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What am I not understanding about asking this question? [closed]

I've been using SO for a long time and by and large it has worked fine. But recently I keep getting questions downvoted and/or closed. So can I get guidance on a specific one? Here's the question. I ...
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Math mode in image alt text [duplicate]

I used math mode in an image's alt text. This had worked in the past, but now upon an edit, it is broken: the alt text now appears as a link after the image. See answer at What is the difference ...
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When can we expect the Tor experience to be fixed?

Since about half a year ago anyone using Tor was unable to comment, flag, VTC, and more. This all is extremely frustrating because I as a Tor user have to edit my posts instead to respond to comments ...
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Which Stack Exchange website is best for asking questions about wikitext? (wikitext is also known as wiki markup or wikicode)

Which Stack Exchange website is best for asking questions about wikitext? (wikitext is also known as wiki markup or wikicode.) An example of code written in the wiki-text language is shown below: {{...
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What should be done about "push moderation"? [closed]

A loaded question or "push question" is a question designed to advance a certain position, such as "Why is C++ better than Rust?" Although this may be a good question with good ...
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Where can I ask questions about a problem with using Firefox?

I have a problem with using the Firefox web browser and I'm not sure where to ask the question on the Stack Exchange network. What site on the Stack Exchange Network is appropriate for questions about ...
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If I include my user ID in a domain redirect URL like arqade.com, will this still count toward the Announcer, Booster, and Publicist badges?

Several SE sites have alternate domain names that redirect to their main URLs. Arqade redirects from arqade.com to gaming.stackexchange.com Ask Different from askdifferent.com to apple.stackexchange....
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Are there cross-disciplinary Stack Exchange sites? [closed]

Sometimes I have a question that doesn't fit into any Stack Exchange site, or I want to get a physicist's perspective to a philosophy question or a philosopher's perspective to a science question. I ...
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The keyboard shortcut E for edit stopped working on own posts or community wiki posts, for users without full editing privileges [duplicate]

Example: The keyboard shortcut E doesn't work for me on this question. . However, the keyboard shortcut E works on other questions I've tried: question 1, question 2, question 3. I use Chrome+Win10. I ...
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Don't show the contents of a post that was deleted as "rude/abusive" in New Answers to Old Questions

When scrolling through /tools/new-answers-old-questions, it can be rather unpleasant and typically not useful to see the contents of posts that have already been deleted as rude/abusive inline. If it'...
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Minor terminology improvement for the AI policy

https://physics.stackexchange.com/help/ai-policy, https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/ai-policy, https://superuser.com/help/ai-policy, https://serverfault.com/help/ai-policy, etc. state: ...
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Is "traffic sources" still available in Site Analytics? [duplicate]

In the past, when I visited site analytics, there was a link for "Traffic Sources". I do not see it anymore as of today. Has this been removed, or did it move somewhere else?
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Is it just me, or is Stack Overflow getting toxic? [closed]

I have been a Stack Overflow user for multiple years now. I've contributed a bit to the site, answering a few questions here and there, and have been trying to be a good member of the community. ...
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Don't automatically convert answers to comments

It appears the system will automatically convert every short answer containing a link, into a comment. This is bad design. I wrote a short answer that is self-contained and perfectly acceptable as ...
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Questions and answers, with the help of AI [closed]

My question is about a general opinion, how the company sees these practices or if you... I agree and justify as correct the fact that the use of AI, in response to sites related to programming and ...
Francisco Nuñez IA Lover's user avatar
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HTML tables are unusable [duplicate]

I want to modify https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/56857772/2#:~:text=http%3A%2F%2F%20www.%20example,user%20%40%20example.com Source The following **bold** parts of URLs *may* be case-sensitive, ...
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Log in with Google/Facebook buttons are broken [closed]

The "Log in with Google/Facebook" buttons are broken, and clicking them does nothing.
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Upcoming changes to sign-up flow on the Stack Exchange network

Over the last couple of months, we’ve conducted several experiments surrounding some changes to the sign-up flow on Stack Overflow, all of which we’ve successfully graduated in some fashion on Stack ...
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Deleting posts on here [closed]

If someone reacts unhelpful, is this a red flag? I keep getting posts unsolved and deleted and reacted to with incorrect explanations that are not using language correctly.
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Adding GIF images or images is very laggy or provides errors [duplicate]

I never had these issues in the past (using BSE for years now), but in the last weeks I have massive problems adding GIF images or images into my answers. While images work (after waiting a loooong ...
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Unable to verify [duplicate]

When verifying for Area 51, I couldn't receive any emails. I know it is not my problem because I tried 3 different email addresses (don't ask me how). 2 of them are Google and 1 is Microsoft. If two ...
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What happens to a user's pending edits when they subsequently gain enough reputation for their edits to be applied without peer review? [duplicate]

For example, on the Law stack 1,000 reputation earns one a privilege so that Edits to other users’ posts are applied immediately And In addition, users with this privilege level can also begin ...
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Is it allowed to give all of one's reputation points away via bounty? [duplicate]

If a person wants to leave, would they be able to give away loads or all of their points through bounties (reward existing answer mainly), or would that be flagged as some sort of offense and shut ...
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Images from i.sstatic.net only work for me after being accessed from another IP address

Problem There's the new image hosting system and Super User (my main "playground") is trialling it. My problem is I cannot see images hosted on i.sstatic.net. This is how it looks like: ...
Kamil Maciorowski's user avatar
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Not getting reputation for deleted-then-revised answer? [closed]

One of my answers was deleted for not having enough context around a provided link. After revising and posting an answer with more explanation, I still have not received the reputation for the answer.
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What site should I post a question about problems with graphing a specific function in Geogebra?

