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All-time reputation league is irregular

The all-time reputation league numbering is rather irregular: 100s: 2, 5 1000s: 2, 3, 5 10000s: 2.5, 5 Each order of magnitude has different prefixes. This is mildly disturbing. Edit: A comment ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question

Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question, instead of being placed where the cursor was when clicking on the "add ...
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Transcript has time in UTC

Just got invited to a chat and received the notification on Stack's INBOX Once clicking on it in, i can the transcript with time in UTC which is one hour before my time zone Then i click ...
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Yet another inappropriate, scammy and NSFW ad

Here is an image of an ad I just got on the Biology SE site: The ad is for a potency treatment like Viagra, though it really looks like a run-of-the-mill medical scam to me. There are lots of ...
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Search for a tag didn't find the obvious result despite relevant synonyms and description text

I searched at https://stackoverflow.com/tags for windows forms and the search for tags did not return the desired tag winforms. There is even a tag synonym called windows.forms I'm surprised this ...
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Chat Room title being a url breaks UI

Not sure if this is the right place to report this bug but I thought it was worth raising. The following chatroom has a title that is a URL: https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/99790/https-politics-...
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Podcast: “This content is not available in your country”. Why is it not available in Russia?

The latest SE blog post looks to me like this: It gives me the message "This content is not available in your country" in white on a black background. I am in Russia. Is this intentional behaviour? ...
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Reputation league does not take daily reputation limit into account for deleted posts

The reputation league is looking a little weird right now; the #1 spot for October is occupied by a user with 5,352 reputation gained this month (according to the league) but only 1,077 reputation: ...
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Area 51 login apparently requires the HTTP referer to be on

I have a Mac on Mojave 10.14.6 (10.15 is newest) with Firefox 69.0.1 (according to Mozilla's website, the current release is 69.0.3). I just tried to log in to Area 51, and got stuck on the page ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable

The images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable. Example of non-clickable images: Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the ...
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Send users to the correct site's tagged questions from the SE search results

In the search results of stackexchange.com/search?q=*, allow people to click on a tag and go to that website with the tag page open. For example, https://stackexchange.com/search?q=regex shows me ...
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MathJax {alignat}: Typo in Warning

Minor bug/typo: Warning should say Argument to \begin{alignat} must be a positive integer, instead of ... must me a ... as shown below during an edit. (taken from Bin Packing with Relational ...
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Clicking on question very slowly loads top bar

I don’t know what’s going on, but opening a question causes the top bar to very very slowly load in. So slow that sometimes it takes 5 seconds before I can hit the back button. It’s like the ...
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Unread notifications have the wrong link size

Unread notifications have large spacings on top and bottom. But they are not a part of the link and you can see default context menu when clicking them (also this area is not clickable): Instead, ...
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How did I just receive a tag badge if there were no recent upvotes on that tag and no edits to add that tag to prior answers?

Yesterday (14 October) in Music: Practice and Theory I received the bronze modulation tag badge. Yet a look at my reputation shows that I haven't received any upvotes on answers for modulation-tagged ...
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Toggles on Edit Email Settings not saving

When I go to Edit profile and settings -> Edit Email Settings and toggle almost any option (e.g. Features & Announcements, The Overflow, Tips & Reminders). If i then reload the page or click ...
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Setting for hiding left navigation is ignored on logout page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current But on logout page this setting is ignored:
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It should be “large number” of off-topic comments, not “high amount”

See this, one of the notices for why a post is locked (emphasis mine): This post has been locked due to the high amount of off-topic comments generated. A link to a chat room will be posted in the ...
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UX issue when flagging first posts [duplicate]

Steps to replicate Go to review first posts. Flag the post. Now, retract the flag (Use case: because my initial flag was a mistake and I needa change the flag to a different one). I cannot Flag it ...
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Error in top user - quarterly page

I was just browsing through the top user page and might have spotted an error. See e.g. Tarun with 15.9k reps on the quarterly page. In the monthly overview he has 351 reps. If i am not mistaken, ...
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The meta.stackexchange question 79453 should be moved to meta.stackoverflow

The question Revert tag synonym [mysqldb] -> [mysql] should be moved to https://meta.stackoverflow.com. I refer to the The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange, saying: [W]hich ...
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“Search all sites” returns no results regardless of search term

Currently, there is a bug in the search feature on stackexchange.com. Namely, it always says that "Your search returned no matches." regardless of which term I type into the "Search all sites" box. ...
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Stack Exchange All Site page directing to the wrong users

On this page: https://stackexchange.com/sites When I click on the site, and on a user avatar, it takes me to a different user profile. It appears to be doing this for all of the sites and profiles, ...
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Strange behavior of [caucus] badge

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/help/badges/80/caucus Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote. This badge can be awarded multiple times. ...
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Posting a message “https://chat.stackoverflow.com” in chat shows a picture for Stack Overflow that links to the stackoverflow.com homepage

Look here: I posted this message in Chat: https://chat.stackoverflow.com/ It oneboxed like if I had posted https://stackoverflow.com/ This doesn't happen with a link to https://ja....
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Questions with a score of -1000 and lower are not rounded in the iOS app

