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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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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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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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Destroying users does not delete answers posted by other users, even though the question has been deleted

The title may seem a bit weird, let me explain. While going through some questions, I found a spammer network about 5 users with each of the users posting answers on others' questions. Besides ...
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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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Mysterious question migrated 12 times

I just navigated to SU and saw this: The four five twelve questions are exactly the same; they have the same answers, comments and the same question, just different ID numbers. I suppose this isn't ...
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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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Link being replaced by a broken “rads.stackoverflow.com/amzn” link

On this answer my link "Keysonic Compact Wireless Keyboard" which points to http://www.amazon.co.uk/Keysonic-Wireless-Keyboard-Integrated-Frequency/dp/B000L10Y5E appears to be being ...
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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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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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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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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'...
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Tags go totally nuts on hover

There's a certain area around tags where they will flip constantly between their normal and hover states. Please see the following video for an illustration of the issue: This is in Chrome stable in ...
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Why does the Super User Blog have the same styles as the Server Fault Blog?

It seems that the Super User Blog is using the same stylesheet as the Server Fault Blog. Shouldn't we have our own colors? Maybe something like so: instead of what we have now: Edit: After further ...
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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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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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Why do the voting arrow images on superuser.com have non-straight edges?

Does it look like this to anyone else? missing image Edit: I've edited the image to show the stackoverflow and superuser arrows next to each other. I'm not terribly concerned about the difference in ...
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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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<!--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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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 ...
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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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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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Superuser “Too Many Requests” shows Stackoverflow artifact

While opening all StackExchange sites at once (Opera -> Links), superuser gave me the page that told me there were too many requests. The title of the page contained "StackOverflow", not superuser or ...
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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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Workaround to get rid of all close flags?

I just voted to close a question because it was basically a duplicate of the same person's previous question. Looking at it a short while later I noted that my close vote (and possibly that of others) ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Superuser's software says “'cores' are new tags” instead of “'cores' is a new tag” — fixable?

Superuser says to me: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: * new users can't create tags; 'cores' are new tags Shouldn't this say "'cores' is a new tag"? Just a suggestion.
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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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Pinged usernames are not highlighted when followed by a comma

Pretty straightforward, its what the title says. Screenshot (courtesy of KronoS, who first noticed something was wrong): The ping works in that the notification shows up, as well as the sound, but ...
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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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Super User times out

When will Super User be accessible again? Super User is not accessible right now. The other three sites work (Server Fault, Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow). Browser error message: The ...
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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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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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Does the Disciplined badge work on SuperUser?

Yesterday I deleted an answer that had 4 upvotes to this question (the answer was a bit misleading and the OP told me it was incorrect), yet I've yet to see a badge. There has never been a ...
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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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Why is code highlighted in preview, but not in the actual post?

I'm editing my answer to this post and wonder why code blocks are highlighted in the editor's preview, but not in the answer itself. Is it a bug? I don't remember ever having seen code blocks ...
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What's this popup I saw for a couple seconds near my name?

I was navigating around doing my usual thing when upon a refresh I saw a popup box I've never seen before saying "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed". I don't ...
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Convert to comment results in oops! something bad happened error.

Trying to convert this answer to comment results in oops! something bad happened error. Actual error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
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The accepted answer styling makes 'votes' invisible in search

See for example this search query: 'votes' is invisible here -- it's styled a pure white. Also, I believe there should be some border or background on the box surrounding the '2 votes'. Can this ...
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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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Review completed by one person in First Posts queue?

I've came across this review which I wanted to flag it as not answer, but after it was hanging awhile in my open tab, when I've back to it, it says: Review completed 24 mins ago: x reviewed ...
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Review Reopen Votes broken

The review queue Reopen Votes seems to be malfunctioning. When I try review questions, it says loading item , but it never finishes. After a while, the JavaScript Console shows Unexpected ...
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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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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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Why did I lose 1 reputation?

Is the reputation on superuser working properly ? My reputation just decreased from 101 to 100, without any adverse activity.