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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

Adding details in hopes of getting developer attention. Reproducing the issue from a clean state. I believe this may be how to reproduce this issue. I can't verify, because I'm already in the broken ...
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What *is* a GlobalTag MegaBlender™?

It's the Filtered Questions function on stackexchange.com. You can use it to keep track of questions in certain tags across the Stack Exchange network. IMHO, this tag should be merged into tag-...
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Why is this question in my filter results with no matching tags?

On that site, the pf tag is synonymized to the pathfinder-1e tag, which matches the filter you have set up.
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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

The issue is because deletion redirects to the new filter page. Which thus creates a new filter. See more details in my bug which happened to be a duplicate: Deleting a network-wide filter creates a ...
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Large subscription mysteriously disappeared?

Well, I'm afraid the tag filter UI still leaves a bit to be desired. But, if you visit https://stackexchange.com/filters, you should see - on the right-hand sidebar - a list of all the filters you've ...
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Filtered questions list does not exclude deleted questions

This appears to be a bug in the replacement "tag engine" code that we've recently deployed. I am investigating. Update: identified and fixed; deploying ASAP. Thanks for noticing :) The problem was a ...
Marc Gravell's user avatar
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How to subscribe to tags?

According to 'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching', subscribing to tags will be replaced with a Notifications feature, which will have some configuration options in addition. However, ...
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Filtered Questions page is broken

My fault - fix incoming. A major change to how StackExchange.com gets and uses the list of sites is in-progress (lots of debt cleanup), this one got by. Ultimately, this is a deep dependency in ...
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How do I see questions from only communities I have already joined on Stack Exchange?

You can set your own filters on https://stackexchange.com/filters Here you can set your preferences regarding sites and/or certain tags where you want to see questions from. You can also opt-in to e-...
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

Tags in the review queue tag filter are (unlike the regular site search) always joined through OR; you don't need to add it, and neither is it possible to review only tasks within the intersection of ...
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How can I get notified only for questions that belong to the intersection of two tags?

This is currently not possible. The technology behind the notifications is Web Sockets, and there's a list of available endpoints: <siteid>-questions-active-tag-<tagname>: Active for a ...
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The header "Confirm subscription" does not render in email

The Commonmark spec requires a space after the hashtags, so that broke once we switched over. The fix is out in production. Thanks for the report!
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June 2019 - Feb 2020)

The issue here wasn't related to previous email problems. It was actually even more ridiculous. We were running a check for whether to add BCC headers to the email, skipping it if the value was null. ...
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jQuery error when attempting to edit custom filter

This was caused by an outdated jQuery autocomplete plugin - we've updated jQuery but not the plugin, which started breaking. We have now updated the plugin, so the page is back in operating condition....
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The cross-site Filtered Questions on Stack Exchange are a bit awkward to use, making site and question discovery extremely difficult

The only way to get the association in your example is really manual curation. Tags were never meant to be used consistently across sites, and I don't think it is possible or even desirable to unify ...
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RSS bug? Feeds randomly marking old entries as new

That is not a bug but I understand why you think it is. One of the examples in your feed was this question. There are no new answers, edits or comments. But something did happen which is revealed ...
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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

As a manual workaround to delete a filter without creating a new one one can do it by running some code using the developer tools of your browser: fetch("https://stackexchange.com/filters/delete/...
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I got no notification emails (for my tag filters) today.

Just now I got several (probably all) of the missing notifications at once, from yesterday as well as from today. Edit: Weren’t all notifications, second batch came in.
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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

I made a mistake and clicked the "New Filter" button too many times so I found some temporary solution to "delete" not needed "New Filter" from my site: it is the uBlock ...
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Get questions + answers from a certain tag for the last six months

You can add the tags to the tagged field. tagged=pandas;numpy&site=stackoverflow&filter=!9_bDDxJY5 Use a ; to separate multiple tags. From the documentation page To constrain questions ...
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My filters stopped working - not showing all results

As Taryn said, we had an issue with the tag engine service. It's been resolved now, so filters should be working correctly again. Thanks for the report!
Adam Lear's user avatar
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How to set a filter on https://stackexchange.com/filters for site recommendation questions about software applications

I just found a related feature-request How do I add a Filtered Question to search for questions containing content other than just tags Besides the mandatory tag, it only had filtering. I will update ...
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Adding 'or' tags while filtering questions

I'm pretty certain this already works. I have this filter on SO: [bash] or [bash-completion] or [bash-trap] or [bash4] or [bash-on-windows] or [zsh] or [sh] or [awk] And it works fine.
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Top questions for filter or tag — network-wide

is there a way to get the top voted questions for a specific tag, network wide? It's relatively easy to build a SEDE query for this, if you don't mind the results being up to 7 days old. Here are the ...
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Edit link in email updates box is not working in Favorite Tags filter

Fixed this a couple days ago. You can now edit existing subscriptions to My Sites and Favorite Tags filters, as well as unsubscribe from emails for those filters.
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