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Change new-login-left and new-login-right to adhere to style and border

Please could we change these divs: To this: By applying some simple css: border-style:solid; border-color:silver; padding:10px !important; border-width:1px; The original design looks a tad busy ...
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Link registered account in Data Explorer to user profile page

Lately, I have been consulting and pulling data from Data Explorer Stack Exchange for performing review activities, adding data to meta posts, learn more about some pattern, etc.. I'd like being ...
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One request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites: should show related questions

I have one request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites and that is: at the end/bottom of every question's answers, the site should suggest related questions (and their answers) to look into. It would ...
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Email “Can you help us test the 2019 Developer Survey?” - is this real? [migrated]

I got an email asking for exactly that. The survey looked totally legit for me and the survey it self was asking for the same kind of stuff privious surveys asked for. It was also promised for taking ...
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“Tag plus something else” search looks ugly on beta sites when the tag wiki excerpt contains the tag name [duplicate]

Searching for a [tag-name], plus some other criteria, results in an ugly tag information box which seems to show HTML tags treated as text, rather than as HTML. Here's an example: search Writing for [...
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The time in suspension banner doesn't support “hover over for UTC time”

This is the banner I'm talking about: Note the last part of the text. It's a time. Usually for first-time suspensions, the time reads "in 23 hours" or "in 7 days", which does not give any exact ...
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1answer
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Should bug-report/feature-request *questions* that duplicate Grab-bag *answers* be closed as duplicates?

Meta Stack Exchange is seeing a fair few of these "Grab bag" questions that announce a biggish change to the sites and then encourage bug-reports and feature-requests to be posted as answers to that ...
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Edit your profile page still uses old image uploader

Update: Turns out this was previously reported in an answer. When going to /users/edit/{UserID} on any site it still uses the old image uploader in the editor. Is this a bug? Is it intentional? Can ...
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1answer
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What happens when “recommend deletion” and “delete” are mixed in LQP review? [duplicate]

In Low Quality Posts review, what happens when <20k users chose "recommend deletion", and 20k users chose "delete" for the same review? For example, if a post had 3 "recommend deletion" reviews and ...
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How do you gain the privileges to upvote questions and comments in Stack Exchange Meta, etc…? [duplicate]

I would be interested in knowing how do people on this and other sites (for example, Stack Exchange, etc...) gain the privilege to upvote questions and answers.
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1answer
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What does a site sponsorship require from the sponsor?

Two sites, Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence, have corporate sponsors (Strangeworks and IBM, respectively). This is part of a pilot program to increase community engagement. From the ...
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“Thanks for the feedback!” modal hovering over website search bar at top

It looks like the "Thanks for the feedback!" modal is at the wrong "hover" level. When it opens, if you scroll up, it appears over the website bar, covering the search bar, however it feels like it ...
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Please use different color on 'seen' anchor tag [migrated]

Until recently the color of Questions in the main pages of Questions of dba.stackexchange eg had had significance. Now a Question that I have opened is the same color as one I have not yet looked at. ...
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1answer
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Who decides on a site's content policy?

Why are there different content policies on different sites? For example: homework-like questions are strongly discouraged on Physics and are immediately put on hold. Such questions however are asked ...
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1answer
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Electorate gold badge not awarded [duplicate]

Today I was awarded the Electorate badge on Ask Different: Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions After doing so I was presented with the screen saying I earned it and ...
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3answers
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Does piling up downvotes help the site in any useful way?

I am new here, but I’ve noticed that downvoting on this site tends to be quite virulent with respect to off-topic questions or questions which probably are poorly formulated. Though I understand ...
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Add margin to tag button/increase padding between lines

For example, on this badge page you can see that there is no margin between lines: 'cause tag button doesn't have margin: .badges-page .single-badge-table .single-badge-wrapper .single-badge-...
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2answers
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The association bonus does not persist as advertised and “Altruistic” users are penalized

The association bonus FAQ says: This bonus gives users who have shown some basic understanding of how the Stack Exchange system works a boost past the initial site restrictions on sites where they ...
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Ask duplicate questions on different sub sites on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Is it allowed to ask duplicate questions/same questions on different sub sites on Stack Exchange? People on different sites will speak from different fields of expertise.
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Show full site names in the Migration 10k tool

The layout of the Migration 10k tool is weird: I think that the page should be changed so that the entire site name is shown instead of just, for example, "Project Mana...". There's no need for ...
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Why does this tooltip tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing?

Why does the tooltip on the Tags page tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing, despite the fact that you can edit both (short and full description)?
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1answer
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Deleting and undeleting an answer clears the edit history

I posted this answer to a question. The question was then edited by a roving well-wisher, which invalidated my answer. So I edited the question to reflect this, and deleted my answer. The original ...
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Move the aside box about the review queues grid to the top

With the recent changes to the review page, on a PC screen with sufficient width, the review page looks as in this example (note the "aside" box in it, containing "Super User is moderated by ...", ...
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Why do the recent reviewers get squeezed after 20 reviews?

After I complete 20 reviews on a single day for some review queue, I typically see a message similar to this example (for the First Posts): Thank you for reviewing 20 first posts today; come back ...
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1answer
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Can you add a summary after edit? [duplicate]

I just made an edit to a question I asked. Quite often I don't write summaries, but this time I felt that I should have added some explanation to the edit. Is there a way to add a summary afterwards? ...
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2answers
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Why are a few hats still on?

Despite the closing of the Winter Bash last week, there are still a few hats on the profile pictures of some users. Is it a bug?
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1answer
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Where should I ask about a text font used somewhere?

Is there any SE site where I can ask users tell me/help me find what the font used in some media (movie, picture, whatever) is? If so, which one?
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1answer
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How to choose between several incomplete answers?

If I asked a question (namely this one), and the solution I end up using is a combination of some of the answers, and another answer explains why it is correct, How to choose the answer to accept? ...
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1answer
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On which site is it easier to earn reputation?

From my experience, it's fairly easy to earn 200 reputation a day on Stack Overflow if you write a few decent answers. Meanwhile, it's incomprehensibly hard to earn 200 rep on Android Enthusiasts a ...
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1answer
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Prompt when I accept my answer within 2 days seems miswritten?

When I try accept my answer, I see a prompt: You can accept your own answer in 2 days Is this miswritten for "you can not accept your own answer in 2 days"? See also: Why must I wait two days ...
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2answers
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Is downvoting a well-written question by a beginner OK? [closed]

Recently, I've noticed that a lot of C++ questions get downvoted within minutes of them being asked. It must be the season of exams as we do see a lot of basic questions being passed by. To me, that ...
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How do posts get closed as duplicates vs exact duplicates? [duplicate]

I've come across some posts that said they were closed as exact duplicates, and some that were closed as duplicates. The first image is a duplicate question and the second one is an exact duplicate. ...
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Deleted question doesn't look deleted in Post Feedback

There is a question on one of the Post Feedback pages that is deleted, but it doesn't look like it is (unless you "show full question", and then you can see the red highlight): This question isn'...
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Allow fullscreen for embedded YouTube videos

Currently, embedded YouTube videos don't allow you to fullscreen them. Clicking the button shows the frustrating message Fullscreen is unavailable. An example answer with an embedded video (embedding ...
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1answer
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Where can I ask for algorithm recommendations? [duplicate]

I recently asked this question on Stack Overflow, now moved to Software Recommendations. Where can I ask about algorithm recommendations? Because there are two algorithms for what I'm trying to ...
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2answers
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Should (and could) we require the tour badge (and/or rep) to give answers?

We (SE, in general) get dozens of spam/bad answers almost every day. In particular, I'm interested in the ones from bots. Would it be worthwhile to require some minor limitation to post answers? I'm ...
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Review queue showing wrong review today number [duplicate]

When going onto recent views on Safari Mobile I saw it says there were 5 reviews in the suggested edit queue. Yet. In the users reviews today list there were only two: Also for close votes: And low ...
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How to find duplicates that could be deleted?

From the faq post How should duplicate questions be handled? Should duplicates be deleted? ... Duplicates that are word-for-word copies or that are so poorly written that they are not useful ...
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Linking to subheaders of a help center page

Could we add the ability to link to subheaders in a site's help center? Sometimes it would be nice to be able to reference a specific part of a page so one's audience doesn't have to search around. ...
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Is my Stack Overflow account protected vs identify theft? [duplicate]

Under "SITE SETTINGS > MY LOGINS" one may remove all related email addresses and add other emails. Now I wonder, if someone hacks my SO account, removes my logins and creates a new login with a new ...
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1answer
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Bounty Award Case on Same Score

I have case on Stack Overflow where I answered a question having some bounty award. It isn't accepted yet, but it has a positive score. Apparently, another answer provided by another user has some ...
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1answer
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Does down-vote get reviewed or can I apply for review if got downvoted [duplicate]

Friend of mine, got upvoted for one of his nice answer and got downvoted for same answer by someone without any reason. Even reason for downvote is also not mentioned in comment. It is assumed that ...
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1answer
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Contact Support email with wrong user name

I've used the form in Contact Support and received an email with what is meant to be my name but written in a wrong way, as you can see in the following image: I assume this is a bug. Nonetheless, it ...
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HTML tag span goes outside for tags search result extended by user parameter [duplicate]

Check this link for example: This affects at least Stack Overflow on Russian too. Same here on MSE: It seems it happen when the tag description contains the tag name itself.
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2answers
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Total number of 'reviews today' is wrong

Very funny: on the stats page for 'suggested edits', it says there is 1 user with 1 review so far today. However, the counter for 'reviews today' says there are 11. Similar issues exist in other ...
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0answers
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Do I have reputation on meta? [duplicate]

This is weird. On meta.SO I seem to have my own reputation, different from my Stack Overflow reputation. Yet, according to the FAQs, there is no reputation on any meta site (other than this one, ...
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1answer
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Why does this question show 2 different close reasons?

I just found this closed question. The banner saying it was closed shows 2 different reasons and who voted for each reason. I've never seen this before. From what I've read, only the close reason ...
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Why is the character limit message trying to trick me?

I was writing an answer that exceeded the 30,000 character limit by a few hundred characters. I began trimming off characters until I got it to exactly 30,000 characters. But lo and behold, when I ...
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2answers
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Which flag to use for questions that are not minimal? [closed]

It is quite common to enconter a question such as this, which is not a bad question; it has a description of the problem, some code, and the desired outcome, but is simply not minimal. My question is,...
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Why do some StackExchange sites have a nice logo and others a simple speech bubble with 2 letters?

From my Stack Exchange sites: Nice logos Simple boring logos Why is that? Not enough questions or people joined to the site Nobody did design a cool logo Other reason

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