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Tag creation pluralization bug

On Ask Ubuntu, here is what the tag creation dialog looks like. I was trying to create a new tag (although the discussion of said new tag is irrelevant here), and I stumbled across a pluralization bug....
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Able to drag mod candidates under clear all when voting

If all moderator candidates are added to the voting list, when moving their order around, you're able to place them under the "Clear All" button in the list. Pics below from Board and Card ...
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Moderator election candidates with display names containing "Monica" [closed]

I wonder whether the people that have "Monica" in their display names realize that it might be hurting their chances in moderator elections? Is it a good idea to carry a sign saying that one ...
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'Other action' is not selected automatically anymore in review queues

As of today, the 'Other action' option in the First Answers, First Questions and Late Answer queues is not selected automatically anymore after performing a (qualifying) action, such as voting on the ...
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Planned maintenance scheduled for Oct 30+31, 2021

Due to ongoing planned network upgrades, all public Stack Exchange properties (stackoverflow.com, stackexchange.com, and so on) will be in read-only mode during two maintenance windows: Saturday ...
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Announcing our new Manager, Community Trust & Safety

When I joined Stack Overflow (the company, not the site), I was initially asked to work on a nascent Trust and Safety team. This was a new team for the community department, just formed, at the ...
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Election page's candidate count still counts withdrawn candidates

Stack Overflow is currently undergoing an election period. It originally had six candidates, but one was withdrawn using the new functionality introduced back in March (details here). There seems to ...
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Bottom banner not showing link to meta [duplicate]

On my phone I get in the bottom a link to the meta page of the website On my desktop (Ubuntu with Firefox) I do not get this link. This makes it more difficult to navigate. Do I miss something, or is ...
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User profile - unresponsive remove button on permission for mobile app access [duplicate]

On my PC with the web interface I was nosing around in the profile to see if anything had changed or been prettified and chanced upon the applications menu, for those apps with permission to remotely ...
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Following a question on the iOS app [duplicate]

Is it possible to mark a question for following on the iOS app? I hope this version will be OK because the discussion referred to this question's previous version says "support questions can ...
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Where do I ask a question about earphones and the purposes of its 3 types of holes in it?

The question about earphones: I have JBL earphones. See image. I there are 3 holes on it. One is on back side, one is on side (grey mesh, highlighted by yellow arrow) and a small round hole in center ...
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Always show only one "log out" link [duplicate]

Sometimes I see two "log out" links, like this: It is always like this on mobile, and on desktop view I see it when looking at my own profile. On all other pages (other than my own user ...
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I found lots of "promising" questions (and answers) for my problem. How can I track the answers I've already tried? [closed]

Scenario: I have a problem and a web search suggests it's a very common problem. I found lots of "promising" questions (in this specific case, this with score 39 on one SE site and that ...
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Bad UX for new user when told to move post to other SE 'site' but can only post 1 per 40 min

I'd like to recommend a code change in Stack Exchange to prevent a bad user experience that happened to me, a new user. I posted a question on the Unix site, and was told it would be better in ...
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Are we celebrating Marc Gravell's farewell on /users?tab=moderators page of every site? :)

While checking the list of moderators on a main site, I'm surprised to find the name of a staff member! Yes, Marc Gravell is appearing on all sites. Here is a screenshot of /users?tab=moderators page ...
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Advertisements dark mode

The blocks with advertisements on the right side should have dark colors in dark mode, the advertisement is a spotlight with a white background.
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I'm not really [content] with this tag

The content tag has 34 questions but no usage guidance, and it seems to be used for many types of content: user generated content (in the form of questions, answers or tag wikis) but also content ...
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Accepted top meta/network posts aren't green colored in the profile

My profile link. Most "top meta posts" and "top network posts" are accepted but they're not green colored like the "top posts" are.
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My question was closed, how far can my edits go to get it reopened? [duplicate]

The help center states: Stack Exchange is collaboratively built, maintained, and moderated by the community. If you see a question and you disagree with the stated reason of its closure, you should ...
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How do chat cooldowns work? [duplicate]

If you type messages in chat rapidly enough, you'll start to get a cooldown: I've been writing a chatbot library recently, and handling cooldowns is something that I've found a bit difficult. This ...
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What does "Use my on-site activity to show more relevant content" mean in preferences?

What does the preference setting mean "Use my on-site activity to show more relevant content"? In particular, how does it affect the questions I see if I'm sorting on newest?
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Query to get users with highest number of sites with at least one famous question

I want to know who are the top users across all sites in terms of number of sites in which they've got at least one famous question (so, count is across sites, not across famous questions). I know ...
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Required rep values for privileges appears as '$Privilege-<PrivilegeName>' in help center search results

The parameter for reputation points values required for privileges is not resolved in the help center search results. Stack Overflow: Science Fiction & Fantasy: This should probably be resolved ...
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Remove the strikethrough on deleted text in suggested edits

I initially posted this on MathematicsMeta where it was relatively well received (+15/-0), then I thought to post it here since it relates to multiple sites - possibly all sites, at least all sites ...
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Candidates whose nominations have been withdrawn are still visible in the dropdown on mobile

When a candidate's nomination is withdrawn, their username is removed from the menu that lists candidates to be added to the ballot (on desktop). However, on mobile (responsive mode), the dropdown ...
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Are there plans to create some education or certifications on Stack Exchange?

