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Is it just me, or did the tags suddenly get bolded?

When I logged on to this site today, I noticed that the tags looked bold, like this: Have they always been like this, is this a issue with the new update I just downloaded to my Chromebook, or did ...
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Where did the "this question will be eligible for bounty in X hours" button go?

I do not know if it is a bug, but I seem to remember a few months back there was some text saying "this question will be eligible for bounty in X hours", but now I do not see it. Why is it ...
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Watched questions contrast is really poor on our site

So Stack Exchange got new colors, and there’s a Meta.SE Q&A about it, but this issue seems to be specific to our site: questions with watched tags get a color highlight, but the contrast between ...
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Why some questions appear with a blue/cyan title?

The main page of the site now appears to me as depicted below: The first and third question there have a blue/cyan title: I supposed that it denotes that a question has been recently modified, but ...
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Meta Image not on meta question?

I just noticed that the featured question doesn't have the RPG.SE meta symbol, what's up with that? To append to this, the HNQ are also all jacked up:
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Legacy Questions: a script to restore functionality to the questions list

Legacy Questions - Bringing back the old questions design Stack Exchange recently changed the UI of the main questions page, and it was poorly received because it is terrible, or in the words of the ...
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What does the "Watched" label on questions mean?

Here are two questions. One is marked as "Watched" for me: I did read both questions and follow none of them, so it's not about reading or following. What exactly does the "Watched&...
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Question and Answer text areas remain blank even as the preview updates with what I typed (Win 10, Firefox 92.0.1) (fixed in FF 93.0?)

I cannot see what I am typing right now: Bizarrely, after adding that image I have some “bad character” boxes: This is on Windows 10, Firefox 92.0.1 Comment boxes are fine. Other text areas on other ...
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Missing aside text on first answer queue

The aside that shows when looking at review queues when out of votes for the First Answers queue is blank.
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How can I get to the SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) without having to search up a link?

I was going to go into the SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) to try and compose a query related to the discussion about unpinning accepted answers, when I realized I couldn't figure out a way to ...
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On a desktop browser, is there any way to navigate directly from the RPG.SE mainsite questions page to the Meta questions page?

This question might be a super dumb -- or if it isn't, I have to imagine I'm not the first person to raise it. But I can't find anything about via searching (perhaps because it's tough to come up with ...
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Should we make the recommendation tags throw a warning or error?

A while back there was a revamp of the ask page which introduced a lot more per site customization. Of relevance here is that we can have the page react to tags: Tag-related error messages and ...
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Has user 'last seen' information been moved?

My recollection is that "last seen" information was prominently displayed on a user's profile page right after "member since" on the top line. As I look at profiles today, it is ...
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The question list's "actioned X time ago" alignment is broken

The “asked/answered/edited X time ago” messages on the question list are always right-aligned. Today that right alignment seems to be missing, except for when they word wrap to the next line. It ...
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Why am I suddenly being notified of privileges?

Yesterday, I got a notification informing me that I had received access to the Edit review queue. Today, I was notified that I had received access to the Reopen votes review queue. Not to brag, but I'...
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What does it mean when a question is highlighted yellow?

I've been part of the RPG SE community for a few months now I think, but I'm still learning the ropes and I consider myself new. This is my first time asking on meta and I apologize in advance if I ...
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If a question has one tag that I've watched and another tag that I've ignored, how is it displayed?

If there is a question with multiple tags, of which I am ignoring one (should be faded) and watching another (should be made more visible), how will it be displayed for me? What if I am hiding ignored ...
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Can the system tag policy be stated to askers in advance?

Whenever I do something for the first time, I read the instructions. I spend time to understand the rules and try to follow them in good faith. Yet after having spent this effort, if I am later get ...
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Can we get back the orange quote formatting?

I've just noticed today that the quote box is not orange, but grey instead. And it's less noticeable. It seems dull. At these times we need to color our world with hope. Can we get back the old ...
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New ask page: How do we want to use it to help new users specify their system?

The stack exchange network recently got a new question page (our meta post which links to the MSE post). With it comes an expansion of customization for the individual site (which needs to be ...
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There's a new Ask a Question page!

The new ask page is now live on the network! is the post on main meta (meta.stackexchange.com) describing the thought process behind and the new features of the Ask A Question redesign. Check it out ...
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Can we look at the contrast on tag warnings?

Just posted my first question using a tag that has a tag-warning in a while. Saw this: I don't know much about accessibility, but I'll bet that's a pretty low contrast ratio by any measure. I didn't ...
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What is the process for editing the tag prompt?

Today I came across this old question: Can our tag-prompt nudge toward including system? which I think is really great. It looks like nobody is taking action, though. What is the process for editing ...
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How can I access the close/reopen/first-time-answer/low-quality queues on my phone?

On my laptop, the menu with close votes, etc. is at the top right of the page, next to the notification and rep +/- icons. However, on my phone, only the notification and rep +/- icons appear. I can't ...
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Interface problem with disabled side bar?

I have disabled the side bay by checking the "Hide left navigation" button in my settings. However, when I do this the [Questions] [Tags] [Users] [Unanswered] navigation buttons are missing from where ...
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We still don't actually take flags seriously, right?

So, now when I flag comments I get a "We take your reports seriously" message popup. I just wanna make sure I'm correct in identifying that as corporate-speak (i.e. a lie) and we don't actually take ...
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Amusing display bug when hovering over tags in a question

If you repeatedly slide your mouse back and forth over the tags listed for a question (that is, toggling their hover status many times), the user box slides farther and farther to the right, ...
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I can't use other flag options after raising one, and there's no feedback saying why

I just now flagged a particular post as Rude/Abusive. I then had a further detail to report about the post (the username is offensive), but when I went to use the flag dialog again, I found that ...
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Color & layout issues with "You earned a new privilege!"

As shown below, it's very difficult to see what the new privilege is. (but it is there ↑)
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Why ask if we're sure about deleting a question with answers, if it's not possible anyway?

Trying to delete question How can I turn the Kobold Hall delve into a full-fledged Adventure?, the confirmation text is: Delete this answered question? We do not recommend deleting questions with ...
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Can our badges be some symbol that's more recognizable than just featureless hexagons?

Sci-fi's stack Badge is the rebel alliance symbol, some other stacks have other cool symbols that represent their badges. As is right now, we have dice that well... don't really look like dice. They ...
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The chat help-text for guests is unreadable

I hopped on chat for the Town Hall and saw this at the bottom of the window: The logo doesn't look great, but the real problem is that the help text is completely unreadable. Highlighting it gives: ...
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