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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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How can I delete my question on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I cannot delete my own question on Stack Overflow. When I try, I get the following error message: Sorry, this question cannot be deleted: too many existing answers, or upvoted/accepted answers (...
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Name Change Limiting can be Broken

Steps to reproduce: Change your name on Stack Overflow. After some time it won't allow to change your name again for one month Create user account in Super User or change your name on Super User ...
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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 Meta sites, since posts there are not ...
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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, for ...
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Community Wiki checkbox missing in action

It looks like the Community Wiki checkbox is no longer appearing on the ask/edit question page, making it difficult to mark questions Community Wiki. Where is it, and how is one supposed to mark a ...
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Got 45 rep for the answer, lost 185 rep when it was deleted

I think I may have found a bug/oversight when deleting questions and adjusting reputation. I recently answered a question when I was near the reputation cap for the day. As a result I only received 30 ...
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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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New rule preventing multiple @notifies causing Convert to Comment to fail

Apparently, an image is not worth a thousand words, as without at least a few words this won't meet quality standards.
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Vox Populi badge, but no Suffrage badge?

Today I received my Vox Populi badge on the skeptics site, but I had no previous Suffrage badge and didn't receive one. Aren't the requirements for Vox Populi stricter than the Suffrage badge, so ...
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No notification was received for an edit to a post

Normally, when a user edits one of my posts, I receive a notification like on the following depending on the case User has editing privilege (click to visit revision) Users' edit is submitted to ...
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Quick edit not recorded as such blocking vote change [duplicate]

A little background: I do not know what the specifics are, but I've noticed that a quick edit after a post will often times not result in an edit being posted. It's as if there was no edit. Edit: ...
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Bug with tags with plus in name

https://stackoverflow.com/tools/ shows that a tag named n+1 was created in the last 2 days. Clicking on the link for that tag takes one to a page showing "0 Questions tagged n 1"; it treats them as ...
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Why did community user delete this meta question where multiple answers had up votes? [duplicate]

The following meta question was deleted last night by the Community user. Normally, I wouldn't see an issue with this, but for this particular deletion, I can see three issues: We try not to ...
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Question history attributed changes to me that I didn't make

I just made some minor edits to the text of this question. I didn't edit the tags at all. When I completed my edits, my edit showed as: Now, I think those tags were present before I started my edit,...
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“You have already raised this flag” Well, not really [duplicate]

After I joined the mob and flagged some spam on the Bitcoin Beta, for a poorly-understood reason, I went back to one of the questions I'd flagged and opened the flag dialog. There, I saw something of ...
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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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Not all UTF-8 characters supported

I can't create a post with the following characters. There are errors for both the Japanese and Chinese characters. Here is the post in question What languages does the character encoding UTF-8 ...
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Links in newsletter preview link to YouTube

The problem: The links at the bottom of the Stack Exchange newsletter link to a YouTube video instead of the right place on the website. I´m not sure if this is an oversight or a clever hack. ...
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Audits bug in the filtered review queue

Just recently the audits have been introduced to filtered review queues. I've got an audit this morning which seems to be out of scope for my filtered list. I have filtered my list to only review VBA ...
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Strunk & White badge missing

According, to the user tab on Skeptics, both Fabian and I have edited over 80 posts. By that logic, both he and I should have our Strunk & White badge, but it's missing for us both. Ivo Flipse is ...
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Will a moderator know if I flag them?

This is related to Kev's recently posted question. Bill the Lizard informed us that mods know who flagged a post, but does this include them? If a mod gets flagged, do they get to see who flagged ...
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Number of suggested edits seems to include own edits

On the new History beta site I have the privilege to approve tag edits already but my own edits still go into the review queue. And the review dashboard displays a different number of pending edits ...
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Retagging without the edit privilege now requires an edit summary [closed]

The retag button is gone and only edit remains. This has made a few negative changes for users with the retag privilege but not the edit privilege. It is now necessary to enter an edit summary even ...
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I can't undo or change my vote in the primary election phase

I've cast my votes in both the Stack Overflow and Super User primaries, but I've changed my mind about one of the votes I cast. I tried to revoke the vote but was told that the vote was locked (as is ...
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Allow 'improve' for Tag Wiki Edit Suggestions

I've been approving or rejecting Tag Wiki Excerpt Edit Suggestions, but some of them are close and I'd like to just tweak them. We can improve regular edit suggestions, how about giving us an Improve ...
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How did I get this bit of reputation after I hit the repcap?

