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Quotes vs Spoilers - Style Sheet Change

In the past, quotes and spoilers had a yellow background (using the same color as watched tags). They were basically the same, except for whether or not they hid text. As of sometime today, they both ...
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Paging through unanswered questions removes the unanswered filter

If you use the "unanswered" menu item, you get a page of the first top 20 or so unaswered questions, ordered by votes. But if you try to advance through the list using the page navigation buttons, ...
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“Possible dupe” popup won't go away

I keep getting the following popup on a question I asked recently: I've already edited my question to clarify why it's not a dupe of the suggested question. I've also selected the "No" option and ...
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Are the Winter Bash hats drawing data from last year?

A little while back, the Winter Bash icon appeared on the top bar, along with the notifications: "You earned Glasses With A Number On Top on Science Fiction & Fantasy!" However, the description ...
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What prevents someone from tagging users in comments?

Occasionally I try to tag someone in a comment with @ and the name does not autocomplete, and also when the comment posts it is not tagged to that person - even if I fully spell out their name. No ...
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Weird bug - can't put a regular blockquote between two spoilers

In a recent question of mine, I encountered what I think is a bug when I tried to put a regular blockquote between two spoilers: Text: !This is spoiler 1. "This is the regular blockquote". ...
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Why is fez's reputation showing up as -202 on the “Users” page?

I looked up the user fez, and here is what the page showed: But when I clicked on it, fez's user page showed what seemed like the correct reputation (5,000 something). Update: When I look it up ...
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Only adding 4 tags, complaining about more than 5?

This validation error seems wrong. I tried to add a 5th tag only, not more than 5. Please enter no more than 5 tags. I tried both the mobile site and the desktop site in a mobile browser, same ...
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Incorrect text colouring on earned bounties in the Reputation tab

Looking at my Reputation tab for yesterday when I earned a bounty and the text of it is green, same as normal positive reputation events, and it has the blue bounty background. I believe it should ...
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What are these lines?

This is kind of annoying, and these lines don't seem to serve any purpose. Why are they here? OS: Windows 10 Browser: Brave Resolution: 1366x768
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Lists are not working in spoiler blocks [duplicate]

Consider this following spoiler block: It should have one paragraph, then a bulleted list with two items - just as if it were not in a quoted non-spoiler block: The quick brown fox: Jumped ...
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“Nothing appears to have changed” after I made an edit

I went back and made sure many times that someone hadn't added that tag right before I edited it, and it had remained exactly the same. What's going on here? EDIT I did manage to get my edit in the ...
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Shouldn't the Private Beta link be removed?

On Help-Asking, at the bottom there is a How to Ask Questions in Private Beta link: Shouldn't this be removed now, as SFF.SE is no longer in beta?
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Why do I have more flags available?

When I was going to flag a question, this is what came up. Pay attention to the flag count at the bottom-right. I thought that users received only 10 flags per day. Has this policy been changed (...
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Need more contrast on the close screen

See the text right in the middle, above the "[14] Is wikia.com general reference? (2)"? Can you read it? Because I can't. The highlighted text below the same line is the same color, for reference.
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Strunk and White progress link leads to 404 page

When I access the Strunk and White 'badge count progress' button on meta, it leads to the 404 "page not found" page for the low quality review queue
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Ignored tag still shows up in HNQ?

I recently added harry-potter and fantastic-beasts to my ignored tags. I haven't seen the movie yet and I don't want to get any spoilers from question titles. While the questions successfully ...
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Number of new inbox items is almost never correct

I am asking this here, because only the Science Fiction & Fantasy site seems to be affected. The other stacks I am active on are behaving normally. For the last few weeks (at least) every time I ...
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Mismatched icons?

Since yesterday I've noticed that all of the small icons used in the "Hot Network Questions" pane, as well as some of the community nav menu (the SE icon at top-right) are all mixed up. This seems to ...
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Custom close reason needs an update [duplicate]

One of the off topic close reasons contains a link to come talk about it in chat Requests for lists of works or recommendations are off-topic as they do not fit our questions and answers format. ...
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White background covering up the stars background when viewing a question

Normally, you can see stars on the right and left of viewing a question. Like the current main page: You can see stars. But now, when viewing any question on the main site - or on a meta site - the ...
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Will the moderator who has been deleting my comments kindly contact me?

On my comment on an answer to this question, I received a reply yesterday which apparently indicated that the responder didn't understand that the comment was intended to be humorous. So I replied, ...
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Top bar keeps displaying my total rep gain for the day

Whenever I open a tab and leave it unattended, if my rep changes due to an upvote, the top bar now shows my entire rep gain for the day instead of just the normal rep change (e.g. +290 instead of +10) ...
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SSL Certificate Still Invalid

Was a little surprised to see this screen when I attempted to switch to Meta: I know that this was already commented on (SSL Certificate not valid here), but that was about a year ago. Has no ...
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Can't close question as dupe. Just get error message

In what looks like another example of the same bug (Why can't I close this question as a dupe?) I don't seem to be able to close this question as a duplicate. Young adult novel involving Time-...
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Why can't I close this question as a dupe?

