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Another former employee showing on moderator list

This seems to be a regression of https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/q/32755/151554​; right now, Stack Overflow co-founder Joel Spolsky, who is no longer an employee, is a ♦ moderator on this site. ...
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'Edit Profile' not working on Meta when logged out of Area 51

I was getting a Page Not Found error when I tried to edit my profile. Incidentally I logged in to my Area 51 account, tried it again, and it worked, so it likely only happens when a user is logged out ...
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When you have committed to a proposal and this proposal is deleted, why am I still commited to it?

I recently committed to the Solana proposal, which was then closed because of fraud. But I am still committed to a closed question! I cannot uncommit (button's gone). How do I uncommit, and why is ...
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log in doesn't work - sign up alternative

Proposal: Elrond There are already 3 users who contacted me with the following problem, described step by step: log into Stackoverflow using an old (not new) existing acount visited area51 site ...
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Is there a bug in the "total reputation" tab when committed users are shown?

Is there a bug in the "total reputation" tab? There is a "5k total rep" vs 56 shown for a username. Proposal: Elrond
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We are in Day 180 and two users have reached 10 posts on the beta, but they are not being marked as having "fulfilled commitment"

Proposal: Matter Modeling We are currently in Day 180 of Beta: These three users have reached the 10 post threshold recently: https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/208048/ https://area51....
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A user who posted 11 times in the Beta is not being recognized as having "fulfilled commitment" but users with fewer than 10 posts are

Proposal: Matter Modeling Meilani posted 11 times during Beta but is not being listed as having "Fulfilled Commitment". She was active during the commitment phase, having even answered a ...
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Edited 'x days ago' link not working

When clicking on the 'x days ago' link in the 'edited' widget of a proposal, e.g. this one, you get an "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" page. →
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Robert Cartaino's flair says he's a moderator on 3 other sites, but he isn't [duplicate]

Robert Cartaino's flair, displayed e.g. here, says he's a ♦ moderator on three other sites in the network: He isn't anymore since the beginning of this year, so it looks like this is some kind of ...
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Bug with verifying email addresses

Proposal: Materials Modeling On one hand there is the bug which causes people's Area51 accounts not to link properly with their StackExchange Network profiles: Persistent bugs hindering users from ...
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Persistent bugs hindering users from participating: Failure of StackExchange to recognize when Area51 & SE accounts have the same email address

Proposal: Materials Modeling During the last 24 hours, several people have complained to me that they were unable to participate due to bugs on the Area51 platform. They log in, confirm their email ...
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"Contact Us" form option for "I need to delete my user profile" gives 404 error

Title line says it all. Selecting the "I need to delete my user profile" option on the "Contact Us" form leads to a 404 error screen. This apparently has been a known bug since it was pointed out by a ...
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Confused by a message about e-mail I didn't catch, am I okay?

I'm an active SE user and have just joined area51 and then the Materials Modeling proposal where I successfully voted five times. But I am worried about a message about confirming e-mail that I ...
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Quantum Computing (and Operations Research) are not Showing up in Accounts Tab

Proposal: Quantum Computing QC doesn't show up in the site list (Accounts Tab) in my profile: Elsewhere, on every other site, it shows up correctly: This bug also affects Operations Research, which ...
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Beta RSS feed link has misleading tooltip "the 30 oldest proposals in beta"

The tooltip on the RSS feed link on the beta tab says the 30 oldest proposals in beta When looking at the content, it rather looks like it contains the 30 newest proposals in beta; Operations ...
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Badge total is cut off in user lists

On various pages, where there's a list of users, the number of badges is cut off when the total width of the preceding characters pushes the remaining content out of the div. I did read Does Area 51 ...
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Why can't I see the revision history of a proposal?

I sometimes want to view the revision history of a proposal, since it has been edited by someone. However, this is impossible - at least in new proposals, e.g. this one and generally all of these that ...
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Real number of proposals not rendering

On the menu bar, the Business category has 2 proposals, but in the list it only has one. Is this a bug or is one proposal deleted?
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Change the popup when hovering over accounts

Whenever I hover over the "accounts" section of a user's profile, the displayed popup says this: Accounts this user has in the Stack Overflow family Here's a screenshot of it: It should say "...
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Main space header has issues

The main space header has issues. It has been this way since at least last night, is evident when using Chrome, and is persistent across multiple computers (so I don't think it is just me). https://...
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Unordered list after sorting after 'newest'

While browsing through Area51 I discovered that the big numbers at the beginning of a post do not appear to be in ascending order although I sorted it after newest. Is there some logic I just do not ...
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Why am I not awared the Curious badge yet when I'm as Curious as Curious George?

