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Popup shown to authors attempting to delete answered questions is incorrectly shown to other delete voters, if there are no pending delete votes

When voting to delete this question I got the following popup message: This appears to be the popup user's get when trying to delete their own answered question. I'm not the author of this question, ...
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When JavaScript is disabled, sort orders other than "votes" are buggy

I normally browse Stack Exchange with JavaScript disabled, and reading, searching, etc. mostly work just fine in that context. However, sort orders other than "votes" are broken, for users ...
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Why [meta-tag:status-planned] is not rendered in this tag-info?

I have noticed that the tag-info for status-deferred on MathOverflow Meta contains the paragraph looks like this: Contrast [meta-tag:status-planned], in which a feature is something that the site ...
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The [un-]bookmark and "Unfollow" tooltips for deleted posts are barely visible

In light of some recent design changes regarding the Following and Bookmarks tabs, for questions/answers which have not been deleted, the [un-]bookmark and "Unfollow" tooltips show just fine:...
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Diff doesn't take stripped HTML tags into account

Yesterday I edited this question to correct the display of something in angle brackets, <root_music_folder>. The Markdown parser thinks it's an HTML tag, it's not on the allow list so it strips ...
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The Overflow's content is difficult to read in dark mode

The most recent "The Overflow" edition is very difficult to read in dark mode. Here's a screenshot to showcase what I mean: The new format looks great, it's just that the content isn't ...
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The search bar, by default, places the cursor at the beginning of the text on small viewports

When searching for something on a small viewport, selecting the search icon places the cursor at the beginning of the text in the search bar instead of the end: This is especially prevalent when ...
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Upvoting your own comments is possible in site-migrated posts [duplicate]

I know this might be a trifle, but I wanted to mention this in case this is unexpected behaviour. I recently got a question migrated from Server Fault to Super User. I didn't have a user created in ...
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New stacks editor discards all contents

The new stacks editor destroys content in the most drastic way possible. It seems that if HTML tags are used the whole content is discarded. It happens when stacks editor is enabled and you have ...
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Badge progress broken? [duplicate]

When opening the 'Next badge to track' dialog in my profile, the badges are roughly sorted by my progress so far. However, the badge progress of Marshal on one of my accounts is currently at 4/500, ...
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Banners clutter search engine results

I am not sure under which exact circumstances this happens, but when doing a Google search this morning for "Warning: use -cacerts option to access cacerts keystore" I noticed that banners, ...
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Questions migrated to other sites incorrectly show as "closed" instead of "migrated" in search results

When a question is migrated to a different site, the copy on the original site (the migration stub) has "[migrated]" appended to the title. Here's an example. On the question page itself: ...
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Reputation gains for Teams not vertically aligned in daily summary in achievements dialog

In the achievements dialog, the reputation gains/losses per site per day are aligned vertically, but for Stack Overflow for Teams the icon is too large, which pushes the '+12' in the screenshot below ...
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The Bridge chatroom is struggling with reopening after the browser has been closed

In The Bridge chatroom, me and a number of other users have the problem that when we close our browser (for me it's Edge 101) and reopen it (for example, when rebooting our computers or signing out of ...
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Markdown formatting problems in the Help Center article "How do I search?"

In the Help Center article How do I search?, there seem to be a few Markdown formatting problems: In the section "Boolean Operators", the subheading "OR operator" is not rendered ...
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Many API requests to /questions with filter parameters are failing with status code 400 errors

For some questions, using a filter parameter appears to break the API, causing it to return a "400 Bad Request" status code with the following payload: {"error_id":404,"...
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Long site names shown in the visible communities in the Profile tab are not truncated, resulting in inconsistent left-column widths

When users have accounts on sites with long names (for example, History of Science and Mathematics) and have them displayed in the visible communities list in the Profile tab, the width of the left ...
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Link to candidate you voted for on election page not completely working

In the "Your final votes" section of election pages, when you hover over the name of a candidate you voted for, the mouse pointer seems to suggest you can click on it, but nothing happens. ...
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Moderator missing on election overview page

We have three moderators on Spanish Language Stack Exchange. Yet if you look at the election page, you only see two of us: Why isn't Charlie shown in the results of the first election? That election ...
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When going back in the browser to where you've added a comment - the comment is missing [duplicate]

If I'm on an SE question page, and: Add a comment to the question or to an answer Visit another URL on the same browser tab Press back the comment I added is missing. This is not a new issue, I've ...
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Markdown reformatting is broken if a list item starts with a block element

The new/stacks editor, when switching from source mode to Markdown mode, breaks alignment of list items <li> if it begins with a block-level element (<blockquote> or <pre>). For ...
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Suggested edits on answers show the author of the parent question instead of the answer's author as they used to [duplicate]

In this suggested edit on an answer it shows the user that asked the question above the revision and the user that proposed the edit below it. The answer was posted by a different user and that is not ...
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"You don't have the permission to use this type of flag" when casting a spam flag

Today I attempted to flag a question as spam on Stack Overflow; however, it was deleted the same moment as I cast the flag. The UI shows a popup You don't have the permission to use this type of flag ...
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I already took the census. Why does the 'Census' badge not show on my profile?

