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My last Delete vote of the day used in Low Quality Posts queue always triggers an error and invalidates the review

I've experienced this almost daily on Stack Overflow, and now I believe I've recently figured out the pattern of this bug. Requirements: over 10,000 reputation if the low quality post is a question (...
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Incorrect question asked date and question answered date in UI [duplicate]

I asked the question several days ago and it was answered several days ago whereas the UI shows that I asked this question yesterday and it was answered yesterday, which is wrong. Question Order rows ...
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Number of queries in SEDE overflows

The total number of queries on SEDE (shown on the query list page) overflows sometimes, depending on the actual number: I think it's still readable if the font size is reduced by a few points, or ...
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Was this question deleted? And if yes, why?

I just now was reading this question - "the-loop-has-arrived-what-does-the-community-think-about-it", then I refreshed the page and it was a 404. What happened to it? Was this question deleted? And if ...
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Why wasn't I notified of new privileges I gained as a result of the recent reputation recalculation?

FYI: In the rep recalculation for questions, privileges didn't follow. Today, a single upvote on this question, which constitutes all my activity on that site since recalculation, triggered the ...
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Snippets can be formatted in monospace

Example answer with bug. By indenting the snippet generating comments, you can make a pretty odd snippet style, where the button titles are shown in a monospaced font. let test = "Hello, world!";...
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I shouldn't be able to vote to leave open after I voted to close

(This seems like something someone would have noted already, but a cursory search here did not find any such report.) I had a tab open with the close review queue for a specific question. For ...
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Cramped UI on iPhone 11 Pro Max [duplicate]

Text is clipped, e.g. Fa...e instead of Favorite. Also, the text looks like it could be much smaller and still be readable. Another contributing factor is there is a gap of about 0.5 inches (13 ...
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The months shown on the reputation chart are all next to each other, no spaces [duplicate]

I was just checking on my account since I saw an e-mail notifying me on the change in reputation on questions, and I noticed this: I recognize that this is a bug, and I want to shed light onto ...
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When clicking on own comment the share card freezes [duplicate]

I tried to edit my comment (which is not possible) but without being able to tell what each of the icons meant I accidentally pressed the share button. The card popped up but I couldn’t dismiss it ...
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Post scores of 1000+ do not show up correctly on the Stack Exchange Android App

The link to the question above : How do I update a GitHub forked repository? The votes show up as a breakdown of upvotes and downvotes. This bug seems to be applicable for both questions and answers ...
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Post notices broken on questions with old-style “automatically inserted text” duplicate banners [duplicate]

We still have some duplicates around that use auto-inserted markdown to create a duplicate banner. The rendering of these duplicates is broken as of the post notice redesign. For instance, consider ...
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'pagesize' attribute ignored in hot network list

Steps to reproduce: Open https://stackexchange.com/questions in Guest/Incognito mode or with cookies disabled. This will have 30 questions per page by default. Click the "50 items per page" link and ...
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Weird boxes in question title and body

I've just noticed these weird boxes in this specific question. Is this normal or does this look like a bug? It even appears in this link-generated sentence: Javascript line-height Property with █████...
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New Post Notices are reverted to old ones

As of today I not longer see new Post Notices across SE sites. They are all reverted to old ones. Question with old notice on Stack Overflow Question with old notice on Code Review Question with ...
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Chat search is broken for words with diacritics, like “ingénieurs” [duplicate]

Chat search is broken for words containing letters with diacritics on them cannot be matched. Indeed, these are even considered "word boundaries" themselves! For example, searching the French ...
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Long tags cut off when creating filter

On Arqade, I was trying to create a filter that will catch 'em all, but I saw that long tags get cut off, making it impossible to remove the tag without resorting to using the keyboard (which is a ...
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Clearly communicate that the Stack Exchange Android App is no longer being developed

Stack Exchange Android App seems to have been abandoned/orphaned, because it hasn't seen any updates since June 2017, because it is November 2019 as of this writing. Please warn other potential users ...
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Stack Exchange app refuses to upload images [duplicate]

I see the following error: Sorry, something went wrong when trying to upload that image. Try again? when attempting to upload an image using the Stack Exchange Android app installed from the Play ...
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Negative downvote count is not showing properly [duplicate]

In stackoverflow question How do I clone a specific Git branch?, more specifically in the answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/1911126/4021802, the negative vote count -162 is being shown as positive ...
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Self-learner badge has been incorrectly awarded

In the famous Why is SE removing links and community ads about legal issues? question by Juan M. he has been awarded the Self-Learner badge with his infamous answer. But: The question is not his. ...
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Single use tags are not deleted after six months if they were recreated via a rollback

The question Understanding risks of logging into Stack Exchange sites from a shared computer or network has two tags which have only been used once and have no tag excerpt or wiki: shared-devices and ...
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Typo on https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/posts

In https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/posts Most applications should use the question or answer specific methods, but /posts is available for those rare cases where any activity is of intereset. '...
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Red Indicator Light Falsely Positive Most of the Time

Over at Arts & Crafts SE, the “Review Queue” notification light has been mostly false lately, correctly indicating there is a vote to be made only about 10% of the time. Others at Arts & ...
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Forgot password - Only on some Stack Exchange sites

The forgot password link appears on "Ask Different" but not on "Stack Overflow" or "Meta Stack Exchange" Why is this? Surely you should expand the forgot password feature to all sites. Is this a bug ...
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Blog post announcing today's podcast is missing the link to the audio

There was a new podcast announced on the blog just now. There is a long description about what's happening in the podcast ...except it's missing the link to the actual podcast. Can that mistake ...
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Why isn't this accepted non-self answer pinned on top?

