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How does (or will) the Jobs tab on the Ask Different site work?

That was my fault. I removed an if check that was very important. It has been reverted.
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Late Answers... 1.2k?

This appears to be intentional. As of 1700 UTC October 8, the backlog queue has been reviewed. The site-wide change is being discussed in this answer/question: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/267080/...
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5 votes
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Protected questions not considering +100 bonus rep for linking profile

This is status-bydesign. The association bonus is purposefully removed from the calculation used to determine if you have sufficient reputation to answer a protected question. To answer a protected ...
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4 votes

Watch OS tags - synonyms and completion

I agree and I think we should follow the same practice that we use for iPhone and iOS. Thus we should have at a high level apple-watch for hardware and watchos for software. Also we should have break ...
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4 votes
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Comment flags & upvote arrows - another change?

This was part of a recent UI change to make flagging more obvious. As mentioned by Monica, this is an intentional change to make flagging more discoverable. We can all agree it definitely does that. ...
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4 votes
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askdifferent.com does not redirect when HTTPS

TL;DR: This will happen as a result of mostly unrelated cleanup efforts. To clarify our position here: there were no plans to make the redirect-only domains available over https://. They were never ...
4 votes

Visual bug on tabs covering badge tracker

Yes, people have been noticing this on all sites throughout the Stack Exchange network. There's a 'central' bug post on the Main Meta which has now been marked status-completed, meaning it should be ...
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4 votes
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Questions not linked to account and can't accept answer

I’ve had a quick look and it seems you’ve effectively (though unintentionally) created two accounts on Ask Different. I suspect when you first visited the site to ask your first question you created ...
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4 votes
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Answer posted to question after question was put on hold

It's indeed possible to answer a question which is put on hold, if you're still on the question page. You'll get a banner "this question is now put on-hold" and this will disable the 'Submit' button, ...
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3 votes
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Cannot flag answer as low quality

"Very low quality" flags can only be raised within the first 7 days after a post got created, see https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/326585/unable-to-flag-as-very-low-quality-for-answers
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3 votes

Missing links/words for sharing options

Those are social links, which means they’ll be blocked if you have a content blocker or extension blocking links to those places. For example, Fanboy’s Social Blocking List from EasyList contains the ...
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3 votes

Missing links/words for sharing options

Seems to work ok for me Can you add a screenshot, browser used, macOS/iOS version etc? Also, do you have any AdBlockers or similar activated?
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3 votes
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Why can't I answer a question that requires a reputation level less than mine?

The rep you earned linking your SE account doesn't count, unfortunately. You need to earn 10 rep points on Ask Different organically to be able to answer that question. You can get those points ...
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3 votes

Can't answer a protected question despite having sufficient reputation

Protected questions require 10 reputation to have been earned on the site itself, thus this is status-bydesign. The 100 reputation association bonus is purposefully removed from the calculation used ...
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3 votes
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Rainbow/Empty header on on AskDifferent and Meta.AskDifferent

Found the answer after a couple of minutes... This issue was caused by the following TamperMonkey script: https://github.com/shu8/Stack-Overflow-Optional-Features Disabling this in TamperMonkey made ...
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3 votes
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A bug with the tag badge tracker vanishing

There used to be an issue where, if your account had no activity in any badge, and you opened the tag badge selector, your tag badge tracker would become hidden and you couldn't select a new tag badge....
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Where is the bounty icon?

The bounty grace period for that question started on Jan 14 at 8:17, which was exactly 7 days after it started. You were emailed about the grace period being active on Jan 15 at 0:00 (which is the ...
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2 votes

CSS Bug 'on hover' for comment button

This has been fixed in the recent site design update:
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2 votes
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Multiple Tag Wiki Edit Screen Style Bugs

So... nothing quite like a site design refresh 3+ years later to fix outstanding issues... :)
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2 votes

Can't tell what tab I'm on in the profile page

It's the same on Safari (OS X), you need to look at the title of the list (to the left) to see the selection. I've considered this to be a feature until now :-) "All" "Questions"
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2 votes

Why do I occasionally get a big rainbow in the top banner?

The rainbow is always there and the black gets drawn on top. My hunch is something is happening on the network or in the browser to drop the connection when you don't get the whole page rendered. ...
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2 votes

My Unanswered Question Is Not On Unanswered, But Answered Questions Are

When I go to https://apple.stackexchange.com/unanswered/tagged/?tab=newest, I can see your question: There should be no exception for your own questions; it's not mentioned in the FAQ entry and I can ...
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2 votes

Bug in site header leaves a white space gap on the top right when signed in

I'm not seeing this, with or without left nav hidden. I checked in Safari (11.1.2 (13605.3.8)) and Chrome (68.0.3440.106) on macOS 10.13.6 (17G65).
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2 votes

Where is the bounty icon?

On a practical matter, moderators can't intervene in this so if you felt this was a bug and you wanted a developer to review / manually award the bounty - please use the contact us link and refer to ...
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2 votes

Voting buttons on iPad

I accessed this webpage using Safari on iPad (iOS 12.1.1) and here's the screenshot for Vote to Close button for the said scenarios. Please comment to pin-point to the specific issue or if you are ...
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2 votes
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Notification for edits made to posts

If you're talking about minor edits like this one, that's status-bydesign. You're only notified of substantial edits; which edits are substantial is not completely defined: There are a few rules in ...
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2 votes

First time odd message

Your screenshot shows the address as meta.apple.stackexchange.com. The correct site address is apple.meta.stackexchange.com. The address was changed a year or so ago. Check your bookmarks, they may ...
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2 votes

What’s up with the Favicon?

Looking at the page source, the following two icons are loaded <link rel="shortcut icon" href="https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/apple/Img/favicon.ico?v=30f8d738fc74"> <link ...
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1 vote

Where is the bounty icon?

There were no eligible answers for the bounty to be awarded, but the email was also too late. According to the timeline: The first (accepted) answer was posted on Jan 5 The bounty was posted on Jan 7 ...
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Bug in site header leaves a white space gap on the top right when signed in

Not seen on my account. Maybe something limited to moderator accounts. Not seen Safari 12.0 (macOS Mojave) or Chrome 68.0.3440.75 (macOS Mojave). Not seen on Safari/Chrome Sierra either.
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