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Reduce minimum bounty offer for the second or later bounties on the same question

I recently offered a bounty on my first question, but it didn't receive much attention, nor had it received any answers. The option to offer/start another bounty is now gone (the link-like button now ...
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"You've Exceeded Your Question Limit" Comes Up Unexpectedly

Now, I understand that nobody here understands the algorithm as of how are timed question bans issued ("You've reached your question limit"), however, whatever the algorithm is, this doesn't ...
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Can't click to see spoiler tags [closed]

I have cleared cookies, logged out and back in, and disabled ublock origin. I have no other add-ons. Running latest version of Firefox. It works in chrome and edge with ublock running. Driving me ...
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A really Annoying Problem with spoilers

So this is what happens: You have a really long answer to puzzle and have finished writing the draft. You go down to click one of the spoiler tags to see if they are working, but what happens is that ...
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A table bug I just encountered

I was trying to make a liar puzzle. This is what it looked like in the preview thing in the edit mode, Then, this is what it looked like in question. Is this a problem with my device or the site?
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Seriously? Programming?

So I took a look at guidance on closed questions https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/help/closed-questions and it says: This question does not appear to be about programming... Um, seriously? ...
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Ghosted for a few minutes by a Suggested Edit?

Recently, I expanded the Review Queue list and saw a red dot on the Suggested Edits queue (if you don't know, that means that it's not empty), so I clicked on it (naturally). But as I was reviewing, I ...
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Color of the blockquote boxes just changed

The color of the blockquote boxes (not the meta site) just changed, Like this, from yellow to gray. I don't know whether it's a bug or a feature, but it's probably a bug.
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Just curious as to why the revival badge was not awarded for this question

The following is the condition stated to receive the revival badge: Answer more than 30 days after a question was asked as first answer scoring 2 or more I believe the condition was met for my ...
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Why do questions sometimes not appear immediately on the site after asking?

I saw that sometimes when I ask a new question it does not appear on the site immediately. It takes sometimes at least 2-3 minutes before appearing but still got a view. I keep on refreshing the ...
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1 answer
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Vote limit doesn't apply to comments

Earlier today I hit the 40-vote mark after going on a voting spree (I'd already gotten Vox Populi once). But I noticed that I could still vote on comments. How to reproduce: Vote the max 40 times in ...
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How do i edit a post

I have not been here for a while, so i am unsure if it is just something that is happening in the past couple of hours or what. But i am unable to edit the post. I get "Page not found" when i click on ...
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<Tag> does not exist on this site

I am attempting to add "Poem" in my watched Tag. It shows in suggestion also. On selecting that suggestion and clicking Add, gives me error that "Poem does not exist on this site". If the tag does ...
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2 answers
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Was the reputation requirement for review tasks changed?

I can't access review tasks anymore: Is this a bug? Was the rep required for tasks changed? The tab works fine on Chess.SE
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I reached 200 reputation on puzzling, and received the association bonus on that site. Why?

When I reached the two hundred reputation (on puzzling) required to get the association bonus, I received it on chess, stackoverflow, and arquade like I expected. Unlike I expected, I also got it here....
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Didn't Down Vote, but showing I did and wont let me undo!

I looked at a question, added a comment, then went back to my main page. About 2 minutes later I see I have a -1 reputation so I go to check it out and it says I downvoted something.. I don't down ...
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'Track the next badge' design bug

The "Track next badge" banner in the profile page covers the profile tabs: Not sure if this is only on Puzzling or affects the whole network.
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1 answer
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'Next privilege' design bug

The background color in Next Privilege is not completely filled. Here is a screenshot to explain it:
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1 answer
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What to do when question can't be repaired with edits?

Due to a bug, all "zero width non-breaking space" characters were removed from my puzzle when I edited the tag. I tried to edit them back in, but the page keeps deleting them. Since that completely ...
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Same post for review in First Posts and Late Answers

I just reviewed the same post in both First Posts and Late Answers. Does this happen to any late answer posted by a new user?
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Accepted Answer Placement?

Why does the placement of the accepted answer come below other answers with more votes? For all the other SE communities I'm in, the accepted answer always comes first if I am on the "sort by ...
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Can we get rid of the rubber duck on Puzzling?

Stack Exchange has a new feature, a small rubber duck that can help people solve the kinds of problems they might ask about on Stack Overflow. However, it's not useful on Puzzling, where someone ...
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Spoiler tag bug [duplicate]

https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/posts/62712/edit There is not much to this question - I went to edit a post on puzzling to fix a spoiler tag assuming the user messed it up. But to my surprise it ...
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Puzzling chatroom logo-text misalignment

Alconja's answer here in the Puzzling Design Pitch post mentions realignment of the Puzzling logo at the top of the site, moving it as shown in the below gif (credits to them): This is what it looks ...
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"How to Format" box has bullet points that look like clickable drop-down arrows

The triangle bullet points in the How to Format box look like clickable drop-down icons (at least to me). Should they be changed to round bullet points to avoid confusion?
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Post rate-limiting without explanation

