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Is TorBrowser usage being shadow-banned?

Overview: I use TorBrowser daily, even when I'm accessing my stackexchange accounts. This hasn't ever been a problem, until recently (I think in the last few months). The issue is that various ...
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Chat theme accessibility issue with moderation text

While testing chat suspensions with a mod of another site, we came across an issue with our chat theme's accessibility. To improve accessibility, we should have the color of the text changed from ...
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Bug: Does adding a link mess up the link numbers?

I think I found a severe bug while trying to edit an answer, and I'm unsure where to report it. So I'm doing it just here: An answer that had about 15 links was edited to make some word in the middle (...
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Who are the Dipshits?

Uptop: It was Rachel in the pub. Thanks all. Who are the Dipshits? Why is this on the front page? Am I considered one of them? The link leads to "Welcome, Paul. We’re excited to have you...&...
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Chat appears down

It appears Chat is down:
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Backticks showing in fenced code

You can now use backticks for code on StackExchange, e.g. this is code between fences! ... which is just ... ...
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Horizontal line on Crypto SE

I have just noticed that this "issue" apparently is something that only concerns Crypto SE. And yes, I get how nitpicky this might seem. ;) EDIT: Picture was taken from Crypto-meta (Questions, ...
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Cannot remove a tag because I did'nt change in the text

When I want to remove an unrelated tag from a question, I faced a problem; The system doesn't allow to save me because I didn't modify the text. Adding, however, a tag doesn't require to touch the ...
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Our site logo's broken :(

As of now, our site's logo in the mid-top bar is broken, both on Crypto.Meta.SE and on Crypto.SE. Here's a picture of either site's logo: This bug was confirmed in private by a co-mod of mine and by ...
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Tags page looks weird when there are no search results

On the Tags page, when there are no search results (e.g. if you search for test2), the tag list shrinks, but there's still a white ribbon visible in the footer, ...
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Italics and bold missing in comments for Firefox 53/54?

I don't get any italized or bold text at all anymore, neither in text of a post nor in the comments. What goes wrong on my Firefox 53.0.3 (32-bit) (strikethrough works) Firefox 54.0 (64 bit) on ...
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Flagging error (resulting out of a HTTP ERROR 500)?

There seems to be something wrong with the flagging. When trying to flag this question I got an error. Reloading the page didn’t fix the issue (so it’s not a browser caching problem). When I click ...
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Potential bug related to “Community ads must have an image hosted at i.stack.imgur.com”?

This suggested answer to our community ads uses the following code: ...
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Can we get a bugfix for the double-voting glitch when migrating Q&As?

After migrating this Q&A from Crypto.SE to Security.SE, I accidently noticed a bug/glitch related to migrated Q&As. Practically, this glitch - which needs either a bugfix or an explanation ...
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Bouncing tags when going to new line

I noticed this today on a question. To be honest I am not completely sure what triggers it. Something along the lines of the last tag goes to the second line, but on hover, the "edit tags" link ...
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Question without bounty featured

The question "BB84 - Bits needed to detect Eve's presence" is still listed in the featured tab on the main site even though the bounty expired four days ago (wasn't awarded). Can somebody please fix ...
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Is it possible to disable live rendering of post texts during posting a question? [duplicate]

This site keeps rendering my text as I wrote it in the edit box and displays it below the edit box. For simple text thats OK, but once you start writing some LaTeX code, it becomes really really ...
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Site logo background isn't transparent, looks funny if hidden in network profile

I was experimenting with the new ability to hide sites from the network profile and noticed that, while most sites I hid were cleanly grayed out, Crypto had an ugly white background frame around the ...
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Flagging as off-topic still limited to meta [duplicate]

It's been 2.5 years since Flagging as off-topic limited to meta was asked, and there is still just one SE site to suggest as a better venue for an off-topic question. The answers there suggested more ...
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Slow editing in new website

For some reason, it appears that writing an answer can become really slow for me when I use Safari. This happens especially when the answer gets a bit long. Has anyone else encountered this?
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Little time-related bug in the chat

I just noticed a small glitch in the chat: the “x time ago” text does not seem to update correctly, resulting in a bit of a contradiction as the screenshot shows… The comment by Pawel (posted 1 day ...
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Cutting off "deleted comment timeline"

