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Linking doesn't work properly again…

There are two outgoing links in this question of mine here, but only an incoming link is shown in the "Linked" box. What wrong here? Seems like this question of mine: Summing over... is involved in ...
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The number of featured questions on questions and main page don't match

The number of featured questions on the questions and the main page don't match: 63 vs. 64 questions: main Why was that? I don't think that my standing bounty is counted as well...
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+3 for an Upvote? [duplicate]

My answer here got upvoted and I got only +3 reputation, not +10. Is this a bug?
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Why does the unanswered questions tab *not* show questions which have answers?

It is common knowledge that a question only becomes "answered" when it has an answer with a score of at least +1. Why, then, do all of the questions in the unanswered queue have no answers (or at ...
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Spurious indentation in preformatted code [duplicate]

In this post I pasted some R code: > r <- eigen(A) > V <- r$vectors > lam <- r$values > Lmbd <- diag(lam) This was entered as but at the ...
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Loop of duplicate posts

These two identical questions were asked by the same user (the first one was migrated from MO actually): https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/582151/lrs-over-finite-fields https://math....
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Commenting, upvoting, posting,… doesn't work

Here comes a question from RyanRogers: Preview, commenting, upvoting, accepting answer, posting all not working. When I try to ask a new question, edit a question, or answer a question on main or ...
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10k Tools flag tab shows a post I already flagged

I recently gained access to the "10k tools". Today, I flagged an answer as "not an answer" through the Low Quality review queue. When I switched to the "Tools" tab, I saw that same answer yet again: ...
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why I am not allowed to participate in chat

I have enough reputation to add comments to protected questions and participate in chat. But I can't seem to do that . I see error messages like these everywhere. What can I do about it. This ...
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Review audit suggests “voting to close” an answer

Just passed a review audit. It suggested I "vote to close" an answer. Please fix this -- making the message dependent on the Q/A bit of a reviewed post should work.
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MarkDown quirk, including square brackets in link text of Comment

I recognized this Question as duplicate to one with square brackets in its title (unsurprisingly, since the Q is about irreducible polynomials over $\mathbb{Z}_2$). The auto link from my vote-to-...
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Failed review audit for adding comment [duplicate]

I was just doing some first post reviews, and there was a post that simply asked a question with no attempt shown, so I was going to add a comment asking what the OP had tried, and apparently I failed ...
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math exchange switches me to wrong link

When I click on "complete list of questions" I am sent to "unanswered questions". I did once click on "unanswered questions", and it seems to have upset something in the links
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Hiding ignored tags hides all questions

When I have "hide ignored tags" enabled, it hides all questions on the active page. It does not do this when I am on other question lists. I tried deactivating the option, and it showed the page ...
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“1 new answers” Pluralization bug

Bug: The page element bar that notifies the reader of new answers has an issue with pluralization. Edit (Lord_Farin): While at it, please fix the similar issue with comments, as observed below this ...
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Why did the image disappear? [duplicate]

In the fourth revision of this question: Partition a square into sub-rectangles with restrictions there is an image that says "the image you are requesting does not exist". It is very difficult to ...
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Bounty Display Bug

I just realized a display bug when putting a bounty: I'm using Firefox 24.0 and Windows 7. Could this be fixed somehow?
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MathJax display equation partially hidden

I came across this question, where I saw this: It looks like some sort of CSS issue, and it may have to do with the new MathJax 2.3 beta. However, I vaguely recall seeing this type of rendering ...
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Email about bounty

I offered a bounty on a question that isn't "mine". Today I got, what looks to be, an automatically generated email saying: Reminder: Your Bounty Ended! Your bounty on the question … ...
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How to get rid of latex font on display

For the last few hours, whenever I open the https://math.stackexchange.com/ site, the questions are being displayed on latex font in my computer. The problem was not there even yesterday. I even ...
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MathJax preview broken when equations contain `\label`s

One can use \tag, \label, \ref and \eqref the usual way ...
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Over-writing an edit

A curious thing happened. I edited the tags on a question. Simultaneously, a user proposed an edit to the title of the question. That user's edit was approved a few minutes later, and one effect of ...
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Inconsistent capitalisation of “Frequent” under the question tab selector (mobile theme)

When viewing the mobile theme, the capitalisation of "Frequent" under the question tab selector is inconsistent with the other menu options. It should instead be uncapitalised: "frequent".
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Try to comment: Fail review audit

I know the review audits aren't without their flaws, but with this review: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/109542 it should be clear that something is not right. As usual, the vote ...
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The page footer and the page sidebar override [duplicate]

See the screenshot, especially its lower right corner for a bug of rendering HTML (in the right lower corner of the Web page the page footer and page sidebar override). Got from https://math....
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LaTeX between dollar signs does not work in editing answer

I tried to edit this answer: Steve Awodey "Category Theory" - possible error After clicking "Edit" button I went to https://math.stackexchange.com/posts/526343/edit In preview I see dollar ...
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Automatic font size decrease of display after reload [duplicate]

