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Badges getting cut in half

Seems like the badges are getting cut in half. Attaching the screenshot below
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Ask Ubuntu site layout is wrong on Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey

I use Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.6.0 and Mozilla Seamonkey 2.49.2 on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS x86_64 and Windows 8.1 x86_64 with installed updates. After some updates of site design its layout is somehow broken ...
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Very confusing audit (maybe a bug?)

I just came across this review audit which really confused me a lot. My first urge was to flag it and this confronted me with the following dialog (see screen-shot): I finally simply down-voted this ...
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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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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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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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strange review - "skip" as only option

Has anyone been presented with such a review? The review link: https://askubuntu.com/review/reopen/489387
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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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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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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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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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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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Prior red notification for low quality posts queue

When I finished to review the Low Quality Posts Queue, I noticed the Red notification that is displayed, as you can see below : I tried to understand why it shows itself again, because I didn't do 20 ...
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Heads-up: Off-topic twice in filter menu

As I noticed on both Ask Ubuntu and Unix & Linux that the word "off-topic" was appearing twice in the filter when working the close queue: I directly took it to meta.se as it wasn't ...
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Sum of "last period" reputation is wrong when a post I downvoted is deleted

When our reputation changes, the title of reputation tab in our profile includes how many internet points we received or lost since we last viewed the reputation page. During that same period, I had ...
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Ask Ubuntu mysterious/mispositioned "See votes, expandable usercard" overlay just started appearing on Dashboard page

This overlay just started appearing, and I can't seem to get rid of it.
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Mobile view adds linebreaks before and after images even if they are very small

If my answer uses a package one has to install first, I like to add an AptURL link with the small package symbol , e.g. for sl using this: [`sl` ![Install sl](https://hostmar.co/software-small)](http:...
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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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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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What 's up with the Jobs section?

I just noticed a Jobs section: As it says, I get a page not found. I'm reasonably certain I have a Stack Overflow Careers profile. So, what is Jobs for, and how can I access it? The feature request ...
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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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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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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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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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Vote count totals are cropped on review pages

Today, I noticed that the vote review totals are being cut off in the display. Like here, for example, noting the red outlined area: What changed and what can be done to fix this? I've tested this ...
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Why does a search for "extra dependency" give no results?

There is Why does apt think it needs this extra dependency?, but when I search for "extra dependency" (with quotes) the search returns "0 Results".
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Ask Ubuntu newest questions bug?

I don't know if I'm the only one who faced this, but sometimes, when I am in Ask Ubuntu newest questions page and someone posts a question, it shows the message: (N) questions with new activity, but ...
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Deleted questions not removed from homepage on "New Activity" notification

Upon the homepage, if a question is deleted, and another triggers the "New activity" notification, which is then clicked on, the deleted posts are not removed from the list while bumped ones are added....
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Why no tool buttons above answer field while logged in

Today I faced this strange issue. There are no quick buttons (linking/image insert) in answer field. The preview field is neither updating. please see the screen shot, But I can see the icons when I ...
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Short permalink to answer doesn't work after merge

How to skip to create Ubuntu Menu in status bar? was merged with How to get global application menu for gvim?. After this, the short permalink to one of the answers still referred to the old question. ...
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Get updates ... OK-box does not disappear

When clicking on "following" of a question after the suggestive "Get updates..." ok/box, that box does not disappear and the subsequent boxes that appear show below that pesky box. So I cannot read ...
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Editing race condition?

OP and I both edited this question at the exact same second. My revision is shown, but the revision history says OP's is the most recent. I think this is a bug, since the most recent revision should ...
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Mod Tools/Panel: Misaligned "Flag Types" Section

This must have changed within the past couple hours, but where we would normally see that nice sidebar in the mod panel with all the flag types and such no longer appears there, where the red freeform ...
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Text on Ask Ubuntu overwrites other text

This occurred today and at other times. Anyone else experienced it? It has occured on 16.04 and 18.04.(Ubuntu Mate)
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Syntax highlighting doesn’t work on meta

When I enter <!-- language-all: lang-bash --> if :; then echo "quoted"; fi in a post on main, the output looks like this: Here on meta, the very same code gets no syntax highlighting at ...
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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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MS Azure ads not showing correctly in the sidebar

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I've noticed something strange. Every ad for Azure that comes up in the sidebar on Ask Ubuntu is cut off on the right side, taking some text ...
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Where is the "Log in with Stack Exchange" option?

How to login for AskUbuntu, there is a new login-screen. But the Log in with Stack Exchange disappeared, that's the way I always did it. I don't have a seperate AskUbunut account. I don't see it. ...
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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When viewed on a tablet, the very top navigation bar has no margin

I'm talking about the Community, Ask, Developer, Design, etc. bar. When viewed on a tablet, the entire bar is shifted to the left of the screen, so that it has no margin, is directly against the edge, ...
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Comments in mobile version of Ask Ubuntu

I am using my mobile to connect to Ask Ubuntu. But the problem is I can't remove/edit comments from mobile version of Ask Ubuntu. Is it problem of my mobile or a known issue in Ask Ubuntu? Browser: ...
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Is Total Reputation Calculated Differently to a Time-based Reputation?

As the title suggests, I am curious to know whether the "total reputation" for an account is calculated differently from the different time-based reputations. While looking at the Year 2021 ...
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Please, I want to take back my "upvote" from a comment

So I read a comment, it seemed good, so I "upvoted" it (with the teeny-weeny little triangle). Then in like 15 seconds I spotted that somehow I skipped over an important detail that actually ...
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