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Found a Tag Bug

There is a Black Bo tag which means nothing and doesn't have a wiki on it either. Shouldn't it be removed?
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Links to old questions are redirected to unrelated new questions

I came across an old answer on Skeptics SE that has two puzzling links to Astronomy SE: It seems that I have finally found the answer to my question courtesy of another SE site: Is there a way to ...
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Strange problem creating sunspots tag & should we have a sunspots tag?

As was noted in comments below the question Is the longitude assigned to sunspots spherical or projected? it is impossible to create a sunspots tag. Trying to do so results in the error message: ...
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Add `mchem` to MathJax Extensions?

I tried using \ce{} earlier in an answer but it didn't work! Although this meta post shows that Astronomy has MathJax extensions, why doesn't it work? After some ...
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Is there an automatic upvote for all questions with the tag "9th planet"? Or possibly a bug?

I just posted my first 9th planet question, and immediately (less than one second) got an upvote. I refreshed the page and it still said 1 view. I refreshed ten seconds later and still saw only 1 view....
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"MathJax help" link is broken

When the user is asking or editing a question, a "MathJax help" link is present on the right-hand side of the screen. The link is to Currently, this only leads to ...
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Some buttons aren't working on mobile

Certain features on the site don't seem to work on mobile (I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S4, chrome browser). I can't open my notifications dropdown (the dropdown when there is new activity on my ...
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Review count keeps increasing

I've was given the access moderator tools privilege (on Astronomy SE, not Meta) and I've found the review count keeps increasing. I've cleared outstanding tasks on my list a couple of time now, but ...
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What happened to my profile on this site?

This might be fixed later on, but I just joined this site and my profile is all askew. I did not get the bonus when joining and my profile is all weird. Here is my MSE profile. I'm sure you can see ...
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Another Tumbleweed after Migration

I asked for migration to Astronomy.SE of this question, for which I already got a Tumbleweed badge on Physics.SE. Right after migration I got another badge here. Is this a bug? Further, there was a ...
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Can't open any question when logged out

When I log out and try to open any question on Astronomy Stack Exchange, I get this error. The Meta works fine and also when I log in, everything works as expected.
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Red dot stays on review queue after queue is empty

I just saw a red dot on the Suggested Edits queue and so checked it - there were two edits pending review in the queue. But I am still seeing the red dot now even though the queue is empty. After ...
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edit reason declined with reason "comment reserved for system use"

EDIT: This bug seems cross-site and has been reported elsewhere (1) and (2), too. When editing this question by replacing the supplied images of the formula with identical mathjax formulas I tried to ...
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My comment is 20 characters but is less than 15?

I'm trying to post a comment that is 20 characters long, but "Comments must be at least 15 characters in length." Is this a bug?
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Do we have a newsletter?

I went over to the newsletter list to subscribe to our newsletter - a weekly email SE sends you containing recent popular questions, a nice way to keep up on the overall taste of the site: I don't ...
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