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Why does meta have two additional moderators?

I just noticed that there is a difference between main and meta moderators list. Why is that? Visual aids:
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MathJaX spacing in Safari (OS X)

Since MathJaX got updated on MSE, I experience a lot of trouble with the spacing following formulae.See for example the spacing following $\dot C$ in the following picture. The period following $\...
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MathJax broken in “Related” section

The MathJax/LaTeX rendering seems to be broken for question titles in the "Related" section. Example from Show that 1 + $\lambda$ is an eigenvalue of $I + A$: (Observed with Safari and Chrome on OS ...
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Posting Comments from Review Queues has become error prone

As a frequent commenter-from-review-queues, I've notice a high frequency of errors in doing so in this past week. This is a definite change in site behavior. The error is frequent but not ...
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Tag badge progress not updating automatically

I've been tracking my progress toward the silver calculus tag badge. The other day I noticed that the score hadn't changed for a while. Since I answer calculus questions all the time, I knew something ...
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iPad: Comments are not shown any more

Beloved Mathematicians, Since some days the comments are not shown anymore; besides I can't place comments. When I put my finger on the comments tag, it simply disappeares. What am I doing wrong? ...
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$\tilde S$ is not always getting correctly rendered.

When I wrote $\tilde S$ in an answer it was rendered correctly, but when I wrote the same in a comment, it looked like just an $S$ with a horizontal bar over it, as if I had written $\bar S$. And ...
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Exact duplicate doesn't require answer but claims one exists

This question was (rightly) closed as an exact duplicate: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1717381. (If I'm not mistaken, only moderators can do that.) The message at the top differs from the ...
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The feature that gives notifications of new questions, new answers, new comments is not working

I noticed that the feature that gives notifications of new questions, new answers, new comments is not working in my computer. Can you suggest how I can start getting those notifications again? Has ...
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Hover (question preview) box doesn't support TeX

On my setup it appears as though the limited preview rectangle, which shows as a pop-up when the mouse hovers above a question and contains a text excerpt of the question's main text, doesn't support ...
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Software causes incorrect placement of punctuation [duplicate]

"weights proportional to $a_1$ and $a_2$" means the weights are $ca_1$ and $ca_2$ In this expression, $a_1$ and $a_2$ are in MathJax (as are $ca_1$ and $ca_2$). What happens is that if this whole ...
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“Enlightened” Badge wrongly awarded

I just got the Enlightened badge for this answer, and I don't understand why. The description of the badge is: First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more. I was indeed the first to ...
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Mod-deleted answer is hidden on mobile but not on desktop?

A (meta) answer was deleted by a moderator. When I view it on desktop, it merely appears to be deleted, but when I view it on mobile the content of the answer is hidden with a text saying This ...
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Problem with the Mathjax loading in previews?

I've been editing for a while today and yesterday and I've noticed that Mathjax isn't loading quite right. It loads but it's ridiculously slow. Nothing has changed on my end with either OS or browser. ...
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Cumulative misalignment in fractions in comments

In this comment, the fraction $\frac{(2n+2)!}{(n+1)!}$ is misaligned. I repeated the same input in a second comment underneath the first, and the alignment gets even worse there. Here's a screenshot ...
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Where are the community ads?

If I understand correctly, the ads with enough upvotes in this thread should appear in the sidebar on the main site. However, the ads I see there look like generic stackexchange ads for other ...
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Is the moment-generating-functns tag spelled wrong on purpose?

The moment-generating-functns-tag seems to be spelled incorrectly. However, it could be due to a limit on the number of used characters, but since I couldn't find anything on it, I just wanted to ...
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Problem with printing of cases statement on overview

I just noticed that this question has some printing issues on the overview page that has to do with a \begin{cases} statement.
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Keep getting garbled text when there's Latex

Chrome on Macbook Pro 10.11.3. Getting this often. One time it went away with a refresh, it usually doesn't:
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MathJax not rendering in previews

As of today, when I type an answer, things in MathJax don't get rendered in the preview. What's going on?
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Problems with losing MathJax formatting previews while creating question or answer

I've tried searching the site, but couldn't find anything that answers my question. Whenever I'm creating a new question or answer and I'm taking a while to type it all out since I'm still learning ...
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Line breaking in MathJax (Common-HTML)

This is sort of a reopening of the bug reported by Najib Idrissi here. The Common-HTML render does not break lines. Compare this to the HTML-CSS output of the same code. You could imagine how long ...
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$\LaTeX$ in Comments Not Displayed on First Page Load [duplicate]

Over the last month or so, I've noticed that the $\LaTeX$ in the comments section is, more often than not, not displayed at all on the first page load $($i.e., it is completely missing, as opposed to ...
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Chat Title overlaps with Discussion

When you reduce your chat browser window, it starts to look ugly:
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Offered to review a low quality question after flagging it for closure

I saw this post just when it was asked, and instantly flagged this as off-topic. But, before sometime, someone flagged this as low-quality post, and it was sent to me for review. And then when I ...
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Warning from Cloudflare: Math.SE/mathoverflow acting weird

I was treated with This page (https://mathoverflow.net/) is currently offline. However, because the site uses CloudFlare's Always Online™ technology you can continue to surf a snapshot of the site. ...
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Why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)?

