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Questions tagged [status-bydesign]

Indicates that the reported behavior is intentional and not subject to change

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The association bonus does not persist as advertised and “Altruistic” users are penalized

The association bonus FAQ says: This bonus gives users who have shown some basic understanding of how the Stack Exchange system works a boost past the initial site restrictions on sites where they ...
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Why the links with “leagues/{site-name}” do not work for all sites?

Typically when you go to reputation league, the url looks something like https://stackexchange.com/leagues/{id}/{site} or https://stackexchange.com/leagues/week/{id}/{site}, etc. The link contains ...
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Location auto fill showing old name of a country

When editing my profile and changing the location field, I have accidentally bumped into "Swaziland" still being listed as a country - although the official name as far as I can recall has been ...
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Top bar bug - no reputation shown for Area 51

The top bar's hamburger menu displays all the community's you're a member of, and your reputation there. Area 51 is displayed there, but its reputation isn't. Funnily enough, Area 51 Discussion Zone ...
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Winterbash knitting - fill mode doesn't work

When I create a boundary such as: and switch to fill mode: and click inside the boundary, the entire screen is filled: I expected only the area inside the boundary to be filled. If I click ...
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Why can't I end a question title with a full stop? Sometimes it's appropriate

I cannot end a question title with a full stop, as it gets deleted by the system. On regular sites, most question titles will end with a question mark, which is kept. An exclamation mark is also ...
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Undelete button incorrectly says 2 undelete votes remaining, when in truth I have none

I cast some undelete votes, with the undelete dialogue claiming I have 2 votes remaining. In reality, I have used my 5 undelete votes, and I am unable to cast any more. The "Vote to undelete this ...
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Haven't Received Any Email on Watched Tags Ever [duplicate]

I wonder if this is a broken functionality just on the stack exchange that I'm part of. I've subscribed to ethereum.stackexchange.com and I have three watched tags solidity parity and ethereum-classic ...
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Login bug in email address

I have two valid email addresses in my account. As of 5-9 hours ago, I tried to log into one of the SE sites (superuser), and couldn't get in. Long story short, I reset my password and still couldn'...
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Facebook-derived profile images are not displayed in Firefox when tracking protection is enabled [duplicate]

Thanks to KacosPro, we've identified the cause: Firefox's new Tracking Protection blocks these images: Some member's picture displays as a white square instead of real picture. For example there ...
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Users with only the association bonus can answer protected questions on per-site metas

A user on Photography has only 103 rep, and has the association bonus rights. So their rep without the association bonus is 3. Yet they were able to post this answer to a protected question on the ...
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Users can bypass the 30-day username change limit by constantly changing name within 15 minutes

Note: Not a duplicate of Name Change Limiting can be Broken, as the bug reported there is different; it has to do with account association, while this one is a completely different issue resulting in ...
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What the heck is going on with the “newest” question filter on the profile page?

Link to my profile page newest tab. Yes, I've read this question. I thought I already knew the answer: activity is most recent activity (answers, comments, edits) newest is ordered by when the ...
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1answer
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Upvoting a 1 reputation bug

I'll give an example of what I think to be a bug. Say someone has 1 reputation. I vote up, he now has 6. Someone vote him down, he now has 4. I cancel my upvote, he now has 1. I upvote him again, he ...
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Why does this simple Data Explorer query only return 124 rows instead of 4,912?

Why does this query only return 124 rows when https://stackoverflow.com/users/470749/ryan?tab=votes&sort=all says "4,912 Votes Cast"? SELECT v.id, v.VoteTypeId, v.CreationDate FROM Votes v WHERE ...
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Upvoting comment leaves border around icon until mouse is clicked elsewhere

When clicking to upvote a comment, the icon seems to retain focus resulting in a border around the icon (the bottom comment in the image below). This remains until I click elsewhere on the page or ...
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Receiving Yearling badge for 4 years one by one each day

I've had an account here for 4 years, but only recently started using the site. And now I'm receiving Yearling badge one by one each day. Why don't you give all of them at once?
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“New contributor” shows for yourself

Title says it all. Puzzling Stack Exchange just told me to be nice to myself. Somehow, the page expects more text from me to submit this, so here, page, have some text. But that won't make the matter ...
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?noredirect=1 parameter no longer works for deleted merge stubs for <10k users

Questions that were merged into other questions, before being deleted, ordinarily redirect to the merge target. However, it's possible for users to append ?noredirect=1 on any question that redirects ...
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Underline appearing for hyperlinks

All the hyperlinks in the Post and Comments in the site are displaying with an underline. Sample link. Previously the hyperlinks are displaying without an underline. While edit the post, in the "...
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1answer
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The illustration for the code of conduct is broken

In the illustration accompanying the code of conduct, the part with the lady in the wheelchair is broken: The fill of her top is not aligned with the outline. Also it breaks the style of the image, ...
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<50 reputation users can't delete comments that were posted on their behalf

Some preface: I have an alternate account that I'm using to gain rep in order to help test/build bots for the SOBotics community on stackoverflow. Bot accounts are essentially users, and they need 20 ...
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Bug with user removal and going over 200 point per day cap? [duplicate]

I've noticed from time to time that when a user is removed from the system that I'll receive a -10. However if I'm over the 200/day cap and this happens, any further upvotes do not count.   ...
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Answered vs Unanswered results inconsistent when searching for tags

When I search for a set of tags (e.g. jsonschema and .net), answered and unanswered treat the query differently. Answered seems to return questions that have BOTH tags. Unanswered seems to return ...
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Why is a user allowed to keep the mortarboard badge aquired by voting fraud?

