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Remove “add citations” label from answer

This label Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources that support the assertions made here. Unsourced ...
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Dealing with edited answers

I believe this has been touched on before, but am wondering if there is a mechanism for alerting users to an answer which has been edited? Using the only polite example, I might post an answer people ...
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Why is History SE underlying in red “Habsburg” and tries to impose “Hapsburg”?

While Hapsburg is correct in English (especially American, I think), academic works seem to prefer "Habsburg", which is the original form in German. Looking up the term on Google books, all results ...
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Names on this site

Why someone was able to take the same name as mine on the History stack exchange? I assumed that the software should prohibit this automatically. Is Cosmology a type of History?
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History.SE and Health.SE have identical favicons

Both Health.SE and History.SE have the same favicon - the SE blue beta speech bubble, with a capital 'H'. Can we please make them have unique icons?
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Suggested edit alert is not going away

A Suggested edit alert popped up moments ago. When I clicked it I saw that the queue was cleared, which is fine. The problem is, it is not going away. I have refresed and refreshed, the alert is ...
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Profile does not show name

My profile shows as a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae, though on other stacks it links to my shared profile. e.g., on Physics Stack Exchange I am user:106192, which links to my shared profile. ...
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Image files scrolling

In my recent post on the "Avenue of the Gods" I had a problem with the image. Did the avenue of the Gods exist? If you scroll the page the image changes. Something is wrong.
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Old answers in the Low Quality Posts review queue?

I just had this answer pop up in the Low Quality Posts queue. Any ideas on why an answer from a year and a half ago with 10 votes should be in there?
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Redundant tag world-war-2

world-war-2 should be merged into ww2.
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I didn't check community wiki - and no one has edited my answer- why is it a wiki?

About a minute ago, I answered the question: Is there a correlation between the colonial power and the stability/success of the post colonial state? My answer is listed as community wiki. I didn't ...
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history.stackexchange.com keeping connection open

Recently I notice history.stackexchange.com has been keeping the connection open, i.e., the browser is constantly receiving information, which is very rude behavior for a web site because it steals ...
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Phantom review count

Recently I seem to be getting phantom review counts. In other words, the review counter on the menu bar at the top of the screen will have some number like "3" or "5", but when I click on it, the ...
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Why is Canada Free Press prohibited?

Does SE have a problem with Canadians? @Felix Goldberg solved an interesting puzzle. I tried to wikifiy the source, but StackExchange informs me that links to CanadaFreePress are not allowed. Can ...
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What is the strange answer?

I see some strange answers on this site: this and this. Goodbye Lennart- Thank you Lennart - You win Lennart.Goodbye Lennart- What does it mean? EDIT: I did search and found a lot of these ...
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What does “We have posts flagged for moderator attention, perhaps you can help?” mean

Today H:SE has a cheery yellow bubble in the banner informing me that we have posts flagged for moderator attention. The number in the bubble is "0" - so apparently we have 0 posts flagged for ...
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Searching for “1910” takes me to question 1910 instead

This is a weird one. I tried searching for "1910" and instead of going to the search results, I was redirected to question with id 1910 instead. I tried searching both from the header search box and ...
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Cannot upload image

When I try to upload this image as part of a question, I am told Failed to upload image; the format is not supported: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:...
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Cannot start a bounty --a temporary problem?

I am not able to start bounty on a question. When I click "start bounty" I get greeted by a pop-up that asks me how much reputation I will like to award. Then it asks for a reason. After that it asks ...
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SE-Accounts shows incorrect History answer count

Odd. My Stack Exchange - Accounts section shows my correct question count, but the answer count shows 0, not 1 answer as expected. History is the only SE site wherein I participate that exhibits this ...