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Why is it a problem, to collect so many rep as possible? [closed]

The rep is not given for anything. It correlates well with the useful work for the sites. People doing this, they are not "rep farmers". More exactly, yes they are, but it is a good thing (for the ...
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Where should questions regarding building complicated operations in spreadsheet software be asked?

Where should questions regarding building complicated operations in spreadsheet software be asked? In my particular case I have a random amount of measurements done of a certain quantity done each ...
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Bug in the tag selection [duplicate]

The placeholder text is masked from the right end and the bracket is missing too: Zoomed in:
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Syntax highlight and MathJax is not rendered after reloading an edited post

I don't know how long this has been happening, but I recently noticed what seems to be a regression: after clicking the "An edit has been made to this post" banner that appears when a question or an ...
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Should we be able to flag a question as belonging to any other Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I've recently come across this question on the Poker Stack Exchange site. I flagged it as off-topic as it's really a code question rather than a poker one (the OP already understands every poker-...
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How can a user have a different reputation on a per-site meta than they have on the main site? [duplicate]

A certain user (I won't mention them here) has 4 reputation on a Stack Exchange site's per-site meta and 1 reputation on the site itself. The user is not banned or "temporarily suspended" on either ...
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Each close vote should punish the caster by taking away some of his reputation [duplicate]

Oftentimes I post a question on some Stack Exchange and what happens is that 21 people think the question is helpful and informative and 3 people think it should be closed. This is extremely unfair ...
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Formatting for review instructions is off after loading second review item on iOS

Review queues have an instruction box at the top, e.g. for Late Answers: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. When reviewing on iOS, ...
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SEDE query for posts flagged as NAA

I am trying to figure out where in the database schema is stored the information about the kind of flag that has eventually been raised on a given answer. It seems spam/offensive flags should ...
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Report on obvious spam is declined

I found this answer which basically is an ad for a software that author made. It is clearly spam and should be marked as such. But no, my report was declined saying declined - a moderator reviewed ...
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Add string “actions” from the mod menu on a question into Transifex (or use an existing key)

Press "mod" to open the mod menu on a question. "actions" is not translated. There is the string "actions" (key ebb67a4271abe715344471b0f16321f6) in Transifex, but it looks like it isn't used. ...
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Add “Hot Questions” link in stackexchange.com navigation tabs

I reached All Sites list on stackexchange.com and wanted to move to the Hot Questions page. I looked around for Hot Questions link and didn't find any. The one and only way to see the Hot Network ...
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Copied text in iOS Stack Exchange app pastes as weird data file in Notes app

When I copy a "comment" or "post" using the Stack Exchange app in iOS 13.3.1, and paste it in my Notes app, it pastes as a weird data file with what seems to be a GUID with random numbers inside of it....
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What flags *must* be handled by moderators?

What flags can only be handled by a moderator, as opposed to "community" action by non-moderator users?
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Should the reputation total reputation table be extended from 100,000+?

Well, the title basically covers it. Here's SO's score table, it's capped to 100,000 +: I am aware this would show a 0 count for other sites, although, not all sites show the same maximum (50,000+) ...
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Test question in review queues does not change comment date correctly [duplicate]

While reviewing questions in the review queue, sometimes StackOverflow will change the question dates and hide votes to test if the reviewer is paying attention or not. While the date of the ...
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Which elements are recommended to enclose in <code> tag within the description in Stack Overflow? [closed]

Enclosing code/text elements in the code tag varies user to user. For example, one user put 'decimal' inside the code tag. Then another user edited the post and put it as simple text. Such types of ...
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Bug displaying statistics of featured site

0 questions, 0 answers, NaN% answered?
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Should I have asked this question here instead of on meta.math?

Ad URLs should not use path nested under stackexchange.com (but maybe a subdomain instead) I asked that question on meta.math because I thought advertisement behavior was community-specific, and it's ...
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The title of the page during the maintenance is not translated

During the maintenance the title of the site is "We are Offline". It's not translated, and there is no such string in traducir/transifex. Could you add this string into Transifex?
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Remove link to abandoned Stack Status blog from read-only mode banner

The banner suggests checking the @StackStatus Twitter account, or the status blog. However the latter hasn't been updated in over a year: Not only is today's outage not mentioned, but neither is ...
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“Routine maintenance” error message on all sites uses old, deprecated Trebuchet font

The "routine maintenance" error message on all sites (the one that shows special images on the Trilogy sites, such as the "floating point" image on Stack Overflow and the "how I made a hacker out of a ...
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Server error message usefulness

In light of the recent outage. When Stack Overflow has a server issue then we get the properly esoteric page seen below: But all other Stack Exchange sites get: I think it would be nice to have a ...
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Flag notification showing continuously in chat when there's no chat flags

The flag notification has been sitting in all the Stack Overflow chat rooms for some hours and there's been no chat flags in that time. The other moderators can also see this. I went into a chatroom ...
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Can the “New Activity” dot be changed to not require an entire line of space

I changed the containing H3 to contain the following CSS. I think this provides a better view. .summary h3 { display: flex; align-items: center; }
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Different flags count in page title and site itself in moderator dashboard if you choose to ignore time filter

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard?filtered=false If you chose to ignore time filter, the flags count on site and page title are different.
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Settings in the app [duplicate]

As a suggestion, it would be nice if the users of the SE app, could choose the main page in the settings of the app to appear when they open the app. To illustrate, instead of having the “Feed” page ...
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What are the evil posts that the community bot downvotes? [duplicate]

The description of the Community user mentions: Own downvotes on spam/evil posts that get permanently deleted Should the correct wording be "inappropriate" instead of evil? What does an evil post ...
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Stack Exchange App For Linux

I couldn't find an official app so is there any good Stack Exchange application on Linux? About my Linux and my system; (These were in GNOME's about section.) Linux Distro: Arch Linux 2019.07.01 ...
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Why didn't this new meta post show up in the moderator diamond menu?

