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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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Is uploading images broken?

I edited a post to upload an image but it's not showing. The link turns into an infinite redirect loop: https://i.stack.imgur.com/0xOhh.jpg The question post is Fusible plug blew on mini-split A/C, ...
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Can't edit tags following migration

I just migrated this question from EE.SE, and as frequently happens, the tags didn't carry over. So I tried to edit it to add the wiring and switch tags — something I do regularly on other sites ...
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Why can't diy.se connect to Europe / VPN?

I use a VPN so I have a European IP address, Sweden, Poland, Germany etc. depending on which port I land on. Connectivity to diy.stackexchange.com is intermittent - every week or so, it will go down ...
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How can I tell what “new privilege” I have earned?

On upper left of my user page for DIY SE (diy.stackexchange.com/users/...), I see a text/graphic notification indicating that I have earned a "new privilege." But, it doesn't say what the "new ...
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“our site for contractors and serious DIYers.”

Not a question, but a reminder: That's how the migration notice describes diy.stackexchange.com. I believe all the moderators know this. But every so often someone still takes the diy name too ...
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Hmm, something funny with the, what-do-they-call it, Gravatar

I can be rather boring. Ever since I first signed up for this place I've had the same red "flair" gravatar pattern and never bothered to change it. As I type the familiar red one is up in the menu bar....
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“Press enter to post” sucks. Who do I see about that?

"Press enter to post" in comments needs to be cut into itty bitty pieces and buried alive, then the pieces and the didt thrown into a fire, and the ashes mailed to Facebook where "press enter to post" ...
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Chat non-functional, spam fiddly technical details

@NiallC. asked why I hadn't flagged a spammy post as spam, but since he locked and deleted it, I couldn't answer him. Debris from Roof causing Gutters to clog As I was about to flag it spam, I see a ...
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Why is this site running so bad in Firefox?

Ever since an upgrade a few days ago this Home Improvement site has been running super crappy in FF - all other browsers it is fine. The site locks up constantly and takes 10-15 seconds to load ...
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Built-in image uploader falls over

So, I'm trying to upload a photo of some NM in my basement so I can ask questions about its provenance and condition (its inside a half-faced partition wall underneath some stairs). Thing is, the ...
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Bug in bounty system? +100 bounty from a rep 65 member

So a reputation 65 member put a +100 bounty on this question: Why does cold water always mix in bathtub mixing valve, even on hottest setting? I thought it odd, but whatever. Should it have been ...
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Editor eating parts of my answer

In this question: Is it OK to run 12-3 cable to a ceiling fan from a switch that's wired with 12-2? My answer started out: Either is fine. Scope out the edit history. That was eaten (...
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Asking a new question prefills with previous question's content

When I try to ask a new question everything is prefilled with my previous questions content. This is new as of today. Bug? UPDATE: I tried a forced refresh of the page and still the same issue. I ...
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Why does the list of unanswered questions have answers?

When I view the unanswered DIY questions and click on them to see if I can answer them, I found the first have answers. None were accepted, but still—doesn't "unanswered questions" mean zero ...
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Can we fix the use of ReCaptcha on the blog?

I just tried to post a blog comment and had a horrible experience. My login from DIY didn't carry over automatically. Since it's skinned a lot like DIY, this surprised me. The ReCaptcha text is all ...
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Bottom of blog for home improvement

The blog on the bottom of the home improvement page: http://diy.blogoverflow.com/ States: Stack Exchange © 2011 Can we fix that to be some sort of label that takes the current year, you then avoid ...
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The number in the suggested edits indicator on meta.DIY is hard to read

On this meta site, the number and the background of the suggested edit notification are almost exactly the same color. There's a '2' inside the notification shown here: Could one of them please be ...
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The Twitter name is mispelled

The @StackDIY account seems to have a bit of a uh, tyop in the name: Instead of "DIY Stack Excahnge", it should be "DIY Stack Exchange".
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DIY not on the Data Explorer

I've just noticed that we're not on the Data Explorer despite being graduated for nearly a year. Is this deliberate or just an oversight?
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Newsletter is difficult to read

I have a bit of a difficult time reading the newsletter, the black text on a dark blue background is tough. I expect a white background like the main page, but it doesn't load. I am using gmail and ...
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The number in the indicator showing the number of mod flags outstanding is hard to read.

The white on yellow is very hard to read: Can we have more contrast between the number and the background?
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Paint brush swipe background image is not centered

On the Questions page (https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions) the paint brush swipe underneath the number of answers for a question is not centered. It is too far to the left.
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League email for Home Improvement has bad link

I just got an email saying that I am one of the top new Home Improvement - Stack Exchange users for the week of Apr 18 2011! (emphisis yours). Well, wasn't I excited!! So, I clicked on the link in the ...
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Bug in ad spacing on DIY.SE

Over at DIY.se, I noticed that the sidebar ads are being cut off on the right by the edge of the sidebar: Using Chrome's inspector, it turns out the problem is in .everyonelovesstackoverflow in all....
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Visual artifact at high browser zoom levels

I found this while trying to get a closer look at the house in the logo. To reproduce: Open a browser window to http://diy.stackexchange.com Zoom in until there's a horizontal scrollbar displayed. ...
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Minor enhancement: Captcha after all post verification

Minor annoyance: I entered the captcha then it told me I could not post because I was trying to create a new tag. I removed the "new" tag and then had to enter the captcha again (Which is a pita). ...
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Where's the bounty

This question had a 50 point bounty on it, and my answer was accepted but I did not receive the 50 points. The asker lost 50 points, so where's the bounty? Is this a glitch in the system, or did ...
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What happened to the Visit Parent/Visit Meta links on the top left?

There used to be Visit Parent / Visit Meta links in the top left corner but now it is replaced with a link to a generic list of StackExchange sites. How can we easily get back and forth between meta ...
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Why is there no Site Stats block in sidebar in Home Improvement?

On other SE sites there is a Site Stats block in the right hand sidebar showing stats for questions, answers, users etc... There isn't one on Home Improvement - why?
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Wrong image displayed for maintenance screen.

I got a screen before saying "This Stack Exchange site is currently offline for maintenance", and the image that appeared there seems to be related instead to the Gaming site: alt text http://sstatic....