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How did a user with no actions and only 101 rep get the Mortarboard badge?

According to this page, on Jul 19 '12 at 23:44 Tim Stone was awarded the Mortarboard badge which is defined as: Earn at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day. How did he earn ...
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Editing Comment Issue

I just noticed when I go to edit a comment from a typo or whatever, I get back [object Object]. Question: Am I the only one affected by this and what is it or what does it mean? I already closed ...
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Log in required when moving to SuperUser on iPad?

When moving around the sites on StackExchange using Safari on my iPad (not the StackExchange App), I am fine when moving to any site other than SuperUser. When logged in I can switch sites and stay ...
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Gold/Silver/Bronze badge icons appear to be cut off

All the badge icons are cutoff, so they appear to be half-moons. This appears to be happening everywhere on the main site where the little badge circles appear: at the top of the page next to my ...
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Unclear wording on comment editing timeout

So when trying to edit a comment before 5 minutes after posting, you get the error message "Comments may only be edited for 5 minutes." I think that message is is unclear and should be changed to ...
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Why is this accepted answer not at the top?

I found this question from a Google search. I noticed the accepted answer is second, even though it is accepted and has significantly more votes than the "top" answer. This question on meta says that ...
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Software-rec tag; disclaimer looks cut off

I stumbled across a question that is on hold, so I checked out the reason why, and eventually found the software-rec tag, which I thought was weird since SuperUser didn't do software rec's and there's ...
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Commentator badge progress shows 1/10 before having commenting priviledge

I just received the privilege to post comments on SuperUser (yay!), but before that happened I noticed that the Commentator badge already has a progress of 1/10. I believe this also happened to me on ...
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Ask Question and Last Seen Time Discrepancy

I noticed a question where someone asked it 8 minutes ago but their profile stated they were last seen 23 minutes ago so there's a discrepenacy I suppose or maybe this is as expected per however this ...
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Trying to log off StackExchange [duplicate]

I was told this is a duplicate and I know people don't like duplicates but I don't know what else but to ask again. I checked the StackExchange icon and there is no log off there. PLEASE I'm so tired ...
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Why don't 4 indents turn characters to monospace typeface after numbered lines? [duplicate]

It works fine, but... not after a numbered line It works fine, but... not after a numbered line It doesn't render what suppose to be codes, but does disallow me to submit for being a code-only ...
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Why is this 6 year old user account in the Late Answer queue?

I ran across this answer in the Late Answers queue (review link). The answer was posted 6 years, 8 months ago! The user that posted it is by no means new; this is his only answer and his account is ...
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Strange, garbled formatting on question #154133 'Boot from ISO'

I just encountered the answer to this question and curiously enough my browser, for the first time, shows comments entangled with the bottom of the response paragraphs, like this: I even can't access ...
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Where have all the links to the meta site gone?

Typically, from a user's home page (has tabs for Profile, Activity, Settings) near the top-right corner, underneath all the site buttons, there are two links: Meta User Network Profile If you are ...
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Is there a reason why the tag “slackware” cannot be edited?

Normally, when looking at tag information, at the bottom of the screen, there is a button labeled "Edit Tag Info". However, when looking at slackware today, there is no way to suggest edits. Problem ...
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Inconsistent summary of questions already answered on Superuser

I have noticed that Superuser inconsistently provides the summary of posts on the left has side of the question. e.g. see the attached pic to understand my point: First Q on the pic appears to have ...
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The “set a bounty” dialog kept disappearing

I posted Can VMware Workstation Player be connected to my "Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller" card? and, as it got one "sanity check" comment but no other response, ...
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Allow help in the title [duplicate]

I tried to ask this question, but it was rejected. How do I install a Windows update that gives an error but no help? The reason was retarded. Please fix this bug.
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“Something bad has happened” trying to list my Famous Questions

I just tried clicking on the "famous question" badge bar to list my famous questions (on superuser.com, not the meta). I got this: https://superuser.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/help/badges/28/famous-...
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Alignment issue in the Activity tab in Firefox browser

There is an alignment issue in the Activity tab. TThis bottom border is missing for the tabs, which has numbers in it. in the Firefox browser. Screenshot for reference: After inspect the element, ...
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Displayed answer not consistent with edit mode

The post looks different when in edit mode with respect to how it looks once it is saved. See for example this answer, and specifically the last two lines at the bottom. In edit mode, I managed to ...
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Bug/ Error showing up in the “Add Image” modal dialog pop up?

Cant add picture so uploading the Screenshot Link as I am able to. Opera 45.0 Version information Version: 45.0.2552.888 (PGO) - Downloading update 100% Update stream: Stable System: Windows 8....
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Is this a review bug to the dreaded test questions

I was in review doing the duty and saw a very unclear question so I took action as such: Suggest the OP edit the question along with the other usual language I use in such cases because their ...
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outdated tag (windows-defender)

It appears that the tag windows-defender is a bit out of date. It states: In Windows 8, Windows Defender is a built in antivirus software product that replaces Microsoft Security Essentials. Before ...
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Emojis don't render in question titles, but do render within questions

Pretty sure that's not right... Link to the question in case anyone else wants to see - How can I display the  emoji on Windows? Weirdly, it doesn't display properly in the edit dialog either:
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Bronze badges are getting repeated

I don't know is it supposed to be like this or it is a bug but the badges that I've earned before are showing again for me to earn. Total number of badges that I've earned before was 6 now it is ...
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Failed a few tests recently for reasons that fail

Just failed this test: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/644425 How did I fail? By commenting. I commented OMG. That made my heart hurt. Yes, the OMG wasn't necessary. The entire comment ...
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Is the time between two questions allowed to be posted constant?

