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Spurious double grant of “Steward” badge

I noticed that I have just been granted "Steward" badges a second time: I guess that is a bug that should be fixed. Edit: for the record – this has been fixed.
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Markdown issue with # in PostgreSQL code

In formatted SQL code, the Postgres operator #> is currently misinterpreted as comment sign, which results in confusing display. Happened here: Dynamically update JSONB rows - POSTGRESQL I can ...
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Featured Text links highjacked

In this answer, I attempt to add a link with a "scroll-to-text" anchor https://www.postgresql.org/docs/13/release-13.html#:~:text=Allow%20ROW%20expressions%20to%20have%20their%20members%...
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Review menu shows red dot, but is empty (again)

Iz is basically like here New Review Queue: Faulty Red Dot! But the queues are all empty But as the the question above is from 2017 it is a new problem probably
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Why does the search function not work as advertised?

When you click in the search bar it shows you these hints: I take to understand the highlighted one as this: the phrase in double quotes will search for the exact quoted literal. Not so, as the ...
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Rendering/markdown bug with bullet and code formatting

This answer https://dba.stackexchange.com/a/274813 originally contained formatting like: - LOG: could not receive data from client: which renders (as intended) in preview as: but when posted ...
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Bug? A closed-as-dupe question does not have a link to the dupe

Here's what I see when I open this question Notice there's no link to the dupe after "This question already exists". The comment with the link is also gone. This looks like a bug, as the question as ...
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The Ads display screen still restricts the ads to 220px

Out of curiosity I clicked on the link to view the ads: https://dba.meta.stackexchange.com/ads/display/2436 The first thing I noticed was they all looked squished. I confirmed in my browser that they ...
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z-index(?) problem while reviewing

Some elements of the underlying page are visible inside the "review box" at the top of the page while reviewing.
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wide text leads to bad UI

Did you just now push a UI change? Wide text in a query pushes the entire body to overlap (underneath) the righthand nav column. Example: MySQL query very slow with multiple concurrent users in a ...
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Corrupted migration?

The following question was migrated from Stack Overflow: iTunesConnect Error: “Unknown app version” The source of the migration is a revision of an answer. What gives?
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Trivial off-site link answer converted to comment but answer not deleted

According to Answer appears automatically converted as a comment on meta.se: Trivial answers containing a link to another question in the network are automatically converted to comments on the ...
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Error while submitting the answer

I get the error message below while posting an answer- Not sure if this is the correct place to post this question. Update: I was able to post the answer fine when I removed 15 lines of text. Is ...
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Is there a redirect bug on migrated questions?

I have spotted a strange behaviour and I think it is a bug. I have found this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50836364/what-is-the-solution-of-these-errors I have made it not clickable,...
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How was this edit approved?

This edit suggestion appears to have been approved single-handedly by a regular user: This is the expected effect of using the Improve button. What seems less expected is that the user did not make ...
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Why Do Images Sometimes Pop-up and Other Times Not?

Chat Exchange When images are uploaded to The Heap™ – Consultancy ©® they will be loaded via API to Imgur. The link then gets sent back to the room and inserted into the chat feed. Depending on its ...
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How does rep calc work when nearing the 200 daily rep cap?

My rep cap doesn't appear to have been breached, yet I'm not seeing upvotes increase my rep in the past 15 minutes or so. Also, I've used https://dba.stackexchange.com/reputation to check my rep; it ...
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New mobile navigation got vertical scroll bar

This look not so good in the new mobile navigation. There is an vertical scroll bar.
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Loading dba.stackexchange.com in Google Chrome causes WebGL error

When I load the https://dba.stackexchange.com site I get an error message in Google Chrome stating: It doesn't always happen. By using a trial and error approach I found out that an error occurs only ...
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Unable to add comments for posted question due to javascript error

I'm able to post any question but sometimes unable to add comments to the answers posted and below error message is displayed on the top of the screen. Database Administrators Stack Exchange ...
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The help center does not reflect the new top bar

I'm not sure if we should wait a bit longer until we are absolutely sure that the new top bar is staying in it's current form (such as the dots in the review drop down) but currently the help center ...
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UI Bug During Review

When reviewing close votes, the pop up that shows reasons to close will sometimes mangle text.
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What's the best way to intermingle code within lists?

Nothing critical about this question, but let's say I have a query... select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; NOTE: I'm including some screenshots from dba.se.com as I don't think dba....
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UI Bug when viewing the Achievements dropdown

When I'm on my profile page and I view the Achievements drop down menu, I get a strange artifact in the overlay(?). It appears to be the progress bar tracking my points to the next site privilege. ...
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Issues Posting Questions?

