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Use the wording and links of “you don't have edit privileges” banner from mobile web in the desktop version

Prompted by the comments on this answer. On mobile, when I try to edit a post on a site I don't have edit privileges on, I get this banner: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be ...
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On international SO sites, the Hot Meta Posts box contains [status-completed] posts

According to What criteria is used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin (events / featured / hot meta posts / blog) sidebar block?: If there are still under 4 items, the ...
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How is misrepresentation of Stack Exchange in the media (and in science) handled?

I'm a regular reader of the site of the British newspaper The Guardian. The quality of the articles is generally high and they cover a wide range of topics. Today I was surprised to come across an ...
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Can I see my own votes after an election is closed?

I'd like to revisit my own vote after the final results are in. Is this possible? No, I didn't take a screenshot
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Undeleting a bad question further worsens reputation [duplicate]

If an undeleted question does not have a chance of getting up vote due to the question being not worth a try, how will it help in getting out of question ban? Leaving it as deleted too does not help ...
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Should we change the phrasing of the “under 6 characters minimum” message to prevent confusion and duplicate questions

When making a small edit (say to code or hyperlinks) to fix something that's testably broken, you may get the error message forcing you to leave provably broken code. Edits must be at least 6 ...
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Is it possible to download and upload all questions? [duplicate]

Previously I was using another stackexchange account for using all communities. I have some questions in that account. Now I am using another stackexchange account for using all communities. I want ...
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I would like more specifics on how the Announcer badge is awarded

When I post a link to a question or answer, and my user ID is part of the link, I know it is counted toward the Announcer badge when someone else clicks on it. However, I have received the Announcer ...
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Where to ask a question about compression? [duplicate]

I want to ask a question about compression and I'm unsure where to ask the question because I couldn't find any sites where this question would fit according to the Help Center. The question: Is ...
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Stack Overflow load extremely slow and sporadically appears as offline

Everything loads extremely slow. No matter what I click. Sometimes the site appears offline. But when I checked its online status with Down For Everyone Or Just Me, it appeared online. I get random ...
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Can someone please fix the link in the 'access to moderator tools' privilege page?

I was discussing deletion privileges with someone when I noticed that help/privileges/moderator-tools includes an unformatted link: Can the page be updated so the link reads as the actual title of ...
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Where would I ask a question regarding the cycle time of a SIMATIC PLC with high-speed analog module

I have a quite specific question regarding the sampling rate of a hs-anolog modul in combination with the cycle-time of my program (TIA-portal V15) running on a Siemens Simatic CPU 1510SP-1 PN for ET ...
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Pasting hyperlink as text with leading space leads needlessly to broken links [duplicate]

When inserting a link via the SE editor it happens a lot that a broken link is generated. This seems to happen because a link is selected as text and pasted into the box. The result is a generated ...
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The font size on the mobile site for question titles in the list

I'm considering using the mobile site instead of the app that is no longer supported, but the first thing I noticed was that I was squinting to read the question titles in the question list. My phone ...
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How does highlights view work in Chat?

There's an option to view "highlights" in rooms on Chat. This hides some messages, but shows most of them. How are these determined? It seems to be random, other than showing all starred messages that ...
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I just featured a question on meta…and I'm not a moderator [duplicate]

In a strange twist of events, I got this error that said that my edits couldn't be submitted because I needed the moderator tag featured. I'm not a moderator, so I just decided to humor the system. ...
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“Show x more comments” button doesn’t work on deleted posts

One of my questions was recently deleted. When I viewed it on the mobile site, I tried to click the “view 4 more comments” button on the answer, but it didn’t work. I tried reloading and the like, but ...
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Unable to access the default profile tab for users?

If I try to access a user's profile (Examples: MSE, Stack Apps, Aviation, etc.), it eventually times out and throws me to the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" page (Example). This has been going on ...
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Don't show how to format code when I'm not on a programming site [duplicate]

Instructions on how to format code are the first thing you see under "How to Format" when asking a question, which is great, except when you're on a site that isn't about programming: ► create code ...
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Text in spoilers shows before being hidden

When there’s text in a spoiler, it loads and is completely visible (sometimes for quite a while on slow connections) before being hidden. It is kind of counterintuitive; could this be changed so that ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #3: How do we grade questions?

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're talking about whether or not ...
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Remove “be nice new user” message from users who are active in other sites on the network [duplicate]

This answer is clearly not answering the question (examples before 1950), and is marked a new user, but has a 61K+ reputation on another site (stack overflow) and thus we shouldn't have to explain the ...
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Show starred posts on chat in chronological order

Sometime recently a change was made to chat to show posts 'starred by me' in order of the number of stars. From time to time I have occasion to star posts in a chat room for reference, and having ...
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Join community button [duplicate]

As I downloaded the stack exchange app I was unable to find out how to join a community on mobile, compared to the web version the join community feature is convoluted and people would find it easier ...
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Stack Exchange appears to be less suitable for inexperienced coders than it used to be before [duplicate]

In the past, the programming sites of Stack Exchange (e.g. Stack Overflow) used to accept fairly straightforward questions about HTML, CSS, JS and alike, scripting in powershell or BASH or simple ...
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Is there a list of all Stack Exchange sites that advertise themselves with Community Ads on other sites?

