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Unable to join communities, it asks to sign up

I'm currently logged in Stack Exchange Network with Stack Exchange account (i.e simply by Email and Password, not through Google, Facebook etc.) Now, if I try to join other community by "Join ...
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Difficult to lose the "converted to a comment" status message

If an answer is converted to a comment and then subsequently undeleted, and then deleted again (without being converted to a comment), the message beneath the post still reads: If the answer is then ...
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Comment flag submit button is no longer disabled if another comment was flagged within the last five seconds

In the old comment flagging UI (the one before major changes were made to the comment flagging system recently), it used to be that if another comment was flagged within the last five seconds, the ...
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No (convenient) way to change targets order for duplicate on touch screen devices

If you’re a mod or have a gold-tag-badge you can close questions as duplicates of others and modify the list of such targets by clicking “edit” link under the list of target questions. On platforms ...
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Race condition allows users to award the same bounty twice to a user

Yesterday, I put a 100-rep bounty on an answer in order to give association bonus and network flair rights to our newly-appointed community manager, Cesar M. While awarding the bounty, I clicked the ...
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Visit chat section

On some questions (e.g. here) I see the "Visit chat" section which refers to the current community chat page: Other questions don't have such a section. Moreover on several questions (e.g. here) ...
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Tapping site icon on stackexchange.com increases page width

Stackexchange.com page with site tiles looks normal initially: But if you tap on any tile from the right side the page width will be increased to make popup visible: In the same time top bar ...
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Posts edited counter (for Strunk & White badge) is sometimes off

This question is inspired by Edit counts toward Strunk & White badge do not always add up to 80, where I remembered that I wrote a Global Edit Summary, which is (on some sites) off by one or more ...
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It's (sometimes) possible to cast another flag on a question you have a pending VLQ flag on

I flagged this now-deleted Cross Validated question as Very Low Quality. When I looked at it an hour later, I noticed that the VLQ flagging option was gone (presumably because it was in a review queue ...
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Posting a site URL in chat results in old logos

When posting a link to a site's homepage in chat, the link automatically oneboxes to the site's logo. However, I discovered a couple of related bugs with it. First, the logo for beta sites has been ...
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Network Profile shouldn't be showing comments that were auto-generated and immediately auto-deleted

I closed a question with my Gold Badge a couple of days ago. When I happened to peruse the comment history on my Network Profile just now, I noticed the following comment on that post: Possible ...
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Unsubscribe button isn't disabled when I have already unsubscribed from "Tag watching" notifications

I have already unsubscribed from all the "Tag watching" notifications, but the button for "Unsubscribe from all" (notifications) is still enabled. I think it would be better if it ...
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Reduce number of questions from the same site in the Hot Network Questions on the right sidebar

Sometimes multiple questions from one site could be chosen to show on the HNQ list. This looks rather ugly, especially when this list is truncated to 5 or less questions - it feels as if the system ...
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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

I'm unable to get rid of a filter that goes by the name of "My Filter". This is the default name you get when you click on New Filter. There's a clickable "Delete this filter", which leads to a ...
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Why was the Ubuntu Code of Conduct clause removed from the Ask Ubuntu terms of service?

Looking back at the old Terms of Service, I noticed they used to contain a special paragraph about Ask Ubuntu. When accessing the askubuntu.com, meta.askubuntu.com, or chat.askubuntu.com sites ("...
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If someone is tabbing around the site, offer to turn on keyboard shortcuts

Turning on keyboard shortcuts... isn't the simplest thing to do. You have to either previously know about them, or happen to stumble upon them buried deep in your settings. This isn't really helpful ...
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Stack Exchange's keyboard shortcuts are not accessible to visually impaired users

By keyboard shortcuts I mean these: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site. We can switch them on in our preferences. When screen reader or keyboard accessibility issues come up from time ...
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Getting mails for non subscribed content and no link to unsubscribe

I got a mail from Stack Overflow regarding a chat event. I joined the chat event few months ago and this is the first time I'm getting a mail for that. I checked my email subscription settings and ...
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Let diamond moderators (or even regular users) search for unregistered users

Unregistered users don't show up as searchable in a site's user list, but diamond moderators may need to look them up from time to time on account of their interactions with the site. Regular users ...
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Add a way for users to "opt out" of the new contributor indicator on their own posts

(Note: This request isn't necessarily about me; I'm also asking for the benefit of users who might want to do so as well.) I understand that the new contributor indicator is shown on my posts on ...
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An official way of closing announcements on Meta?

Currently, many announcements are closed using reasons such as off-topic (custom reason) The second draft of our Code of Conduct is available for feedback and review off-topic (can no longer be ...
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Responsive design on a phone indents posts and comments too much

This is what a question on MSE looks like on my phone, with left nav turned off: For comparison, here is what a question from a site that doesn't yet have the responsive design looks like: Long ...
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Inline suggested edit reviews are truncated in medium-width windows

When reviewing a suggested edit inline (not from the queue) on a site with the new “responsive” design, at a window width where normal content does fit, the diff window is truncated on both sides, as ...
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Why are rep and badges now collapsed on Safari iPad?

This is the right edge of my topbar, starting today: Any particular reason why I'm not seeing my total reputation and badges there? Since it's a major part of the "gamification" setup, am I correct ...
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Can we have an auto-flag for posts deleted as spam, rude or abusive?

