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What is the fate of the Vexillologist hat?

Now that Winter Bash 2020 is over, I have a question... Will the second trigger for the Vexillologist secret hat be revealed? It's still listed as "Not figured out yet": Now that there is ...
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Why do privileges on some sites have different reputation requirements? [duplicate]

(For the purposes of this post, disregard the beta and meta sites on the SE Network.) We know what reputation is, right? When you reach a certain milestone of rep, you gain a privilege. What's strange ...
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Edit the Formatting Help Page to include Markdown syntax for Tables

New Feature: Table Support has not yet been documented in the Formatting help page, as a result, many users across the SE network are still displaying tables with images, which are invisible to ...
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Why is the error message “You need at least 10 reputation to post more …” not shown during composing a question?

I did create a long question on Stack Overflow which took me about two hours and then I wanted to publish it. Unfortunately it suddenly showed me then, that I am not allowed to post more than eight ...
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Preserve indent across lines in the editor

One of the limitations of the text editor is encountered when working with text that includes indentation. For instance, if I type in 4 spaces to start a new level of indent, I have to type in 4 ...
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Appealing a Question Closure [duplicate]

Someone -- I don't know who -- decided to close a question I had asked because it had a "duplicate". Only the "duplicate" wasn't addressing the same situation, and the issue is ...
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Users don't see their tag score on `tags/[tag]/topusers` if score is negative

I've noticed that users don't see their tag score on tags/[tag]/topusers if score is 0 or negative. Is that by design or a bug? E.g., on my side, I don't see myself on https://money.stackexchange.com/...
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Please change the color of the hats/usernames on the Winter Bash 2020 /stats page

On the Winter Bash stats page, the color of the hat names and the users they were awarded to is not really a great color: It requires a bit more effort to read than, for instance, the stats from WB ...
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Winter Bash 2020 Closing Blog Post Feedback

We have just posted out Ciao Winter Bash 2020! post on the blog where we go over some of the highlights and stats of the event that just ended. Here is an excerpt: Nick and VonC earned the very first ...
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Overwrite mode for the text editor

Overwrite mode/Overtype mode is a feature commonly supported on command line interfaces. It is also part of many text editors and word processors. Typically, you just have to press the Insert key on ...
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Can someone explain how announcements work in articles in Stack Overflow for Teams? [migrated]

The guides are pretty sparse on the topic, just mentioning announcements "Share quarterly updates, weekly metrics, and project plans with an Article." What I'd like to know is do ...
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What Stack Exchange site should I use to ask programming questions based on the vision? [duplicate]

I don't know which Stack Exchange site I should use... These are some examples of the question type I want to share: Is it possible to become a software developer in two years? Why don't the well-...
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Winter Bash has ended, but the hats metadata still seems to be available

Winter Bash 2020 has ended, but I discovered an old Stack Overflow tab from a few days earlier which still had the snowflake hats icon on top. To my surprise, when I clicked it, I still got my list ...
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Pagination on stackexchange.com search is broken

Some searches on stackexchange.com seem to give the wrong number of results. E.g. searching for url:wiki.openttd.org gives 77 results, but they fit on 2 pages of max. 30 results; if you set the page ...
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Incorrect answer score for a top post in my Network Profile

I've experienced the same error described in Answers in top Network Posts showing incorrect score for my answer about the solvability of y = xeˣ. Its score has remained constant at 6 for a long ...
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When is the network wide rep graph updated?

For a couple of days now, I have been getting some reputation on 200+ rep sites, and I want to be able to see the reputation in my network-wide graph. However, even past 0:00 UTC, sometimes, the ...
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Markdown table preview does not detect missing blank line before table header

When I edited an answer to add a second markdown table, both the first and second tables rendered correctly in preview, but the second table does not render. I've waited about 10 minutes in case there ...
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Winter Bash Leader-board search bar not working

Since now Winter Bash has ended, we can't see each others hats. But supposedly in the Winter Bash Leader-board you can search users by their name and see how many hats they got. But I tried searching ...
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The Winter Bash 2020 has ended. What are your thoughts?

I will share my thoughts first. I think the hat dash and the Defender of the Unicorn were fun games. Here are some comments of them: Hat Dash Defender of the Unicorn About Rules similar to Chrome T-...
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Help Center documentation should be updated to reflect new procedures for closed questions

The Help Center page "What if I disagree with the closure of a question? How can I reopen it?" contains the following: If a moderator (user with a ♦ symbol after their name) closed the ...
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Possible error on /search/excerpts documentation?

The StackExchange API documentation states the following for the tagged parameter of /search/excerpts: tagged - a semicolon delimited list of tags, of which at least one will be present on all ...
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What term is appropriate to use to describe activity/engaging with others on SE user?

If I were to describe myself as an active user, should I say "I'm a micro blogger at Stack Exchange/Stack Overflow"? Or is there a better term to use?
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Somebody seems to be upvoting all my questions on all my accounts. Should I be worried? [duplicate]

Yesterday, all my questions (not answers yet) on UAV SE were upvoted (total of 8), and earlier today all my questions (also not answers) on A&C SE were upvoted (total of 3). I'm actually not ...
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How to determine how close you are from having a question ban removed from an account? [duplicate]

I was going to ask a question today and I noticed that my account is in Question-Ban. I know that question-ban has to do solely from the questions I've posted and not my answers or comments. How do I ...
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Text overflow on Stack Apps

I was just looking through Stack Apps, and saw this beautiful bug: Changing the font size does nothing to fix it. I have even tried hard-reloading the page. I also tried zooming out to 90 percent and ...
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How can you determine how far away you are from removing a question ban from your account? [duplicate]

Update: I'm not looking as to: how to remove the question ban; why I am question banned; or what I can do I'm looking for a metric (goal post, finish line) to determine how close I am to having this ...
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Why can't I post answers to questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I was trying to post an answer to a question on Stack Overflow but for some reason the frontend (yes, frontend lol) had disabled the button. The button was disabled, so for posting it I had to go to ...
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What will happen to the bounty offered if I delete my posts through which I've earned reputation?

