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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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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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“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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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 ...
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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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Deleted inline answer update doesn't apply background style after update

When on a question, if a user decides to make edits and delete their post (and you click the gray 'update' bar) the post is flagged with the deleted text but the red background is absent (until you ...
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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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Two accepted answers

I saw the same problem as in this (Two accepted answers?) post on Math.SE. I want to pay attention on it, because it linked post is written that this bug has been yet fixed. Quote comes from Two ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Smarter Notifications

Whenever I ask a question I keep that page open all the time. This means I can click the click to view new answer(s) (or comment/edit) so I can read them. The only issue is I still have the ...
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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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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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Show inbox updates in the page title

Background Recently New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox was implemented. With this feature the amount of questions with new activity is shown in parenthesis at the ...
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Getting authentication prompt for sockets.ny.stackexchange.com on every page load?

I'm getting the following prompt when browsing around the network. I'm using Firefox 6.0.2 on Windows XP. Update Hmm seem to just be getting on meta now.
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Dynamic notifications

Why don't notifications dynamically pop up as soon as they occur like on Facebook? I need to refresh page in order to see the notifications.
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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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Any way to disable “question with new activity?”

All it does is take up an additional line of space on top of the main page. Yes, I know there's new activity, but I don't want to be notified of it.
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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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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....
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Notify instantly when a currently viewed post is deleted

At the moment SE shows us current voting results, a notification for new answers and comments, etc., instantly. However, it doesn't show us when a post is deleted. Please notify us also when a post ...
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Should it be possible to have a negative number of suggested edits in the queue?

I'm not totally sure this is a bug, but I thought it to be unexpected behaviour, and I can't find another reference to it here. I've just seen the number of suggested edits shown in the top toolbar ...
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Possible regression: Question's duplicate status disappears when refreshing an edited answer

I just experienced the exact symptoms described in this previously fixed bug on a brand new question on Stack Overflow. Note that while the symptoms were the same (the dupe notice disappearing), it ...
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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 ...
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Home screen updates do not show changes to question

After clicking the "n questions with new activity" box on my site's home page, an old question will be brought to the top with old information. The last active user, timestamp, and answer count do not ...
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Questions with new activity shows old answers made community wiki

I leave a browser tab open on the Server Fault homepage. This afternoon after being away for a short while I saw the notification: When I clicked it, all I saw were old questions. On checking a few ...
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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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“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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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Could we switch to wss:// for the live refresh?

Currently, the live refresh feature uses an insecure websocket connection (ws://) to fetch updates. However, this does not work with HTTP proxies due to the "HTTP connection upgrade" that happens in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:
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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 = $(...
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Why are reputation changes not showing in the top bar?

Since some time in the last two or three weeks, upvotes do not show in the top bar the way they used to (like, +10 on the achievements dropdown image for an answer upvote), at least on Super User. I ...
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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 ...
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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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Help reduce rubbernecking

Often users are forced into excessively looking back at posts to check if anything has changed. Many times, we as users will have multiple tabs open in a browser. While some of the tabs may be older ...
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Live refresh on the Moderator Elections page

The elections page is one of those areas of the site that don't get much traffic (if at all) on a regular basis. However during elections, these pages receive a large amount of traffic in a ...
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Why does it take so long to load lots of questions with new activity?

I leave Ask Ubuntu and other sites open overnight - and today I got back and there were almost 300 questions in this bar: I clicked on it, and it took 16 seconds to load all of them - which seems ...
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“Asked” or “Modified”? [duplicate]

I have noticed the following weird behavior on PSE and MSE, and I believe it probably applies to many more SE websites : whenever one loads the 'new' tab for questions, all the questions displayed ...

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