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Can we (un)learn from SO culture?

One of the huge positives I've seen at UX is the attitude of helpfulness in the community here. I'd like to think it's because professional empathy and exploring problems is part of the DNA of the UX ...
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Is a question too broad if its title is?

People closed my question as too broad titled How are “focus groups” done? but in the question I go on to ask 2 very simple, specific questions about focus groups: Who are these people, how are they ...
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Should bumped questions be accentuated?

I recently noticed a lot of old unanswered questions getting bumped to the top of the question stack, usually by some new answers. Often however, these questions are too old, might not even be ...
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Updates to the site

My name is Kurtis and I'm a designer with Stack Exchange. You may have noticed some updates to the design of your site. The updates are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. ...
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How do “neutral” and migrated questions affect your ability to ask questions on the site? [migrated]

I've asked four questions on the site. One was deleted, one was "migrated" and two were otherwise "neutral." Of the two neutral questions, one had one up- and one down- vote, and one had zero votes, ...
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Why isn't there a UX.SE Careers page?

UI/UX Designer and Developer positions are becoming more and more popular and companies are trying to recruit people left and right. I think it would be great to make a page similar to the Stack ...
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Are security questions also UX questions?

I've been thinking. If someone asks about security (not implementation), is that considered a UX question? Because good security could potentially be good UX.
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Discussion of *real-life* systems design/usability

Are questions about the design and usability of systems/processes/interfaces which are not computer-related appropriate and on-topic for the UX StackExchange? Does there exist an online community, ...
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“Merge” Design Thinking site on Area 51 to UX.SE?

There's currently a site on Area 51 devoted to Design Thinking. (Disclosure: I initiated this site.) It's not growing, but there is some interest in Design Thinking—and a lot of related and potential ...
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Should the mobile layout (of SE) be consistent with the full-size layout? [closed]

On the StackExchange websites, the position of tags appears in different locations depending on the platform. On the mobile version of the site, tags appear underneath the title of the post. ...
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Where do we draw the line on what is UX?

This has been bugging me for a while, but I'm not sure where the line should be drawn. A question recently got me thinking about this. While I'm not suggesting that this is a good question, I do ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

User Experience—Stack Exchange's 2nd moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank ...
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Since we can't migrate off-topic questions older than 60 days, what should we do with them?

The reason I have come to asking this question is due to the plethora of questions that are of the effect of "this word" vs "that word". Are these types of questions always on-topic for UX.SE ? Are ...
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Reviewing new posts

I wonder if I understand how to review new posts. Several items that I "skipped" because I wasn't sure have been cleared. Is that the way it's supposed to work? My interpretation of the label was that ...
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Why not have 100 moderators?

Anyone who has put in the effort to reach 10,000 reputation in the community should be a moderator as long as the following is true: They want to and are willing to invest the time They are positive ...
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Either missing “edit mockup” link or confusing text

I wanted to edit my question, to do a minor update to a mockup that I included. There's a hint in the question's markdown that I should use the "edit" link below the mockup image to preserve ...
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How different would the results be if moderator elections simply asked who wants to be a mod and picked top reputation?

Tone is really hard to convey when posting text online so please know that I'm not trying to whine or complain or anything. How many members of this community (or any stack exchange for that ...
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How to improve a “too-broad” question where a user isn't sure which design pattern to choose? [closed]

If someone is considering a couple of different approaches to a design (such as tabs, a dock panel, or windows) but hasn't narrowed down the problem enough to be answerable in a brief Q&A format, ...
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Why doesn't UX.SE have much drawing on the header?

I notice that the header of this site (you can see it for yourself) only has plain blue. Why doesn't it contain some drawing? Some other headers of other Stack Exchange sites: Disclaimer: I have ...
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What are the characteristics of unanswered questions?

There are actually quite a lot of unanswered questions on UX StackExchange, and I was wondering whether trying to get a feel of why the questions are not answered can provide a way to improve the site ...
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During a moderator election, do primary phase votes continue over to election phase or do they reset?

I was curious if the votes stay with candidates from the primary phase or if they get reset during the election phase, the final phase, and everyone starts fresh?
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Is it OK to ask input on implementation of a question?

This question touches on this one, but I'd like to ask a follow-up question. A question I asked earlier got some helpful answers, and (parts of) it where actually used. I have some specific usabily ...
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Talkative and Outspoken Badges

On our main site, UX.SE, to get the Talkative and Outspoken badges, Badges just points to http://chat.stackexchange.com/. Does that mean you can earn the badges by posting to any chat room on the ...
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Moderator time commitment?

I'm considering nominating myself to be a moderator, but I want to understand the commitment better before I apply. Jon, Ben, and Rahul, what is the time commitment required to moderate this site? ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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Is there a difference between [user] and [users]?

The user and users are seems to be the same thing. Even their tag info is kinda identical. Shouldn't they merged and one be a synonym for the other?
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How does one edit the title of a question?

I tried changing the title of this question: "How does iPhone icons are of same grid across all model" but was unable to. Is this a matter of accrued points or is there a conscious decision to ...
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Incentivise Profile Completion with Reputation Points?

I find the number of incomplete profiles on the site to be a weakness. When considering an answer from, or a reply to another user, the profile can provide important information that enables a more ...
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3answers
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Is this site limited only to Web applications?

We can see User Experience in our daily routine of life in many products. but I am seeing the questions here are only related to Web applications. Is this site limited only to Web applications?
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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0answers
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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 ...
3
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1answer
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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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