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Discrepancy between entered and displayed text

In my answer to this question (Simpler input for the new unit support), I am trying to show that two different lines of code give the same result (490. m). I thus entered the following text: However,...
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Spellcheck on SE sites

This is really more of a request, but would it be possible to implement a simple spell-check when asking / answering questions, excluding constructions within MathJax environment? I think it may cut ...
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Edition/Answer and Last-Activity tag in the main board

When editing a question we now have something like: 1m ago userX 2000 Saying that 1 minute ago userX edited a question. Although it doesn't say anymore who asked the question (lets call the asker ...
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@insert_name doesn't always work

In the comments sections of questions I often try to write "@whoever" before commenting. Sometimes it works fine; other times the entire "@_" statement is omitted from the comment when it is published....
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Edits required to be six or more characters

I recently tried to correct an error in some example code but failed because I ran into the requirement that edits to posts must to be six or more characters. All I wanted to do was to add a missing "{...
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Tag wiki excerpts show truncated

Tag wiki excerpts show up as truncated from the front for example in the Tags list view (where one can search for specific tag names): Though all of these tags have correct excerpt texts, starting ...
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Unregistered users can ask questions here, but not on StackOverflow. Is this by design?

Consider this user: He or she asked a suite of pretty bad questions, only one of which (I think) has been retained, presumably on the grounds ...
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The user profile link in chat is to StackOverflow, not

When clicking on a user in chat, there are two "user profile" links provided. The first links to the chatroom user profile, but the second is supposed to link to the user on the associated site. But, ...
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