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Execute EXIT HANDLER for specific table [closed]

I want the proper output as without any duplicate values in contact column from 'users' table but This code is showing output as 1010 - Some issue occured during ...
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On user comments history page, the “Select all” checkbox does not work after performing a search

This is a bug report about a moderator-only feature. Recently, the user comments history page was revamped, and bulk actions as well as comments search was implemented. Both work fine separately. ...
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Are attempted edits to deleted comments submitted and shown to moderators?

It's a known issue that attempting to edit your own comment that has been deleted while you're editing it will result in your edited text appearing to just disappear into the void without any sort of ...
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HTML comment is rendered as plain text on user history page

This is a bug report about a moderator-only feature. I noticed we now have a new history event type for users on the user history page. The comment of the event action type "user with invalidated ...
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Don't allow moderators to change personal settings

Currently, moderators can change almost all settings on the Preferences page of other members, such as: Keyboard shortcuts. Navigation. Sidebar. Advertisements. Please, forbid moderators to change ...
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Correct link to the Teachers' Lounge

It's not a big bug, but can we fix the UI error to no longer show the recent activities from the old Teachers' Lounge chat room please, which is a lot quieter than the new room too, and point to the ...
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New UI for modifying community-specific close reasons (for moderators) – bugs, feature requests, etc

With recent changes to the closing system, there is also a new interface for moderators to change and create site-specific close reasons. This is generally great, since it allows us to set different ...
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Inaccurate visit count for referring sites [duplicate]

Inaccurate visit count for referring sites. Example from https://medicalsciences.stackexchange.com/site-analytics/traffic-sources Also saw some 441 on https://opendata.stackexchange.com/site-...
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Clicking on an admin link for a site where I'm not a mod displays the mod agreement page instead of a 404

When I click on a link to an admin page on a site where I'm not a moderator I see a Moderator Agreement page instead of a 404 page. Example (using my own UserID): Clicking on https://stackoverflow....
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Moderator “move comments to chat” is failing

On this post the moderator option to move comments to chat is failing, saying that they have already been moved. Yet, the comments haven't been moved and no chatroom has even been created as far as I ...
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The question could be merged several times if you resend merge request

Merge a question. Press F5 (try to refresh the page) on the redirected page (where you look on the merge result). The browser will ask you, if you want to resend post request. Chose resend. New record ...
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Clicking on area near text loads and displays users' personal information!

In the user's mod dashboard page I was selecting some text, but I accidentally clicked on or around the area near "(access to PII is logged)" and it loaded the user's PII when I didn't expect it to ...
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Is repeatedly clearing and reinstating a bounty as a moderator considered abuse?

Recently, we had a case over on Travel, where a moderator applied a bounty to their own question, and then as soon as that bounty expired, they cleared it (refunding the reputation) and restarted it. ...
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Unable to handle comment flags from the admin dashboard

While handling comments, the admin dashboard bugs out with the following error in the console: full.en.js?v=38260260cea5:9 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'user' of undefined at e....
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Deleting comments and review actions cause layout to be broken, AJAX response contains full page

When deleting a comment, the page layout goes haywire, making it impossible to continue working on the page until it is reloaded. It appears something is going b0rken when the 'deleted' state is ...
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Reconsider not inviting people into chat rooms when their messages are moved

In 2013, there was a feature request asking to disable the chat system's behavior to invite people into rooms when their messages are moved. That request was declined for the following reason: The "...
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Undelete action on a comment even though it wasn't deleted

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userIdHere/post-comments For example, this comment. It's not deleted. But in the admin panel, when I pick this comment, there is an "Undelete" option.
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Started receiving notifications about new comments on the questions after moving comment into the chat

In this question I've moved all comments into the chat. And now I'm receiving notifications about all new comments, even though I wasn't mentioned.
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Appearance of new meta posts in diamond dropdown seems broken

Last night someone posted a new question on Science Fiction & Fantasy Meta. I'm a moderator on Science Fiction & Fantasy, but this post didn't appear in the diamond dropdown menu which is ...
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Incorrect highlighting deleted posts in profile

On the answers page I can (probably, because I'm mod) see deleted answers. And row's highlighting is broken right now.
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Moderators can't open timeline of the particular question

When moderator is trying to open timeline of this question, system redirects to the error page. But regular members can open it.
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Moderators are not able to cancel pending redaction requests

Moderators are not able to click the "Cancel" button to withdraw existing redaction requests. The error message "You may not approve your own redaction" is displayed, when the expected behaviour is ...
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Icon about comment edits is shown, even though this comment has no edits [duplicate]

For example, in this question. But if you click on this icon, the message about no edits is shown. P.S. this comment was created by moving an answer into a comments by moderator.
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What privileges and tools do staff members without a diamond have access to?

I noticed that Teresa's recent announcement's first revision was posted with the featured tag. As we know well, this tag is a moderator-only tag. Regular users cannot apply this tag to a question. ...
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How does the photo widget work?

