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Rep count in meta.UX is not a link like on UX.SE

As reported by Ben Brocka on this issue, the rep count shown in the header in meta is not a link, whereas the same text is a link in the standard UX Stack Exchange. I would expect the links in the ...
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Should we be able to embed Youtube videos?

I am suggesting that users of User Experience on StackExchange are allowed to use embedded video in questions and answers. User Experience is often a process of completing tasks, which sometimes is ...
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UXSE success rates

Couple questions: Do we know if users are actually implementing answers/solutions they receive on UXSE? Do we know if the answer/solution actually worked for them? Should the users who provided the ...
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Escape 'Balsamiq text' from question teaser?

Questions on ux.stackexchange.com sometimes contain Balsamiq wireframes (often very helpful). Some of them are included at the beginning of the posting. Looking at these postings in the questions view ...
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Poor grammar choice on FAQ page

I noticed this section in the UX FAQ: What makes a good question? Prefer questions that elicit definitive answers or solutions rather than prolonged discussions. Remember, this a Q&A site, not a ...
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Allow new users to post Mockups

Earlier today a new user wasn't able to share a mockup to improve their question. Since Mockups share the image restriction (requiring 10 rep) brand new users can't use the Mockup feature. I think ...
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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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Dragging tags to favorite box doesn’t work

When I drag a tag on the questions page from the tag list to the input field Favorite Tags it breaks: The tag usability is changed to httpux.stackexchange.comquestionstaggedusability.
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Changing the icon for Balsamiq on the toolbar?

I was just wondering if it would be possible to have a more descriptive icon for the Balsamiq feature offered by UX stackexchange. I have been on this site for a while and only today I found out about ...
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Down voting my own answer

I found that my answer for a question someone asked is inaccurate. I would like to down vote my answer, partly because its not a good answer and partly because I want to move it as low as possible in ...
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Make "Log in" link into a modal box?

I clear my browser cookies each day, and log into StackOverflow with my oAuth quite a lot. Something that would be simpler is if we had Login change from something where it's on it's own page into ...
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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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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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Should we allow Community Wiki-type lists posts on the main site

Questions such as Gallery of Step1, Step2, Step3, … progress bar UIs for web apps? are posts requesting lists of examples of a certain type of technique being used 'out in the wild'. I feel these sort ...
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Questions related to UX Management

I know the UX stackexchange is focused more on the day to day, practical aspects of UX but I was wondering if we could add a tag for "management" to address questions like, how to manage teams, how to ...
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Proposal: Handcraft integration with UX.SE so members can easily add HTML mockups to answers

Lately I've been making HTML mockups for some of my answers. Here are two examples: Interactive table - with many levels of information How to make a 20-field online form more user friendly? I've ...
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Should Accepting an answer not be available until a specific period of time has passed?

Recently several questions have had an answer accepted after only being open for a few hours and garnering only one or two responses. This is potentially stopping other relevant answers being left ...
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Can StackExchange license Balsamiq for mockups on UX.Stackexchange?

Who thinks it's a good idea for StackExchange to integrate with Balsamiq for UX.StackExchange? I do, and I'd be really happy if we had the ability to make mockups on UX for UX. This is something for ...
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Make [desktop] a synonym of [desktop-application]

Having both seems a bit redundant, and the latter is used more, as well as being more meaningful (IMO).
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Vote to close options should include GD.SE and SO

You know, this thing: The most common sites we migrate to are easily Graphic Design.stackexchange and Stack Overflow; could we get these included in the Off Topic options? Usually this is a result of ...
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When can we elect moderators?

This site has now been in beta for 441 days. We've exceeded by far all of the target metrics required for launch (except questions per day -- but our questions tend to be more engaging and most are ...
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Can the list margin be increased?

I reformatted the list in this question Developing the news area for a website, with the aim of making the list a little easier to read (i.e. more obvious that it's a list). Upon completion of that ...
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How to encourage editing and extending and curating answers?

