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Why is user reputation hidden on Community Wiki questions?

Whenever I am on a Community Wiki, it seems that the reputation of users is hidden. I'm running on Google Chrome Windows XP. Is this a bug? or working as intended?
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403 Forbidden returned for any Stack Exchange page

When I try to connect to any Stack Exchange site from work, I notice that it comes up as 403: Forbidden on Windows. I checked my corporate web filter and SE sites are not on the blacklist. Why can I ...
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Nitpick: Comment character length limit is less than 600 when you include a URL longer than 24 characters

Because the URL is shortened... count the characters below
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Downvoting after Upvoting Requires You to Have Some Reputation?

Downvoting requires you to have a certain amount of rep which is completely reasonable but downvoting after you mistakenly upvoted a question or an answer should not require you to have some rep. I ...
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Searching for 'make' fails on all four sites

For some reason, searching for 'make' in any of the Stackoverflow engines returns a page saying "Please enter some text to search for in the upper right!" This doesn't appear to be length related; ...
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The same tag can be in both interesting tags and ignored tags list. They should be mutually exclusive

I'm listing this both as a bug and a feature request since it's subjective as to which it might be. I discovered while discussing another feature request that I can mark a tag as both Ignored and ...
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Bug - Interesting Tags on homepage

Greetings all, I have a question, possibly a bug, regarding the interesting tags section of the homepage. Ok, on the home page of stackoverflow, I have added the tag BizTalk to my list of ...
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Accepted answer shouldn't be sorted to the top when sorting by Newest or Oldest

When sorting answers to questions it makes sense to sort accepted answers to the top when sorting by votes, but if I want to see the oldest or newest posts, the accepted status shouldn't matter. Sure,...
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Code after bullet list isn't rendered correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to nest code within a list using markdown If there is a list immediately followed by a code block the code block is not recognized as code (Even though there is a newline ...
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Shouldn't answers marked as “accepted” rise to the top of the list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote ordering of accepted answers has changed: Accepted below top voted I have a case where I asked a question and received an answer that I upvoted (because it was helpful, ...
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Why can you put a single + in the tags field?

I'm referring to tags which should be separate, or they have a '+', when they should have a '-'. Look at the follow-up answer here. Apperently there are several questions tagged with the tag iphone+...
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When viewing questions in tag marked as “interesting”, they shouldn't be all marked interesting

When viewing questions in one of tags I consider interesting, using URL like http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/<tag>, and I have <tag> among "Interesting tags", all questions are ...
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Favourited, migrated questions appear as having no answers

I was browsing through my favourite questions list, and noticed that, strangely, "What's Your Favorite [sic] Harmless Computer Practical Joke?", had no answers. That seemed funny, so I checked it out -...
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Is the Populist badge broken? Or have I misunderstood?

In this question: First name, middle name, last name. Why not Full Name? my answer has 34 votes and the accepted answer has 10. But no sign of a Populist badge - should I have one? Edit: The ...
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Live bookmark for question in Chinese

Sorry if I am off topic, but this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1146446/ on my firefox 3.5.1 looks in the live bookmark like something in Chinese.
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Items not filtered in RSS feed

The RSS feed seems not to have the same filter as the site does. A bogus post with some expletives showed up in the feed but not on the site. Could this be fixed?
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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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How did the Community user earn the Civic Duty badge? [closed]

Apparently, the Community user earned the Civic Duty badge. How the heck did that happen?
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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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“Copy Profile From Stack Overflow” didn't copy alternate OpenID

I created a Super User account and copied my profile from Stack Overflow to it. Everything seemed to copy fine except for my Alt OpenID. Is this a known issue, or has anyone else noticed it?
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Set Ignored/Interesting tags based on basic regular expressions?

On Stack Overflow I have set up around 150 ignored tags. And this list is growing every day. But I still see new questions with tags I want to ignore that are very similar to my ignored ones. For ...
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Accepted answers don't float “on top” when self-answered?