I know that some Stack Exchange sites (e.g. Writing) have community ads that they submit on other sites (example below). Is there a list of all such SE sites? I assume based on past questions that ...
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What is this “custom badge here…” thing in the badge tracker all about?

While selecting a new badge to track, I came across something odd on the badge tracker gui: I'm looking specifically at this part: I've never noticed it before. (And I go through the badge tracker a ...
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All actions, responses, and votes tabs on my user profile are returning errors (usually)

On my profile page, if I click on any of the last three tabs -- All actions, Responses, or Votes -- I get an error page. All the other tabs work fine. I think this is new within the last 12 hours or ...
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Code block with more than 81 characters adds a newline if preceded with spaces

The standard editor for posts seems to have problem with non-word-breakable code blocks above a certain length. If such a 'word' is present in the editor, inserting spaces before it to create a code ...
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Is it possible to make the annotation and flag counters on profiles colorblind friendly?

I have a heck of a hard time identifying whether a user has annotations or flagged posts on their account when looking at the profile page and only one is present. There is an older post asking for a ...
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How can see list all the questions which had a bounty on them?

Is it possible to see a list of questions which had a bounty?
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SE reputation graph has broken labels

Dem Y-axis labels... There seems to be a slightly too large gap between the numbers, so they get increasingly offset from the line they're supposed to annotate (moving upwards). It's vaguely ...
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How to get refined data of a Stack Exchange website

I have used the following SQL query on Academia Stack Exchange: SELECT * FROM Posts This query generated 50,000 rows ... but the total number of questions on the website is approximately 28,000. ...
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How to contact a user on a site? [duplicate]

I am not talking about contacting a user about a question/answer on a site. It's just for other information or asking for some personal advice, or just commenting a user on his/her 'about' profile! ...
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Unable to upload photos [duplicate]

Every time I try to upload a photo it shows an error saying "Unable to upload the photo. Try again." App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Xiaomi Device Model: Redmi Note 4 OS Version: 7.0 (V10.2....
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How many votes on questions by sock puppets does it take to suspend his account? [duplicate]

If a sock puppet votes on a question or an answer, how many times can it do that before the account gets suspended or deleted?
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Why was this question deleted twice?

The question Will Stack Overflow's engine be (someday, or ever) open sourced? was recently bumped to the top of the homepage. Glancing idly at the revision history, I noticed the following ...
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Wheres the best site for accessibility learning?(request discussion) [on hold]

I want to learn the basics of accessibility and learn how to code a little dont know where to begin...all help much appreciated.
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Saving comment on iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 gives blank screen [duplicate]

I recently started using the iOS app on an iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 and am finding that it gives a blank screen whenever I save a comment on any post on any Stack Exchange site. I am able to use the ...
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An SE site for identifying an old postcard

Is there any place in the SE-universe to ask a question or seek for help in identifying an old (probably pre world war II) postcard, based on its front image (reproduction of Carl von. Bergen XIX ...
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AskUbuntu background flicker [migrated]

When scrolling a page on askubuntu, the background dots flicker visually. It is a minor thing but the fix is so simple, just to set: background-attachment: fixed When i do it manually in the browser ...
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How to report bugs relating to the GDPR that have a huge impact on the reputation of Stack Overflow?

A while back, I discovered a bug in the GDPR data exporter. This data exporter is supposed to export all user data, but at the moment, it doesn't. While I didn't talk publicly about this to prevent ...
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Tag overview page cuts off beginning of some descriptions (not just common words)

This answer says that the descriptions on the tag overview page are meant to cut off common words such as "This tag" at the beginning of the tag description and although I find this weird, it seems to ...
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i'm being attacked by bots [duplicate]

I came here, asked a question, and none of the answers or comments looked like they had even read or processed my post. The question was put on hold. I edited it with further information, and I didn't ...
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Can't select from a text field without focusing the text field first

I can't select text in the search bar without focusing the search bar first. This problem also seem to be applicable to other text fields and text areas in the site. Browser: Firefox 66.0.5 (64-bit) ...
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Question shows up when I search for a tag, but not in a Filtered Questions

This question shows up if I search for the [clojure] tag, but isn't included in the Filtered Questions list for the same tag. The only reason I can think of is the question starts with a Javascript ...
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Is it possible to write upright Greek letters on Stack Exchange (in math mode)?

I'd like to write all mathematical constants (this includes some Greek letters) in upright style – here on Stack Exchange (math mode). Is it possible to write an upright pi, for example? If so, how to ...
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Changing the picture to Identicon/uploaded picture doesn’t change the picture during sign-up process

Changing the profile picture to Identicon or uploading a new picture doesn’t change the picture in corresponding block (on the right hand side of “change picture” button) during sign-up process:
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Can duplicate questions be deleted? [duplicate]

Yesterday a question of mine, Is “shipping” today's equivalent of “matchmaking”? [duplicate] , which had been closed as a duplicate, was deleted automatically by the system. deleted by Community♦ ...

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