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'Vox Populi' badges being awarded mistakenly

This issue is a big one on SO meta right now: Vox Populi, Civic Duty, and Electorate badges being awarded en masse I wasn't sure if posting here was a duplicate, but it should be noted that this is ...
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What happened to Flag Weight?

Up to a couple of days ago, I could go into my account and see me flag weight, but now it just seems to show how many helpful flags I've raised. It seems the badges related, Deputy and Marshal, have ...
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Is there a way to send private message on gaming?

I feel like an idiot, but I don't see any way to send a private message to someone, is this not allowed or am I a blind old man? I want to prompt someone to accept my answer since they said it fixed ...
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Where's my Populist badge?

On the question Is Skyrim Kid Friendly?, someone recently earned this badge: Populist: Answer outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x. This badge can be awarded ...
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Possible to earn “Vox Populi” badge?

In my mouse over profile summary it says I have 39 votes casted today. When I try to cast another vote (regardless if question or answer) my vote is rejected and a yellow box says my daily vote limit ...
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Link to blog appearing when logged out, but not when logged in?

I had the good fortune two days ago of checking the site on a different computer, logged out from my account. Because of this, I noticed the link to the site blog right up there with review, chat, ...
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Is the Meta blog link intended to be Stack Overflow's blog?

Now that we've got our blog rolling along well, we link to it at the bottom. But only on the main site. On the Meta site, it's linking to the Stack Overflow (and thus, more accurately, Stack Exchange) ...
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Related questions are closed

I'm noticing that some of the 'related questions' on the right hand side of the screen are closed ones. Could we filter those out? We obviously don't want to be drawing people's attention to them.
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Awarding a bounty to myself

I noticed that I had the button to award a bounty even on my own answer, so I couldn't resist and awarded the bounty to myself, just to see what happens. The result is that the bounty is awarded, but ...
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Why did I lose consecutive status?

Possible duplicate: Consecutive Day count reset this morning on meta.stackoverflow.com According to my user page, I only have one day consecutive, but looking at this answer: Which StarCraft 2 ...
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Moderator tools not showing tab menu in all cases.

I'm not sure whether this happens on SOFU since I don't have the rep there, but on most pages, I can see all tabs, but on the flags page I only see that page's tab. This makes navigation a bit ...
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Answered a closed question?

A picture is worth a thousand words: alt text http://www.juanformoso.com.ar/images/answered_closed.png Perhaps the user had the browser opened for 8 hours? Question in question
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I received a “correct answer” mark, but I didn't receive any rep for it.

I'm at the rep cap for today, but getting an answer marked as correct shouldn't be influenced by the rep cap? The item appears in my "Answers" section as green, meaning it was selected as correct, ...
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Garry's Mod Question shows up twice in question list

I do not know if this is a bug but Garry's Mod Question shows up twice in question list. Here is a screen cap. Umm is this normal? If so then please just ask me to go away. :-)
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SSL error on meta

I'm guessing *.stackexchange.com doesn't cover meta.*.stackexchange.com.
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Is the “edit tags” element supposed be hidden?

I can't reproduce this on other network sites, but it could be reputation related. Normally "Edit Tags" doesn't appear, but when you hover your cursor next to the tags, it appears. Shouldn't this ...
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Grace Note wasn't awarded the Constable badge

The SE team quietly introduced the Constable badge reserved for pro-tem modraters. On this site, that means Oak, Juan and Grace. Flashback! I am pleased to announce that these members have stepped up ...
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There's no [about] link at the top

The site exists at https://gaming.stackexchange.com/about, but there's no link to it.
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Got an achievement that was meant for another user

I think there's a bug in the StackExchange achievement system. I received an announcer badge for a question that I've never seen before. What makes it even more look like a bug is the fact that my ...
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mobile access layout request

The site doesn’t show some menus, like the "review" and "meta". So to use it I typed in the url. Also the suggested questions that appear when you are creating a question didn't show either. And ...
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Missing achievement in AnswerSwarm

I had a bounty on this question: What are the new units in Heart of the Swarm? which was awarded during the AnswerSwarm period. Doesn't look like I have the 'My Precioussss' achievement. Any admins ...
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Date display bug

I found a bug, viewing my questions sorted by views. Can you see it? If you're having trouble, I'll highlight it for you: May 26th of what year??? This is important!
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Tab buttons don't fade since rebranding

It has been brought to my attention that the buttons to change tabs no longer fade. Currently, if you hover over something like Tags or Users, it blinks to the right color, but if you check the web ...
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Question sorting is kind of weird

On main pages of sites, aren't posts supposed to appear with the most recently edited one at the top, and then go in order from most to least recently edited? Decidedly unlike this picture. I've seen ...
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The FAQ lists disallowed questions awkwardly.

