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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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Markdown table preview does not detect missing blank line before table header

When I edited an answer to add a second markdown table, both the first and second tables rendered correctly in preview, but the second table does not render. I've waited about 10 minutes in case there ...
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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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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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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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Edit suspension message for anonymous users links to a non-existent edit history

I just got insta-suspended from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying: You are currently suspended from suggesting edits. You will be able to suggest edits again in 7 days. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Imgur feature allows animated avatars

Established Stack Exchange policy and the existing community consensus is that animated avatars are not permitted, as discussed in: Are animated GIFs allowed as avatars? Can I have an animated ...
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"You cannot register at this time" when trying to join a new Stack Exchange site

When I try to join a new site, I get the following error: You cannot register at this time. If you continue to find this error, contact us. I clicked the Contact Us link and filled out that form, ...
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New activity indicator (bullet/dot) in Custom Filters no longer displaying

One of my favorite and most useful features here was that, when I went to a Custom Filter (e.g. Watched Tags), I used to get an indicator (dot/bullet) next to questions with new activity. That seems ...
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Able to post comments on comment-locked questions by triggering the trivial answer conversion to comment script

The system has a feature where if one posts an answer with very short text and an internal link to another post on the site, it will not be posted as an answer, but instead as a comment, telling the ...
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Spoilers are not hidden in inbox notifications

Text inside spoiler blocks is not properly hidden in Inbox notifications. User A posts a question. User B posts an answer with a spoiler near the beginning of the post. User A opens their inbox ...
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stackexchange.com missing cookie consent logic

There appear to be two bugs on stackexchange.com regarding GDPR/CookieLaw and cookie consent: There's no cookie consent dialog, similar to the rest of the Stack Exchange network You can't manage ...
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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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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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Pagination on stackexchange.com search is broken

Some searches on stackexchange.com seem to give the wrong number of results. E.g. searching for url:wiki.openttd.org gives 77 results, but they fit on 2 pages of max. 30 results; if you set the page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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