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Why do some users have a blank avatar? [duplicate]

I have noticed that some users are getting a bluish Gravatar which looks like the following: jee Clara Diaz Sanchez Riya Is this intentional or just a bug?
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The “Does this answer your question?” banner persists. Why? [duplicate]

I had a suggested duplicate on a site-meta post, and the yes/no banner came up. I chose "no" and a popup came up recommending editing the post. I did so, by clicking on the popup's edit button, and, ...
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Clicking on inbox notifications … ends up “slightly” in the wrong place?

I have seen this a few times by now, and I am wondering whether this is a real UI bug, or just some sort of strange glitch: I open meta.stackexchange (or stackoverflow.com, or meta.stackoverflow.com) ...
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“(0 answers)” shows up as “( answers)” in new duplicate post notice

This question of mine was voted to be closed as a duplicate, and I received a banner at the top asking Does this answer your question? Auto-delete orphaned tag synonyms ( answers) I presume ...
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Did the kerning/leading just change on SE?

It's very slight, but I just ran through all my SE tabs in Safari refreshing one after the other, as I do a hundred times a day [when I'm bored] & everything on each page just spaced a tiny bit ...
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Privilege tracker on user profile activity tab still lists “expandable usercard” as a 1,000+ reputation privilege

Recently, the expanded usercard is now offered universally to all users, rather than requiring the established user privilege (1,000+ rep on designed sites). However, the privilege tracker in the ...
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Top Network Askers are wrong?

I recently noticed the "Top Network Askers" information at the right side when i call my default link to my newest favorite-tags on Stack Overflow: https://stackexchange.com/filters/341093/favorite-...
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Localize the username of the Community user on rus.SE and ja.SO

https://rus.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community This was already asked for in Rename the Community user on localized sites and marked completed, but it wasn't implemented on these sites for some ...
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When viewing own profile in mobile theme, “People Reached” showing even when empty

Using the mobile version of the website in Chrome. In some of the communities, when going to my profile, can read "People Reached" tells you how many people found your posts here while searching ...
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Closing 'own' question leaves a nonsensical comment

(Comment link; it was not auto-deleted as suggested in a comment) Notice the color of the username's background. It is the question asker. When closing own question, the new auto-comment does not ...
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Confusing comment “Does this answer your question?”

I noticed an old question similar to another existing question and voted to close as duplicate. After this the system added a comment Does this answer your question? Dotnet Windows service ...
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Still 1 rep despite no longer being suspended [duplicate]

After serving a one month suspension, I am now able to post questions and answers but little else. As can be seen in the screenshot below, I only have 1 rep. My badges and the number of edits are ...
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Answers in top Network Posts showing incorrect score

There is already a question Top Network Posts showing incorrect score which is posted around a month ago (which was fixed). My question reports a similar issue of showing inaccurate scores along with ...
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Site icons are squashed in the newsletters page in the Firefox browser

In the Edit Profile & Settings -> Newsletters tab (under EMAIL SETTINGS), the site icons look squashed in Firefox. When inspecting the element for the div, the following CSS class caused the ...
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Bounty cannot be awarded on a locked answer

I wanted to award a bounty of 50 rep to this answer because it's great. However, while I could start the bounty I was not able to award it since that answer is locked. It would be great if a ...
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Not secure error in the Edit Profile - Applications page

If you are authorized for any applications related to the Stack Exchange sites, it will list the details in the Application menu under the Edit Profile & Settings tab in the main site and Settings ...
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SEDE doesn't age well (aka don't let users input their Birthday on SEDE and stop showing their age)

Stack Exchange has removed anything related to age from their live database recently, following the GDPR, in the database level, including in the tables used by SEDE. However, SEDE itself still let ...
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Does this answer your question? Notice remains open even after submitting feedback

I have asked a question today and one member was voted as duplicate and private feedback was there, I choose no and submitted the form. When I revisit the question or refresh the page same notice ...
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Question flagged as duplicate, but links to duplicated questions not shown [duplicate]

The question in question: SQL Server and connection loss in the middle of a transaction Maybe a bug?
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Alignment issue in the individual badge details page

There is an alignment issue in the individual badge details page, when the characters in the user name is around 27 or more, it is not aligned correctly. The position of the "Awarded xxx" and user ...
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Don't send automated “community milestone” emails

I just got a lovely little email... Congratulations for hitting a quarter-million points on Ask Ubuntu! Few people will ever make as big a difference teaching others as you have. Did you know ...
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Cannot post question using specific MathJax because of warning about missing code formatting

On Mathematica SE, this snippet couldn't be submitted as a question some text... some more text.... $$ \rho_h(f)=R_h(f)/R_0(f) $$ The error was Your post appears to contain ...
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Username has Two Display Forms [duplicate]

I believe this is a bug? Question-in-question: Reward finding duplicate questions - +10, +2, -5 User-related: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/138112/pekka
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Search fails to find matching issues

When I search for the string "cwlogs.push.reader" "reason: timestamp could not be parsed from message" on Google, one of the top results is the following Stack Overflow question: AWS Clouwatch ...
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Impossible to finish/save my developer story [closed]

