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Could we have a less obvious review audit user?

I've noticed a good chunk of my edit approval review audits are by the same user (who I will not name ;p), with a .. suspicious amount of rep (999/1024). I realize that review audits are meant to ...
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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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Markdown discrepancy between live preview and finished posts

(I'm not sure I'm right on this meta site, but since there's a bug tag...) The following is a link to a web page with a trailing ) in its URL: test I know, the parentheses can be escaped, but that'...
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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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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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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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Users with less than 2k rep cannot edit meta posts

I've edited a number of posts this week, using suggested edits because I don't have 2k on SU yet. It just occurred to me that MSU might also have some posts in need of cleanup, so I came by to check. ...
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Closing Votes count bug

So here I am, minding my own business and checking out the Vote to Close statistics, when I notice a weird number... 25. I voted only 24 times in this UTC day. Weird bug? Or am I just that super ...
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Is this "Chat with an expert" a new items on SE sites?

I have noticed just today that there is a banner that will pop up now and again when I am on SU. . Is this something new?
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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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Why do old questions without any apparent activity get marked as active?

Why is it that some old questions will show recent activity yet when looking at the question page, nothing indicates any change? For example, How to combine with openvpn, dynamic-ip? has its last ...
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Is there anything we can do about ancient questions being bumped?

I keep coming across ancient questions that are now completely irrelevant - for example What do these error messages mean and how to fix it?. My first thought was "Use a newer release of Ubuntu?!" ...
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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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Unable to edit a question because of "that content"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What content am I being blocked from editing and why? Was trying to edit the following question to fix the broken URL: https://superuser.com/questions/184171/how-to-extend-...
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More than 1 flag per post

I've flagged a post as spam. Being forgetful, I clicked to flag it as spam again. Naturally I can't flag again, but, it appears as if I have flagged it twice, for different things. Is this a bug? I ...
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Why is the question tagged twice with the same tag and yet the question count does not match ?

This question has been tagged twice with [windows-7-x64]. Oddly, the same tag shows up twice, with different counts. Clicking on each of those tags, brings the same questions, although one less than ...
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Why do line breaks not work for me in comments?

The help text recommends insertion of a double space when a line break is required. It don't work for me. The answer here is not helpful.
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How do I have 199 reputation on Meta if I haven't asked questions on here before?

I haven't asked a question on here before, but yet my meta reputation is 199. How?
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I can't change my vote to close, bug?

I voted to close a question, then realized it was not the best fit. So I went to change my vote, and saw there was no option to do this: Not a big deal, I thought. I can retract (seeing as that's my ...
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Custom close reason is processed as a comment

When I click on “Close” (under a question), I get a “Why should this question be closed?” dialog box.  If, in that box, I click on “off-topic because…”, I get a “Closing > Off-Topic” box.  If I then ...
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Why are my questions judged as low quality?

When I write questions on Super User, I often find that I am rejected when I click submit after typing a paragraph; including my previous research on the subject, and so on. It says that my question ...
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