Was there a problem with the site a few minutes ago? I tried to post a question and received a very terse error message in a red box: An error occurred submitting the question. It happened many ...
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Question posted an hour *after* the *most recent visit* by the OP

This question was created 1 hour ago: However, the user's profile shows the "last visit" by the user was 2 hours ago:
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Wrong shortcut key information in Help Center

The Markdown help page of the Help Center contains a misleading piece of information about a shortcut key. It says in the Images section: You can also press CTRL+I to insert an image. However, in ...
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Community Bot Logic: Bumping Question to Homepage

Often times I see questions bumped to the homepage by the Community Bot and don't bat an eyelash, but the question SQL Server Database Mirroring : strange client application behavior upon failover, ...
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Error with link text at the bottom of the post

I have a question about my Database Administrators Stack Exchange post: Microsoft SQL database table size Hi, just letting you know there is a problem with the linking text at the bottom of posts: ...
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Post edited by others but OP not notified

When posts are edited by others, the OP gets a notification in the Inbox. This post was edited about an hour ago (20:50:02Z): revision 3 but the latest notification in my Inbox is from 12 hours ago. ...
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I have earned a badge but it is not showing anywhere

I have earned the socratic badged, I formally received a message this morning about this, however, after I clicked track next badge I expected to see it showing on my profile, but it hasn't. This is ...
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

I have a question that has been closed due to being too narrow, or too specific. I believe many people will benefit from that question when having to deal with arithmetic overflow in SQL Server, and ...
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Intermittent error while adding comment and voting questions on Stackexchange

This is basicaly something I am facing for couple of months. Sometimes when I try to add comment to a question or answer or try to vote question I get error An Error Occurred-Please Retry your ...
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Community has 5 rep?

I just noticed that the Community user has 5 rep instead of their normal 1 rep. Is this some weird bug or normal/expected behavior? If it is normal then what is the reason to give Community more rep ...
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Issue while creating user account

When I click Confirm and create this account in Database Administrators meta I am getting this error. Actual problem is I clicked it second time. Is there any feedback portal is available for post ...
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Badge tracker stuck?

I still have some work to do before reaching the PostgreSQL gold badge, so I chose it as the one for tracking. Unfortunately, it seems to be stuck. See the screenshot below: I am not posting about ...
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Unupvote + (re)upvote isn't cancelled out for daily reputation cap calculation

I have seen the notice about "Daily rep limit = 200; accepted answer and bounties do not count against this limit" notice for a while. November 17th was the first time I reached that 200 limit (for ...
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Migrated posts treated as different user

I have multiple Stack Exchange accounts. Those include StackOverflow.com and dba.StackExchange.com. I had asked a question a while back on Stack Overflow, which has since been migrated to dba. On ...
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A mismatch in the number of items to be reviewed [duplicate]

Interestingly, the number of items displayed in the header usually does not match the sum of numbers of the individual review queues. See the screenshot, taken a few minutes ago: Why is this so? I ...
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DBA Stackexchange bug

Looked in the help section to figure out where to post a bug report, it's minor but still. The candle icon for "Achievements" has a bug at least for my account where there is +12 rep for Stack ...
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Reduced Advertising privilege on DBA.SE

This site currently carries ads for SolarWinds, both full-width banners (shown below) and sidebar ads. According to Shog9, full-width ads should be disabled for users with 200+ reputation, like it ...
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Display bug on moderation dashboard

Why is the text offset left and right? Sathya says it doesn't happen on SU Because some mods say that they don't quite see what I'm referring to, I enhanced it a tad bit.
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Chat is notifying me incorrectly

I got several notifications from The Heap that should have targeted another user. The notification link to chat is: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/15284325?noredirect=1#15284325 ...
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“Move to Stack Overflow” not visible on this particular question

As you can see from the screenshot below, there is no option to move this question to Stack Overflow. Is that a bug, or is there some reason this option is unavailable?
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Votes discrepancy between profile summary page and detail page.

I've just noticed that my list of votes cast shows 601 votes, whereas my summary page shows 618. Summary: https://dba.stackexchange.com/users/10832/max-vernon Details: https://dba.stackexchange....
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Styling (colors) for XML code snippets on DBA.SE (vs SO)

While answering a question I noted the styling for XML code blocks on DBA.SE is significantly less readable than the one from SO. For a comparison see this rendering of the same fragment: On the SO ...
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Can we still Twitter our answers out?

I just noticed that the link to Twitter is no longer under the Favorite star of any Question across all my StackExchange accounts. Was this an oversight ? Is Twitter being removed ? Is there another ...
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Why did my reputation be decreased by 8 points and 4 points and increased on other site on 14

I cannot see any downvotes but my reputation was decreased by 8 points on UI site: from 752 to 744. The same situation on http://dba.stackexchange.com site: from 852 to 848 (4 points). At the same ...
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Inconsistent styling of tabs?

I'm new to this SE site, but I noticed some inconsistency in the way that 'tabs' are styled on this site. Here's a screenshot from the questions list: And most other areas of the site look very much ...
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Some badge pages truncate users' badges

Certain badge pages only allow a maximum width for a username + badges, and since we have some users who choose to use ridiculously long and impossible to spell usernames, this causes truncation of ...