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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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A ghost wiki excerpt after tag merge

My understanding was that when a tag B is made a synonym of tag A and merged with it, then if B had any tag wiki excerpt it would not be visible anywhere anymore. However, this apparently did not ...
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“Upcoming events” side box lists the wrong election end date

The side box that appears on every page currently displays that our moderator election ends in just under a day: However, the election page states that we have about 8 days left: My guess is that ...
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A space is missing in the design of the opinion-based post notice

It lies before the "If..." sentence.
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What's wrong with hats, i.e. $\hat \beta$?

Why are the hats in $\hat \beta$ off centered?
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Unexpected reset of the daily login count (towards Enthusiast badge)

I am logging into the site everyday, for the "Enthusiast", without fail. However today the login count was reset from 22 to 1 ! What should I do? EDIT While going through the activity log and votes ...
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Why am I not notified and my reputation is not increasing when my comment is upvoted?

I had an upvote of a comment but I did not see it, neither in my Inbox nor in reputation. Is it normal? Reputation is less important, compared to not seeing this activity in my Inbox.
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“Reviewer” badge cannot be selected as the “Next Badge”

Why aren't the reviewer or steward badges shown or selectable as "next badge" on the user activity page? They are shown among the help-center badges.
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Matlab syntax highlighting now works on CrossValidated but does not turn on automatically

There has been this feature request on Meta.SE since 2012: Add syntax highlighting for the MATLAB language In May 2016 it was marked as [status-completed] and the following answer was posted by an SE ...
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Answers appear sorted by date and not by the vote count

When I read the question How to correct outliers once detected for time series data forecasting? the answers are in an unexpected order, based on how the answers appear in StackOverflow. ...
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An answer posted 30 seconds after the question was closed; how is it possible?

This question -- SVD for PCA: Why would one standardize the data matrix? -- was closed as a duplicate at 16:59:24 (nine minutes after having been posted). I can swear I saw it closed and without ...
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A question is not displayed in the Linked list, even though it is linked

This question (A): How to write the error term in repeated measures ANOVA in R: Error(subject) vs Error(subject/time) contains a link to this question (B): Specifying the Error() term in repeated ...
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Why am I seeing the SE network icons exchanged?

Basically, when visiting profile pages or looking at the HNQs the SE sites icons are exchanged for me. CV appears with SuperUser icon, while Personal Finance & Money (money.SE) appears with the ...
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Q: Is this a Critic badge bug?

I got Critic badge yesterday, but My user page > Activity > votes > downvote say "you have not cast any votes". It seems strange, so I report it. I have something likely come to mind. After I voted up ...
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Why did this edit go through the review queue?

Yesterday, the author of: Volume representation of ring distribution (cylindrical coordinates) attempted to edit his own question (edit 4 in the revision history). Instead of going through, the edit ...
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40 votes won't trigger the Vox Populi badge

In my profile I can see the following track of the vox populi badge: However, if I want to vote a question, I get the message: Is there sort of a restriction to this badge?
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What to do about “sounds like spam” error?

I attempted to post a detailed question, focused on conceptual and statistical issues, not coding. The site rejected my post with an unexplained error message that my post looked like spam. I also ...
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Bug in displaying the list of review badges

Badges such as "Custodian" (bronze) to "Steward" (gold) are awarded for each of the six review types. However, in browsing the list of users who have been awarded a badge, CV reports the same users in ...
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Increasing visibility to questions by upvoting comments = cheating?

I have begun posting questions in CrossValidated and recognized that many go almost unnoticed. I realized that by periodically upvoting the corresponding comments the question may reappear as active,...
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Can't post answer because Captcha hangs

I can't post an answer because the Captcha hangs. It keeps spinning indefinitely when I check "I'm not a robot", and the reCaptcha button cannot be activated. I'm using Opera 12.x. Is this something ...
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“Math Processing Error” in red instead of a TeX formula [duplicate]

I just noted that \binom{}{} does not work, as before, and as it should: $$ \binom{3}{2} $$ What I typed within double dollar signs is : ...
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Can't delete previous comment

Please see my comment here. I am unable to delete it since the X used to delete it overlaps with the Related question links: Is there any way that I can delete the comment?
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Why are there 500+ entries in the Late Answers queue?

On inspection, it looks like many "late answers" from years ago have been added to the review queue. Is this a change to, or an error in, the algorithms that select which answers get added to the ...
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Strange identicon

For two days I've been meeting a strange identicon in place of the true one. This is about my own profile, and also about some other people profile. The identicon is this I see my posts now "signed" ...
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Problem with the Mortarboard badge?

I had got a reputation of 225 (200+) on a day, but wasn't awarded the Mortarboard badge. So, just wanted to know whether the badge is still active or is the explanation of the badge wrong; so that it ...
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Have Latex tables stopped working?

