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"more hot questions" link is broken

When I visit a question, and then try to use the 'more hot questions' link in the sidebar, it doesn't work as advertised. Hovering over it shows me the URL of the post I'm currently on, and clicking ...
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Double quotes incorrectly encoded in flag resolution tooltip

When moderator adds custom description to the processed flag, such text is visible as a tooltip on post's flag page (link for staff to reproduce the issue): In case of double quotes they're rendered ...
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Using "and" in the search field always does a regular search instead of a tag search

Background on searching There are two search types one can perform: Tag search Only returns questions when searching for tags, like [tag-a] [tag-b] which gives results of questions that have both ...
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Url protocol should not be required for image links

It is possible to write links without specifying the protocol, in this manner: [This is a reference-style link][some-link] [This is an inline-style link](//stackexchange.com) [some-link]: //...
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Unfollow doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

If I try to unfollow a post, this message appears: and the "Following" remains: I tried on both https://tex.stackexchange.com/ and https://unix.stackexchange.com/.
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I can accept my own answer without waiting for 48 hours. If I retract the accept vote, it shows an error message [duplicate]

I accidentally accepted my own answer at The “View all” community buttons in the Community user's site profiles link to a server error page. When I accepted my own answer, I was shocked. Here it ...
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Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when trying to retract a delete vote [duplicate]

There is an existing question about the same error but when trying to unfollow: Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when unfollowing posts. ...
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Saves’ private notes has some escaped HTML on sites where I'm a moderator

There’s a bug with the private notes for Saves, but I can only manage to reproduce it on the site on which I'm a moderator. This does not happen on sites where I'm not a moderator. On Music.SE, go to ...
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Edge case where upon automatic page refresh after deleting saves list, listing in left col still shows that list

Repro steps: Save some post "A" to a new list "foo" Save another post "B" and click "manage" (leave the dialog open) In another tab, go to saves page, open &...
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Brand new user not shown as new contributor [duplicate]

A brand new user posted a question on Server Fault today.  The question was migrated to Unix & Linux Stack Exchange. The user is brand new on Server Fault and Unix & Linux: ... but was not ...
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Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when undoing certain actions

There seems to be a bug where unfollowing posts, unaccepting an answer, and retracting (un)deletion votes gives this message: User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to ...
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Moving the cursor on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor

Moving the cursor on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor. Example: Tested with Chrome + Windows 10.
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Google login popup covers login area on mobile

I recently had to change my password, which led me to log into the site on mobile, which I haven’t had to do in a while. I noticed that the “Sign in with Google” completely covers the regular login ...
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WebP image thumbnails are unexpectedly converted to JPG format

I noticed a bug where the thumbnail versions of uploaded WebP images are being converted to JPG format. For example, you might have an image at https://i.sstatic.net/12345.webp. However, when the ...
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Page jumps to top when inline editing question and answers simultaneously

As someone who likes to inline edit both question and all answers at the same time to reduce multiple bumping, I noticed since recently that the page jumps to the top when the question is currently on ...
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The body textarea behaves very strangely in Edge

I've used Stack Overflow from Firefox and Chrome for many years, Chrome most recently. Due to some problems with my laptop and other annoying details I won't go into, I'm now forced to use Edge. I'm ...
David M. Karr's user avatar
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Cloudflare challenge on API and WebSocket traffic used for AI Analysis

Currently, there's a reproducible issue with Cloudflare blocking (via user/browser challenge as in this question) all API and WebSocket traffic from several sources. This is impacting the AI analysis ...
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number of edit suggestions approved by reviewer not expressed properly

Under Reviewer Stats, it says [Username] has [number] edit suggestions approved. That sounds like the reviewer has made a number of edit suggestions, and they have been approved. Rather, it should be [...
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Unable to translate the notice about updated Moderator Agreement

I know that the self Moderator Agreement is not translatable due to some legal issues. But I expect that the notice regarding the updated agreement should be translatable. Unfortunately I don't see ...
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Red star indicator on moderator dashboard doesn't work on iPad

There's an indicator on moderator dashboard to mark a moderator that didn't sign updated moderator agreement yet. It should have a tooltip with an explanation, but unfortunately it doesn't work on ...
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Weird spacing of nested lists in Moderator Agreement (also the HTML is wrong)

The list items on the moderator agreement have margin-bottom: var(--su16) !important; but no margin-top. This causes weird spacing of nested lists. Adding the mt16 class to every <li> on this ...
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Raise on-screen keyboard on touchscreen devices after image upload

Right after the image is uploaded to the site, i.e. "Add picture" is clicked, we see the text "enter image description here". That text is selected so the following keyboard input ...
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Weird “pop out” when I click “Stack Exchange” in Chat [duplicate]

When I go to chat, click the “Stack Exchange” button on the top left side, and there’s a pop up shown as below. I can’t see my reputation for all sites in the “Your Communities” section. For “More ...
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"Image uploads are limited to 50 megapixels" looks weird for animated GIF [duplicate]

I tried to upload animated GIF with the size less than 2MiB and dimensions 600 х 388, but got unexpected error message: Image uploads are limited to 50 megapixels; please use a smaller image It ...
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1 answer
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Pluralization issue returns in editor stats on suggested edits ("1 edit suggestions")

The "reviewer stats" on suggested edits no longer properly show in singular form when there is only one edit suggestion approved, reviewed, improved, or cancelled. This was fixed before, ...
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Why did my reputation only increase by 2 for an upvoted answer? (reputation cap is not a factor)

Today, an answer I wrote to the question 'Why did Joseph Goebbels allow an all-Jewish Orchestra to exist and perform in Berlin from 1938 to 1941?' on History SE received an upvote. My reputation page ...
Lars Bosteen's user avatar
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1 answer
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The “View all” community buttons in the Community user's site profiles link to a server error page

