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Inbox for Favourited items

Questions that are favourited should show up with an Inbox notification for events, such as comments or answers, or even an answer getting accepted as the right one
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Unwanted line breaks in <kbd> style [closed]

Using Google Chrome 21.0.1155.2 dev (I know this is not a supported version, but as in Element position bug in "Privilege" FAQ in Google Chrome it might be of interest anyway, and at least ...
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Click handling on post preview inconsistent and confusing

How Super User (and probably all Stack Exchange sites) handle clicks to preview areas for posts currently being written is confusing and horribly inconsistent: If I click the preview pane for a new ...
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No “privileges” link on meta site user profile card

There's no privileges link on the user dropdown card on meta sites: Main site: Meta site: /privileges on meta redirects to the main site's /privileges, so one could assume the ...
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“Unable to load popup” every other time

In Safari Version 5.1.7 (7534.57.2) and Firefox 12.0 on OS X, I can reproducibly trigger the following error message: Click a link that opens a styled popup (not a dialog box), like close or flag. ...
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Edited my profile and system is refusing my email

So, today I tried to edit some settings(name, website and description) of my superuser profile(and consequently all another stackexchange accounts)... Everything goes OK but when I tried to save, it ...
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Reputation summary badge is not calculated correctly

The "badge" number appearing next to the "reputation" tab title on a user's profile is not calculated correctly. It ignores the removed category of reputation gains and losses. From May 6, 25 ...
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You must log in to answer this closed question

The Meta site tells visitors who aren't logged in that they need to log in to answer. Unfortunately, that won't help, since it's closed. So let's get rid of the message, as it doesn't apply.
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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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Logging in at Ask Question page discards question

I painstakingly wrote a question up, not realizing I wasn't logged in. When I was done, I noticed that there was a log-in button below the question box, so I assumed that's what I needed to do to ...
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Organizer of what?

I gave this question an overhaul in grammar and got both the Editor and the Organizer badges. I'm totally cool with this myself, I think I deserved the two badges, but I didn't do anything with the ...
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Why was my tag suggestion rejected?

Today I suggested two tag wikis, one of them was this: https://superuser.com/suggested-edits/9748, that was rejected by user Community. Does someone knows the reason? Comunity rejected without any ...
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New activity notification inserts new questions into currently focused tab

I don't know if this is by design, but when there is new activity in a question and this new notification appears: The new questions will be inserted in the currently focused tab. Even if it isn't ...
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Comment @replies cannot see the names after posting?

I do not understand this and am well aware of this post but it does not address my issues. On stackoverflow I can just write @iznogood love your post! and I will see the comment as: @iznogood love ...
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Blog mini graph for views is broken

When logged in to the Super User blog and viewing a post, I can see the following up at the top: Before it used to show a little mini graph, but when we moved over to BlogOverflow (Super User was ...
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Was I awarded the Vox Populi badge due to a bug?

I was just notified that I received the Vox Populi badge on Super User, which is apparently awarded for voting 40 times in a single day. I don't vote nearly that often (I average about vote every 2 ...
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PDF tag wiki uneditable

There is no link/button that will allow editing of the pdf tag wiki. Improve this tag wiki pink just redirects back to the tag wiki page. What is going on? (Note DanielBeck also has this problem, so ...
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Tag wiki edit awarded double rep

So I proposed an edit to a tag wiki (this one not that it really matters) and I got 2 +2s when the edit was accepted. Pretty sure this is a bug.
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Migrated questions are shown as {closed} on user profile pages

Migrated questions are shown as closed on a user's profile. In the question list: On the user profile: This affects both meta and main sites and is inconsistent and confusing.
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Tags are not appearing properly in Tags Field

Why this tags are not displaying properly on IE8? Whether this is an known issue?
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Link seems fixed in edit preview, but still broken in actual answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Markdown discrepancy between live preview and finished posts The second link in this answer ends with a closing parenthesis, which seems to be an issue. So I edited it and ...
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Support Option-Return for inserting new lines in Super User chat

On Mac OS X, pressing Option-Return inserts newlines in text input fields instead of e.g. submitting a form. This is a system-wide convention (Cocoa's insertNewlineIgnoringFieldEditor:). Very few ...
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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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Questions deleted by the OP mark answers as deleted by their owner

This topic was deleted by the user who posted the question. The answer was deleted with the topic. But the page says that the answer was deleted by it's owner at the exact same time, which is simply ...
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Inconsistent handling of downvotes for reputation cap between site and /reputation page [closed]

