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Programmers total points not listed properly on StackOverflow

I have 313 points listed here on Programmers, but on StackOverflow when I look at my summary it's showing 309 points for Programers. The other stack exchange sites I'm on are updating properly, but ...
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Improperly prompting for career development tags in new questions

In the FAQ it plainly states that career advice questions are not appropriate. Yet when a new question is being asked you are prompted to input a tag, including the career-development. Perhaps we ...
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The post notice font size has shrunk

I just added a post notice to a question and saw the font had dropped down a size: I haven't added a post notice in several days so I don't know when it started doing this, but could it be ...
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I'm not sure if this is affecting multiple sites (and I don't know a good way to test), but it appears that flagging is broken

Flagging a post always results in a message indicating that the flag comment text must be greater than 10 characters, even when it is. This might be more suited to Meta.SO, but until I have the chance ...
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Odd Highlighting of Questions with Favorite Tags

I have scrum, agile, unit-testing and tdd set as favorite tags. When I browse to tdd, I get two questions highlighted, followed by two not highlighted, followed by one highlighted, etc. It looks like ...
John Saunders's user avatar
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Why are the visited link colors swapped?

In the main list of questions, we have dark blue for visited and light blue for not. Okay. But in the related tab for any question, it's light blue for visited and dark blue for not. This is ...
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Just one Question? [closed]

When I click the questions link, only one question shows on the list. The rest are still there if you navigate to them through other means. Is anyone else observing this problem?
Michael Brown's user avatar
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Review page doesn't indicate already voted posts

Posts I've already voted on through normal browsing of the site, are not marked as such (red arrow) in the review page. It's more of an annoyance than a bug, if I try to vote again I get the "already ...
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Doesn't indicate results are capped at 5,000 results

On SO when a search returns > 5,000 results it indicates the results have been capped a 5,000 by displaying the number of results as "5,000+" On P.SE it only displays the "5,000" without the plus at ...
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Flag question button when "off topic" chosen as reason doesn't work

The red "Flag question" button in the flagging modal doesn't seem to work today for when "off topic" is chosen. I've tried on two questions, flagged them as not constructive instead (worked fine). ...
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I'm not sure if this is a global thing or a site-specific thing, but "too many recent edits" is useless

I'm editing a post, I spend a few minutes making changes, and I go to save it. I get an error message that simply says that I've made "too many recent edits". I don't even know what that means, aside ...
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Background image makes the text into jpeg artifacts when used with citrix terminal client

Not sure if it's due to the background image, but i see the text on few stackexchange sites as a low-quality jpeg, when viewed with citrix terminal client. This is likely due to the usage of ...
George Polevoy's user avatar
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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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Logging out the first time causes an unintentional click on the privileges link

When I hover over the profile link, a box pops out showing links for "activity, privileges and logout". The first time I hover, the box gets formed for the first time, so it's first a small box and ...
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Different font sizes used in question titles on "badge details" pages [closed]

The "badge details" pages are showing lists of posts that awarded the badge in different font sizes: This is affecting only some of the badges. Others use the same size for all posts on their page, ...
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The "similar question" sections overlaps the footer [closed]

When asking a question, the "similar questions" side bar scrolls down, which is cool, but if I go all the way down to the bottom of the page, then the side bar covers up the link to the wiki, the "...
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#vote-differences link anchor seems broken in the Meta FAQ

Mousing over the "What does voting mean here?" section of the Meta Programmers FAQ displays the correct link: https://softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com/faq#vote-differences. However, ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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Wrong view count bug

I recently got a Notable Question badge for this question. My profile says it has more than 3k views, but on the question page it shows less than that.
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During a question merge not all comments got merged into the master question

I just merged this question (10k+ link) into this question, but it looks like only my comment made it over into the master question and Vitor's comment was left behind. Is that the expected behaviour?...
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Should I have a Guru Badge?

It's been several days now - should I have earned a Guru badge for: Co-worker renamed all of my queries ? It's not the answer with the highest vote count, but I didn't see that as a requirement.
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'Help us create it' link in empty tag overview suddenly broken

Today I have written two tag descriptions. The way I have done this was by clicking the 'help us create it' link in the tag overview. A few minutes ago I wanted to describe the 'maven' tag, but now ...
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Strange behavior of counts on first comment to answer? [closed]

My answer seems to have a fair amount of upvotes, call it N(>25). I didn't think it controversial, but the first comment in response is pretty negative about the quality of the answer, and has a huge ...
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The size of user profile image in this forum is smaller than in other forums, why?

The size of user profile image in this forum (programmers.stackexchange.com) is smaller than in other forums (*.stackexchange.com or stackoverflow.com), why? In programmers.stackexchange.com, the ...
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Single flags verb agreement

English has verb agreement, where verbs have to agree in grammatical number with their subject. That rule is not being followed on the "Your flagging history" page:
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Bug in votes left notification

Since the maximum amount of votes went from 30 to 40, there's a small bug in the code showing the yellow "votes left" notification box. When I vote 40 times on a day, I get the following notifications,...
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The word "beta" still appears in the app offline html

Programmers kicked me to the app offline screen today and I couldn't help but notice it still had the beta tag on it. http://sstatic.net/skins/sketchy/app_offline.htm The url and content looks ...
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Is it possible to get +790 in under 48 hours, or is this a glitch? [closed]

I'm curious... Mr Skeet is heading up the May league tables. No problem with that, but a rep increase of +790 in under 2 days seems to be a mathematical impossibility, given he has no accepted answers ...
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Why the upvoted non-wiki answers have +0 reputation instead of +10?

