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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

On stackexchange.com, there seems to be a new icon on the topbar: From the image above, you can see that I've clicked on the (rightmost) icon, but there doesn't appear to be any dropdown menu ...
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User card Overflow / Underflow ™ on non-English sites

On this question on Stack Overflow en español, the text on the user cards for both the author and the last editor cause an overflow/underflow:
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Wrong number of stars in chatroom information page

According to the badge on this page, the Trashcan chatroom has 7 stars: but if you count the number of stars under Starred posts, you'll only get to 2. What happened to the remaining 5?
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Can you make the "share" box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

This is a daily occurrence as I use StackExchange. Hit "Share..." Get the popup box, then struggle to select the entire URL. While there may be iOS issues here, the point is the share textbox is ...
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Badges Overflow

User badges (moderator and staff) overflow the revision container on /posts/<id>/revisions pages: The issue is spotted on Meta Stack Overflow, but since this pertains to the design common for ...
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Images in "Agility starts with trust" blog post have no alt text, making it less accessible

If we have any hope of making technology more diverse and inclusive, we have to make technical learning resources accessible to all. That's a direct quote from "Agility starts with trust", ...
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Math error in blog post on web3

From yesterday's blog post on web3: Of the 595 developers surveyed, a sizable portion had no idea what we were talking about: 36% responded with “What’s Web3?” Of those in the know, 25% think Web3 is ...
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Messages drop-down just links me to Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I have two new messages. When I click the drop-down, it just redirects to Stack Exchange. Stack Exchange's drop-down still works as expected. It may be related to: Clicking on the StackExchange™ ...
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I am a user but cannot register

Under Area 51 I am listed as an unregistered user - when I hit register it says 'unable to log in - no user found'.
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Part of new privilege notification text is in Russian [duplicate]

I just got a notification that I'd earned a new site privilege. For some reason, though, part of the notification text is in Russian, not English: Apparently it says "Узнайте больше об этом в ...
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Long usernames overlap with the Profiles/Network profile button on mobile

In the full site on mobile, long usernames overlap with the Profiles or the Network Profile button. Examples: This happens when the user only has "Member for { } day(s)/month(s)/year(s)" ...
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SEDE favorite button fails silently when not logged in

I was trying to bookmark/favorite this interesting Proof of Concept on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, but clicking the favorite button did not do anything. Of course, I should have realized SEDE ...
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Cursor disappears in new editor

Shortly after I start editing some answers (sometimes after some fiddling), my cursor disappears. I can't see where I'm typing except that text appears (or disappears, when backspacing), and trying to ...
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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...
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Chat Event Reminders come from the wrong site

It seems that chat event reminders are sent from the chat user's parent site rather than the event room's parent site. E.g. this event belongs under Code Golf Stack Exchange, while "mi yodeya&...
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Why is there a non-functional dropdown menu in the top bar while viewing users' network profiles? [duplicate]

Within the last hour or so, I've noticed that, when viewing a user's network profile, there is an additional icon in the top bar: It looks like it's intended to be some sort of dropdown menu, but ...
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Responsive "Tour" page has extra right space due to one section that is not responsive (only when logged out)

Left: iPhone; right: Firefox desktop Click either for higher resolution (URL) Also makes scrolling on a mobile device funky; keeps twitching right. To reproduce: log out. (Thanks @Laurel)
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"This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes"

When expanding the votes count and hovering over it, there is a tooltip with details: The grammar in the above example is wrong: This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes Can you please ...
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Checkmark for obtained badge overflows for badge with long names

When selecting a next tag badge to track, and choosing a category, e.g. Silver, you first see badges you already obtained. When the badge name is long, the checkmark overflows the container: This ...
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Removing granted access to an Application is no longer working

When you visit your profile on the tab Settings you'll find the option "Applications". It lists the Applications you've granted access. Each Application has a button at the right hand side ...
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Why does the moderator interface claim this question was closed by Community while it wasn't?

When a post is flagged, ♦ moderators can see which previous actions on the post have been taken by moderators. I was rather surprised that the waffle bar for this question showed that Community (...
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/timeline for some posts returns 500 error for moderators

The /posts/xxxxxx/timeline link is showing a 500 error on some questions, for moderators only. Logged-out and non-moderator users (confirmed by multiple users at various reputation levels) are both ...
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Question summary tooltip shows incorrect text when a question has only one [accepted] answer

Currently, this is the tooltip you see when hovering over the green box in the question summary: one of the answers was accepted as the correct answer When there is only one answer (which is ...
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Don't let people who are suggesting edits run into a dead end street

Today, I was happily editing ... ... some old posts that I felt needed it. It's important to state that I haven't got full edit rights on SO yet. Now, on some posts it takes some time to edit them, ...
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Show more comments not working in a deleted question

If some comments are hidden in a deleted question engaging in trolling about the Holocaust, they don't appear when I click on "Show more comments": By contrast, it does work on a non-...
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Snippets in nested list items break nesting in post preview

Similar to "Why aren't runnable code snippets formatted correctly within lists?" (which appears to be resolved), when a snippet is in an item in a nested markdown list, it breaks the nesting....
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1 answer
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Markdown rendering anomaly in the Help Center on SO

