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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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Why do chat posts appear twice at times?

Sometimes when I type in chat and post, it appears twice! Why does this happen? (Another user told me it is due to my slow internet connection. But can somebody elaborate and confirm it?) Also if the ...
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Failed a review audit that has a close vote

This audit was failed, even trough the question has a close vote, and I was the one that casted the close vote. Why I'm shown an audit about a question I'm trying to close anyways?
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Glitch in the review queue?

While revisiting my review votes I found: (review) To me this looks like a glitch - either the review is completed or not - the message at the top says no, the bottom line says yes. Is my ...
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Usercard Formatting Sometimes Clipped

I noticed in a AU post today that a usercard was clipped on the right, cutting off the user's bronze-badges count: Of course this clipping does not affect all usercards; most I have seen look fine. ...
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Launchpad logins broken on linux browsers?

One of my coworkers noticed that Launchpad logins are broken. If you log out, then go to login, click the launchpad button, and nothing happens. Normally a text widget shows up so you can type in ...
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Italic text in Links are not colored

For example in my answer here, if you open it on your mobile (Or just click mobile in the footer on your desktop browser), an italic link would look like this: While on the desktop it's like so: ...
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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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Ask Ubuntu ads appear only as "Stack Android App" ads, not showing community ads

It seems that in the change to display the ads for the android app, I am now only seeing ads for the android app on Ask Ubuntu. This has the unfortunate side effect that none of the community ads are ...
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Broken review test

Moments ago a late answer popped up in the review queue with a link to a bash script debugger hosted at SourceForge. I started by editing the answer (which was not well formatted), but whenever I ...
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Why are there different styling in Meta from AskUbuntu?

I have noticed this a while, but it is just a bit weird. Styling differences occur between different StackExchange sites. The most notable is the <kbd> tag, most of which render the contents of ...
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Review audit bug

When reviewing in the close vote queue I almost always start by clicking on the close button and then canceling that window, to see how the votes are standing on the question. Because if I'm in the ...
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Why does this question have 4 votes to migrate to Meta?

Why is this being shown on a review? It has 4 close votes to migrate to Meta. Why does it have 4 migration votes (unrelated to Meta)? That option isn't even available for me on most questions (...
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Can the line-height in <li>s be a bit taller?

I was joking with somebody earlier about the line-spacing in their post. There's nothing wrong with the content, it's just hard to read. This is very easy to reproduce; just compare: Lorem ipsum ...
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Style issue: font alignment with certain styling

While doing some editing today, I've noticed the following issue with the style used on Ask Ubuntu: This issue occurs when using either italic or bold italic text, ie: ***group***. It is not evident ...
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The little tab things don't look right

On my main profile page, I noticed this: Is it just me, or are the tab backgrounds backwards for the left & right ones? Shouldn't the rounded corners be pointed out?
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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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Tag based syntax highlighting isn't working in all the questions

For those who don't know, SE uses Google Prettify to automatically add syntax highlighting to any code posted based on the tags applied in the question. If we specify <!-- language : lang-...
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Very low quality flag on a closed question, can't do anything but invalidate the flag?

I got two VLQ flags in my queue... actually the question is impossible to understand by normal humans, but I can't handle the flag if I don't either, invalidate (which I will not), or add a spam/...
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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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I cannot change my hat on any of the SE sites!

Since 22nd December I cannot change or remove my hats. I get an error (screenshot below): An error occurred while changing the hat - please try again. I have tried several operating systems and ...
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Enter in context menu posts comment

I tend to use the context menu key to correct typos. Context key, select word, enter. The normally I will press down to get to the end of the row. Enter in the context menu posts (with about a 0.5 ...
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"Unanswered" questions tab shows answered questions

Why does the "Unanswered" tab in the main orange bar produce a result different than "Unanswered" in the "Questions" sub-tab? Is there a way to make this less ambiguous?
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StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ colour issue

Opening up the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ after the recolouring on Ask Ubuntu main and hovering over the Stack Exchange logo results in dark grey on purple: This is somewhat ...
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Search for duplicates - result missing

Wanting to close vote a question for being a duplicate of the well-known My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I searched in the closure dialog for "boots to a black ...
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This guy has a 101 rep with after only asking 2 questions and getting no up votes: Bug in Ask Ubuntu?

