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Is the "Vox Populi" badge working?

Many badges don't get awarded the very moment you meet their criteria. Instead, they get checked and awarded periodically by scripts that run every few minutes or hours (sometimes lots of hours), ...
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Can we look at the contrast on tag warnings?

You're right, there's an accessibility issue with these colors. The colors are #9f8010 for text and #fffdf7 for background. ...
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Couldn't add new tag to a question: "Too few changes"

You had an edit collision. As you said, someone else tagged the question immediately. That edit had probably already happened before you hit Save. (You just didn't find out about it until a few ...
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A "moved to chat" comment appears to be a broken link for me but works for others

According to this Meta.SE post you need 10k reputation to view frozen/deleted rooms. It looks like neither you, nor any of the other users that can't see this room have at least 10k reputation on any ...
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My profile picture is distorted

The site's UI assumes that all avatars are square and the profile page is no exception; on your profile, SE is using your full-size uploaded image, but it has height and width attributes set so that ...
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Contradiction with accepted answer descriptions

It is the answer the OP considers the best, that helps them the most with their problem. That does not mean it is the objectively best one. Feel free and vote for the answer(s) you like. However, ...
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The Stack Exchange bot is doing my dice rolls instead of the Dice Service bot

That can happen when for whatever reason (usually a network hickup or something like that) we fail to load the dice user. In that case we just use the default system user for a while. Whether or not ...
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Is there a bug in the review queue?

A suggestion to have the reputation portion of the test that puts a new post into the Late Answer queue raised from 10 rep to 50 has just been implemented. This dumped many old “new” late answers into ...
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Amusing display bug when hovering over tags in a question

This is one of the loveliest bugs I've ever had the pleasure of reproducing. Go, little KRyan user banner! Go, be free! Wait, he came back! ... He's showing SevenSidedDie's user info the way out! Go,...
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Didn't get the Electorate badge

You now have this badge -- the system awarded it a couple of hours after you made this post. Many badges don't arrive the instant you qualify. There are scripts that run throughout the day which ...
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Why is there an RPG.SE Meta question listed as an upcoming event?

It was a hack You'll find this covered in that question (and in the comments below), but to reiterate; We decided that the Revisit should be locked for a week before allowing answers. The decision to ...
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No Enlightened badge to go with Nice Answer on first-posted accepted answer?

          Badges come as do     Enlightenment and patience:           On the ...
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Skin does not handle read-only mode well

This seems to be a simple CSS bug / typo in the RPG.SE style sheet. Specifically, the style declaration for #system-message here on RPG.SE says: ...
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On a suggested edit, what is indicated by a tag being both red and green?

That's not a suggested edit thing, that's a tag order thing Main meta Q on this: Diff shows tag being added and removed in the same revision The answer to which explains: The tagging system ...
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Please fix the spacing for our header styles (it's backwards) and our H3 sizing. Fix suggested inside

Thank you, SE devs! With the redesign (and some prodding from KRyan) we finally have well-spaced headings and a distinctive H3 for the first time! (since beta) Whether or not it suits our individual ...
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Incorrect filtering of rep events when unfolded

This problem has been reported on Meta.SE, and can be reproduced by generating a sufficiently large (~10) number of rep events over a time period of ~1 hour. The bug has not been fixed as of July ...
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Why is my meta rep briefly different from my normal rep?

The reputation on Meta is only updated once an hour. See for example My “Meta” rep on Photo.SE differs from my main rep on MSE. The highest answer links to "What is Meta?" in the Help Center, which ...
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Am I supposed to be able to add tags to a deleted question?

You can edit deleted posts other than your self-deleted questions You can find this clarified in this general meta post: No one can edit a locked post. The author of a deleted post can edit it ...
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Re-earned all my tag badges at once

This should be resolved. Lots more details on what happened and why are available on this answer.
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Images of Magic: The Gathering symbols make text render ugly on mobile site

You appear to be using the deprecated mobile view. See this meta.se: Deprecating our mobile views This creates a couple of issues. First, if you’re adding a feature to an existing part of the site, ...
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This year's Community Ads are NOT being served

Due to the new community ads requiring new dimensions, the Stack staff have deferred activating them, to give communities time to redesign and submit ads. They are tentatively scheduled to go live in ...
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Community ads broken?

Argh. This issue popped on a few other sites as well but it's difficult to spot every instance. We're rolling out a fix to clean this up. Thank you for bringing this to our attention! ::high five::
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Answers blinking when clicked?

This is a new bug, yes. It's been reported on MSE already, so we should go vote that up. This question is probably still helpful because it shows the extent of the problem among SEs.
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Amusing display bug when hovering over tags in a question

From Meta SE, reproduced, explained, and fixed here: User card senses danger when chasing tricky "edit tags", runs for dear life. Turns out it was a weird JavaScript/jQuery/CSS interaction ...
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Why am I suddenly being notified of privileges?

See here: New onboarding for review queues From the question: We are also showing a popover to users who earned access to review queues in the past, but have never done a review or haven't reviewed ...
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Spoiler quotes aren't rendering correctly

The linebreak before "If" breaks the spoiler markdown. Curse of Strahd spoilers ahead. Fixed (by deleting the linebreak), it looks like: Alternatively, we can fix it like this: With a ...
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The visited link color on our mainsite theme is missing because --theme-primary-color-300/800 are not set

This has been fixed and is now live across the network. Yesterday we rolled out a behind-the-scenes update to unify how many components across the network are themed. It looks like a slight typo made ...
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Bug when saving an edit: I made my post disappear

First of all: thanks a lot to everybody for notifying us about this issue. We have been able to reproduce and fix the issue. Please do let us know (in a comment to this answer) if you're still ...
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A Featured meta question isn't showing up as "Featured on meta"

Your hypothesis seems to be correct — duplicates are prevented in the Community Bulletin space, and the exact precedence is deliberate but not clearly explained. Probably, yes, it's just that being ...
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I just got First Responder (and it isn't New Years yet)

Yeah, that was a bug. Fixed now, thanks! The details are in First Responder hat of the 2016 winter bash.
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