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So nice, we said it twice: "User is a new contributor. Be nice, and check out our Code of Conduct."

When I was leaving my second comment under a new contributor's post, I got a duplicate message: User is a new contributor. Be nice, and check out our Code of Conduct. Sadly, the limit is two, no ...
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Saves icon not loading with new answers

When on a question page, if answers are posted after loading that page, a button appears (for example): 1 new answer to this question Clicking this loads the new answer(s), but they don't show the ...
Elements in Space's user avatar
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Front Page Not Updating For All Site

I am crossposting this here as it has very low visibility on the meta site that I posted it on originally. Front Page Not Updating I am running into an issue where the front page of the Board & ...
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New questions matching filter are not marked with circle icons [duplicate]

I see that a filter (here, python) has New questions match this filter blue circle icon next to it: When I click on this filter, I expected new questions to have circle icons next to them. I could ...
Timur Shtatland's user avatar
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When a question is edited, and you're currently viewing the question, the tags disappear

Note: I'm unsure if this is specific to Stack Overflow only or not. If one is currently viewing a question, and then the question gets edited by someone else, the tags disappear. As you can see in ...
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Winter Bash notifications do not live refresh

The Winter Bash notifications do not work like in previous years: Once you get a new hat, you need to refresh the page (or open a new page) to see a change in achieved hats, and then only a blue ...
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Editor heartbeat gives a 409 - Conflict sometimes

Yesterday, while writing a question, I saw errors in the console. They were caused by a failed heartbeat call by the editor, which returned a 409: I'm not sure under which circumstances they happen, ...
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Notifications are not reloaded until a page is reloaded

Steps to reproduce: Open a page. Open the notifications inbox in the top right. Close it. Stay on the page until you get a notification. Open the notification inbox in the top right again. Expected: ...
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Inline tag editor disappears after live refreshing a question

The inline tag editor unlocked with access to moderator tools allows for quick and convenient editing of tags. However, recently the editor link disappears after a live refresh of the question ...
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Title doesn't change when edit to title has been made

At one point, while watching one of my questions for comments, The "An edit has been made to this post" message showed up. I clicked the message, but I saw no difference between the unedited ...
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New Activity bar in search page stopped appearing on all community sites

The bar of new activities in search page such as 1 question with new activity is no longer appearing to click. Tested browsers and OS Windows 11 Pro Version 21H2 Google Chrome 103.0.5060.66 64bits ...
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A question edited while the close dialog is open fails to refresh properly

I was closing a question, and while I had the close dialog open an edit was made to the question – I saw the usual "this post has been edited" banner appear in the background. When I ...
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Live refresh doesn't render MathJax (again)

This old bug is back: this is how the recently active questions page on Math.SE looked like after clicking '1 question with new activity': and this is how it should look like, and actually does after ...
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Questions loaded via live refresh miss padding

A picture says more than a thousand words: (Firefox, macOS, all latest versions)
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Loading posts in real time is broken in some cases due to a breaking change in the format data is returned

At some point in the last 16, or so, hours a change was made to the data returned from the Stack Exchange internal /posts/ajax-load-realtime/{list of semicolon separated postIDs} endpoint. The ...
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I don't get notifications for new questions (UX degradation)

Recently, stackoverflow.com (and some other sites) stopped showing summary bar for new questions. A little research reveals that this happens when list of user-ignored tags is empty. If there is at ...
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"Questions with new activity" in custom filters don't get new/read indicator as expected

When you view the page for a custom filter, new questions with activity accumulate at the top of the page: If you click to show those questions, they don't get the red circle indicating they are &...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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The "Add A Comment" Button sometimes Freezes

Whenever I see a red banner stating: Stack Overflow requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source. The "Add a comment" (...
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On the unanswered questions tab, when refreshing due to a new question, MathJax on the page does not render

The title says it all. Recently, a problem was fixed where when an answer was edited, clicking on the answer to refresh resulted in MathJax in the answer not rendering. The same issue happens on the ...
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When VTCing as dupe, if the question you're on gets edited before you VTC, the whole question goes blank

To reproduce: Open up the VTC as duplicate interface Click on an original question (this can also be done after the edit notice appears in the next step) Wait for the question to be edited, so that "...
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Dynamically update closed questions

Currently, as far as I can tell, when one opens a question and it gets closed after, there is no dynamic notification about, and instead it will only be noticed after a refresh, or if one tries to ...
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Styling not applies to code on edit after clicking "this post has been edited" message [duplicate]

When I was checking this answer, I saw an alert about an Edit made to the post. I clicked that to see the edit and found the styling for code was not applied after edit. Ref below image so I ...
Vidhyut Pandya's user avatar
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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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"X questions with new activity" notification now triggering for ignored tags

Starting two or three days ago, I've noticed the "Questions with new activity" notification has started appearing for questions with tags that I'm ignoring. After clicking the notification, no new ...
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Receiving incorrect WebSocket message "this post is locked - no more edits are allowed" when editing a post on which comments are disabled

When editing a post that a moderator has disabled commenting on through the standard editor (editor page, not the 2k+ inline editor), one will receive an incorrect error message upon the next ...
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Syntax highlight and MathJax is not rendered after reloading an edited post [duplicate]

I don't know how long this has been happening, but I recently noticed what seems to be a regression: after clicking the "An edit has been made to this post" banner that appears when a question or an ...
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Accepting two answers marked as solved [duplicate]

I noticed a small visual bug. You have the same page in two tabs, you accept an answer in one, you go to the other, someone posts an answer and you accept it. You go to the first tab, you click on the ...
Alexandre Elshobokshy's user avatar
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Pluralization bug in "show more comments" and "load new answers" button

As of very recently, pluralization bugs have appeared in the system. I could have sworn that these used to look correctly; it seems like a very recent change has caused this bug. When someone posts a ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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What stats are refreshed automatically, other than post score?

