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UX issue when flagging first posts [duplicate]

Steps to replicate Go to review first posts. Flag the post. Now, retract the flag (Use case: because my initial flag was a mistake and I needa change the flag to a different one). I cannot Flag it ...
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Error in top user - quarterly page

I was just browsing through the top user page and might have spotted an error. See e.g. Tarun with 15.9k reps on the quarterly page. In the monthly overview he has 351 reps. If i am not mistaken, ...
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The meta.stackexchange question 79453 should be moved to meta.stackoverflow

The question Revert tag synonym [mysqldb] -> [mysql] should be moved to https://meta.stackoverflow.com. I refer to the The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange, saying: [W]hich ...
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“Search all sites” returns no results regardless of search term

Currently, there is a bug in the search feature on stackexchange.com. Namely, it always says that "Your search returned no matches." regardless of which term I type into the "Search all sites" box. ...
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Stack Exchange All Site page directing to the wrong users

On this page: https://stackexchange.com/sites When I click on the site, and on a user avatar, it takes me to a different user profile. It appears to be doing this for all of the sites and profiles, ...
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Strange behavior of [caucus] badge

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/help/badges/80/caucus Visit an election during any phase of an active election and have enough reputation to cast a vote. This badge can be awarded multiple times. ...
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Posting a message “https://chat.stackoverflow.com” in chat shows a picture for Stack Overflow that links to the stackoverflow.com homepage

Look here: I posted this message in Chat: https://chat.stackoverflow.com/ It oneboxed like if I had posted https://stackoverflow.com/ This doesn't happen with a link to https://ja....
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Questions with a score of -1000 and lower are not rounded in the iOS app

Questions with a score of 1000 or higher are rounded, e.g. 1380 becomes 1.4k. This doesn't happen for questions with score of -1000 or lower, resulting in a very small text (it's readable in the ...
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Please change the blog to show posts by date

https://stackoverflow.blog/ The new very important blog post about the CoC changes is in the fifth position on the blog. Please fix the blog to show posts by date. As pretty much every other blog I'...
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Cross-site queries on SEDE fail with “The EXECUTE permission was denied”

I just noticed that any cross-site queries using dynamically generated SQL on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE) now fail with the error message: The EXECUTE permission was denied on the ...
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Reputation is not showing in question page [duplicate]

Why reputation of author is not showing on question page, but same is showing in tag page. Reputation of author is shown in tag page Reputation of author is not shown in question page
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Reputation missing in the thumbnail [duplicate]

I just recently noticed that the author thumbnail has no reputation. Is this a bug or is this a conscious change?
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User badges not showing reputation or badge counts [duplicate]

On all questions (at least on SO and MSE), I'm no longer seeing badge counts or reputation numbers on user badges on posts (both answers and questions): Is this intended? Part of testing going on? ...
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User cards are no longer showing reputation or badges across the network

I cannot see reputation of any questioner or answerer on their user cards, but editors' rep & badges are still shown. Questions tab with any filter(new, active) is unaffected. Mobile sites are ...
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Stack Exchange user reputation leagues drop-down bug [duplicate]

when on the User Reputation League page, I noticed that the drop-down was not functioning correctly. When selecting Unix & Linux, the drop-down keeps showing Stack Overflow: I noticed the same ...
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“enter at least *undefined* characters” when about to comment in the mobile site [duplicate]

When you want to leave a comment in the full site, initially there is the text: enter at least 15 characters However, in the mobile version of the site, it shows: enter at least undefined ...
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Downvoted but question stayed at zero [on hold]

My question was downvoted but, it still listed the question at 0. I lost rep and am just curious if this was a bug. Question: Question List:
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What is this ad actually for?

It appears someone is trying to promote clouds on the network. I've seen this ad on various sites, and as a sidebar and banner style ad. What is it for? Clicking it results in nothing but selecting a ...
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Clicking community promotion ad renders an instance of SO within the frame of the ad

Today I came across an ad on this question on SO: How to Replicate Vlookup in VBA (I don't expect it to stay very long). There was a community promotion ad on the right hand side of the site, I ...
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Why was a moved question deleted? Moderator to whom deletion is attributed claims they didn't do it

A question on archive.is on Web Apps appears to have been deleted, and deletion is attributed to a moderator, deleted by Sathyajith Bhat♦ 12 hours ago , however, they claim that they didn't do it (...
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Chat's “Ignores” moderator page is broken

On all the chat domains, the moderator page has a link to the path /admin/users, and the tab "Ignores" on that page is broken, which simply throws and display a HTTP 500 server error page. I couldn't ...
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Difference between revisions of a list is shown as complete rewrite of the list

I've come across a strange display of a difference between two revisions of a list in a post, where in a newer revision only one bullet point was changed: the "inline" and "side-by-side" differences ...
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A post that doesn't exist is shown on the “Top network posts” section on this user profile on English Language & Usage Stack Exchange [duplicate]

A post that doesn't exist is shown on the "Top network posts" section on this user profile. The title is called "6", and the URL of the post leads to this non-existent page.
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Possible bug filtering questions on mobile UI

There is a bug in the SO questions page. If I go to the questions page and click on a tag to filter for a subject and try to sort the questions by unanswered (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Clicking to reload an updated answer removes the code snippet buttons (Run, Copy, and Expand)

If you are looking at an answer with a code snippet in it, and the answerer updates the answer, you see An edit has been made (etc.). If you click that, the answer is refreshed, but the code snippet ...
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Stop with the Sex Ads on SE sites, ESPECIALLY sites like “The Workplace”

