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Bug: incorrect links in 'What topics can I ask about here?'

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 ...
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This question already has answers... where?

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 ...
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Why do I get questionblock after just two deleted questions?

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 ...
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How effective is the quality filter against this question with all-caps brief title and text?

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 ...
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Cannot Answer Protected Question with 101 Rep

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 ...
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Is the ALL CAPS question filter broken?

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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Where does one ask questions about a specific programming problem?

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 ...
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This question already has answers... where?

I fixed it. Thanks for pointing it out.
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answer's "share" link goes to a different answer

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://...
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a tale of two Stack Exchange groups

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 ...
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What happened to my bounty?

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 ...
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Having 3 or more images in a row shows "Unformatted code"

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 ...
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The very first question if deleted cannot be retrieved until 2nd question is added

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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Closed as dupe. Can't see duplicate link

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 ...
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Top bar shows large number of suggested edits, but the review queue is empty

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 ...
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Badges and tag "X" buttons misplaced

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 ...
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Odd wrapping of pending flags

One case where reuse came to bite me... Turns out that .subheader has a :before and :after directives (but only here on programmers), which screwed up with the table layout that this sidebar has. I'...
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Why was my question deleted which was closed within the past 48 hours

I think the reason is that some users have the privilege to vote to close questions under certain conditions ... can vote to delete closed questions within 48 hours of being closed, so long as they ...
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"more" link in footer is hardly viewable

Thanks again for reporting this issue. I've fixed that by changing background position for this image. It (doodle) will now be attached to right edge of the screen and disappear for smaller screen ...
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Missing and extra spaces in comments

I reverted the changeset that introduced this problem. The fix will be live in the next build.
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Is it a bug or deferred execution? -3 + 1= -1?

There are currently two downvotes and one upvote on your question. This could have happened if someone removed their downvote, or if someone flipped their downvote into an upvote. Usually, votes are ...
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21k rep but "Not enough reputation to answer or unprotect"

Looks like this is a PEBKAC interface error. My mind read "you do not have" when it says "you have" I guess it just didn't occur to me that I'd be getting an alert saying I can do something :)
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Comment editor breaks some URLs

This is hitting an edge case with the markdown space forcer workaround. In order to remove it we have to rework the comment structure from tables to something nicer. I'm deferring this one for now.
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Can questions go into limbo when its migrated (rejected) and on hold?

I would change the question to this format: What alternatives there are for simple human readable configuration file in python? What are the pros and cons for each solution? Here is an example ...
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Badge count experiencing cropping at 7 digits

Made the badge CSS slightly narrower and reduced the padding. You should be able to see your badges in all their glory in the next build.
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Bottom bar floating in middle of the page

This will be fixed in the next deploy. Keep an eye out for revision 2014.6.24.1677. The gist of the problem here was that the sidebar on Prog.SE is styled differently from other sites, so it requires ...
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