I hit the repcap on Science Fiction & Fantasy on the 20th, so I should only have earned 165 rep. (Does that not make sense? I had an accepted answer, so that's an extra 15 that doesn't count. And ...
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Upvote = Permalink

I've noticed, lately, that on upvoting a question the permalink of this question is shown and selected. Normally, after upvoting a question, I use the arrow key to read the answers. With the focus on ...
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Zalgo in user names and effects on comments rendering

After viewing this user name (which contains a lot of Unicode) I had the idea to test if usernames allow ZALGO. To my dismay they do. Is this wanted? Together with ShadowWizard we did a quick test. ...
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Moderators can vote as much as they want

I noticed that when I downvote a post then delete it, the vote does not count against my daily voting cap, but I do get credit for having voted. I just keep getting the "You have X votes left today" ...
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Linked and Related sections contain duplicate links to questions

The Linked and Related sections sometimes contain a link to same same question. See for example this question, where one of the Linked questions is same as the first of the Related questions. I ...
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You have already deleted 5 of your own posts today; further deletes are blocked

I can't delete more than 5 of my own posts in a single day. Is this a bug, or intended behavior? I'm trying to clean up old, crappy posts of mine. Similar-looking problem, but it claims to be status-...
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New Rep indicator stops when having negative score

Today I gave a bounty of 500 rep to this question. This results of course in a negative score for today. Since then I don't get any more notifications for new rep in the new top-bar on meta. Only ...
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Community user does not bump questions that never had an answer

One of the duties of the community user is to Randomly poke old unanswered questions every hour so they get some attention according to the Community user FAQ. This seems to only happen for ...
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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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Lost reputation from suggested edit approval on post left behind when account is deleted [duplicate]

On Programmers.SE, I edited a post (Must I provide my project source code if I use a library licensed under Apache 2.0?) back in November. Since it was a suggested edit, I earned +2 reputation when my ...
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Aren't moderators eligible for the Deputy and Marshal badges too, or has it changed?

I've been, ahem, farming spam/offensive flags due to a bug related to handling spam/offensive flags (which has since been fixed). In doing so, I noticed I haven't received the Marshal badge, despite ...
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Revival badge can be gained by down voting the *real* first answer

I'm not sure if this might be status-bydesign, but I just got the Revival badge by downvoting this answer that already had 2 votes. My own answer was already on 2 votes, I was revisiting it and ...
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Vote can't be changed if answer is edited too quickly

I've looked through a number of the "Vote too old to be changed" questions, but I think this one's different. I gave a downvote to an answer I thought had a critical defect, and I left a comment ...
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Notification email from stackoverflow contains “<3” after zip code

I noticed "<3" appears at the very end of the my stackoverflow notification emails (after the zip code). Is this problem related to gmail?
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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 is my CV 145% complete?

On Careers, when filling out my CV, it is listed as being 145% complete. Could someone tell me why this is?
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Why am I allowed to sign up on a private beta site I never commited to?

According to Area51, Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) is still in private beta. But yet I just signed up on it https://pt.stackoverflow.com/users/582/christmas-unicorn (already deleted the profile now) ...
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Is there a bug with the RESPECT hat?

I happened to notice that some user has a considerable number of hats, most of them earned on SO (where he joined 11 days ago). He seems to be actively harvesting them (see here for e.g.), which I ...
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Logout link now missing

The logout link is now missing for Stack Overflow as well as meta. Haven't check out the other sites. Any particular issue here?
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Timestamp on question is later than Profile's Seen, must be some time traveller or ninja

What kind of ninja skills allows for a user to post a question and have the timestamp appear later than when their profile says they were sighted? How did this user post a question without being "...
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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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Negative vote counts should use Minus Sign (U+2212) instead of Hyphen-Minus (U+002D) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minor layout problem with negative votes Currently, the Stack Exchange server uses Hyphen-Minus (U+002D) as the negative sign. However, in many fonts, this character is ...
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Does “user profile views” include narcissism?

So... if I go to my user page to look at where I got those extra 40 rep points (or whatever) from, does me going to my own user profile page increase my "user profile views"? I'd really rather it ...
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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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