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If a user is suspended until 2118 network-wide, SE is saying: go away; nothing short of cryogenic stasis can save you, and if you do that we don't promise to let you come back anyway. That's not "temporary". We should give the community managers a non-hacky way to suspend an account permanently, instead of them having to just pick a large number. In those ...


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Your answer previously used an unsupported format for code blocks, which rendered differently. We now support code fences, which changes how the post gets rendered in the current engine. In short, it's not possible to return it to its previous rendering because the post is getting run through a different version of the rendering engine now. That aside, we ...


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The problem is: yes, it would lead to a circle. Even if that particular question isn't a part of the circle or there is a path that leads out of the circle. The problem is there is a circle somewhere and it shouldn't exist and should be removed. You're only looking at one specific case here, where you want to create a line from A to B to C and ignore the B ...


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The bug here was that for several years, all answers on a question would be marked as "migrated" - even if they weren't (say, because they were deleted). The other bug here was that for about the same number of years the deletion date of all answers to a migrated question would be set to the timestamp of the migration. Again, even if they weren't migrated ...


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I recently posted a question asking about CAPTCHA in China on StackExchange websites. The solution appeared to be "SE doesn't have this option because it would involve necessarily rolling their own CAPTCHA, which is obviously buggy and insecure." And I agree that would be buggy and insecure, but that's not the only solution. Websites such as Taobao and JD....


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I'm gonna call this status-bydesign. Or possibly status-declined, depending on how you look at it. We are not currently in a position to make any changes to the mobile apps, and in the grand scheme of things I don't think this difference in the ordering matters that much.


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