Here is a bug with the new design. I'm in Chrome. On a "wide enough" screen, the "deleted comment timeline" shows up like this: If I shrink the screen enough, I get this: However, there is a range ...
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Inconsistency in footer transition

The transition from the content box to the footer box seems a little broken on meta: For reference on main: Tested in Firefox and Opera.
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Meta Symbol broken on Mobile

In the mobile SE app, Crypto.SE has the new symbol, but Meta.Crypto.SE retained its old one, see the below screenshot. If using the browser, Meta has a grayed version of our new symbol.
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I don't know where I am, but I'm active in the profile

The state of the filter selection between questions and answers in the profile is not visible: but it is on Stack Overflow: Easy fix: Change the class name from ...
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It's so dark in here and I can change my next badge progress

Need more light! Need to change tracked badge, but can't! ;) Broken buttons: Result: I can't change the tracked badge, because clicking anywhere closes that dialog. The lightbox should probably go ...
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Strong text a bit too strong

In the new site design I think that the bold style is a bit too strong. This can be fixed by using Semi-Bold font face, i.e. replacing: ...
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Flag to close dialog is positioned too far to the right and down

If you want to flag to close a question, the second dialog which provides the global close reasons is positioned too far to the right and down. I might even need to scroll a bit (depending on the zoom ...
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Site logo looks pixelated when zoomed in on Firefox

For some reason, Firefox (v43.0 / Ubuntu 14.04) isn't properly scaling up the new logo when zoomed in: (Click to enlarge.) The background scales fine, and so do e.g. the vote buttons (which come ...
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Privileges link icon obfuscates the text

The link icon of the Privileges link in the profile is positioned a little to much to the left. Something like a margin-right: -20px; would fix it, but it should be ...
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Some issues with new design

First, very minor: Here is the review queue view: The green bar is a different and IMO conflicting green than the buttons. You see more of it if you hover over the meter. The same is visible in the ...
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'Open Sans' font readability issues in site design (2015-12-22)

The current font seems to have problems with readability, probably with regard to weight distributions over the pixels. For instance, the bottom of the letter S (both in lower and uppercase, 's' and '...
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Correcting a tag

There is a dual-ec-drgb tag. However, the (in)famous byte generator is actually called DRBG (for Deterministic Random Byte Generator). DRGB makes no sense. Is there a way to fix this, or is this as ...
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Election notifications aren't being sent

I only discovered the election because I happened to check meta, which I don't do every day here. (The sidebar? It's carefully designed to be discrete and boring, so whoever notices anything there?) ...
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bug: "tagged questions" doesn't actually show all questions with that tag

I'm looking at the question Multi-round Transposition/Playfair as a secure hand cipher in the computer age . When I click on the tag playfair at the end of that question, I am taken to https://crypto....
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I fail to register a close vote mentionning that the question is off-topic and should be migrated

When I try to register a close vote for this about any question as follows close off-topic because... This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network the only choice that I have ...
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https-everywhere breaks MathJax due to https/http mixed-content rules

I have been wondering about people writing things like $H(X) = \sum -p_i\ log_2 p_i$ all the time, until I figured out – with the help of a more web2.0-affine ...
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Typo in a custom close reason

Requests for analyzing or decyphering a block of data are off-topic here, as the results are rarely useful to anyone else. Please correct the spelling of deciphering. Moderators cannot edit custom ...
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Missing link in the FAQ/help center

The help page for "What topics can I ask about here?" says: You might want to read this article on writing the perfect question – originally for Stack Overflow, but relevant here too. However ...
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Cryptography's favicon is inconsistent with larger icons

158x158 http://cdn.sstatic.net/crypto/img/apple-touch-icon.png 48x48 http://cdn.sstatic.net/crypto/img/icon-48.png Crypto's larger icons show Cr but the favicon is ...
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Can't submit a question

I try to submit a question, but i get error This post appears to be a duplicate of Can SRP be used with Elliptic Curves? If you click on the link, you'll see the question is deleted. Seems to be a ...
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Out of phase comments

The following scenario lead to an inconsistent state in a page: A answers question Q; B comments on the answer; A edits its answer to Q'; B's comment does not apply to Q' anymore. However, even if B ...
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I was just awarded the Vox Populi badge erroneously

StackExchange just proudly announced that I just awarded the Vox Populi badge. However, that's for voting 40 times in a day; I don't think I voted more than 2 or 3 times in a single day, ever. Did ...
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