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Validating the "upvoting decline" hypothesis

This is a two-part question. As an UX person and a data nerd I am missing an information regarding users performance in UXSE: a ratio between answers and upvotes the answers get. For the sake of ...
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Is this a poor quality answer?

I received an answer to my question which I thought was poor quality, the user has commented back, and Im trying to explain why I think his answer isn't good. Can someone with more experience on the ...
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Winter Bash 2015 - the Hat Competition

The last three years UX.SE participated in Winter Bash, which lets our users earn and wear hats on their user profile image. You earn hats through participation in asking questions, answering ...
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Isn't it misleading that pencil icon is used to indicate an info and not an action

Isn't a pencil icon typically used for an edit action, especially when it's used without any accompanying text? However, ux.stackexchange.com uses pencil icon as an indicator that the comment has ...
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On what forum do I ask UX tool-based questions, if not here on UX.se?

I was asking the question here (below horizontal line), but it was put on hold, due to answers likely being "opinionated" or there was "no correct answer". As far as I'm concerned the question is ...
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Is it possible to increase someone else's bounty?

I found a question recently I want to put a bounty on, but it already has one. Is there a way for me to increase their bounty or do I have to wait until theirs is done to do my own?
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Where did the rep disappear?

I'm new to this site, so I was just browsing through some of the most up-voted questions. I came across this particular question and noticed something strange. The question has 640 up-votes today. On ...
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UserScript to reduce clutter on UX.SE

Wasn't sure where (or if?) to post this. I enjoy scanning UX.SE most days to see what others are up to and occasionally offer some ideas. But I feel the site is cluttered and awkward to quickly ...
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Why is the question about the intentional blank page has a different name in Google?

This question's title doesn't only contain the string This page is intentionally blank. Its old title is This question is intentionally blank, while the current title is What's the purpose of “This ...
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I have a UX related question but its more technical than fundamental - Where should I ask?

I have a question which is basically: "Users want local movie theater schedules to show up when they ask Siri about movies, how does a theatre make their schedules available to Siri?" This is ...
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What is considered a reasonable edit?

I have come across a couple of edits wanting approval that seem to consist of little more than very minor formatting corrections from contributors with relatively low scores. This seems to be viewed ...
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Standard Stack Exchange tour: confusing presentation of information?

Recently I noted on meta.stackexchange.com asking for a better way to find information about each site's scope. Knowing what questions would or would not be appropriate for a specific site seems very ...
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Is a pros vs cons question on topic?

I want to ask a question about the methods available for displaying lists of items of varying length and their pros and cons. The question so far is as follows: While reading https://stackoverflow....
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"Stealing" a question improvement

I was suggested to approve the question edit performed by someone else, and while I found the edits quite reasonable, couple tags were missing, so I added them, and this automatically rendered the ...
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Fewer people Voting (or Accepting)

I was on site hiatus for couple years, and came back recently. One thing I've noticed is, there are a lot of new people, which is great. But I've also noticed that participants don't vote or accept ...
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Have rules changed at ux.stackexchange?

I'm wondering if something has changed and I'm not aware of. Not necessarily rules, but maybe mods have instructions by owners to make the site more friendlier an attract more visitors or whatever. ...
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Why hand cursor is used for navigational elements?

According to this, https://ux.stackexchange.com/a/36874/52877 Hand cursor is used only for navigational purpose. In case of While hovering on action element (i.e. help), we can see hand cursor ...
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I would like to answer a question that has been put on hold, how do I do this?

I am brand new to this site today, but I have found it frustrating that someone asks a question for which I have a good answer, but I'm unable to answer the question as someone has put the question of ...
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Are Font Identification questions on-topic?

A client uses a certain font in their logo, and I need to be able to use this font in other places. Unfortunately, no one I can speak with knows what the font is. Are "font identification" questions ...
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Is this site also aimed at UX enthusiasts who are not professionals?

The tour for the site says the following: UX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for User Experience Designers, Information Architects, and Human Computer Interaction researchers. All of ...
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How do we provide better answers? Specifically, with visuals

This may not be the right place for this I have seen a variety of posts using incredibly well done visuals to help convey concepts. As a large number of our responses revolve around proximity, ...
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Glitch in review for Late Answers?

Not sure what happened here but my Late Answers queue just blew up. All the answers it is asking me to review are from random dates, some very old some new, and don't appear to actually have been ...
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Off-topic questions (for altruists)

From time to time there are these questions that don't follow the rules layed out in the help section, I'm talking of course about 'off-topic questions'. Depending on the situation I request to make ...
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Who is the core audience of UX Stack Exchange?

I'm not sure if this is where to ask this... When I'm reading through the questions here and seeing what gets asked, and what gets put on hold or deleted as being "off topic" or "too broad", I get ...
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A question about why Windows has some non-resizable windows. Is this question suitable for UX?

