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Progress background of gold badges in profile is barely noticable

The difference between page background color and progress on golden badges is so miniscule that I find it hard to see it at all. I see progress on bronze and silver badges just fine, but the contrast ...
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"You don't have the permission to use this type of flag" when casting a spam flag

Today I attempted to flag a question as spam on Stack Overflow; however, it was deleted the same moment as I cast the flag. The UI shows a popup You don't have the permission to use this type of flag ...
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Add a more obvious way to handle non-answers in the First Answers review queue

Let's go through a typical First Answers review of a non-answer from the perspective of a new reviewer. Here's what you see in the queue: It looks to me like I should pick one of those actions on the ...
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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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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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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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Explicitly mention the consequences of the different user destruction options

There are two options when destroying a user: While it might not look that way from the dialog, the consequences of the two options are somewhat different. Both remove the user and all their posts, ...
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Distinguish between deleted and non-deleted posts in bookmarks and followed posts

Here is a screenshot of what I see of the first few bookmarks I have on Stack Overflow: Since I have more than 10k reputation on Stack Overflow, I have the ability to see deleted posts including ...
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Informing new users that targeted voting is not allowed

The current help pages do not make it clear that targeted voting (either up or down) is not allowed. The only mention of this is in Why do I have a reputation change on my reputation page that says &...
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Responsive design of the question list isn't compact enough on small screens

If I understand correctly, the current mobile version of the site is obsolete and is no longer updated, the official mobile app is officially dead, and the full version of the site with adaptive ...
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Closing 'own' question leaves a nonsensical comment

(Comment link; it was not auto-deleted as suggested in a comment) Notice the color of the username's background. It is the question asker. When closing own question, the new auto-comment does not ...
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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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Should Stack Overflow for Teams be on topic on meta SE?

While it has been asked before - there's been a significant change in Stack Overflow for Teams. It's still 'formally' hosted on the Stack Overflow website, but you can access your teams from nearly ...
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When a retraction is not a retraction. Please update close-menu message

Sometimes, when close-voting, the question gets closed and subsequently reopened in very short order. If attempting to recast a close-vote, this dialogue appears: It tells me that I can't vote to ...
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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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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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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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Searching for title:"phrase here" (with the quotation marks) returns search results for question and answer bodies if none exist for the title

From the help center's article on searching: To limit your search to just the title of a question, use title: followed by the search term. Likewise, search the body only (exclude the title) with body:...
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What would be our options to draw attention to niche/site specific features or bugs off the roadmap?

In various parts of the network I've been active at - there's occasional complaints of bug-fix requests, such as the Autocard Feature being bugfixed and the one here where lowered meta thresholds are ...
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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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Is it possible to manually update one's display name on comments/answers/etc. to avoid deadnaming? [duplicate]

Two months ago there was a question asking about whether it would be possible to implement some semi-automated tool for changing one's username in past comments, answers bodies, etc. I've recently ...
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404: Q1 2022 Community team roadmap not found

Since we are now on our way into the second month of the Q2 of 2022, it is time to address the elephant in the room: where is the Q1 2022 Community team roadmap? It hasn't been published on the blog; ...
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Incomplete table Markdown causes preview to appear fine while it's broken when posted

A usual one line table has the below syntax: |this is one line table| |----| and render as: this is one line table If we omit the vertical lines: |this is one line table| ---- It is rendered the ...
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The top bar on Area 51 is malformed

The top bar on Area 51 seems to be malformed: For a while now, Area 51 has been using an older version of the top bar on Stack Exchange sites, that better conforms with its 2011 design. However, it ...
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"Please consider nominating in the current election" banner is shown to anonymous and low-rep users

If you visit a site that has a running election in the nomination phase (example, at the time of writing the post), you get a banner with the following message: We need your help! Please consider ...
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Empty banner on election page for future elections

When viewing the election page of an election which hasn't started yet, there's an empty blue banner at the bottom: It should either be hidden, or filled with something like Nominations will start ...
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How are 'status-deferred' and 'status-declined' used by staff?

