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Past audits on deleted posts fail to render due to JS error

I recently stumbled onto an old post which mentioned the following failed audit on this question (deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/19920226 This is what's rendered: (...
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Tag labels are hard to read, since the font color was changed. Should the change be reverted?

I was hesitating about posting this since it's a very minor thing, but here it goes. Something didn't look right about the SO design today, and after cheching with the Wayback Machine, my suspicions ...
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Is the Rubber Ducky hat only triggering off of Meta sites? [closed]

However, in practice it seems that the Rubber Ducky hat is only triggering for me when on either Meta.SE or on Meta RPG.se, but would not trigger when I did the same on main RPG.se. At least two ...
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Reputation changes showing with blue background

I just refreshed a page to see my +10 rep notification turned blue. On chat it still shows green, but everywhere else (MSE, regular stacks, SO) I see this blue background. I didn't see any posts ...
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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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Multiple duplicates links are not added to the “Linked” section immediately

Whenever a questions is closed with multiple duplicates, the "Linked" section only shows the original duplicate the question was closed with. The subsequent edits are not updated. Half an hour later, ...
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Winter Bash borked

<snark superfluous>Good to see old traditions again,</snark> since just like last year, Winter Bash is borked for me: I cannot login on the https://winterbash2019.stackexchange.com site as I ...
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Broken image in new post notices blog post

Broken image in the blog post related to the New Post Notices are live network-wide announcement. The below image source is not available: <img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/...
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Visible links inside spoilers in revision history [duplicate]

The spoiler markdown usually does a good job of hiding the content inside them. E.g., consider this year's ❄️ Winter Bash 2019 Hat list ❄️: However, oddly enough, if you take a look at the post's ...
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I am wearing a hat which I am not supposed to have

Most of us got "Glasses With A Number On Top" hat by mistake and by default I was wearing it from start but that hat was put back in the suitcase by SE but I am still wearing it: It should have been ...
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Bug in account reputation association?

I found out recently that if you have over 200 rep in a stackexchange community, you are supposed to receive +100 rep on all stackexchange sites you are a part of. Despite having over 300 rep on ...
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The create-chatroom page incorrectly specifies the conversations as licensed under cc-wiki

The create a new chat-room page is probably one that doesn't get a lot of traffic, which probably makes issues with it have a relatively low impact, but this one should probably be fixed: The ...
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Spot on! Oh, now it is not. The hat positioner is a little off

The hat positioner seems to have a slight offset to the right: I adjusted my new hat to my liking, but unfortunately it doesn't show like that on my profile. I took this picture after reopening the ...
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Typo on Winter Bash 2019 page

Winter Bash is on! I am very excited about hats though I don't own one yet :-( I was just hanging around clicking on random cards on the Winter Bash page when I came across this after I clicked on ...
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The Stack Overflow blog lacks findable search or pagination

There's been a push to try to move over more communication to Stack Overflow's blog. There are a few fundamental issues that seem to make it unsuitable for the task, or for that matter, any purpose at ...
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Numbered list in Winter Bash blog post isn't working correctly

The list at the bottom of the Winter Bash blog post has four steps, all numbered 1.: Whether you’re new to Winter Bash or need a quick refresher, here’s how it works: 1. Ask, answer, vote, ...
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Winter Bash hat not being awarded for Gold Badge on main sites

I gained a golden badge more than 12 minutes ago: but until now I didn't get the Foot of the Rainbow hat, do the hats take so many minutes to be shown in my profile? Please read this comment by ...
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The Winter Bash chicken Easter egg is broken now. Can we fix it?

Short story: last year the Winter Bash site featured a little Easter egg with a chicken - you can read more here. Now, we all know that this year's Winter Bash is a recycled version based on last ...
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I just earned a New Year's hat on Dec 8 [duplicate]

I have a new hat... but it's not clear why. And the description needs some help post a message in chat within ±12 hours of the UTC New Year’s begin that gets starred "New Year's begin"? Did you ...
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Winter Bash 2019 Hats Don't Appear in Chat

Apparently Winter Bash hats are supposed to appear in chat, but they do not.
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License violation [duplicate]

The CC BY-CA 4.0 states Section 3 – License Conditions. Your exercise of the Licensed Rights is expressly made subject to the following conditions. a. Attribution. If You Share ...
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Winter Bash 2019 bugs with the “glasses with a number on top” hat and the “Philanthropist” hat

As in the past it appears you all forgot to change the year on those two hats.
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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-deleted question: ...
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Link in the question status block leads to the wrong site

In the questions on enSO there is a block (shown only to users with an Accept-Language header for a given language), which suggests one to find an answer on a localized site. I see this block in ...
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Similar questions scroll sticky/overlap [duplicate]

On the Ask A Question page, the Similar Questions sometimes has a visual bug that the initially displayed content remains in place when scrolling, and the scrolled content is superimposed. Examples (...
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“Highly active question” banner is misleading [duplicate]

Today I noticed this banner on this question: What exactly is that supposed to mean? I do NOT think it means this is a highly active question, and I very much doubt it ever was. As seen in the line ...
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Comments missing timestamp and MathJaX in Firefox ESR 52 (2019) [duplicate]

Similar symptoms to the last year's problem Comment timestamp is not showing in Firefox ESR and Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR and same workarounds: Either, open and close the Web ...
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Comments not showing time of posting under some circumstances [duplicate]

Looking at this comment thread, I noticed the times for the comments are missing: When I reload the page, I see the times on the comments for a fraction of a second, and then they are gone. On ...
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Missing publicist badge?

