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Was the new font incompletely implemented?

As you all might have noticed, our posts appear in a brand new font since today (as requested long ago. However, there are some places where the font has not been implemented, and this leads to some ...
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Physics logo is almost invisible on the Site Rooms button in chat

It's hot accent color on accent color action: See it in the top right corner of chat
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Edited MathJax not properly rendered in Review queues

I posted this question on Stack Exchange Meta as a bug. I'm posting it here for informational purposes and I'd suggest going to the Stack Exchange Meta version and upvoting that if you want (or ...
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Problem in viewing MathJax formatted writing in smartphone

I access this site using Chrome from myou smartphone. Recently, the MathJax formatted writings appear overlapped, for example in the following answer: What could be the reason for this? Update: ...
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The site toolbar looks broken in Opera

The site toolbar looks broken in Chrome. How can I fix it? I have the same problem but in Opera. I've read in one comment that this isn't a problem in Opera but it's for me. Edit: This is really ...
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Outdated flag reasons

The flag reasons are outdated: https://physics.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/flag-posts. It still has "too localised" and others. Shouldn't it be updated? Edit: just a bump to the front page, ...
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Parsing of revisions involving insertion of dollar signs

Extremely niche thing here that hardly affects anyone at all, but seems worth reporting to someone. I was reviewing a suggested edit (number 3 in the revision history) in side-by-side mode. One of ...
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rep cap and accepted answers

Yesterday I hit the rep cap thanks to some unexpectedly well received answers. Here is what I don't understand: I got three answers accepted, which I thought should give me 45 "cap free" points. Add ...
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Can the label “per page” on lists made look different than the links next to it?

Lists of questions etc show links to select the count of items per page on the lower right. Next to it, there is a separate describing label with the text "per page". Because the label has just the ...
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Why are my upvotes displaced?

I wanted to upvote this answer and so I did. However, half an hour later the upvote was registered to this answer. I upvoted the intended answer again. Then this appeared, suggesting I upvoted yet ...
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MathJax in Tag Wiki

While editing a little bit in the tag wiki lately, I noticed that the preview for MathJax is somewhat…strange. Examples include: it takes much longer for the preview to update in the tag wiki edit ...
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Question appearing blurred (less visible). Any explanation?

Please, find a screenshot of my PhysSE homepage. Is there any explanation why that question would appear semi-visible?
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Can't logout from Stack Exchange

I am unable to log out from Stack Exchange in my browser, in both PC and mobile. After logging out, when I open the site again it appears as I am already logged in. I have not enabled the remembering ...
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The reason why some questions get massive amount of upvotes and other not so much?

I have seen that many question get a bunch of upvotes after a start,there are many questions which remain unnoticed for several time and once it get some upvotes its popularity start increasing. Doesn'...
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“Favorite Question” badge awarded multi times

As you can see, every time somebody favorites a question, which is already favorited by at least 25 users, it appears that(although actually it's not) an extra "Favorite Question" badge is awarded to ...
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Preview hidden equation - alignment is broken

I was answering a homework question, and wanted to include some "hidden answers" to give the OP a chance to work it out bit by bit. Some of the layout etc. of the equations is different in preview - ...
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MathJax alignment issue

update: this issue is connected with Chrome's text zoom feature - see the bottom of this post. I quite often see this sort of thing: Sometimes when I reload the page, the equations will go back to ...
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Does anybody experience freezing and chrashing of browser while on SE?

I'm using Chrome (Version 29.0.1547.76 m), and lately whether I'm on physics.stackexchange, or on mathematica.stackexchange, when I'm writing a long question, usually with a lot of equations in latex, ...
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User account pages seem to be slightly broken

Parts of the user account pages on physics.SE are "out of alignment": This effect appears to me on accounts other than my own, too, but only here on physics.SE (account pages on math.SE, for example, ...
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Why don't we improve captcha?

I just wrote a self-answered question on the main site. The answer is really long, and frankly speaking, it takes some time getting all the diagrams right, researching, making sure the explanations ...
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Glitch in reputation points?

