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Thumbs down for the Ads

For the last couple of weeks I have been diligently, like one of Skinner's pigeons, giving the thumb's up or thumb's down to the various SE network ads that appear in the right sidebar. Why? Because ...
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Difference between “foo” and “foo”, 'foo' and ‘foo’ — and — as well

Look at this title: The meaning of a long dash? Ah, no, it's --, correctly spelled in the title, but mangled in the title, which means that it's mangled in search engine results too. Or look at this ...
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Rename adb to android-adb

Since this is about UNIX, I would expect that the tag adb refers to the advanced debugger written by Stephen Bourne in the mid 1970 as the standard debugger for UNIX. This tag currently however is ...
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Weird double-underline for links to answers in user profile

I noticed some rather odd behavior when moving the cursor over links to answers displayed in my user profile: I opened Firebug to see if I could determine exactly what was going on here. The cause of ...
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Hyperlink color on Unix & Linux is too subtle on Chrome

When I visit Unix & Linux, I can barely tell when someone has included a hyperlink. Just today I could tell from context that a user had included a link in the answer, but until hovering over it ...
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The blog link still points to the main Stack Exchange blog

Even though the blog is online, the "blog" link in the top bar dropdown still points to blog.stackexchange.com. It should be fixed.
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Migration to Stack Overflow locked but not actually migrated

There's something wrong with the migration of Seperating GLX from X11 to had 4 votes to migrate to Stack Overflow. It looks like the migration is in limbo: it's started (the question has been locked), ...
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Why am I regularly asked to prove that I am human?

This StackExchange site is the only one that consistently asks me to prove that I am human, giving me some hard to read CAPTCHA to fill out. Usually I need to cycle through a few until I can decipher ...
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Wrong prompt when editing questions with disallowed tag

When editing a question with tag that isn't allowed, the message below is shown which incorrectly uses 'Your answer' instead of 'Your edit': Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: ...
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Inconsistent buttons in review queue

Seeing we are looking at changes to the review queue, I thought I'd ask about an issue that has bugged me for years. In some of the queues (and don't ask which, because despite using the site for ...
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“Related” questions section is dancing

I just noticed the hover behaviour of Related Questions section. Below there's another section "Hot Network Questions" that is performing well on hover. Is that a bug or is it a feature? Here's the ...
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cannot log into chat

Can something be done to enable me to log into unix.stackexchange chat? When I am logged into unix.stackexchange, I sometimes click on links to join chat, either within the comments of a posting, ...
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google chrome closes comments during spell checking

I prefer not to use the mouse when typing, I'm using the keyboard. (typing with the mouse is no fun.) I tend to think faster than I type so I sometimes get letters out of position. Spellchecker to the ...
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Voting indicator state is not reinstated when trying to remove a vote on a deleted post

If you try to remove a vote on a deleted post, you will get the "this post has been deleted" popup and the vote count will be reset back to what it was before you tried to rescind your vote, but the ...
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Lost question text when creating an account before posting

I am unable to type quickly. I spent about 20 minutes trying to type a clear and specific question about a Linux related question. After completing the question I was asked to create an account: login ...
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U&L favicon on dark background is barely readable

On Firefox with Dark theme enabled (it is available in the browser out of the box), this site's favicon is mostly unreadable: The letters could have less transparency and more white in them so that ...
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Red notification when review queue is too long

I've see a small bug, I've reviewed 20 vote close today, and though I can't consult the vote close queue, I still have the red notification icon in review queue while I can't consult it, I think it ...
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Floating votes tab on new profile page

I just noticed that there is a ‘votes’ tab under the regular tab bar on the activity tab of my own profile. The following screenshots are from Chromium 41 on Arch Linux: Summary tab: Tags tab: ...
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Accepted answer by an absent user is not sorted first

This question was migrated after having received an accepted answer (not by the asker). Neither the asker nor the poster of the accepted answer have an account on the target site at this point. The ...
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Page Not Found when improving a suggested edit to a tag wiki body

I reviewed a suggested edit to a tag wiki and decided to click Improve. I wrote some text (at https://unix.stackexchange.com/posts/39283/edit?improve=true), then submitted my edit. I was brought to ...
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Desktop vs Mobile layout for `code`

Looking at Linux Output Into Table. On a desktop display it's quite clear that there are two code tables. The first has one column and the second has two. Using my mobile device (Firefox and Chrome) ...
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markdown bug in URLs inside italic (with underscore)

Markdown issues: _http://example.com_ gives http://example.com (italic but no hyperlink) and: _anything http://example.com_ gives: anything http://example.com Hyperlink but with a trailing _ ...
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@ user addressing in comments doesn't work sometimes

I have noticed that several times recently, just now with this question. I start a comment and want to address the OP. I write "@" and start typing the name but the autocompletion doesn't appear. ...
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Is sorting broken?

If I sort the questions by vote, and ask to get the questions with not accepted answer, I get: However, this question (that I happened to ask) has 30 votes and no accepted answer. Why is it not ...
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Accepting an answer from a question migrated from another site

I am the OP for this famous question. It was originally posted to ServerFault.com. After 4 years of existence, I think it is time to accept an answer. Turns out that I cannot. Is this by design or a ...
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Posting an answer triggers the “Confirm that you want to leave” dialogue

For the past few days (since the new profile pages came out, I think), each time I try to post an answer on U&L, I get this dialog when I click on "Post your answer": If I choose "Stay on page" ...
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Possible changes highlighting/rendering bug in Edit Review page

So, this is an edit I just got approved a few minutes ago: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/73579 I see a very minor discrepancy that may still be a bug though. First, the ...
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Cannot see notifications-inbox after logging in

When Unix Stackexchange logs me in whenever I come from another site for the first time, I see I have some new messages in Inbox under the StackExchange top left bar. When I try to check those out, I ...
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Links are sometimes wrong on mobile

I'm using an iPhone and clicking on things on a page is sometimes borken in weird ways. For example, the link to this meta site actually linked to http://superuser.com/ for me just now. Clicking on ...