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Long tags partially hide question counts in edit mode previewing

It seems long tags can hide question counts when previewing them in edit mode: In the example above, it apparently shows that only one question used the tag. The tag webpage shows the actual number ...
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No comment posted when question is closed as off-topic because ... > other

When closing a question (as a mod, so binding vote) using Close > Off-topic because ... > Other and entering a comment to explain why it was closed the question get closed but the explanatory comment ...
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Broken flair in election page, due to moderator having deleted his account

In the election page for the Philosophy site: One image is broken (see red circle), because it refers to a moderator who has chosen to delete his account lately.
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Please fix the pluralization in "earned this badge 1 times."

The page showing how many times a user has earned a specific badge, e.g. this one, has a pluralization bug; it says earned this badge 1 times. Apparently, this bug has been fixed before but recent(...
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Visibility of links with uppercase letters in protocol section is inconsistent

Any link is visible in post preview despite of case in protocol section. But only links where protocol in lowercase are visible in result. Here is the link with uppercase letter in protocol section: ...
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Repeatedly clicking the edit button causes chaos

Help!!! I don't know quite what happened, I was getting frustrated, trying to somehow escape the backticks inside the code formatting. I clicked the edit button too many times, and then the above ...
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Typo on https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/create-filter

In https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/create-filter When the size of the parameters being sent to this method grows to large, problems can occur. This method will accept POST requests to ...
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Unable to translate “of” for duplicate notice

Every question closed as duplicate contains a notice in the revision list, e.g.: This “of” word is not used in localization engine. Could it please be added into template string for closed ...
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Either fix edit preview display to render bare links to more than five sites just like the post renderer, or convert all links

This is probably easier to show than tell... On the recent question Is asking for user stories off-topic on meta sites?, I see the following: As you can see, the first five links render properly, ...
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Links in close reasons are (sometimes?) still HTTP

TL;DR: Links in off-topic close reasons are not HTTPS. Links to other sites in migration close reasons are not HTTPS. NB: This question is tagged "custom close reasons". Those include both ...
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Who's to blame?! (aka newer chat message appears before older chat messsage)

So, I just saw this in The Tavern: The second message was posted before the first, yet appears after that message. Checking the ID of the messages, the ID of the first (!!/blame) is 5935908, while ...
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Current Tag included under Related Tags

Initially only for the "Top Users" page of a tag, it now seems to also be true for other pages such as "hot", "new", "synonyms". Confirmed for multiple sites ...
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When a room is unfrozen, apply last activity of the room to the moderator who did it

In the chat Lobby, each room is showing when the last message was posted, and by whom. All good. However, I just noticed a weird case: I certainly did not post a message there an hour ago. More ...
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SE employee appearing on the mod list on every per-site meta

Similar to this question, but not a duplicate: this is a new issue. Laura, a "product manager at Stack Overflow", has appeared on the moderator lists on various per-site metas: meta SFF ...
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Avoid possible CSRF attacks by saving sort selection only when actually clicking

TL;DR: by storing the sort selection (active, newest, votes) in the page itself when getting a querystring parameter, SE is exposing its users to a possible CSRF attack which can change that sort ...
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New mobile chat doesn't follow the keyboard height

The Japanese keyboard on iOS dynamically changes it's height to show suggestions and hides the input box of new mobile chat. Additionally, third-party keyboards make the input box completely ...
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Oneboxing has suddenly become too eager (aka oneboxing links formatted as code)

Here are a few examples of something I just noticed today, none of which previously became oneboxes: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/240/the-nineteenth-byte asdfasdf This is a link to ...
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Correcting editing-help#code

Here, in the Preformatted Text section, the sentence : Indent four spaces to create an block of preformatted text Should be Indent four spaces to create a block of preformatted text
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Explainer, Refiner and Illuminator aren't internationalized

Just noticed. To be translated?
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Favorite questions are shown with "closed" or "on-hold" instead of "duplicate"

On the list of favorites in user profile, duplicate questions are shown with [on-hold] or [closed] instead of [duplicate]. (Actually, the question is a duplicate.) This is confusing. Makes me ...
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Starred message from ignored users should not show up

When you ignore a user, you don't want to read their posts. However, if messages by such users get starred, they do show up in the sidebar list of starred messages even though you ignore them.
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Questions with accepted answers cramp my style

The styling for the accepted answer box seems...not right: Look at how cramped that poor 44 is! Assuming that's not intentional, it seems like the expected styling would actually be: .cp { /* ...
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Am I the Jon Skeet of Meta?

If you looked at the main Leagues page on StackExchange.com, you might think so: Sadly, clicking through to the league page or my profile reveals that this is incorrect.
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reverseengineering.stackexchange.com is overflowing

reverseengineering.stackexchange.com is a bit, umm... long. The inter-site adverts can't sustain the sheer length of the name any longer! Graduated sites get to be advertised by their logos and ...
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Suggested edit counter always shows (1)

I've often seen an edit (1) link next to post with a suggested edit, when hovered: 1 edit to this post is pending, please review it Is it possible for a post to have more than one edits pending ...
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Room matching in Message admin/relocate comes up with stupid suggestions

We have some peculiarities in SO's C++ room, one of which is that we move offending messages to the bin, rather than annoying all of the 10k+ users across the whole chat with flags. (We have many ...
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Migration to per-site meta should not be reversed by closing or deletion?