Consider the following situation: A user is a member for approximately two years. During this period his/her reputation gain was slowly, but steadily increasing: a few votes per week. Suddenly within ...
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Duplicate of… appears in the initial flag dialog and after you press should be closed

I am seeing the duplicate of... option twice in the flagging dialog. In the initial dialog and it appears once again after you press should be closed.. Is this supposed to be like this and why?
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Audit questions in Low Quality Posts have a Close button instead of a Delete button

I have sufficient reputation to delete questions, so for me, Low Quality Posts reviews on Stack Overflow display with a Delete button instead of a Close button. However, I just saw an audit question ...
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My favorite tags are alphabetized now

Recently my favorite tags have become sorted alphabetically, not in the order I've added them. This happened on several sites of StackExchange where I had favorite tags. It's very comfortable to ...
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1answer
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Zero visibility while editing a message in a chat room

I was having a conversation on one of the questions with a member of stackoverflow.com and I came across to edit my message and after clicking on edit I was presented with this. You can see that the ...
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1answer
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I don't get notification for achievements in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I don't find a notification when I somehow earn or lost reputation points. But, in the web version I get notified by +2 or +10. App version: 1.0.95 Device manufacturer: Symphony Device model: V75 OS ...
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Reputation and Badge Difference

If you go on my chat account which is based on my Stack Overflow account, they have different reputation and amount of badges as shown below. Why is that? Is this only a problem on my account or on ...
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If there are more than 200 internal links in a post, only the first 200 display question titles [duplicate]

When you post an answer with more then 200 internal links, only the first 200 are automatically converted to show question titles. All internal links after the first 200 just display the URL.
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Why is edit history being logged during the grace period? [duplicate]

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/posts/367912/revisions The initial post occurred at 2018-03-19 15:37:03Z. The first edit (second revision) occurred at 2018-03-19 15:38:52Z and the ...
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The flag “in need of moderator intervention” is sometimes the only option in the Android app

The flag "in need of moderator intervention" is sometimes the only option in the Android. Example below, flagging the (now deleted) answer: https://superuser.com/a/1305357/116475 Typically there ...
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LaTeX doesn't work [closed]

LaTeX is not working just now. I posted this question, and the LaTeX code is plainly rendered as ASCII. R: There is a more elegant/efficient way of writing this? (possibly a duplicate of this one ...
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Old HTTP links to SE sites without ending / weren't converted to HTTPS links

About a year ago, several migration scripts were run to change old HTTP network-internal links across the network to HTTPS links. However, it appears that the script didn't modify links that lack the ...
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Expanded usercards do not expand any more

It seems that expanded usercards are broken network-wide. For instance: This user has well over 1,000 reputation, but the usercard misses shadow and does not expand on hovering. The issue also exists ...
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I'm not that bad! Why can't I review?

I saw that there were suggested edits by the indicator by the bar, but when I tried to review I was told that the queue was cleared! I thought that maybe the notification was old, due some ...
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Links to comments are broken

I noticed this morning that links to comments in the form https://SE-site/questions/[question-id]/#comment-[id_of_comment] do not work anymore (at least on Firefox and Chrome browsers). These links ...
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Migration options for flagging posts on unix.stackexchange [duplicate]

Reference: How can I tell if Comcast is blocking access to an IP? I wanted to support a commentator who pointed out that the question was off-topic for the Unix site and should be better put on ...
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I cannot get bold or italics to work

None of the following are bolding the word inversion Inversion, Inversion or Inversion. None of the following are italicizing the word inversion Inversion, Inversion or Inversion. My answer is found ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 example markdown is wrong?

Looking at Community Promotion Ads - 2018 it states: [![Tagline to show on mouseover][1]][2] [1]: http://image-url [2]: http://clickthrough-url This is actually incorrect. The format should be: [!...
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4 or more spaces always creates a horizontal text box without wrapping

If I type a paragraph into the editor and use four or more spaces to start it (a styling many people use in normal writing - i.e. indenting the first line of a paragraph), then the entire paragraph is ...
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Update profile information - Calling Update profile information on Meta Stack Exchange profile does not get dynamic anchor links [duplicate]

When navigating to your own network profile and selecting Update profile info from a profile which has formatting i.e. links, it doesn't seem the formatting is copied over to the Stack Exchange ...
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Change newsletter subscription message position

When we are subscribing to or unsubscribing from any newsletter from the Newsletters page, it redirects to the parent site and the confirmation message is appearing in the top right corner. When ...
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Why are links to social media and GitHub not appearing in the SE data dump?

I am looking in the Users table for Stack Overflow in the SE data dump and have noticed something strange. There is a field for the website, namely WebsiteUrl. However, if a user has filled this ...
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URL containing opening without closing bracket doesn't work inline

If an URL contains only an opening bracket ((), but no closed bracket ()) and you try to link to it inline ([like this](http://www.example.org/opening_bracket:_()), the markdown doesn't work. The ...
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Move comments to chat failed

I moved all comments to chat on this answer, but while the comments were copied in to chat, the exiting comments were not deleted. I'm not at all sure why this happened. After posting this, I'm going ...
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Diamond is not shown for mod name under wiki posts

If a diamond mod is an author of a wiki post then the diamond is not displayed besides the mod name. E.g. Shog9♦'s post: Even when the name refers to the user profile page (in case of more then ...
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Merging an account caused my username to change on a site

When my Information Security account was merged to a secondary (IS) account, at least my Super User username was changed to this secondary account's username (username history, "recent names", is ...