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Can't unfollow deleted post

I can't unfollow a deleted post. This may be a regression, or a corner case which has not yet been reported. I have very low rep on Economics (currently 105) and my "Following" tab simply ...
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Bullet lists beginning with empty first bullets render correctly in the preview, but not on the actual post

It displays correctly in the preview. Post Link On this input: * * John * 陳大文 I get the following (as shown in the above screenshot): * John 陳大文
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Question and answer preview is wrongly rendering some Markdown

As you know, an equal sign (=) under a line means header formatting in Markdown (see Markdown Help, for those who don't). The text below: Example has one = underneath it, but with a =) it looks like ...
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The keyboard shortcuts menu doesn't show any description for Timeline

When the "Enable Keyboard Shortcuts" option is enabled, one can press ? to open the shortcuts menu or press other keys to open submenus. Those menus display the available keys and their ...
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Unable to open images in Cross Validated questions/answers

I'm reading through the following post: A layman understanding of the difference between back-door and front-door adjustment and I'm unable to open the images posted in the answer. We used to be able ...
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“About me” preview wrongly renders some Markdown

When I edit the "About me" section on any of my accounts I see this: Under the "About me" box we can see exactly what I would like to display in my "About me" sections. ...
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Unanswered question button not working [duplicate]

Clicking the "unanswered" button brings up lots of questions that already have answers?
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Grammar error in review: does this affect several SE sites? [duplicate]

A dedicated ELL contributor has just brought a grammar issue in a review queue prompt to our attention (thank you Davo!). Grammar error in Review Apparently the reason description under the "Not ...
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Temporarily negative all-time reputation

There are quite a few posts on here on meta about negative reputation, that received downvotes as they confused time-interval reputation (weekly, monthly, yearly) with all-time reputation. All time ...
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Ads should not cause a content shift

I recently joined a few Stack Exchange sites on which I don't have the reduce ads privilege yet. The issue I experienced happens with the two "leaderboard" style ads that are displayed to ...
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MathJax \newcommand in question titles is incorrectly scoped to the entire page, unlike in posts and comments

There are many sites in the network where MathJax is enabled. In MathJax we can also define macros - which can be used basically as shortcuts. However, some problems might be caused by such macros, ...
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Why does this question have 26 “entered HNQ” revision entries? [duplicate]

I answered a question on Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange, which I noticed had gotten a relatively large amount of votes. I figured it had probably gone HNQ, and went to check the revision ...
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All Questions page count shows 1 extra empty page if last page is full

This screenshot: shows that there are 1871 pages when you click the 1870th page, which has exactly 50 items in it, but the 1871st is empty. Why is there a 1871st page if it isn't needed? EDIT: This ...
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License links are not HTTPS in README files of Developer Surveys

I was having a look at the 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results and noticed that the license links in README_2020.txt are not HTTPS. The links seem to be the same in the previous surveys too. ...
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Bug in Achievements Icon in the Network Profile [duplicate]

This behaviour was noted in Google Chrome. I was in the Network Profile page when got +10 in a specific community Then, clicked in the "Achievements" icon and clicked again. This usually is ...
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Double booked - User bookmarking question recorded twice

In this user's profile (bookmarks) one user is shown as having bookmarked this question twice: This doesn't appear to be the same question as: Was there a brief system glitch which caused some ...
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Header in quote shown differently in preview and article [duplicate]

The following header ====== renders correctly in the editor preview but once posted it renders incorrectly.
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Where has the “Preview” gone when editing posts?

As of today, I can no longer see the "preview" when editing a post. This is true both for posts I am editing whilst in the "Suggested Edits" review queue and for posts I am editing ...
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Sporadic bug with SE question ads [duplicate]

Opening the ad on a new tab (Ctrl+Click) doesn't work. It simply appends a query string. Clicking on the ad shows the navbar in the gif area.
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Was there a brief system glitch which caused some questions to be posted twice? [duplicate]

On Math SE, I saw there were 2 questions from 2 different users which were both repeated about a minute apart from each other, interlaced among each other, as shown below: In case anybody wishes to ...
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Similar questions pane doesn't scroll properly when drafting a question [duplicate]

On a Mac in Firefox 80.0.1, when I scroll the similar questions pane, the initial text visible in the pane doesn't scroll; the questions scroll under it. If I leave the page (like to post this ...
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Destructive formatting bug

Bad formatting bug at smokedetector page when accessed through a linked-link. The link is as follows: [meta.stackexchange.com/questions/296077/sandbox-archive/288114#288114] Click here to access the ...
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Preview ignores leading whitespace

Markdown source: flush left  indent   more indent Renders correctly as: flush left  indent   more indent But edit this post, and notice that the leading whitespace is ignored in the preview:
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Negative tag score == positive badge progress?

