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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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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? [closed]

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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Why other sites are subdomain of stack exchange but not stackoverflow [duplicate]

I am a stackoverflow fan. I noticed that other sites of SE are its subdomains(i.e. sitename.stackexchange.com) but stack overflow is a domain. What is the reason behind this??
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HardDrive-to-HDTV Playback, Site Recommendation

I'm seeking options about getting an HDTV to play videos that I store on a hard drive. What Stack Exchange site (if any) is appropriate for configuration and device tech specifications of video-to-...
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How do I get Markdown source code during a pending edit? [duplicate]

When trying to answer a badly formatted question, I tend to click "edit" to view the raw Markdown text, as this tends to be better formatted than the displayed text. But during a pending suggested ...
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How to remove college information from Stack Overflow profile [migrated]

My college information is public on my stack overflow page and is not available on my other stack exchange accounts. This means that I might have added that info sometime in the past to my stack ...
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Redirect to the original page after authorization on SEDE [duplicate]

After authorization, https://data.stackexchange.com redirects to the main page. Could you redirect to the original page (from which I've tried to log in)?
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Creepy user digs my old questions and downvotes them once a day [duplicate]

There is a creepy user who answered my question on Stack Overflow that I haven't accepted the answer with. He then keeps leaving a comment for like three consecutive days, asking for updates on ...
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Where does this post belong? [duplicate]

I posted this to Psychology because it is a broad question that happens to be a current issue for me. what is trying, and how can i do it? Apparently that's not allowed. Is there a better place for ...
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Expand summary block to full width if there no items in queue

If a queue has items to review, it looks fine: But if there are no items in queue, the description looks bad. This block basically consists of 2 blocks: <div> <div class="...
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Searching the tags of all Stack Exchange sites before asking a question, to find out where the question belongs

Let's imagine I want to ask a question about "big data" and I am not familiar with Stack Exchange. Normally I should guess which stack is the right stack to ask my question, but is there any way to ...
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Found a display bug in Stackoverflow [migrated]

Hi I just noticed a bug in Stackoverflow's second menu bar in the jobs section. As well as in the toast notification (green) when I answered a message.
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Is it possible to know which questions I have protected? [duplicate]

I have protected a few questions on a Stack Exchange website. Is it possible to know which ones? I don't remember them anymore.
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Soft question: code of ethics of using answers in writing an academic paper

Do we have any code of ethics about using the answers in Stack Exchange for writing the academic paper? Situation 1. Someone is writing a paper, but stuck. He found several answers in the Stack ...
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Incomplete migration banner

This question was migrated from Russian Language to Stack Overflow на русском, as the timeline shows, but the migration banner does not include a link to the question on the original site ("Migrated ...
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Use existed strings or add new into transifex for filters titles on the user history page in mod tools

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/history/:userId String: User has been banned from review. String: User accessed site. etc. I've found similar strings in the transifex: ...
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Is information kept by Stack Exchange after profile edit?

If you edit your profile on a Stack Exchange site, does Stack Exchange keep records of your old profile data?
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Search appears to be broken

Something appears to be wrong with search in chat and on main. There's roughly 2 million posts containing "thanks" on Stack Overflow. Search claims there's none. The same on MSE - search yields no ...
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Flag dialog is under sidebar text

The flag dialog is under the left sidebar text. This only started happening over the past day or two. Using Safari 12.1.1 on MacOS High Sierra. Successfully reproduced on StackOverflow and PPCG, along ...
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Ask question - Tags - partial placeholder text truncated

On the Ask a question page, in the Tags textbox, the placeholder width is set to 19px, so a part of the placeholder text is truncated.
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Notification button not loading on the top bar

The message notification menu on the top bar seems broken. Everything else seems ok, but not being able to read my notifications is bad. Can we have it fixed please?
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Title changes in HNQs make browsers mark them as 'unvisited'

In the below example it shows one link as visited another as unvisited. However I have previously read both posts. Can the URL be changed either to short form, or to not include the title.
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Summarize badge counts > 1000 [duplicate]

There exists (glorious) users on various StackExchange sites with more than 1000 badges. This makes the formatting of the user profile at the bottom of questions/answers a little odd, as the badge ...
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Add strings from the Post Flag History page into transifex (or use existed keys)

I found strings like this in transifex, but looks like they aren't used on this page, and hardcoded. Could you add this strings into transifex or use existed strings?
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SE site for guidance related to home use products available on the Pakistani market? [duplicate]

I live in Pakisatan and I want to purchase a water purification system for drinking water for my home and I want to get advice about its specifications (especially price and quality) if I purchase ...
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Nothing happens on click “edit” or “delete” buttons on user flagged comments page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userId/post-comments?state=flagged On click there are no errors/logs in console/network requests.

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