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Add links to official status pages in the read-only mode status message

When the site is in read-only mode, I get a message like this: This site is currently in read-only mode. Would it be possible to update that message to provide links to these resources on SE's ...
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Tags cannot have accented characters?

On the newly created French Language & Usage (private beta started today), I tried to have a tag named évolution, but the accent on the é is lost. The SE engine really should allow accents on tags....
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Should we change the positive asking record criteria for the Curious badge set?

Poking around the people's profiles to see how the new activity page looks I keep seeing things like this: It looks strange to have a 25/5 progress on a badge, but the dialog explains that what this ...
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Typo in category for “Black or of African descent”

In the current version of The Loop, one of the options for racial background is spelt “Black or of African decent”, rather than “Black or of African descent”. I tried notifying Sara Chipps by @ ...
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“You've earned (badge)” panel layouts are broken

When I visit my activity page I see this: The "Congratulations! You've earned (badge)" section has dropped down completely beneath the tabs under it. The "You've earned a new privilege!" section has ...
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My accepted answer was deleted, didn't match FAQs

I answered this question. My answer was accepted as correct, and then a moderator deleted it. I read the "Why was my question deleted?" FAQs and it didn't match any category. Any help here? Here is ...
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Don't display “protected” notice if the question is locked or closed

If the question is locked, obviously new users can't post answers to it because no one can post answers. It seems somewhat redundant to list that box there. I'm not saying remove the protection from ...
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Oneboxing a Stack Exchange post using HTTPS does not work

When you post a link from Stack Exchange into the chatbox using HTTPS, the link does not onebox. However, if you change the link to HTTP, it works. See the screenshot below: HTTPS URLs should onebox, ...
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“it's” should be changed to “its” on help center “How do I create an account?” page

In the help center how do I create an account? page there is the following text: In addition to creating an account for this site (and it’s associated meta-discussion site)... This should be ...
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Reduce the threshold for comment deletion with flags

I have it on good authority that it takes six flags from ordinary users to delete a comment. This makes no sense; it only takes five community votes to close a question, and three to delete a post. ...
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Please capitalize “muslims” in the description of Islam.SE on StackExchange.com

I noticed a small typo here: http://stackexchange.com/sites?view=list#traffic Q&A for muslims, experts in Islam, and those interested in learning more about Islam Please capitalize "muslims"...
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The black hole known as Meta Stack Apps

Firstly, there isn't a Meta for Stack Apps. However, Stack Apps' help centre seems to disagree: Meta Stack Apps is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Stack Apps ...
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Update s.tk/meta to point to MSE instead of MSO

The Stack Exchange's s.tk URL shortener is quite useful for getting to sites quickly. However, http://s.tk/meta still points to Meta Stack Overflow, which used to be the network-wide Meta. Now that ...
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Something went very wrong deleting this

Sorry for the lame description. These revisions show something a little strange: There was no delete button in the flags list; I went to the question and clicked delete, and a blank error box ...
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Pluralization bug in “member for” area on profile page

I think the picture pretty much explains it all. Not sure if this is the case for all SE sites, but this is from Stack Overflow.
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“For security reasons, framing is not allowed; click OK to remove the frames.” on Imgur upload

Ok first, there's that lugubrious use of the semicolon; not necessary. Second, I didn't open a frame! You did! Alls I tried to do is upload a 5MB animated .gif file via Imgur. Looking further into ...
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Please fix the big gap in the line height of the new Off-Topic reason list

For some reason the choices listed under the Off-Topic list are all bunched toegther which makes reading difficult and creates a big empty gap between the last reason and the Vote to Close button. ...
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The StackExchange menu is too high

I think the StackExchange menu should open below where I clicked, so if I click again, it closes instead of going to the StackExchange site. The way it works now violates convention for drop-down ...
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Users without full edit rights should not be able to submit edits to deleted posts

Having read ChrisForrence's comment I have done some experimenting and confirmed that the content of deleted posts can be viewed from the edit page. Furthermore, I'm able to successfully submit ...
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Mod message header notification is missing

I've send four mod messages earlier today (busy morning) and I've just discovered that my fellow Programmers mods didn't get the usual "Yannis released the Kraken again" header notification for any of ...
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Answers with score of -3 or lower (on normal sites) and -8 or lower (on meta sites) are no longer greyed out after the series of redesigns

Just look at this list on SO, this list on MSE, this list on M&TV, this list on UX, etc. In short all the sites which had a recent redesign or relatively recently graduated sites with those new ...
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Send suspension notices & mod messages to Global Inbox as well

I realized that Mod messages/suspension notices are not delivered to the inbox. I'm not sure why that's so. With most activity being delivered to the Inbox, something as important as Mod messages ...
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Bad Request - Invalid URL with Unicode in URL

There is a question on the Ru.SO that can't be opened (at least for me under Chrome and Edge) with HTTP 400 error: I have made a dumb question on Meta.SE to reproduce this. Question Bad Request - ...
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CSS alignment issues on close reasons with pending votes

"Should" word in italics is shifted down in the vote-to-close popup when there is at least one pending close vote. Just have a look at this: Now without close votes: So the issue occurs ...
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Was scrape worth changing to s****e here?

I just stumbled over this change (second revision): https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/17225363/2 and I'm wondering what the sense of it could be because I never thought that scrape is an offending ...
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Checking if your comment flags have been acted upon?

