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Why is this accepted answer not at the top?

I found this question from a Google search. I noticed the accepted answer is second, even though it is accepted and has significantly more votes than the "top" answer. This question on meta says that ...
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Close votes count on /tools page wrong

Does this happen to anyone else?
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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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Failed a few tests recently for reasons that fail

Just failed this test: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/644425 How did I fail? By commenting. I commented OMG. That made my heart hurt. Yes, the OMG wasn't necessary. The entire comment ...
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One of those “trick” questions [duplicate]

Just chillin' I was in Review and the below question popped up but in a different view not showing the votes as one of those "test" reviewer questions that grade you based on whether or not it feels ...
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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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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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Favourite/ignored topics bubbles broken

It appears as though the bubbles containing the favourite/ignored topics are missing a side: Is this a new bug in rev 2011.5.9.4? Edit: I'm using Chrome 12.0.742.30 dev. Works in Safari.
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Blog search box results are from serverfault instead of superuser

When you use the search box on the superuser blog, the Google results are from the serverfault blog.
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What content am I being blocked from editing and why?

Tonight I went to edit this post to fix the link, which the poster had entered in BBcode rather than Markdown. When I went to submit the edit, I got this error message, which I've never seen before: ...
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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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Content of low quality posts is shown as “1”

The content of several posts is shown as "1". These appear to all be candidate low quality posts with a negative score on the review page: Opening the post and clicking edit reveals the proper ...
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Superuser Bug: “teacher” badge assigned with downvote

I gave 5 answers on superuser. One has been downvoted, and apparently no other answer has been upvoted, so I currently have only one downvote. Despite this, I've been awarded the "teacher" badge, ...
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TIL: Answering 10 minutes after a question is asked is “late.”

I just had this question to review in the late answers queue. It turned out to be an audit, which is all well and good. But according to the post time mouseover, it was posted at 2016-10-16 16:57:...
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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 are there 0 questions?

According to https://superuser.com/questions, there are currently 0 questions on Super User. https://meta.superuser.com/questions says the same about Meta Super User. The other tabs (featured, ...
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'Unknown users' in Windows 8 challenge page

Apparently two of the folk involved in the Windows 8 challenge seem to be referred to as 'unknown user'. Clicking on them seems to indicate they're both users in good standing. Looks like a bug to me.
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Review count goes down sometimes

Here is an example (Tom's count went down). Beginning: End: It almost seems like I "stole" reviews from Tom, but that would be strange.
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Duplicate results in SuperUser Search

I was doing a search over at SuperUser and had 6 / 50 duplicate results of What are the best Excel tips? appear on the first page of the following search: https://superuser.com/search?q=excel+drop+...
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Still logged in even after clearing browser data

Before closing my browser on a shared computer, I usually clear the browser data. On StackExchange, I am still logged after clearing my data. open https://superuser.com/users/login log in with google ...
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Tag display wraps across lines

The list of tags at the bottom of a question is wrapping after the left border of a tag (view this question in Opera(perhaps other browsers also) and look at bottom tag list. Screenshot:
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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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Stylesheets do not display on mobile sites

Since the past day or two, the mobile editions SU/MSU are being shown without the stylesheet. This happens on Android stock browser as well as Dolphin HD. Clearing cache has made no difference
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Issue with the “migrated” marker

There is an issue with the [migrated] text being added to the end of a question title. If that question was migrated from another site, and closed on the site it was migrated to, it will show the [...
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Review - First questions - mixed answers and questions

First questions review page lists both answers and questions, mixed. That's annoying, as it's tempting to flag answers as "not question" and vice versa, until realizing that it's actually answer. Why ...
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Superuser color for followed links

I can't seem to determine which questions I've browsed to on superuser based upon the coloring of the link. As far as I can tell (maybe I'm color blind), there is no difference between the coloring ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Vote to close - off-topic descriptions are wrong

Clicking to close a question as 'off topic' gives a list of off-topic reasons but the 'belongs on...' descriptions all say "Q&A for professional and independent game developers" ...
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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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Where is the 'logout' link? [duplicate]

I was on the SuperUser homepage, and noticed that there was no logout link. Came to meta and there's still no logout link. It's now missing on the StackOverflow page too. What's going on?
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Bug with Badges?

The first bug I noticed was that I have a question Java (1.6.0_15) not working on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.2). Why? that has been viewed over 1000 times yet I never got the Popular Question badge? ...
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Last activity two days ago? Where?

I just logged onto SuperUser for the first time in several weeks, and I noticed that I have "activity" 2 days ago on a long-un-answered question: Multi Monitor setup goes crazy after locking/...
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Lost reputation from posts I haven't touched

Today I just lost reputation from questions that I haven't even answered, edited or voted. I haven't even opened these questions at all. 9 removed and 1 migrated posts all -2 reputation. Timestamp ...
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SU Review, how to stop “watching” a tag

On the review page, I selected a tag to see the questions needed review for that specific subject. But now, I can't find a way to go back and see all the tags combined.
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Superuser homepage answer bug

I was just looking at this post that had 2 answers, but on the home page it said there were 3 answers. Edit: I just went back and the third one is there now, does SU have some kind of timing problem?
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Commentator badge progress shows 1/10 before having commenting priviledge

I just received the privilege to post comments on SuperUser (yay!), but before that happened I noticed that the Commentator badge already has a progress of 1/10. I believe this also happened to me on ...
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Why is the revision list empty for 225512?

Why is the revision list for Super User question 225512 empty? Platform: Firefox 3.6. Windows XP Professional 64-bit, SP 2.
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Incorrect user association to a question?

I find that this Superuser question, Concatenate pdfs without losing bookmarks shows last-modified by "John T" when the question is listed (for example recently active pdf tagged questions), ...
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Javascript on Superuser…

Is anybody else experiencing no-javascript on Super user? No ability to add comments. No ability to see live-preview of markdown. No ability to run any jQuery code from Greasemonkey...
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Upvoting an answer on superuser.com not incrementing vote count correctly

Criteria for rating LCD monitor quality On the above question, I upvoted a couple of answers with 0 vote count and the count was not incremented, but the uparrow highlighted. Being confused by ...
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5 points on upvote?

I only got 5 points on superuser for an upvote. Any ideas? I haven't met my limit yet.