I was wondering why in some comments there are white gaps (or blank spaces)? My browser is Firefox version 43.0.4 (Ubuntu OS). For example from question Show that $d(x,y)$ in a metric on $X$. I get ...
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MathJax rendering bug: wrong interaction between “\tfrac” or “\frac” and “\left[ … \right]”

The code \left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] displays correctly inline as $\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right]$ and correctly in display mode as $$\left[ \dfrac 1 2 \right] .$$ The ...
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HTML double-encoded in “No, my question is different.”

I got this text: No, my question is different. <a id="edit-instead" href="/posts/1620964/edit">I will edit to explain how.</a> expected: No, my ...
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The math symbols cannot be correctly displayed in titles and comments (in Stack Exchange Android App) [duplicate]

The question is as the title. More specifically, as a frequent mathematics stack exchange user, when I used my cell phone to check the stack exchange app, I feel very disappointed that the math ...
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Dollars render as (Slash + Dollar) in firefox that uses Mathjax

I'm using Mathjax offline and all equations and expressions are rendered perfectly but the dollar symbol renders as given in the title(can't write it here).Is there anyway to render it as the dollar ...
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Automatic line breaks with the new CommonHTML renderer

The old HTML-CSS renderer was configured to allow automatic line breaks in long formulas: ...
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Hats running around!

Very quick question before hats are put back into the box: in http://winterbash2015.stackexchange.com/leaderboard , the second user in math.SE, jimmyk4542's hat always hides on top of the page for me, ...
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Editing 2 things on the page at once [duplicate]

I tried to edit the question and an answer on a page on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Step 1: I clicked on "edit" on an answer. (Which edits the answer on the same page.) Step 2: I clicked on "edit" ...
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Why does not the current version of MathJax support \delimiterfactor?

How to verify, which version of MathJax is used here? It seems that v. 2.5 is not implemented yet. It has very useful features, as \delimiterfactor, which is ...
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Tags in the dupehammer tooltip are nearly impossible to see

Today I noticed this: The tag in the dupehammer tooltip is is nearly impossible to see. Can the font colour be changed?
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Notifications of Suggested Edits: The Orange Like Number Next to Review Button

When I am done with my 20 review of suggested edits in a day, I still get notifications for that. Don't you think that it can be considered as a bug? I think that it is better, when someone has ...
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Search does not find metric spaces book recommendations

When searching for questions containing the words "metric spaces book recommendation", I did not find this question nor this one. I only found one of those through Google, which was linked to the ...
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What's with the Jobs tab?

I see that on math.SE and meta there's a new tab labeled 'Jobs', but it just directs to "Page Not Found". What's that for? Is there a new feature that's not working correctly yet?
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Awarded extra 'fanatic' badges

I am just curious to know as to why I have been awarded three 'fanatic' badges, all at the same time? I am aware that I have earned one, but I am curious if the other two are the result of some sort ...
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What's wrong with the rep graph tab? [duplicate]

I just found out the reputation tab on the profile page has this graph feature. I looked at the small graph and saw a high peak in September. I tried to view it by clicking and dragging, but was ...
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Bug in the reputation tab of my own profile

When looking through the reputation tab of your own profile, there are bars for each day, and you click on that bar to get a list of all the reputation changes to your account on that day. However, ...
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Bug; looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in “Hot Network Questions” [duplicate]

Looks like MathJax is eating up dollars signs in related questions.
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Formula not being rendered

The following latex code : ...
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Does modifying a deleted answers bump a question?

Does modifying a deleted answers bump a question? It just happened that a deleted answer was edited by its poster and the question was bumped on the main site again:
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“Math Processing Errors” in the Close as Duplicate Preview

I see plenty of "Math Processing Errors" in the close as duplicate preview:
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Why give me something in the review queue where the only option is “skip”?

While reviewing I came across . My only option was to "skip". Why did this show up?
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Did I really flag this question twice?

I edited this question and found that it is unclear. I flagged it as such. I tried to be nice and leave a comment explaining how we roll on math.SE (and SE in general). As the asker only had one rep, ...
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When MathJax works on MathOverflow but not Math Stack Exchange

I had been away from MSE for a month and a half, ending about last week. When I started looking at MSE again, the MathJax appeared unrendered on my screen, and when I answer a question, no separate ...
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Answer your own question - mathjax stops rendering

If you are writing your own question, and you select 'answer your own question' and add any additional characters to the question box, the mathjax stops rendering, this is even the case on meta. Can ...