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I accepted the updated moderator agreement yesterday; why do I have to accept again?

Yesterday some moderators on the site I moderator accepted updated Moderator Agreement, some - declined. But as of today all these outcomes are cleared. We all see the Moderator Agreement as it's not ...
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Is a new comment format for duplicate votes being tested?

I just cast a couple of duplicate votes on Ask Ubuntu and got this exceedingly verbose comment posted on my behalf: This question is similar to: ... If you believe it’s different, please edit the ...
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Possible to vote to close questions with active bounties

Over on RPG, I was able to close vote this question after it had a bounty posted: As you can see, it currently has two close votes. And I did some testing right here on meta (shout out to Journeyman ...
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Recently added translations don't reach the site (part III)

A week ago I did some translations on ru.traducir.win, in particular this pair. They are visible on transifex, but for some (same as earlier?) reason don't reach the site. I still see English in mod ...
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Skip to main content link on the Meta Stack Exchange header

Randomly, I encountered a "Skip to main content" link on the Meta Stack Exchange header. Clicking on it redirects to https://meta.stackexchange.com/#content and hides the Meta site bar. I ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

On all the sites, the tag names started appearing bold in the last 15 or so minutes. Looks rather garish. Is this some new un-announced feature release? For example: One of the worst affected pieces ...
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Uploading this .gif doesn't work

Uploading this .gif doesn't work: An error occurred, please try again. Tested on Meta.SE, SU, and AskUbuntu with Chrome on Win10.
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sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network

sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network. E.g. from https://redd.it/1by90jk: and: That's a regression compared to https://i.stack.imgur.com/ images, ...
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Why is the Community user's reach infinity?

Why does the Community user's profile have infinity in its "reached" section? It's definitely not a number. This is how it looks like:
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Why would a new post from a 1 rep user without any activity have its review invalidated?

I checked When is a review task "completed" or "invalidated"? but don't see any reason why these reviews would be invalidated. That post doesn't list any hidden actions (e.g., ...
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Stack status incorrect during yesterday’s maintenance/outage [duplicate]

Stack Exchange was in read-only mode all yesterday afternoon Sydney time, at least between 2PM and 6PM AEDT October 30, which would be between 3AM and 7AM UTC October 30. The message I received when ...
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Why are many features not working on Tor?

My question got closed as a duplicate as another one. I'd have cast the duplicate vote myself but the bug the post is about prevented me from doing so. But anyway. Apparently all the GET and POST ...
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When I click the "Tour"-button on English Language Learners-site the right edge of the text is partially cut off [duplicate]

When I click the "Tour"-button the right edge of the text is partially cut off. I have to guess what's meant there. How can I change this fault if at all? If there are animations, where can ...
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Phrasing of "Squared Away" hat not clear

The Squared Away hat's description is (without clicking on it): Post 4 answers on 4 separate sites during Winter Bash Which is unclear for many users, I came across 3 users asking in chat that why ...
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Chatterbox and Verified hats considering the same room as if belonging to different SE sites

I participated in 2022 Winter\Summer Bash Starring room in order to attain the Chatterbox and Verified secret hats (their triggers are already confirmed). I received both the hats as expected. But ...
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The Tourist hat excludes users who previously had the Informed badge

It seems unfair that users who already had the Informed badge on a given site are entirely ineligible to earn the Tourist hat on that site during the Winter Bash 2022. This should be a season of ...
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Winter Summer Bash Hat list is not displayed on a user's profile if you don't have a profile on the site

I'm not a member of the politics stack. An awesome user has some hats I was hoping to browse, but I'm not prepared to join the Politics site at this time. Why do they show like this:
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The Tourist hat trigger description is incomplete

The Tourist hat description states: Yet apparently reading the Tour badge is not enough to get the Tourist hat if you already have the Informed badge. This was confirmed by staff member Catija in a ...
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I earned 2cool4skool on a site I have not visited

On stackoverflow.com, I went into dark-mode in chase of the 2cool4skool hat. I didn't get it there, but I did on pt.stackoverflow. com, which I have not visited prior to getting this hat. Seems to be ...
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Why has the green accepted answer indicator become darker on all the sites?

I just noticed this change recently; the green accepted answer indicator has become darker (i.e., from 47% lightness to 31%) on all the sites: Previous design for comparison: Was this intended?...
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Isn't a reply to an SE email monitored as a ticket is closed?

I contacted SE through the contact page on July 17, 2022 (around 12:44 AM). On July 19, 2022 (at 3:08 AM), I got a reply from the Stack Overflow & Stack Exchange Support Team stating that my ...
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How is the Sandbox archive off-topic?

I was looking at the Sandbox archive here, and it says at the top, "This question and its answers are locked because the question is off-topic but has historical significance. It is not currently ...
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Reputation discrepancy in achievements dialogue after user removal

So today the "User was removed" happened but there's a difference between the reputation loss shown in the achievements dialogue (shows -70) and the reputation history in the user profile (...
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SE API quota_remaining property is periodically missing from the response

Over the last several days while running SmokeDetector, we've periodically seen multiple responses from the SE API with the quota_remaining missing, with the most recent group a few hours ago. The ...
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When going back in the browser to where you've added a comment - the comment is missing [duplicate]

If I'm on an SE question page, and: Add a comment to the question or to an answer Visit another URL on the same browser tab Press back the comment I added is missing. This is not a new issue, I've ...
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Could a different wording be given to the email sent when a bounty has not attracted answers or comments?

