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Questions tagged [bug]

Used to describe an error, flaw, failure, or fault on the Area 51 main site.

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Why am I losing reputation from recalculating?

A few minutes ago, I had 252 rep. I recently discovered the recalc page. I clicked the recalc button, and now I am down to 187. Why would I end up losing rep from recalculating? Is there any way to ...
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What has happened to the “visits per day” stats, they look unrealistically low?

Looking at the visits per day for some recently started public beta sites, I see very low numbers, e.g., https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101265/constructed-languages 1 vpd http://area51....
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Area 51 OpenID login is broken with HTTPS

Using Area 51 on Chrome with the HTTPS everywhere extension prevents successful login. The error is: The authentication URL, https://area51.stackexchange.com/... is different than the actual URL ...
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There seems to be no limit on the number of downvotes one can make on a proposals's questions

Users can only upvote five questions per proposal on Area 51, as is well known. It is probably less well known that you don't have to have followed a proposal to upvote or even propose questions. ...
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Wrong reputation value displayed for committed users on Area 51

On the Biology proposal on Area 51 I noticed two recently committed users with exactly 151 reputation. This is a bit unusual, as when you have enough reputation to get the account association bonus ...
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A user is following my proposal but the user is not showed in the followers list

Proposal : Urdu Language I was visiting my proposal ( 3 min ago) , I saw a new example question uploaded by Sajjad ( a new user), I visited his/her profile , there was ( is ) written :1 followed: ...
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Minor inconsistency in Area 51 beta stats display

There is a minor inconsistency in the beta stats display on Area 51: It says it's 90% answered, and you need 90% for a healthy beta, but it does not display "Excellent" indicating it's a healthy beta ...
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Badge count on Discuss.Area51 is hard to read

The contrast for the badge count is really low, the text color should really be the same color it is on the main site (which is also the same color as the Rep count in the image).
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Reputation links on badge pages lead always to profile of the current user

On a badge page (example), there is a list of users that recently earned this badge. It shows the reputation of these users, but when clicking on a reputation value, I’m not lead to their profile ...
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How many answers for Infinity?

On the digital fabrication proposal page,
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Why is my identicon different on Area 51? All the other sites share a single identicon

My identicon (the automatically generated pattern next to my username) is the same for all of the Stack Exchange sites I use. I was confused to see a different shape and colour identicon next to my ...
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No redirection to https

I typed in http://area51.stackexchange.com and I did not get redirected to the https version. Is this intentional or a bug? The redirection works for stackoverflow and stackexchange
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Missing creator on Islam proposal

The Islam proposal is about to go live, but the creator of the proposal is missing! Perhaps the user who proposed Islam no longer has an account, but shouldn't it show something a bit more... ...
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Will bugs blocking the ability to perform a few basic operations during definition phase on some browsers be fixed?

My team has noticed a few configurations for which the site definition process was frustrated because of what appears to be browser specific bugs. By switching from one browser/computer combination ...
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Help link broken on Meta Area51

On Area 51 Discussion Zone, the FAQ link has disappeared. In it's place is a link to help. I suppose this would be fine, except the link is broken. Clicking it gives a 404 page on the Area51 main ...
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I just lost 1k+ rep

I just lost exactly one thousand rep. I don't know why I look on my rep page and saw no reason, in fact, I should've gained a couple points. I know this question has been asked before, but I feel I ...
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Questions per Day statistic isn't calculated correctly any more

Since this fix, the questions/day statistic for all beta sites is being calculated with a different formula than before. The old method calculated the number of "questions per day on average over the ...
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How often are the ads updated?

On every proposal there is a link to a PNG file (via "Share This" button, see screenshot by @BlasSoriano), which may be used to advertise the proposal. I always assumed these files update themselves, ...
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Bug causes former Stack Exchange employees to show on the moderator list

Somehow every time someone who worked at Stack Exchange leaves the job there account will start to show on the list of moderators https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/users?tab=moderators (Note: All ...
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My user profile is not copied on Area 51

I changed my user profile on an SE site, but it is not copied on my user profile on Area 51, even thought I clicked on "Copy English Language and Usage Profile To Related Accounts." It seems a problem ...
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User page displays broken link to Tour page

I have seen the question Tour link is broken, which concerns the Help menu option, and has already been fixed. However, the Discussion Zone user page displays the Tour link (in the Activity tab), ...
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Why “add comment” not “add a comment” in example questions section?

There is add comment in each question of the proposal's Example Questions sections to enter the comment about the question, but in the tool tip of the add comment and in the discussion zone's question ...
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Why didn't I get my reputation for following through on a commitment?

I didn't get any reputation for recently following through on the smugmug site. Why?
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why does area51 tell me I have 51 points of reputation, and then tell me I have 1 reputation?

I received 1 points for joining and 50 points for registering my email, but I still can't post. 51 points show up in the top bar on the main page, but when I go to post, the top bar says I only have ...
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Avatar picture problem?

