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Top bar showing "NEW FEATURES" orange banner

I noticed a banner saying there are new features in my top bar: When hovering over it: I'm not new, I already visited this new profile. Why did I get the banner? If it is intentional, what ...
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How to get rid of persistent per-site meta reminder message [duplicate]

I just went on Woodworking SE and this message is at the top of the page, wherever I go. I find it kind of annoying. I suggest adding a x for dismissing the message.
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Should the welcome message be blank in my inbox tab?

When I signed up I received a welcome message: Is that message supposed to be blank if I look at my network profile's inbox tab? It has a date, the site logo, "welcome", and a desolate empty ...
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Confusing linkification in "pending edit" message

Here's the message that appears at the top of a question after you've submitted a suggested edit: The words "peer edit" were initially linkified on around the beginning of October 2014, according to ...
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Missing comma in "welcome back" message

The autologin message is missing a comma. Welcome back user_name, you've been logged in should be: Welcome back, user_name, you've been logged in. user_name is a vocative, expression of ...
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I admire the popup, but should it be appearing on locked posts? [duplicate]

I noticed a wonderful popup reminding the user to upvote answers, but I thought it might confuse some people that it appears on locked posts.
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Message reference visible when expanding a long multi-line response

This issue appears to happen to any message that is multi-line, long, a response to another message, not (or not necessarily) formatted to use a fixed font, like this one: Although the message ...
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Rollback reason message [duplicate]

In order of importance: Add a reason field for rollback Notify the author of the edit that's being rolled back of the rollback and the reason Notify the approvers of the edit too (if they exist due ...
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When is the message "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question?" displayed?

Sometimes, I notice the following message on the Questions tab in my profile on Stack Exchange site: Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question? When does this ...
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Getting notifications from other Stack Exchange websites

Why is it that whenever I get a badge or some comment from Stack Overflow or the DSP Stack Exchange, I get notified by the red balloon, but when I get a similar response on some other branch like ...
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Why can't we send attachments in the message exchanges on Career stackoverflow?

Why in the message exchanges on career stackoverflow one cannot send attachments? I know its not an email service but its handy sometimes when conversing with employers. Update [June 2015]: The ...
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Can the new messagebox be somewhere else?

Apparently we have a new messagebox: Can it please be screen-centered or near the action I took? It is on the top but I clicked to delete a comment on the bottom. The mouse movings give me muscle ...
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Welcome back message suggests to upvote questions and answers even when questions are locked

I just opened a URL to a question on programmers.SE and got the message: *image from TheWobbuffet But the question was locked, so I couldn't do what it asked me to do. I consider this to be a very ...
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Notification message for downvotes not displayed

Is the messagebox that is displayed when I downvote a question or answers disabled? Currently i only get that blue messagebox on meta only
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When bumped by bounty, modified timestamp should link to the bounty message

When a post gets bumped to the top of active tab due to a new bounty, the "modified" timestamp should link to the bounty message. Background: New Community Review badges post was bumped to the top ...
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Removed messages are visible in the chat transcript ... sometimes, for some people

There's something weird about the removed messages in chat. I saw this in the Electrical Engineering chat. @ThePhoton said something, removed his messages so that we could only see "(removed)&...
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possible to delete or archive career messages? [closed]

I currently have a few messages in my careers.stackoverflow.com account, including a few from a few months back. The only choices that the checkboxes next to each mail thread enable would be "Mark ...
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Comma splice in pending edit mouseover notification

When a 3k-rep user browses to a post that has a pending suggested edit, the edit link changes to edit (1). When you mouse over it, the title text displayed is: 1 edit to this post is pending, ...
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Comma splice in message for nonexistent tag wiki

In the Tagged Questions list for a tag that has no tag wiki yet (see https://stackoverflow.com/tags?tab=new to find current examples), the message at the top reads The bleep-bloop-blop-blorp tag ...
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Job Applications under Messages on Careers listing not all job applications

When I go to the Careers website, then to Messages and Job Applications, I see only one job application that I sent off. However, I sent off at least 3. This is either a bug, or I don't understand ...
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Is there any way to see the custom messages/remarks of resolved/expired bounties? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add bounty remarks to a question's revision history I put a bounty on a question which already have had 7 bounties on it, and I'm interested in seeing their custom ...
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how to send a message on this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any way to send a personal message to another user? I want to send a message to a user who probably resolved my question to get info. However, I wasn't able to see the "send ...
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Why can't I see new answers while editing?

I answered a question which I (and others) didn't understood correctly. After the question was clarified, I edited my wrong original answer and added the right solution. Meanwhile, another user ...
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Requiring a relevant job posting in order to message a job seeker

Would it be possible to require that employers have a job posting (either public or private) attached to their message to job seekers? I've recently been encountering a lot of recruiters who are ...
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When is the message about not having voted on questions given?

