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Notification of undeletion

A post of mine that I deleted later got undeleted by three other users, but I only became aware of the undeletion a couple of months afterwards when the post received an upvote. Would there be a way ...
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Numbered lists display fine after newline only if the first item starts with 1; otherwise, they need an extra newline in between

See this markdown: hello 1. Point 1 2. Point 2 bye 2. Point 2 3. Point 3 Now see how it renders: hello Point 1 Point 2 bye 2. Point 2 3. Point 3 As you see, the numbered list items just display ...
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Notifications when replies/ comments are posted in chat rooms? [duplicate]

The comments and replies made on my own question/ answer or followed question go into my INBOX and the notification shows in the top right corner (right between the profile image and reputation image)....
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May I speak English in the chat related to a localized site? [duplicate]

May I speak English in the chat related to a localized site? For example, may I speak English in Stack Overflow in Russian chat? And is there any rule about it? P.S. I guess I may because a chat is ...
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Can the editor for editing tag descriptions get updated to match the normal questions/answers editor?

The text editor that is shown when editing tag descriptions still uses the previous behaviour for inserting links and images. Also, the placeholder text for links is still http:// instead of https:// ...
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Where can I ask a question about random choice?

I have written a program which should generate random numbers. Basic implementation: Capture current time >> wait 0.00001 seconds >> capture time again and subtract both of them. Since ...
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Stop guessing/auto-detecting a language when you KNOW it will be incorrect

The problem: SE asks Highlight.js to auto-detect the language when it knows there is no optimal/correct choice for us to make - resulting in very poor outcomes. Disclaimer: I say this as the current ...
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What is the reason for not having an explicit feature on sorting questions based on views? [duplicate]

We can able to sort questions on any site across our network based on Newest, Active, Votes etc., But I found no explicit way to filter question on the sites using view count. There may be the ways to ...
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why in the mobile version I can't do the following [duplicate]

Why I can't do the mobile version can't watch the number of votes for and against To create a description before it you need to flip through by hand, you can't enter its name in the search it's ...
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Improve alignment of “Learn more” button in “Next privilege” popup [duplicate]

The alignment of the "Learn more" button in the "Next privilege" popup is not really well aligned with the edge of the black square: It is also too close to the text showing how ...
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Track badge with conditional views that require improvement

This behaviour was seen in Android 10 using both Firefox version 81.1.5 and Google Chrome version 86.0.4240.99 and in multiple communities. In one's profile, in the Activity tab, there are at least ...
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Where is the best place to ask an “is there an API for…?” question? [duplicate]

I don't think it really belongs on Stack Overflow, because it's not related to code or programming itself, so where should I ask a question like this?
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What's a disallowed tag called now?

Clearly there's a lot of work to do to fix it historically (and I will be quite miffed at people getting overenthusiastic about this) - but previously we had tag blacklists and tag blacklist requests. ...
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Missing score in Top Users section of a tag [duplicate]

I was looking at the Top Users page on a particular tag and I saw that it showed that in the past 30 days I had answered two questions for a total score of 3: This seemed odd, as I had recently ...
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Completely block users without enough rep to create tags from using tags with zero uses

Today, we just had two cases on this site where a tag had been removed from all questions, but was used by a new user in the meantime while it hadn't been removed from the system yet. The tag confused-...
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Default profile picture from Facebook is being displayed, instead of Facebook picture if a user joined before Stack using Facebook API v2+

Facebook changed how their API serves profile pictures that are requested with a non-application scope UID. Now because before Graph API 2 all applications shared the original UID, if users like me ...
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Sites API should include a site branding color, or if it shouldn't, why not?

I'm making a Stack Exchange app, and one thing I found pretty cool in the sites API is that it sends us the colors for links and tags, so my apps color is kind of consistent with the sites. But the ...
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Add a keyboard shortcut to visit a review queue

Since I have the privilege, I visit the review queues a lot. It would save a lot of clicks if we had a keyboard shortcut to access the review queues. It should go like: G to go to... R to open the ...
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Why does the boardgames Stack Exchange site think it's a teapot?

I'm trying to post something to the Board & Card Games Stack Exchange site, and it looks like the server is returning HTTP code 418, I'm a Teapot: What's going on? This is the content of my post: ...
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Deleted answers and Enlightened badge [duplicate]

Suppose that these events occur by this order: Someone posts a question. User A posts an answer. User B posts an answer. The answer posted by user A gets deleted. The answer posted by user B gets ...
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Why didn't the old question I answered show up on the front page? [closed]

This morning, I posted an answer to a PSE question asked nearly 10 years ago and already seen "2K" times. I had expected the Q&A to reappear on PSE's front page, but a couple of ...
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Why are questions only about one site in the network considered off-topic here?

This site seems to have a rule that "questions that are only about one site should be asked on the site's own meta", and such questions are nearly always marked "off-topic" here. ...
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Why can't I favorite articles on Stack Exchange websites? [duplicate]

I don't have enough points to vote, and I just wish I could favorite posts and see them to use as a reference, instead of keeping them in a Google Docs document or bookmarking them.
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Moderation tools for spam [duplicate]

What kind of moderation tools are available in Stackexchange to delete questions automatically that contain specified keywords or download links? It's been few weeks that I see someone making new ...
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How to sign up for questions on chosen subjects [duplicate]

How do I get notification of new questions on particular subjects (e.g. JavaFX or something) sent to me? I presume there is such a mechanism. Maybe someone can show me a link. Thanks. I got a quick ...
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Default profile picture from Facebook is being displayed, instead of my actual Facebook picture [duplicate]

I noticed my profile picture on the SE sites is displayed as the default Facebook avatar, even though I do have a profile picture on Facebook which used to be displayed on Stack Exchange until ...
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Why does SE not answer people with not enough knowledge on a topic? [closed]

In my SE experience, I have noticed many questions which were asked by unexperienced users. The quick reply was either a quick answer with not much effort in explaining. This has happened many times ...
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Best SE site to ask about AA battery details?

