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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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France is not within 30 miles of London [closed]

On Stack Overflow Careers, I regularly do a search for candidates within 30 miles of London. I often get matches with candidates who have listed that they want to work in France, and expressly not ...
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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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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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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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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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Logging out of Stack Overflow or any Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I want to log out of Stack Overflow or any Stack Exchange site, but always it shows me logged in! How do I log out of this site? Note: I have yet to register; the site currently always shows my name ...
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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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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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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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Why is duckduckgo.com listed as referrer rather than search engine on analytics page?

While exploring the moderator page /admin/analytics for the first time I see Google is the only search engine listed, and among the three referrers is duckduckgo.com at 15% of our traffic. Shouldn't ...
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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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Warning “You haven't voted question for a long time” disappears too fast

I recently got warnings just after having upvoted an answer. It said something about the fact that I haven't voted for a question for a long time and that questions need votes too. The problem is ...
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The deeper you dig, the longer you wait

10K users have the ability to see the full history of reviews (e.g. suggested edits history - users with less than 10K will just see their own reviews), on all queues - from the very first review ever....
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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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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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Please add support for tables in answers and questions

I would like to use tables in answers and questions. Without such support, I find myself using ASCII art tables with the code-text tool, but that takes too long, and isn't really maintainable. This ...
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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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Why is it possible to vote for deletion/undeletion more than once?

If you vote to close a question and it later gets reopened, you are not allowed to vote to close it again. If you vote to reopen a question and it later gets closed again, you are not allowed to vote ...
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It takes two to tango?

Suggested edits approval or rejection always needed only one reviewer here on Meta. Today I noticed it requires two. (Example) Is this change intentional, or some glitch? If on purpose, what is the ...
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Human verification page not loading in China

I was trying to post a question on Stackoverflow but got redirected to the Human Verification page. The problem is that the CAPTCHA never loads here in China, it just times out after 4 minutes. ...
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What has happened to the sorting of answers on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Has the sorting of answers on Stack Overflow been changed? Because I've realised that the answers aren't sorted by Votes -> Time anymore, and they are sorted in a different way. It appears the ...
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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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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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HTML manipulation lets me break into private betas

I managed to (again) break into a private beta. I used a simple procedure, I copied the login form from another site and used the SE.com openID login. It didn't complain at all, and I wasn't committed ...
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User is suspended network-wide, except not really

This user has been active on Lifehacks recently, even though he's currently suspended network-wide until June 14th (one month suspension started on May 15th). The user is suspended network-wide on ...
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“Javascript” tag showing up as “javas” on main page

This is one of the weirdest bugs I've ever seen, I think. One of the tags on this question is "javascript" but on the SO homepage, it shows up as "javas." If you click on it, that even takes you to ...
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New tags page mangles tag wiki excerpts

With the tag page changed, there are some.. let's call them "controversial" opinions whether it's an improvement or not; I'd rather not comment on that, but point out a certain "feature" in the tag ...
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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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Is SO Saying that Chuck Yeager was a Secret Soviet?

So I love the hats and all, especially my Chuck Yeager "secret" hat (though I still don't know what it was for (Update: now I think I know)). And I'm not complaining or anything, but shouldn't 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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Why is the Community user in a deletion war with a mod?

We have a closed question with 0 sum votes (+2/-2). It got deleted by the Community user. Fine. Then came along DoubleAA (a mod) and undeleted it. Then comes Community and deletes it a few hour later....
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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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Should I really have been awarded mortarboard on a Per-site meta?

The Ask Ubuntu Town hall digest caused me to win the Mortarboard badge, yey! But wait. [Mortarboard] Hit the daily reputation cap for the first time Per-site metas don't have any reputation... I ...
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What is the cause of this sudden drop in CV queue size?

At Sat, 30 Nov 2013 14:51:01 GMT, there was a sudden drop in the close votes review queue size from 98932 to 98314. This is about 600 questions over the course of one minute. It doesn't seem like a ...
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Eeek! Stack Exchange devs have devoured the lolcat

Once upon a time, Stack Overflow used to have cool error page with a lolcat: But... it's hard to say it... the cat is no more and was replaced with no else than Jarrod Dixon who is also ...
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How can I create a Tag? [duplicate]

Is the reason that I cannot see that functionality that I have too low reputation?
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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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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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Daily vote limit reached on 37 votes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any voting limits? Cannot vote on question although 40 votes limit not reached Today I have reached the daily vote limit three votes too soon. Why did this happen?...
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Questions auto bumped by the Community User even though they are locked

https://serverfault.com/questions/159509/printer-on-different-networkip-range-can-i-print-to-it This question on Server Fault was just bumped to the front page like any other question that has no ...
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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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Please remove the s/!/?/ title filter from Metaǃ

If I write a post with a title ending in an exclamation mark, it gets replaced with a question mark. That makes sense for Stack Overflow, but less so for MSO, since posts here are not necessarily ...
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Why is the ##UserID## parameter not populated in Data Explorer anymore?

Environment I'm logging in using the OpenID from http://openid.stackexchange.com and using Chrome 31.0.1650.57 m if that matters. Steps to reproduce: Log in to Data Explorer and compose a query, ...