This question Short story about alien military telepathy? is a dupe of this question... Which 70s/80s story/book has horses as protagonists? but when I try to close it as a dupe (with my gold-tag ...
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'Fantasy' font too thin, detail getting lost

I'm talking about the site logo/title (this applies to both meta and the main site, but I'm using meta as the example): Specifically the 'F': As you may be able to see, there's a top swooshy bit ...
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SFF chatroom not showing user location when profile get shared due to font colour

I just changed my name on the site and shared it on The Quill and Tankard, but my location was not visible due to the font colour: But it's still there and visible if I select that area I did ...
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Site CSS is broken, un-visited links appear blue, alignment in user profiles is off

Noticed this issue about an hour ago, see chat. Issue 1 CSS issues are causing all unvisited links to appear blue until visited, at which point they go the normal redish: Issue 2 When you visit a ...
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The CSS on the reason for edit field is broken when reviewing edits

I saw this when I reviewed an edit. I think the CSS is messed up. But on looking back on it, everything looks ok. Is this a known issue?
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Overflow in Chrome 41

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/41.0.2272.118 Safari/537.36 Bug report on Meta.stackexchange.com
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CSS Weirdness on both Main and Meta

CSS for both the Main and Meta sites seems to have changed sometime in the last 24 hours. Links are now confusing as hell. There's a baffling mixture of light red, dark red, and blue coloring all ...
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Links to book series on Amazon are being mangled

I answered a question and included a link to a book series on Amazon, https://www.amazon.com/gp/bookseries/B00YSGMWQ2 The link worked in the preview, but when the answer was posted it had been ...
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Meta sci-fi blog link wrong

On the main Sci-Fi site is this link: blog which goes (correctly) to the Science Fiction & Fantasy Blog. At the bottom of this (meta) page the link is: blog which goes to the Stack Overflow ...
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Edit page's tip windows bug

There's a bug when editing a post where the "How to Edit" and "How to Format" windows get mixed in with the map links at the bottom of the page. I'm using Chrome V58.0.3029.110.
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What is this no-change edit? How did it happen?

One of my posts was apparently edited, but looking at the history, I see no visible changes. What happened here? (This question is motivated mainly by curiosity, but there must be some sort of bug in ...
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Two different icon shapes for linked/related questions in sidebar

In the linked/related questions sidebar, there is an icon inconsistency. Questions with an accepted answer have a (green) hexagonal icon, and questions without an accepted answer have a (grey) ...
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Unable to @tag in response to comments [duplicate]

I've noticed over the past couple months that, seemingly randomly, when I've attempted to respond to someone in the comments (with @Whatshisname) the username of the person I'm responding to will get ...
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Is it a bug when pending edits by myself appear near the review button?

I've recently proposed an edit for the ss-gb tag excerpt, after creating it. Some time after, the pending edit button appeared near the review queue button. When I clicked, the queue appeared empty, ...
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Not receiving any reputation change notifications

I can't receive any Notification about reputation change. This is how my notification tab looks like right now: This is my actual reputation tab: As you can see, the rep gained today is not ...
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Markup glitch: “Tagline to show on mouseover”

I just saw this ad:              on a SF&F page (it was here, although I doubt that it matters).  I moved my mouse pointer over it and the text “Tagline to show on mouseover” appeared.          ...
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Menu and site icons are different for SciFi StackExchange

I believe it's not how it should be. Am I wrong?
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Editing buttons missing (occasionally)

I've noticed that on several occasions over the last day, when I open a new editing box, the buttons on the top row are missing. They aren't invisible, just gone. It also seems to disable the Ctrl+I ...
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Why is it telling me that I can't suggest an edit on Meta when I have over 4k rep?

In the above screenshot, It's telling me that I can't suggest an edit on meta - but I have had over 2k for ~8 months. So why can't I edit this question? Is it because it was merged?
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How could a user with 1 rep earn the gold Socratic badge?

How could a user with 1 rep earn the gold Socratic badge? (Scroll down) Surely this is some kind of weird error?
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Inconsistency in reputation league and Users' tab [duplicate]

When I click the Users' tab, I am apparently ranked #2 for the month: But When I click Stack Exchange User Reputation league page, I am ranked #12 for the month: What gives? What I have been able ...
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Smart quotes are not so smart in the new design, it seems

Check it out: Those leading single quotation marks are backwards. Crazy talk!
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User cards (?) seem broken for users with many badges

User cards (not sure what official SE name is) seem to be too small for fitting the info for users with many badges. 2 examples in 1 image: This seems invariant as far as zooming in/out with Ctrl-...
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Bronze badge count gets truncated on the badge page

It's a very minor formatting issue, but I might as well point it out. When looking at the list of people who have earned particular badges, it seems the columns are a bit too narrow for users with ...
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Why are my monthly and quarterly rep scores showing as equal?

From the monthly rep leagues ("2016-08-01 to today"): From the quarterly rep leagues ("2016-07-01 to today"): My rep gained in the month and quarter are both showing up as exactly the same, even ...