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Why doesn't the privacy popup go away? Can you fix it? [duplicate]

I sometimes have a popup that shows up and refuses to go. Regardless what button I click it doesn't react. It just stays and covers part of the page. I have to resort to ctrl-shift-C to remove it. ...
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Repeated review audit

I was reviewing posts in the First questions review queue in Ask Ubuntu. Take a look at this: I had to do the same review audit twice. The links of the review tasks are: https://askubuntu.com/review/...
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Strikethrough without space is not working in chat

Intra-word strikethrough in chat is not working. This does not render as having a strikethrough: T---e---st Is this by-design or not?
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/help/privileges/vote-up pages contain incorrect information for sites with unpinned accepted answers

The following inaccurate/outdated text is still presented on the /help/privileges/vote-up pages (on the Stack Exchange sites that have unpinned accepted answers). 1Except for the accepted answer, ...
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If a question was closed with multiple revamped community-specific (off-topic) reasons, the close notice may not properly describe the reasons

Here's a close notice from a question that was closed with multiple off-topic (community-specific) close reasons, relating to only one specific network site and no longer reproducible: (For context, ...
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There is a TODO at the bottom of each question page [duplicate]

at the bottom of each question page there is the following TODO visible: // TODO sg: TMP solution until we are confident in our current implementation of async imports // once we are, we can move the ...
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"// TODO sg: TMP solution until we are confident..." showing up on question pages on multiple sites

I'm seeing "// TODO sg: TMP solution until we are confident in our current implementation of async imports // once we are, we can move the if into the js entry file and dynamically load the mark ...
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Reputation graph axis labels

When zooming in on a user's reputation grid, the axis labels are not always calculated or displayed correctly. Here's two examples, first zoomed in and then after resetting zoom: And these should be ...
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Reputation leagues appear to be down [duplicate]

https://stackexchange.com/leagues gives an error 500. Is this happening for everyone? As pointed out by Glorfindel, the leagues themselves work.
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How many questions is "NaN%", what SO for Teams is a "Q&A for", and how come is it listed as a network site?

The page with the https://stackexchange.com/sites URL, amongst normal sites, returns an entry for Stack Overflow for Teams: If this is intentional, and Stack Overflow for Teams should appear there, ...
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New mobile chat is sometimes missing most icons on meta site chats? [duplicate]

I couldn't find this bug elsewhere. When clicking on a message there should be more icons. I've seen this multiple times, but I can't reproduce it now.
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"Unusual number of requests" error on users tab when page number is 1000 or more [duplicate]

On the users tab, I can view all pages from 1 to 999. However, when the page number reaches 1000 or more, I get an "unusual number of requests" error: I have reproduced this on two ...
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Should deleted answers prevent a question from being Roomba'ed?

This question should qualify as an abandoned question eligible to be Roomba'ed: it seems to satisfy all criteria. (It has quite some views, but certainly less than the threshold, because it's already ...
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Progress towards both Reviewer and Steward? [duplicate]

Looking at my progress in the First Answers queue on Super User, it shows a progress of 201/250 for the reviewer badge, but 248/1000 for the Steward badge. I'm guessing at least one of these figures ...
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Trying to access community list beyond "Top 5" always lands me on my user page

I frequently switch SE communities by tapping the hamburger logo and then tapping on a community name. The initial tap gives a menu with my "Top 5" communities. If I want to visit one ...
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Inconsistent styling and formatting in the notices for closed questions

While using my Android v.11 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google Chrome app version 12.41.19.23.arm64 in "full site" view at Law SE (the only site where I have the necessary privileges)... Both ...
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Titles cut off on deleted answers page

On the page https://site.stackexchange.com/users/deleted-answers/current, the titles of the questions that go with my deleted answers are cut off, probably because I'm on a phone and there's no scroll:...
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Typo in the "Public Network Terms of Service"

In the Public Network Terms of Service page, there is a typo. In the second point, the character "e" is missing from word "Enforceable". Contracts are Binding and Legally ...
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When I edit an answer and hit save, Chrome Prompts me: "You have started editing this post, Abandon This Edit?" [duplicate]

Clicking OK refreshes the page and my answer is gone/invisible. Refreshing the page leads to a proper looking page that includes my edits. Detected on ProWebmasters
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Editing a post leads to a weird behavior

Editing a post with the inline editor for users with 2K+ reputation leads to the following weird behavior: When you edit and save your edit, it asks you if you want to abandon your edits - as if you ...
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User reputation ranking page is broken

Today me and some other users have observed that the reputation ranking page doesn't allow to navigate past page 999. For example, https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?page=1111&tab=reputation&...
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Can't reverse downvote on answer?

I downvoted because it address things other than the actual question. But then I changed my mind because something it said helped me figure out the answer to the actual question. Down is in green, ...
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Left side of post edit info (last activity) is cut off in responsive view on mobile [duplicate]

In the question listing on my mobile responsive view, when a post's edit information (i.e. the last activity on the post) overflows onto a second line, the left side of this information is cut off/...
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On a MathOverflow post, the members' reputation for a question & answer shows briefly but then disappears [migrated]

When I was just viewing the MathOverflow Improving Cauchy estimates?, this is what I see for the question & answer members' "flair" sections: Doing a refresh causes the reputations to ...
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Checkmark for obtained badge overflows for badge with long names

When selecting a next tag badge to track, and choosing a category, e.g. Silver, you first see badges you already obtained. When the badge name is long, the checkmark overflows the container: This ...
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What does 'Note: you can use the full site to upload a new picture' mean?

