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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

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“Reputation earned since last visit” ignores lost reputation from removed posts

I happened to be looking at my profile on Interpersonal Skills recently, and I saw that I have 103 reputation. I also saw that I had a +4 reputation change since the last time I had checked: This was ...
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Stack Exchange Profile Picture Squisher™

Recently strolling through profiles of fellow chat members I noticed that there are some images squished. Example profiles are Катерина and Proxy. The biggest thing that made me realize the issue is ...
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Why is the word “!” banned from titles?‼? [duplicate]

That's so strange, so weird something like that can happen... "This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you ...
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Filtered Questions missing PHP activity

When I view my Favorite Tags the most recent PHP activity on Stack Overflow has been missing from the results for most of the day today. Once in a while a couple of PHP tagged items from Stack ...
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I can add comments on an old election

I was looking at an old election page, and I noticed that I am able to add comments, as well as the other standard moderator actions for comments (deleting, editing, etc.): I clicked "add a comment", ...
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While editing the previous version of answer, the warning box in the side bar is not sticky

When the top bar stickiness is enabled or disabled, in the answer section while edit an answer If I select any one of the previous revision, I'm receiving the warning below in the side bar: Warning!...
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Exact phrase search with tag gets wrapped with additional set of quotes on Meta.SE

Only on Meta Stack Exchange, searching with an exact phrase in the search box will result in the entire query wrapped in an additional pair of quotes. For example: [feature-request] "There are no ...
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What to do with broken avatars generated by Google?

Recently, some users that have their avatar generated by (or just imported from?) Google have a broken avatar, since Google no longer provides an image at the given URL, but a 404. See My picture is ...
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Cutting text from comments does not put text on the clipboard

Twice now, while typing up a comment on a question, my comment was too long, so I selected a portion of the text, tapped cut, posted the comment, then went into my notes app to save the cut text to ...
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Profile pictures on the profile page shouldn't be stretched [duplicate]

It looks like there's been a recent change in the profile picture system. However, that appears to have broken images which are not squares. This is what I see on my profile page. It's horizontally ...
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Missing SVG logo on official blog

Is anyone seeing the missing SVG logo issue on the top-left of stackoverflow.blog? I think the issue is the CORS policy on the image host: Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://zgab33vy595fw5zq-...
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Reimplement career page to be not indexed by search engines [on hold]

In the past it had option to hide my CV (and story page) from bots. It placed a noindex and nofollow tags in the meta. Thus my CV page disappeared from Google search results. Unfortunately it looks ...
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What kind of edits of my posts by other users are not fall into inbox? [duplicate]

I noticed that not all of edits of my posts are fall into my inbox. I know that when the edit only contains a tag manupulation then it doesn't go into my inbox. But seems there is more complex ...
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Long words in tag excerpts move outside the box

When there's an extremely long 'word', like a link, the tag excerpt popup does not hyphenate the word and break it to a new line. Instead, it extends outwards, like so: (link to that particular ...
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My picture is missing on my profile page

The profile picture is missing on my profile page. The relevant part looks like Since this profile picture appears almost everywhere when I am referenced, quite a few other pages looks buggy. For ...
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Reputation league page does not properly recalculate rep in case of suspension [on hold]

At the end of the year 2017, I had less than 500 reputation here on Meta Stack Exchange, and by the end of the year 2018, I had more than 11,500 (based on my reputation graph). However, my name doesn'...
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What's the reason to make link in the spam post bold?

In the deleted as spam post the link to the revision history is bold styled: You can check this one for an instance. Is there a background to make such a link bold or merely an oversight? BTW, ...
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Ads acting strange?

I was on Arqade, and I noticed an ad that I wasn't particurlarly interested in, but thought I'd take a look. Immediately after clicking it, I was taken to link 1. Perhaps it is something to do with my ...
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Can you buy bounty points with cash to use for a question? [duplicate]

I don't have enough reputation points.
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Can't see other pages of answers on a certain deleted question

While browsing a specific deleted question on MSE I noticed something strange: it's almost impossible to get to the second page of results. There are supposed to be 34 answers. The first page shows 30....
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Spamming random mod tools lets me cast an ordinary undelete vote

I was playing around with the mod tools (testing out some bugs and stuff) when I noticed that I'd caused this: This occurred because some combination of mod tools added an undelete vote, marked the ...
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Significant reputation difference among meta and main sites [duplicate]

I just noticed the significant reputation difference in site switcher popup for main and meta sites: According to reputation graph on stackexchange.com current meta reputation level I had two ...
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Code sample could not be shown on the page

The code samples could not be showed in the page and the markdown editor is also not working well in my browser. I'm using Chromium (Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu, running on ...
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Stack Overflow profile clean reset - why?

It looks like there may be a bug on Stack Overflow, my entire profile has been reset, all the questions I asked are gone, all the answers are gone, reputation is set to 101, I don't know why, and this ...
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Error message when trying to upload file to chat [duplicate]

I'm in a chatroom to discuss writing some wiki stuff for the stack and the person I'm working with asked me to write a draft and upload it to the chat. I wrote it, turned it into a PDF, and tried to ...
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Weird Logo at bottom

I was reviewing the close votes and meanwhile, I saw the following where the Stack Overflow logo is popping out of the footer at the left bottom and remains there even if you scroll up or down. ...
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Why would StackExchange logs show me logging in *from* a stack exchange server?