I have seen a user with a negative tag score but the score progress of the tag badge is displayed positively. This is the tag the user wrote most answers about so I understand why it is displayed as ...
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Obviously wrong answer count in review reveals it's an audit at a glance

In the Meta Stack Exchange FAQ of review tests (audits), it is mentioned: Also, if you find something in the review audit system that makes audits extremely obvious (as in one can tell that a review ...
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Retracted Close Votes still appear in Profile > Votes

The title pretty much says it all. When one votes to close a question, retracts their close-vote, and then goes to the Votes tab on their profile, the question is still listed there as "Closure&...
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Inconsistent editing privileges [duplicate]

How come I have the ability to edit questions and answers without the edit being reviewed, but if someone else’s edit is pending review, my approval of it is insufficient? Is this a bug or a feature?
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Review suspensions prevent authors from editing their own posts that have pending suggested edits

I've answered this question a few minutes ago, unfortunately I've left a stupid typo. Therefore, I wish to edit my answer; however, this doesn't seem possible? I've received a review suspension: You’...
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What have you done to the scrollbars of code blocks? The buttons are missing

Code blocks have a scrollbar but the arrow buttons are missing at both ends. There's just a grey gap. The thumbtrack doesn't reach to the ends but leaves the space for the buttons. I have found two ...
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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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> in a HTML comment breaks the comment [duplicate]

When a > is encountered in a HTML comment the comment breaks. Take the following markdown source: <!-- Here is an example of this working fine. And a second line to show that's not the problem. ...
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Attempting to edit a Merged question shows wrong error: “Suggested edit queue is full”

Difference between URI and URL has been merged, but also shows "Possible Duplicate" within the question text. I went to edit out the in-question duplicate. But pressing the edit button shows ...
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Bug within text-editor or Front-end at all

In a question on Security.SE, I've found a possible bug. The left side of the screenshot is how it looks on front-end of site, and the right-side shows how it looks when editing. You might say that ...
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Wrong number associated with specific Tag

When I check the number of my tags, can see I'm particularly interested in the bug count. It has 0 bug x5. When I check all my posts related with the tag bug, There's 6 results with a total of more ...
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The “Delete this answered question?” dialog is not accessible on a mobile device, making it impossible to delete questions

I'm using the most recent version of the platform using Chrome on my Android device. This behaviour was reproduced on both the main site and on Meta. When I open one of my questions and click delete, ...
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Tag Autocompletion Not Working [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to post on serverfault. When I try to search for a tag, the dropdown is empty. I have verified in Chrome debug tools that the call is being made and results are being returned as ...
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Tag suggestions are empty

It apears to have been resolved by now. The issue still appears on SO The issue regressed here on MSE as well I recently got access to the 10K-tools, and the inline tag editor, which I observed to ...
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Weird candidate block on primary election tab [duplicate]

There is weird candidate information block on the current moderator election on ruSO: Whole block is grayed, no information, no up/down-vote button, score is missaligned etc ... What's going on here? ...
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Badge popup padding bug

When clicking on a badge in the Activity screen tab of my profile, the button is misaligned. The padding which used to exist above it has disappeared, and it's now on the left side of the popup. Stack ...
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Longer MathJax display equations are cut off on the right side when using “Common HTML”

Update: Thanks to Rob's comment about Davide's answer, I realized I forgot that I had changed my MathJax renderer from the default "HTML-CSS" to "Common HTML" a few days ago. ...
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Overlapping text in Database Schema SEDE

Over at SEDE, there is overlapping text in the Database Schema under Close-As-Off-Topic-Reason-Types: that makes it really hard to read. This is also happening underneath "Pending Flags", ...
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Dupehammer wielders can add their gold badge tags and then change the dupe target list

Had an interesting observation today: It's well known that dupehammers don't work if you were the first one to add the tag you hold the gold badge for. But apparently you can add a tag you hold a gold ...
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Compatibility problem with Chrome 85?

I upgraded to Chrome 85 (on MacOS High Sierra) last night. Today I'm noticing a number of strange display issues related to editing, I suspect they may be related. When I'm editing a question or ...
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No link to the origin post for old questions closed as duplicates [duplicate]

There is no link in special duplicate block to the origin question for old posts. Check out this one: The most recent duplicates contain links in the block:
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Close button in image upload dialog is not tabbable and does nothing on user profile and in tag wikis

When editing a profile’s “About me” section, or a tag wiki, and hitting CtrlG, or clicking the “Image” button from the formatting bar to insert an image, the Imgur upload modal dialog will appear. The ...
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“Reveal spoiler” label blocks mouse interaction after revealing the spoiler

In the third spoiler on this answer, the hyperlink is only partially clickable when hovering over it. The part which is not clickable matches with the dimensions of the "Reveal spoiler" ...
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Hyperlinks in code formatting no longer follows site color

Earlier code used to follow site colors, for example, Orange on Ask Ubuntu[Click on image to open corresponding cached page/post] : and blue on Unix & Linux But now they no longer follow site ...
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Network wide suspensions with greater than 1 reputation points

I found a user with a network wide suspension but having >1 reputation on 2 sites. Upon request by Staff/Moderator I can provide the user address if it is a bug but at the moment I am looking ...
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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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Election bug: removed candidates can rejoin the election! [duplicate]

So I am an active contributor of Stack Overflow in Russian and I joined the election this year. Because of my ban on MSE (damn it! ;)) my candidacy was removed from the election. But I found out that ...