Even though comment flags don't count towards your flag weight, I think it would be nice to add them into your flagging history so we can still see if they were acted upon or not. Could the flagging ...
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Vote buttons, stars, and moderator margin controls just got a lot lighter

The controls in the left margin of a post -- vote buttons, star, and moderator controls (timeline, flag count, deleted comments) are now a much lighter shade of gray than they used to be. Before (...
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What do the shield icons on custom question list pages specify?

I was just browsing through the Questions pages on Meta Stack Exchange, and noticed all questions have a shield icon in front of them. It reminds me of the icon sometimes used in Stack Overflow for ...
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The newsletter is suddenly calling questions with low votes, low views and no answers “top new questions this week”

So I just received my Ask Ubuntu newsletter and upon opening it up I was disappointed to see what it now considers "top questions" for the week all have <1 vote, low views (~<50) and sometimes ...
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Winter Bash 2013/2014: Misalignment of the hat boxes due to incomplete CSS rule set

Update (2014): The Winter Bash 2014 site has the same problem as the site last year. Screenshot: What’s the problem? This CSS rule declaration targets only the 5th element in there: .box:nth-...
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Add Year to Dates for Dates within 11 Months

Note: I know this is very similar to "Add year to question and answer dates.". I felt it deserved a separate question because I'm asking for a modification to the functionality requested in that ...
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Active election pages are broken network-wide

It appears that all the election pages where an active election is supposed to be underway are broken network-wide Programming Code Golf (PCG Meta) Crypto Sites without an election are working fine ...
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Do not show blacklisted tags under “Explore Our Questions” for non-logged-in users

From the inception of Anime.SE until about May of this year, the tag "identification-request" was permitted on our site. This led to us accruing around 3500 of these questions total (including deleted ...
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“Protect Questions” privilege page doesn't mention the new answer requirement

A new feature was implemented a few weeks ago from Prevent protecting questions under certain circumstances - We recently implemented a change to protected questions based on the suggestion by ...
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Retina Display favicon support?

I recently noticed that all Stack Exchange sites have some pixelated favicons. As you can see, Gmail has support for Retina Display favicons, while Twitter and SE sites do not. It looks worse with ...
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Kill the reading tag

The reading tag currently has 492 questions. Arbitrarily checking 15 of those revealed that the tag doesn't really add anything; it's far too general and applies to many languages and situations. ...
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Rename VIP User card to Expanded User card on new profile page

My next privilege is 1000 - I get the vote count and a VIP usercard: HU? VIP usercard? Privileges doesn't say anything: Ahh, a Help Centre search comes up with the Expanded usercard section: ...
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Typo on https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/create-filter

In https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/create-filter When the size of the parameters being sent to this method grows to large, problems can occur. This method will accept POST requests to ...
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YouTube Mobile Links in Chat Not Oneboxed Correctly

Recently, I have been chatting on my mobile device more frequently, and have noticed a slight error in the way that thumbnails of Oneboxed videos are displayed. I tried to post a mobile video, using ...
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Do not disable the “where” field when “Work Remotely” is selected

I find this incredibly frustrating. I want to find all jobs that allows remote work based on a region (like a country, province or even city). When you click the "Work Remotely" radio button, it ...
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Please fix the pluralization in “earned this badge 1 times.”

The page showing how many times a user has earned a specific badge, e.g. this one, has a pluralization bug; it says earned this badge 1 times. Apparently, this bug has been fixed before but recent(...
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Explainer, Refiner and Illuminator aren't internationalized

Just noticed. To be translated?
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Was this moderator deleted answer a mistake?

I was about to flag a question as a duplicate because there is a question with a well written answer that I often answer that I often reference covering the same topic. However when I went to the ...
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Inline tag edits showing for <10k users

My second bug report today. (First) I do not have 10k but I see "edit tags" links showing up as I move the cursor near the tags. Clicking them results in 404 errors. Who is to blame?* * Someone ...
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Careers is missing the good parts

I have the Crockford Bible in my Careers CV reading list. In the search result when adding a book, as well as in the edit view, the book title is displayed correctly: However in the final rendered ...
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Annotated posts page has empty HTML <title>

https://stackoverflow.com/annotated-posts The page source has an empty HTML title <title></title> So the page shows up in my browser with the page URL as the title which looks messy and ...
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Please include info about spoiler sections on the “formatting help” page

As described on Add markdown support for hidden-until-you-click text (aka spoilers), it's now possible to create spoiler blocks/hidden text with the syntax >! Spoiler text Can a blurb about this be ...
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Careers won't let me list Pécs, Hungary as location

TL;DR it's like letting you specify Texas, but not Houston. Since Houston is big enough to specify, employers will assume you don't live there if you didn't name it In the Location field, Pécs, ...
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The information on close-votes aging mechanism in Help Center is out of date

Network-wide Help Center on Cast Close And Reopen Votes page still says Close votes age away harmlessly after 4 days if the threshold is not reached. Each new close vote resets the timer, and close ...
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“answers” oozes out of accepted-answer green background

If you have a question here on Meta.SE with multiple answers, one of which is accepted, it shows up like this on the "favorites" tab of the user activity page (and probably elsewhere): No big deal, ...