Moderators see notifications for new meta questions in the diamond menu. Today a new meta question appeared on one of my sites but the notification did not: The only difference I can see is that the ...
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How can I look up any bounties (active and previous ones) I ever offered with any of my site accounts?

Is there a way to look up the bounties I have ever offered with any of my individual site accounts? Preferably I'd like the active ones first, sorted from newest to oldest, and then the "expired" ones,...
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Visible `<br/>` tag in the “Thanks for voting popup” [duplicate]

After casting my votes in an election on the network, I had notice popup saying I cast my 3rd vote and thanking me for doing so. However, in the middle of the popup was a visible <br/> tag. See ...
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When exactly are translations deployed?

Related: Нет перевода текста на заблокированных вопросах. We have added new translation (https://ru.traducir.win/string/12746). But after the new revision deployment (rev 2019.7.29.34466) this ...
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Can we get a current user link for flairs?

My profile has a link to the flair page on it, so others can use them. However, it is a link to the flair page for me, because the /current trick (which replaces "current" with the logged-in user's ID)...
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Can we move the question statistics to under the tags?

From Catija's answer to my related question about why the question statistics were moved I understand why it had to happen. However, the placement for me still feels odd. It interrupts the flow of the ...
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Job listing has HTML tags without opening [migrated]

I built a little Google Chrome extension to notify me about new jobs with salaries (too bad your RSS feed doesn't include salary) and I have noticed that job listing page has some tags HTML tags ...
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Why doesn't my general SE logged in status carry over to Super User? [duplicate]

I'll describe this like a bug report because it seems like a bug. I was logged into SE and able to move freely from site to site (among the sites I have already joined) -- EXCEPT Super User. To get ...
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No feedback for impossible action on mobile

Chrome 75.0.3770.143 on Android 8.0.0 on moto e5 play When I try to perform an impossible action on a mobile SE site, there is no feedback. For example, if I lose network connection after loading a ...
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Together for the good of the community: what community problems do you see?

Note: By "community" in the questions below I mean all some-language-speaking software developers in general not only Stack Overflow in the language users. I think each one of us wants as much ...
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Add magic link for Stack Apps

Comments and chat messages have shorthand 'magic' links for all Q&A sites, e.g. typing [so] will produce a nicely formatted link: Stack Overflow and [apple.se] will produce Ask Different. All Q&...
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Can I distinguish between post flags and comment flags in my flagging history?

When I am looking at my flagging history, I can choose to display only post flags, only comment flags, only spam flags or only rude/abusive flags. Even when I view the whole flagging history, I can ...
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Does the silver badge count have a different font weight or size than the bronze one on MSE?

I was looking at my badges here on MSE. It appears to me the silver badge count has a different font-weight / font-size then the bronze badge count and the reputation. I tried looking at the sites ...
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Let's take a look at the interaction between staff and the “power users” of the network

Recently, it was announced that the "Hot on Meta" questions would no longer show up on the SO sidebar. Sara Chipps elaborated a drop on why: Stack Overflow Employees have panic attacks and ...
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How to handle repeated questions

I answered a question on Stack Overflow, but the question was repetitive (the same question was asked three times in total) and after my answer was accepted the question is closed because "This ...
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Can the title of “How do I ask a good question” be improved?

Would changing the help post titled "How do I ask a good question" to "How do I ask a question that will get good answers" be an improvement? I ask in regard to the number of times I've seen a new ...
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Why is the sub-header font in the stack exchange app only displaying the top half of header titles in iOS?

I haven't updated my iOS Stack Exchange app in a long time, and suddenly I am noticing differences or glitches in how it works or displays/renders itself. When posting a question, before typing ...
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Cost of producing [not only] fitness equipment - does it have a home in SO family?

I've found out this closed question about the cost of kettlebells. I find it an interesting question that certainly is answerable, because in such a competitive area like fitness equipment, if nobody ...
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Username of a deleted user visible on CW posts [duplicate]

It seems to me that if a user makes a post on an SE site, the post is made community wiki, and then the user deletes the account, the post still shows their username. I am not sure if producing ...
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Allow unique titles of automatically deleted duplicate questions to remain as signposts for searchability even after the questions are gone

This is a synthesis of two feature requests, one quite recent and the other quite old: Request: Don't delete duplicate questions and please think twice before downvoting them Can we have the ability ...
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Stack Overflow's code snippet lagging a lot

Am I the only one who's experiencing huge lags when using Stack Overflow's code snippet? Everything works smoothly until I open code snippets. It's like a 0.5 second delay on every keystroke. It's ...

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