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Is flair still new? You can probably remove the <sup style=“background-color:yellow”>new</sup> on user pages now

If you go to your user page it still says get the NEW flair...probably ok to replace that little yellow box now
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Wrapping long tag names in question list

I know this isn't a big deal, but I thought I'd bring it up anyway. When a question has a particularly long set of tags, it causes the user name to drop below the tag list: This is a bit ugly IMO, ...
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Version Specific Tag Validation on Tag Synonym Page

Unless I'm completely mistaken about the concept of tag synonyms, I believe there is a bug in the validation logic on the tag synonyms page. The Tag Synonym Page in Question: Nine-Patch Proposed Tag ...
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No beta badges were awarded for the Aviation site?

So we are 13 days into the public beta (according to Area 51) for Aviation, and I just noticed that I didn't get the Beta badge even though I participated in the private beta. Then I noticed that ...
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This hat doesn't belong to me

I got this hat on Stack Overflow and put it on in my profile. Then, I disabled hats on my Stackoverflow account, but that hat is still showing on Meta. It is also not in my list of hats.
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The default “off-topic” close reason cannot be selected from the new close dialog

The default "off-topic" close reason on Meta is This question does not appear to be about Stack Overflow or the Stack Exchange engine that powers the Stack Exchange network, within the scope ...
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Close review queue shouldn't use bountied questions as audits

I had this audit in the close review queue. It clearly shows the question with a bounty, but bountied questions cannot be closed. Either bounty questions shouldn't be used as audits, or don't display ...
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Minor preview bug - mixed case HtTp urls display in preview but disappear from 'live' post

Here is an example: http://www.google.com -> http://www.google.com Http://www.google.com-> If you edit this question you'll see that both urls display in the preview - but the second one mixed-...
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How do I stop people seeing my associated account on other Stack Exchange sites?

I have tried to un-associate all my account. However the next time I log into any site I get. “n” accounts automatically been associated I wish to use a single OpenID for ease, however I don’t ...
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Casted a delete vote, says 27 votes remaining

Two users cast a delete vote on this question, one was me, but when I went back to the question it revoked the delete votes and this is what am seeing So where are the votes which were cast just few ...
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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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Why is careers.stackoverflow.com forcing me to widen my browser window?

Why is careers.stackoverflow.com forcing me to widen my browser window? I don't like my browser full width. I don't want to be forced to widen my browser window or scroll to get at other parts of the ...
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Edit preview bug - preview doesn't match real

I was editing an answer that left the url malformed and misparsed. Below is an image that illustrates the problem. Now, I understand this has come up before, and has been classified as "by design." ...
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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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“body is missing” error while body is not missing

I've tried to post a question and have filled body, clicked on Submit and get an error: body is missing As you can see body is not missing. I think it is because of encoding, but here is my ...
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BUG: Cannot vote again on post, even though there is no vote of mine currently applied

On this post: Format Currency string to integer I initially upvoted the first poster (Khalos), then I noticed that he used 'double' not 'decimal', so I undid that vote (within about 10 seconds). I ...
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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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Ended Events in Community Bulletin Don't Go Away

I happened to have a question open at the point where a chat event in the community bulletin ended. The time indicator on the event kept on ticking, showing me how long it had been since the "upcoming ...
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Captcha Challenge without a Captcha

I am using Stack Exchange and its sites through my basic mobile Nokia C1 using Opera Mini 4.5. I was prompted frequently to prove that I am a Human and not a Robot before providing an answer for a ...
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Undo edit from import?

I tried the import from linked in option and it blew away one of my experience sections with all the text in it. Is there a way to retrieve a previously saved version?
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Hot questions are too wide in landscape mode

I just noticed that the iOS app works in landscape. Which is quite nice. The hot questions, though, appear to not know how to resize themselves. Take for example this screenshot: The first item in ...
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“Upload a new picture” button. Quite misleading

When I heard of the new method of uploading my picture, I immediately tried it. What I remember is that I clicked the "Change picture" link that slides up when I hover my account picture, then clicked ...
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Location is automatically updated with reverse look-up, which is wrong

When I enter Trstená, Slovakia into the Location box, it's updated to Trsztena (which is Hungarian name for the town, but it's not used here!). Please make it possible to override the automatic ...
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Company page is not German

This localized ad displays Company page anzeigen at the button. While anzeigen is German, Company page is not. It could be Stellenanzeige öffnen or Stellenbeschreibung anzeigen
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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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Limit tag autocompleting in search

It is great that we have the auto-completion of tags in the search box. When I enter i.e. [*sql*] then all the SQL tags get included in my search automatically and I have a live refresh on them in ...
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Why do I need to enter the captcha n times to figure out that my n tags are not created yet?

