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Share menu hangs iOS app [closed]

The Share menu in iOS 13 got a redesign, and the Stack Exchange iOS app is no longer compatible with it. I can still use it to copy the link, but when I try close the menu, it remains stuck. Opening ...
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If my suggested edit is canceled, there should not be a notice saying my edit is rejected

When I suggested an edit in Mathematics Stack Exchange, my suggested edit was canceled due to “This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit.” By community bot. Due to my canceled edit, when I click “...
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Inbox messages and achievements for a closed beta site still shown [closed]

I was active on Arabic.SE before it was closed. However, even though it was closed, I still see messages and achievements in my inbox that are related to it. When it comes to deleted questions, they'...
2 votes
2 answers
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Refreshing a question with a changed title doesn't readjust title height [closed]

Observed consistently on Android App v1.0.35 on a HTC One running Android 4.4.2: Open a question with a single-line title, in both the App and in your desktop browser Edit the question in the desktop ...
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"more hot questions" link is broken

When I visit a question, and then try to use the 'more hot questions' link in the sidebar, it doesn't work as advertised. Hovering over it shows me the URL of the post I'm currently on, and clicking ...
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0 answers
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Double quotes incorrectly encoded in flag resolution tooltip

When moderator adds custom description to the processed flag, such text is visible as a tooltip on post's flag page (link for staff to reproduce the issue): In case of double quotes they're rendered ...
3 votes
1 answer
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Pluralization issue returns in editor stats on suggested edits ("1 edit suggestions")

The "reviewer stats" on suggested edits no longer properly show in singular form when there is only one edit suggestion approved, reviewed, improved, or cancelled. This was fixed before, ...
5 votes
2 answers
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Uploading this .gif doesn't work

Uploading this .gif doesn't work: An error occurred, please try again. Tested on Meta.SE, SU, and AskUbuntu with Chrome on Win10.
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The SSL certificate for the archived Stack Exchange Gaming Blog is invalid

I tried to visit the Stack Exchange Gaming Blog's archive today but was greeted by a classic SSL warning. Turns out, the certificate behind https://blog.gaming.stackexchange.com/ is invalid as it is ...
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Using "and" in the search field always does a regular search instead of a tag search

Background on searching There are two search types one can perform: Tag search Only returns questions when searching for tags, like [tag-a] [tag-b] which gives results of questions that have both ...
6 votes
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Verification emails don't seem to be sending from Area 51

It looks like a similar issue to Not getting any email confirmation mail from Area 51. I hit "re-send email verification to my_email_address" for a couple of times, but I didn't receive ...
3 votes
0 answers
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Unable to translate the notice about updated Moderator Agreement

I know that the self Moderator Agreement is not translatable due to some legal issues. But I expect that the notice regarding the updated agreement should be translatable. Unfortunately I don't see ...
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"Image uploads are limited to 50 megapixels" looks weird for animated GIF [duplicate]

I tried to upload animated GIF with the size less than 2MiB and dimensions 600 х 388, but got unexpected error message: Image uploads are limited to 50 megapixels; please use a smaller image It ...
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Url protocol should not be required for image links

It is possible to write links without specifying the protocol, in this manner: [This is a reference-style link][some-link] [This is an inline-style link](//stackexchange.com) [some-link]: //...
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1 answer
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Stack Overflow CAPTCHA-Check fails - Oops! Robot detection failed

I try to post an answer to a question in Stack Overflow, than get CAPTCHA-Check with the box to click. After clicking I get the failed check (tested on Firefox, Chrome, and Edge): The last time I was ...
21 votes
2 answers
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Close as duplicate fails on HTTPS links

When closing a question as a duplicate there is a text box which says: "search, or enter a question link or numeric id". You can copy and paste a question link into here, but this fails if the URL ...
3 votes
1 answer
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New nav filters fail to work on HTTPS