I've filled up the developer story tab under my profile page for four times. Everything seems to be in order (except some of the red warning messages, but even those should be there). I filled out my ...
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Signup button text is invisible when logged out

If I visit any SE site as an anonymous user and try to click either the inbox or awards button, I see this: The text in the "Sign up" button is invisible. I experienced this in Firefox and Chrome on ...
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Notification links sometimes showing in wrong color on some sites

When you check your notifications, they can come up the wrong color. This is brand new, and it depends on the site. This is on ELU: Whereas this is on MSE (or SO): and this is on Mi Yodeya: It’s ...
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Tag synonym persists even after parent tag is deleted [duplicate]

On Music Fans SE, the tag milesdavis was merged with the tag miles-davis on May 27 '15. At some point, the parent tag was removed from all existing questions, so it was auto-deleted. But, the synonym ...
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Please make the `cursor` in empty areas the default arrow [closed]

In the parts of an SE site that do not contain content, please default to the arrow (default) cursor CSS property. I instinctively move the cursor off of content while I read, and then shake the ...
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Notification does not appear in the migrated question

In SOja, notification to the questions that have migrated from the main site to the meta is not displayed. This post is not passed only one day after the migration. (It does not appear in both "Source"...
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Blank notification shown on the top of questions migrated more than 60 days ago on localized sites

When you open the migrated questions from another site, source information (the site name, etc.) it isn't always displayed. Bug report on ja.SO meta migrated question: javaで、ここから更に"00:00にfalseと表示する"...
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Error message when trying to open user profile from responses page, but only for answers

If you are trying to open a user profile from responses (from answers tab) error message will appear: Error occurred while opening post body No errors in console. FF 72.0.1 (64-bit).
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activity tab shows weird compressed usercards [duplicate]

I think this screenshot of the responses tab of my profile's activity tab says it all. Using a wide-screen monitor, fullscreen. Firefox 68.4.2esr on macOS 10.14.6
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I want to change the translation that appears in the description of “Migrated Questions”

In https://ja.stackoverflow.com , Notification that appears in a question that has been migrated to another site, The "description" of the destination site is displayed, which is hard to understand. ...
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Broken flair in election page, due to moderator having deleted his account

In the election page for the Philosophy site: One image is broken (see red circle), because it refers to a moderator who has chosen to delete his account lately.
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Unable to dismiss the suggested duplicate [duplicate]

Today someone suggested that my post was a duplicate of another post. I disagreed and dismissed the message by selecting the [No] button below, and clicking the [Submit] button. This however doesn't ...
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“On hold” is not yet removed from the privilege pages

As per the New Post Notices are live network-wide post, "on hold" label is removed from the post notices (title suffix). Where did the "On Hold" label go? "On Hold" had been used to label ...
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Chat room “write access” option does not work

It was nice to discover the option for a room owner to add any user to a room, even if their rep is too low. ...so I notified the user in question, and as instructed on the next screen, I had them ...
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Markdown 'tag:x' fails to render tags with non-ASCII characters as tags

In Markdown posts or comments, [tag:x] is supposed to create a little tag icon + link. However, this fails for non-ASCII characters: [tag:featured] results in featured, which is correct [tag:важное] ...
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Bounty grace period - no answers - award it to who exactly?

The bounty I offered on this question is now in its grace period and the information box tells me: you must award this bounty as soon as possible But there are no answers - what do I do?
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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 Bounty Notification seems like question has answers when there are no answer? [duplicate]

Recently, I activated a bounty of 100 on one of my questions. The bounty grace period has now ended. Here is a link to my question: Stack_overflow_bounty_question. The notification of bounty appears ...
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How or when is the featured tag supposed to take effect? [duplicate]

If I add or remove the featured tag from a meta-topic, that doesn't take effect immediately -- i.e. the text isn't immediately added or removed from the sidebar of the main site. When and how does it ...
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I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address [duplicate]

I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address; here is a screenshot to indicate this: Well, This problem seems to be related to another ...
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Magic link doesn't render in Network Profile

Looking at a recent comment in my Network Profile I see that the regular link contained therein rendered properly (i.e. the link is hidden and the text is in blue) but the magic link does not: When I ...
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Is scrolling on Anime and Wordbuilding slow as compared to sites with no background images?

I am using Safari 12.1.1 on macOS, with no extensions. https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com and https://anime.stackexchange.com seem to have a bit sluggish, inertial and non-smooth scrolling on ...
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Reputation in chat is incorrect

Reputation in chat is incorrect. Example: Jon Skeet https://chat.stackexchange.com/users?tab=all&sort=reputation&page=1: 1168k https://stackexchange.com/users/11683/jon-skeet?tab=accounts: >...
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Why does quoting [ ] characters not search for the [ ] characters in a post title?

I know there is a question recently about the usefulness of the filter. This is mentioned in the question title as "[Filter]". The full title is: Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter] When I ...
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Text field and tabs becomes wider while fetching results in Users search [duplicate]

Whenever I add some text to search for users, the text field and the tabs on the right becomes unexpectedly wider. I'm using Firefox 72 and Chrome 79 on Ubuntu 18.04.