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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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The Meta help pages may contain some copy/paste typos

My apologies if this is off the mark or I am missing something obvious. I visited the Meta Help Center and it looks like Stack Overflow cross-pollinated into the Server Fault pages (some text omitted ...
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Visual bug with displaing badges

See picture for details: My browser if FF v61.0.1
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Delete reasons in the Low Quality Posts review queue are alternating

While reviewing posts in the Low Quality Posts queue I noticed that the available delete reasons were alternating between different options. Every second time the first option says: This does not ...
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Stack Exchange newsletters including ServerFault sent with Stack Overflow email?

Emails from all non-StackOverflow stack exchange websites are sent from StackOverflow email. Is this intentional? It does look a bit weird in my Inbox as well because of the "name" of the email. ...
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Can't reject or approve suggested edit

When I went to look at the review queues I saw this suggested edit where the only option is Skip. Normally the options are ApproveImprove EditReject and EditRejectSkip. But for this particular ...
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Review / moderation system incorrect censuring [duplicate]

I was doing my bit, reviewing questions and answers. I was presented with a ridiculous answer on this question that Sven had already deleted. Because the answer had already been deleted I hit "no ...
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Join site when trying to upvote

I can ask question on the wrong site. (bug report is misleading, my mistake) I can add comments, but cannot delete or edit comments. App Version: 1.0.89 Device Manufacturer: samsung Device Model: ...
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Error message loading www.serverfault.com

I just typed http://www.serverfault.com to my browser, and it shows an ASP error page. Is that correct behavior?
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How did I get three Marshal badges?

Today when I logged on Server Fault there were two messages for me, both with the exact same wording: You've earned the "Marshal" badge (Raise 500 helpful flags). And I noticed that the count of ...
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Why serverfault about us leads to stackoverflow about us?

When I open about us item in help menu in serverfault, it leads me to https://stackoverflow.com/company/about Is this a mistake or something? Edit. Same thing about business item. http://business....
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“Disciplined” badge remained after undeleting relevant question

Today I deleted a post of mine with 3 points and undeleted it later. There is this badge called Disciplined (Delete own post with score of 3 or higher), it was awarded and it remained even after ...
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Broken link on http://serverfault.com/tour

There is a broken link on the serverfault.com/tour page. The link to Product, service, or learning material recommendations gives me Sorry, we can't find that page that you're looking for. You ...
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Canonical post in first post review, how to react?

While reviewing, I was asked to give my opinion about Why is geo-redundant DNS necessary for small sites?. This seemed odd to me, so I assumed it was a test to see if I was paying attention. I clicked ...
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title vs <title>

I stumbled across this question and noticed that the question title didn't match the tab title (i.e. the title that comes from the html tag). In this case it looks like "storage area network -" is ...
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SF layout / Answer coloring

I just wanted to report a small bug in the layout, in the answer section. On IE, FireFox & Chrome I see my profile that way (note the answers how it look like (no box)): On my blackberry I see ...
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Favorites page “answers” text spilling outside its box

I'm not sure how this should look, but I'm fairly sure that it shouldn't look like this.
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Veeery old review answer

The answer under review was posted about 5 years ago. Why is it in the queue now? https://serverfault.com/review/late-answers/188424 (available to mods and 10k+ users)
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The tale of ghost: vmware tag

Once upon a time in SF land, there are mass-killing and burnination ritual of vmware tag. This mass-killing initiated at Mar 10, 2011 and lasted until July 6, 2011. The last-killing blow is done by ...
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The Server Fault logo has some alignment issues

When looking at the Server Fault logo in this SVG file, it looks like this (zoomed): You can see that the blocks in the third column are some "pixels" down in Y compared to the blocks in the other ...
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Cannot do a primary vote: errors

Whenever I try to cast a vote on primary, I get a red popup saying: An error has occurred - please retry your request. I have already force-reloaded the site, but that did not help either. What am I ...
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Reviewing answer with no question

In the late answers review queue, I was asked to review an answer with no question. Answer: Be sure that you have exclusive IP address on this subscription. Question: question not found ...
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Why doesn't the “Our security auditor is an idiot” question appear in the list of most upvoted questions?

Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants? And yes, I am on the first page. I reproduced this in Chrome 38 and IE 11. The "votes" tab does not appear when ...
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Erroneous review task count in topbar, potential bug?

The little orange counter in the top bar with the number of outstanding review tasks has been off for the last couple of days. At least in my profile the actual number of tasks does not appear to ...
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Why am I not being notified when my posts are edited?

About an hour ago one of my answers was edited. However, I didn't get a notification of the edit in my inbox. I spoke to some other users, who told me they are receiving notifications of edited ...
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“too old to migrate” not showing on “off topic” flag

As mentioned in an answer here it should show "too old to migrate" on "off topic" flag of old questions otherwise someone could go on flagging lots of old questions that are/were off-topic only to ...
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Why is adding a comment inappropriate?