On a Stack Exchange site, I voted some questions (between 5 or 6 questions, at least), then I started voting some answers, and I got a message about voting on questions too, which was similar to "you ...
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Unread message count in titlebar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Poll in background for StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ inbox events and update the titlebar accordingly à la Facebook I usually have StackOverflow open in at ...
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Edit notice (for those without edit privs) gives false indication that one-letter edits are possible

When I start an edit on SO, I see this box: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome all constructive edits, but please make them ...
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How do we see the private messages that moderators sent us?

I've got a message sent to me from a moderator which appears in the top-left notification dropdown box. Clicking on the "item" brings me to a page where the message is shown. But after reading it I'...
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No message appears when losing a privilege

In SO I reached 2000 in reputation. A message appears on top of the screen telling me that I can edit questions and answers. I placed a bounty for 50 rep. In that moment, of-course I lost my editing ...
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How do I enable jQuery?

I just saw this for the first time after a delayed page load: Stack Overflow works best with jQuery enabled I looked for the "Enable jQuery" setting, but my browser doesn't have it. It sounds ...
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Don't show "removed from [site name] for reasons of moderation" for self-deleted posts

I just deleted a post on the DBA SE beta site. When I tried to return to that page, I got the following message: Page Not Found Your question was removed from Database Administrators - Stack Exchange ...
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How can I change a response to an employer message?

I recently got a message from an employer, and wished to respond as Interested. I think I selected 'Interested' (but I may mistakenly picked Not Interested), and I wrote a brief message expressing my ...
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How about linking "Sorry we are no longer accepting questions ..." message to faq?

How about linking the "Sorry we are no longer accepting questions ..." message to the appropriate faq question like this? Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are ...
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Let me know when someone is typing an answer or comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When starting typing an answer, could we get an inform that “the following people are already answering this question” When you wait for an answer, it would be ...
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You can accept this answer in 10 minutes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do you have to wait 8 Minutes before you can accept an answer? Yay! I found my answer! Lets give it +1 rating and accept it. So i click the +1 button and then i get this ...
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Bug: Messages dropdown just links me to StackExchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clicking on the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ links to StackExchange.com before page is loaded I have 2 new messages. When I click the drop down, it just ...
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Can you notify a commentor on an answer with @ from within the answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does using @user in a question or answer send an inbox-notification to that user? If someone posts a comment on your answer, and you edit the answer in response and would like ...
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No error message is shown when trying to favorite a deleted question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deleted Questions in Favorites Minor issue. If you try to favourite a deleted question (hey, I was curious), the star lights up and the count increments, but there's no popup ...
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"You have 1 favorite change. See your favorites." WTF?

I don't understand that, I don't remember all of my favorites, so why should I see my favorites? How have they changed? The title or new responses? Was it deleted?
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Did we just got a "drop shadow" effect in the votes-left pop-up?

I just noticed that "You have 5 votes left today" has a drop shadow effect on Firefox. Is that new? I'm curious to ask, because, frankly, it doesn't suit the site that well. Or maybe I have never ...
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"Remember you can select this as the best answer" message should mention wait time (if there is one)

At the moment, if you vote up an answer to your question and you haven't chosen a "best answer" it will pop up a notice reminding you that you can. If you then try to select it as the best answer it ...
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Countdown timer is off by 1 interval

I tried to choose a answer for a question on SA and someone immediately answered with the correct response. I try to click the check box and it says wait 2 min. I keep clicking until it changes from 2 ...
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messages bar at the top showing contradictory messages [closed]

I just signed up to the meta.stackoverflow.com and then I clicked the associate accounts link. When I had copied over the profile I noticed that I had two messages in my top bar. One of them was ...
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Bug: Cannot unhide temporarily hidden links

A message in my careers message box has some hidden links that show as <link temporarily hidden>. I've tried clicking 'I'm interested; show the complete message' but nothing happens. I've tried ...
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Careers message flow, why need to show interest in order to see full message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it worth hiding links? Hi, I have read around the messages thing but still dont see why I need to show interest to see the complete message, why not just show the full ...
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When receiving a Careers message, "Interested - Show Complete Message" was confusing

I just recieved my first message through Stack Overflow Careers and was a little confused as to what I was supposed to do. A few things that confused me (from what I can remember; the actual message ...
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What the heck is this message I get when I submit a post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Has Stack Overflow been haiku-hacked? Overactive spam-ku I've just submitted an answer to this question and a stupid message appeared (looks like plain text response from ...
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Show message when rep has been recalculated

We still get whining both on here and on SO when someone notices their rep changes due to a rep recalc. I suggest to forestall this, (especially for those that don't know the ins and outs of SO) a ...
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Display bounty message at the top of the question

On a long question, where the bounty could be used to encourage people to invest time learning about the problem (like this question), the bounty message being located at the end of the question is ...
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Click outside the box to dismiss instead of having to click inside

Sometimes you can see a box appearing telling you you can't upvote if you don't have enough rep or telling you you can't accept your own answer yet and so on (I hope you get what I'm talking about). ...