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Should closed questions be excluded from the front page?

Right now on https://ux.stackexchange.com/ there are four questions with negative vote scores, and three of them are closed. Isn't the front page supposed to include the greatest hits?
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Is the merge really complete? [duplicate]

See update here: Rebranding UI to UX + UX Exchange I don't really see how this is status-completed. It doesn't look like the mapping of UXExchange users to UI.SE users took place at all. Is this ...
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Is “user-interaction” a useful tag?

The user-interaction tag is one of our most common tags but it's not a term I've ever heard before this site. I'm thinking maybe people use it as a synonym of interaction-design but user interaction ...
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Study/research questions that are given expert opinion answers

In this question by Henry Flower about the placement of scrollbars, Henry asks "is there a deep study available" on the topic and offers his personal experiences and some commentary. But the question ...
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Advice on answering industrial design and “rabbit-hole” questions

There have been a number of questions tagged "physical" in recent weeks. As interesting as the questions are about physical objects and how people use/abuse them, I couldn't help but wish for an ...
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Scope of questions?

Just saw this question: User accessibility for mobile applications Totally legit question, but VERY broad in scope (and totally impossible to find a single correct answer for). Should there be a ...
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How to encourage questions

Firstly, I am suggesting this only for UX.se, so please don't migrate it to the Stack Overflow meta. Right now UX.se has become almost exclusively about computer related UX and mostly leaves out the ...
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Implementation specific questions

Is it ok to ask questions specific to a certain platform examples: What are good color themes for jQuery UI? what type of waiting animation should I use in silverlight? The general idea of ...
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Why are questions with answers showing up in the Unanswered Questions tab?

This is my first post to meta, so perhaps there's a really simple answer for this... but when I go to the Unanswered Questions tab, I see mostly questions that have answers provided. Does Unanswered ...
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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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Fresh pro tem moderators, hot off the griddle

As the UX beta progresses, we've seen the need for a couple more Moderators Pro Tempore to give the existing crew a hand. I'm pleased to announce that these members have stepped up and generously ...
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Suggest a way to deal with “Suggest X…” questions

I've noticed a good amount of our downvoted, closed and migrated questions tend to be of the "Please suggest an icon/color/ect" variety (such as this recent example), where people don't have an ...
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Let's fix these UX Exchange broken links

When content was migrated to UX.SE from UXExchange.com, the numbers uniquely identifying each post changed. That means all links containing a "uxexchange.com" link are broken, and replacing the url ...
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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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Can I upload a sketch of a UI and ask for opinions?

Is it ok to ask for opinions about a specific UI example? or do questions have to stay objective and theoretical?
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: Wednesday the 22nd at 21:00 UTC / 4pm EST

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Which way do tag synonyms point?

Below, when I say "main tag" I mean the tag that you want the other tag to redirect to (generally the tag with more votes). I'll call the tag re-directs to the main tag the "sub-tag." When the ...
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When should a question be tagged “usability”?

We have 198 questions tagged usability. It's currently defined as "the ease of use and learnability of a human-made object," which could apply to just about every question on UX. Is there a way to ...
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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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Merge of tags `info-visualisation` and `info-visualization` into ìnfoviz`

Having insufficient privileges within the tags info-visualisation and info-visualization, I am not able to suggest synonyms. However, if we keep those tags separately it will take even longer before ...
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Why don't we allow embedded video in questions and answers?

Sometimes I feel the need for embedding video content in questions or answers. But it is not allowed, I have to link to the video instead of embedding it. If I try embedding video - nothing will be ...
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Editing Protocols: How to encourage new user learning?

Context I wrote a question Received a downvote and user #1 told to read the faqs for better questions I asked for more specific feedback on the question, so I could learn how to improve it At the ...
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Should we actively try to attract more women to User Interface?

Looking at the Users list (http://ui.stackexchange.com/users), the entire first page consists exclusively of men. That's not at all representative of the real UI design industry, where it's much more ...
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Do any of us operate businesses that we can use as a platform to advertise on?

Are there any UI products or apps our membership owns, is a member of or has leverage with that we can use to promote StackExchange UI? Would the developers of these apps be interested in sponsorship ...
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So are we allowing subjective questions, or not?

