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Tag-badges exploit [closed]

Like everyone else I've been reading bobince's outbreak about parsing html with regex with great amusement. When I read in the comments that bobince had been awarded two gold badges (html and regex) ...
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Pluralization issue on new question statistics underneath title, with views

It looks like the new question statistics underneath the question title introduced a pluralization issue with views: To be clear here, this was not an issue with the old sidebar-based question ...
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A way for “new users” to ask about their post specifically

We currently require that new users have 5+ reputation to participate in meta support discussions (bugs, feedback, governance, etc). This is primarily because the use case for meta is not ...
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Warning to users who are about to delete their own question and cause question ban [duplicate]

Given the recent number of users who come here to complain that their account has been suspended because they deleted too many of their own questions, could a warning message be added after the first ...
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Add string “Moderator action succeeded” from the posts merge result page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/posts/:postId/merge Could you add this string into Transifex?
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Add strings from moderator revision redaction approval block into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard Strings: Question. Rev. Redactor. Comment. Diff. Actions. Approve. Reject. I've found some of this strings in Transifex, but looks like they aren't ...
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Alias “Post Link” in data.stackexchange.com generate invalid links for “Meta sites” of pt.stackoverflow and es.stackoverflow

I create a query using [Post Link] and [Comment Link] and I noticed that the generated links are inverted for some sites, for example: This http://data.stackexchange.com/ptme/query/775699/bug-in-...
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Allow us to decline the automatically raised flags

Usually, whenever an automatic flag is incorrectly raised, the moderators on Stack Overflow used to decline the flag. It was really helpful in the case of the Possible Comment Abuse auto flag, as well ...
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Community downvotes posts that were just fixed

If a post has a low quality score flag on it, it's automatically dismissed as helpful if a user edits it, which results in an automatic Community downvote. I understand (kind of) adding a downvote if ...
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Stack Overflow has taken up religion!

On scrolling quickly through the all sites view, icons tend to get mixed up. It's still happening as of version 0.1.31, in a different view this time. Can't see it? Look at the first question in the ...
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Beta meta site descriptions are wrong on SEDE

Code Review Meta's description: Q&A for peer programmer code reviews This is the same as the description for Code Review itself. In keeping with the description for the non-beta metas, this ...
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Change taglines for non-English sites and new Meta sites on SEDE homepage

The homepage of the Stack Exchange Data Explorer has mixed-language taglines for non-English sites; e.g. for Russian Stack Overflow it is "Q&A for программистов". Can this be changed to something ...
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Long site title messes up SEDE site list formatting [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange Data Explorer homepage, if you scroll down a bit, you'll encounter a site with a very long title: Software Recommendations Meta Stack Exchange. A title this long messes up the ...
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foo.com is sketchy; “How to Format” and help should use HTTPS links in examples

In the “How to Format” bar that shows when editing the body of a question or editing an answer, there is this example for how to format: <http://foo.com> [foo](http://foo.com) <a href="http:/...
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Meta Stack Overflow's description in the Data Explorer hasn't been updated since it was the only meta

From the site list at http://data.stackexchange.com/: Q&A about Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User A tad dated. Consider building from real descriptions (the audience property of /...
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Data.SE breaks when looking things up on Beer, Wine, and Spirits

When switching sites to Beer, Wine, and Spirits on the site switcher on data.SE (this thing), I get a Runtime Error: Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error ...
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Why do some sites have an extra “SE” in their names? [duplicate]

In the homepage of Data SE, I see that some sites have an extra "SE" in the name, while the rest don't have. Is this an intention or just a kind of bug? At first I thought that this is a duplicate ...
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Few site and meta site names are ending with Stack Exchange and not all the sites in the data explorer main page

In the Stack Exchange Data Explorer main page the Stack Exchange site and it's meta site names are displaying. For the following site and it's meta site's names are ending with Stack Exchange but not ...
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Long sites break the layout on the front page

The long name pushes the stats to a weird place. And what's with the "Stack Exchange" at the end anyway?
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Make it possible to retract comment flags

I misread the content of a comment, and flagged it. Then I realized that the comment wasn't what I had initially thought. Would it be possible to have the ability to retract comment flags, just like ...
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Remove the end time of bounties from question titles?

So today I chimed in on IPS and scrolled a bit. This question caught my eye, because it had a number in it. Something like that I haven't seen in a long time, if ever. Then I read the title and was ...
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Inbox bug: Processing html tags (XSS possible?)

