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Captcha run amok

I just answered two questions on the main site, and I had to enter a captcha after each one. This previously happened only once in a great while, so twice in a row is a radical change to the ...
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Review button/tally does not track actual

The review queue presents itself across the top like: Which when you click on it takes you to: The numbers almost always are out of sync with what is in the queue, (the pictures above show 7 whilst ...
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Why do my answers keep getting an error?

Trying to post an answer to a question in main EE StackOverflow, I will get "an error occurred" without more specifics. Posting comments works fine. Why is that? Something going on? Something with my ...
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Getting “Error occured submitting the Answer” message [duplicate]

Trying to answer: Could an ARM (ARM7TDMI) Branch instruction take 6 cycles? Getting that error message UPDATE: Just managed to post after getting an "Are You Human" captcha check.
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Schematic editor is 404

Trying to edit the schematic in this answer, I get redirected to circuitlab, see some dialogs flash too quickly to read, then land at a 404 resource.
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Unable to vote to undelete answer when Moderator wrongly deletes it

According to the help center: What happens when a post is deleted? Once a post has been deleted, it will disappear for all users except developers, moderators, and users with over 10,000 ...
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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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“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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Badge and privilege notifications are missing

Seem to have become unreliable. I've received at least one new privilege and received two badges without notification.
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What's with this Chuck Yeager hat thingy>

What's with this Chuck Yeager hat? How did I get it? What is it good for? If I plug it into the mains what colour smoke will I get? When I wear it it covers my eyes and I can't see out proper ...
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Reversal Badge error

Maybe a little bug, even though I think it worth to report. In Badges section you see that Reversal Badge has 1 awarded, like bellow. But when you click on it, there isn't any awarded. See below:
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Link not displaying in edited question

I edited this question to embed the image, either the user didn't have enough reputation or they didn't know how to. Edit log is here. I noticed the image was quite squashed so I added a link below ...
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Error for profile less info

When I press less info in my EE profile, some information are overlapped. See below: I thought this could be only in my browser, but my ...
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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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A minor bug with linking

SE has this cool feature which allows you to link to specific comments etc. The standard share button, everyone knows about and it looks like this. You can also link comments like below by copying ...
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CircuitLab's MOSFET symbols

The MOSFET symbols provided by CircuitLab have two issues: While the symbol is one of the many "standards" followed for MOSFETs, it is, at least to my mind, perhaps one of the least intuitive to ...
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Can't upload image anymore

I just tried to include a image in a answer and the system didn't let me. I used the same procedure I always do, which is to type ctrl-G, then enter the name of the image file on my disk. When I hit ...
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Stuck “Flagged posts” indication?

There's the yellow "pending flags" indicator, but this is what appears on the "flagged posts" page: Sometimes there actually are some flagged posts to be dealt with, at other times none, but that ...
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Cross-site loading of objects slowing/freezing page loads

Apologies if this is in the wrong place, I've experienced the same thing across other stackexchange sites but I spend most time here so I'm posting in meta here. Browser is FireFox 22.0, with ...
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Why is the schematic editor damaging questions when editing schematics?

I've noticed that sometimes, when editing a schematic (but not adding a new schematic) to a question, that some of the text above the schematic will be eaten. It's not just me, either. See my latest ...
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Incorrect example in editing-help page

Both https://electronics.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex and https://electronics.meta.stackexchange.com/editing-help#latex have incorrect mathjax syntax in the example given. It is ...
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Not all close reasons that have been voted on appear in the banner

When I reviewed this, there was one vote for "unclear what you're asking" and one vote for "off topic because ... Questions on the use of electronic devices are off-topic as this site is intended ...
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Failed to upload image; the format is not supported

Some images just fail to upload with mentioned error message. For example: What is wrong with this image that it is refused? http://media.digikey.com/Photos/FCI%20Photos/10118192-0001LF.JPG This ...
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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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CircuitLab plugin doesn't load for me in latest Firefox

Out of curiousity I clicked on the circuitlab (Ctrl-M) in a post to play with it, but it doesn't work for me. (Up to date Firefox, 20.0.1) When I click it my screen flashes white for a second with a ...
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Why doesn't finish signup work?

I was first going to ask this on Meta, but that was not possible because it required me to do "finish signup" which doesn't work for me. I always have this thing at the top of the screen next to my ...
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Long Usernames cause issues with the theme

If an unregistered user's name is long enough, it will cause the network profile and mod links to wrap to a second, hidden line. You can access this line by drag-selecting the username down, but there ...
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Hex file formatting

The syntax highlighting of hex files is bad, as shown in What PIC processor was this HEX-file meant for?: Can something be done about that?
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Migrated questions don't show as being marked correct

I don't use this site all that much, which is evidenced by the fact I asked a question which should have been posted to Electrical Engineering Meta on Meta Stackoverflow. The question now has 7 votes ...
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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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Automatic resizing of CircuitLab schematics [duplicate]

I totally love the CircuitLab plug in, I really do. But this behavior is ... let's call it 'noteworthy'. Look at the circuit diagrams for series and parallel resistors, they're huge. Basic rules to ...
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Why do some users have a dotted border?

I noticed this: As you can see, some users have a dotted border around their profile picture. I recently changed my profile picture, but Renan didn't, as far as I know. This really isn't something ...
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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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I'm having trouble adding images to a question using a Mac

I notice that the add-image component dialogue has changed since I last asked a question. I now cannot upload an image using my Mac in either Chrome or Safari, using either an image from my computer ...
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Messages still have crosses

I earlier asked Dismissing messages, on which Anna Lear answered and I commented on that answer. I assume that I don't get a reply because status-completed is included, that's why I ask this new ...
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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 ...
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Dismissing messages

A few days ago, we got yellow messages like "please consider adding a comment if you think this post can be improved". When you clicked on such a message, it disappeared. With the new style (red), ...
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Didn't we switch the site style to use “lining” numerals?

Sometime last year a discussion in Meta resulted in the site style changed to use lining numerals instead of "old style". Today, it looks like the old style numerals came back. Anybody know what's ...
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Wikipedia preview and https

I noticed today that on chat a link only previews when using a non-secure version like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polder_Model rather than: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polder_Model This is what ...
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Inline LaTeX doesn't seem to work

Has anyone been able to make the inline LaTeX equation delimiter work?? I pulled the following example right from the advanced editing help example, and the LaTeX just won't happen! The Gamma ...
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Can't flag answer for “other” reason

I can't seem to create moderator attention flags when the reason is "other" and which therefore means I need to enter some text. As far as I can tell, I have checked the right box and entered the ...
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What does this message mean?

I was working on tags (between answers) and when I wanted to suggest a tag synonym I got this message: What does it mean?
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Bug report: merging new users' accounts into suspended accounts

A suspended user logs in with a new account. The system seems to detect the sockpuppet, and merges the accounts. But while the new account is merged into the existing one, the user seems to be able to ...
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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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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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I got notification on two new answers, I can't see them

I saw a notification in the inbox, informing me about 2 new answers on my question. I went to check them, but I can't see them. The quote about the answer is "I experimented with looking at your web ...
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New arithmetic in counting reputation?

The day before yesterday I had 2010 rep, I got +5 yesterday, so now I'm at 2013. Makes sense, right? (I don't see anything about downvotes on my rep page.)
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wrong tally shown on reputation page

This detail of my reputation page has two errors. First the tally for "Memory (RAM)..." is wrong, should be +45. Second it's listed twice, the second time with a different, but also wrong tally. I ...
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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 ...