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Code block is not properly formatted when placed immediately after a list item [duplicate]

Consider the following piece of Markdown code: This is some regular text. >>> def factorial(n): ... return 1 if n < 2 else n * factorial(n - 1) ... * This is a list ...
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Flag abusive users

I think the community does a great job policing questions/answers, etc. and the community has some good tools available to do this. Between flagging questions with some reasons behind it and editing ...
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Answer appears automatically converted as a comment

I posted an answer (pointing to another question already asked) but when I hit submit, I saw my answer appear as a comment to the question instead. I tried it a couple of times and still the same ...
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How was this answer posted after this question was closed?

Question: lot of .exe folders are created on my windows7 Answer: try that... The question was closed at 11:57:57 (according to the hover-over-"x-mins-ago" bar) and the answer was posted at 12:16:35. ...
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Why should users have to press Return twice to insert new lines?

When I post a question and want to add a new line, I have to press Return two times, or else the next text will appear on the same line. Is this really supposed to behave this way? If so, why?
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Old usernames stick to Community Wiki posts

On a whim the other day, I changed my meta name from Lord Torgamus to Popular Demand. I just noticed that the old name has "stuck" to the author tag of a Community Wiki question I asked before the ...
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Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

Anyone seen this one yet? Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited My vote was only a few hours old. Then I realized the answer was wrong. Updated my question and went to remove the vote. ...
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Why is my total reputation less than my monthly reputation?

When I went to the Leagues to see my ranking in the reputation league, I saw this. Is this an error? My total reputation is less than my monthly reputation.
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Migrated question's answers can be upvoted twice by the same user

This question was created on Server Fault, answered on Server Fault, I upvoted some of those answers on Server Fault, and then moved by consensus to Super User. Now that the question is on Super User,...
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How does someone get to cast more than 40 votes in a day?

And by someone, I mean that evil feline WesleyDavid: That screenshot was taken just before 4pm PST, i.e. just before 0000 UTC. That shows KittehHead's votes for the month, which is the same as ...
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Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages

We've come to rename Markdown to Letdown in the C++ chat room because it lets you down so often. I've now just found a pattern. It seems markdown fails for multi-line messages. That is, this ...
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Why did my consecutive days disappear?

Yesterday I visited Stack Overflow and had 13 consecutive days visited. Today, I visited and had 1. Is this a bug? Why did it reset?
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Should the Precognitive badge be listed in the list of S[OFU] badges?

Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase None of these sites had Area 51 proposals.
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Is there a way to see who voted on your posts?

Is there a way to see who voted (upvotes and/or downvotes) on your answers and/or questions?
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Why are date-based hats awarded too early? [duplicate]

I just got the And I Feel Fine hat which states "post or vote on December 21". Does SE have a time machine now?
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Review-beta: Obviously good answer in low-quality

Today I came across an OBVIOUSLY good answer in /review. It had 7 upvotes, contained lists, paragraphs of explanation, and well-applied sample code. It was also moderately long. How does a question ...
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Vote ordering of accepted answers has changed: Accepted below top voted

On this question, sorted by votes, the accepted answer is #3 in order of votes. It appears as number 3 in the list as well. Is this new behavior intended? Did I miss something?
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Cannot vote on question although 40 votes limit not reached

I've hit the 40 daily vote limit wall and yet can see on my profile I have 7 votes yet to give to actually reach that ceiling. The votes remain and I am unable to cast them. According to a recent ...
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Linked account +100 rep bonus also applied to account with 200

Not sure if it is a bug or not, but it feels like a bug to me. When I got to 200 rep on SO the other day I got +100 rep to all my accounts including SO. So my rep jumped up to 300 on SO. Considering ...
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Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'”

After logging into one Stack Exchange site, when I visit another SE site, it says to me, welcome back - user - click here to refresh - web page. Isn't it possible to refresh the page using code &...
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Question history attributed changes to me that I didn't make

I just made some minor edits to the text of this question. I didn't edit the tags at all. When I completed my edits, my edit showed as: Now, I think those tags were present before I started my edit,...
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Number of suggested edits seems to include own edits

On the new History beta site I have the privilege to approve tag edits already but my own edits still go into the review queue. And the review dashboard displays a different number of pending edits ...
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Unexpected Results From Clicking The Unanswered Button [duplicate]

Is it possible that I am not using this feature correctly? Or perhaps I should be modifying my expectation, but when I click on the 'Unanswered' button I get a list of results that contain perhaps ...
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Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old

Undoing a Vote There is a very brief window where you can undo a vote which allows you to take back a vote you accidently cast. After a brief time, it is "locked in" until the post is edited. The ...
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Is the Critic badge awarded prematurely

Take an account without the "Critic" badge, upvote a question, immediately downvote it, then immediately cancel the downvote, and you get the critic badge.
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Audits bug in the filtered review queue