I completed the developer survey, but I did not get the Census badge credited to my account. I took the census while I was not logged in and logged in after the fact. I'm not able to retake the census ...
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Wrong number of stars in chatroom information page

According to the badge on this page, the Trashcan chatroom has 7 stars: but if you count the number of stars under Starred posts, you'll only get to 2. What happened to the remaining 5?
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Badges Overflow

User badges (moderator and staff) overflow the revision container on /posts/<id>/revisions pages: The issue is spotted on Meta Stack Overflow, but since this pertains to the design common for ...
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Part of new privilege notification text is in Russian [duplicate]

I just got a notification that I'd earned a new site privilege. For some reason, though, part of the notification text is in Russian, not English: Apparently it says "Узнайте больше об этом в ...
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SEDE favorite button fails silently when not logged in

I was trying to bookmark/favorite this interesting Proof of Concept on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, but clicking the favorite button did not do anything. Of course, I should have realized SEDE ...
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Long usernames overlap with the Profiles/Network profile button on mobile

In the full site on mobile, long usernames overlap with the Profiles or the Network Profile button. Examples: This happens when the user only has "Member for { } day(s)/month(s)/year(s)" ...
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Cursor disappears in new editor

Shortly after I start editing some answers (sometimes after some fiddling), my cursor disappears. I can't see where I'm typing except that text appears (or disappears, when backspacing), and trying to ...
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Why is there a non-functional dropdown menu in the top bar while viewing users' network profiles? [duplicate]

Within the last hour or so, I've noticed that, when viewing a user's network profile, there is an additional icon in the top bar: It looks like it's intended to be some sort of dropdown menu, but ...
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Responsive "Tour" page has extra right space due to one section that is not responsive (only when logged out)

Left: iPhone; right: Firefox desktop Click either for higher resolution (URL) Also makes scrolling on a mobile device funky; keeps twitching right. To reproduce: log out. (Thanks @Laurel)
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

On stackexchange.com, there seems to be a new icon on the topbar: From the image above, you can see that I've clicked on the (rightmost) icon, but there doesn't appear to be any dropdown menu ...
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Chat Event Reminders come from the wrong site

It seems that chat event reminders are sent from the chat user's parent site rather than the event room's parent site. E.g. this event belongs under Code Golf Stack Exchange, while "mi yodeya&...
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Question summary tooltip shows incorrect text when a question has only one [accepted] answer

Currently, this is the tooltip you see when hovering over the green box in the question summary: one of the answers was accepted as the correct answer When there is only one answer (which is ...
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Snippets in nested list items break nesting in post preview

Similar to "Why aren't runnable code snippets formatted correctly within lists?" (which appears to be resolved), when a snippet is in an item in a nested markdown list, it breaks the nesting....
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Markdown rendering anomaly in the Help Center on SO

On Stack Overflow the privileges for a trusted user page in the Help Center currently shows the following minor rendering anomaly: ##Deleting answers ###When should I vote to delete an answer? As ...
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Question is now closed - text not vertically centered in box

I noticed the following message isn't vertically centered in the box, but I think it would look better if it did. This question is now closed - please refresh the page for updated status.
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Data explorer data have not been updated for some sites [duplicate]

Data explorer page says "Data updated May 8 at 3:27", but for some sites such as Mathematics, Math Overflow, Physics, etc... the newest added post is from May 1. For example this query show ...
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SoundCloud embeds broken on 'Music: Practice & Theory' [closed]

Embedded links for SoundCloud were added in 2011, YouTube and SoundCloud embedding is now enabled, briefly broken when transitioning to HTTPS, https for SoundCloud, and then fixed again. Since early ...
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Pluralization issue: "1 bookmarks" in the Following and Bookmarks tabs

There's a pluralization issue in the Following tab: And the Bookmarks tab:
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Syntax highlighting changes in the middle of a token; resolved in a later version of Highlight.js

The code in my answer over at Stack Overflow highlights very strangely: I discovered this at Stack Overflow, but it affects just as much all other Stack Exchange sites with highlighting enabled (I ...
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Can you please close the "Stackexchange.Arduino" database? It has been open long enough for now

I was running a query this morning similar to: create table #validaccounts(accountid int primary key) declare @sql nvarchar(max) select @sql = concat(N'insert into #validaccounts select distinct ...
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Review queue sizes are incorrect

The review queue sizes on the /review page on Stack Apps (and maybe other sites as well) are off. When I visit https://stackapps.com/review/ in a private browser window (or while logged in with a ...
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Tag Badges with empty stats

On a user's activity page in the "Summary" tab, there is a cog button to select the "next tag badge" to track. Clicking this button brings up a list of tags with statistics for &...
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Votes cast statistic "{ } this week" is not aligned properly in the full site on mobile

The Votes cast statistic "{ } this week" in the Summary tab is not aligned properly in the full site on mobile: On PC/desktop, it's correctly aligned: I also tried landscape view, but the ...
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Sporadic bursts of extreme slowness across all pages on all sites

I (and several other users at the same time) have been periodically experiencing extremely slow page loads (including, at times, pages erroring out after trying to load for a while). It appears to ...
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Incorrect stats sometimes showing up. Is this a bug? [duplicate]

Sometimes I see some odd stats but then I blink (click something) and everything looks good again so I haven't manage to catch it in the act. However, now I did. What caught my eye this time was the ...
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Error when viewing revision history for Help Center article as a moderator

When I visit this revision list: https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/66740/revisions, which for regular users looks like a history for the participate in Meta privilege, I get an error page: It ...
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Can't accept or vote (don't see check boxes or any related UI buttons) for the answers I got on my question [duplicate]

I don't see any buttons related to accepting/voting for the answers I've got on my question. See the screenshot below:
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