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Share link URLs are not linking directly to answers

Each answer has a "share" link under it, so that a user might give a URL to someone as a means of directing them directly to that answer within the page. URL Example: https://ux....
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UI Wireframe editor requires Flash, which is dead [duplicate]

There is already a discussion question about this: What are the plans to support wireframes after flash player is no longer available? but since Flash is end-of-life and no major browser supports ...
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Why was I not notified of this answer?

Here is an answer to my question. I did not get a notification in my inbox for it. Why?
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What are the plans to support wireframes after flash player is no longer available?

I am fairly new to using this site and have not used the wireframe tool before, although I do have the desktop version of Balsamiq. I thought I would give it a whirl but was told I need flash player ...
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Close Votes review notification issue

I am noticing an issue with the Close Votes review queue. Despite there not being any questions to review, I am still getting the red dot notifier in the dropdown. I am also seeing the same on the ...
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For security reasons framing is not allowed

Whenever I follow an outside link on ux.stackchange and then use the back button to return, I get a alert about iframes. I looked at https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/265627/for-security-...
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A mistake in the tour page under "Dont ask about"

I was reading the tour page for this website and stumbled across a minor mistake under the Don't ask about heading: In the third bullet point, you can see: Questions with too many possible ...
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Blue top bar hidden underneth message banner (UI Bug)

Just saw this, and have not been able to find it already reported anywhere, so here goes (turn off adblocker, and open an incognito tab, to reproduce): The message banner ("Join us in building...") ...
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Mobile App UX Logo Side Menu Bad Contrast

The shade of blue used for the menu does not provide a clear contrast with the UXSE logo (need to check WCAG colour contrast requirements). It is probably advisable to review the style guide for ...
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OP's comment deleted with no information

I recently noticed that one of my comments is missing. I am using that term as there is no trace of it anywhere. No moderator message, no action history and no indication of any sort regarding the ...
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Arrow is too low

There used to be an arrow showing what section you are in. The earliest design post) shows it pretty clearly in this image under "Questions": Another more recent example of the correct behavior can ...
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Bottom-aligned header contents are bugging me

The new updates are probably still rolling out for the SE sites but I noticed this issue only on UX StackExchange. The second header has the logo and the navigation items aligned to the bottom which ...
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z-index issue in activity page

In the Activity Page, the z-index of the Next Privilege tracker seems to have an issue as it is getting displayed on top of the Recent Achievements dropdown. This is a very recent issue. I am not ...
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Dealing with questions from deleted users with no selected answer

This question was just bumped to the front page by 'Community': "Alternative for the escape key [numpad]?" I assume this is some sort of automated process that brings up questions that have no ...
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Received hat for posting on the 30th....on the 29th

Oops, I accidentally posted tomorrow. Even by stackoverflow's UTC timezone standards it is still the 29th. Am I missing something?
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Cannot delete my own comment to a locked post

Let me start by stating that I participate a little bit in this site, in the form of upvoting questions and answers and, as of today, flagging comments. Earlier today I came across 3 comments from ...
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I can't tell the difference between the clicked and unclicked link colours in "hot questions"

These colours for clicked and unclicked links are rather similar-looking shades of blue, on the main UX stackexchange page at least. I have to look very carefully to tell the difference. This is not ...
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The accept answer & favourite button are bugging my user experience

Edit: Bump As you may be able to see in the above image the accept answer button is too far to the right, the active accept answer button (the green one) is perfectly fine. The reason for this is ...
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How do users login if they can't recall the email address they used when signing up?

At work today a colleague saw me on ux.stackexchange and we got talking about it. Turns out they used to be a semi-regular user a while back, but can't remember their login details. They do remember ...
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The "impact" helpbox is hidden under the navbar [duplicate]

As said in the title: I don't think it happens on other Stack Exchange websites (though I didn't checked everywhere).
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Earning points for suggested edits: Is it broken or does the Help page require editing?

I've been meaning to ask this for a while as I haven't come across an explanation anywhere. According to this help page, when a suggested edit is accepted the user making the edit earns 2 reputation ...
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Bug rewarding extra Marshal badges

There seems to be a bug rewarding extra Marshal badges. I flagged two things yesterday; both were marked as helpful. Now, my account is showing two new Marshal badges. As cool as it is to get a gold ...
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Why does this site (non-meta part) use light blue link text on a white background?

Isn't the light blue text on white background of this site (non-meta part) difficult to read? Not enough light/dark contrast, IMO.
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HTTPS broken for this StackExchange meta site

For every Stackexchange and Stackexchange meta site I have tested, HTTPS works as expected. The exception is this site. When attempting to access this site via HTTPS (https://ux.meta.stackexchange....
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Why does hovering on some SE links in posts and comments not show a tooltip or at least a title?

