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Icon questions != Wording questions?

A lot of icon questions have been closed recently for some good reasons, i.e. that these questions mostly are too localized. There are also some arguments against closing icon questions though. We ...
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What's going on with icon questions?

tl;dr: Lots of icon questions seem to have been closed in a way that doesn't match the FAQ, doesn't match the existing meta discussion, isn't consistent, and doesn't seem to make sense in terms of ...
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Are SMS questions relevant here?

Is it relevant to post a question here about user interface/user experience to a web application via SMS messages? Would such questions be welcome? And can I add an SMS tag? We're building a web app ...
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How to handle the overlap with Cognitive Science?

Cognitive Science private beta has just started. I would imagine there will be an overlap with this new site. How will we handle this overlap? Can we draw a line what is out of scope here and better ...
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Is it time to put an end to “Icon for X” questions?

Previously, we decided Suggest X questions aren't good for the site, but we didn't do anything about it. We've been especially tolerant lately of "Suggest an Icon" questions, and we've had a lot of ...
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Are questions about semantic HTML on topic?

We've had a couple of questions recently about semantic HTML. One was migrated to Stack Overflow, an the other is moving in that direction. Page title h2 in navigation menu markup . Two birds, one ...
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Is it useful to ask a question about an entire product?

We've been back and forth over the last few days over various incantations of "What do you think about Google+?" The first two were closed because they were considered too broad. A third has been ...
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Rebranding UI to UX + UX Exchange

There has been significant discussion on the scope of this site as it relates to UI and UX, and also the SE 1.0 UX Exchange. UX Exchange is being shut down. Merge here? UI Merging. What do you ...
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Is it ok to post a comment asking the OP to make a question a community wiki?

I had mentioned on this question that the question comments is an inappropriate place to discuss meta issues. Charles replied that if it is an inappropriate place to discuss these issues, the ...
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Open-ended & discussion questions - another take

On "List Questions - Another Take?", in a comment thread, I asked why we should strive for one correct answer. Jouke van der Maas answered, Because that's what the site is for. If you don't ...
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Are questions about physical user interfaces on topic?

By that I mean, is the scope of this site solely the way a user interacts with software on their screen (monitor, touch screen, smart phone, etc)? Or does it include the way a user interacts with... ...
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List questions - another take

[EDIT: this applies specifically to list/poll questions. I opened a separate question about discussion questions in general] My question "Worst single user experience you’ve had?" just got closed. I ...
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Relationship to uxexchange.com? [closed]

What's the plan for how this site will relate to UX Exchange? This was brought up by ChrisF on the Area51 page, but I'm not sure there was a consensus there. In particular, are the scopes of the two ...