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Latex commands are displayed

Why I can see both math formula and their latex commands in StackExchange websites? For example, the following post from What is the probability mass function of the scaled Poisson distribution? This ...
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“Highly active question” banner text has a couple of stray asterisks

The banner text for protected questions currently reads: Highly active question.** You have enough reputation to answer this question. The reputation requirement helps protect this question from ...
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The review sticky panel should actually be sticky

Currently, the sticky review result panel is causing the page to jump up and down as I scroll. It's irritating. This is because JavaScript is changing it from position: static; to position: fixed;. It ...
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Not receiving email confirmation on My filtered tags

I have tried to subscribe to my required tags for every 3 hours. But it just doesn't work. I have also tried "resend confirmation mail"; the page says confirmation mail sent. But I have not received ...
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Free mortarboard badge for no reason [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure I couldn't earn 200 rep recently, moreover I'm an inactive user for years, just occasionally returning here to have a look
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Include original link on error page [duplicate]

Recently I've tried to open my profile, but there was a problem with a server. So I've been redirected to: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/15479/suvitruf-says-reinstate-monica. ...
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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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Duplicate post notice missing the duplicate

Just browsing and came across a question marked as duplicate, but the post notice doesn't have a link to the duplicate:
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User information is not showing [duplicate]

I have seen a question where user information isn't mentioned in the question: What's the primary use of Windows Event Viewer? When I checked if the bug reported earlier, I found: What is ...
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Comments not being indexed in network profiles (again)

This Academia comment still has not shown up on my network profile's list of comments. The last time this happened (2012), some script needed to be run or something.
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Why was it possible to earn multiple “Yearling” badges on the same date? [duplicate]

Here's a rather tall screenshot of my inbox (thanks to the magic of css and full-page screenshots) which has some but not all of the sites I have accounts on, and there appear to be several duplicate ...
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Tour for SE: Question upvote score +5 is not updated to +10

Tour page +5: question voted up should be changed to +10 in light of recent changes. Source: SE Main Tour
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Review Queue - Pop-up won't dismiss - “Nominate this question for reopening?” [duplicate]

In the Review Queue for reopening it has a pop-up titled "Nominate this question for reopening?" but when you click on "Vote to reopen" the queue advances but the pop-up remains. The choices offered ...
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Reputation recalculation didn't retroactively award Mortarboard

With the recalculation of reputation due to the update to rep gained from questions, there are a few stacks where I hit the daily reputation cap, where I didn't before. Take for example this profile. ...
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Minor alignment issue in the blog pagination icon

There is a minor alignment issue in the blog's pagination icon. The previous and next page icons in the authors page are partially displayed in the pagination section, which is in the bottom of the ...
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API has been failing with CORS errors since 11/13

Other posts on the topic Meta.SO Stack Apps The API is no longer sending Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) headers after 180 calls You can replicate it from any browser using the code below. ...
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What caused the server outage?

Until just a minute ago, I was getting the following error on SO/Meta.SE/other network sites: Description: An exception occurred while processing your request. Additionally, another exception ...
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Why aren't runnable code snippets formatted correctly within lists?

Consider the following code snippet. console.log("this line is all right"); console.log("but this line is indented"); This should be a part of the same bullet point but it's not. ...
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Awarded double yearling badges [duplicate]

I was awarded double yearling badges for both the meta and main Unix & Linux Stack Exchange site. (Note, the picture looks like 4, but the blue looks like gray.) Check my profile to see. It's not ...
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Fix misuse of code formatting in “Comment everywhere” privilege documentation

The "comment everywhere" privilege documentation refers to the "add a comment" link using code formatting. This may mislead people into thinking that code formatting should be used for English quotes,...
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Is the achievements dropdown broken again, after the questions rep update? [duplicate]

Is that just me, or is the achievements counter going totally bonkers? It shows me a single -2 from SO, and totally ignores votes coming in for MSE? (somehow doesn't come as surprise, and I kinda ...
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Multiple yearling badges awarded for the same sites on a same day [duplicate]

I am seeing that I have been awarded multiple yearling badges (3 to 4) for Software Enginnering, Ask Ubuntu and Ask Ubuntu Meta (no Q&A participation in Meta). I haven't witnessed such event ...
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Rep in hamburger is not updated for a single site [duplicate]

We know reputation is recalculated for questions. My reputation also increased in all the sites and updated in the hamburger where you put list of the sites. My reputation on Science Fiction & ...
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Not getting Rep Notification for new up votes

So just a little while ago i was flipping out because i was 2 rep away from my 10k rep goal but then all of a sudden it was then 10,008 rep because someone upvoted me. however i didn't get any ...
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Cannot view post images from iOS app

Viewing a Stack Exchange post in the iOS app on my iPhone 6s, I cannot view an image automatically nor by clicking it. It instead says: enter image description here App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: ...
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The first upvote on my answer is not recorded in achievements [duplicate]

Prove constant exists such that a function is uniformly continuous For my answer to this question, I got an upvote after a few minutes. However I didn't see it until I checked because it didn't show ...
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“Your Communities” dropdown still shows my old rep counts for some sites

When I look at my network profile, I can see that my rep counts have already been recalculated after the question upvote value was increased. I now have about 350-450 extra rep on the five sites I ...
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Meta Stack Overflow doesn't load on any of its pages - questions, users, etc. when logged in [on hold]

After going to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions, and https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users, none of the pages load. About 60 seconds after attempting to load ...
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Stack Exchange app freezes when clicking on link

App just freezes when I try to open any link. I can browse forums, settings and other stuffs but when I try to open questions app just stucks and every link in navigation is unresponsive. I tried ...
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Yearling Badges broken here on MSE?

