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Who do I talk to to get a bad Tag fixed?

The highlader-franchise tag is misspelled. It should be spelled highlander-franchise. Someone forgot the 'n' in highlander.
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Should we blacklist [tag:sci-fi]?

I see the tag sci-fi popped up about two weeks ago. As the consensus seems to be, it should not exist. Can someone nuke it from orbit so it can't come back?
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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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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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Artificial intelligence tag and ai tag are the same

Can users who have the right answer rep upvote the ai tag as a synonym for artificial intelligence?
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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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Confusing “Add Comment” text on deleted answers

I don't recall seeing this in the past, so I'm not sure if this is something new. On deleted answers, the "Add Comment" link is disabled. That makes sense. But there is also a note saying that ...
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Please re-open this question about Hulk vs Superman

Hulk vs. Superman - did they ever fight? Who won? While this LOOKS like a Shark-vs-Gorilla, it is actually fully and eminently answerable... because there WERE comics in which Superman fought Hulk: ...
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A question for English.SE? “oft evil will shall evil mar”

I don't agree with closing https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/36879/what-does-theodens-quote-in-the-two-towers-oft-evil-will-shall-evil-mar-mean as "too localised" - but I also don't think it ...
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Can we get rid of the [shark-vs-gorilla] tag?

This question was recently asked (even though the OPer apparently knew it was borderline shark-vs-gorilla and therefore not appropriate for the site). The question was dealt with appropriately (DV, ...
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Kingkiller-Chronicle Tag

I went to edit it, so was doing some research. The tag the-kingkiller-chronicles is incorrectly named. This is a trilogy about a 'chronicle' being written, non-plural. The actual series is called ...
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Why is this closed?

Why is this closed? The fall of the Communist bloc as seen from the eastern side It's not really subjective. And it can't possibly be argued to be off-topic for SFF: sociopolitical fiction about ...
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e.t[missing-dot] tag

The e.t tag is malformed if one looks closely. It appears that tags cannot be created(or renamed) to end in punctuation. This seems almost too trivial to bring up; but, as every other acronym-as-tag ...
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Font “OrbitronMedium” loads but not displays on Firefox 19 Ubuntu

In my Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 "OrbitronMedium" font does not apply to menu and other elements. In Chrome Version 25.0.1364.97 on Ubuntu it does display ok. The same issue on Windows Firefox 23; ...
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When's the Town Hall chat?

There's an election that just started. Part of it will be a Town Hall chat. That page helpfully announces: A Town Hall Chat with the candidates will take place Tuesday the 31st at 02:00 UTC. Of ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Close question reasons overflow the box

This occurs in FF18,Chrome 24.0.1312.57, and IE8 to a lesser extent. The reasons in the Close Question box overflow the window and cannot be read. It also makes it difficult to click the vote button. ...
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Invisible link on Low Quality Review Queue

While taking a look at an item in the Low Quality Posts queue, I noticed an oddity. There's an invisible link to delete the post: When I mouseover the link, it changes color, which is how I noticed ...
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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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Why was my question closed as a duplicate?

My question was asked January 14th 2012 What happened to the Grid at the end of Tron Legacy? This morning it was closed as an exact duplicate because someone on November 17th 2012 asked the same ...
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Undelete this non-constructive question. I want to re-phrase the question

I asked a question with title "Is this plausible that best Lanterns failed to beat Parallax and felt fear?" under green-lantern tag. It was first closed as non-constructive. Now, it has been deleted. ...
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Should we burninate General Reference?

The General Reference closure reason has been a continuing source of contention. I'm still not clear on what it is intended to accomplish (explanations I've seen have ranged from showing that the ...
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Offline page has bad background image

The offline page for this site points to an image on "cdm.sstactic.net" for its background, but it should be "cdn.sstatic.net": background: transparent url('http://cdm.sstatic.net/scifi/img/bg-site....
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Review notification doesn't refresh on review

When you see the little round (or square on IE) orange blob on the SE top-bar (do these things have better names) it shows you have reviews pending. Once you've made a review, it doesn't refresh, or ...
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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 ...
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Why aren't the edit stats incrementing?

