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Is CV's 'Reopen votes' review queue working right now?

A few minutes ago I had to skip the two reopen votes visible in my review queue because I couldn't complete any of them due to a strange error of the kind An error ...
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Inconsistent view count between question page and search results page?

When I search "moose" in the search engine I see this post has 3k views: When I open up the question's page I see 4k views: Is this some kind of difference in rounding rules, or something ...
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Disappearing questions?

A few hours ago, I posted a comment and an answer to a question (deleted questions are only visible for users with enough rep). Someone had found a nonstandard parameterization of the negative ...
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System is systematically changing URLs in many of my posts

Many of my posts which have links to blog articles such as https://fharrell.com/post/po are having the URLs systematically changed to http://www.fharrell.com/p/blog-page.html which is not even a valid ...
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Why can’t I edit this post? [closed]

The following question has some formatting issues that I wanted to correct. Econometrics problem with regression I cannot edit it, even though I can edit other questions (not just my own). What’s ...
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Issues with syntax highlighting (r tag)

I've noticed that there seem to be issues with the syntax highlighting. Take this recent post as an example: Clearly, the question is tagged r. Thus, R syntax highlighting should be applied. However, ...
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Improve "Similar questions" results when writing a question

I've noticed recently that when I write a new question such as this one, the "Similar questions" box just above the Body text entry box shows results that are similar, but they're similar ...
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First Questions Review Queue: Flagging a Question Does Not Advance the Actions or Move to Next Item

In the new First Questions Review Queue, if I flag a question, say, as needing clarification, in my opinion the Actions box should have a button saying "I'm done" or the entire screen should ...
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Code snippet ends with triple backticks

On my question, the very last code snippets ends with the triple backticks "```". The same exact code snippet on StackOverflow does NOT end with the triple backticks (I thought I erred with ...
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What's going on with MathJax today?

I'm looking at this question. It says: $$ \Pr(X=x) = \frac{-p^x}{ x\log(1-p)} \text{ for } x = 1,2,3,\ldots\, \tag 2 $$ Now I will set that in an inline, rather than displayed, context: $\Pr(X=x)...
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Search: Problem with views:keyword in search

I ran into this: For a certain user with many posts, user:4505 https://stats.stackexchange.com/search?q=user%3A4505 search gives (16.09.2019) 812 hits. Augmenting ...
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Misleading link about MathJax help [duplicate]

The online help of Cross Validated contains the following part at the LaTeX section: "Learn more: MathJax help." Problem is, the link leads to a site about TeX, not MathJax. This is not really ...
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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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What's wrong with hats, i.e. $\hat \beta$?

Why are the hats in $\hat \beta$ off centered?
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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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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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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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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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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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"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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Copying code blocks in Windows

Recently when I copy code blocks from answers and questions, the end of line characters are not being copied too. This means that everything is copied in one line, and this can cause problems when ...
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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 ...