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Improving the badges

I think we can all agree that there should be a relation between the badges to indicate their significance, one such relation is the color (gold > silver > bronze) that is already implemented. ...
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Can we get the old color back for our buttons?

Would love if we could get the same color back for our buttons. See this post on meta for reference. Community; vote on answer below - no need to downvote.
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Helping New Contributors to understand how the answers work

Looking for answers about a New Contributor who asked upvotes for his question, I fell into this question in Meta: Is it "ethical" to ask upvote the answer if the author of the question ...
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Font-identification exceptions: identifiers don't work with slight distortions

About the closing vote at this question: What is the font used in Sega ads during the 90's? It's clear that the OP didn't put all the things he tried before. But, to avoid immediate closing ...
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Tags vs Tagging on Meta

Here on Meta GD, there are both tags and tagging. On both MSE and MSO (and probably others as well, but I didn't check), tagging is a synonym of tags, so that should probably be applied here as well, ...
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Revisiting closure, part 3.3: Close reason(s) to replace “tech support”

Main question As there is consensus on refining our scope with respect to tech support, the next step is to rephrase the respective close reason accordingly. As we have one free slot for a custom ...
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Updating the "How To Ask"

As part of the ongoing efforts to better our little piece of the vast universe I intend to update the "How To Ask" This is our current, and default, how to ask blurb: Here is one of the custom ...
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Stack Overflow’s Documentation is in BETA, so why doesn’t Graphic Design have one?

There are plenty of use cases for this. Graphic Designers could benefit the most from documentation on things like Adobe Software, Gimp, and Inkscape. Wouldn’t it be nice for people to be taken step ...
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Bug Tag Removal

bug as a tag makes no sense as we don't allow those questions.
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Designing an ad for The Looking Glass

There are one or two ads I think we could really use: An ad for The Looking Glass chatroom An ad directly to the Critique Guidelines (it may not be a bad idea to put an ad to the Font Guidelines as ...
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New Duplicate Feature

It's been pointed out to me (thanks Cai) that Gold tag-badge holders and moderators can now edit duplicate links This allows us to mark multiple duplicates in an easier and more organized fashion. I'...
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Is it possible to have favorite tags trump ignored tags?

I have four tags favorited and about eight or nine ignored. For example, gimp is ignored because I don't use it. The problem I'm finding is that if someone posts a question tagged with multiple tags—...
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Is it possible to add pagination to questions, to easily navigate through them?

I often find myself scrolling down the questions in the "Newest" category and ⌘ + Clicking the links (opens in new tab), so I don't lose my place in the list. This prompted me to think "What if I ...
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Hide inline images by low rep users behind a spoiler button

In the past 8 days, we've had over 10 confirmed instances of spam posts abusing the ability to inline images, and these are just the ones that the smoke detector caught. It might be worth considering ...
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Can we get some code highlighting?

There has been some discussion about this before, but it seems we still don't have any code highlighting. The illustrator-scripting, indesign-scripting and photoshop-scripting tags would definitely ...
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The flag to mark a question for another StackExchange is incomplete [duplicate]

When you follow the wizard to flag a question as off topic, the only migration option is to mark it as part of the Graphic Design Meta, and there is no option to mark it as StackOverflow, Blender, or ...
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Flagging question for migration only shows meta.graphicdesign

I was looking over the flagging options and I wanted to flag a question for being off topic. I noticed there was a flag as off topic and suggest migration option however it only shows http://meta....
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Improving some close reasons

The current close vote reason for help with implementation is as follows: If you're asking for help with implementation, please include what you've tried and why it didn't work with screenshots. ...
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Embedded screen capture Youtube videos in answers?

How does GDSE feel about embedded screen capture videos in questions and answers, from Youtube or similar sites? I ask because I produced a video for an answer today and thought that an embedded ...
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Can we get SVG support? Do we need it?

Now that the logo is SVG, any chance we can get an option to post svg images. In many cases this would make life much easier. Is the problem related somehow to the open ended nature of SVG itself? ...
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Thursday Weekly Design Challenge

On Thursdays at 15 UTC we're going to be hosting a weekly design challenge. Come in to Ink Spot A random topic will be provided for people to design on. I'll host and pick topics the first few weeks ...
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Would it be possible to change the way @community lifts things on frontpage

When a post goes unhanded, it gets randomly lifted to the front page by the @community bot. Many of the actions that get taken against certain kinds of posts is due to very big dislike of this ...
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Do we still feel like 3D questions are out of scope here?

I still feel like banning 3D questions is a grey area here. So much of 3D relates to graphic design. When Photoshop, Illustrator, etc isn't the best option for an effect, 3D software should be a ...
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Does the site have internal "engine" to scale Retina images?