I haven't posted on UX before. I have a question that has always puzzled me. Is UX the place to ask the following? Question Many generations of Windows right up to the present have had non-resizable ...
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Do we need to, and if so how can we avoid misleading titles?

Does a rollover that replaces content with an icon help user understand the role of a button? was a question asked recently, and what bothers me about it is that the title is not an accurate ...
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Clarifying what constitutes a duplicate question

I was just want some clarification on what exactly counts as a duplicate question in regard to "This question has been asked before and already has an answer". Does saying the original question must "...
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Is the blue on blue menu bar for this page a deliberate slight or bad humour

I had to block select the top of the screen to read what the menu options were on this stackexchange. Is the choice of colour done by some committee that has perfect colour vision or is this ...
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Stack Exchange Comments vs. Answer Question

Many answers on Stack Exchange are done through the use of comments attached to the question, rather than using the answer input below. Being new to Stack Exchange, I am wondering what benefit ...
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Why were those "not constructive" comment flags declined? [duplicate]

Comment 1 Comment 2 Comment 3 What all of those comments basically say is: "this is a useful question/answer". However there is already a way to show whether a post is useful; votes. The meaning ...
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Graph shows over reputation cap?

Why does the reputation graph under your user account "Reputation" section show bars that go above the daily reputation cap of +200? Is it just the potential rep cap (what you would have earned had ...
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Slightly different answers

Am I'm the only one who noticed that some questions get multiple answers, however, some of the answers are the same, a subset of or have a slightly different nuance than another, older answer. I was ...
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"People reached" tooltip covered by navigation header

I was browsing my profile page on the main site, and noticed that the header is overlaying the popup of the "people reached" counter. This does not happen in other websites (but also happens on the ...
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Should this text say "click here"?

Should this link to activate: Be duplicated? Say click here, when I could be on mobile, and not clicking? Be a button instead, to imply interaction? This email mentions clicking the link three times....
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Does the "tools" tag need to be revised?

I posted this question and the community has exiled it from ux.stackexchange. I was doubtful if ux.stackexchange was the right place for the question, but when I discovered the tools tag, I was ...
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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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Delete "Desi" tag

There is a tag desi that doesn't appear to have any meaning, it's probably just a typo of design. Since we already have a design tag can we get this one deleted? https://ux.stackexchange.com/...
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What more must I do to be awarded my next Badge?

This is a question that is asked quite frequently, and before the new user profile page was released – you were forced to build your own database query on a specific site. Luckily that’s not needed ...
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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Why are there so many under-utilised tags, and tags that look like they should never have been created in the first place?

There are a pile of tags associated with 3 or fewer questions. ("3" is not a magic number. It just seemed a reasonable number to consider "small".) Many of these look as though they should never have ...
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How does one review what flags one has raised?

I raised about 3 flags that I think should have been different flags. I started following the sequence of flag selection steps. I had a view/opinion that the questions should be either migrated or ...
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Should the "focus" tag be disambiguated?

In the past, focus was retagged from "keyboard-focus". See: Better word for the 'keyboard-focus' tag. I noticed some people using the "focus" tag, however, in a different way, such as visual or ...
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Where to redirect UX career related questions

Once in a while, we get folks new to UX asking career and education related questions. e.g. New to UX. Should I focus on Web Design or UX in general? Stack Exchange is a clearly not a good place to ...
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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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Is it off-topic to ask about pricing UX consulting services?

I'm shifting my pricing model from hourly ("cost plus") to value pricing. Because design services are unique, I'd value this community's input on assessing their value. However, if my question is off-...
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Is it off-topic to ask about how to find freelance UX jobs?

TL;DR Is it on topic to ask about how to find freelance UX gigs? Background I haven't been in the UX world long (since I graduated, roughly 9 months ago) and my title at my job is "UI/UX Developer"....
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Should badge classes be described by shape as well as colour?

I've just been visiting math.stackexchange.com where they use a range of shapes to signify badge class as well as colour. This makes the differences much easier to see and is generally more ...
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Make the UX.SE question interface suck less

The UX StackExchange question interface has a number of problems which results in poorly asked and poorly researched questions: The following types of questions are asked far too often, resulting in ...
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Is it ethical in UX StackExchange to use brand or company as reference example?

Every now and then I come across UX related questions after seeing different UX strategy of different brands/companies. So, is it ethical in UX StackExchange to directly put reference of them and ...
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Is it better if titles are phrased as questions?

I see a lot of posts on this site with titles which read as statements or as a classification of the problem detailed in the body of the post. I've edited some titles which would be better phrased as ...
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Request for comment thread cleanup [closed]

can I request a comment thread cleanup / move to chat on this answer, since the comment trail has gotten a bit acerbic, is too long, and has drifted far out of scope for the answer: https://ux....
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