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How does this happen? Or When to comment on an Answer?

Whenever reviewing Low-Quality Posts (Answers) I generally choose to comment if appropriate situation is detected, But if a comment is present on the answer already, should I select No comment Needed ...
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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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Microsoft ad blocks all links other than on the ad

Today I have a weird issue with this Microsoft ad: As soon as this ad was loaded (which takes its time) I can not click on any other links on this tab. Before the ad was loaded everything is as ...
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Bounty button on mobile looks as if it's already rewarded on question with open bounties

I have a question with two answers, that I had an open bounty on. When I opened the site on mobile to award the bounty before time runs out, the +100 buttons looked as if the bounty was already ...
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I can see this deleted question even though I don't have 10k? [duplicate]

Title pretty much sums it up. I am somehow able to view this question even though I don't have 10k reputation. Is this a bug?
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Image uploads broken [closed]

Title says it all. When I try to upload an image in a post, it just says that, "An error occurred at imgur" Funny thing is, I can't even provide a screenshot of the error because I can't upload ...
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Where to report problems with Ask Ubuntu RSS feeds?

Ask Ubuntu's "recent questions" RSS at https://askubuntu.com/feeds has been hard down since April 3 21:26. The feed is visible using Firefox, but not when using an RSS app Liferea, or by using the RSS ...
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Shortcuts to SE sites do not work

The last few days the links like [SE.Linux], [SE.ElementaryOS], etc. do not work in comments for some reason.
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Search not indexing groups of URLs

There are a couple of images used on Ask Ubuntu a lot (namely bit.ly/software-[large, small] and hostmar.co/software-[large, small]). All of the bit.ly images are outdated and need to be updated to ...
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I can't embed images anymore?

Suddenly, when I try to embed an image, it only puts the link in. (Just like if you have less than 10 rep) I'm curious if any other users are experiencing this... ?
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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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Problem with the review section

Today, I was reviewing new posts and came to a post titled as "Why does Ubuntu not ship with a way to fill in PDF forms?" which I found a low quality question and down-voted it. Surprisingly I got a ...
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I found a bug on this website that allowed me to log in on my account without a password

I think the title says it all. I am kind of worried about this and where can I contact someone so they can fix this problem?
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Plenty of broken image links

This bug was detected in 2011: the original policy was to use software centre images from bit. ly/ software-small, but that mysteriously broke for some reason that doesn't really matter at this point. ...
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Cannot see review history per user in /review

I can not access a single person's review history using the below URL (replacing <id> with a User ID): https://askubuntu.com/review/close/history?userId=<id> (Try me, against Kaz Wolfe's ...
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Toast notifications overlap the Ubuntu top bar

Part of the Stack Exchange JS library includes functionality to create notification messages - the most common perhaps being "Thanks, we'll take a look at it" after casting a flag. These ...
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I don't get hats when I log in

I'm not getting hats and I didn't click 'I hate hats'. What should I do? I login daily but it doesn't let me get hats!
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Very Low Quality flag still appears in the review queue

I noticed that the VLQ flag seems to have been taken away, which makes a lot of sense, since it never really fit anywhere. Flagging an answer normally shows this: Flagging from review still shows ...
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Is putting up bounties broken?

I just tried to put up a bounty on the following question: Desktop Facebook application for Ubuntu The Dialog for selecting how hight the bounty shall be comes up but the Next Button doesnt seem to ...
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How did this circular-referencing duplicate question happen?

I found these two questions: https://askubuntu.com/question need initfamfs modules. 15.04 where do i add modules to initramfs? 15.04 They are both marked as duplicate, and they both reference the ...
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Why does the system floor-round the time before review queues reset?

I've noticed this before, but I'm curious, so I'll ask a question. Close vote, flag, comment vote, vote, etc counts and review queues reset at UTC 0:00. If someone runs out of any of these before the ...
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Vote limit on comments? [duplicate]

I was reviewing this question in the Close votes queue and upvoted the comment that mentioned the correct duplicate. I received a message regarding hitting the vote limit. I proceeded to VTC the as ...
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Background with dots gives unpleasant effects on scroll

Most LCD monitors have problems displaying regular patterns of dots (or lines). I've tried several LCDs, and on each of them dots in background of askubuntu flicker badly. That's why it's a bad idea ...
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Grammar error (subject-verb agreement) in Help

In the Help Center, on the on-topic page, there's this block of text: Questions that you may ask: Using and administering official Ubuntu flavors including: Edubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Kubuntu, ...
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Behavior of Site when Marking Test Questions as Duplicates / Commenting on Test Questions

