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Timeline doesn't show review task results if you don't have the minimum reputation required to access any review queue

It seems that on sites where you don't have the access review queues privilege, you don't see the results of reviews in the timeline. Example: However, you are able to click on the review itself to ...
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When a user offers a bounty on their own question, their name isn't highlighted [duplicate]

All the bounty events (bounty started, notice added, bounty ended, notice removed) are missing the blue highlight (exact color varies by theme) for the OP's name in the timeline. Example: (More ...
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Why does the edit summary have an appended whitespace in some places?

The edit summary is appended with a whitespace character in the user profile's revision list. When I've needed to copy-paste an edit summary I've ended up taking the extra work to not select the ...
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Does the date field in the Timeline have a broken link?

Android v.12 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google app version 13.12.11.23.arm64 in "full site" view... Further to this question: Incomplete box around selected event in timeline, when I select the ...
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Remove 'show timeline' from the mod menu

With the post timeline now available for everybody via the clock icon under the vote buttons, it can be removed from the mod menu. That list is already quite long, so fewer options is better.
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/timeline for some posts returns 500 error for moderators

The /posts/xxxxxx/timeline link is showing a 500 error on some questions, for moderators only. Logged-out and non-moderator users (confirmed by multiple users at various reputation levels) are both ...
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Add anchors to the top of each revision element on the timeline pages

While in response to the request Add anchors to revisions it is apparent that there is a link to each revision I often prefer to link to a revision within the context of the entire timeline of the ...
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Toggling the format in the timeline causes the "S" (for "simultaneous dates") to move outside the table

In the timeline for Why is the Google Analytics cookie defined as "strictly necessary" and saved without consent?, the "S" for "simultaneous dates" fits in the table for ...
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Remove diamonds in reviews done by moderators before becoming moderators

I was going through this post's timeline: Is a clean install better than upgrading? Looking at the events in the timeline is quite confusing TBH. First, let's take a look at this event: https://...
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Do moderators have the ability to pre-emptively remove questions from the HNQ?

I noticed that the question 'Isomorphism class of the zero module is not a set' on Mathematics SE was removed from the HNQ by a moderator, but curiously there is no entry in the timeline for when it ...
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Use the localized SE site's language for links to the Creative Commons' licensing pages

Any post timeline contains a link to the Creative Commons' license pages. For modern posts, it is https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/. As far as I see, there are many different languages ...
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Make it clear in the moderator tools when a delete vote is retracted

(Origin of this request: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/371277/253521) Users can now retract delete votes. Moderators can also see a second date entry on the timeline for retracted votes. However, ...
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Review audits in post timeline

I just found this question that is being used as a review audit. In the question's timeline audits completed by users are being shown. Is this a bug or intentional? It seems to pollute the timeline ...
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Labels have incorrect spacing in timeline

I found two posts where user labels apparently have incorrect spacing in some timeline events. Example 1: The label overlaps a username. Example 2: The label has zero spacing from the username in the ...
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Why is the "Became Hot Network Question" event shown as an edit? [duplicate]

I was looking at this question to see when it became a Hot Network Question. I went to the revisions page and noticed that this event is shown as an edit, along with the tweet on Twitter: The ...
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All post history events are now incorrectly showing as edits in post histories and timelines

When checking the timeline of a post I noticed that "Post Closed" events are now attributed to Community, and the close voters were moved to the "comment" column. Before, all close ...
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OP name not highlighted in reopen action in timeline

As far as I know OP name should always be highlighted, but for some reason doesn't for reopen action in timeline, e.g.:
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Add answer acceptance timestamp to the post timeline

As far as I see the timestamp for answer acceptance is only visible on green tick tooltip on the post page, e.g.: Answer's timeline doesn't contain any information about acceptance as described here. ...
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Suggested edits should show "edited" instead of "suggested" for the edit event in the timeline

When viewing a post's timeline (for example), the edit event once a suggested edit is accepted says "suggested": I remember it saying "edited" before. Saying "edited" ...
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Why aren't tag edits and comments licensed as CC BY-SA 4.0 in post timelines?

E.g.: Why aren't tag edits and comments licensed as CC BY-SA 4.0 in post timelines?
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Badge/reputation-rich editor's achievements poke through the sidebar in timeline [duplicate]

A minute or so ago Shog edited a post, and his considerable bronze badge count shoved through the side of the gray bar: Same here, where Jon's hefty reputation sum exacerbated the problem:
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Add bounty ended information in the post timeline

Currently there are two places that show information regarding bounties on a post. The revision list (/posts/[postid]/revisions) The post timeline (/posts/[postid]/timeline) Currently both show ...
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Can we make the placement of hyperlinks in the migration post notice more obvious?

Today when I saw that the post notice for a migrated post looks like this: Now what struck me as odd was that the word "Migrated" is used as an hyperlink twice. The first occurrence links ...
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How hot? Double hot (bug resurfaced?)

