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Topbar design is out of date

Ubuntu redesigned their website, meaning Ask Ubuntu's top bar is out of date. Note how the top bar "jumps" about:
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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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Incorrect new user text box

Q: What is Ubuntu? A: Apparently, Ubuntu is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for people who love Ubuntu. I think Canonical may not approve of that assessment ;). Don't know if this ...
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If "About Me" is blank we have a grey square on the user page that mean nothing

It has took me time to understand why there is a strange grey square on my user page and to figure out what it is. I think there should be a text like "No description" or maybe we can just remove it ...
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Can't connect to askubuntu with Ubuntu SSO

I could not log on my original account throught SSO on askubuntu. I've tryed on Firefox, Chromium (fresh install with the purpose of this test, no extension). How to reproduce: New private window: ...
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BUG : Unanswered questions?

Hello Today I was browsing through all the questions... I was seeing and almost all the questions were answered. So I selected the "unanswered category" of questions. By default, sort by ...
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Flagged a question before I saw it in First Posts review queue. I cannot click "I'm Done"

The question which I'm referring to in the title is this: Error : If you do not go back to the partitioning menu and correct these errors, the partition will be used as is I flagged this question 2 ...
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Profile images from Facebook don't always show up

See, for example, this new user: https://askubuntu.com/users/932262/alessandro-consalvi. On both their posts and their profile, I cannot see an image. If I try to view the image directly, I get this ...
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Words seem to be missing in "Share a link to this question..." message

Right above the Answer box, we have the Share a link to this question message. This is how I see it: I'm using Firefox Quantom with uBlock.
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The review menu opens and immediately springs closed if clicked when logged out

I had a tab open in Firefox from when I was logged in. Not realizing I had been logged out of the site, I clicked the review icon in the top bar. The menu that would ordinarily show me the review ...
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Unpublished questions written on mobile site not showing on desktop site

When I write questions on the mobile Ask Ubuntu site but leave them unpublished, the question is saved on the mobile site, but I can't access it from the desktop site. I can access it on another ...
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Achievements rep indicator glitching

The rep indicator lit up saying I gained 141 points, but I only gained 4. This has happened twice in the past 10 minutes. See the below screenshot...
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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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The Canonical navigation bar has diverged from the canon

Possibly due to the recent CSS refactoring, the pseudo-Canonical navigation bar no longer matches the top bar of ubuntu.com sites. Here is how they compare in my Chrome (Windows): AU bar Canonical ...
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Is it possible to change a close reason?

The automatic comment left by the duplicate close reason doesn't start with a capital P and being the old, compulsory disorder Grammar Nazi I am, I tend to correct it all the time... If one of the ...
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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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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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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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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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The dots don't line up with the background

Well, since there are looking to change some things with the design, I thought this would be a good time to bring this up. Has anyone noticed that the dot-patterns don't line up? If the new design ...
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"Ask question" left border visible on main site

I've been noticing this for the last few days, and it seems like a bug. Here is what the link currently looks like: Notice the dark purple colored left border which shouldn't be visible. Below is ...
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Review queue false negatives on the new top bar

I've reviewed several posts regarding the new top bar such as: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/357621/review-queue-updates-icon-poll https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/355236/the-new-...
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Contact Us link is broken?

The Contact Us link on the bottom of the site currently reads href="mailto:[email protected]" as far as I know, this is the incorrect format for most some email clients. I don't know ...
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Is there a bug at the election page?

I went into the election page to vote for the 2013 Community Moderators election (Primary). But when I clicked into @green7's vote, it went strange: turned into 8-15 = -7. How could this be -1? ...
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Since a few days, no rep changes occur "in green", not getting pinged

Feels like a silly question, but someone please shine a brilliant light on this: Since a few days, none of the rep changes occurred "in green" on any of my devices, (so not) like this: just ...
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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 the critic badge awarded if you downvote by accident and then upvote the same answer?

I accidentally downvoted a question (misclick, drank lots of coffee heh...) and then upvoted the same answer. I noticed I was award the critic badge for giving my first downvote.
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Edit link Missing

I was going to edit a post and I just found out that "edit" Is missing from all questions Although the edit link works
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Incorrect Consecutive days visit count

I always check out Askubuntu and WordPress Answers several times a day. I have been a consecutive visitor of both for 59 days now. MY profile over at WPA shows it right but AskUbuntu is not. How can ...
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Retag page needs more left padding?

It looks like the content area of the question retag page needs more padding-left. I'm using Firefox 8.0 on Oneiric.
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"Oops! Something Bad Happened!" while opening user profile

I can't seem to get to my user profile. It was working 5 minutes ago. The rest of the web site seems fine. Ideas?
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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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Publish question button is disabled

I recently posted a question, but after reviewing the question I noticed the Post Question button is disabled. I tried to make little changes in the question body without success. Finally, I edited ...
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Should Ubuntu Questions on U&L be smarter about deleted questions?

As those who regularily attend the chat may know, new questions posted on Unix & Linux tagged ubuntu are "featured" in the room by Ubuntu Questions on U&L shortly after they've been posted. ...
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Meaning of orange number left to the "review" button for 10k+ users [duplicate]

We all know that the orange bubble with the white number (here: 330) represents the number of Suggested edits for users with 3k+ reputation. But I have recently (today) reached 10k reputation and now ...
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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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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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Sidebar is all messed up.

Either something isn't being escaped properly or there's been some new HTML that bodges the site. I'm seeing this behaviour on both the main site and meta.
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What has happened with the "Steward" badge?

I got all of them a second time a couple of minutes ago.
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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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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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What causes questions to drop into the 'review for deletion' queue?

After reading Jorge's post on using the review queue correctly I had a look at some of the questions and saw that this one had received one close vote and nothing else. After adding a close vote (it'...
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Markdown isn't parsed after a question rollback.

I just rolled back this question and now the Markdown hyperlink appears unprocessed: When I click Edit, the preview displays correctly, so I know there isn't a syntax mistake:
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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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How are post [merge]s supposed to work?

How exactly do post merges work, and what would be the reason for two questions being merged? I happen to come across this post, which is marked as being a duplicate, and links to this post, which is ...
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Unable to access "90d" tab on "question-close-stats" page

When I try to go to this page I get this error:
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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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"meta" and "parent" navigation links in header missing

Main site: On meta: Update: also on the meta bar the chat link sends me to http://chat.meta.askubuntu.com/ which does not work
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Links in <code> spans are indistinguishable from normal <code> spans

Here's the real life example that triggered this: Make sure you check for duplicates before adding new entries. For example, search pitivi inquestion:this before adding PiTiVi. :)
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