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Accept rate not hidden? I thought we already discussed this

A long time ago we discussed the importance of the accept rate. Here are some examples: Should we worry about accept rate? - 16 votes on question, 25 votes + accepted answer on request to remove + 24 ...
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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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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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Flagging dialog has slightly misleading text

I flagged a post for closure (not as a duplicate). When I went again to the flagging dialog it correctly displayed that you have already raised this type of flag but this text was also displayed under ...
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bug with horizontal scrolling

I don't know if this really qualifies as a bug, since the repoduction steps are a bit silly, but here it is: log on programmers (with chrome 25 in my case) reduce the browser window to get an ...
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Image covers the review page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page Looking the review page, I notice the list of the review queue is covered by the image I normally see at the bottom of ...
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Post history markdown diffs overlapping [closed]

When I look at the history of some post and switch to markdown diff, the left half of the diff overlaps the right part and both continue outside the screen. For example, this history looks like this ...
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Where can I have discussion about code/libraries?

I don't have a question about code. I want to talk about the pros/cons about a design or library and hear the opinion of others. Discussions are off topic on Programmers.SE so my question is Where ...
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Why does the questions 'tab' have different sub tabs than the main page?

If you go to the vanilla http://programmers.stackexchange.com URL, you get the standard tabs: active featured hot week month However, if you go to https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/...
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Bug: Background image looks like gunk on monitor.

Steps to reproduce: Visit Programmers - Stack Exchange or Programmers chat in browser. Keep page open for a while. Notice blemish on monitor at edge of vision, reach with hand or cloth to clean it ...
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How to ask a design/architecture question that isn't opinion based?

I frequently come to programmers to ask a question about design. My current one is asking whether it's better to include an API in a .NET MVC project or whether it should be an external project. ...
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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 ...
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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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Rendering glitch, navigation links overlap new answers notification

Currently using Firefox 3.6.3 and I haven't tried this on other browsers, but it might be a bit hard to catch. However, as per the screen shot, the navigation links are overlapping the notification ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Special Character in StackExchange Notification --Inbox

I encountered a special character notification in Stackexchange Notification --Inbox which is displayed due to presence of apostrophe punctuation mark in a word "it's" below is the screen shot. ...
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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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Can we have more difference between the current tab and others on the “tagged” pages?

Jin, I managed to confuse myself today as I couldn't tell which tab was active on the "tagged" page: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/programming-languages Can the ...
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Software Engineering's updated site theme is live!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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The Ask Question link is wrapped

Check out the screen shot: (Apparently Firefox isn't liking House Whiteboard...)
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Programmers blog promo image issues

Most side panel advertisements/promotions that I recall have a non-white background. However, http://i.stack.imgur.com/Ihs34.png (Programmer blog promotion) has a white background. When compared ...
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Programmers SE Menu - Whitespace Doesn't Link

On the Programmers SE site, the menu (with links to Questions, Tags, ect) has a line drawn and text changed to red (or gray in meta) when hovering over that menu item. However, the user must hover ...
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Add a button/link for canceling a question edit (discarding change)

When editing my own question, sometimes I want to discard the change. This can be done by navigating away, but ideally there should be a place within the browseable area (e.g. a button or link near ...
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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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What does it mean for the question vote counts to look “folded”?

What do those "folds" mean?
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Styling problems with new theme and IE8

Kudos on the new theme; I like it. I just thought I would bring some styling problems in Internet Explorer 8 to your attention. House font does not work on menus in header (questions/tags/users, ...
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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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Flag comment box overflowing on Chrome

Using 10.0.648.205
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Font changes in tools [closed]

There is some odd font sizing on the tools page (10k+ and mods).
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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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Site style: bold text is not distinguishable from normal text

I'm trying to replicate (this was supposed to be bold) the problem here. Browser: Firefox 17.0.6 ESR. bold (doesn't work) normal italic (works) That's how bold shows up on Unix SE: Update: turns ...
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Bug: The 'View More' link underneath 'Reputation' is missing from the mobile view

I'd like to report a bug. The 'View More' link underneath 'Reputation' is missing from the mobile view.
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Why does a migrated question appear to have no answers?

The question How do I resolve an “expected expression before 'unsigned'” error? [migrated] appears right now on the active questions list as having zero answers, and as having been posted by me, while ...
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How can I see more questions displayed in my home page?

Right now I can see 41 questions on my home page. Since the questions appearing on my home page are the only one that are really interesting to me (because looking at the complete list of questions ...
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Multi-level radio buttons for only one flag option is confusing [closed]

I attempted to flag a question today. There were two radio buttons present which did not behave as radio buttons. Clicking the flag question red confirmation button did nothing until a comment was ...
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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 ...
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Inconsistent views on new design

The new design is great, but it has an inconsistent view. The "Front Page" view has 4 columns: Votes, Answers, Views, Question Title. The "Questions" view has 2 columns: Votes, Answers and Views on ...
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The skin of programmers.stackexchange.com. Visited/unvisited links. Is it going to be changed? [closed]

Hi, I found out that my eyes get tired when I spend more then 10 minutes on the site and this is because of the small difference between the colors used for visited/unvisited posts: Is this going to ...
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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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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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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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clear and accurate S.E. website navigation sub group descriptions [duplicate]

I selected "Not pr0gromming related" etc from Area 51 because I wanted to avoid asking a question that would be choked by aggrandizing badge polishing S.E. police and ended up here... https://...
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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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Line in UI goes under review tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page See the screenshot below. I don't know whether this is because I only have 249 rep, but it's there, all right. Note: I ...
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new design header bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Ask Question link is wrapped The new design has a bug in my Firefox 3.6.13 - the "Ask Question" link is under "Questions" not on the right where it should be: Screen ...
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where can I find the resources for programmers exchange's theme?

I really love the theme used for this exchange. Is there any resource that could be reused or some reference (fonts, graphics, css, ...)?
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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 ...
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Could the green numbers be clearer again?

The accepted answers with solid green backed looked better to me. I guess I am finding that is starting to become harder to read than