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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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"-2 days" in the "you have reached the question limit" page

Quoting a small part from the "you reached the question limit" page which appears when I press the Ask Question button: It's been 0 days since you asked your last question. We ask that you wait -2 ...
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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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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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<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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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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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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Spoiler markup does not break line for series of MathJax equations in post previews

Putting a spoiler on MathJax equations does not work well sometimes, as reported here (1st answer). For example, $$a=1$$ $$b=2$$ $$c=3$$ can be written using ...
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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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"1 days" should be "1 day" in the "You reached your question limit" page

I'm currently prevented from asking questions for 2 days as I've reached my question limit because I've asked two questions out of which one of them was a duplicate and the other has 3 downvotes and ...
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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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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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Why can't I answer this protected question even with my bonus network rep?

I can't answer this question: Is the Glass Half Full with water? There is this message in place of the answer box: Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality ...
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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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Blockquoted Spoilers with Code

There seems to be a problem with blockquoted spoilers that contain code blocks. You can see an example in this answer. Here's how it shows in my browser (Chrome 43): You can clearly see the text even ...
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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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What's wrong with the review queues?

Like, look at this. What happened to the I'm Done part?
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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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Strange MathJax line break behavior in mobile browsers

I was looking at one of my answers on my mobile browser (Safari for iPhone 4S iOS 7.1.2, but the result is the same on any mobile browser I've tried so far), and I found a broken MathJax snippet: the ...
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MathJax rendering in snippets confused by search terms

Search terms seem to interfere with MathJax rendering. Searching for "12 coin" reveals these post-snippet renderings in the search results:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to place a bounty (unknown bug)

There is some kind of bug that is not letting me put a bounty on a particular question. I have enough rep, the essential waiting period has passed and I have no other bounty currently running. I have ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Just out of curiosity: Since when did answered questions come in the unanswered tab?

Is this a bug? Or are my eyes fooling me? P.S. For those who didn't notice, an answered question is in the unanswered tab.
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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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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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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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'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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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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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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"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 ...
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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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What are these 3 reviews? [duplicate]

For few days already I have 3 review asking for my attention at the top, but when I click on them I see 0 reviews. How can it be?
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Bug in delete vote count

I just clicked the 'delete' button on a post that already had 2 votes to delete. A notification box popped up saying: Vote to delete this post? (21 votes remaining) I clicked on 'OK' and the post ...