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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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How can we change our authentication for SE?

I originally signed into SE using a facebook account, and I would like to change that to a SE account. I've looked but I can't seem to find a way. Does anyone know of one?
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Are questions about semantic HTML on topic?

We've had a couple of questions recently about semantic HTML. One was migrated to Stack Overflow, an the other is moving in that direction. https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/11329/page-title-h2-...
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When to flag and when to vote to close?

I'm not very clear on when we should vote to close a question and when we should flag it. Context: I see an exact duplicate question and vote to close it so that it doesn't get added to, and also ...
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“Ask question” button displaced

On my Linux, Chrome 14 shows the main page like this:
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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. ...
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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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Does the system encourage funny “joke” questions?

With the success (in terms of points, badges etc.) of questions like Is this rotating cube interface user-friendly?, does the system encourage questions with (arguably) low UX value, but which are ...
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anyone going to NNg conference in San Fancisco?

http://www.nngroup.com/events/san_francisco/agenda.html I'm attending mobile user experience thu/fri anyone else going? Can pop a few business cards to folks if not....
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Comment in a question is the answer

What should I do when I want to tag a comment to a question as giving the answer, even though the answer doesn't?
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Do survey questions belong on UX?

I recently asked this question: What Windows-based tools do you use to create icons? which got closed for two reasons: The first I agree with--it's too graphic design oriented (so I re-asked it on ...
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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 ...
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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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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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What is the significance of the drop shadow behind user icon?

I have been noticing that more and more user's image icons are getting drop shadows behind them. Is this a display option or some sort of merit based achievement?
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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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Link to question being redirected

I had a look at this question: Advanced books on UX and the link to intro books from that question links to: http://uxexchange.com/questions/66/what-book-would-you-recommend-as-a-decent-intro-to-ux-...
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Update “sketchy” part of the FAQ

The question Why does this site look so “sketchy” should be removed from the FAQ now that ux.se has its own design.
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Bummed that UX interview question was moved then closed

I noticed this question was migrated out of UX yesterday: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/19039/potential-questions-on-css-for-a-ux-designer-interview/19040 It was a question about ...
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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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A small bug in the super-mega-expando search box

After a first search, trying to change the text in the search box results in some unwanted behavior from the search box. If you select the text with [ctrl]+[a], the text will be selected, then 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 there's a ...
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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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Hello, my name is Katey and I am here?

My name is Katey and I work for Stack Exchange as a member of the newish CHAOS team! Over the next few days, I will be scuttling around and editing entries and titles for clarity. CHAOS has a set of ...
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How to ask for advice on UX for my product?

I have been appointed a Product Specialist for a web based product that is similar to a CMS for spatial data (Flex front end). - This product is in dire need of some UX-TLC I have been reading a lot ...
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What are the peak hours here?

I'll admit I frequent UX.SE through out my day and then I go to sleep and wake up to more questions and answer activity than my whole day of stalking. I'm guessing a majority of us don't live in the ...
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Is the Yearling badge one day late

I think the title says it all. My first post is dated 2010-08-10 00:24:47Z. I received the yearling badge at 2011-08-11 00:16:33Z. Shouldn't this have been awarded 2011-08-10?
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Are we closing questions that ask for examples?

How do we handle questions asking for "good examples of X". For example: Good example of a Keyboard Shortcut Manager implementation Examples for good Frequent Flyer / Loyalty Program pages My ...
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How can we clean up the mess?

I wrote a question on UX about Top NOTIFICATION bars. This was extensively re-written by Glen Lipka. I thought this was great until I realized he was talking about Top Navigation bars. I guess we ...
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Why has no one on UX received a tag badge yet?

I noticed no one has tag badges yet on UX. I'm curious why not as I'm sure there's a very good reason for it. Is it because we just don't have enough questions/answers/activity to satisfy the ...
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Improve StackExchange UX

I have a number of usability issues with SE and have addressed some on MSO. I'm wondering if these questions should be better addressed here (migrated) than at MSO as they are very specific UX ...
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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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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 ...
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Waking up chat with weekly chat sessions

So I was thinking about ways to get chat to become more active and I remembered how @GlenLipka has been looking for a place to discuss UX issues. The site isn't the right place, but chat is perfect. ...
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Would this question be welcome on UX.SE?

We have a good but off-topic question on English.SE, and I'm wondering if UX.SE might be a better fit for it. The question asks about how to format various currencies, which might perhaps be a good ...
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Tag for general UX questions

I tried to come up with a tag for questions relating to the ux field itself - its career, training and other general aspects. I'd call it "meta", but, well, that's obviously not a very bright idea. ...
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Would this be a suitable question?

We've had this question about elevator buttons asked - and closed - on the DIY site. I've just thought it might be suitable for here. What do you guys think?
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Is it useful to ask a question about an entire product?

We've been back and forth over the last few days over various incantations of "What do you think about Google+?" The first two were closed because they were considered too broad. A third has been ...
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Stop closing subjective questions that are ON TOPIC

This is just killing me and drastically limiting the value of the community. Let's say SOME people want really targeted questions with targeted answers. Let's also say SOME OTHER people want to ...
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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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“Closed” tag - should we have it?

I saw someone went and started removing tags from closed questions and tagged them with closed I'm pretty sure that "meta" tags such as this are essentially banned on other SE sites. Jeff doesn't go ...
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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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UX Brighton event about prototyping

Next week I'll be speaking at a small UX Brighton get together about "practical prototyping" along with a few other people. Our talk is focused on our product, Handcraft, and how it relates to HTML ...
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Bounty (half bounty) awarding is not working?

colmcq was kind enough to offer a bounty on this question: methods for evaluating a complex information architecture In a comment, he said that he intended to award the full bounty to my answer. I ...
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Inbox is not working

The inbox displays the new items notification, but when I click on it, it comes up completely blank, without showing the old items either. Was working fine yesterday.
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Propose tag wiki is not working.

When i click propose tag wiki nothing happening.
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There is an error when click on bounties.

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What happens after 200 rep point cap is reached?

Once you reach the daily reputation cap of 200, does the remaining balance of earned reputation apply to you the following day or is it ignored altogether? EDIT: After reading Charles' answer, my ...
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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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