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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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Design bug on the user rank page: permalink displayed on hover

On the User Reputation Leagues pages, on hovering over our own entry at the top of the list, we see a permalink which is by default hidden. It also does not need to be displayed. I think it's a design ...
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Incorrect redirect when removing language subdomain from a Stack Overflow URL

I arrived at this question from Google: CakePHP no me carca los estilos (https://es.stackoverflow.com/questions/172117/cakephp-no-me-carca-los-estilos) I noticed it was in Spanish, so I attempted to ...
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Some posts of mine weren't re-associated to my new account after it was mistakenly deleted

Long story short, my old account was mistakenly deleted when I was 14 for being underage because I created my SO account when I was 12. This isn't allowed, because the minimum age is 13, but my ...
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Upvotes on passed review audits disappear

I upvoted a review audit that I passed, but after I was told that I passed, the upvote I cast disappeared. Shouldn't upvotes on passed review audits like this remain?
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Non-serial voting corrected

Yes, it's good that we have scripts to reverse serial voting and when they don't work, I usually flag one of my own posts for moderator attention so that they can escalate. But just now, I got a ...
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Capitalization of post action links is causing multiple rows of links

Just now, all the post action links at the bottom of a post suddenly are capitalized and slightly bigger. Which in general is nice, but sometimes they're now in double rows, and inconsistently too: ...
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Winter Bash has ended, but the hats metadata still seems to be available

Winter Bash 2020 has ended, but I discovered an old Stack Overflow tab from a few days earlier which still had the snowflake hats icon on top. To my surprise, when I clicked it, I still got my list ...
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My Hat Dash record scores don't show only until I play one round - winter bash

I sometimes play Hat Dash, but I also want to see my record scores. But I realize that when you click the Hat Dash button, your top scores do not show, it's is just a big blank space below the unicorn....
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Another potential problem with the Edward hat

I think I meet the criteria for the Edward hat: Each day during a 5-day period, ask a positively scored question and have no negatively scored, closed or deleted questions. Date Question(s) ...
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How do the Hat Dash points work?

I know this seems like a simple question - I had just assumed that your points were directly related to the amount of time spent in the game. But my top scores table definitely shows situations where ...
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Tripped on a speck of dust in Hat Dash

I was waiting for my code to compile, but suddenly while playing I died for no apparent reason!
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Hat dash stats not matching the leaderboard

When I finish a game in Hat Dash, it says: Games played: 239 over 152.3 minutes When I look on the all-time leaderboard, it says: User Minutes Total Games kylejrp 130.92 133 I'm aware that games ...
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Winter Bash Rep Hunter hat not delivering

I was checking my answers and I counted that I have ten answers with positive score, but I wonder why I am not getting the Rep Hunter hat? Isn't the trigger to have 10 answers all upvoted in one day? ...
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Where can I report scoring bugs?

I found a scoring bug in the Hat Dash Game! Where can I report step by step to reach this bug? I had read this page and thought I would create a bug report with the steps to reproduce it here, but I ...
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Why didn't I get a "Jump for Joy" notification this morning?

To earn the right to play the Hat Dash game, you need to first get the "Jump for Joy" notification: I didn't get this notification in my inbox or Winter-bash drop-down (first notification I ...
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No Hat Dash Button

I just realized I should see a "Hat Dash" button on winterbash home page when logged in: However, no such button for me: Can I please get the button too?
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"Flashlight" hat not awarded with theme set to "System setting" when dark mode engages

Not sure if this is intentional or not; however, given the description is "Try Dark Mode" and not "Set the theme to Dark Mode", I figured I'd bring it up. At least under Safari 14....
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No Winter Bash Knitting this year (2020)?

Is there no Winter Bash knitting this year, like in 2019? How about other seasons?
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CommonMark regression: image embed exclamation sign syntax broken after <p> tag

I ran into a regression change in the post formatting engine CommonMark. If you try to embed an image using the exclamation sign syntax ![foo][bar] and the paragraph starts with a <p> or <hr&...
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