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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

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“Reputation earned since last visit” ignores lost reputation from removed posts

I happened to be looking at my profile on Interpersonal Skills recently, and I saw that I have 103 reputation. I also saw that I had a +4 reputation change since the last time I had checked: This was ...
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When accepting an answer (or unaccepting it), the layout of the comments change

When I accept or unaccept an answer, the comments get "squished" in a weird manner. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:1.9.1.6) Gecko/20091201 Firefox/3.5.6 Good : Not ...
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Bright green + white = not really readable

This is a very minor issue, but I figured I'd put it out there: When a tag is edited on a question on meta, it is displayed in the log as bright green with white text. On my screen I can't read it ...
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Stack Exchange Profile Picture Squisher™

Recently strolling through profiles of fellow chat members I noticed that there are some images squished. Example profiles are Катерина and Proxy. The biggest thing that made me realize the issue is ...
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Why is the word “!” banned from titles?‼? [duplicate]

That's so strange, so weird something like that can happen... "This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you ...
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Filtered Questions missing PHP activity

When I view my Favorite Tags the most recent PHP activity on Stack Overflow has been missing from the results for most of the day today. Once in a while a couple of PHP tagged items from Stack ...
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I can add comments on an old election

I was looking at an old election page, and I noticed that I am able to add comments, as well as the other standard moderator actions for comments (deleting, editing, etc.): I clicked "add a comment", ...
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How many sites are there on Stack Exchange?

In different places I see a different number of Stack Exchange sites: http://meta.stackexchange.com http://stackexchange.com I suppose this number should be the same everywhere. P.S. ...
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While editing the previous version of answer, the warning box in the side bar is not sticky

When the top bar stickiness is enabled or disabled, in the answer section while edit an answer If I select any one of the previous revision, I'm receiving the warning below in the side bar: Warning!...
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Exact phrase search with tag gets wrapped with additional set of quotes on Meta.SE

Only on Meta Stack Exchange, searching with an exact phrase in the search box will result in the entire query wrapped in an additional pair of quotes. For example: [feature-request] "There are no ...
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Missing SVG logo on official blog

Is anyone seeing the missing SVG logo issue on the top-left of stackoverflow.blog? I think the issue is the CORS policy on the image host: Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://zgab33vy595fw5zq-...
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My picture is missing on my profile page

The profile picture is missing on my profile page. The relevant part looks like Since this profile picture appears almost everywhere when I am referenced, quite a few other pages looks buggy. For ...
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What to do with broken avatars generated by Google?

Recently, some users that have their avatar generated by (or just imported from?) Google have a broken avatar, since Google no longer provides an image at the given URL, but a 404. See My picture is ...
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Cutting text from comments does not put text on the clipboard

Twice now, while typing up a comment on a question, my comment was too long, so I selected a portion of the text, tapped cut, posted the comment, then went into my notes app to save the cut text to ...
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Profile pictures on the profile page shouldn't be stretched [duplicate]

It looks like there's been a recent change in the profile picture system. However, that appears to have broken images which are not squares. This is what I see on my profile page. It's horizontally ...
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Traffic (views, visits) is not correctly registered on Site Analytics or Area 51

In the site analytics, privileged users can monitor some things like the total traffic on the site. However, it seems to be broken at the moment, all figures are almost zero. This is how it looks for ...
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What kind of edits of my posts by other users are not fall into inbox? [duplicate]

I noticed that not all of edits of my posts are fall into my inbox. I know that when the edit only contains a tag manupulation then it doesn't go into my inbox. But seems there is more complex ...
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Reimplement career page to be not indexed by search engines [on hold]

In the past it had option to hide my CV (and story page) from bots. It placed a noindex and nofollow tags in the meta. Thus my CV page disappeared from Google search results. Unfortunately it looks ...
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Long words in tag excerpts move outside the box

When there's an extremely long 'word', like a link, the tag excerpt popup does not hyphenate the word and break it to a new line. Instead, it extends outwards, like so: (link to that particular ...
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Captcha not shown with JavaScript turned on which makes things difficult

It just happened to me on SU that the captcha was not shown. Neither in Safari nor in Firefox was there any way to show it. There was just that robot guy with the numbers on it. Of course I was ...
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Ads acting strange?

I was on Arqade, and I noticed an ad that I wasn't particurlarly interested in, but thought I'd take a look. Immediately after clicking it, I was taken to link 1. Perhaps it is something to do with my ...
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CAPTCHA not displaying on “Human verification”

I'm not able to answer a question on Stack Overflow because the Human Verification page is showing up but without any CAPTCHA. I found many questions relating this but without a solution that worked ...
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Reputation league page does not properly recalculate rep in case of suspension [on hold]

At the end of the year 2017, I had less than 500 reputation here on Meta Stack Exchange, and by the end of the year 2018, I had more than 11,500 (based on my reputation graph). However, my name doesn'...
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Site name gets cropped while looking at user profiles on international Stack Overflow sites

I can't see the complete 'en español' underneath the Spanish Stack Overflow logo on user profile pages. Nothing changes when I scroll, but when I go to the home page, the logo gets shifted up a bit ...
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What's the reason to make link in the spam post bold?

