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no 'edit' option for Q&A at Programmers meta

I noticed there's no 'edit' option for questions and answers posted at Programmers meta - as opposed to eg Programmers, SO and So meta. Is that intentional? a missing feature? something else? ...
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What happened to my bounty?

I put a 100 rep bounty on this question. When using Redux/Redux-Saga - should JWTs be set in the action creators/sagas? I have just received an email say it has expired - but I am unable to award ...
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Having 3 or more images in a row shows “Unformatted code”

I was trying to post a question with several images and there were a message about unformated code, although my post did not contain any code at all. After some deleting / pasting code, I found that ...
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Is it a bug or deferred execution? -3 + 1= -1?

I have asked a question, which was put on hold for whatever reason(allegedly it's too broad).. It was also 3 x downvoted So I have also tried to improve the question to make less scope to mark the ...
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a tale of two Stack Exchange groups

compare how two different SE groups deal with the same question: Software Engineering Electrical Engineering i stand by my observation (that was deleted): "Whatta bunch of pricks." (the exception ...
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The cup of coffee has gone cold

The steam coming from the coffee cup in the favicon blends in with the background on an inactive Chrome tab (OS X). Although it's still barely visible, there should be more contrast between the steam ...
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Unwanted horizontal scroll bar in all the pages in Firefox browser

There is a horizontal scroll bar in the bottom of this site in all the pages in Firefox browser. There is no use of the horizontal scroll bar in the pages. Configurations: OS: Windows 10 Pro Mozilla ...
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The very first question if deleted cannot be retrieved until 2nd question is added

I have noticed one issue that very first question if deleted cannot be retrieved. The steps were: I asked 1 question today, which was down-voted. I realized that it should have not been asked in ...
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“more” link in footer is hardly viewable

In the footer, the more link is hardly view-able due to the free handed image in the background, when select the Technology sites. Screenshot for reference:
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Bug: incorrect links in 'What topics can I ask about here?'

I've just noticed that all links in the help section What topics can I ask about here? point to programmers.stackexchange.com. Links to the main parts of the site do resolve to softwareengineering....
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Where does one ask questions about a specific programming problem?

I'm working on refactoring some legacy c++ code. I ran into a problem moving from a linked-list to using a vector. Even though it seems straight forward (list is created once, and looped through ...
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Editing an answer - fixed sidebar flows behind footer

Editing an answer and scrolling down causes the "sidebar" to flow behind the footer: Appears on my system (Windows 7 Professional) on all browsers I can test FF 45.8 (ESR) IE 11 Chrome 53
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Badges and tag “X” buttons misplaced

While I only have one badge, it is appearing incorrectly on meta: While I was reporting this bug, I noticed that the "X" button that appears in the tag field is misplaced as well:
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Extra commas in 'Share a link to this question via email,,, or

I looked at a couple of questions this morning and noticed we have a few extra commas in the text below the question:
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How did I get the Scholar badge when I have only just asked my first question?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/help/badges/10/scholar?userid=82480 Scholar: Ask a question and accept an answer. I literally just asked my first question 2 401 minutes ago. There ...
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What's that text above the viewport?

I was scrolling back up to the top of a page when I noticed this weird red text floating above the viewport in the "rubber-band-scroll" region. It says "Stack Exchange Inbox" and "Reputation and ...
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Link “title” attribute lost in HTML except when editing

Hovering the mouse pointer over a link having a title attribute should display the title, but currently this works only when you are looking at an editing preview of the post. There is something ...
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When your question is flagged as a duplicate, the edit link appears to not render correctly

I posted a question that has since been flagged as a duplicate of an already existing question. The panel at the top of the question is as you'd expect, apart from the 'edit' link which hasn't ...
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Network icons are broken

Any idea why the Hot Network Questions suddenly look like this on P.SE? (But not here on Meta.P.SE, for whatever reason...)
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Flickering primary tags on meta

Chrome on OSX here. No better way to explain this than steps to recreate: Start the ask question form on Meta Go to add a tag (focus the tag box). The primary tags will appear without any input. ...
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Network engineering's background on Programmers adverts is less than ideal

On the sidebar, this is what it looks like: Related from MSE from awhile back: Confusing placement of popular network question above related questions in the sidebar Please look at the other ...
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Odd wrapping of pending flags

With this latest maintenance outage came a new UI around the helpful flags that one can see on the profile. On MSE the pending flags looks like: On Photography (a particularly challenging site ...
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Highest-voted questions giving wrong results

I was browsing the highest voted questions (Questions > Votes) on programmers, but noticed something extremely weird on page seven of the results. Going from questions with over a hundred votes ...
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I can't track the random badge

I am the all time top answerer in random (89 points on 11 answers). I keep looking forward to getting a tag badge in it. I can track C, version-control, database, math, git, history, open-source, ...
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Text from the side overlaps to the footer when I scroll to the bottom most part of the page

Take a look at this screenshot. Then if you scroll at the bottom most part of the page you can see this. I think the text from the side overlaps to the footer of the page. It says here that it is ...
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answer's “share” link goes to a different answer

When I go to the question Explaining floating point precision to customers and get a "share" link for Scott Whitlock's answer: The link sends my browser to a different answer on the question What ...
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Is the ALL CAPS question filter broken?

