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Pluralization bug in last seen field

The last seen field has been restored recently with a new granularity. There's a pluralization bug Last seen more than 1 yearS ago
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Community effort questions banner repeated

On this question: What technical details should a programmer of a web application consider before making the site public? Community effort questions banner is repeated. Chrome: stable Android: 5/6/7
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A bit of `padding-bottom` for `.deleted-answer` would be better

Currently, the .deleted-answer div has no padding-bottom, looks kind of broken:
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Incorrect syntax highlight in review audit

Today I found a review audit that apparently had incorrect syntax highlight. To me this seemed like a rare case so I decided to post it here as a possible bug or support question. This is the review ...
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Some Markdown tables incorrectly omit an entire column in the rendered post, but display correctly in the preview

This is not a duplicate of the following posts: Markdown table preview does not detect missing blank line before table header - that question is reporting a different issue, a problem with tables ...
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Images not loading in all Stack Exchange websites [closed]

I just started noticing (I don't remember when it started) that all the images (profile pictures, uploading images, basically all images with a i.stack.imgur link) won't load. I originally asked the ...
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OpaVote finds 3 more votes than the election page BLT

In the recent SO moderator election, OpaVote says that there were 28331 ballots. Downloading the .blt file from OpaVote and summing the vote weight also results in a total vote weight of 28331 as ...
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Difference in display between visited and non-visited links in review menu

On all Stack Overflow sites (English and non-English), there is a difference between how links are displayed in the review menu in the navigation bar, depending on whether you visited them or not. On ...
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Clicking on Inbox or Reputation box when site is 'Read only mode' gives messages which are hard to read due to scrolling issues

When the site is in read-only mode and you go to someone or your network profile and click on the inbox you get something like this: It is too tough to read the message. Scrolling doesn't work with ...
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'Read-only mode' banner on stackexchange.com has overlapping text

When the site was in readonly mode for maintenance an hour ago, I noticed that the banner on https://stackexchange.com/questions had its text overlapping: The issue seems to be that #system-message ...
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Can't post on Stack Overflow, editor thinks I have unformatted code

Yet another "Stack Overflow thinks I have unformatted code" post. I'll be short and sweet: this is the text I'm trying to post, formatted exactly the way I'd like: https://rentry.co/td7ft/...
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Why doesn't the "edit tags" link auto-focus the tags field anymore?

A few months ago the "edit tags" link on SO and Meta SO stopped focusing the tag field when clicking the link. Was this an intentional change, or a bug that's been ignored? If intentional, ...
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Review indicator light is on, but the queue is cleared [duplicate]

I have this bug or problem it shows that there is something to review and when I click there is nothing even If I reload or exit and enter the site it still shows the red dot.
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Why does joining a new community result in a random gravatar & screen name?

I joined a couple of sites today (through the "Join this Community" button) and was surprised to see a completely random new user profile created. However, I gained the 100 bonus for each ...
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"(drag next selection here)" is treated as a candidate in an election

I have recently came across a very strange bug. "(drag next selection here)" gets treated as a candidate. I attached a GIF image to reproduce it exactly: https://i.imgur.com/xXgiiNT.mp4 As ...
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Tag creation pluralization bug

On Ask Ubuntu, here is what the tag creation dialog looks like. I was trying to create a new tag (although the discussion of said new tag is irrelevant here), and I stumbled across a pluralization bug....
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Mod candidates can be dragged under the "Clear all" button when voting in an election

If all moderator candidates are added to the voting list, then when moving their order around, you're able to place them under the "Clear All" button in the list. Pics below from Board & ...
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'Other action' is not selected automatically anymore in review queues

As of today, the 'Other action' option in the First Answers, First Questions and Late Answer queues is not selected automatically anymore after performing a (qualifying) action, such as voting on the ...
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Election page's candidate count still counts withdrawn candidates

Stack Overflow is currently undergoing an election period. It originally had six candidates, but one was withdrawn using the new functionality introduced back in March (details here). There seems to ...
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User profile - unresponsive remove button on permission for mobile app access [duplicate]

On my PC with the web interface I was nosing around in the profile to see if anything had changed or been prettified and chanced upon the applications menu, for those apps with permission to remotely ...
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Always show only one "log out" link [duplicate]

Sometimes I see two "log out" links, like this: It is always like this on mobile, and on desktop view I see it when looking at my own profile. On all other pages (other than my own user ...
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Are we celebrating Marc Gravell's farewell on /users?tab=moderators page of every site? :)

While checking the list of moderators on a main site, I'm surprised to find the name of a staff member! Yes, Marc Gravell is appearing on all sites. Here is a screenshot of /users?tab=moderators page ...
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Accepted top meta/network posts aren't green colored in the profile

My profile link. Most "top meta posts" and "top network posts" are accepted but they're not green colored like the "top posts" are.
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Required rep values for privileges appears as '$Privilege-<PrivilegeName>' in help center search results

The parameter for reputation points values required for privileges is not resolved in the help center search results. Stack Overflow: Science Fiction & Fantasy: This should probably be resolved ...
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Candidates whose nominations have been withdrawn are still visible in the dropdown on mobile

When a candidate's nomination is withdrawn, their username is removed from the menu that lists candidates to be added to the ballot (on desktop). However, on mobile (responsive mode), the dropdown ...
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Why are election statistics only shown to moderators during the nomination phase?