On HTTPS, the JavaScript used to update the URL when changing the filter is hardcoded to use plaintext HTTP; it should be protocol-relative.: Uncaught SecurityError: Failed to execute 'replaceState'...
3 votes
1 answer
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Why can I still see vote counts in spite of having dropped below 1000 reputation? (And the other way around.) [closed]

I know from these answers that privileges are lost after dropping below the threshold for required reputation. I've done that, and appear to have kept my privilege, though. I used to have more than ...
9 votes
0 answers
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Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when trying to retract a delete vote [duplicate]

There is an existing question about the same error but when trying to unfollow: Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when unfollowing posts. ...
16 votes
0 answers
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I can accept my own answer without waiting for 48 hours. If I retract the accept vote, it shows an error message [duplicate]

I accidentally accepted my own answer at The “View all” community buttons in the Community user's site profiles link to a server error page. When I accepted my own answer, I was shocked. Here it ...
33 votes
1 answer
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Error message “User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to continue” when undoing certain actions

There seems to be a bug where unfollowing posts, unaccepting an answer, and retracting (un)deletion votes gives this message: User has already voted this way. Undo the vote, or change the vote to ...
7 votes
1 answer
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The “View all” community buttons in the Community user's site profiles link to a server error page

When I click the “View all” community button on the Community bot profile page, it links to the page as shown below: It shows that “Oops! Something Bad Happened!”. Is there any reason for this error?...
47 votes
2 answers
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Images from i.sstatic.net only work for me after being accessed from another IP address

Problem There's the new image hosting system and Super User (my main "playground") is trialling it. My problem is I cannot see images hosted on i.sstatic.net. This is how it looks like: ...
9 votes
0 answers
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Unfollow doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

If I try to unfollow a post, this message appears: and the "Following" remains: I tried on both https://tex.stackexchange.com/ and https://unix.stackexchange.com/.
6 votes
0 answers
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Saves’ private notes has some escaped HTML on sites where I'm a moderator

There’s a bug with the private notes for Saves, but I can only manage to reproduce it on the site on which I'm a moderator. This does not happen on sites where I'm not a moderator. On Music.SE, go to ...
2 votes
0 answers
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Edge case where upon automatic page refresh after deleting saves list, listing in left col still shows that list

Repro steps: Save some post "A" to a new list "foo" Save another post "B" and click "manage" (leave the dialog open) In another tab, go to saves page, open &...
2 votes
0 answers
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Brand new user not shown as new contributor [duplicate]

A brand new user posted a question on Server Fault today.  The question was migrated to Unix & Linux Stack Exchange. The user is brand new on Server Fault and Unix & Linux: ... but was not ...
15 votes
1 answer
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Cloudflare challenge on API and WebSocket traffic used for AI Analysis

Currently, there's a reproducible issue with Cloudflare blocking (via user/browser challenge as in this question) all API and WebSocket traffic from several sources. This is impacting the AI analysis ...
11 votes
0 answers
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Tag synonyms and searching

In relation to an ongoing election, this post was mentioned: Include information about elections in the newsletter. One of the tags on that question is newsletter, which is a synonym of community-...
1 vote
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The body textarea behaves very strangely in Edge

I've used Stack Overflow from Firefox and Chrome for many years, Chrome most recently. Due to some problems with my laptop and other annoying details I won't go into, I'm now forced to use Edge. I'm ...
4 votes
0 answers
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Moving the cursor on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor

Moving the cursor on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor. Example: Tested with Chrome + Windows 10.
5 votes
1 answer
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Undefined site for chat room

I just tried to create a chat room and wanted to change the related site. Accidentally I typed 1 and saw an item named "undefined" with broken icon: Selecting this item shows "No records." ...
12 votes
1 answer
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Suggested edit rejected as spam bumps question to the front page

Today I saw this question in the front page of Meta: StackOverflow has become useless for me : | Some user seemed to have edited it 6 hours ago, as the question footer said in the front page: "...
5 votes
0 answers
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Google login popup covers login area on mobile

I recently had to change my password, which led me to log into the site on mobile, which I haven’t had to do in a while. I noticed that the “Sign in with Google” completely covers the regular login ...
6 votes
0 answers
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WebP image thumbnails are unexpectedly converted to JPG format

