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Unable to zoom in on the Screenshot of the Week widget [duplicate]

I was unable to open a larger resolution version of the current screenshot of the week in a regular way. Seeing that the current one is mostly text, I wanted to zoom in and read what is written. The ...
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The Screenshot widget should include the game tag or a direct link to the submission entry

Finding the game from the screenshot of the week in the side bar is unintuitive. Today I saw a screenshot, and was interested in it. Interested enough to go "what game is that?" However the ...
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Horizontal scroll on the revisions page when the post contains long code sections

The revisions page for Was the { Levels:n } beacon tag removed/altered in Minecraft Java 1.14?, seems to have a rendering bug when it comes to displaying code. Instead of constraining the code section ...
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Header background drawing problem

Since a month now, the banner of both the main site and the Meta site have this strange effect (a dithering problem?): It is more apparent on the right side: I'm using Firefox 83.0. In Edge there is ...
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Can we have Dark Mode?

Stack Overflow just got new fancy Dark Mode https://stackoverflow.blog/2020/03/30/introducing-dark-mode-for-stack-overflow/?cb=1 Can we have the same here?
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Why has the quotation markup changed?

Since a week or two, the vaguely yellow background (reminiscent of Post-it notes - see the sidebar to the right → ) of > quotes has changed. Does anyone know why? It's currently a lot harder to ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

With the screenshot-of-the-week being popular for about 2 months now, the mod team was wondering if the community would like to enable the photo widget for our site to highlight these screenshots. ...
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How am I supposed to know that this post is locked when there is no mention of it anywhere?

I found this post today that obviously didn't belong on Arqade meta, so I was going to downvote and voted to delete as it was already closed. However, when I clicked the downvote button, it said I ...
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Formatting broken when bounty is suggested

Looking through my list of questions, I noticed that the banner suggesting accepting an answer/offering a bounty breaks the formatting of the list, pushing the question item far to the right. Should ...
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Markdown or HTML for gamepad buttons

I've been wishing for this for a long time, but it seems nobody even mentioned this so far. I'm talking about markdowns or HTML tags for gamepad buttons. When talking about how to perform certain ...
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More space needed between badges and numbers [duplicate]

In both the question list and on the question itself, there is not enough room between certain numbers and the badge icon they go with (images zoomed in for effect): Here is my question for an ...
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Badge count numbers are too close to the badge icons

This is probably just a little CSS spacing issue, but with the recent redesigned site theme, there is a little extra ugliness around the user card. The numbers next to the badge icons bump right up ...
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How is the Arqade spaceship supposed to work in the new design?

Previously a mouse over on the spaceship would cause it to launch the lazer weapons. But in the new design, this is no longer the case. But I do see it launch the lazer weapons sometimes, just not ...
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Visual bug on main site profile page

There's an odd graphical glitch on my profile page, but it only appears on the Gaming main site. I have not been able to reproduce it on Meta nor on any other SE site. This blue box appears behind a ...
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Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Hovering over 'Delete' on your own post prompts you to 'vote to delete'

When I hover over my own question's delete button it says vote to delete instead of just delete. I am not at the required privilege level to able to vote to delete posts on this site - and when ...
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“Ask question” button position

I am using StackOverflow most of time. Today I struggle for a few minutes (!) when wanted to ask a question at Arqade. The reason was: I couldn't find the button to ask a new question. Should we do ...
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New white space when viewing questions?

There is some new white space on the sides of the page when viewing a question (it use to be the blue Arqade background). This also happens in the Meta site: Is this a bug or intended now? I was ...
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Is it okay to use code formatting when there's no clear and obvious alternative?

Spurred by this question, which uses code blocks to format a table in a more aesthetically pleasing way than any other formatting option available. There has been discussion in the past about using ...
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Is the bottom banner for Arqade not working? Or was it removed?

I first noticed when clicking the "Review" link at the top of the page that the bottom banner for Arqade appears to be broken. If I remember correctly, there use to be video game like graphics down ...
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<kbd> elements are not hidden in a spoilers block

Recently noticed the following: Is it intentional to have <kbd> text visible inside spoilers markdown? Image for future reference:
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Can a spell check button be added to the Markdown editor?

Every time before posting a question or an answer, I copy my write-up to MS word. I use the spelling checking function that corrects spelling mistakes and also corrects grammar. Can such functionality ...
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Visited hyperlinks are hard to distinguish against plain text

I don't know if it's just me, but I've noticed that if a Hyperlink is posted in a question, it's extremely difficult to differentiate it from normal text, considering the blue is so close to the black ...
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Can we please stop using block quotes for formatting Minecraft commands?

