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This is indeed a bug, the answer shouldn't have appeared in the review queue (neither as an audit, nor as a regular review). The reason is that the question is locked, therefore it and its answers cannot be voted on or edited. This is an old bug that resurfaced, I will let SE know about it.


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Since we were renamed from Programmers to Software Engineering, there was a mapping from the old domain name to the new one. But it looks like when the HTTPS rollout happened and they had to put the site's name before meta (it went from meta.softwareengineering.stackexchange.com to softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com), something happened with the ...


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You have asked 5 questions on Programmers: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/235271/modify-memory-in-borland-6 asked on April 8, self-deleted on April 8 Should I use HTTP search asked on March 21, open, net score of 1 https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/232123/standard-way-for-webrequest asked on March 12, closed by ...


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The quality score on that post is 75 out of a possible 100. The threshold for sending it straight into review is 70. Yeah, that's pretty useless. We're working on a better one, based on some analysis of the available data. It ain't perfect either, but it would've flagged that one right out of the gate. The new system isn't quite ready to go live yet ...


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It didn't break. It was a warning, not a block. Since I'm tired of clarifying this, it is now a block. Expect to observe this circumvented in titles of the form, "THE NeXT PALINDROME".


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This is by design: Users with 10 or more reputation can answer a protected question. However, the +100 account association bonus is ignored for this check, so you must have earned 10 or more reputation on that specific site to answer a protected question Related Auto-protect questions that get more than N answers from new users in a 24-hour period The ...


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That is apparently how Gregory House writes it. (It's not Lupus!) An examination of the symbols on the top row of the keyboard yields: Where a couple of symbols (namely the @ and the *) are conspicuously missing. Apparently Hugh Laurie never wrote them on the whiteboard during the entire series. UL is an abbreviation for a number of medical terms, ...


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A bad shard was in play here with 12,230 bad documents...well not necessarily bad, but some aged and didn't update afterwards due to an ID mismatch on the mapping. The offending shard and replica has been nuked from existence and the content re-indexed. Searches should no longer contain deleted content.


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That's because that question has been closed a long, long time ago, when the duplicate notice was added in the question body itself. It needs a ♦ moderator (or a gold tag badge holder, but there are none in the question's tags) to reopen and close the question again; then, the blue notice will be updated and show the correct duplicate. Reference: Duplicate ...


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This is sort of an edge-case. When a migration is rejected, its answers are deleted on the target site, it is locked, and the reverse happens on the origin site - so right now on SO, that question is just marked closed; it could be re-opened, deleted, edited, etc. - unless you check the history, there's no evidence it was ever migrated. Normally, folks ...


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The question was migrated from Stack Overflow. If the migration is rejected by the question getting closed as Off Topic or Not a Real Question it's deemed to be a bad migration and the question locked down. I can unlock it if you think it's salvageable. Once unlocked you'll be able to cast reopen votes as well as editing it. Once you've finished improving ...


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There are a few bits of denormalized data that determine whether a given answer is "accepted": the question knows of an accepted answer, each answer knows if it is accepted, and there are the actual "accept" votes as well. Occasionally, these can get out of sync with one another. That happened here (it shouldn't happen anymore, but this is an old question ...


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I've added an "up to" when there are more slots than candidates - will be there in the next build


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Nothing a little clear: both; couldn't fix. Thanks for the report.


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Should be back to working now; see Chat.SE is down on Meta Stack Overflow.


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I can't reproduce this. The share link I get for Scott's answer is http://programmers.stackexchange.com/a/76884/4, which consistently goes to Scott's answer. However, the second answer is http://programmers.stackexchange.com/a/768/4. They are close, except the second URL is missing two digits. Note that http://programmers.stackexchange.com/a/768, which is ...


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If you have a question about a specific programming problem or tools commonly used by programmers, the right place to post this is on Stack Overflow. See their description of what is on-topic, how to ask good questions, and how to create good examples. I took a look at your question - it seemed OK in its current state, so I migrated it to Stack Overflow for ...


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Why do you want to compare how we handle an off-topic question with how another community handles a question that may or may not be on topic? Every community is free to decide (to some extent) their scope, what is expected of questions, and what to do when questions violate the site rules. Our rules about topicality are spelled out here, in the Help Center. ...


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Your bounty is gone since it's not awarded manually and there are no answers that are qualified to get auto-awarded. From the FAQ, How does the bounty system work?: What happens if I feel my question is still unanswered? / What is automatic awarding? Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty period (once the grace period ends), if the ...


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They're not suggested edits... That's everything waiting in all of the queues. As a member of the site with moderator privileges, you're trusted with information on what's happening outside of your specific area, now including the total /review backlog. Normally, it should turn over fairly regularly: if you notice that's taking a long time, try to drum up ...


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We've just updated our custom off topic close reasons, picking the top three from the relevant Meta discussion. None of them mentions another SE site, so they shouldn't be confused with migration votes anymore. It's not a perfect solution to the problem, we may need to add a mention to another site in the future, but I think it's good enough for now.


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Thanks for reporting it. There was some issue with our SVG sprite file for icons. For some reason it was off by few pixels - probably there was some issue with file export. Anyway, fix for this is now in repo waiting for build. Should be up in few hours. (fyi: I'm one of designers working in Stack Overflow sorry if that wasn't clear)


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Thanks for reporting this. Should be fixed as of about 3 hours ago! See also: Why does "deleted recent questions" not appear for users who have asked only one question?


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Turns out we never updated the code that detects unformatted code to take linked images (vs plain embedded ones) into account. I have a fix in a PR that should go live some time tomorrow barring any unforeseen issues. Thanks for the report! Update: the fix has been deployed.


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Closed as a duplicate, but the duplicate list is empty? Yes: this is definitely an issue, and No: it does not seem to be related to the duplicate questions not having any answers (an issue that was resolved months ago). It is a new issue having to do with a specific scenario where the post owner accepts duplicate suggestions and self-closes as ...


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I fixed it. Thanks for pointing it out.


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This bug has been reported, confirmed, and status-completed few hours ago at Workplace meta: Accepted answer from SE team member (Mark Gravell) says: Thanks; this will be fixed in the next deploy. It looks like we changed the display from (3) to (3/5), but the javascript / regex at the client wasn't updated accordingly. Meta WP reference: Total amount ...


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Questions that are actually migrated will be migrated immediately and will have: "[migrated]" in their title A link to the migrated question at the bottom of the question take you to the question on the new site automatically if you don't have "?noredirect=1" in the url. What you have here is a question that would have previously been closed as simply "off ...


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