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Uploader in Chat doesn't use HTTPS

In the uploader in Chat, when putting an image on Stack Imgur from the web, it doesn't make the link it puts in the message use HTTPS. Here is an example of the uploader doing this. This should be ...
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Should we let users delete their answers in official swag events after it's already over?

I just noticed someone who deleted their answer in the recent swag contest, apparently because being frustrated at not getting the swag yet. I don't think that's a valid reason to delete the answer. ...
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Highlight (Colored) Watched Tags [duplicate]

I have a few watched tags I would like to pay attention to. But the problem is when I'm going through StackExchange questions, sometimes I have to double check to see whether I have subscribed to that ...
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Stuff-A-Way swag held by customs? [duplicate]

I got a message by DHL that I they have a package from the US that is held at customs. They want me to provide some proof of payment. It's from a company in Boston that seems to makes promotional ...
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Revisit the decision not allowing to create tags from mobile

You can't create tags when using the mobile version of the site; when you attempt to do so, you're greeted with the following error message: New tags cannot be created from the mobile site. The tag ...
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The reason Stack Exchange exists [on hold]

What is the concept of META? What is the concept of STACK? What is the concept of EXCHANGE? Are your words clear in english? Then you'll have more english users. Suas palavras são claras em português?...
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Offline maintenance message not legible on Christianity.SE [on hold]

The offline maintenance message is not easily read on Christianity.SE because it's white text on an almost white background.
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Gratitudes, Niceties, and Jokes as a comment? [duplicate]

I have been a member of many SE sites for years now, as a result, I am quite familiar with the guidelines and expectations on the platform. However, even after reviewing the help section I can't seem ...
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Better printout of the questions [duplicate]

I, as a student, come across a lot a questions on the network while studying and I print them so that I can refer to the question when I revise my topics for finals or any other paper but the ...
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The tour is even less prominent than before

What happened The last time I checked (which was quite some time ago), new users encountered a blurb like this on the front page: Nowadays, this blurb still exists on individual questions, but the ...
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Taxonomist Badge - How can I earn this badge?

I am confused about the Taxonomist badge. Its tagline is "Create a tag used by 50 questions". So my questions are: I created a few tags by clicking the help us create it option. So I created those ...
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Why isn't “last seen” called “last active” instead?

I wonder why the "last seen" stat is called like that: If it is to show the last time you visited the site, then shouldn't it be called "last visit" or "last active"? For example, this answer says: ...
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Should we de-synonymize [first-posts] from [new-users]?

I noticed that first-posts is a synonym of new-users. While the term "first posts" can refer to the first posts made by new users, the words "First Posts" can also specifically refer to the review ...
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Bringing attention of mods to an answer from a site which I'm not a member of?

I recently read an answer in Travel.SE which I found offensive. I understand that it is easier in Travel.SE to get offended because it's basically people discussing about other people's countries. But ...
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Preview on editing profile looks different from actual profile page

When editing my profile, I noticed that <h1> has a bottom border and bold text (click the first image), while <a> has text underline. Click to see full image But on the actual ...
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Clarify the difference between the first two bounty reasons, or merge them

I've just started offering bounties on my questions, and to me the first two possible reasons for offering a bounty seem like the same thing: Authoritative reference needed: Looking for an answer ...
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Make it more clear in the vote to close dialog that the user has already used their close vote, if the question has been reopened

It takes a quorum of five different users to vote to close, or vote to reopen. Except for diamond moderators, each user only gets a single close vote and a single corresponding reopen vote. Fine so ...
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Someone else already reviewed a post, so my action is no longer required; should I review as “No Action Needed”?

I see first-answer reviews where the answer is inappropriate, but someone else has already responded to it, welcoming the user and indicating what is wrong with the response. There is obviously no ...
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Increase spaces between badges in expanded usercard

For the established user, in the expanded usercard the spaces between the badges are very less. Could be this increased little more. Less space for badges in expanded usercard: Proper spaces ...
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How can a <10k rep user know if an answer is deleted by the author or not? [duplicate]

If a post is deleted, there are two cases: It is voluntarily deleted by its author. It is deleted by a moderator, or by the system, or by the delete votes from high-rep users, etc. Consider user X ...
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Pressing “tab” in log-in form switches to “Forgot password?”

The login form used to have an intuitive behaviour up to a few days ago: pressing the tab key would switch from the email field to the password field, just like pretty much any such login form under ...
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Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions (minimum reputation points to comment and chat)?

Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions when I edit/update it? I have just edited it, but it is no longer visible in the list. I see other questions with negative votes high on the Top ...
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Double back slashes escape code formatting in comments (but not answers)

I recently posted on answer on Stack Overflow which mentioned the discrepancy between windows and linux path separators in the answer. I enclosed both in inline code snippets like so: \\ and /. These ...
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Should all comments be deleted?

