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Why wasn't I notified of new privileges I gained as a result of the recent reputation recalculation?

FYI: In the rep recalculation for questions, privileges didn't follow. Today, a single upvote on this question, which constitutes all my activity on that site since recalculation, triggered the ...
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Negative downvote count is not showing properly [duplicate]

In stackoverflow question How do I clone a specific Git branch?, more specifically in the answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/1911126/4021802, the negative vote count -162 is being shown as positive ...
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Answers/comments were not copied during migration to another site

My question What are the correct pronouns for referring to someone whom I have never met in person when the gender is apparent? has a banner migrated from english.stackexchange.com  Oct 25 at 0:...
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Clicking welcome notification on international Stack Overflow sites incorrectly opens English Stack Overflow tour page

For example, on ruSO. Pressing on link opens: https://stackoverflow.com/tour. But should be: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tour. I've found string bcad6de6449f923d84b7d6ed4bffe4b8: Welcome to ...
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Transcript has time in UTC

Just got invited to a chat and received the notification on Stack's INBOX Once clicking on it in, i can the transcript with time in UTC which is one hour before my time zone Then i click ...
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Next Tag Badge Selector doesn't show all available choices [duplicate]

There is no way to choose some tag badges even though ones with equal or fewer votes are choosable some are simply missing. Notice that I can choose to track philosophy but not explainable-ai or ...
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You can propose six Tag Wiki edits

According to How do suggested edits work? you can propose five edits at one time: When can I not suggest an edit? You have 5 suggested edits pending (20 on beta sites). Wait for one of them to ...
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“Ask question” takes too much vertical space on questions with responsive mobile, looks bad

Almost all of this text comes from this previously closed and deleted bug report. That bug was fixed, but now it’s come back! Looking at a question, I noticed that the “Ask Question” button by the ...
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Misspelling in bounties tab

The tab with bounties says 'bountied' instead of 'bounties':
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Lists of questions sometimes don't show how many answers

Sometimes lists of questions don't indicate how many answers they have received: Yes this particular question has not only received an answer, that answer has been selected: Why doesn't the list ...
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Rep cap reached but not counted towards Legendary badge

Yesterday, I rep-capped on Meta Stack Exchange, but this instance wasn't counted towards the Legendary badge. Here is the situation on August 16th, three days ago, with the counter on 112, and this ...
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Markdown in chat fails sometimes for single line messages too

I found many questions similar to chat formatting issues but unfortunately none of them addresses my issue related to chat formatting and I am making it clear that I am not talking about multiline ...
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Add link styling to the latest activity link in the question stats

With the new design of putting the question stats under the post title, it's not obvious at all the latest activity time is a clickable link. The current style blends in with the non-link labels on ...
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Cannot flag as “should be closed…” after removing a “duplicate” flag

After removing a duplicate flag, I am unable to flag the question as "should be closed...". I am guessing this is because the duplicate flag is under "should be closed...". Is this intended? If so, ...
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Display issue of three-backticks formatted code

I came across an answer on Stack Overflow whose code is formatted with triple backticks (AKA CommonMark / GitHub style / ```), that layouts weirdly: When I edit the question, the preview looks ...
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Cannot vote to close a question as a duplicate because it would lead to a circle, except it wouldn't

I'm trying to vote to close this question as a duplicate of this one. The former question had just been asked 20 minutes ago, whereas the latter one was closed as a duplicate back in 2010 and hasn't ...
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Hidden communities not working in mobile?

I have the SE app on iOS. When I signed out and looked on my profile, I saw that the communities that I have hidden (Stack Overflow and Tor) are shown. Why does this occur, and will it be fixed? The ...
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Unable to rollback to previous revision

I edited my answer because the information was no longer accurate. However, after editing I found that the formatting was broken, so I rolled it back to the previous version. Unfortunately after the ...
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User's suspension period has expired, but they're still suspended?

I came across a user with a notification that states: This account is temporarily suspended network-wide. The suspension period ends on Dec 2 '18 at 2:35. Screencap for posterity: Unless this ...
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Custom ordering of duplicate targets is not necessarily honored on mobile apps

The order of duplicates is different between apps and web. E.g.: iOS App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227) Android App Version: 1.0.95 ...
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Network profile name different from per se name

The user amWhy used to be an active participant on Math.SE. Here's their network profile. I clicked on his/her per-site profiles, and each of them showed their new user name Namaste. You may click ...
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“Go get it” for sportsmanship lists questions where mine is the only answer

The Sportsmanship badge is about upvoting other people's answers where you yourself also have an answer. Now, I think "Go get it" on this kind of badge is questionable to begin with (i.e. it ...
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The default period for the users page is different on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites

The default period for the /users page is different on Stack Overflow and all other Stack Exchange sites. Previously for the /users page, the default period is set as "week". Now except Stack ...
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Avatars won't load in Firefox if very restrictive content blocking is enabled

This is quite a trivial bug. On https://math.stackexchange.com/tour if content blocking is enabled, avatars won't load: Content blocking is set up to custom, trackers are blocked in all windows, ...
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New contributor has more than 1000 rep [duplicate]

This user has 1568 reputation yet is still a new contributor: It's probably that this is the first time they post on meta.
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Reputation Retained After Deleting Answer on Migrated Question?

A couple of years ago, I answered a question (*) on EE.SE that was subsequently migrated to Home Improvement. Prior to migration my answer had IIRC about 5 upvotes. I didn't have an account on Home ...
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Problem clicking on title of question to link

Consider the title of this question -- it's very long, multiple lines regardless of the size of the browser window.. If I wish to connect to the question, if the cursor is positioned between the ...
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Syntax coloring not working on the syntax highlighting FAQ page

The syntax highlighting FAQ page shows code samples in all black text. Is something broken with the syntax coloring feature? Here's what I see on What is syntax highlighting and how does it work? ...
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Can't access favorite rooms from Meta Stack Exchange's chat

If I access chat from Meta Stack Exchange then tap on the "favorite" tab I just get a blank screen. This is not the case for Chemistry Stack Exchange or a couple of other daughter sites.
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Incorrect number of questions shown on tag mouseover

I recently answered this question. I also edited the question's tags from exact-duplicates to duplicate-questions as the former is now synonymized to the latter. However, when mousing over the latter ...
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Issue with the search term in the stackexchange.com moderator page search

In the stackexchange.com - moderators page, there is a strange issue with the search text. When I try with "ask" in the search box, it is displaying the matched entries such as Ask Different, Ask ...
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Defect on profile page: vertical line consisting of zeros

I have no idea what this is nor how to describe it but it looks like a bug to me. Funny thing is, I tried visiting other users' profile pages but this "error" only appears on iBug's profile page. No ...
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Bug with rendering <code>`TEST`</code>?

There seems to be a bug with rendering the following snippet. <code>`TEST`</code> It is shown as TEST and should be visible with quotes. Suprisingly the following works fine <code&...
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I can add comments on an old election

I was looking at an old election page, and I noticed that I am able to add comments, as well as the other standard moderator actions for comments (deleting, editing, etc.): I clicked "add a comment", ...
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Spamming random mod tools lets me cast an ordinary undelete vote

I was playing around with the mod tools (testing out some bugs and stuff) when I noticed that I'd caused this: This occurred because some combination of mod tools added an undelete vote, marked the ...
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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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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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Posting as guest prevents signing in with different email address

I didn't have my login credentials available on a laptop, so I posted an answer as guest using a different mail address than what I used to register at Stack Exchange. Later I decided to reset my ...
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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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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 ...