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Logo Squashed in Chat

When I signed into chat today, the logo at the bottom-right looks like this. Marco Ceppi commented on it: I know they did some changes to chat yesterday to fix the API - there may have also been a ...
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Line spacing cosmetics

Awesome work on the new site design! I'd like to note a couple CSS issues related to line spacing, in this answer as an expample: The scroll bars in the code block probably shouldn't be there. They ...
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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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Image uploader provides wrong image

I am trying to add a screenshot to a question of mine. After I select the picture with the "browse" link, the small preview shows the correct image. But when I click the "Add picture&...
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I'm unable to follow a post in the First Posts review queue

While I was reviewing a post in The First Posts review queue, I decided to follow it and unfortunately I couldn't follow the post. I hope this a bug. By when is it gonna be fixed?
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A reviewed post not displayed again in the review queue

When I press ← Back in Firefox in the AU review queue, I can usually view the post I’ve just reviewed together with votes of other reviewers. However, sometimes, the post is not shown again. This ...
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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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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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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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'Log in with StackExchange' option in Firefox not working for me [closed]

I took a 2 week vacation, back now, and when I went to log in on the desktop it no longer works in Firefox. It was working fine before, so something changed in the last 14 days. As my desktop computer ...
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Unable to log in to chat

When I try to enter the General chat room, the message "You must be logged in to talk" is displayed. Clicking "logged in" takes me to a page titled "Change OpenID" which lists OpenID providers. When ...
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(New) DNS Issues

The following two addresses are not currently resolving to the expected webpages: http://www.askubuntu.com (see downforeveryoneorjustme.com) http://chat.ubuntu.stackexchange.com (see ...
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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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Change the links in Ask Ubuntu contact page

There are two links in Ask Ubuntu contact page. The first one is for contacting Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/about/contact-us (HTTP 😶) This redirects to https://ubuntu.com/contact-us. I feel the ...
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I made an edit but didn't realise I was not logged in

I made an edit to a post but didn't realise I was not logged in until after I submitted the change. Is there any way to assign it to me? This happened only a few moments ago, the edit number is ...
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Is this a bug? I can start a bounty on someone's answered question.

Network Manager or WICD? I am given an option to start a bounty. This is not my question, and it has been answered.
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Ad crap is causing browser errors, is this acceptable?

This sort of ad stuff that tries to execute gifs and pull do all sorts of shady stuff is a big red flag for me and is making me feel uneasy using this platform. What can be done and/or how to reassure ...
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Insert link doesn't work as expected

Whether this is a bug might be open to interpretation. However, in the spirit of continuous improvement I thought I'd bring this up. When inserting a link we get the following prompt. Placing an ...
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Short answer is automatically converted to a comment

When I was entering an answer, to my own question, it put my answer as a comment instead. I tried it again, and the same thing happened again. I kept the two attempted answers -- that got strangely ...
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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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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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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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Title is eaten by diff in suggested edit

While reviewing a suggested edit, I encountered something weird: a title is deleted and no title is inserted in the diff as can be seen below. When I press the "improve" button, I see exactly the ...
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Why my `edit` facilities blocked? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Edit link Missing I can't edit some of posts. The edit is blocked. What cause i can't edit the posts?
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Questions with 0 answers not highlighted any more :-(

I used to easily see the questions which have not yet got any answer as they were displayed in a red circle until recently. Now it's very hard to easily spot them, and I don't think the argument "too ...
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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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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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Emergency; inbox not loading

I was shown two notifications, but after a moment of loading image, nothing appears. Hot questions and all sites area load as expected. Not browser-specific, same results on Opera, Firefox and ...
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The "emphasis" symbol in the editor design issue.

As you can see in the screenshot above, there is a small, light grey line to the right of the "Emphasis" icon in the editor. That shouldn't be there, right?
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Cannot properly see a comment I'm adding with Firefox for Android

On Firefox for Android, when I try to add a comment, the bottom half of the text is hidden. And stuff like punctuations cannot be seen at all. It works better in Google Chrome, however, so the issue ...
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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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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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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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Edit rejects due to others editing the same time

I bring this up as it has happened a few times now. My edits get rejected because someone else beat me to the punch. Just now it was right in the middle of a review process. So two key questions: ...
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Linked to another Stackexchange site?

On this site (privileges, from main site) the link on this string is redirected to Meta Stack Overflow site: Other closed questions may be reopened through a similar voting process. They can also ...
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Design bug in Editing Review, Notifications don't disappear

Unfortunately, I've foolishly closed the tab before I thought to take a screen shot. I saw a link beneath a question, edit (1), and clicked on it. A notification popped up saying something like that ...
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Privileges page missing site title.

On https://askubuntu.com/privileges there are several instances of the site title missing: When your fellow users vote up your questions and answers on Ubuntu, you generate reputation. Should be "...
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Why is an answer shown in First posts review queue when I filtered it for only questions?

I was in the First posts review queue reviewing posts. I noticed this suddenly: Link: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1163303 As you can see in the screenshot, I have used the filter option ...
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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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"Sort by newest"'s labeling is confusing

(https://askubuntu.com/users/389450/script-kitten?tab=questions&sort=newest). The labeling on the right is confusing, and in my humble opinion should rather report "edited jan 01 at 00:00 [...]", ...
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Bug Found in SE chat's upload feature

There is a bug in chat's upload feature ,If you had previously posted an image using upload and you open up the dialouge again without selecting a pic and press cancel it reposts the previous image ...
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