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Moderator message view has relative link to chat

When viewing a message sent to a user, on the right side of the page is a container with text at the top What is a moderator message?. At the end of that container there is a link at the end to chat ...
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Hovering the pointer to get information about reviewers doesn't work as before [duplicate]

Until yesterday, if I was visiting the review queues of some Stack Exchange site and my mouse pointer was hovering over the icon of some user, I would get information about the reviews of that user: ...
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No more simultaneous dates?

I have noticed that in the timeline, hovering over timestamps events that occurred at the same time as others no longer shows S for simultaneous dates. For example, normally, when an edit review task ...
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Catch them if you can... but you can't. (aka can't click "Watch tag" and "Ignore tag" from tag popup) [duplicate]

While reading this possibly related bug, I decided to check other popup: the tag popup. When hovering over a tag, the familiar popup does appear, however when going with the mouse away from the tag ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Usercard expansion does not work

Just found that the usercard expansion looks broken in Chrome. See the animation below: Only some kind of blinking in the top left corner of the user icon instead of showing a usercard. Works as ...
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Voting for comments from the review queues doesn't work

If you click on the up arrow next to a comment from the review queue, the page scrolls and the voting doesn't work (printscreen is from StackOverflow on Russian, but I think, the language isn't ...
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If I accept all cookies, why is it not saved that I have accepted all cookies?

Every single time I go to a stack exchange website, I am prompted to accept cookies. Why does this decision not get stored in a cookie? Why do you have to ask me every single time, and no matter what ...
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Search help links to Stack Overflow for Teams on all sites instead of the help center

The "Search help" link in the search bar is supposed to link to this help page but is currently linking to a Stack Overflow for Teams article instead. This bug can be reproduced on all of ...
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Difference in sorting recent close and reopen votes

On the Tools page for "Recent Votes", the sorting of votes is different for "Close Votes" and "Reopen Votes". Close votes are sorted from oldest to newest and Reopen ...
Rick Smith's user avatar
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Why am I getting the Sign in as popup in Stack Overflow and doing nothing?

I am getting frustrated with two issues with the Stack Overflow website. It continuously asked me to sign in with Google even though I was already logged in. If I try to click on the sign, it then it ...
Sachin Kumar's user avatar
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The keyboard shortcut E for edit stopped working on own posts or community wiki posts, for users without full editing privileges [duplicate]

Example: The keyboard shortcut E doesn't work for me on this question. . However, the keyboard shortcut E works on other questions I've tried: question 1, question 2, question 3. I use Chrome+Win10. I ...
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Unable to verify [duplicate]

When verifying for Area 51, I couldn't receive any emails. I know it is not my problem because I tried 3 different email addresses (don't ask me how). 2 of them are Google and 1 is Microsoft. If two ...
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Images from i.sstatic.net only work for me after being accessed from another IP address

Problem There's the new image hosting system and Super User (my main "playground") is trialling it. My problem is I cannot see images hosted on i.sstatic.net. This is how it looks like: ...
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Badge achievements broken? [duplicate]

I recently got badges for Yearling in ELL and English Stack exchange, and they looked funny. I realized that I was looking at the badges from another site in the achievement dialog. This is what it ...
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Browser issues workaround for the "Review Question" button not working? [duplicate]

Every so often on Safari (v16.2 - haven't tried other versions, and yes, I'm due for an update), the "Review Question" button doesn't do anything. Surprisingly, a page reload doesn't fix it ...
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Tags column of Posts table changed delimiter format. Many historical queries broken. Special tag rendering also broken

To the best of my memory, and in reading my past queries- some of which I re-run on a regular basis- the format of the Tags column of the Posts table in SEDE used to be like <starball><is>&...
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Chat.stackexchange.com chatrooms are broken/flaky

Chat.stackexchange.com seems broken. When entering a chatroom, the loading page stalls, e.g. And transcripts don't load, instead I get a server error. Some hints: this only happens on chat.SE, not ...
Andras Deak -- Слава Україні's user avatar
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sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network

sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network. E.g. from https://redd.it/1by90jk: and: That's a regression compared to https://i.stack.imgur.com/ images, ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Uploading a .gif doesn't work on some SE sites

E.g., it doesn't work on http://serverfault.com/, https://askubuntu.com/ and https://superuser.com/questions/ask: I first noticed the issue ~10h ago on http://serverfault.com/. I use Chrome + Win10. ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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4 answers
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Remove the 160px minimum image size limit on Stack Exchange internal image hosting

This "image too small" limit is very frustrating: For reference the image I tried to attach is 320px x 129px. You're forcing me to add whitespace to my image, why?! Please remove the limit, ...
Danny Beckett's user avatar
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1 answer
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Can't sign in, error message: fields are empty

When attempting to access Stack Overflow, I encounter warnings indicating that the username and password fields appear blank, despite being populated. The issue appears to stem from duplicate inputs ...
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Escaping a backtick with a backslash in backtick-delimited inline code seems to be broken

In the comments, you can use `\`` to escape a (code formatted) backtick, like so: resulting in However, in question (and answer) posts, it doesn't work. It ends up looking like three backticks: ```....
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Display name can contain full stops, diacritics, and underscores as well - message should mention this

Full stops and underscores should be added to the list below when editing display names.
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How do I stop the "follow" prompt from appearing on every single page?

