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Sudden spike in number of old late answers up for review

There's been a sudden, massive spike in the number of posts in the Late Answers review queue: Seems like there's usually only a handful per day, certainly not 300. Most of these answers seem to have ...
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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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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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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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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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Why would the number of flags go up?

I have noticed over the last few days that the number of flags remaining has been increasing. When I flag a question, it appears that I start at 13 now. So, what would cause my number of flags to go ...
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What's the matter with this “Unicoin” advertisement?

Today I found this strange Unicoins advertisement at my side bar on PSE, which puzzled me a bit. Seems there is someone trying to lure people into paying real money for a couple of "optical ...
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duplicate of what?

I was reading here at meta and came across https://softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2524/closing-questions which is closed as a duplicate. Ok, What question is it a duplicate of? ...
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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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Buggy “Announcer” badge?

I received an announcer badge for a question. Supposedly, the badge is for sharing a question such that it attracts visitors from 25 unique IP addresses. Problem is, I've never shared a question, and ...
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Possible bug in “unanswered” filter

Possible bug in "unanswered" filter: As shown in the screen capture below, the url says "unanswered", but the page content disagrees. I don't think this is a browser problem, as I replicated this ...
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Incorrect Time Calculation

I think there may be a problem with the time on the StackExchange servers. I checked my profile today and noticed that I had received the "And I Feel Fine" hat, which states that it is for having ...
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Why such a long delay on the delivery of my hats?

After surfing/voting/closing on Programmers this morning, I realized that I had earned a few hats! When I went to check where they were at so that I could show them off, I found that some of the hats ...
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No notification for custodian badge

I've just discovered review and got two Custodian badges for it, sweet! But I never got a notification for them, as I did for every other badge, and only discovered them when I noticed my bronze badge ...
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Hyperlinks for deleted questions are not being removed in Reputation list

This question will most likely close as as-designed!! Look at a snapshot of my current reputation Note the removed event, the question title does not have a hyperlink, because the question was ...
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Meta Programmers not listed under my Stack Exchange accounts

When I go to my user page at stackexchange.com, it says I have 16 accounts, but does not list Meta Programmers. I know all Meta sites share the reputation with their main site, except SO, but ...
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0 users have archaeologist badge

I was scrolling through my badges today and noticed that beside the "Archaeologist" badge, it said x0. I checked SO and there was a plausible number beside the same badge but not on Programmers. Bug?
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What's this cohhunity bulletin?

I thought it was some sort of joke I'd missed out on because I'd pursuing glory in other SE's, but no... It's just community bulletin... So, is anyone going to do anything about the fact that the font ...
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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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Remove the election notification after casting vote

Please participate in the Programmers 2012 community moderator election I have already cast my vote in the moderator election, why am I still seeing this? I think it should be removed after casting ...
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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 ...
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What is the rationale behind the menu system?

What is the rationale behind the Stack Exchange menu system? I find it annoying and counterintuitive. Should the front page menu and the question menu be merged into one?
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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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Decimal point flag weight

If you look at my programmers profile BlackJack, you can see: flag weight 518.3176 I'm pretty sure that's not supposed to happen..
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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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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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Tooltips of tags not consistent [closed]

Whenever I hover over a tag item I get a tooltip with information to this tag, except for my favourite tags. When I hover over one of my favourite tags I only get a tooltip 'show question tagged ...'....
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Trigger Rep recalc gives huge jump - incorrectly?

My rep on the P.Se site was 641 this morning. The /reputation page showed a total of 645 or so, and I pressed the button to Trigger Recalc It now jumps to 905 and the /reputation page shows a total ...
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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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The 15-answer CW conversion really sucks.

I'm just going to say it. The community-wiki auto conversion sucks. And it's not (really) the rep, either. I have been racking my brain trying to figure out why I don't have a career tag badge. ...
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Should down voting on closed questions still result in reputation loss?

I just down voted a couple rather poor and thankfully closed questions on P.SE when I noticed that my reputation did not decrease from these votes. Should reputation not still be removed for a down ...
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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-...
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No breadcrumbs or trail in order to return to questions page

If I filter the questions, maybe based on tag, then go into a question, maybe post an answer, I have to use back button to get back to the list of questions based on my filter? I don't see another way....
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Why can't I see close votes even though I have permissions?

I can't see close votes, but I have the reputation to see them. Does the close link only show if at least one person has already voted to close? I'm getting confused and thinking that when I don't ...
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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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Why isn't there an “off-topic” off-topic option?

When flagging a question as being off-topic, only meta.programmers or Stack Overflow can be chosen. What if the question doesn't fit either of those options, or maybe not any site on the Stack ...
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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 ...
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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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Citizen Patrol bug?

I never flagged a post or comment as offensive/spam, and yet I now have the "Citizen Patrol" badge? Is it an errant click or a bug?
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Was there a rep recalculation?

I just lost about 226 reputation within past 2 hours or so...what is going here?
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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 ...
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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-...
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Why isn't private message facility available in SE sites?

Can't the members communicate through Private Messages(PM) each others? Why SE doesn't allow it?
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What happened to “add to interesting tags”?

When you hovered over a tag, there used to be an option that said "Add to interesting tags" (or something similar to that). Now there only seem to be options to subscribe to that tag for email ...
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I can edit other users' contribution with 251 reputation. Is this a defect?

I can edit another user's question/answer, but I only have 251 reputation. Is this a defect or are privledge reputation boundaries different for SE?
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Is there a time limit on wiki tag entries?

I created one entry for the career-advice wiki tag, and decided to see if I qualified to create any others. According to the "top users" link for a couple other tags, I appear in the top 20 answerers ...
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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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I get redirected to stackoverflow.com when I click on a migrated question

I click on this question (see the link is correct): But I got redirected here: I've also recorded a video if it can helps.