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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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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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Add "embed Balsamiq mockups" to the 10-rep permission description

Because embedding Balsamiq mockups isn't a feature shared with to the other SE sites, it doesn't seem to have made its way into the UX.SE descriptions of permissions granted at 10 rep. If possible, ...
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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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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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Why does 'Per Page' look like a button on our StackExchange interface?

5 15 50 per page Looks like 4 buttons to me. I accidentally clicked 'per page' and nothing happened.
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UI Bug when viewing my suggested edit

Because I'm mildly compulsive, I was looking at the review status of my recent edit. I expanded the information about the reviewers by clicking the (more) link and then clicked (less) to un-expand (...
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UX.SE logo is almost impossible to see in SE Data Explorer

This seems to have been addressed in different questions about the mobile version, profile pages, and chat, but the logo is white on white in the SE Data Explorer.
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"Similar questions" scrolls down and covers other links

"Similar questions" should not move with the scrolling. I guess it is also true for other stackechange sites. I have asked a question. FF 11.0, win 7.
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Bug in the search engine — Why does the search engine fail to find the page?

There is a bug in your search engine. I was looking for the page ux.stackexchange.com/questions/33966/name-or-data-on-this-error-alert-phenomenon. With the words “name alert”, it was not found. ...
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Sharing options below question wrap to a new line since the addition of Google+

"Facebook" appears on a new line, which is a bit unattractive and takes up more space than it needs to. This could be fixed by rewriting the sentence: Know someone who can answer? Share this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Formatting issue in Badge awardee list

The names and questions are getting clipped in the awardee page of the badges section. Is there any issue with displaying multiline questions?
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When selecting possible duplicates, can the popup dialog be made so it doesn't block the question?

The modal dialog that comes up when you flag something for moderator attention covers the question frame, and is not moveable. This is inconvenient when you're trying to cut/paste/refer to one of 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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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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"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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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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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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How has the "Community" user got real rep?

I had thought that the Community user didn't get rep. But it seems it does (even more oddly, only on Meta): Is that right? How does it happen? [I never like shouting "Bug!" but that seems the most ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Profile Image Bug - iPhone 5s

I just randomly opened my profile tab, and saw this (on iPhone 5s): What is going on?
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Issue with similar questions list when asking a question

When asking a new question on the site, a list of similar questions is displayed on the right. When scrolling down, this list is fixed and goes above the footer text as in the screenshot below (using ...
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