On Gaming, we just had a strange situation where a question belonging on the meta was asked on the main site, so we closed it and migrated it to the meta. Then the OP deleted his question on the meta, ...
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Rolling back your own edits within the grace period doesn't delete the revisions

If you edit a post within an editing grace period and undo all your initial changes, the revision is silently destroyed. That is, except when you use the rollback function, which is not how it should ...
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Script error: Missing polyfill for replaceAll

This is a bug report for Stack Exchange frontend code (sstatic.net); don't close it as off-topic! Script error: Missing polyfill for replaceAll On older browsers, the site is broken. I can't click on ...
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Prevent Markdown links from escaping the tilde character (~) on Stack Exchange

When Linking to a Text Fragment, a tilde character ~ is used as part of the URL to identify text to highlight: https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/370143/#:~:text=to%20identify%20text%20to%20highlight%...
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Answers on migrated questions include a false notice that they were converted to comments

This question was recently migrated from Sustainability.SE to Politics.SE. There was already an answer when it was migrated, and as expected, that answer was included with the migration. However, back ...
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Searching for title:"phrase here" (with the quotation marks) returns search results for question and answer bodies if none exist for the title

From the help center's article on searching: To limit your search to just the title of a question, use title: followed by the search term. Likewise, search the body only (exclude the title) with body:...
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Why are Notification Mails considered Spam?

I get notifications if there are new questions at Stack Overflow in the htmx tag. But gmail thinks they are spam: I try to translate: Gmail could not verify that this email really comes from ...
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Question with an active bounty was mistakenly deleted by the Roomba

How does Canada's radiotelescope CHIME manage polarization-dependent apodization of the fast f/0.25 optics? was previously automatically deleted RemoveAbandonedQuestions and I'd recently found it with ...
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Markdown preview doesn't match post

What I wrote: | Road class | [Syntax explanation](https://sites.google.com/site/roadnumberingsystems/home/general-information/legend) | | ----------------------------------...
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i.imgur converting png to jpg?

I've often uploaded png files to i.imgur to display on Stack Exchange. There has been an issue for some time where it will mess up the smaller m versions making alphas black, but today I'm seeing a ...
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meta stackexchange is blocking posts containing Korean characters, on question about Korean language stackexchange

This is the error that I am getting I have seen something like this before when trying to get the Korean language stackexchange created in Area51, and it was due to some spam protection measure, but ...
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List of moderators on stackexchange.com doesn't know about some elections

There's a list of all ♦ moderators in the network on stackexchange.com, with details about when a moderator was elected. However, it doesn't seem to know about pro-tempore elections, which can be seen ...
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Extremely long one-word leaves boundary

It is an exceptional case but still worthy of attention, I feel. Currently on EL&U, there is a question about a single word in Joyce's novel, “Finnegans Wake” Meaning of “...
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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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Number of annotations hard to read when hovering

When hovering over the number of annotations for a user, the (white) text becomes blue and hard to read: It's better to keep it white, just like the number of flags received:
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Searching for some users on SO returns a list sorted by incorrect order

Some username search results are not correctly sorted by highest reputation on Stack Overflow. Steps to reproduce: Visit https://stackoverflow.com/users In the Users Search Box enter the following ...
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Spam flags not automatically downvoting

Usually, flagging as spam will generate automatic downvotes. This morning on Super User I noticed this wasn't happening. This is one that was deleted quite quickly, but still only shows -2, one of ...
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New design on question pages has the title extend out of question area

The new design on the "question view page" is making the question title go off the question area. Can we have it within the question area itself?
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Onebox of new blog posts is broken

Trying to onebox new blog posts from https://stackoverflow.blog fails, the message stay as a plain link to the blog post and does not onebox anymore. Example. Oneboxing of older posts is still fine. ...
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Meta Stack Exchange should not be listed as a "Technology" site

Meta.Se does not qualify as a "Technology" site and should go in another category: the obvious correct answer of "Weird and Wonderful", or missing that any of "Culture/...
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Unchanging font size, leading, and measure are incompatible with dynamics of responsive design

The new Responsive-Design theme doesn’t work for small viewports — nor for very large ones either! In the new, would-be “responsive” design, the actual font size used does not vary as a function of ...
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Keyboard-only users cannot flag questions or answers

One of the baseline principles of web accessibility is that all functionality of a site should be available via keyboard navigation alone. It's an important baseline to accommodate those with muscular ...
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Problem with Cyrillic symbols on the Code of Conduct page of ruSO

There is a problem with the font on the Code of Conduct page of ruSO. As you can see below, the font quite different. English CoC: Russian CoC: As I can see, original font contains Cyrillic symbols....
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Stack Exchange app crashes on questions with too many answers

When opening Sandbox for Proposed Challenges with the Stack Exchange app, it crashes. This is probably due to the sheer amount of answers to that question (~1.4k visible ones). Phone: Samsung Galaxy ...

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