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“Reveal spoiler” text is hidden when hover over on a spoiler in revision history

With the new formatting, in the revision history when hovering over on a spoiler, the "Reveal spoiler" text is hidden, but whereas in the normal post when hovering over on a spoiler, the &...
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Code in post renders differently in normal view vs. edit view - and normal view looks wrong

This example is using: Mercurial Fails to Update to A Revision Due to a File Name The normal view shows the code lines all broken up, extra lines, etc. But in edit mode it basically looks like what I ...
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No italics on mobile [duplicate]

This is what this post looks like on a desktop browser (Windows 10, Chrome 84.0.4147.135): This is what it looks like on a mobile browser (Android 8, Firefox 79.0.5): Italic text is not formatted on ...
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Bounties and deletion feature abuse [duplicate]

I have a potential exploit for the association bonus awarded and the bounty system. Primarily, it deals with reputation-inflation. Initiation and motivation: Most of us at least have 200 reputation ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID error at data.stackexchange.com

I'm currently getting a "connection not private error" over at the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (using Chrome). I have verified that my date and time settings are correct, and another user ...
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Date format under the list of reputation graph should use national standards

The date format under the reputation graph in user profile section doesn't reflect national standards: E.g. фев 14 '17 should be at least 14 фев '17 on Stack Overflow in Russian. Correct format ...
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Close button in review queue not working when viewing duplicate [duplicate]

In the Close Votes review queue a post can be voted as duplicate. The duplicate which was flagged is available in the queue interface to allow to compare the two posts easily. When I'm in that queue I ...
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Horizontal Rules in spoilers expose text without revealing

This used to happen on mobile only. Now it also happens on desktop with the new spoiler tags. If the content of the spoiler contains <hr>, everything without markdown is visible without ...
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Active moderators can join new election [duplicate]

I'm a moderator on Stack Overflow на Русском (Stack Overflow in Russian). Currently there is new election. And suddenly I can join it. I think, an active moderator shouldn't be able to join election.
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Large Fonts Are Not Consistent in Stack Exchange iOS App [duplicate]

Self explanatory on picture App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPhone10,4) OS Version: Version 13.6.1 (Build 17G80)
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Typo in old close reason 'noise or pointless' in SEDE

There used to be a close reason 'noise or pointless' on Meta sites. However, in SEDE it's listed as "noise of pointless", which makes it look like the person who inserted that was either ...
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Adding indented text after a 2nd-level list in a nested list messes up the spacing of the outer list [duplicate]

If I have a bulleted list and I want to add some indented text after a certain element, I do something like this: - Point 1 - Point 2 Indented text - Point 3 ..which renders like this: Point 1 ...
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URL preview doesn't match what's rendered

In this question, this url -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C4%ABlaka%E1%B9%87%E1%B9%ADha_Dh%C4%81ra%E1%B9%87%C4%AB -- looks like this in the preview ... ... and like this in the posted question ......
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Dialog/tooltip for 'protect' button misaligned on narrow screens

On a narrow screen, the 'protect' button sometimes wraps to the next line of the so-called 'post menu'; if you click it, the resulting dialog/tooltip can become misaligned. On Safari, this happens 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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“0” in reputation history when accepting a self-answer with an upvote on the same day

When accepting a self-answer, this usually causes a blank entry in your reputation history (see the bottom circle below). However, when that happens on a day when you also get an upvote on that answer,...
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Reputation on Activity tab has an ugly gray background (child metas only) [duplicate]

The reputation on the profile Activity tab (on child meta sites) has a gray square background that also extends all the way to the edge of the next div (text below the reputation). Using Stack ...
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How was this user able to delete their own question that was a duplicate target of another question?

A user recently deleted their own unanswered question (later undeleted by the community, but deleted again by the Roomba). However, there was this other question that had been closed as a duplicate of ...
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Layout bug on desktop web: spacing and alignment of the Next Privilege popup's Learn More button [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: Log in. Go to your profile for any SE site (not your network profile) Click on the "next privilege" progress bar. What's wrong: The text showing your numeric progress ...
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Why is the Area 51 site no longer showing up on the More Stack Exchange Communities list?

Why is the Area 51 site no longer showing up on the More Stack Exchange Communities list? When I hit the link to the Stack Exchange Communities on the top right corner of my screen, I have noticed ...
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Community Bulletin box (Blog posts, featured and hot meta questions) is not visible on sidebar

Links to blog posts, featured and hot meta questions have vanished from my sidebar today. I can see the same effect on other sites. Is this a bug or a feature?
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Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur (2020 edition)

I'm unable to upload any image due to the following error: Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur https://imgur.com/ itself looks working. And I can upload image via their site. So here's ...
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Links to comments in chat are not oneboxing

Posting a link to a comment as the sole body of a chat message allows the comment to be one-boxed. However this is currently not working.
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Pluralization issue in help center privilege page on closing and reopening questions, on sites which only require a single vote to close questions

