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For questions which focus on the live refresh features such as vote updates and new edit, answer, and comment notifications.

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New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox

We have deployed a new feature that hopefully help with keeping you instantly updated as new questions and answers are posted. All sites except for Stack Overflow have a new activity indicator on the ...
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Why does the question's closed status disappear when clicking to load a new edit?

I've come across a small issue which occurs when a question has been closed but the question itself or one of its answers are being edited. Steps to reproduce: Visit a closed question. (even closed ...
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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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SO cache going nuts? Or do I need a lot of sleep?

For nearly 5-6 hours now, I am not getting the usual sorted list of questions on SO's interesting questions page. Here are two screenshot(with awesome red-circles)(which are becoming more common in my ...
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Real-time updates for new review tasks

I would like to see the review page refresh automatically if I have done some reviews and get the message that there are currently no more reviews to perform. Refreshing the whole page is, in my ...
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1 question with new activity

Just noticed this here on Meta: Cool, any details? Could not find any status-completed questions mentioning this. :) This message appears all by its own after I leave the browser open for some ...
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Real time updates get lost when navigating back to a page

I love the real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox we have now, since my F5 key was starting to wear out. There's one scenario though that still makes me refresh manually. I'll illustrate ...
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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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Update tags list asynchronously on question edit [closed]

Currently when you edit a question and change tags, the tags list to the right doesn't become synchronized. At least on SO using FF10. So only page reload updates the list. Please fix that.
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Does the X questions with new activity feature have to change the page title?

Regarding the implementation of this feature trialling here on meta. I think the 'in question list notification bar' is a nice feature, however when there are questions with new activity this also ...
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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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Something is going wrong with my reputation

Whenever I gain reputation, I get 4 additional reputation. See this picture: This picture is captured when I gained reputation by +5 (for upvote on my question.). Before I gain +5 reputation, my ...
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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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Questions with new activity header no longer appears

For a few hours now, the heading that appears on the home page of Stack Exchange sites notifying of newly active questions has not been appearing. I have had to manually refresh in order to see new ...
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Live-refresh of the number of pending review jobs [duplicate]

With reference to the question Refresh on the frontpage, when reviewing in SO, we have to refresh the page every now and then to view the newly added entries to the review queue. However, votes and ...
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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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Stack Overflow is not getting refreshed automatically

Stack Overflow is not getting refreshed automatically. I have to press F5 explicitly to refresh the website. What might be the issue?
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Time auto refresh bug [closed]

How come this possible?: What I did: Visited question link. Answered the question after read. After some time refreshed page to see if any update. Remain on screen. The time for asking and answering ...
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“Questions with New Activity” not on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

In a similar vein to this question, I'm having an issue with the "new questions with activity" feature on SO. It works fine on any other Stack Exchange site. I've left the window open for about 20 ...
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How does SO give the “answers have been posted” notification?

I'm wondering how SO is able to display the "New answers have been posted" message when I'm typing an answer for a question. Does my browser send an AJAX request to the SO servers, or does SO send a ...
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Make the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ reset itself when read from a different tab

Since recently, the StackExchange button asynchronously updates itself (meaning it shows new notifications without needing to reload the page). This is all nice and dandy, however I usually have ...
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Misleading realtime update bar

In the edit-realtime-update thingy, a clickable gray bar shows up (that reloads the edit), along with a clickable link that leads to the revision. Well, the fact is, when you have a shiny blue link, ...
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Reputation is bouncing around [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Something is going wrong with my reputation My reputation has been bouncing around for the past hour or so. I had 1350 rep at about 1 PM today, which mysteriously dropped to ...
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Clicking to load new edits doesn't load the new automated duplicate box

When someone has voted to close the question as a duplicate, then someone makes an edit to the question, the new automated duplicate box does not get loaded with the edit. If it was already there, it ...
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Real-Time updating changes my reputation at top, but not user card

This is not really a bug with the system, just something I noticed when viewing my answer on SO when it was upvoted. I've read how many are on the fence about this new change, but I'm a big fan of ...
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“x questions with new activity” is wrongfully showing in linked questions list [duplicate]

When a question got many other questions linked from/to it, there is a special page showing list of all those questions, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/184642?sort=active I just ...
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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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What is sent and received from the server during a “heartbeat” and how often does it beat?

In a previous question regarding how auto drafts are saved, waffles indicated that the draft is sent to the server during the heartbeat. That said, the questions are: How often is the heartbeat sent?...
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Could we have a visual indicator of whether live updates are active?

Sometimes, people get disconnected from the live update server. Bugs, flaky Internet connection, maintenance, it happens. I find the live updates quite useful for keeping track of new posts, but ...
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Two accepted answers?

I noticed this anomaly after clicking the "load new answers" link on this question: As far as I can tell, this was caused by the following sequence of events: I loaded the question with one accepted ...
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Why do the client and server sides of StackExchange use different abbreviations for time spans?

When I load a StackExchange site, the questions on the main page show up with timestamps like "answered 5m ago joeuser": But after a minute ticks by, all the timestamps get recalculated and are ...
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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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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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Clicking to load the edit on a question doesn't reload the title

So an edit to the question is made and the edit includes a title change. When I click the little grey box that pops up, it loads the edit. When it's on a question and there is a change in title, ...
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Using the live refresh links breaks the permalink button

I noticed on SO earlier that clicking on any of the various live refresh links causes the permalink button on the bottom left of a post to misbehave. I specifically noticed it with: The this post has ...
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Tooltip of reputation not changed

Reputation has been changed but not reflected on tooltip.
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Live refresh shows “modified” on tagged questions even when unmodified

I commonly review questions tagged delphi, sorted by newest, and just now it showed "1 question with new activity": So as always, I clicked on that bar to show it. And I noticed that this ...
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Display bug with votes and edited answers

Today, I ran into a nice little glitch, probably in JavaScript redraw code: Downvote an answer, and leave the tab open. Open a new tab and either edit the answer or have the original OP do so. Remove ...
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Incorrect last activity timestamps on dynamically loaded new questions

If you hang around on the front page a lot, after a while you will see this bar: I click it, and a few new/updated questions pop in: But why does it say that question was changed in 2011 last? It ...
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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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When I search for certain tags, the “X new questions with update” comes up only one one of the tags

I just did this search Because I wanted to find all questions with both php and windows-authentication. So I ran the search and got the page with 4 results. When I waited for a bit I saw that there ...
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Reputation score in top bar doesn't update after unupvote

Earlier today, someone upvoted one of my answers (on Stack Overflow) and the displayed reputation in the top bar increased by 10, like it now should. A short while later, the upvote was retracted, but ...
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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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“An edit has been made to this post” hides migrated banner

I don't have idea if it has been already reported, if a post in a question is edited the banner an edit has been made to this post; click to load shows but if i click on it and the question have ...
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Show new activity in the page title [duplicate]

After asking a question, I may be interested in quick responses and react on comments quickly. So I leave the tab open. But I always need to check back to the tab to see whether there's a "something ...
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Migrated questions aren't updated live

If a question arrives at a site's front page via migration, it doesn't show up on the front page if you're relying on the new live updates. That is, its arrival isn't announced to listening clients.
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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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1answer
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Reloading an edited, closed question causes the 'closed' label to be missing

When a closed question is edited, and I click the This question has been edited. Click here to reload link, the [closed] suffix will be missing from the title.
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“one new answer to question” popup when submitting an answer

Every time when I am submitting my answer to a question, I get the "one new answer to this question" notification in the top of the page right before the form unloads. I would not expect to get that ...
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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 ...