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Design flaw in the review audit system

My question is a little different from this previous Meta question: Commenting on a high quality audit. A high-quality question was masqueraded as a new question. All of the previous comments and ...
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SuperUser bug: badge border is cut off in Chrome and Opera, fine in Firefox

I just noticed this at the bottom of this question on SU: Chrome 2.0.172.33 Firefox 3.5 EDIT Can anyone with Chrome 3 take a look and tell us if it's wrong there too?
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Commenting on a “High-quality” audit

I just encountered this answer to the question Is it safe to download and burn a disc image on an infected PC? in the First Posts queue.  It was an audit, so it displayed as it were a new answer, with ...
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Where is the 'logout' link? [duplicate]

I was on the SuperUser homepage, and noticed that there was no logout link. Came to meta and there's still no logout link. It's now missing on the StackOverflow page too. What's going on?
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Markdown discrepancy between live preview and finished posts

(I'm not sure I'm right on this meta site, but since there's a bug tag...) The following is a link to a web page with a trailing ) in its URL: test I know, the parentheses can be escaped, but that'...
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What is causing “An error has occurred” in review?

I was performing some reviews when I got this error: Seems to be on all review topics.
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How can a question be protected by Community? Why is the date format different there?

I don't understand the following screenshot I took a moment ago: How can Community, and not a named moderator, protect something? Why is the date and time format in the protected message ...
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Flag dialog on low-score answers appears faded out

Related Meta Stack Overflow requests The flag pop up on heavily downvoted answers has grey text Flag popup in review is translucent for non-hidden ignored tags Current status When ...
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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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Post editors are not suggested recipients for @-addressing

There is no username popup suggesting completion when typing an editor's user name prefix. Steps to reproduce: Find a post by AUser that was edited by UserB Write a comment addressing @UserB ...
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How do I cast my 31st vote?

I just cast 30 votes, all on answers.  I then tried to vote on some questions, and was denied, with the message “Daily vote limit reached”.  I thought I was allowed an additional 10 votes on questions ...
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What content am I being blocked from editing and why?

Tonight I went to edit this post to fix the link, which the poster had entered in BBcode rather than Markdown. When I went to submit the edit, I got this error message, which I've never seen before: ...
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Closing Votes count bug

So here I am, minding my own business and checking out the Vote to Close statistics, when I notice a weird number... 25. I voted only 24 times in this UTC day. Weird bug? Or am I just that super ...
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Invalid review question? Can it be removed from the audit queue?

The answer in this review looks good enough to me - unless there is a context where this suggestion has been 'answered' so often that it is spam, but that cannot be seen from the audit. It's not the ...
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6-Characters minimum on editing with tag edit

I tried to edit a question because it was tagged badly. It seemed mostly fine otherwise, though I decided to fix 2 punctuation and one capitalization errors (which would not normally warrant a ...
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Differences between plain-text diff and formatted diff

Plain-text diff and formatted diff produce different results in what they consider was added. I wondered about the following editing diff in a recent post of mine: I clearly added a sentence to ...
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Yet Another Bad Audit – It was wrong to agree with a moderator

I just got this question – Conversion from WebM to MP4 in Ubuntu is slow and bad quality – in the Reopen Review Queue.  The question displays a command and its CLI output, and makes an attempt to ...
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Remove MSU Beta badge

Meta Super User never went through a painful creation process. Like Athena, it just popped into the world fully formed and ready for business. (Yes, Jeff Atwood is basically Zeus in this analogy. No, ...
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Migrated question showing wrong account as asker

This question was asked on SU, then migrated to MSU. The question says that the asker is the user who actually answered the question before it was migrated. The actual asker is no longer shown, and ...
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How does the reputation on parent and on meta site work?

The meta site shows the reputation of the parent site Super User at the top. The activity of this meta site shows I have earned reputation, are these added to the parent site? This would allow one ...
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Oops, I think I managed to dispute my own flag!

So, funny story: I was reviewing Late Answers earlier this week, and came across this one: It looked more like a comment than an answer, but I wanted to see the other answer referenced here just to ...
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new /review reviewed count bug

The sum of all of the posts that were reviewed by everyone today do not add to the total that was posted. Does this mean that something was deleted? I find that rather hard to believe as think many ...
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Comments are not wrapped, continued on other side of page

How do I delete a folder which is nested quite deep and avoid "File name too long"? The comments for the first answer aren't wrapping, and seem to be hiding behind the side bar, and ...
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1answer
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Super User does not detect links which use internationalized domain names

In my answer here, I was explaining about Internationalized country code top-level domains. Unfortunately, standard links for some reason do not allow users to click on such links. Such addresses are ...
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Review count goes down sometimes

Here is an example (Tom's count went down). Beginning: End: It almost seems like I "stole" reviews from Tom, but that would be strange.
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Element position bug in “Privilege” FAQ in Google Chrome

From chrome://version: Google Chrome 19.0.1077.3 (Official Build 128359) dev OS Linux WebKit 536.4 (@111590) The following happens on https://superuser.com/privileges/edit in ...
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Weird behavior with tag syntax on Meta

There's some squirrely behavior going on when using the [tag:tag] syntax for linking tags on Meta. In Chrome (29.0.1547.76 m, Windows 7), when written in one continuous line in Markdown, tags ...
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Why is Windows XP tag showing zero questions ?

I noticed this while retagging a question, a search for questions tagged [windows-xp] returns 12 questions, so why is the tagging area indicating that there are no questions tagged [windows-xp] ? /ot:...
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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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Suggested edits on meta - something weird

Normally, on a per-site meta, the suggested edit button is grayed out with a message that says that suggested edits are not permitted on meta sites: However, when manually typing the URL to suggest ...
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Bug on /review already closed

On the cast close vote page, this came up: No potential close reason listed, and its already shown as closed. Any ideas what happened, or is this to be expected? question link: https://superuser.com/...
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Reputation related badges exist and are attainable on MSU

Quoting any child meta site's /reputation: Reputation on this per-site meta is derived entirely from the main site; nothing to show. Which is consistent with what's shown as part of the user info: ...
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Unable to edit a question because of “that content”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What content am I being blocked from editing and why? Was trying to edit the following question to fix the broken URL: https://superuser.com/questions/184171/how-to-extend-...
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Why is the question tagged twice with the same tag and yet the question count does not match ?

This question has been tagged twice with [windows-7-x64]. Oddly, the same tag shows up twice, with different counts. Clicking on each of those tags, brings the same questions, although one less than ...
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More than 1 flag per post

I've flagged a post as spam. Being forgetful, I clicked to flag it as spam again. Naturally I can't flag again, but, it appears as if I have flagged it twice, for different things. Is this a bug? I ...
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Submit button not working

When I want to submit my question, system tells me "You can only ask 6 questions in a 24-hour period.", But I'm pretty sure I didn't asked any question in past 24 hours, not even in past 6 month. I ...
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Markdown formatting of tag wiki excerpts in /review

Tag wiki excerpts are plain text. The description when editing tag wikis states: The tag wiki excerpt is a brief plain text introduction to the topic that the tag represents. It is shown at the top ...
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I can't change my vote to close, bug?

I voted to close a question, then realized it was not the best fit. So I went to change my vote, and saw there was no option to do this: Not a big deal, I thought. I can retract (seeing as that's my ...