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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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Not all apples and tags are allowed to translate

There is an exclude section on the bottom of the search page. That section contains two untranslatable words: "apples" and "tag". At the same time these words are translated on the ...
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Incorrect redirect when removing language subdomain from a Stack Overflow URL

I arrived at this question from Google: CakePHP no me carca los estilos (https://es.stackoverflow.com/questions/172117/cakephp-no-me-carca-los-estilos) I noticed it was in Spanish, so I attempted to ...
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Comment spread all over the webpage — unable to edit, unable to delete

I wrote a comment to this question on math-stack-exchange. The browser (both Chrome and Firefox) didn't take it very well, and spread it all over the webpage, such that both the 'edit' option and the ...
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Stack Exchange isn't well-readable if images are disabled in browser

I've globally disabled images/Flash/videos in my browser (due to low-speed internet in my village), and there are missing many things on SE. Neither vote buttons are shown: Nor main top-bar buttons, ...
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Why aren't rollbacks invalidating spam/rude flags?

According to both FAQ, rollbacks invalidate spam/rude flags. To test this theory and have the accurate representation of what the system does, I flagged this answer as spam and proceeded to roll it ...
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Expand indicator (Arrow) is missing for two topics at chat faq

On the chat faq there are some topics which are expandable (i.e having show more links) which have arrow ▶ at end of title that indicates that it is expandable but there are two topics - "How do ...
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Make error message if a new user removes or misplaces the mandatory header text of meta questions about their own post more clear

Currently, when a new user with less than 5 reputation uses the feature to ask about their own post specifically, they are prompted to enter a link to their post, and then they are given access to the ...
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Login Error when using a Google Account

When I try to use a Google account to authenticate to a StackExchange account, something strange happens -- On clicking the "Log in with Google" button with Google unauthenticated, the sign ...
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The cookie consent dialog (coming from cookielaw.org) keeps popping up

Recently, every time I hit a new page in stackexchange, whether it be the list of questions in a given forum, or a specific question, I am getting a pop-up like this: Your privacy By clicking “Accept ...
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Why is SO letting me enter edit mode if the edit queue is full? [duplicate]

This is happening quite frequently and this is so annoying While I'm reviewing First Posts, I see some posts that require better formatting and corrections. So, I press the edit button to enter the ...
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Stay on question edit page after the actual posting

Several times while posting a question (while clicking on the "Post your question" button) here on MSE I got weird behavior with the page. The browser asks me if I should leave the page or ...
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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 “...
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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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Why did a question suddenly become featured when the last edit was almost a year ago? [duplicate]

I recently saw the following in the sidebar on Mi Yodeya: The third question listed there is a site-specific Meta question that I recognized from a while back. Curious as to why it would be featured ...
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Question bookmarks are not removed if my account is deleted

I can add an indefinite number of bookmarks to a question by bookmarking the question, deleting my account, and repeating. Bookmarks are not removed on account deletion. Is this behavior intentional? ...
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“Recent Badges” list is displayed without margins on “Home” page

When the "Hide Hot Network Questions" preference is enabled (i.e. HNQ sidebar is hidden), we see "Recent Tags" and "Recent Badges" in the homepage instead of the HNQ. ...
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Recent Badges lack spacing [duplicate]

Today I noticed that the list of recent badges in the sidebar (visible when HNQ is de-activated, or on the /badges pages) lack spacing between the badges themselves. The spacing between the users who ...
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Edit-rejection string “edit does not improve the quality of the post” needs to be added to Transifex

At this suggested edit on SO in Spanish, the edit-rejection reason: The edit does not improve the quality of the post. Changes to the content are unnecessary or make the post more confusing. Is in ...
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Why does my daily reviews count seem to depend on the amount of outstanding reviews? [duplicate]

On some sites such as SO, it may happen that for specific review queues there are hundreds (thousands?) of outstanding reviews. For such queues, users may be allowed to perform up to 40 (instead of 20)...
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“Autobiographer” badge not being awarded when information is automatically filled in

This query: # of a specific badge, for a single user networkwide - Stack Exchange Data Explorer shows that on 5 sites (and their 5 metas) I don't have the "Autobiographer" badge, even though ...
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Lowered reputation threshold for meta participation on some sites is not working

According to What are the reputation requirements for privileges on sites, and how do they differ per site?, some sites have a lowered reputation (e.g. 1-rep) threshold for participating in meta: Ask ...
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Cookie dialog popup flashes for a moment even when I've already accepted all cookies

At the moment I frequently switch between SE websites, as I see different interesting questions. Every time I switch to a new SE site I see a single frame flash of the cookie popup (I'm not sure if ...
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Subscription feed emails still doubly encode < and > characters

This is a re-post of a bug from six years ago, in the hope that it will get some love. When I receive emails for my Stack Exchange email subscriptions, characters like < and > are doubly encoded,...
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Only meta questions with both [feature-request] and [discussion] meta tags are featured in Hot Meta Posts

After this change was introduced, only posts with both feature-request and discussion tags are being featured in the community bulletin. The change says that any of the two tags should be featured. ...
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Cookie popup is not responsive on mobile

The new "Your Privacy" modal that pops up is not responsive on mobile browsers, causing it to take up two-thirds of the real estate and hang off the edge in Brave on iOS: Please fix this on ...
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A mod @-mentioned me but I didn't get a notification