A lot of people hate this question... so I'll try to reword it. Has Stack Overflow considered moving into an educational capacity that leads to something tangible like a certification? The ...
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Why are election statistics only shown to moderators during the nomination phase?

When an election finishes, you can see a report with some voter statistics: However, today I discovered that this information is also shown to ♦ moderators during an ongoing election: I'm not sure ...
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Review queues were throwing 500 server errors

For a few minutes, all /review pages across all sites seemed to result in the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error page. This was confirmed by multiple users in chat and a comment on ...
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Will answering questions lift question bans? [duplicate]

I can't get out of a question ban so I decided to answer questions. Am I able to get out of a question ban this way? I can't get out of my question ban because people do not understand that it is ...
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Split moderator election nomination phase into private submission phase and public commenting/discussion phase

Context This post is inspired by two controversies that arose during the nomination phase of the current Stack Overflow moderator election. One of them pertains to allegations of plagiarism by one of ...
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Is the full bounty awarded if an answer is accepted after half the bounty is awarded?

If half the bounty is awarded to the top voted answer, and that answer is accepted later, will the other half of the bounty be awarded?
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Why is Stack Exchange using dark patterns on its cookie permission dialog?

It would appear as though Stack Exchange is employing a dark pattern in its cookie permission dialogs. Specifically, there are two buttons presented in the initial dialog. The colour depends on the SE ...
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Check mark does not render when the "Show skipped reviews" is checked at least in the "My reviews" tab under the Suggested edits queue

Issue (taken here on MSE) Same issue taken on another site Expected result (different queue, same browser) The visual glitch in the checkbox (shown in the top two images) affects at least the My ...
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Flag notices on nominations are confusing for moderators

The new election system has solved several problems with regards to flagging nominations and comments (both were badly needed), but the UX has fallen down in a weird way. I visited the SO election ...
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Marking question as "unfocused" without feedback isn't helpful [migrated]

My question was closed as "unfocused". At the same time it didn't receive any kind of feedback to describe what is unfocused about it. That's while the question has a specific and focused ...
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How to write better stack overflow questions? [migrated]

Please any tips are helpful to improve my question-asking skill on stack-overflow. Often the question gets closed or downvoted and more often than not I have to resort to other sites for some help. ...
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How can I make newline and align the equation of the math equation in CrossValidated?

I want to input a math equation in CrossValidated like this: But I want a version of vectorized latex equation, not an image like above (you can zoom in the webpage to validate it). When I input the ...
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The "learn more" explanation for Voting Correction does not cover all scenarios

The wording of the learn more for Voting corrected refers specifically and exclusively to multiple votes: When a single user continually votes (up or down) on many of your posts within a short period ...
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Color of flag icon changes back to dark red after page reload

This is a very trivial bug but I am a pretty liberal comment flagger so this will probably bother me a lot (which trivial things like this usually do). I noticed that the color of the flag icon next ...
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Which Stack Exchange site is good for asking advice-based questions? [duplicate]

Recently, I saw many users asking for advice-based questions on Stack Overflow. These questions are getting closed because they are off-topic. Is there any SE site for such users to take advice from ...
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Allow following site elections

We have an election happening on English Language Learners, and I wanted to follow the post so I could be notified of new nominations (and other updates) but it appears that's not possible. I'd also ...
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Which automatic improvement checks are performed when writing a question?

Before posting a question on a Stack Exchange site, I hit the "Review your question" button. Then, on the right side bar, a message is displayed: Step 2: Review your question ✅  Your ...
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Don't automatically post a "$year Community Moderator Election" meta post

Every election, the Community user posts an announcement post. Here they are on Stack Overflow, for instance. In 2020, they appear to have started becoming featured as well (which a Stack Overflow ...
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Why did I get a serial voting reversal for a vote on a single post? [duplicate]

From the help center, "serial voting" means: When a single user continually votes (up or down) on many of your posts within a short period of time, the system considers these votes to be ...
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Oneboxes of bookmarked chat conversations overflow on to the side

A bookmarked chat conversation's onebox overflows onto the side when the screen is skinny: As you can see, other kinds of oneboxes (there's a question there) resize properly. However the white box of ...
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Please notify authors (and followers) of more edits [duplicate]

Currently, when an edit is made to a post, the author (and followers) of the post get notified only if it's considered "substantive", which is determined based on the criteria mentioned in ...
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How to reverse a question ban on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I have been on Stack Overflow for about four years, and in those four years, I've posted only 6 questions that I can see, my last one having been asked ten months ago. Below you can see a screenshot ...
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Allow tag changes to notify when following a post

When a post is followed, and an edit only changes a tag, say status-review → status-declined, no notification is sent to the post follower. This may have to do with the threshold for edits ...
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Stack Exchange blocks web.archive.org from archiving questions in Wayback Machine

I recently tried to find out why Google doesn't index a question I asked on Bioinformatics (in beta). For fun, I tried archiving it on web.archive.org, but to my surprise SE blocked the request with ...
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Is there a problem with Google indexing of Bioinformatics (Beta) Stack Exchange?

I submitted a question (and answer) to Bioinformatics Stack Exchange 4 days ago, but for some reason it's not showing up in Google other than through recent questions. Does Google not index all ...

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