I ve just started to participate and I have to wait 40 minutes since my last question to post another. Will it be 40 minutes for the rest of my life on superuser or does the waiting time Change with ...
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Reviews page slow to load

The superuser reviews page is considerably slower to load than the other SE reviews pages I frequent. In addition, I have seen this a few times in the last few days. So, the question is: Why is the ...
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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elections.stackexchange.com doesn't like SuperUser

The Election information page doesn't seem to like SuperUser. When you load the page, only the Loading elections page item is ticked and then the checklist disappears. However, the page continues to ...
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One of those “trick” questions [duplicate]

Just chillin' I was in Review and the below question popped up but in a different view not showing the votes as one of those "test" reviewer questions that grade you based on whether or not it feels ...
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Edits must be at least 6 characters when only editing tags?

I tried to retag this question to add the windows and windows-xp tags, but it wouldn't let me submit my edit because it said that it was less than 6 characters: At first I thought that it was because ...
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Am told I cannot create tag - I am not trying to create a tag

Trying to change my question https://superuser.com/questions/1161441/chrome-switches-tab-unexpectedly-with-a-noise to OS: Mac OSX 10.12.2 Browser: Chrome 55.0.2883.95 (64-bit) I am in one ...
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Users on the favorites tab are incorrect

On the favorite tab, the users displayed are completely incorrect. The users have no affiliation to the question displayed, and this can be verified when visiting one of the questions.
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Lost reputation from posts I haven't touched

Today I just lost reputation from questions that I haven't even answered, edited or voted. I haven't even opened these questions at all. 9 removed and 1 migrated posts all -2 reputation. Timestamp ...
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TIL: Answering 10 minutes after a question is asked is “late.”

I just had this question to review in the late answers queue. It turned out to be an audit, which is all well and good. But according to the post time mouseover, it was posted at 2016-10-16 16:57:...
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Internal search doesn't find questions when only part of tag is included

I've checked a post on my phone, than tried to search for it in my pc, but didn't succeeded for first try: After modification I've found it: There was just a slight difference: first search term ...
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Yearling too quick?

I was just awarded yearling on 9-14-2016 I was awarded it last on 12-15-2015 Isn't that less than a year? url to reproduce -> https://meta.superuser.com/users/20256/hogan?tab=activity
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Can the review system be fixed?

I was just assigned the task of reviewing this inappropriate answer. I immediately flagged the answer, and when I did so, the SE system issued a red notification indicating that the answer had ...
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How best to react to 5/5 badge getting stuck

Picture attached: When I asked a question on Stack Overflow Meta I was told to just wait when things like this happen. I am happy to, but is this the best process?
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User name not hyperlinked in a comment although the user exists

In this question, I can find this comment in which the username user105127 is not hyperlinked to the user profile. I think that this is a bug.
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Does SE use Common Core math?

I'm curious about the math used in the review queues. If you review the limit of 20 posts per day in any queue, the week total shows as 160 (which implies 8 days in a week). Does somebody need to "...
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How can I improve suggested tag wiki edit when there is no option to improve?

Screen shot shows (on top left) I can "Approve, reject or improve edits suggested by users" But how do I improve a tag wiki suggested edit? I have no option to improve it, only to approve or reject ...
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Tests in Suggested Edits queue take to much to load

Lately, when reviewing the Suggested Edits queue, sometimes it takes about 30-40 seconds to load the next question, staying a while at the loading item ... text. This only happens when the next ...
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I am getting a “You are currently banned from flagging…” message but no clear end for this ban is given

Title says it all. I went to flag something as SPAM on the main Super User site recently and got a message (see screenshot below) that states, “You are currently banned from flagging…” Okay, fair ...
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Review Audit Failure

I just failed a review audit on this Hard drive clicking for 16 times during startup I was just adding a comment to ask the OP if they could add their screenshots to the SE Imgur. Other than that I ...
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How to include in a comment a call to a user with unicode characters?

I try to add in a comment @Pekka웃. It pops up an error. Comments cannot contain that content. Unlucky. I remove the last character 웃 and the comment was accepted without any problem... He ...
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Errors in superuser and stack overflow

Whenever I click on 'chat' I get some message about my number of posts being been limited and will expire in 3 days, but this is for the 'forum' (whatever its called) not for the chat room, and its ...
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The “You must have 50 reputation to comment” notification is not very readable

I just realized that this sites color scheme makes it nearly impossible to see how much rep you need to add a comment. Change it, maybe, possibly? Here's a screenshot. EDIT: I'm using Chrome version ...