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Why are there hyperlinks when you scroll up a bunch

On Safari 8.0.6, scrolling up above the ubuntu bar causes links to show up. Is this a bug? EDIT By scroll up I mean scroll beyond the top limit which is only possible (I think) with the trackpad. ...
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Web design issues on Askubuntu

Whenever I try to add a new favorite tag on Askubuntu that is on the right side of the website the button add seems to be cut/trimmed. Is this issue with my Firefox or it's a website issue?
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Spam question title still showing up in the <title> tag

The following question was flagged as spam and promptly deleted: https://askubuntu.com/questions/626807 (only visible to 10k users) The title displayed on the page states that: "This question ...
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url redirected to askubuntu question when the meta part is removed

I had a question on askubuntu meta. https://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/13980/is-it-possible-to-undelete-an-answer-which-is-deleted-by-a-moderator When I deleted the https://meta. part and reloaded ...
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More black links on deleted question page

This is a continuation of this question: Black links on new duplicate banner are counter intuitive. On Ask Ubuntu, when users with less than 10k view a deleted question they land at a page that ...
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Questions with 0 answers not highlighted any more :-(

I used to easily see the questions which have not yet got any answer as they were displayed in a red circle until recently. Now it's very hard to easily spot them, and I don't think the argument "too ...
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edit reviews: the suggestion comment is not highlighted any more

The comment from the suggesting person used to be immediately visible (different background IIRC) Now it doesn't stand out from the rest, making it a bit harder to find the comment and compare it to ...
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"This post is deleted and cannot be edited." text on a totally blank page

I have an error to report. Today, I have started for the first time to review other users' questions and answers. So the error I am talking about never happened to me and I don't know if it was ...
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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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Previously (non-)upvoted comment doesn't show the (non-)upvote received anymore

I'm positive that an *apparent* upvote on a comment of mine it's not there anymore: after having left the comment, I was still in the page to read one of the answers a second time when I saw it got ...
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Mod flag text box breaks out of flag dialouge [duplicate]

The mod flag text box goes over the edge of the flag dialogue:
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Grammatically incorrect "Recommend close" button description in low quality post review page

Recommend Close to recommend that this question be closed Perhaps it should be "Recommend Close to recommend that this question should be closed"?
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Favorite question star shows undo option even when I did not favorite it

We have a star shown under the question votes which shows how many users have it as favorite as shown in figure. But it shows the message even if I wasn't the one to "Favorite" it. It is a minor bug,...
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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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Why didn't my reputation increase when my question was upvoted on meta? [duplicate]

I just posted a question on meta (here) and it was upvoted thrice till now, still there is no change in my reputation.It didn't increase by 15.Why?
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CAPTCHA has no submit button

I took a long time to compose my post, and was prompted by a house-number captcha. Easy. Then I was re-prompted to copy&paste some code into a text box ... but there's no way to submit that form! ...
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Why isn't the CAPTCHA code smarter?

None of my posts are even remotely spammy. No URLs, or anything close to a URL--just a normal response. Yet I keep hitting the stupid CAPTCHA. Makes me want to go away. Why isn't the code smarter? ...
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Why I am not receiving notifications in my "recent inbox messages"?

Not talking about e-mail notifications or so. I answered a question today (why is "export PATH" displayed in terminal as a title?), I was wondering if I could place a bounty on it right now, ...
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Is there a bug somewhere with the flagging system?

I just raised a single flag for spam on this question, and when clicking the flag button again the popup shows this: But I just flagged the question once, and accordingly I still have 9 flags ...
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Default font "UbuntuRegular" has bad rendering on umlaut characters

The default font "UbuntuRegular" used by Ask Ubuntu is messed up on umlaut characters. Affected characters seem smaller than normal. I played around the font-size and it doesn't help with the problem. ...
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Deleted question showing in the review queue

I was going through the "First Posts" review queue and stumbled upon this: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/368555 However, when I clicked the link to view the question itself, I ...
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JavaScript is broken after clicking on a comment of a deleted answer in the inbox

In my inbox, there is a reply to a comment on an answer which is deleted (The answer is deleted). Thus all comments are deleted. This is the comment link: https://askubuntu.com/posts/comments/530576?...
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Referring to users with special characters in their names

I just tried replying to a comment by typing "@Luís: " and submitting it. After submission, the user name as well as the @ symbol disappeared. I tried editing the comment twice, but the "@Luís" part ...
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Premature notice of new privilege [duplicate]

So I got a notice today that says I have gained the Trusted User privilege, only I haven't yet; I only have 19,992 out of the required 20,000 reputation, which has not changed today, or yesterday. Is ...
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I have less than 50 reputation but I recieved achievement that I can comment although I actually can't

I can't comment because lack of reputation but it showed the achievement. I've tried to comment but of course I failed.
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Navigation menu lacks a "Partners" link

The navigation menu at the top of http://www.ubuntu.com has items Ubuntu Community Ask! Developer Design Discourse Hardware Insights Juju Partners Shop More › However, since the "Partners" item is ...
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Why don't I get notifications about review comments?