It seems that there is an issue with votes/reputation on Programmers.SE (don't know if there is the same issue on other SE websites). I've recently answered two questions and my answer had one up-...
Arseni Mourzenko's user avatar
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“No registered application for this type of extension.” displays on each page in Opera 11.10

When viewing Programmers site in Opera 11.10, I get an error message box from Opera with the following text: No registered application for this type of extension. I tried to track down what causes ...
Alexey Ivanov's user avatar
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1 answer
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Flag comment box overflowing on Chrome

Using 10.0.648.205
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Sketchy Advice in the FAQ [closed]

In the FAQ under the heading What kind of questions should I not ask here?, the following advice is given: If your question would be of interest to … Professional and enthusiast programmers, ask on ...
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Navigation buttons appear over the close box

The Questions/Tags/Users/Badges/Unanswered navigation buttons appear over the close box. I am using Firefox 3.6, Mac OS. Because the close box is vertically centered, you need to make your viewport ...
Nicole's user avatar
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CSS Rule for Flagging comments bumps layout by 1px

I've noticed on Programmmers.SE that when you hover over the flag this comment button it bumps the surrounding container by 1px. After inspecting the css, I noticed these rules in all.css: .flag-off {...
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Consecutive Visits Calendar Possibly Broken In Meta PM SE?

I noticed that for the last 2 days the Consecutive streak calendar in my Meta PM SE profile won't load. I can view this on PM SE. Is this a bug? I also noticed that the consecutive days dropped ...
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Broken Markdown Formatting

I wasn't sure where else to put it, so I decided upon Meta.Programmers.StackExchange. If you evaluate the html generated for this post, you will notice that it generates mismatched tags when making ...
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Requirements for the Deputy badge

Just wondering if I've misunderstood the requirements for the Deputy badge. (I haven't received it.) Achieved maximum flag weight by reviewing and flagging appropriately. Have I misinterpreted ...
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Why does the new style user page not show gravatars properly? [closed]

I'm finding that the new style Users page does not seem to be showing gravatars properly. Mine shows fine in questions and in my profile, but is some weird brown geometry on the users pages. ...
Gary's user avatar
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Discrepancy in daily rep score between PSE and SE weekly league

I earned 60 rep on PSE yesterday, as shown on my rep page: However, in the weekly user league only 30 points appear: I suspect this is a side effect of yesterday's rep recalc, where I lost exactly ...
Péter Török's user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
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Erratic reputation score movement?

Earlier in the day 27/02/2011, my reputation was 3445 and as of evening 27/02/2011 the same has reduced to 3408. I checked out my reputation graph and there shows no down votes either. Anyone's got ...
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User summary - default date span

Click the mail icon next to your account name on the top of screen. The default display is a summary of your recent activity. However, the time span's end date is later than the start date. (This ...
J.K.'s user avatar
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There seems to be a float problem on the search page

This is what the search page looks like for me right now (I'm on Mac, with Firefox 3.6.13 )... Comparing that to https://stackoverflow.com/search, it seems that the search box has pushed the main ...
Nicole's user avatar
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CSS Nitpick: Line height of bullet points is smaller

For some reason (perhaps a good one that I am not aware of) the line-height of normal paragraph text (in posts), and the line-height of the text body of bullet points is different. Examples Lorem ...
Nicole's user avatar
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no functionality in ie6 [closed]

Hi, Appreciate I'm in an extreme minority using ie6 (at work, where I have no choice to upgrade or use alternatives) but with the other stackexchange sites I use (stackoverflow and webmasters) I can ...
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"Flag" image inconsistancies

This is not a duplicate of The "Flag comment" icon is too harsh because I actually like the image of the flag. Rather, the problem is when you hover over it. On Meta, if you hover over the ...
Corey's user avatar
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What's my real rep?

I answered a question, got 4 upvotes, yet my rep is only 103. Here's a screenshot of what I see on my profile page: It says it's 103 on the bar above, yet 149 just below my profile image. What's ...
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1 answer
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I see a link to dismiss a flag when I don't have the privileges to do so

I see a "dismiss" link beside a flag, but I don't have the privileges to dismiss flags. When I click on it, I get the yellow pop-up shown in the screenshot below:
Adam Lear's user avatar
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Edit (and other bars) have a bad background

See the two attached screenshots.
Josh K's user avatar
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12 votes
1 answer
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Please change the edit rules and correct the message for those lacking edit privileges

OK, so I edited a question in Programmers. The poster had misspelled a word, and I corrected it. I do this all the time in Stack Exchange. And... My correction was fewer than six character (because ...
Carl Manaster's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
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Daily Limit Bug

I've noticed this morning that once I hit 190, I stopped receiving rep. I was on 9 votes (+9/-0) in this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/40315/whats-the-name-for-a-...
Dan McGrath's user avatar
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Why can't I favourite a question in Android?

This has been annoying me for a while and I thought it might just go away, but it hasn't so here I am bringing it to the community's attention. When I try to click the favourite star graphic when ...
Gary's user avatar
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