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Make the mobile apps open source!

Since the apps aren't maintained any more, and probably won't in the near future, many users are waiting for bug fixes or new form factors to be supported. If the SE development team is too busy with ...
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Support Kotlin in code highlighting

The relevant PR was merged into code-prettify: https://github.com/google/code-prettify/issues/491 As per instructions, I'm asking to deploy it to the network and assign to kotlin tag.
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Can we get an “id” back on the help section about meta vote?

Recently, the Help Center was introduced in order to replace the old FAQ! Which is really nice. But we lost a friend to battle, one minute for "Fragment Identifier", he was a good bro! We want it back!...
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Make the chat link one click away in the new top bar

In the new header could we please move the chat link back to where it was? (One click away) As a daily frequent to the JavaScript room that's the one link I'd love to have visible 100% of the time. ...
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Certain links get broken when automatically converting trivial answers into comments

When a trivial answer contains links in the form: [link][1] info info [1]:http://example.com When they are converted to a comment, the links get mangled to something like: [link][2] info info [1]:...
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Stop repeatedly auto-associating accounts on login!

I want my Meta profile kept unassociated with the others. Maybe that's swimming against the current, but that's what I want. Feature: Don't automatically associate my account when I login. Auto-...
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CHAOS-like option for moderators to edit without bumping

CHAOS members have (had?) the ability to edit posts without bumping: Because they are doing so many edits at once, CHAOS operates in a special mode where editing a title does not bump it to the ...
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Can we please get text labels for the new OpenID registration form?

First off, I am quite pleased to see that Stack Exchange is now an OpenID provider. I see this as a very good thing for not only Stack Exchange but also the sites that will now be inspired to add ...
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Please preserve the “customize public view” feature

Based on the answer to this question it appears that the recent Careers 2.0 Profile email was directed at the "customize public view" feature. I would like to formally request that this feature be ...
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Please revoke badges gained by abusive voting

In this discussion (not feature request), waffles answers: ... if we find that people are abusing the system their accounts may get suspended. I would consider that kind of behavior abuse. ...
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Allow users to edit the API documentation

The API documentation has more than a few typos, errors, and unclear bits. Many of these have been noted in comments over the years and there are 44 bug complaints on Stack Apps. (That's a LOT of ...
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Link to PDF in Careers profile editor

Today I was looking to generate a fresh copy of my CV, only to discover that I couldn't find the link for generating a PDF or printing a copy. I noticed that the profile editor was redone in the (...
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BlogOverflow text overflow

I checked out this blog post on Arqade and clicked on the OP's name to find the overflowng text:
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Punctuation error in Improve Post error message

In the Suggested Edits review queue, if you select Improve and then immediately press save (without making any improvements), this error message appears: You seem to be improving a post however, ...
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Markdown quirkiness with hyperlinks including images

I noticed some weird behavior of Markdown regarding adding hyperlinks to images. Start with an image: ![alt text][1] [1]: http://example.com/image.jpg Now, highlight ![alt text][1] and hit Ctrl+...
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Community♦ profile doesn't onebox in chat

When I post a link to the Community♦ profile in chat, it doesn't onebox. I'd wager that this has something to do with the negative user ID, but the Stack Exchange API seems to handle it just fine ...
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I shouldn't or should be able to edit a deleted answer, but not both

There seems to be a similar bug report about one's own answers. This is is about editing someone else's answers. Also, the other post has been marked as completed, which is certainly isn't! This only ...
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Add a slight delay to “question(s) with new activity” notice after refreshing the whole page

I've seen it happen more times on SuperUser than here, but several times the page has barely finished rendering and then the notice pops up: Maybe people like this instant notice that the site is "...
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Signup email link doesn't work when your name is… unusual

I tried to register an account with the name ௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵௵...
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Moderator elections with two candidates look funny

There are two candidates in the Food & Cooking Moderator Elections. There are still buttons for three choices. Since it's single transferable vote, you don't actually need the second or third ...
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Make an announcement type thing to notify new users with 0% acceptance rate

I've noticed quite a few people recently with a 0% acceptance rate. (and more than I'd seen in the past). I'm not sure what could be causing this, but I think one thing may help to steer these new ...
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Employer Search View needs modification

In my CV, I have the following summary: In the employer search results, it shows up like this: The problem is that a ... is added after my text, which drastically changes the tone of what I'm ...
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Using Stack Exchange OpenID on blogger.com fails: “Your OpenID credentials could not be verified.”

I'm trying to add a comment to a post I read on blogger.com. Here is the post: http://hacksoflife.blogspot.com/2006/01/iswindowvisible-can-be-deceiving.html#comment-form I try to add the comment ...
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Not all bountied questions appear in “Bounties” list

I'm not actually sure if this is related to New-Nav or not but I was just looking for this bountied question: And thought... OK, I'll go over to the "bounties" tab... But it isn't there. Irony? ...
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Bug with hat placement with not-loaded avatar?

