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Upcoming Events: Yom Hashoah

I see that the upcoming events sidebar seems to believe Yom Hashoah is occurring today (May 5th, 27th Nissan). The actual date of observance in Israel this year is 28th Nissan (so starting at sunset ...
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OP no longer highlighted

I have noticed that the OP's name as it appears when they write an answer or make a comment is no longer highlighted differently from everyone else answering/commenting. Here is an example of a ...
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Law of doubles - some things don't work right on the site

I noticed 3, but at time of writing I can only remember 2: If you are in the editor and writing a question or answer, and "undo" (CTRL-Z), it undoes 2 steps. If you then redo, it only goes ...
Rabbi Kaii's user avatar
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red circle near the ikon for "Review Queues"

There is a red circle near the ikon for "Review Queues" and when I click on it, it shows a red circle for "low quality" posts. When I click on that, it indicates that the Review ...
Avrohom Yitzchok's user avatar
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CYLOR sticky contains a broken link

When the meta sites were changed over from meta.site.stackexchange.com to site.meta.stackexchange.com, some links were broken – and, for some reason, this has yet to be fixed nearly three years later. ...
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Weird bug in answer text displayed

I noticed the following weird discrepancy between the answer text shown in my inbox and the actual post. The answer, as it appears in my inbox, begins "I read once that it stems...". However, when I ...
רבות מחשבות's user avatar
2 votes
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unvoted-on comments look voted-on

Upvoted and non-upvoted comments on Mi Yodeya Meta look the same to me on mobile. For example, the following screenshot shows three comments: one by the person who took the screenshot, one he had ...
msh210's user avatar
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Bounty progression bug

In the past I have offered a bounty for my question about Talmudic maps. I started with 500. Recently I offered another bounty [i think it was 50 or 100]. I’d like to offer another bounty, but I am ...
Dr. Shmuel's user avatar
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Long question titles have words broken up by the 'Ask Question' button

Notice that the word "violation" in the title of the question is split into two by the 'Ask Question' button. I only just noticed this. Has it always been like this? Or is it something new? Either ...
Joel K's user avatar
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On-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason

Even as I'm typing this it has done it again. Every time I click into the text box to form an answer, ask a question, or edit a post, the on-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason, and remains ...
ezra's user avatar
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Why are some profile pictures not showing up?

I've noticed that some pictures here on the site have not been showing up (example: my profile picture). What is the reason for this?
ezra's user avatar
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Can some out-of-date text on some help pages be fixed?

On the help page for Access Review Queues, there’s the following snippet: These and all other review queues are are accessible from the “review” link that appears at the top of every page next to ...
DonielF's user avatar
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7 votes
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Disclaimer box still has http:// and old meta link [duplicate]

Mi Yodeya has a disclaimer box on the side of the page, saying that Like any library, Mi Yodeya offers tons of great information, but does not offer personalized, professional advice, and does not ...
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Another CSS issue with the save button?

This post indicated a CSS issue with the save button on the "edit profile" page. It seems that this issue (or a related one) has cropped up again. This is what the page looks like by me: And here is ...
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Some buttons are illegible (probably a CSS issue)

There seems to be a design (CSS?) bug on the main site. Look at this button in the "edit profile" settings: Here is the corresponding page on a different site: It's not just that button; I ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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0 answers
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Box counting list of posts for review doesn't seem to be true

The little orange box at the top of the webpage indicates that there are ten total posts awaiting review. But the list shows no posts awaiting review. Why is that? (There are no posts for review ...
Avrohom Yitzchok's user avatar
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1 answer
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Beginning a post with a number + period causes weird spacing

On this question, the answer text is out of alignment with the rest of the page and is pushed into the voting buttons: Every other question I've seen on this site lines up more neatly, like this: I ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Old links to Mi Yodeya Meta are broken-ish (https)

I clicked on the link to Mi Yodeya Meta in this comment earlier today, but Chrome wouldn't take me to https://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/, because "Your connection is not private." I assume this ...
MTL's user avatar
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2 votes
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Bidi bug in comments

Comments that end with a right-to-left character and are posted by someone whose username starts with a right-to-left character mess up the display: the two characters mentioned are combined into one ...
msh210's user avatar
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Why was the question about Judaism's "evil" approach to women deleted?

On Feb 20, 2017 there was a question by someone asking about Judaism's "evil" treatment of women. Someone had even given a long, quality answer. But now the question is gone - what happened to it?
DAE's user avatar
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yodeya.com/* links are not working

When I browse to http://yodeya.com/q/1 or http://mi.yodeya.com/q/1, I get a blank page. These URLs ought to (and used to) resolve to http://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1, and in general, yodeya.com/* ...
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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25k site analytics are off by a day

Users with 25k rep can see site analytics. Moderators also have a (more-detailed) view of site analytics. Today I was looking at the moderator traffic graphs and saw some interesting spikes that I ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
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Hebrew Text has a lot of boxes. Is it only me?

From this question: How should we understand the Torah’s comparison of a tree to a “man”? What message is the Torah trying to convey? Is this a system-wide issue, or just one that I have? There are a ...
Menachem's user avatar
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Multiple Marshal badges?

As far as I can tell, I was awarded the Marshal badge just once, a few months ago. When I logged in to MY tonight, I was told that I had received it another two times on Mi Yodeya: I'm pretty ...
MTL's user avatar
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5 votes
1 answer
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The bottom of the Favorite button is cut off

I just noticed that the bottom of the circular "favorite this question" button is cut off, both on Mi Yodeya and Mi Yodeya Meta: This issue also applies to the Favorites section of the user ...
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
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Review history is incomplete

I just saw this today for the first time. After reviewing a post in the "Close Votes" queue, I wanted to see how others had voted on it. When I viewed the queue history, I saw that multiple people had ...
Daniel's user avatar
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4 votes
1 answer
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Could we increase contrast for links on meta?