When I click the “View all” community button on the Community bot profile page, it links to the page as shown below: It shows that “Oops! Something Bad Happened!”. Is there any reason for this error?...
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Flagging deleted post or clicking on inbox item fails and brings up an error 500 on browser console

I mistakenly told a new user that their post was not supposed to be here. I messed up. The user self deleted, which while in their credit, is because I made a mistake. This isn't fair I'd like to make ...
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Questions tagged with a synonym of a tag and closed by a user with a gold badge for the master tag incorrectly show the synonym in the close notice

The situation is very likely related to Questions migrated to localized meta sites get the [discussion] tag in English even if it's synonymized to the localized tag equivalent But in this case ...
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Stacks Editor says plain text, but code formatting isn't plain text

Stacks Editor says plain text, but code formatting isn't plain text: Screenshot taken on https://meta.stackexchange.com/ Markdown: > **To create a reviewers' Custom Max Papers after having run ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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1 answer
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Error on flags page

When I try reviewing my outstanding flag status , I go to my profile page and hit the "flags" link. I am observing a bug, as I am only getting to a blank page
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“Top users” and “Learn more ...” pages are empty

Clicking on “Top users” or “Learn more ...” in the question list for a tag displays an empty page. This happens on multiple sites (for example on Meta Stack Exchange, Stack Overflow, Mathematics ...
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Styling of comment timestamps becomes similar to usernames when comments are expanded

When clicking the "Show N more comments" on a post the styling of the comment timestamps of other posts on the same page becomes similar to the styling of the comment author's display name. ...
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July 2024 roadmap blog post contains http (not https) links

Tl;dr - Could this blog post be updated to use https:// links for MSO/MSE in the final paragraph? Consider using the site names (not domain names) in the visible text, too (meta.stackexchange.com → ...
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Syntax Highlighter and TypeScript/JavaScript issue [duplicate]

I noticed that syntax highlighter on StackOverflow (noticed exact same issue on ChatGPT as well) has problem with handling snake case. It colors just the first segment of identifier and leaves rest ...
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Incomplete support for webp images on chat

Recently support was added for webp images across all the network. Yet, chat was left out. As a result, webp images used in chat do not get oneboxed like other images. I don't know if this is a small ...
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Achievement Dialog Messages Partially in Spanish [duplicate]

I've encountered an unusual issue with the achievement messages on Stack Overflow. When I open the achievement dialog in the top right of the screen, part of some messages appear in Spanish instead of ...
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Seeing the follow questions popup on sites I have more than 15 rep [duplicate]

When the follow questions/answers feature was rolled out, it included a popup notifying users about it. There was a feature request asking for it to be globally dismissible, and Yaakov Ellis mentioned ...
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Inbox is no longer immediately marking item as read when middle-clicking to open in new tab

The inbox used to mark an item as read when I use my middle mouse button to open the item in a new tab. It no longer does this. It does recognize that I clicked it, but requires me to click the ...
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What is going on with SEDE (and SO)? Can it be used only after the weekly update ends?

It seems that at the moment: After clicking on compose query you get: "Server Error in '/' Application. - Runtime Error". But it works if you use a different site instead of SO. Running any ...
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Numbered list indentation shows in edit mode but not in normal mode - when using parentheses (")") [duplicate]

Look at this answer in normal viewing mode: There is no numbered list indentation, so you might think about editing it using a dot, i.e. 1., instead of using a parenthesis i.e. 1), in order to fix ...
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"Warning" icon overlapping other on sign-in page upon inputting wrong credentials

When inputting wrong password and correct email in the Login page, I get a "warning" icon overlapping the show/hide password icon: When inputting incorrect email, though, it doesn't overlap:...
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Some MathJax expressions incorrectly do not render in the preview, but do render in the actual post

Some math equations do not render correctly in the editor preview. Here's an example of one of them: $$\text{card}(x) = \|x\|_{0} = \lim_{p \to 0} \left( \sum_{k=1}^{n} |x_{k}|^p \right)^{1/p}$$ ...
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Questions with active bounties still aren't eligible to appear in the close vote queue, and pending reviews are still invalidated upon bounty starting

Today, the system was changed to allow users to vote to close or reopen questions with active bounties. However, it looks like a detail was missed when making this change. For a long time, questions ...
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22 votes
1 answer
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Moderators trying to delete or undelete comments are now prompted to confirm (and canceling does not work)

As a moderator on a site that I moderate, upon clicking the "delete" link on a comment, I am shown a "Really delete this comment?" browser confirmation prompt; regardless of how I ...
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When a moderator upvotes a comment on a site they moderate, the error message "You cannot mark a comment more than once" shows up

I recently upvoted a comment (first time upvoting that specific comment) on my meta site and received an error message stating "You cannot mark a comment more than once." Another mod ...
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My questions and answers aren't immediately appearing when I click "Submit"

This has happened twice now, on two separate SE sites: I type an answer, click "Submit", and when the page refreshes, my answer isn't there. The answer does get submitted, and does appear ...
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Possible to vote to close questions with active bounties

Over on RPG, I was able to close vote this question after it had a bounty posted: As you can see, it currently has two close votes. And I did some testing right here on meta (shout out to Journeyman ...
Thomas Markov's user avatar
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2 answers
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Unable to edit the duplicate list

I have the javascript dupe hammer on SO. I closed Uploading image file to php server as a duplicate earlier today, and I was just trying to edit the duplicate list to add a more appropriate question. ...
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"Comment reserved for system use" when trying to edit with an edit summary

Trying to leave an edit summary gives me this error message: Comment reserved for system use. Please use an appropriate comment. This occurs both for anonymous and logged-in edits, for answers and ...
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