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How did downvotes suddenly put these old answers into the Low Quality queue?

This answer and this answer (both are now-deleted "looks good" answers with no detail), posted some years ago, were recently put into the Low Quality queue after receiving downvotes. According to the ...
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The [untagged] tag has “recreated itself” and is stuck with one “invisible” question

I've contacted SE yesterday to burninate a few tags. Something apparently went wrong, causing these tags to "recreate themselves" and appear as new, with a few questions left over. One of these ...
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Automatic syntax highlighting doesn't work for Lua

According to this meta question, tag-based syntax highlighting should be working but In this Lua question that was not the case. I suggested an edit to fix the highlighting in the question itself but ...
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Do comments on converted answers get copied to the question?

An answer was deleted and the comments on that deletedconverted-to-a-comment answer were "copied" on to the main question. Conway's game of life got this (deleted) answer There were two comments on ...
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Reputation for a Revival badge question : display or calculation bug?

In my Reputation tab, I can see that I got 3 upvotes for an older question for which I got a bronze revival badge, but I don't see the 30 reputation for it under 'today', nor for the week or month. ( ...
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On overview, answers, votes, comments all show as modified

On Stack Overflow, when you get an overview of questions for a certain tag, each question has an avatar/flair next to it showing who asked the question, and when. On CR, though, as soon as someone ...
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VB comments taking up more than one line unless comment is terminated

In this question, there are comments in the code, other code that was tried before, and the comment showed over multiple lines unless the comment was terminated with another apostrophe, which isn't ...
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Number list formatting followed by code formatting issue

On this question, I found that when I tried to edit the question and add a numbered list format, it sucked in the code formatting that followed, so I had to add ...
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Reopen vote dialogue box still shows confirmation after cast

I've just noticed that the reopen vote confirmation Nominate this question for reopening? was displayed on a post that I've already nominated (and is still collecting votes). Is this a bug? I'm ...
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Contradictory information in about page

On the about page, it says that "best practices" are both on topic (first bullet) and off topic (also first bullet). It seems a little contradictory.
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maybe a bug? Unanswered Tags “html” missing

Sometimes if I just click on Unanswered then the Unanswered Tags "html" is missing in the right column, just sometimes (but mostly). if I scroll down the page I see unanswered html questions...
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Three “Keep open”s and it still closes

This is about review https://codereview.stackexchange.com/review/close/3161 and this related question I check the review history every now and again just for my own sanity. (Making sure I've made the ...
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Minor Typo in the FAQ

I was just scanning the FAQ and saw this typo: 3.Is it actual code from a project rather **then** pseudo-code or example code? I know it's not a big deal, but I ...
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Inconsistent phrasing in part of the FAQ

Under the heading I'm confused! What questions are on-topic for this site? The CodeReview FAQ states (emphasis mine): Simply ask yourself the following questions. To be on-topic the answer must ...
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Does creating a new wiki summary without description count in the Research Assistant badge?

Recently I was awarded a Research Assistant badge but I would not think that I've edited 50+ tag wikis. If I'm right creating a new tag with only an excerpt creates an empty tag wiki description too. ...
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There is a grammatical error in the FAQ

I have spotted this grammatical error in the FAQ under I'm confused! What questions are on-topic for this site?: ...
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CSS hex color bug

When you see a question in Code Review with some CSS and hex color codes in it, it appears like a comment. I think the syntax highlighter thinks that CSS uses python style comments i.e. ...
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Possible bug on the suggested-edits page?

I went to the suggested edits page from the approve tag wiki edits privileges page and it says I don't have enough privileges. It says you need at least 1500 rep, which you can see I have:
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Grammar problem in close reason

Our "off topic" close reason has a problem: It should read either "generally relate to a code review request" or "generally relate to code review requests." Can we get it fixed before anyone from ELU ...
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Inconsistent link hover behavior in Chrome

With this new beta theme, the hover behavior for the top links seems to be inconsistent in Chrome: Questions, Tags, ...
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The percentage of answered questions is wrong

I tend to look at the percentage of answered questions since we're always near the 90% threshold. There are 310 unsanwered questions right now, which is precisely 90% answered. Today, here's what I ...
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Error approving tag synonyms after swap

Steps to reproduce: Pick a tag and click "Synonyms" Type a tag synonym and click the "Suggest" button Click the "see all tag synonyms" link Swap the tags on the unapproved suggested tag synonym Click ...
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Synonym tags have an “edit” link directing to a “page not found”

If I hover over a tag on the tags page, an edit link appears. If the tag is a synonym, then following the edit link will result in a "page not found". I would suggest the edit link shouldn't appear ...
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Typing comments feels sluggish on CR compared to other SE sites.

For a while now typing comments on CR has felt very sluggish compared to comments on other sites such as SO and MSO. Is there anything we can do to improve this? I'm currently using Firefox 4.0.1 on ...
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Tag based syntax highlighting not working on all tags

If you look at this question, you'll see that it's wrongly highlighted and the poster had to add 's in comments, so the whole code didn't show up as a big string. ...
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Wrong message when a question is closed as off topic on meta

This question was just closed as off topic because it should have been asked on the main site, not meta. The message below the question reads: Questions on Meta Code Review are expected to ...
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Missing Beta Badges

A couple days ago somebody mentioned the Beta Badge, which is given to users who "actively participated in the private beta". If you view this page, it defines "active participation" as "...earning at ...
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“Approve Edit” info page broken

I edited an answer and got a message saying that the edit needed to be peer reviewed before being posted. This was something new to me, so I went to the priviledges page to see what was up. However, ...
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Why does the “welcome” banner on first visit say the site is for game developers?

I just came to the site for the first time. The banner across the top said something to the effect of "Welcome to the Q&A site for professional and independent game developers." Is this a copy &...
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Problem with meta favicon

This site (meta.codereview.stackexchange.com) seems to be missing a favicon. This affects not only browsers but also the inbox of the StackExchange dropdown: