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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Format notices differently from blockquotes

Pretty straight-forward. An edit notice prepended to a post: A blockquote in the same thread: To help quickly distinguish between the two better (and make sure people actually see the notice), ...
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Migrate question on witty/rewarding loading messages

I've seen over my career a few instances of witty loading messages, and they definitely improved my experience with the site. While working at Yahoo! for instance, we had a set of haikus displayed ...
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spam concerns with valid answers being changed to spam

During reviews, recently I have noticed that there a number of cases where edits have been made to valid answers to completely convert them to spam. Thankfully those edits have been made by users with ...
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Is it right to post a “reference” question?

There is a question on Stack Overflow which agglomerate a list of questions related to PHP symbols. This is a good way to discover some rarely symbols, even for someone who has no problem. Can I add ...
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New feature that would allow the closing of a question via migration to any *.SE site through an automated close/moderator flag process

Related question: Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration? As a result of the answer I received to the aforementioned related question, I thought I'd see about asking for a ...
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When will the 2014 Moderator Election take place for UX.SE?

So with the 2014 StackOverflow Moderator Election in full swing, I was curious about when the next UX.SE Moderator Election will take place. Are there any plans? The last one I saw was in 2012? Is ...
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How to determine when a comment is too chatty or not constructive?

I'm going through trying to clean up comments on UX.SE. There are a ton of them that simply don't need to be there. They are either too chatty in that people are trying to be funny or make witty ...
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Short and concise, or real world example (for a question on Stack Exchange)

I'm coming from meta stackoverflow, Details are not important. I edited an answer there to reduce complexity by getting rid of the real-world example (essentially code bloat). So, would it really be ...
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Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration?

Background So you pull up a question and see that it obviously does not belong on UX.SE. You try flag it by clicking off-topic and the last option you see is this: So you click that and ...
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More points for votes from top users

Have Stack Exchange considered making a vote from a highly ranked user, say 20k+, result in a greater number of reputation points being awarded than a vote from a lower ranked user ? If so, and such ...
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May I please have a mod remove the Community Wiki status from my post?

I asked this in chat: As of right now, I've gotten 9 upvotes today for the following: Why do credit card forms ask for Visa, MasterCard, etc.? Why am I not getting credit? I have 0 ...
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Why is the “washing machine having windows” question opinion-based?

Going through the question Why do washing machines have windows? I couldn't find anything opinion-based about it. The question describes a general observation and is seeking an explanation for it. ...
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Are questions about website content welcome here?

It is a user experience problem (at least I think so), but has little to do with graphics/graphical design. Also I'm not sure how subjective it is, and is it considered open-ended. e.g. is putting ...
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Profile answers list – large vote count CSS bug

There's a CSS rule for .answer-votes.large that is applied to answers whose vote total is somewhere above 34. That rule applies a padding-top and padding-bottom property that ruins the vertical ...
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Flag a comment that you have upvoted

Occasionally a new user will post something that needs additional clarification. I ask for clarification and the user posts something new and then posts a comment saying something like "I've added a ...
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Profile Image Bug - iPhone 5s

I just randomly opened my profile tab, and saw this (on iPhone 5s): What is going on?
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Can we get rid of the editing characters minimum?

From time to time, I'm trying to fix just a single typo or most common the formatting of a post. In 70 % of the cases the characters minimum keep me off, especially while deleting or adding spaces or ...
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What should I do if the reason a question should be closed changes?

A question was recently closed as being unclear what was being asked. The OP edited to make it clearer and I found it in the queue for potential reopenings. I think it is now clear what the OP was ...
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Accepted answers, where are you?

Being that I'm new to UX, I tend to look around and notice various things. One of the things that sort of bugs me is that there seems to be very few accepted answers compared to the number of ...
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Should we get rid of the user-experience tag?

Following on from the Should we get rid of the User-Interaction tag? question last year, it's now come to my attention that we have currently 95 questions tagged with user-experience. As someone in ...
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Let's document that site reviews are off topic

There's a custom close reason for Site Reviews (in the Off-Topic section), but the section of the FAQs titled "What types of questions should I avoid asking?," does not explicitly say that site ...
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Looking for general feeback on UX? [closed]

Stackexchange has something called codereview for code. I'm wondering if I can post my site here for general feedback on the UX part. http://www.arcmarks.com If not I can remove this question. But ...
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More options for migration in close requests

OK, so I go to request a Q be closed, reason being it would be better answered elsewhere. This option... ... leads to these options ... Yeah, just the one site. I suggest the following ...
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When should I cross-post between here and Meta.SO?

If I post a UX-related bug or feature request on the main SO meta site, under what conditions should I also post it on this meta site?
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Surveys regarding popular UX questions

@Erics brought up a good idea in the UX chat. I'm not sure if he was serious or not, but either way, I saw it and thought it was a great idea. Would anyone be interested in the findings if I were to ...
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Does UX use syntax highlighting?

Over at StackOverflow, we have syntax highlighting for code blocks. I just left an answer with code blocks that are using language hints, but I don't see any highlighting at all. Here's a link to ...
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The favourite question icon conveys a wrong message?

I saw this question favorited four times and my intuitive response was that four people marked it as something bad. It's because of the "danger like" color of the star. Here's my suggestion; make the ...
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Is there a stand-alone version of the ux.stackexchange wireframe editor?

Just saw the wysiwyg wireframe editor in ux.stackexchange.com and I love it. Just the right amount of simplicity & capability. Does this exist as a stand-alone site? I'd love to be able to ...
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Why can't I answer a protected question?

This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by new users. To answer it, you must have earned at least 10 reputation on this site. As you can see, I have 101 ...

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