Recently this new (to me?) button appeared, I assumed I would see it once and when I dismissed it that would be that. Instead it appears on every single page I've visited for the last few days - it's ...
deep64blue's user avatar
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Some audits are greyed out in the review queues

There is a bug concerning the audits, which make them very easy to spot. They have a grayish look, as in the picture below. It must be added that this occurs only with some audits, not with all of ...
José Carlos Santos's user avatar
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Reopen votes queue guidance contains outdated and/or inaccurate information

Go to any site /review/reopen then click Learn more about the Reopen votes queue. Closed questions that have received at least one reopen vote, as well as posts whose bodies have been edited within ...
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Comment @reply name suggestions are missing from review queues

Normally when I type a comment and type @ followed by the first letters of the name of another commenter, there will be an autocomplete suggestion that I can press Tab to accept: However, I have just ...
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Hide search tooltip when focus moves away from search [duplicate]

I wanted to test out the new focus styles using the guidance on this comment. When I tabbed into the search box, the tooltip showing how to search popped up, which is fine. But when I tabbed out of ...
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Upvoting comments from review queues often fails because t.state is null

When I try to upvote comments on review items from various queues network-wide, sometimes it works, but sometimes it fails. When it fails, a numbers sign # gets appended to the end of the review item'...
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Text in search box invisible in Chrome on Android because it is too small [duplicate]

The search box on Chrome on Android technically functions, but text is not visible, so it cannot be selected or deleted.
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Non-ASCII characters are being displayed in the question section

Non-ASCII characters are appearing in the question section. These characters are also visible in both the New Question and Edit modes. Please refer to the screenshot for clarification:
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The search popover tooltip lost the keyword text in Meta

The search popover tooltip is missing the keyword in the Meta section. In the Stack Overflow Search screenshot, the keyword texts are displayed correctly. Screenshot from Meta Stack Exchange: ...
Arulkumar's user avatar
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63 votes
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Too small search bar and the search icon/magnifying glass is shown twice while viewing sites in portrait mode on mobile

The search bar (with drop-down) in the top bar isn't responsive. It also is duplicated, which means it takes up an unnecessarily large amount of space on Stack Overflow with the AI text:
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Deleting a network-wide filter creates a new filter in its place [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: Go to the network filters page. If you do not have any filters created, just create one. Try to delete a filter. Expected One less filter. Actual The same number of filters. ...
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Make the opinion-based closure notice say "is seeking opinion-based answers" instead of "is opinion-based"

When a question is closed as: Opinion-based This question is likely to be answered with opinions rather than facts and citations. It should be updated so it will lead to fact-based answers. …a post ...
Elements In Space's user avatar
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Logging out doesn't log out from data.stackexchange.com

Logging out says it logs out from stackexchange.com but that's incorrect as it doesn't log out from data.stackexchange.com. Tested on Chrome with Android on a Galaxy S23.
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Login failure using Google password keychain on Android

I use a Google account as a keychain for all my passwords. Until now, I was able to log into the Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange site on both my MacBook Air and my Android phone using this ...
Math Keeps Me Busy's user avatar
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Stack Exchange's style guidelines say to use the Oxford comma, but the Teams notice in the left sidebar doesn't use it

TL;DR - add a comma after "find answers" in the left-sidebar Teams dialog. In the SOfT dialog in the left sidebar, it says this: Teams + Ask questions, find answers and collaborate at work ...
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"close question" button on the waffle bar doesn't work on a small screen

For some flags on questions, moderators have the option to handle the flag by closing the question. If you visit a post with a pending flag, the flag shows up in a bar at the bottom of the screen, ...
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"Save and copy changes to all public communities" only updates the location on the current site [duplicate]

When I try to update my location: and save changes for all communities: The location is saved only on the current site. Is this a bug?
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The vote button disappeared if I voted a question/answers without signing up [duplicate]

Today, I see this question on the TeX - LaTeX site. Command for Multiplying Integers I want to upvote the answers. I click the upvote. Oops, I forgot I didn’t even sign up an account for that site. ...
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Site load delay

Today at 19.50 GMT: Some sites are taking more than two minutes to load content, including the questions page and individual questions, including: science fiction and fantasy, medical sciences. and ...
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Clicking the edit button on my Area 51 profile gives a server error page

I click the edit button, and a request is made for https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/edit/<my-user-id>, and the server returns with an HTTP 302 redirect to https://area51.stackexchange.com/...
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How do I update my global username to match my community username?

I’ve looked through the answers to this question dating from 2009-2018 and don’t find any relevant answers as I already know how to change my username on a specific community. I am at my global ...
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Is there a way to import a Stack Exchange post into Goodnotes or notability on iOS without the cookies notice blocking out the post?

I’d like to import a Stack Exchange post into Goodnotes or notability on my iPad via Safari. However, when I try to do this, the imported note includes a cookies notice which blocks out a large ...
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Chat flag counter on "Main" Chat.SE appears to be stuck

There appears to be a stuck chat flag counter To replicate: As a moderator go to chat.se, and you see a chat flag counter. Click on it and there aren't any flags, and it vanishes. Refresh or go to ...
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Stack Exchange IP Block Exemption Policy (Tor)

Does Stack Exchange have an IP Block Exemption Policy? There are countless at-risk users around the world who must use Tor for all Internet activity to protect themselves and/or their families. ...
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Can't chat in MSE chat [duplicate]

I can't chat on chat.meta.stackexchange.com. Sometimes it shows this page: When looking into console, it shows 500 status code error: And sometimes I am simply not logged in chat (however on MSE I ...
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1 answer
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Vote Button :active state not reset after mouseDrag

The Vote button got some styling changes [1], which introduced a state where the ::active color does not reset, whereas the arrow stays white, becoming invisible on the white background. Press (and ...
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Post formatting is not accurate for numbered lists of code blocks. Is this a bug?

Compare the way this list looks in the post versus the screenshot of the preview: text: 1. { label: `Baz ${x ? n1 : n2}`, kind: "B", } satisfies B, 1. { label: `Baz ${x ? n1 : n2}` ...
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