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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Icon Requests -> migrate to Graphic Design?

We'd obviously want to vet this with the GD admins, but I was wondering if it made sense to migrate 'what icon should I use for...' questions over to Graphic Design? We seem to get a lot of them as ...
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Answers, answers, answers

Over the past 12 months User Experience Stack Exchange has been attracting more and more visitors. This is a good thing. However, something that isn't growing in number are ANSWERS. We're getting ...
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Feature request: not show votes on answers for the first 48 hours

I've found that on questions with many answers the highest voted answers are usually those that were posted first. When I'm short on time and I go to a page with a relatively new question, I'll read ...
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UX Focus: Process vs Hands on?

I've noticed in job postings, books and conferences that there's a big focus on learning UX as a process that enables non-designers to deliver good UX. I've also noticed that there's a lot of ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2014

It's the time of the year again, namely it is December 2013, and so we shall now refresh our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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Is it OK to ask for CMS recos here (based on site purpose)?

I respect the StackExchange sites for offering efficient and effective information flow. I would rather ask for permission than risk offense. I am building a site and familiar with (and tired of) a ...
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Are questions about origins on or off topic?

I noticed a question about the origin of the "loading circle" was closed earlier today because it was "not a practical problem." Further justification of the closing was that Knowing the origin ...
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Is it OK to post animated .gif's in answers?

I haven't seen any answers supported with animated .gif's to convey an interaction. I'm hesitant to post one if it has already been deemed as polluting the answers field. The only .gif reference I ...
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Lost my question due to logging in at 'incorrect' time

I guess it's somewhat ironic to write this question on a site about UX, but, I've come to this site (never used it before) and wrote my question. When I tried to submit I was informed I needed to sign ...
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New custom close reason for shopping questions

Do we need a new custom close reason for shopping requests? Stack Overflow has one: Questions asking us to recommend or find a tool, library or favorite off-site resource are off-topic for Stack ...
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Edited question never reviewed?

I edited the title of this question to be more specific and added a comment asking for suggestions but no one answered. It seems it was simply closed after the holding period without the edit being ...
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The way to ask regarding UI design

A couple of days ago, I have asked to evaluate the new UI design of the search bar that I see in the new Firefox, http://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/46591 I believe that UX is exactly intended for ...
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What do you need to do to get the Tenacious badge?

I've just got myself the tenacious badge! Way-hey!! Errrr what did I do, to get it again?? The Tenacious badge is defined as: Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total. Can anyone ...
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Color tag vs Color-scheme tag

In UX.SE, should these tags be the same (synonym) and if not, when would you use one and not the other?
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Why was this topic about CTA labels moved to an English Language stack exchange?

I got a notification that this question was moved to the English language stack exchange, and I am curious why. I get that, yes, it does discuss the right English word to use for a label CTA, but it ...
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Provide a way to review question asked by the users

There are many questions that are to do with user interface design at the conceptual stage. When suggestions are put forward, it is usually to help generate ideas, and then the user can try and apply ...
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A more specific definition of 'too broad'

A problem I have encountered on ux.stackexchange.com is the subject of how broad is too broad for a question. I think this is compounded by the definition of 'too broad' being itself too broad to ...
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How can I Streamline Images and Screenshots I Embed into my Post?

Uploading 1MB images or even 300KB images in a question or answer is often unnecessary/overkill and slows down page loads significantly especially when viewing on a mobile connection. Similarly, ...
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Тags for different types of user interfaces

There're a lot of different types of user interfaces: A natural user interface (NUI) is the common parlance used by designers and developers of human-machine interfaces to refer to a user interface ...