Questions tagged [bug]

Something amiss or broken with how you're working with the site? Report it.

71 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
26
votes
0answers
187 views

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 ...
18
votes
0answers
151 views

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 ...
13
votes
0answers
62 views

Why wasn't this question deleted automatically?

Here's the link: https://superuser.com/questions/614234/errorunable-to-acsess-jarfile As it's downvoted and old, it is supposed to be deleted automatically, but that doesn't happen. Looks like that'...
11
votes
0answers
43 views

Link Error in “Attention! Some of your previous edits were rejected.” message

When you receive the following message: The hyperlinked page is https://superuser.com/users/current?tab=activity&sort=suggestions which did not seem to provide what was described: instead I ...
11
votes
0answers
85 views

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 ...
10
votes
0answers
43 views

Visual Defect on Privileges Page

On the privileges page, when hovering over a row, the text-decoration:underline rule looks weird. Most of the the content is inside of a div inside of an anchor tag, so most of it doesn't have ...
10
votes
0answers
112 views

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 ...
10
votes
0answers
84 views

Edit history messed up when improving a suggested edit

I've noticed recently that about half the time when I improve a suggested edit and then check the post's edit history, the two edits (mine and the suggested one) have been swapped around, with my edit ...
9
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ...
8
votes
0answers
131 views

Why haven't I got a notification that an answer has been posted to my question?

I asked a question today. An answer was posted after an hour, but I haven't got any notifications for it. Any updates on this?
8
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
8
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
7
votes
0answers
91 views

SuperUser has wrong answer in one of its tests

I was just volunteering some time reviewing First Posts, and SuperUser presented an answer regarding not Broadcasting SSID's. The answer was technically correct, but very misleading. I took my time ...
7
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
7
votes
0answers
67 views

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 ...
7
votes
0answers
54 views

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 ...
7
votes
0answers
80 views

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 ...
7
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
6
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
6
votes
0answers
57 views

Reputation Leagues ignore daily reputation cap and reputation loss due to deletion

The reputation leagues seem to ignore reputation loss due to post deletion. The reputation earned for the same post is counted though, in fact, it seems to ignore reputation capping. Oliver has an ...
5
votes
0answers
65 views

Top bar is visible through 'welcome back' message

.top-bar { z-index: 5050; } versus #overlay-header { z-index: 5052; } so the overlay should win. Strangely enough disabling the top bar z-index fixes the issue. Another fix is to set the overlay ...
5
votes
0answers
55 views

Alignment issue in the CAPTCHA window

There is an alignment issue in the CAPTCHA window. Some time the I'm not a robot checkbox went out of the modal window. Some time the modal window occupying the full width of the page, it expected ...
5
votes
0answers
70 views

Button header in reopen queue does not scroll horizontally

This was my initial view in the reopen queue. The Skip button was out of view: When I scrolled all the way to the right, the top bar stayed in place and the button still was not visible: FireFox 63....
5
votes
0answers
42 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
46 views

Bug in Suggested Edit Review stats

When viewing a specific suggested edit review (accessed on the History tab in the review queue), you can see the reviewers' approve/reject statistics. I noticed that my stats reported here are clearly ...
5
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
48 views

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.
5
votes
0answers
36 views

Long question titles not consistently shortened in user profile popup

Long question titles are usually shortened in the user profile popup. This is not applied consistently, as shown in the screenshot below. The first question title is not shortened, but truncated by ...
5
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
65 views

“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. ...
4
votes
0answers
38 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
61 views

Right answer picked up wrongly as an audit, because somebody marked it as a new question?

This answer appeared in the First Post queue: Change it the way you would your videos library by right-clicking the folder on your hard drive, choosing properties and selecting the location tab. ...
4
votes
0answers
63 views

Why is the moderator diamond so big?

If you take a look here you'll notice that the badge is much bigger than the username itself (and it is a joke but used to hide the actual name). I have also noticed that the diamond is a bigger font ...
4
votes
0answers
105 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
31 views

View more link under badges appears even if there's only one badge left

If you visit this user's page you'll notice that even if there's only one Badge unlocked by the user, the 'view more' link is shown. The view more link makes sense if there's many badges but in this ...
4
votes
0answers
47 views

When flagging, requested to have link to duplicate

I wanted to flag two of the answers to this question as duplicates of the accepted answer, as they were later, and had less information (and thus serve no purpose). For the flag (can't yet vote to ...
3
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
39 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
35 views

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 : ...
3
votes
0answers
61 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
101 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
41 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
36 views

Inconsistent reputation history for days without reputation changes

My recent SU reputation history: There is an entry for Jan 3, on which There were no net reputation changes on this day. No posts are listed for this day. There is no entry for Dec 29. It is unclear ...
3
votes
0answers
25 views

Special tags on fav/ignore lists are not displayed properly without page reload

When adding a moderator-only (black) or required (black bordered) tag to the list of favorite or ignored tags, they're not displayed in their usual style. Only a page reload will give them the ...
2
votes
0answers
40 views

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, ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
189 views

Captcha freezes and does nothing

I try to post The captcha bot (are you a human ?) appears I guess the right letters A text field appears on the screen, asking me to cut and paste into another text field. I do that. Nothing else ...