We recently had a very poor quality question seemingly bypass the filter for all caps in a title. And about a month ago, there was another poor quality question that made it through the quality ...
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“Disciplined” achievement badge awarded for migrated answer

This just happened: INBOX (Programmers SE item) answer migrated 2 hours ago Your answer to "Testing a method that reads from standard input and outputs to standard output" was migrated to Stack ...
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Comment editor breaks some URLs

I posted this comment Here's my contribution: http://www.drdobbs.com/web-development/restful-web-services-a-tutorial/240169069. It seems to go into sufficient detail to provide a satisfactory answer ...
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Misleading “protected” message on closed question shown to users who are not logged in or have less than 10 on-site rep

Should I choose Doctrine 2 or Propel 1.5/1.6, and why? Is this the intended behavior? I was searching for the "answer" button because I read that I need at least 10 reputation because the question ...
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Can questions go into limbo when its migrated (rejected) and on hold?

I have a question that was originally in codereview and now its migrated here where its on hold. The problem is that in programmers its too opinionated and thus on hold. However I cannot edit it ...
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Missing and extra spaces in comments

I've seen this glitch a few times with Safari (7.1) on the Mac (10.9.5). It manifests as either no spacing between text and the link in a comment, or irregular location of the hyphen. Notice the ...
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Deleted question as a known good audit in close vote review?

Hitting the close vote reviews, I came across this one. I'm really not sure what the proper action on it is. It's been deleted. I'm not sure if I should leave it open (it's deleted), close it (...
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I shouldn't be review audited on my own posts

Was given a post to review I made myself about 2 weeks ago. Was "only a test" but I wonder if that's not something that should be filtered out...
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Misspelled tag “polymoprhism” on SE should be merged with existing tag “polymorphism”

I found a misspelled tag on SE: polymoprhism. The 'p' and 'h' are incorrectly swapped. It really should be polymorphism.
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How effective is the quality filter against this question with all-caps brief title and text?

The question DETERMINISTIC FINITE STATE MACHINE (10k link) had the content of: DESIGNING A SIMPLE DETERMINISTIC FINITE STATE MACHINE TO RECOGNISE A VALID DUT PASSWORD NUMBER. IT ,MUST FIRST INCLUDE ...
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can it be made easier to insert code w/o edits to each line?

If I have a block of code and try to insert it, and press the code button, it indents the 1st line. and that's it. It seems that alone is a bug by itself. But the reason it comes up is that one ...
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Level 1 headers in profile description appear cluttered

I recently updated my Stack Exchange profile to include a link to my newly created Area 51 proposal Scientific Imagination. I included a sample question from the proposal as a level 1 header. It looks ...
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Why did the feed ban me from chat?

I was just banned from chat over this comment, which, to my eye looks fairly innocuous. Comment history before someone blew it away Clicking on the Feeds profile brought me to here Can anyone shed ...
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kerning issues - click reads like dick, letter spacing

Using Firefox 16.0.2 22 on Windows 8, I've had a hard time reading certain sentences. Browser is normal zoom. clean looks like dean. click looks like dick. Screenshot if you cannot see it: And ...
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Badge count experiencing cropping at 7 digits

If you have 7 digits of badges on Programmers.SE, you start to experience truncation: With 8 digits of badges, you really get chopped off: This isn't a problem on other Stack Exchange sites: ...
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Pop up for Low Quality comment options behind links

The popup for the 'leave a comment' is showing up behind the links at the top of the page: All of the following screen shots are from a mac. Original report in Safari: Fresh install of Firefox: ...
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Nav buttons floating over review dialog box [duplicate]

I was in the LQP review queue this morning and clicked the 'recommend deletion' dialog box. I dragged the dialog box away to look again at the question and noticed this: The nav buttons are floating ...
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Bottom bar floating in middle of the page

The bottom bar (that black almost a straight line thing) is floating in the middle of the page on reviews. This may be a regression of: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page Line in ...
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UI Bug During Review [duplicate]

(all annotations in red are mine) While reviewing, a random black bar appears across the question that I'm viewing. This appears on every post I review, only in the Close Votes category. Anyone ...
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I flagged a question twice?

When I click the "flag" link on this question, the popup claims I have already flagged it twice: it is a duplicate... This question has been asked before and already has an answer. you ...
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Cannot Answer Protected Question with 101 Rep

I was browsing and I noticed this somewhat old question: here. I just got an association bonus from my other accounts, so now my reputation is at 101. However, I still get: protected by GlenH7 ...
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Top bar shows large number of suggested edits, but the review queue is empty

When logging in today, I saw a notification that there were 31 suggested edits to be reviewed (which is an unusually large number), but when going to the review page, the queue was empty. Even after ...
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Why do I get questionblock after just two deleted questions?

I would like to know, how the questionblocks come. I asked on programmers exactly three questions. One I deleted myself, another one was deleted by community and the third got one upvote, two ...
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Review Audit quality?

Related question - Where to ask for advice regarding a review audit? I just ran into a review Audit: The question for which the first post occured was: Are certifications worth it? I checked the ...