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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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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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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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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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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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Is the UX site the correct place to ask color layout questions?

I have a few questions where i am looking for feedback on some color layout on my website. Is the UX appropriate place for this type of question?
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How can I ask single question across more than one stack?

I have a question that I believe would be best served with collaborative input from multiple disciplines. How can I ask a single question across more than one stack?
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How exactly do I answer my own question?

I put a question up on UX stack exchange but didn't get any truly satisfying answers so I went and did a survey myself, collated my data and created an infographic to allow for visual representation. ...
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One less reputation after deleting my comment/answer

I have answered a question when my reputation was 339. The answer got 3 downvotes. That makes my reputation 332 which should have been 333. Then I have deleted my post. After that the reputation again ...
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Create a grid with combo box in cells

In the UI wireframe designer, is it possible to create a data grid with combo boxes inside the cells?
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Reopen an [on hold] question

The new feature of [on hold] instead of [close] is great, but maybe it's not fully implemented yet. As of now, we put questions on hold to encourage editing, but when the question should be nominated ...
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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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How can I vote on a proposed tag synonym?

On the tag synonyms page, I can see potential synonyms listed, and I see "pending(0)" in the right column, but I don't know how to vote on a proposed synonym. Can someone please explain?
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Which way do tag synonyms point?

Below, when I say "main tag" I mean the tag that you want the other tag to redirect to (generally the tag with more votes). I'll call the tag re-directs to the main tag the "sub-tag." When the ...
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Who made the webdesign of User Experience?

My impression about the webdesign of User Experience is brilliant. The header section with the great logo and the intense blue background meeting the beige Ask Question button. The design of tags all ...
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How do I add mockups and/or visuals to my questions?

When discussing UX, I find that it is helpful to have visual aid to help clarify the discussion. However I find that many of the discussions contain only bare text with hardly a visual in sight. So ...
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Can't re-post deleted question

I've posted a question. I immediately deleted it because I realized that I forgot to publish a test page mentionned in the question. Now the problem is fixed and I'm trying to ask the question ...
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101 points but not allowed to answer?

I tried to give an answer to What to call "Cancel" when "Cancel" is already the default action?. I have 101 points because of my association bonus. But I didn't find the «Answer» ...
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Protected questions reputation bug

this question is protected, but despite the fact that I have a rep of 101 I'm seeing This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by new users. To answer it, you ...
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Why do some comments and responses have timestamps earlier than those for the corresponding question?

I just noticed that this question (asked an hour ago on December 5) appears to have a comment on it from October 24th. There's also a response from "October 24th." It looks like the system may be ...
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Is this an appropriate forum for questions relating to web design?

I do a lot of web design, and frequently have trouble with CSS3 animation compatibility across browsers. Is this the appropriate SE site to ask questions relating to those kinds of problems?
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Is this the right place to ask questions about iPhone?

I am facing a problem in syncing my iphone contacts with my google account. Is this forum a good place to ask related questions?
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Why does ux.stackexchange crash safari?

I've been using ux.stackexchange daily using Safari on Max OS X (Mountain Lion) and since yesterday Safari just crashes as soon as ux.stackexhange finishes loading. What has changed or is anyone else ...
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How do Accepted Answers work on User Experience?

What are Accepted Answers and how are they different on User Experience? Should I accept answers to my questions? Should I refrain from answering a question with an accepted answer?
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How can I participate in the User Experience Community Blog?

User Experience has a Community Blog and I would like to contribute. How can I contribute to this blog? How do I sign up? How does the publishing process work?
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Navigate questions by date (in chronological order)

I would very much love to scan through all the questions on UX.SE, and pick ones that interest me, and read them. There's a problem. I can easily sort questions by votes, and make my way in, but ...
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Close votes remains after question reopens?

Yesterday this question A shorter but meaningful validation message for "This email is already subscribed" got closed by my vote and moderator JonW. OP edited the question in a good way and ...
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Edit closed question or ask a new one?

Yesterday there was a question heavily discussed on the context of naming a Q'n'A site according to the title of the job, or the activity of the work. It was rightfully closed as "too localized" since ...
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How to be awarded the Cleanup badge?