I sometimes see some information, like post score, being updated by itself, without having to reload the page. Other things, like edits, require reloading to see. What things are updating ...
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Closing a question no longer refreshes the page to show it closed

I think this started yesterday, when I close a question the page does not refresh to show the newly closed question. The closing works properly, and manually refreshing the page shows the page as it ...
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Don't impose delay loading Close dialog when you haven't just loaded it

Because of this bug, clicking the "close" link on a question that's been edited (for me usually the edit comes in a half-second before, as I'm reaching for the link) reloads the question instead of ...
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Time suffixes (m,h) are hardcoded in the bounty section

If question with an open bounty has been recently updated, then you can see m suffix indicating minutes in the user bounty page: After waiting a minute, timer will refresh this value automatically, ...
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The questions page gets weird when there's more than 500 questions with new activity

Steps to reproduce: Leave the scifi.SE front page open for a while. Wait for this to kick a bunch of questions to the top. Click the "X questions with new activity" banner (for X > 500). Expected ...
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Why are one's own changes excluded from auto-update?

When you open the same question in two tabs in your browser (or one using the mobile app and one the website), and you edit the post, it doesn't show a notification on the other tab that the post has ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
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Tags shrink when loading a new edit via live refresh

After clicking on the banner to load a new edit to the question, the tags became tiny and awkward looking. It seems that when the edit was loaded, they got wrapped into an additional .edit-tags-...
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The new post modification notification constantly messes up editing

The change that introduced this bug continues to cause trouble beyond that specific bug (which has been fixed). Please go back to the old notification mechanism, which largely stayed out the way. ...
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Posts disappear briefly then reload when I click them

For some reason, when I click on either an answer, or any comment under an answer, the answer disappears briefly (on mouse up) (actually it looks like it reloads the answer). This seems relatively new....
Jason C's user avatar
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Activity on questions not updated with click of "questions with new activity"

I've noticed that, (at least on StackOverflow), when clicking on the "x questions with new activity" banner at the top of my feed, the questions are appended to the top of the page, but what ...
MichaelChirico's user avatar
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Include question closure in heartbeat

The heartbeat now includes post deletion (it updates live when a post is deleted), which was added recently (I still cannot find a reference for the new addition). Can we please also have the closure ...
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Make the "eligible for bounty" time countdown

I'm waiting for one of my questions to be eligible for bounty. question eligible for bounty in 14 minutes However, "14 minutes" does not update without refreshing the page. Can we have this ...
Mooseman's user avatar
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Why answer acceptance is not updated, when the same question is open in two browser tabs?

When I mistakenly open the same question in two separate browser tabs and upvote and accept an answer in first tab, then -- when I switch to another tab -- I can clearly see, that points are updated, ...
trejder's user avatar
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Typo in the new post activity div on SO and title on other SE sites

The new post activity div which gives info about the number of questions on Stack Overflow says 1 new questions This is grammatically incorrect, but only in the case of 1 question; if there are ...
Dipen Shah's user avatar
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Unexpected behavior of linked questions when sorted by recent activity [duplicate]

For any question I can view questions linked from/to it by from the url of the form: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/id where id stands for the number of question. If some question has ...
Martin's user avatar
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"bounty-notification" disappears when loading a newly edited question

This is a minor issue similar to these other two: Why does the question's closed status disappear when clicking to load a new edit? “An edit has been made to this post” hides migrated banner When a ...
Deltik's user avatar
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When viewing bounties, non-bounty questions should not appear via the '1 new question' link

As you can see in the above image, after clicking 1 new question, the Long comments can break layout question appeared - this should not happen preferably. Please could either: the new question web ...
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When there are X New Questions, the views don't update untill you refresh the page

First, you see the banner: Then you click it and the 5 new questions appear: But all of them have 0 votes, 0 answers and 1 view. You have to refresh to see the real numbers:
Tim's user avatar
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Can the live-updating also load the content of the post?

Could the live-updating box auto update everything? Instead of showing a box, why not: Just get the new post content, unless you're on SO Do this: window.setInterval(function() { var activity = $(...
Universal Electricity's user avatar
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"1 new answer to this question" usually fails to load any new answers

When I see "1 new answer" I always click it. Much of the time it fails; this is often, but I don't think always, before/after posting an answer of my own. I've seen this happen at least once since ...
Nathan Tuggy's user avatar
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SO live refresh system off [duplicate]

If this has already been discussed or this is not the right place to ask let me know and I will delete this question. That being said, the first two months of me using SO, the push notification ...
AmmarCSE's user avatar
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Close banner jumps around comments after refresh

Before refresh, when page was left open the question closed: After refresh: Why does this swap from above comments to below? Could it be more consistent?
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