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HTTPS image conversion didn't work for .ico files

In Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only, Step 3 said: After this is enabled, old posts that have HTTP images, accessible via HTTPS, will be edited accordingly. This will be ...
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Can I send myself an inbox notification?

For developing apps and userscripts that deal with inbox notifications, it's often useful to get a notification for testing. Is there any action I can take that will give myself an inbox notification?...
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In case I do not get answers tools for this question and wish to program/ automate for this, which site should I go and post to? [duplicate]

Consider this question on Super User: Strategy & Steps to whitelist Chrome cookies for Sites whose logins & passwords are saved? Essentially, mapping an exported CSV list towards creating a ...
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What scripts run at 3:00 UTC?

What scripts (e.g. the serial-voting script) run at 3:00 UTC, as opposed to once every minute, few minutes, or 6 to 8 weeks? This question was inspired by a specific thing I encountered: seven posts ...
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Did SE change something that caused the pro-forma comment script to stop working? [closed]

I noticed today that the pro-forma comments userscript created by Benjol stopped working. Instead of the nice "auto" button next to the "add comment" button there is nothing: There hasn't been an ...
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What is the policy about using GreaseMonkey scripts on SO?

I've written a GreaseMonkey script to add a filter on the featured/bounty page that removes all answered questions. I'm wondering if there is a policy in relation to scripts and what is and is not ...
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Font replacement script for Beta SEs?

I would like to view Beta sites in Deja Vu Sans font instead of Arial, is there a script for switching the font?
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Is it allowed to use a script to mass retag?

A few months ago I asked about the possibility of retagging old javafx questions to javafx-1.3 (which is obsolete technology) thus allowing the merging of the javafx and javafx-2 tags. See Updating ...
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Is there an “easy” way to download my inbox messages via a script?

As the question indicates, I am wondering if there is an easy way to automate getting my inbox messages via a script. I'm not able to visit each day (as my lack of "Fanatic" badge would indicate), ...
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Add a class to the tag popups to reflect whether the tag has a wiki and/or wiki excerpt

I'm working on a Stack Exchange extension to help tag wiki editors. It uses the API to find out which tags referred to on every page have or lack a wiki or excerpt. I'm using the API as efficiently ...
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Is it OK to request HTML features to make it easier to make Greasemonkey scripts and browser extensions for Stack Exchange sites?

I've been playing with some Google Chrome user scripts (just like Greasemonkey scripts for Firefox) to add enhancements to my Stack Exchange sites. Sometimes I find it's difficult to scrape what I ...
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Formal adoption of Pro-forma comments script into SE engine proper

My Pro-forma comments script has now gained quite a following (and it - allegedly - just got bust by upgrading to jQuery 1.7.1). This is a personal request to the team to consider adopting it. Not ...
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Serial downvoting — is it detected, and what is the threshold?

So various posts, such as What can I do if I'm the victim of serial downvoting? suggest that there is a script that detects serial downvoting. Over the course of a few minutes, 36 of my questions ...
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Full-caps posts should be flagged or banned [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BLOCK QUESTIONS IN ALL CAPS Based on this chat conversation: I suggest Community ♦ should flag full-caps questions and answers. Perhaps full-caps questions should be blocked ...
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Stack Overflow “light” script?

I'd love a Stack Overflow light version. You could probably achieve this with a CSS document. I'd want all "clutter" removed. The whole bar to right for example. Also, removing the count for ...
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Would there be a point in making an SO-customized alert script?

I was doing some scripting / parsing of SO, then it occurred to me that I'd better check if I was doing redundant stuff.. is there existing software that supplies the following features? Has SO ...
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The Ajax stopped working on Stackoverflow

I currently cannot click on add comment, view more comments, vote or see a preview of the answer I am typing. It work on meta stackoverflow though. It may be only me, because the power that be ...
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Python script to import/create SQLite3 database from SO data dump

Here is a small script that I needed, and feel that I should share the community. I'm sorry if you find something extremely unpythonic or a bad practice, but it's a quick and dirty script and I should ...
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Script for automated checking of new questions

I'm getting addicted to Stack Overflow. I have the urge, every few minutes, to check for new questions. Is there a script that can do it for me and e-mail me, or maybe pop an alert up on my desktop ...