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“needs more focus”: Significantly different from former “too broad” close reason

The question I am planning to start manufacturing of smart locks and smart bulb that are integrated with tuya application. How should I make a circuit? was pretty rightfully (imho, but I think ...
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Number of pending edits hardly readable

This is how it shows and at least on my monitor I can hardly tell the number from the orange background. Can a more contrasting color be used? By the way, is this readable for others? edit ...
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Found a weird user giving out SE account details

I have posted a question and found myself surprised about a comment. (Check last comment to the posted question, the comment by the user who is called "asdf"). "asdf" is most probably a bot, and is ...
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CircuitLab “simulate this circuit” bug

In my answer to a question, I included a CircuitLab circuit that can be simulated to demonstrate the principle being discussed. When I edit the answer and the embedded schematic, everything works ...
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About Me box on user page not in the right place

What's with the formatting of the top of our user pages? It used to be, the "About Me" box (with sort of a light yellow background) was at the top right of the page, directly across from the user's ...
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Answering closed questions

(Possible) bug: this answer was posted a few minutes ago, despite that the question was closed an hour earlier.
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Can not delete comments in quick succession

I have had a few times where I have gone to delete several comments on a single post to help remove some of the irrelevant comments. The first comment deletes fine, but it takes several seconds before ...
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Image upload filename problems

StackExchange's image upload tool is very handy, and I especially like that you can just give it a url to get an image that's already on the internet. But there's a problem when trying to get png ...
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“An error occurred submitting the CAPTCHA” - EVERY TIME

Having had the captcha pop up when posting, I've so far failed to persuade it that I'm human. This is not a gripe about the difficulty of it, the frequency of popups, etc. it's the technical fact ...
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“schematic -->” in answers with multiple CircuitLab schematics

First time I noticed this bug, I though I may had made a typo, but now I spot the same bug again. As someone may edit out the bug, this is what it looks like in the editor pane. Notice the stray "...
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“Mathjax is not defined” JavaScript error and no toolbar is shown and preview doesn't work

Currently if I try to open https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/ask and ask a question in Firefox or Chrome the preview won't work. Here's a screenshot: You see, there's no text in the ...
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Suggested edits pending bubble displays even when it is your own pending edit

I suggested an edit and now the little bubble is showing that there is 1 suggested edit pending. Since I was the one who suggested the edit, I of course can not approve the edit. When I click on the ...
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Why is Hi deleted?

When I start my answer with Hi-Z, it is shown in the preview, but after submission, the Hi- part is auto-deleted. Why is that?? Is it to prevent salutions like <...
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Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat?

That's what I often get prompted with once I'm into my half-dozenth comment. But when I click the link, I'm told the attempt to move it failed. So I carry on writing comments. How does one 'move a ...
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Problem uploading image(s) to EE question, “invalid request”

Can’t upload image of a transformer to EE.SE right now. App says “invalid request”.
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Newsletter ad is still using old logo

The newsletter ad for this site appears to be still using the old logo: Now that I look at it, the newsletter itself is also using the old design.
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Italics not working in WYSISYG

In this thread, I gave an answer and attempted to use italics at the end of it but failed; rather, my text shows up with the markup asterisks about it but no formatting. (See for yourself.) Am I ...
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Negative number of reviews pending approval

I just had the pending edits bubble tell me that there was "-1" pending. This happened as I was accepting multiple edits with out refreshing the page. The other bubble on the page (which I didn't grab ...
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Unable to Edit tag wiki while edit pending?

A tag (safety) was edited and showed up in the edit queue. The suggested edit, while better than the existing description, was not proper. Trying to make an edit/suggestion of my own, I went to the ...
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Default font - issues with Verdana

Windows 7, Firefox, 100 DPI display. I see the body text on EE.SE pages rendered in Verdana font. I can tell this because of the notorious bug in this font, namely broken kernings in particular sizes. ...
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CircuitLab touch capability?

Since I've only accessed SE from my mobile devices for the last month now, I've begun noticing some interesting erm "characteristics" of the CircuitLab links on this site. If browsing with "Request ...
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Preview and Formatting Tool not showing on page

Only on electronics.stackexchange.com is the post preview below my text always empty, and the formatting tool is not shown at all. However here on meta.electronics.stackexchange.com it is working just ...
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stackexchange/circuitlab-bug or linux/firefox-bug?

I submitted a bug report for Ubuntu in parallel: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1177236 I think it is a Linux/Firefox bug, but I want to double check here. Sometimes while scrolling some (not all) ...
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Code Block Formatting indentation

In the Edit window there are obviously spaces in this question. Why are the indentations ignored in the rendering of the code block?
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iPhone SE app bug?

The StackExchange app on my iPhone (6s) keeps prompting me to join meta - which clearly I already have. It prompts for this whenever I attempt and up/down vote or comment. I have tried logging out, ...
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Responses page takes a long time to load

In the last couple of weeks or so, it takes a long time for the page to display when I click on "responses" in my EE.SE main site profile. At first I thought this was something on my machine, or ...
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Log out error keeps appearing

Today I wanted to log out from EE from the mobile site but I can't.Instead,I keep getting an error message which says:"We apologize for any inconvenience,but an unexpected error occurred while you ...
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Bug in editor toolbar

Over the last few days, there have been several instances where I have gone to enter a new answer, or edit an old one, and the editor toolbar (the one that shows the icons for links, pictures, quotes ...
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SE crashing chrome?

Over the past couple of days opening the main questions page or viewing questions is frequently crashing chrome. I get the "the following page(s) have become unreposive" box. I have had to open the ...
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Circuitlab scematic editor: touch screen devices not supported message even though it used to work

I used to be able to use the circuitlab schematic editor until perhaps a month ago (I could be way off) on an Android tablet. Why the regression? It used to work fine. I've noticed that going ...
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Discrepancy between rep on summary tab and reputation tab

I received an accept on an answer to a question that is closed today. The summary tab says +25 for that accept, the reputation tab says +15 for the accept. I assume that the +15 is right since I was ...