Might be a topic that slips in the cracks. It sort of fits the "consumer electronics" and "gadgets" site attempts, I'm not sure whether it would be welcome in "electrical ...
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Stack Exchange is only helpful if you already know lots about the topic [duplicate]

You only build up a good score on Stack Exchange sites where you already know lots about the topic. On sites where you don't know much about the topic, you're liable to risk being banned for asking ...
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Find questions where any of the tags are in the title or body?

I would like to find posts where any of the tags are present in the title or body of the question, e.g. Python and C# are the tags and title is Fix my Python Problem? SELECT TOP 10 Posts.Id, Posts....
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Keyboard shortcuts don't work at https://stackexchange.com/, or in the network profile

Over at https://stackexchange.com/, or in my network profile, none of the keyboard shortcuts take any effect on the site. Clicking S does not open the search; clicking I doesn't open the global inbox,...
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Which questions count for the purpose of tag badges and dupehammer for the tag synonyms?

I have noticed that if two tags are synonymized then in the master tag only the questions/answers which actually have this tag are counted in the list of top users. The posts with the other (...
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Challenge delete policy for a question with a low quality answer

On my first question on a specific Stack Exchange site, someone basically answered: "You can find the answer online". Since they're top 2%, and the answer has upvotes, it's not my place to ...
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Pluralization issue on the Ask question's side panel on the right-hand side [duplicate]

There is a pluralization issue on the Ask question's side panel on the right-hand side. When you have one issue to be resolved on the post, it shows a warning as: Resolve 1 issues before posting ...
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Markdown doesn't ignore colon in the end of bare URL address

If a hyperlink is followed by a colon, the colon is treated as a part of the hyperlink. An example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact: If you have a question about a Stack Exchange site, the ...
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Why do we allow other users to edit our posts? [duplicate]

A warning: This is feedback. My question is mostly rhetorical. I would like to state that I feel insulted and demeaned when another user edits my lovingly-crafted question or answer, removing elements ...
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Is there a community where I can ask questions about Google Hangouts?

Is there a community where I can ask questions about Google and it's products? I tried searching on the list of Stack Exchange Websites and that came out with no result. If there isn't one, how can I ...
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Starting a bounty on a question [duplicate]

I can only start a bounty on a question after two days from the time of question posted. Why can't I start a bounty on a question immediately? Why do I need to wait two days for starting a bounty?
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Hide votes for self-answered by community wiki questions for a few hours

Don't start reading this with a pre-conceived idea. I know similar topics have been discussed before. You want to share some piece of knowledge you've been searching for. You finally took the time to ...
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Search changes for anonymous users

We wanted to share some of what's been happening on the network lately behind the scenes. We do our best to keep fires from being visible but that's not always possible and when it happens my goal is ...
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Weird error message at bottom of newsletter

The bottom of today's newsletter looks like this: (The dark colours come from a browser extension.) Copied text: Fuze calling... Can't complete call We're sorry about that. Please try again or ...
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Percentage sign missing in newsletter and in the blog post

Today's newsletter contains this sentence: Research has found that almost 90 of machine learning models developed by companies never make it into production. Just 90 out of all the models ever made? ...
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Why was my question “How to change the content of a page with out it changing (reloading) the page?” closed? [migrated]

Just saying I have recently Edited it. Here is a link to How to change the content of a page with out it changing (reloading) the page? It was closed for details or clarity. Meaning that it needed ...
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MSE Feedback post: Feedback on Q4 2020 Community and Public Platform Roadmap

I just posted to our blog about our Fourth Quarter Community Roadmap for 2020. Please see the post for details on the projects that our Community and Public Platform teams aim to deliver this quarter....
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API method /posts/{ids}/revisions returns <b></b> for HNQs

The API seems to return <b></b> instead of <b>Became Hot Network Question</b> as the comment field for the revision item in which a post became a HNQ. Here is an example.
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Hot Network Questions feed shows duplicates for questions that have been renamed

When I subscribe to https://stackexchange.com/feeds/questions using feedly.com I sometimes see questions more than once in my feed. I suspect this is because when questions titles are changed the ...
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Is it good to provide a GitHub link to whole source code rather than a snippet in question? [closed]

I am facing a problem in my code. But I am completely unaware of what part of the code is causing the problem. I can explain in details about what problems I am facing, but not what might be causing ...
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Fix outbound migration notice when a question is migrated to Stack Overflow en español

This question was recently migrated from Spanish.SE to Stack Overflow en español. The migration notice in the outbound question (accessible with the URL option noredirect=1, or seemingly also ...
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Can badges be un-awarded? [duplicate]

There are a bunch of questions about this, but I couldn't find any that ask if a badge can be un awarded. The unsung hero badge looks like one that is easy to lose (and almost impossible to obtain ...
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Typical room activity is missing for one room in chat lobby

I just noticed that one room in MSE chat domain doesn't have the "Typical room activity" widget: The Trashcan room doesn't have the graph at all. Why is that?

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