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“You can only post once every 40 minutes.” Why do I get this error?

I'm trying to post a question on ServerFault, but I keep seeing this error: You can only post once every 40 minutes. Why is this error showing? What do I need to do differently? Keep in mind: I ...
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Bug: Code block scroller hides the code

There's an annoying bug that I've been experiencing for some time, the scroller overlays the code in a code box and hides the code itself. It is shown best in the following screen shot: As you can ...
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Login with OpenID: form is hidden

On the ServerFault login page, the OpenID and other parts of the form are hidden. Only Google, FB and Email/passwd are shown. I hacked page's DOM with Chrome Developer Tools, got the fields to ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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i.stack.imgur images gone?

I thought photos on http://i.stack.imgur.com/ weren't meant to expire? Or at least, not expire for a very long time without views? It seems strange that two images on a question are gone, but one ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Are there really over 270 first posts today?

I came back today, at my usual time, to run through the review sections in the ServerFault SE. Today I noted that over 270 first posts were indicated as being in the first posts queue. I am ...
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Downgrading of Accepted Answers allows answer to go negative!

Since an answer is accepted, I should think that this would STOP any sort of downgrading effort. However it does not. In fact, an accepted answer can continue to go very negative. I suggest that ...
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Review problem?

I press review and see 3 items needing reviewing: 2 close votes, and 1 new post. When I try to enter either one, I get the message There are no items for you to review. What is the problem?
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Weird counting of “consecutive” visits. Bug?

Right now, I see in my profile (from main, not meta): visited 149 days, 4 consecutive But yesterday, I saw... 17 consecutive (not 100% sure about the 7, but certain about being in the teens). About ...
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Tags can't be linked in Tag Wiki exerpt

If I use [tag:debian] almost anywhere on the site I get something like this: debian This, however does not work in the excerpt text of a Tag Wiki. See an example here: debian-squeeze.
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Some questions are highlighted for a not-logged-in user, is that by design?

I'm not (yet) an SF user, so I got here out of curiosity after we migrated a question from SO to SF. I was surprised to see that, on the main page, some questions were highlighted as if I had any "...
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… yet another issue

Occasionally when posting a comment I find that the @username that I generally put at the start gets dropped when I save it. This is normally correctable by editing and re-saving the comment. Somewhat ...
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Can't reject an edit

I was reviewing some edits today and went to reject one (which one is irrelevant). After clicking on the reject button I selected the custom option and typed in my reason. I then clicked the reject ...
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Chat link in top bar missing?

This morning, I sit at my desk, almost spill my coffee, get settled and open firefox 5.0.1 and what do I see? The chat link is missing. WTF mate, like my morning could have started any worse?
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Wrong link pulled into report when recording an exact duplicate on another SE site

When reporting this question on SF as an exact duplicate of this one over on DBA, the description of question 2868 on SF is pulled through, not the description of question 2868 on dba.se. The comment ...
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Daily Vote Limit Reached at 38 Votes

I've voted 38 times today and can't up/down-vote any questions or answers, getting the Daily Vote Limit Reached message. Does flagging a comment as Spam count against these? Or any other actions? ...