Glen Lipka
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Relationship to uxexchange.com?
10 votes

If the stackexchange site had been named UX instead of UI, I just would have switched and left UXExchange.com even though I have a ton of reputation points there. However, UI is more limited and so I ...

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Are questions about physical user interfaces on topic?
8 votes

I love the question of a child-safe pill bottle. Design is design. Besides, I am a fan of openness, versus restriction in questions.

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Study/research questions that are given expert opinion answers
7 votes

By research I assume you mean publicly available papers on the subject that were tested using good, not faulty, procedures. Seriously, they usually don't exist. Should the best answer have been "no"?...

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Stop closing subjective questions that are ON TOPIC
4 votes

I read your answers multiple times. Maybe if this was a lunch, and I could explain in person you might understand what I am saying. As a user, (one with plenty of reputation for answering questions ...

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So are we allowing subjective questions, or not?
3 votes

Notice the google questions got 27 answers and 4500 views and a ton of up votes. Plus the question got answered beautifully in a way that helps UX thinkers of every variety. The audience loves ...

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Should critique requests be allowed on the site?
3 votes

Critique MY design is a little annoying, but I don't think its off topic. Critique THIS design, like something google did or whatever is perfectly interesting. Making the site better requires ...

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List questions - another take
3 votes

I just tried to use chat.meta.stackoverflow.com (third place). I hated it. I love StackOverflows UI for discussions (not just specific answers) and can't stand this arbitrary rule. Solution: ...

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Is it time to put an end to "Icon for X" questions?
2 votes

As a general rule, I hate shutting down questions that have even a tangential UX connection. However, in this one case, I would almost always refer people to something like https://icons8.com/request-...

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Is a pros vs cons question on topic?
2 votes

I would leave it open because the answers likely would be instructive, educational and filled with professional wisdom. Questions that UX designers have in the beginnings of their careers should be ...

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New Design Launched
2 votes

Its definetely professional looking. Something is missing though...something for the designer in us. A twist, some charm...something "different". Something with more unique personality. I know the ...

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Meta isn't seeing much activity. What are our options?
2 votes

I keep forgetting that its here. The UI of stackexchange makes it easy to forget. Alternatively, if the UI didn't make a different URL but rather it was just a tag, people would ask a lot more ...

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Questions related to UX Management
1 votes

Although there is clearly overlap, if I have a question on managing a designer, I would want to hear from design managers, not just random managers. I think it's a perfectly relevant question to a UX ...

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Waking up chat with weekly chat sessions
1 votes

To be clear. I am not looking to discuss UX issues. Please do not put words in my mouth. I want to ask questions like, "What are the strengths and weaknesses of [product]?" This is not a ...

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Merge with uxexchange.com did not work for me
1 votes

4000+ points missing. Sme showed up. Not many of tem. :(

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Is it ok to post a comment asking the OP to make a question a community wiki?
1 votes

I don't even get what community wiki is for. If its not obvious then its bad UX. I refuse to read the manual or FAQ. Just like every other user in the universe. Only 5% of audiences read those ...

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Duplicating content from UXExchange: how do we feel about this?
1 votes

The situation as it stands now is pretty depressing. I wish UXExchange could have been merged over as-is on day one. At this point, I barely use either one. To answer the question though, I think ...

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Who is the core audience of UX Stack Exchange?
0 votes

Personally, I think UX StackExchange had the potential to be THE central gathering point for UX on the web. In my humble opinion, this potential was ruined by people trying to make it purely factual ...

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Is the merge really complete?
0 votes

Some of my points are back...still missing thousands. Not sure, Ive lost track.

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How can we clean up the mess?
-1 votes

I wasnt talking about top NAV bars at all. I am talking about the design pattern for top bars for ANY purpose. I included both nav and notification. It can also be used for search and other ...

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Open-ended & discussion questions - another take
-1 votes

This issue represents the number 1 problem with StackOverflow's model. At this point, I am totally confused with meta vs. normal and where to ask what. My head is spinning. UPDATE: I just tried to ...

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Is it useful to ask a question about an entire product?
-2 votes

You guys know how I feel. User Experience is inherently a holistic discipline. Questions that DON'T take the whole product into account are not UX. They may be UI, IA, usability, graphic design, ...

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