In a range of browsers, I've found that $\LaTeX$ tables no longer seem to work on this site. Neither of these posts display correctly: How to test for a synergistic effect of A & B with ...
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Strange bug when users write two < marks in a row

I noticed a strange bug on this post. It seems that the author wrote n<<N (not as code but as text) and for some reason that cut the post between the two <...
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Links to review history on the election page are broken

On the election page there is a link "review history" under each nomination. It's supposed to display the list of nominee's reviews, but it does not. The reason is a recent tweak of user profile pages:...
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Error in the suggested edits review queue

For some time now I've had problems with rejecting suggested edits in the suggested edits review queue. Usually the majority of edits is actually an improvement but when the exceptions occur the ...
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The Talkative Badge?

I just received notification that I have earned the Talkative Badge for posting 10 messages in Cross Validated chat rooms with one or more of them starred. I can recall only one message that I have ...
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I don't receive notifications

A user sent me several notifications in the comments of this discussion today, but I have not received any notification.
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Missing or broken CSS in main CV chat room

The CSS for the main CV chat room is broken/not resolving rendering the room difficult to use. This has been the case for the past few hours and I did try this in clean browser sessions / multiple ...
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Rendering error: Comments with MathJax syntax errors overflow their boxes

For some reason the rendering of the right hand column of the webpage is overlapping my comments and is preventing me from editing or deleting my post... Screen Resolution: 1280 x 800 Windows XP ...
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Problem with log-in and posting when using https://

I am unable to ask questions or post when accessing https://stats.stackexchange.com/. When I attempted to access the meta site it was also not possible for me to log in. Edit: Screenshot: Edit: ...
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Just got an invalid security certificate for meta.stats.SE … what's up?

I normally get to meta.stats.SE by either typing "meta." in the address bar or by clicking a link to meta in the sidebar - which might link to say ...
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Blog design is off for monthly view

http://stats.blogoverflow.com/2012/02/ Something is wrong with your layout there:
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Double-underlining on linked questions on profile page

If I hover over the upper edge of a question on a profile page, then first one line appears under the hyperlink, and as I move the mouse down, towards the centre of the question, then as the mouse ...
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Changes to tag Wiki gone missing

I just edited a previously empty tag Wiki and put a good deal of effort into writing a decent description, providing an example etc. in a reasonable length. I saved it, got the usual "Thanks for the ...
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Does the bounties page of user profile have a bug? (or am I just especially dense?)

This has been nagging at me a while. I guessed I'd figure out what was going on eventually, but I haven't - I am more puzzled than ever. If it is a bug I could post it to meta.SO* -- but it's more ...
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First post review queue -bug or new feature?

I flagged a post for "unclear what you're asking". Just a few minutes after, I got the same question on the first post review queue. Before the change on the flag options, the "I am done" button ...
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Was Community meant to own this bounty?

There's a bounty that's owned by Community on a question in which the original asker's account seems to be intact. Was the bounty taken out by a second party whose account was deleted, or is this a ...
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“This webpage has a redirect loop”

Sometimes when I load CrossValidated, I get an error that the page has a redirect loop. I can always resolve this by going to meta.stats.stackexchange.com and then reloading stats.stackexchange.com. ...
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Is this a bug or is there a large lag between the time the grace period ends and the time a bounty is automatically awarded?

Edit: The grace period on this bounty ended around around 7 hours ago with no automatic award per the rule mentioned in the original post so I'm wondering if there is (a) a significant lag between the ...
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Latex not formatted under review tab

I'm not sure if this is a bug or expected behavior, but I find it a little hard to do reviews for posts including Latex. Basically when I go to the review screen and see the list of all possible ...
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Issue with accept answer after it turns to community wiki?

I just attempted to change my favored answer to a new reply here and I got 2 points reduced reputation as not having an answer accepted. The context is that the answer was accepted before it turned to ...
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How to avoid a quirk in formatted R output?

I just tried to correct the R data.frame output formatting in a question. The markdown looked right: 4 spaces in for each line and a code block appeared. It all ...
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Could we change the color of the accepted answer check for color blind people?

So I just figured out that stack exchange exists like 2 months ago and I am now just getting active in the wonderful world of cross validated and its great. One thing I came across just now is I ...
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Uploading 5kB image takes more than a minute and without success

I just tried to upload a 5kB GIF image to the question I'm composing but it is still saying 'Uploading ...' even after more than one minute!
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Reputation for the answer when the questions get merged

This question was cross-posted on math.SE. It got separate answers there and here (by me), both of them were accepted. After the merge, the one from the math.SE is shown to be accepted, but I still ...
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Explanation of the Generalist badge

The explanation of the Generalist badge is “Active in many different tags”. This explanation is less clear then the ones of other badges. Especially what does many mean here?
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Should the HTML title of this CrossValidated site still be “Statistical Analysis”?

Is it intentional that the HTML title for the CrossValidated site is "Statistical Analysis"? Or is it a hold-over from the beta name? The HTML title is what determines the browser window title and ...