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Please moderate Facebook comments on the SO page

Not a complaint or a whine, but a polite request because Facebook won't do it. I reported the comment above, which was posted from a fake account using your name to entice people to send them crypto ...
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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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Backwards the migration close reason text is

When choosing a migration path in the close dialog, the text associated with each option doesn't make sense when reading, since it puts the name of the site first and then the text "belongs on": The ...
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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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Planned maintenance scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 00:00-03:00 AM UTC (Monday, August 22, 8:00-11:00 PM US/EDT)

tl;dr Planned upgrades that will impact Stack Overflow & Stack Exchange Network sites including Chat. All sites will be read-only for up to 3 hours beginning shortly after Tuesday, August 23, 2022 ...
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Dogfooding and Jobs - what's with SE using an external jobs portal and... not their own?

I've gotten back into the habit of checking the "work here" page on Stack Overflow, partially because it's a good way to read the tea leaves on the direction of the company. It has, as far ...
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Tag warning only shown for a second when I post directly after adding tags

When I do the following: write the title and body of a question; go to the tag field; add a tag that triggers a tag warning; do not defocus the tag window; hit Post your question; then I only see ...
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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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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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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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Please capitalize "muslims" in the description of Islam.SE on StackExchange.com

I noticed a small typo here: https://stackexchange.com/sites?view=list#traffic Q&A for muslims, experts in Islam, and those interested in learning more about Islam Please capitalize "...
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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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Revision histories of posts show headings being removed and re-added every single revision, even if they aren't changed

If a post has heading markup and has been edited, the revision histories' inline and side-by-side views seem to show them all changing on each and every edit, even though they aren't edited at all. (...
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Can we add some more trigger words to the one-flag-comment-delete mechanism?

We just had a rather unsavoury answer on SO from someone distinctly unhappy with the service they received. To put it mildly. In particular, there were these two comments under the post: I've flagged ...
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Chat.stackexchange.com chatrooms are broken/flaky

Chat.stackexchange.com seems broken. When entering a chatroom, the loading page stalls, e.g. And transcripts don't load, instead I get a server error. Some hints: this only happens on chat.SE, not ...
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"Submit" is not an answer to the question "Does this answer your question?"

"Submit" is not an answer to the question "Some community members have suggested a similar question that may solve your problem. Does this answer your question?" Screenshot from Google Chrome on ...
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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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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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"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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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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Anonymized chat messages are now searchable by user

Something appears to have changed recently whereby anonymised messages have become searchable under the user. For example; https://chat.stackoverflow.com/search?user=1640606&q=stackoverflow This ...
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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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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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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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Broken pagination in the Winter Bash leaderboard

The pagination of the Winter Bash leaderboard is broken: It looks like there's an extra s to the class attribute (classs): Using class= works:
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Stack Exchange is intermittently failing at random areas

Stack Exchange is intermittently failing at random areas. Some issues experienced by me and others: I got logged out and couldn't log in Stack Overflow intermittently goes down saying it's ...
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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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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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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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Why aren't description lists formatted on Stack Exchange?

Description lists, formerly known as definition lists, are a form of HTML markup. While they are not a part of Markdown, they may be created on Stack Exchange through inline HTML. However, they ...
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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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Profile of users with only three top tags is weirdly stretched if said tags are long

I think this is related to, or the evolution of, Tag name overflow on "top tags" section of user profile if tag name is long, but I don't think they're dupes as this one had the tags ...
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Emails are autolinked in the new Stacks editor

I just recently submitted an answer written in the new editor that contained an email: [email protected] After I posted it, I clicked 'edit', switched to rich text mode, made some changes and submitted my ...
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When community wiki post has only one revision, text is incorrect

I just stumbled over this CW answer: It should be just "answered [time stamp]" but looks like the "edited" was hard coded somehow. I verified this to happen on all CW posts without edits i.e. ...
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Typos in the blog links prevent some from working

The most recent blog post showcases some of the best questions from the sites that have recently turned 10. Unfortunately, some of the links have typos/formatting errors that break them. Digging into ...
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2020-10-13 (3rd time): Random pages across SE feel “dead”, due to SE WebSocket misbehaving: sometimes connecting, sending heartbeat, but no data

From the symptoms, this is identical to the issue I reported in: Random pages across SE feel "dead", due to SE WebSocket misbehaving: sometimes connecting, sending heartbeat, but no data ...
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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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“trivial, unless absolutely necessary” in edit guidelines does not make sense

The guidelines given to users who are about to suggest an edit are (boldface mine): Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome all constructive edits, but please ...
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Former(?) staff member still listed as moderator on Area 51

It seems Nicolas Chabanovsky left the company? I am not sure if there will be an announcement like this one – if not, спасибо Nicholas for all the work you've done! Let me honor you with a bug report: ...
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