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UXExchange is being shut down. Merge here?

Read this: http://uxexchange.com/questions/5181/important-please-read-potential-uxe-shutdown/5202#5202 I really think that UXExchange should get merged here. Matt's main concern is that he thinks ...
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How should user interface elements be displayed in a UI question?

I recently posted a question on UI.SE and I initially used some textual representations of common UI elements such as radio buttons and check boxes. Later on I found that there were Unicode characters ...
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Should we go looking for good UI questions on Stack Overflow?

The OP of this question - "What's the preferred orientation for a toggle script?" wanted the question closing as it "affected his accept rate". I suggested he asked an SO mod to migrate it here, but ...
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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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What does UX tag mean?

I bet U means "Users", but X? When I see the tag I think of *Unix. There is no info on the tag and its used in a lot of questions.
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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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Would this question be acceptable if I migrated it here?

It has been suggested that this question might be better answered here. Would it be OK if I migrated it here (I'm a moderator on Web Apps)?
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Duplicating content from UXExchange: how do we feel about this?

I noticed that in this question, "HTML buttons vs hyperlinks for navigation", Michael Zuschlag provided a much-upvoted answer that he directly copied and pasted from a similar question on UXExchange....
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Should critique requests be allowed on the site?

Saw this question: https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/2566/web-application-u-i-critique Is this the kind of question that we should have on the site? Disregarding the fact that it is fairly ...
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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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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 started:...
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What is our community about in one brief sentence?

In response to Robert's blog post, let's step away from the domain name discussion for a second and consider our elevator pitch: What is StackExchange UI about, in one sentence? This is a different ...
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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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Fleshing out our tag wiki

I noticed there hasn't been any activity in our tag wiki yet, so I went ahead and created one for the "website" tag. It'd be cool if everyone could help out fleshing this out. Also, is there any ...
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Meta isn't seeing much activity. What are our options?

There hasn't been much going on on meta, and I feel like there hasn't been much going on in terms of promotion or activity around the parent site, in the past few weeks (at least since the end of ...
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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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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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Why is audience getting overlooked?

I'm a new visitor to this site, and I've noticed that many questions posted here seem to leave out details about the intended audience. In my view, that makes a question incomplete. I could cite ...
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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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Is it ok to post a comment asking the OP to make a question a community wiki?

I had mentioned on this question that the question comments is an inappropriate place to discuss meta issues. Charles replied that if it is an inappropriate place to discuss these issues, the ...
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How come a lot of people have a reputation of 101?

Starting at page 5 of the users list a lot of people have a repuration of 101. Continuing to page 20! (At this moment). It doesn't look like those people did that much, most picks have no activity at ...
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How is this question off-topic?

Recommended UI/UX conference in the UK? Recommended UI/UX conference in the UK? Sruly thinks it is off topic because "This question in not a UI question it is a "UI related" question." Please tell ...
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How much should we care about the ratio of accepted answers?

Since StackExchange UI is much more about subjectivity than objective correctness, I doubt we'll ever see the kind of ratio of accepted answers sites like StackOverflow, SuperUser or Cooking (!) are ...
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Request to migrate this SO question to UI

I'm not a UI expert, but I do like to play around with it and search new techniques and evolution of UI. This question is one of my favorite, considering UI... https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Why must I contribute to this site by asking questions before I can upvote answers?

I don't want to clutter this site with questions, but I do want to add weight to good answers. I wanted to ask this question on meta, but no, I can't.
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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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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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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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How do we get actual researchers involved?

One of my hopes is that this really becomes a community of experts and researchers. I'd like to have people who are actively growing our knowledge included in the conversation, rather than just ...
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What UI communities are there out there that we could approach and ask to participate?

Similarly to this question about business sponsorships, what are some UI/UX communities, networks or mailing lists that we can approach? Why? How should we approach them and with what?
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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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Upcoming UI Conferences we should promote StackExchange UI at?

What are some upcoming UI conferences that we could use to draw attention to UI StackExchange? Should we attend simply to profile this community, or are members already attending and willing to spend ...
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Do any of us know anyone with reach whom we can contact to help promote StackExchange UI?

Regarding promoting the site and the various ways to go about doing that, are there any members of the UI industry whom we should approach for participation in StackExchagne UI? Do any of us know any ...
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What options do we have to promote the site and grow its user base?

In response to Robert Cartaino's answer to another question, we should talk about this: what can we do to further grow the site? Robert's blog post gives some great tips, specifically around how to ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

Please post any ideas you have for what the site design and logo should be. Jin (the SE designer) recently said on the web apps meta that he prefers greyscale images, but feel free to post designs in ...
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Who should the moderators be? [closed]

Each nomination should be a separate answer. Link the name to the user's profile so we can see their activity. The nominee should indicate their acceptance by commenting on (or indeed editing) 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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Programming vs usability questions?

I saw this question and found that this was more a programming / design than userbility / UI question. I know design is a part of UI, but this question is more about branding and finding a technical ...
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Should we allow [ui] tags?

Does it make sense to tag [ui] on a site such as User Interface Stack Exchange? I'm starting to see more and more of those and was wondering if I was doing right in retagging. My vote would be to ...
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Is User Interface SE An Oxymoronic Term?

SE sites is about Q & A with objective answers, not discussion about subjective topics. The problem of user interface, usability etc are all very very subjective issues. Don't you think that the ...
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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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Are questions about physical user interfaces on topic?

By that I mean, is the scope of this site solely the way a user interacts with software on their screen (monitor, touch screen, smart phone, etc)? Or does it include the way a user interacts with... ...
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List questions - another take

[EDIT: this applies specifically to list/poll questions. I opened a separate question about discussion questions in general] My question "Worst single user experience you’ve had?" just got closed. I ...
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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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I've got 10 upvotes for an answer, but no badge.

I got 10 up-votes for this answer 11 hours ago, but still no nice answer badge. I know that badge awarding isn't instantaneous, but I think it should have been awarded by now. However, I've just ...
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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 is reputation caclulated?

How is rep calculated on these sites? It seems rather arbitrary -- ie on gamedev I have 2 answers (one a joke answer) and 145 rep; here I have 6 answers (one with 9 upvotes) and 140 rep.
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Question about short-cut

Can I ask questions about short-cut here? Is it related to user interface?
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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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