This isn't covered by How does Meta Stack Exchange work?, as that just explains the tags, but I want to know how they are used by the staff. From experience this differs from the tag description. As ...
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JS broken on older web browsers due to undefined 'globalThis'

It seems a recent change in StackExchange has rendered it no longer working correctly on my browser (Firefox 60.7esr). The error message is: ReferenceError: globalThis is not defined As a result, ...
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Could the moderator flag dashboard have an indicator if a post is in the review queue?

This comes from Moderator flag dashboard design refresh (alpha) when I posted an answer and was asked to move it to a different question. Suppose an old answer gets flagged as Not an answer or Very ...
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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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MSE itself should have a community bulletin

MSE should have it's own Community Bulletin like the rest of the SE sites do. It would basically just be hot questions of the main MSE site, instead of the meta (which doesn't exist here, obviously)......
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The site icons in all the dropdowns in the top bar on the chat page seem to have... disappeared?

This is how it looks like on any page1 except the chat page: The site icons are visible here, but on the chat page2, these icons seem to have disappeared (the alignment is messed up as well): This ...
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The Overflow's content is difficult to read in dark mode

The most recent "The Overflow" edition is very difficult to read in dark mode. Here's a screenshot to showcase what I mean: The new format looks great, it's just that the content isn't ...
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stackexchange.com missing cookie consent logic

There appear to be two bugs on stackexchange.com regarding GDPR/CookieLaw and cookie consent: There's no cookie consent dialog, similar to the rest of the Stack Exchange network You can't manage ...
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Long word in title overflows into right column in suggested edits queue

In the suggested edit review queue, it seems if the title of a question contains a very long word it will overflow into the right column. This is the review item in question. Using Windows 10, ...
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Can we add thousands separator to the reputation in "This page requires more privileges" page

Can we add thousands separator to the reputation in the "This page requires more privilege" page? If we are not yet achieved the reputation to the privileges and trying to access the tool options, we ...
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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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Reviewing a First Answer with red flags leads to "Possible spam" notice shown for question

There is a First Answers review item about a (questionable) answer that received four (still pending) rude/abusive flags. That leads to the familiar notice Our system has identified this post as ...
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Auto-replaced affiliate link not working

I just posted an answer on the Arts & Crafts site containing two links to products on Amazon. One is a link to an Amazon search rather than a specific product. It displays as entered when ...
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Do some beta meta sites have solid-black favicons? Is this a bug?

Following some links and opening a bunch of meta posts from different per-site metas at the same time, I noticed an odd discrepancy in the icons: The Economics meta icon seems to be solid black, ...
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'Other action' is not selected automatically anymore in review queues

As of today, the 'Other action' option in the First Answers, First Questions and Late Answer queues is not selected automatically anymore after performing a (qualifying) action, such as voting on the ...
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The "learn more" explanation for Voting Correction does not cover all scenarios

The wording of the learn more for Voting corrected refers specifically and exclusively to multiple votes: When a single user continually votes (up or down) on many of your posts within a short period ...
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Markdown doesn't ignore colon in the end of bare URL address

If a hyperlink is followed by a colon, the colon is treated as a part of the hyperlink. An example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact: If you have a question about a Stack Exchange site, the ...
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Improve the usability/intuitiveness of direct comment links

I have seen many people share links which go directly to a specific comment. I wanted to do this too today but I couldn't figure out how. I had to search here on Meta to find this Q&A: Direct Link ...
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Email notices are really hard to read - including overlapping text and side-scrolling

Email notices of new questions matching a filter contain overlapping text. The text is also too small to read, and, when the user enlarges it on a mobile device, it fails to reflow, forcing the user ...
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Prevent questions from being tweeted onto the site's Twitter account if they are removed from Hot Network Questions

This question made it into Hot Network Questions, but was removed by a moderator later. Six hours after the removal, it was tweeted onto the site's Twitter account, drawing it more attention. In my ...
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Update Help Center page for "finding interesting topics"

The Help Center page on finding interesting topics is hopelessly outdated. Please update it (and potentially others) to: Remove mentions of the defunct email subscription feature: If you'd like 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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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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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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