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Why do we need the review counter?

Is any one else seeing this as a usability problem? According to the accepted answer here, the review counter at the top bar does not show a personal counter, but some kind of a cached total ...
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Do we need to add an additional close reason for Shopping Request questions?

This is sort of a follow up to this question from a while ago: New custom close reason for shopping questions However, that question took a bit of a turn into whether or not we replace any of our ...
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Improved UX Logo

After listening to the stack exchange podcast 59, it was insinuated that Joel Spolsky does not like the ux stack exchange logo. When I had a look at it, I realised that there are some problems with ...
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Are usability study resource requests on topic?

Are requests for credible usability studies / results on topic here?
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Why do sites like stackexchange have users sign up for each site? [migrated]

I am really wondering why the SE community of sites is each under it's own login system --> to me it looks like it passes the session data to each but I am not sure. The reason why I am asking is ...
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More UX design questions relating to different languages/cultures

How can we encourage more discussion about inclusive design, especially taking into account of catering for different languages and cultures? I saw some UI design questions that show screen shots of ...
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Can comments be used to share an emotion?

Some comments engage you in a kind of dialogue. Some dialogues trigger emotions (make you laugh for instance). Can comments be used to share these emotions ?
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Linked / Related questions with scores that have more than 2 digits display incorrectly STILL

This related question on MSE shows as status-completed but for UX.SE, it's still a problem. If you look at this question this question, you'll notice that in the Linked / Related questions sections ...
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Users will adapt to your UI

I stumbled upon this site when browsing Stack Overflow and got interested. I started reading the top questions and at first was really excited, but halfway trough page three all I could think was ...
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1answer
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Is it OK to ask OP in a comment to accept an answer?

I was looking over my answers and came across this unanswered question where a user described my answer as "unique and helpful". I was wondering why the user didn't accept my answer then. It's either ...
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Why does everyone answer the question as a comment?

If the answer is very short, should we be commenting instead of answering? If not, why do people do this?
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How stuffy should we be here?

I had fun with an answer and said fun was edited out: http://ux.stackexchange.com/posts/60379/revisions Which, I'm fine with if that's the general rule-of-thumb here. But I would like to lobby a ...
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What's the deal with “what's the deal with X” questions?

I'm never quite sure how to classify these questions, but we have a problematic class of questions that very often hits the "hot questions" list. Questions such as Why don’t we remove door handles ...
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Editing of typewriter quotes (changed into curly quotes)

I saw someone earlier edit a question and the main thing they did was change all typewriter quotes into curly quotes. " into “ ”, if you will. There were some other edits, which is why I accepted it, ...
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Is there a reason stackoverflow converted my affiliate links?

http://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/60247/ux-for-full-stack-developers/60249#60249 I contributed to the stack overflow site by offering book recommendations. I used amazon affiliate links, and was ...
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Can we merge the tag 'iconograpy' with 'icons'?

The tag iconograpy is a typo and I noted that the tag iconography redirects to icons. Can we either delete the misspelled tag (only tagged to one post) or point it to icons? edited to add: I ...
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Why is this question closed as opinion based?

Why doesn't the Mac OSX finder have a Cut option? This question is closed because it is supposedly opinion based. That doesn't seem to be true. There might actually be a reason why a cut menu ...
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Call for [virtual-reality] on UX.SE

I will be opening a couple of virtual reality related questions of which I will be answering a lot this weekend myself probably, but I do first want to give space to the community to answer them and ...
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Why is someone discrediting my answers?

I answered some questions, but for some reason the answer police discredited my response and then removed it. Not just once, but a few times. Can I get an explanation for what was wrong with my ...
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Should questions that are asked more than a certain period of time be reopened again automatically for re-evaluation?

I have seen many questions where the answer is relevant to the time that the question is asked, so if a significant amount of time passes then the answer may no longer be relevant. However, rather ...
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Why can't I answer protected questions here?

I have 101 reputation, but I'm still getting the message Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality answers, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on ...
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1answer
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Why am I getting “danger of being blocked” message?

I wanted to post a question, but the page shows: Looking back, I only see two questions asked, both with positive upvotes. Why am I getting this message?
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Open Balsamiq in new tab

When using the Balsamiq tool for sketching an answer, we often need to look at the question to see more details and to get the mockup right. Since Balsamiq opens in the same tab as the question, it ...
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How to reformulate this UX question?

I keep reading in several ux.stackexchange.com answers and comments like: "This question does not belong here, it belongs to"... Lets take this example: Logo size for new website? So, I ...
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1answer
56 views

User Experience site unreadable

Firefox version 29.0 Ubuntu 14.04 : when I access the site I see this: Everything looks OK in Chrome. And since Firefox is my primary browser I would like to access the site from Firefox (because ...
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2answers
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The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code

The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code. The help says that writing --- generates a horizontal rule <hr/>. However, when I write ---, the site generates ...
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Should tag/edit summary text boxes be immediately under body text box?