From my reputation development yesterday, I believe there is an inconsistency between how the site treats downvote reputation loss, and how it's treated in /reputation. Because of migrated and ...
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Rollbacks are not shown as revisions in a user profile's responses view

This post has been edited, and afterwards was rolled back: Revision 3, the rollback of the previous edit, does not show up in my user profile's responses » revisions list:
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LaTeX snippets from Math.SE look like gibberish in the Stack Exchange hot questions list

This is what it looks like on Math.SE: This is what it looks like in the SE hot topics list:
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<!--Oops--> Less-than and greater-than characters are not being handled properly in Stack Exchange inbox email notifications

Less-than and greater-than characters are not being handled properly in Stack Exchange inbox email notifications. This is troublesome when a post title contains HTML tags, as they will be sent as ...
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“You cannot delete this post” error when voting to undelete

I just tried to vote to undelete a topic (it was on the way to being a duplicate when the OP deleted it), and after I was asked whether I wanted to vote to undelete... ... this error message was ...
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Front page isn't always chronological

I just edited this post and reloaded the front page. It had already updated the topic (the one with 10 up votes) to include my modification (55s ago Daniel Beck), but its position was out of the usual,...
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Unable to talk in chat despite enough reputation

I am no longer able to participate on chat. Starting today (between 2AM and 1PM CET), something got broken. It clearly recognizes me, as clicking the avatar produces: But the chat user profile says ...
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Inconsistency between reputation and badges earned “today” in user profile popup

I'm pretty sure neither of the badges is awarded for 0 reputation gained today. The badges were actually awarded Dec 31, so the earned today line is wrong. Apparently earned today looks up badges ...
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Cannot edit a question. URL results in “Page Not Found”

For some reason, there is no edit or retag link underneath this question: How to debug a local network from a PC that is infecting it Similarly, when trying to access the edit function directly via ...
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Flag box is transparent [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag dialog on low-score answers appears faded out Picture pretty much says it all. Note, my hunch is that this has to do with the fact that the answer was grayed out (at -3) ...
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/privileges/trusted-user does not explain the additional privileges [closed]

/privileges/trusted-user does not explain how to best apply the delete answers privilege. Here's a little comparison. First, I quote access to moderator tools privileges explanation for deleting ...
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Review pane in the meta page

It seems odd that after an item is reviewed in the pane, it does not go away, and it stays in the pane (after refresh).
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can't post answer on community blocked question, have enough points

This is more of a bug report: No option to hibernate/shutdown in GNOME 3? text under the message says: protected by Community♦ Oct 22 at 14:12 This question is protected to prevent "thanks!",...
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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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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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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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Internet Explorer 8 switches to compatability view after posting a comment [closed]

This just started happening recently: After posting a comment, Internet Explorer 8 refreshes and displays SU (or any other SE site) in compatibility view: When viewing in compatibility view, the ...
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Page Not Found when clicking on non-existant tag in chat room

In the Ask a Super User Moderator chat room, when someone clicks on tag:moderator*, a page not found error is reached.
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Unable to edit the body of a particular answer

I make a large number of edits across Super User every week, but I've not seen this issue before. If I try to make any edits to this answer, the text available for me to edit is trimmed short - only ...
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Empty editing description of post's first revision

When viewing a specific revision, the description entered by the user is displayed. Even if it's revision 1, the original post, with no editing description. Depending on the site style used, this ...
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Re-tag option for Community Wiki questions is missing

Shouldn't there be a re-tag option, for community questions? Users can still re-tag questions by going through the edit menu. Like this question. EDIT: I have both buttons
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Captcha doesn't work with IE

All I can see is "I am human being". I don't know which version my IE is, I don't know where to check it, but it came with Windows 7, so it can't be that old.
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Strange behavior on the FAQ… (hidden link?)

I was at the superuser.stackexchange faq using the most recent stable version of Chrome on my Pentium 3POS, and I ran into some interesting behavior. Some of the divs that are direct descendents of ...
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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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letternapped! Alien invasion or random glitch?

(Click for full size) There's some serious screwiness with the SU/MSU websites. Lots of letters seem missing - even on this, only the E in the submit button seems visible. I'm running Google Chrome ...
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Favorite tags in Chrome isn't displaying correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SuperUser bug: badge border is cut off in Chrome, fine in Firefox Chrome displays Favorite Tag on home page like this: I have confirm this on Chrome v12, v13, and v14 on ...