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Diff for an old suggested edit contains more recent text

I just noticed that an old approved siggested edit for my post contains a more recent version of the post after my today edit. I free-hand-circled a code from my post that I've added recently. At the ...
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Flagging “didn't downvote” comments that came with constructive criticism

I was pretty confident that comments with "didn't downvote" statements should be removed. Well, I flagged such a comment as "Didn't downvote statement", but it got declined. ...
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SO not correctly displaying in Chrome? [closed]

I don't know if this has already been posted yet and I can't find any posts that are the same, but Stack Overflow is not displaying correctly in Google Chrome. This happens on all 3 of my dev machines....
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Automatic edits prevent users from edit when retagging only [duplicate]

Usually it is possible to add a missing tag to a question without editing the question. However, while editing some questions, the editor makes invisible changes automatically, as for example in ...
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Is there a way to publish a question for a team within a public stack? [closed]

My company has a public StackExchange for customers but I wonder if it would be possible to post questions within the same stack and somehow mark it just for the internal team to answer and view it. ...
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Markdown inconsistency between preview and post when using blank lines [duplicate]

This happened in an answer on Code Golf.SE, where we have all sorts of uncommon programming languages to put in a code block. OP's code is copied here at the markdown level: bbcccbc-cc-b--b-- c b &#...
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SE sites should have an RSS feed that includes Meta

There should be a combined Main + Meta RSS feed for every SE site. This would allow someone who is interested in both the topic and the community to subscribe to a single feed that contains all ...
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Discrepancies in CommonMark rendering

One of the users on Stack Overflow pointed out that the rendered version of some posts is not what the preview or revision shows. After triggering a re-render the glitch was gone, but since it is not ...
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Inconsistent relative time [duplicate]

Here's a question that was closed before it was asked :)
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Rollback of a post to a revision with an older license version does not make the post relate to that older license version

A month ago it was noticed that a rollback could change the license version backwards. In a comment, it was noted by Yaakov Ellis that the license version on a post should relate to the license ...
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Is it appropriate for new/unaware members know what a controversy is about? [duplicate]

After a long gap away from SE, I have returned to find innumerable requests to reinstate someone. As you can imagine my curiosity is piqued but, more importantly, I would like to know enough to form ...
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Image uploads could be faster

Image uploads are too slow. It takes at least 5 seconds to upload one image (demo: https://youtu.be/laNmsiLhcFY), not due to upload speed but because imgur processing is slow (in the demo, the network ...
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Does <Shift> + <Enter> create lists automatically if the line starts with a dash or a bullet?

I just noticed that if you have some text and you add a dash in front of the first character, then when you hit Shift + Enter before any character in the text, then it gets rendered as a list. This ...
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Why can't I add comment and even can't delete my own answer?

It works fine before until this afternoon. I can't add any comment at any answer on stack-overflow. And even can't delete my own answer(I find out I answer wrong). It's so weird and haven't encounter ...
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Why is the Moderator Council's role in the new reinstatement process such weak sauce?

The setting Two months ago, the "Moderator Council" was introduced, with a simple charter: a small group to escalate urgent or important issues or review our work before we make it public ...
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Can we have an option to hide the tags that are synonyms on the tag page

I was looking at a question today that only had 1 tag. The discussion tag. I read the question and was wondering which tags I could add to this question, to make it more noticeable. So I took off to ...
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Why was so much spam blocked on March 28, 2014? [duplicate]

The recent June 25th, 2020 blog article How does spam protection work on Stack Exchange? shows a graph of how much spam SpamRam blocked between March 2 and April 1, 2014. According to that graph, &...
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How do I unfollow a migrated question? [duplicate]

I followed this question at CrossValidated, which was subsequently migrated to Math.SE. I am now seeing the CV question in my "Following" tab on my profile, with an "unfollow" link....
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Selection of events in post timeline persist after selecting a different event [duplicate]

When selecting an event in the timeline it gets identified by a gold(ish) box surrounding the date. Selecting an event also changes the URL in your navigationbar, so you can copy a link to a certain ...
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It seems like a loop hole that I'll have to go into a room to leave the other room

If I click "leave" in a chat room, as many of you know, I could still be there. I've read two posts on it (one posted 7 years ago, the other 2 years ago), and it seems to be a bug that has ...
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Rename “featured” tab to “bountied” tab in help center [duplicate]

Since for about an year featured tab is renamed to bountied tab but the help center still mentions "Featured" tab: The bountied question will appear with a special indicator in all question ...
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Where can I ask a question about per capita consumption of a food product?