Just recently the audits have been introduced to filtered review queues. I've got an audit this morning which seems to be out of scope for my filtered list. I have filtered my list to only review ...
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Stack Exchange doesn't allow me to answer protected questions because I gave away earned rep in bounties

I noticed that I can't answer protected questions. I don't want to actually, but it says: It was FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, but I also didn't have an ability to answer other protected ...
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Can I tell who downvoted one of my answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: See Who is Upvoting/ Downvoting My Question/Answer I've got a particular answer that got downvoted a couple of times, for reasons I don't understand. I'm not particularly ...
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Reputation items in the achievements dropdown don't add up

In the top bar, the green “achievements” number shows +14. But when I open the dropdown, I see four items totalling +20. Why does the total not match the sum of the items? No lower entries were ...
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Why is my flair not updated with my actual reputation score?

I use my Flair image on another site, and I noticed that my reputation score there is not updated. Since a picture is better than 1000 words: Is this a bug or a feature?
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Cannot retract downvote if post has been edited within first 5 minutes of posting

Please do not close this as a duplicate unless you can remove the “status-completed” tag from the original report (because it’s obviously not been completed). Steps to reproduce: Have someone post ...
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“Yesterday” time specification shown when it was actually the day before yesterday

Looking at this question of mine, I see "asked yesterday" (which I really hate; I'd like to see an exact time specification rather than this vague one, especially in the list of questions). But it was ...
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Mortarboard badges being awarded as a result of bounties after recalc

(Preface: I'm not on a badge witch hunt or anything, just saw something peculiar and potentially buggy) This user recently got Mortarboard but the only day he's gone over the rep cap is because of a ...
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Why do reputation drops not highlight the Achievements icon?

The "Recent achievements" icon (looks like a bar graph in the top bar for signed in users) doesn't highlight when one only has recent reputation losses. I'd like it to highlight whenever my ...
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My comment `code block` was not converted properly, is this a bug?

In my comment here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/409/what-is-your-favorite-coding-guidelines-checklist/138993#comment-8835926 I needed to have a : symbol with a leading space, but I couldn't ...
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Community Wiki checkbox missing in action

It looks like the Community Wiki checkbox is no longer appearing on the ask/edit question page, making it difficult to mark questions Community Wiki. Where is it, and how is one supposed to mark a ...
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No notification was received for an edit to a post

Normally, when a user edits one of my posts, I receive a notification like on the following depending on the case User has editing privilege (click to visit revision) Users' edit is submitted to ...
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Why am I allowed to sign up on a private beta site I never commited to?

According to Area51, Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) is still in private beta. But yet I just signed up on it https://pt.stackoverflow.com/users/582/christmas-unicorn (already deleted the profile now) ...
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Why does careers location field change Jyväskylä to Jyvaskyla?

It'd be nice if it wouldn't. :) If it knows how to autocomplete the name, why doesn't it save the actual name?
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Why is vote time missing in the SE data dump and SEDE?

Is there a particular reason why vote times are omitted in the data dump? IMO this could be a very useful data-set. Is this one of the steps that was done to anonymize the data, or does it simply not ...
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Community wiki post not displaying majority author correctly

Check this answer -- originally authored by me with minor changes by Peter Mortensen. It shows 56% authorship by Peter when he only contributed 27 characters. Should "Developer Testing" be ...
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Vote count not correct

In this question the vote total is -8, but the vote breakdown is 1/10, so it should be -9 (may have changed by now, still gathering downward momentum, it had the same discrepancy at -5). Edit: Looks ...
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Getting “can only post questions every 20 minutes” but did not post recently

Trying to post a question (on StackOverflow), and get the message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: users with less than 125 reputation can only post questions every 20 ...
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Community ♦ should discriminate more when bumping unanswered questions

I'm getting a lot of old questions on the front page that were bumped by the Community user. I understand that this is usually a Good Thing, to get some attention for buried questions, but should ...
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New review system showing deleted answer

I was reviewing some stuff today, and I came across a rather ridiculous answer (see screenshot). I wanted to see the question and other answers, so I clicked on the link, and found that the answer I ...
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Backslash escaped with backticks rendered incorrectly in comments

`\` should be rendered as an escaped backslash but it actually ends up displayed as an escaped backtick.
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The StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ says I've got replies, but I've already viewed those

The StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ says I've got replies, but I've already viewed those.
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The close dialog says there are two off-topic votes, but none of the off-topic reasons have votes next to them

I've found strange behavior when closing this question - I definitely see that there are 3 closing votes and 2 of them are at "Off-topic" section: -but there are no explanations on section itself: -...
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Why do I keep getting told I posted less than 15 characters when I posted more than 15?

I tried to post the following comment and it claims it was less than 15 when it was more. Based on Tim's comment and testing I believe it would not let me post because with @Shadow removed it is less ...
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Stack Overflow is not accepting questions from my account anymore [duplicate]

I can't post a question when logged in via OpenID on Stack Overflow. How can I do it?