I noticed a bug where the thumbnail versions of uploaded WebP images are being converted to JPG format. For example, you might have an image at https://i.sstatic.net/12345.webp. However, when the ...
5 votes
0 answers
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Page jumps to top when inline editing question and answers simultaneously

As someone who likes to inline edit both question and all answers at the same time to reduce multiple bumping, I noticed since recently that the page jumps to the top when the question is currently on ...
4 votes
0 answers
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number of edit suggestions approved by reviewer not expressed properly

Under Reviewer Stats, it says [Username] has [number] edit suggestions approved. That sounds like the reviewer has made a number of edit suggestions, and they have been approved. Rather, it should be [...
17 votes
0 answers
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Extremely long one-word leaves boundary

It is an exceptional case but still worthy of attention, I feel. Currently on EL&U, there is a question about a single word in Joyce's novel, “Finnegans Wake” Meaning of “...
0 votes
0 answers
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Red star indicator on moderator dashboard doesn't work on iPad

There's an indicator on moderator dashboard to mark a moderator that didn't sign updated moderator agreement yet. It should have a tooltip with an explanation, but unfortunately it doesn't work on ...
1 vote
0 answers
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Weird spacing of nested lists in Moderator Agreement (also the HTML is wrong)

The list items on the moderator agreement have margin-bottom: var(--su16) !important; but no margin-top. This causes weird spacing of nested lists. Adding the mt16 class to every <li> on this ...
3 votes
1 answer
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Editing from the excerpt history results in "page not found"

Steps to reproduce: Go to the excerpt history of a tag. Click on edit. Change the excerpt of the tag. Save your edit and you'll see that "page not found" page.
18 votes
0 answers
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Styling of comment timestamps becomes similar to usernames when comments are expanded

When clicking the "Show N more comments" on a post the styling of the comment timestamps of other posts on the same page becomes similar to the styling of the comment author's display name. ...
2 votes
1 answer
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Error on flags page

When I try reviewing my outstanding flag status , I go to my profile page and hit the "flags" link. I am observing a bug, as I am only getting to a blank page
7 votes
0 answers
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Raise on-screen keyboard on touchscreen devices after image upload

Right after the image is uploaded to the site, i.e. "Add picture" is clicked, we see the text "enter image description here". That text is selected so the following keyboard input ...
22 votes
2 answers
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Why are there some Stack Exchange sites that are not registered by me, but shown in “my community” and can be accessed by me?

See my Stack Exchange accounts tab here Ethereum, Martial Arts Stack Exchange, and Stack Overflow are listed. I don't know why these accounts are shown on the page (see image) above. Moreover, not ...
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Weird “pop out” when I click “Stack Exchange” in Chat [duplicate]

When I go to chat, click the “Stack Exchange” button on the top left side, and there’s a pop up shown as below. I can’t see my reputation for all sites in the “Your Communities” section. For “More ...
6 votes
1 answer
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Error while accessing Activity option in Stack Exchange profile

I am getting error page that stating "Oops something bad happened" when I click on Activity to see the graph in Stack Exchange profile. I am getting this response page.
6 votes
1 answer
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Server error when attempting to access activity tab of network profile

When I went to my StackExchange profile, Everything seems fine, but when you click on the activity tab, this shows up Oops! Something Bad Happened! Is this just my device or others too? To ...
18 votes
0 answers
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I'm clicking the same message multiple times to get it to clear, is it broken, or is something else happening?

My inbox indicates that I have a message! I click it to see what that message is. My expectation is that the message would be cleared from the inbox's active queue (the red-circle number decrements ...
2 votes
0 answers
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Why did my reputation only increase by 2 for an upvoted answer? (reputation cap is not a factor)

Today, an answer I wrote to the question 'Why did Joseph Goebbels allow an all-Jewish Orchestra to exist and perform in Berlin from 1938 to 1941?' on History SE received an upvote. My reputation page ...

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