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Attempting to post a < 15 char comment triggers the 'wait' timer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Writing less than 15 characters in a comment triggers the 30 second protection. I notice a change has been made to how long comments can be. Again. I used to just pad out my ...
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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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Description of the “disciplined” badge

Supposedly, the Disciplined badge is awarded if one, Deleted own post with 3 or more upvotes. Today I was awarded this badge, without deleting any post myself. However, some question (I think this ...
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Why don't I have the 'Mortarboard' badge?

On the 28th July I got 201 rep: https://stackoverflow.com/users/370103/curt?tab=reputation Therefore, shouldn't I have the Mortarboard badge?
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If you're quick, you can earn two review 'points' for one review

I appear to have earned a 'point' for a single review in two queues, by flicking quickly between queues: and... I don't mind much really, but this seems incorrect.
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How did I just receive a tag badge if there were no recent upvotes on that tag and no edits to add that tag to prior answers?

Yesterday (14 October) in Music: Practice and Theory I received the bronze modulation tag badge. Yet a look at my reputation shows that I haven't received any upvotes on answers for modulation-tagged ...
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How are the “on pace for” metrics on Area 51 generated and are they being done so correctly?

Taking Biology as an example, Area 51 describes: Every site needs a solid group of core users to assist in moderating the site. We recommend: 150 users with 200+ rep (on pace for 83 ...
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Tool-tip timestamp shows a Z

When you mouseover a "3 hours ago" time, you get the exact timestamp. Here's an example of what I get -- the code says: <span title="2009-07-20 23:12:37Z" class="relativetime">Jul 20 at 23:12&...
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Notification for moderator tools went off too early

I have received the following, slightly premature, notification. I don't have the required score, nor do I have access to the moderator tools (so far as I can see) — just the notification.
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Massive spike in first posts?

I was just taking a look at the reviews, and I saw that the amount of first posts jumped by over 400. It usually hovers around 0. Take a look Also, most of the things I'm reviewing in that are not ...
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SO points changed (+50) for no reason [duplicate]

My rep on SO went up by 50 just after the site was offline. It says that I get +50 for the question Object Technolgy / Object-Oriented Technology implemented in Relational Databases (deleted, 10K ...
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Limit of manual of 6 char on edit size when you don’t have full edit rights

I just tried to edit an answer to add a missing “not” so as to correct the meaning of what is being said, the system would not let me. Is this the correct behavour? (So I have had to use a comment ...
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Diff shows tag being added and removed in the same revision

On this question's revisions (but I remember seeing it in other cases) the diff shows the same tag being both added and removed.
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Should I have earned an “Excavator” badge for this?

On March 20th I answered this question. On October 6th I edited it since I decided that even though the question has a simple answer, my response was perhaps a bit too short. By conventional Earth ...
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Data is showing MvcMiniProfiler results. Is that expected?

Not sure if this is actually desired, but data is currently showing me (a SE non-dev) mvc-mini-profiler results, including all queries that are being run against the DB (not talking about data-...
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No No Longer Grinchy for reopening with Dupe Hammer

I noticed the No Longer Grinchy hat: It clearly says: (emphasis mine) participate in successfully reopening or undeleting a question I have reopened several questions today, latest is this ...
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Shouldn't the Terms of Service use Stack Overflow, Inc.?

The Terms of Service still uses the term Stack Exchange, Inc. However, I believe that the name is now Stack Overflow, Inc. , so I believe that should be changed to that. It is weird to have the wrong ...
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Comments on withdrawn moderator nomination posts are still visible in user profile

When a moderator nominee withdraws their nomination, comments on that post remain present in the user's recent activity list. This is in direct contrast to comments on deleted normal posts being ...
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Wrong count of answers in question

In this question; it show 2 answers as header but under it there are no answers. Am I the the only one to see this? Is it because of some restriction on me due to reputation? or is it a bug?
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Search doesn't find text in spoiler blocks

When you search for cauterizes on Movies.SE, it returns 0 results. But there is a post on Movies.SE that contains the string cauterizes. It is in spoiler markup though, so that's why the search didn'...
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Some words missing when editing a post in Stack Overflow

I try to edit a question how to find the commit message by author? In the question a word "hello" is there. But in the edit the word is not appearing. An extra word [git] is also appearing ...
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20k users can vote to delete negatively voted accepted answers

20k users can vote to delete answers with a score of -1 or lower (at any time, I believe), but the voting lacks a check to see if the answer is an accepted answer. IIRC, accepted answers have to be ...
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Extra square brackets and numbers when using automated link or add picture feature in questions and answers

I have recently noticed that when using the automated feature to add links, or to add images: That instead of getting: ![enter image description here][2] You get: [![enter image description here][...
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Review (on meta) doesn't hide reviewed posts?

Just poking through /review on Meta quickly made me aware that after reviewing posts in any of the sections, and then revisiting the sections later wouldn't remove the posts from the tabs. Is this ...
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Not Important bug found with 5 second comment warning? [duplicate]

This is not an important bug to fix, but just noticed it today. You normaly get the 5 seconds between comment vote warning when you try and vote for too many comments at once. I deleted two of my ...
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False 'followers' in the tag popup?

