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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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Syntax highlight and MathJax is not rendered after reloading an edited post

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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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....
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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 comes up ...
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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 ...
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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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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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“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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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:
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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“Post has been edited” banner keeps coming back after being dismissed

When a post is edited while I'm editing it (usually a bad suggested edit going through in my despite, but not always), the banner that comes up is annoying enough to see once. But if I've checked it ...
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Live refresh and some notifications are broken

It seems that since today most of the notifications are broken. With notifications I mean: Updated score on questions / answers; Live refresh on edited questions / answers; Live refresh on comments; ...
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Answer panel sorting when a question gains multiple answers

I had a question open that had zero answers. While it was open, two people answered it. The familiar popup of "2 new answers to this question" appeared, I clicked it, and: The sorting box (active - ...
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Should I have to refresh the page to view answers?

Should I have to refresh the Stack page to view answers or are the answers loaded automatically by pull mechanism such as "Ajax"?
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Search results page still uses inconsistent time abbreviations

This is either a regression or an unnoticed special case of Why do the client and server sides of StackExchange use different abbreviations for time spans? and Inconsistent time format on front pages ...
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Inconsistent time format on front pages

Normally, the time on the front pages is displayed in "secs", "mins" and "hours". However, if there's activity on a question, and you click the little bar at the top to refresh the list (without ...
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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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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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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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Show question updates in the page title [duplicate]

Since Show inbox updates in the page title hasn't been picked up, I propose a different use of the page title. Whenever "something" is updated on a question, the title should reflect the number of ...
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Losing unsaved edit on refresh from conflicting edit

I was editing an answer (my own, but I do not think that's relevant) while someone else saved his edit on the same answer. Now, I got the notification bar for new changes that could be shown, above ...
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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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“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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The “migrated from…” banner disappears if you click on that yellow box that shows up when a post is edited [duplicate]

When you're looking at a question that has a "migrated from..." banner (like this one), and then somebody edits a post, spawns one of those yellow boxes that prompt you to click to reload that post, ...
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“1 new answer has been added” is not removed if answer is deleted

If a question page is open and an answer is posted, a bar saying for example "1 new answer has been added" appears. However, it remains if the answer is deleted. The bar should be updated and/or ...
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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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Sorting options for new answers aren't rendered

I opened the page of a question with no answers. Some time later there were answers to the question and the page prompted with 2 new answers. I clicked it and the answers appeared on the page. ...
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What happened to the web sockets and when will they be back?

For some good hours now, there is no web sockets connection in Stack Exchange sites i.e. no live updates of question lists, new answers, inbox items, notifications etc. What happened to the web ...
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New Questions update and other real-time update notifications not working

On tag pages on Stack Overflow (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/java), I usually get a bar at the top of the questions list indicating "n questions with new activity" that I can click ...
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Editor heartbeat with undefined post ID

I have tried to edit a suggested edit, which was approved and later edited. My edit came after that and the system rejected its application as is was deemed less substantive. (I applied it from ...
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AJAX/live refresh problems on some StackExchange sites, but not others

I'm active on a number of SE sites, so I keep a whole bunch of tabs open in Firefox looking for (X) Newest Questions... so I can click over and hopefully participate. At home (Firefox 25 on OS X 10.8....
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If I have the same question open in two tabs, is only one of them “live”?

I was just looking at some authorization attribute questions and came across an answer from Darin here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/9503528/1026459 . I had also opened it from a different link because ...