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I can't log out.

I choose "log out" from the menu and I get an error message. Apparently one cannot log out today.
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Attempts at repeated flagging should fail earlier (if at all)

I flagged a question for moderator attention. After exchanging some more comments with the OP, I wanted to add something to my remarks to the moderators, so I chose "flag" and "in need of moderator ...
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Review page warning - Is it logical? [duplicate]

I was reviewing a post and suddenly a 2nd post, the answer by Andre Nicholas came up. I made the following comment: "If any polynomial of $n$ degree has more than $n$ zeroes, then it is called an ...
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Why does MSE think I “modified” an answer?

I answered a question this morning. A little later I noticed on the list-of-recent-questions MSE homepage that I had "modified" something there instead of "answered." Neither my answer nor anything ...
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Selecting a Link on the Reputation Page Expands/Collapses the List

There has been a recent change in the user interface that I think is buggy. When selecting a link on someone's reputation page, not only does it navigate to the post selected, but it also expands/...
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Can't vote from my phone

It's been a while, but I've had enough of it. I am using Firefox on Nexus 4, and it seems that I can't vote from my phone when browsing in "full site" mode. The mobile site allows voting, the SE ...
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Recent changes for the worse in the behavior of MathJax [duplicate]

The behavior of MathJax on math.stackexchange.com changed abruptly a few days ago. It is no longer as good as it was. Sometimes you see only unrendered code while editing, even after reloading the ...
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Whoa! 1300 items in the “Late answer” review queue

Am I the only one seeing this? What happened? An updated algorithm? Or did we just have an army of zombie answer(er)s that I didn't notice?
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New posts and post changes don't have their MathJax parsed.

You know the small grey box that says "a new answer has been added" and when you click it the answer appears? Yeah well, MathJax is not parsed. Look: I got that post when I clicked the grey box. I ...
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MathJax not rendering in comments and post preview

The problem with comments seems to have resolved itself. If we used the "show x more comments" link, the MathJax would become unrendered in all comments on that page. However, this is either ...
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Not able to copy and pass the link below on my Ipad for the “are you a robot test”.

I just noticed I can't ask question on the math forum because of the "are you a robot" test which ask to copy and paste a link that I can't paste in the tiny box. My brother encountered the same ...
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Getting logged out

Since the last 2 or 3 weeks, I've been getting logged out of all stackexchange and stackoverflow sites. It started on my iPad and now it's happening on my iMac too. This happens randomly. It just ...
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Wrong reputation change

I saw this on my reputation changes for September 14, 2015: so I checked the three questions where I should have unaccepted answers. Since after a whole day the situation didn't change and the ...
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Bug in the “History” tab of “Close votes”?

1) I am presented with a question submitted for closure review. 2) I open the link in another browser tab, in order to also read the answers given there and have a better understanding of the issue. ...
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Latex Not Formatted

I get the following error when trying to view formatted questions in Chrome 45 on Windows 7. ...
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Why is one's reason for voting to close being misrepresented? [duplicate]

I voted to close a question because it had been asked before, and I ticked the appropriate box for this. But then my name came up on a list of people who had voted to close the question because it was ...
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“Don't shout” warning without capitals

I started working on an answer and first just typed three lines of arithmetic expressions with numbers into the edit box. When I later returned to the page and the content of the edit box was auto-...
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Double display of formulas

Lately I've been experiencing some problems with the the display of formulas. Occasionally I get something like in this picture. I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. So far I couldn't find anything that ...
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Images upload: is it changed?

What is changed in the upload of images? I can not upload with my old MacBook! Or simply I have some connection problem? when I click on the image icon a pop up is open with the words ''Click Here to ...
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Reputation tab and graph

Normally when you click on the Reputation Tab of your user profile you have 3 options to display with Post, Time, or Graph. Unfortunately, lately I haven't been able to use the Graph option to click-...
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“Math Processing Error” in the Android app

Below are a couple of screenshots take while using the Stack Exchange Android app. As you can see, each has [Math Processing Errors] (although not every MathJax instance brings up this error). When I'...
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Chat keeps saying “I must log in” [closed]

I cannot get to the chat, I have cleared my cookies and restarted my browser, I click login, it logs me in but whenever I click the chat page it shows me as not logged in. What should I do?
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Why does MathJax not render in comments on the mobile app? [duplicate]

I sometimes read SX stuff from the app on my android. Today, I found myself reading a question from Math.SX. To my surprise, after a while, I noticed a problem in the comments, which this screenshot ...
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Blockquote button interaction with MathJax

Here is a bug which has bitten me a few times now. Suppose I type something like ...
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Color tag for accepted answers on “Related” posts

I have a question about a convenient feature that seems to have disappeared after the last "overhaul" (or whatever it was) on M.SE. I seem to recall that, in the column of "Related" posts associated ...
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Sudden jump in the number of unanswered questions by 2000 in a day

