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A request for assistance with one of the site's features, or a question where you're expecting a concrete answer, and not discussion. If your question is not reporting a bug, requesting a new feature, or soliciting open discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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The reputation page reports two down-votes when it should report just one

I down-voted a question here on Meta Stack Overflow that was first closed by five users, and then deleted by a moderator. My reputation shows a down-vote, a un-down-vote, and a down-vote (the ...
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Timesensitive: Calculation of Yesterday is off

How is SecureString "encrypted" and still usable? I answered this question on Monday and the UTC time and my local time were both Monday. Today is UTC/Local Wednesday. It might be off.
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Is “flair” a Stack Exchange trademark?

I'm not very good with subtlety and this doesn't appear to be in the context of a joke. On my flair page it has the following: It's a piece of valuable flairtm you can place on any website to show ...
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Why do I see the indication of a flagged message in chat?

Okay, so I know I sometimes get rowdy and misbehave in chat... but I guess somebody flagged me? Is that what I am understanding here? Is it saying I have been flagged once? Or I have flagged someone ...
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Is there a way to prevent appearance of untranslatable strings in SE code base?

Being a part of "Stack Overflow in Russian" translation team I'm wondering why do some new strings not able to translate due to the lack in translation database? As far as I know for the string ...
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How to relate another question on a different site (not meta)

I have a proposal for the FAQ, section "Editing and Formatting": What is the recommended way to refer to another question? If I copy the title, no link is "automagically" created If I copy the link, ...
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Why does 'user:ID deleted:1 is:question' return undeleted results when reputation is insufficient for correct results?

I have high rep in Space Exploration SE, so the user:12102 deleted:1 is:question returns exactly what I've asked for, a list of my own deleted questions. But when I repeat the same kind of search ...
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Why don't tag synonyms count towards the tag questions count? (+Bug?)

A couple weeks ago I was tidying up the tagging of glacier-related questions on Earth Sciences SE. The number of questions with the [glaciology] tag is currently 102 according to the search result ...
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Untranslated strings page is empty

There was an untranslated strings page for ruSO at least. It's not working anymore, i.e. the page is exist, but there are no strings. Is it a bug, or intentional behavior?
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Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly on all the sites

Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly. I can recall the size of the textbox being smaller previously. Is the textbox size increased on purpose, or is this a bug?
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Why is BountyAmount for votetypeid = 8 empty in the votes table of MathOverflow

While helping out on a SEDE query here I was looking at the votes table in the MathOveflow database, specially the records for votetypeid = 8. I noticed that the bountyamount isn't present in these ...
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Fix http://data.stackexchange.com to https://data.stackexchange.com with Community♦ for correct session handling

If I click on an HTTPS link to https://data.stackexchange.com, I will be identified: But if I click on an HTTP link to http://data.stackexchange.com, I will not be identified: This HTTP issue ...
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The /help/how-to-ask page should link to more external resources under “Search, and research”

The current Help Center /help/how-to-ask page reads: Search, and research Have you thoroughly searched for an answer before asking your question? Sharing your research helps everyone. Tell ...
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What do I need to correctly request chat websocket auth?

I'm (attempting) to build an SE chat library in Ruby, since it's one of the few languages that doesn't yet seem to have one (Brainf**k, anyone?). As part of that, I need to make a request to http://...
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Why is image downloading instead of just expanding?

The SO question hide and show jquery - DOES NOT WORK But works fine with fiddle contains two images. There's an image of the form in the web page, and clicking on it links to a new page, which shows ...
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What rules should I add to my AdBlock whitelist to allow Community Ads?

I use AdBlock, not because I hate ads, but because I hate bad ads. That's why I always allow it to display what are considered non-intrusive or 'acceptable' ads. Stack Exchange is great since it only ...
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Will there be any remains from the Winter Bash after January 4th?

I feel like this question exists for every year (and the answer is no), but will there be any remains from the Winter Bash after January 4th, the description states no though, but I am a fairly new (...
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How often are the proposal PNG files on Area 51 updated?

Area 51 proposals are automagically advertised on all sites. But some sites with Community Ads also choose to promote Area 51 proposals that are related to the topic of the site. (Still other people ...
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Why does community user 'editing' a 2012 answer show up in late answer review queue in 2015?

What's with this late answer to an old question review? I clicked 'No action needed' to verify that is was not an audit review (it wasn't). My first reaction was to comment "Do not answer closed ...
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Search keyword “votes” not documented?

I recently try to search for questions with upvotes and I forgot the search syntax and just guessed the keywords. My query in the search box was something similar like this: [cxf] answers:0 votes:3 ...
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Text boxes don't undo properly in Mac OS (10.10.4) and Safari (8.0.7)

If I type a sentence that has an autocorrect, the undo (Command-Z) removes the whole sentence instead of just undoing the last changes (including the autocorrect change). I have used the contact form ...
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RSS feed for questions which includes comments and \ or edits

Request summary I would like to read an RSS feed on specified questions which includes also comments and possibly edits on that page. My best tries Before asking others to solve this for me, I ...
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How can I avoid migrating the wrong sites on a mobile device?

