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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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isanswered:0 in searches returns both questions and answers, and answers include either wiki or non-wiki accepted or positively scored answers

From How do I search? - Help Center: isanswered: yes/true/1 returns only questions that have at least one accepted or positively-scored answer; no/false/0 returns only questions with no accepted or ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why are some old questions not being automatically deleted?

I read this: Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered zero-score questions after a year? If the question is more than 365 days old, and ... has a score of 0 *or* a score of 1 with a deleted ...
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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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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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Edit "at least 6 characters" restriction prevents useful edit

I got the error Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? while editing a post (I was not sure about writing the link to avoid meta effect) My edit was ...
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In the latest Google Chrome, KBD looks wrong [duplicate]

I have just downloaded the latest stable chrome, from the official website, and installed it. I then restarted chrome. Now to me kbd elements look like the old style like this: It is not happening ...
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AskUbuntu email notification not working

I had had my AskUbuntu profile's email setting set to "notify me every three hours" for unread AskUbuntu email messages but never received any notifications about email messages that have been ...
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I didn't receive the notification that I'd gained a badge

So in my notification list, I have "You have earned the Curious badge'. But I received the Benefactor badge yesterday and I didn't get a notification for it. Why is this? Is it not meant to or is it a ...
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Icon Overlap CSS in Chrome

Encountered using Chrome 36.0.1985.125 on Mac OS X (10.9.4). It is not present in Firefox on either Mac or Linux. I'm not a Moderator (or 10K user) on any other sites, so I can't test and see if this ...
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From when it is possible to answer to a closed question?

As far as I know if a question will be closed and in the same time someone write an answer, then a message will appear to that person telling him that he can't answer anymore and everything what he ...
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Why is there small text randomly on the review history?

Some - about 2 thirds of the reviews - have got larger text, and the other third has small text - why? It is staring to really bug my OCDness that it is random - not even reviewed, no action needed (...
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Redirect loop when trying to log in for first time with Google account

I tried to login for the first time with my Google account. I may have already created an Askubuntu account years ago using the same gmail address. Now it sends me in a redirect loop when I click on "...
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Edit approval window makes no sense

As of today, I am entitled to approving edits. Twice now I have encountered edits that made no sense at all. Specifically, strings are inserted that I don't believe an editor would have put in there ...
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AU shows me as not logged in while I'm logged in

I'm using Firefox 24.6 ESR (usually in the form of Tor Browser) to access several SE sites. Usually I log in at Tor.SE and then move to other sites. AskUbuntu shows a unique behaviour among other SE ...
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Why is close as duplicate flag present at two places? [duplicate]

Why is the option to flag a post as duplicate present twice, as shown in images? I think the second of them needs to be removed(or justified)
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