Sometimes, mods delete comments. In fact, sometimes mods delete entire comment threads. This inspires people to come to this meta or site-specific metas to ask "why were my comments deleted" (e.g. ...
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I want to answer questions in Stack Overflow but I have 0 rep and I don't want to ask dumb questions… How to Proceed? [on hold]

I'm an engineer with 20+ Years of Exp in Java/.Net/the kitchen sink/etc. and very regular user of the site. Sometimes I feel pity for the poor engineer that's going to be stuck with his problem ...
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Ugly scrollbar shown on HNQ when user image can't be shown

It appears that when a user image can't be displayed, the user in the Users List on the right side of the HNQ page gets a scrollbar: Looking at that user's profile, it looks like the link for the ...
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Avatars won't load in Firefox if very restrictive content blocking is enabled

This is quite a trivial bug. On https://math.stackexchange.com/tour if content blocking is enabled, avatars won't load: Content blocking is set up to custom, trackers are blocked in all windows, ...
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Site bar missing on Meta Stack Exchange

It seems a new design has been rolled out to Meta Stack Exchange. However, the only way I can see I'm on Meta is the browser's address bar and the placeholder in the search bar ... I'd expect that ...
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What happened to code fences and Stack Snippets?

I just noticed that something weird happened today with code fences and Stack Snippets. Examples: <h1>Hello World!<h1> Hello World! Seems like the boxes are bigger. What is ...
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Tab border rounding doesn't take wrapping into account

When tabs can't fit horizontally into page, they're wrapped to new line. But since the first, and the last tab borders are rounded this looks little bit odd: I zoomed an image to show the issue ...
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Migrating Comments to Chat Off Topic (preserve on-topic comments? / what is off-topic?)

I'm writing here in Meta because I had the entirety of comments under a question I wrote moved to a chat, and the original comments deleted. Also here is a link to my post on medicalsciences.meta. ...
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Minor alignment issue in the site's home page for the anonymous visitors

When I'm visiting any Stack Exchange site with out login (as anonymous visitor), in the home page there is an alignment issue. The grid cells are not aligned correctly in the Mozilla Firefox, Google ...
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I can not edit a question when there is an uncompleted edit in the queue [duplicate]

When I wish to edit a question (to add some additional tags) then I am missing the 'edit tags' button like I normally have. When I press the 'edit' button then I do not go the the edit dialogue but to ...
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What is the difference between Computer Science Stack Exchange and Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Which sorts of questions should be posted on the Stack Exchange site and which types on Stack Overflow? Also, on which site is the probability of getting you an answer high?
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Same gravatar is displayed for different users in stackexchange.com filters

Same gravatar is displayed for different users in stackexchange.com filters page under the "Top Network Askers" in the right side bar. The red circled image's source (<img src=) are from https://...
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Monster in Top Network Askers! [duplicate]

Just... take a look at this, please: Link to reproduce, see sidebar. (It's much worse there, my screen recording frame rate isn't great.) I think it's needless to say... but: it's irritating, ...
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Flag button disappears after flagging as a moderator [on hold]

When I flag an answer as a ♦ moderator, the flag button/link becomes hidden. Granted, it's not an option I use very often, but flagging as VLQ/NAA might work if you want the community to decide ...
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How did this user post a comment on other's answer without 50 rep?

An hour ago a new user (1 rep) posted a comment on my answer, where the question is asked by another user. I don't know why this has happened because IMO that user needed 50 rep to post the comment. ...
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Some advice that I “hope” the heads of the community could consider [on hold]

Hope you guys could take a minute and think about it. In my opinion, this community is "WAY TOO HARSH"!!! You guys put TOO MUCH emphasize on Do your research first before you post a question, but ...
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How will Article 13 (EU) impact content on the Stack Exchange network? [duplicate]

First I posted this on meta.stackoverflow.com, because I only thought about code. But it will affect all sites. So I posted my questions also here, because I think it fits better here. As you ...
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Goodbye and thank you, Jaydles!

Today is Jay Hanlon’s (aka Jaydles) last day at Stack Overflow. Since I’ve been working with him for nearly 7 years now, I wanted to take a minute to wish him a public goodbye. Jay joined us way back ...
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How can I order users by the number of questions they have asked on Stack Overflow?

How can I order users by the number of questions they have asked on Stack Overflow?
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Page title while asking a question should be distinctive from already asked question after title has been entered

Before entering the question title↑, the page title was “Ask a Question - Meta Stack Exchange” While asking this question, the page title adapts to what is written inside of the question title text ...
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The Tags page should provide easy access to the special tag list

Currently, meta users can see a list of special tags in several ways: Via How does Meta Stack Exchange work - Required Tags Via Tag description/list for "special" tags used on Meta (not up to date) ...
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Contriving questions to fit answers [duplicate]

There have been a couple of questions here on meta asking about changing questions to fit existing answers. However, this presupposes the existence of a question for which there exists a question/...
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Why do I get -2 point of reputation from “user was removed”, apparently for an accepted answer?

Recently, I got -2 of reputation from a removed user. I was able to track it down to the fact, that I have accepted an answer from a removed user. The green checkmark is still there and I see no ...
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Filter sites are not responsive

Viewing questions from a global filter (like this one) looks like this on my mobile device: My requests: - Please make filter sites responsive, so I don't have to zoom and scroll horizontally when I ...
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Don't show canned off-topic reason in close banner if a moderator or a majority of users override it with a custom reason

I just voted to close this question because it's off-topic for Ask Different. There were two pending close votes with one of the canned reasons we use: "Questions about software development are off-...
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Can users with a gold tag badge but not enough reputation to vote to close use their immediate duplicate closing powers?

It's possible for users to have a gold tag badge but not have enough reputation to vote to close, such as if they've given away most of their rep in bounties, or if they started off posting a lot of ...
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Where should I ask questions about recommendations about developing and promoting open source library for Android? [duplicate]

I developed and published open source ORM for SQLite\Android (KittyORM) and now I have some questions about how to promote it to get community and some questions about API (just want to get some ...

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