Essentially, the FAQ is listing questions that we should not be asking on this site in the What kind of questions can I ask here? heading. Directly below that is the What kind of questions should I ...
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All stats on site stats note listed as “0”? [closed]

I was looking at the side of the page on the parent site and noticed that every single stat in the site stats was listed as 0. I've been having some network issues so I wouldn't be surprised if this ...
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Views not updating

I noticed that the number of views arent updating for a lot of questions. It stays on 0 even after the question has been answered.
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How can I delete my own comments from mobile phone

I did search for this but could not find any answers on Arqade Meta. Did not search MSO. But is it possible to be able to delete my own comments from mobile browser? In mobile version of Arqade, I ...
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Reputation loss for downvoting an answer

I learned recently that downvoting no longer costs reputation. But I found this in my reputation count today after voting on this answer: -1 23:02 downvoted Where can I find more Eridium? So ...
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Apostrophes in links

Alright, wikipedia allows apostrophes in their links and when I tried to add one of said links to a comment, the url gets cut off at the apostrophe. This also occurs in Questions (I would assume ...
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VTC on a question that was reopened

I just discovered that How do monster level and act number affect crowd control reduction? is a duplicate of How is CC reduced in higher difficulties? This dup was earlier closed as a duplicate of a ...
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Is my reputation stuck?

E.g. 6 minutes ago, I received another upvote from this answer, however my rating is still that of several hours ago. I already noticed this problem a couple of hours ago, but I hoped it would just go ...
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How was this person able to comment?

Okay, so I'm filing this under a bug report because I don't see how this person should have been able to comment. The user Claudio (who is unregistered, and currently has 1 reputation) left a comment ...
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Why does editing a question or an answer resurrect it?

I can understand why if an owner of a question updates it, it should give the question more attention, and if a question has no answer and someone edits it making it more clear, it would make sense to ...
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Spoilers cannot be made visible on iPad

I like to browse this site with my iPad and I noticed that there's no way to make spoilers visible. On your normal browser, the spoilers become visible on mouse-over, but such a thing doesn't really ...
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Search auto-converts words to tags - but I didn't want to search for the tag!

This is probably more unique to Gaming than SE at large. I was trying to search for questions about mods in swtor. Not mods, but mods, the actual items that you can slot into your equipment. So, ...
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Why can't I award a bounty immediately?

So, I have the ability to award a bounty because I wish to award a particular answer. So, I do that on the question. This implies I have already "lost" my reputation I decided that one of the ...
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The FAQ has pictures from other sites and with the beta CSS

I don't know how long it's been since I visited the FAQ, but I found my way there today and noticed that all the example pictures (which I don't think existed before) show the CSS from beta sites, and ...
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Moderator Candidates you have voted up for have a minimum of “1” instead of 0

I think I have found a small error in the vote display code for the electorship, most likely due to the same mechanics that prevent the showing of negative votes (which has already been established to ...
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Tags seem to have too much padding on the right side

Tags seem to have too much padding on the right side. This is best illustrated when put in parentheses: (example-tag) You can see the gap between the tag and the right paren that doesn't exist ...
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Maintenance message links to serverfault blog

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Where da lazers at?

I visited the site on my iPhone this morning and found it... Depressingly barren. Where did my lasers go? Is this a new mobile stylesheet? Because it feels like the worst of both worlds - all the ...
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Votes for moderator doesn't drop below 0

I'm not sure if it's supposed to be like that be the number of votes the nominees have doesn't go below 0. Doing the maths the normal view should display -14 but instead it displays 0 Is this done ...
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Potential Bug: Accidental Downvote gives “Critic” badge

I accidentally downvoted an answer but quickly undid the action and upvoted it - which I intended to do first anyway. Whilst the reputation has balanced out properly and everything is back to normal, ...
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Graphical error with featured bar?

Is the white space supposed to be there? I think it looks a little odd, and should span the entire width of the site. Am I the only one getting this?
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Are golden tag badges broken?

Now I don't mean to complain, but I was curious if perhaps the feature was not working. According to the tag badge page golden tag badges are awarded for 1000 upvotes in a given tag (not counting ...
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Is it possible to add a bounty to someone else's question?

If I find someone else's question and I'm very curious as to what the answer could be, how can I add a bounty to the question?
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Weird profile behavior on meta.gaming

I've seen this happen several times since joining the private beta. When I joined, Gaming pulled my profile from either Area 51 or Meta.SO, and thus had the name, "Dr. Gonzo." Both Gaming and meta....
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Reputation Cap not being enforced?

The reputation cap is supposed to be 200? I'm at 533 on the second day. That shouldn't be possible? Am I misunderstanding how reputation caps work?

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