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Why are all the questions about money?

At the moment, the top 10 questions on EL&U are almost all about money and its linguistics. Is there a problem with the prioritisation algorithm, is the tag is being purposefully advertised, or ...
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Duplicate notice not showing up

I voted to close the following question as a duplicate: https://english.stackexchange.com/q/349088/142322. The question already had one close vote, but not as a duplicate. After I voted, a mod voted ...
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identicon glitch? [duplicate]

The identicon that appears at the top of the questions page and on my profile changed yesterday, but strangely, the identicon that appears on the edit screen as a recent editor remains the way it was. ...
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Inaccuracy in the new users tab

After the moderator election I clicked through the newly discovered user tabs and I found a little inaccuracy. The tool tip of the tab says users who joined in the last 45 days. As it happens I am a ...
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Leading whitespace hover underline on privileges page

On the page that lists privileges, hovering over items in that list cause a single underscore/whitespace underline to appear before each group of text: This does not appear to happen on some of the ...
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Wrong emblem appearing in chat

When I appear in chat, my icon is currently showing as a pink diagram, instead of my normal green. Can this be rectified as as soon as possible, please. Does anyone know why this is happening? Here's ...
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Name box does not appear correctly in community moderator election page [duplicate]

In the current Community Moderator Election the name box (the one showing the user name and the candidate score) does not show correctly in my browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari in Mac OS X). I tried ...
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Bug in the late answer queue?

Why did this four year old answer appear in my late answer queue?
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Election candidate statistics overlap candidate's user card, plus sprite CSS problem

There is a display problem on the current election page. Information overlaps the "user card" and hurts legibility. Compare (bad):           To better from the current ...
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Why can't I '@' people at the start of comments?

Often when I type @[person] at the start of a comment, the @[person] disappears without warning when the comment appears, and even when I try to click on the little white box above to auto-select, it ...
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Did our comments get bigger?

A while back, we noticed that our comments seemed to get a little bigger. I went and poked around a few other sites and it seems like Meta.SE, Parenting, Academia, and Programmers all have 15px in the ...
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Why can't I protect this question?

Is there an English equivalent to "Do not expose others' misdeeds"? was recently bumped, and as I would consider at least three of the eight answers to be subpar, I thought to protect it ...
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User avatar is misplaced on the badge page

I think that the avatar, name and rep of a user are misplaced on the badge page. Here is a picture with freehand circles:
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“Ask Question” retrieving the last question asked

I clicked on Ask Question today, it took me to the right place to post my question but with my previous question's data already there in the Title text box as well as Body text box, you can see in the ...
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“All Questions Answers” hard to understand on new profile pages

I was looking at a profile that seems to have a new layout and was initially confused by the post listing: The "All Questions Answers" and "Votes Newest" text don't provide any indication as to which ...
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I'm unable to edit my profile

I'm trying to complete my profile, since I've been led to believe I will earn another badge by doing so... So I go to the "edit profile & settings" page and add a few simple text-only things (...
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Partial content is not visible in the side bar

There is some display issue in the side bar in some browsers. The see an example newsletter content is partially not visible in the side bar. Firefox Version: 44.0b9 It's very similar in Chrome 47 ...
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Is there now a brief grace period between when a question goes on hold and when answers to it are blocked? [duplicate]

After completing an answer to the question 'compare [something] with/to [something]' vs. 'compare', I clicked 'Post Your Answer' and the answer went live. But unbeknownst to me, a ...
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Badges that were supposed to be awarded

I have had badges in the past not get awarded to me. For example, the one that won't be awarded to me currently is the curious badge. It has that I have more than 5 positive questions asked but will ...
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Redraw does not happen properly when repositioning the “Close Reason” pop-up

To recreate this, begin to close a question by clicking on the question's "close" option. When the "Why should this question be closed" pop-up appears hover over the pop-up title and click and drag ...
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Related tags don't have thousands separators

The tagged questions pages (for example) show a count of questions at the top, like "8,279 questions tagged". Below is a list of related tags, and their counts. However, the counts are missing commas ...
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Pretty boxes not rendering correctly

Today I notice that the box around the box around the user information is not rendering correctly in my browser. I'm using Chrome 47 on Windows 7. Here is a screenshot: Yes, I drew those circles by ...
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In a self answer question the date overhangs the box

In a self answer question the date overhangs the decorative box: This is not an issue for questions because "asked" is shorter than "answered".
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Misalign between OP's avatar and editor's avatar

An edited question in ELU: An edited question in Academia:
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“Read-only mode” banner is illegible due to color scheme

The Stack Exchange network was put into read-only mode today for a failover test. A banner was posted on each site to advise users of this. However, on English.SE (and Meta.English.SE), the banner ...
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Comment Everywhere at 49 Reputation bug?

