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No chat rooms showing for Area 51 (change URL to add "meta")

The chat link from the Stack Exchange (menu) bar or from the bottom panel is not showing any chat rooms for Area 51: Even the "show frozen/deleted rooms" button doesn't show any rooms. I ...
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Help Center page search results appear to be outdated by the tag email change

I see that email notifications for tag subscriptions was recently removed, but when I search the Help Center on various sites, the search results still indicate "email" as a possibility, ...
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Newsletter says to cast a vote "by" the date of the end of the nomination phase instead of after

Recently I got an email with the MathOverflow newsletter (digest) which contained the following text: 2022 Community Moderator Election The community moderator election is currently in the nomination ...
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Change "removed from network questions" to "removed from hot network questions" in HNQ timeline and revision history

The timeline and revisions for this question includes: became hot network question And, subsequently: removed from network questions Should the latter entry say "removed from hot network ...
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Merging account bug - "Save and copy change to all public community" doesn't work properly

I found this while I was checking my account. https://stackexchange.com/users/13397842/ro-theory?tab=accounts When I click two of these, It links to another account name. I think it is one of the ...
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Remove (or rename) the ineffective "recommend deletion" option from Late Answers queue

Someone pointed out to me that at least some users see a Recommend deletion option in the Late Answers queue. This completes the review, but aside from giving the user the option to leave one of the ...
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Area 51 » Login Error [duplicate]

https://area51.stackexchange.com/categories/8/technology At here, If you press the button in the picture here The error appears as shown in the picture. This error continues a few weeks ago
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Chat link from Area 51 should link to chat for Area 51 Discussion Zone [duplicate]

Searching for Area 51-related chatrooms through the "chat" link in the Stack Exchange drop-down menu shows a list of chat rooms parented to area51.stackexchange.com, which doesn't have any ...
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Text not vertically centered in recent flag declined banner

I noticed that unlike many of the elements across SE the text in the "recent flag declined" banner isn't vertically centered inside the box. Notice the text is above a centered line, instead ...
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Move all chat rooms hosted with discuss.Area51 to Area51.meta

My previously posted bug is: No chat rooms showing for Area51 (Change URL to add "discuss") Which is still a problem: You'll never find a single room (even frozen or deleted) though the ...
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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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Parent chat user still links to discuss.area51 (instead of area51.meta)

When viewing a user who has their parent user on chat set to Area 51, it still links to discuss.area51.stackexchange.com, instead of the new URL, area51.meta.stackexchange.com. See: So can we update ...
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Why do some sites in the site switcher have a long query parameter (e.g. "mathoverflow.net/?_gl=1*i2ckzl*_ga*…")?

When I am on a SE site on the stackexchange.com domain, and go to a site with its own domain such as MathOverflow, Ask Ubuntu, or Server Fault using the links in “Your Communities” or “More Stack ...
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What makes an unfrozen room not appear in the active tab list?

I noticed that main chat room of Project Management Stack Exchange is not shown in the active list. It is not shown even I select "people" or "event" tab. Not even when I select to see frozen/deleted ...
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Escaped HTML in The Overflow blog

There are several instances of escaped HTML in the latest issue of The Overflow, Sufficiently advanced HTML conversion feels like magic: Further down there's another '.
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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-...
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Five nines, four , one bugged blog post

One picture worth 1000 words: The title of this blog post has four  (object replacement) characters injected to it, which doesn't look good. It affects the blog title itself, the link to the blog, ...
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There is a full stop missing in the stackstatus header

I think maybe there's a full stop missing in the second sentence of the stackstatus header? It strikes me as odd that the first sentence has a full stop but the second sentence doesn't.
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Editing (or live-refreshing) a post that you follow resets the text of the Follow button

I followed a question, then started editing it. After I saved the edits, it returned to the post (as usual) but I noticed that the text of the Follow button has been reset to "Follow" ...
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Suggested edits retain redacted information

I noticed while approving a redaction, that suggested edits may retain text which is later redacted. With a bit of mod collusion with Community ♦ and another helpful moderator, I was able to reproduce ...
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Stack Overflow's status page (stackstatus.net) does not mention a recent planned maintenance

In Stack Overflow's status page it's clearly written: However, that's just not true. There was a planned maintenance yesterday, announced a week in advance, however it's not mentioned in the status ...
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Tables just became broken in Markdown preview

I just tried to insert a table while writing a post but it appeared broken in the preview. I used the basic example shown in the "formatting tips" to confirm: | A header | Another header | | ...
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Valid RSS feed URL "is not authorized" in Thunderbird

An RSS feed URL such as this, which validator.w3.org says is a valid feed, "is not authorized" in Thunderbird 102.2.2 (64-bit). Stack Exchange RSS URLs used to work in Thunderbird versions ...
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Why do these buttons (Accept all cookies - Customize settings - review your question) not work on my browser? [duplicate]

In some browsers, these buttons do not work. Your privacy By clicking “Accept all cookies”, you agree Stack Exchange can store cookies on your device and disclose information in accordance with our ...
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Extraneous whitespace in close dialog in Safari

In Safari (16.0) on macOS (12.6), the close dialog has some additional whitespace above the title - it seems to be aligned with the bottom of the close icon: On other my browsers (Firefox, Chrome) it ...
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Link to "recent meta posts" search results in "read-only mode" banner contains redundant tags

