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“X questions with new activity” showing incorrect information in windows with multiple tag filters

Recently (in the past week or so) I have noticed that windows in which I have multiple tag filters in effect -- say serialization + c# -- the X questions with new activity banner will give wrong ...
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Closing 'own' question leaves a nonsensical comment

(Comment link; it was not auto-deleted as suggested in a comment) Notice the color of the username's background. It is the question asker. When closing own question, the new auto-comment does not ...
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Profile of users with only three top tags is weirdly stretched if said tags are long

I think this is related to, or the evolution of, Tag name overflow on "top tags" section of user profile if tag name is long, but I don't think they're dupes as this one had the tags ...
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Active election pages are broken network-wide

It appears that all the election pages where an active election is supposed to be underway are broken network-wide Programming Code Golf (PCG Meta) Crypto Sites without an election are working fine ...
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A bot script needs to be run to convert meta.[site] URLs to [site].meta URLs

The Community bot already ran through posts to convert internal http:// links to https://, which is great, but it needs to be run one more time: this time, it needs to convert links of this format: ...
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Bug report: account manually unsuspended

Background: After a flag is carried out, chat users are barred from chatting for 30 minutes. However, a moderator can manually end such an automatic suspension. Issue: Some time in the last few ...
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Unregistered profiles are shown as registered

I was looking the profile of a new user, as moderator of Drupal Answers, and I noticed that it is reported both as unregistered, and registered. What is correct? Is the account registered or not? ...
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Hotel California: Former moderator stuck in room

We recently had an election in which two of our former pro-tem mods, who both did an excellent job, stepped down. Kind of. Despite giving back his diamond on the site, and not having access to our ...
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Why does my iPad keep trying to reply to ancient comments on SE chat?

In the SE chat rooms in which I am most active, whenever I log in or refresh the page, it the message box appears with :1234567 or whatever already filled in. It is trying to reply to comments from ...
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"Does Gilles have his own Meta site?" or "A bug in the Android app"

While looking through a few things on the Android app, I looked at Gilles' profile page. When I was done there, I clicked on the nifty MSE symbol in the left bar to navigate to MSE, and found a Stack ...
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In reputation history, own deleted answers are linked but own deleted questions are not

I have deleted a question and an answer here on Meta: both were mine. Lost some reputation, naturally. In the reputation tab, with "show removed posts" enabled, the answer is hyperlinked but the ...
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Pluralisation bug: "1 answers" in the Hot Questions list

I was browsing the Hot Questions list, and this caught my eye: For the top and bottom questions, which both have a single answer, it should say “1 answer”, not “1 answers”.
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Inconsistencies in flag terminology

Recently, the terminology for flagging a post has changed from "it's offensive, abusive or hate speech" to "inappropriate". However, the flagging history in the profile page still shows "N posts ...
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Can't use up arrow if the last message is deleted

There is a weird bug in chat. Try this: Post a message, M1. Post another message, M2. Delete M2. Try hitting the up-arrow key. I'd expect still to be able to navigate to M1 to edit it, but it doesn'...
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When community wiki post has only one revision, text is incorrect

I just stumbled over this CW answer: It should be just "answered [time stamp]" but looks like the "edited" was hard coded somehow. I verified this to happen on all CW posts without edits i.e. ...
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Voting counted on wrong answer

In the last couple of months I observed strange behavior when up- or downvoting on answers on various occasions. Within one post (containing several answers) my votes seem to switch answers: I ...
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Funny thing happened on my way through the review queue

I was reviewing first posts earlier today and something strange happened when I flagged a question NARQ: immediately after submitting the flag, this is what I saw: I didn't vote to close - I don't ...
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/review queue - Duplicate automatic comments

Spotted a minor flaw in the new /review system -- If multiple (non-moderator) users select the same automatic comment for a question it gets posted multiple times. This can give the appearance that ...
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Typos in the blog links prevent some from working

The most recent blog post showcases some of the best questions from the sites that have recently turned 10. Unfortunately, some of the links have typos/formatting errors that break them. Digging into ...
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The chat image upload "from the web" is broken for sites that use the new R3 Let's Encrypt SSL certificate

Let's Encrypt expired their X3 root certificate and started issuing certificates with their R3 root certificate at the end of September. The image uploader in chat offers an option to provide an url ...
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Sitename is missing for Scheduled Events for Meta.SE

As a moderator, one of the 'powers' I have is to create and feature a chat event, which is something I distinctly remember using to 'advertise' a sitewide cleanup years ago. While an RO can create ...
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Emails are autolinked in the new Stacks editor

I just recently submitted an answer written in the new editor that contained an email: xxx@yyy.com After I posted it, I clicked 'edit', switched to rich text mode, made some changes and submitted my ...
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Blue text on blue background for usercard has insufficient contrast

The colors in light mode have a contrast ratio of 3.22:1: And in dark mode, they have a contrast ratio of 3.59:1: Both are normal text (smaller than 18pt and not bold), which W3C accessibility ...
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Where has my flag gone? I want to handle it

Where has my flag gone? I want to handle it. The top bar is showing there is a flag to handle. When I click on the blue button I see this: Where is my flag hiding? Note I have refreshed the page ...
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Questions overlapping with left nav in every sub-tab under the 'Questions' tab

This seems to be happening on every SE site whenever I visit the "Questions" tab [on Chrome]: Meta Stack Exchange: English Language and Usage Stack Exchange: And basically every other site ...
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Recent misalignment in activity tabs?

