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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reputation is reduced by 10 with comment : user was removed

I noticed that my reputation is reduced by 10 with comment : user was removed. When can this happen ? What is the meaning of it ?
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Better Flag Options for off topic

So far I have flagged three good questions for being off topic on ux.stackexchange.com I am unhappy that two are closed when really they should have been migrated to other sites. Perhaps the 'wrong ...
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Could we have some more visual difference between visited and unvisited links?

I read the questions on UX in "newest" sort order. Usually I'll scroll down to the first question I have already read before working my way back up to the latest and greatest. On StackOverflow this ...
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Metadata for UX StackExchange

Just wondering what metadata is collected or available for the forums (other than individual stats and general summaries), because it would probably help to answer many of the question on both the ...
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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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Can we remove badge for editing posts? re: excessive editing

I hate to pick on rk. because he is a good contributor, and I have seen a few other people engage in this behavior too. But when I log onto this site, and see something like this, it bothers me ...
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Why no love for UX community bulletin?

Can we at-least have some background color to highlight that it exists? I feel it will be a good start to divert traffic of regular users to the meta. Right now, it is quite hidden and can easily be ...
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Feature request: newest answers list

At the moment, we have an option to list the newest questions, why not have one to list the newest answers as well? This feature would be beneficial for two reasons: It would benefit users who come ...
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Feature request: change “modified” to a more descriptive word.

On the active list, I would like to see more descriptive language used in place of "modified." Instead of saying "modified N hours ago," it would be helpful if instead it said "edited N hours ago," ...
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Creating a tag longer than 25 characters

Today I wanted to add a "conversion-centered-design" tag, but it is 26 characters long. At the same time, "ccd" may be harder to understand. Any way out of this?
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Should retagging not move questions to the top of the active list?

Retagging questions currently moves them to the top of the active questions list. (I'm not sure, but I think this move may be a result of the retag function having been merged with the edit ...
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Where did the “Retag” button go?

Is it me, or did this site used to have a "Re-Tag" button under every question? If it did, I personally found it useful. Why has it disappeared?
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Take back a flag?

I recently flagged a question (this one) as really bad (because it was). However, I also left a comment for the original poster letting them know that it was really vague and not a good fit. The ...
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Badges for answering X and asking Y number of questions

There are badges for achieving a certain amount of activity for: voting, visiting, editing, reviewing, and flagging. But there is no activity level badge for answering x number of questions, or for ...
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How to encourage questions

Firstly, I am suggesting this only for UX.se, so please don't migrate it to the Stack Overflow meta. Right now UX.se has become almost exclusively about computer related UX and mostly leaves out the ...
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Respond to someone reviewing my suggested edit

I recently made a revision to this question. It was a substantial revision because the OP had posted an answer to the question that should have been an edit to the question. I flagged that answer ...
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Why aren't duplicate questions automatically merged? Or at least linked both directions?

When a question is closed as a duplicate, it automatically includes a link to the question that it was a duplicate of. In cases where it's closed before it has been answered, this approach makes ...
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Badges — single vs multi-time awards

There are badges like Analytical ("Visited every section of the FAQ") which can be awarded to a person only once. Yet there are those that can be obtained multiple times, like Nice question ("Question ...
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Update FAQ to state that tool recommendation questions are out of scope

Over the past four months there has been a lot of discussion about the Tool category. The general consensus seems to be that in most cases, these questions are out of scope. That is the direction ...
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Why do links use very similar colours for :visited, :hover and regular links?

When scanning the main page, I find it a little difficult to differentiate between visited links and regular links. I can see the difference but it always catches me off guard as visited links seem to ...
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Form buttons and pagination do not have a hover state?

I noticed that the form buttons like 'Post Your Question' do not have a hover state and neither does the pagination links. Is this purposeful?
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Should the edit feature reset the questions scroll?

One of the senior users on ux.stackexchange has been editing posts for a few hours. He may be doing to improve the quality of the questions when new users come to it; for their benefit and its all ...
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UX StackExchange Bottom Notice poor link color contrast

It bugs me that the "bottom-notice" links on the UX pages have such poor contrast. The color contrast of #E8BF6C against a #FFFFFF background is 1.74:1. WCAG 2.0's luminosity contrast algorithm ...
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Is it possible to change the Edit Counter of Users to show the accurate progress on editorial badges?

The Edit Counter of Users shows all edits, even the edits that doesn't count on the Strunk & White or Copy Editor badges. It's kind of confusing to see an edit count that doesn't match a goal to ...
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Why can't I just upload a profile picture?

Profile Picture update experience I wanted to change my avatar on this site. I found my user profile section by clicking my name. I wasn't successful in changing my picture right away. First I ...
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Day to day profile stats?

I'm trying to do a little bit of analysis of user activity on the site. I want to learn how asking, answering, commenting, chatting and performing other activities in this site is related to ...
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Favorite Tag color coding on UX.Stackexchange

I have been using SO.SE for sometime now but recently started using UX.SE. We have an option to set favorite tags and those tags appear marked in different color in the view and its easy to pick up ...