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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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“You've earned (badge)” panel layouts are broken

When I visit my activity page I see this: The "Congratulations! You've earned (badge)" section has dropped down completely beneath the tabs under it. The "You've earned a new privilege!" section has ...
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Reintroduce searching for tags in chat

We always had the ability to search for tags in chat-search using the syntax tag:tag-name, but after the changes in chat search a while back this is no longer possible. I'm not sure when the changes ...
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The user who first proposed a tag wiki is treated as owner for suggested edits

This suggested edit was declined by the user who created the tag wiki excerpt, who doesn't yet have the reputation to be a trusted user. (The site is still in beta, and the reputation necessary to be ...
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Site oneboxes are often white, invisible

Oneboxing of site links is often not visible, especially on beta sites: Many sites, like Ask Ubuntu and Sharepoint also have predominantly white logos in oneboxes. These images should have a ...
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Self-deletion+undeletion clears NAA/VLQ flags

A user whose post was flagged as not-an-answer can remove all those flags by deleting his post and undeleting it right afterwards. This happens because those flags are (rightfully) cleared when the ...
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In a previous life, I worked at Delaware

When you go to add experience on your Careers profile the field for Organization is actually called "Location," leading Chrome's autocomplete to believe that I used to work for a physical place. For ...
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Logins can be added/removed without reauthenticating, allowing temporary XSS to be escalated to permanent account hijacking

When you're logged in to a Stack Exchange account, it's possible to add and remove logins (associated OpenID/OAuth accounts) without performing any form of reauthentication. This is not a full ...
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Editing a post during review doesn't show an 'edit not possible' message

While reviewing First Posts on Super User, I noticed that I couldn't edit this question (see below). Clicking the 'edit' link simply does nothing. Editing is not possible for me right now because I ...
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Tag warning only shown for a second when I post directly after adding tags

When I do the following: write the title and body of a question; go to the tag field; add a tag that triggers a tag warning; do not defocus the tag window; hit Post your question; then I only see ...
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Stars and pins are retained when chat messages are moved!

In the chat system, stars and pins are retained when moved to another room. This is probably a bug. Here a picture: When a room owner pins a message, they can move it to another room, and they cannot ...
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Where's my apostrophe?

My username has an apostrophe in it. I'm very proud of my apostrophe. But today it suddenly stopped rendering in chat! My name is showing up everywhere as things like Rand al'Thor or Rand al&...
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Pi day is coming

I know Pi day is coming but it will take another 11 months, at least. Although the ads are served by adzerk they seem to be off by a month or so. I saw ads earlier that were for events that were in ...
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Search using symbols is broken

We used to be able to use symbols in search, but that now appears to be broken. I'd expect a search for [python] += list to return a result, but instead the search engine appears to put quotes around ...
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Why can't it just stay off?

I hate that 'plink' chat notification with infinite rage. The most blessed feature in my opinion is the ability to turn off that audible scar. I have requested before for this setting to be stored as ...
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Allow users to edit their own posts even if they have other edits in queue

The following just happened: I did some cleanup on a site where I have < 2k rep. I had to do the edits in batches, as I could only do a few at a time, and wait for them to be approved. While ...
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Ransom-note problems with IPA and Greek under new font stacks

When you stitch together letters from multiple typefaces, your text begins to resemble a ransom note that pastes together cut-outs from different newspapers and magazines:                             ...
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Screen reader users cannot discover badges and reputation

There's an accessibility issue with one of Stack Exchange's core features: users who are reliant on a screen reader have no real capacity to learn about and understand badges and reputation, including ...
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Regular users can indirectly delete feed bot messages

Once more, The Nineteenth Byte has uncovered an exceptionally obscure chat bug. We noticed that, apparently, a regular user managed to delete one of the feed messages in our chatroom. I think that ...
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Question still appears in my top network posts even after having it disassociated from my account

A while back I asked to have a question disassociated from my account (this one). It was, but today I noticed that it still appears on my profile under "Top Network Posts".
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Oneboxing a Stack Exchange post using HTTPS does not work

When you post a link from Stack Exchange into the chatbox using HTTPS, the link does not onebox. However, if you change the link to HTTP, it works. See the screenshot below: HTTPS URLs should onebox, ...
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Badge activity roll-up on profile page isn't consistent

If a user is awarded the same badge more than once in quick succession, the profile's activity tab will show each badge if the "badges" filter is selected... ...but the "all" filter will roll them up ...
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Don't auto-replace Amazon links in codeblocks

In this question a user is asking about how to scrape an Amazon URL. The included MCVE contains the URL as a string literal: However, anyone visiting the question can't see that URL, as it is ...
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Two minor flaws of the election page

I refer to Math election page, specifically nomination tab. There is a missing space at the very bottom: currently eligible and displayedsee all 22 nominees If you are feeling rich, please throw ...
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“it's” should be changed to “its” on help center “How do I create an account?” page

In the help center how do I create an account? page there is the following text: In addition to creating an account for this site (and it’s associated meta-discussion site)... This should be ...
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Deleted user's posts do not seem to count towards auto protection

I expected this post to be automatically protected by Community after three answers were deleted: However, that was not the case. Upon further investigation and some help from other mods , it ...
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What's your * question? Be specific