Today, my question at Can a substance have zero vapour pressure above absolute zero? had 3 upvotes and my reputation was 597 points. Later it had 4 upvotes and my reputation was 602 points. Later it ...
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Are the colors of this two comments different?

http://i64.tinypic.com/21l7uw2.png These are the comments from the question What is “relatively uniform resonant frequency”?. I'm pretty sure that the colors are different, maybe their brightness. Is ...
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Why do defunct links to the old astronomy site still format correctly into a linked title?

This question pointed out that there are still a number of links to posts on the old Astronomy SE site kicking around, and that they mostly redirect to new, unrelated questions and answers in the new ...
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Mathjax rendering bug in Recent Questions page when excess content is replaced by ellipsis

Problem: The recent questions page tries to show a part of the content when the content is too big to be displayed fully. When a mathjax statement begins but is ended by the ellipsis, the mathjax ...
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There is a subtle bug in the review queues: The (up to recently) normally greyed-out options are no longer greyed out (yet remain unclickable)

The title says it all, really. Normally, when one hasn't done anything the "I'm done" option in the First Post review queue is greyed-out. Now, it is no longer so, but one still cannot click it. ...
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Minor flaws in the new profile design

There are two minor issues with the profile layout/design. First, when mousing over the impact number, the box is clipped at the top by the top layout: Second, most of the explanation text boxes are ...
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Cannot view LaTeX on the Comments section and the Title in the stack exchange app

Sorry, I don't know if this question should be asked here (feel free to remove if this doesn't), since this is only regarding the stack exchange app, my main concern is that I cannot view LaTeX on the ...
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Why is the main page of PSE looking so weird in my Opera browser?

Pictures would say better: Then this; notice a large bar in the right part of the page; the conspicuous part is the appearance of hot questions at the bottom: What is going on? I'm using Opera 30....
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Bug in the daily rep limit code?

Earlier today I downvoted an answer, then after the OP had edited it I retracted my downvote. In between I had hit the daily rep limit of 215 (including one accept) and now after retracting my ...
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Wide Chrome (>2406 px) breaks horizontal alignment

Not sure if this is related to this, but there's yet another formatting problem in Chrome. I'm seldom one to argue for doing it so it works vs. doing it right, but there needs to be some pragmatism: ...
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Error with the form “Your Answer”

I would like to answer this question: Applications of the Spectral Theorem to Quantum Mechanics But, I cannot. I insert my answer in the form "Your Answer", I click on "Post Your Answer" and then ...
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My quarter reputation is more than my total reputation!

What is this? Is this some sort of wizardry? Or is the server bad at counting? Jokes apart! Why is my quarter rep more than my total rep?
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Move focus to text box when editing favourite tags

I'm not sure whether this is a problem with the new design or if it was there in the old one, but it's there. If I click on the edit button on the Favorite Tags ...
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I cannot post questions

I can't post questions on the website, I click post and it takes me to the "/questions/ask/submit" page. Nothing happens after that. Please help!
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Cut-off display and wrong displayed text in posting bounty

I was putting a bounty on a question for the first time, and the text window started bugging out. As you can see, some of the prompt is cut off on the left-hand side (the "E" in "Enter", the "Ar" in "...
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Problem with loging in chat room

I have more than twenty reputation points though unable to post messages on chat rooms.Can anyone help me out?
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Bug - Asking question anomally and then registering problem

This bug happened to me when I created an account, and it went like this: I already had a Google subscription in another site affiliate to the StackExchange network. I posted a question in physics ...
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Difficulty logging in with safari on iPad

I've been viewing the physics stack for a year but recently I've been unable to log in using iPad Safari. I can on the same device using skyfire. Why?
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Inbox notifications seem to have stopped

Today I received replies to two comments I'd made on different questions, but I didn't get a red "1" next to my inbox as usually happens. The notifications are there in my inbox, if I go to it by ...
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Question title colour tough to read

The pale blue colour used for the question titles is pretty hard to read. It looks great but needs to be darkened a little bit in my opinion. Oh and one for the meta-meta: the colour used for the ...