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As a moderator, I can't tell which questions on a user's profile on Mi Yodeya are deleted

As a moderator on Mi Yodeya, I can see deleted answers on any user profile and I see all the questions, but the deleted questions are not visually distinguished. I would like to be able to see at a ...
Monica Cellio'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/* ...
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Hebrew in comments and sidebars is too small to read

The current font used on site (Georgia) renders Hebrew letters smaller than their English counterparts. In posts, this causes no problems, as 15px is plenty large enough to read clearly. However in ...
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Yodeya.com down?

I usually go to Mi Yodeya by going to yodeya.com (instead of judaism.stackexchange.com), because it's easier to type quickly, and m.y redirects to j.se. The last time I went to yodeya.com, however, it ...
b a'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 ...
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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-...
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Tag search should match middle of synonyms

Go to https://judaism.stackexchange.com/tags and, in the "Type to find tags" search box, type in a string. The page will auto-update with tags that match that string. However, it seems based on a few ...
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Design bug in badge page

The date and post title overlap on the tumbleweed badge page, as well as other post-related badge pages. As Monica noted in the comments, there also seems to be a vertical offset between the two.
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How does one person have two undelete votes?

Similar to the other question but this time the other way. szmear somehow had two votes to undelete his post. How did that happen?
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Requirements for Generalist Badge

I was perusing the list of available badges on SE and noticed the Generalist silver-badge defined as Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags. This seemed like a reasonable ...
Double AA's user avatar
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Lowercase "judaism" on the Ask a Question page

The "How to Ask" section on the Ask a Question page reads (emphasis mine): How to Ask Is your question about judaism? We prefer questions that can be answered, not just discussed. Provide ...
Charles Koppelman's user avatar
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"Jewish Life and Learning" in Data Explorer

The Data Explorer URLs still use the old name of the site, "Jewish Life and Learning", instead of the new one, "Mi Yodeya". E.g., http://data.stackexchange.com/jewish%20life%20and%20learning/queries.
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Contrast of the word "search" next to the expanded search box

On both Main and Meta, when you start typing into the Search box, and the box expands, the word "search:" next to the box is in white, which has a very low contrast with the light background.
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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Allow editing of site-specific tag wikis in meta

As discussed here, it would be quite useful for us to create a meaningful tag wiki for weekly-topic-challenge, but unfortunately, it seems that we actually can't edit tag wikis here on Meta; tag wikis ...
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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Double Revival: Techiyat HaMeitim!

It seems this question has produced two revival badges: one for Menachem and one for Alex. I didn't think that was possible.
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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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Badges don't even out after Resetting Serial Upvoting

As a general rule on SE, badges are not revoked if you get one and then you lose the qualification for that badge. For instance a Necromancer badge is not revoked if the 5th upvoter removes his vote, ...
Double AA'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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The hand overlaps the text in the "may be a duplicate" notice

The hand overlaps the text in the "may be a duplicate" notice.
msh210's user avatar
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Partial Reputation Credit

Today, with all of your help, I managed to overshoot my 200 reputation daily limit. I was under the impression that accepted answer points are not counted to the 200 limit. I had one answer accepted ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Round wait time (to be allowed to award a bounty) up

I tried awarding a bounty within twenty-four hours after offering it, and was told "You may award your bounty in 2 hours.". In fact, though, more than 2 but less than 3 hours remained until I would be ...
msh210's user avatar
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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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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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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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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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Right-Left text goof in new duplicate banner

We just had this question closed as a dupe and merged. Its dupe's title contains Hebrew lettering which seems to have thrown off the banner, as shown:
Double AA's user avatar
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Community ad has "infinite" clicks

If you visit the stats for our brand new ad, you will see the following: That's right, we have ∞ clicks per day. Okay, so maybe I'm nitpicking. And it's probably got something to do with a 0 in a ...
yydl's user avatar
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1 answer
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Where'd our community bulletin board go?

Our community bulletin board seems to have disappeared from the site. What happened?
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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2 answers
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Nice Answer or Good Answer?

(I'm guessing this is almost definitely status-bydesign for historical reasons but...) It seems SimchasTorah got a silver Good Answer badge for this answer which only has 10 votes and a Good Question ...
Double AA's user avatar
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1 answer
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Whose reputation?? (on privileges page)

The page https://judaism.stackexchange.com/privileges/user/-1 says "Your reputation" rather than "Community's reputation".
msh210's user avatar
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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 ...
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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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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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Front page makes it look like my old activity was recent on a re-opened question

This question was re-opened today by msh210. When he re-opened it, the last content activity on the post had been an edit by me, a year ago. I noticed a few minutes later that it was listed on the ...
Isaac Moses's user avatar
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Why do I see this tab?

If you go to a user page, it has a link on "vote casts" to https://judaism.stackexchange.com/users/208/joe-shmoe?tab=votes This page is reported to be a 404. If I don't have permission to see more ...
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Very Few Answered Questions

It seems that at 2012-03-09 15:20 we had -137% of our questions answered. That's a little less than I would have expected, considering I have answered at least one!
Double AA's user avatar
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@(name) didn't work for me in a comment on meta

I tried to address a comment on this entry to Isaac using the @ notation. When I typed @ and started to type his name I didn't get the usual hover suggestion, and when I typed it manually anyway it ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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1 answer
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linking directly to comments

The "activity" tab's "comment" log entries (for comments on answers only, not for comments on questions) link to things like https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/5991/words-often-mispronounced/...
msh210's user avatar
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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
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1 answer
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Lag between publication of question and posting on front page?

I have noticed that there is a lag between the time a question is added to the site and the time it appears on the main page. It is usually only a couple of seconds, but it may be as long as a few ...
Daniel's user avatar
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Are tags broken?

When I click on a tag, like "Yiddish", I get no results. There certainly were questions with this tag before the migration.
Dima'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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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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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
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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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Can one person have two votes to delete?

The deleted answer to https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/12100/732 has four delete votes, but two of them are from the same person. How did that happen?
ertert3terte's user avatar
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badge reporting seems broken

This morning I was greeted with an announcement that I've earned the "Excavator" badge (and four others), but I haven't -- I didn't edit the post it said I did, and these other four aren't listed. ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
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Bidi bug in starred posts' datetimes

In the list of stars on the right-hand side of the chat room, the fairly recent posts are listed as having been posted "- 2d ago" (=two days ago) or "- 15m ago" (=fifteen minutes ago). In my browser (...
msh210's user avatar
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