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The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code

The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code. The help says that writing --- generates a horizontal rule <hr/>. However, when I write ---, the site generates &...
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Question score wraps unexpectedly when greater than 99 in related questions list

When a question has a score of over 99, it looks wrong in Safari v7.0.3 on OS X when presented in the related/linked questions list in the sidebar: . This issue can be relatively successfully solved ...
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Left aligned container on Chrome (Windows)

Since several days, the container of ux stackexchange is left aligned : After some inspections, I figured out that the property "overflow: auto;" on "#content" is causing this issue. I simply removed ...
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Erroneous count for feature list when there is one question with an active bounty

"0 featured" 1 question in the list This is a bug, yes?
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Should links be underlined?

I know Google has shifted away from underlined links except on hover which is fine however when links are buried within a paragraph of text, it may be difficult to discern especially with Colour Blind ...
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Edits that happen at the same time are not handled well

I edited this question and I guess I tried to edit at the same time as someone else so my edits and theirs got combined in a strange way. I removed the first line and the thanks, the person who ...
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Profile answers list – large vote count CSS bug

There's a CSS rule for .answer-votes.large that is applied to answers whose vote total is somewhere above 34. That rule applies a padding-top and padding-bottom property that ruins the vertical ...
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Profile Image Bug - iPhone 5s

I just randomly opened my profile tab, and saw this (on iPhone 5s): What is going on?
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"This site is not currently accepting any new posts" message when posting

I'm frustrated :-) I'm new on this website and I tried to construct a detailed answer to a subject, put it in the comment form and have "This site is not currently accepting any new posts." when I ...
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Issue with similar questions list when asking a question

When asking a new question on the site, a list of similar questions is displayed on the right. When scrolling down, this list is fixed and goes above the footer text as in the screenshot below (using ...
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Lost my question due to logging in at 'incorrect' time

I guess it's somewhat ironic to write this question on a site about UX, but, I've come to this site (never used it before) and wrote my question. When I tried to submit I was informed I needed to sign ...
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How has the "Community" user got real rep?

I had thought that the Community user didn't get rep. But it seems it does (even more oddly, only on Meta): Is that right? How does it happen? [I never like shouting "Bug!" but that seems the most ...
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Bug: links on badges page in help center

Initially I thought this was just in the Participation badges section, but it looks like everywhere on the Badges page that has a link, the anchor html tag is visible.
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Reopen an [on hold] question

The new feature of [on hold] instead of [close] is great, but maybe it's not fully implemented yet. As of now, we put questions on hold to encourage editing, but when the question should be nominated ...
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Apple developer (HIG) links not allowed?

The other day I suddenly get this error when I am linking a HIG link. Never had the problem earlier. Have there been some changes or something?
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Formatting issue in Badge awardee list

The names and questions are getting clipped in the awardee page of the badges section. Is there any issue with displaying multiline questions?
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Add "embed Balsamiq mockups" to the 10-rep permission description

Because embedding Balsamiq mockups isn't a feature shared with to the other SE sites, it doesn't seem to have made its way into the UX.SE descriptions of permissions granted at 10 rep. If possible, ...
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The reputation for meta.UX channel and UX.SE channel differs by 10

I have just observed that the reputation in my main UX.SE account is 41 and after refreshing the meta.UX site several times, it is showing 31. Why is it so ? Is this expected behavior ?
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UX StackExchange Bottom Notice poor link color contrast

It bugs me that the "bottom-notice" links on the UX pages have such poor contrast. The color contrast of #E8BF6C against a #FFFFFF background is 1.74:1. WCAG 2.0's luminosity contrast algorithm ...
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Make font of user-typed text in the search boxes on the main and meta sites black

Currently, the text is very light gray which makes it hard to read. Think it should be black.
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Unable to fix typos

I was reading a question today and noticed a small typo. I find typos annoying and unnecessary, and they are quick to fix. At least they should be. Cause I tried to. After having written a comment ...
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UI Bug when viewing my suggested edit

Because I'm mildly compulsive, I was looking at the review status of my recent edit. I expanded the information about the reviewers by clicking the (more) link and then clicked (less) to un-expand (...
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Why does ux.stackexchange crash safari?

I've been using ux.stackexchange daily using Safari on Max OS X (Mountain Lion) and since yesterday Safari just crashes as soon as ux.stackexhange finishes loading. What has changed or is anyone else ...
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User leaderboard filter bug

So, I just discovered that the quarter and month filters (currently year selected in the image) both do the same thing aka filter by month. If you hover over the labels, it will tell you the range and ...
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The "you don't have full edit privileges" message is very unnoticeable

Honestly, I hadn't even realized it was there. The only reason I noticed it was because I though "hey, I don't think I have edit privileges yet" and looked for it. It's just plain text up at the top, ...
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Why has the image upload option been changed for the UX stack exchange site.