I find that when I move my mouse over a link to a post within the SE network, a "reveal" of the link will show in the bottom left corner of Chrome. Sometimes it shows the actual Question / Title, and ...
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Balsamiq Mockups Wireframes icon is missing

I tried to edit the mockup on an existing ux.stackexchange post, but when trying, only got a big empty white popup. For testing, I then started to create a new post, but the icon to lunch the mockup ...
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CSS bug when hovering "people reached" in profile [duplicate]

Tried to fix it myself but didn't manage to
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"Stealing" a question improvement

I was suggested to approve the question edit performed by someone else, and while I found the edits quite reasonable, couple tags were missing, so I added them, and this automatically rendered the ...
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Glitch in review for Late Answers?

Not sure what happened here but my Late Answers queue just blew up. All the answers it is asking me to review are from random dates, some very old some new, and don't appear to actually have been ...
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"People reached" tooltip covered by navigation header

I was browsing my profile page on the main site, and noticed that the header is overlaying the popup of the "people reached" counter. This does not happen in other websites (but also happens on the ...
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Should this text say "click here"?

Should this link to activate: Be duplicated? Say click here, when I could be on mobile, and not clicking? Be a button instead, to imply interaction? This email mentions clicking the link three times....
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Do comments have reputations or not?

For my previous question What is difference between a comment and an Answer? ben gave this as answer from comment privileges page What are comments? Comments are temporary "Post-It" notes ...
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Can't upload image

Everytime I try to upload an image within a post on UX StackExchange and on this site (UX Meta) as well, I get an error message «Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur» Any ideas why? Thanks ...
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Privilege View Close Votes - not working

I have already reached 250 reputation in UX-StackExchange and Privileges track also shows that privileges has been credited but clicking to view votes does nothing. Is it because of the fact that my ...
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Tag Typo? [style-gude]

There's a tag named style-gude. I'm fairly certain that's a typo of style-guide, which is also a tag that already exists. Interestingly, style-gude has a description while style-guide does not, ...
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Comments on answered questions.

I was attempting to comment on an answered post here on Stack Exchange with my phone. Unfortunately, as a novice user I'm unable to just yet. It wasn't very apparent to me at first though! Here's ...
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Upvote icon appears enabled when upvoting is impossible

I tried to upvote a comment just now and got a message saying that the comment couldn't be upvoted. As far as I can tell, this issue occurs on all on-hold questions in Meta. (I'm not sure of the ...
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Link on mobile app notification broken?

I've just opened SE mobile app (Android) and I've got this notification: "You've been around for a while; see vote counts" definitely looked like a link, so I tried to tap it. The whole row ...
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I can no longer see the format menu on this site and clicking "Discard" seems broken as well

I click on "Ask Question" on this site and now all of the "inputs" are gone(text formatting, add link, add image, etc . .) This site seems broken (see screenshot below). I am using Firefox v32 on a ...
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It appears that the ability to include a UI wireframe on this site is broken

I started to ask a question on UX.stackexchange.com and I clicked to add a UI Wireframe and it doesn't seem to allow me to save. After setting up my wireframe which worked fine, I clicked "Save and ...
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Level 1 headers in profile description appear cluttered

I recently updated my Stack Exchange profile to include a link to my newly created Area 51 proposal Scientific Imagination. I included a sample question from the proposal as a level 1 header. It looks ...
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Speaking of UserExperience

I occasionally browse this site, but it wasn't until today that I was encouraged to create an account--and only to post on the meta. As many of you know, when certain links are pasted into ...
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Linked / Related questions with scores that have more than 2 digits display incorrectly STILL

This related question on MSE shows as status-completed but for UX.SE, it's still a problem. If you look at this question this question, you'll notice that in the Linked / Related questions sections ...
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User Experience site unreadable

Firefox version 29.0 Ubuntu 14.04 : when I access the site I see this: Everything looks OK in Chrome. And since Firefox is my primary browser I would like to access the site from Firefox (because FF ...
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The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code

The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code. The help says that writing --- generates a horizontal rule <hr/>. However, when I write ---, the site generates &...
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Question score wraps unexpectedly when greater than 99 in related questions list

When a question has a score of over 99, it looks wrong in Safari v7.0.3 on OS X when presented in the related/linked questions list in the sidebar: . This issue can be relatively successfully solved ...
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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 removed ...
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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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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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