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How frequently do people actually follow tags?

I have noticed that, even with the most popular tags (such as discussion), there are very few followers for tags. I have read about tags in the Help Center to try and find some more info about this, ...
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Does reputation on sites with site-specific chat servers count toward the ability to chat on the general Stack Exchange chat server?

In other words, say, if I have 20 reputation on Stack Overflow, does it count toward the ability to chat on https://chat.stackexchange.com/? Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange have their own chat ...
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Hot Meta Posts titles aren't spaced from vote totals if vote total is a three-digit number

Recently, a post with a three-digit vote score ended up on the Hot Meta Posts list on Stack Overflow. Due to its high vote score, it ended up just barely touching the post title link: Can extra space ...
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Why does the number of consecutive days counter *not* show what I expect?

While I would be proud to have a consecutive days counter of 1, as the screenshot shows it should at least be 3 for June alone. Why does it show as 1?
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Reproduce top tags for multiple users with Data Explorer

I want to reproduce the top tags overview for multiple users with the Data Explorer: In the following I simplify for two users. The required solution should be able to scale to 50+ users. What I ...
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Onebox of new blog posts is broken

Trying to onebox new blog posts from https://stackoverflow.blog fails, the message stay as a plain link to the blog post and does not onebox anymore. Example. Oneboxing of older posts is still fine. ...
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Add anchors to privilege pages

Now and then I want to support a Meta answer with a link to information about a certain privilege from the Help Center. However, some detail pages are actually about a group of related privileges and ...
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Option to keep the reputation hidden [duplicate]

Is there an option to keep the reputation blurred out when you're on stackoverflow? I mean, it stays blurred or hidden with an overlay until you hover on it or click it. Because I often have to pair-...
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Joining new SE site with association bonus: +98 rep visual glitch [duplicate]

I just joined Code Review SE and was surprised by this visual glitch: It says "+98" on the top right corner, but the popup clearly states "+100". I can think of 2 possibilities: I started with 2 rep ...
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Why do some community wiki posts say “unknown”? [duplicate]

Why do some community wiki posts say that the OP is "unknown", while others actually have a username under "community wiki"? For example, this answer has a username on it, while this answer just says ...
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Apply the site primary theme color in the edit profile page

In all the Stack Exchange per-site and per-site meta's Edit Profile page, the sub menu titles (PERSONAL INFORMATION, EMAIL SETTINGS, SITE SETTINGS, ...) and markdown editor toolbar hover color are set ...
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Recalculate new contributor indicators when an account is merged

Imagine an established user accidentally makes a post through a new or unregistered account (or intentionally to prevent their account credentials from being compromised through a public network). ...
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Why is the question about e-mail spoofing closed? [migrated]

How to Stop Email Spoofing [closed] is an interesting question, even when its formulated as a careless one-liner. But the question is valid, the asker did basic research (he mentions SPF) and the ...
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Is it ok to give two different answers to a question? [duplicate]

A moderator has deleted one of my answers in two different cases. If a person comes up with two substantially different answers that are based on substantially different viewpoints, is it not ...
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Privilege box height is less than badge box [duplicate]

On my temporary profile page for Game Development, the height of the privilege box is less than badge box located next to it.
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Invalid recent display name

I've recently joined the Game Development community and noticed, that there is one recent display name available in my profile: I never had such a display name on that site. BTW, the number ...
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Question with close votes not appearing in close queue

There is a question for which I can see 4 close votes. I checked the Close Votes review queue, but strangely, it doesn't appear there. Why? Some more info: The post is a meta post on EE.SE. There ...
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Top sites in Network Profile in iOS app aren't top sites

I was looking at my Network Profile in the Stack Exchange iOS app, and noticed something peculiar in the top sites: they're not my top sites. The first one, shown with profile text and top posts, is ...
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Does different colors of a question in “Top Questions” list mean different reputation points? [duplicate]

There are three questions in this figure: Two of them has a colorful background, and the middle one has not. Does this indicate the question is from a fresh new user? Or not a lot of reputation ...
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Get rid of special characters when searching for a tag

According to this, there is a limited number of valid characters for a tag. If we don't allow special characters in a tag name in the first place, shouldn't we get rid of special characters such as ...
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1answer
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Why does user searching start at 3 letters?

Why does the user search only activates after at least 3 letters have been typed? Searching for tags does not seem to have this mechanism.
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Drag down the question indefinitely when editing answer

How to reproduce the bug: Answer a question/go to a question that you have answered. Click "Edit" Drag the slider down. I think this is a bug because it doesn't make sense to be able to drag this ...
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The privileges page uses problematic styling

Prompt. The things I can do are faded to the point of unreadability, while the things I cannot do are more legible. The hover effect is used to gain readability of faded items, but many devices have ...
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Should status-declined (moderator-only tags) be allowed as the “Top tag”?

I came to Meta Stack Exchange today to find something a bit... disheartening: It may be discouraging to users if their top tag on Meta is status-declined. Should this be allowed?
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #4: What makes for a healthy community?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We are talking about the ...
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Editing a tag wiki is limited to 30000 characters when coming from the revision history

Preparation You need the Edit community wiki privilege (100 reputation), but the bug also occurs when you have the Tag Wikis privilege (20,000 reputation). Find a tag with a body of more than 30,000 ...
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What are the benefits of chatrooms for asking questions?

