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Link fails to render properly when rejecting an accepted edit

I think a screenshot best conveys the bug: As you can see, the link HTML in the drop down does not properly render: This edit was already approved - please visit <a href="/questions/246460/...
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Badge progress circle misalinged

The double circle is partly outside the box. Is this a bug? I am using Edge, Windows 10.
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Why I'm getting reputation for this?

One of my answer was removed by a mod but I got reputation for this! but Why?Is it abug?
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Mathjax and image descriptions interact inconsistently between the edit preview and actual post

When trying to edit the image description in this question to diagram showing an inclined plane at angle \$α\$ and an angry bird being fired at angle \$β\$ at speed \$u\$, (raw text is ...
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Bugged question (possibly rounding issue)

This Question was asked 2 months ago but was closed 3 months ago, I'm assuming this is a bug. @Bubbler said that it may be a rounding issue, as "the exact date and time when each event occurred ....
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Why does Community have an answer here?

Community looks to be very buggy today. However, this appears to be specific to this site - I've been unable to repro this on other sites or their metas. It appears as though Community has an answer ...
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best-of tag not showing the "Cast your vote for" posts

Navigate to the best-of tag and you'll see the following: This doesn't show any of the "Cast your vote for Best of 20XX" posts, such as this one (which should be at the top, when sorting by ...
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Fix impossible deletion

When one of my questions got closed as a duplicate (correctly), I got this screen. Then, when I clicked the delete button, this showed up: Then when I confirmed, I got this: What's the point of ...
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Featured on Meta is not showing [featured] meta articles

If you go to Code Golf SE main, the only post that is listed on Featured on Meta is the one featured on Mother Meta. But the site actually has two more featured ...
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Footer text is hard to read on meta

The styling of the footer on codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com is very low contrast and the text is hard to read, especially the list subtitles. I have selected some of the text "NETWORK", ...
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Double tag badge

It looks like one user was awarded the silver code-golf badge twice at the same time. Their badges page also shows the badge being awarded twice: This looks like a bug. It could be that Lyxal messed ...
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Users with 1 rep aren't able to post answers on Meta

Despite our help page claiming you only need 1 reputation to participate in Meta, multiple users have reported being unable to post answers on Meta, despite being supposed to be (screenshot of a ...
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`\[` in code triggers LateX in preview

When the code contains the characters \[, the preview shows everything else as LateX even though it is inside the `` section. This is how the preview looks like: ...
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Why do I still get my association bonus? [closed]

After I deleted my Code Golf.SE account, (my only account eligible for the association bonus), I still get the association bonus (see my rep). Is there a reason why this happens (or, if this is ...
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Odd rectangle under reputation in meta profile

There is an odd grey rectangle under the reputation on meta profile page. And it almost overlaps with label about top percentage just bellow it: If I open profile page on the main site, I see nothing ...
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Migration text is outdated

Currently the migration text(shown below) references the old name(PPCG) of this site. Since this site is now called Code Golf & Coding Challenges, shouldn't we change the migration text to ...
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LaTeX/MathJax extends out of the post box

Example: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/179329/83048 As you can see, it extends out of the box the post is contained within and mildly interferes with the HNQ. For example: \$...
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"Rendered output" doesn't render LaTeX in Review Queue

The rendered output still shows the markdown for LaTeX in the review queue:   Question pictured.
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404 Not Found image is itself 404

It looks like the image that is supposed to show up in the 404 error page has...itself gone 404, and shows a broken image. It looks like it's trying to load the image from https://cdn.sstatic.net/...
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"Featured on meta" has gone crazy

The "Featured on meta" sidebar currently shows three posts: two of which are actually featured, and the third of which (Cast your vote for “Best of PPCG 2018”!) ceased to be featured 40 days ago. That ...
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I got reputation for editing my own answer?

I somehow got reputation for editing my own answer? It's this edit. Is this intentional or not? Because I could then edit some answers I've posted before, and get reputation, because edits to your own ...
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Cannot close a question even though >500 reputation [duplicate]

As you can see in the image, I cannot close the question even though I have >500 reputation. I cannot blame it on caching because I passed 500 reputation a long time ago (greater than a month).
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Deleted question appears on review queue

I was recently (in fact just right now) browsing the review queue when I saw an off-topic question. I tried to downvote, but then I got a message that the question was deleted and I couldn't vote on ...
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Leaderboard not working correctly

The snippet used in many questions to generate a leaderboard is not displaying correctly for me, and some links are not working. I am using Firefox 59.0.2 (64-bit) on macOS 10.13.2 (High Sierra). The ...
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Has anybody used PPCG.SE before April 5th?

