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Why do I have to earn a reputation to provide a legit answer?

I found a solution to a "hot question" and want to share the answer, so I joined this site. But, the powers that be have deemed me unworthy of providing said answer bc I'm new. Great. So I'...
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Got around 15 "serial" upvotes in 2 days

Is it normal or some user would be deliberately doing it? Haven't happened before. I think it might look suspicious to SE. And might create bad image for my account?
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Are you as distracted as me by the new top bar?

Contrast on steroids, mostly due to the grey page background at this stack. The top bar icons really SCREAM at me now and are nothing but a distraction.... it's all I see on every page.. yanking my ...
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How to handle things when a user openly admits they are using pirated software?

I removed the last sentence of this question where the user states "I'm using a cracked version." I cant find a saved symbols or graphic styles when i start to work on a new file. how to fix ...
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I want the old question layout back!

Recently, Stack Exchange the company rolled out a new question layout. I don't like this new layout. I want the old one back!
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Is this question I posted on Super User more appropriate for the Graphic Design SE site?

Long time reader, not a heavy participant with a solid rep across a few different Stack Exchange sites and have a question for this site: Is this specific Super User question I posted a day or so ago ...
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Can a post be protected from its author?

Can a post in a thread that is protected be locked so that author cannot edit it? Sometimes authors keep piling so much stuff on the question that it would serve the community better if post is rolled ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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questions on mathematics of perspective projections

In light of recent questions. Should we allow mathematics or computer graphics questions on this site? Even if OP cross posts all of the questions here and in computer graphics? In my mind this is a ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

Following up on this decision: Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers Stack Exchange will be altering the way accepted answers work. Accepted answers will no longer have to ...
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How to possibly rephrase a question I see as off-topic

Original: I hate seeing my work in real life, what should I do? I usually like the results of my work, but I hate it when I see it in real life. Not because it looks different, I just don't like ...
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Why the upvotes?

I realize I may be a bit less forgiving than others. However, I'd like to ask why some questions are getting so many up votes? Questions which are litterally.... How do I do this in [ApplicationX]? [...
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Is it a bug or some other reason?

In following image (screenshot of Active section), it is showing modified by Amit. I noticed this in active questions, but when I browsed question and answers, I didn't notice any edit in question or ...
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Can I get Socratic badge after asking 3 more questions on GDSE?

According to definition of Socratic badge: Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record I've discussed it before and I came to know that I might get it ...
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Target downvotes: informations on my profile

In this question I would to know what are all, kindly, the links to get the informations on my profile. For example these are related on TeX.SE.Meta https://data.stackexchange.com/meta.tex/query/...
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Should I delete my answer

This is my answer. https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/150847/69916 The answer by other user is more accurate than mine. I have stated a few 'wrong' statements. I fixed some of them. I can fix ...
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Would this question be a good fit for this site?

As one of the moderators of the Software Recommendations SE site, I received an urgent request to migrate a question to Graphic Design SE: https://softwarerecs.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2953/...
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Just me or is tag highlighting not functioning?

Traditionally, a question containing one of a user's designated "favorite" tags would highlight with that mustard-yellow background. I'm not seeing any highlighting the past few days? Is ...
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Want to reply to answers and comments on my previous question but don't know how

I asked this question two days ago, “Preparing a 19th Century Printed Engraving for Halftone Printing Today. I ‘Descreened’ in Photoshop. Thoughts?”, and would like to follow up with how I used the ...
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Should we accept questions about identifying colors?

It's the second question these past few days about identifying colors. Before the case gets made in comments, I would like to hear the community as to how these should be treated. Do you believe they ...
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What is the purpose of Marshal and what is the difference between Marshal and Famous question?

On this page, I see a same icon which I see in my GDSE profile. I have 1 badge with that icon. My profile: But the one in my profile is I think Famous question badge. So what is this Marshal thing? ...
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Can you share your artwork in The Looking Glass room without asking for feedback or critique?

The bio of the room says: A room to share your art and offer feedback. Everyone is welcome. So when you share artwork in Looking Glass, must you need to use phrases like "How is my artwork?",...
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What means subjective on SE network?

Often in my questions comments, especially old ones, I have received feedback that my questions are subjective. I've also received feedback that it is opinion based question. I understand opinion ...
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Images failing to load for me or everyone?

Seems I can't add more than 1 image to an answer and that image is always converted to the same incorrect image... See here: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/144370/3270 Just me or an imgr ...
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2020: a year in moderation

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Should we be helping with copyright infringement?