When an election finishes, you can see a report with some voter statistics: However, today I discovered that this information is also shown to ♦ moderators during an ongoing election: I'm not sure ...
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Review queues were throwing 500 server errors

For a few minutes, all /review pages across all sites seemed to result in the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error page. This was confirmed by multiple users in chat and a comment on ...
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Check mark does not render when the "Show skipped reviews" is checked at least in the "My reviews" tab under the Suggested edits queue

Issue (taken here on MSE) Same issue taken on another site Expected result (different queue, same browser) The visual glitch in the checkbox (shown in the top two images) affects at least the My ...
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Color of flag icon changes back to dark red after page reload

This is a very trivial bug but I am a pretty liberal comment flagger so this will probably bother me a lot (which trivial things like this usually do). I noticed that the color of the flag icon next ...
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Oneboxes of bookmarked chat conversations overflow on to the side

A bookmarked chat conversation's onebox overflows onto the side when the screen is skinny: As you can see, other kinds of oneboxes (there's a question there) resize properly. However the white box of ...
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Stack Exchange blocks web.archive.org from archiving questions in Wayback Machine

I recently tried to find out why Google doesn't index a question I asked on Bioinformatics (in beta). For fun, I tried archiving it on web.archive.org, but to my surprise SE blocked the request with ...
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Is there a problem with Google indexing of Bioinformatics (Beta) Stack Exchange?

I submitted a question (and answer) to Bioinformatics Stack Exchange 4 days ago, but for some reason it's not showing up in Google other than through recent questions. Does Google not index all ...
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Unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue [duplicate]

For the last few hours, I have been unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue. If I do that, I get this error message: An error occurred when submitting your feedback. ...
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Review submission missing POST data when opting to leave a question closed

Update 17:57Z The issue appears to have been resolved. The POST data is sent with two keys: fkey and closeReasonId. I'm attempting to review an item in the Code Review SE reopen queue. After opting ...
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Stack Overflow is not letting me post anything, and the areas where I would type into are not fully loading [duplicate]

I am trying to post a question on Stack Overflow at the moment, but the area where I type the question into is not fully loading. Typically, like right now, the area should have these elements... ...
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Keyboard shortcut has wrong description for undeleting a post

It's possible to delete/undelete a post with the keyboard shortcut M+D. After pressing M on a deleted post, the menu says D is for 'delete', but it should say 'undelete' in this case.
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Click does not work for Stack Exchange pages [duplicate]

I usually use the Mathematics and TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange sites. From today, the usual mouse-click suddenly started not to work for these sites. For example, I found a useful code in this page, so ...
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Pluralization bug when editing a comment: "Too long by 1 characters"

I found a pluralization bug, which I reproduced on Meta Ask Ubuntu and Meta SE (and probably other places, but that is where I tried it). "Too long by 1 characters" is wrong. It should be &...
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"Read more" link doesn't appear on Election page

Using Firefox 93 on a Mac, the "Read more" link to expand moderator nomination statements doesn't appear. See image here from the TeX.se moderator election page.
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Unable to press "post question". Tags are not working

I wrote a question on Stack Overflow and I’m unable to type down anything in tags. The tags won’t show up or be accepted. The review part isn’t showing up either. The review your question button won’t ...
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Comment, flag, and delete are not working [duplicate]

I need to delete my answer on Mathoverflow, but the system does not let me. I also cannot add a comment, delete or flag an answer on any other SE forum. What is happening?
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Vote-totals tooltip says moderator nominations are questions, on the Primary election-phase tab

On the Primary tab of the 2021 Stack Overflow election, the "vote totals" tooltip says candidate nominations are questions: Could we change that to say something like: to be more accurate, ...
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Review question button on Math Stack Exchange not doing anything [duplicate]

I am trying to submit a question on Math Stack Exchange and I can't seem to get the Review Question button to work. I tried also on Cross Validated and I am getting the same problem.
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Review queues not working because of JavaScript error

For some users, reviewing is not possible at the moment; the queues show up blank. Both active queues and completed review items are not visible, probably because of a JavaScript error: I'm using the ...
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Migrated answers are shown as having been converted to comments [duplicate]

Seems like something has gone wrong recently with the banner displayed on answers that get automatically deleted on the source site when their question is migrated to another site. See here (link is ...
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Comment links don't show up on election pages if there are query strings or parameters in the URL

In Biblical Hermeneutics' election page, the comment links (on timestamps of the comments) are clickable if I visit https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/election directly. If I visit the election ...
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Experimental feature asks me to provide feedback to someone who no longer works for SE

♦ moderators have the ability to redact posts, e.g. to hide email addresses that were published by accident. There is an experimental feature to automatically apply redactions to subsequent revisions, ...
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Sorting on user page is broken [duplicate]

If I go to the users page, select "Reputation" and "all", and then type something in the search box, the results are not sorted by reputation: As you can see in the screenshot, ...
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Empty Help Center page "Collectives on Stack Overflow" on other network sites should be removed

I've just found that help center on any site contains a link to Collectives on Stack Overflow, e.g. here on MSE: But the page is empty. It seems that that page should only be visible for Stack ...
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Clicking on Cancel just refreshes the page when you are logged in and not have participated in a community and click on Ask a question [duplicate]

Let's say I take Math Meta SE. As you can see from this image I haven't joined the site and I click on Ask question. It shows me this page If then I click on cancel the page just refreshes and doesn'...

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