Link From: Very hot network questions found Marked as status-completed Something broke again?
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"Via Vote" label doesn't show for undeletion in post timeline

Given that Undelete is a vote type, according to SEDE (and the daily summary), then: Why doesn't "via Vote" show in the "Undeleted" box?
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Accept vote isn't shown in an accepted answer's timeline

Checking the timeline of an accepted answer of mine, I can't see the accept vote for my answer. As per https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/271754, it should be available: The accept vote is available ...
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Filter timeline by only vote summaries

When viewing a question's timeline there are two options for what to display: "Hide vote summaries" and "Show vote summaries". I would find it useful to be able to view only vote ...
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Line-spacing for lengthy question titles in timeline is far too much

In the timeline of questions with lengthy titles such as this one or this one, there is an insane amount of space between one line and the next in the title: The line-height of 2.22 is simply too ...
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Why aren't the votes separately being shown in our own questions timelines anymore?

I have seen before, that I could see votes on my own questions separately (e.g., upvotes and downvotes). But now I can only see the net votes score without separation to upvotes and downvotes.
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Unable to view spoiler text in post timeline

A sample post; it has a spoiler near the end. But when you look in the timeline, and see the latest edit, you can't see the spoiler text, "reveal spoiler", or reveal the hidden text beyond ...
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404 error on deleted question's timeline

So, I was looking at a question on the network. Specifically, I was looking at its timeline. As I was looking at it, the question got deleted. I didn't realize at the time, but I did notice when I ...
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Indicate publicly why questions with deleted answers are bumped

When an old question gets a new spam answer, that answer gets deleted quickly and the question gets bumped to the home page. Only users with 10,000 reputation can tell why that question is listed as &...
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On the timeline view for questions, display the type of vote and when it was cast

Looking at a timeline view, I'd like to understand what people were looking at when votes were cast. The votes themselves should be anonymous with respect to who voted, but upvotes, downvotes, and ...
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The keyboard shortcuts menu doesn't show any description for Timeline

When the "Enable Keyboard Shortcuts" option is enabled, one can press ? to open the shortcuts menu or press other keys to open submenus. Those menus display the available keys and their ...
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Do bookmarks count as votes, in the timeline of a question?

In the "Show vote summaries" tab, in the timeline of Please revert the line-height change!, I noticed that the daily vote summary included bookmarks: Why are they there? Do they count as ...
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User activity hours

On the user activity page it would be nice to be able to see what hours of the day a person tends to be active. This would give one a good idea of whether the person is ignoring your answer (or ...
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What does 'via Vote' mean in the timeline of a deleted post?

On a certain SE site, following my report of a CoC violation, an SE employee appears to have deleted the post. The timeline shows a comment, 'via Vote'. What does this mean?
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Moving comments to chat seems to be missing in timeline and SEDE?

There are two possibilities how comments can be moved to chatroom. Either a moderator moves them or the users who discuss in comments are offered to continue in chat - and if they choose this option, ...
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Where can I see at what time a hot network question lost its "hot network question" status? [duplicate]

The question timeline indicates when a question becomes a hot network question but doesn't seem to indicate when it loses its "hot network question" status, unless a moderator manually ...
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Timeline page should make it easy to go to specific answer [duplicate]

I was looking at the timeline of What can we do to encourage downvoting? on Meta.SO. This is a big question with lots of answers. In the timeline I saw an answer that I was interested in reading ...
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Weird post-notice comments appearing for bounties in flag history

For a question which has been both bountied and flagged at some time in the past, the post's flag history page shows some strange and unexpected things in the "Comment" column for the ...
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“2 hours ago” in daily summary in votes timeline

When I looked at votes timeline list https://stackoverflow.com/posts/56354356/timeline?filter=WithVoteSummaries I’ve seen strange order “2 hours ago” after “today”. WHEN TOGGLE FORMAT WHAT ...
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What did Yaakov do to this post?

Looking at the frontpage I saw this: (direct link to question) I remembered seeing this as a really old question, so I decided to look what was changed in this question. First of all I though perhaps ...
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In the timeline, should the start of a bounty by the OP also be considered a change to the question by the OP?

I noticed that if the OP of a question makes an edit to their question or comments under their question, then in the corresponding event in the timeline the OP's username is highlighted by a grey box ...
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Add some line breaks in the "duplicate list edited" message in the timeline and revision history [duplicate]

When a gold badge user or a moderator edits the duplicate list of a question, it now properly shows the new list's links in the timeline. This change is great, but I think we can do even better. ...
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Why is the user who ended a bounty shown in SEDE differently from the timeline and the revision history?

Recently I looked at situations where the PostNotices table shows a different OwnerUserId and DeletionUserId. This was based on Glorfindel's advice, who suggested this as a way to find bounties which ...
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When a bounty is returned by moderator, is this shown in the revision history (timeline, SEDE)?

Moderators can refund the bounty to the users offering bounties. (However, this only happens in some rare situations.) If that happens, can we see this in the timeline and revision history? Is some ...
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What is daily summary?

I am a new contributor, and asked some questions recently. In this question, I noticed the following in the timeline. What is "daily summary"? Is it something automated, or do moderators make them? ...
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Deleted users show up differently in a list in the timeline

If a question is closed (or reopened) then the list of close (or reopen) voters is displayed in the timeline of that question, with each username on a new line. For instance: The above image ...
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Incomplete box around selected event in timeline

When linking to a specific event in a post's timeline, e.g. this one the linked event gets a yellow-brownish box to highlight it. However, the bottom line of that box isn't shown (at least not in the ...
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