So I think this may be a bug: I appear to have achieved the comment everywhere privilege with 49 reputation. Not a huge problem, but a curiosity... Do I report this or something?
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In-boxes and being pung

People seem to be not getting pung by other peoples messages recently. I've seen several comments about it, and people I've pinged ain't been getting punged either. Also messages aren't getting into ...
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I'm human but can't get past the captcha; because it does not display

This morning, before a nine-hour power cut, I had problems posting an answer. My gripes are two: 1) I am a human, with a reputation of nearby 500 after about a week. I am highly literate, and ...
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Meta badge : informed

My badge progress section tells me that my next badge will be "informed" on the meta site. As I know there aren't any tour pages on meta sites. Am I misinformed about this? (There is a little pun ...
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Background of OP username looks ugly in comments

Firefox 36.0, Windows 7 SP 1 x64, the name of the OP looks strange: This has already been reported before, but since that question was asked almost a year ago, I guess it was already fixed and now ...
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Auto-censorship in questions' titles?

Today, I saw this interesting question: How did "s***" and "the s***" come to mean opposite things? See how the title is automatically censured? But then, on Serverfault: It ...
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System is blocking acount deletion

I would like to delete my account permanently. It seems your system is deliberately making account deletion a difficult task (to say the least). I appreciate your prompt attention to deletion of my ...
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Comment overflow

Caused by this overflowed comment which isn't line-broken. Your table layout sucks! shakes fist
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Formatting problem (with asterisks?)

Yesterday, Mari-Lou A told me one of my posts wasn't formatting correctly (I forget which one). But I couldn't see anything wrong, and while we were exchanging comments (to the effect that both of us ...
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Cannot close, suggesting a better site? Only meta available [duplicate]

I clicked Close here. I wanted to suggest English Language Learners as a better site for the question. I picked Off Topic because This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network. ...
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The 200 daily limit isn't limiting me

This is my profile: I have 839 rep. My graph has the following: 101, 12, 217 (1 accept), 277 (5 accepts), 230 (2 upvotes): 101+12+217+277+230 = 838 so not only is it off by 1 (I remember seeing +7 ...
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'Your answer' leads to tips for stackoverflow not english.stackexchange.com

When I select 'Your Answer' to a question, the guidance says: Thanks for contributing an answer to English Language & Usage Stack Exchange! ... To learn more, see our tips on writing great ...
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Links are visible far past the top margin of the page

I was experimenting dragging the page up as far as it would go for no apparent reason (I have rubber-band scrolling), and I noticed this: I couldn't reproduce it on any other site that I tried.
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“possible duplicate of…” is uncapitalised

When we close-vote a question as a duplicate of another question, a comment is auto-generated. This comment reads: possible duplicate of [Title of Dupe Question] For as long as I've been here, ...
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Color of certain elements in Main site doesn't match up with the rest of the page

It is obvious that the grey of the blocks and the grey in the horizontal rule don't match up with the rest of the page. Adding a small amount of the color from the background to it could greatly ...
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Background of long OP username looks ugly in comments

I just noticed something funny in the comments to this question: See the messy "scratches" on each end of the OP's username? I'm pretty sure they're not supposed to be there. The reason this ...
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UX issue, ask a question button

The "Ask Question" a primary call to action is treated as a menu item. I actually couldn't even visually locate this button. I had to open stackoverflow, view where the button was and then compare ...
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Help center links to a “closed as off topic” question

Hey, this is a nice site. I have a question to ask, but I want to make sure I do it right. Ahh, the Help Center. I hope it has some useful guidance for asking questions. "What topics can I ask about ...
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User has Mortarboard but answered no questions

I see that Michael has the Mortarboard badge, but has asked and answered no questions. Is this a bug?
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Close vote queue continues to show as active after running out of close votes

I believe there is a bug in the review queue: When I go to the close votes queue, and I've used up my close votes for the day, it should not show that there are close votes for me to review. Rather, ...
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Couldn't select proper close-question reason

Ref: https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/155366/words-and-reading-level#155382 I put close... not on topic... belongs on other site. The only "other site" listed was meta.english. I would ...
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50 question per month limit?

Shog9's answer to the SE meta question 50 question per month limit? appears to confirm that there is such a limit, but this ELU user appears to have asked more than 50 questions in the past week. Did ...
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Where's the EL&U blog gone?

I tried to visit the EL&U blog and I get redirected to the Stack Exchange blogs main page. If I try to visit one of the EL&U posts that are listed on that page then I get 404'd Where has the ...
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Grammatical errors on ELU: “these many votes”

When you click the close link on a question that already has close votes to it, and then hover over the little white number in a red box (in the code, a span with the class bounty-indicator-tab), the ...
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The “a new answer was posted” quick refresh won't update the answer counter properly

So you make a question and leave the page open. Then a grey box appears saying "a new answer was posted - click here to refresh". So you click it. The answer appears alright, but the answer counter ...