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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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High traffic on certain questions

Just wondering: How come certain questions (example: Do unique icon contours help people scan?) have +1k views when most questions have below 100?
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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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Community Promotion Ads - 2H 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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Error on voting on questions

For the past couple weeks or so, whenever I vote on a question, I get a yellow box saying that an error has occurred and I should try again later. However, the vote is registered despite the error. ...
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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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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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consistency on arrow icon to display more information

This site (and others) some time has a little bit of inconsistency on how they display the same funcionality. Take a look at this. The down-arrow on the left opens a box with information, and it is ...
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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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Lost reputation points?

Yesterday my rep was 1'655, today it's 1'640. Now the strange thing is: It doesn't show how I lost 15 points. Any hints on how this can happen...?
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Widget/Badge for UX Stackexchange for our resume/portfolio sites?

Tried searching the meta-questions and didn't find this, though easily could've missed. Please point me in the right direction and close this if so. I'm wondering if there's a widget/badge available ...
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Account is showing up twice in Network Profile

For some reason User Experience is showing up twice on my Network Profile, as if I had two accounts. This is significantly & detrimentally impacting my user experience. ;) I only signed up a ...
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How should I frame a question about designing a better home screen?

Background: I've got no real formal training with UX, although I've done a lot self-learning and understand most of the concepts and terminology. We've got a major upgrade coming under the radar and I'...
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What is the name of this site?

When I refer to StackOverflow, "StackOverflow" is a good name to use, obviously. But how should I refer to this site? "I read a question at ___" UX UX-dot-StackExchange UX-Exchange StackOverflow ...
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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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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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All tags on the main ux.se site have become unlinked from their questions.

All of the tags come up with '0 Questions Tagged with this Tag' message. It works correctly here on Meta but not on the Main site.
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Correcting grammatical mistakes in posts

This has been on my mind for a couple of days, and now I realized that this is the place to bring it up. Let's say someone posts a question that contains several instances of one of the most ...
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Reference to “User Interface” in off-topic close reason

Questions on User Interface are expected to generally relate to User Interface, within the scope defined in the faq. That needs to be changed to User Experience.
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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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Question deleted - notified about comment - can't read it.

A closed question which I asked a while ago has been deleted. I got a comment notification that says "Deleting this question since it's..." but when I click to read the full comment, I obviously can'...
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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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Alternatives to the “best-practices” tag

After usability, next on my hit-list is best-practices. I think it's too generic to be useful, and we should encourage more specific tags like research and design-patterns. What do you think? What ...
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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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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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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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Is it appropriate to blockquote Wikipedia to improve our tag wiki?

I'm trying to edit a few of the tags, but since I'm new here I wonder if it is appropriate to blockquote Wikipedia on our tags as long as they are referenced correctly? An example is shown on the ...
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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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Blacklisted tags - present and future

As previously covered at Should we allow [ui] tags? and Why are a lot of the merged UXExchange questions tagged with "untagged", the ui and ux tags have gone away. You may have noticed (...
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Would it be OK to migrate this question here?

The question is: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/14384/what-is-the-best-way-to-display-a-form-with-onetomany-fields It's certainly off topic for Web Applications, it's just that I'm not ...
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How are answers accepted when a user doesn't exist any more?

I have noticed some questions being edited post-merger where the OP doesn't link to a profile. I guess this is fallout from old UXE questions migrating when there isn't a user account for them here at ...
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When will the recalc occur? [duplicate]

See update here: Rebranding UI to UX + UX Exchange See Merge with uxexchange.com did not work for me The recalc has not occurred yet and people that came over from UXExchange are starting to get ...
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Can UXExchange be redirected here?

The UXExchange site still just says that it is disabled. I think it would be better to redirect them to UX.SE, or at least put a link to this site from there. Is anything like that in the plans?
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Zero visitors a day? Broken statistics

I see this on the frontpage of UX: Do we really have 0 visitors a day? Or is there something wrong with the statistics? (Always lying :))
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Merge with uxexchange.com did not work for me [duplicate]

See update here: Rebranding UI to UX + UX Exchange I didn't get any answer by email and I'm not able to comment or answer anything because I don't have any points. So my problem is: I have the ...
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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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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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