Looking at my login history (at https://openid.stackexchange.com/user) I see I've logged in several times from the IP address "198.252.206.71" but according to a quick whois search, that IP belongs to ...
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'Hide Snippet By Default' option is not working with a mouse click

On Stack Overflow if you try to add a code snippet the last option with a checkbox on the left labeled as Hide Snippet By Default isn't clickable with the mouse when using full view. There is a minor ...
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No right border for input field when suggesting as duplicate [duplicate]

Right border of input field when suggesting closing a question as a duplicate isn't visible: Tested on Windows 7 for Firefox 64.0.2 and Chrome 71.0.3578.98
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Can't edit some questions on Stack Overflow на русском and Русский язык

For some reason, trying to edit this question results in a 404. This could be related to the fact that there is no Post History for this question. See this SEDE query which returns no results; also, ...
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Search for last 30 days “a particular tag” answers for a particular user is returning all answers given by that user instead [duplicate]

What I am trying to do is fetching all answers posted by me which are tagged with a particular tag. Here the example tag I have chosen is "Dharma" and the site is Hinduism Stack Exchange. Visit this ...
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Top of answer covered by sticky top bar after clicking direct link… if it's a short answer just near enough to the bottom of the page

I thought this was resolved after my other question was status-completed, but I just saw it again. This is the first time that I've seen it since then, so it only happens in very specific ...
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Why is there such a long delay between casting votes and them registering on your summary tab?

I go into the Home tab and look over many different questions. On some, I vote but I have noticed a significant delay between voting and the vote registering in my Profile/Summary page. For example, ...
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Stack Overflow logo weird styling in SO Japanese users tab [duplicate]

The regular logo is shown in the users tab: But when going to a specific user's page it's cut off: I use Chrome.
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Sign Up link from upvoting on random SE Site does not suggest existing Network Profile

I just attempted to vote on a question I found via a google search: The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) The site looked very similar to Stack Overflow, the programming Q&A site I use ...
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Can't see that answer is accepted in screen reader

I've noticed that after accepting answers, e.g. this one, I have no indication that it is accepted, using a screen reader. This has been occurring on multiple SE sites. The screen reader reports the ...
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Animated avatars in user profile

First, to make it clear Stack Exchange does not allow animated avatars, the Can I have an animated profile picture? feature request has been declined by SE staff back in 2016. However, as of today, ...
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User image is too heavy

Just noticed on this user profile: Yes, all we know that internet is fast nowadays, but ... 1.5Mb for (scaled) 164x164 px image is too much.
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How to remove scroll indicator in a block of code [Stack Overflow in Chrome, Mac]? [duplicate]

Lately I've been getting annoyed at the horizontal scroll indicator whenever there's a block of code on Stack Overflow. I think it's a bug, isn't it? If not, is there a way to remove this or ...
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Help! I'm being haunted by a non-existent comment

This is a deleted answer. When I open it it shows me one comment, along with the option to "show 1 more comment": However, when I click on "show 1 more comment" nothing happens. That is to say that ...
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“Tag plus something else” search looks ugly on beta sites when the tag wiki excerpt contains the tag name [duplicate]

Searching for a [tag-name], plus some other criteria, results in an ugly tag information box which seems to show HTML tags treated as text, rather than as HTML. Here's an example: search Writing for [...
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The time in suspension banner doesn't support “hover over for UTC time”

This is the banner I'm talking about: Note the last part of the text. It's a time. Usually for first-time suspensions, the time reads "in 23 hours" or "in 7 days", which does not give any exact ...
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Edit your profile page still uses old image uploader

Update: Turns out this was previously reported in an answer. When going to /users/edit/{UserID} on any site it still uses the old image uploader in the editor. Is this a bug? Is it intentional? Can ...
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“Thanks for the feedback!” modal hovering over website search bar at top

It looks like the "Thanks for the feedback!" modal is at the wrong "hover" level. When it opens, if you scroll up, it appears over the website bar, covering the search bar, however it feels like it ...
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Electorate gold badge not awarded [duplicate]

Today I was awarded the Electorate badge on Ask Different: Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions After doing so I was presented with the screen saying I earned it and ...
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Add margin to tag button/increase padding between lines

For example, on this badge page you can see that there is no margin between lines: 'cause tag button doesn't have margin: .badges-page .single-badge-table .single-badge-wrapper .single-badge-...
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The association bonus does not persist as advertised and “Altruistic” users are penalized

The association bonus FAQ says: This bonus gives users who have shown some basic understanding of how the Stack Exchange system works a boost past the initial site restrictions on sites where they ...
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Show full site names in the Migration 10k tool

The layout of the Migration 10k tool is weird: I think that the page should be changed so that the entire site name is shown instead of just, for example, "Project Mana...". There's no need for ...
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Why does this tooltip tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing?

Why does the tooltip on the Tags page tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing, despite the fact that you can edit both (short and full description)?
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Deleted question doesn't look deleted in Post Feedback

There is a question on one of the Post Feedback pages that is deleted, but it doesn't look like it is (unless you "show full question", and then you can see the red highlight): This question isn'...