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Association bonus given without point requirement reached

This user has only one post, with only two upvotes, and $121$ reputation. I was wondering how that could be, so I looked at their reputation tab, which says that they received the association bonus. ...
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How it is possible to receive a “-1” as voting (not only multiple of $\pm 10$?)

I am quite new in mathstack and I have a doubt: I have understood during my activity that for instance if you write an answer and someone thinks that it is useful he can votes up it or down. But today ...
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Why have these “unfriendly or unkind” comment flags been declined?

I recently flagges three comments on an answer to be "unfriendly or unkind" - The reason was that the comments said "you are so boring" (direct quote, addressing the OP of the ...
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Edit preview window is not displayed, possibly IP specific

For the last few days, I have been missing live edit preview windows on math.SE. The same bug occurs on multiple browsers and multiple machines. It does not occur on other SE sites, e.g. matheducators,...
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Bug report: vote buttons don't work in low quality review queue

While reviewing today, I noticed that I now have access to upvote/downvote buttons while reviewing (I don't remember having these before, but I could have just been unobservant). Unfortunately, they ...
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The grace period for editing the posts.

So far I was sure that during approximately 5 minutes after posting an answer/question the author can edit it without the changes being documented in the edit history. However in this answer the ...
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Audit fail “message” bug

Please look at the highlighted text. It is apparent that the escape character did not work as intended. Also, I request the reviewers to observe if it is network-wide.
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Earned Steward badge twice for the same queue

Just like the title suggests: I was just awarded the Steward badge for Close Votes & Low Quality Posts, although I already got them like 6 months ago. My guess is this is a bug, as they are meant ...
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Tag badges “re-awarded”?

Yesterday I was awarded a whole bunch of tag-badges. However, I already held them all. It seems that I have been re-awarded all of my tag-badges for some reason, but, from what I can see, noone else ...
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Why have all the tags and tag-badges been removed from the user's profile page? [duplicate]

Today, I saw my profile page on stackexchange community showing that 'You have not participated in any tags'. I don't know why my tags and the tag badges have been removed from my profile pages on the ...
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scaling root problem

Background [TL;DR] In my previous meta question Vertical space between superscript and square root sign, I attempted (not so successfully) to illustrate a display problem about the square root sign by ...
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Did the Community user make a mistake?

Community deleted this question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3977648/how-can-i-find-the-mass-of-the-pencil-cylinder/3977750#3977750 Yet, it certainly does NOT meet the criteria for ...
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Vertical space between superscript and square root sign

Background [TL;DR] In Difference between Ornstein-Uhlenbeck, Vasicek and Geometric Mean Reversion, the radicals in these two equations $$S_{T,i}=\exp\left(\ln(S_0)e^{-\alpha T}+\left(\theta-\frac{\...
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\tag mathjax spills to the right of main text body

I've known about this bug for a while. Weird that it still hasn't been fixed. If the \tag mathjax is not intended to be used, then why is it included as a valid ...
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Verify we're human: does not work

In math stackexchange, I'm sometimes asked to verify if I'm human. But actually it does not work since when I get the captcha actually I don't need to fill it. I just have to close the window and just ...
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Strange vertical alignment error in math mode text in the “Related Questions” list

This concerns the "Related Questions" list I can see tied to this question. A picture of the relevant link is below: Notice how, in the $(4,4)$ ordered pair, the left $4$ is one pixel below ...
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Asymmetry in Mathematics Stack Exchange Logo

I zoomed into the logo in the top left on my iPhone and noticed an asymmetry. Now you will see it too: Here it is on my macbook (and also demonstrating the same issue on Math Meta) The improperly ...
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Should linked and related questions be the same question?

I found this question which was rather interesting, and gave it an upvote, and I looked at the linked and related questions as well. For some reason, the linked question was also part of the related ...
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Informed badge already achieved, but badge is still being aimed.

So there is this user that I found on MSE who turns out was suggesting edits on my posts, and I went to check his profile, and wow. It seems like he has achieved his 'Informed' badge but it is still ...
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Backslash-dollar in “code” format renders with two backslashes

"Code" formatted text in Markdown is indicated inline by putting the text between backquotes, or by indenting the text at least four spaces. In the two examples below, I have typed a single ...
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Equations not shown, as if there is a problem with Mathjax

Today, I wrote an answer to this question. After posting the answer, it looks like this: As you can see, the equations $ ( 1 ) $ and $ ( 2 ) $ are not shown properly, while equation $ ( 0 ) $ is. The ...
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Mysterious loss of reputation

I have recently noticed that I lose some 2-10 reputation points every day (been going on for about a week). I disregarded it because it was a very small amount and I used to think that my edits would ...
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Repeated question bug?

I just posted a question, when I was posting something happened and the site shown an error without any description. I clicked “send” again, the same error appeared. I refreshed the page, tried to ...
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Formatting bug on main site and probably all MathJax enabled sites.

