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How do I read the comments on this questions? Notifications take my to question's URL and nothing there

I have a question about my Ask Different post: Can anyone explain to me the difference between Terminal, CLI, CLT and Prompt? I could see that someone requested a screenshot. When I clicked on that ...
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Can we bypass or opt out of the automation that moves answers to comments?

This question needed an answer, not a comment. cronjobs do not run This is a horrible change since answers belong in the answer section. Comments are not for answers, only for clarifications on the ...
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How to cancel a flag?

I started this question and the AI immediately pointed me to a duplicate. But the answer to that duplicate didn’t work. Now the AI isn’t finding that duplicate, so I’ll have to ask again. I flagged ...
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Closing as duplicate but missing link to original

Unclear what happened here but having a question closed as a duplicate without a link to the original looks like a bug to me. Clicking on „Edit“ leads to an error page. PS: Reopening and closing ...
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Incorrect message “Caps Lock is on” when entering password

I am authenticating on the site Ask Different. I am entering my password. When I press Shift, the site says "Caps Lock is on". This is incorrect. When Shift is released, the site still says "Caps ...
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Page not found page not mobile friendly

Earlier I had deleted a question that I asked which had generated no activity. I did this while browsing the mobile site. When I clicked 'delete' I got a popup to confirm and was then redirected to a '...
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Voting buttons on iPad

The vote to close or add another answer button (those with rounded ends) are difficult to read on an iPad using safari. They are white on a bright background. Ask question is nice and clear. By vote ...
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Inactive button not readable when reviewing First Posts or Late Answers

When reviewing First Posts or Late Answers, the inactive button is hardly visible: This seems to be Ask Different-specific, it doesn't happen on a dozen other sites I checked. I've tested this on ...
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Notification for edits made to posts [duplicate]

I no longer receive notifications (both on web and iOS app) for edits made to my posts by others. If I recall correctly, this didn't use to be the case previously. However, I can browse to the ...
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Small design problem with number of eligible voters on election page

The election page looks a little bit awkward, because the number of eligible voters is 'orphaned' on the previous line, at least for the first three elections: The problem seems to be a missing <...
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Why are visited links not rendered differently from non-visited links in AskDifferent?

I subscribe to several SE sites. I've noticed that the question links on the Questions page are rendered differently on the AskDifferent site than they are on the other sites I visit: After clicking ...
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Bug in site header leaves a white space gap on the top right when signed in

This bug happens when you disable the sticky ness for the top navigation bar in your site preferences. Then, search for any user on the main site or meta logged in as a moderator. I do hide the left ...
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Where is the bounty icon?

Just received an email (4 hours ago) saying Your bounty on the question … iPhone: How to ensure iBook files are stored locally … ended and will be auto-closed after the 24-hour grace period ...
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Problems with the flag dialog

There are miscellaneous problems with the flag dialog: Transparency problem with the close icon Transparency problem with the "Flag Question" button Discolored corners Misaligned remaining flags ...
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Questions not linked to account and can't accept answer

I have asked this question, Can I configure my Mac to store documents and pictures on iCloud only And this question How can I clear pending iCloud Downloads? I would like to accept an answer for ...
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Answer posted to question after question was put on hold

I've put a question on hold, nevertheless a user was able to post an answer later on: Seems like a bug to me, but maybe I'm missing something here.
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Cannot flag answer as low quality

So I was on my mobile, and when I try to flag an answer low quality isn’t there. It was there before but now it isn’t: Is this intentional behaviour? Am I missing something? Or is this a bug?
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Missing links/words for sharing options

Know someone who can answer? Share a link to this question via email, , , or . That is what it says under posts. Is this a bug or something, and if so, can it please be fixed?
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Visual bug on tabs covering badge tracker

There's a bug where the tabs in the Activity screen overlap the badge tracker section and it hides the "Track the next one" link. Chrome 69.0.3497.100 on OSX 10.14 Mojave.
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My Unanswered Question Is Not On Unanswered, But Answered Questions Are

Here's my question: How To Let My MBP know that a USB is bootable? . I just realized that my unanswered question is not on /unanswered, but many answered questions with over 10 votes and 4 answers are....
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Comment flags & upvote arrows - another change?

This is another of my "Am I going mad or did this behaviour change recently?" questions. I'm sure the grey upvote & flag icons didn't used to appear unless you hovered over them. Now they seem to ...
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Dupehammer message is not styled correctly

The message that appears when hovering the tag badge on a dupehammer close is not styled correctly: missing the correct font not being restrained to a standard width not being positioned ...
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‘meta’ in Meta title is a serif font

The word ‘meta’ in the .meta-title is a serif font instead of sans-serif. The font family was previously sans-serif, but is now using the default font for the browser, which in Safari is Times.
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askdifferent.com does not redirect when HTTPS

http://askdifferent.com performs a 301 redirect to http://apple.stackexchange.com. https://askdifferent.com doesn't work: connection refused. With the move to HTTPS across Stack Exchange, can the ...
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Search box visual glitch

The corners of the search box (After the redesign) looks weird on Chrome 10/OS X:
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Vote to close doesn't do anything. Chrome. Mac OS X