What are the benefits of using a chatroom instead of asking a question directly on a Stack Exchange site?
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Add a 1px outline to site logos

Would it be possible to add an outline to the logos of Stack Exchange websites? I am using the Stack Overflow Dark user style, and it makes the Super User logo mostly unreadable, and the text of the ...
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Let's clean up [hot-questions] and (un)related tags

We currently have the following 'hot' tags on Meta Stack Exchange: hot-questions Hot Network Questions in the right-hand sidebar, the “hot” tab on each site, and on stackexchange.com. hot-tab, ...
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How are the “Top Network Sites” determined?

On the Stack Exchange homepage, there's a widget "Top Network Sites" in the right sidebar, underneath the list of users who asked the currently hot network questions. I was wondering how this list ...
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How to search a meta for a tag on the main site?

For example, there is an exception tag on Stack Overflow. I can search Stack Overflow for questions tagged with exception by searching "tag:exception". However, on Meta Stack Overflow, there are ...
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1answer
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Where should I ask a question about processes? [duplicate]

I have a question on how to be compliant with all mail server's expectations, but it's not a technical question about how to configure the mail server itself. It's more about respecting best practices ...
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Direct links to Stack Exchange profile subtabs look bad

In a StackExchange.com profile, you can directly link to a tab like Favorites just fine. But when you try to link to the votes subtab under that, it doesn't look right because it's not the entire page ...
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How to deal with questions that might get more attention on Stack Overflow, when more appropriate for another board [duplicate]

I was just reading this question regarding the appropriate place to post questions about WAMP (XAMPP in my case, but the same question): Do questions on WAMP belong on Stack Overflow, Server Fault or ...
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How do I find the user that has been downvoted the most on a Stack Exchange website?

How do I find the user that has been downvoted the most (both in terms of answers or questions) on a Stack Exchange website?
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Browser displays outdated comments when navigating back [duplicate]

When I post a comment, navigate forward and navigate back through browser history to the question I commented on, my comment does not show up. I have to reload to see it. I don't see why this would be ...
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When is Edit Reputation Calculated? [duplicate]

I understand that editing questions and answers results in +2 reputation. To test this I've edited a couple of posts on forums where I have Edit Privilege but I don't have the Copy Editor badge. ...
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How do you do summation notation in MathJax? [on hold]

For example, sum for every k from 0 to n. How would I do this properly in MathJax format on a site that supports MathJax?
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Newsletter preview throwing content security policy error

When I click any preview link from Stack Exchange Newsletter page, it doesn't display any preview content. Instead of that it throwing an error. In Mozilla FireFox I'm receiving the following error: ...
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Allow short questions if the Answer My Question box is checked [duplicate]

I wrote up a pretty short and succinct question on the Mechanics site, and wrote up a very long answer using the Answer Your Question checkbox. When I tried to post the q/a, it told me that I needed ...
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Alternatives to the term “rant”

On several of the sites I frequent, we occasionally get questions posted by people who are facing difficult situations, consisting mainly of them expressing how upset they are. In many cases, the ...
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Can you make the “share” box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

This is a daily occurrence as I use StackExchange. Hit "Share..." Get the popup box, then struggle to select the entire URL. While there may be iOS issues here, the point is the share textbox is ...
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Add string “Absence recorded at” from the mod history page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin The string: Absence recorded at Could you add thise string into transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Is it worth it to edit my questions to improve quality? [duplicate]

Also, edit your previous questions to improve formatting and clarity. Editing will also make visible, and if I miss the point, or not a good editor, I get more downvotes — that doesn’t change even if ...
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Add “Unanswered” menu item for international Stack Overflow Sites

All StackExchange sites have "Unanswered" menu item in their navigation. For example this one: Except for Stack Overflow and its localized versions. While the menu (AKA left nav) for Stack Overflow ...
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Allow bypassing CAPTCHA based on reputation or network experience [duplicate]

I was trying to post a question on Android Enthusiasts earlier on my (government) work WiFi, and was put through a slightly painful experience involving captcha. This got me thinking, why am I even ...
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Captcha verification doesn't advance once completed

I'm trying to post a Q&A on Android Enthusiasts, and despite being logged in, I'm being forced to solve a Captcha. That's not the main problem though. The problem is it doesn't actually let me ...
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Chat feed posts into one room, but not another

I've been trying to get a feed up for new HNQ posts on my site, using the implementation from here. The feed URL is https://lackadaisical-appeal.glitch.me/hnq/interpersonal.stackexchange.com It's ...
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Disable option to opt in new mod tools on other user preference page if this user isn't a mod

If I open preferences page of another user I can see option to opt in a new mod tools. But this user isn't mod. Probable, on this page the engine checks my account status, but should check this ...
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Add strings from the Review Queue stat page into transifex to make it possible to translate for Stackexchange localized sites

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/review/reopen/stats Strings: Admin. Advanced stats. Audits. Bans. Could you add those strings into transifex, so we will be able to translate them?

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