Up to this day the Curious badge counter is saying I passed the requirements to get the badge, but it's not awarded to me yet. It went up to 5/5 a good while ago and then as of now 9/5. Am I missing ...
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Shadow diamond attached to former staff name on edited by

Looking at a proposals I can see the "edited by" section which a former employee edited the proposal has a shadow diamond attached to the name. This guy was an employee, but left the company and all ...
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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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League rep tables for Area 51

On my profile it says that my rep is in the "top 4% this year" with a link to the full league table. However, it doesn't exist! Since rep on Area 51 is pretty meaningless, could we disable ...
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The text is too close on 'recent achievements'

The text in the Recent Achievements is too small or you can say that there is not enough spacing between the text. Best way to explain is: In the above screenshot you can see that the text is too ...
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People who follow a proposal but do not appear in the list of followers

I've created the proposal Math Challenges and several users have said that they've followed. However the count has not increased and they do not appear in the list of followers. This issue has been ...
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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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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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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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Area51 claims sites have zero or near-zero visits [duplicate]

Area51 is claiming beta sites have 0 visits/day. For example, iota: For the most heavily visited beta site, islam, it claims 2 visits/day (35k/day according to the sites list): Something is wrong!
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Bug for BG stats [duplicate]

The stats for Board and Card Games SE seem to be glitched. How can 4 visits/day equate to 3.8 questions, while maintaining 1.9 answers?
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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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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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"Grant" is incorrectly used instead of "Grants" on Area 51 FAQ

https://area51.stackexchange.com/faq says that Area 51 "grant you additional privileges" [sic]. It should be "grants you additional privileges". I assume only a dev can change this ...
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Why is the Community User on the top beta users list for the SharePoint.SE site?

The community user is on the top beta users list for the SharePoint.SE site. According to the screenshot it is reporting that the robot has ~8,000 (7,928 to be exact) reps but, no questions or ...
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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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Inaccurate text on deletion page

The text on deleted proposals says, emphasis added, "Inactive proposals that do not receive any activity for one month are subject to deletion." However, "one month" should actually say "three days" ...
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I can't log into the Discussion Zone

Somewhat similar to "I can't log into the main site", yet different because in my case I couldn't log into the Discussion Zone (right where we are now). I logged on the Main site successfully using ...
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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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Why can I see the rollback link in a proposal's revision when there is nothing to rollback?

Looking at the revision of a closed proposal I can see that the last version before the close message (Which is the only revision.) has the rollback button enabled. Hovering your mouse over it ...
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Achievements button (navbar) displays broken link to Tour page

I have posted the question User page displays broken link to Tour page, which concerns the link in the Discussion Zone user page, and has now been fixed. However, the Achievements button in the ...
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Questions/day stat appears to be inaccurate

As of this moment, my site ([cse.se]) has received 37 questions over the last two weeks, but our stats page says that we are averaging 2.2 questions per day. There haven't been any large blips in our ...
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Bug in "all proposals" count on mobile chrome

When viewing the list of proposals through one of the categories (i.e. not "All proposals")<\strike>, the number of all the proposals doesn't display in the right place. Actually the bug appears ...
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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....
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Can't commit to proposals already committed to only one

When I tried to commit a proposal, a message (as shown in the image) appears/ Yes I can commit to only three proposals at a time. If I want to commit to any other, I have to uncommit or any of the ...
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Can't upvote questions on area51 proposals on bioinformatics

Proposal: Bioinformatics Why I can't upvote any question in this Area51 proposal? Whenever I trying to upvote a question; I'm getting a flashcard but that doesn't tell anything about the questions ...
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Wrong description in Area 51 achievement? [duplicate]

Recently I fulfilled my Area 51 commitment for a new site. Also, some referred users did so. Here's my reputation page with the data for March/01 expanded. I believe it must be the other way round: ...
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The reputation page shows the 'Fulfilled commitment' and 'Referred user fulfilled commitment' backwards

Under "What is reputation?" in Area 51's FAQ, it states that you receive +50 for fulfilling commitment and +25 for a referred user fulfilling their commitment: However, on my reputation ...
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Slight Inconsistencies in the Proposal Commitment Score Percentages

While watching the progress of the DevOps proposal in its Commitment phase I noticed some occasional inconsistencies in the percentages displayed when more info option is selected (small ones, equal ...
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