I came across this question that practices the behavior: The accepted answer isn't submitted by the question asker, but it's not pinned on top. Why? Note: For the sake of explanation, I removed ...
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LaTeX commands are displayed [closed]

Why can I see both math formulas and their LaTeX commands on Stack Exchange websites? For example, the following post from What is the probability mass function of the scaled Poisson ...
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“Highly active question” banner text has a couple of stray asterisks [duplicate]

The banner text for protected questions currently reads: Highly active question.** You have enough reputation to answer this question. The reputation requirement helps protect this question from ...
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The review sticky panel should actually be sticky

Currently, the sticky review result panel is causing the page to jump up and down as I scroll. It's irritating. This is because JavaScript is changing it from position: static; to position: fixed;. It ...
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Not receiving email confirmation on My filtered tags [duplicate]

I have tried to subscribe to my required tags for every 3 hours. But it just doesn't work. I have also tried "resend confirmation mail"; the page says confirmation mail sent. But I have not received ...
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Free mortarboard badge for no reason [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure I couldn't earn 200 rep recently, moreover I'm an inactive user for years, just occasionally returning here to have a look
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Include original link on error page [duplicate]

Recently I've tried to open my profile, but there was a problem with a server. So I've been redirected to: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/15479/suvitruf-says-reinstate-monica. ...
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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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Duplicate post notice missing the duplicate

Just browsing and came across a question marked as duplicate, but the post notice doesn't have a link to the duplicate:
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User information is not showing [duplicate]

I have seen a question where user information isn't mentioned in the question: What's the primary use of Windows Event Viewer? When I checked if the bug reported earlier, I found: What is ...
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Comments not being indexed in network profiles (again)

This Academia comment still has not shown up on my network profile's list of comments. The last time this happened (2012), some script needed to be run or something.
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Tour for SE: Question upvote score +5 is not updated to +10

Tour page +5: question voted up should be changed to +10 in light of recent changes. Source: SE Main Tour
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Reputation recalculation didn't retroactively award Mortarboard [closed]

With the recalculation of reputation due to the update to rep gained from questions, there are a few stacks where I hit the daily reputation cap, where I didn't before. Take for example this profile. ...
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Minor alignment issue in the blog pagination icons

There is a minor alignment issue in the blog's pagination icons. The previous and next page icons in the authors page, articles page are partially displayed in the pagination section, which is in ...
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API has been failing with CORS errors since 11/13

Other posts on the topic Meta.SO Stack Apps The API is no longer sending Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) headers after 180 calls You can replicate it from any browser using the code below. ...
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What caused the server outage?

Until just a minute ago, I was getting the following error on SO/Meta.SE/other network sites: Description: An exception occurred while processing your request. Additionally, another exception ...
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Why aren't runnable code snippets formatted correctly within lists?

Consider the following code snippet. console.log("this line is all right"); console.log("but this line is indented"); This should be a part of the same bullet point but it's not. ...
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Awarded double yearling badges [duplicate]

I was awarded double yearling badges for both the meta and main Unix & Linux Stack Exchange site. (Note, the picture looks like 4, but the blue looks like gray.) Check my profile to see. It's not ...
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Fix misuse of code formatting in “Comment everywhere” privilege documentation

The "comment everywhere" privilege documentation refers to the "add a comment" link using code formatting. This may mislead people into thinking that code formatting should be used for English quotes,...
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Is the achievements dropdown broken again, after the questions rep update? [duplicate]

Is that just me, or is the achievements counter going totally bonkers? It shows me a single -2 from SO, and totally ignores votes coming in for MSE? (somehow doesn't come as surprise, and I kinda ...
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Rep in hamburger is not updated for a single site [duplicate]

We know reputation is recalculated for questions. My reputation also increased in all the sites and updated in the hamburger where you put list of the sites. My reputation on Science Fiction & ...
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Not getting Rep Notification for new up votes

So just a little while ago i was flipping out because i was 2 rep away from my 10k rep goal but then all of a sudden it was then 10,008 rep because someone upvoted me. however i didn't get any ...
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Cannot view post images from iOS app

Viewing a Stack Exchange post in the iOS app on my iPhone 6s, I cannot view an image automatically nor by clicking it. It instead says: enter image description here App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: ...
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The first upvote on my answer is not recorded in achievements [duplicate]

Prove constant exists such that a function is uniformly continuous For my answer to this question, I got an upvote after a few minutes. However I didn't see it until I checked because it didn't show ...