(While at the moment this issue only applies to Hardware Recommendations, I'm posting this here rather than on their meta since all help pages are fed from a global template, and there is at least one ...
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Link to Reddit is broken in the Help Center article on harassment

The Help Center article How do I report harassment? contains the following footer: Thanks to Twitter and Reddit, whose articles on harassment were helpful in creating some of the phrasing on this one....
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It's time to remove Yahoo login from https://data.stackexchange.com/

Follow up question to: Is it possible to merge an old and new data.SE login? I was able to log in few days after asking that question. Now I am unable to log in with Yahoo which is how I log into my ...
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The Stack Exchange Data Explorer intermittently goes down

Since Sunday, I expect after the refresh of 03:00 UTC, the Stack Exchange Data Explorer seems to have troubles serving pages to us. I notice that I'm either logged out frequently, I get the red error ...
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Why is it possible to submit an answer to a closed question by tweaking the HTML of the page? [duplicate]

One time, I was writing an answer to a question, when the question was closed. I had spent a little time on the question, so I didn't want to lose it. The post button was disabled, so I inspected it ...
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The Help Center page on “closed questions” on sites other than Stack Overflow contains the old descriptions of the close reasons

The Help Center page at /help/closed-questions titled What does it mean if a question is "closed"? lists the five top-level close reasons and their descriptions. However, the close reason ...
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Stack Overflow CAPTCHA-Check fails - Oops! Robot detection failed

I try to post an answer to a question in Stack Overflow, than get CAPTCHA-Check with the box to click. After clicking I get the failed check (tested on Firefox, Chrome, and Edge): The last time I was ...
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The close reason descriptions for “Needs details or clarity” and “Opinion-based” are swapped in SEDE

The close reason descriptions for "Needs details or clarity" and "Opinion-based" are swapped in SEDE. Can this be corrected? For reference, this is what those close reason ...
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Bug in the close vote review for duplicates

It appears that the recent UI change for the close vote review dialog introduced a bug when it concerns suggested dupes. Reproducing in Firefox 78.0.1 (Mac OS). In this dialog there are two tabs, &...
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Headline format differs in preview from published [duplicate]

On SO I was just editing an answer when I noticed this. In the preview the headline appears large & bold: but in the published version it is just followed by an HR: I was editing https://...
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“Hidden Profiles” still shown in Network Profile Top Posts list [duplicate]

I just noticed that although the hidden profiles are hidden in the "Accounts" tab on the Network profile, top questions from hidden profiles are still shown under the "Top" tab (...
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Syntax highlighting is lost after collapsing and expanding the revision history

When I visit https://sometopic.stackexchange.com/posts/postId/revisions and click on ▼ to collapse the revision and then ▶ to expand, the syntax highlighting is lost after some milliseconds. After ...
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Tooltip of “Show activity on this post”-link doesn't line up with others

I noticed a little (very minor) flaw when hovering over the left-hand side buttons for up-/downvote, bookmark and activity found next to every question and answer. The Problem The popover-tooltips of ...
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The “Add A Comment” Button sometimes Freezes

Whenever I see a red banner stating: Stack Overflow requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source. The "Add a comment" (...
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The “Related” section in the right sidebar is now completely missing for new questions

This is related to Stack Exchange is intermittently failing at random areas and, possibly, The list of related questions is shown empty, although the latter one involved all questions and there was at ...
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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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The URL for feeds in chat gets mangled when it contains spaces and special characters

I'm trying to set up a feed in a chat room. The URL has a query parameter, and I tried to stay close to what is allowed in the OData specification. It turns out that SE chat is a bit more restrictive. ...
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Oversized icons and text, text not completely displayed [duplicate]

iPhone has standard and not zoom mode enabled, yet the text and icons have a larger font. The favorite, flag, share and edit options only show icons and their text(function) isn’t displayed. App ...
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Stack Exchange is intermittently failing at random areas

Stack Exchange is intermittently failing at random areas. Some issues experienced by me and others: I got logged out and couldn't log in Stack Overflow intermittently goes down saying it's ...
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Search on MSE is broken [duplicate]

I was trying to use the in page search to find a post and... it doesn't work. It just does nothing for a long while, then throws me a we're currently offline for maintenance. While I use an ...
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Markdown in comments does not parse backtick code spans with a leading space [duplicate]

Markdown in comments does not parse backtick code spans with a leading space, e.g. ` foobar`. Markdown in posts does. Example: Note: I don't know whether this is related to CommonMark, because ...
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Bug when trying to submit a question [duplicate]

I ran into this issue while trying to submit this question on travel.stackexchange.com: Traveling International - Are the airports (airliners) communicating with the medical offices? I was able to ...
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In Ask Patents, the link to “more site stats on Area 51” is broken

Ask Patents SE is a Beta site that skipped the Area 51 development phase completely, according to Which Stack Exchange sites weren't proposed in Area 51?. However, the sidebar showing the site stats ...
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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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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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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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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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