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New posts that link a post using the old URL don't show up as "linked" on the sidebar

Ok, both old and new domains will now be recognized in on-site links. I've edited your example post to trigger re-scanning; other affected posts will be re-scanned the next time they're modified. ...
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Posted an answer to an on-hold question

That actually is intended behavior. Think about how aggravating it would be to spend half an hour writing a long, thorough answer with plenty of examples and external links and whatnot, only to get ...
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How could this user have reviewed this queue?

You can always approve or reject suggested edits to your own posts regardless of reputation. You can see here the edit they approved on their own question: https://writing.stackexchange.com/review/...
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Misbehaving reputation

This is not a bug, it's just that reputation gets really difficult once you hit the rep cap. Works-as-designed. Here is what I found out: The accept happened not on 8th January, but on 6th January ...
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Review Queues mismatch

This is a known issue since the change to dots indicator: Please don't show the red dot indicator for review items I can't do. It means that there still are pending reviews in the queue, but you are ...
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Earning the vox populi badge bug?

The daily vote limit is a little counter-intuitive. Each day you get 30 votes, plus 10 votes that can be used only on questions. However, you can't just save those votes for the end, because of the ...
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Why is "posts waiting review" figure always incorrect?

When we rolled out the "pending reviews" indicator, we had to make an unfortunate concession to the fact that personalizing it for each user is too computationally expensive. The end result is that ...
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"not an answer" flag went to the wrong place?

To clarify things a bit... The Not an Answer flags do go into the review queues but after 15 minutes they are also shown to the moderators to review on their flags dashboard. Moderators can actually ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Could we include a search bar to pick any SE site to migrate to instead of just 2 options? This is actually what we mods have. While regular users have only a limited list of options, moderators can ...
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Typo in badge list for Electorate badge

No, that's status-bydesign; unlike Civic Duty, which counts votes on all posts, Electorate is specifically checking for votes on questions, not answers. The 'total' refers to all your votes on ...
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I am not able to scroll to all tag list

I see the problem. It does not change placement depending on the size of the browser window. It places the top of the popup at a particular distance from the top of of the window, regardless of the ...
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Why is "posts waiting review" figure always incorrect?

The number was made deliberately fuzzy a few months ago. (Despite that post being on MSO, the change applied across the network, prompted in large part by problems on Stack Overflow.) This was done ...
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Why was my revision rejected?

Andy T has noted that there's one small but significant difference between my edit and the edit that was ultimately accepted: the latter has no bold formatting of the final paragraph. So the most ...
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Why was my revision rejected?

How do suggested edits work? This is the relevant Meta.SE post. You will want to look specifically at the section on Community rejected edits, as quoted below. The Community user will approve or ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Moderators have the power to add additional target sites to the list that you have quoted (except on beta sites). As already suggested, you could raise a proposal to add a specific site. If questions ...
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Answer deleting everything before first comma

I'm testing the bug on the meta site. If this answer didn't begin with Hi viewer, then you know that the bug affected this answer as well. Yep, happens here too.
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Earning the vox populi badge bug?

I was wondering about this too -- I tried to vote all 40 times -- I got the 30-vote-badge (suffragist) , and thought maybe one had to earn that before earning the 40-vote one. I figured since I'm ...
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