I just came across, in normal browsing of the site I am a moderator on, another post from a drive-by user which had legitimately been deleted as "spam or rude or abusive". In a way, that's great, ...
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Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled

I have found the red alert has been helpful in prompting me to review queues. There should be red when there's red dots against review queues: image stolen from When I look at the review icon, I see ...
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Either fix edit preview display to render bare links to more than five sites just like the post renderer, or convert all links

This is probably easier to show than tell... On the recent question Is asking for user stories off-topic on meta sites?, I see the following: As you can see, the first five links render properly, ...
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Add mobile view to hot questions list in stackexchange.com

I have https://stackexchange.com/questions bookmarked on my phone but unlike the rest of SE it isn’t responsive. Conscious choice or just overlooked?
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Make it easy to suspend all question subscriptions

As someone who uses question subscriptions a lot (I seem to have 287 of them), there come times when I want to suspend them, i.e. take a vacation from SX. Currently this is hard - I'd have to manage ...
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Allow moderators to more easily undelete comments

Currently, to undelete comments under a post, moderators have to click a floating link that's off to the side, which makes deleted comments appear under the post along with "undelete" buttons next to ...
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The API is returning incorrect values for `has_more`

Note: I initially posted this on SO Meta some time ago but got no answer, so as suggested over there I'm cross-posting it here, hoping it catches a dev's attention. I get a random bug when retrieving ...
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Custom close reason stats should link to the question(s)

I'm reviewing recent custom close reasons in the 10k tools (/tools/question-close-stats) and there are some I'd like to take issue with... The problem is, the reasons are listed with no link to ...
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iOS app allows me to remove a vote on a locked post

Steps to reproduce: Vote on a post and wait until the 5 minute grace period has expired. Open the post on the iOS app after it has been locked. Tap the up or down vote icon you used for your original ...
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Please give us Meta back!

It used to be so quiet here, a nice place where users understanding the basics of the SE network of sites discussed important matters, made wonderful feature requests and sometimes even filed a bug ...
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Count down in timeout is cut off

The time out countdown which is flying in is missing half of the number. Note the 33 here: Can this be fixed please?
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The placeholder image for community promotion ads doesn't reflect the new sidebar width

I was checking out the community promotion ads meta thread for Game Development. For these threads, the answer textbox is pre-filled with some placeholder structure for convenience. The placeholder ...
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Proposal to make close votes scale with rep

There have been several proposals for how we’re ever going to get a handle on the ever-mounting close-vote queue. Dupehammer has been especially successful, and there have been several proposals ...
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Notifications for Area 51 proposals announcements

I'm a committer for an Area 51 proposal. A very important announcement1 was posted last week, but I didn't get a notification of it. I'm wondering if the other 645 committers received that ...
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Reduce the hassle of switching between new-nav views

With the new nav, on the front page or in a tag view, there are various dropdowns to select between selection and sorting options each with 2–4 options. Clicking on a dropdown just to select between ...
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Pin tags as tabs in the new navigation

I thought it would be great to allow us to choose specific tags that will be available as tabs in the new navigation homepage (and even select one as the "home tab" as in the last update). That's ...
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Award accepted answer reputation for finding duplicates verified by OP

Consider the following theoretical situation: New user asks a question: Why does my program process a sorted array faster than an unsorted array? I see this question, I can: Vote to close as ...
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Layout of Activity page is broken on mobile web after achieving a new badge

When you receive a new badge, there is a dialog congratulating you on achieving a new badge. However, when dismissing the dialog, the layout is broken. It shows the reputation graph (which isn't ...
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Need 'votes' filter on 'new' tab for default tag searches

With the new navigation, when you do a tag search only from the search box it takes you to the new tab with a filter of custom tags and the newest sort order. It can be pretty important to be able to ...
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What should clicking on the Site Logo & "Questions" links in the site header do?

This discussion (which is meant to be neutral) is about what the Site Logo and "Questions" links in the header should do. I think this is a worthy discussion and was recommended by Sklivvz♦ in an ...
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Searching for tags is inconsistent with new navigation

There are currently a couple of ways to search for multiple tags: You do "show all", then filter "custom tags" and then add a few tags. This will by default result in a query for: Any of the tags ...
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Finding All Time Highest Voted Questions by tag

In the old navigation model, to see top questions in a particular tag you just Click the Tag Go to the Votes tab Profit With the new model, it took me a little while to find out how to get the same ...
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Conflicting tag-only edit hard-stops me from submitting drafted edit!

Just now I was editing a question, fixing tags and body. Before I submitted my (2k) edit, someone else edited, changing some of the same tags as I. Well enough; my edit was more complete, so I'll just ...
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Hiding a community on SE doesn't hide on Area 51

I've hidden my Earth Science community from the "regular" network profile. But whenever I go on Area 51, it says that I'm active in that community. Is there a workaround? Why does it not universally ...
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Search using symbols is broken

We used to be able to use symbols in search, but that now appears to be broken. I'd expect a search for [python] += list to return a result, but instead the search engine appears to put quotes around ...
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Please remove some redundant tags from the list of default tags on child metas

As seen in the answer to What tags exist by default on child metas?, there are some redundant tags in the list of defaults. From the following list, please remove one of each pair: tags or tagging ...
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