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Homepage spammed

Today, the home page was spammed with edits by "alip" apparently but "alip" never seems to have made said edits. Regardless it bumped a ton of questions and now the home page is ...
Starship - On Strike's user avatar
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Badges that I earned on other sites show up in Chess.SE style in the trophy dialog

For some reason, when on Chess.SE and checking my little trophy thing, the badges show like they would for Chess, even for other sites such as Space Exploration:
Starship - On Strike's user avatar
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FEN diagram reader breaking on an answer

This is in regard to the only answer for this question. Upon scrolling back on the FEN reader and then clicking on a specific move in the reader leads to this weird interaction where some pieces just ...
Safdar Faisal's user avatar
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Replayer freezes the entire webpage

[fen ""] 1. g4 f5 2. gxf5 g5 3. h4 g4 4. h5 Kf7 5. f6 Ke6 6. fxe7 Kf6 7. e8=Q g3 8. Nf3 g2 9. Rh4 g1=B 10. a4 b5 11. axb5 a6 12. bxa6 Bb7 13. axb7 Nc6 14. bxa8=Q Qe7 15. Qeb8 ...
Joseph Sible-Reinstate Monica's user avatar
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The Pgn reader controls are far down the page

When accessing the website on mobile, I find that the pgn controls are far down the page and it takes a second to scroll down, meaning that I can’t go through the moves while viewing the moves. I ...
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Replayer breaks when the first fullmove number is 10 or more

First fullmove number is 2: [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4p3/4P3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 2"] 2. Nf3 First fullmove number is 10: [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4p3/4P3/8/PPPP1PPP/...
Joseph Sible-Reinstate Monica's user avatar
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Drawing arrows and coloring fields with a flipped board is broken

Normal orientation works: [FEN ""] [StartPly "2"] 1. e4 {[%draw arrow,e2,e4,red][%draw full,e1,green]} Flipping sides doesn't move the drawings: [FEN ""] [Startflipped &...
Deduplicator's user avatar
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Why has the PGN viewer (replayer) stopped working?

It seems that the chess diagrams have stopped working throughout the site. For example, when viewing this question, now I see the following instead of the diagrams: It seems that the issue affects ...
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Effectively defunct PGN player due to game length

The PGN player is practically unusable if the game is too long. This causes the controls to be two meters under the board, forcing me to scroll back and fro until the cows come home. This is solely ...
Hauke Reddmann's user avatar
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Copy-Position yields incomplete FEN

I'm surprised this does not seem to have been asked, but why is it that the "Copy Position" function of the chess replayer does not include important information like whose turn it is and ...
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PGN Viewer choices are showing up in the wrong place on the page

When the PGN viewer offers a choice, the choice dialog is appearing in the top left of the page, which doesn't seem correct. No matter where I scroll or the window size, it's fixed just a few pixels ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
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Top right drop down menu bug

This menu on the top right -I suppose- should be a drop down. But sometimes when I click it, they send me to another page. For example when I click review menu button, I go to this page instead of ...
Minot's user avatar
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Why is there a big gap between the moves and play buttons in the replayer?

I have recently noticed an annoying feature of the replayer. No matter the amount of moves, there always a big gap between them and the play buttons. Here is a screenshot of a chosen example. Why is ...
Rewan Demontay's user avatar
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No cookie for you!

Since a week or so, all SE sites repeatedly ask for accepting cookies. And regardless how often I click "accept all", the next subsite or call after a browser restart asks again. (I checked, ...
Hauke Reddmann's user avatar
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Handling of wrong URLs

Being a very intelligent idiot :-), I more than once entered "meta.chess.stackexchange.com" instead of the correct order. Firefox prompty panics with a "security risk". I tested a ...
Hauke Reddmann's user avatar
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Chess Stack Exchange web page not loading correctly

Whenever I go to the Chess Stack Exchange web page, it looks like this: I've done my time on stack overflow, and if I had to guess, I'd say the CSS is not loading correctly, but I don't know why.
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Board playback and Chess 960

This question: Can you castle twice in Chess960? shows that there is a bug with the board playback regarding Chess 960 alternate starting positions, particularly in relation to castling. If you ...
Darrel Hoffman's user avatar
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Copy/paste games from Chess StackExchange to lichess.org

When I encounter an interesting question on Chess StackExchange, I would like to import that game to http://lichess.org, to be able to analyze it with Stockfish. When I use the "Copy game" ...
Razvan Socol's user avatar
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Subtle replayer en passant bug

When the first move is an en passant the replayer plays this successfully, but on going backwards it loses the knowledge of the en passant and creates a piece, in this case a bishop, on the capturing ...
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Vertical White Space after Diagrams

I find it difficult to go through the answers with diagram viewers because of the large white space between the end of the moves and the Start, Back menu... But that's not always the case. For ...
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Why can't I delete my comment on this question?