I wanted to change my profile photo, but unfortunately when I click on change picture, that's what I get: It says: Note: you can use the full site to upload a new picture And I can't seem to be ...
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Wordpress should be in Pascal Case in the blog's footer

In The Overflow blog's footer the word "Wordpress" should be stylized in Pascal Case as "WordPress". That's how it's usually written, see wordpress.com.
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Vote count tooltip has too much margin - "View upvote and downvote totals."

There's too much margin on the right of the vote count tooltip that reads "View upvote and downvote totals."
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Where are all the bullets and numbers for my lists?

They took not only the letters but the bullets for all the lists. Now my list of reasons we need to have bullets is lacking: Nobody is really anti-bulleted lists We need them Not only that, other ...
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What behaviour would you intuitively expect from the `deleted:no` search operator?

Appending deleted:no to a search query does not simply "exclude deleted posts", as one might expect (based on the "Advanced Search Tips" collapsible found on the the search page). ...
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Why does the new editor change all the link references to inline?

I used WSIWYG mode in the new editor and it made all the links inline when I made a minor edit. Of less concern, it also removed the optional trailing #s on headers and escaped a bunch of brackets ...
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Missing space in SEDE tutorial text

There's a missing space between the x and "to" in the SEDE tutorial (when viewed on my Android v.11 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google app version 12.41.19.23.arm64):
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Editing tags redirects to/shows JSON response

Update 2022-01-06 It appears this is no longer happening. I noticed today that after making an edit to tags there is no console log statement like Navigated to https://.../edit-tags. Maybe there was ...
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Account merge leaves behind empty network profile

I recently merged two of my Stack Exchange accounts. This causes the user with the higher ID to be deleted on each site where I had accounts that got merged. Except it doesn't remove the network ...
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The number of communities listed on the Tour page is not the same as on the About Us page [duplicate]

The Tour page states that (bolding added for emphasis): Stack Exchange is a network of 177 communities that are created and run by experts and enthusiasts like you who are passionate about a specific ...
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Date selection text highlight isn't inline on the The Overflow blog

The text selection highlight for dates in The Overflow blog is sometimes not entirely inline with the date. Selecting the date adds a small highlight to the left that's offset. I noticed this because ...
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Invalid characters in XML Atom feed

The issue popped again as I initially reported here: issue #15320 Stack Overflow - Other Consequence was that Thunderbird was unable to load the feed, until the invalid characters slid out of the RSS. ...
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Stack Overflow sent me an email to congratulate me having access to chess.stackexchange's review queue [duplicate]

I recently got the "access to review queue" privilege on chess.stackexchange. But the weird thing is Stack Overflow sent me an email to congratulate me, not Stack Exchange or chess....
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Comment, flag, delete, inbox, achievements are still not working in older Chrome versions [duplicate]

Comment, flag, and delete causes a jump to the top of the page. You also can't press the inbox or achievements button. This applies to all Stack Exchange and meta sites. I have cleared the cache. It ...
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Did the WB-app “hat engine” break down during the 1st of January 2022?

When trying to see changes in the Winter Bash (WB) Network-wide leaderboard, I found no changes during several hours. No hats attributed at all. What was the reason for this bug? I should have ...
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Wrong instructions in email about duplicate question

I just got another email because one of my questions was closed as a duplicate. The mail (screenshot) suggests me to Select the suggestions that answer your question. Your question will be associated ...
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The return of: Regression of "Jeff Atwood earned this badge 1 time"

Badges that can only be earned once and once only have, once again, the confusing and unclear text: ...earned this badge 1 time. When the expected text should read: earned this badge. I'm not sure ...
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Link is not formed if here is a space in the front of the description on comments [duplicate]

A working link is obtained by as usual; [A working link](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beowulf) If we insert space in the front of the description it will work on work question and answer text A ...
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Winter Bash hat causes User Card Overflow™ on old self-answers [duplicate]

In case of a self-answer, the user card for the answer has a blue background. In the latest Firefox on macOS Monterey, the Winter Bash hat moves the 'answered' information to the right, making it ...
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Yet another error of "Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code"

I feel like I've found and read through all the relevant posts on Meta about this error, but I still can't resolve this error! I have about 6 equations in double-dollar-signs, several in single-dollar-...
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A registration error occurs when I try to register a new Stack Exchange account while being on the page of a migrated question

I posted this question on Economics Stack Exchange. The moderators there didn't think it belonged there and migrated the question to Worldbuilding Stack Exchange instead. I didn't have a Worldbuilding ...
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SE emails contain unparsed Markdown in footer [duplicate]

Today I've noticed this in email message from SE: One of lines reads: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://meta.stackexchange.com). So yes, I do have a comment about this ...
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Allow ORing between more search terms like `inquestion:123`, or at least tell me the search failed

I just tried to look at two sets of answers, for different question: I've tried using inquestion:12791 OR inquestion:11422 the result of which ignores the first search term. I've tried using (...
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Is punctuation inconsistent in the already closed message?

I wonder if the banner that reads "This question is already closed - please refresh the page" should have a full stop? Other banners like it usually have punctuation, for example "...
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Tooltip for Talkative/Outspoken badge indicators in moderator dashboard not capitalized

The moderator dashboard has two indicators, a bronze and a silver dot, which are shown if the moderator has the Talkative resp. Outspoken badge. People have questioned their usefulness before (1, 2), ...

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