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Is Auth0 sponsoring us again?

Auth0 will be sponsoring the site again beginning on April 21st. I just posted the announcement. It went live by accident earlier than it was supposed to. Sorry for the confusion.
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Is SE generating popups now?

This doesn't look like anything we would serve. If you are browsing over http, try using https to see if that happens again. I suspect shenanigans by your ISP or someone between you and us.
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Why does the Community user on Meta has 3 reputation?

This usually happens when posts and suggested edits are attributed to the Community user (as part of the procedure followed when deleting a user). This will eventually be fixed by a scheduled task and ...
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Downvote -2 shown as +2 in achievements bar

Another possibility is that you have previously downvoted answers which were subsequently deleted. In that case, the downvotes cost you 1 rep each, but there is no indication after the post has been ...
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Downvote -2 shown as +2 in achievements bar

The number you see on the achievement bar before it is expanded is not the reputation you have gained today, it is the reputation change since you last checked it. So one example of how this could ...
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Information Security logo replaced by Server Fault logo

I checked Stack Exchange Meta, and the problem has an explanation there: Site icons jumbled up The problem is fixed now, at least for me. I had to clear the cache to get the right ones back, though. ...
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"Question promotion" ads for Information Security are still using old logo

We replaced the background image with an updated version: It might take a few days for the change to propagate to new ads because caching.
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Is a Retina JPEG image of a CC-BY-2.0 bear's arms prohibited as a community ad on security?

The specification is very... specific, and it is given in the post describing how to submit adverts. It must be 220x250 pixels - retina is not even vaguely relevant here. "With Retina support" does ...
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The string describing the audience of this site begins with an uppercase letter

Whoops. Fixed now, though it will take a bit for the page caching to update to reflect the fix.
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Late answer or first post?

Because it is a first post as well. Depending on which review queues you qualify for and check first, you may see it in both.
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Self XSS vulnerability on stack exchanges

If you have found what you consider to be a vulnerability please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of every page and provide SE with details. I'm not sure what you are describing is a ...
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Sprites not showing up any more

Sorry about that. A bad image snuck into the deploy, causing this issue.
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Editing your own answer shows a guide that says "always respect the original author"

This note comes up when anyone edits any answer. Adding a check in to see if the editor is the OP just adds complexity, and is unneeded.
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Why is the favicon different in the HNQ sidebar

I think this should be fixed and the icons should be matched. There is no good reason why the logos have to look completely different, given that they don't even visibly differ in their size (the ...
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Autocomment from review ending up on both question and answer

As @Xavier59 and @AviD explains in comments, this is not a bug. When a moderator converts an answer to a comment, all the comments to the answer are moved along with it. In this case the moderator ...
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6 character edit limit vs. side suggestions (suggesting minor fixes are fine)

I'm not sure that this limitation still applies when you are over 2000 rep. (I didn't checked it, but I think I may have made such small changes in a question while posting an answer or while ...
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6 character edit limit vs. side suggestions (suggesting minor fixes are fine)

Yes - the simple answer is that you should search for more errors. While an incorrect "its" or "it's" makes my OCD twitch, your energy is best used somewhere where you can fix more than one or two ...
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6 character edit limit vs. side suggestions (suggesting minor fixes are fine)

I feel your pain. I also did a lot of edits before I reached 2 000, and bumping into this restriction can be very annoying. But even if your edits are correct and good and worth the time of reviewers, ...
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Bug: page 9 and 10 of the questions ranked by votes show wrong questions

For me, all of page 9 is all 23 votes with some 22 votes at the bottom, page 10 is 22 votes except for a couple at the bottom on 21 votes, and page 11 is all 21 votes with some 20 votes at the bottom. ...
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The links in the top bar have vanished

We rolled out a new top bar last year, so I doubt very much that this bug still obtains.
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Active bounty advertisement bug

It looks like this is outside the scope of our site. This image is not owned by us but a third party (I think https://github.com/51cards/Stack-Exchange-Bounty-Ad). As far as why the information is ...
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Badge icons (especially gold) have a vertical offset

Thanks again for reporting this issue. Fix is now waiting in repo for build, so it should be live within next couple hours.
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Red dot displayed, review queue is empty

When I look at the page, I see 38 reviews pending in the Close Vote review queue. (You might be able to see this by yourself by opening a private/incognito window and navigate to https://security....
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I'm weirdly blocked on Meta

Without knowing the email spoofing question: It seems you've burned a fresh account. I mean, no harm done. You've posted a total of four posts, that's three questions and one answer, on all of ...
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Do I have -3823 rep change?

My first thought was that you were at rank change, but your code snippet shows something else. This appears to be a bug that's currently unsolved. It seems to not actually touch your reputation, see ...
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Can't give bounty for a question when having enough rep points and after deleting my own answer

From StackOverflow help To avoid overly promotional bounties, if you are offering a bounty on a question that you have already posted an answer to, your minimum spend is 100 reputation (not 50). ...
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Links and normal text are too similar

I'm not sure that qualifying these links of "very hard" to distinguish is the right term, at least not on a general basis. However, where I agree with you is that depending on the screen settings and ...
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