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On user comments history page, the “Select all” checkbox does not work after performing a search

This is a bug report about a moderator-only feature. Recently, the user comments history page was revamped, and bulk actions as well as comments search was implemented. Both work fine separately. ...
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Firefox, the cookie monster?

I'm having some problems with being logged out at least once a day. Whilst I'm slowly trying to debug the issue I noticed that Firefox isn't happy with some of the cookies in chat. Go to your ...
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Filter the score of the questions on the homepage before loading them

At the moment questions on the homepage are loaded by the top N most recent and then ones with a score of -4 or less are filtered out. This doesn't make much difference for a user who is logged in but ...
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Duplicate post notice sometimes overflows box

On my (admittedly tiny) phone screen, this is what I see for some gold badge closed questions: When part of an object becomes the name for the whole https://stackoverflow.com/q/61312680/6083675 MSE ...
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The header image of the bulletin is broken for some sites

I receive several community bulletins. Yesterday (Wednesday) I received those from SOes and Music Fans and noticed the image in the header points to a broken URL: https://sstatic.stackoverflow.email/...
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The question could be merged several times if you resend merge request

Merge a question. Press F5 (try to refresh the page) on the redirected page (where you look on the merge result). The browser will ask you, if you want to resend post request. Chose resend. New record ...
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Twitter Oneboxing in chat appears broken

Twitter Oneboxing in chatrooms appears to be broken at the time of posting. Pasting a Twitter link in chat does not change the chat message to a onebox of the tweet in question.
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No comment posted when question is closed as off-topic because … > other

When closing a question (as a mod, so binding vote) using Close > Off-topic because ... > Other and entering a comment to explain why it was closed the question get closed but the explanatory comment ...
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Accessing extended tag info is almost impossible

The new tag popup makes it easy to watch or ignore particular tags and shows the tag info excerpt. Here's one on EL&U: However, the full tag info contains a lot more information which helps users....
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Flag message showing as “removed during a deletion” in the flag history

I recently flagged a (now deleted) NAA on SO (10k+ on SO) (mirror for everyone). The flag is shown as "removed during a deletion" in the flag history: What does this mean? Is the flag "...
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Creating a new account in the network does not copy my existing Gravatar

I am learning LaTeX for fun and so I created a Stack Exchange account in TeX.SE to upvote all the useful questions and answers over there. I notice my new account does not copy my Gravatar no matter ...
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Moderator “move comments to chat” is failing

On this post the moderator option to move comments to chat is failing, saying that they have already been moved. Yet, the comments haven't been moved and no chatroom has even been created as far as I ...
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<s>links</s> are autocompleted on preview but not rendered when posted [duplicate]

Using question links conversion into links with titles, if you paste https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/350279/209901 in a post, then it gets converted into a proper link to that question: Does <...
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There is no checkbox to moving comments after transforming the answer into a comment

If I do it from the dashboard (https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard), I can move comments when transforming the answer into a comment. But from the question page (https://ru.stackoverflow.com/...
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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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Can't extract PostHistory from stack overflow data dumps

I downloaded the stackoverflow.com-PostHistory.7z file from here and I can't extract the 7z file. I tried 7-zip software and WinRAR. I also tried extracting from 2 different hard drives. Both failed. ...
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Strange visual artifact on 'Revision' tab in Reopen Votes review queue

After switching between 'Question (revised)' and 'Revision' in the Reopen Votes review queue, the 'Revision' tab partially overlaps the boundaries of the 'Question (revised)' tab. (latest Firefox on ...
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Make all “You need at least 2k/3k reputation to review” banners equally wide

The review landing page has received a redesign, and the messages like this: You need at least 3k reputation to review reopen votes. are now shown as banners. However, I'm a bit annoyed because they ...
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You shouldn't be able to suggest a tag as a synonym of itself

Suggesting a tag as a synonym of itself is just silly and shouldn't be allowed. On a related note, some moderator could remove the suggested [methods] -> [methods] synonym (or a few people could ...
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Cannot move a deleted chat user's messages to trash due to a server 500 error

I have some messages I'd like to move to the chat moderation Trashcan. Some of them were left by a chat user who is now deleted. However I cannot move those messages: I can select them to go through ...
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Profile edit page still says “edit your profile” when editing someone else's profile as a moderator

When a moderator opens page to edit member's profile info, all text is addressed in the second person, like it is in the moderator's personal profile. For example: Edit your profile Should be ...
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Strange results in search keywords analytics

The moderator-only analytics tab contains a list of search keywords that the people that arrived at our SE site used for their search. I've noticed quite some strange results in the list on Skeptics....
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Some usernames aren't properly aligned on the badge page [duplicate]

E.g. https://superuser.com/help/badges/66/publicist (mirror): Tested on Chrome 84.0.4147.105 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Number of annotations hard to read when hovering

When hovering over the number of annotations for a user, the (white) text becomes blue and hard to read: It's better to keep it white, just like the number of flags received:
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New beta site design has unreadable annotation indicators on accounts

The new beta site theme has fairly hard-to-read annotation counters on user profiles: Can we make the text white?
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The title “URL” in Advanced Search Tips should not be uppercased for localized sites

In the Advanced Search Tips table the title "URL" is uppercased via css style: HTML sourse looks like this: <th scope="row" class="tt-uppercase">url</th> ...
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Answer draft is lost if you click to sign up