The photo widget on photo.se seems to only exist on that site. My site (Arqade) has somewhat recently started doing Screenshot of the Week contests, and the widget would potentially be a good fit for ...
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Prevent questions from being tweeted onto the site's Twitter account if they are removed from Hot Network Questions

This question made it into Hot Network Questions, but was removed by a moderator later. Six hours after the removal, it was tweeted onto the site's Twitter account, drawing it more attention. In my ...
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A mod migrated my old question to another SE site where I have already asked a new better question - how to merge these? [duplicate]

I have asked this question on Retrocomputing; it got answers there, but was later closed and commenters suggested it would be a better fit for Computer Science. Because my Retrocomputing question ...
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If a mod tries to migrate a question of mine to another site in which I'm blocked - probably without me knowing it, is it problematic for me?

It is unclear to me if a mod's try to migrate a question of mine to another site in which I'm blocked (which obviously cannot happen), is problematic for me in the sense, for example, that it can ...
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Profile edit page still says “edit your profile” when editing someone else's profile as a moderator

When a moderator opens page to edit member's profile info, all text is addressed in the second person, like it is in the moderator's personal profile. For example: Edit your profile Should be ...
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Freeform lock reasons would be useful

There's a fixed, and rather small set of lock reasons, with fundamentally two different types - post and comment locks. Maybe it's meta, but a lot of the time our decisions when it comes to locks may ...
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Can moderators see a version history of comments? [duplicate]

I think it is well known that only moderators can see deleted comments. But what I am wondering (mainly out of pure curiosity): can moderators also see the "edit history" of comments?
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Exactly which users PII do moderators have access to? [duplicate]

This recent question here on meta has brought to my attention something I never realized before - non-employee moderators have access to some tools that can disclose an user EMail address. Since I ...
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Restrict moderator tools that allow mass dumping of user emails

There is a tool available to moderators that can show up to 1000 email addresses at once with a single query. On smaller sites, this tool is probably powerful enough to create a dump of the email ...
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Remove redaction block margin on revisions page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/1002321/revisions Strange padding: Because of this rule: .revision-page .redaction-indicator { margin-left: 20px; } Could you remove this margin to make it ...
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What do the moderator tools and pages look like?

I am a fan of Stack Overflow, and I think the moderator system is brilliant. Although I am not a moderator, I am still very curious about what a moderator's life looks like. In particular, could I ...
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What information about users does SE software enable site moderators to see? [duplicate]

How does the SE software protect community user privacy specifically wrt site moderators? For instance, are moderators provided user account information beyond what is posted in user network profiles? ...
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Remove migration notices from destination post [duplicate]

As part of the roll-out of new post notices, questions that were migrated now show a notice at the top indicating that they were migrated. I ran across a question today that is seven years old. ...
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Please don't inbox notify me that I asked a Meta question on the site where I moderate

♦ moderators have a separate 'inbox' which contains notifications about moderator messages but also new questions on the child meta site. According to Please don't inbox notify me that I ...
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Destroying an account deletes its comments but leaves flags on those comments pending [duplicate]

Just now, a comment flag on the site I moderate brought my attention to a troll account, which I accordingly destroyed. Account destruction automatically deleted the comment, as expected (although it ...
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Give moderators the power to add tag warnings

Although I'm reasonably experienced on Stack Exchange (8+ years of activity, 40 sites with 500+ reputation, 247k total rep) and have been a diamond moderator on one site for some 5 years, today I saw ...
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Please unlock “Fram's ban on Wikipedia…What can Stack Exchange learn from it?”

The following question, Does the Fram's ban on Wikipedia seem similar to recent events? What can Stack Exchange learn from it? by Rebecca J. Stones has been locked by a moderator. No comments can ...
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Does the recent question reputation change aim to fulfill moderation needs left by resigning moderators?

The recent question rep reward change must have bumped several users to 10k or 'mod user'. Considering that last month there were so many moderators resigning or halting activity, possibly leaving the ...
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When is it reasonable to change the owner of a post?

A question about a controversial policy was posted and self-answered by a staff member. After the fact, the ownership of the original question was changed to another staff member, using the tool that ...
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More options than “delete” and “decline” when handling comment flags

I'm expanding this from a feature-request previously posted as an answer, as requested by dev Brian Nickel back in June. (Yeah, late to the party, I know. Maybe they've even stopped working on ...
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Moderators can't reset a user's network profile [duplicate]

Moderators have the ability to clear a user's profile on our site, if it violates site policy. We also have the ability to copy these changes to the user's profiles on other sites. However, doing ...
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How do moderators decide how long to suspend users for?

There is a system-recommended procedure regarding suspensions on the network: Written warning 7-day suspension 30-day suspension 365-day suspension For example, on Music SE, this has ...
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What are the criteria for questions to appear in the list for choosing to use on tour page? [duplicate]

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/about/choose-question On this page there is a list of questions, from which moderators can choose one question to be shown on the /tour page. What are the ...
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Appoint chat moderators exclusively responsible for moderating chat

Currently, the way that chat moderation is set up, it relies heavily on site moderators moderating chat in addition to their main Q&A site. Moderators have some pretty powerful tools (freezing ...
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Add strings from the Post Review History page into transifex (or use existed keys)

I found strings like this in transifex (for example there is a string "Post Review History" with key 2c6a0e5cb0ad95b1b014b3cfb98e105a), but looks like they aren't used on this page, and hardcoded. ...

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