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Why the reason of closing a post is automatically attached to the reason of the majority?

Names of people who have voted to temporarily close a question appear on top of it, along with the reason of the closing. But if 4 people decided to close the post based on reason A and the 5th person ...
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Why does the "active" queue show old answered questions when edited?

I've noticed this a few times while browsing GIS SE where questions that are a few years old are edited by a moderator/user for minor clarification and then it appears top on the list of questions on ...
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Meta GIS URLs being switched around

I have noticed today several Q&As on GIS Meta have been modified by user Community. When looking at what had changed, the edit was an update of Meta URLs from HTTP to HTTPS (as announced was ...
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Revoke "community wiki" status of an answer having only one editor

I think I understand the concept of marking a question or answer as "community wiki" -- it has involved a significant number of people such that it now belongs to "the community" rather than the OP. ...
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Old Answers Coming up as Late Answers

I was just reviewing some Late Answers and came across this one in the list. Clearly this is not a new user's answer to an old question. It's an old answer to an old question. This is also the ...
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Is it possible to accelerate the update of users's tab on GIS Meta

Let's take as an example the tab voters filtered per week. There are zero voters this week and surely this is not true. This way it looks nobody is participating and might cause a bad impression. ...
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Timeouts when attempting to post answers?

When attempting to answer this question this morning, I am getting timeouts. It took me several minutes to compose the answer - is there a time limit on that maybe? FireFox 9.0.1 (I'm on Win7) gives ...
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The (new) blog button disappears when logged in

There's a blog button with a "new" label that popped up on the SE bar at the top of each page when I logged out. When I log back in, it disappears. Is this intentional?
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"Please cast your vote" Remains After I Have Voted

The red bar at the top of the page which says "Please cast your vote in the GIS 2011 community moderator election!" is quite handy. But now that I have made my three choices for the moderators, I ...
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Voting bug....?

An hour ago I downvoted a reply, but within a minute canceled the downvote. That succeeded: the vote count returned to its original value and, even now, there is no indication on the page that I ever ...
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What happened to logout?

As of today, on my browser, the ability to logout has been removed. Is this a glitch in my system or has it been moved to a new location? (windows 7 OS, IE 8) Solved...see the comment below
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"Visited" (consecutive days) in profile being reset

Has anyone experienced their "visited" portion of their profile on the parent site getting reset for no apparent reason. I noticed this behaviour before, but I had assumed that I hadn't visited the ...
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Can't see SVG images in Firefox

Hi, I've posted some images in my answer: Separate polygons based on intersection using PostGIS The images are only visible from Google Chrome, but invisible from Firefox. This bug has been ...
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What's with user366, user350, user377 etc. ?

When I look at the newest users, I see some suspiciously similar names (user366, user350, user377). Unlike other names though, when I type them into the "Type to find users" box, they don't ...
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