I do quite a lot of moderation via the mobile site (mobile Safari), which mostly works but is occasionally a pretty bad experience. My newest discovery has to do with migrating off-topic questions. ...
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For quality blocks / warnings, system seems to penalize migrated answered questions the same as deleted ones

As far as I know, question blocks / quality warnings system tends to rather heavily penalize deleted answered questions: The folks we're concerned about are the ones who ask a question, and then ...
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Login problem on: Firefox → math.stackexchange.com

I'm now using Firefox 31. I'm connected on many stackexchange web servers with the same login method. Unfortunately I can't connect within the exact same session, with the same browser, and with the ...
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What's the proportion of hits for the tag suggestion system?

I'm curious because I'm sure that askers (seasoned or not) depend greatly on the tag suggestions for tagging their questions, so I want to know the proportion of times that users select a tag from the ...
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Where are all the meta sites?

How do I get to the meta sites on the Android app? There only appears to be the main Stack Exchange meta in the list of sites...
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“You can only post once every 20 minutes” validation does not work

The validation Posting a new question after 20 minutes is not working. You can compare the time this current question was posted with the time the previous question was posted. One may compare these ...
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No ads, even I still don't have 200 reputation

OK, I may regret this, but I noticed that I have no ads on Super User, but my reputation is 186 and never was above 200. In case it matters, I have 4 other accounts with 200+ reputation. Here is a ...
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Bad audit once again

I have accepted the fact we occasionally run into bad audits. I, myself, have already seen plenty, as well as others have reported to meta where the system is tricked by the amount of upvotes, etc. ...
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Don't show me questions in the review queue that I have already flagged before

Reviewing a filtered close votes queue. The first few questions load super fast as they were recently asked but once I get past the last few days and the questions shown are like 3 months old it ...
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Any Stack Exchange site for discussing drawing and painting?

I know there are many Stack Exchange sites for different fields. I would like to know if there are any Stack Exchange sites for discussing about drawing and painting for professional artists. If not, ...
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“Not enough changed” as 2k user, but suggested edit allowed?

I ran into https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/19029702/1 and I attempted to edit the question to remove the set of a's since I think the OP was get past a character limit. My edit was rejected by the ...
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Bad first post audit

I was presented with this audit a few minutes ago and my first reaction was "This isn't a answer!". Good for me I took the time to open the question and see it was just an audit... but what a bad one! ...
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Questions doesn't show up in searching by individual tags

This question with 300+ upvotes (Sep'13) has tags python, django etc. When I search for the tag [django] and order by votes, I don't see it listed. By vote count, it should be at the second number. ...
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Comment Privileges Needed on the API

What reputation amount is needed in order to post a comment in the Android application? When I try to comment on any answer/comment I get the following message: This user has not earned the ...
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Stack Overflow real time world map

I remember seeing something like a Stack Overflow real time questions map one or two years ago (showing where in the world questions were coming from). However, I already searched, and I cannot find ...
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Zombie moderator flag after account deletion?

Edit: The flag is now gone. It disappeared at almost exactly 30 minutes after my last moderation action. I still believe this may represent a bug and not a typical caching issue. I am properly ...
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How can an “invalid flags” flag be deemed helpful?

I always thought that flagging as "invalid flags" would make my own flag and any other flag on the post be considered "disputed", no matter what a moderator does. But my last flag was deemed "helpful",...
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How are community promotion ads counted?

I was checking the community promotion ad stats at Physics meta. I found that each click of mine counts in the Total clicks. I thought the total clicks is based on each IP address. But, it's not. I ...
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Careers 2.0 invitation to email address I'm not using with SO - where from?

I just got an email titled "Expanding your Reputation" to my work email address - which, IIRC, I never used on any Stack Exchange site. The email body starts with In recognition of your contributions ...
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Can we make the entire flag area clickable in the flag dialog?

With the current layout, I often end up clicking between the radio button and the description. Can we make the entire area clickable? In the image, pink areas are not clickable, blue are. The top ...
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Is there a minimum question score to get onto the Multicollider?

I'm referring this question: Is C/C++ one language or two languages? At the time of this writing: The question is less than 1 hour old. The question is at -1. The combined score of the answers is 49 ...
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The “?cb=1” added to questions accessed via CB prevents one-boxing in chat

I noticed something on the SE sites and I don't know if others did (no MSO questions on it, though) so I'm taking it to the public. If you access a Meta question, the address bar will show a ...
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Change message “Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days.” to actual days

I have been banned automatically for edits before 2 days, So before 2 days it was showing "Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days.". I again tried today for editing tag wiki to see ...
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Profile/Edit/Change Picture has the least obvious user path I have ever seen

When I click the Change Picture link, I am simply taken to the front page of the Gravatar site, with absolutely no explanation of what I should be doing there. Clicking the Change Picture link should ...
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Does the review comment have any backend heuristic or stats purpose?

I've been picking "no comment" on the Low Quality Posts view, because I haven't yet felt like any of the comments were helpful in context. Is the backend trying to use these canned comments for some ...
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What are participation rates for Stack Overflows “was this post useful to you” button?

I just asked this question on stackexchange (webmasters) and @danlefree suggested that I try asking meta if it was possible to access some general statistics (even partial) about how high a % of ...
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Why can some people not see images that I upload?

I have recently tried illustrating answers on stackoverflow with images created by: Drawing image in Inkscape Saving image in Cairo .png format Uploading it from my computer to an answer via the ctrl-...
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“Caching in” on the 2.0 sites

As of the last month or so, I've noticed a dramatic increase in the amount of time it takes between submitting a question and it appearing on the front page or 'Questions' tab, from on the order of ...