I just wanted to review first posts and got this one. A few days ago, I already came across that quesiton by normally browsing AskUbuntu. I knew that the wording of the question was exactly the same ...
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Mobile site UI buggy

Basically the text of top menu and tags is outside its supposed placement. Browser: Chrome Device: OnePlus Two Issue seems specific to Chrome, as Firefox displays the site normally.
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Fix the Linux tag blacklist

A million years ago (in Internet years), Jeff put a tag blacklist in place to stop people tagging things with linux or unix. Probably makes sense but I think his regex was bum: ^linux|unix$ That's ...
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Getting "An error occurred submitting the edit" on only one answer

I have recently tried making an edit to my answer on this post, but, to my surprise, I get a message stating that "An error occurred submitting the edit." I suspected that it might be a temporary ...
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Why am I unable to retract this flag?

Today, I have flagged a question as being off-topic here (as the question seemed to be more about Windows than about Ubuntu), then, I had a second thought (the OP was a beginner in Ubuntu and closing ...
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Links in HTTPS site are always HTTP [duplicate]

All links in the HTTPS Ask Ubuntu, except for the navbar, are HTTP. Even if I specifically open https://askubuntu.com, navigating anywhere returns me to HTTP. Neither do I want it, nor it is an ...
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Cannot access review queues

As of 5:26 AM on September 9, 2016 (UTC), the review queues went down: My browser is reporting that this page is an HTTP Error 500 page, suggesting (as noted) that something is wrong with ...
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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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Please fix spam detection

Today , I was editing a question and apparently there were some new changes in place for spam detection. Definitely good news . . . except that spam detection is broken: Out of all the words that ...
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Glitch in the chatroom [duplicate]

So there is a bug in the chatroom. Here's the glitch in simple ways. I have currently 184 Rep. and the chatroom oddly thinks that i have 200 Rep. Does any users or mod want to deny this? EDIT: I ...
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White page (no HTML) when trying to edit a question

I think I've found a possible bug on AskUbuntu. Earlier, I was trying to edit this question. Here is a screenshot of it: As you can see, the webpage looks fine and normal. But when I click on the ...
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Minor issue regarding reputation and badge

I should be on 123/150 for legendary. Rep got to 200 and I saw the counter go to 123/150. Lost 15 due to pilot6 ( :-) ) removing an accepted answer and saw it go back to 122/150. The 2 blank lines ...
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I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor

I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor badge but on my profile page It is mentioned that I did only 455+ edits and sometimes my profile page says 36k people have reached and then 56k.A ...
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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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The Juju link in the top bar is incorrect

I just started playing around with the links at the top, seeing how they mirrored the Ubuntu.com links, and I noticed something. The Juju link appears to be outdated. The one on AU goes to http://...
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Erroneous message pops up in close dialog

I try to vote to close a question, but am greeted with this error message: So I patiently wait until 3 seconds have passed, try again, and get the same error, over and over again. What is wrong here?
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My badge count is probably wrong (too many gold)

I know it can sound like a stupid question but it seems that my badges count is wrong. I remember having 11 gold and today the total is 13. I've checked the badge page and counted them and... still 11....
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System said I earned "view close votes" privilege, but my profile doesn't show that, is this a bug?

In my Achivements tab, I was told I had earned the close votes privilege: But in my profile, I haven't. Which one is correct?
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Ask Ubuntu logo is quite wobbly

Look: Please fix. You could use this sprite file (all text is converted into paths).
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Why have I just received another two Marshal badges?

Why have I just now received another two Marshal badges? I got my first a few months ago. Surely you should only ever get it the once.
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Why have two of my questions and their answers had a series of unupvotes? [duplicate]

Yesterday all my answers to two questions I posted had many votes "unupvoted", including one question. My reputation history and the two questions: ASCII screensaver for the command-line or a TUI? ...
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I can't access the Election Page

The link http://askubuntu.com/election from the Comments Inbox is going to http://askubuntu.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/election
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What's the so called maliceous-voting-detection worth if this is happening? [duplicate]

I just got an interesting message that there had been maliceous voting on my account. Minus almost 6000 reputation. Interesting question was if I perhaps created an additional account to vote for ...
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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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Bug in the audit system?

I believe I've discovered a bug in the audit system. I was reviewing this answer, which obviously needed some serious work: So I clicked on the edit link, and it showed me this: Which immediately ...

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