The site has this banner right now that there is an ongoing maintenance: This site is currently in read-only mode. We’ll return with full functionality soon. Follow @StackStatus, visit our status ...
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Chat is hungry in read only mode and keeps quietly snacking on my posts

During today's maintenance period: I noticed that there wasn't any indication on chat that it was down, and messages would attempt to get posted, just to vanish into thin air, which seems ... rather ...
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Read-only mode banner has broken link to stackstatus.net

The banner that appears on the sites when they're in read-only mode reads as follows: This site is currently in read-only mode. We’ll return with full functionality soon. Follow @StackStatus, visit ...
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1 answer
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Weekly SEDE refresh has been contemplating Buddhism for a significant amount of time

Buddhism is interesting, surely, but either the weekly SEDE refresh has gained some Artificial Intelligence and is contemplating rebirth, or something is stuck. I'm not sure which one to hope for! I'm ...
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Duplicate canned comments from Low Quality Posts review queue

I'm not sure what happened here, but it seems like some kind of race condition and/or incomplete review item submission. Anyway, there's a 100% duplicate comment by the same user. Even the link is ...
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Inline tag editor disappears after live refreshing a question

The inline tag editor unlocked with access to moderator tools allows for quick and convenient editing of tags. However, recently the editor link disappears after a live refresh of the question ...
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Answers on migration stub questions include a false notice that they were converted to comments

This question was recently migrated from Sustainability.SE to Politics.SE. There was already an answer when it was migrated, and as expected, that answer was included with the migration. However, back ...
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Health and History sites have the same favicon

The Health and History sites both have the exact same favicon/logo: (The standard beta one with a single "H" in the middle) In the past, this has led to logo changes, and it should probably get ...
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Able to post comments on comment-locked questions by triggering the trivial answer conversion to comment script

The system has a feature where if one posts an answer with very short text and an internal link to another post on the site, it will not be posted as an answer, but instead as a comment, telling the ...
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Adding a link to formatted text in Rich Text mode causes the text to lose formatting

In Rich Text mode, type some text and add some formatting to it (bold, italic, inline code, etc.). Then, select the text and add a link to it. The text loses all its formatting. For example, a**b**c ...
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Making part of a link text bold or italic causes the link to be repeated

The Rich Text mode causes links to be repeated whenever a part of the link text is made bold or italic. To reproduce: Type some text. Add a hyperlink to it. Select part of the text and make it either ...
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1 answer
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JavaScript is broken

Some things I noticed: Editing inline is broken The editing toolbar is missing on the old editor Tags don't appear Can't "Review question" to be able to post normally An error is present ...
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SE API quota_remaining property is periodically missing from the response

Over the last several days while running SmokeDetector, we've periodically seen multiple responses from the SE API with the quota_remaining missing, with the most recent group a few hours ago. The ...
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Review suspensions are not carried over with account merges

The user who is the subject of this CM escalation (link only visible to Stack Overflow moderators and Stack Exchange staff members) was suspended from reviewing for 365 days on Aug 10, 2022: Later, ...
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Can the "attribution required" link please be removed from the footer and help page?

The footer of all SE sites links to a blog post called Attribution Required. It is also linked to in the Help Centre. As has been covered previously, this so-called requirement to give attribution in ...
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Able to access the "Saves" page

Bookmarks Are Evolving Into Saves is not yet published. But when I tried to hit the URL https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/saves/<userid>, the saves page is opening and I'm able to add a few ...
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Flag-summary page is *mostly* responsive, but post titles overflow into the stats box

I see this on my flag-summary page: At first I thought this was because not all pages on the site are responsive yet, but this one (otherwise) seems to be. The stuff on the main part of the page re-...
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"favorite answer" badges and new descriptions for "favorite question" badges have already been deployed

As part of the bookmarks being turned into "saves" change, the badges associated with bookmarked questions are being updated to reflect the rename, as well as new badges being added for ...
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Out-of-view inbox items can still be selected in mobile view [closed]

This bug is weird and hard to describe, so I'll demonstrate instead. These screenshots are of the stock Android browser. You can click any of these screenshots for a full view. Here's my inbox (left),...
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Code samples in recent blog post about Perl are difficult to read when system is in dark mode

Apparently in the past there have been difficulties with color issues in the blog. The recent blog post This is not your grandfather’s Perl contains some code samples. Two of the first samples, under ...
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Change to HTTPS links in the /users?tab=moderators page

In the /users?tab=moderators page of all SE sites (SO too), there is a link to the election page under each moderator's profile but the links are HTTP. Please change them to HTTPS. Reasons to post ...
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Accepted answer box; grey instead of green

A few days ago, the new styling made the accepted answer boxes dark green, as described in this question. Today, I saw a 'new' grey variant, with the 'accepted answer' icon: Screenshot of all 3 ...
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Link of Share button shows stop sign on hover

A recent change in the CSS of the Share button under posts has the pointer turning into a stop (or forbidden) sign if you hover over the link. (I wasn't able to take a screenshot containing the cursor ...
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Edit suspension message for anonymous users links to a non-existent edit history

I just got insta-suspended from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying: You are currently suspended from suggesting edits. You will be able to suggest edits again in 7 days. ...
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Ignored tags no longer gray out the questions

It seems a new change was made to SuperUser, where questions with tags on my ignore list are now almost as visible as regular questions. In fact, they seem to pop out more than the non-ignored ...

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