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Weird typo in unanswered questions

For unanswered questions, the following is displayed: What should be at the end of the sentence?
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Preview is different from the post

https://cs.stackexchange.com/a/139329/114966 Seems like lists and equations are not friendly with each other. Preview: Result:
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Code blocks add extra backslash, if followed by a dollar sign

If you type the characters for "backslash dollar" inside a code block, extra backslashes are displayed. Worse, the rendered output doesn't match the preview. See the example below: ...
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Typesetting dollars in equations

This answer contained the following excerpt: $$ \delta(q_0,\lambda,\\\$) = (q_1,\\\$) $$ Unfortunately, the dollar signs are preceded by line breaks. Worse, this doesn't happen in the preview, so it's ...
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Bug: table shows correctly while editing question, but not after posting it

I have taken a look at this question, and as you can clearly see - it looks quite horrible in fact. But, the author mentioned that in "edit mode" it looks correctly, so I also checked it out....
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Bug: Text in spoiler tag not hidden after code block

Look at this post. Expected: Actual:
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Crash due to the preview code

While I was writing an answer to this question, my browser tab crashed. That's a browser bug, obviously, not a Stack Exchange bug, but it's also partly two Stack Exchange bugs: The preview code is ...
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Recently deleted questions invisible

In the past week, it has happened twice that questions I have answered have been deleted, but I was unable to see them in the moderator tools. One question I was able to find (and attempt to undelete) ...
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Migration targets from meta are filtered badly

I was trying to (mod-)migrate a question here on meta.cs.SE to meta.SE. But what I got was this eclectic selection of possible targets: Note how most Metas are missing, meta.SE -- arguably the ...
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Why are bold and italics disabled on CS.SE?

This sentence is bold. And this sentence is in italics. Or at least they're supposed to be. Why are they not rendered as such?
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Emphasis in comments is no longer italic [closed]

With the recent style upgrade, *...* emphasis (italics) in comments are now broken: The HTML is fine: ...
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Edit link not visible in one question

Edit link was not shown in this, question. Resolved with Raphael's edit. I was logged in and the edit option was available in other questions. I use Safari on iPhone, screenshot was taken 2016-07-21 ...
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Selected menu item is blank using mobile

Does not matter which one I choose.
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The part of post disappears after "<" mark without space

I include the bug here in this post (visible in edit)
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mathjax broken for prime + no-braces superscript + subscript

It seems that terms like $q'^a_b$ stopped rendering correctly, since their superscript/subscript are not surrounded by braces (e.g., $q'^{a}_b$ should work). The error shown in preview is ...
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No Computer Science link in the footer!

If you look at the footer of the pages there is a list of SE sites. Under Science we see Mathematics, Cross Validated, Theoretical Computer Science, Physics, MathOverflow, Chemistary, Biology, but not ...
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MathJax rendering broken in previews from search

Preview of texts while using search breaks and renders unexpectedly.
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Site logo in chat looks out of place

In the lower-right corner of chat we find the site logo: With the white rectangle, this looks awfully out of place. A different version should be used.
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Button color in chat provides no contrast

The buttons in chat are colored so that they are hardly visible over the background and the logo is hardly visible on the button(s). A point can be made for solving 1) by using the b/w version of ...
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Confusing formatting of inline multiline TeX

This answer contains the following code: ...
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Gold badges on grey background

I looked a lot at badge icons to make up my mind about the latest changes and I noticed something about the colors that is independent of the shapes (hence a new post): Gold badges are kind of hard ...
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Don't re-render math when editing tags

For some reason, typing in the tag box causes the mathematics in the preview to be rerendered. This causes the textbox to jump around madly, making it impossible to click on a tag. Please fix this; ...
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MathJax stopped working

MathJax stopped working again. It works fine on other sites such as math.se and cstheory.se. I tried several different browsers and operating systems.
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Why computer science does not have a featured questions tab?(questions with bounty)

I can't find a featured tab in the https://cs.stackexchange.com/ site I have tried looking at the questions page https://cs.stackexchange.com/questions but there is only these tabs: newest-frequent-...
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Wot no generalists?

The "Generalist" badge is described as "Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags." I assume that the top 40 tags are the first forty on the tag list. By my reckoning, there ...
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Duplicate entry in off topic list in the Android app

When flagging a question as off-topic in the Android app, the reason list has a duplicate entry. The following reason appears twice: This question does not appear to be about computer science, ...
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Why is there a change in the privilege amounts needed for most actions?

After logging in this morning I noticed there was a major change in the requirement for certain privileges such as voting, having gone from 500 to 3000. Why was this change not announced when it ...
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Editing a question that is "on-hold"

TL;DR: Is my inability to edit my on-hold question a bug (perhaps related to the fact that I am a new user following migration of the question)? My on-hold question has a note at the bottom that says ...
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Internal error when merging tags

I tried to merge the tag check-my-answer into check-my-proof, because insofar as these tags mean anything (which is not really the case), it's the same thing: “I've solved a problem, here's how, is ...
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An strange , spontaneous edit done to a question

I asked a question that was a bit hard to explain , so I had to edit it with every comment on it. I noticed that in one of my edits (edit #13), I have somehow reverted all of the previous edits. If ...
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MathJax broken after submitting an edit

Recently, after I perform an edit, it seems the mathjax rendering takes more space than it is given, resulting with overlapping with the text after it. Example (from q10437, right after editing it): ...
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Missing MathJaX in the duplicate subtab of the close review queue

When I review a question with a vote to close as duplicate, I see MathJaX formatting for the question body, but not in the tab that shows the proposed duplicate. Chrome 23.0.1271.17 beta in case it ...
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MathJax rendering changes scrolling position

When I follow a link to an answer (e.g. my answer here), the page is scrolled to the correct position. But then MathJax renders all the formulas, thus shifting content around, at which point the ...
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Inline code in spoilers is broken

If you use markdown of the form >! `a` you get bad results nowadays. On main: On meta: The text is almost unreadable due to very dark background.
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Lists in spoiler tag

When quoting, lists work fine. For instance > A list of > > * one, nay > * two > items becomes A list of one, nay two items ...
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Non-answers by non-users

Consider this answer by a user who has not yet created an account on cs.SE (the question that has been migrated to us). It is not useful so I wanted to convert it to a comment. This causes: ...
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Icons for "computer science" and "computational sciences" are the same

The icons for the two sites as both "CS" and this can be confusing for users who use both sites. It would be nice if the icons differ a little bit and are distinguishable. (I know that the icons are ...
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URLs with circumflex are not handled correctly

I tried linking to Wolfram Alpha today. The request contains ^ and it does not seem to work: Vanilla C&P ...
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Closing dollar is sometimes not recognized when the math snippet contains a less-than sign

There is a strange interaction between Markdown and MathJax when the character < appears in a math snippet which is followed by some (not all) non-whitespace ...
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Typo in the list of reasons for closing a question

There is a typo in the list. The phrase "overly broad" is misspelled as "overy broad".
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There's no toolbar

I was about to ask a question but the toolbar is gone and I cannot upload the image to post the question. It's not the case on other SE sites, not even in meta.CS.
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Curly brackets not showing in LaTeX display mode

In an answer to this question I wrote the following LaTeX code: $$L=\{w\in\{0,1\}^*:|w|\geq n\text{ and the $n$-th symbol from the last one is 1}\}.$$ The output ...
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Cannot see what I'm typing

I really like the new beta theme, I guess it is much more attractive to newcomers than the sketchy one (which I also liked). Thanks a lot! However I'm slightly embarrassed because I can't read what I ...
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