My question: What site should I post a question about problems with graphing functions in Geogebra? I have a question about a problem that has arisen while using Geogebra, specifically where I am ...
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New tag for the internal image hosting

Now that imgur will soon no longer host our images, the imgur tag would become obsolete. However, I doubt the new upload process, that would host the images internally in Stack Exchange, would work ...
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The new image uploader is slower than the old image uploader

Uploading an image with the new image uploader is slower than the old image uploader. Example below. Feature request: make the new image uploader as fast as the old image uploader. vs. tested by ...
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Badge achievements broken? [duplicate]

I recently got badges for Yearling in ELL and English Stack exchange, and they looked funny. I realized that I was looking at the badges from another site in the achievement dialog. This is what it ...
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A Meshtastic Exchange [duplicate]

I apologize if this is not the correct place for this question. (And, if it is not, what is?) Is there enough interest in this technology to warrant a Stack Exchange site? My experience on other '...
Gordon Shephard's user avatar
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Browser issues workaround for the "Review Question" button not working? [duplicate]

Every so often on Safari (v16.2 - haven't tried other versions, and yes, I'm due for an update), the "Review Question" button doesn't do anything. Surprisingly, a page reload doesn't fix it ...
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Create a view that provides a list of databases

In an answer to Strange new database 'Data.StackExchangePOC' is messing up cross-site SEDE queries our DBA extraordinair Aaron Bertrand suggested to have a feature request for a view to list ...
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Tags column of Posts table changed delimiter format. Many historical queries broken. Special tag rendering also broken

To the best of my memory, and in reading my past queries- some of which I re-run on a regular basis- the format of the Tags column of the Posts table in SEDE used to be like <starball><is>&...
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Chat.stackexchange.com chatrooms are broken/flaky

Chat.stackexchange.com seems broken. When entering a chatroom, the loading page stalls, e.g. And transcripts don't load, instead I get a server error. Some hints: this only happens on chat.SE, not ...
Andras Deak -- Слава Україні's user avatar
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sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network

sstatic.net images aren't displayed on (some?) other sites outside the SE network. E.g. from https://redd.it/1by90jk: and: That's a regression compared to https://i.stack.imgur.com/ images, ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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What changes were introduced in the new image uploader, and are not considered bugs?

I'm aware of: 160px minimum image size limit. For PNG files above some KB threshold, the new image uploader attempts to compress them into a smaller PNG file (same dimension but higher compression), ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Uploading a .gif doesn't work on some SE sites

E.g., it doesn't work on http://serverfault.com/, https://askubuntu.com/ and https://superuser.com/questions/ask: I first noticed the issue ~10h ago on http://serverfault.com/. I use Chrome + Win10. ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Do moderators have the ability to add/remove badges from user accounts?

Do moderators have the ability to add badges (in the case of bugs, edge cases, etc.) or remove badges (in the case of vote abuse, etc.)?
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Best site to ask question involving Machine Learning and Earth's ionosphere

I have a question that requires knowledge of machine learning and a little knowledge of the Earth's ionosphere, specifically involving Total Electron Content (TEC). It would be about the minimum ...
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Does including commercial links (to the poster's benefit) explicitly violate Stack Exchange rules?

Maybe I should divide the question into two separate ones, but I'm wondering if making commercial use of Stack Exchange violates any rules. Specifically, If I put affiliate Amazon links in my answers,...
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The policy of editing out “noise” should be proactively explained and more easily referred to and justified

Across the network, but especially on Stack Overflow, it's considered important to edit questions and answers to remove noise. Of course I agree with this policy; it's part of what keeps the sites ...
Karl Knechtel's user avatar
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I can't post a question on Stack Overflow as it thinks it's spam [closed]

Here are some screenshots of the question I'm trying to post: Why is Stack Overflow blocking it for being spam?
meszyreka's user avatar
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Remove the 160px minimum image size limit on Stack Exchange internal image hosting

This "image too small" limit is very frustrating: For reference the image I tried to attach is 320px x 129px. You're forcing me to add whitespace to my image, why?! Please remove the limit, ...
Danny Beckett's user avatar
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Strange color change when clicking the vote button and holding the mouse

I upvoted a question today and saw than when clicking the upvote button, there was a strange color change to a blue color that seems to be consistent across all sites. Example taken from Stack ...
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Prevent reopen votes from expiring until a question is dequeued to improve experience for low-visibility queue items

The workflow for getting a question reopened is you edit to improve the question, use the 'Add to review' checkbox or cast a reopen vote yourself to push your question into the Reopen votes queue, ...
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Knowing the date when I saved a post (a Question or an Answer)

In the Saves section of a profile (link pattern https://$community.stackexchange.com/users/saves/$userid/all?sort=Added) there is the "Added" sort option. But the items in the list don't ...
GratefulDisciple's user avatar
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Can't sign in, error message: fields are empty

When attempting to access Stack Overflow, I encounter warnings indicating that the username and password fields appear blank, despite being populated. The issue appears to stem from duplicate inputs ...
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Escaping a backtick with a backslash in backtick-delimited inline code seems to be broken

In the comments, you can use `\`` to escape a (code formatted) backtick, like so: resulting in However, in question (and answer) posts, it doesn't work. It ends up looking like three backticks: ```....
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Upgrade highlight.js library, due bad assembly code highlighting

When I edited a SO post, I noticed an error in highlighting assembly code sample. Not only formatting is not applied when using assembly nor x84asm language identifiers, but it looks bad even if using ...
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What caused the drop in questions in April 2023?

Rerunning this query by starball for new questions and answers posted across the network generated the following graph: It plots posts by their creation date, and includes deleted posts. The decline ...
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