When writing an answer on a site where you don't have an account or are not logged in, below the answer entry textbox are options to create an account or continue as guest by providing a nickname and ...
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Signing up during answer post can cause (partial) loss of answer [duplicate]

I just typed out an answer to a site on the SE network I did not use before (linguistics). After completing, I clicked on 'sign in' > 'sign in with google' to leverage my network account that has ...
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“Edit Email Settings” link in emails leads to a 404 error if I am not logged in

In the "1 new item in your Stack Exchange inbox" email, there is an "Edit email settings" link at the bottom. If I am not logged in to stack exchange, this goes to a "Page not ...
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CSS breaking on Top Answer User list for long names [duplicate]

I spotted that CSS is breaking on Top Answer User list for long names. The image is not rendered and long names are causing a small scrolling section.
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Locked post sign on duplicate says still accepting answers [duplicate]

Over here, it's a duplicate, so it's not accepting answers, but this locked sign: disagrees. Seems like a bug that it wouldn't recognize a closed post. Can we fix that? If this needs different tags,...
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On user comments history page, the comment search is case-sensitive. Can it please be made case-insensitive?

This is a bug report about a moderator-only feature. Recently, the user comments history page was revamped, and comments search was implemented. However, the search and results when searching ...
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Question edits use/change Commit Message (Edit Summary) for/from following edit submissons

I have Commit Messages ("Edit Summaries") that are describing other edits. The U.I. does not inform the user at all how the edit will be saved with previous/next commit message (maybe give a ...
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Tour: Why centered text, and no nbsp?

Examples: https://meta.stackexchange.com/tour https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/tour div.col-full has text-align: center instead of text-align: left, making them harder to read From Wikipedia -...
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Bad Markdown rendering (but not preview) when using «guillemets»

What I did (and what the preview showed correctly): Similaj vortoj ekzistas en la germana («*[die] Rektion*»), la nederlanda («*[de] rectie*»), kaj eĉ la suoma («*rektio*»). What I got: Similaj ...
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Ads on Android open regardless of whether I touch them

I have a problem which I encounter only on Stack Exchange group sites (although it can be my phone's problem). The problem is: I don't tap on the ad, but it still opens. I want to drag my finger to ...
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The list of related questions is shown empty

At the moment, any question that I check returns empty list of related questions. I see just a header called "Related" but no questions shown below that. I have checked this on multiples ...
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On the unanswered questions tab, when refreshing due to a new question, MathJax on the page does not render

The title says it all. Recently, a problem was fixed where when an answer was edited, clicking on the answer to refresh resulted in MathJax in the answer not rendering. The same issue happens on the ...
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Answer in Low Quality Posts review queue without flag

I encountered this Low Quality Posts review queue item on Chess Stack Exchange. I was curious who had flagged it, but to my surprise the mod timeline doesn't show a Very Low Quality / Not An Answer ...
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Answers deleted via review, then undeleted, then re-deleted by a moderator still show as “deleted via review”

This is the exact opposite of this prior bug report. This answer was deleted via review, as a result of six users recommending deletion from the Low Quality Posts queue. It was subsequently undeleted ...
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Why do I own this tag, and not Community ♦?

A follow-up from: Do tag descriptions/wikis edit suggestions no longer require two reviews? From the dupe and comments, the tag creator should be Community ♦, why isn't it the case here? Why do I own ...
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Bug when registering to stackexchange.com

I'm a new user that has logged in many sites of the stackexchange community, including Meta StackExchange, however when I try to log in in StackExchange I see a white screen which says: Completing ...
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“This post has been edited” banner remains visible after completing the review queue item

I encountered the following situation in the First Posts review queue: when editing the post, it was edited by the author too, so I got the familiar banner This post has been edited 1 time since you ...
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Some symbols are not displayed correctly on the help page “How do I search?” on an international site

In SOja's "How do I search?", in the explanation about "wild card", some * have disappeared. Bug report on SO.ja meta On SOja: https://ja.stackoverflow.com/help/searching On SO: ...
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The display of “Markdown Help” is broken on the international sites

In SOja's "Markdown Help", the example display is broken. This problem seems to occur on other international sites as well. Bug report on SO.ja meta On SOja: https://ja.stackoverflow.com/...
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Integrations with Slack and Microsoft Teams box appear on all sites

I've saw today this section on the main page, AFAIK I'm not using any SO Teams feature, how does it work? This is the box on the sidebar: Those links are Slack and Microsoft Teams This is where ...
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Cannot view all inbox items without creating a Meta Stack Exchange account

When I click "View all inbox items," if I hadn't joined the Meta community, it will redirect my to "Confirm new account" for Meta. For some reason, I need to have a profile on Meta ...
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Unable to follow while in Review Queue

While reviewing some Late Answers and First Posts noticed that it's not possible to click "Follow" and start following the post. In order to do it atm, had to go to the page where the ...
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HTML comments break formatting from that point

I was writing up a signpost support question on our site meta. That post included a link which would need to be updated to another such question once asked. I therefore wanted to include an HTML ...
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Did the preview API break? “The app submitted an invalid request”

I keep on seeing this error when trying to preview edits from the (admittedly unsupported) iOS app: I am concerned that this is a problem with the API response that’s behind this, which would be ...

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