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"-198 Serial voting [of someone else] was reversed"

This is a matter of targeted voting - AKA "serial voting". Our network expects users to vote for posts based on their merits, not based on who wrote the post. When someone goes on a massive voting ...
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Weird badge award

You link to it in your comment to your answer to question Applying FIR filter to data with different sample rates. One can't remember everything, I guess. The title of the question was also edited, so ...
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"-198 Serial voting [of someone else] was reversed"

It means that someone upvoted lots of your posts without voting so much for anyone else. The SE algorithms flag this and reverse any votes so detected.
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what is this "user removed" thing?

This issue has been discussed quite a lot elsewhere: link, link (and more links from there ...) And don't you worry about 290 points, I'm the main victim :)
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"needs more focus": Significantly different from former "too broad" close reason

The problem is, I think, that the standard close reasons from SO changed. These are the current ones: i.e. Duplicate, Needs more focus, and Needs details or clarity. The other options are: and we ...
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okay, if i have sufficient rep to edit someone else's question and it has immediate effect

See this post on Meta SE, specifically the bolded piece on the fourth bullet point: Who can vote on a suggested edit? The owner of a post or a moderator may cast a binding vote to accept or ...
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Missing bounty?

During the second bounty period, if you answer did not result in an automatic bounty: Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty period (once the grace period ends), if the bounty starter has ...
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Any idea why the $\tt hat$ "$\hat{}$" is a bit off?

So I found that this has to do with the recent Safari update to version 10.1. My issue and screenshots are from Safari 10.1.1. This is also reported on Physics meta SE, on mathoverflow meta, and ...
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Any idea why the $\tt hat$ "$\hat{}$" is a bit off?

I'm not sure? It looks OK to me: $\hat a$ ?
Peter K.'s user avatar
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My edits need approval again… AND I can vote for my own edit, giving it half the approval needed

Are you certain that you were logged in, etc? By the look of it, this edit was proposed by an anonymous user. There are no other edits/actions made with respect to that question.
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i still have trouble accepting this

Looks like I had a big drop on the same day.!
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Reason for being off-topic missing from list?

That was probably me! I'm not sure what happened. I saw that the "default" off-topic reason was duplicated in the custom reasons. So I deleted the custom reason, and tried to enable another one (...
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Questions in "close" review queue with no close votes

Yes, I've noticed that too. I think it's because we are getting more users being active on the site. See this question on the main SE meta site to answer why it's happening. Any time a user without ...
Peter K.'s user avatar
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MathJax not rendering

I haven't had any problems for a long time so looks like this has been resolved. 🍻
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