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Shortcut for adding quotes causes program to quit

While editing a long answer with a large block of text to quote, I held my mouse over the button for quoting, and noted that the shortcut to add quotes is Ctrl+Q. The use of 'Q' makes sense, but it ...
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Low Quality Posts review chokes when I run out of delete votes

Most days I run out of delete votes somewhere in the middle of the Low Quality Posts queue. I have noticed what seems to me to be a (minor) bug here. When I get to my last delete vote, if I click ...
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Don't say someone who rejected an edit approved it

On this page, it says "approved by Community, David Foerster 20 hours ago". When you follow the link, it takes you to the review page, but David Foerster actually rejected it: Please don't say it ...
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Official Ubuntu derivatives link at FAQ is broken

The link pointing to Ubuntu about derivatives page is broken. Located at https://askubuntu.com/faq page Paragraph: We welcome questions about: Using and administering Ubuntu, including official ...
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Bug: Moderator not getting the mod tag but being tagged as a bot in mod actions for comments

This happened on this post's deleted comment - visible to moderators and staff as it's a deleted comment: This is a post done by a reviewer and masked by the Community bot. Mitch is an actual diamond ...
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The pictures on Privileges help page are outdated

There are plenty of pictures showing how to use the privilege tools, here. They seem to be outdated. For example, the picture about offering a bounty, shown below, compared with the actual one, also ...
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Ubuntu bold font not imported

The Issue Recently I noticed something odd: when booting into OS X and visiting Ask Ubuntu, bold fonts render oddly. I've only noticed this in Chrome; in Firefox and Safari, the bold font renders ...
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Glitch on profile page with dropdowns

The next privilege button on the profile page shows through the three drop-downs on the top. I tend to start my browsing at this page then check my inbox so I see it every visit. Chrome&Firefox
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Some data lost after Stack Exchange server migration Feb. 9

As some of you have noticed, the SE admins were migrating the services to the NY data centre again yesterday. Unfortunately, some data seems to have been lost in the minutes before the site became ...
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Search is not working in Ask Ubuntu Help Center

I searched "flag" in Ask Ubuntu help center and I got this error: Oops! Something Bad Happened! We apologize for any inconvenience, but an unexpected error occurred while you were browsing ...
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Weird wording in the "needs clarity" notice

Following kulfy's advice I posted this bug report on meta.se (https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/341037/206420), but would like to keep this question for visibility (at least for a while) The "needs ...
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Bug with code of conduct notification

Not sure if this is related to the new theme that's being worked on or not, but:
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Why user is able to edit comments in multiple textareas in the same time?

By accident I have clicked edit link on comment twice. After first click I have textarea for editing it (it is normal and expected behavior). But on second and third click on edit I get garbage: ...
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I get a post which I flagged before in review audit

I faced this already a couple of times. In Late Answers or First Posts appears some stupid post that is not an answer. I try to flag it, but it does not let me, because it seems that some time ago ...
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Preserve tabs in code

Tabs are currently rendered as spaces in code blocks. I'm sure this is just a symptom of Markdown or an otherwise well-intentioned method to standardise code samples... However some code needs tabs to ...
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Why can't I VTC this as duplicate? It has an upvoted+accepted answer

Look at this question. I bumped into it using the Review Queue for Close Votes. I agree with the proposed duplicate, but I am unable to vote-to-close it: The error This question does not have an ...
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Little Bug with layer order on askubuntu

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post, but i recently found a little rendering bug on this site. It's a problem of the z-index and the order of layers. Note: the red notification box was ...
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No first post reviews for 13 hours?

I was reading this Meta question about a lack of first post reviews on multiple sites. It got my curiosity, so I went to the first post review queue and noticed there had not been a review in the ...
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Yearling badge awarded multiple times today

I'm getting some odd behavior on the site today, it's awarded me the yearling badge 5 times over and keeps doing so every hour or so, perhaps in response to some actions I'm taking, but I can't tell ...
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Why does the site tease me about a comment I can't view?

A deleted answer marked as spam shows a "show 1 more comment" link, but clicking the link does not show the comment. Reloading the page does not make the problem go away. The deletion itself is ...
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Nothing to review? What gives?

This UTC morning I looked at the reviews page and saw about 100 Close Votes to review and nothing else. Thinking this was slightly odd, I nonetheless reviewed 20 close-voted questions in the queue, ...
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The yellow "question has been deleted" bar is underneath the Ubuntu navbar when scrolling

When scrolling down, the "this question has been deleted" bar is partially hidden under the Ubuntu navigation bar: I think the z-index ordering should be done in such a way that the yellow popup bar ...
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Hover state colour for the "Ask a Question" button in the tour is broken

This happens on Chrome 46:
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Underline on new reputation graph looks weird

This is what I see when hovering my reputation graph in the new profile page: Can the underline please be removed?
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Bug: UbuntuRegular Font (used on this site) messed up at 12 & 13px

This site, AskUbuntu.com, uses the "UbuntuRegular" font. Sometimes the font size is 14px, which displays fine, but in the "comments" (& perhaps other places), the font size is 13px, which cuts off ...
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duplicate question review management

When you click on the close button on a question and select duplicate you can then search for a question and get a result list. If you select a question that is on hold/closed for being a duplicate ...
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Edit approved by no-one?