I've had a link on my webpage to one of my Stack Overflow answers for a long time now. For fun, I track it with Google Analytic events, so I know for sure that I've received more than 1000 clicks. Yet ...
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Code body expands way too far to the right [duplicate]

I just viewed this question on Code Review. For me on both Chrome and Edge, the code shoots off way to the right. This messes with the user card, and the hot/related bar: I can't say I've ever seen ...
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I'd like the reopen notification removed from my notification history if possible (/ bug report)

About 10 minutes ago, this question of mine was reopened after being closed as a dupe. This gave me a notification that I've never seen before: Hooray, this question was reopened! Anyone can answer ...
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Content running off page on responsive version [duplicate]

On mobile I browse the responsive design. It usually works well, except today:
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Strange overlapping post-layout and sidebar

I've noticed this issue on a handful of other communities, but making the browser window narrow (mine is 1080x960) makes the .post-layout and #sidebar elements overlap. Maybe something to do with the ...
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User managed to post a question twice within the same second of each other

Somehow a user managed to accidentally post a question twice: I may be missing something, but this shouldn't be able to happen, should it? They should be subjected to a 45 minute cooldown between ...
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Please don't inbox notify me that I asked a Meta question on the site where I moderate

♦ moderators have a separate 'inbox' which contains notifications about moderator messages but also new questions on the child meta site. According to Please don't inbox notify me that I ...
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Typo in category for “Black or of African descent”

In the current version of The Loop, one of the options for racial background is spelt “Black or of African decent”, rather than “Black or of African descent”. I tried notifying Sara Chipps by @ ...
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While logged out, trying to view posts from the list of linked duplicate posts which have no answers, redirects you to the duplicate “original” post

When logged in, you get to stay on the page of the question closed as a duplicate. Consider this page: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/58032?lq=1 I got here by clicking the link "see ...
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Adding summary to tag-only rollback doesn't work

It's possible to add an edit summary to a rollback: Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back? However, this doesn't seem to be working when you rollback a tag-only edit. Here is a ...
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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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Can users delete their chat account after deleting all their other accounts?

I noticed a former mod who has deleted all their accounts still has their chat account (emphasis mine): My diamond how now been removed and I have scheduled the deletion of all of my accounts ...
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Why do email notifications still advertise the mobile apps?

To the best of my knowledge, the Android and iOS mobile apps are moribund. However, an inbox notification email I received this morning (I rarely get them, as I'm online often enough to usually see ...
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Hide 'How to Edit' sidebar widget when improving a suggested edit from the Q&A page

When improving a suggested edit from the Q&A page itself (as opposed to from the review queue), the sidebar widget is positioned awkwardly, both to the right and under the edit form: It also ...
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Destroying an account deletes its comments but leaves flags on those comments pending [duplicate]

Just now, a comment flag on the site I moderate brought my attention to a troll account, which I accordingly destroyed. Account destruction automatically deleted the comment, as expected (although it ...
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I cannot type certain special characters in the snippet editor

When using the snippet editor, I cannot type the following characters: : (deletes the next word instead) = (moves cursor forward a word instead) I assume this is because the snippet editor uses ...
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Picking post numbers reveals titles of deleted questions [duplicate]

If you change the post number in any question URL to a number of a deleted question, you will be redirected to a 404 page, but the URL in your address bar will change to contain the title of the ...
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When logged out, on Questions tab, after changing page size to 30 or 50 and clicking on a page number, page size resets to default 15 [duplicate]

The URL seems to only include either the page size or the page number, but never both. This is true for both logged in and logged out states. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions?tab=newest&...
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Reputation changes listed twice [duplicate]

Briefly the up- and downvotes on my last question where shown twice (see image). Is that as it should be? It has happened again twice: and:
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Stack Overflow is not refreshing notifications [duplicate]

I have found a minor bug on the Stack Overflow Website. The notifications are not getting refreshed automatically when we click on some particular notification and click the back button, The ...
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Mobile apps unable to communicate with API

When browsing through the Stack Exchange mobile apps, I get an error message. There seems to be a problem with the API. It seems https://api.stackexchange.com/ is down so it might be solved soon.
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Reputation graph displaying half days

When you select the "graph" display option on your reputation tab you get a graph that has half a bar on either end of said graph. This originates from the URL that is being used for the "Graph" ...