I received an email saying: bounty expiring soon Mar 28 at 11:03 Your bounty on question "How can I set up networking under Basilisk II / MacOS 8.7?" is completed. You must award it to an ...
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The new contributor indicator is not appearing in a post created by a user that joined today

On a site where I am a moderator, i.e. Code Review, I was looking at this post from a user that joined within the past day. The new contributor indicator is not appearing under their username and ...
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Problem with reputation earned this week

There is a problem with the reputation earned so far this week. For instance, it says that, at the moment that I write, the VP of Community Philippe has earned 1,472 reputation points. That's a little ...
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Cannot see image on stackstatus.net in environments where Tumblr is blocked [closed]

On stackstatus.net, the image is invalid on the right part of the screen. You should update the image so it shows. My school's firewall blocks Tumblr. Maybe you could make it so stack exchange hosts ...
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Animations are missing in the Tour page

On the Stack Exchange Tour page, there are some animations for the images, those are pulling from right to left. Sample animation: But those animations are missing in the other Stack Exchange site's ...
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User reputation ranking page is broken

Today me and some other users have observed that the reputation ranking page doesn't allow to navigate past page 999. For example, https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?page=1111&tab=reputation&...
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Why are Glare Reducers awarded to inactive members?

Glare Reducers seem to be gifted to non-active members of the Stack Overflows, despite the fact they have not logged in during the duration of Hat Bash. Example and links below: This member has not ...
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Too much space after opting out of hats

Once I click "No hats for me, please", this shows up: Suggesting me to "love hats" (which I do). But there is a very big white space above the text, which looks very strange to me....
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Manual key not showing up on hat leaderboard

Users with the secret "Manual Key" hat are not showing up with the hat on the leaderboards. (In effect, this makes the leaderboards look incorrect. (See below) In this image, Yaakov is ...
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Why are ranks not uniform on Winter Bash leaderboard?

Why are ranks not uniform on the Winter Bash leaderboard? Is this a bug? Network-wide leaderboard: Stack Overflow leaderboard: Edit: So it is Standard competition ranking (Thanks to Suraj Rao). But ...
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Name blocked by hat

Part of a name gets blocked by the hat when it is in a certain position. And here, the entire username is blocked by the hat... Maybe this could be fixed by having the username text displaying over ...
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Markdown preview in suggested edit and post does not match

This is the post: Install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu 18.04 The post looked like this before I suggested an edit: I suggested an edit: https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/1191605 If I look ...
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Markdown isn't rendering the <sup> tag correctly

Recently I made an edit to this question in Literature SE. The added part is a link inside a tag: <sup> The mot was made by mathematician Poincaré in his essay [The future of mathematics](https:...
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Links in Stack Exchange security website

I recently found this website: https://stackexchange.com/about/security I noticed this: I don't think that's how the link is supposed to be shown. Please fix it. Also, I noticed some HTTP links. ...
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Is it intentional that nomination posts can be edited by the candidates even after the nomination phase has ended?

In the ongoing election on Mathematics, one of the candidates noticed that they are able to edit their nomination post even after the nomination phase has ended. The nomination posts otherwise seem to ...
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Community user missing the "All" subtab under "All actions"

The Community user's All Actions tab ("Activity" page → "All actions") is missing the "All" subtab that normally is a record of all its actions. Trying to force the ...
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200% of posts with this tag?

I was browsing users on Stack Overflow who had earned the Peer Pressure badge, and I randomly visited this user, when I noticed that Though only one post was visible, the tag-score summaries reported ...
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The "elected in 20XX" link on the moderators tab does not show the most recent election for moderators that have been elected more than once

RPG just concluded their election, and one of our new moderators is actually an old moderator, nitsua60. The Moderators page in the users tab says nitsua60 was elected in 2017, and links to the 2017 ...
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OpaVote finds 3 more votes than the election page BLT

In the recent SO moderator election, OpaVote says that there were 28331 ballots. Downloading the .blt file from OpaVote and summing the vote weight also results in a total vote weight of 28331 as ...
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Dark application toolbar in Safari on Stack Exchange sites while in "light mode"

I updated to macOS v11.6 (Big Sur) and Safari 15.0 yesterday, and now Stack Exchange websites are defaulting to a "dark" toolbar on my machine. "Light" mode is set the system ...
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Why has a user's second question appeared in the "first question" review queue?

This question over at LawSE has just popped up as a First Question review, but it's the user's second question (this is the first) which doesn't seem right to me. Am I missing something or is it a ...
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Wildcard tag search gives only first 3 matching tags to anonymous users [duplicate]

When I search [*dnd*] on RPG.SE I get nowhere near the correct amount of tags: Now, I lack an RPG.SE account. When a logged-in user attempted the same search, they said they got: [dnd-5e] or [dnd-3....
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Comments that end with inline code display a trailing dash

When a comment ends with foo, it will display with a trailing "–". While it is easy to work around this bug by adding more text at the end, it would be great if it were fixed as this is very ...
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Is post edit rate-limiting broken? Or: how did this low-rep user vandalize all 9 of their posts today?

According to The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide, you can only edit at most 5 of one's own posts per day, more for high-rep users (scales with reputation), does not apply to ♦ mods (multiple edits of ...
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Triple backticks code formatting doesn't show up in the suggested-edits queue on side-by-side mode

I just noticed that answers (I don't know about the questions), that used triple backticks codes in the body, don't show up in the suggested-edits review queue on side-by-side mode. Instead it shows ...
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