I've been updating some empty tags, but my edit stats aren't showing an increase. Happily, I'm getting rep credit, but my edit numbers are frozen at 201. Is this a known issue, or am I just being ...
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Renaming the “Order of the Sticks” tag

Just tried to fix the tag name on Pureferret's question, Is Vaarsuvius male or female?, since the name of the webcomic is singular (Order of the Stick) and got an error message about "order-of-the-...
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Could we get YouTube embedding?

Arqade has the ability to embed YouTube clips within a post as long as the YouTube video appears on a line by itself (example). Searching about, I found 162 posts that reference "*.youtube.com" and ...
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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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Please add more choice to post notices

Answerama is causing an influx of quickie questions with one-liner answers. I have put up a few post notices on questions, to try to convey that we would like answers with more information. I used the ...
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Can someone facilitate the merging of tags?

How about merging the magical objects and magical items tags? It seems redundant to have both.
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User message page has broken text box

In the 'contact user' diamond mod tool, the textbox where we enter the message to the user is shifted way over to the right (this is in Firefox 13):
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Layout bug in profile pages

A few days ago, I noticed a change to the layout of profile pages on the site: The blue box used to be higher up, with the elements up top further to the left. Unless I'm missing something, the ...
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Should movie-identification be a synonym of story-identification?

I was looking through the tags on here a d noticed that, as far as I found, there are three identification tags: story-identification, character-identification, and movie-identification. I got to ...
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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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“An edit has been made to this post” bar has same text color and bg color

When there's a change made to a question or answer that you're viewing, a handy bar pops up saying so, with a link to refresh the page to show the updated content. On meta, this bar has the text ...
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my-little-pony and friendship-is-magic

15 questions tagged my-little-pony 15 questions tagged friendship-is-magic Exactly the same questions. What's the difference between these two tags? Should they be merged?
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Literature is closing — what questions should we migrate here?

Our sister site Literature Stack Exchange is shutting down on May 4th due to a lack of activity. There is some overlap between the two sites: written SF is on-topic on both. So there are questions on ...
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Spoiler markup is not working

Spoiler alert code on my question is not working, also on meta:
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Normalize and compress video audio

The audio on the Avengers vs. X-Men promotion videos seems incredibly quiet. Can you normalize and/or compress the audio tracks in the future? e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aqXpjy1FOs
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How can I change Spiderman tag to 'spider-man'

Spider-man should be tagged with spider-man not spiderman. I can't make these changes, as they are too similar, what should I do?
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Should the marvel/DC-comics tag be changed to just marvel/DC?

Marvel has long ago moved past only supplying comics for its audience, and now boasts a thriving film and TV section as well. The same can be said about DC. I think that by changing the tag to just, ...
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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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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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Reputation Tally Page No Longer Shows Recent Points

In the past, when I went to my profile and clicked on the tab for reputation, and went to this page I could see my reputation points for the day. Whenever I viewed this page, I'd see the reputation ...
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Visited URLs in links in quotes on META site are hard to read

URL links in quoted text in general on Meta.SFF.SE are a somewhat hard to read pink color. But when a link is visited, it's a pale red that's extremely hard to read against the quote's pale gray ...
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Suggested synonym/retag: rename “starships” to be a synonym of “spaceship”

We have 2 questions tagged starships. We also have 16 tagged spaceship. It seems that there's very little point to have a specific tag for "starships" - The only meaningful distinction would be if ...
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Suggested synonym/retag: rename “sorcery” to “magic”

We have 1 questions tagged sorcery. It is ALSO tagged magic. It seems that there's very little point to have a specific tag for "sorcery" - it's merely a synonym in real English, and no SFF universe ...
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Images have an unnecessary 1em bottom margin

Images on this site have an unnecessary bottom margin of 1em, which leads to them being weirdly offset when inline with text, as seen in the Town Hall Digest. Even when not inline with text, the ...
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Hovering over tags in the selector on meta renders them unreadable

Hovering over a tag option in the tag selector renders the tag's description unreadable, as seen in the following screenshot: