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A question having a single word in the body passed the quality filter (spoiler: the body contains HTML entities) [duplicate]

Despite that the question is off-topic in Web Applications, this question having a single visible word on the body was able to be posted by a new contributor Body markdown Title­​&...
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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. You may also want to take a look at the ...
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Announcing the Stacks Editor Beta release!

TL;DR: The Stacks Editor Beta release rolled out on July 5, 2022! To see what we've been working on, what we are working on, and what we plan to work on, check out the Stacks Editor repo on GitHub. ...
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Which Stack Exchange sites use MathJax?

As the title says, I could use an exhaustive list of all Stack Exchange sites that use MathJax. If the list included any site-specific customizations made to the MathJax configuration on each site, ...
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Zero-width non-joiner allows unclickable titles

Using only a zero-width non-joiner, and maybe other characters, allows unclickable titles. Now that Joel had to be the grown-up and spoil the fun, here's what the home page looked like:
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Comments, questions and answers don't trim Unicode U200B when counting characters

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Disallow user names which result in unclickable links

This is not a duplicate of Why are usernames allowed to be composed entirely of non-visible Unicode characters? as that simply asks why this ability exists. This is a feature request asking for this ...
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Is it a good approach to report a bug with an answer to a similar question, rather than asking a new question?

Is it a good approach to report a bug with an answer to a similar question, rather than asking a new question? I see something like this happening here: Stack Overflow for Teams is now free for up to ...
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How can I ask for clarification about the current quarter escalation guidelines for old feature requests about Ask a Question form / [quality-filter]?

I have several things that I would like to escalate to staff but I'm not sure which of them meet the guidelines stated in What posts should be escalated to staff using [status-review], and how do I ...
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Where is the text string "edit rollback" used in the system?

I found this sentence in Transifex: followed question — edit rollback What does "edit rollback" mean in that context?
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The Empty tag is a meaningless void of meta

I just came across empty. It's a classic meta tag, bereft of meaning. I'd like to consign it to the void, and proper oblivion, but I wonder if anyone finds meaning in emptiness. So... any reasons to ...
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What *are* the restrictions to the scripts one can use on one's username?

I was intending to test out how to ping someone with a non-ASCII username - as part of the response to this post. Since it specifically spoke about non-English languages, and frankly, it amused me, I ...
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No notification for new answers [duplicate]

Today I got a new answer to my question: ‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​‎​It's possible to create empty content fields - particularly question titles and bodies - on sites but no notification was ...
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