When asking a question on Stack Overflow, I need to enter the captcha before it tells me a tag is not created yet. But it tells me only one tag is not created yet, so I need to enter the captcha again ...
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Deleted question showing up in 'newest questions' tab

Well, I already searched meta as well as cleared my browser cache. I realize this may be a SO cache problem, but it still seems kind of strange to me. The deleted question is this one, for 10k users(...
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“Post Your Example Question” button becomes inactive if I post a new question too early

On Area51 I open a proposal, go to the page bottom and enter a question into the form, then press "Post Your Example Question" button - the question is posted. Then I enter another question there and ...
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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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Sign-up verification email being sent in Markdown

I just signed up for an account and I received an email in unparsed Markdown, which my client does not understand: You're almost done! [Click here to complete your registration](https://math....
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Community user badges on Sound Design and MathOverflow are not hidden like on all other sites

The Community user has badges on Sound Design and MathOverflow. While they are partially hidden, they are still visible, and they are also visible in the awarded badges. I guess this is partly ...
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Related questions is not updated

30 minutes ago, anti-patterns was removed from this question. Related still contains What anti-patterns exist for JavaScript? though. I've also conducted a test in the Sandbox, which showed the same ...
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Possible Markdown escaping error on iOS

Glancing at an old answer of mine, I noticed that in one of the two code blocks, \\ is converted to \ and the following line break is ignored. In the other, the \\ is not immediately followed by a ...
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Prevent me from submitting answers which are just the question's template

Case in point: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/a/317441/4532996 Open Source Advertising - 1H 2016 is a question that provides an answer template -- when you scroll to the bottom, there's a answer ...
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captcha box not rendering properly IE10 compat IE 7 standard

My default work browser is IE10 which is admin set to compatibility mode using IE7 standards. I have no way of influencing this decision, but do have access to F12 to change it on a page by page ...
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Issue with the Research Assistant badge progress bar

Recently I did my first tag wiki edit in StackOverflow. For this I got the Tag Editor badge. But when I checked the badge progress view. It shows 0 tag wiki edits. Is it a bug or am I missing any ...
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There is a time delay on number of answers

I answered a question that showed up on the main screen. I went back to the main screen. It said "0 Answers". I refreshed. It said "0 Answers". I clicked the question again, refreshed, went back ...
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Election history says no elections currently underway when there are

I was just looking at Server Fault to see how the election process worked on a bigger site. I decided to look at last years history and was surprised to see There are no active community moderator ...
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Answer has been posted update bug (Not really a big deal)

I noticed a small bug when on stack overflow. These are the steps to reproduce. Go into a question. post a comment. while posting a comment, have an update about an answer being posted come up. ...
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Search for tags only redirect from search page

After performing a search on the advanced search page with only tags in the search box I get redirected to tagged questions page: The search-string on the top of the page in this case gets unfolded: ...
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Can we please keep the link referer in the chat?

Could you guys change the link behavior in the chat so that the "shared" links will keep my userid in the url? E.g. I throw in the chat the link: http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com/q/18036/...
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Can't see my ignored tags anymore unless editing favorite tags

On Stack Overflow, I got bunch of favorite tags and couple of ignored tags. Both groups used to show in the front page, until today: When editing the favorite tags they do appear though so not ...
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Reputation not changed when setting flair

I recently got enough reputation to set the flair option. I have more than 200 rep in two of the SO sites but when checking at the html picture links of the flairs that i got from SO, i noticed that ...
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Able to see deleted question vote tally from flag-summary page

I believe that this is probably a bug, although I am not sure. When I go to my flag-summary page, I am able to see links for questions that I have flagged that have since been deleted. If I click the ...
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Avatar change not persisting across Network sites

I changed my Gravatar the other day but I had forgotten the e-mail I was changing it on was linked to StackOverflow. So this resulted in my SO Gravatar being changed (to a picture of my foot with a ...
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“Stack Exchange chat” logo links to main Stack Exchange site

In chat, some pages, like http://chat.stackexchange.com/users/1, have a "Stack Exchange chat" logo at the top: One expects that clicking on the "Stack Exchange chat" logo would take you to the Stack ...
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Unparseable link in comments

The possible duplicate link in java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: javax.servlet.ServletContext.getEffectiveSessionTrackingModes()Ljava/util/Set; is broken. For future reference, the java.lang....
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Why has the Data Explorer the Beta Offline page?

The Data Explorer does have the Beta-Offline page. Does it generally just lack it or was that an oversight? And I'm nearly 100% sure this is a duplicate, but I can't find it.
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Company name is wrong in the Trademark Guidelines

The Trademark Guidelines: Proper Use of the Stack Exchange Name There is some confusion around the proper use and context of the Stack Exchange name. Here are some guidelines: Stack ...