Consider this approved edit (edit by me): https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/170518 Why is reviewer field blank? Who really approved the edit? This only occurs on that particular review and ...
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Ask Ubuntu meta page title says just "Ubuntu Meta" and another title issue

If one looks at the title of any page on AU Meta, then will see that the title is: [Page title] - Ubuntu Meta - Stack Exchange when IMO it should say "Ask Ubuntu Meta". Even worse, on the ask page,...
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Suggested edits count includes a user's own tag wiki edits

In review, I'm told there are 3 suggested edits for me to approve/reject/improve: (These images are from the old review system; the new system's interface is different but this still seems to occur.) ...
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Visited links on Meta are hard to see

Maybe it is just my vision but I can't distinguish visited links in question/answer text from the surrounding text on Ubuntu Meta. I can see the links on the parent fine and I can see unvisited links ...
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BUG : Unanswered questions?

Hello Today I was browsing through all the questions... I was seeing and almost all the questions were answered. So I selected the "unanswered category" of questions. By default, sort by ...
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Flagged a question before I saw it in First Posts review queue. I cannot click "I'm Done"

The question which I'm referring to in the title is this: Error : If you do not go back to the partitioning menu and correct these errors, the partition will be used as is I flagged this question 2 ...
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Profile images from Facebook don't always show up

See, for example, this new user: https://askubuntu.com/users/932262/alessandro-consalvi. On both their posts and their profile, I cannot see an image. If I try to view the image directly, I get this ...
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Words seem to be missing in "Share a link to this question..." message

Right above the Answer box, we have the Share a link to this question message. This is how I see it: I'm using Firefox Quantom with uBlock.
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The review menu opens and immediately springs closed if clicked when logged out

I had a tab open in Firefox from when I was logged in. Not realizing I had been logged out of the site, I clicked the review icon in the top bar. The menu that would ordinarily show me the review ...
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Unpublished questions written on mobile site not showing on desktop site

When I write questions on the mobile Ask Ubuntu site but leave them unpublished, the question is saved on the mobile site, but I can't access it from the desktop site. I can access it on another ...
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Achievements rep indicator glitching

The rep indicator lit up saying I gained 141 points, but I only gained 4. This has happened twice in the past 10 minutes. See the below screenshot...
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Noticed something about audits

I noticed something about review audits: When it's going to give me an audit, the page says, "Loading next item" for a long time (>4 seconds). Otherwise, the wait time is <1 second. UPDATE: This ...
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Menu bar is covering the Deletion pop-up

The "Recommend Deletion" pop-up is not fully visible. Yes, this is a minor bug, but it looks clean it this is fixed.
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The Canonical navigation bar has diverged from the canon

Possibly due to the recent CSS refactoring, the pseudo-Canonical navigation bar no longer matches the top bar of ubuntu.com sites. Here is how they compare in my Chrome (Windows): AU bar Canonical ...
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Is it possible to change a close reason?

The automatic comment left by the duplicate close reason doesn't start with a capital P and being the old, compulsory disorder Grammar Nazi I am, I tend to correct it all the time... If one of the ...
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Should voting to close a correctly closed question for the right reason really be considered failure?

I encountered this review audit. To test me, the review item told me the question had received close votes as primarily opinion-based. This was obviously wrong, which I recognized quickly, but I saw a ...
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Ask Ubuntu CSS Error: Bounty elements have margin-right offset on question view

It messes up the inline flow. See what I mean below: Can this be fixed?
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Login flow has bad link

Repro steps: Open incognito window / clear cookies McAfee Site Advisor indicates that this site is risky to visit? Press upvote button In login dialog, click "sign up using google" Result: 404 page ...
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The dots don't line up with the background

Well, since there are looking to change some things with the design, I thought this would be a good time to bring this up. Has anyone noticed that the dot-patterns don't line up? If the new design ...
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"Ask question" left border visible on main site

I've been noticing this for the last few days, and it seems like a bug. Here is what the link currently looks like: Notice the dark purple colored left border which shouldn't be visible. Below is ...
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Review queue false negatives on the new top bar

I've reviewed several posts regarding the new top bar such as: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/357621/review-queue-updates-icon-poll https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/355236/the-new-...
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Inconsistent date in close description

I am talking about this question: Software Updater is saying "You stopped the check for updates". What should I do? The question was asked 11 months ago and the question was closed 12 ...
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Image uploader provides wrong image

I am trying to add a screenshot to a question of mine. After I select the picture with the "browse" link, the small preview shows the correct image. But when I click the "Add picture&...
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A reviewed post not displayed again in the review queue

When I press ← Back in Firefox in the AU review queue, I can usually view the post I’ve just reviewed together with votes of other reviewers. However, sometimes, the post is not shown again. This ...
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