The Cleanup badge is defined by "first rollback". It's not the first delete of a post or a question, but something else - question is what do you have to rollback to get the badge?
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Not seeing the basalmiq tool icon in the question editor

When I create a new question, I do not see the icon that is supposed to open the Basalmiq editor, as shown in this screenshot: Is this working as designed, or is this a bug? I believe I have ...
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How do you vote to re-open a closed question?

I don't see a button to cause a reopen vote.
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What does the acronym OP mean?

I feel stupid. On several question there is this comment "It's not what OP ment in her question". OK I know that OP is the one asking the original question - but I have no clue what the acronym is ...
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Convert FAQ-question to Community Wiki?

You've probably seen the question "Isn’t the FAQ label obsolete by now?", which I thought were simple enough to answer. However that was not the case. Comments have been made about the topic and ...
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The research assistant badge?

How does the computation of the badge Research Assistant work? Is the count 1:1 on each tag or is the Excerpt section separate giving the total of 2 if you edit both content and excerpt?
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Revise and specify existing question or ask a new one?

I have an existing question where one of the answers made, got me wonder about another thing. Should I revise my original question, adding the new question, or ask a completely new question?
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Reacting on the “This post does not cite any references or sources” notice box

There is a notice added to my answer that says: This post does not cite any references or sources ... But it does not say how to react on this. So I added sources now, but how do I inform the ...
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Editing Protocols: How to encourage new user learning?

Context I wrote a question Received a downvote and user #1 told to read the faqs for better questions I asked for more specific feedback on the question, so I could learn how to improve it At the ...
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What's causing these weird characters to appear in this question?

It looks like some weird characters are appearing in the question Do icons needs to be consistent across different themes How could this happen? What's causing it?
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Question not migrated properly

This question has been migrated to Stack Overflow. At least there is a comment to say that a moderator was going to migrate and there is the "migrated" text at the bottom which has a link to the ...
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How do I get the Tweet/social buttons to appear on an answer I posted?

I've noticed on occasion after posting an answer I get the "Share your Answer!" bar with Facebook/twitter icons. Does this bar only show up when I first post an answer? I can't seem to find those ...
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What is the name of the image file used for the white tag backgrounds?

Tags are very difficult for me to see on this site because I use reverse-video colors but the tag background image is hard-wired to be white (so I can't see my light text on it). On other SE sites ...
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Call to arms - action needed to clean up the [untagged] questions

We still have 15 question that are tagged untagged. I know some of them may well date from the merging in of the old SE 1.0 site, but then should be really cleaned up by now. I've made a start, ...
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How can we change our authentication for SE?

I originally signed into SE using a facebook account, and I would like to change that to a SE account. I've looked but I can't seem to find a way. Does anyone know of one?
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What is the significance of the drop shadow behind user icon?

I have been noticing that more and more user's image icons are getting drop shadows behind them. Is this a display option or some sort of merit based achievement?
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Link to question being redirected

I had a look at this question: Advanced books on UX and the link to intro books from that question links to: ...
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From Down Vote to Up Vote Gives +2

I have recently noticed that if you down vote a question that was at 0 for example, it will become -1. Then if you change your mind (the asker updates their question) and you change it over to an up ...
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Is the Yearling badge one day late

I think the title says it all. My first post is dated 2010-08-10 00:24:47Z. I received the yearling badge at 2011-08-11 00:16:33Z. Shouldn't this have been awarded 2011-08-10?
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Error on voting on questions

For the past couple weeks or so, whenever I vote on a question, I get a yellow box saying that an error has occurred and I should try again later. However, the vote is registered despite the error. ...
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Lost reputation points?

Yesterday my rep was 1'655, today it's 1'640. Now the strange thing is: It doesn't show how I lost 15 points. Any hints on how this can happen...?
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Widget/Badge for UX Stackexchange for our resume/portfolio sites?

Tried searching the meta-questions and didn't find this, though easily could've missed. Please point me in the right direction and close this if so. I'm wondering if there's a widget/badge available ...