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Reminder of bounty expiration on someone else's question

I put a bounty on this question but unfortunately there are no answers yet. Today I received a reminder by email that my bounty is about to expire. The part of the text that seems weird is (emphasis ...
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Bad Request - Invalid URL with Unicode in URL

There is a question on the Ru.SO that can't be opened (at least for me under Chrome and Edge) with HTTP 400 error: I have made a dumb question on Meta.SE to reproduce this. Question Bad Request - ...
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Broken pagination in the Winter Bash leaderboard

The pagination of the Winter Bash leaderboard is broken: It looks like there's an extra s to the class attribute (classs): Using class= works:
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Tag badges aren't awarded if there is already a regular badge with the same name

On Meta Stack Exchange, we have an editor tag with (currently) 440 questions, more than the minimum of 100 for tag badges to be awarded. We also have two users, balpha and Jeff Atwood who have a score ...
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It should be “large number” of off-topic comments, not “high amount”

See this, one of the notices for why a post is locked (emphasis mine): This post has been locked due to the high amount of off-topic comments generated. A link to a chat room will be posted in the ...
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Enabled/disabled mod menu options should be more visibly distinguished

Moderators get a menu of things we can do to questions. Some that aren't applicable will be disabled. There's a problem: depending on one's browser and OS it's nearly impossible to tell what's enabled ...
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Flag-summary page is *mostly* responsive, but post titles overflow into the stats box

I see this on my flag-summary page: At first I thought this was because not all pages on the site are responsive yet, but this one (otherwise) seems to be. The stuff on the main part of the page re-...
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Mobile allows triple-pinning

Once again, The Nineteenth byte has uncovered an strange and unusual obscure chat bug Normally, if you attempt to pin a message that has already been pinned by another user, you get the following: ...
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Superpings don't show user name in sidebar

Doorknob just superpinged someone in our chat. The message got starred and ended up in the sidebar. However, the superping syntax and user ID weren't replaced with the normal ping and user name there (...
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Dupehammer creates and deletes a comment, causing notifications to go out

The dupehammer is a good system. But when a gold badge holder closes a question, a comment still gets created on the voter's behalf, even though it will be immediately deleted by the system due to the ...
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Why do I keep getting logged out of Stack Overflow?

I keep on getting logged out of Stack Overflow on my personal computer. This can happen even when I've been logged in earlier in the same day. It used to be that I'd never get logged out of SO (which ...
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Trapped – you can join a chat room, but you can never leave

If memory serves correctly, once a user could click on the little upper button and leave a chatroom. That button is shown below: But recently, I started noticing that this is no longer the case – ...
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Why was I awarded the revival badge twice for one answer?

I am just awarded the revival badge twice for the same answer. I checked the Help Center and the FAQ question but can't figure out why. I also checked this question and I think I understand that it ...
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Edit post without any change

I click to edit a post and without making any change I clicked Save instead of cancel by mistake and it accepted. Now it is showing my name in revision list with no changes. and as hims056 ...
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When is the violation of OpenID 11.5.2 going to be fixed?

The Open ID spec requires that relying parties differentiate between HTTP and HTTPS URLs: 11.5.2. HTTP and HTTPS URL Identifiers Relying Parties MUST differentiate between URL Identifiers that ...
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Editing comments steals my mouse!

IE 10.0.9200.16660 Windows 8 Steps to reproduce: Open Internet Explorer Navigate to http://serverfault.com (and possibly any other SE site) Create a comment Edit that comment Finalize the edit by ...
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Community ♦ flagging freeform closed posts for comment

On beta sites, when a post gets closed without comment, Community ♦ flags it for moderator attention. Apparently, a comment entered through the freeform close reason doesn't count: As you can ...
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CSS alignment issues on close reasons with pending votes

"Should" word in italics is shifted down in the vote-to-close popup when there is at least one pending close vote. Just have a look at this: Now without close votes: So the issue occurs ...
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Starring a message in chat that has a tag late in the message causes an empty tag box in the star list

Well, that's a decent title. Now what the heck am I talking about? Caused by starring this chat message. Seems to me like the box shouldn't be there at all since the tag is not part of the shortened ...
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Extra user card and two "log out" links in the Stack Exchange menu

I noticed that when I open the Stack Exchange menu on desktop while on the profile page (mine or another user's), it includes my user card, which a) takes some real estate from the drop-down menu, b) ...
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The ‘answer from a reputable source’ bounty reason seems overused

Relatively often, while browsing bountied questions on Stack Overflow, I notice bounty posters ‘looking for an answer from a reputable source’, except that the question body poses a fairly specific ...
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Declining spam or rude/abusive flags doesn't trigger recalculation of a post's score

When a spam or rude/abusive flag is raised on a post, a downvote is automatically applied from the Community user. This downvote immediately affects the post's score upon the flag being raised. When a ...
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The div containing tags for a question doesn't reflow, causing layout issues for questions with long/many tags

This appears to be a css bug which (I think) has recently been introduced. It's most visible when viewing questions on Stack Exchange sites using mobile devices (the full site with responsiveness, not ...
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Anonymized chat messages are now searchable by user

Something appears to have changed recently whereby anonymised messages have become searchable under the user. For example; https://chat.stackoverflow.com/search?user=1640606&q=stackoverflow This ...
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SE chat is completely inaccessible to keyboard-only users

Keyboard-only access is an important part of accessibility. In my case, it's simply because my mouse has stopped working, but there are many people who rely on webpages being keyboard-only friendly to ...
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"You have starred and pinned this message"—no I haven't

Once more, The Nineteenth Byte has uncovered an exceptionally obscure chat bug. When I click the dropdown arrow from the transcript next to this message, I see: However, I've only starred it, and ...
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"Congratulations" after winning a badge just looks wrong

Umm... didn't remember that I could inspect the element on this browser, so I have no idea what's wrong, so ask Carpetsmoker, he apparently knows. Well, thank you :-) But congratulations for what? My ...
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The newsletter is suddenly calling questions with low votes, low views and no answers "top new questions this week"

So I just received my Ask Ubuntu newsletter and upon opening it up I was disappointed to see what it now considers "top questions" for the week all have <1 vote, low views (~<50) and sometimes ...
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Review Audit Fail - closed question served as known good in reopen queue

The review audit pulled a total fail today. As in a "Go home, Review Audit, you're appallingly drunk" fail. The subject question (Progs 10k+ only link) remains closed, and was closed by a ...
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Cannot review anymore after 19 reviews

Today I reviewed some posts in the Low Quality Posts, and I hit the daily maximum. But at the "Today" field, it shows 19, but I got the message: Thank you for reviewing 20 low quality posts today; ...
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Winter Bash 2013/2014: Misalignment of the hat boxes due to incomplete CSS rule set

Update (2014): The Winter Bash 2014 site has the same problem as the site last year. Screenshot: What’s the problem? This CSS rule declaration targets only the 5th element in there: .box:nth-...
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Could you remove (or change) the "Add comment" hint from deleted answers?

Steps to reproduce: Hover the comments disabled on deleted / locked posts / reviews text on any deleted or locked post and you'll see the following hint (this hint is normally used for add comment ...
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Links to answers are not formatted to show the title automatically

When including a link to a question in a post (question or answer) by copying the Link URL at the bottom of the question, the link is automatically formatted to appear as the question title: For ...
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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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Grammar error in "visible communities" text, in the Hidden Communities profile page

A small update: Even with the new responsive changes, this still hasn't been fixed and is a fairly big grammatical error. In my Hide Communities profile page, there's a grammar error down at the ...
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No notification when somebody edits the title of your question

I didn't get an inbox notification for this edit, even though title edits are substantive and you should get an inbox notification for substantive edits by other users to your posts. I've retested ...
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What do the shield icons on custom question list pages specify?

I was just browsing through the Questions pages on Meta Stack Exchange, and noticed all questions have a shield icon in front of them. It reminds me of the icon sometimes used in Stack Overflow for ...
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Long display name with no spaces breaks design of comments

We have a user (on Skeptics.SE) with a long display name and no spaces (30 characters of Unicode). [I've chosen not to link to them; they are innocent here.] There have have been several complaints ...
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Don't revert reputation from suggested edits when reviewer's account is deleted

I noticed something strange in the reputation of one of my accounts today: Never saw "reverted" event before, so went to one of the suggested edits and realized what happened: the user who ...
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The Feeds bot’s translate command is no longer working for moderators

Up till a few days ago, moderators in a chatroom were able to get the Feeds chatbot to translate things for us using the translate: blah or translate xx: unblah commands. This was disabled for regular ...
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Main site suspensions to refresh chat profiles

Currently, for actively chatting users, if a moderator suspends on main, they have to manually refresh the chat profile of the offending user. Until they do, said user still has chat privileges. ...
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Why is the close reason for this question from another stack?

This question was recently closed on Arts&Crafts.SE https://crafts.stackexchange.com/questions/2066/freelance-artist-needs-to-earn-extra-cash In case something changes this is the close text: ...
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Your buttons are much too big!

Meta SE seems to have some size issues at the moment. Not only are tags blessed with excess excess whitespace, but clickable buttons are overly padded: My God... it's full of space! Also ...
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Chat not pinging when name is too short

As seen HERE, pings aren't registered when they use less than 3 characters. His name "C X" is 3 characters, but because of the space and the way spaces are removed for pings it doesn't seem ...
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Question bumped into Community Wiki by several bounties?

Look at the revision history of this here question — what concerns me is the entry that says: Post Made Community Wiki by being edited by more than 5 different editors If you look at the ...
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Suggested edits to posts which no longer exist should be automatically removed

This expands off of this other question by me about orphaned tag wiki edits still existing in the suggested edit queue. Today, I also noticed this edit: This edit was made on a post which was ...
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Badge overflow on users with too many badges

When a user has "too much" reputation and "too many" badges, the design of the user card breaks: The badge counters overflowing to another line. Can anything be done about this? ...
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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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Cookie dialog popup flashes for a moment even when I've already accepted all cookies

At the moment I frequently switch between SE websites, as I see different interesting questions. Every time I switch to a new SE site I see a single frame flash of the cookie popup (I'm not sure if ...
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2020-10-13 (3rd time): Random pages across SE feel “dead”, due to SE WebSocket misbehaving: sometimes connecting, sending heartbeat, but no data

From the symptoms, this is identical to the issue I reported in: Random pages across SE feel "dead", due to SE WebSocket misbehaving: sometimes connecting, sending heartbeat, but no data ...

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