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Error message received while trying to post a question: You can only post once every 40 minutes

There are no restrictions or rate limits on your account - it's just a Stack Exchange filter to prevent repetitive spam posts. If you're using a shared IP address on a network, like at a school or ...
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How did my question in 1 day get so many views when there are so many inactive people on the website?

It was featured in the Hot Network Questions which highlights popular questions on all SE sites. When featured there it will drive additional traffic to a question.
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How was an answer posted after the question was closed?

From Meta: We give people a server side grace period to answer questions, even if the question gets closed. If the client side checks fail, for whatever reason, and someone does post an answer, we ...
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Unexpected Profile Page on Click - Is this a bug?

This user changed their display name on their profile. What you are seeing is their old user name on the wiki question. This is a known issue: Old usernames stick to Community Wiki posts. Jeff ...
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Is different vote scores a bug or intentional?

It's appearing with two downvotes in the Top Questions list for me (as of now). The question was flagged as "very low quality", so once I accepted that, the Community User (the system) automatically ...
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"Suggested edit approval overridden" from 5 years ago? But nothing changed?

A long-time user deleted their account. Among other side effects, this results in the loss of any reputation earned from edits where theirs was the final vote to approve. It appears a little bit odd ...
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Styles missing on Webmasters Meta - Elements not visible

I apologize for the delay in fixing this. In the end, it turned out that we were, in fact, missing one line of code and CSS variables weren't being generated correctly. Thanks for the report and the ...
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First post shows up in queue 6 days later

It appears that you wandered through a wormhole on the site...just kidding. If you check the OP's Activity here, as a 10K user you should be able to see that they asked a question on April 17th which ...
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Change "Departed" to "User Removed" on our election page for a former moderator with a deleted account

The election graphic has been changed. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
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Change "Departed" to "User Removed" on our election page for a former moderator with a deleted account

Goodness. I saw this on the election page and mistakenly thought the former moderator had passed away. The new image is much more clear. Let's get it done.
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First post access flag bug?

Stack Exchange launched new instructions for review queues recently. See New onboarding for review queues on the main meta site. Everybody is getting the pop-ups once per Stack Exchange site, ...
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Can't close as duplicate: "An error occurred while searching; please try again"

I found a work around. The search doesn't like /questions/75909/how-to-fight-off-google-analytics-referrer-spammers in the box, but I can remove the URL slug and it will search just fine: /...
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Additional scrollbars showing when reviewing questions in the Review queue

This is a design issue that is not localised to Pro Webmasters. It happens on most Stacks, not all just most (SO works fine etc). The main container #content uses width: 1060px therefore any ...
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Numbered lists are broken after the second list item?

Just to wrap this question up... there was a "funny" unicode character in the question source that I was unable to see/edit which was breaking the markdown output. (I had also inadvertently copied ...
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Question has reopen/close votes but does not appear in my reopen/close review queue?

One pattern I have noticed is that a question (which has received close votes) does not seem to appear in the (my) close votes queue if I have provided an answer to that question. This is shown with ...
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