Questions tagged [error-message]

For questions concerning various error messages that users receive throughout the network.

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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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Change the wording "The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present."

When a normal user (without moderator privileges) tries to remove a moderator-only tag (e.g. featured) from a post, this error is shown: The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present. I feel that ...
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Unable to edit user profile: "Unusual error updating your profile"

When I try to edit my profile on any SE site, I get the following error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: unusual error updating your profile -- please try again! If it's relevant, ...
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When blocking 'ajax.googleapis.com' on the sites, JavaScript "retry using another source" link should not redirect to the home page

Blocking ajax.googleapis.com results in a red bar that says: [This site] requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source. Once that ...
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Review items stats throw an error while loading in read-only mode

Seen during today's maintenance period where the sites were in read-only mode. The review pages were unaccessible (since I was logged out), save for the stats (which do not require one to be logged in)...
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Change the "You have previously voted to reopen this question" shown after retracting your reopen vote to something more informative

It's now possible to retract reopen votes (yay!), but if I try (accidentally or intentionally) to VTR after retracting my vote, it shows this error: Which tells me nothing about the fact that I've ...
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Replace "The post could not be loaded" by a more informative error message when trying to edit one's deleted question

When trying to edit a question that one deleted earlier, one receives the error message "The post could not be loaded", as illustrated below. I'd suggest to replace it by a more informative ...
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"mist" instead of "must", "inquery" instead of "inquiry" typos on Contact page validation error messages

There two sentences with "mist" instead of "must" and "inquery" instead of "inquiry": The details of your inquery mist be at least $minLength$ characters. The ...
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Edit must be at least x characters message shows different values

The at least x characters limit doesn't match in the validation messages as shown below: Edit Summary text box validation message: Your edit summary must be at least 10 characters Red highlight pop-...
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What does "your feedback has been recorded" mean when casting a vote was declined because of low rep? [duplicate]

As I was trying to cast a vote with an SE account with <15 rep, I read: Thanks for the feedback! You need at least 15 reputation to cast a vote, but your feedback has been recorded. What does &...
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Missing error description failed after image upload attempt

Missing error description after failed image upload attempt (there is a ":" followed by )
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I need help and the site is not letting me post my code. Says “Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code.”

I am trying to learn React and there's a concept that I'm feeling pretty stuck on. I was hoping someone could help me and I've been trying to put effort into making a question post detailing my ...
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Typo in "An error occured when uploading the image". occured -> occurred

When an image upload fails, there is a typo in the error message: Zoomed-in version:
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
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"The edit queue is full" message is not been shown on an edit page

Environment: Vivaldi 3.3 / Chrome 85. Preconditions: User account without the edit questions and answers privilege; The edit queue is almost full. Steps to Reproduce: Click on Edit link of any post;...
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"You must be logged in to vote" bug/glitch

As you can see in the below image, I got a pop-up telling me to log in to vote, yet I was logged in. Reloading the page seemed to have worked but I was wondering if this minor glitch could be fixed? ...
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No errors are shown when trying to suggest an edit that doesn't meet the threshold

There used to be an error message displayed when attempting to submit an edit suggestion (<2k users) if the edit does not meet a certain threshold (6 characters when only the body is edited, IIRC). ...
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It was not possible to perform this tag search at this time due to an unexpected error

Anyone else seeing this error? It was not possible to perform this tag search at this time due to an unexpected error It seems to be an intermittent problem that has occurred before and supposedly ...
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Close button is no longer visible in “toast” notifications and error messages

When I've got 5 or fewer up / down votes left for the day, I get a message informing me of this. Although the dialog will disappear after a while, there has also previously been (during the many times ...
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Clicking on the "accept answer" check mark is not a vote

Clicking on the "accept answer" check mark is not a vote from the user's standpoint, but this error message says so: This post has been deleted; deleted posts can't be voted on I would ...
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Why does the boardgames Stack Exchange site think it's a teapot?

I'm trying to post something to the Board & Card Games Stack Exchange site, and it looks like the server is returning HTTP code 418, I'm a Teapot: What's going on? This is the content of my post: ...
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Attempting to edit a Merged question shows wrong error: "Suggested edit queue is full"

Difference between URI and URL has been merged, but also shows "Possible Duplicate" within the question text. I went to edit out the in-question duplicate. But pressing the edit button shows ...
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Can't extract PostHistory from stack overflow data dumps

I downloaded the stackoverflow.com-PostHistory.7z file from here and I can't extract the 7z file. I tried 7-zip software and WinRAR. I also tried extracting from 2 different hard drives. Both failed. ...
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Cannot collapse a revision preview while a rate limit message is visible

In the profile activity page, I opened a revision preview from a list of my own revisions by clicking on the edit summary, as that allows you to drop open the revision itself in its inline view. I ...
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Editing an empty tag-info throws an error message: "An error occurred submitting the post."

