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Does retagging the question need peer reviews?

As far as I know if a user has crossed 500 rep, he can retag the questions and it doesn't go through peer review. But when I retagged this question on Stack Overflow, it did go through peer review ...
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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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And just like that, I have 150k rep. Umm.. What? [duplicate]

I just noticed this on the Astronomy proposal on Area 51: This is wrong on so many fronts: I don't have anywhere near 150k network rep It shows to other people (I've checked this) that I do It ...
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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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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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Can't single-handedly reopen a dupehammered Q after editing gold tag to another gold tag

I dupehammered Right way to add cronjob-threading functionality to Tomcat webapp with gold jsf badge. Then OP complained and edited the question into a too broad recommendation request. While still a ...
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2 wrong edits and 7 days forbidden

About 10 days ago, I made some mistakes when I edited two tags, then I was forbidden to edit any tags, questions, answers, etc. 10 days ago, the system generated this error; Too many of your edits ...
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Cannot upvote comments under an election nomination

In current moderator elections such as the Math election, I can't upvote comments. I've also been told by higher rep users and moderators that they can't upvote comments either. I know this was ...
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wiki questions don't show creation date

Normal questions show the date they were asked and the date of the last edit. Community wiki questions don't show the date they were asked on; only the date of the last edit. To find the creation ...
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Already awarded bounty refunded on question migration?

In March 2011 I offered a 500 bounty on one of my StackOverflow questions (10K link) and awarded it to Filip de Vos. This question was later migrated to Database Administrators and has the following ...
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What's up with this post and what appears to be double careers ads in the same post?

Coming here from a Hot Network Question (everyone's favorite way to get site visitors), I happened to notice on this question: Looks like there are now careers ads embedded into posts, apparently as ...
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Moderator agreement still refers to Stack Exchange Inc [duplicate]

The moderator agreement is visible at the following URL: https://meta.stackexchange.com/legal/moderator-agreement I acknowledge and agree that as a moderator for Stack Exchange Inc. I will ...
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careers.stackoverflow is not allowing me to put my real City name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Location field spells city name incorrectly When I enter my city name while editing my careers profile, it changes my city name from Pula to Pluj after saving the profile. ...
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Delayed refresh when hitting 'Questions'

There is something a bit weird I noticed lately: When the message 'Question with new activity' pops up at the top of the questions list and I click the 'Questions' button instead of the message itself,...
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Edit details: “suggested [time period] ago” shows approved time, not suggested

I just approved a suggested edit, and I noticed the time given in the "edited ... ago" link under the post shown was only a few seconds, so it was clearly referring to the approval time. I guess there'...
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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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Why was I awarded an Excavator badge today when I didn't earn it?

I was recently awarded an excavator badge for something that I did not do. Is this a bug of some sort? The question that I supposedly excavated was last edited several months ago, and I have not ...
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Related Questions Include Closed Questions

When I follow the Related Questions section, I often come across closed questions. I would think that closed questions wouldn't be shown, since they aren't relevant. Shouldn't closed questions be ...
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Why isn't the website in the profile page clickable?

We can click the website mentioned by the users in their profile page. They can enter anything that should be clickable. But, in this profile page, the website link is not clickable. Why not?
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Why do I keep getting told I posted less than 15 characters when I posted more than 15? [duplicate]

I tried to post the following comment and it claims it was less than 15 when it was more. Based on Tim's comment and testing I believe it would not let me post because with @Shadow removed it is less ...
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How do I have exactly 20 hats?

I have exactly 20 hats on Stack Overflow: How does that work? I thought that once you get to 20 The Milliner immediately bumped you up to 21. I seem to have it though, which is weird.... Also, I ...
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A wrong status of Copy Editor badge is displayed in reviews

When hovering over the badge progress in the review queue, one is able to see his progress towards the badges of a particular review type, as well as Civil Duty, Electorate and Copy Editor. Now, I ...
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“Yesterday” time specification shown when it was actually the day before yesterday

Looking at this question of mine, I see "asked yesterday" (which I really hate; I'd like to see an exact time specification rather than this vague one, especially in the list of questions). But it was ...
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I received the Announcer badge for a link to a site-meta shared on a hot network question

I received the Meta Academia’s only Announcer badge for linking this question. If I am not very much mistaken, the only place where I shared this question was this comment on a popular question. ...
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Minor vote-to-close bug when one voter is promoted to moderator

Check out this interesting closed question; my name appears twice. I voted to close before made moderator pro tempore, and again afterwards, and my name appears in the list twice because of that. It's ...
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First question in Review isn't really a first question

