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

This type of question is probably usually "too localized". The icon required will be specific to that user and that application. As Ben points out in his comment asking for why a particular icon is ...

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How much should we care about the ratio of accepted answers?
6 votes

All accepting an answer means really is "this works for me" (where "me" is the OP). There have been occasions on Meta where questions have been discussed that have had accepted answers that are "...

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I've got several good answers, must I pick one?
6 votes

There can only be one accepted answer. You could do one of the following: a) Accept none of the answers, but up-vote all the ones that helped. Add a comment to these answers and hope that it ...

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Undo vote expectancy
5 votes

The tooltips for the vote arrows are pretty clear: This answer is useful (click again to undo) and This answer note is useful (click again to undo) For questions: This question shows ...

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What does UX tag mean?
5 votes

UX stands for User eXperience.

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

Making a question Community Wiki doesn't make it any less subjective, and as we are supposed to be asking objective questions this "get out clause" shouldn't be encouraged. All CW means is that the ...

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Should Accepting an answer not be available until a specific period of time has passed?
3 votes

There is already a time limit on how soon you can accept an answer on a new question - however, currently it's only 15 minutes. I would assume that this value is configurable (or could easily be made ...

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New feature when clicking on the vote count
Accepted answer
3 votes

This is quite an old feature and comes in at 1,000 reputation on graduated sites and 750 reputation on beta sites.

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Should closed questions be excluded from the front page?
3 votes

One thing to remember with closed questions is that they can be reopened. If you hide them from the front page then people will have to go looking for them (via the tools menu or by custom searches). ...

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Vote to close options should include GD.SE and SO
3 votes

To get these added we need to show evidence of need. I don't have the time right now, but if someone could go through the recently migrated questions and recently closed lists to see which ones have ...

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Shouldn't moderators be following SE rules when responding to flags and closing questions?
3 votes

I'll repeat what I posted on your other question: Moderators don't have the time to go in to great detail when closing. The close reason links to the FAQ which should explain why the post was closed. ...

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Relationship to uxexchange.com?
3 votes

I think the test will come when, or indeed if, UX Exchange migrates to SE 2.0. I think that there are two possibilities (NOTE I'm not trying to put words into people's mouths or tell anyone what to ...

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When can we elect moderators?
2 votes

Moderator elections happen after graduation and even though we got a "proper" theme early I can't see that changing. We need to get that sorted first. Now that we've graduated moderator elections ...

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Reasoning behind closed questions
2 votes

Just because a question has up-votes doesn't mean it shouldn't be closed. People may well like the question, but if it's off topic it should be closed, regardless of it's vote score. On a low traffic ...

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What does Beta badge mean?
2 votes

Yes - the "Beta" badge refers to the private beta stage - the first 7 days of the site's life after it completed the commitment phase. I'm not 100% sure of the criteria for getting the badge, but you ...

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UI Merging. What do you think?
2 votes

I don't think it would work for the reasons I outline in my answer

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The behaviour of two links named "unanswered" is different
1 votes

This is by design. The original meaning of "unanswered" was: Questions that have no upvoted answer. Some people thought that this was misleading so the ability to find truly unanswered questions ...

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Post-merge question links
1 votes

Unless someone from the team says otherwise I think the only thing that can be done is for those of us that find these broken links to fix them manually. However, that only works for links in ...

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Improve linking between "exact duplicate" questions
0 votes

There are two other things that indicate that the question has been closed as a duplicate: The word [closed] is appended to the title, both on the questions/home page and on the question itself. The ...

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