Block quotes are not the proper formatting tool for Minecraft commands. Instead, for large commands or a group of commands, we should be using code blocks. Why? Because Minecraft commands are code-...
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Shadow of vote to close button still displays after button is pressed

When you press the VtC button, the button's background disappears but the shadow remains: The same appears to be happening to all buttons on the main site. On meta sites, the buttons turn grey ...
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The Arqade review buttons color contrast is awful

The Arqade review buttons color contrast is really bad. The white color on a very light grey background is really hard to read. On a technical level, it fails WCAG AA and AAA for both large and ...
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Mobile site question list has extra space above the question text

The mobile site seems to have extra spacing which is pushing the question text way out of alignment. Here it is on Firefox Android (logged in) And on Chrome Android (Cleared cookies and not logged ...
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Notches on tags not appearing on 'Top Tags' section of profile

As you can see, the notches/knobs/things on the tags in the 'Top Tags' section of the user profile are not displaying: It does seem to display on the top tag though. As a side note, long tags seem ...
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Bold, Italic links do not show in link colour on old mobile site

The 'HERE' in the screenshot below is a link, although when viewing the answer through the mobile site, it doesn't have the blue link colour. The example answer is here Here is the link when ...
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Reputation Graphs have been wound backwards!

This picture should say it all. As you can see, selecting the bar (for example, the one on the 6th of August displays I have 245 reputation earned on the day. The only problem is that it actually ...
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Link colors don't match in both sites

Why are links blue in the main site, but orange in Meta? Was there a contrast issue? I wouldn't know, simply because I am a relatively new user.
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What's the name of this font?

I came across this site accidentally and noticed the font in this site: Would anyone(mods?) care to tell me what this font is? I do not know wether this is the right place to ask this silly question ,...
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“Top tags” look funny in profile

So I looked at my profile (for probably the first time) and see this: I see at least three things wrong with this: The tag background box seems to have a max width, but the text doesn't care, and ...
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Mod tags look all funny

Something changed and now the mod-tags on meta look weird. Fix it?
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Moving completed badges down on selecting new 'Next badge'

I tried to select my new "Next-badge", but all my completed ones are on top of the badges I can choose. Wouldn't it be more logical to move the completed ones under (I will never ever choose those as "...
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Visited links are invisible on new profile

Some of these words are links! Can you tell which ones? I can't, because having visited them, their colour is almost identical to regular text.
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Tags on meta look bad when hovered

When you hover the mouse cursor over a (non-required, non-mod) tag here on meta, the tag background turns gray. Except for the little tab on the left, which doesn't: The problem is that the CSS ...
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Minor design updates

Just want to give you a heads up that I pushed some design tweaks to our dev server. The changes will go live after our next production build. Visually it should "feel" the same as the old site with ...
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Partly covered personal info

Go to your Arqade profile (Not Arqade meta) and click less info. Then click more info. This is the result. Notice the blank part? The blank part which covered my real name? Sometimes this bug does ...
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line-height difference between paragraphs and list items

Paragraphs (<p></p>) and paragraphs in list items (<li><p></p></li>) have a different line-height. Example: answer with a paragraph and a list the paragraph ...
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Sidebar links wobble when hovered

I just happened to notice a minor but annoying quirk in the styling of linked / related questions sidebar — when you hover the mouse over the links, all the following links move down by one ...
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Format a (long) bulleted list to be scrollable

In an attempt to format some questions (especially Minecraft crash questions) using this guide, I have run into a an issue concerning listing mods. Some users come with games with over 100 mods (like ...
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No mothership animation on meta site? [duplicate]

Why is there no animation of the right-hand-side mothership on Meta?
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Is it possible to add an alternate coloring for questions with 'community upvoted' answers?

My original question was the common "accept" feature. But having seen the reasons against it I altered it to be more consistent with the desires laid out in the below meta question. I found these ...
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Chat user list is jumping a line

I looked at the user list while in the chat and noticed there were 2 lines with 1 user on each. The 3rd lin contains user @TrentHawkins while the 4th line only has @hwlau. Additionally, the entire ...
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in its logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in its logo.
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Why is the text on some questions larger than other questions?

After looking around, I've been noticing some questions have larger text, and some have smaller text. For example, a question with large text. Then here's a question with small text, almost ...
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Bounty notice overlaps with add comment link

As can be seen here at the time of posting, the add comment link overlaps with the bounty notice a little bit. Windows 8.1 Chrome 35, Firefox 30 and IE11 all have the issue, so it doesn't seem to be ...
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Main site and Meta unaligned

As well as the "Ask Question" button being in a different position on the meta (See this question), the entire "content" div is in a different position between sites. It's not much, but you can ...
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“Ask Question” button in different position for meta than main site

I realise how trivial this is, but given how meta Arqade and Arqade seem graphically alike in every respect (apart from the grayscale,) it seems strange that the Ask Question button is in a different ...