I think there's been a recent misalignment in the activity page of a user's profile? Also, if memory serves me right there used to be slightly more spacing between the blue rectangles and the text? As ...
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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? Prior to today, the More Stack Exchange Communities list in the top bar contained a link to Area 51. However, ...
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Profile edit page still says "edit your profile" when editing someone else's profile as a moderator

When a moderator opens the page to edit a user's profile info, all text is in the second person, like it is in the moderator's personal profile. For example: Edit your profile This should be ...
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Update Coral Project Code of Conduct link in our CoC page

At the end of our Code of Conduct page, we have following line: This text incorporates ideas and language from the Coral Project and Buffer codes of conduct. I would link to point out that the ...
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Being above 10,000 rep, my newest edit was placed in a review queue as if I was a low-rep user?

I made a minor edit to: log difference measure and was informed that the edit was put in a review queue. In fact, it was, and I can even decide on my own edit: Note that I'm displayed as "anonymous ...
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Questions voluntarily deleted by their authors, who later delete their accounts show to <10k users as "removed for reasons for moderation"

This question was voluntarily removed by its author. The author then deleted their account. Generally, when the author deletes their own question, the "not found" error message shown to <10k users ...
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3D Printing posts do not onebox in chat

Posting a link to a post on 3D Printing site, for example https://3dprinting.stackexchange.com/q/5736, does not produce a onebox in chat. I suppose it's because the chat does not expect there could ...
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Advanced Search Options: "intags: mine" does not support [tag:wildcards*]

I sometimes use the advanced search options to look for questions to answer. For example I may search for questions with: answers:0 score:1 created:2018-02 intags:mine I've recently started using ...
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Make tooltip for migrated posts on localized sites human readable

Tooltip for migrated post on localized sites, e.g. on Stack Overflow in Russian* contains URL encoding and completely unreadable: Could it please be fixed to display not only Latin symbols? Same for ...
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Accessing preferences as a moderator should not show email

When accessing the preferences tab of a user profile from another user as a moderator, I see the following: Unlike the other places where the user mail address is shown, it is shown by default ...
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Voting to undelete says "Your delete vote has been recorded"

Seems there is something wrong with voting to undelete a question. When I vote to undelete site says: Your delete vote has been recorded I don't have enough rep on English-based SE sites, so can ...
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One MathJax comment to ruin them all. Keep defined macros local

There have already been some proposals to limit MathJax in comments in general, or to inline only. And while this is somewhat connected, it can be extended to answers and questions, too. I found a ...
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Can't cast a binding mod spam-flag if I already spam-flagged the post as a non-mod

I just came across a spam answer which had been deleted in the ordinary way, by three high-rep users, without first attracting enough spam flags to be locked and its contents hidden away in the post's ...
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"Edit profile" section throws a generic 404 if I try to access it while suspended

While any of the other sections under "Edit Profile & Settings" do work normally.
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Rename VIP User card to Expanded User card on new profile page

My next privilege is 1000 - I get the vote count and a VIP usercard: HU? VIP usercard? Privileges doesn't say anything: Ahh, a Help Centre search comes up with the Expanded usercard section: ...
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Suggested Edits dashboard in 10 k tools list users who rejected an edit as approving it

In the 10 k tools, this suggested edit is described as if I had approved it: However, the review item itself (correctly) displays that I rejected this edit: Going by this question’s status-...
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Site filter does not include Meta

Stack Exchange filter allows one to subscribe to all questions from selected sites, including per-site metas. Conspicuously absent from the list of sites under "Just these sites" is this ...
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Wiki-tag edit error is non-descriptive

I've been editing some wiki entries on the new Expatriates site, and started to get the following error: When I go to a normal post, I see what is presumably the proper explanation: Can the Wiki Tag ...
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Voting to close as duplicate no longer up-votes the auto-generated comment

Until fairly recently, if I voted to close a question as a duplicate, the system would automatically up-vote the existing "possible duplicate of Foo" comment (if there was one). This no longer seems ...
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Error with explicit chat write access for new users

This is obviously a spam precaution but I think the wording might be misleading and considered for revising. Here is the issue: I was chatting with a user in comments when I get that familiar message ...
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"Possible duplicate" notice not removed after reopening question

I just reopened this question, which had been closed as a duplicate of another. I navigated away and went to visit the page later, it turns out, the Possible Duplicate banner wasn't removed ...
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Temporarily deleted answer missing from asker's inbox

I asked a question on CS and received an answer. This answer does not appear in my inbox. I never saw a notification, and as of now the latest notification from CS is {"SiteUrl":"cs.stackexchange.com"...
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Navigating to review /stats and /history causes the URL to change to a specific review item

When I go to a review queue's stats or history, the URL is changed to a post that I didn't review yet. Even though this doesn't redirect me to the item's review page, it gets in the way of some ...
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Every "about" to translate should have its own source string

An old issue regarding the "About" section of the profile: Separate keys for the "About" string in the Transifex is happening again. This time, it's in the new user profile layout: ...
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Why does the moderator interface claim this question was closed by Community while it wasn't?

When a post is flagged, ♦ moderators can see which previous actions on the post have been taken by moderators. I was rather surprised that the waffle bar for this question showed that Community (...

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