Steps to reproduce: Close -> Why should this… click "exact duplicate" -> Paste the URL of the "duplicated". If you click VOTE TO CLOSE right there, nothing happens. You have to press "enter" on the ...
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Rainbow/Empty header on on AskDifferent and Meta.AskDifferent

For the last couple of weeks, I've had the weird rainbow header on AskDifferent, as seen in Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner? This is what it looks like: The Meta site does ...
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I'm seeing some pages not load where jquery.min.js is not being cached

I don't know if this is a bug or some loading/cloudflare configuration issue, but I've been having sporadic slowness on the site the past 4 hours (Tue Nov 17 16:25:40 UTC 2015) on Safari Version 9.0.2 ...
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Edited vs. saved answer differs

What's wrong with the database/website engine? The edit window differs from the saved answer: Edit window with preview: After saving any modification the 120g is automagically replaced with 100%: ...
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Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner?

So, the question is not so much about the rainbow itself (I see it as a reminder of the old Apple logo I grew up with), but more about why it appears sometimes and not other times? Below is a ...
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Markup or styling broken on profile page

I'm using Firefox 50.0.2 and noticed the layout in my profile on this site is broken. Something is wrapping or overflowing unexpectedly and it's throwing the whole section off:
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Is this spam? I can't read it

Is this some kind of glitch, or an actual message? Can't read it [can't even pronounce cyrillic let alone translate it], can't copy/paste it as the entire message is a link in that drop menu. Link ...
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The logo for Ask Different is different from the Ask Different blog

As said in the title, there is a major difference between the logos in the two links: Ask Different Ask Different blog Can we update the Ask Different blog's logo to match the Ask Different logo?
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Why can't I answer a question that requires a reputation level less than mine?

I not able to post an answer to Create a Bootable Windows USB from a OS X to work on a PC? It states "posting an answer now requires 10 reputation," but I have a reputation of 101.
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Can't answer a protected question despite having sufficient reputation [duplicate]

The question Apple A1277 USB ethernet adapter not working on MacBook Air requires a reputation of 10 to post an answer. My account has a reputation of 106, through (mostly) the magic cross-site Stack ...
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Favourite Tags don't animate

The tags on the Favourite Tags list don't animate in the same way that normal tags do: For comparison — normal tags:
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How does (or will) the Jobs tab on the Ask Different site work?

Currently the jobs url that's live on the site navigation (and meta) resolves as a 404: https://apple.stackexchange.com/jobs Is this an expansion of the Stack Overflows careers or something ...
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Watch OS tags - synonyms and completion

I was looking at new tags and noticed these ones watchos and watch. I thought there must be one already there and the main entry seems to be apple-watch with synonyms including watch-os. This seems ...
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Late Answers… 1.2k?

Did something break? This morning there were about 2, now there seem to be 1200 Late Answers.
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A bug with the tag badge tracker vanishing

I was on my profile and wanted to look at the tag badge tracker, I selected it in the drop down and the graphics below the point graph disappeared! So I can't go back to the privilege tracker and I ...
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How do I get a blog post to show up in the site sidebar?

I have posted a short blog entry about a change to the site scope to announce the allowing of beta questions. http://apple.blogoverflow.com/2015/08/beta-ios-9-and-el-capitan-questions-allowed/ In ...
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Protected questions not considering +100 bonus rep for linking profile

I have over 22k rep on various SE sites (mainly EE.SE) and received the 100 rep bonus when I came here for the first time and signed in. However, I was prevented from answering a protected question ...
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Can't tell what tab I'm on in the profile page

This is what I'm seeing on people's profile pages (profile tab): I can't tell what tab I'm on. Clicking one switched the view, but doesn't highlight the tab. Can we have tab highlighting back?
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Multiple Tag Wiki Edit Screen Style Bugs

It seems that some old and new style bugs have cropped up with the various style changes that have occurred over the course of 2011. Which is, well, all of them? :) Let's take a look at the tag wiki ...
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I think there is a bug in the system

I seem to be the victim of a bug that effects the reputation "score" system. About two days ago I a question which was down voted that day and the day before it was asked, how can that happen?
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CSS Bug 'on hover' for comment button

If I slowly mouseover the comments button on AD (I have tried with with 2 other SE sites that I cannot replicate this on) I get a rapid flickering between the hover and non hover state when I near the ...
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Top bar on updated site has some unsharp text in it on a Thunderbolt display

Overall the update is awesome. I really like the new fonts and the really like the updated look to the Markdown input box for question asking and answering. I'm noticing, on my Thunderbolt display (...
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Draft forgets title of question

I was writing a question on apple.stackexchange.com. I saw the little “draft saved”. I went away, then I went back to the page. I found my draft question, with even the tags, but the title was empty. ...
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Error trying to upload a picture

I was attempting to upload a picture to add to my question here but I kept getting this message box (which I've never seen before across StackExchange): Which, after clicking OK, lead to this page, ...
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Why are some flags not highlighted in red?

I noticed today that most of the posts in my "Flagged Posts" tab are highlighted in a light red shade but one of them weren't highlighted. Does it mean anything or it is a site bug?