Nick Craver
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I can't search on ^
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This search is now allowed, for example you can search for "0^0" or more relevant here since the start of it's latex: ["$0^0"][2]. We'll see how we can improve the "at the start/end of latex" since ...

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I was prematurely awarded an association bonus
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9 votes

So there were 2 bugs here: The association bonus was correctly awarded on math, but with the wrong message. The association bonus wasn't granted on creation of the English user as it should have been....

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day vs week rep gain
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9 votes

It's not a different cut-off time, but rather how we calculate it, for "today" we count up the votes that happened today, where as with a week we track the net change throughout the week. I'm going ...

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Gravatars on Main and Meta don't match
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7 votes

They visited the 2 sites from different machines, and for users without an email - the hash is based on location.

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Reputation mis-represented
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7 votes

This was a display bug in which an accept/unaccept in quick succession showed as a "unaccept" in the reputation tab...when in reality this cancelled out for the day. This has since been fixed, you'll ...

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Reviewing past reputation raises error message
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6 votes

This was fixed in a build last night. We made a last minute change to put the calls Google shouldn't be crawling under /ajax/ (for lack of a better term), but the URL the reputation expansion hits to ...

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Something wrong with Enlightened badge?
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6 votes

Previously badges were based on counts, meaning "you have X badges" right now, compared to "you should have Y badges" right now. Unfortunately this meant for deleted posts or posts that for other ...

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Migration not working?
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4 votes

[Edit] Nope, my fault...moderators used to bypass this tag-exists-on-destination check, this is a bug...one that'll be fixed in a build shortly.

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Bug in reputation counter.
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3 votes

This rare case is corrected nightly, and happened last night. The check for the reversal just isn't worth it (it's negative 99.9999% of the time), so we clean up at night for these crazy rare cases.

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Formatting in the Search Results page breaks when the query contains certain terms
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2 votes

We no longer highlight titles in the results, so this issue has resolved itself. Note: we can't reasonably format the bodies because the snippets are outside of our control, so those will remain ...

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Unable to search my answers for a particular topic
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2 votes

A search of user:13854 uncertainty would now yield the expected results. In quite a few cases we're seeing come up, searching titles on answers specifically when searching within a user's posts makes ...

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404 page is getting mixed up with maintenance page.
2 votes

This is a result of how the load balancer handles api requests (a separate API backend in HAProxy)...we'll just say that part of the API is offline at the moment? It's not technically correct, no, ...

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