I really don't want to be a dick, but I ran across the following question: https://askubuntu.com/questions/386327/how-to-learn-ubuntu-after-installing-it from the following user: https://askubuntu....
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Bug, utf8 char trimmed away from user profile webpage url

Discovered that utf8 chars are trimmed away from users StackExchange profiles usersupplied webpage url under bio. E.g. for my case, the æ from my last name is getting trimmed, rendering the google+ ...
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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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Close voters in the wrong voters' bucket?

I voted to close/hold a question as "off topic", others voted for "unclear, what you are asking". Apparently I was the 5th and now I supposedly voted for "unclear" too. It's no big issue but it feels ...
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Why I do not get notified about duplication notice comments?

My question here was voted to close as duplicated of another question, but I(tm) never got notified by the drop-down inbox, nor the SE inbox. Is this expected? Because if it's like this, most of our ...
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Double posting of comments (Not intended)

I was picked up yesterday because I appear to have double commented on some questions This was not intentional and appears to be a result of my wifi disappearing momentarily due to local interference ...
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The share link box is oversized

I've been able to reproduce this in both Firefox and Chromium. I click the share button then this box appears with a abnormal horizontal compared with the main site Apparently, the comment field/...
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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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Dotted line persists after deleting comments

After deleting all comments on a post, the line which separates comments from the main post remains. See this screenshot (from this question) and note the dotted line after the post which shouldn't ...
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I can't comment in the Review Queue, can you?

For a while I've been unable to be able to rant comment in the review queue... any review queue... well except the "suggested edit" queue... anyone experiencing this issue as well? Ah, btw, ...
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I can Review close votes, but I don't have more votes to cast!

This post is interesting to Seth, since he has been in a similar situation. Well, I have no more close votes for the day. But I only reviewed 19 questions, hence I have still access to the review ...
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Descenders in comments chopped off in Windows Chrome

In my browser (Chrome 29 on Windows 7), descenders are chopped off in comments, which makes it fairly annoying to read, as g's look like q's (most other letters with descenders are fairly unambiguous, ...
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Why am I not able to login here with my Launchpad username?

I am not able to sign in here, with my Launchpad username? What could be the main reason for that? I am able to sign in with any of those my emails account or even with Facebook normally!
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A 404 error occurs on the about page

In the second slide of the about page, the link to the "official Ubuntu derivatives" gives a 404.
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"Review completed": why isn't the fate of that post decided?

I am talking about https://askubuntu.com/questions/338436/i-cannot-get-vpn-to-prompt-me-for-userid-and-password-when-the-always-ask-opti At the same time the review screen shows while the question ...
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Can't edit due to mention of The Walking Dead

I was going to edit this question but I appear to be running into some kind of spam catcher.
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Suggested Edit notifications not being sent in a timely manner?

I posted an answer and there was a suggested edit shortly after. However I was not notified of the suggested edit via the message system until after it was approved. The notification I got said that ...
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This edit would have to be a suggested edit

I was reviewing a question which a new user had just posted on the site, by clicking on the Review link. After editing the title (typos) and the main question body, with spelling, layout and English ...
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Link broken in duplicate answer flags view

In the 10k+ tools for reviewing flags I see this glitch: This link used to work (at least yesterday). I could then click on the link to go to the automatically marked duplicate answer.
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Some problems with pro-forma comments

I installed Pro-forma comments yesterday and it worked fine, I really like it. But today something is wrong. I can not see auto link near help. Also, when I flag question as duplicate, there does not ...
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Not that criteria

In https://askubuntu.com/help/bounty, there's this: "If there's no answer meeting that criteria, the bounty is not awarded to anyone." One criterion, two criteria or "those criteria" but not "that ...
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The "contact us" link in the User Merge help page links to itself

It seems that https://askubuntu.com/contact/user-merge now redirects to https://askubuntu.com/help/merging-accounts (since a recent build of the site). Fine. However, the link on the page for further ...
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Numbered lists get erroneous numbers

Look at my answer here: Printing multiple files from Nautilus You'll see I have an ordered list 1-8. After the 6th item, I have a pre/code section and after that points 7 and 8. However, 7 and 8 is ...
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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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g's look like q's font oddity [duplicate]

It seems that when there are one line comments, g's look like q's. here is an example:
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