Bugs and features on site metas (not MSO / MSE)

Bugs and features on site metas (not MSO / MSE)


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Mention Worldbuilding in FAQ

We had quite a few questions that were deemed off-topic because they asked about specific subjects relevant to the plot of someone's story, and not to writing in general. I remember a question about ...

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Borrowing images

Can you tell me if it is allowed to borrow a diagram from another post in this site? Is it necessary to cite both the source and the post from which it was borrowed? Thanks

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No (La)TeX syntax highlighting on mobile devices

Here is a view of a code block on the full site (viewed through mobile/iPhone): Here is a view of the same code block on the mobile site: Here is a view of the same code block using the Stack ...

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Multibounty feature?

I would like to add a bounty for a question to make it more attractive. But I can't, because someone else set a bounty. Conceptually I see no problem if I add my bounty to the question to reflect ...

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history.stackexchange.com keeping connection open

Recently I notice history.stackexchange.com has been keeping the connection open, i.e., the browser is constantly receiving information, which is very rude behavior for a web site because it steals ...

1 answers | 17 hours ago by Tyler Durden on History Meta meta.history.stackexchange.com
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Why do some titles with MathJax go to a new line?

When I look at my answers on my profile page here, some of the titles with MathJax do not appear in a single line despite the fact that there is sufficient space. Some examples are Does anyone know ...

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Should there be a chemistry format button?

I believe that for each and every different website there should be a different text editor that meets the user's needs. So for chemistry I feel like there should be a button that does the ...

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The tale of ghost: vmware tag

Once upon a time in SF land, there are mass-killing and burnination ritual of vmware tag. This mass-killing initiated at Mar 10, 2011 and lasted until July 6, 2011. And the last-killing blow is done ...

1 answers | 22 hours ago by masegaloeh on Meta Server Fault meta.serverfault.com
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The handle to make the text area taller does not work on Safari on iPad

I was writing a question on Ask Different. With Safari on iOS 8.2 on my iPad. The text area has a nice handle to make it taller. However, this does not work. It would be nice to make this work ...

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Should there be different colored block quoting?

The yellow block quote that "> " produces is extremely useful, but wouldn't it be better if different colors were accessible? One application of this could be in a case where one wants to compare ...

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How to remove or substitute a tag

I am wondering if the tags should be cleaned up. I made a few several unsuccessful attempts, because I don't know how to delete or merge tags. For example experiment is a tag with 5 hits or so, but ...

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Is there anything site-specific that can be done about excessive caching?

I just updated a bug report on meta.SE about excessive caching: Caching should not show me yesterday's info! I would like to know how many votes I've cast, but I'm still seeing yesterday's vote ...

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Hide old, closed questions from main page

I noticed that questions about rejected patents, questions that were closed or put on hold by a moderator, etc. are still accessible from the main page. This creates clutter and makes it harder to ...

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Nuke accounts or ban addresses that edit my honeypot answer

I've previously written about being edit spammed by a link spammer. A kind-hearted mod ;) took pity on me and locked the question. The lock has expired and now I'm being spammed again. Please nuke ...

2 answers | yesterday by Iain on Meta Server Fault meta.serverfault.com
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Design flaw in the review audit system

My question is a little different from this previous Meta question: Commenting on a high quality audit. Mine was a high-quality question masquerading as a new question. All of the previous comments ...

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Improve formatting of headlines on mobile site

Related Question: Improve formatting of headlines On the mobile site, the third level headings appear larger than the first and second level ones. First level headings should appear more ...

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Proposal to add small-capitals formatting directive

I propose that a new formatting directive be added to access the font’s small capitals. For example, <smcaps>some text</smcaps> would work, but I encourage discussion on any syntactic ...

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Survival analysis for tires?

I will need to buy some new tyres in the near future and in the process of reading reviews on websites it occurs to me that the anecdotal information is not overly useful. The main reason for this is ...

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Could we please detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow data and offload them to Triage review for an hour or two?

Propose to detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow quality scoring data and put them to Triage queue for an hour or two. If the timeout expires before decision is made, let questions go to ...

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Blacklist the Torah tag

As was until recently indicated on its wiki, the torah tag is unproductive. Now that it is an empty tag, the wiki warning not to use it is gone. I want to request that it be blacklisted. The ...

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Can mods be changed to cast close votes like everyone else not as a moderator?

A question can be popular with multiple answers, and an accepted answer, and a moderator alone can cast a close vote and put the question on hold; and then do the same thing for multiple questions by ...

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Tag request :: programming or coding

There aren't any tags that incorporate programming or coding (except R). Perhaps we can consolidate all flavors (SQL, R, python, java, etc) into one tag, i.e. programming, or coding. I know this ...

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Creating a custom brand for Open Data

Can we improve branding of OpenData? For example, see the screenshot: We are buried with other generic networks. But looks at "Mathematica" and some others - they really stand out. We can create ...

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No on-topic page?

As it stands, this is the entire text of the on-topic help page: What topics can I ask about here? Open Data Stack Exchange is for developers and researchers interested in open data. ...

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Unable to place a bounty (unknown bug)

There is some kind of bug that is not letting me put a bounty on a particular question. I have enough rep, the essential waiting period has passed and I have no other bounty currently running. I have ...

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Will there be a review counter / indicator feature?

I interested in that will there be a counter / small indicator around the review link for users who are eligible to review posts, to indicate that there are actions to be taken? I mean a small counter ...

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Preformated Text with Bold/underline, etc

After banging my head against the wall on this question, I resorted to simply using lots of BR HTML tags so that I could markup the answer to highlight certain parts. Surely, however, I'm not the ...

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The Server Fault logo has some alignment issues

When looking at the Server Fault logo in this SVG file, it looks like this (zoomed): You can see that the blocks in the third column are some "pixels" down in Y compared to the blocks in the other ...

1 answers | Mar 27 at 6:37 by Uwe Keim on Meta Server Fault meta.serverfault.com
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“Disciplined” achievement badge awarded for migrated answer

This just happened: INBOX (Programmers SE item) answer migrated 2 hours ago Your answer to "Testing a method that reads from standard input and outputs to standard output" was migrated to Stack ...

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Illegal flagging of comments on a locked and deleted question

I can flag comments on a locked and deleted question despite being told the comment is not eligible for flagging. Attempting to upvote the comment tells me I can't flag. But I can flag it anyway ...

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