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Clicking a HNQ “ad” in the sidebar opens the link in the ad instead of changing the current page [duplicate]

I tried to report this awhile ago, but I didn't have evidence of it, so it was dismissed. I'm not crazy though, and here's proof!: When clicking on a HNQ in the side-bar, the link appears to open ...
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Why do some answers have dofollow links while others don't? [duplicate]

Why do some answers have dofollow links - like this one https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/87262/39924 while others don't (for example, https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/310057/39924, notice ...
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selenium.common.exceptions.NoSuchElementException: Message: no such element: Unable to locate element [closed]

I keep getting this error code. Ive checked www.google.com the search bar element name is "q" any ideas? Thanks! Code: from selenium import webdriver import time from selenium.webdriver.common.keys ...
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An actual background behind not allowing unvoting comments

I haven't been to Stack Exchange for a while, have recently popped in to wonder what is going on here. Upon reading a post with memes which I have read already like 6 to 8 years ago, I've been ...
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Why can't I search for posts by username? [duplicate]

If I search for user:ekolis I get random questions by random people; I have to use my numeric user ID in place of my username in order to search. This isn't very user-friendly...
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The header image of the bulletin is broken for some sites

I receive several community bulletins. Yesterday (Wednesday) I received those from SOes and Music Fans and noticed the image in the header points to a broken URL: https://sstatic.stackoverflow.email/...
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Scrolls up when submitting question even though there is no error

When I'm writing a question, after I'm done I click the submit button and then I get scrolled up. I search around for the error but it doesn't seem like there is one, I click submit again and it works....
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What is Meta's definition of a “more frivolous” post?

I was recently advised of the purpose of meta being: for "more frivolous discussions" Meta Stack Exchange is a special place for suggestions, bugs, support questions, and discussion about the ...
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The question count in the network profile's account tab is sometimes incorrect [duplicate]

The question count in the network profile's account tab is sometimes incorrect. E.g.: https://stackexchange.com/users/169656/franck-dernoncourt?tab=accounts vs. https://opensource.stackexchange.com/...
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We’re Updating The GDPR-Related Sections Of Our Legal Portal

We’re doing a bit of an overhaul in our legal portal when it comes to how we organize our GDPR-related pages and information. There’s no change in what we collect or how we use it. Our goal is to make ...
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Two stack exchange sites for same content [duplicate]

I recently discovered https://cs.stackexchange.com/ which confused me a lot since where do I ask my algorithms questions now: CS Stackexchange or Stackoverflow. Infact, asking this in a more general ...
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Push whois to all chat rooms, identifying room owners and local elected moderators

The Teacher's Lounge--the Network-wide chat room for elected moderators--used to have a whois bot. Its functionality was pretty simple: nitsua60> whois meta mods Feed> I am aware of 3 ...
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How to get only accepted answer in return from the Stack Exchange API?

I found out that I could get only accepted questions from Stack Overflow using this API call. But now I want only the accepted answer to be part of the returned object; I don't need other answers. I ...
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Feedback on Q2 2020 Community Roadmap

I just posted to our blog about our Second Quarter Community Roadmap for 2020. Please see the post for details on the projects that our Community team will be delivering this quarter. We are ...
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Backwards the migration close reason text is

When choosing a migration path in the close dialog, the text associated with each option doesn't make sense when reading, since it puts the name of the site first and then the text "belongs on": The ...
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“Follow” text should change to “Unfollow” when a question is followed [duplicate]

The behavior of the "follow" button is inconsistent with the other similar buttons under a question. The labels on the other actions change to the opposite of their original label once an action is ...
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Add an explanation about the difference and role of the per-site and networkwise meta to the Help center

I just crossed paths with a very new (and highly active) user in chat, and it turned out that he had never known about Meta - and when he tried to visit it, he clicked the featured question of the ...
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Can I delete statements that express thanking from questions? [duplicate]

There are many questions on many Stack Exchange sites that have paragraphs thanking people in advance which may cover a large fraction of the question area and I think it's NOT necessary to express ...
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Text not properly visible on the active tab, while on dark theme [closed]

The text on the active tab, while using the dark theme, is not properly visible.
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Technical site integration observational experiment live on Stack Overflow

We have just made an observational experiment live on Stack Overflow that will test out three ways of integrating links or content from other Technical Stack Exchange sites. (Even though the ...
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Possible bug on dark mode and “welcome back banner” [closed]

I visited this page and I have seen the "welcome back" banner with the reminder "don't forget to vote both..." I use the latest Chrome on Windows 10 and I set the dark mode. The Welcome back banner ...
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How to choose the right site to ask a question?