I mean come on guys... this post should not even need a body. Are you asleep at the wheel? You tried show me "targeted ads"? Wow, way to fail. That must be a joke. You are showing me completely ...
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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get truncated to kilos on mobile web

On mobile web (Chrome 75.0 for Android), a post reaching a score of -1,097 sees its score overlapping the vote arrow: This should probably read -1.1k, like the post above (positively upvoted).
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Tiny text box in “Manage Off-Topic Close Reasons” tool

In /admin/flags/close-as-off-topic, the text box to add a new reason is tiny: Safari 12.1.1 / macOS 10.14.5.
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Reputation and reputation graph out of sync [duplicate]

I noticed that the top point of the reputation graph is not showing the current reputation as expected. I think this happened after I have reported some suspicious ratings and I have received some ...
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chat.<site>.stackexchange.com is mapped by DNS and triggers errors

One of our users recently tried to access the StackExchange chat through chat.crypto.stackexchange.com which depending on a few things will either yield a domain miss-match certificate error or will ...
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Bulletin board doesn't show 3 featured questions at a time

We know that questions with featured are visible throughout the network in the bulletin board i.e., The Yellow Box. Currently there are 3 featured questions out of which only two are visible on the ...
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Strange bug with “edited” block in one question in Firefox

Вводится целое число F. Найти число n, для которого значение n-ого числа Фибоначчи является ближайшим числу F, но не больше его. (на си) нужна помощь. But it should be like this: Firefox 69....
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In beta site chat rooms, the account suspension message is nearly unreadable [duplicate]

On the Board and Card games chat site, the account suspension message is very difficult to see. In my browser (Chrome on Linux) it looks like this: For anyone who has trouble seeing it, that says ...
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Can't like or post [duplicate]

I joined simply because I wanted to like two comments in the "word for terrible and beautiful" thread. But I can't like or briefly comment and this site is confusing. I don't want to spend a lot of ...
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Comment notification keeps returning

For the past 45 minutes, the notification of the most recent comment directed at me keep returning a few minutes after I've dismissed it by clicking on the inbox and viewed the comment. It doesn't ...
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Usability issue: Comment voting policy negatively affects people with minor tremor

Like more than 1% of the American population, I have a tremor. It's minor enough that I don't have problems with any apps except for one: Stack Overflow. When I try to upvote a comment, my tap often ...
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Long username partially overlaps with site logo in chat profile popup

For users with rather long names, the username partially overlaps with the site logo in the chat profile popup: Tested in the latest Firefox and Chrome on macOS Mojave.
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Animated profile pictures on HNQ

It seems that animated user profile pictures will animate on the HNQ: Is this a bug?
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Problem in posting after inserting text in landscape mode

I notice the app Stack Exchange for mobile has a bug. Namely, if I use landscape mode for input, and then I press the post button, the app doesn't send the message, and it doesn't work anymore, also ...
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Can't get email updates for Favorite Tags [duplicate]

On the page https://stackexchange.com/filters/103309/favorite-tags there's a list of the questions that match my Watched Tags across all sites. I'd like to get these questions emailed to me instead of ...
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I can't sign in to my account

I have a problem on https://physics.stackexchange.com. I am trying to log into this account, but trying to results in me creating a new account. Can this be fixed?
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Drafting a question on new SE site, then linking accounts, does not recover the full draft

I was composing a question on DBA without realising that as a new user there I would need to link my network account. The post editor automatically saves post drafts, but when I linked my account to ...
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Signing up just doesn’t work on per-site metas on mobile web, but redirects correctly responsive/desktop

Ok this is weird: I was on Computer Science Meta. I wanted to make an account. So I clicked “sign up”, taking me to http://cs.meta.stackexchange.com/users/signup?ssrc=site_switcher&returnurl=...
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'Sort by' options hidden by header on mobile web

I've just come across this curio on the Full Site on Mobile. When I tap the 'more' button for ordering posts, I can't see the top. I assume it's stuck behind the header which must have a higher z-...
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Stack Overflow - Home - Interesting tab: Showing almost no yellow card (interesting) questions [duplicate]

I am a web developer who is used to navigating the Interesting tab in the Home page of Stack Overflow to find fresh new questions that use the tags that I configured in my profile (JS, HTML, CSS, ...
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Can’t “request desktop” in mobile Safari

Whenever I tap on “request desktop site” in mobile Safari it just reloads the current page but doesn’t switch to the full site. (I don’t use any other mobile browsers so I don’t know if any others ...
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Has the algorithm for “Interesting” questions changed?

In the last couple of days I've noticed that the homepage (when logged in), with its default filter of "Interesting" has gone from being consistently 90% questions containing one or more of my Watched ...
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Strange course of actions with migrated and deleted question

Can someone please explain the course of actions with this question for me: Stack Overflow - Developer Story Tab It's the second time I see that now within a week. The question received a (...
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StackOverflow Teams has a bug in signup process [migrated]

Context When signing up for StackOverflow teams, you go through three steps: Provide a valid email Select a team name Choose a payment plan If you decide for not complete the signup process, you ...
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Copying text from OneNote and pasting creates an image instead of text

Steps to reproduce: Write something in OneNote Copy that text Try pasting in StackOverflow It opens the image upload dialog box (Example: The image in this question) PS: I tried pasting the same in ...