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Expiring bounties assigned automatically - what now?

I've recently put a bounty on someone else's question, and unfortunately I was away during the period of time I was given to allocate the bounty. I had an answer in mind, I just failed to "do it" ...
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What's the story behind the star theme?

I find the site's theme to be pleasing to the eye. However, just out of curiosity, what's up with the star theme? Where did that come from? There's a star embedded in the "UX" logo, and the badges ...
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What is not allowed

One of the questions (not mine) asked on the main site got a comment from a moderating stating: "Asking a question about the affordance of a flat button is fine. Asking for feedback on your design or ...
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Should questions about the user experience of the site itself be on meta or the main site?

Should questions about the user experience of the UX Stack Exchange site itself be on meta or the main site? Questions about the site itself should be on meta Questions about user experience are on-...
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Questions on trading card layouts

I'm in the process of designing the cards for a card game I've made. Are questions related to this on topic Here?
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Mod edited my comment and made it ruder

This happened years ago now, and perhaps it's a stupidly petty thing to care about, but I came across the comment again recently while Googling myself and was once again a little upset about it. This ...
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Is having view all option in pagination good in terms of User experience?

I have a table which consists of huge data. Users can export these data's to excel. In order to export these data's a user must click on all options and export more than 10 times if currently showing ...
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Is this the proper place to ask about design decisions?

I am playing a game, and I noticed a display that seems to interact counterintuitively. Can I ask about the design decisions for making a such a display here? It would look something like "There is ...
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How do users login if they can't recall the email address they used when signing up?

At work today a colleague saw me on ux.stackexchange and we got talking about it. Turns out they used to be a semi-regular user a while back, but can't remember their login details. They do remember ...
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Are NSFW websites allowed on UX Stack Exchange?

Is asking a question about the user experience of an NSFW website allowed? When discussing about a UX design practice, one may be asked to provide an example of a website where the UX design practice ...
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Why were these questions marked as duplicates just because they're old?

Each of these questions on Meta UX were marked as duplicates of the version posted in the subsequent year. Community Promotion Ads - 2012 Community Promotion Ads - 2013 Community Promotion Ads - 2014 ...
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Synonomize [google-materials-design] and [material-design]

google-materials-design and material-design are basically the same thing. They currently are not synonyms. Should they be merged, synonomized, or the less-active one deleted? 
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Should there be a description of what UX *is* on the help homepage?

Questions are sometimes asked on StackExchange which show that the questioner isn't really aware of what UX actually is. When this happens the subject is - quite rightly - put on hold and they are ...
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Is it possible to ban or flag an user rather than his posts?

There's some guy who is a paid writer. He does write very articulated answers, sometimes a bit off topic, but nice nevertheless. However, he uses those answers to spam certain site. He had a first ...
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May I ask this question?

I wonder how I should evaluate different features for my website. The features are mockups at best, and some features are only ideas. I also have good basic functionality deployed, but now I want to ...
Niklas Rosencrantz's user avatar
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How do I perform a first edit?

I am trying to earn badges to increase my use of UXSE. To earn the editor badge I need to perform a 'first edit. How do I do this on UXSE?
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Is there a UX SE research portal like the one in Stack Overflow?

Do we have anything like the research portal on Stack Overflow for UXSE where they do annual surveys and release the results? I would love to see this done because it helps all of us to understand the ...
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Where would one ask questions about how to use specific UX tools, like Axure or Balsamiq?

I guess it would be nice to have some technical questions on tools on UXSE, but I understand this may not be the place for it.
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How do we get feedback from the users of UXSE about how they use UXSE?

I have some students interested in doing some research to find out how people use UXSE (since I am encouraging them to take advantage of it), and was wondering if posting the link to the survey on ...
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Can we change the criteria for getting tag badges?

Right now, we have the following badges for tags: Gold Badges – Two, and only JohnGB has been awarded them Silver Badges – Four, JohnGB has been awarded all of them and DA01 has been awarded one ...
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The "impact" helpbox is hidden under the navbar [duplicate]

As said in the title: I don't think it happens on other Stack Exchange websites (though I didn't checked everywhere).
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Formatting Images in Answers [duplicate]

I just posted an answer that included a small screenshot. The answer now shows the screenshot filling the width of the answer column, so it looks HUGE! It doesn't look like the answer-input widget ...
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Earning points for suggested edits: Is it broken or does the Help page require editing?

I've been meaning to ask this for a while as I haven't come across an explanation anywhere. According to this help page, when a suggested edit is accepted the user making the edit earns 2 reputation ...
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Bug rewarding extra Marshal badges

There seems to be a bug rewarding extra Marshal badges. I flagged two things yesterday; both were marked as helpful. Now, my account is showing two new Marshal badges. As cool as it is to get a gold ...
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Why does this site (non-meta part) use light blue link text on a white background?