I'm trying to delete a now irrelevant comment of mine on this question, but I can't. The system hasn't blocked me from deleting comments for a day for deleting too many, so I think that the page is ...
Rewan Demontay's user avatar
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1 answer
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Diagram viewer bug: starting moves greater than 9 do not work

When a diagram is created using FENs, and one tries to add variations that continue from the given position, the viewer only works if the starting move number is between 1 to 9 (included). For ...
Ellie's user avatar
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I cannot edit my own post

For some reason, I am unable to edit this post. There is an (obvious) typo in the beginning of it, but when I try to edit in the "Hello," nothing happens. Not sure if this is a bug or an ...
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PGN viewer menu is hidden behind the navigation bar

When you click the arrow pointing down on the top right of the PGN viewer, the menu appears in the top left of the screen. However, only a part of it appears: This is very confusing. What everyone ...
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Which PGN tags are supported on Chess SE?

When I paste such a PGN from a site, it does not show as a chess PGN viewer. This is an example PGN: [Event "Daily HyperBullet Arena"] [Site "https://lichess.org/kuvnBssO"] [Date "2018.07.20"] [Round ...
Wais Kamal's user avatar
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Pieces from PGN viewer are displayed above review bar

A picture + freehand 'circle' says more than a thousand words: You can reproduce it e.g. by clicking here and scrolling down. Expected behaviour is that the pieces disappear behind the bar, just like ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Chess viewer does not render properly when viewing edit history

This bug also appears in the review page and appears to be directly linked. That question was asked over a year ago and still remains. The PGN viewer has some issues with width in the review edits ...
Aric's user avatar
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Tooltip appears under chess pieces

Bug: tooltips' z-index values are too low, so they show up under the chess pieces:
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Question still featured after bounty expires

How can this question still be in the Featured tab? Its bounty ended ten days ago, according to the timeline. EDIT: now that a new question has been bountied, it's gone. Could be some caching issue, ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Possible bug in user-reputation league display (appearance of double row-entry)

I was in my profile and noticed "top 3% this month". The ego-stroke was interesting, so I clicked it. Upon arriving at the league list, no problems; upon clicking the week- or quarter- tabs, the #1 ...
Charles Rockafellor's user avatar
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Chess board drop down menu should be on top, not under the right panel

As you can see in the screenshot, the drop down menu appears under the right panel, while it should be on top of it. I'm on Firefox 43.0.4/Windows 7.
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Wrong chessboard size in revision history

When viewing the revision history of a post, the chessboard has the wrong size: This is caused by the following CSS rule: #revisions table { width: 100% } Tested on a Mac, with Safari and ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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PGN viewer is far too wide when displayed from review

Screenshot: Think it's pretty obvious what the problem is here. Here's the suggested edit that the bug appears in. Reproduced on both Firefox 38.0 and Chromium 43.0.2357.81 on Ubuntu 14.04. After a ...
Doorknob's user avatar
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Why are the pieces misaligned from the board?

I recently pointed out a bug in the site's pgn viewer here and it was told that it had been fixed. But now the pieces seem to be misaligned from the chess board as seen below. Why is this happening? ...
TheLoneKing's user avatar
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1 answer
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A bug in the site's pgn viewer?

I recently noticed a possible bug in the site's pgn viewer. I was reading the answers to the question in this page. The first answer had a replayer. At one point of time when a pawn should capture a ...
TheLoneKing's user avatar
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1 answer
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Possible bug in profile - consecutive days

When I look at my profile, the "# of consecutive visits" value seems to be off. I hit this site every day, and a few times my consecutive visits has been reset to one. Happened again today, and I am ...
Tony Ennis's user avatar
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invalid FEN in PGN viewer crashes your browser

I was modifying a FEN inside my question, as soon as I made a change (which made the FEN invalid), my web browser went in not-responding mode and after 30 secs it asked me "a heavy script is running, ...
ajax333221's user avatar
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Newest questions screen updates

Many times it happens that I post a question and then visit the newest questions screen on the site and realize that my question doesn't appear on that screen for as long as a couple of minutes on the ...
MozenRath's user avatar
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-50 points for serial upvoting?

Is there a bug in the system? Why did I lose 50 points for serial up-voting. Some of the voting looks strange too, like it has it was voted at the same exact time when in fact some of my questions or ...
xaisoft's user avatar
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