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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 robots


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This is not a bug, the question is older than 60 days so the migration option is disabled. See this Meta Stack Overflow Post: questions older than 60 days should not be eligible for migration, either by normal user close-votes or by moderators. In extreme cases, we can perhaps provide an alternate means of moving old questions, but under normal ...


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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 migrations that point to incorrect posts.


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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.


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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 answers. The first one was automatically converted into a comment. After this happened the user tried again, possibly wondering what happened to his answer. ...


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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 reputation are removed from whatever day it originally took place. So if you add all your events from today, excluding the -5 you'll get 200 rep for the day, which ...


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Works on my machine Perhaps specify your OS / Browser / any extensions you use.


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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 review updates coming out today, if it hasn't been published somewhere yet. Seems the code is getting ahead of itself. However, there seems to be a bug: This ...


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This isn't a bug, it's status-bydesign. The unupvote is the confusing piece. Your rep for Nov 17th shows a -10, but this is actually impacting your rep on the day for the original vote, July 30th. When an unupvote happens, it's like the original vote never happened...poof, it disappeared on July 30 along with the rep, even though the action happened much ...


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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 I am logged in and click the SO link, I am redirected to this DBA.SE question: what is the solution of these errors? The latter is closed as a duplicate of ...


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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 hurt :) Not saying you were wrong to raise this on meta, and I do understand you are rightly keen to have this gold badge display as it should. ...and now it ...


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You need more indentation :) This: 1. Try this query: select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; 2. Or try this query: select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; Produces: Try this query: select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; Or try this query: select * from table ...


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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 along and check on this. The tilde doesn't need to be encoded in a URI, since it's an unreserved character. The live preview (when editing) is not affected by ...


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Thanks for catching this! A fix has been pushed and will be live with our next production build!


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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, allowing the badge to be awarded, which meant it finally stopped trying to do it. Sorry, this was my fault - apologies for any inconvenience.


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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 project underway to bring the mobile theme more inline with the design of the full site, including the new top bar and some experiments with vertical ...


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You're entirely correct; an oversight. Fixed next deploy, thanks.


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This is a known issue, and not specific to Database Administrators. There have been some attempts to fix the problem, but they're not foolproof. See these: Stack Exchange chat name mention inbox confusion Getting Marc's chat notifications What are the rules for when chat messages appear in a user's inbox?


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I experienced the same issue while tracking my gold SQL Server tag. I needed to reselect the badge from the tracker for it to actually update the graph. This has been asked-and-answered at "Next tag badge" panel score and answers counter discrepancy - unfortunately, the answer is the workaround I talked about above. I suppose since this was ...


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I think this is client-side. Below is a blowed-up screenshot from chrome of the same section: EDIT: I also don't see clipping when taking a screenshot at 100% and zooming in:


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Seems perhaps that the dba.se data is cached/refreshed at a lower rate than we might expect (and whether that is different from other sites, I'm not sure). For example, on my network profile, it says that I have 868 answers on dba.se, yet on my dba.se profile, it says I have 897. Based on my answer history, I probably had 868 about two months ago (but I ...


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So just to test this, I went to the question ( DDL trigger permission Error ) and copied the text in the rendered code block (not the "raw" text from clicking on "edit", just to be clear), and will paste it below and add the word "AS": CREATE TRIGGER [TR_CaptureDBChanges] ON DATABASE FOR CREATE_PROCEDURE, ALTER_PROCEDURE,DROP_PROCEDURE, CREATE_TABLE, ...


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The comment has been deleted. The problem originates the fact that you have multiple accounts and they have not been merged. You can learn about merging accounts here: https://dba.stackexchange.com/help/merging-accounts


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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 on the internet. Sample dba.meta.stackexchange.com Here is a sample output of what the dba.meta.stackexchange.com site looks like source-wise: Sample ...


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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 posting this question (a few minutes after midday, at 12:06). marcello miorelli (OP): The flow of messages has stopped. I am not sure exactly when but it looks like ...


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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. Both are processing the formatting you've given differently. It seems like the specific formatting you're giving is interpreted quite ambiguously among ...


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


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There is no bug here, that is a summary row showing a metric for each site with relevant data, and it has nothing to do with individual posts. Here is what mine looks like: In general, issues that affect multiple sites and not just this one should be raised here (after searching of course): https://meta.stackexchange.com/


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Some folk with common names go as far as to mix in a unicode character, eg Daи for Dan. Just don't mess with the first letter! You could be Ma✗, Maẋ or Maẍ Vernon, whichever takes your fancy ;)


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No, this is expected behavior. VtC votes age away, but you can only vote once. Behavioral reason: it could be used to repeatedly apply a close vote over and over which would cause grief because "finally we found five people" ... bullying basically. Technical reason: the table has a constraint on the value column ;-) #Super simple example UserId PostId ...


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