This doesn't seem very normal to me: Is it a bug? Along the same lines:
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Why is Gavin listed twice on the “Top Beta Users” list?

The Top Beta Users List shows gavinandresen twice. Is this a bug?
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The Area 51 Discussion users profile page has a bounties tab?

I noticed that the user profile page has a bounties tab with a link to the area51 faq (which does not mention bounties). I suspect the bounties tab is not supposed to be there.
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Overly optimistic beta progress indicator

When a site's private beta lasts longer than the default 7 days, the progress indicator on the beta tab incorrectly reads “public beta”.
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How come I'm logged in on discuss.area51 but not on area51 itself?

I followed an answer-notification (shown in the top bar on SO) to discuss.area51.stackexchange.com. I was logged in automatically, I could respond to the answer with a comment, and edit my question to ...
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Why isn't email validation working when I try to start a new site?

I'm here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/create?category=technology I See: We sent an email to your email address Jan 25 at 20:29 (re-send) I Click: error: email verification was not sent ...
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I can't log into the main site

I am a member at Area51, and have been since October of last year. However, I haven't been able to log in since March or so. When I attempt to log in I see an error like: Unable to log in with ...
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Sharing on Facebook adds wrong description

When I share a link to my proposal it grabs the wrong "text" to share in the description box. Recommend that Area 51 use the Facebook Open Graph tags og:description or at least the <meta> ...
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Discussion Zone > Help > Tour link is broken

From Discussion Zone, click the 'Help' link and then select 'Tour'. Observe resulting 'Page Not Found' with the URL: http://area51.stackexchange.com/tour
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League rep tables for Area 51

On my profile it says that my rep is in the top 4% this year (not that I care) and there is a link for the full league table. As it so happens, it doesn't exist! Since rep on Area 51 is pretty ...
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The Area51 logo is pixelated

Note: Don't start looking yet! Everything is fine on the meta section. ;) The Area51 site logo in the top-left corner is pixelated. I noticed it with Safari 9.1.1 and Firefox 45.0. However, I don't ...
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Area 51 Reputation Page is broken

When I click on 'Reputation and Moderation' it sends me to a broken link page. Could you fix that? Thanks.
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reputation decreased while reputation history only shows positive reputation. What happened.

Yesterday I had 590 reputation today i log in and I view my reputation the only reputation change is an upvote on a question. Yesterday the only reputation change is also an upvote. Yet my reputation ...
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Reputation for some committers is incorrect

I've noticed that a few users are displayed as having 151 reputation here, even though they have much more network-wide if you check their profiles. One example from the Chemistry proposal is the ...
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Area 51 “Days in Beta” count is incorrect [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dates on the private beta On the Area 51 page for LEGO Answers, the Days in Beta count is currently 57: However, on my profile, I've been on the site for 59 days (i.e. since ...
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Inconsistent vote requirement info for definition phase in Area 51 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When/why did the # of questions required to get out of Definition increase to 40? FAQ inaccurate In the Area 51 FAQ it says this about the definition phase: The goal is to ...
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Are meta-questions which link to deleted sites autodeleted?

I recently asked a meta question which linked to several site proposals. One of those proposals was deleted and the meta question was also marked deleted by the Community user. Was this automatic as ...
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I don't want to look at my reputation on A51, but the topbar makes me!

Whenever I click on my profile picture on Area 51 itself (not meta), I get directed to my reputation page on Area 51. Can someone please tell the topbar that I don't care about my Area 51 rep, and ...
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The reputation of this user is wrongly calculated

On the page for the English Language Learners proposal, the reputation of Mark Robinson is wrong. The reputation for Stack Overflow is added twice: once as 1444, and once as 1090. The ...
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Shouldn't Filibuster say “vote to delete a proposal”?

This badge seems to be awarded when you vote to delete a proposal, yet it says: First vote to delete a question. Maybe this should be corrected?
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How can I delete Area51 account?

The Area51 user profile looks other then for other sites, and it's the only profile where I've failed to find 'delete account' option. I have no clue where I should click to find that option. I ...
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Off-topic close reason contains a broken link

I've noticed the off-topic close text is as follows and contains a broken link to the help center: This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: ...
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Error when trying to commit

I have committed to Expatriates, it asked me to confirm my email, I did not get the email, so I click on resend the confirmation email, this time I got the email and a "thank you for confirmation" ...
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Heading bug on profiles

I have found a bug. When we make heading like #Hello, visible as: Hello on our profile description, if the text is long then it is going outside its boundry. It is shown here: And it is also ...
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How must I follow this newly created proposal?

I am a new contributor to Area 51. A user by the name of @TheSimpliFire recently formed a new proposal of a Q&A site called Math Challenges "for enthusiasts wanting to create and share their own ...
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Captcha not loaded due to an insecure script

Captcha doesn't work properly at Area51 as the images aren't shown when I'm on HTTPS version of the site (https://area51.stackexchange.com/), although it works when I'm on HTTP (http://area51....