The bug is about the >! spoiler maker. Consider these screenshots (Click to maximise): Here is the code to recreate the bug: ...
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Trouble displaying profile pictures

For a few days I am noticing that the profile picture of many users is not displayed correctly. I see alot. Yesterday I had terrible internet connection, so I thought it was me. But it is still there....
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Unexplained Problem with my Review Queues

In my review queue, it shows this. This is a bit weird. My reputation, as seen on the picture, is 839, clearly enough to access First Posts and Late Answers. However, it is not shown on the top ...
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Famous Question badge awarded very late

My question, asked on Math.SE, linked here, has 12k views at the time of asking this question, but I am not awarded the Famous Question badge until a few minutes after this question was originally ...
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Privilege page on reduced ads doesn't show on this site, even though there are now advertisements

This site has had advertisements enabled for some time now, as the team has been expanding those to non-technology-related sites, of which this site happens to be the largest. On such sites, users ...
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Edit highlighting seems incorrect

I believe the color highlighting here should be showing that the third formula $$\implies (\alpha-\beta ) z+\beta (\bar z +z) + \gamma - \alpha \bar z = 0$$ was changed to $$\implies (\alpha-\beta ) z+...
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Erroneous MathJax rendering

Look at the words "I am not sure" in the editing window and in the preview in this image. In the editing window they come after the expression that is shown following them on the next line ...
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Issue with vertical positioning of text with numbers

It seems there is something wrong with the text positioning on MSE site (seems alright on other sites as far as I've tried, including mathoverflow.net). Specifically if you type the following text in ...
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Please choose a font with a more distinctive 0 (zero)

math.stackexchange.com has handsome CSS styling, but 0 (zero) and o (lowercase O) are visually nearly indistinguishable. That's ironic for a math forum (n0)? I'd suggest using a font that features a ...
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Is anyone else having trouble adding/removing tags to questions?

Normally you just start typing and after a few characters it autocompletes and you can see the suggestions. But now I can't see the drop-down bar. Anyone else experiencing this?
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links on RSS reader are not working very well

I am using this RSS reader but it is days that it is not working very well. For example I am following this user and today it has been notified to me that he has an activity with the following link to ...
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No related questions are displayed (Updated)

Currently no related questions are displayed at the right hand bar. Is it just a technical problem or does it have another reason? An example has been attached. Updated: The problem has recurred again....
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MathJax not rendering and only showing the latex code

it is very old problem and here is a screenshot of the problem
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problem with mathjax spacing in comments

In the last few months, I have noticed the following anomaly in the way that mathjax is being rendered in comments: Currently $\$ a\backslash, b\$ $ seems to be rendered as a,b. What is desired is ...
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Design bug: scroll bar on user page

On my userpage it looks like this: As you can see there is an extra scroll bar. I use Ubuntu 9.10 with Chrome 7.0.517.41.
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Why are “my tags” different from my favorite tags?

In the right column of Unanswered | my tags sub-tab I see six tags: But my list of favorite tags is very different: it has over 50 tags but does not include real-analysis, linear-algebra, analysis, ...
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Problem un-downvoting question [duplicate]

[This is different from this question: Cancelling an Upvote (Downvote), as this question here does not relate to which UI element to use, but relates to the conditions that must hold to change or ...
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Double notification when pinged on a followed post

StackExchange recently implemented a feature that allows users to "follow" a post in the sense that they get notified on every edit/comment below that post, as if they were the post owners. I find ...
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How to remove the pink edit box?

When editing answers and questions on Math Stack Exchange, I always see a pink box in which it is written 'How to Edit'. Now the problem with this box is that it hides the "Save edits" ...
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Bug in mobile version of the site.

Today, when I was going through the feeds, there was no option to go to the next page like it usually has. However, earlier I was suggested to use full site version instead, where all features work ...
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Why I can't see the “related” questions? [duplicate]

For the last two weeks (at least) I am unable to view the "related" questions. I can see the linked questions but not the related. Why this happens?
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A link doesn't show up in Linked pages

This answer has a link to another answer, but neither page has a Linked section. Why?
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Do newly added answers wipe out comments in progress?

I've recently had a few comments I was in the process of typing out wiped out when a new answer was posted to the question. I don't remember this happening before, but I don't recall if the ...
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The command \tilde messes up with subscripts.

Have you encountered a spacing problem with the command \tilde? To show what I mean, let's take a look at $\tilde{f}_{k}$ and $f_k$. Do you notice that the ...
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“Improve this question” button on deleted posts goes to a page which says “This post is deleted and cannot be edited.”

I went into my "recently deleted answers" tab and found this question (which is now deleted, so you cannot see it if you have <10k rep) which I answered. I can't normally see deleted ...
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Edits on tag wikis counted for Copy Editor?

I was cleaning up and expanding the blurbs on several tag wikis when I noticed that the edits I'm performing on them seem to count towards my progress on the Copy Editor badge, which explicitly ...
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Aligning own operator with limits in MathJax (bug or not?)

I want to create an own operator with limits which would be analogous to $$\sum_{i=1}^k\, \text{or}\, \prod_{i=1}^k$$ in the sense that the limits should be in the exact same position, but there ...

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