As I understand it, UX.SE is a site for collecting good answers to interesting questions, and less a site for rambling discussions in response to questions. The "pick a best answer" mechanic drives ...
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Reminders to mark an answer

It annoys me somewhat when someone asks a question and you see people give fantastic, well researched, answers, but still they don't mark the question as answered. Is there any mechanism that reminds ...
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Should UX.SE have its own blog

At the time of writing, about 15 or so Stack Exchange network sites have their own blogs Every now and then a comment comes up: It would be good if UX.SE had its own blog! It would be a good place ...
Roger Attrill's user avatar
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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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Put "Chat" at the front of the <title> on chat

Instead of User Experience | chat.stackexchange.com can you change it to Chat - User Experience | Stack Exchange or something like that? I often keep the home page and chat open in tabs. ...
Patrick McElhaney's user avatar
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How can I turn off the coloring of questions tagged with a "frequented tag" tag?

On StackOverflow, questions in a list of questions have a different background color when they are tagged with a tag that is listed in your favorite tags. Since yesterday (?) I see questions on ux ...
Marjan Venema's user avatar
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Why dont links open in new tabs by default?

I have seen a lot of questions with hyperlinks posted in them and even more answers with links in them. Since the user's (at least my) objective in these cases usually is to view the rest of the ...
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Tags for age/user groups?

This question is begging for an age-related tag and we don't seem to have one, and I wasn't sure how to word such a thing myself. I would personally use the term "Older users" but I'm sure ...
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Number of badges should be a link

I think that the number of badges in the top-most menu bar should link to https://ux.stackexchange.com/badges I'm sure I'm not the only one who at least once clicked them to get to the aforementioned ...
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Moderator access to Twitter account

Over on chat, we're talking about picking a day and topic, and scheduling "grand opening" event to get a bunch of people in the room at one time. In order to get the word out to as many as many ...
Patrick McElhaney's user avatar
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Propose tag wiki is not working.

When i click propose tag wiki nothing happening.
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Discoverability of edit-tags

As well as hovering over a question's tags revealing the 'edit-tags' option, hover over edit (for the question) to do so too. That's the more important one to reveal it for. Reasoning: people are ...
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Undo vote expectancy

The first time I tried to undo an UP vote I naturally tried to click on the DOWN arrow expecting the score to subtract 1. Instead I had to click on the UP arrow again but logically if you are not ...
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Affordance of sharing: add twitter, facebook icons below questions

Every time I go to share a question I forget there are twitter and facebook links and do it manually. This is because the links are written in plain text beneath the entire thread rather than using ...
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Should we run our own UX studies?

While browsing through the questions in UX.SE, I noticed that that a lot of answers to questions don't have links to actual tests/studies. According to this answer that's OK, and we shouldn't do ...
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Correcting spelling mistakes in posts

Edits to posts (questions anyway) need to be at least 6 characters. Correcting spelling mistakes is justifiable reason to edit a post. Many corrections of spelling mistakes require less than 6 ...
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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'...
Steven Jeuris's user avatar
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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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Sort "All Sites" by user's use.

Hello; In the StackExchange button on the top bar one of the options says "all sites" in which all of stackexchange's sites are listed. I think they should also be sorted by user preference. Such ...
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Downvoters, downvoters... [closed]

I was involved into stupid situation. One person on this site has strange behavior. He has his own opinion (maybe, I hope :) ) and just downvotes without any reasons. I asked, what is going wrong. No ...
igor's user avatar
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Need to give users more feedback when presented with the '...appears subjective...' warning.

The Ask Question page need to give users more info/feedback when the 'Question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed'' warning is shown. I was shown this warning while asking ...
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Can we add email notifications of new posts?

I'd like to have to avoid polling ui.stackexchange x times a day but would pref email immediate notification when someone posts a new question as I'd like to have a crack at all of them, or at least ...
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Can we add targeted cross-stackexchange promotions?

Seems to me that ui.stackexchange.com is a great place for programmers and other stackexchange sites to ask UI people stuff. So how about a promotion on stackoverflow and other sister sites? Anyone ...
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Should "Close" not be used to mean "Migrate"?

There is no differentiation between "Close" and "Migrate". It would be nice to immediately see that a question is still open, merely elsewhere.
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I've got several good answers, must I pick one?

So I asked about what are the idioms for drop: What are the common idioms for the drop portion of a drag and drop operation? There are several good answers, and what I like is that each one ...
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