meta Stack Exchange included) have already finished their migration. It was ...
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Adding a bounty should not change the license of a post

I found a minor bug, and after a search here on Meta.SE, I discovered that it had been reported all the way back in 2013. To draw a bit of attention to it, I then added a bounty to the post. The past ...
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1answer
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Are diamond moderators exempted from the minimum duration of bounties (1 day)?

During the recent Winter Bash, Yaakov "solicited help on finding ways to prevent (or at least make it harder) for folks to cheat at Hat Dash" and awarded successful users with a bounty. The ...
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Should comments like "I love this post" be flagged?

Recently, I had flagged a comment which said: This one is my favorite. I had flagged it as "No longer needed" because I thought that it was a type of "compliment" (not that I am ...
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Too much space between links in post menu

In the 'menu' under the post, some extra space has been added (I presume accidentally) between the 'flag' link and the other options: It looks like the separators are always shown, even though their ...
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Has activity on the site slowed down since COVID-19?

I’m curious insofar as Stack Overflow being a very rough proxy for how much people are working. Has site activity gone down since COVID-19? Are there any interesting patterns in the data (e.g. certain ...
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If I set a bounty will my reputation be deducted from that stack exchange site only?

I had got 100 reputation bonus on all stack exchange sites as association bonus. I need to set 50 bounty on a question in the biology stack exchange. I understand my reputation will be deducted only ...

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