If you read the post: Recreating poster design from photograph You will notice that the asker does indeed describe copyright infringement. While technically the question is good. I.e. how to de-skew ...
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Is asking too many questions in comments bad thing here

When I ask a question, I keep asking doubts in comments even when there are multiple answers. Sometimes comments lead to chat. I feel I ask too many doubts. However, I feel the quality of my comments ...
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Create a Canva tag

There are a several questions about using Canva. But it won't let me create a tag because it's too close to canvas. Please create a tag for it so I can hide questions about it :)
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Do the variations in avatar size indicate the length of message in a chat?

If you see Wolff's avatar size have 3 variations.The more the lines in the message, the larger the is size. Am I correct? Or is this a bug or does it indicate something else?
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New audience-specific texts for our custom close reasons

Background With recent changes to the closing system, we can now tailor the texts for custom close reasons to different audiences: One text that informs close flaggers, voters, and reviewers when ...
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Why is this user not active now?

I miss a user (now showing name user120647)'s answers to my questions. His answers would somehow always help me. But looks like he has disappeared or quit intentionally. Where's he? Here are a few ...
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Why was my comment of helpful resources removed?

I was going to answer this question but it was closed by PieBie for being off topic. That's fine, but I commented some resources that would be helpful to the OP regardless. The comment was along the ...
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Burninate [adobe-stock]

There is exactly one question with the adobe-stock tag and I don't see the use it has to be different from stock-images. Please get Trogdor. Thank you!
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Request for bounty on Why isn't the 'Map Colors' fixup changing text colors?

Many apologies if this is unmannerly, but I don't know how else to request a bounty on Why isn't the 'Map Colors' fixup changing text colors? Thank you. The snag now is that Dietrich ...
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Can I post a question about combining colors for an idea?

I have an image that I'm interested in using for a smartphone icon. Since the app is for the United States, I want to add the colors (or something) from the US flag to the image I want to use. That ...
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Looking for Inkscape but does not seem to be a page

Looking for help and give advice for Inkscape but apparently that room does not exist. Can this topic be addressed here? If not, please advise.
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Question vanished?

I answered a question... Remembering... "Using Illustrator open a JPG or PNG and Save as a JPG or PNG" from this user. I answered the question this afternoon. Now it's gone! It doesn't appear under ...
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Status of "self doubt" question

The question: how can you cope with disappointment? Seems to me like a good fit for this site if it can be clarified a bit. I don't think this question should necessarily be moved to Workplace.SE. I ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Too-broaders & off-topiquers

Some of those who actively participate in this site usually complain about the decline is taking the level of questions in favor of the boring step by step of any graphic application. Some less, among ...
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Rename tag [embedded]

I just stumbled upon embedded during review but for the sake of consistency can we rename it to embed or embedding? Most verb tags are either on the infinitive form ( export print resize ) when it's ...
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Adding more features dont help

Frequently users ask a question regarding a feature they need, but can not find. Why do we not as a whole recognize that: Adding more feature is a tradeof between, ease of use. A software on the ...
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AMA with UXPin on on Wednesday, October 2nd, 4PM–6PM GMT+02

First Ask Me Anything will be on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4pm-6pm GMT+02 [9am EST] It will be with UXPin UXPin is a design tool you can use throughout the whole product creation process, ...
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AMA – Ask me anything! What type of guests would you like to see?

Some of you may have witnessed that we are planning to start hosting AMAs on GD.SE. Inspired from reddit, AMAs are basically interviews taking place between a (verified) guest and a community. My ...
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Post your Work In Progress (FKA: The Looking Glass)

This is a community wiki where you can post things you're working on and others can comment. Because it is a community wiki there is no expectation of rep or answers. Please only post your own work ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Graphic Design's sixth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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Are questions about installation or modifications of tools on topic?

Is this question well suited for GD.SE? How to avoid installing or remove unused libraries and assets in Adobe applications? Is there a way to install Adobe applications like Photoshop and ...
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I found a solution but can't post due to low reputation

I found that the Random Select by André Berg script mentioned in this post is no longer downloadable. So I created my own script to select random objects in Adobe Illustrator. You can find it here. ...
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What's it like being a Moderator on Graphic Design Stack Exchange?

What's it like being a moderator on Graphic Design Stack Exchange? Whats the day to day around here, what are the perks, the drawbacks, etc?
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