This question: Why are foursquare tweets not annoying? just screams subjective, but not one of the "subjective police" said anything about it. However, this question: Is Google Instant good or bad ...
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Post-merge question links

Is there anything that is going to be done post-merge to handle links in questions and comments to other questions? For example, I have a comment here: Sharing buttons statistics. It points to an old ...
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Shouldn't moderators be following SE rules when responding to flags and closing questions?

It sure seems like the moderators here don't like to follow the rules for SE and this site in particular when it comes to marking flags as valid or invalid and closing questions. At the very least, ...
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Is asking for learning resources on topic here?

I've become accustomed to asking this question on every new SE site I come to, just so I know the boundaries. Especially on a beta site. I was wondering, is asking for some recommended reading for ...
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How to handle the overlap with Cognitive Science?

Cognitive Science private beta has just started. I would imagine there will be an overlap with this new site. How will we handle this overlap? Can we draw a line what is out of scope here and better ...
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Edit closed question or ask a new one?

Yesterday there was a question heavily discussed on the context of naming a Q'n'A site according to the title of the job, or the activity of the work. It was rightfully closed as "too localized" since ...
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Improve linking between “exact duplicate” questions

When a question is closed as an exact duplicate, the behaviour is not ideal at all. For reference, here's an example question I'll use. Firstly, the closed message which describes why it was closed ("...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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When will we be ready to launch the blog?

Technically speaking, we can launch the blog just about any time; the Wordpress site is all set up (without content) and it can go live basically any time. What I want to know is when do we think we'...
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When and how often do we review what questions are acceptable?

This question was triggered by Benny's question on Why do we say we "browse" to a place on the Internet when we actually download a web server’s content to our browser? To me that question ...
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Similar questions in sidebar overlay rest of page when scrolling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Similar questions” scrolls down and covers other links I ran into this today when asking a question on UX.SE. What I was seeing was that the similar questions that appear in ...
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How can I participate in the User Experience Community Blog?

User Experience has a Community Blog and I would like to contribute. How can I contribute to this blog? How do I sign up? How does the publishing process work?
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How can I vote on a proposed tag synonym?

On the tag synonyms page, I can see potential synonyms listed, and I see "pending(0)" in the right column, but I don't know how to vote on a proposed synonym. Can someone please explain?
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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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Reasoning behind closed questions

In a separate question, it was said: I always try to balance things out between the number of people showing appreciation and the people signalling that the question isn't appropriate. Just ...
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What is difference between a comment and an Answer?

In most of the questions i see people commenting the answers instead of Answering it in its appropriate place. what is the purpose of having a comment option. i am asking this so users like me can ...
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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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Naming convention question, appropriate on this site?

Can I ask this question here? It was closed on stackoverflow.com as being off topic.
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Definition of subjective questions for this site

I feel that the subjective questions topic that has been omitted from the faq needs to be defined. It's been addressed by several questions, but I don't see any clear statement reqarding the outcome ...
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Feature request: change “modified” to a more descriptive word.

On the active list, I would like to see more descriptive language used in place of "modified." Instead of saying "modified N hours ago," it would be helpful if instead it said "edited N hours ago," ...
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From Down Vote to Up Vote Gives +2

I have recently noticed that if you down vote a question that was at 0 for example, it will become -1. Then if you change your mind (the asker updates their question) and you change it over to an up ...
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Are [user-research], [usability-study], [testng] and [usability-testing] distinct or should they be merged?

We have two three four tags, user-research, usability-study, usability-testing and testing. The tag wiki for testing is a technique used to evaluate a product by testing it on users making it clearly ...
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Is question about user interface optimization on topic?

I have made dialog box that hosts a lot of various controls ( around 50 ) using C++ and raw WinAPI. Although my application works, I still wish to somehow reduce the number of controls I use in a ...
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Overlap UX/SO users

Is there a possibility to know how many users here on UX.SE are also in the StackOverflow community? I'm actually seeking for demographic data about UX.SE and wonder whether the SO demographics would ...
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Better word for the 'keyboard-focus' tag

Someone once created the keyboard-focus tag and I've reused it on my recent question mainly because it already existed. But I think the wording is a bit off, as the focus is not so much related to ...
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Make tag synonym or retag question?

There is two tags that have the same meaning: browser with 16 tagged questions web-browser with 1 tagged question One option is to retag the one question with the [browser] tag instead. Another ...

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