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Broken italics in code block

The answer here https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/472384/170373 contains this code block: grep -vE '0.*1|1.*[02]|2.*[13]|3.*[24]|4.*[35]|5.*[46]|6.*[57]|7.*[68]|8.*[79]|9.*8' In that particular answer,...
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Activity in achievements feed time-stamped as “yesterday” when I posted the question 1.5 hrs ago PST

I posted a question an hour ago and My achievements section shows activity “yesterday” and then activity “today”. Is this a bug? I understand someone in a diff timezone my have left feedback but I ...
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Incorrectly rendered code blocks look fine in edit view

I came across this answer, which in my browser is rendered as: I.e. code blocks are rendered as if they were enclosed in ``. But if I try to edit it, what I see is: Code blocks are already enclosed ...
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4-space indentation never works

Whenever I ask a question, on the right side jumps out a pink block 'How to Format', which tells me 'indent code by 4 spaces'. I tried putting four spaces before my code, but it never makes any ...
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I got no Inbox notification for a comment, why?

On this answer, I already got a notification for the comment @MarcusLinsner - only gnu sed can do that via the e flag... – don_crissti yesterday, but I got no notification for the comment the output ...
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Close vote queue limit VS vote close from question

Today, I notice something I never see before: I open the close votes queues and they were a lot of them, so I start vote closing and the queue was very long this morning so I ended up with a message ...
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The Electorate badge doesn't work well on Unix & Linux

I noticed my next badge section and is not consistent with the others stack-exchange sites: Electorate vote description says: Vote on 600 questions[both questions and answers] and 25% or more of ...
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Bug of answering questions

For some reason, whenever I answer a question, under the 'unanswered' or 'questions' tab it says I asked it. even when I'm logged out. Does anyone know why?
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meta.unix.stackexchange.com link change leads to specific question on non-meta site?

I was reading this question when I decided (for no reason) to remove the meta portion of the link and hit return. It took me to this question!! Debian server on a Intel Core i3 and Intel Q57 Chipset -...
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review queue notification not getting refreshed

My review notification screen currently tells me that there are 4 total items awaiting reviews as seen in this below screenshot. However, after I go to the review queue, I could see that there are ...
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Clicking on a vote number does not split into up and down vote counts

On SO, clicking on the number of votes a question or answer has causes it to split into separate up and down vote counts. This is not done here on unix.stackexchange.
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Why do titles containing ".." remove these dots

An example would be here. I had to exchange the original double dot .. in the title with `..` in the question title. Why does SE remove the double dots in a question title?
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What determines what is the oldest question?

I answered a question this morning, and after finishing my edit, did see that it was answered by someone else with very similar information, 2-3 minutes later. I briefly thought about commenting on ...
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Bug with tag selection when featured question selected

today I face this page: If you look carefully you will not see the featured question tab on this screen, and it just make me click back and reclick on the link I used and same error... Step to ...
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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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"deleted recent questions"

There's a link at the bottom of the questions tab on a user's profile page that reads "deleted recent question". That doesn't seem like correct English; it should say "recently deleted questions".
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Href's on /ask question (and others) while on the page that it links to

Noticed that I was unable to open a new instance of "/ask question" (in a new tab) when I was in the midst of asking one question, and thought of another I wanted to create at least the title for. ...
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Why can't I edit a question I have reviewed

Or, why are my approvals of other user's edits not actioned in the same way my own edits are? I have noticed that, should I approve or improve an edit by another member of the community under the ...
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Searching for "2038" (without quotes) redirects to a particular question instead of executing a search

Am I going crazy? Searching for "2038" (without quotes) redirects me to this question, whereas searching for "2037" or "2039" (again, without quotes) actually executes a search. Searching for "2038" ...
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Favorite questions: surprising behavior

The interface for marking a question as a "favorite" displays somewhat suprising behavior. Say I open a question in one tab in my browser, and also happen to have the same question open in a different ...
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The syntax highligher for this js script seems to have a bug for the code after the */ [duplicate]

Regarding this question, seems all stuff after the /* was grey-ed, with or without finding the matching */.
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Font discrepancy between badge pages

When I look at the Great Answer and Great Question badge pages, there appears to be a significant discrepancy between the font and point used to display the question, despite it being the same ...
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Misguiding error message on tag edit

I made an edit to the tags of a question I received a double note, one at the top, that my edit will pass a review process, and a second one at the bottom, which I'd like to discuss: Oops! Your edit ...
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No "create tag wiki" button on meta

I wanted to edit the tags tag, and the page said I should: Click the button below to get started. I don't see any button to click, even when I scroll down:
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mistakenly awarded a badge

I down-voted a discussion in unix.SE by mistake (mouse moved when I went to click up-vote). I already corrected my vote. But I was awarded a badge unfairly. How do I request to have the critic ...
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What happened to the appearance of tags?

Just now I have a look at the tags page and see that they all have a slash just like the things on title bar. That looks somewhat weird to me regarding that they are not at the root directory. For ...
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Why the non-monochrome background?

After a few minutes, I've come to strongly dislike the dots on the background. Why not just a pure white? (If it's just me, I suppose it's easily fixed in my user CSS.)
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'0 questions tagged' bug

I've noticed that clicking on some tags takes me to a page that claims that 0 questions tagged exists. One example: memory. notes: this bug occurs only when I'm logged in related: not all questions ...
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Strange color on buttons?

It seems the buttons have a strange color that doesn't match anything else on the site.
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Bounty button showing on answered questions

Why do I see the 'start a bounty' button on questions which have an accepted answer? See the screenshot below from this question
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