The text box for tags (when posting a question) and for the edit summary (when editing a post) seem like they should be immediately below the text box for the body of the post rather than after the ...
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1answer
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Close reason “Implementation Question” may be taken too literal

When deciding on close reasons, the community upvoted Implementation Question to the top. And as the answer was written then, I agree to it. Which css rule to use or which software to buy, is surely ...
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Question score wraps unexpectedly when greater than 99 in related questions list

When a question has a score of over 99, it looks wrong in Safari v7.0.3 on OS X when presented in the related/linked questions list in the sidebar: . This issue can be relatively successfully solved ...
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Left aligned container on Chrome (Windows)

Since several days, the container of ux stackexchange is left aligned : After some inspections, I figured out that the property "overflow: auto;" on "#content" is causing this issue. I simply ...
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1answer
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Why is UX Stack Exchange so unfriendly to dyslexic users?

This site is designed for UX professionals to discuss UX issues but there's a huge one with the site! The text is quite hard to read, especially the bold text which seems to warp the letters (this ...
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SE: User Experience - appropriate for interface design review?

I'm a web developer and interface designer, and for the improvement of my development structure and practice, I can go to SE's Code Review. However, even more than I focus on the quality of back-end ...
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1answer
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How do I register as a user on UX.stackexchange.com, different from elsewhere?

I do not share logins across multiple sites. Why not allow a user to register on this site? Why is the UX.stackexchange.com registration ux so different from every other site?
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Why is the UI is different across the different SE websites?

I am on several SE websites and I am wondering why the UI differs? In my opinion, this is a little bit disturbing!
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2answers
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Why is the UX User Experience web site design so flat compared to other StackExchange web sites

Compared to other web sites in StackExchange it looks quite flat: blue monocolor top bar white flat monocolor logo (the words User Experience are part of the logo instead of being text so they won't ...
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1answer
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Reopen question on New York colors

Regarding this question: What is the color that reflect New York City Most? This was closed as "primarily opinion-based" however it has a clear, easily stated answer and almost indisputable answer ...
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Add Graphic Design to Migration list

We've brought this up multiple times in the past and arrived at the conclusion that Graphic Design wasn't being added to the migration suggestions list because it was in Beta. Well, they've just ...
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1answer
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Should we force users to provide reasons for negative ratings?

Sometimes, I go that extra mile to add my answer to research and format my response only to get -1 from the community. I know that many of you guys do too. It would be nice to get some critical ...
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0answers
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Accessibility not met?

Here is what the site looks like using the "Text Only" tool in Chrome: Missing alternate text and navigation contrast. Can this be fixed?
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1answer
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Are users confusing Up Vote with Accepted Answer?

I noticed that many people are choosing to upvote accepted responses instead of clicking on "Accepted Answer" Are the icons clear enough? Do people understand that's how this site works? Is it ...
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Flow between Chat and SE is confusing

Clicking on "chat" from the StackExchange dropdown menu (top left corner) loads the chat flow within the page. Clicking on "ux.stackexchange.com" in the chat room in the paragraph on the top right ...
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0answers
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Erroneous count for feature list when there is one question with an active bounty

"0 featured" 1 question in the list This is a bug, yes?
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1answer
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Should links be underlined?

I know Google has shifted away from underlined links except on hover which is fine however when links are buried within a paragraph of text, it may be difficult to discern especially with Colour Blind ...
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'Post closed' activity should say 'Post put on hold'

Since we put questions 'on hold' now instead of 'closed', shouldn't the activity change to say 'Put on hold' instead of 'closed'? If you look at the actual question (for reference: Product Support ...
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2answers
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Is Branding / Marketing part of UX?

This is in regards to: Which language to use for an European brand name? Similar to the other thread regarding copy, do we also consider branding or marketing questions also part of User Experience? ...
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1answer
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What does the colour green mean when applied to answers notation on the left?

Still figuring out this site and came across this bit of confusion. Screenshot: Question: Why do some answers in the question list page appear in Green and some do not? This is not clear to me. ...
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1answer
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Clicking on Logo and Clicking on Questions does different things but the screen looks the same?

This really confused me when I first started coming here a few days ago. Why is the layout the same between clicking on the logo and clicking on "Questions" in the main navigation? Shouldn't ...
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Questions tab options are confusing

The options under the Questions tab are a mix of sort options and filter options. Newest, Votes and Active sort the questions by those attributes and display ALL questions (thus making the label to ...
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2answers
391 views

When did copy stop being part of UX?

Or... why did this question on copy get placed on-hold? Do we really think, as a community, that copy (in its various forms) isn't part of UX? Dumping this person over to English.SE isn't going to ...
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1answer
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catch-22-like mods procedure left me with crippled question

Mods closed my first question as being too broad and when I asked different question (not merely rephrased the first one) they closed the second question too as being duplicate of the first one. They ...

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