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Strange behavior of counters in review queues

As it seems currently there is an issue with the review queues that the counter for the number of accomplished reviews does not updates immediately $-$ as it used to be $-$ but only when refreshing or ...
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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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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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Duplicates as review audits

This happened to me: A question X was asked recently and was closed as a duplicate of a question Y. I faintly remembered these questions and when X came to me as a review audit question in the close ...
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Columns in Response tab are strange widths

The user column of the Revisions tabs of the Responses tab of the profile is way narrow. (The rest of the tabs of Responses aren't much better.) This was taken with Google Chrome - Version 80.0.3987....
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Weird UI glitches?

I've been experiencing a lot of UI glitches today (see attached image). Is there any reason why I'm seeing these glitches? I'm using the most recent version of Chrome on MacOS
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App keeps telling me to join the Meta

Every time I open the iOS app and go to the Meta site, it won’t initially let me vote or comment and instead show this pop-up. If I click “Join Site”, everything goes back to normal. However, it’s ...
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Review audits should not include deleted migrated posts

I was just trying to procrastinate a bit of work, so I figured I'll check the review queue. This came up: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/close/571044 It is a closing vote review of a question ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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My next badge is one that doesn't exist on meta (Informed)

One of the features of the new user profile is the next badge section. As can be seen below, my next badge on meta is the Informed badge. But meta does not have an Informed badge; see the list of ...
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Found broken link in help centre. Who should I notify?

In this section of the FAQ the link "Writing the perfect question by Jon Skeet" is broken. I am unsure as to who handles these things, and even if I should be posting this here. I'm not that familiar ...
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Candidates are randomly highlighted when they reply on the election page

Right now, it seems that some candidates are highlighted (like a question asker is highlighted when he comments on his question) when they reply to their own nomination, but not all of them. Example: ...
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Typo in site CSS disables visited link color in community bulletin

While looking into the math.SE style sheet for this bug report, I happened to notice a simple typo: ...
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Why does not $a < b$ render here?

On the MathJax demo page, entering a &lt; b results in $a<b$. This is consistent with MathJax documentation. On Mathematics.SE the behavior is different: $a ...
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I'm wearing some else's hat...

Hani Gotc's hat shows up on my gravatar. At least for me: Something's wrong here...
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New "Sheriff" badge acting strange for Qiaochu

I just noticed that I've received the new "Sheriff" badge for serving one year as a moderator. I got one copy of the badge (since I resigned a month before my second year would have started), but ...
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Using the Begingroup Extension of MathJax?

I noticed that the site does not seem to use the begingroup extension for MathJax, which could possibly lead to bugs: For example, a macro defined in a comment to a question could have an unexpected ...
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bug not showing what has been changed when reviewing edits

Here is what I get when I want to review the most recent item on "review edits": Somehow the right hand site is missing. Question was by Haruboy15, edit by Learner. Any idea what is happening? EDIT: ...
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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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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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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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LaTex underbrace not displaying correctly

For some reason, this is what I'm seeing whenever an underbrace is supposed to be displayed on a post on this website: It looks like some sort of cropped out icon. It's weird because it doesn't ...
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Linked questions page wrongly posts notifications for questions with new activity

Linked questions pages (e.g. this one) wrongly receive notifications of all new questions posted on the site. This is distracting.
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Plenty of [Math Processing Error]s before and after selecting duplicate in review queues

Since this is already more than six months this has been reported inside the Mathematics new site theme is live topic, and yet still not fixed, I've decided to put this one separately. This happens ...
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Blog page not working? Or we can't access old blogs anymore?

So I was browsing the old blog posts when I came to this one: Playing with Partitions: Euler’s Pentagonal Theorem I then tried to click the link to see the previous blog: However, it brought me to ...
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Preview unusably slow recently

Until recently I was quite pleased with the responsiveness of the MSE editor field: preview (and thus typing) seemed to be proportional to the number of formulae input, but something happened and now ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"divide left by right" shown instead of \frac

I was reviewing close votes when I got the following: I clicked on the question, saw the correct version ("divide left by right" replaced by "\frac"), then clicked the "go back one page" button on ...
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Illegal flagging of comments on a locked and deleted question

I can flag comments on a locked and deleted question despite being told the comment is not eligible for flagging. Attempting to upvote the comment tells me I can't flag. But I can flag it anyway ...
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Inconsistent preview and output of maths in spoiler blocks

I was writing an answer to a question on the main site, and using spoiler blocks as part of the answer. Several of the spoiler blocks include MathJaX with $$ and ...
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LaTeX a jumbled mess when flagging as a duplicated

Is it normal for the LaTeX to be a jumbled mess when flagging as a duplicate? In case it isn't all systems, I am on a Linux system with Firefox 34.0.
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Possible bug with answer acceptance

On my profile summary at the moment I post this question it can be seen that my answer to this question is accepted. It has been like this for few hours. However, it can be seen in my reputation tab ...
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"Similar Questions" sidebar overlaps the footer

Create a new question and write enough stuff to make the page vertically scrollable. If you scroll to the bottom, the "Similar Questions" sidebar will be overlapping the footer. For some sites in the ...
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Front page is occasionally blank, as if no questions had ever been asked

There have been a few times now when I come to the site, and see no questions at all. Here is a screenshot: Refreshing the page has no effect, nor does switching browsers, nor would (as far as ...
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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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Is it possible to use display math mode in hidden text?

I sometimes like to use the ability to hide text when writing an answer, but I've noticed that when I try to write something in display math mode (i.e. maths wrapped in double dollar signs), it doesn'...
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"You seem to be using Javascript to avoid clicking the radio button..." error when posting a reason for edit rejection

Please fix as soon as possible. I have seen it using Chrome and Firefox, both used on Windows, if it matters. Thank you.
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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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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 ...