There is a frequent issue with retina screenshots - they looks huge because of their resolution and I constantly have to resize the files. In iOS there is a sign for the OS to show that the image is ...
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Let's stop these graphics questions

I just saw we still have a "graphics" tag. Seems untidy since it could be applied to literally every question we have. Whether or not a question is tagged with it appears to be completely random. ...
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"GUI design" and "user interface" tags should be synonyms

...because non-graphical user interface questions like "how can I make my bank's phone service maze of options less homicide-inducing" belong on UX.SE I reckon user-interface should point to GUI ...
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Mod Request: Update the Help Center and On-Topic Pages

I see these: New “Help Center” is Live! Proposal to update the FAQ But the actual On-Topic has: This includes questions about: Graphic arts theory and history; "Why" we do what we do and ...
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Graphic Design meta needs to clarify in banner what is and is not welcome

I'm Ina. I've been a member of StackOverflow and StackExchange for about five years. It's been a great community to ask questions in, and to grow as an independent professional. When I found out ...
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Feature. Can the mark question as "solved" have a timer?

Let us asume that one person makes a question, and it is inmediatly answered by another user. Probably it is not the best answer, but it is marked inmediatly as "solved". Sometimes that prevent ...
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Where's that Font-ID tag alert?

We've got shiny new font ID guidelines. But there's nothing telling people what the guidelines are until after they've asked the question and someone's closed it - and so every new font ID question is ...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

This is a follow up to this question, where we got offered the opportunity of creating special tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions. Tag alerts are special, tag-specific info ...
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Can we have something like this big SO RegEx popup for Font ID / critique questions?

I was just writing a question on StackOverflow about regular expressions, and a big popup came up while I was typing. Unlike tag alerts, which we've discussed, it didn't depend on me choosing a tag, ...
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Ensure that guidelines for critique and font-identification questions (and similar) are highly visible to new users

The more often important guidelines are mentioned and linked, the more likely a new user is to read them before posting a question, which in turn makes it much more likely that the user actually ...
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Stack Snippets: Do we want them or need them, and are we allowed to have them?

I'm currently working on an answer that will include a bunch of code for a working example. I figured it'd be a great opportunity to try out the new snippets feature but it appears that we don't have ...
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Would you like the down-vote to be somehow commented or at least labeled?

I think it would be useful and clarifying; and may it be anonymous.
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Is the *oblique* effect a bit too slanted

When type *text* it will become oblique (or italicized, tough i think its oblique because it has no compressive quality). However I noticed that the oblique slant is quite heavy. In fact so heavy that ...
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When can we get other "Other StackExchange" options in Close Votes?

We've discussed this at length, now that we've been out of beta for a while, are we going to get new options for the "This question belongs on another site in the stack.exchange.com network" close ...
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Should we have a "Blatantly off-topic close reason?"

Many stack exchange websites have a close reason, "Blatantly off-topic" UX: English: Money / Finance: We don't have this though. Was there a particular reason why we seem to be in the minority of ...
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Would it not be helpful to have an FAQ page or location where common links can be found?

Perhaps it's my inexperience with the stack model, but I find it exceptionally difficult in many cases to find a link to a common issue. Often it makes more sense to link to some discussion or ...
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Should the "close" link be changed?

Nothing is closed any longer. Things are put on hold. Shouldn't the "close" link be changed to "hold"? Is this even important? I know if I were a new user and saw votes to hold rather than votes to ...
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Influx of Spam edits

Has anyone else noticed an influx in SPAMMY edit suggestions? I've just declined 2, one of which took me a while to realize it was indeed spam. Both came from anonymous users. Obviously we need to ...
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Suggested off topic choice: Overly narrow

On our off-topic list we have a 'too broad' option. Would it make sense to also have a 'too narrow' option? I'm thinking along the lines of this question: Should I keep a 1:1 scale for a vehicle ...
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Make posted links open in new window?

I was wondering if it were feasible for links posted by users to open in new windows automatically instead of diverting traffic away from the site? I know for me, when I visit a link someone has ...
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Can comment editing time be extended?

Often I want to correct either a typo or an inaccurate statement I've made in a comment. But, after 5 minutes I can't. I realize I can delete the comment and simply make a new comment, but wouldn't ...
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Auto response to [font-identification] questions?

Font identification is kind of a unique animal here; I don't feel like it exactly fits the mold of the typical Stack Exchange question. And that's okay, but I feel like a shortcoming of it was ...
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Are there alternative way to mark answers?

In light of the recent question posted (Self Evaluation) it dawned on me that a lot of questions have answers and just aren't marked because it was a one-off visit by someone. Are moderators perhaps ...
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Downvotes with explanations

It would be nice if we have some reason oriented down votes.is it possible to get something similar when we close/flag questions, because there are so many new user putting there question & they ...
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permissions - slacken rule for sites in beta?

Asking questions on the newer stackexchange sites, such as this one, has been rather frustrating for me because the tags I would like to use are simply not there yet. For now, I have just forgone ...
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Why can't we have additional mods instead of replacing the current ones?

Firstly, I'd like to state that the current mod team is excellent. Specifically because it's a great mixture of traits; Yisela the big empathetic heart, JohnB the peacemaker and AlanG the wise. Next ...
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Redesign Request: ASK QUESTION Rollover / Hover State

The button for "ASK QUESTION" while appears to be working is incredibly subtle in my opinion. Not really a bug but if it could be a bit more obvious like when you rollover the tags I think it would be ...