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I can't get the 'Autobiographer' badge

Most (all?) badges are awarded as part of a daily batch script that runs, so you should not expect to see them until up to 24 hours after you've performed the action necessary to earn the badge. ...
Bryan Krause's user avatar
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10 votes
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Daily vote limit reached before Vox Populi badge earned

This is by design, as described here. You are entitled to 30 votes; further, the first 10 votes on questions might not count against your 30, so the maximum possible number of votes is 40. More ...
cag51's user avatar
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Why does SE misspell "occurred" as "occured"?

misspelling Agree that this is a misspelling. I expected it was a valid alternate spelling in some corner of the Anglophone world, but it appears to be a simple error. Can this be fixed? Not by ...
cag51's user avatar
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Why can't I answer question about gender pronouns?

Sorry for the inconvenience; Protected questions should now show up as such: Protection banner missing when I don't have enough rep to answer; closed and locked banners appear in wrong spot
Shog9's user avatar
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Why does SE misspell "occurred" as "occured"?

Thank you for the report! This has been fixed sitewide, along with another 21 other "occurrences" of the same misspelling. Interestingly, this is one of the 100 most common misspellings and ...
KyleMit's user avatar
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Bug report - '.. every 40 minutes'

According to the official rate limiting guide, this is by design. Users with < 125 rep on the current site [are rate limited on question-asking to] 40 minutes since their last question anywhere on ...
cag51's user avatar
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Why can't I answer question about gender pronouns?

The question is protected. As you seem to know what that means, you are probably thinking to yourself it doesn't look protected, there is usually a notice. You would be correct, but somebody broke ...
StrongBad's user avatar
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5 votes
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The spam filter caught my answer and I want to know why

A human reading your answer can easily judge that it is not spam. The spam filter, however, isn't human. The SE team has looked into the behavior and told the spam filter to be less aggressive in ...
StrongBad's user avatar
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5 votes
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Double suggestions on comment

The reason is that there are two accounts with the same display name and they both commented under your question. It might be the same user who created two accounts (maybe they lost the credentials of ...
Massimo Ortolano's user avatar
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Hot Network Questions is now a bulleted list

Thanks for reporting. There was some weird custom styling for UL and OL elements in sidebar. Should be status-completed with next build (in couple hours probably).
Paweł's user avatar
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Request for moderator apology

Background The answer in question was posted on this question, which is a hot network question with 2k views as of now. The answer’s full content was: Am I putting undue weight on this [...]? ...
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If I write the description of an image, then I do not see where they appear

It is a feature; see this post on the main meta. The short version is that the description isn't used for a XKCD-style mouseover text, but as a replacement text in case the image cannot be displayed, ...
Anyon's user avatar
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What's the deal with this ducking duck?

The duck never accesses your microphone, even if you say that you have one. Think about it: If it could access your microphone without a browser-site confirmation, so could every other website, which ...
Wrzlprmft's user avatar
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Treble notification of earning a "yearling" badge

If look closely at the logo for the site associated with the badge, you will notice that it is grey, and thus does not refer to Academia, but to Academia Meta: This is also reflected on your meta ...
Wrzlprmft's user avatar
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Request for moderator apology

As much as I love short answers—and I really do love short answers both here and in real life—, I think that the deleted answer was way too laconic in that it failed to explain the reason for which ...
Massimo Ortolano's user avatar
2 votes

Misrepresented as making a post community wiki

Your answer was automatically marked as Community Wiki because you answered a Community Wiki question. See How does a post become a Community Wiki post? in this answer.
Massimo Ortolano's user avatar
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Why can't I answer question about gender pronouns?

That question is protected, which means you need to have certain rep to answer it. The association bonus doesn't count for that calculation.
eykanal's user avatar
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What's the deal with this ducking duck?

I've seen it on multiple sites, so that suggests this needs to be brought up on the main meta site.
aeismail's user avatar
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1 vote
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Code being displayed above question listing

According to a comment on a main Meta.SE bug report, it's been fixed: Rolled back to the previous build, then double, triple and quadruple checking the view. Still looking at what happened, but ...
ff524's user avatar
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