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Meta top bar text color inconsistency

I noticed on Meta.UX the user's rep and badge count (and the mod diamond) aren't in the standard "link color" like the other top bar links. Compare the main site to the meta site and you'll see: ...
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“Are you a Human” message misaligned

Look at our Captcha page Now look at Meta.stackoverflow.com: The widths of the Captcha/image container and the Are you a human being? message combined are just a bit wider than the containing box on ...
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UX icon in Stack Exchange All Sites is hard to read

Was looking for the UX bubble on Stack Exchange's All Sites page. Couldn't find the icon. Well, here's your problem: It's even more invisible in context.It's like UX StackExchange logo is hard to see ...
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The “you don't have full edit privileges” message is very unnoticeable

Honestly, I hadn't even realized it was there. The only reason I noticed it was because I though "hey, I don't think I have edit privileges yet" and looked for it. It's just plain text up at the top, ...
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Favorite icon VS Badge icon

I find the icons for badges too similar to the icon for favorite questions. I remember that this confused me when learning to find my way around the page and what the badge are. Here is the favorite ...
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Use non-breaking spaces in timestamps to prevent awkward wrapping

The timestamp in the comments list (at least) can wrap awkwardly making it difficult to read: Since the whole timestamp is always relatively short (i.e. three words), and once it wraps it already ...
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User info improperly styled on user profile

This is your user profile: This is your user profile on UX: Any questions? This started happening today/yesterday best I can tell, the profile page on UX has been fine for months but suddenly ...
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UX Moderator Cards

We recently printed some business cards for our Stack Exchange employees and they turned out great. It got us thinking: our sites' moderators have been working hard to keep our sites high quality for ...
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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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The font color of hyperlinks on ux meta is hard to read

The font color of hyperlinks, especially unvisited hyperlinks, on UX meta (yellow on a white background) is very hard to read. Maybe we could add more contrast?
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Tag links in Meta have visited colors

Tags don't usually have visited colors (a:visited) on the SE network but on UX Meta they do (but not UX's main site). You can see this below; the visited specific-question tag has differently colored ...
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Move moderator comment banners?

I'm seeing a few answers with what appears to be a special comment appended, like here. It strikes me that such a comment banner would be better placed between the answer and any following comments, ...
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UX.SE Site Doesn't Display Well In Network Chat Rooms

I'm referring to the 'onebox' that occurs when you post the URL of a stackexchange site into one of the chatrooms on the network. As most of these rooms have a light background, the UX onebox is ...
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UX Stack Exchange logo is extremely hard to see in the mobile version header

This is a similar issue to the one affecting the SE profile pages, but affects the mobile version of the website. This fails the WCAG contrast checking algorithm, which recommends that the contrast ...
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Can we adjust the visibility of the G+ sharing icon? [closed]

Since the G+ icon has been added to the small column of share icons, I find myself unable to read a question without looking at it at least once or twice. The color is so unlike everything else on ...
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Why the fonts here are in bold?

Joined UX just a while back, impressed by the questions being asked here and the answers to them. I bit curious to know the reason behind choosing the fontface in bold for Q&A in ux.stackexchange....
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Missing top padding on question pages

The top padding of the content area has vanished in Chrome 15, causing the text to be stuck up against the border separating it from the title.
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In StackExchange, how do I comment on other people's answers?

I cannot figure this out. I am trying to comment on answers and there is no option to. I have to admit, I don't think the UX design of stack exchange is very intuitive...
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When does our SE ad update to reflect our full theme?

I don't know if this is intentional or not, but our SE "ad" (below) is still styled in the beta site "sketchy" theme, even though the site has it's full theme. Full released sites ...
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UX StackExchange logo is hard to see in the SE profile pages (accounts tab)

The logo is really low contrast compared to elsewhere on UX, where the monochrome logo is used or the darker blue of the favicon. See here for a live example.
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“Ask question” button displaced

On my Linux, Chrome 14 shows the main page like this:
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Has the change to the non-beta theme improved traffic to the site?

One of the reasons stated for giving the site it's public theme early was to help increase the traffic to the site. See the question where Jin introduced the design. Has there been an improvement ...
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UX StackExchange logo is invisible in chat

The UX StackExchange logo is white-on-white in the chat room: /cc @Jin
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How to make Tag wiki info more discoverable.

I would like tag wiki info content to be more discoverable. At the moment there is no way to know from the tags page which if any tags have info articles attached. UI Tweak needed? Do we need a ...
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The meta favicon for UX is not grayscale

This is a teeny tiny little bug, but all the other meta sites seem to have a grayscale version of the favicon. UX Meta, on the other hand, shares the same as the main site.
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Hover over icons behavior

Since this SE site is all about user experience, wouldn't it be a good idea to set the example for other SE sites and add hover animations to the icons as discussed in this question and its answer? I'...
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.main-question-link:hover { text-decoration: underline; }

Please add an underline to the main question link/title on hover. I use it to refresh a question and it's not as clearly clickable without it.
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Should “Your Reputation” be placed more prominently?

I had a hard time finding "Your Reputation" on the Privileges page. I suppose that's due to it's position on the right column. The right column might be interpreted as non important information. I was ...
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Sidebar all messed up

Under the couple browsers I happen to have, the sidebar with the Ad look severely horked up with text running into the ad and/or the chat thing. Happened after forced refreshes, and in any case in ...
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All Privileges screen CSS bug

There seems to be a bug on the all privileges screen. Css float problem?
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Unnecessary space between list items

Maybe this is by design, but I don't think there needs to be so much space between list items. Jin, would you consider removing the margin-bottom? .post-text ul li, .post-text ol li { margin-...
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New Design Launched

Hi all, As you can see, the new design is now live. Thank you for your feedback. We have also updated the new look to UX.se's twitter account and its chatroom. I hope the new design will help to ...
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Inbox notification number-badge on top of “StackExchange” [closed]

It's also off-place here in meta. I'm on Chrome 10.0.648.205 and Mac OS X 10.6.7
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Design for UX.SE

I'm Jin, the designer for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, all sites will share quite a bit ...

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