On this question I received a comment from a moderator, for which I didn't get a notification. This is the comment: @MatthewChristopherBartsh - It has almost certainly aged out of being a hot network ...
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No “Altruist” badge awarding notification in achievements popup [duplicate]

Today I got "Altruist" badge, but I've not been notified about it and I don't see it in Achievements popup:
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“Submit” button in review queues remains Disabled

I noticed that when reviewing the review queues the "Submit" button is not being enable to finish the review. I checked on U&L, AU, SO, SU but none working (in all review queues same ...
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“Cancel” not capitalized in the self-answer to your own question field

When you press the button to self-answer your question, you get a pop-up that looks like this: Notice how cancel is not capitalized. Stacks requires the menu items be in sentence case, so this should ...
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Starring a message in chat that has a tag late in the message causes an empty tag box in the star list

Well, that's a decent title. Now what the heck am I talking about? Caused by starring this chat message. Seems to me like the box shouldn't be there at all since the tag is not part of the shortened ...
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Pending synonyms page needs one more space

There is no space between sentences on the pending synonyms page (in case of absence votable tags):
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Buttons to up/downvote tag synonyms not visible when phone is in portrait mode

But are visible in landscape mode. I’m using an iPhone 12 Pro, Safari on iOS 14.4, I did not click ‘disable responsiveness’. Ak. In comments informs me that this is reproduced in Android 10. Here are ...
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Unable to translate the notice for “untagged” tag usage

I just tried to add another tag to the question tagged untagged and got an error message: I can't find that string in the translations DB via ru.traducir.win.
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Interaction with vote buttons on tag synonyms page break tooltips

I just tried to vote on suggested tag synonyms page on ruSO and got very weird tooltips as a result (looks like some kind of encoding issue): Before voting or after the page reloads all tooltips look ...
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Cross Validated asking ad nauseam about accepting cookies?

Recently (the last two or three days) on Cross Validated (CV) pages, each time a new page/tab is opened, it asks anew on accepting cookies. Quite molesting. First I thought it was my browser (Chrome ...
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No space under communities section in profile [duplicate]

The communities section under profile, when empty, the empty state doesn't have space after the heading. This happens throughout the Stack Exchange network. This happens everywhere. Update: I am ...
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Add a new context for “awarded” string to make possible correct translation

The string "awarded" is used in two (at least) different contexts: In the list of site badges for badges that awarded 1k+ times. In the user profile page on the Activities - Badges tab: ...
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Some posts of mine weren't re-associated to my new account after it was mistakenly deleted

Long story short, my old account was mistakenly deleted when I was 14 for being underage because I created my SO account when I was 12. This isn't allowed, because the minimum age is 13, but my ...
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Links and buttons in the “Share” box are squished/aligned oddly

When clicking the "Share" button from the post menu (logged in or logged out), the box that appeared that allowed you to copy a link, see the license, and quickly share to social media ...
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Anyone is able to see ♦ moderator announcements

There is a way for anyone to see ♦ moderator announcements despite not being one: This can be done by creating a Stack Overflow team (which is now free!), then going to https://stackoverflow.com/c/{...
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Dead link in the 'create chat room' page

The 'create a new chat room' page has a dead link. There is a link to 'the help center', trying to go to https://stackexchange.com/help/licensing, but that link doesn't go anywhere anymore. I was ...
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Review queues can be accessed after reached 500 reputation, but the review queue page says differently

As per the Review Queues introduction page, "First Posts" and "Late Answers" can be earned at 2,000 reputation. But I can access those review queues, after reached 500 reputation ...
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We need different string to translate for scaled view count on the question page

View count with scale (i.e. kilo-view) on the question page (at the top of) needs a different string to translate. Example on ruSO: It seems that current translation rely on non-scaled value (i.e. ...
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Every Stack Exchange site, StackOverflow, Super User etc continue to asks me for cookie consent even if i accepted multiple times [duplicate]

As the title of the question says, every time I visit a site of stack exchange family I get the dialog for cookie consent. I accepted it multiple times (clicked on "Accept all cookies") but ...
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Pluralization issue in too-long title error message, when title is 151 characters

In the question title after trying to add more than 150 characters, there is a warning displayed over the title box. After entering the 151th character, the warning is displayed as "Too long by 1 ...
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Review queues on Meta?

On the Stack Overflow help center article about review queues, here, it says on the bottom: Note: These two queues do not exist on Meta sites. But there are Late Answer and First Posts review queues ...
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Review help page contains “How do I use the First posts queue?” page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have “First Posts” review queue [duplicate]

Meta Stack Exchange review help page contains "How do I use the First posts queue?" page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have "First Posts" review queue itself. Also in other site'...
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Table immediately preceded by a bolded line does not render [duplicate]

I have just written an answer containing extensive quotes from the ECMA-262 specification. One of the elements quoted is a table. xyzzy |foo|bar| |:-|:-| |a|b| |c|d| The table displays correctly in ...
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Cookie customization popup doesn't appear on per-site Metas

I went to Meta AU (with a cleared cache and cookies) in search of a question, but the new cookie customization notice didn't come out. It appears when you visit the main site, but not on per-site ...

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