Questions with a score of 1000 or higher are rounded, e.g. 1380 becomes 1.4k. This doesn't happen for questions with score of -1000 or lower, resulting in a very small text (it's readable in the ...
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Please change the blog to show posts by date

https://stackoverflow.blog/ The new very important blog post about the CoC changes is in the fifth position on the blog. Please fix the blog to show posts by date. As pretty much every other blog I'...
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Cross-site queries on SEDE fail with “The EXECUTE permission was denied”

I just noticed that any cross-site queries using dynamically generated SQL on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE) now fail with the error message: The EXECUTE permission was denied on the ...
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Reputation is not showing in question page [duplicate]

Why reputation of author is not showing on question page, but same is showing in tag page. Reputation of author is shown in tag page Reputation of author is not shown in question page
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Reputation missing in the thumbnail [duplicate]

I just recently noticed that the author thumbnail has no reputation. Is this a bug or is this a conscious change?
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User badges not showing reputation or badge counts [duplicate]

On all questions (at least on SO and MSE), I'm no longer seeing badge counts or reputation numbers on user badges on posts (both answers and questions): Is this intended? Part of testing going on? ...
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User cards are no longer showing reputation or badges across the network

I cannot see reputation of any questioner or answerer on their user cards, but editors' rep & badges are still shown. Questions tab with any filter(new, active) is unaffected. Mobile sites are ...
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Stack Exchange user reputation leagues drop-down bug [duplicate]

when on the User Reputation League page, I noticed that the drop-down was not functioning correctly. When selecting Unix & Linux, the drop-down keeps showing Stack Overflow: I noticed the same ...
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“enter at least *undefined* characters” when about to comment in the mobile site [duplicate]

When you want to leave a comment in the full site, initially there is the text: enter at least 15 characters However, in the mobile version of the site, it shows: enter at least undefined ...
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Downvoted but question stayed at zero [closed]

My question was downvoted but, it still listed the question at 0. I lost rep and am just curious if this was a bug. Question: Question List:
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What is this ad actually for?

It appears someone is trying to promote clouds on the network. I've seen this ad on various sites, and as a sidebar and banner style ad. What is it for? Clicking it results in nothing but selecting a ...
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Clicking community promotion ad renders an instance of SO within the frame of that ad

Today I came across an ad on this question on SO: How to Replicate Vlookup in VBA (I don't expect it to stay very long). There was a community promotion ad on the right hand side of the site, I ...
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Why was a moved question deleted? Moderator to whom deletion is attributed claims they didn't do it

A question on archive.is on Web Apps appears to have been deleted, and deletion is attributed to a moderator, deleted by Sathyajith Bhat♦ 12 hours ago , however, they claim that they didn't do it (...
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Chat's “Ignores” moderator page is broken

On all the chat domains, the moderator page has a link to the path /admin/users, and the tab "Ignores" on that page is broken, which simply throws and display a HTTP 500 server error page. I couldn't ...
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Difference between revisions of a list is shown as complete rewrite of the list

I've come across a strange display of a difference between two revisions of a list in a post, where in a newer revision only one bullet point was changed: the "inline" and "side-by-side" differences ...
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A post that doesn't exist is shown on the “Top network posts” section on this user profile on English Language & Usage Stack Exchange [duplicate]

A post that doesn't exist is shown on the "Top network posts" section on this user profile. The title is called "6", and the URL of the post leads to this non-existent page.
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Possible bug filtering questions on mobile UI

There is a bug in the SO questions page. If I go to the questions page and click on a tag to filter for a subject and try to sort the questions by unanswered (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Clicking to reload an updated answer removes the code snippet buttons (Run, Copy, and Expand)

If you are looking at an answer with a code snippet in it, and the answerer updates the answer, you see An edit has been made (etc.). If you click that, the answer is refreshed, but the code snippet ...
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Stop with the Sex Ads on SE sites, ESPECIALLY sites like “The Workplace”

I mean come on guys... this post should not even need a body. Are you asleep at the wheel? You tried show me "targeted ads"? Wow, way to fail. That must be a joke. You are showing me completely ...
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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get truncated to kilos on mobile web

On mobile web (Chrome 75.0 for Android), a post reaching a score of -1,097 sees its score overlapping the vote arrow: This should probably read -1.1k, like the post above (positively upvoted).
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Tiny text box in “Manage Off-Topic Close Reasons” tool

In /admin/flags/close-as-off-topic, the text box to add a new reason is tiny: Safari 12.1.1 / macOS 10.14.5.
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Reputation and reputation graph out of sync [duplicate]

I noticed that the top point of the reputation graph is not showing the current reputation as expected. I think this happened after I have reported some suspicious ratings and I have received some ...
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chat.<site>.stackexchange.com is mapped by DNS and triggers errors

One of our users recently tried to access the StackExchange chat through chat.crypto.stackexchange.com which depending on a few things will either yield a domain miss-match certificate error or will ...
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Bulletin board doesn't show 3 featured questions at a time

We know that questions with featured are visible throughout the network in the bulletin board i.e., The Yellow Box. Currently there are 3 featured questions out of which only two are visible on the ...
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Strange bug with “edited” block in one question in Firefox

Вводится целое число F. Найти число n, для которого значение n-ого числа Фибоначчи является ближайшим числу F, но не больше его. (на си) нужна помощь. But it should be like this: Firefox 69....