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Changes to tag Wiki gone missing

I just edited a previously empty tag Wiki and put a good deal of effort into writing a decent description, providing an example etc. in a reasonable length. I saved it, got the usual "Thanks for the ...
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Fix “transfromation” typo in tag synonym

The "transfromation" synonym should be "transformation". That's just a typo, although it may have been lurking for a while. (I can't see a way to suggest an edit, except this one.)
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Maybe it is time to change the rule to delete rep votes when users are removed

Last night I lost 125 rep points because a user was removed. I suspect that other users of CV also lost many point because of this, particularly the high rep users. This is very unfair. A few days ...
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Was Community meant to own this bounty?

There's a bounty that's owned by Community on a question in which the original asker's account seems to be intact. Was the bounty taken out by a second party whose account was deleted, or is this a ...
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Is there any rhyme or reason in how the tags are ordered?

If I edit a question to add tags, when the question is re-posted, the tags are shuffled from the order in which they had appeared. Is there some principle that governs the resulting order? I can't ...
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Seeing answers while editing question

I have seem this in other boards systems (although this is not actually a board). Maybe it would be helpful to offer a list of the previous answers so you can read what was stated while editing? I ...
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Issue with accept answer after it turns to community wiki?

I just attempted to change my favored answer to a new reply here and I got 2 points reduced reputation as not having an answer accepted. The context is that the answer was accepted before it turned to ...
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How to avoid a quirk in formatted R output?

I just tried to correct the R data.frame output formatting in a question. The markdown looked right: 4 spaces in for each line and a code block appeared. It all ...
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Can we have a self-study tag?

There are lots of good questions on CV asking for references for self study, or for methods of learning, or other self study resources (a search for ...
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Is it possible to subscribe to a specific user's answers?

I appreciate the ability to subscribe to tags that are of interest to me, and I would similarly like the ability to subscribe to answers from a specific user. Without naming names, I have noticed that ...
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Comments that are actually answers

Related discussion on Meta.SO. Is there some kind of way that comments that are infact answers to questions be moved from a comment section into the answer section? Ideally the user who asks the ...
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Copy formula from a comment

When replying to a question it's often useful to copy the $\LaTeX$ source of formulas in it by pressing the edit button and cp&p from the source text. (And eventually modify them in the answer.) ...
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Will there ever be a “random” or “surprise me” button?

I'm learning everything I can about statistics and would love to have a "surprise me" button that would jump to a random question. (And of course, an easily-reachable "surprise me" button on that ...
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Preview of latex formulas not working?

I tried to edit this question to reflow the formula, and noticed that MathJax stopped rendering the latex code in preview window. I use Google Chrome 10 on Mac OS X 10.6.6 Also why does this valid ...
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Fonts too bold after recent MathJax upgrade?

This is not an actual bug, so I am tagging it as a feature-request, but after MathJax upgrade, all the fonts look more bold for me, as if too much antialiasing were applied. This happens both in ...
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How to unvote on comments?

Occasionally I mistakenly upvote a comment. There seems to be no way to undo this action. Is this a bug? A feature? My missing something?
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Bug: Character-limit calculation when editing.

I do not have enough reputation to make my own edits. When I try to make an edit, e.g., to a title to clarify it, I get an error that I haven't made a change of at least six characters. It seems that ...
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MathML displays square roots of fractions incorrectly

I had set my preferences to use MathML, but I've just realised it fails to display square root of fractions correctly. With MathML, $$\sqrt{\frac{n-2}{1-r^2}}$$ looks almost the same as $$\frac{ ...
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LaTeX display problem on iPad

I sometimes browse the site on an iPad (16GB no 3G) using Safari and have noticed that many of the LaTeX equations are not rendered properly on stats.SE but are on other sites including the MathJax ...
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Could 'r' tag be displayed as a capital 'R'?

Is there any chance of making the 'r' tage display as 'R'? I think it would make its meaning clearer. Must confuse newbies.
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Copying code blocks in Windows

Recently when I copy code blocks from answers and questions, the end of line characters are not being copied too. This means that everything is copied in one line, and this can cause problems when ...
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The 404 not found image is not unique

This site's 404 not found image is not unique. It's shared with TeX SE. http://tex.stackexchange.com/404 http://stats.stackexchange.com/404 It's entirely possible ...
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Chat room is frozen?

Gavin Simpson mentioned to me that he gets the following when trying to post in the "Ten Fold" chat room: I see "This room is frozen; new messages cannot be added." where the message box would ...
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Formatting problem

Sometimes formatting symbols are not recognized immediately after a TeX expression, as in the fourth paragraph here. (This is not the only instance I have encountered. A work-around is to put a ...
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Counts of 'Close votes' and 'Reopen Votes' are not accurate

The image below shows the current number of close votes and re-open votes for two questions on the main site. . As you can see the first question shows that it has 2 close votes and the second one ...
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Can we have the option of making a question CW but let the answers be non-CW?

This feature is needed on Polystats projects that we are starting on stats.stackexchange.com. See these threads for what they are: What should be our first Polystats project? and How about starting a ...
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Can we have a “belongs on [any se site]” option

Is there a possibility to close a question with a reason "belong on [some site]" where some site is replaced by any stack exchange site like math.stackexchange.com or stackoverflow.com I would ...
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Prompting to accept an answer

In SO, if you don't accept an answer after a few days, then the following phrase appears above the question: Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question? ...
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Links to questions asked, answered or commented on?

As the site becomes bigger it's reasonable to suppose that contributors will have asked, answered or commented on various questions scattered all over the site. It would be nice if there could some ...
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How to remove tags?

There are a few tags that have no questions. I think these were previously attached to questions which have been re-tagged. For example, I changed timeseries to time-series on one question. Someone ...