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The recently deleted questions page shows that there's an answer to my question but I don't see it

I see no answer at https://economics.stackexchange.com/q/35943, but the question list indicates 1? https://economics.stackexchange.com/q/35964, https://economics.stackexchange.com/q/35949, https://...
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Edits made by anonymous user

I've been noticing activities of "an anonymous user" on the site of late. See the page of suggested edits by anonymous user(s). In the following case, it was an edit to a question. The comment to ...
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Why don't we get to indicate the appropriate site for off-topic questions?

When voting to close a question as off-topic in the main site, we have the option to check as reason, "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" Then a new window opens.....
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Site icon is an empty balloon in Mac browsers

On Safari and Chrome on Mac OS X, the site icon is an empty balloon - the letters 'EC' are not visible. When disabling a CSS rule, the bug disappears: Normal: CSS rule disabled: Clearing the browser ...
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2k views in 12 hours: is there a glitch?

Not sure if meta is the right place for this: Did this question If I gain, then someone else loses. Correct? really get 2k views in 12 hours or is this a glitch? If it is not a glitch, does anybody ...
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I get notified for edits on a deleted post

I clicked "follow" on a curious post yesterday. It was deleted, but apparently it's still getting edited, because I have received multiple alerts in my inbox. I don't have enough reputation ...
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The "elasticity of substitution" tag is misspelled

The tag for "elasticity of substitution" is currently spelled "elasticity-of-substituion". It would be great if a moderator could please rename that tag to insert the missing "...
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MathJax rendering Issue

In my answer here, the array environment is not rendered correctly in the output, but correctly in the editing interface. Editing interface: Output: It turns out ...
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Editing rules *************

A recent poster omitted the slashes before a couple of dollar signs (that were intended as dollar signs, not transitions to math mode). I attempted to add the slashes with an edit and was told that ...
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Formatting on “What topics can I ask about here?” is off

The Help Center article "What topics can I ask about here?" has some formatting issues: There's an '#On-topic' halfway the page which is supposed to be a header (like Off-Topic above): The ...
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MathJax not displayed properly

Lately I've been seeing expressions rendered by MathJax not displayed properly: they all have a vertical bar at the end. See image below. This occurs for both inline and display math expressions, in ...
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Bug in awarding badges?

7 hours ago, I got the "Revival" badge for my answer in this question, In simple terms: what are the implications of homothetic and nonhomothetic consumer preferences? The Revival badge is awarded ...
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Question not closing

This question shows me that it has 0 votes to close. Review history shows it has at least 4, including one from a site moderator. Why don't I see the close votes? And would a moderator vote not ...
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Mathjax does not work

In the recent days, MathJax often stops working. This means that, when I view questions with Math formulas (e.g. Consumer optimum in an economy with a continuum of commodities), I see dollar-signs ...
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Qualification to Vote to Close a Question

On seeing this question, a point that occurred to me is that on this site it sometimes takes a while (from memory up to a day or so) for off-topic questions to be closed. If such questions were closed ...
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Wrong e-mail recipient from SE

I received an e-mail from SE, titled "Please take the new Moderator Engagement survey". But this survey is to be completed by moderators only, as is evident from the questions in the "Background ...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar