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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

I am able to reproduce this running Firefox 68.3.0 ESR on macOS v10.14.6 (Mojave): It appears that it is the exact same layer duplicated over one another.
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Viewing questions from the Similar Questions feed after a post is made

I assume you mean the title search. There is no other place in the UI except for when asking a question to trigger a search that returns that specific list. The normal search does have a title: ...
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Requesting specific detailed answers?

I think it comes down to writing a good question to start with. And well, we aren't Reddit. I've found a few things usually help. Show awareness of current posts and where they fall short. "I've ...
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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

A couple of notes I made while testing (Firefox 71 on Windows 10): I can only make this happen if I'm zoomed in I can only make this happen on Firefox The artifact disappears if I switch tabs or ...
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Requesting specific detailed answers?

I know you did not want to focus on a specific example, but really that's what's necessary here because your general question ... I want to discuss if it's unreasonable to ask for specific [answers]...
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Similar questions feature STILL blinds me from seeing my own typing, unexpectedly puts links under my cursor. Is there any way to avoid this?

I just ran Chrome from my MacBook Air, running macOS. I joined the space stack and simply copied the first two paragraphs from your first linked question: Ars Technica's Rocket Report: China ...
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Non existent question suggested as duplicate

The question you're redirected to is available for you here: Available or is available . Because it's closed as a duplicate, and you were not logged in while asking your question, you were redirected ...
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Requesting specific detailed answers?

Reddit has a serious tag that someone can use if they want only serious answers. What a silly feature is that?? So without applying that tag you are left open for non serious (joke) answers and all ...
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Don't prompt for Similar Questions when no similar questions are found

This is a race. The search index (what's finding the similar questions) is already queried before displaying the prompt, but between the facts that it lags a bit and the questions it found can be ...
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No UI / exposure for seeing similar questions when asking from iOS app

Done! When asking a question the app will display the four most similar questions (maybe I should add a screen for even more?) and let you jump back and forth between your draft and those questions ...
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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

I'm going to close this as status-norepro, not because it wasn't reproducible, because all these answers and comments clearly show it was, but because it appears to have resolved sometime after ...
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Search for "similar questions" across multiple sites?

You can search across all sites via the search bar at the top of the Stack Exchange site. Be careful though because terminology varies. Seasoned Advice and Stack Overflow have very different ...
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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

I have the same problem since months and I wanted to do a report myself but never found the time to. The possible duplicate suggestions blend with each other when scrolling through them. If you do not ...
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Alignment issue in the "Similar Questions" side bar

The alignment issue in the similar questions section has been fixed recently. Also "How to Ask" and "Similar Questions" sections are not displaying together. Screenshot for reference:
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Requesting specific detailed answers?

There is a way to request specific detailed answers: Ask specific detailed questions. Try to see if someone else has asked the same question before. Explain how your question is different from some ...
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Don't prompt for Similar Questions when no similar questions are found

However, my concern is that, when there are no similar questions at all, what is the real need to prompt at all? I think that the similar questions list is only calculated when you click the link and ...
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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

I am also facing the same issue ever time while posting a question. Firefox: 80.0.1 (64 Bit) OS: Windows 7 64 Bit And the observation is, before scrolling into "Similar Questions", if ...
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Stack Overflow duplicated layer bug

I am also having the same issue. It appears to me first on Chemistry but I could replicate it on Meta as well. The problem appears when asking a new question. How to reproduce Type a beginning of ...
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Search for "similar questions" across multiple sites?

The duplicate finder that pops up works reasonably well on one site but it doesn't help you choose the best site to ask; for that you probably want to use the search engines. Taking your query: "...
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