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The workaround to your issue is to write a complete, stand-alone answer which does not start with "Dear Prof Smith" or something similar. Your answer as it currently stands does that, with an introductory phrase explaining how to write a salutation. The correct salutation would be Dear Prof. Smith, Prof. Johnson, Prof. Lee, and Prof. Chun, (note ...


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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, so you ...


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Using my power of obscenely high rep, I can confirm that there is one answer under your question. It was deleted from review, so you can't see it. This looks like a duplicate of the status-bydesign MSE question Answers count in "Deleted Recent Questions" page taking into account deleted answers I can't see. The reason this happens is because ...


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Obviously you were presenting the words "Dear Prof. Smith" as part of your answer, rather than issuing a greeting.  This distinction is known as the use–mention distinction.  It's conventional, when you mention words, to quote them.  If you had quoted the words you were mentioning (by either of the common methods), you would not have had a problem, ...


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Hello, You can put an empty HTML comment at the beginning of the post with <!-- -->. This will suppress the detection of pleasantries. Unfortunately this does require you to add extra stuff yourself and I don't think SE will turn it off for a situation that's probably almost never encountered. But at least the answer won't have extra fluff around it. ...


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The browser cache should usually be suspected in cases like this. Of course, if you're used to programming your own router and everything, you probably don't need the level of detail here, but it may help someone else... If you have another browser installed, you can attempt to get to the chat room with that (you don't have to be signed in on that browser; ...


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Your extension should be sanitizing whatever it uses for the file name. These are soft (or shy) hyphens, which create breaks inside words as needed, and there's no reason they couldn't be in post titles. (Much worse could also be in post titles...) These hyphens are just a typographical nicety like accents on letters or smart quotes. I'm sure the edit was ...


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Observe:


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This site has by far the worst spam handling that I’ve seen. Maybe Charcoal does handle a lot of spam almost immediately, but all the spam I see takes forever to be deleted. Here's how long it took from the time the spam was posted to the time it was deleted, for the last 6 things I flagged as spam: 13:26 - 13:56 https://english.stackexchange.com/q/567934/...


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As Makyen says, this has been in effect since I had Shog change the site setting in July 2019. This is documented in the answer linked to in the post in your question, so it's not quite correct to say that this was unannounced - I didn't create a new question, that's true, but I did explain the change and why it was made. I confirmed the date it was ...


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I don't know, but I've fixed it for you.


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"This queue has been cleared" means that you've done all you can reviewing there for now (good job!). The red dot remains because other people need to do reviews: it takes at least 3 reviewers to handle a post in the low-quality queue. (The red dot is calculated for the site, not for you personally, except I think that it's hidden for you for an ...


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