When creating a new tag-wiki, I have encountered a somewhat unusual error message saying: "An error occurred submitting the post." I have seen some older posts with similar error messages: ...
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Code formatting error message dispenses no-longer-true advice, and doesn't indicate what to do in case of false positives

On four sites in the network, there is a code formatting filter that checks for users pasting in code but not formatting it correctly. When it is triggered, it says the following: Your post appears ...
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Pluralization issue on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": "issues" should be "issue"

Typo on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": issues should be issue.
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Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards"

Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards". Steps to reproduce this: Go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/ask (...
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Cannot follow locked posts; wrong error message when attempting to do so [duplicate]

I just visited the question here, which is locked as a "community effort": What is a historical lock, and what is it used for? I (legitimately) wanted to "Follow" the question so that I would be ...
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Timeline buttons are yielding errors across the network

Clicking on the timeline button for any post at the moment will yield the infamous "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" error. This has gone from being Meta.SE-specific to being network-wide. Running ...
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How can a question with a positive scoring answer be said to "not have an upvoted or accepted answer"?

I tried to close a question as a duplicate today, and I got the following error message: This question does not have an upvoted or accepted answer In theory, there is nothing unusual here; this is ...
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Inconsistent use of punctuation in error messages

Inconsistent use of punctuation in error messages: seconds vs seconds. Example with "seconds.": Example with "seconds":
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"Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Title cannot be longer than 150 characters"

When editing a question's title, the following error message should say "question" and not "answer": Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Title cannot be longer than ...
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"Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MB)." vs. "(max 2MiB)"

Contradictory disclosed max size for images: 2 MB != 2 MiB.
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Cannot post question using specific MathJax because of warning about missing code formatting

On Mathematica SE, this snippet couldn't be submitted as a question some text... some more text.... $$ \rho_h(f)=R_h(f)/R_0(f) $$ The error was Your post appears to contain ...
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Error message when trying to open user profile from responses page, but only for answers

If you are trying to open a user profile from responses (from answers tab) error message will appear: Error occurred while opening post body No errors in console. FF 72.0.1 (64-bit).
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What did I mark this comment as?

I clicked the arrow next to a comment, and to express my agreement with it. I accidentally clicked it again resulting in the following error message: Which states: You cannot mark a comment more ...
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Is Meta.StackOverflow having problems?

This morning, initially I could still access https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, however, only the front page, and questions from that. If I tried clicking or searching a tag (such as discussion) I was ...
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Include original link on error page [duplicate]

Recently I've tried to open my profile, but there was a problem with a server. So I've been redirected to: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/15479/suvitruf-says-reinstate-monica. ...
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Why does an error message for less than 1 reputation exist?

I recently tried posting an answer and got the following error messages: You must have a minimum of 1 reputation to post on this site. You must log in to post. The first issue here is that as you ...
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Upvote is shown as registered in an offline state while not being actually cast

Chain of events will make the title clear: I was reading an answer on Ask Different and upvoted it. The upvote was shown but a banner came "An error has occurred - please retry your request." I ...
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On mobile site, when editing a question, I get told that it shouldn’t be mostly code and that it is an answer

Suggesting an edit adding code formatting to the code in a question, I got this error message Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: It looks like your post is mostly code; please ...
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Make the message shown to registered users without enough reputation to vote less confusing

Currently, when a user with less than the required reputation needed to cast a vote on a post attempts to do so, they are shown this message: Thanks for the feedback! Votes cast by users with less ...
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Ask Ubuntu election page is unavailable during current election

Currently there's a moderator election ongoing on Ask Ubuntu, with the nomination phase closing in about one day. Unfortunately, right now the https://askubuntu.com/election page is broken and ...
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Different behavior when adding nonexistent tag to watched tags from sidebar vs profile settings

From questions list (error shown if no such tag): From settings page (no error): Could you show an error if user is trying to add a nonexistent tag from profile settings page?
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Network Protocol Error while browsing

I get the error shown below while browsing on Firefox. If this is not the right place, let me know; it says to contact the website owner. As requested, the visible link in the screenshot is: How do ...
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Unable to view revision history of an Area 51 proposal

I'm trying to view the revision history of a proposal on Area 51 by clicking the "edited by X Y days ago", but whenever I click on it, it brings me to this error page: Here's a link to the error ...
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Locked post's error message for comment is not correct [duplicate]

In the list of locked posts, when I'm trying to upvote a comment, receiving the following error message as a popup. This comment is not eligible for voting or flagging But I am able to flag the ...
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Seeing a new error message place holder - is it intentional?

I tried to close a post, when it has 4 close votes already as "close(4)". When I clicked the close button, already the post's status changed to [closed] so it shows a error message. Previously the ...
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Cannot open flag dialog, incorrect error message after casting final close vote on question

After I cast the final close vote against a question, if I attempt to flag it, the flag dialog refuses to open, and gives me an incorrect error message: This question has been put on-hold since you ...

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