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How do I report a problem with the new review queues?

I currently have access to the "Late Answers" queue. One of the actions available for each late answer is "Delete". I am offered this option, even though I don't have permissions ...
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Close Vote, Belongs on another site, should not require target site

This has been a problem with Seasoned Advice for quite some time, and despite it being reported for 6 years remains unresolved and unaddressed. We get a lot of questions that really belong on another ...
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bug With certain typos Neat Link showing in Review but not in actual post

This is a very trivial bug and probably will not be fixed. But maybe it should be documented, possibly just by a post such as this. See also related bug in inline links in comments. How to reproduce....
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I see clickbait ads

On this site, I can see low-quality clickbait ads pretty often. Here are some screenshots (they're in Greek, links intentionally not included): I'm pretty sure this isn't supposed to happen here, and ...
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Can I ask health related question?

For example, is it ok to ask "Some people say that drinking water after a meal is harmful for us - is that true"?
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How do I perfectly align 1. a. b. 2. a. b. formatting?

So I've posted this answer but I cannot seem to be able to perfectly align the formatting no matter what I do if I want to do the following: a. To reduce: don't wrap it leave it in the oven to cool ...
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Bolding of answers icon (when correct answer present) indents title in question list

Minor layout bug, seen in FireFox (currently latest version 54.0.1) under Windows (independent of browser width) When the # answers icon is bold because there is a correct answer, the views counter ...
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Activity page tab selector font stays dark when active on Meta

The active tab in the profile page has a dark box around it and the font switches to white to allow reading the tab. However, the second set of tabs doesn't change font color and they're illegible. It ...
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I added a hyperlink just now and can't see it

Look at this: How is sushi supposed to be eaten?, there is one hyperlink in the entire answer. If you can see it, your eyes are better than mine (which wouldn't take much). They used to be red or ...
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Is something wrong with the Bounty system?

This question currently has a 100 point Bounty, however the user who posted the Question and the Bounty only has a reputation of 21 on SA. Since you are supposed to have 75 reputation to place a ...
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Please center the toque in our logo inside the circle!

Not much else to say. I don't usually nitpick things like this but this is our site's logo and right now, it just looks a bit sloppy. I respect all of the hard work the design team does but please, ...
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Links became really blue again

Is it intentional this time or is it a recurrence of this: Links have turned blue It looks the same: As a note, these are the unvisited links for me.
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Odd lines appearing under images

On questions and answers with an image, I'm noticing that there's a line placed under the image: American "Bacon Roll" - what is it? And here: Watermelon - picking and managing them ...
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Links have turned blue

Looks like all the user links went, but only the visited links for questions. Things are a bit weird on meta too. On questions this includes the dotted line, not just the title/link:
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Link contrast is too low on meta

I've noticed this a few times recently. For example, I completely missed the "and others like it" links in this question. They're visible enough in good conditions, but if your screen isn't the ...
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Making images "S" sized sometimes crops them - Is there an easy fix?

I edited in some images to an old answer by bikeboy389 Are there significant differences between different zesters?. I ended up making them "m" sized although I first tried to make them "s". They are ...
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Ads are cut off on the right

Had a look in chrome dev console, and I think the problem is the 8px padding in div adcm2, class everyonelovesstackoverflow. If I change that to 0 it's fine. (The sidebar, that container, the ad, ...
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Answer incorrectly flagged as poor quality

I found the linked answer by @TFD in the "Low Quality Posts" review queue. The text up top says, "This answer was flagged as low-quality because of its length and content." I don't see anything wrong ...
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Flag - displays incorrect flag reason

After I flagged this question as being "too broad", I went to check its status and clicked flag again. It shows me that I raised 2 flags on it, one for it should be closed for another reason... and ...
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Should it be possible to accept an answer on an on-hold question?

I just noticed an answer I wrote to a question before it was put on hold: https://cooking.stackexchange.com/a/39647/14401 was accepted. That seems odd. Should it be possible to accept an answer on ...
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What's up with all the spam

I am receiving spam edits like https://cooking.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/10302 on my posts, this is the 3rds time in the past week, I use a dozen stackexchange websites and cooking.SE ...
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Changing Edit Summary of Edited Question

When reverting others edits to my question "What are the signs of a watermelon past its best?", I was unable to change just the Edit Summary when I wanted to expand that summary subsequently. Steps ...
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Not an Answer -- Did something change?

Did something change recently in how Not an Answer flags are processed? I am now getting a yellow circle with a 2: But when I click, it doesn't show anything to review in the main part of the page. ...
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Review icon persists, when I have nothing to review?

For the last several hours, the little orange edit circle on SA: has remained at the top of my screen, indicating one review pending, but when I click it, the screen says "There are no items for you ...
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Save me from "trivial answer converted to comment" please!

It just took me three tries to answer this question. The first two, my answer was automatically converted into a comment. While I appreciate what this feature is trying to do, it was really ...
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Is the sorting of answers on meta broken?

