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Ads should not cause a content shift

I recently joined a few Stack Exchange sites on which I don't have the reduce ads privilege yet. The issue I experienced happens with the two "leaderboard" style ads that are displayed to ...
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Cannot view all inbox items without creating a Meta Stack Exchange account

When I click "View all inbox items," if I hadn't joined the Meta community, it will redirect my to "Confirm new account" for Meta. For some reason, I need to have a profile on Meta ...
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Discovering the order of [product-discovery]

This is the front page of Meta Stack Exchange as I'm writing this post: Even though status-review is used less often than the other three tags on that question, it's still listed before it. ...
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HTML comments break formatting from that point

I was writing up a signpost support question on our site meta. That post included a link which would need to be updated to another such question once asked. I therefore wanted to include an HTML ...
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Profile preview does not work for all posts

If you know, there is something like popover in all posts' authors area. So when I hover the author's avatar, I get some information about him. So, this does not work for all posts.
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Received inbox message about election that is underway, but there is no active election on the site

Just saw this: In words: The Stack Overflow 2020 community moderator election is underway — nominations now being accepted. However, when clicking the message, I was greeted with: Or in words: ...
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“Go get it” button on editing badges has been removed on all other sites; should it be removed on this site too?

On Meta Stack Exchange, when tracking any of the editing badges (Editor, Strunk & White, or Copy Editor), opening the progress dialog shows a button to "Go get it". Upon clicking, you're ...
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Line after blockquote in spoiler not a spoiler?

When putting a blockquote in a spoiler, the line(s) after the blockquote are not hidden; this does not seem to be the behaviour I would expect? Hovering over the spoiler reveals the hidden text as ...
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Fenced code markdowns in posts before 2019 doesn't render correctly

This answer on Ask Ubuntu was posted in October 2016. The last revision was made then only and there answerer used fenced code markdown (```) which at that moment wasn't introduced on Stack Exchange. ...
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Line between number of answers and answers has vanished

I just saw now that the line between the number of answers on a question, and the answers to that question, has vanished: There used to be a gray line between those two parts (where the red ...
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Grammatical error in consent banner

I found a grammatical error in the consent banner (the banner at the bottom): "understand" should be changed to "understood". So the banner content would become: By using our site, you acknowledge ...
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congratulations for wrong badge [duplicate]

I got a notification “You’ve earned the "modular-arithmetic" tag badge”. However, when I clicked on it, I got congratulations for the last tag (card-games), for which I’d ...
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Can't comment on blog article

Tried to comment on this article for the first time but it said "Duplicate comment detected; it looks as though you’ve already said that!" (which is a Wordpress message). Why? Is this a bug? What am I ...
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Code highlighting colors were changed. Intentional or not?

Apparently the code highlighting colors were recently changed. Given that we've had a few coloring bugs recently, I wonder if the change is intentional or not. If it not intentional, I suggest ...
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What can't I see the bounty on the answer?

I awarded a bounty for my question about keys in vim on Feb 13th, to reward an existing answer. I delayed the final "OK" to get more views. Help said If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (...
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I click upvote, the score becomes negative one (from zero) [closed]

I was trying to upvote an answer, but the score became negative rather than positive.
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Some posts from users who are not “new” users (e.g., one with over 620 answers & about 18,000 rep.) ending up in the First Posts queue

The Math SE post Do most numbers have exactly $3$ prime factors? currently has 2 answers. The top of the timeline for the question is Note the question's user SmallestUncomputableNumber has over 1,...
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Pressing enter in the edit reason field can inadvertently submit an edit suggestion

When writing an edit reason, I hit the Enter key by accident, and it submitted the edit. Could this behaviour be removed? I did not have edit privileges. The edit was submitted to the review queue, ...
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Question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative score at deletion time

A question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative vote at deletion time. From the question timeline (link needs mod access on Earth Science SE): At score 0, it should be removed ...
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Did the colors of the vote counts become lighter just now?

I just noticed that the colors of the split vote counts have become lighter than they used to: (ignore the "(6.1%)", that's a user script) Is this intentional?
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Incorrect Tag Scores in Profile Activity Summary [duplicate]

Issue: My profile summary on SO Meta shows that I have one answer and all of that answer's current tags show in the Tag section, however the points of the answer do not align with the points of (all) ...
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Tiny communities list block on the Edit Profile Page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/hidecommunities/current Has something been changed recently? On the communities page the whole block was narrowed. Cause of this css rule: .wmx5 { max-...
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Stack Exchange sometimes fails to @-tab-complete a username

When we comment about others' answers or questions, we may want to notify the other user. As far as I known, we can type @username_you_want to mention the user you want get in touch with. Most times ...
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Did the kerning/leading just change on SE?

It's very slight, but I just ran through all my SE tabs in Safari refreshing one after the other, as I do a hundred times a day [when I'm bored] & everything on each page just spaced a tiny bit ...
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Duplicate deletion (same time) in question timeline

Impressed by how quickly a post on Academia SE was correctly flagged as spam, I looked at the timeline for Academia post 142860 (10k on Academia required) — it was deleted 58 seconds after posting, ...
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Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions

Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions. Example from https://travel.stackexchange.com, tested in Chrome for Android: Typing la- should have brought up la-paz instead of the five suggestions ...
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Sponsored tags no longer show appropriate icon

Sponsored tags no longer show appropriate icon next to tag name. For instance, Android tag had green Android logo, that is no longer there: While it is always possible that some tag is no longer ...
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Is there a bug in the Mother of Dragons trigger?

The secret hat 'Mother of Dragons' has the following trigger: More specifically: I have asked a question a week ago on Earth Science: Does the geothermal activity influence the climate in Iceland? ...
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Names of close-voters are not visible in the post notice but in the revision history and timeline

I am not a user with close/reopen votes privileges on Travel Stack Exchange, therefore I can't see the names of the close voters in this question: However, they are visible when going to the revision ...
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Where does that border come from?

Since today, post notices do have a blue border: As you can see in the images in the post notices rollout Q&A that these used to have a gray-ish border. Either the colors have been updated ...
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I am wearing a hat which I am not supposed to have

Most of us got "Glasses With A Number On Top" hat by mistake and by default I was wearing it from start but that hat was put back in the suitcase by SE but I am still wearing it: It should have been ...
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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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Snippets can be formatted in monospace

Example answer with bug. By indenting the snippet generating comments, you can make a pretty odd snippet style, where the button titles are shown in a monospaced font. let test = "Hello, world!";...
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Weird boxes in question title and body

I've just noticed these weird boxes in this specific question. Is this normal or does this look like a bug? It even appears in this link-generated sentence: Javascript line-height Property with █████...
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New Post Notices are reverted to old ones

As of today I not longer see new Post Notices across SE sites. They are all reverted to old ones. Question with old notice on Stack Overflow Question with old notice on Code Review Question with ...
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Self-learner badge has been incorrectly awarded

In the famous Why is SE removing links and community ads about legal issues? question by Juan M. he has been awarded the Self-Learner badge with his infamous answer. But: The question is not his. ...
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Single use tags are not deleted after six months if they were recreated via a rollback

The question Understanding risks of logging into Stack Exchange sites from a shared computer or network has two tags which have only been used once and have no tag excerpt or wiki: shared-devices and ...
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Duplicate post notice missing the duplicate

Just browsing and came across a question marked as duplicate, but the post notice doesn't have a link to the duplicate:
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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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Drop shadows on avatars eligible for expanded usercard has disappeared

According to the privilege page for established user rights, there is supposed to be a drop shadow next to avatars that expand upon mouse over into expanded usercards. However, as of today, that drop ...
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Why does the following Markdown (blockquote, code block, #) render the way it does?

Why does the following Markdown: > ``` # test render as it does? <h1>test</h1> Yes, you see that right: the # is converted even though it's inside a code block. Furthermore, it's ...
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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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How did I just receive a tag badge if there were no recent upvotes on that tag and no edits to add that tag to prior answers?

Yesterday (14 October) in Music: Practice and Theory I received the bronze modulation tag badge. Yet a look at my reputation shows that I haven't received any upvotes on answers for modulation-tagged ...
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Bulletin board doesn't show 3 featured questions at a time [duplicate]

We know that questions with featured are visible throughout the network in the bulletin board i.e., The Yellow Box. Currently there are 3 featured questions out of which only two are visible on the ...
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Is there a maximum height of sidebar ads?

Today I saw a big ad with width 300, height 600, a sidebar ad on Cross Validated. This is quite annoying because I frequently visit Cross Validated at work.
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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 be ...
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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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