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Navigation tab position bug on tag pages for tags that have featured questions

When there are featured questions for a tag, the inclusion of the "featured" tab in the header cause the tabs to flow out of position. (I'm using Chrome 34.0.1847.131 and Firefox 29.0.1 ...
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Seems like right margins in answer texts need to be increased

It is a very minor thing but still - it seems that answer texts have zero right margin which shows somehow unpleasantly with colored background of accepted answers: (This is with latest Chrome on ...
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Why is log-in hidden

On the front page I looked in vain for "log in" button. Eventually found to my surprise that clicking on "sign up" takes me to a page where I can choose between "sign up" and "log in". Do I have any ...
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Clicking question author username sends to revision history

This happens with Every mathematician has only a few tricks: the link with the author username leads to the revision history. I checked several other questions, including some cw (this one is cw), ...
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"Add comment" button overflowing

I was leaving a comment on an accepted answer, and I noticed that the "add comment" button was overflowing, as was some of the text of the comments. This appears on several other threads (one, two, ...
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Problem with links to tags on meta

For example, [tag:lo.logic] renders as lo.logic. It seems that the color for the top and left edges is the same as the background color for meta.
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Disabled button not visible in flag dialog

Since a while, it's possible to retract a flag by opening the flag dialog again and clicking the 'Retract flag' button. Of course, if the flag is already handled, retracting isn't possible. In this ...
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Icons for MO/metaMO in community list changed?

I notice that in the community list under the SE hamburger in the top right, the icons for MO and for meta have changed: clearly having the MO logo attached to meta.math.SE is an issue, but we are ...
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Could MO use a minus sign for negative numbers?

I just noticed that negative vote totals are recorded with a hyphen: In general within the StackExchange network it's probably not worth fussing over, but, here on MO, maybe we could use a minus sign ...
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Can external links to MO questions/answers be made more informative?

On several occasions I have sent by email links to MO questions or answers. They appear just like this - say, Is it difficult to achieve that such links in ...
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Can we change the reference to "professional mathematicians" on the main page?

I'm personally quite bothered by the statement on the MathOverflow main page (when not logged in) that "MathOverflow is a question and answer site for professional mathematicians." It seems both false ...
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Can the Math Overflow look be changed? [closed]

I love the math sites but I rarely visit this MathOverflow site because of its look. The color and appearance is not appealing. I know this will sound weird but the mathematics is cool, maybe they can ...
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MathOverflow updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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