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Why is the number of votes displayed inconsistently?

If I view the bottom of my profile page, then it is displayed that I have cast $2087$ votes. On the other hand, if I click on the "votes" tab on the right of my profile page, and if I subsequently ...
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chalkboardy stuff cute but a little distracting

The "chalkboardy" up/down arrows, star, etc. are kinda weird... any chance you could just use plain up/down arrows like on most other stackexchange sites?
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Supporter badge issue

Today, first time I logged-in to math.stackexhange.com. I have other associated accounts also, so I got $101$ reputation initially. I vote-up one question then ...
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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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Title of question can change when it appears in "Related" list

Here's an example. This question had some revisions to its title: Comparison of two convergence conditions for sequences of non-negative numbers https://math.stackexchange.com/posts/1839/revisions ...
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Undeleting a deletion by an ex-moderator

I found that I could vote to undelete this answer, deleted by Willie Wong, on 23rd of February 2012. According to his Sheriff badge, he was a moderator at the time, though obviously he is not any more....
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Entering the review queue with no close votes?

This morning I found 13 questions in the "Close Votes" review queue. Of them, four I considered odd - they were not the standard questions from that queue, so I clicked on the "link" to see how many ...
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MathJax bug for long equation in comment

I tried to post this: ...
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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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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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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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What are the white brackets around a questions stats

Today I noticed the question about writing a paper in algebraic geometry here had something funky with it on the front page. It had big white brackets around its question stats. What is this?
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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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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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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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Something wrong with Enlightened badge?

I woke up this morning to find myself with another Enlightened badge awarded for a relatively old question for which I received no recent votes, nor recent acceptance. Furthermore the list of "Recent ...
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Cannot delete this question

I cannot delete the following question: Uniqueness of finite field Most probably, I clicked the reopen button by mistake. It says ...
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Gravatars on Main and Meta don't match

The gravatars of this user's main and meta account don't match? How can that be?
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I did not reach upvote rep limit, yet I did not get my +10 for an upvote

See here. Just curious, as I do not understand why the system did not record the +10 rep points for this upvote.
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Why does not the current version of MathJax support \delimiterfactor?

How to verify, which version of MathJax is used here? It seems that v. 2.5 is not implemented yet. It has very useful features, as \delimiterfactor, which is ...
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Flag History - Link

I know this may sound stupid, but I can't find the helpful flags link on my user page. Is there any particular reason why this is the case? On SO, I can find it under profile views, but right now, I ...
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User search didn't find the right emma

I thought to connect this user named 'emma', who I will call Emma #1, with another emma I thought I remembered, so I went to the user search page and put "emma" in the box. It found six, but none of ...
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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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My answer not showing my name

I wrote an answer to this question but now it is not showing my name it is showing community wiki and its upvote is also not add in my reputation.
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Italic variable appears as \$n\$ in browser title

See Sum of $n$ consecutive numbers divided by $n$ for an example. The title of this question has the variable $n$ in italics. When rendering in the browser title bar it is displayed as \$n\$. I am ...
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Chat room reputation display mismatch

The screenshot below is taken from a CRUDE message. What does the number 17.4k mean under the commentator? My try: I guess it would be the highest per se reputation. However, his/her main site ...
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Editor's usercard appears above the original author instead of next to it

When I edited a question, this is how it appear : Why am I over the OP's and not next to ?
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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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math.se feeder does not load all questions selected for more than one tag

First of all, trying to read or even browse all of 'linear algebra' on math.se is somewhat like trying to drink from a fire hydrant. It's too much information. So, I solved that problem by selecting ...
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A missing question in the list of recently deleted questions

I saw a topology question 15 minutes ago, and I had seen it somewhere else... In fact, the question asker self-deleted her own question and re-posted it. I would like to retrieve the URL of the self-...
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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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Underscore formatting bug, excited (maybe) by subscripts of nothing. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Matrices not rendered correctly I'm trying to display old-style notations for combinations, that is, ${}_nC_r$ for the thing now typically written $n\choose r$. To get the "$...
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Math Stack Exchange reputation bug

There seems to be some problem with my reputation. I have received 2 upvotes and the OP accepted my answer, but this is not reflected on my account.
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Why is the user search so out of date?

When I press "Users" right below the logo on the main page, I am presented with a search engine. Here I can type in the name of a user, and get a list of all users with that name. I searched myself. ...
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\lvert…\rvert is making bars that are too tall

Consider \kappa(x) = \left\lvert\frac{y''(x)}{\left(1+y'(x)^2\right)^{3/2}}\right\rvert: $$\kappa(x) = \left\lvert\frac{y''(x)}{\left(1+y'(x)^2\right)^{3/2}}\right\...
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why is badge awarded ?

could anyone tell me why is citizen patrol badge awarded ?.........It shows that i earned this badge 1 hour ago...but i have'nt logged in for about a day.What is meant by first flagged post ? [Note ...
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Users tab does not appear to be working.

On the main site when I click on "users" to see the rankings, I have options to sort by various time duration options. It appears that: "week" gives "day" "month" gives "month" "quarter" also gives ...
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My answer was upvoted and accepted, but nothing happened with my rep. What can be the reason of that?

My answer was upvoted and accepted, but nothing happened with my rep. What can be the reason of that? This is my first quesetion on 'meta' and I would not be surprised if this is not the right place ...
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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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Can't see all my edits

I am sure that I edited the following answer How may we prove that $\int_{0}^{\infty}{\sinh^2(x)-x\over \cosh^3(x)}\cdot{4x\over e^x}\mathrm dx=2-\zeta(2)?$ at least three times but in the editing ...
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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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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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@user not showing up in postings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comment Link to OP not Possible I am using a Chrome browser. Sometimes, when I use "@user: {my comment}", the @user user name does not show up in the comment posting, but the ...
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How many lines get allocated to "intro to a question" under Questions tab?

I was surprised to see more lines than usual allocated to this question. How does that happen?
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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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About the Ordering of Answers

I found this question "A question about hyperbolic functions", where the OP accepted his own answer with no upvotes (so far). The strange thing is that the accepted answer doesn't show up on top, no ...
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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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Is it a bug that over/under braces vary in size for same-size expressions?

In this question on the Puzzling Stack Exchange, I wrote this answer with some Mathjax, but it formatted a little weirdly. Here is what I wrote: Some unecessary information, blah blah blah The ...
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Why am I not being notified of comments

I am not being notified of comments on the stackexchange inbox anymore.For example,this question: Evaluating an improper integral Did's comment in response to my comment(made in response to Did's ...
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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 ...