I'm seeing questions with this title across the network, here (edited in grace), here and here. Here, here, here, here and here. Oh, here and here as well. Another here. Ask Ubuntu report about it ...
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Two popular question badges awarded for the same question

Hopefully, this hasn't been reported yet, but I couldn't find it on meta so far. Today, I have received two "popular question" badges at the same time for the same question and they both seem to add ...
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I can see my reputation “increasing” even though I am suspended

So I got myself suspended, for being an idiot. My fault. I now have 1 reputation. But while I was sitting on the front page of the site where I'm suspended, somebody upvoted one of my answers. I ...
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Vandalism flags should only be manually dismissed

We have this weird situation where a user is deleting their posts for the past couple of days. That's fine. Whenever a user goes on self-delete mode, the system flags one of the other posts with links ...
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Don't revoke and reaward tag badges when the tag is renamed

When we renamed the tag mathmode to math-mode on tex.sx, all mathmode tag badges were revoked and new math-mode badges were awarded. This led to all information on the initial awarding of the badges ...
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Stack Exchange's keyboard shortcuts are not accessible to visually impaired users

By keyboard shortcuts I mean these: Announcement: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site. We can switch them on in our preferences. When screen reader or keyboard accessibility issues ...
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Block video embeds on user profiles

Recently, links were banned on stackexchange.com user profile pages. Can we please also prohibit video embeds in all profile pages? This spam user has embedded a YouTube link in their profile, which ...
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iOS 11-12 - unable to paste into comments

I’m able to copy-paste from any application to any application. I’m able to copy from a comment or from a question or from an answer. I’m able to paste to a question or answer. However, if I attempt ...
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Welcome back message suggests to upvote questions and answers even when questions are locked

I just opened a URL to a question on programmers.SE and got the message: *image from TheWobbuffet But the question was locked, so I couldn't do what it asked me to do. I consider this to be a very ...
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Refreshing the page of a suggested edit audit kills the audit

Steps to repro: Find a suggested edit that seems suspicious (clearly an audit) Press F5 OR Ctrl+R OR the refresh button (who uses the GUI anyway) ... Break the audit! (see image) Link to the audit (...
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Chat move messages bug for Mac users

As a room owner on chat, you can move messages out of the room. To do this, we can click on the Room link in the sidebar and select Move Messages. This results in the following instructions: Now on a ...
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Achievements dialog doesn't load – sometimes

Since 6-8 days, or maybe even longer, I notice that the achievement dialog doesn't always load correctly. It doesn't matter on which Stack Exchange site I am, or which browser I use; I keep seeing a ...
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What happened to the accepted check mark?

This question Add multiple items to a listbox on the same line is three years old and does not have an accepted answer. But, if you look at the user's profile, the question looks like it has an ...
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Low Quality review queue erroneously showing “Close” instead of “Recommended Close”?

I was in the Low Quality Review queue, and the following review confused me: https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/3400690 It's showing eight "Close votes", which should be more than ...
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Pluralization bug in “member for” area on profile page

I think the picture pretty much explains it all. Not sure if this is the case for all SE sites, but this is from Stack Overflow.
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Vanishing close-votes when the original version of a duplicate is deleted?

I voted to close this question as a duplicate of this earlier question (now deleted, after being closed as off-topic and voted down to -6), so did one other user. The author of both questions deleted ...
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“For security reasons, framing is not allowed; click OK to remove the frames.” on Imgur upload

Ok first, there's that lugubrious use of the semicolon; not necessary. Second, I didn't open a frame! You did! Alls I tried to do is upload a 5MB animated .gif file via Imgur. Looking further into ...
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Why do some comments on Russian-language sites have negative scores?

At least on two sites: SO on Russian and Русский язык SE Data Explorer returns a lot of comments with negative score [-6...-1]: Actual comments look like normal comment without upvotes. What is ...
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“Possible vandalism: deletions” flag should not be triggered by Community auto-deletion

Currently, the system will raise a "possible vandalism: deletions" flag when a set number of posts by a user have been deleted in a short period. This also seems to take into account unvoted answers ...
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When a user who approved an edit is removed, an incorrect “-2 reverted” event appears in reputation history

I am aware that I lose reputation for suggested edits if the final approver of the edit is removed. But now there is an extraneous "reverted" event to go along with user removal: Source: my ...
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Post remains featured in the bulletin even if [featured] tag is removed

This question about nominations for Pro Tempore Moderators on Computer Science Educators Meta was a featured question, but was unfeatured on June 23. However, it sometimes still appears as featured on ...
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Loading next item from the close vote queue takes longer and longer

As a regular close vote review tasks handler I'm pretty used to the user experience, including the performance of load times of the next review task. When reviewing close votes I'm always filtered on ...
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CAPTCHAs are intermittently blocking CDN content

I get HTTP errors for various resources, and no styles or scripts are applied, which effectively makes the whole site unusable. Meta does seem to be working fine, though. Edit: Here's a log from ...
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Something went very wrong deleting this

Sorry for the lame description. These revisions show something a little strange: There was no delete button in the flags list; I went to the question and clicked delete, and a blank error box ...
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Users without full edit rights should not be able to submit edits to deleted posts

Having read ChrisForrence's comment I have done some experimenting and confirmed that the content of deleted posts can be viewed from the edit page. Furthermore, I'm able to successfully submit ...