The is no py tag on Stack Overflow, but on mouseover (after I temporarily created it), I see this: How does one follow a non-existent tag? Someone might have created it in the past, and 3 people ...
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First Post suggests an answer from a “new user” who is 3+ years old with 1800 rep

NB: I'm not sure if this is actually a bug, or if I just don't know enough about what constitutes a new user. It just seems off to me. The first post in question: https://stackoverflow.com/review/...
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Close reasons have gone missing, previously closed as such affected

I think this has something to do with the recent change regarding close reasons. Some of the reasons have gone (unintentionally?) missing: On Super User, I no longer see the "no longer relevant" ...
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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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?noredirect=1 parameter no longer works for deleted merge stubs for <10k users

Questions that were merged into other questions, before being deleted, ordinarily redirect to the merge target. However, it's possible for users to append ?noredirect=1 on any question that redirects ...
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Inbox does not use DNS, but the IP 69.59.197.29

I use the RequestPolicy plugin for FireFox and noticed that the global inbox/notifications currently doesn't work (at least not here in Germany): It shows the new message indication, but the popup ...
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New users page - reputation sorting incorrect

The sorting on the new users page appears to be incorrect - if it goes from left to right then top to bottom (which appears to be the case for most users), then in some cases the sorting is incorrect. ...
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Undeserved Organizer badge

A few days ago I undeservedly received the Organizer badge even though I didn't touch any tag. The tags were automatically reordered (see below). Revision list. Is this a bug? alt text http://...
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Multiple tags search broken when searching as anonymous user?

When I input [asdf][lisp] into the search field on http://stackoverflow.com, without being logged in, only one tag remains. Is it broken?
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Why am I unable to continue reviewing first posts after reaching the vote limit?

I was surprised to see this while reviewing first posts: Since voting is not the only thing to do when reviewing, and arguably not the most useful (I find editing/close votes/comments to be a better ...
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Reputation tab shows wrong change if downvoted answers were removed

I noticed that, when I downvote an answer that subsequently gets deleted, the reputation tab in my profile shows a change of -1, even though it's unchanged from when I last checked. Here's a ...
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Users should be able to participate in deleting their own closed questions

Before you vote to close: there are a lot of questions with titles and/or bodies that are similar to this one. However, none of the ones I saw deal with this particular case. I have an old question ...
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Weird results from search

In the mathematics stackexchange, I found myself searching "radial decreasing maximal" to try to find results about a specific lemma. The first result that was related to the lemma I was interested in,...
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facebook.stackoverflow.com tools show flags on non-Facebook SO questions [closed]

On the Stack Overflow Facebook minisite tools page, flags are shown without tag restrictions, meaning that flags from the main Stack Overflow site on non-Facebook questions are shown. screenshot http:...
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Suggested edits under a certain amount of characters

I can see the logic behind only allowing edits when a certain number of characters are changed, but sometimes it seems there's a perfectly valid reason for editing a post and just changing a couple of ...
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The Users page is not ordered by name in the name tab

Right now, the first users by name are: ricree (rep 1,226) garg (rep 91) deanbates (rep 331) spencerholleman (rep 33) This is not ordered by name. What am I missing?
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Getting constant event notifications in chat that I never registered for

A couple of weeks ago I asked a question in Physics chat (the only time I ever went there) and was referred to the Pod Bay chat. I spoke briefly to someone in there and now when I'm in English ...
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Bogus “You have already voted to close this question” on expired votes

We have two confirmed cases on the U&L site where the sliding vote expiration system is mistakenly blocking the ability to vote even after votes have expired. As a current example this question ...
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My submitted Tag Edits caused the wrong tag to be removed!

This question "Egyption Fractions in C" was originally posted with the following tags: java c artificial-intelligence fractions The question was obviously not about artificial-intelligence, so I ...
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Upvoting comment leaves border around icon until mouse is clicked elsewhere

When clicking to upvote a comment, the icon seems to retain focus resulting in a border around the icon (the bottom comment in the image below). This remains until I click elsewhere on the page or ...
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Android app / API should be more verbose about why a user can't comment

According to this Meta question, users of the Android app with less than 50 rep get this message when trying to post a comment: User does not have permission to comment on this post That's ...
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Animated SVGs don't animate when oneboxed in chat

If I post a lovely animated SVG here, it will animate: Beautiful, but the same does not happen in chat for me (Chrome, Mac OS): This is a serious bug which needs fixing immedia-- ALL GLORY TO THE ...
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When you remove a vote, that vote doesn't go back into your vote pool

A few minutes ago I had the message 5 votes remaining today I voted on 4 more posts. The last one I decided retract my vote, then decided I was correct and re-posted the same vote. After ...
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new question title & tags gray watermark text should clear on focus

The gray text shown in the "Title" and "Tags" edit boxes when creating a new question doesn't follow the usual UI convention for watermark text. The usual behavior (e.g. of the watermark text of the ...
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Add ability to specify if job was contract or not on Careers profile job history

When going through candidates, it's a little worrying to see that a candidate's work history has many previous jobs that only lasted for less than 6 months when I'm unsure if those were contract jobs ...

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