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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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Can't close a question that's a duplicate of one on another site

It appears that the system won't let me close this question, since it's a dupe of one on another site. Sure, I could flag it for mod attention, but is there a reason from on high? [It occurs to me ...
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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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Question ban warning, while I have never asked a question on CS

I have no question or answere on this site; today as I was going to ask my first question I received this message on the question form: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received,...
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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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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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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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Where are the site stats ?

Sites in beta usually have a little 'site stats' box on the side so one can monitor the site health. How come this site doesn't have one ?