For some meta questions, the answers show up in a different order than by votes. That seems like a bug. This is on Google Chrome 25.0.1364.68 in linux. The screenshot is from this question. Another ...
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Could we have guided/automatic image resizing?

When a user inserts an image using the button, though there's some maximum-width scaling from what I can tell, the image can still be pretty big. This leads to some ugly stuff, and even if a user is ...
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Triangle next to username not displayed on Android

In chrome, on the newest version of Android, the little arrow link to the left of my username at the top of the page is not visible. The link is still there but I have to click blindly and hope that ...
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Header line height is off

.post-form h2 has a super huge line height of 34px, causing weird spacing in the preview when a header wraps: Conversely, the rendered headers inherit .post-text's 17px line height, which causes them ...
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.post-text img has bottom margin

.post-text img has a bottom margin of 15px, which is inconsistent with the preview/rest of the network. It makes the Town Hall Chat digests sad, and should be removed:
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I can't talk in chat

When I want to say anything in the cooking chat room, I type some words and press enter. Normally, my message is presented in chat, like it should be. However, since a couple of days, this isn't the ...
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External search options box positioned strangely on search page

On the search tips page, it looks like the content div isn't wide enough for the text and the external searches box to sit side-by-side like they do on other sites. This is what is looks like on ...
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Link to the Blog missing

Now that we have the new blog for cooking.stackexchange.com if a user is not logged in there is a link to blog (located in the hlinks-nav span), once the user is logged in the link is missing. Based ...
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Is the mobile site truncating tags?

What is an elegant way to serve whole duck livers? (please review the edit page) On the first post, the tag "appetizer" was truncated to appetiz. On edit, it was truncated to appe I was posting ...
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Bug: Text Not Lining Up With Images

I've gotten this several times now but after a while the issue would disappear and I thought maybe it was just my imagination or something. But then the bug would appear again. Somehow the text and ...
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In the profile, hyperlinks to Questions are double underlined

Instead of using single underlines, question titles show double underlines when hovering them in the profile: Apparently because the .question-hyperlink:hover has an extra: border-bottom-color: #666;...
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Borken Button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The button to copy the account in other SE sites is not correctly rendered Yo @Jin! I was editing my profile and came across this. I checked IE8 and Chrome (Win and Mac) ...
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Amazon link hacking

The Stack Exchange software rewrites Amazon URLs to benefit from an affiliate programme. Unfortunately, this seems to be broken at present. E.g. http:// www.amazon.co.uk/UMBRELLA-COVER-LARGE-PERFECT-...
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The button to copy the account in other SE sites is not correctly rendered

The "Copy Profile to all Stack Exchange network accounts" button on the profile "Edit" page appears as in the following screenshot, with Safari 5.1.1 on Mac OS X 10.7.2: The background is only set in ...
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Why was my bounty removed?

I think I had at least one day more. I read a couple of hours ago "your bounty will expire tomorrow" and usually the hours are shown, for example "it will expire in 10 hours", etc. It was for this ...
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The list of users is not correctly aligned

In this list of users with a badge, the usernames are not correctly aligned. The name in the last column is lower than the name in the third column, which is higher than the name in the second column....
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Suggested edits alert is unreadable

This was always a minor annoyance, but now that we have people suggesting multiple edits every day, it's become a full-blown nuisance: (Note that even though it's next the word "mod", it does not ...
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Focus after comment - bug

After writing a comment (I'm using Firefox) and hitting [Enter], I can't use the arrow keys or page-up/page-down keys anymore to view the post (move the text up and down). I used to be able to use ...
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Proposed edits are all shown as owned by "anonymous user"

I started noticing this yesterday. Every proposed edit is showing that it is proposed by an anonymous user. There is no way to determine which account is proposing the edit. However, after accepting ...
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Background missing for the main nav links (Questions/Tags/etc)

Probably stating the obvious here, but below is what I'm seeing. Probably from a recent update? Unless my PC is on crack? Checked it in FF 3.6.13 and IE8.
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Incorrect positioning of phrase "accept or start bounty"

See image from my roster of questions Now, I don't know if you can see it, but the phrase "Have you considered..." is above the gray separator, so that it looks like it's the question the phrase is ...
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Bounty awards are unreadable

Feast your eyes on this: 'Nuff said (I hope). Fix it, please.
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What's up with the new colors

Um, the title headings of questions, tags, ect. are pale to the point of unreadablity. Veiwing in internet explorer 8.
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"Unanswered" tab shows closed/merged questions

When I click the "Unanswered" tab, most of the questions that show up are in fact unanswerable - when I click on them, I find they've been merged with other questions and as such are effectively ...
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StackExchange box is transparent and too big

Clicking on the StackExchange box in the top-left opens a transparent (no background?) box that covers most of the page in overlapping text. Opening this box on other sites (like Stack Overflow) opens ...
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