On July 21, there were 92572 unanswered questions on Math.SE according to the unanswered questions statistic (and not the ...
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Overnight loss of reputation [duplicate]

I have a similar problem to the one highlighted in this post. My reputation was 1037 yesterday but today its showing 971. Any ideas why this might me? I would like an explanation of why I lost ...
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Two different reputations

In the above picture one can see that two different reputations are showing up in my profile one one the right side and another different on the graph. What is the error I can't understand. Please ...
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Question with an accepted and upvoted answer in 'Unanswered' tag

I have detected what seems to me a bug: I have repeatedly clicked on the tag 'Unanswered' but the first question is still there and seems very much answered (and upvoted). What's happening?
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Clicking on the reputation graph not working properly

Clicking on a bar for one day in the reputation chart results in the list of reputation changes for the earlier day instead. This problem occurs for all users.
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Account Problem

My apologies for the fact that this post is totally off topic, but there is no apparent alternative. I cannot log in to math.stackexchange. Because I cannot log in, I cannot post to meta. I'm ...
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Incorrect capitalization of “MathJax” on Ask Question page

I noticed that MathJax is incorrectly capitalized on the Ask Question page, in two places. It should be MathJax, not MathJaX. Screenshot (from another post):
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spurious interaction between close votes for different reasons

This question had two close votes with reason "off-topic because ... missing details". I mistook it for a duplicate (of this question) and voted to close it for that reason, unaware that I'm now able ...
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Visited Links No Longer Distinguishable

Apparently, visited links are no longer distinguishable from the rest. They used to be in a slightly different shade than non-visited ones. Personally, I found the feature to be very helpful, and I'm ...
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How to see the whole question that is used in the tour of the site?

Prompted by this question I clicked through to see what was going on. I got to this tour page but I couldn't see the whole question or the answers. I clicked everywhere I could think of, but nothing ...
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Formulas overlap text and sidebar

Found an annoying bug: going here gets you this: If you remove the end bit then it's ok. Chrome version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit)
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Bug in mobile version

Main question I recently answered this question. I subsequently engaged on a huge comment thread which was eventually moved to chat by Daniel Fischer, since it spanned 43 comments. I tried to chat, ...
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A low-rep user approved my edit. How is this possible?

I just made an edit to this post and found here that the OP, a user with not nearly 2k reputation (704 at the moment), has approved my suggested edit. How can this be? Is it because he's the OP? I'...
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Why did I just get a 22 day old post in the First Post review queue?

Just now I completed a First Post review task for a 22 day old question (and the review was not an audit). Why did this happen? I was under the impression that posts are stuck in the review queue ...
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Can we remove-improve the human verification script?

This happens to me many times and I think it's boring. The human verification page prevent me to post an answer and it takes a long time for that the captcha box appears (perhaps it was because of ...
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What to do with: “You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds”

If I try to close a question then the following text appears: "You may only load the closed dialog every 3 seconds" and closing is not possible. I encounter this problem not on my own computer.
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Writing answers - slow rendering + CPU load

This is the same issue like the one presented here, only now with a more powerfull machine. The fact that preview is generated instantaneously makes it hard to write longer answers. Sometimes, even my ...
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Newest questions start 4 hours ago

I have this weird bug: When I clicked newest questions it starts with questions that were posted four hours ago. Two hours ago, I had the same problem, although then it started with questions that ...
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Rare bug: comments expanding over bottom bar

The situation is exemplified below. Before expanding comments: After expanding the comments: I couldn't reproduce it after several reloads. However, I think the situation above occurred just after ...
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MathJax not displayed in comments

In the Android App, the MathJax is not displayed correctly in comments to answers. I assume this also applies to comments the question, but I have not verified that.
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What does the “see reduced ads” privilege mean?

Supposedly I just earned this privilege. I clicked on the link and it took me to a page that lists a whole bunch of other privileges but not "see reduced ads". It's not like this website is brimming ...
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MathJax display issues within iOS app

I have been using the Stack Exchange app on my iPhone for three months or four. Generally this app is really appreciated, which provides a relatively quicker connection to this site and a freer ...
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Wrong title revision used in suggested edits history

The suggested edit history (accessible here) shows the wrong (not the one from the moment the edit was suggested) title upon "Edit" resolution of the suggested edit. I can see why the current title is ...
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Vertical lines in array not appearing (Chrome)

On the main site, in Google Chrome, the vertical lines of an array made in $\LaTeX$ do not appear. They appear in meta, but not on the main site. Here is a latex array: $$\left[\begin{array}{c|c|c|c} ...
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Coloring of “Related” and “Hot Network Questions” are opposite standard link coloring

I've been browsing around StackExchange for a few hours, and every time I pass through the Mathematics StackExchange the fact that the "visited" links and normal links are displayed in the reverse of ...