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Nine-month old question asked today

This question says "asked 23 hours ago" but has answers from April 2014. I'm guessing this is a bug?
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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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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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Deleted answers hard to identify

Deleted answers to questions are very difficult to tell apart from regular answers - the color difference is very small and easy to miss. Color code is #F4EAEA, i think something slightly darker like ...
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Side-by-side Markdown edit compare on Meta is unreadable

On the revisions page for a post here on the Meta site, if you select the 'side-by-side markdown' option to see the markdown of the changes, you get extremely low-contrast text for the changed areas, ...
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Low contrast on many Meta design elements makes it hard to read

I think this was brought up in one of the posts on the new design, but I'll throw it up here as an explicit problem. I don't know if it's my monitor/gamma settings, but I still have trouble reading ...
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web page colors render review question unreadable

I tried reviewing on meta for the first time today and was faced with this: Nearly white text on a nearly white background seems a poor choice.
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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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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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Please change my name

Also related UUID displayed instead of username There's a bug where my name is messed up, that's besides the point. Please change my name to 'Alex' (no quotes) because it looks bad. I don't want my ...
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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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Two missing user boxes on Election overview

The Election page shows an overview of all elections held for this stack, now that there's currently no election in progress. The overview looks a bit off with two missing userboxes, since two former ...
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Accepted Answer image is cut off

The bottom of the three hex image is being cut off by about 5 pixels or so. This is happening on the scifi.stackexchange.com/questions site and the meta.scifi.stackexchange.com/questions site. (...
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Our Site link at the bottom of SE sites

As we are now launched, we've been added to the list of Stack Exchange sites at the bottom of all SE pages (scroll down there now to see what I'm referring to, I can wait!). Unfortunately, the link ...
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Scifi-Fantasy not on the Data Explorer

From what I can tell, our site is not available for searching through the Data Explorer. Why is this and what can we do to help get it there?
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Number of badges gets cut off [duplicate]

This is similar to Bronze badge count gets truncated on the badge page, but it occurs in a different place (and may not have the same fix). This happens in the user info for questions and answers. ...
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Can we change the font of the “new responses” in meta.scifi so that it is readable?

This isn't necessarily a "feature request", but concerns more of an inconvenience. I just noticed that when you have a "new response", i.e. one that you haven't looked at before, in the meta site in ...
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Spoiler markup broken when used with pictures

When you throw a picture into the Like this: >! ![The nicest tux ever.][1] Then you notice that, surprise, surprise, It doesn't work. I.e. the picture is not hidden when the spoiler box is not ...
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Close message is missing “And Fantasy”

Can we change this to: Questions on Science Fiction And Fantasy are expected to generally relate to science fiction or fantasy within the scope defined in the faq. ?
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“Help Center > Badges” text on Meta is the wrong color

Here's a picture from the Badges page on Meta: The text "Help Center > Badges" is black, but all the other pages are white: The low contrast makes the text much harder to read. Since both "...
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Username is hard to read in comments posted by the OP on meta

Apparently, when the contrast of some UI elements was increased on meta.scifi.SE per this request, one case was missed: the username of the question owner is still shown as light pink on white in ...
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Tag merge results are #eaeaea on #eaeaea on Meta

This is what I see after merging two tags on Meta: Please review the CSS on Meta and make sure all text is properly contrasted with its background.
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Can the answer highlighting animation be changed?

This is a special topic for the designer :P Is moderator voting anonymous? The highlighting of the question is going from light yellow to white. It's not readable on SciFi as the background is dark, ...
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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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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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Can't merge tag A into tag B when a synonym from B to A is pending

The tag bobafett was recently created, and while I typically abhor character tags, it passes our general criteria for existence. However, all of our other character tags and property name tags ...
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Can we make a minor tweak to the SFF chat CSS?

Left is highlighted text, Right is without the text being highlighted. Because of the black background we use in SFF the rep count is never displayed properly. I suggest we simply change the rep ...
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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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Historical election records are incomplete

Two users who were candidates in the first moderator election have since left the site and deleted their accounts. This seems to have caused some issues with the page documenting that election: The ...
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Voting icons cut off

The edge of the upvote/accepted answer icon are cut off slightly on one side. Note the left sides of the active upvote icon and accepted answer icon (blown up to make it more apparent): And the left ...
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Some elements on meta profiles are black instead of white

On a meta profile page, the links to other profiles and the "Moderator" label are colored black instead of white:
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How did my question get answered with zero views?

How did my question get answered with zero views (see screenshot)?
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Spoiler styling in meta doesn't effectively hide 'spoilers'

In meta, using >! for spoilers gives us: It's clearly visible. I know that meta is not really a place where things are likely to be spoiled, but the formatting should probably still work ...
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Why does chat alert (ping) me when a similar user is being talked to?

Today I got a nice chat message notification (ping) and got really excited that I finally have some friends to talk to, but to my dismay they weren't trying to talk to me but to a user with a similar ...
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First Post review instructions are mislabeled

When reviewing "First Posts", the instructions provided say that I am reviewing a first question, even though I'm reviewing a first answer. If the system cannot be made to intelligently change the ...
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Chat background changed today

Earlier today, the background in chat changed. At least it did for a large band on the bottom of the chat box: As you can see, this makes reading the text extremely difficult. The chat transcript ...
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Add ability to use wildcarded tags in search

It's possible to filter using a wildcard in a tag, for example stargate*, and to use this in the favourite and ignored tags. However, you can't do this in search. Searching for [stargate*] gives the ...
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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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Overlapping content hides footer links on certain help pages [duplicate]

On the advanced editing help page, scrolling to the bottom of the page can cause the sidebar to overlap the footer links and make them inaccessible. Here's a screencap:
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Why is my inbox answer count wrong?

The picture should be self explanatory:
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Title for updated favorited question unreadable

On the Favorites tab of the User Profile screen, the title of an updated question becomes unreadable as it blends in with the background. Once clicked through, the Title and background colors change ...
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Tag Duplicate close on old question

A few hours ago, I voted to close this question for being a duplicate: How did Obi-Wan know Darth Vader was Anakin? It closed immediately, despite the fact that I only have a gold tag badge for star-...
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How to see spoilers on touchscreen? [closed]

Is there a way to mouseover with an iPod touch?
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Blockqoute text on downvoted and grayed out posts is invisible in meta

See this answer. The text in blockquote is invisible unless it is selected. Tested on Chrome 16 running under Ubuntu.
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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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Reputation graph dates are offset by 1 day

I just noticed this issue. I've never reported a bug before, so I don't know if this is a known problem, but it's reproducible for me, at least. When I go to my profile, then go to the Reputation ...
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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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Spoiler markdown issue with multiple paragraphs?

In an answer I recently posted I tried to use spoiler markdown on multiple consecutive paragraphs. It took a while and some help to get it to work right. In short, the issue seems to be with the white ...
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Umm… where's the favicon?

I know is there, when I inspect the area were it should be is there, yet I CANNOT SEE IT!! D:< Can the background contrast be dial up?
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What's wrong with the fonts

In this and many, many more posts (I'm not sure, if this is SF&F specific or SE-wide?): Google Chrome 42.0.2311.152 m.