I was browsing through the SO review section for "first questions," and came across this one: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6197227/how-to-show-latest-post-from-each-category-with-thumbnail-for-...
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I cannot get bold or italics to work

None of the following are bolding the word inversion Inversion, Inversion or Inversion. None of the following are italicizing the word inversion Inversion, Inversion or Inversion. My answer is found ...
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Editors can instantly reject suggested edits without leaving a trace in the revision history

Using https://stackoverflow.com/posts/?/edit-inline while ? is the ID of the post. Pressing Save Edits without changing the textbox on a post that has Edit (1), will reject the edit by Community ♦
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Line breaks not working in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do comments work? Stack Overflow comments don’t have formatting tags or line breaks? I've been struggling for some time with adding line breaks to comments on SO. I ...
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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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“Comments cannot contain” user's name

I just tried to reply to a comment from a user with the handle: Ciro Santilli 六四事件 法轮功 纳米比亚 威视 When I typed @Ci the system autocompleted it for me, but when I finished the comment and pressed enter ...
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Why did I get the Pundit badge?

It might be a bit weird, but I am wondering why I got the Pundit badge some time ago. It is supposed to be given to people that have 10 comments of score 5 or more. However, I found several queries ...
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Was Reviewer badge promoted from Silver to Mithril?

I already noted that the Reviewer badge seems like a heck of a lot of work for a paltry silver. It now looks like I may have been understating the matter. Apparently it’s even harder than I thought, ...
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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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Vote count not correct

In this question the vote total is -8, but the vote breakdown is 1/10, so it should be -9 (may have changed by now, still gathering downward momentum, it had the same discrepancy at -5). Edit: Looks ...
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Why was wikification allegedly due to ten owner edits triggered by my non-owner edit?

After I made the 14th revision to a post it was converted to community wiki with this message in the revision log: [made Community Wiki by George Edison editing at least 10 times] I am not George ...
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The link to stackexchange.com in the Stack Exchange dropdown is not recognizable as a link

The Stack Exchange dropdown was very recently changed to the format in this screenshot: The item highlighted by the red circle is a link to the list of all SE sites on stackexchange.com. The two ...
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I can vote for myself in the moderator election but not in the primaries

I am running for moderator in the EL&U election. I can vote for myself in the final stage of the election. I couldn't vote for myself in the primaries. Is this a feature or a bug?
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GitHub projects for a GitHub org I am admin for is showing on my CV

I am a GitHub administrator for the Mozilla GitHub org, and I have just updated my CV. All of the Mozilla projects have appeared in my CV, projects I have not worked on. I don't really want to have ...
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Voted to close, moments later all close votes are gone, can't re-vote

The question in question. I voted to close as Not A Real Question, becoming the third or fourth voter to do so. After commenting on an answer, I reloaded to find there were no close votes listed. ...
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The moderator queue is no longer a queue

The items in the moderator queue are no longer showing up in order from newest to oldest. As I write this, the items in the list on Stack Overflow have the following time stamps: 2 hours ago 3 ...
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Your vote is now locked in unless edited, even though it *was* edited

I up-voted an answer, and then someone left a comment proving that the answer was in fact incorrect, so I redacted my vote. I was actually a bit surprised that I was allowed to because it had been ...
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Careers adverts on stack overflow

When I'm logged into StackOverflow it shows a side bar advert for "jobs near London", it knows I live 400 miles away in Glasgow because I've told it that in my profile, so why isn't it showing me more ...
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Site names mangled in close reason

As you can see, Genealogy & Family History.SE's generic close reason distorts the site name. The &amp; hasn't turned into &. Related bug: Site names need to be run through HttpUtility....
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Join community button on the wrong side of the site switcher

The bright blue "Join this community" button appears on the far right of the new top bar and pushes the site switcher away. For consistency it should really appear in the same location as the ...
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If there are more than 200 internal links in a post, only the first 200 display question titles [duplicate]

When you post an answer with more then 200 internal links, only the first 200 are automatically converted to show question titles. All internal links after the first 200 just display the URL.
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Specify natural languages you know in Careers 2.0

Until I was called for a job meeting I haven't even noticed, that CV at Careers 2.0 is missing one vital point. Knowledge of different natural languages. It would be nice to have section where you can ...
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No notification bar when verifying Careers e-mail

A small UI omission that bothered me: on Careers, when you click the verify link in your e-mail and a page opens back to the Careers site, there's no actual text on screen that states that the process ...
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New top-bar really doesn't know maths [duplicate]

This question has been tagged status-bydesign but I really think its a bug. I just experienced this. TWICE First time : Second time : And now again SERIOUSLY, THIS NEED TO BE FIXED... :( IS ...

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