This morning I realized that I do not understand why the MariaDB mysql.servers table has a constraint on its Db column, and I decided to go ask it to MariaDB community. I gave up after a few moments ...
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Message Status Feature On StackOverflow [duplicate]

In WhatsApp, they have a 'tick, double-tick, blue-doubletick' feature so that the sender knows the status of his message. Similarly, for answers and comments, a feature like that, visible to the ...
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Fenced code markdowns in posts before 2019 doesn't render correctly

This answer on Ask Ubuntu was posted in October 2016. The last revision was made then only and there answerer used fenced code markdown (```) which at that moment wasn't introduced on Stack Exchange. ...
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Display year in comment lock post notice tooltip if lock expires in a later calendar year

I recently came across a post that had its comments disabled for a very long period of time. According to the notice, the lock won't expire until 3,623 days from now. However, when I mouse over the ...
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DOUBT ON ANSWERED QUESTION [duplicate]

I have a doubt in the answer given by somebody on a question. How do I tag that person and ask my doubt regarding his answer? This is in Cryptography Exchange
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Survey for Moderators who step down

As Teresa shared on her announcement here on meta, we have finalized this survey and sent it to moderators who recently stepped down. We will be creating a Moderator offboarding process, including ...
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Don't display review queues icon when user cannot review questions

Currently, when user cannot review questions because of insufficient reputation, the review queues icon is not displayed. This is fine. But when a user cannot review questions because they are banned, ...
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How do I have a discussion with mods? [closed]

The mods deleted one of my questions, and they refuse to discuss why. I can't post comments asking them why because the question is deleted. I saw another similar question where there was the ...
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Suspect crawler without citing source [duplicate]

This question from this site seems to be a SO question: Unfortunately, it is all translated to my language so I couldn't search for the origin question. All the users are changed to Vietnamese names ...
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Reputation from a 1 year old post? [duplicate]

I noticed in my reputation/achievements feed (screen clipping for clarity) that one of my questions which it says is 1 year and 5 months old has just brought me 10 reputation. Why is this? Thanks, ...
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No sign up button on stackexchange.com homepage

I just created my account. On the web (desktop) version there was no "Sign Up" button anywhere. I had to "Log in" and "Forgot password" to get to a page where I could sign up. I'm on Firefox 74.0 for ...
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How do you filter twice by tag? [duplicate]

If you go to 'tags' and click a tag, you get questions filtered by that tag. How can you refine the filter with another tag (without having to type the tag name into the search bar)? Clicking ...
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The episode #35 of the Podcast shows as the first one in Spotify

I was browsing through the Spotify channel of The Stack Overflow Podcast to go the origins. Using the app of Spotify I went down to the beginning of times and found out that the order is a bit strange:...
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Is there a way to tell if a question has had a sudden increase in page views?

Other than taking a record of the page views over time, is there any way to tell if a question has received a sudden increase in page views? The reason I am interested is it could be a useful ...
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Use of every site's primary color in “Questions”, “Users”, “Tags” and “Unanswered” numbering section [duplicate]

In every Stack Exchange site, the "Questions", "Users", "Tags" and "Unanswered" pages have orange color in the numbering section at the bottom. For example, The workplace Meta Mathematics ...
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Instagram link needs to be added to footer

Stack Overflow recently launched an Instagram account: This morning, we launched an Instagram account. We’ve had accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Youtube for a while, but never ...
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Answering questions that haven't been asked [duplicate]

I'm a frequent user of Math SE and I've been working to understand something for the past week that I really struggled with. What's more is that I wasn't able to find a good thread on Math SE on this ...
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Do edits increase the number of people reached by a user?

Let's say I edited some questions and answers which required edits. Do the new visits, from then on, increase MY (the editor) impact (i.e., the number of people reached)?
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Very low contrast syntax highlighting only on mobile

The syntax highlighting for mobile on Android Chrome seems to be using a different set of colours, which looks much worse on mobile browsers (true over multiple SE sites) Here's a side by side ...
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Allow a poster who saw their question closed by a dupehammer to state that they accept that it is a duplicate

If a user votes to close a question as a duplicate, and that user doesn't have a dupehammer that can close the question right away, the user who posted it has the possibility of accepting that the ...
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Problem with editor formatting when using Edge Broswer [duplicate]

I have recently noticed a couple of problems when using the editor to re-edit an answer when using the Edge browser on Windows 10: the editor is scrolled to the bottom of the text (as oppose to ...
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Moderators' role in profile deletion

When a user requests the deletion of their own profile, are moderators automatically informed about their request?
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Badge For Highest Badges Earned In a Day

Why isin't there a badge for highest number of badges earned in a day? Example: You earn a badge 'A' for earning 5 badges in the same day. Is it because people may try to use unfair methods to ...
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Incorrect Meta reputation value in the menu [duplicate]

Meta and main site reputations are different in the menu. Why?
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​[http] is no longer supported

The http tag has no tag wiki/excerpt and 19 questions about various topics. Since Stack Exchange doesn't work over HTTP anymore for quite a while now, isn't it time to burninate this tag? I see some ...
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Clicking on area near text loads and displays users' personal information!

In the user's mod dashboard page I was selecting some text, but I accidentally clicked on or around the area near "(access to PII is logged)" and it loaded the user's PII when I didn't expect it to ...
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Profile page is just a little wider than the window on Mac

The profile page and subpages (activity, profile, and changing settings) when displayed on my Macbook in both Firefox and Chrome (e.g. mine) is a little too wide. It seems to be caused by the link in ...
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Making a significant improvement to an answer already accepted or upvoted, where to put update? [duplicate]

This would be a person making an edit to that's person's own prior answer that makes a significant improvement. Say it's an algorithm improvement that reduces time complexity (such as from O(log(n)) ...
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Extra “lines” are being added when creating/editing questions/answers in Edge

Lately, I've noticed that extra lines are being added when I create questions/answers. For example, if I write: Your problem is X, Y, Z. Fix it by doing: Code Then maybe also do some other ...

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