On Stack Overflow the privileges for a trusted user page in the Help Center currently shows the following minor rendering anomaly: ##Deleting answers ###When should I vote to delete an answer? As ...
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The new answer sorting menu appears in English even on language specific sites

It appears that the new sorting menu has been rolled out network-wide, but no exception was made for our language specific sites: Stack Overflow на русском (Question from screen capture) Stack ...
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Question is now closed - text not vertically centered in box

I noticed the following message isn't vertically centered in the box, but I think it would look better if it did. This question is now closed - please refresh the page for updated status.
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Invalid link to tag wiki history on Stack Apps [duplicate]

After going to this page: https://stackapps.com/tags/bug/info ...I click 'excerpt history'. I am greeted with a 404 page (which is not a positive thing on Stack Apps - the 404 page, that is). It seems ...
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404 error when attempting to view excerpt history of a tag on a per-site meta with a preset description that hasn't been edited

Any meta tag that have a preset definition (mainly the moderator-tags and the required-tags, but there are possibly others that I don't know of, including maybe some that are not on metas) will take ...
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1 answer
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The tag wiki for [status-review] doesn't have a post id, leading to a 404 on viewing its history [duplicate]

Behold, status-review's info page: Mousing over the history (or indeed the excerpt history) links shows the target URL: meta.stackoverflow.com/posts//revisions Following this, naturally enough, ...
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1 answer
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Regular moderators can still purge the history of messages in moderated private rooms

The Teachers' Lounge is a "moderated private room", in which regular moderators like me have limited powers: They won't be able to ... purge the history of messages I can see that the ...
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Tag Badges with empty stats

On a user's activity page in the "Summary" tab, there is a cog button to select the "next tag badge" to track. Clicking this button brings up a list of tags with statistics for &...
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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get rounded down to 'k' on mobile version of site [closed]

On mobile web (Chrome 75.0 for Android), a post reaching a score of -1,097 sees its score overlapping the vote arrow: This should probably read -1.1k, like the post above (positively upvoted).
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Pluralization issue: "1 bookmarks" in the Following and Bookmarks tabs

There's a pluralization issue in the Following tab: And the Bookmarks tab:
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Experimental feature asks me to provide feedback to someone who no longer works for SE

♦ moderators have the ability to redact posts, e.g. to hide email addresses that were published by accident. There is an experimental feature to automatically apply redactions to subsequent revisions, ...
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Data explorer data have not been updated for some sites [duplicate]

Data explorer page says "Data updated May 8 at 3:27", but for some sites such as Mathematics, Math Overflow, Physics, etc... the newest added post is from May 1. For example this query show ...
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SoundCloud embeds broken on 'Music: Practice & Theory' [closed]

Embedded links for SoundCloud were added in 2011, YouTube and SoundCloud embedding is now enabled, briefly broken when transitioning to HTTPS, https for SoundCloud, and then fixed again. Since early ...
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1 answer
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Alignment issue in the toggle for tracking a tag badge/next privilege

There's an alignment issue in the toggle for tracking a tag badge/next privilege:
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1 answer
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Can you please close the "Stackexchange.Arduino" database? It has been open long enough for now

I was running a query this morning similar to: create table #validaccounts(accountid int primary key) declare @sql nvarchar(max) select @sql = concat(N'insert into #validaccounts select distinct ...
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The "Code Language" selection on the tag wiki page isn't in sync with available and supported syntax highlighting options

Moderators can set the default syntax highlighter on tags by selecting a value from a drop-down list: The community maintains a list of supported languages by inspecting the Highlight.js code file ...
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Syntax highlighting changes in the middle of a token; resolved in a later version of Highlight.js

The code in my answer over at Stack Overflow highlights very strangely: I discovered this at Stack Overflow, but it affects just as much all other Stack Exchange sites with highlighting enabled (I ...
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1 answer
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Bug causing profile picture to change when moving comments to chat

I have a profile picture set on site A and a different profile picture on site B. Site A is my default parent site, so it's the one that should show in all chat windows. However the image changes to ...
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Review queue sizes are incorrect

The review queue sizes on the /review page on Stack Apps (and maybe other sites as well) are off. When I visit https://stackapps.com/review/ in a private browser window (or while logged in with a ...
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1 answer
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Links in close reasons are (sometimes?) still HTTP

TL;DR: Links in off-topic close reasons are not HTTPS. Links to other sites in migration close reasons are not HTTPS. NB: This question is tagged "custom close reasons". Those include both ...
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Sporadic bursts of extreme slowness across all pages on all sites

I (and several other users at the same time) have been periodically experiencing extremely slow page loads (including, at times, pages erroring out after trying to load for a while). It appears to ...
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Votes cast statistic "{ } this week" is not aligned properly in the full site on mobile

The Votes cast statistic "{ } this week" in the Summary tab is not aligned properly in the full site on mobile: On PC/desktop, it's correctly aligned: I also tried landscape view, but the ...
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1 answer
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Large badge counts produce a line break in the usercard

Recently, this started happening: Shog9 has an immense amount of badges, so many that the number creates a linebreak in the usercard, resulting in weird space below the usercard of the post's ...
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Incorrect stats sometimes showing up. Is this a bug? [duplicate]

Sometimes I see some odd stats but then I blink (click something) and everything looks good again so I haven't manage to catch it in the act. However, now I did. What caught my eye this time was the ...

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