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Why is Jeff Atwood's title “Co-Founder (Former)” on The Overflow?

I recently followed a link to The Overflow, which I suppose is a post from the old blog: https://stackoverflow.blog/2011/06/13/optimizing-for-pearls-not-sand/ The post's author is: Jeff Atwood Co-...
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Pre-2017 meta links remain broken in 2020

Back in 2017, SE changed their meta URL hierarchy, so their URLs are no longer meta.site.stackexchange.com, but rather site.meta.stackexchange.com. While the Community user did a good job fixing all ...
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Get updates on questions and answers pop up can no longer be dismissed by clicking the X [closed]

The get updates on questions and answers pop up can no longer be dismissed by clicking the X, it was working before but seems broken now. My capture is from Philosophy and this was also reported at ...
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“New Contributor” label not showing when a question is migrated

When a question is migrated, at least from a main site to a meta site, the "new contributor" label is not shown below the user card. Here is an example from Ask Ubuntu Meta Reputation prevents any ...
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Target question not shown in duplicate notice on Android Chrome [duplicate]

My recently closed question isn't showing the duplicate target: Other duplicate questions seem to be fine (both mine and others).
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Newest “exact duplicate” isn't showing the duplicate target in the close notice [duplicate]

Recently this question was closed as duplicate. However, the duplicate target isn't showing in the close banner. It shows: This questions already exists: Closed 3 mins ago. However, older questions ...
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Post not shown in completed low-quality reviews of questions [duplicate]

I reviewed a couple of low-quality posts, and when I want back to get the question, all I get is the review status, not the post itself: https://askubuntu.com/review/low-quality-posts/1029505: https:...
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Amazon links are broken network-wide

Clicking on book recommendations in this SO answer currently redirects one to https://stackexchange.com/site-not-found. A couple of links from that answer: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0131103628 https:...
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Reputation +n doesn't disappear from the achievements after reading it

I got +n reputation, while I was searching a question in the SE search. I clicked the achievements icon to make it disappear, but it didn't: Received +2: Clicked achievement dialog: Clicked out of ...
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System.Threading.Tasks.Task`1[System.String] in the badge list page

In the badges page (in every SE site), under Tag badges there's some code: System.Threading.Tasks.Task`1[System.String]: Credit goes to rtx13 and mightyteja (edited out because it was off-topic) ...
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Bounty notifications broken, in particular no notification at start of bounty grace period

About an hour ago (April 1st, 12:03), the grace period for a bounty of mine ended (without me awarding an answer). I have the following notifications in my inbox for this bounty: Mar 28 at 11:03: ...
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Please document that Spoilers don't work (or fix 'em)?

Isn't it pretty simple to edit the text at https://meta.stackexchange.com/editing-help/#spoilers to document in the right place the problems pointed out again and again, e.g. Consecutive spoiler ...
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Strange border on the tag info page on localized Stack Overflow sites [duplicate]

enSO (https://stackoverflow.com/tags/javascript/info): This block: <div id="questions"> On localized sites (https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tags/javascript/info): But on localized sites ...
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Why do some questions closed as duplicates lack a duplicate target? [duplicate]

The question https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/345815/336163 (asked less than ten minutes ago) was closed as a duplicate less than five minutes ago, but it lacks any semblance of a duplicate target. ...
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Long chatroom name overflows sidebar widget

On some places, most notably the per-site Meta homepages and the moderator flag dashboard, a chat sidebar widget is shown, which shows how many people are chatting on the server and two recently ...
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/?lastactivity doesn't redirect to latest activity

Reproduced on at least SFF and MSE, on: Windows 10, Firefox 74.0, logged in Android 5.1.1, Chrome 80.0.3987.132, logged in Windows 10, Microsoft Edge 44.18362.449.0, logged out (by copy-pasting a ...
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Can't log in to Server Fault, Super User or MathOverflow

Right now, on Server Fault, Super User and MathOverflow, I'm not logged in; if I log in with my Stack Exchange username and password, I'm redirected to the home page but I'm still not logged in. I've ...
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Item in review queue with “Skip” button only

I'm reviewing suggested edits on serverfault, and I have a problem with this item : https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/441377 I'm only able to select "Skip", no Approve, Reject,... ...
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Unable to handle comment flags from the admin dashboard

While handling comments, the admin dashboard bugs out with the following error in the console: full.en.js?v=38260260cea5:9 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'user' of undefined at e....
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Aren’t my filters supposed to have a red dot when there are new questions?

After not using this feature in a while, I noticed that none of my filters show the red dot, despite all having new questions since I looked at each filter: These are Stack Overflow filters, which ...
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In user profiles on meta (SO-only?), the site's meta logo is partially hidden (by the search bar?)

So far I've only seen this on Stack Overflow, which is probably due to its topbar design being different than most of the network, but in case there might be more sites impacted, I'm reporting it here ...
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Profile avatar lost on several sites after profile edit (Gravatar replaced with Identicon)

I have had the same network-wide profile avatar for many years; it's a custom image which I installed nework-wide soon after I registered for Stack Overflow back in 2011. I still see that image e.g. ...
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Approve button on OAuth authorization dialog is invisible

There's supposed to be a button there... and while I think of it, wasn't the Reject button supposed to be red? More specifically, there is an Approve button there, just to the left of the Reject ...
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Duplicated banner and side-bar in certain review queues [duplicate]

The banner and side-bar is replicated in certain review queues: The above image is from this review in the Low Quality Review Queue. Specifically, these review queues seem to be affected: Low ...
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Deleting comments and review actions cause layout to be broken, AJAX response contains full page

When deleting a comment, the page layout goes haywire, making it impossible to continue working on the page until it is reloaded. It appears something is going b0rken when the 'deleted' state is ...
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Where are my notifications?

