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I have a reputation of about 1000 on MSE but I can't comment in CURED chatroom

I was trying to post/comment in CURED chatroom but I was unable to do so because when I entered the CURED Chatroom(https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/2165/cured) , it leaves that I must have atleast ...
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Some titles containing MathJax are shown incorrectly in review queues

I have noticed, several times already, that some titles containing MathJax are rendered incorrectly in review queues, i.e. across multiple rows. I can't remember for sure, but I expect this to also ...
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Quote markdown can interfere MathJax, is it a bug or a feature?

I found that quote markdown sometimes interferes MathJax. > This is an example that shows how quote markdown can interfere MathJax. $ E > =mc^2$. produces ...
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Community ads link to old meta post [duplicate]

I think I've come across a very mild bug. When I click on the comments or stats links on a community ad, it links me to the ...
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Last activity on the home page doesn't show whether it is modified, asked, answered, or migrated.

According to the question from the body, the question was migrated from Physics.SE. This means that the last activity should be something like "Migrated x mins ago (username) (reputation)", ...
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I am seeing Community Promotion Ads from the (old) 2020 proposal

I saw an ad for Mathematics Educators SE in the right sidebar while browsing the main site here. Since the stats in the ad seemed to be out of date, I checked by clicking on "comment" under ...
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Question in the "First questions" queue, that was a user's second one

I have just reviewed a question in the "First questions" queue that in reality was that user's second question on MSE (the truly first one being from July 16th). Is this a bug? If not, how ...
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"You cannot delete this answer" popup when reviewing first posts

I was reviewing the "First answers" queue when I was presented with this post (*): it is clearly not an answer, so I flagged it as NaN and then I also clicked on the "Delete" ...
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Bugs while typing up answers and posts

While typing answers and posts, on Android Chrome with the 'full site' option on, multiple bugs seem to arise; letters get randomly capitalised, duplicated, and start to come out of nowhere. ...
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A red low quality post. What does it mean? [duplicate]

I am new to the low quality post reviews, so please forgive me for not knowing. Coming back onto MSE has brought me into seeing a red notification button in the low quality posts queue: There is not ...
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A possible bug in the review test system

I was reviewing an answer and it was designed to make sure I was paying attention. But I quickly recognized it as a test. Look at the picture Generally, it looks like In the first picture, it did ...
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Continuous red dot on reopen votes [duplicate]

On this question there are many questions on meta MSE. And I hope it's not a duplicate. It had never occurred to me that this red dot shown in the green rectangle in the upper right corner was ...
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Red dot on reopen queue but no items available to review

I've been experiencing a red dot on the reopen queue intermittently over the past few weeks with no items available to review. Here's a screenshot of what the behavior looks like: This screenshot was ...
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Color change on the M.Se site.

This is a quick question which again happened as a glitch. I was looking for questions to answer and somehow saw the “ask question” and “activity” button, on the home page and my page respectively, ...
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Bug with my gravatar?

Recently, I noticed that when I temporarily went onto my meta profile, my nice purple avatar changed into a lime green avatar. You can believe that I did not change it. I can give time stamps if ...
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Formatting of badges is not proper - a possible bug?

Today while searching for badges I found that some of the badges specially with long name aren't formatted rightly. For example- Another example- One more example where description of tag is about ...
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Reason for question closure is inconsistently reported

Apologies if this is a duplicate; my search keyword mojo wasn't able to find one. This question was closed, and the OP subsequently defaced it by deleting the body of the question. Since three answers ...
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One color on math.SE and other color for meta, when they're supposed to look the same, in the profile user section

I was editing my profile section and then I think I "invented a color" I randomly changed the stablished characters \color{#F8A} to \color{#G88B} to get a different color. Once I got it, ...
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A question missed in my "recently deleted answers" link [duplicate]

I had a deleted question (with no answer) two months ago and it could be found always in my recently deleted questions link. Today, I needed a good comment on that post but the post (the question) is ...
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Was there a change in the theme in the main page?

I noticed now that when I land on the main page, questions with tags that I have marked as "watched" are no longer "highlighted" with a different background color, and all ...
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Left and right positions of some user cards in the question queue

I would like to know if there is a specific reason or justification for some users being are displayed on the left and some on the right as shown in the red boxes.
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Tag synonyms unable to display right quantity of questions

I'm new here and I've just found a small bug in tag synonyms. This bug appears in both main and meta Math Stackexchange. Some tags have synonyms, such as, in Math Stackexchange, tag span is a synonym ...
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Possible bug? User name not displaying in an old question as last one to edit, though user still active

For reasons too boring to get into I visited this old answer of mine. The screen shows an edit, and identifies the editing user as "user242" with no picture or link, typical of someone who ...
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If your network is slow and you keep trying to upvote one of your answers just continuously clicking on it again and again your answer get upvoted

So I have discovered a bug or hack whatever you may call it. So today morning my network was bit slow ($<5$ MBPS). So I answered a question and I wanted to answer more question but slow network ...
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Glitch Discovered During Downvote. I Gained the “Critic” Badge for Upvoting and then Downvoting my Own Question on my Own Account. Second Time.

Here is proof that I downvoted my own question, and now have the critic badge, even though for a split second, the vote goes down, but then the background code makes it impossible for this occurrence: ...
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Don't know why but whenever about to flag posts it shows you have flagged this post as low quality

What is happened is that whenever I am opening any new question which is not appropriate for the site it showing that I have already raised a low quality flag post for this question but I haven't. Why ...
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I apparently created a wiki excerpt in 2016 before creating my account in 2017

My activity timeline says I created a wiki excerpt for geometric-programming in 2016 (I did in 2019). I registered on SE in 2017. How did SE manage to read 9 upside down?
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New questions are not being added to the community bulletin

A meta question is eligible to appear in community bulletin if it is less than two weeks old, has score $\ge3$ and is tagged discussion. There are several questions posted recently which fulfill the ...
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About a filter that returns questions with no answers and questions with answers but not accepted, at the same time.

I noticed, after checking this question, that when one uses the Filter to find questions with not accepted answer(s) returns both: questions with no answers and questions with not accepted answers. ...
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Migrating a question to Meta doesn't decrease reputation

Recently, a question about the irrationality of $\pi + \mathrm e$ got migrated from Main to Meta. While on Main, that question had obtained a total of 5 - 1 = 4 votes, for a total of 50 - 2 = 48 ...
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Bug report: incorrect alignment of questions with new activity in tag feeds

When viewing a tag's question feed and sorting by active (such as [geometry]), there is a misalignment bug that happens when the "x questions with new activity" box spawns. The box is not ...
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Are there ads on Mathematics Stack Exchange?

As far as I can tell, ads are displayed on some sites in the Stack Exchange network. (At least for users below some reputation threshold.) But I saw some contradictory information concerning the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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