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Useless whitespace on top of topbar

On some SE sites, I get some whitespace on top of the topbar. It looks like this: Inspecting the CSS I find the rule body, .so-header { margin-top: 1.9em; } If I disable it, the whitespace is ...
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Bring the suggested edits count back to the review button on Stack Overflow [closed]

The new interaction of review icon is awesome. When drop down, it show the count on each category. But, previously in the icon, it showed the suggested edit count. Now it doesn't. It will be ...
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Remove notification that triggers upon final bounty expiration

Bounties automatically trigger four notifications, one when three days of advertising remain, one when only one is left, a third when the grace period begins as the last chance to manually award the ...
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Badge icons in Achievements section erroneously correspond to the current site [duplicate]

This screenshot says it all: I am on ELL.SE, opening a recent notification in top frame. The notification is about a Badge received on Linguistics.SE site. The icon apparently belongs to the theme ...
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Upvote not appearing in top bar, possibly linked to Necromancer badge [duplicate]

Today, I received a fifth upvote on one of my answers here. As this was the fifth upvote on a new answer to an old question, it also earned me a Necromancer badge. The upvote and its +10 rep are ...
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Please don't scroll the notification bar / top banner [closed]

I'm bothered by the change in the notification bar from what I'm looking at right now on meta.stackexchange to what I see today on Stack Overflow. I don't want the top bar to follow me after I ...
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Inbox, Achievements sections are not responding when no entry in the “reputation” tab in Area 51

When selecting the "reputation" tab, if there is no entry in it and clicking on the Inbox and Achievements section, they are not responding in the Area 51 page. GIF for the same: Update: When ...
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Hover over reputation / Inbox [duplicate]

Related: Please make top bar auto-expand on hover In the old design If you click on Inbox or achievements, then hovering over the other suffices (it will expand). But in the new design: You need ...
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Pop-ups do not work with mobile web view

The "Recent inbox messages" and "Recent achievements" pop-ups do no work anymore with the mobile web view: The background is changed to gray when I click on the icon, but no pop-up appears. The pop-...
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Can we not hide the Help Center under the “help” option

This could be part of my related question but the request here is actually quite different. Instead of shouting to new users, "HERES THE HELP CENTER", how about we make it more accessible to any users....
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Queue counts inconsistent?

Recently, on AskUbuntu, we (chat) were clearing out queues as normal, but then we noticed something strange. Typically, the 10k+ flag/queue counter is pretty up-to-date in the topbar, which includes ...
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Different notification colour for notifications relating to other sites on the Stack Exchange network

I'm subscribed and relatively active in a few communities in the Stack Exchange network. It is a nice feature of the site that notifications (both "message" and "rep" ones) are collected from all ...
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Link to blogs outside BlogOverflow in StackExchange menu?

BlogOverflow blogs are being phased out, and some SE sites have set up blogs elsewhere or are discussing whether to do this. For example, WorldBuilding has a blog on Medium last year, and Language ...
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Can there be “spurious” achievements? [duplicate]

Just happend to me: the achievements box showed me a green +1. I was surprised to see that; wondering how "+1" could come up in the first place. So I clicked on achievements ... the green +1 goes ...
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sticky topbar (css) [duplicate]

There are times when I "zap" through posts on PPCG: I come back after a few hours absence, see a couple of votes and notifications. So I pick one, after reviewing it, I have to scroll all the way to ...
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Stack Exchange button on top left corner is not showing all subscribed communities

I noticed that the top left drop-down menu does not show all my communities. If possible, I would rather see all my communities rather than an advertisement for the communities I could join. I can ...
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Review notification appears when the queue is empty [duplicate]

I was on the PPCG meta site, and suddenly the "3 notifications" appeared. I went there, and the queues are all empty. Refreshing and revisiting the page did nothing. Is this perhaps showing me ...
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Size does matter (aka making “More Stack Exchange Communities” bigger doesn't look good)

I just noticed this: I am pretty sure it wasn't that big yesterday. Now there is nearly no space between "More Stack Exchange Communities" and "company blog" which, in my opinion, makes it look ...
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Notification graphic off on mobile version

The red inbox notification is slightly off center to me. On the left side of the red "1" in the below image you can see parts of the empty inbox symbol beneath. Here is a dump of my version readings: ...
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“Can't load inbox” bug

I can open my reputation and the Stack Exchange dropdown, but when I go to hover over my Inbox, it loads for a fraction of a second and then disappears. I had 3 notifications and when I clicked on ...
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At the top bar “~1 suggested pending approval” is shown in spite of no actual suggested edit pending [duplicate]

Currently I've faced this issue. on Hinduism.SE I see 1 suggested pending approval: But clicking on which the page says: This queue has been cleared! If you're looking for more to review, view all ...
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Why is the achievements button's link border so large? [duplicate]

When I click on the achievements button/menu I obviously get a dashed border around it, much as when you click on a link. I notice that this border is much wider than the achievements button. Why is ...
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Chat link in dropdown goes to all rooms instead of site rooms

The StackExchange drop down menu from the main or meta pages of a site contains a link to chat in the Current Community section. Instead of linking to the list of site rooms, this links to all rooms. ...
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Orange link that used to be suggested edits is now all review [duplicate]

When I reached 2k reputation points (on Stack Overflow), I got an orange rectangle next to my profile link on the notification bar that links to the suggested edits review page and displays the number ...
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None of the top bar buttons work in SE chat on Windows Phone IE