I received a comment reply on this topic. Since it was like this, I though the comment was deleted or something like that, but then I noticed the topic title has HTML tags. These tags are being ...
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New bounty design dislocates title [duplicate]

I think this is a very recent design change, because I've not seen it before: Where before a small box with the bounty value dislocated the title a couple of characters to the right, now the ...
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Change the way expired bounties are shown in question lists

There has been a change in how bounties are displayed in some of the question lists, and while there is room for improvement it looks odd for bounties which are in their grace period. It's probably ...
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Wrong page title in unanswered list questions page

(first discovered on SO) There seems to be a problem with title management on SE sites: In fact, the title displayed when visiting the Unanswered page on a SE site is "Highest Votes Questions", ...
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Add tool tip for view count

Please add a tool tip to the view count that shows the exact number (this was also possible in the old view in the side bar)
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Some moderator tools related to deleted comments aren't working

Since at least 1 August, the moderator tool “show X deleted comments” leads to a 404 page. For example: on Is the calculation of infinite sums solvable by a computer?, I click “mod” then “show 7 ...
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Easy close review queue filtering interface

Short version: Make a filter selection page the default entry point for the review queues Show the size of the queues for tags they are likely able to work with - not the whole queue When all review ...
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Moderator “Convert to Comment” is moving comments on the answer even when that option is unselected

I don't know how long this has been going on as I only noticed it today when checking a question after having moved an answer via "Convert to Comment". There is the "migrate comments on this answer ...
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Ask question interstitial on Meta Stack Exchange links to incorrect website

If you go to the ask question interstitial page shown to new users on this site: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/ask/advice? And click on the hyperlink that the arrow points to, it will go ...
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Is the tag synonyms search box supposed to be case sensitive?

Is Tags Synonyms search case sensitive? While the tag names are all in small letters, when I search with any capital character in the search field, it is not returning any result. For example: when I ...
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Please fix the pluralization in “earned this badge 1 times.”

The page showing how many times a user has earned a specific badge, e.g. this one, has a pluralization bug; it says earned this badge 1 times. Apparently, this bug has been fixed before but recent(...
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Auto-inserting Stack Overflow affiliate into all Amazon links

We have officially discontinued the Amazon book affiliate remnant ads, since despite our best efforts they don't perform well for our audience and cannot be made to perform well. We've often wondered,...
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Why is my custom filter invisible after user profile merge?

I have merged two user profiles. In one user profile I had created a custom filter named "My C++". Now this filter is not shown anymore. But as soon as I want to create a new custom filter with the ...
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Writing.SE clamours for graduation

Writing.SE has raised the issue of our desire to graduate a year ago Here it is: we're tired of being a beta site. We believe we have been a consistently successful site, we've been around for more ...
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Moderator annotations popup appears twice

When attempting to annotate a user's account, I found that I was unable to submit my note as the button was disabled, and the text showing remaining characters allowed was not visible. After a bit of ...
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Can we have a square or triangle or heart or *something* after employees' names?

Given that not all employees have a diamond: All Stack Overflow employees aren't given a moderator diamond; the Community team has tightened up internal policies regarding who gets one and who ...
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Keep “Employee” on the profile of SE employees on meta [duplicate]

Currently, SE employees are given diamonds wherever they need them. I agree with Jeff on this to some degree, employees shouldn't be treated any different. But... on meta, employees are different. ...
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“Ask Question” and “Top Questions” too close to each other on mobile

A recent change seems to have moved the "Ask Question" button and the "Top Questions" text closer to each other, and now they're touching. This seems wrong to me: Could this please be fixed?
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Request for addition to the hot network questions filter regex

I understand that there's a regex that prevents questions with certain text patterns in their titles from appearing in the hot network questions list. I would like to propose an addition to this ...
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The new flag dashboard doesn't include the reputation of the user whose post is being flagged

Having the reputation of the user whose post is being flagged is a useful piece of information - especially for "not an answer" flags. If the user has less than 50 rep - i.e. a new user - then they ...
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What are the top issues when it comes to low quality questions? [closed]

If a "How to ask a good question" FAQ were to be compiled, what do people here think are the top issues that it should address? On my list are: rudeness, vagueness, spelling and grammar. Edit ...
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I'm getting “Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code” when there isn't any code in the post

I'm trying to submit the following question: I have an application hosted on Azure and accessed through a web page. Authentication to the application is handled by signing in through Facebook. The ...
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Resizing an image in a post?

Is it possible to resize an image in an answer? For example, How important is PhD research topic to getting a job? has an answer that should have the image in the answer, but it's too big. Is there a ...
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Cursor indicates I can click to toggle “Ignore time filter” button, but it does not work

This is on Chrome (Version 75.0.3770.100) on Windows 10. In the flag dashboard on the Physics.SE site, when I want to click on the "Ignore time filter" button, the cursor changes to the finger when it'...
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Answers on locked question not editable despite being encouraged to edit them

This question got locked. The label below the question reads This question's answers are a collaborative effort: if you see something that can be improved, just edit the answer to improve it! No ...
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Display post asked/viewed/active info directly beneath the question on mobile

When I mention asked/viewed/active, I mean this little bit seen at the top of the sidebar: This information can be substantially relevant for people dropping in to moderate or curate a question. ...
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Setting the order of Education and Employment on Careers [closed]

On the Careers site you add employment and eduction starting with the most recent first going to the oldest as in a stadard CV. However then if I complete a course, get a new job or forget something, ...
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User is tracking tag badge for non-existing tag with emoji

This user on Meta Stack Overflow is tracking their next tag badge, for a tag that does not exist. It's the dragon emoji: They're doing it on Stack Overflow too. I doubt the tag ever existed; given ...
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Bounty amount on reputation tab hardly readable

Today, a bounty was awarded to one of my answers (thanks @gnat); when I visited my reputation tab I noticed that the amount is hardly readable since it's green text on a blue background: Can that be ...