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Site background image flicker

While scrolling up/down a page, the background image no longer flows smoothly like it used to. At least, I thought it used to. The image to the left, of the robot and the person with the long hair ...
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Community events are not being correctly shown on main (but are on meta)

Last night I posted a new blog post and created the corresponding community event. It shows up correctly on meta: However, the new event is missing on main: Note: Since posting this question, the ...
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Worldbuilding SE running slowly/choppy scrolling?

Recently I've started browsing Worldbuilding SE again. I've noticed that on my browser of choice (Safari), it runs at a very choppy pace compared to other sites in the Stack Exchange network such as ...
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MathJax render failure in Suggested Edit queue

Now that we have MathJax, people are editing old posts to replace compromises with clear mathematical notation. I just approved an edit to this answer. In the Review Suggested Edits queue, selecting "...
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The page background lags my laptop

I must not be the only person who experiences this. When scrolling down or up there is a noticeable frame-rate drop. What is intended to be smooth ends up been jerky and my processor tries to figure ...
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Weekly newsletter box is too small

Because a screenshot says more than a thousand words: Iceweasel (Firefox) 38.2.1, Debian GNU/Linux (wheezy) (Wow, that looks like a pencil to the right in the screenshot...)
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Tag Wiki Edits not Showing

I recently made an edit to the "fantasy-based" tab. The edit shows up in the history of the tag wiki. But if I visit the tag wiki page it doesn't show anything there. Robert Cartaino approved the tag ...
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So I'm a moderator now?

Just... what? Here's a recent answer of mine: And here's my profile at the moment: Ok... but the problem here is no other mod capabilities appear to be available to me. No tools, for example. And ...
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When the system prunes community events, why doesn't it prune the oldest? [duplicate]

We use community events to promote new blog posts. Because we've had a lot of activity lately (yay!), we're sometimes showing three events at a time. (I run each event for around a week, so there's ...
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Large Hot Network Questions icon is the old one

The "icon-48.png" that's used on the full Hot Network Questions page still has the old design. I tried clearing my cache. I am on latest chrome, 50.0.2661.102 m.
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Should tags biology, biochemistry, anatomy, and life be consolidated?

biology biochemistry life anatomy The Life tag does not currently have any wiki entry. Same with Anatomy. Should these perhaps be consolidated with "biology"? When I was looking at what to ...
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This unanswered question isn't so unanswered

This question has an odd history: Asked on Physics Copied by another user into a new, separate question on Worldbuilding (which was subsequently answered) Migrated to Worldbuilding Closed as a ...
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Making small icon clearer

It's not really a bug but the ring on the small icon (for example next to a Hot Network Question) is very hard to see. I think it might be worth having a bit of a black border around the ring or ...
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What happened to the "tour" button?

I believe this picture should help understand the issue at hand : Tour button? Toouurr buuttooon? I cannot find the button to reach the tour anymore, even though it is still accessible by direct ...
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Text in newsletter ad is hard to read

I'm borrowing this screen shot from another post: I'm finding the black text on the dark-green background to be really hard to read. Can we improve the legibility? If the text were the same color ...
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Design bug: scrollbar to the right

I have two one issues with the otherwise awesome new site design: I get a horizontal scrollbar despite a large enough window size. The same scrollbar and background image artifact is also ...
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Votes remaining for deleting a question is (probably) wrong

In this answer Michael Kjörling told us that a question that is not well received requires three votes to be deleted. That answer was to a question about why the question the OP voted to delete was ...
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Tags: global-warming undefined... consolidate or leave separate?

These tags are defined: climate seasons This one is not: global-warming Should the tag have its definition filled in? Or should it be made a synonym of one of the other two tags? I believe it should ...
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If a question is changed making an answer invalid, how should the community respond? [duplicate]

If a question is changed making an answer invalid, how should the community respond? I refer to (among other places) a question here, and to an answer here. The answer surely becomes invalid as soon ...
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