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Community Promotion Ads - 2012 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 2013 So begins our newest iteration of the Community Promotion Ads! We're doing these on a yearly rotation now. What are Community Promotion Ads? ...
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Stack Improvement Drive - UX (Updated 12/4)

We have been assigned check in on the site and see if there’s any way we can help you improve it. Note that this is a more hands-on, site-by-site and case-by-case basis evaluation, not related to the ...
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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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Rebranding UI to UX + UX Exchange

There has been significant discussion on the scope of this site as it relates to UI and UX, and also the SE 1.0 UX Exchange. UX Exchange is being shut down. Merge here? UI Merging. What do you ...
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What will our Blog be about?

Following Step 1, Step 2 of getting a blog is defining the scope. Now we are gathering volunteers at a third question. Define the scope and purpose of the blog. Is the blog about the site? Is it ...
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Is it time to put an end to "Icon for X" questions?

Previously, we decided Suggest X questions aren't good for the site, but we didn't do anything about it. We've been especially tolerant lately of "Suggest an Icon" questions, and we've had a lot of ...
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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline

We closed the domain naming thread (click for details). Instead, let's start with a killer "elevator pitch!" Joel will be blogging about the elevator pitch approach to naming, but to get you ...
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Improved UX Logo

After listening to the stack exchange podcast 59, it was insinuated that Joel Spolsky does not like the ux stack exchange logo. When I had a look at it, I realised that there are some problems with ...
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So, what exactly is off-topic for UX.StackExchange?

So, for those of you who don't frequent the main Meta.StackOverflow site you might not know that change is afoot. NO MORE CLOSED QUESTIONS OK, that's not strictly true. Questions will be closed off, ...
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What should our domain name be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...
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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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Open-ended & discussion questions - another take

On "List Questions - Another Take?", in a comment thread, I asked why we should strive for one correct answer. Jouke van der Maas answered, Because that's what the site is for. If you don't like ...
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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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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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Should tool-related questions be on-topic?

Every once in a while a tool-related questions pops up and it usually gets closed. Our policy is that these type of questions are off-topic. I think maybe it's time to revise the policy :). Some ...
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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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Topic of the Week Contest (UPDATED Feb. 4th)

This is a quick way to both expand and enrich the scope of the site, as well as generate new questions. This is also related to the Stack Improvement Drive. Right now, the sites Qs/day is a down to ...
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Do YOU want to be part of our community blog?

We've already got some ideas for what our blog could be about. Now we need to know who will participate in writing the blog. There are no reputation requirements, you don't have to be a moderator, ...
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Trello Board for the UX.SE blog

If you're planning to participate in our blog you should plan to join our Trello Board for the blog. You'll need to be a member of the board to use it however, so please post your Trello username/...
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What should our FAQ contain?

As per The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta, we should decide on a good FAQ. This will grow organically, but IMO, it deserves its own question. Right now, this is what we have. As I opined (...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2013 [duplicate]

As it is December 2012, we are now going to again reset our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-vetted advertisements ...
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UI merging with GraphicDesign?

So, with this merging talk, now someone had the brilliant idea that it would be good to merge UI with Graphic Design (along with just about every other discipline that has the word "design" in it). ...
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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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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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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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Do we want a community blog?

We've started Step 2 of getting a blog, defining our scope. If you want to make it happen, please participate in that discussion. It's possible for a Stack Exchange site to get it's own blog provided ...
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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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Why is the "washing machine having windows" question opinion-based?

Going through the question Why do washing machines have windows? I couldn't find anything opinion-based about it. The question describes a general observation and is seeking an explanation for it. ...
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Any news on when (or indeed if) we're going graduate to full site status?

Following up from my previous question on this subject, I was wondering what our status was. We've had the public theme for a few months now, so have the site's stats improved enough for a full ...
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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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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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What's going on with icon questions?

tl;dr: Lots of icon questions seem to have been closed in a way that doesn't match the FAQ, doesn't match the existing meta discussion, isn't consistent, and doesn't seem to make sense in terms of ...
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More options for migration in close requests

OK, so I go to request a Q be closed, reason being it would be better answered elsewhere. This option... ... leads to these options ... Yeah, just the one site. I suggest the following be ...
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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 then you are ...
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How can I Streamline Images and Screenshots I Embed into my Post?

Uploading 1MB images or even 300KB images in a question or answer is often unnecessary/overkill and slows down page loads significantly especially when viewing on a mobile connection. Similarly, ...
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What is the policy around critique questions and how do we clarify it?

Problems: The FAQ does not address whether critique requests are appropriate yet this is clearly something users are not clear on Meta has a lot of discussion around critique policy but no decisions ...
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Should we close old questions that no longer fit the SE question criteria?

UX.StackExchange has been out of beta for several months now and there are a significant number of old questions from the early beta days as well as those that came across during the merger with ...
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Adding GraphicDesign.SE to suggestions list when flagging a post as off-topic

Today, the only site suggested as an alternative when flagging a post as off-topic is Meta UX. However, a very large share of off-topic questions should really go to graphic design (a distant second ...
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The main FAQ page doesn't go into much detail about what's on and off topic

The main site FAQ doesn't go into any detail about the type of questions that are on or off topic here. If you look at other sites (Programmers or Web Applications) you'll see that there we've gone ...
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Including 'Thanks' In Your Questions

Is it appropriate to include something like "Thanks for your help!" in your question? I'm assuming including 'thanks' in the question will encourage users to answer. Maybe 'thanks' should go in the ...
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How to determine when a comment is too chatty or not constructive?

I'm going through trying to clean up comments on UX.SE. There are a ton of them that simply don't need to be there. They are either too chatty in that people are trying to be funny or make witty ...
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New feature that would allow the closing of a question via migration to any *.SE site through an automated close/moderator flag process

Related question: Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration? As a result of the answer I received to the aforementioned related question, I thought I'd see about asking for a ...
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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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Community Promotion Ads - 2014 [duplicate]

It's the time of the year again, namely it is December 2013, and so we shall now refresh our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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Why are a lot of the merged UXExchange questions tagged with "untagged"

I know that these questions all had tags on the old site (it was required there too), but many do not have tags anymore and are tagged untagged. Why weren't the tags carried over completely?
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Should "Why does x company do...."or "Is there a reason why x does y" questions be removed?

There are many questions (including one of my own) that fall into the category of "Why did X company do Y?" Should these questions be removed for not being constructive? Examples: iOS multitasking ...
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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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UI Merging. What do you think?

I started a discussion on Area51 about the UI merging. Please participate with the open mind.
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The multiple question lists on Stack Exchange sites - a working concept?

On the Stack Exchange network sites, at the front page there are following main nav pages available: Questions | Tags | Users | Badges | Unanswered At first, there's no nav tab selected, and ...
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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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