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Community has 5 rep?

We try to never let the bots earn rep, but this one became sentient. I challenged Community to a battle of epic proportions and removed the extra 4 reputation by force. Lesson learned: never trust ...
Geoff Dalgas's user avatar
10 votes
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Corrupted migration?

This has been resolved. We were performing some testing on Post Notices and in doing so we found this bug in the migration process. This bug has been fixed and there should be no more weird ...
Taryn's user avatar
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8 votes
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Trivial off-site link answer converted to comment but answer not deleted

Given that the answer is newer than the comment and answers automatically converted this way don't actually leave any deleted answers behind, what likely happened here is that the user posted two such ...
Christian Rau's user avatar
8 votes

Question posted an hour *after* the *most recent visit* by the OP

The profile page is heavily cached, and doesn't update as quickly as the question page. You can blame caching or magic, but I'd go with caching.
Taryn's user avatar
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Spurious double grant of "Steward" badge

The rules are being changed; you're getting one Steward badge for every 1,000 reviews in a queue. See this comment by Stack Exchange staff member @animuson: There's supposedly an announcement about ...
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6 votes

Error with link text at the bottom of the post

Works on my machine Perhaps specify your OS / Browser / any extensions you use.
Tanner's user avatar
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6 votes

How does rep calc work when nearing the 200 daily rep cap?

This comes down to a display oddity that occurs when there is an unupvote that takes place. The unupvote shows that is happened today because that's when the event took place, but the vote and ...
Taryn's user avatar
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5 votes
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What's the best way to intermingle code within lists?

You need more indentation :) This: 1. Try this query: select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; 2. Or try this query: select * from table ...
Jack Douglas's user avatar
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Featured Text links highjacked

I ran your post through MarkdownSharp and the tilde was not encoded during the rendering from markdown to HTML. So the problem is likely elsewhere on the server side. Hopefully an SO dev will come ...
Josh Darnell's user avatar
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Is there a redirect bug on migrated questions?

When I open the SO link while not logged in, I end up at the "wrong" question, the one you linked first, i.e. ORA-32004: obsolete or deprecated parameter(s) specified for RDBMS instance However, when ...
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I have earned a badge but it is not showing anywhere

I know it's exciting to be the first person to earn the Socratic badge, but let's wait the recommended 24 hours before panicking too much. It's taken at least 100 days to earn, so 1 more day shouldn't ...
Paul White's user avatar
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4 votes
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Wrong shortcut key information in Help Center

Thanks for catching this! A fix has been pushed and will be live with our next production build!
jisoo's user avatar
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

This was a network-wide bug that affected multiple badges; the code tried to award them, and did everything (including notification) except actually award the badge. It was fixed within a short time, ...
Marc Gravell's user avatar
4 votes

New mobile navigation got vertical scroll bar

Seems to have been restored at 17:48 UTC, January 23. See here more information: What happened to the top bar and it's restored now on meta.SE Quoting from the accepted answer by Shog9: There's a ...
H. Pauwelyn's user avatar
3 votes
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Rendering/markdown bug with bullet and code formatting

Thanks for reporting. This is indeed an issue around markdown rendering. We're using two different markdown renderers - markdown-it for the client-side preview and Markdig for server-side processing. ...
Ham Vocke's user avatar
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Unable to add comments for posted question due to javascript error

Debugging If you open up the Developer Console (F12) in Chrome and switch to the sources tab, you will find that some portions of the sites you are visiting are being serviced from different domains ...
John K. N.'s user avatar
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

From comments: Andriy M: I think you've already done what little you could do: this looks very much like a bug and you've reported it. ypercubeᵀᴹ: You did get the badge, about 50 minutes after ...
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Markdown issue with # in PostgreSQL code

This seems fixed by now. Don't know when it happened, but on re-visiting this post the # character isn't misinterpreted any more: Dynamically update JSONB rows - POSTGRESQL
Erwin Brandstetter's user avatar
2 votes

Error while submitting the answer

I've occasionally had issues posting code that includes certain terms - for example, CREATE TABLE. In my case, I believe this was being blocked by a content filter at my place of employment - I was ...
RDFozz's user avatar
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2 votes
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

I've voted to re-open your question since it is likely to help future visitors to the site.
Hannah Vernon's user avatar
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