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What happened to this question's commutative diagram?

An old answer of mine was written, in March 2014, with a commutative diagram, ...
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Broken internal link

I just came across this post, whose first link is to here, which is actually broken and goes to a totally wrong post on a wrong site. I noticed that the Linked section on the right contains the ...
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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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How to properly write kets

I noticed asking various questions regarding quantum physics, that sometimes, the latex command \ket works (here, for example), and other times, it does not, and I am obliged to use \left | \psi \...
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Why can't I set a bounty on my question that I've answered myself?

My reputation is 76 and therefore I'm eligible for setting bounties, I can set a bounty for eligible questions and even on my own previous eligible questions, but when I want to set a bounty on my own ...
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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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Hot Network Question titles are interpreted as LaTeX / MathJax?

I noticed when viewing a question here that a hot network question from Money.SE was formatted strangely. Presumably because it's interpreting the title as math markup. Screenshot from this site: ...
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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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Received rep twice for the same edit

I suggested one edit to a post, but when it was approved I received rep for it twice. I know there's some sort of autmated rep cleanup done regularly (nightly?), but I'm not sure if this is a known ...
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Lag problems when writing answers

I've had a recurring problem when writing answers: a massive lag between typing and seeing the text appear. It got unbearable for this question, probably due to the enormous length of the answers and ...
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Why don't close-vote counts agree with the number of close votes on review pages?

The process of closure of this question of mine has been started. As you can see in the figure below, the number of close votes is 3. (the picture has been taken at 18, July, 2016, 06:00 UTC) But ...
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Why can't a question be deleted with answers which are not upvoted or accepted?

If you want to delete a question with an answer, you have an option to delete that question. But when you have made that option to delete the question it seems not possible. Is that a mistake of this ...
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Privacy (https) error for AMA link in the Upcoming Events list

When trying to go to the highlighted discussion Ask Me Anything 12th July: guest's introduction and questions my chromium browser gives an error message, Your connection is not private ...
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Unable to reply to a comment directly

There must be a reply option under each comment, So that I click on it, and reply to that comment directly, rather than writing new comments, again and again!. (for example: see facebook)
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Disparity between votes cast and electorate badge count

Before I got the "Electorate" badge which is awarded for Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. I noticed that there is a difference between the vote count it shows ...
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I can't follow links from the h bar chatroom to meta.PSE. What's going wrong?

Whenever I click a hyperlink to meta.PSE (as posted by e.g. the "Physics Meta" bot) in the h bar, I get the following screen: When I choose to proceed anyways (bottom hyperlink), I get this: Note ...
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Why is my question not appearing in the unanswered questions list?

I recently asked this question on Physics SE: Is there an underlying physical reason why the Coriolis force is similar to the magnetic component of the Lorentz force? Although I didn't accept any of ...
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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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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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Math rendering errors?

Recently,and my browser and configuration have not changed, hardly any maths formulas are exhibited in the question. Sometimes there is not even a red phrase about an error...nothing to indicate that ...
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How do I add multiple tags for a question (Opera over Android 5)?

I am unable to add more tags in questions I review. Is their some specific way to add multiple tags in any question? I mean Existing Tags and less than 5. I use my mobile to review under full site ...
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Please don't stretch the old community ads!

So the sidebar got stretched by about 30%. No problem. This entails a change to the network-provided ads (not visible above certain rep thresholds) and to the community ads. No problem. Some old ads ...
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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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Serif fonts like Chemistry and Math

Last year, we asked Can we have a font which harmonizes better with MathJax? and the answer was yes, it would be included in the CSS rollout. Now that the CSS and profile rollout is complete, it was ...
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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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MathJax rendering \bk differently in question display and edit modes

I'm completely stumped by this. The question Enegy Expectation Value uses the LaTeX command \bk, which is definitely not a standard LaTeX command. Quite fittingly, ...
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An incomprehensible warning

I was about to ask a question, when this warning appeared: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help ...
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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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Site sidebar appears below content in Google Chrome

As of right now, the sidebar is appearing below the content, with vertical and horizontal scrollbars around the #content div. Imagine there is a red freehand circle around the misplaced sidebar... ...
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Net reputation from removed posts

I have a thing that is bugging me for the time being. I just discovered that there is an option called "show removed posts". And when I enabled it, I saw (-2) rep corresponding to several of my posts.....
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Bug about the Enthusiast Badge?

Yesterday I've been awarded the Enthusiast badge because I visited Physics Stack Exchange 30 days in a row (31 days now). However when I click on the "Recent achievements" icon, I can see that the ...
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Bug in closing as duplicate?

If you have a gold badge in a tag then you can immediately close as a duplicate any question that has that tag. So for example I have a gold badge in [general-relativity] and [newtonian-mechanics] and ...
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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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Message incorrectly claims I need 10 reputation points to answer, when I already have 10 points [duplicate]

I recently wanted to post an answer to this question: Is it possible to build a thermoelectric nuclear power plant? However, at the bottom of the page, I saw the following notice: Thank you for ...
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New image dropper is not working

The new imgur-based image dropper is not working. The image URL works (http://i.stack.imgur.com/6tI9Q.jpg), but the embedded link does not. See my post: Advantages of a deadblow hammer?
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Why is question-migration limited?

When a question is asked on the wrong site, it can be migrated to another site via the flagging function. Why is this migration limited to only a few sites? It should rather be a list of all sites to ...
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Problems trying to post a second answer to question (second from same user)

So I was trying to update this question with a link to another well asked question here - I tried twice, but each time my answer did not appear- I am wondering if it is being checked because I asked ...
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Can you please center the site like all other StackExchange sites?

Physics is left-justified on Chrome. Is it intentional?
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Bug Fix: the tabs in the Physics forum appear cluttered [duplicate]

I am not sure whether it's a bug or not. But if you hover over the menu below banner labelled 'Physics', the background changes to light blue, however, that background comes behind the written texts ...
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Navigation on the anonymous homepage is styled wrong [duplicate]

This is what I observe. Watching from an ASUS laptop; an i5 intel CPU, and a chrome web browser (latest version). Well, I found an screenshot from a physics.SE user and it looks like this: So ...
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Do we really love PO that much?

Go to the Physics.SE main page and look at the community promotion ad. Do it now, I'll wait....... Back yet? Okay, was it advertising Physics Overflow? Because every time I visit the main page, it's ...
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I'm a time traveller! You are too!

I've just earned the Solstice hat! Huzzah! And I see that several others have earned it as well. Now as far as I know from reading its requirement, that hat is earned by posting a comment on 12/21. ...
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Old-ish first post showed up in review queue

I was just checking the First Posts review queue, and I found this post: https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/146862/many-body-quantum-rotors# Strange that it should be there, given that it's ...
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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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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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Delayed/absent mortarboard badge?

On Nov 1st I was fortunate enough to earn 215 rep points (which was capped). I have not received a mortarboard badge for this. Anyone know why?
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start a bounty --> learn more... gives a 404

For any question, if you start a bounty, the first pop-up link has a learn more... link The link points to https://physics.stackexchange.com/help/bounties which gives a 404.
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The SE is misrepresenting my close votes

If you look at An Operator Identity relating to Trace the close banner states: marked as duplicate by John Rennie, Brandon Enright, Danu, Qmechanic♦ 38 mins ago This question has been asked before ...
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The navigation is borked in Chrome [duplicate]

When I open the site in Chrome - either main or meta I get this: rather than this: I think this is the CSS used to display the elements in the list: ...