Some recent style updates changed the link color on meta: Did you spot both visited links there? I had trouble doing so. Even the two unvisited ones are a little hard for me to see. (I grant that ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
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Why does mi.yodeya.com add an extra slash when redrecting to judaism.stackexchange.com?

I recently followed a link from Twitter. This followed a long chain of redirects: http://t.co/S9SpkJsknH http://mi.yodeya.com/q/22791/1362 http://judaism.stackexchange.com//q/22791/1362 http://...
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What just happened to our design? Visited links are now blue

Regression This was fixed (per the answer below0 and has broken again, on main and meta (August 2015). And then was fixed again and is now broken again (October 2015). Our nice, soft, shades-of-...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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0 answers
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Front page is allergic to numbers

Some things seem to be missing at the moment: I confirmed this in private/incognito windows in Firefox and Chrome, and in plain old Safari (no customizations and, apparently, no prior visits to this ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
6 votes
0 answers
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miyodeya.com/users/login doesn't work anymore

When logging in to MY, I usually used miyodeya.com/users/login, just because it's easier to type than judaism.stackexchange.com/users/login, and faster than going to miyodeya.com and clicking my way ...
MTL's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer
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How did my consecutive days get restarted?

Over shabbos my consecutive days counter got restarted. How did that happen? I was on the site right before shabbos and back on right afterwards.
user6591's user avatar
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1 answer
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Someone answered a duplicate question

I was surprised when I saw a question rise to the top of Mi Yodeya's stack, that said "answered," while the question title said duplicate. Is this a bug? Here's a link to the question; here's a link ...
MTL's user avatar
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5 votes
0 answers
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Strange tag synonym behavior [duplicate]

I have seen some strange behavior with tagging this week's parasha. I started typing parashat-s and was surprised to not see parashat-shemot come up as an auto-complete suggestion. What I saw was: ...
Daniel's user avatar
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4 votes
1 answer
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Why no On The Road hat?

I asked https://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/50539 using the iOS app but didn't receive the On The Road hat. Why not? (I edited the question within the edit window from a desktop computer. Perhaps that ...
msh210's user avatar
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3 votes
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Posting a similar question

I am trying to post a new question that differs only in five words (the only significant ones) from a pre-existing one. I get a warning, but if I press "submit" again, the system gets stuck loading.
Adám's user avatar
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Why is there a suggested edits review queue for Meta?

When I clicked review on the top of meta.judaism, I noticed that exists a Suggested Edits Review queue. This makes no sense, because (IIRC) users with <2K rep can't suggest edits on Meta, and users ...
MTL's user avatar
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4 votes
0 answers
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Bug in the site navigation links

The main site looks like this on my system: Meta looks like: Presumably, the Unanswered link should not be under Badges. I tested on Firefox (32.0) and Chrome (30.0.1599.114) both running on 64bit ...
terdon's user avatar
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3 votes
1 answer
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Answer lock says it's a question lock

This answer is locked https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/1997/3350. However, the lock says it's a question lock:
ike's user avatar
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0 votes
1 answer
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Missing tag score

By my count, I have a score of exactly 100 in the halacha tag. But my user profile says I have 96, and I didn't get the halacha badge. It's possible I miscounted, but I'm also pretty sure I had 96 ...
Y     e     z's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
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New questions disappearing momentarily

If I have two windows open, one to Recently Active Questions, and in the other I ask a new question, the Recently Asked Question window has a message appear that there is one question with new ...
Y     e     z's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
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I seem to have some phantom reputation

This is pretty innocuous, and I'm more asking out of curiosity, but I seem to have more reputation for the year than I have reputation total. Specifically at the time of this posting, 6012 total and ...
Y     e     z's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
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Possible reputation bug from bounty award

I was awarded a 100 point bounty for this answer. The user who offered/awarded the bounty got 100 reputation points deducted. While the answer has a +100 indicator next to it, I received 200 points ...
Fred's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
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Second answer labeled as modification

Only problem is, I didn't modify that top question; I answered it. FTR it was a second answer and I subsequently deleted my first answer, but still no modification to be heard of.
Double AA's user avatar
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8 votes
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autocomplete tag synonyms

When retagging (or asking) a question on the main site, you can type in tag names, and they will autocomplete for you. That used to work with synonyms also (for example, I'd type in diaspor, and chutz-...
msh210's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
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yodeya.com down

Although I can access the main site by its URL http://judaism.stackexchange.com, I can't, since yesterday, access it by its URLs http://yodeya.com, http://mi.yodeya.com, or http://miyodeya.com: the ...
msh210's user avatar
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-1 votes
1 answer
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Undeleted comments of deleted posts

I made a comment to an answer, which resulted in a follow up comment after which I edited my question and the answer on which I commented became obsolete and was deleted. The answerer undeleted his ...
Y     e     z's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
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Misleading tool tips on Meta

Votes on Meta often signify agreement/disagreement on content and not research-usefulness-clarity. Shouldn't the tool tips match that, so newbies like me won't get confused? I suggest "I support the ...
Adám's user avatar
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4 votes
1 answer
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Very early edit doesn't allow a vote change

It seems that when things move quickly enough, I can incorrectly lose the ability to change my vote on an answer. Here's what happened (on this answer), all within ~15 minutes: Answer posted I ...
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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5 votes
1 answer
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Automatic duplicate-post notice shouldn't count as a revision to reopen-queue a question

Question 16050 is on the reopen queue because it "was edited after it was closed" (quoting from that page, emphasis in the original). In fact, the only revision after closure-as-duplicate was revision ...
msh210's user avatar
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