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Reputation bug? (101+15+10=111?)

I just registered on SE superuser and noticed, that when my first answer got accepted+upvoted, my reputation was increased to 111. Where does that number come from? Forgive me if I am overlooking ...
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What happens with Server tag

Currently I'm trying to add Server tag to this question. But when I add it, something strange happens. Here are the screenshots: Adding tags: Clicking "Save Edits" tells that "Server" tag does ...
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Community ads are not displayed, but normal Stack Exchange ads are

It took me a while for me to notice this, but it has come to my attention that community ads are not being displayed anywhere on the main site. This issue occurs regardless of whether or not I am ...
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Bug in search results

I did a search for "windows 2000", and on page 2 of the results, I see the following: Notice the last question in the screenshot just says 4 votes. I should actually say 1 vote and 2 answers.
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Why can't I add an edit summary within the 5 minutes grace period

I edited the body and tags of this question. After I saved my changes, I realized that I forgot to add an Edit Summary. Since I was within the 5 minutes grace period, I just went back to the question, ...
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Reputation change in the notification bar appears to be incorrect

We get notification for reputation changes like below. The problem is, it shows +1? When I open the link, it shows me +10. Assuming this was to save space or indicate how many updates/changes had ...
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Is there a problem with the close vote review?

Since the down time at the weekend I have noticed that, when reviewing close votes, the vote to close pop-up does not always refer to the question I am about to vote on. For instance, just now I ...
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SSL Certificate error for www.superuser.com (but not superuser.com)

Just a note that when I tried to go to "https://www.superuser.com" (as many of us are want to type in, including the www) I get a certificate warning. I don't get the same error when I go to "https://...
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Protection not considering Association Bonus

I'm not a very active member of SuperUser, but I have more than 100 reputation points because of the Association Bonus. I'm experiencing something weird... I want to answer a question that's been ...
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Selection issues with Low Quality Answer edition

I sometimes come across certain low quality answers that require editing (because they are right but poorly formatted, link-only, etcetera). However, whenever I try to edit such answers, I can't ...
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How is the review count in the 'header' calculated

My review count, which appears at the top (see image below) shows 805 items need attention, but, when I click on it and see the screen below, the maths doesn't add up! It has been like this for many ...
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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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When editing two comments, after having saved the first edit, it is impossible to save the second edit

I have encountered a bug in the site Super User. I make two comments : Here is the Tadpole. There is the Caterpillar. To edit the comment 1, I click edit. In editing my comment, I add my new text : ...
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Historical significance lock reason on answers still states “this question”

While the content dispute and off-topic comments lock reasons use a more general term ("this post"), the historical significance lock reason on both questions and answers still states: This ...
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The site does not accept drag-and-dropped comment

In a comment, I have dragged-and-dropped some text. Now the comment text area has my comment, and I want to post it. So I click on Add Comment. But this does not work. The site keeps telling me to ...
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SSL Error - chrome

For the past two days chrome is giving me this warning when I login to superuser
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Some tag edits cause a demand for body edits

Usually, when editing the tags on a question as part of a tag cleanup simply editing the tag is accepted by the system. Most recently: here and here Occasionally, a popup appears demanding 6 ...
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Autocompletion getting in the way: yas-snippet-dirs gets completed by adding a period [closed]

I tried to write this answer to a question. Every time I tried to type the variable name yas-snippet-dirs, a period was automatically added after that name, as soon as I typed a space char or a ...
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Typo in reputation recalc error message

Now that the reputation recalc feature has been removed, the "Trigger Reputation Recalc" button is gone from https://superuser.com/reputation, and attempts to use the original URL to get a recalc (...
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Bug or change for close votes?

We are limited to 20 close votes a day (I guess depending on points). Normally, when we reach that threshold, a message appears on screen alerting we've done all the voting we're allowed. At this ...
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duplicate link to flag a question as a duplicate

When flagging a question to close, these are the reasons provided: When selecting "it should be closed for another reason", these are the reasons we then get: So again a duplicate close reason, a ...
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Bug in the search implementation

I just noticed that searching for terminator (a well known terminal emulator) also returns hits for terminal: As you can see in the image above, terminal is highlighted as though it were a hit. It ...
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why is it telling me always “You can only post once every 5 minutes.”