This post is for a fellow user, @Christopher, who cannot post a question about this issue because of this issue :P Essentially, he has not posted anything onto Puzzling.SE in the past while (last and ...
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Puzzling.SE homed chat-rooms are "insecure"

Using the https:// URL for any of Puzzling.SE's chat rooms gives a security warning. For example, in Firefox: (Chrome isn't quite as in-your-face with it, but if you check the "View site information"...
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Bug with [2048] tag

The 2048 tag on the main site was not allowing edits, saying that the tag was banned.
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Review task bug [duplicate]

This is happening a lot to me and its really getting on my nerves. I'll log on and next to the review list will be a 3 in that orangey brown box which should indicate that there are 3 things waiting ...
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1 answer
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Tag names showing in spoilers [closed]

I have added a hint to my puzzle, and I wanted to cite the tags used to tag the puzzle. Of course, the hint had to be spoilerised. However, when I posted, it displayed like this (scroll down to see ...
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Revision history displays rendered MathJax when it should display markdown

I just edited this post to change The 216 is 6 cubed is made of 27 small cubes to ...
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2 answers
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My spoiler tags are occasionally not working. What am I doing wrong?

In this answer my spoiler tags were not working, as the ! character is ignored and displayed, as if it was quoted text. How do I get a workaround of this?
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"An error has occurred"

I have encountered this bug twice today. How? I was reading a question, then I decide I would upvote it and click on the big Puzzling headline to go back to the main page. If the time between the two ...
3 votes
0 answers
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Vote buttons not correctly aligned

As you can see, the question's score is not correctly aligned with the vote buttons, as it is on other Stack Exchange sites. This is caused by a small padding on the left of the vote button images. It ...
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Why is this not showing the linked question on the side?

On this question, The Vowel Eater II , @msh210 links to The Vowel Eater. However, neither question is showing a linked question on the side. Why?
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Comments on Nominations — Location Not Showed

Puzzling.SE is currently holding a moderator election.  During the nomination phase, members were able to post comments on nominations, like this: If you go to the user profile page of somebody who ...
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1 answer
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Alignment issue in election nomination editor toolbar

There is an alignment issue in the election nomination editor toolbar. I have verified the issue, it is exists in the following browsers: Google Chrome Version 51.0.2704.103 Mozilla Firefox ...
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Why is this particular string of numbers too far to the left?

On a question, there is a string of numbers. However, they are going too far to the left, and I see no reason for them to do so. Why are they doing this?
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3 votes
1 answer
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Logo on iOS sidebar is too big

Using the latest version of the iOS app the logo for the main site in the side bar is too big. Compare the size of Puzzling vs Meta.Puzzling with the size of Math vs Meta.Math. I'm not sure if this ...
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10 votes
1 answer
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What should I do with this audit? Is it a bug?

While reviewing new posts I found a very bad quality post. There was nothing to edit (it was nonsense) so I tried to flag it as "very low quality" but it told me I have already raised that ...
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1 answer
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Can't post on a protected question with 101 reputation [duplicate]

I'm trying to post an answer to this question. I have 101 reputation (with the bonus for being trusted on other SO sites), but it is still telling me that I can't answer it because it's protected, ...
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What's wrong with the review queues?

Like, look at this. What happened to the I'm Done part?
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Logo seen on website is different than StackExchange bar logo

I noticed that this logo that is seen in the StackExchange site bar (and the favicon): is different from the big one seen on the site: The difference is that there are no borders, less pale colors, ...
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Question sorting by votes is broken

When sorting the Questions page by votes (and 50 per page), a lot of questions are left out so that the last question on the first page has a score of -11. EDIT: Now there's a problem on the bottom ...
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puzzling.stackexchange.com breaks one monitor

This is a weird one. This is a new issue on an existing Ubuntu 14.04, dual screen setup, using Unity, nothing out of the ordinary. When I go to puzzling.stackexchange.com on my left monitor screen ...
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1 answer
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Comments overflow into right-hand column

I am using Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:44.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/44.0 with a 1536×731-pixel browser window.
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MathJax glitch when viewing comment

Several of the answers to this question use MathJax, and everything displays fine. However, I got a notification about a comment, and when I follow this link to the comment, the MathJax gets jumbled. ...
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1 answer
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What does the number next to 'review' mean?

Update There are a few interesting suggestions in the feedback from answers and comments but they are hard to test. Is there a dummy page for users to test site tools for repeatable bugs or for ...
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Accidental re-vote locks it permanently

I up-voted a question. My up-vote got marked. I also up-voted one of the comments on the question. Then I accidentally closed the window. Using Google Chrome's Ctrl+Shift+T, I reopened the closed ...
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Bug with the rep-cap

Today I hit the repcap with 200 rep (in fact I got a few null upvotes after that, so that I 'should' have been on 230 rep). Then somebody undid their upvote on one of my answers1, putting me down to ...