I am curious about the per capita consumption of a new food product. I tried to find a site to ask this question but I couldn't find it. The question will/would be if the US has the highest per capita ...
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Blue tag badge message can get misaligned on small screens/windows

Here it says that the post was reopened by a bunch of community members, including this one. And right next to that user's username is the feature-request tag with a yellow circle in it. Hovering over ...
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Extra newline risks running unwanted commands

Triple-clicking on a code block like the ones here highlight the line with an additional newline at the end. When the user copies and pastes it into the terminal the extra newline results in the ...
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Make it easier to distinguish accepted and declined flags in addition to pending ones in flags history

Originally posted on Ask Ubuntu, but encouraged by others to post it here, saying that this is a solid idea but it might go unnoticed on Ask Ubuntu's Meta site. Posted as it is from Ask Ubuntu Meta. ...
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Alignment of text when adding an image is off on responsive site

When drafting my latest question on my mobile I saw the following when inserting an image: The "powered by imgur" text appears to be aligned with the wrong border.
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Reconsider fixing the comment character counter so it doesn't count characters that are stripped

Compare these two images: My comments appear to be exactly the same as far as the text body goes. However the first image shows that I have 584 characters left to put in my comment, and yet refuses ...
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Stack Exchange's True Aim [closed]

I have been a member of the Stack Community for some time, nowadays not highly active though earlier I had a different account as well. I have a few questions about what this site wants to achieve. I ...
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Let's provide a way to expunge old suspensions

All the changes happening in the world have made me think about how "records" affect people even years after they have arguably "served their time". Stack Exchange has followed the ...
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Has activity on the site slowed down since COVID-19?

I’m curious insofar as Stack Overflow being a very rough proxy for how much people are working. Has site activity gone down since COVID-19? Are there any interesting patterns in the data (e.g. certain ...
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If a user name is long enough, we can comment anything to that user

There is a minimum amount of characters one can comment in each comment. That is obviously to discourage short unnecessary conversational remarks. But if a user name is long enough, we can comment ...
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Feedback post: New moderator reinstatement and appeal process revisions

We have not made any significant changes to the current moderator reinstatement policy since it was released. Though it has functioned well for the cases to which it was applied, we acknowledge that ...
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Why is the “question eligible for bounty in x hours/days” link not shown when you accepted an answer?

When viewing your own question which isn't 48 hours old yet, you'll see a link "question eligible for bounty in x hours/days": When you accept an answer, the link isn't shown. Is there any ...
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Timeline page should make it easy to go to specific answer

I was looking at the timeline of What can we do to encourage downvoting? on Meta.SO. This is a big question with lots of answers. In the timeline I saw an answer that I was interested in reading ...
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Meta profile's reputation area looks odd

Meta and main: The graph has been removed due to meta having no reputation, but why is the main reputation still shown? There's a grey rectangle (touching the "top NN% overall" text). What ...
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Which site to ask a question about using Infogram?

I've done an internet search for "stack exchange infogram" but I didn't see a site where questions about using Infogram would be clearly on topic. I want to create an Infogram chart and link ...
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Debit card issuance as a startup in Australia? Which SE site is appropriate to ask?

We are a currently trying to develop a payments product that requires debit card issuance as a core function, however in Australia there is no equivalent for Stripe or similar financial API product ...
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Stopped earning reputation at 313, even though I hit the reputation cap and have 9 accepted answers

I am really confused about the reputation cap. If I have 9 accepted answers, the cap should be at 335, but mine stopped at 313. I know I have an unaccept, but even so, it should be at 320. Maybe it ...
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When switching to full site on mobile phone, the setting is not applied to all pages of the same Stack Exchange website

Current behavior: When switching to full site on mobile phone, the setting is not applied to all pages of the same Stack Exchange website (tested with Google Chrome and Opera on Android). Example: ...
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Are there any banned subjects on Area 51?

I know of the following rules for creating a proposal on Area 51: The scope must be reasonably well-defined, not too unclear (e.g. "cool stuff"), too opinion-based (e.g. "car reviews&...
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Proposal: let authors close their own questions [duplicate]

Currently, an author of a question can delete his own question or "vote" for closing. Sometimes it happens to me that I ask a question and then I realise I was doing some silly mistake. When ...
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How should I update the link used for marking a question as duplicate?

I tried to search but couldn't find an answer to this. The problem seems to be very basic. I saw a question on SO and found that It's a duplicate of another question so decided to cast Close vote on ...
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Is there a problem with filtering questions after selecting them for the site homepage?

I occasionally open an incognito window on my favourite Stack just to check if there are any interesting questions on tags I have ignored. Today a large number of negatively-scored posts have been ...
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In which order are delete voters shown?

When a post is deleted, a banner is shown indicating which users voted to delete the post: What determines the order in which these users are shown? Often, it seems to be a chronological order (like ...
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Creation of universal user profile to supplement site-specific profiles

Problem Profiles are now entirely site-specific so you have two options - laboriously maintain site-specific profiles, or use a common profile everywhere. You can't maintain a few site-specific ...
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“site” in “full site” is not correctly aligned

When the mobile version of a non-meta SE site is opened in portrait mode, the option to shift to "full site" is not correctly aligned with the word "site" being in the centre of ...
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The voting tooltip for answers should be expanded to match the one on questions

When you hover over the question vote arrows, the tool tip that shows gives a short description why someone may vote that way This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. This ...
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Don't say “Comment if you're trying to respond to an answer.” when there's no answer, after clicking on “answer your question”

Don't say "Comment if you're trying to respond to an answer." when there's no answer, after clicking on "answer your question": I think if we remove information that doesn't apply ...
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What happens to highly downvoted answers?

Does anything other than appearing lower on the page happen to downvoted answers? I had thought that sufficiently downvoted answers get set to moderator review or get hidden altogether, but I haven’t ...
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How to delete my own question to prevent new comments and answers?

I have recently asked a question where I wanted to scrape data from Google maps, but it turns out it's ethically wrong. I would have liked to delete my question, but as other people have spent time on ...

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