What will happen to the bounty offered if I delete my posts through which I've earned reputation? For example, currently I have a reputation of 400+ in the Workplace and let's say I start a bounty for ...
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Robert Cartaino's profile is linked with “moderator on 3 other sites” on the Area 51 page

On the Bioinformatics Area 51 page, I saw Robert Cartaino's profile in the "edited by" section. In his profile I saw that he is "moderator on 3 other sites", so I have searched on ...
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Please have same background color for indented code and inline code

In this answer I included both indented code, and an inline codeblock. (Yes you may blame me for abusing code make-up for something that isn't technically code) They both have a different shade of ...
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On which Community should I ask questions about 'Vulnerability Scanning'?

Which is the dedicated Stack Community to asking questions about network vulnerability scanning? The network can be OT and IT. I would like to know how they work in details.
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What should I do with my post on logos?

I posted Logos and their representation and it seems like the community doesn't support it: Now I read the downvote reason, and clearly they voted the question for it being useless. However, someone ...
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Search Stack Exchange, but exclude groups?

Is there a way to search Stack Exchange for a keyword, but exclude specific discussion groups that I know don't have anything to do with what I am looking for? Search keyword: engineering Exclude: ...
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Allow OP to ping closevoters in comments

Before a question is closed, the OP didn't know which users cast closevotes, unless they have left a comment. However, sometimes the OP would like to discuss about the closevote(s) with the ...
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What does the logo of each Stack Exchange site represent?

There are many sites on the SE Network that are based on different topics. From the question topics to the identity of each site's logo, what does it represent?
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How did Community ♦ post a bounty on a question? [duplicate]

I am baffled by the following question bounty banner: When is a bounty attributed to Community ♦?
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The Stack Exchange Data Explorer reports an error on Line 0

In the fix I wrote for Include a line number when there's a syntax error I tried to handle both regular errors and errors that come with an Line number: if (response.line) { msg = 'Line ' + ...
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Hat does not display fully on a user's activity page [duplicate]

I'm aware Winter Bash is ending soon, but perhaps this could be fixed for next year's WB. As seen in the image below, my hat does not display fully. It appears that this can be fixed by removing ...
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Some network profiles show 0 badges for CS50

My account list shows that I didn't earn any badges on CS50, but that's not true. CS50 is a special site, in that it's in perpetual private beta, but not so special that the network aggregator can't ...
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Are pronoun-only suggested edits acceptable?

On Chess.SE, there's a user who is suggesting pronoun-only edits. And I mean lots of edits. Some even change quotes. Is there an official policy regarding such edits? Should they be approved (improve ...
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Synonyms suggestions should require moderator approval, not just 4 votes. The system should be overhauled in general

The synonym system needs an overhaul. Right now, there's a synonym request tag, just because of how useless the site's synonym system is, where on some SEs at least it is encouraged not to use it, as ...
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Why is the awarding of Nice Answer badge much faster than Enlightened badge? [duplicate]

I have this answer I did yesterday on SO: Convert type str (with number and words) column into int pandas And I got my tenth upvote today. So I got the Nice Answer badge an hour ago: https://...
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How are the scores calculated in Winter Bash's “Hat-Dash”? [duplicate]

I recently noticed that in Winter Bash the scores are not proportional to time played and sometimes I scored more in less time. In this image you can clearly see the difference in scores and time ...
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How can I see the percentages of the data coming from different websites on Stack Exchange?

I have to write a data description of the data collected using the query below. SELECT p.Title,p.Body,c.Text FROM Posts p JOIN Comments c ON c.PostId = p.Id -- filter on tags inner join posttags pt ...
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When does Winter Bash really end?

I am just wondering what time exactly does the Winter Bash end. As mentioned in the FAQ here, it says: What is going on? Why do I see hats? From December 16th through January 4th, you'll be able to ...
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How do I undelete an answer, after editing, that has been deleted by a moderator? [duplicate]

How do I undelete an answer, after editing, that has been deleted by a moderator? https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/168211/36568
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How do I stop getting red blob notifications for an answer that is CW and lost interest in? [duplicate]

Every time, and it's now getting bloody annoying, an edit is made to this answer I get a blob notification in the "Inbox" notification icon. The answer is Community Wiki, has been forever, ...
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“0 posts edited” is greyed out whereas “0 helpful flags” is clickable. What's the rationale behind that?

On my user profile, I see that 0 posts edited is greyed out whereas 0 helpful flags is clickable. What's the rationale behind that? Is there a declined flag perhaps? – Tinkeringbell♦ 54 secs ago No ...
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Hat list kinda blocks off link to meta site

As you can see, the "Meta user" is very close to the hat list and, sometimes, when I'm visiting the meta, I accidentally click on the hat list. Is this by design or a bug?
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Cannot see an answer to my own question for which I received a notification

On December 20th I started a bounty (the very first bounty I have ever started) on my own question at this link and then I went on holidays. During the bounty period I would swear I received a ...

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