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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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Mobile home page titles are different sizes

When I view on mobile I see two text sizes, with no apparent reason why. You can see some have been visited and some not, so I don't think this is a design choice. I checked other SE sites and it is ...
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The design has a bad top padding

The logo is cut on main and meta. .container has a paddding-top of 30px but on Skeptics that should be 60px.
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Unusually long username (possibly) causing comments to extend outside the the comments box

I happened upon this question (from the HNQ list). Most of the comments have extended beyond the comments box, and overlapped with the HNQ list. Gut feeling: The super long username (apparently ...
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Answer 16 minutes after the question was closed?

How is this possible?
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Title shown in Google search is not complete

If I search Google for "apple cider vinegar for heartburn" or "apple cider vinegar for acid reflux", this question doesn't show up in any of the first 10 pages of Google results. If I search ...
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New top bar breaks layout with extra blank line

As shown in the picture there's an extra white band (I guess where the old top bar used to be).
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If Sklivvz was elected moderator in an election, why doesn't he hold the Sheriff badge?

I just noticed that the Sheriff badge holders does not include Sklivvz. This badge is described as: Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year. From what I see, he was elected in the 2012 ...
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I'm just here for the hat bug

I am pretty sure I have not met the requirements for this hat, yet it's in my inventory. Just thought I would pass that along.
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Snaphat hat bug

I seem to have gotten this hat undeservingly because it is supposedly for "answer within 30 minutes of the question being asked..." and I got it for a question more than a month old. In states where ...
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How is the default list of questions that appears to viewers who are not logged-in populated?

Are the questions listed for someone who initially (without being a logged-in user) visits the SkepticsSE site selected purely by algorithm or is there human censorship? Why does Mohammed's ...
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A z-index layering issue with the numbers in this site's theme

It's not terribly noticeable, but if you open the achievements tab, a keen-eyed observer might notice that the 1. in the Questions button is not covered up by this panel like the rest of the button. ...
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Yellow https warning in FireFox when going to a question

This is what the Firefox* address bar shows on the main page if I visit the site over https: This is what it shows for every question I visit: The associated messages are something like (my ...
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Not letting me post an answer when I have more than 10 reputation

I have a rep of 101, but I still get this at the bottom where one would usually post an answer:
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The thin white line

When clicking on the inbox, or the reputation, buttons on Skeptics, a thin white vertical line appears. OSX machine 1, using Chrome You can see one white line going through "Citing holocaust denial ...
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Why does the “moderators” link deny that user=Sklivvz is a moderator?

When I click on the "moderators" link: https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/users?tab=moderators exactly four moderators are listed: Jamiec, Larian LeQuella, Mad Scientist, and Oddthinking But ...
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Meta skeptics.SE HTTPS seem to be misconfigured

This is what I'm getting over https right now:
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Remove numbers above navlink titles in upper right corner?

The small numbers above the words in the upper right (shown in the screenshot in George Chalhoub's answer on the "Site design updates are live!" post) are confusing: they seem like they're indicating ...
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Menu items should have larger clickable areas

In the fancy new design, the menu in the top right of the page (Questions/Tags/Users/etc) has boxes that highlight when you are on that page. It is suggestive that the whole box is a clickable target. ...
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Protected Question Requires 10 Rep, Cannot Post with 101

I just joined this site and being an active member on stack overflow gave me 100 reputation points. I went to answer this question and found the banner: There is no button to post an answer. I ...
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Colours of number of answers on answered questions illegible

There's been a change in the colours, for the worse: I couldn't tell you what colour the answer count used to be, but it used to be more contrasty and legible than this.
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Not showing question action on main page

I've noticed this: Showed only 26 mins ago (Without modified, answered or asked).
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Two post notices on same answer

Two mods added the same post notice to this answer at the same time. The result was a duplicate post notice. I have since removed the notice (they both came off with one operation) and re-added ...
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Can't view deleted content through my phone

I can't see deleted posts through my phone, even though I have the rep, and I can see deleted qiestions on a computer. Using the android app.
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Post awaiting review notification bug

This bug has been there ever since I reached a 10K reputation: Near review, there is always this orange box with a number on it often saying "X total posts awaiting review" when you hover over on it. ...
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It's too unclear which vote arrows are selected here on Meta

These post buttons are too unclear I think, and I've gotten confused into thinking that I had upvoted a post I disliked and vice versa. It's tricky to show what the highlighted state is when the ...
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Why are the links blue?

