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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.
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My flag weight is an illogical value [closed]

From my understanding of how flag weights work, the flag weight should always be a multiple of 5, as you get ±10 for posts and ±5 for comments. My flag weight is currently "537.2867". How on earth did ...
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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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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Is there an error with Late Answers Review?

Well short and clear. watch this: is this a bug?, maybe is an error of our network and will grant to reviewers to farm.
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Superuser: You won 'Necromancer'?

A few of us on Super User have won Necromancer. Judging by the number of days SU has been opened, and the days required to qualify a question for Necromancer, I wouldn't think this was possible.
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Superuser bug - daily vote limit reached

I've noticed an asthetic bug on SuperUser - I'm not sure if it affects any other sites. Basically, I've reached the daily voting limit, and clicked on the vote up button. While an error was received, ...
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“\n” is printed in superuser.com question listing on profile page.

I noticed that "\n" is printed in superuser.com listing on user profile page. I think that "\n" is printed for the questions who have "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty ...
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If a post is marked as a duplicate, what happens if the original is deleted

Example Internet usage monitor software This question is marked as a dupe, but the dupe cited has been deleted. Should this be possible? Is it a bug or by design?
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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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Question migrated to Meta.SuperUser has incorrect URL in the Global Inbox permalink

Soon as a question is posted on meta, diamond mods get a notification of that in their inbox. I just migrated a question from superuser.com to meta.superuser.com and found that the question ...
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Timeline broken

Trying to view the timeline for Thunderbird 3 "Reply to all", also replies to myself using the URI https://superuser.com/posts/120241/timeline fails with Oops! Something Bad Happened!. This ...
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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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(Stack Exchange) Notifications won't clear - even after they are read

Since this morning, I see that the notifications (unread count), isn't getting cleared even after the corresponding notification is read (in fact, I currently don't have any unread notifications). ...
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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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Are the tiles in our user profile supposed to change color when we unlock them? [closed]

As you can see here, I have completed the second tile by accepting an answer to one of my questions. However, there is no indication of this accomplishment unless I physically mouse-over the tile and ...
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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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The suggestion to create a Tag wiki should be only there if the user can actually create one

Clicking on a tag that has no tag wiki shows the following message atop all questions (except the tag name might differ, obviously): http://hypftier.de/dump/su-tag-wiki-create.png However, clicking ...
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Wrong suggested edit markdown comparison; no visual line-to-line matching

I just made this suggested edit. The comparison is wrong and incorrectly shows that I deleted a bunch of text, then added another bunch of text. This could give reviewers a wrong impression. What I ...
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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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Possible bug in “Low Quality Posts”

I'm going through Low Quality Posts for the month at the following link: https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts?s=1&pagesize=15&filter=month I scroll to the bottom of the page, and ...
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Remove the forbidden “view more (votes)” link on user profiles

When you visit your profile, below the Votes Cast, there is a view more link which takes you to: https://superuser.com/users/<id>/<username>?tab=votes https://superuser.com/users/100787/...
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“Latest activity” with a background color on Super User

On other sites, the "latest activity" is a simple link, written the same way as the two previous informations. On Super User, however, this link has a blue background (which makes it finally quite "...
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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 ...
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Are you a human being? [closed]

I was presented by this while trying to search from my home computer on superuser without being signed-in. Since I could not answer a CAPTCHA; here is my proof: I hope I the confusion is now cleared,...
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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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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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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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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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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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What could be the reason of a negative reputation?

This question on su got -100 reputation and I don't know why. In its revision history "Community" named user (I think it is a robot :) ) deleted and locked the question. Maybe this is the reason but ...
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How to link to URLs contaning strange unicode chars

In my question I wanted to link to http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org/blog-entry/aligning-filesystems-ssd’s-erase-block-size and it didn't work. Note that the link as displayed here http://ldn....
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Tag name not viewable when doing search on superuser

When doing a term search on superuser.com and it switches the term to a tag. If the tag is a tag you are following, you can't read the tag text unless you hover over the tag. The tag get places under ...
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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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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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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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Why does SU allow me to change my display name without confirmation and limits further changes?

Recently, I was editing my profile, typing something, and an advertisement frame popped up, for lack of better name, since y'all are sparing on the ads. The 'frame' somehow caused my cursor focus to ...
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Chat flag indicator may be getting shown to unqualified users

I'm pretty sure I don't have enough SU rep to be seeing chat flags. However, I saw the "flagged post" indicator when I logged in to chat just now. Clicking on it produced this screen: I'm guessing ...
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Search for special characters in title only

Sometimes people use > or : to post tags in titles and separate them afterwards, like: Excel 2003: How do I enter a formula I tried to find those questions where > or : were used in this way ...
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Deleting answer bug on FireFox mobile

I posted an answer on How can I reinstall Windows 7 on a laptop without the drivers CD? and then deleted it (on Saturday, 2 days ago) After I deleted it using my mobile phone, I see the following ...
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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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Why are different colours used for the homepage tab borders?

The main tabs on the Super User homepage use two different colours for the borders: On Stack Overflow, a single border colour is used: Similarly, on Meta Super User it looks like: Is the different ...
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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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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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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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Enable Non-Mods to edit meta questions with “protected” tags:

I was updating the Top Question of the Week 1 question for the blog and wasn't able to make any changes due to the fact that some of the tags used were "protected". Is there a way that we can enable ...
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10K Tools Page Broken on SuperUser

Currently when using any of the links on the 10K+ users page the links are generating wrong. When clicking on Close/Delete the url is generated as tag=Close instead of tab=Close Just tested Rev: ...
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Reversal badge not available on Super User

I've just noticed that the Reversal badge isn't available on Super User. Is this an oversight or by design? It's available on both Stack Overflow and Server Fault 7th November 2009 Still not ...
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Editing Comment Issue

I just noticed when I go to edit a comment from a typo or whatever, I get back [object Object]. Question: Am I the only one affected by this and what is it or what does it mean? I already closed ...
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“Question needs 0 votes to close”, but I didn't cast a close vote

I just flagged this question as off-topic in /review, and got the popup This question still needs 0 vote(s) from other users to close I don't have 3000 rep; I didn't vote to close, just flagged it....