I was asked to review this answer. I added a comment about how it could have been more helpful. And was then told, it was an inappropriate review. Why is adding a comment considered to be ...
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Why are review audits so slow?

In the Suggested Edits review queue, I am able to recognize the audits a couple of seconds before I see them, simply due to the fact that it takes about five seconds to load the audit and less than a ...
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Markdown comparison view shows much bigger diff than there actually was

Click image to enlarge. Here, I deleted the last section, because all it was was a broken link. I also made minor edits to the first and second sections. However, the markdown diff shows me making ...
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Questions cannot be duplicates of themselves

This has happened to me a few times. I am looking at the review queue and see a question asked 2 hours ago, which I am certain I have seen a few days ago. I then open a new tab in my browser find the ...
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Why my question & it's history was deleted?

Recently I request help regarding a problem I'm having with SQL Server instances in a Hyper-V VM. For my surprise, the question was tagged as "off-topic" by a moderator (Tom Tom or Tom O'Connor, I don'...
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Is there recourse for abusive moderation?

I asked this question about yum and Apache, which is a perfectly fine question for this site. A site moderator stepped in and issued comments that were not helpful to answering the question as asked. ...
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Community has wrong avatar

Community's avatar is wrong. Fix, please.
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Is there a sudden large influx of spam suggested edits?

This morning there were six suggested edits waiting in the queue. Three of them were spam: https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/103613 https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/103614 ...
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Comments won't commit

Any ideas why I can no longer post comments? I can type a comment, and the Add Comment button seems to submit, but the page then refreshes without my comment. I've cleared my temp. Internet files (...
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Extra word in help document

I had cause to post text from https://serverfault.com/help/closed-questions in a comment today, and there's a section that reads too broad - if your question could be answered by an entire book, ...
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Link to “learn more” about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome

Link to "learn more" about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome. Steps to reproduce bug: Open page to "Ask Question" Start typing in the "Tags" field at the bottom Mouse over any one of the tags ...
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About Page example question is “How to prevent unicorns from eating daisies”

It's probably not good to encourage users to ask questions that are wildly off-topic for the site. Not sure when this got changed/borked, but it was working correctly a week or so ago when I looked ...
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Logon to ServerFault with android is problematic with Google

All - mobile on Android. When I switched over from OpenId to using Google for auth, the logon page repeatedly reloads, and I cannot even logon. Interestingly, if I switch to an incognito browser ...
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Are usernames not unique (aka: how many Iains)?

https://serverfault.com/users/9517/iain https://serverfault.com/users/71060/iain Am I missing something? I certainly took a sharp intake of breath at a question posed by the newer Iain, then ...
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Add-comment box placeholder text ends mid sentence

When the add-comment box is not focused it has a placeholder text, which ends mid sentence: "Use comments to ask for more information or suggest improvements. Avoid comments like " Screenshot
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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about <end>

When voting to close, it's possible to select a custom close reason. The default text is: This question appears to be off-topic because it is about I've seen a number of comments auto-added to ...
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Another bad review audit: same audit question [duplicate]

While reviewing close votes, I got the same review audit twice in short succession: Even if it wasn't pretty obviously an audit, it's certainly not effective to give me the same audit 8 reviews after ...
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Cannot re-open from mobile site

Tapping the re-open button when on the mobile site just throws a JS error and jumps you to the top of the page.
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Can't flag to close as “Off-topic” with custom reason

If I flag a question on SU, I have the three close reasons (product reccomendations, software dev, web apps, the "This question belongs on another site" or "Other (add a comment). If I flag a ...
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Why can I get into the close vote review queue with no close votes left?

Before the close reason reform, this screen could never occur. Now, I can get there, and review things edit or leave open, but not closed. Assuredly this should not be.
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Inadequate Review Audit Test

Going through the close votes review queueueueueueueueue I ran into this audit. Given that I can already see the question had been closed it seems less than useful as an audit.
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Review bug: I pick “leave closed” and it pops up “Nominate for re-opening?” [duplicate]

I don't have screen shots, but it's happened twice now, so there must be a bug related to the new close reasons being activated on SF... When reviewing re-opens, after reading the question and ...
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What's the question title doing over there?

Probably from a change to all.css, which seems to have just changed 20 minutes ago? Last-Modified: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 02:19:21 GMT
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serverfault main formatting has a problem in Chrome Browser

Looks like there is some type of problem in the site forwarding for some reason. Could this be some type of missing style sheet or something because in my browser, it renders nothing like the other ...
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Search for 'ipxe' (PXE bootloader) yields results for 'ipx' (A newtork protocol)

I ran a search for ipxe (which is a PXE bootloader), and the results include things like 'ipx', which is something very different. Can this get fixed so that a search for ipxe & ipx each return ...