I just started reviewing today and I noticed something really irritating: Questions I reviewed and posted a comment on as part of the review do not give me notifications when they get new comments. ...
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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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Ask Ubuntu Meta and Ask Ubuntu Reputation is not Synchronized

When I had 15 reputation on Ask Ubuntu I wanted to ask something on Meta; I went to Meta, but it said I only had 3 reputation so I could not ask questions. I went to Ask Ubuntu again, but my ...
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Scrolling code blocks glitch

This is me trying to scroll left and right on this code block (animated): Here are the still images: This is a copy of the problematic code block, which I first found in this question dpkg was ...
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Possible bug in answer ordering

Usually ordering is on the basis of total score, with accepted answers pinned to the top unless the answer is by OP. Today on a couple of questions I have seen something else: Python: no module named ...
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Award bounty button not working

I'm trying to award a bounty to an answer I received, but nothing happens when I click the button. I'm not sure if either of these factors might be responsible: I'm currently in the 24 hour grace ...
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Questions with pending close votes in an audit

I got caught by an audit on Can I recover a deleted file?. The question, while upvoted, high-quality, etc., was actually flagged duplicate, and had three votes in support when the audit happened. Now ...
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Unable to upvote or comment on answer

I was able to accept this answer, but I am unable to up vote or comment on it. When I click the Add comment button I get the following message: User does not have permission to comment on this post ...
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User name missing in mobile version of askubuntu (I think!)

I'm pretty sure that your user name used to display when you were logged in and using the mobile version of the site, but now it appears to be missing. I've included a screenshot where I was using ...
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Contact Us link is broken?

The Contact Us link on the bottom of the site currently reads href="mailto:team+askubuntu@stackexchange.com" as far as I know, this is the incorrect format for most some email clients. I don't know ...
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Why does the Canonical bar on meta omit Insights and Juju?

Canonical navigation bar, as seen on main Ask Ubuntu site: Canonical navigation bar, as seen here on meta: Or just look at the top of your screen... Two items are missing: Insights and Juju.
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Privileges page has broken alignment

This page has some messed up alignment in the right sidebar. Here's what it should look like, But when you click on the link it breaks. This doesn't seem to be an issue on other StackExchange sites ...
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First Post review test question broken

The following test question (i.e., review audit) for the First Post review queue seems to be broken: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/312931# Neither comments nor flags work and the buttons ...
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Don't allow questions to be asked with no title

This is a bug: The OP just wrote the body of their question without actually writing a title. The result, as you can see in the image above, is a singularly useless title. This shouldn't be allowed. ...
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Askubuntu.com Profile doesn't accept Unicode Character as name

I am from Myanmar and I try to update my Display Name in Myanmar language but it doesn't accept the Unicode character and it only accepts English characters. How to solve it?
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Why are the Chat users inconsistent?

This is the AU Meta user: This is U&L user: Why did the AU Meta post 189 days ago, but for U&L that is not applicable? I know that these are of course wrong - they both posted today. But ...
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Can't Accept Answers or enter review queue

Whenever I try to enter the review queue or accept an answer, I get an error message. I also now cannot post comments. Also, while writing this post, both "Title is Missing" and "Body is missing" is ...
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Bug in the reputation calculation (possibly involving migration?)

A user (Debonaire57) asked a question (actually a rant) on Ask Ubuntu. It was swiftly - in 26 minutes - transferred to Meta, where it received 14 down votes (actually, 15 and an upvote). If you look ...
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Changing reputation; somtimes it goes up, then down again

Maybe related to the recent bug, mentioned here, but I noticed my reputation sometimes unexpectedly increases (you never know what you did :), but then goes back to what you actually should have at ...
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Clicking on green reputation button does not make it go away

Clicking on green reputation button does not make it go away for example mine reads +15 in green at the top of the page and it will not reset. Is there a bug at the moment? is there a way to make it ...
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Potential bug in rep change badge? [duplicate]

Okay, so this may just be a bug or some issue with my cache, but I noticed some errant behavior of the rep change indicator in the top bar. And it happens both here in meta and on Ask Ubuntu. This ...
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Recent Achievement Indicator [duplicate]

The Recent Achievement Indicator on both the main site and the meta site, aren't showing up to the minute info. For example in my case, I got 2 upvotes yesterday, and 1 about 3 hours ago, and all ...
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There is a bug with the bounty banner

When a new bounty without a comment appears, the add a comment appears half over the grey banner background: While not a bad bad bug, it is annoying.
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Yesterday was 23 hours ago

This should possibly be on Stack Exchange. In all the review queues, the times are a bit wrong. I am posting this close enough to 17:00 BST, so 16:00 UTC. So yesterday was 16 hours ago. I took this ...

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