In the deleted as spam post the link to the revision history is bold styled: You can check this one for an instance. Is there a background to make such a link bold or merely an oversight? BTW, ...
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The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly

I noticed at the start of August 2018 that new images like https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png no longer resize when an m is placed before .png. Original image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png ...
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Alignment issue in the Activity -> answers tab

There is an alignment issue in the Activity -> answers tab. The text in the bottom deleted recent answers doesn't applied with valid padding. Inspecting on the text element, it has the class ...
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Code sample could not be shown on the page

The code samples could not be showed in the page and the markdown editor is also not working well in my browser. I'm using Chromium (Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu, running on ...
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Can't see other pages of answers on a certain deleted question

While browsing a specific deleted question on MSE I noticed something strange: it's almost impossible to get to the second page of results. There are supposed to be 34 answers. The first page shows 30....
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Impose strict time-limit for questions on Hot Network Questions list

Right now there are multiple questions that have been on the Hot Network Questions list for a large number of days: 8 days - How can I explain to non-techie friends that "cryptography is good&...
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Profile popup window overlay doesn't fully cover screen on moblie

When I open any pop-up window (badge tracker/viewer, WB hat selection, etc) on the profile page window on an iPad (using Safari) I get to look at this ugly setup: See a not marked-up image here. The ...
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Spamming random mod tools lets me cast an ordinary undelete vote

I was playing around with the mod tools (testing out some bugs and stuff) when I noticed that I'd caused this: This occurred because some combination of mod tools added an undelete vote, marked the ...
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Error while editing Deleted Post: This post has been deleted - no more edits are allowed

There's a similar post here but I think my situation is slightly different. I deleted an answer I posted in SO, after realising I've misread the question. So I proceed to edit the deleted post so as ...
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Significant reputation difference among meta and main sites [duplicate]

I just noticed the significant reputation difference in site switcher popup for main and meta sites: According to reputation graph on stackexchange.com current meta reputation level I had two ...
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Stack Overflow profile clean reset - why?

It looks like there may be a bug on Stack Overflow, my entire profile has been reset, all the questions I asked are gone, all the answers are gone, reputation is set to 101, I don't know why, and this ...
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Not able to approve a redaction

A redaction was carried out by another mod to remove an email address, but somehow something has gone awry, and although it shows in my mod review queue, when I try and approve the action, I get a "No ...
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I improved an edit… but did I actually?

I don't know how I did manage to do it. I just improved this edit... Oh wait, did I do it actually? I actually simply approved it! You can see it in the revisions. Apparently, I made no changes ...
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Error message when trying to upload file to chat [duplicate]

I'm in a chatroom to discuss writing some wiki stuff for the stack and the person I'm working with asked me to write a draft and upload it to the chat. I wrote it, turned it into a PDF, and tried to ...
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Weird Logo at bottom

I was reviewing the close votes and meanwhile, I saw the following where the Stack Overflow logo is popping out of the footer at the left bottom and remains there even if you scroll up or down. ...
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'Hide Snippet By Default' option is not working with a mouse click

On Stack Overflow if you try to add a code snippet the last option with a checkbox on the left labeled as Hide Snippet By Default isn't clickable with the mouse when using full view. There is a minor ...
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Why would StackExchange logs show me logging in *from* a stack exchange server?

Looking at my login history (at https://openid.stackexchange.com/user) I see I've logged in several times from the IP address "198.252.206.71" but according to a quick whois search, that IP belongs to ...
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Search for last 30 days “a particular tag” answers for a particular user is returning all answers given by that user instead [duplicate]

What I am trying to do is fetching all answers posted by me which are tagged with a particular tag. Here the example tag I have chosen is "Dharma" and the site is Hinduism Stack Exchange. Visit this ...
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No right border for input field when suggesting as duplicate [duplicate]

Right border of input field when suggesting closing a question as a duplicate isn't visible: Tested on Windows 7 for Firefox 64.0.2 and Chrome 71.0.3578.98
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Can't edit some questions on Stack Overflow на русском and Русский язык

For some reason, trying to edit this question results in a 404. This could be related to the fact that there is no Post History for this question. See this SEDE query which returns no results; also, ...
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Why is there such a long delay between casting votes and them registering on your summary tab?

I go into the Home tab and look over many different questions. On some, I vote but I have noticed a significant delay between voting and the vote registering in my Profile/Summary page. For example, ...
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Top of answer covered by sticky top bar after clicking direct link… if it's a short answer just near enough to the bottom of the page

I thought this was resolved after my other question was status-completed, but I just saw it again. This is the first time that I've seen it since then, so it only happens in very specific ...
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Can't see that answer is accepted in screen reader

I've noticed that after accepting answers, e.g. this one, I have no indication that it is accepted, using a screen reader. This has been occurring on multiple SE sites. The screen reader reports the ...
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Cannot dismiss scrollbar in code box, blocks view

This question is a duplicate of One-line codeblock scrollbars won't disappear (but this question can't be marked as a duplicate because that question is on meta.stackoverflow.com, and this ...
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Meta sites in “Your Communities” display different reputation

While using the top bar to navigate across communities, I noticed that the reputation displayed on meta sites on that list does not match the one of their corresponding main sites: I have noticed on ...