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Is it possible to see basic usage data for this site?

Specifically about the geographic locations users visit from and perhaps peak times. I'd be really interested to see the most active countries and times.
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Indication of deleted comments

In the comment section of quesions or answers when a previous comment is deleted there should be an indication of the deleted comment where the comment used to be. Now it's hard to follow an exchange ...
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Best experience for copying tabs from multiple document types? [migrated]

Requirement: User can create a new online specification from multiple previous specifications Each specification is made up of multiple online tabs. The only way I can see to do this is to do ...
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What are some ways that I can further improve / re-word my question to avoid the question being mistaken as a sexist topic?

In this question, I fully intended to approach a user experience issue from a professional perspective, observing the topic of a user's preference as to which gender he/she receives support/services ...
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Are questions about UI friendliness on topic

I currently am making a UI menu for people, but am a total leek in user friendliness. Would a question about increasing the user friendliness of a UI be on topic ? I already found Is question about ...
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Is the Design tag needed?

So there's a design tag and I'm struggling to imagine a situation where it'd actually be useful; there's much more specific and relevant tags like flat-design and responsive-design that have value, ...
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Oh what a tangled Web tag we weave

While cleaning up untagged posts, I noticed we probably have some significant redundancy in our web related tags: mobile web and web app are definitely fine, websites is a synonym of website ...
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Should the on-topic page be updated to reflect current policy?

After reading the on-topic page I posted this question, and was surprised to find that it was closed, on the grounds that this site is not about implementation techniques. After further digging and ...
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Comments on answered questions.

I was attempting to comment on an answered post here on Stack Exchange with my phone. Unfortunately, as a novice user I'm unable to just yet. It wasn't very apparent to me at first though! Here's ...
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Upvote icon appears enabled when upvoting is impossible

I tried to upvote a comment just now and got a message saying that the comment couldn't be upvoted. As far as I can tell, this issue occurs on all on-hold questions in Meta. (I'm not sure of the ...
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Is it no better and easy to way to make a question? [closed]

Today I was trying to make a question but it was really an nightmare to make. At the end I did something that nobody can understand. It is really bad this method that you use here.
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Is the tag “ux-design” needed?

The tag ux-design doesn't sound like one we need, because this site is all about UX itself. Should it be removed?
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Link on mobile app notification broken?

I've just opened SE mobile app (Android) and I've got this notification: "You've been around for a while; see vote counts" definitely looked like a link, so I tried to tap it. The whole row ...
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Is question about user interface optimization on topic?

I have made dialog box that hosts a lot of various controls ( around 50 ) using C++ and raw WinAPI. Although my application works, I still wish to somehow reduce the number of controls I use in a ...
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Why did Jon close the question on toggling radio buttons? [closed]

Jon said it was because the answers were "low quality". I agree with his estimate, but think that's exactly the time you leave a thread open -- to eventually pull in some high-quality answers. ...
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I can no longer see the format menu on this site and clicking “Discard” seems broken as well

I click on "Ask Question" on this site and now all of the "inputs" are gone(text formatting, add link, add image, etc . .) This site seems broken (see screenshot below). I am using Firefox v32 on a ...
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It appears that the ability to include a UI wireframe on this site is broken

I started to ask a question on UX.stackexchange.com and I clicked to add a UI Wireframe and it doesn't seem to allow me to save. After setting up my wireframe which worked fine, I clicked "Save and ...
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Possible to modify OP's Balsamiq Mockup directly within a response?

If a question has a Balsamiq Mockup within it, rather than having to download the bmml source then edit then re-upload, wouldn't it be better to be able to modify the original poster's Balsamiq Mockup ...
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Level 1 headers in profile description appear cluttered

I recently updated my Stack Exchange profile to include a link to my newly created Area 51 proposal Scientific Imagination. I included a sample question from the proposal as a level 1 header. It looks ...
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Bridging the qualitative and quantitative aspects of UX design

It occurred to me that there are not many tags devoted to the description of more qualitative aspects of UX, such as clarity, accuracy, precision, simplicity, etc. I was wondering whether it is a good ...
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Speaking of UserExperience

I occasionally browse this site, but it wasn't until today that I was encouraged to create an account--and only to post on the meta. As many of you know, when certain links are pasted into ...
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Is it ok to ask for examples of UX for certain type of website if we ask for the features that make it a good design?

Is it ok to ask for examples of good ux sites that have a certain purpose if you're asking for why are they outstanding? Such as "What are good examples of search engines and what features make their ...
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Should bounties prevent closure?

This is just a random observation but I've seen a few questions now that look like they should get closed but then the user places a bounty on the question, preventing closure. The questions I've ...
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Feature Request: Request for a more up-to-date answer

Backstory: I came across a question today that I had been pondering for a while, and after reading and thinking about the answers I noticed it had been asked and answered 3-4 years ago. UX, ...
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Where to apply for making a complaint about Stack Exchange?

I asked a question couple days ago on UX. Experinced members of here put my question "on hold" status because my question was "too broad". It was okay. I acknowledged it. ![info box][1] So I ...
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Confusing Pagination Buttons

Isn't this a bit confusing? I mean button "next" look like label and it's button while "Per page" looks like button and it's label. What do you think?
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Tag synonym request : [naming] <— [names]

Both tags naming and names are being used for questions related to terminology or naming conventions. They should be made synonymous. I prefer naming to be the primary. Alternatively, we could map ...
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Does the fact that there are more webdesign compared to usability tags suggest that we need to support Area 51 Web Design?

Looking at the Area 51 Web Design proposal and the questions with tags for web design on this website and StackOverflow, does it make sense for people here to also commit to the Web Design proposal ...
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Are questions that describe a user experience and just ask for comments welcome?

I start to see more and more questions where a user sees something interesting UX related, describes it and concludes with something like "Any thoughts?" (this question is a good example). As I ...
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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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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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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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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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