I'm serious. Does anybody here remember viewing any pages on PPCG.SE before the fifth of this month? Because according to the site analytics (5k+ only), the only time anybody has ever visited or ...
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404 image is missing on the meta site Page Not Found page [duplicate]

The 404 image is missing in the meta site's Page Not Found page. The main sites' Page Not Found page has that image: codegolf.stackexchange.com/404 But in the meta site it is missing: codegolf....
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Election page is broken

I just got a notification telling me to vote in the election. When following the link however, I'm redirected to here (an error page). Presumably, this is supposed to be the election page. It seems ...
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Non-mod-only tag is shown in red

Last I checked, one did not need a diamond in their name to post questions tagged kolmogorov-complexity. I also didn't know that main site tags could be mods-only. Oddly enough, when I'm in the ...
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VBA Syntax Highlighting [closed]

the below pertains to the flag language: lang-vba, which I have since been informed is not actually a flag, and for my use I should have been using ...
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Site icons being messed up

I just noticed that PPCG now has Code Review's icon in some areas of SE. I'm pretty sure this is a bug since I can't find any discussion related to it. Basically the problem seems to appear wherever ...
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Is this another puzzle? 404 image in 404 page

I just stumbled upon a question that was deleted here on this meta. (Link to reproduce for users with >2k rep.) All good, questions get deleted all the time, but I couldn't help noticing something ...
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The SE chat feed bot seems to be unwell

The SE Chat Bot seems to be unwell. This includes Sandbox Feeds and Meta Feeds. Neither of these posts were deleted at the time of posting. Does anyone know what's causing this behaviour?
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Tag score not matching combined score of tag answers

I just started using PPCG and I'm off to a good start, almost 400 rep in a week. My best tag is code-golf. But while I was looking at my profile, I saw a bit of a problem. My score for code-golf is ...
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Multiple spaces not showing up in comment code-blocks

I wrote a solution to a code golf challenge that included the string ".... ....". This exact number of dots and spaces was necessary for the solution to work. ...
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Recent inbox messages counts wrong

As seen from the blue shading, I only had 2 new messages, but the red indicator showed 6. Such mismatch is very frequent. The blue shading is always right.
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Bounty ad not appearing correctly

I was looking at a question and I saw this: It looks like a bounty ad's image wasn't loading. In case you are wondering, the image URL was https://stack-exchange-dynamic-ads.herokuapp.com/codegolf....
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Stack Overflow migrating to HTTPS breaks automated leaderboards. Should we fix existing leaderboards?

Example of automated leaderboard: Make your language unusable Stack Overflow now by default loads as HTTPS. This means that the existing snippet is broken, because it tries to request a http ...
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Why can't I chat, even though having 20 reputations?

I already have 20 reputations (which is the points to get chat) but I can't still chat. Why can't I?
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Community Moderator Removing Sandbox featured tag

If you look in the sandbox edit history there seems to be a long chain of edits where the community moderator removes the featured tag, and a trusted moderator replaces it. This is similar to the ...
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Three 'First Post' reviews already reviewed

Title says it all. I just reviewed 3 items that already had a "Welcome to PPCG" comment. Since 2 different people had reviewed them, I assumed that they hadn't forgot to click, "I'm done".
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Chat still says beta

A picture with freehand red circles is worth a million words:
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Is this a bug in codeblock indention?

https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/66029/31033 Is this a bug or am I using a feature I'm not aware of?
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Syntax highlighting doesn't work on Meta

Like the title says: ...
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Meta privileges help page inconsistency

There appears to be an inconsistency on our Meta privileges page in the Help Center! The unflappable dev Chris Jester-Young and our benevolent overlords in the SE Community Team have lowered PPCG's ...
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Horizontal scroll bar on code tags overlaps the last line

I noticed that on Google Chrome 46.0.2490.71 on Win 7x64 the last line in a code block overlaps the horizontal scroll bar. For ...
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Why do I need 10 reputation when I already have 100? [duplicate]

Why am should I be getting this error when I already have 100 reputation?
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Can't add an answer to question Don't google “google” on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf [duplicate]

I just writed an answer for this question on my computer. I was to post my answer and just found there isn't any "add another answer" button. It only say that it required 10 reputations to answer... ...
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Buggy Markdown rendering of a "circle" [duplicate]

In this meta.codegolf sandbox question, the following shape is misaligned: ...
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Code sample strangely indented? [duplicate]

When viewing this answer the shell transcript seems to be misindented, but when I edit the source it seems fine?
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`R(r+'(?=[>,]|$)','g')` is converted to `R('^'+r+'+01943df1-b949-454b-b253-e39f9f31ca1e)','g')` [duplicate]

Today I found something weird with stack snippets... I found it in this question:Interpreting Fish (no, not that Fish) It was in my answer: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/48686/14732 ...
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