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Required rep values for privileges appears as '$Privilege-<PrivilegeName>' in help center search results

The parameter for rep values required for privileges is not resolved in the help center search results StackOverflow: Sci-Fi and Fantasy: This should probably be resolved here, or not reveal the ...
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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Candidates whose nominations have been withdrawn are still visible in the dropdown on mobile

When a candidate's nomination is withdrawn, their username is removed from the menu that lists candidates to be added to the ballot (on desktop).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?

Imagine this: A certification that SE markets (perhaps at conferences) to businesses that indicates: Knowledge How Recent How Much How Relevant Participation Integrity/behavior is acceptable For ...
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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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Extract all my Stack Exchange answers and convert to Jekyll/Hugo blog posts [closed]

Obligatory TL;DR Introduction I just created websites in Google Sites and GitHub Pages. I thought the hard part was finding a domain that was six characters long, two syllables, could be typed with ...
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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 but it appears that's not possible. I am also trying to keep up ...
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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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Don't put "Delete question" under the close banner [duplicate]

When a question has been marked a candidate duplicate and I accept it as a duplicate, the resulting banner includes an option to "Delete question". (Moreover, this is marked in red, further ...
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Review queue workflows: impact of significant edit feature on Reopen queue

In August, we released a new feature, significant edits, that changed how posts enter the Reopen queue. As promised, we conducted a data analysis to determine whether or not users are abusing the new ...
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Unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue [duplicate]

For the last few hours, I have been unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue. If I do that, I get this error message: An error occurred when submitting your feedback. ...
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May I ask a question that might have no answer? If so, would it be discourteous to those who suggest that it has no answer? [migrated]

A while ago I asked the question "Is there a group-theoretic proof that multiplicative groups of integers modulo a prime are cyclic?". Instead of an answer I got a few comments from ...
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Review submission missing POST data when opting to leave a question closed

Update 17:57Z The issue appears to have been resolved. The POST data is sent with two keys: fkey and closeReasonId. I'm attempting to review an item in the Code Review SE reopen queue. After opting ...
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Stack Overflow is not letting me post anything, and the areas where I would type into are not fully loading [duplicate]

I am trying to post a question on Stack Overflow at the moment, but the area where I type the question into is not fully loading. Typically, like right now, the area should have these elements... ...
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What can I do if I disagree on the reason a question was closed, and believe it should have instead been closed as a duplicate? [duplicate]

What can I do if a question was closed for reason A but I believe that it should have been closed for reason B? Is the only option to vote to reopen it and then vote to close it again with reason B? ...
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Keyboard shortcut has wrong description for undeleting a post

It's possible to delete/undelete a post with the keyboard shortcut M+D. After pressing M on a deleted post, the menu says D is for 'delete', but it should say 'undelete' in this case.
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Issues with syntax highlighting (r tag) [closed]

I've noticed that there seem to be issues with the syntax highlighting. Take this recent post as an example: Clearly, the question is tagged r. Thus, R syntax highlighting should be applied. However, ...
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Too many requests from this IP address [duplicate]

I am using the StackAPI library for Python to access Stack Overflow questions. I need to collect all question IDs attached with a particular tag (for example, regex). I used the search bar on Stack ...
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Gold-badge duplicate hammers don't appear to check tag synonyms as far as I can tell; is this so, and should it be fixed if so?

From my research, it appears that if a user has a gold badge for a tag A, and a question is tagged with a tag B which is a synonym of A, the user won't be able to bindingly close as a duplicate ...
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Click does not work for Stack Exchange pages [duplicate]

I usually use the Mathematics and TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange sites. From today, the usual mouse-click suddenly started not to work for these sites. For example, I found a useful code in this page, so ...
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Pluralization bug when editing a comment: "Too long by 1 characters"

I found a pluralization bug, which I reproduced on Meta Ask Ubuntu and Meta SE (and probobly other places, but that is where I tried it). "Too long by 1 characters" is wrong. It should be &...
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"Read more" link doesn't appear on Election page

Using Firefox 93 on a Mac, the "Read more" link to expand moderator nomination statements doesn't appear. See image here from the TeX.se moderator election page.
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Unable to press "post question". Tags are not working

I wrote a question on Stack Overflow and I’m unable to type down anything in tags. The tags won’t show up or be accepted. The review part isn’t showing up either. The review your question button won’t ...
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Comment, flag, and delete are not working [duplicate]

I need to delete my answer on Mathoverflow, but the system does not let me. I also cannot add a comment, delete or flag an answer on any other SE forum. What is happening?
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Now live: A fully responsive profile

Update As of 2021-10-21T18:05:38+00:00 this is now live across the network. If you find any issues, you can post them as answers on this question. Try to give some details about your browser and ...
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Implement a "waiting period" between the close of nominations and the voting stage(s) of elections

During elections, the primary or election phase (depending on the number of candidates and open spots) begins immediately after the nominations phase closes. One consequence of this is that comments ...
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Thank you, Marc Gravell!

Today, valued associate #6 Marc Gravell announced he's leaving the company: Excited, scared, happysad. The end of a personal era; after over 11 years (https://stackoverflow.blog/2010/06/09/welcome-...
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Vote-totals tooltip says moderator nominations are questions, on the Primary election-phase tab

On the Primary tab of the 2021 Stack Overflow election, the "vote totals" tooltip says candidate nominations are questions: Could we change that to say something like: to be more accurate, ...
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Use subresource integrity for JavaScript embedded from other domains

SE sites require a whole bunch of JavaScript files to work, with most of them served from a different domain than the main Stack Exchange or Stack Overflow domains. Some of these JavaScript files are ...

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