14 votes
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Suspension from one chat has suspended me from this chat. How can that be?

Chat suspensions are server wide. If you have a chat suspension on chat.stackexchange.com it covers all the rooms on the server, regardless of what site the room is associated/parented with. There's ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
10 votes
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Why could a 2 reputation user complete a review exercise?

Because it was a review of a suggested edit on their own post, something the post's owner has a binding vote on.
tchrist's user avatar
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10 votes

Why can't I '@' people at the start of comments?

You can't use @ at the start of a comment when you are addressing the post owner and there is no ambiguity about who the comment might be addressed to. The post owner gets notified of all comments ...
Andrew Leach's user avatar
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10 votes

Suspension from one chat has suspended me from this chat. How can that be?

I'm a diamond moderator from another site, the only reason I'm responding is because I saw this post in the live feed of posts I was watching and decided to respond. (I have no knowledge of why or ...
Thomas Ward's user avatar
9 votes

Suspension from one chat has suspended me from this chat. How can that be?

I've actually been in a similar situation to you, many years ago. The relation between main sites and chat, especially in regard to suspensions, can be frustrating sometimes. So I sympathise with your ...
Rand al'Thor's user avatar
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9 votes
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Just doubled up on gold Steward badges... badging bug?

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 ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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6 votes
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Are the times on questions deliberately or accidentally imprecise?

According to Shog9, "last seen" is only updated every 15 minutes and thus is not as accurate as other timestamps (e.g. post and comment timestamps): The "last seen" date is only ...
Laurel's user avatar
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6 votes
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Bug in the late answer queue?

Answers by users with reputation of less than 50 rep go through the late answers queue if the question is 30+ days old. The late answers queue was only implemented in 2012, and initially the rep ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
5 votes
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Why are all the questions about money?

It's not the top questions, it's active questions. Tag edits bump questions. See Call to action: Let's tidy up the currency tag
Andrew Leach's user avatar
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5 votes

Can EL&U please get its logo banner centered (again)?

I'm sorry. This is something that I explained back in September on the site's announcement post regarding the updates. It's under bullet point #1 in Mari-Lou's answer. Why is the web site's name ...
Catija's user avatar
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3 votes

Flag > Should be closed > Off-topic > Belongs on another SE site > Meta or ELL; but no other option

It's true that for users with less than 3000 rep (or 500 on beta sites), "Other" is not available as an option for a flag, whereas it is a close-vote option above the rep threshold. The only ...
Andrew Leach's user avatar
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2 votes

More than three flags are unexpectedly required to delete spam

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 ...
Laurel's user avatar
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2 votes
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More than three flags are unexpectedly required to delete spam

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 ...
Catija's user avatar
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2 votes

Are the times on questions deliberately or accidentally imprecise?

The last seen is inaccurate intentionally, as mentioned in Laurel's answer. The timestamps on comments, questions, answers are precise. For recently posted ones, the time will be shown as x mins/secs/...
NVZ's user avatar
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