Isn't the light blue text on white background of this site (non-meta part) difficult to read? Not enough light/dark contrast, IMO.
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HTTPS broken for this StackExchange meta site

For every Stackexchange and Stackexchange meta site I have tested, HTTPS works as expected. The exception is this site. When attempting to access this site via HTTPS (https://ux.meta.stackexchange....
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Shall we make some questions regarding icons on-topic?

According to our moderator JohnGB: The problem is that it was decided years ago to disallow questions about icon suggestions. Outside of the site policy, I would like to allow questions about ...
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How to make a question regarding an icon on topic

I have a question that was marked as off topic: Has anyone come up with a Match Case icon? How it was written, I certainly understand why it was marked that way. I wrote an update to hopefully ...
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Does "you will have to test" count as an answer

For many questions on UX.SE I see the answer given "The only way you will know the answer to this is to test..". Sure, I do believe this is the case for some questions, the question may be too unique ...
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Took time to put in a thorough question, stated my issue clearly, and still put on hold

I posted this earlier: Is a tag based system a better UX than traditional folder structure? and was surprised to see it was put "On Hold". I've been an SE user and mainly work in SO / Meta for years ...
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Whatever happened to adding a 'shopping request' close reason?

Came here to ask why there's no close reason to deal with tool and service requests. Found it'd already been asked. Do we need to add an additional close reason for Shopping Request questions?
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Is there a mechanism for dealing with or discouraging malicious down voting?

I've just seen a page where it would appear that someone has down voted every answer in one go. Firstly: is this possible or is what I have just seen merely the coincidental occurrence of several ...
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What's a good standard reply to questions looking for unlikely research?

JonW's answer to this meta question puts forward a good reason why questions looking for studies or research shouldn't actively be discouraged, but I figure there are so many times that the answer to ...
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Earning the 'Comment Everywhere' privilege

I've read up on the 'Comment Everywhere' privilege and understand how the privilege itself works and that you require 50 reputation points to earn it. What I don't understand is why? I've only been ...
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Is the bounty feature/process giving community users what they need?

Maybe I like to ask questions more than provide answers as a UX designer (sorry, I do have a background in science so it is in my nature), but I saw that of the five bounties posted today I started 3 ...
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Can Accepted Answer be changed if the OP is not 'visiting' the site anymore?

I recently added an answer to an old question for which I think the accepted answer is incorrect, but the OP has not returned to the site for the last couple years. Is there any way to get the ...
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Equivalent of 'bug bounties' for information security in UX: 'dark pattern bounties'?

I asked a question regarding preventing RSI for mobile phone applications and the fact that game designers (many of them no doubt also UX designers) not doing anything to alleviate the amount of ...
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Collection of examples of bad UX design?

Would it be ok to open a thread on this site simply asking for "examples of bad UX design"? I know that such a question doesn't quite fit within the StackExchange guidelines, as it's a bit too open-...
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Why does hovering on some SE links in posts and comments not show a tooltip or at least a title?

I find that when I move my mouse over a link to a post within the SE network, a "reveal" of the link will show in the bottom left corner of Chrome. Sometimes it shows the actual Question / Title, and ...
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The tags [sort] and [sorting]

We have two tags which, I think, should be merged / become synonyms: sort (× 68) putting items into order, for example alphabetic. sorting (× 87) any process of arranging items in some sequence ...
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Are questions about UX naming-conventions and terminology on-topic?

I often find myself looking for the names of design patterns and UI components. Is it an on-topic question to describe what I am looking for, then ask for the name of it? There are only two hard ...
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What to do when there is no answers on Bounty question

I am not sure if this is the first time it has happened to me, but I didn't get any answers on my bounty question but I have still been asked to award the bounty to someone. Is this a defect or some ...
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Disclaimers and declarations for potential conflicts of interest in answers?

Just wondering whether people posting answers should provide disclaimers or declare conflicts of interest if they refer to a particular technology or vendor solution in response to an answer that ...
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Balsamiq Mockups Wireframes icon is missing

I tried to edit the mockup on an existing ux.stackexchange post, but when trying, only got a big empty white popup. For testing, I then started to create a new post, but the icon to lunch the mockup ...
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UX failures on UX

I just consider that the UX site has UX failures: The UI wireframe icon is similar to the image icon. Sometimes I want to post an image and I click the wireframe icon The wireframe dialog has an icon ...
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Tag synonyms / merge? User-testing and usability-testing

Should user-testing and usability-testing co-exist as separate tags, or should they be combined? I personally don't like the user-testing as it implies it's the user that is being tested, so ...
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CSS bug when hovering "people reached" in profile [duplicate]

Tried to fix it myself but didn't manage to
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Should cart be a synonym of the shopping-cart tag?

Should cart be merged in as a synonym of shopping-cart?
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Accessibility vs Disabilities tags

We've got two tags: accessibility and disabilities. Personally I don't see the need for two and think disabilities should be made a synonym of accessibility Disabilities isn't a very common tag and I ...
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