On this question, the accepted answer doesn't float on top. Apart from that, the display is correct (i.e. the V mark and the green border) If I sort by "vote", I've got the following answer order: ...
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links to answers cause page reload

The "link" link in the answers are not relative anchor links ('#') but send the user to a completely new URL. In a question with URL... http://site.example.com/questions/1276/title Answers are ...
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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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Can two questions have the same title?

Concatenating Columns from a Result Set in SQL Server 2000 and Concatenating Columns from a Result Set in SQL Server 2000 appear to be the same question. They have the same question id, but different ...
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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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Answers to the closed questions

I think it's a bug when a closed question gets an answer. You can see here what I mean. An answer is posted a minute after the question is closed. I understand the idea, that user probably had ...
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Please add pagination option to preferences

Please add an option to preferences making it possible to set how many pages to show on one screen.
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Why does my reputation not add up?

Hi, I joined the StackOverflow site today and have a question about the reputation. According to the FAQ, you can get reputation for the following 2 things (amongst others): Your Question or Answer ...
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Number of comments shown on load has increased on Meta

In the intervening months since the feature was introduced, there have always been at most 5 comments shown under a post when the page loads. However, it seems that, on Meta, that limit has been ...
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Profile page bug

In the registered user section there's a label: Seen. It is showing incorrect information. When I visited my own profile page I got the information: Seen: 18 mins ago. According to what criteria ...
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Is there a way to identify whether users are online or not?

Is there a way to identify whether users are online or not? Something like online offline status symbols used in a chat application for every user.
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Unable to search for the SQL keyword BETWEEN

When I search for the word "BETWEEN" (https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=between) I get the following error message: Please enter some text to search for in the upper right! I imagine this is ...
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Why is this user not seen as a link?

I noticed in this thread Why can you have a column named ORDER in DB2? the user with accepted answer ( David Hughes ) not a link to his profile?
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Bug in StackOverflow.com? Not showing 15 results

In stackoverflow.com, when I go to questions, it doesn't show the default 15 results, it shows a different number of results going from 5 to 10 usually. I have tried it with Chrome and Firefox. In ...
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Interesting tag section disappears when a user clicks on interesting tag

On the right hand side, a user can add some tags under the interesting tags section. And when the user click on one of the interesting tags, he can see only the questions which are tagged with the tag ...
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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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Transferred question = invisible rep?

So, I answered a question on SO that was somewhat popular; my answer got quite a few upvotes. However, the question got deleted; now my recent activity -> reputation doesn't show anything for that, ...
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List entry followed by code block messes up the code section [duplicate]

Here's two examples (note that in first example, backticks also had no effect, for some reason): include/db.php: $attribs = array( PDO::ATTR_PERSISTENT => $...
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SO tells you who deleted their answers…maybe?

I answered a question this morning about how to get the number of rows returned from a mysql query in PHP. Relatively easy question, so I wasn't amazed when Paolo Bergantino left a comment that he was ...
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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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Related questions box show deleted questions

Is this a bug or a cache related effect? (Or both?) Maybe it's only me? Example: On the Related panel of this link there is currently a "Make it funner" related question that's no longer available.
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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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Bug: The Woot badge [closed]

I just received the Woot badge on SO, neat. But the strange thing is, I only visited the site once when I first noticed the badge. The requirement is to visit the site every day for 30 days, so how ...
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Render HTML in question summaries? [closed]

If a question contains a <s> tag in the first sentence, this is shown as plain text in the summary in the question list which is confusing. Example As the strikeout is typically used to show ...
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Single answer is Community Wiki while the rest are not

Under the link XML string manipulation in JS? a single answer is Community Wiki while the rest are not (the lower one in the image)... Is this a bug?
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Possible bug in last activity display

Go to the view where the questions with most activity and interest in this month are displayed. At the bottom right corner of every question it shows something like: 2h ago User Name I assume this ...
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Search for questions with tagA, but not tagB?

I'm asking because of these comments.. Basically wondering if there's a way to find all php5 questions without the php tag. If you search for [php5] -[php] it goes to.. http://stackoverflow.com/...
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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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Allow tags to be edited on 'moved' questions

From this Uservoice Item: If you look at this question there's a tag called 'ass-kicking' that no one can get rid of since the question was locked and moved to serverfault.com . I'm not sure what the ...