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StackExchange for Emacs is exactly what it sounds like.

After authenticating and loading sx-tab-topvoted emacs, I see a buffer of question headings.

  46   3 Are there any advantages to using ~/.emacs.d/init.el instead of ~/.emacs?
         30d ago [init-file] 
  37   6 How can I use Emacs to edit questions, answers, and comments here? 
         4d ago [major-mode] [integration] 
  34   4 What are the practical differences between the various Emacs Package Repositories?
         32d ago [package] [package-repositories]
  ...

That one looks interesting. I move point over the second question and press RET to View question.

Once I do that, I can see the question header, but not the question body or any of the answers.

Full contents of buffer:

How can I use Emacs to edit questions, answers, and comments here?
Author:   daveloyall
Asked on: 12:15 - 21 Oct (edited 14d ago by Malabarba)
Score:    37
Tags:     [major-mode] [integration]
________________________________________________________________________________

Is this a known issue or do I have a problem with my configuration? What can I do to see the full contents?

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    What version of emacs are you running and how did you install sx.el? There is a known problem when installing on 24.4 via package.el. – Sean Allred Dec 18 '14 at 17:38
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    I don't know sx.el, but do you know StackOverflowSearch(sos.el) ? you type a query and have all the results in an org-mode buffer ! github.com/omouse/emacs-sos – Ehvince Dec 19 '14 at 9:27
  • @Ehvince That is pretty nifty :) We're hoping to incorporate search in the coming weeks, but things are hectic :) – Sean Allred Dec 20 '14 at 7:51
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This is a bug in your version of sx. It has since been fixed.

Issue report on GitHub

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    Specifically commit 641bef – Sean Allred Dec 18 '14 at 19:50
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    @SeanAllred: as an aside, is sx now far enough along to be useable day-to-day? – Dan Dec 18 '14 at 21:24
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    @Dan Day-to-day: absolutely. The only major hindrance right now is tagging new questions, but I haven't had time to finish the branch that would really allow that recently. See #137. For commenting and answering questions, you should be golden :) – Sean Allred Dec 18 '14 at 21:33
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    @Dan I'd say the lack of an inbox is the only real issue right now. Tagging new questions, as Sean mentioned, is a bit annoying because there's no completion yet. – Malabarba Dec 19 '14 at 1:39

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