When I loaded the review page (in Stack Overflow, though I have no specific reason to think it is related) I got a weird hat in the upper left hand corner. See the hat in the upper left hand corner? ...
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“Learn more” button on tags is broken in Chrome 30

I'm using Google Chrome Version 30.0.1599.10 dev. I was showing a friend how tags work when asking a question on Stack Overflow and typed in "php". When I clicked the "learn more" info link it did ...
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Careers adverts: location not accurate

On the Careers front page, after the featured jobs ads, there is a section jobs near [your location], with a further link to More [your location] jobs. For me, the location it's using is waaaay off ...
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Auto prepend @{user} when comment notifications are auto generated

If a user comments on their own post and there is only one person who has previously commented, then that person is also notified if @name is forgotten. From: How do comment @replies work? This is ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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“Posts Awaiting Review” value should not display if there are items I cannot review

I recently proposed a tag wiki description and excerpt on a site where the review queue was completely empty. After submitting the suggestions, I was alerted in the toolbar that there were two ...
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When an avatar is displayed in an expanded question link in chat, it doesn't have a hat

When you paste a link to a question into chat with no surrounding text, it gets oneboxed. Duh. There's an avatar in the onebox. It doesn't have Winter Bash hats. It maybe should.
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Tab overflow on Area51 in Firefox (Ubuntu)

This is a relatively minor bug, but a bug nonetheless. I use Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 11.10, and when I open Area51 the text on the "All Proposals" tab overflows. It looks like "All Proposals" is ...
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Careers profile help text is not selectable

Repro steps: Start editing your Careers 2.0 profile. Select a field and notice help text on the right. Try to select the help text with your mouse. Unexpected result: The text disappears as the ...
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Two minor tool-tip problems related to favorite question widgets

There are two related minor issues with the favourite button under the scoring widget. Here's how it looks on the new Skeptics.SE design (but this issue is not related to that design alone) The ...
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Character counting bug when flagging a post

If you flag a post as 'requires moderator attention', you have to enter a reason of at least 10 characters. Padding out the reason with spaces reduces the number in the "enter at least X characters" ...
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Upload image bug when URL contains encoded special characters

When I try to add image from the web with a link that contains special characters (even after encoding), the link seems to be truncated somewhere. The link that I pasted into the add image box is: ...
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Always preserve votes from users who are voluntarily removed

Refer here. Summarily invalidating all votes from a user who has asked for their account to be removed is both incredibly disruptive and unnecessary. If a user asks to be removed from the site, they ...
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Question title is missing in answer's timeline window title

When viewing the timeline of a question (example), the title of the page contains the title of the question as well, e.g. using the given example: Timeline for Error viewing revisions list of an ...
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Markdown sometimes repeats words at the end of a line

Have a look here, in the third paragraph. alt text http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/4901/markdowndup2.jpg Also have a look in the edit history of this answer, in the first revision. Notice that ...
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IE9 formatting issue when editing question

I was editing a question earlier on SO in IE9 and while adding tags, this is how it appears.
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Issues with cdn.sstatic.net - HTTP 409 returned

We are getting layout problems on stackoverflow from our location since a while now. When we trace down the issue we saw that all resources from cdn.sstatic.net (e.g. CSS files) returns with HTTP 409. ...
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Google approval screen overlaps with status bar

Just downloaded the iOS app (0.1.60), when I try to login using Google, the time bar overlaps with the word "Google". Screenshot attached.
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Better Sorting on Site Search

There are a few places where one can search for sites. Ones that I have found: New Top Bar, More Stack Exchange Communities section Stack Exchange Leagues Android App > Left Pull in Menu > All Sites ...
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UI bug in favicon sprite?

Looks like there's a small design bug with the icons in the favicon sprite in the Hot Network Questions section of the page (Maybe they're too close togther? ) I'm using opera 18.0 on Windows 7 (at ...
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Screen layout broken in firefox ESR on on Centos 6. Would presumably also affect RHEL 6

I've asked another meta question about whether ESR versions of firefox merit support effort from the SE development team. The issue The user page screen layout is broken on Firefox (10.0.4 ESR) on ...
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Sign up using Stack Exchange

Unable to register through the application. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 5s (Global) OS Version: Version 12.4.5 (Build 16G161)
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Code snippet editor is not loading in Chrome!

I don't know whether this is a bug or security issue with chrome. But I'm getting a screen like this when I click on the snippet button. Any help would be helpful. Chrome Console This is what I'm ...
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Links in How to Format when asking a question should point to helpcenter

The help section How to Format that gets visible when focusing the textbox to enter the body of a question, contains links that point to old sites, that i think are replaced by sites in the new ...
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Comma splice in pending edit mouseover notification

When a 3k-rep user browses to a post that has a pending suggested edit, the edit link changes to edit (1). When you mouse over it, the title text displayed is: 1 edit to this post is pending, ...
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Stack Exchange app not showing some icons

As of February 13, 2020 the Android version of Stack Exchange app is not showing custom icons of Stack Exchange sites properly. It's showing a generic icon (the same as app icon) for all of them ...