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Why does @someone sometimes disappear from comments?

I find the following occurring bug weird. When I post a comment I start with @someone. But for some reason this does not always get into the text. I get no error message but it is not there. In ...
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The return key in comments

I have noticed recently that when composing comments, pressing the return key submits the comment as is. This behaviour differs from that when composing replies. I am using Firefox. As I frequently ...
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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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Comment error while posting comments [duplicate]

When I want to give a comment on a question/answer to a particular user, say David, i generally type @David: This is blah,blah... But recently that is the past 2 days, I am observing that the "@" ...
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Why can I not use my additional 10 votes on just questions.

I voted 30 times on answers and questions, before reaching 30 votes. I cannot reach 40 votes. I beg the title.
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Broken imgur-links

Is there any plan to take care of broken imgur image-links? They look like this: (This picture is taken from Bill Dubuque's answer here which was posted not even two months ago—look at the ...
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22 posts for review missing...

I just cleared all visible review tasks, but still the review notification cries $\hskip2in$ "~22 posts awaiting review" Does "~" mean that the service is just too slow to, or what? Or is it meant ...
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Able to vote after reaching daily limit

I burnt through my 30+x votes very quickly today, leading to the notice (in blue upon reaching the limit, in red upon trying to vote thereafter): You've reached your daily vote limit; vote again in ...
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Bug: answer posted after closing the question.

The question https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/132072/does-doing-mathematics-make-you-more-intelligent was closed, but 13 minutes after closing there was an answer posted. I suppose this is a ...
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No idea what's happening in my profile!

What does this imply? I don't get up votes once I reach 160 reputation for a question? Is this very common. There are 23 events and the reputation stopped just after 16 up votes.(Laughs) A bug need to ...
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Editing title results in unwanted "bump" ...

I was looking at my old questions and noticed that some TeX in one of my titles was not entered correctly. I fixed it... and to my dismay the question is now on the front page. I'm concerned that this ...
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Locking In Unvotes

I asked a question, and someone replied with an decent answer, so I upvoted their answer. A minute later, I discovered there might be some inaccuracies with their answer, so I un-upvoted their answer. ...
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How come a user can undelete something that was deleted from the Review system?

I was roaming around the site, and I ran into an answer which had a substantial negative score. Apparently the answer was deleted before through a review queue. In fact, it was a unanimous vote to ...
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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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Can't change your vote after an hour?

It seems like if you vote something up or down, after an hour that is fixed and you cannot change it - this is irritating because people are still able to edit their post after an hour. Can we change ...
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migrated question incorrectly labeled as closed as off topic

I voted to migrate this question to physics.SE, as three others had done before me. I expected that it would be migrated once a fifth vote was cast, but when I checked on it I was suprised that it ...
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LaTeX/MathJax does not render in some question thumbnail

Sometimes I have question thumbnail that does not render LaTeX: I have compared my code with other posts, I do not found differences that can explain this behavior. What can cause LaTeX or MathJax ...
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Hyper referencing in MathJax

I've Googled and searched mathstackexchange, but cannot find out how to insert a blue URL reference in a question or answer. Can you give me an example that I can edit it to look at the Latex code?
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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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Six questions limit per 24 hour

How can I know if I had posted 6 questions previously when would my 24 hour limit gets over for posting more questions? Edit: I had posted 6 questions, after few moments(within 5min) I found 2 ...
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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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Removing upvote in first five minutes eliminates possibility of restoring upvote later

Something like the following scenario has happened to me two or three times since I've been active on this site (and happened again today). I read through an answer, like it, and upvote it. Then I ...
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five-minute limit message should take precedence over five-second limit message

This is a somewhat trivial bug, but a bug nonetheless. It sometimes happens that one starts editing a comment, and then upon submitting the edit one gets an error message that the comment can only be ...
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MathJax Color fights Hidden Text and Wins!

It appears that using MathJax color in a hidden text block "pokes through" the hidden environment. I don't believe this is desired behavior, so I'm reporting as a bug.
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Wrong answer count for questions with deleted answers

There is a slightly annoying new feature/bug that I first noticed one or two days ago and seems related to joriki's question wrong answer count after an answer was deleted and undeleted For instance, ...
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Vox populi badge

Today I have received vox populi badge, but I haven't used maximum 40 votes today nor yesterday nor in last 7 days and I think I have never done it. So why I received it?
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votes not counting for the last hour or so

Odd thing, I did see my increased score when this answer was accepted: What's the best way to detect an algebraic number? but no sign of the three separate upvotes. Similar for yesterday's Can an ...
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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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Why isn't this person a new contributor?

Not high priority, just a curiosity...but shouldn't this OP be a "new contributor"? According to What makes a contributor new? and the linked post, I think the OP should be. The account is 30 days ...
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Meta.Meta: A bug in the meta Community♦ user?

This question was bumped by the Community♦ user, even though it has an upvoted answer, and it was tagged status-completed. Maybe the meta Community♦ user should be trained not to bump meta questions ...
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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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Free Downvotes!

A bug I've just noticed over the past two days... downvotes aren't costing me anything! I downvoted something a day ago and noticed that my rep stayed constant (not supposed to happen), but the ...
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MathJax no longer respects `\newcommand` definitions from questions in other posts

In a question of mine I used e.g. $\newcommand{curl}{\operatorname{curl}}$ to define $\curl$ being rendered as $\newcommand{curl}...
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trouble in quoting a page from Wolfram Alpha

I wanted to put a link to Wolfram Alpha. I have plotted $(n!)^{(1/n)}$ (with parentheses included). But ...
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Moderators ignoring flags

For some reason the moderators have ignored my recent flags. My flags have not been declined, deemed helpful, etc. Is there a reason for that?
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Question update notice not showing any more

The landing page of the math stack exchange used to have a feature that displayed how many new or updated questions had been asked since you last refreshed the page. Clicking on it 'refreshed' the ...
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