I have noticed that once an answer is entered the displayed font is larger than usual. But after a reload it becomes the ordinary font size. Not a big issue but was wondering.
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Edit couldn't be submitted — how to finish review? Load title and tag edits asynchronously

I was reviewing a possible "Low Quality Post" and decided to edit it. I completely revised title, body and tags to contain proper English, describe the post and improve the MathJax. Then, I tried to ...
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Mathjax/markdown issue

I tried to leave the following comment, and had a problem: For any $a,b\in [0,x)$: $a\vee b$ exists. Namely, $a\vee b=max\{a,b\}$. You might be asking about when directed sets are complete? It ...
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Threshold for subject-area bronze badge doesn't match documentation

This morning I was awarded the bronze badge for the real-analysis tag. According to the description page, this badge is awarded for “at least 100 total score for at least 20 answers in the real-...
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“Add comment (requires 50 reputation)” in review

Recently, I got used to seeing: Comments disabled on locked/deleted questions/reviews when I was reviewing. I also finally got that it doesn't talk about "locked/deleted reviews", but should be ...
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Why can't I read formatted text?

Whenever someone answers with formatted text it looks just like how it would when they're typing it. Sometimes it works randomly, like I am able to see how it should be, but most of the time it does ...
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Design of “modified” messages suggests that the post was modified by the the wrong user

I was browsing through the recently active questions and I flipped out a little bit when I saw this: because I recognized the question, and although the page seemed to say that I had edited it 19 ...
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0 questions posted on MSE - bug

I'm not sure how / why this happened, but my main screen showed no questions, and even "0 questions posted on MSE" (see image below). I can access past questions (like answer I wrote), but do not get ...
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Can't edit upon clicking “Edit” in a review

I was reviewing a possible "Low Quality Post" which could use some improved formatting. So I clicked "Edit" and got this screen: So far, so good. But when I tried to edit the title or the body, I ...
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Can we have the suggested questions' titles parsed by default?

The suggested questions' titles here are not parsed: I find this a bit odd, because they are indeed parsed in other scenarios, like this: Why aren't the titles parsed when suggesting questions? I ...
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Why my gravatar has suddenly changed?

My gravatar has suddenly changed. I know this question has been asked before. However the only answer I found is that it could be due to a change in e-mail address or if I accessed my account from a ...
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Question's body is not abbreviated in search view

I searched for questions on perfect numbers. Most of the questions are abbreviated, but it looks like Tharsis found a workaround: What's going on here?
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Error in the Bounty FAQ

In the bounty FAQ it says If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded ...
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Reputation graph hidden (lower-chart)

Is it happening to me alone? I am able to see charts for other users, but it is not shown for myself. Screenshots to show the bug: It should be something like (taken as a guest user): I just ...
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Closing an answered question as a duplicate of an unanswered question

This request for re-open votes gives an example of a question which has been closed as a duplicate but the "duplicate" question has an answer while the original does not. Curious. I do not think that ...
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Chrome Page Crashing when Viewing or Typing Answers

Over the past few days, the Chrome browser page with Questions is crashing. It has crashed while typing answers twice and several other times when just viewing and updating the questions listing. ...
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Math Processing Error in solution.

I'm not sure if this is the right place to report this. For this particular question, whenever I first load it, I get a [Math Processing Error] only for my solution (question displays fine). When I ...
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Browser is showing the LaTeX code instead of rendered math expressions

Yesterday I started to see only [math processing error] in mathoverflow. Then I searched it up and cleaned the browser cache. After that, I can only see LaTeX code instead of rendered math ...
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Searching for images is buggy

The Advanced Search Options say we could use url "*.example.com" Further the tooltip says: "Find images and links in posts". But when I do the search, I get only 284 results. When I search for my ...
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Tooltip on the favorite button for questions seems wrong.

Below the arrows for up- and downvoting questions we have the star to make questions favorites and see how many users did so. When I didn't click the star but somebody else did, the tooltip reads: ...
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Nested fractions are misaligned in MathJax

In MathJax, it seems that nested fractions have minor problems with alignment. Specifically, they appear further to the right than they should. It would be interesting to see if this also occurs when ...
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Rolling back edits counts as another edit

If you edit and then remove your edit manually then the two edits appear as a single edit under the heading "[Edit removed during grace period]". However, if you roll back your own edit then the grace ...
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Comment text truncated in timeline

The comment text in the timeline view (mod only) seems to be truncated on the right when the text is long enough to wrap. It looks as if the line width is miscalculated. The source comments that run ...
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Reputation Glitch

I am having an issues with my reputation. Namely, I get upvoted/have an answer accepted but don't receive any reputation. Examples of this are: $\mathbb{Q}[X,Y]/(Y^2-X^3)$ is not a UFD If $K$ is ...

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