The new interface doesnt seem to upload images half of the time and in the rare times it works, i seem to need to try several times to get it to work..
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Bug in the search engine — Why does the search engine fail to find the page?

There is a bug in your search engine. I was looking for the page ux.stackexchange.com/questions/33966/name-or-data-on-this-error-alert-phenomenon. With the words “name alert”, it was not found. ...
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Bug when getting the next page of questions

I've noticed a bug where questions can be skipped when moving to the next page of questions. Try the following: Search for a tag that has more than one page of results. Click to the second page of ...
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Review Late Answers are too late and sometimes on closed questions, why?

I keep getting "Late Answers" on my review tab on answers that are a year or older, and even on already closed questions. So I edit - and the closed question comes right back at the top again. That ...
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Why does 'Per Page' look like a button on our StackExchange interface?

5 15 50 per page Looks like 4 buttons to me. I accidentally clicked 'per page' and nothing happened.
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Similar questions in sidebar overlay rest of page when scrolling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Similar questions” scrolls down and covers other links I ran into this today when asking a question on UX.SE. What I was seeing was that the similar questions that appear in ...
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When selecting possible duplicates, can the popup dialog be made so it doesn't block the question?

The modal dialog that comes up when you flag something for moderator attention covers the question frame, and is not moveable. This is inconvenient when you're trying to cut/paste/refer to one of the ...
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Why the fonts here are in bold?

Joined UX just a while back, impressed by the questions being asked here and the answers to them. I bit curious to know the reason behind choosing the fontface in bold for Q&A in ux.stackexchange....
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Why is this link forwarding strangely?

Someone edited my answer and ChrisF approved, but the link doesn't work properly. Edited Answer: How to become a User Experience Designer? Link: https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/2717/tips-for-...
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"Are you a Human" message misaligned

Look at our Captcha page Now look at Meta.stackoverflow.com: The widths of the Captcha/image container and the Are you a human being? message combined are just a bit wider than the containing box on ...
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UX icon in Stack Exchange All Sites is hard to read

Was looking for the UX bubble on Stack Exchange's All Sites page. Couldn't find the icon. Well, here's your problem: It's even more invisible in context.It's like UX StackExchange logo is hard to see ...
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Images are disabled

I can't see the pictures. I think they are disabled. What could be the reason?
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Social sharing buttons missing?

Am I missing something, or have the social buttons under the vote counter disappeared (network-wide)? I must say, I know that a lot of folks (especially on SO) found the visual noise obnoxious, but I ...
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User info improperly styled on user profile

This is your user profile: This is your user profile on UX: Any questions? This started happening today/yesterday best I can tell, the profile page on UX has been fine for months but suddenly ...
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Problem with "@UserName" not appearing in comments

I searched for this topic but couldn't find any. Why is it that sometimes you can't direct a comment to a user? When typing "@Use" I would expect that "UserName" pops up as a tooltip shortcut, but ...
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UX.SE logo is almost impossible to see in SE Data Explorer

This seems to have been addressed in different questions about the mobile version, profile pages, and chat, but the logo is white on white in the SE Data Explorer.
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"Similar questions" scrolls down and covers other links

"Similar questions" should not move with the scrolling. I guess it is also true for other stackechange sites. I have asked a question. FF 11.0, win 7.
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Balsamiq Mockups isn't working

Today other users and I have been unable to use Balsamiq Mockups in posts. When clicking the Balsamiq icon the modal window opens up but Balsamiq never loads. I tested in the latest release versions ...
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Tags with hyphens in them can wrap incorrectly on mobile version

When a tag includes one or more hyphens (as in the mac-os-x tag), it can in some instances span multiple lines in the mobile version, breaking the "tag" illusion: The fix already exists in the ...
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Text wraps unexpectedly in the mobile version

When a question title is very long, or there are many tags (enough to wrap over multiple lines), it becomes clear that the text wrapping is affected by the status block: This is caused by div.status ...
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Bugs with IE-specific gradient filters + rounded corners. Consider removing from UX.SE stylesheet

The UX.SE CSS for tags (.post-tag) and buttons(input[type="submit"], input[type="button"]) breaks in IE9+ and WP7+ browsers. The background gradient overflows the rounded corners. Like this (...
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UX Stack Exchange logo is extremely hard to see in the mobile version header

This is a similar issue to the one affecting the SE profile pages, but affects the mobile version of the website. This fails the WCAG contrast checking algorithm, which recommends that the contrast ...
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Inbox notification number-badge on top of "StackExchange" [closed]

It's also off-place here in meta. I'm on Chrome 10.0.648.205 and Mac OS X 10.6.7
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Placeholder text when asking a question still implies this site is only about UI design

When asking a question, the placeholder on the Title field and the "how to ask" text to the right both suggest this site is only about "usability and human computer interaction". This may be a ...
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Update "sketchy" part of the FAQ

The question Why does this site look so “sketchy” should be removed from the FAQ now that ux.se has its own design.