I think it's a bug, but it doesn't allow me to post a question. You can only post once every 5 minutes.
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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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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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Question review test - duplicate question flagging

I was reviewing questions from new users. So, I got well known, one time Stack Exchange network hot question about broken RJ-45 plug presented to me as question from new user. My instant though was - ...
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Bug permits me to flag an answer as “not an answer” multiple times

I was previously using this bug to my advantage, but now I'm being honest and reporting it. Anyway, normally, when you flag an answer as "not an answer" using the standard option and you have already ...
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HTTPS links aren't accepted when proposing a duplicate

I'm using HTTPS Everywhere plugin which redirects me to HTTPS versions of websites if they are available. It works on SuperUser too, so all SU pages are loaded through HTTPS. I have just tried to ...
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Why can't I login to superuser

I have a stack exchange account and there's a nondescript error when I try to log into Superuser.com using my Stack Exchange Open ID. At least I think that's what's happening. This is the error that ...
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How does the Community user have 3 reputation here on Meta? [closed]

On most sites (including on main), the Community user's reputation is stuck at 1. However, if you look at the very instant that this question was posted, the Community user's reputation here is 3. I ...
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change captcha without a mouse

Just noticed that while typing my last question... I got the Are You a Human page, with the captcha. I couldn't read one of the words for nothing. And there was no way to focus the reload button (or ...
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“You have already flagged this post” tooltip shows up too late

I have just flagged an answer. I shouldn't be able to flag it again, but the Flag button is still visible. I can click it, choose any flag reason and click Flag answer. This is when I will be shown ...
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What happened to the “too old” message?

I just voted to close this two-year-old question because I believed that it was off-topic for Super User, and that it belonged on another site in the Stack Exchange network.  However, I was not given ...
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Several design issues between SU main & meta [closed]

I stumbled upon some minor layout issues while switching superuser's main and meta. I felt only one of them wasn't enough for a meta post, so I collected them. Fixed over time The superuser website ...
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Trying to merge & create a synonym for tags results in “Oops! Something bad has happened!” Error

I'm tryign to create a synonym & merge word-2011 & microsoft-word-2011 with microsoft-word-2011 set as the master tag. Trying to do this results in Oops! Something Bad Happened! error. ...
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In review, the questions that are removed aren't automatically skipped

Today I was reviewing questions. I saw a user's first answer to the question in which OP was asking On how to setup a VAR - value Added Reseller. The question was clearly spam and was removed. I ...
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Bottom border of tags is cut off when editing or creating posts

I first noticed this in the review queue on the main site, but it also occurs on both the main site and the meta site when asking a question. Main site, review queue Meta site, asking a new ...
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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 do the excerpts for these tags appear different?

I was doing some tag wiki editing using the Tags page, and I noticed this discrepancy between the excerpts on the visual-studio-2012 tag. This is what I see when I don't hover over the tag: And when ...
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Incorrect parsing of html in the community bulletin

It appears that the community bulletin isn't correctly parsing html: Using IE 10 on a Win 7 Enterprise
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Inconsistent information regarding amount of answers for a question to become Community Wiki [closed]

The amount of answers to turn a question into a community wiki is listed differently in two places: https://superuser.com/help/privileges/community-wiki mentions "30 answers". What are "...
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Circular duplicates aren't handled in an intuitive way

I've been reviewing close votes and found this question (let's call it Question 1): But its proposed duplicate (Question 2) is already marked as a duplicate of Question 1. Still, I've been able to ...
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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 ...
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Add / Show comment with less than 50 reputation

If a user has less than 50 reputation, it is known that they cannot comment on posts other than their own. I've been in a situtaion, (this applies to the wider stack exchange interface) where I have ...
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For questions put On Hold, why is “on-hold” included in the URL of the question's title?

When a question is put on hold (i.e., closed for a reason other than duplicate), the title links to a URL that ends with “-on-hold”.  For example, this question (Am trying to connect my laptop LAN ...
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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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Is it just me or is the site looking funny right now?

Right now the website's layout looks funny: Is this an error I made or did someone rollout an update to do this?
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Pinged username disappears in comments

Strange little bug. I write in a comment: @mpy: Blah blah blah... And on submitting the comment, the ping ‘@mpy: ’ disappears leaving just: Blah blah blah... It would also disappear every time ...
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superuser.com layout bug: divs overlapping & comments not working [closed]

There are several problems with the layout. Right sidebar is overlapping slightly; share/edit/delete/flag links are pushed to the side; and when I click on "add comment", the add comment link ...
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Review Test error

When going through the Review queue, I activated a "test review" (and passed, BTW). I thought it could have been improved with a comment, so I type out an explanation, hoping to help the user, click ...