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I lost access to the review queues?

Since you've used up your daily votes, First Posts and Late Answer queues are hidden from you Because one of the key actions for the First Posts and Late Answer queues is to vote on them (in addition ...
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Why can I not down-vote?

It's not a bug. You need to have 125 reputation to down-vote a question or answer. Also, down-voting an answer will take one reputation from the down-voter.
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Reputation point in chat room different than actual reputation on Arqade

Chat reputation is an aggregate of all reputation across all sites on the Stackexchange Network. In addition to your 155 reputation at Arqade, you have 51 rep from two other SE sites.
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Adding any of "age of empires" tags to favorites, adds extra tags

This issue is happening because you typed out "age of" and then clicked "age-of-empires-2" from the suggestion drop down that shows up. When you do that it adds "age-of-empires-2", but it doesn't ...
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Recent badge notification spam

My fault. Isn't it always? We had a problem with badges failing to award last night, so I added some extra logging to capture more info when it stumbled. In the process I accidentally broke something ...
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Is there an issue with the required rep to vote to close a post?

Using the information I could gather, I found the post in the first screenshot was this one, which is your own. You can cast close votes on your own posts starting at 250 reputation (and you can ...
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2k+ flags... 51 useful?

"Total number of raised flags marked useful" is the hover text for the entire line, not the (51).
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I just received an Announcer badge for a question I have no recollection of ever seeing before

Are you sure you've never seen that question before? If it wasn't you, who wrote this question? ;) In the following screenshot, the first link is the question you've "never seen before": It ...
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Asking time is later than closing time

This is due to incorrect rounding. It has been partially fixed, but only for years: Post was closed before it even existed is status-completed. I think your particular case might be the same as this ...
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"Ask Question" button in different position for meta than main site

With Stack Exchange's move to a standardized site design, this issue has been solved (albeit inadvertently). The 'Ask Question' button has been moved: and the mothership now aligns properly: Don't ...
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Why can't I flag as "not an answer" even though I've never raised this flag?

This was in fact a regression. It will be fixed very soon. Details are here: Flag dialog tells me I've flagged a post I've never seen before
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Peoples reputation vanishing

This is not a bug. Retrosaur normally has tens of thousands of reputation points and earned those badges through normal use of the site. Right now this user is on a temporary suspension, so the rep ...
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Excavator Medal not awarded

Excavator requires you edit someone else's post, not your own: Self-edits do not count for the Excavator or Archaeologist badges. It must be an edit on another owner's (or anonymous/deleted user's) ...
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Why is this image here?

You're looking at the post history. Version 1 had the picture. Version 2 had the picture. Version 3 removed the picture.
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This account is scheduled to be deleted 11 mins ago

There is probably a small timing difference when an account is scheduled for deletion, vs when the script that processes deleted accounts actually runs. It seems to have run now, in any case. https:/...
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Only able to use flag "Other"

Looking around, this Meta Stack Exchange answer indicates that this can happen when the review loads, and then the post is deleted. The review UI doesn't know about the deletion, so it doesn't tell ...
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Adding any of "age of empires" tags to favorites, adds extra tags

The tags aren't "age of empires" but "age-of-empires". Spaces aren't allowed in tag names (they separate different tags)
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Some user profile pics aren't appearing

Gonna guess those are Gravatar images? Sounds like something's down somewhere between you and Gravatar. We've had a couple reports to that effect earlier this week, but unfortunately there's not much ...
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First Post Review Queue Bug? More than 140 reviews in a week

Indeed, there're only seven days in a typical week, you aren't mistaken. The skipped review tasks don't count either (so weird it would be otherwise). The review audits do count towards daily ...
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Is the bottom banner for Arqade not working? Or was it removed?

Thanks again for reporting. It definitely was a bug caused by the new footer UI across the whole network. The fix is now waiting in repo for build. You should be able to see the footer artwork in ...
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Review queue "edit" link does not display warning messages

This has been fixed on March 6th, 2019: Starting with the next build, we'll be showing an error message same way as we do on regular question pages:
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Badge count numbers are too close to the badge icons

Thanks for the bug report! The placement of badges has perennially been an issue for us. It's actually one of the bugs we've talked about that gets reintroduced often when we make changes to the ...
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Only one Hot Meta Post is showing

Yeah it seems that support questions are excluded from 'Hot Meta Posts'. I would assume this is the case for bug and feature-request too. Both badp and Invader Skoodge's posts used support, while ...
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Tag badges got refreshed just for me?

This should be resolved. Lots more details on what happened and why are available on this answer.
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Broken Link in Closing > Off-Topic

This is related to this problem with the arqade.com being misconfigured. The problem is that the link points to blog.arqade.com for a reason: close reasons are limited to 400 characters with markdown ...
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Why is my year reputation larger than my total reputation?

While I wanted to ask this question on meta I found this question. It's asking, 'Why is my total reputation less than my monthly reputation?' The answer is likely the same as for my question. The ...
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How did I get a secret hat?

You can't know! If you do manage to work it out though, there could be more secret hats in it for you... All secret hat secrets will become unsecret after winterbash. Some secret hats have been ...
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Main site and Meta unaligned

I pushed a fix for this. Change will be on live after our next production build.
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Tags on meta look bad when hovered

I think we can call this status-completed (although status-norepro would also work), as tags have been normalized across the network, such that we no longer have tags that look like the bullets in the ...
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