News for modrats

News for modrats


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Moderator Pro Tempore

This community needs to start contributing some names they would like to act as provisional Moderators. Please read this: Moderators Pro Tempore. Here are some basic guidelines: Each nomination ...

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Editing a flagged comment from the queue causes it to disappear but reappear on reload

Observe: 1. 2. 3. (hit enter, flag disappears) 4. (refresh) I believe there are two bugs at play here: The comment flag is hidden from the flag queue after ...

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Asking a question defaults to my first pinned site

When I am on a Stack Exchange site, e.g. Meta Stack Exchange, and press the ask a question button, it will default to that site (Meta Stack Exchange) in the new question. If I press the button to show ...

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Allow a way to hide the question list using the iPad app

In the iPad app, when viewing a question from the main list, it can get quite thin in portrait mode. Since that wasn't such a good explanation, here's a picture: If the question list could be ...

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File doesn't exist, will create

I'm seeing the following errors in the system settings on iOS fit the Stack Exchange app. I can only assume it is a bug. I am using an iPhone 6 plus running iOS 8.1.1

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Rotating the Android app while posting comment crashes the app

App version: 1.0.31/1.0.35/1.0.52 Device: Nexus 7 Problem: When you rotate the screen while passing a comment the app will crash. The comment is still posted, even though the app does crash. LOGCAT: ...

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Overlay the achievement icon with reputation changes in app

Yay! We have an achievements dialog: Add a reputation and achievements pane to iOS app As previously part of that request, but now split off to its own, (as requested by Arie on the linked post) is ...

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'Request invitation' doesn't give any feedback of successfully sending

I filled the "Request an Invitation" form: But after submitting, I just got bumped back to the "check your profiles" page without being told whether it worked or not. If it does work, I may ...

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Comments that are copied and posted looks weird

When copying a comment and it has a single or double quote in it, they are not displaying properly when pasted e.g. @Jeff: How can this be declined with no comment whatsoever? It's not that ...

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Should we update the “Theory of moderation” blog post?

The blog post "A theory of moderation" was written by Jeff Atwood in 2009. It is prominently linked in every election, and often referred to as kind of an official document on the role of a moderator ...

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Profile picture not updated in leaderboard

I changed my profile picture for all sites 3 days ago, but still it shows my old profile picture in Leaderboard, I tried hard refresh also. It is same for individual site leaderboard Is this feature ...

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Winter Bash 2013/2014: Misalignment of the hat boxes due to incomplete CSS rule set

Update (2014): The Winter Bash 2014 site has the same problem as the site last year. Screenshot: What’s the problem? This CSS rule declaration targets only the 5th element in there: ...

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Getting to business: How can Puzzling make the internet better?

xnor asked me in a comment: Given the recognition that Puzzling is unusual in that challenges are not meant to solve a real-world issue, can you explain the role of being easy to find on Google? ...

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Migrated questions / answers should keep their full edit history

When migrating a question to another Stack Exchange site, the full edit history of the question and its answers is lost. I searched on meta, and, according to Jeff, this is "by design". I still want ...

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Let mods sort the timeline from oldest to newest

For some time, moderators have had a "timeline" view into the history of questions. At the moment, it is always sorted descending (newest to oldest. However, I usually look at it specifically ...

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Upload images from the Stack Exchange Android app

I would like to request implementation of uploading images to questions/answers from the Stack Exchange Android app, especially now as it would definitely help uploading screenshots for reporting bugs ...

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How do we see the private messages that moderators sent us?

I've got a message sent to me from a moderator which appears in the top-left notification dropdown box. Clicking on the "item" brings me to a page where the message is shown. But after reading it ...

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Please allow me to wear my hat upside down

I want to wear my hat upside down but the rotate control seems to be fixed so I can't. Please remove this terrible restriction so that I can use hats as they weren't intended! :-) See also the ...

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Android app crashes on tapping specific comment

Whenever I tap the first comment on this answer (by user221081) in an attempt to upvote it, the Android app crashes. I can reproduce this consistently; I've also sent a report. Nexus 5, Android 5.0.1 ...

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Would you like to be a moderator on Tor Stack Exchange?

We're looking for another moderator, as Samuel has found himself quite busy in the real world, and needs to return to an ordinary tor citizen for the foreseeable future. To that, we're looking to ...

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Should I raise a moderator flag or edit directly if I don't have enough reputation to rollback a post?

I came across this question yesterday, where the OP deleted the relevant code after he/she gets the answer. I flagged the post for moderator attention, but this morning I found that my flag has been ...

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Should answers promoting questionable legality be deleted?

Recent this answer was flagged for deletion due to promoting practices of questionable legality/morality. For now I have left the answer as is, with a suggestion to downvote and/or comment if you feel ...

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Invasion of the Bullets

When browsing Get a Stack Overflow Careers profile page (must be logged out of Careers to see the page, otherwise you'll reach your own profile) with IE 11, you'll see this: Not a pleasant ...

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If I click “an edit has been applied to this post”, hatz disappear!

I just went to a question. It was edited and the banner saying that "an edit has been applied to this post, click to load" appeared. I clicked it and then the avatars of the editor and OP lost their ...

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Careers sample profile went missing

In the Get a Stack Overflow Careers profile page (note: must be logged out of Careers to see the page, otherwise you'll reach your own profile) there is a link See a sample profile: However, as ...

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Addressing users with non-standard first letter in chat

Not too long ago, there was a nice new feature implemented for comment replies to users whose username starts with a non-alphanumeric character; namely, that typing @ is sufficient to bring up the ...

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Expose the edit history of moderator-edited comments to other moderators

I was recently notified that another moderator on the site had suspended a specific user. I followed this to the source, but found some edited comments. My colleague had removed the offending parts ...

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Push faded/withdrawn candidates to the bottom of the page

There seems to be a lot of candidate attrition right at the beginning of the primary voting (over 10% in a few hours time). The faded text is distracting in an already long page. If we have to have ...

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Saving “Lifehacks” — Can we make this a topic space instead of a vague buzzword?

I've been an outspoken proponent for trying new sites like this since you launched, but so far the actual execution hasn't being coming together too well. This site is built on a buzzword, but there's ...

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Pluralization 'Bug' in flag summary page: 1 answers

Now that Jeff and his giant S are safely away, I feel safe to report that in the flag summary page when there is a flagged question with exactly one answer, it shows: Picky, I know! But it ...

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