Because tapping the buttons does nothing, I can't: see who's in a chat room switch between chat rooms access the options menu I hope it's as easy a fix as was the case here: New SE mobile browser ...
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Site switcher favicon incorrect on some blogs

After the issue of broken favicons on the site switcher was fixed, I noticed the Super User blog had incorrect site switcher favicons: It's the Stack Exchange favicon, not the Super User and ...
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Site switcher favicon broken across all blogs

I was on the Super User blog and saw this: This is broken on every Stack Exchange site blog in existence except for blog.stackoverflow.com which is special and gets a different blog design.
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Pages on Area 51 aren't rendered correctly when the browser's window is tighter than the body

There are some weirdnesses in how pages on Area 51 are rendered when the browser's window is tighter than the body: Namely the div .wrapper is resized according to the window's width, and the div ....
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Redundancy for tour button on sites I haven't joined

Curious as to why there is a redundancy on the tour button on SE sites that I haven't "Joined the community" to. Not only is it under the 'help' menu but also on the main menu next to 'join this ...
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Any way to remove notifications from one SE site while using another site?

Is it possible to stop comments and reputation notifications from a particular SE site from appearing in your SE mailbox / reputation icons on the bar area while using other SE sites? This is not a ...
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Wrong “About Us” link in help drop down menu

When I click on the new 'About Us' link from the drop down menu at the top of the page, it gives me this page: Page Not Found We're sorry, we couldn't find the page you requested. It affects ...
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Site switcher shows blank community name in Community Moderators Blog

In Stack Exchange Community Moderator Blog, the site switcher shows me... Well...have I strayed from Stack Exchange network?
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Regions 'selected' by clicking inbox/achievements menus are skewed

When I click on the inbox icon in the top bar, there's a region 'selected' which is larger than the square connected to the drop-down menu, extending so far to the right that it nearly hits the ...
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Search box title inconsistency

The current background text in the top bar search box reads "search Q&A". When you click to enter content, but leave it empty and click outside, it reverts to "search". Could this be reverted ...
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When did the rep notification for downvotes disappear?

I recently asked a meta question which is getting lots of downvotes (too bad it's not Winterbash anymore, would have been good for a few hats). However, I am not getting the nice little -2/-4/-6 ...
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Navbar CSS not loading on stackexchange.com - net::ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED

What happened to the navbar on http://stackexchange.com? Appears to be caused by this error: net::ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED http://cdn.sstatic.net/skins/topbar/topbar.css Browser: Chrome 47.0....
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Accessing the Stack Exchange home page from a community page [duplicate]

I am trying to understand how to go to the Stack Exchange homepage from a Stack Exchange community's page. Here's where I want to go: I like this page because it's full of questions. It's exciting. ...
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Why does my Review Button show 4 reviews but there are none? [duplicate]

From time to time, my Review Button will show a number of reviews to consider, yet when I click on the button fewer (always fewer, never more) reviews are shown? Sometimes the number resets to 0, ...
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Winter Bash dropdown doesn't appear on sites I haven't joined [duplicate]

When I go to a site I haven't joined, I can see my personal Stack Exchange SiteSwitcher™, inbox, and reputation dropdown. However, I can't see my (or any, for that matter) Winter Bash dropdown: Could ...
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Have the bar at the top move down with you [duplicate]

On some sites the bar at the top will move down with you when you move down the page. I think that something like this might look nice on Stack Exchange. What I mean is for this bar: To move down ...
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Winter Bash menu does not automatically appear on mouseover [duplicate]

If I open my inbox in the topbar, I can switch to my reputation dropdown or the communities list merely by mousing over the appropriate button. However, I cannot switch to the Winter Bash dropdown by ...
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Not getting achievement notifications since Winter Bash

Similar to Not getting reputation change notifications after opting for Winter Bash, but pertaining to achievement notifications. I've verified that I earned several Bronze badges yesterday (17 ...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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Reputation changes with more than 3 digits overflowing container

Reputation changes that are larger than 99 are shown out of the container it must be in. See these pictures for +100: And this for +1000: Tested with Safari 9 and Chrome 47 on OS X El Capitan.
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Top bar green reputation gain is missing 10 points

Here's a screenshot having just clicked the achievements button with the two events that happened since I last clicked the button. Did 100 + 5 produce 95?
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“Join this community” doesn't appear for sites not subdomains of stackexchange.com

I just visited Ask Ubuntu (askubuntu.com) while logged into Stack Exchange, and noticed that "join this community" doesn't appear: It is similarly broken on Math Overflow (mathoverflow.net). It works,...
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Broken links to per-site metas [closed]

Accessing per-site metas over HTTPS is officially unsupported and known to be broken (Accessing per-site metas gives 403 forbidden from cloudflare-nginx, Untrusted connection when visiting per-site ...
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Dismiss inbox item when I've already seen it another way

It looks obvious that if I've already seen an item in inbox without opening the inbox proper, the notification should be dismissed since it's of no use anymore. (if it's not obvious to you, please ...
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“Your communities” edit add without save

The "Your communities" edition form isn't intuitive in my opinion. UX-wise, I'd expect it to be added if I click on one of the site's with auto-completion. Why do I need to click on "Add"? If I ...
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Badges earned are shown in the achievements with the current site's badge symbol [duplicate]

On the achievement screen, badge award notifications use the badge symbol of the site you're currently viewing, not the one you earned the badge on. This is confusing because, for example, Academia ...