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Many API requests to /questions with filter parameters are failing with status code 400 errors

I think that this is fixed. Issue was that we forgot to deploy new code for the API, and as a result, some API queries included meta-data about some posts that the old deployed code did not know how ...
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Cannot cancel out of unwanted account creation

We released a fix for this today. Previously, when cancelling profile creation, the user was redirected back to a page that didn't allow anonymous users. That page would then redirect back to the ...
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Already-approved pending edit goes <br>

Thanks for the report! The issue has been fixed, and the fix is live in production now.
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Can you make the "share" box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

We've made a few changes to the Share dialog box since this request was made. There is now a "Copy link" option, and the link is auto-highlighted as well. As such, I've updated the status to ...
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I already took the census. Why does the 'Census' badge not show on my profile?

It is not possible to "link" your survey to your account - results are completely anonymous and never connected to a specific account. If for some reason you weren't offered the Census badge,...
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

Oops. This dropdown has been removed from stackexchange.com now. We're doing some reworking of how we handle user profiles on Teams and this WIP top bar change accidentally made its way to the Stack ...
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Wrong number of stars in chatroom information page

What happened to the remaining 5? Deleted. For example:
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Can you make the "share" box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

UPDATE 2022 The URL is now auto-selected when you open the Share box. You can either hit Ctrl+C (or similar) or use the "Copy link" button to copy the URL. On desktop/laptop: On mobile (...
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Math error in blog post on web3

Those off-by-one errors are legion. I've fixed this, and we'll use whole number percentages in the future to avoid this issue.
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Checkmark for obtained badge overflows for badge with long names

This looks like having been fixed: I guess this happened by specifying a value for the CSS property word-break:
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

Looks like it is still a work in progress that got deployed (accidentally?). Inspecting the element, looks like it should display a pop-over menu (named popover-example) that contains 3 elements: ...
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/timeline for some posts returns 500 error for moderators

We had some exceptions in our logs that may have been related at the time, so I addressed those, but ultimately I couldn't reproduce the issue here. Fingers crossed that it stays that way. :) Thanks ...
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Don't let people who are suggesting edits run into a dead end street

Maybe there shouldn't be a limit. Users seem to increase and so do edits. Editing an answer shouldn't get you out of your work-flow but if one has to wait it does. Or one might forget to send the ...
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Images in "Agility starts with trust" blog post have no alt text, making it less accessible

The alt text for all the images in the blog post have now been added. Example:
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Markdown rendering anomaly in the Help Center on SO

Formatting has been updated. I scanned through some of the other articles edited yesterday to see if there was any other broken formatting that never got updated and didn't see anything, but obviously ...
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Regular moderators can still purge the history of messages in moderated private rooms

Thanks for the report! This was fixed a few days ago - going forward, only CMs and moderators who were assigned the full moderation privileges in the TL will be able to purge message history.
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Alignment issue in the toggle for tracking a tag badge/next privilege

This has been fixed! Looks like we didn't account for multiple lines in the dropdown menu; now we do for this one.
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The "Code Language" selection on the tag wiki page isn't in sync with available and supported syntax highlighting options

You're right that the UI is confusing here. We've cleaned up the languages available in that dropdown so that all base languages are selectable. The intention here is that you select the base language ...
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User card Overflow / Underflow ™ on non-English sites

We've deployed a fix for this that wraps any dates that are longer than the user cards. The user card on the post you linked now looks like this:
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Can you please close the "Stackexchange.Arduino" database? It has been open long enough for now

What happened? The weekly refresh process got stuck & failed part-way through on Sunday, and left the StackExchange.Arduino database in a wonky state. (Specifically, it was stuck in Single User ...
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Votes cast statistic "{ } this week" is not aligned properly in the full site on mobile

The items in the "Votes cast" summary are laid out using the Flexbox model. The container element consists of two rows of items ("upvotes", "downvotes", "question ...
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Sporadic bursts of extreme slowness across all pages on all sites

We identified and addressed the cause of an intermittent slowness issue. It was not a DDoS attack, but rather resource exhaustion resulting from a site experiment. We are conducting further testing to ...
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Large badge counts produce a line break in the usercard

I've been playing around with this, and it won't work in the current design. If you want all badges to be on one line you need to change the width of <div class="post-signature flex--item fl0&...
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Statistics are not aligned properly on the SE 'About' page

This has been fixed, quite soon after the report already, judging from this February 2020 Wayback Machine snapshot: (verified with a couple of browsers on macOS, quite likely some CSS change ...
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Long site name hides the diamond in profile page Communities

This issue has been fixed: The diamond ♦ is shown regardless of the length of the site name.
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Ugly 'post date' alignment on user profile when the date wraps into multiple lines

Since the changes described in Now live: A fully responsive profile, this issue does not occur anymore:
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Question Summary Text Outside Border

This issue has been fixed: The text no longer overflows out of the question summary border. (Tested on Windows 11 64-bit, Chrome version 101.0.4951.54)
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7 votes
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The new answer sorting menu appears in English even on language specific sites

This has now been fixed on all the international SO sites: Stack Overflow на русском Stack Overflow en español スタック・オーバーフロー Stack Overflow em Português:
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Letter descenders cut off using full site on Safari

This issue has been fixed (the positioning of "modified { } hour(s) ago" and "asked { } hour(s) ago" has also been changed since then): (Tested on Chrome for Android.)
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The site icons in all the dropdowns in the top bar on the chat page seem to have... disappeared?

For anyone who can't wait for 6 to 8 weeks it will take for this to get fixed, here is a userscript to repair the broken window. It is as simple as adding the class s-topbar to the topbar-wrapper once ...
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Outdated screenshot of set bounty dialogue in Help Center

This issue has now been fixed, as the screenshot in the help center page has been removed. Per staff comment: [This] screenshot was not necessary to convery [sic] anything, so it won't need to be ...
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