In my inbox it alleges the most recent comment directed at me was posted 6 hours ago, but I noticed there are more recent comments under that and also under a different answer of mine that I was not ...
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Text Highlighting is broken on chrome (can't reproduce anymore) [closed]

I just tried editing a comment/answer/question on Chrome and while it correctly copies everything, it doesn't highlight the entire copied text. The first three lines don't get highlighted!. Similar ...
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Preventing display of incorrectly sized Community Ads

At the GIS Stack Exchange we currently have a Community Ad that displays as below: whereas the GIS Meta Answer from which it is derived looks like this: The instructions to Community Ad posters is ...
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Cannot post my question because of code formatting [closed]

I tried to post a question on the Mathematica forum, I spend a hour writting it correctly and I have the following error when I want to submit it : "Your post appears to contain code that is not ...
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Selecting an event's permalink in the post timeline does not (visually) deselect other events

In the post timeline page, we can click a event's permalink to change the currently selected post. However, clicking another permalink does not deselect the previous selected event, and the ...
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Can't see edit suggestions on Google Chrome for Android

One can't see edit suggestions on Google Chrome for Android. Example from What is the best technology for generating Indic Languages (Hindi, Punjabi , Gujrati) PDFs in Java?: The following question ...
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Voting buttons and quote blocks scroll over the top of review queue banner [duplicate]

I was just reviewing a first post on RPG.se and noticed some strange UI behavior. As I scrolled down the voting buttons and quote blocks scroll on-top of the banner instead of below. See screenshots ...
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Active/Oldest/Votes showing with just one answer

This SO question: Is this "elision failure" language-mandated? currently has one answer (by @NicolBolas). But above that answer and to the right I see a selection box with three buttons: "...
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Navigation page buttons are orange everywhere

On a similar note to this question: Page change buttons in user profile "All actions" and "Responses" tab appear in Stack Overflow orange rather than site theme color (which only ...
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Icon z-index issue in the review queue [duplicate]

Answer icons: Overlap with the popup: Comment icons and tags too:
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'Thanks for submitting an edit' banner is missing a period

When you submit a suggested edit, the following notice is shown: Thanks for submitting an edit. It is only visible to you until it’s been approved by trusted community members (the word 'approved' ...
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“Reputation is entirely optional” is not true for editing

On the /help/whats-reputation page (e.g.) it says this: The three most important activities on Meta Stack Exchange are Asking, Answering and Editing - none of which require any reputation at all! ...
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Undelete action on a comment even though it wasn't deleted

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userIdHere/post-comments For example, this comment. It's not deleted. But in the admin panel, when I pick this comment, there is an "Undelete" option.
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Reputation on math SE and math meta differ by 12K points [duplicate]

My reputation on Math SE and Meta Math SE differ by almost 12,000 points. I know the meta rep only updates every once in awhile, but I was pretty sure it is every day. It's been almost a year since my ...
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Misplaced text on privilege information pages

Open up a privilege breakdown from the list of privileges on Meta.SE. For this example, I'll use Vote Up. The "Privilege Type:" text should be before its related symbol. Instead, it's after. This ...
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Low Quality Post review is unreadable

I opened up a Low Quality Post review, and the visuals on it are horrendous. It's borderline impossible to read the content of the post, and the Stack Exchange logo along with the Home, Question, etc. ...
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If a question is linked, how can it be at the top of the “related” list?

Consider this question, and look at the side-column: The same question is both linked-to, and the top related. That doesn't make sense. If it were lower on the related list - then, maybe, well, I don'...
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Redirect error for question with unicode superscript character at end of title

If I try to directly view this question, I get a redirect message (both in Chrome and Firefox, on Windows 10): Convert kWh to Watts per m² I cleared cookies as suggested and there was no change in ...
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Line between number of answers and answers has vanished

I just saw now that the line between the number of answers on a question, and the answers to that question, has vanished: There used to be a gray line between those two parts (where the red ...
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Closed as a duplicate, but the duplicate list is empty?

Obligatory: This is not a duplicate of this question, which is concerning the much older duplicate closure process. Have a gander at this closed question. Notice anything weird? The Community♦ user ...
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Started receiving notifications about new comments on the questions after moving comment into the chat

In this question I've moved all comments into the chat. And now I'm receiving notifications about all new comments, even though I wasn't mentioned.
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Close vote review header not alway top element [duplicate]

I was just going through the close vote review queue and noticed that when I scroll down through the post, there are some elements that cover up the review bar as I go. Notable things appearing above ...
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Why doesn't Stack Overflow sort by votes anymore? [duplicate]

Within the last week or so, I noticed Stack Overflow no longer sorts by number of votes. Aside from the answer with the most votes, which does seem to come first, the rest of the answers seem to be in ...
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Please change the “ask the community to create a tag” link on the ask question page on per-site metas to not point to Meta Stack Exchange

When tagging a question, there is a dialog box that shows up explaining the purpose of tags, and there's a link to ask the community to create a tag for you. On main sites, this links to the relevant ...
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500 error when trying to update room topic

I've noticed an issue which I've seen a couple of weeks back and thought it was a one off, but I've just tried to do it again and it's the same problem. When trying to update the room topic for the C# ...