I just received three Yearling badges in the span of a few minutes... That seems odd, is this a bug or intended behavior?
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Clicking 'I will edit to explain how' leads to non-responsive edit page

When your question has pending duplicate votes, you're shown a banner which ends with: No, my question is different. I will edit to explain how. Clicking the edit link will lead to a non-...
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New Dialog-Box in Reopen Votes Review Queue Doesn't Close

I've just been doing some reviews in the "Reopen Votes" queue and, during this process, I noticed a change to a new pop-up when I select "Reopen". The new pop-up has a much nicer look: However, ...
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Rep change alert pops up then vanishes upon refresh

Say I get an upvote on an answer. +10 indicator shows up, great, I click, click out, it's gone. Then if I click to a different page, or refresh it, it'll pop up for a second and then go away without ...
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Should mobile ask for taps on spoilers, not clicks?

The spoiler currently reads on mobile devices "Click to show spoiler" On desktop devices, the spoiler appears as an empty blockquote, like this: Should the spoiler warning say "Tap to reveal" ...
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Unplanned maintenance

Stack Overflow had an unplanned shutdown/maintenance of about 10 minutes on 12/11/2019 at about 2 pm GMT. This was also the case for other Stack Exchange-owned websites such as Unix and Linux. On ...
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Missing option to delete account [duplicate]

I'm trying to delete my account from the Politics Stack Exchange site, because I don't think this network is suited for it. Then again when I go to: I don't want to receive any messages from this ...
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Quotes should look different from spoilers

Spoilers are usually not quotes. But currently spoilers (after clicking) look exactly like blockquotes. So the reader has to memorize which paragraphs he clicked (spoilers), and which were already ...
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Incomplete deletion of user account?

(I asked this question in Mathematics Meta around 3 1/2 years ago, but there has been no response.) While browsing old questions in Mathematics Meta, I came across a user with an undeleted meta user ...
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Unable to ask on history meta [duplicate]

I made a post asking whether any soviets joined the Nazis, it was perma deleted and banned instantly. Now I am unable to ask why it was deleted.
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Android app having trouble accessing posts

I'm using the Stack Exchange app v1. 0.95 1 on a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge running Android v8.0.0. I'm aware that development on the app is frozen. The interface is cleaner and (usually) faster for me ...
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Why does an error message for less than 1 reputation exist?

I recently tried posting an answer and got the following error messages: You must have a minimum of 1 reputation to post on this site. You must log in to post. The first issue here is that as ...
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Delete own questions with upvoted answers is not allowed [duplicate]

The comment "The Code of Conduct change has been pushed through and the network-wide F.A.Q. has been announced. – Tonepoet Oct 10 at 16:39" (as a few others) refers to deleted https://meta....
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Number of days since joined shown for an account on the accounts list is 1 or 2 days less than the correct number

Note: Since I posted this question, I'm quite certain I figured out what is going on, and now have a feature request, with this described in the Update section further down. However, for anybody ...
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Blurry text on Stack Overflow with Chrome

There is a bug with Chrome (and probably other WebKit browsers) on the Stack Overflow website. When trying to open the More menu in a tag-related search, the popup is all blurry. This is usually due ...
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Reputation increase after daily reputation reached if a downvoted answer gets deleted

I've seen this happening several times: I downvote an answer (and thereby my reputation decreases by one point); I reach the daily reputation limit; the answer that I downvoted gets deleted (or I ...
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How is the start of a bounty grace period a community milestone?

I received an email announcing the start of my bounty grace period: At the bottom it says: You’re receiving this message because you reached a Meta Stack Exchange community milestone. How is this ...
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No “bounty expiring soon” notification

Recently I offered a bounty and only got notifications 3/1 day before expiring and when the bounty was auto-awarded, but not at the start of the grace period (neither in the inbox nor by email, ...
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Indented text not saved in answer after registering for a community for the first time [duplicate]

I just noticed the following. I prepared an answer for a new community I wasn't registered for yet. It contained an indented block. After clicking on "Register for this community" the indented ...
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Using your browser's back button may result in posting an answer twice

Under some circumstances, when posting an answer and using the browser's back button, hitting the 'Post Your Answer' button again results in the answer being posted twice. This happened to me here by ...
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Server error when loading a specific reopen review item

There's currently an item in the Reopen Votes review queue here on Meta, but I can't review it. Refreshing doesn't help (it usually does with this error, but not right now): The call to next-task ...