I went to Skeptics to check out something and this is part of what I saw: The links used to be black or some nondescript color. Now they are clearly not. What happened?
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Vote count on meta isn't the same for migrated questions

This: How can I help as a developer? has a different vote count depending on meta/main site.
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Unanswered questions not showing questions with negative answers

The system is not showing questions negative answers on the UNANSWERED questions part. The system shows answers with a vote 0, but it doesn't show the answer when the vote is below 0. I noticed this ...
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2014 community ads still being used

Richard Dawkins is appearing in the community ads. Currently he's got 6 votes in the 2014 community ads, but isn't listed in the 2015 community promotion ads. Why are we still using the 2014 ...
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Invisible links in community ads [duplicate]

There seems to be a problem with the CSS of the community ads. As you can see in the screenshot, the links "comment" and "stats" are invisible (probably because the link color is the same as the ...
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What's up with the number next to the review button?

Next to the "review" button at the top banner there is a number in an orange square that appears periodically. In the past it was a number indicating that there are suggested edits waiting to be ...
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Links are not visible in On Hold message

Links in On Hold message under posts are not visible. They are in black, as all the surrounding text. ("help center" has been clicked upon, but "edit the question" and "leave a comment" are not ...
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Where's the link error from?

I've noticed several times that someone will post a poorly researched answer, and someone will leave a comment that says: (e.g. here,here ,here, here, and here). Welcome to Skeptics Stack Exchange! ...
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Why are is there a 3 by featured when only 2 questions have bounties?

It's a pretty obvious bug. If you click on the complete list link it shows only two also.
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Links in promotion ads are black on black, thus invisible

I have just noticed this: There are links in there, clickable and everything but not shown due to the site theme. It should be something like this: (taken from different site in the network) ...
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Links in post notices are invisible

There are six links in the following image: Except for the user name, all those links are invisible. This was reported in the past and fixed, but it seems the links are invisible again.
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Can't migrate to any site except meta

I voted to close a question, and felt that it's more appropriate on another site, but when I opened the off topic "dialog" it offers only the option to migrate to meta. Is it a matter of lacking ...
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Visited links in the footer have wrong color

Visited links should have the same color as non-visited links. It looks uneven like these and the different style has no usability purpose in this context. It happens in both main and meta. a:...
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Image upload text is broken

I've introduced a new text in the image upload dialog but it breaks here on skeptics... Do you have spare cycles, Jin? ;-)
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Usernames in search result are bold

Usernames in search result page are bold, but on the question they aren't. Search results Question page Not only they should be consistent (bold as to indicate... what?), but on a lighter ...
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Update FAQ - Fitness / Nutrition is just Fitness [closed]

skeptics.stackexchange.com/faq This is outdated. Fitness and Nutrition is now just Fitness. As an aside, go yell at them, since this is a poor decision.
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Wrongly sorted post when sorting by votes

What is with the Zionist censorship of skeptics.se? has a score of -11. Therefore, when browsing through the questions sorting by number of votes, I expected it on the last page. I didn't see it ...
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Color scheme problem with the “Favorite tag” dropdown

When trying to choose a favorite tag, the color scheme prevents me from actually seeing the selected tag:
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Search bar appears over welcome back message background

See below for a screenshot of the problem: It's a little hard to see because there isn't much difference in colour/shade, but the search box appears above the light grey background of the welcome ...
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“Conspiracy” not allowed in comments?

I just wanted to comment "Conspiracy over cock-up, always" on an answer, and got a popup "Contents can't contain that content". I spent a long time trying to obfuscate the 'cock', only to discover ...
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Tag badges are indistinguishable from normal badges

On other SE sites, tag badges usually have a distinct look, they don't look identical to the other badges, see Gaming.SE as an example here: Here on Skeptics, they look identical: The tag badges ...
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Not enough contrast on Skeptics logo in some places

Sometimes when our logo shows up some places without enough contrast. Example 1 - from here. Example 2 - from chat. While I'm talking about our logo, this is how our logo shows up here, I think it ...
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Featured questions not showing?

It appears featured questions are not being listed on the featured tab, at least in Chrome. I am on vacation at the moment and can not easily check other browsers. Is this perhaps a known bug?
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Links are styled identically to surrounding text (many instances)

This issue was mentioned in the Election Results meta post, but I keep running into it so I think it deserves a post of its own. It seems to be a widespread bug in the new design that links are ...
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Links in Community Bulletin should be easily identifiable

On our main site, there is no styling at all for links in the community bulletin: On our meta site, they are merely in bold. In neither case the expected "language" of different colour, hover effect ...