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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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Should we burninate [extracting]?

In its current definition, extracting has partly the same definition as background-removal and part 'accessing defined data from larger datasets'. I'd like to either kill the entire tag or have it ...
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Questions asking for help finding a suitable font

Is it acceptable to ask for help finding a suitable font on this site? On the stacks that I'm used to, a question like this would almost certainly be considered too broad, or primarily opinion based, ...
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Syntax highlighting for tags

The Sith lord Tim has granted us the usage of syntax highlighting for GD.SE but since this isn’t automatically highlighted, the mods have to assign the language syntax to the tag. If you see a tag ...
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Questions that are not in English (or broken English)

I saw this question, which was originally written in Arabic. The author clarified what they were asking, so I edited the title. In the process, I edited the question, based on what I thought they ...
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Help me make a reference answer for DPI/PPI/LPI/Pixel/resolution

I think I have figured out why the DPI/PPI/LPI/Pixel/resolution (for simplicity lets refer to all of these a DPI in this discussion) discussion always devolves in a very big problem. The problem is 3 ...
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Can I ask for graphic design review on this site? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a design I created a ui design(web/mobile/desktop) but I just feel it can be improved or the colors are not in that perfect synergy; can I post my question by asking for a design ...
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Insplratlon: Is the GD font broken or does my browser not render it correctly? [duplicate]

I was tempted to edit a post, because Insplratlon is not an English word. I assume that as a graphics design site, the font that is used is probably the most perfect one that money can buy. However, ...
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How to handle a user asking to answer an on hold question

I was reviewing a suggested edit to this question and I noticed the user that suggested the edit made this comment: I can identify this but the system won't let me because of my low reputation. ...
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Why did my autogenerated avatar change? [closed]

Recently icons in stackexhange network had a bout of confusion. Then some people reported that the icons of users were all wrong. Now icons seem to have stabilized to a new normal. Unfortunately my ...
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The accepted answer and not accepted answer blips have quite similar color

The accepted answer blip and the not accepted answer blip (vote accepted on and vote accepted off) have quite the same color. To many who are not visually accurate very much like myself, it becomes ...
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Can I ask for information graphics review and suggestions?

We are working on a figure that is trying to present some complex information in a clear meaningful way. Would GraphicDesign be the place to get suggestions on this?
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Typos and other errors on the site

I've noticed that we have some typos and other errors in the copy on our site. I don't know what to do when I do see such errors. For the record, it's not that I'm looking or mistakes, but I just ...
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I'm struggling to figure out why people vote the way they do regarding Opinion / Too Broad

Stack Overflow has never been against subjective questions: Good Subjective, Bad Subjective Yet it seems certain members are frequently close voting or commenting that things either Too Broad or ...
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Is there need for a third custom off-topic close reason?

Today, we retired the what have you tried? custom off-topic close reason, as per consensus on this Meta question. That leaves us with the following custom off-topic reasons: This appears to be a ...
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Declined off-topic flag for migrated question

I have flagged this question as off-topic https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/11589/celebrity-images-for-non-commercial-purposes which, as you can see, was migrated to law.SE. My flag was ...
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Changing how we handle low-effort and tutorial-on-demand questions

I have concluded that the answer to my earlier meta question about closing questions is 'yes, we are closing too many questions'. Anyone who has seen the Close Vote queue lately will agree that a lot ...
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Why are Software Recommendation questions being closed and migrated?

I have no idea why people are flagging, close voting, and trying to migrate on-topic software recommendation questions (examples: 1, 2). Per the two meta discussions on the exact topic: Should we ...
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Burninate [arranging]

Can we kill arranging? Right now it was used in only 2 questions from last year and a new one just asked, has no wiki and it's quite a generic term... There's already alignment and composition, do we ...
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Should old question that are no longer in scope be closed?

I've noticed this a few times recently. As an example, this question: Can anyone tell me what this sans serif font is? has been flagged as off-topic (and has as of writing this 1 close vote). The ...
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Is my question relevant and are these two comments in line with SE's TOS?

I'm writing in regards to a recent post and specifically the two comments from Luciano and Vincent as well as Luciano's response to my comment (the response is undocumented because Ryan deleted it). ...
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GD.SE Community Packaging Contest

A user asked: Packaging design printing in small numbers?. And some of us advised that the user should create and assemble the package. joojaa commented saying that we should do a community ...
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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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Flagged a question, now how to change the flag?

I was reviewing this question and flagged it as off-topic. A few minutes later I actually found an earlier duplicate, much better formulated and with better answers. I tried opening the "flag" menu ...
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Should we adopt <kbd> borders for images that blend into the post?

I recently ready a couple of posts on the SO Meta site about adding borders to images. See Highlighting border for images and How to make images stand out when posting images with whitespace?. There ...
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Bullet formatting

Is there any way of tightening up the bullet formatting when using nested/indented bullets? For instance, this post uses levels of indenting to emphasise a point, but seems to lose a bit of the ...
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What would be an appropriate use of HTML or CSS tag

If code implementation is off topic in this community, then what would be suitable question regarding HTML or CSS? because the tags exist... What are HTML and CSS tags all about?
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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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Chat bots missing profile images

Both the meta chat bot and featured Qs chat bot seem to be missing their profile images (404 error). It seems that something is messed up in their file path.
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Should I edit a post when it’s poorly typographically styled and formatted?

The reference question for people wondering what the best practices are when editing posts contains almost all kinds of reasons when an edit is encouraged, but it doesn’t mention if users should ...
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Open Sans font rendering issue in heading #3

At least on my computer the lower case i and j looks awkward and misleading in heading level number 3 (<h3> or ###). This means the following sample block #Every jack will find his jill. ##...
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BUG - Tags at bottom of question page unreadable

Found a "bug". At the bottom of question pages, in the dark bar, you've got the text 'Browse other questions tagged' and then the question tags get repeated. But these tags are white text on a white ...
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Challenge to Members: Ask a non-how-to question, again!

In 2015 I did this, coincidentally it was in March, so perfect to get it in today: Challenge I am challenging all regular members to post non software how-to questions. Post one even. Some ...
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I can't view any posts on GDSE today

I was browsing, as I usually do, answering, commenting, etc. I'll admit, I'm working on a badge that involves a lot of voting, so I've been trying to view as many questions/answers as possible, up ...
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Is asking how to achieve an effect with certain software on topic?

According to this meta post questions in the general form of how do I do X are frowned upon because they tend to be brainstorming questions without a solid or clear answer. Conversely, this meta post ...
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Modifying questions that are very popular

This question got a lot of attention and had 2 questions in it, which are related: Selling a logo to a business who did not ask for one The first one was about a strategy to sell a logo made during ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

I didn't realize it at the time, but looking back at the list of questions I have asked in the past, I can see that the same type of question, which are only different in regard to the variables, have ...
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What are the requirements for style identification questions?

I would like help identifying a design style. How should I construct my question to fit within this site's format?
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If you want change, lead the community to change

I would like to point out that change in the GD.SE happens because of the way you operate. If you wish there to be guideline for X, Y be allowed and Z be acceptable, then you have to work on it. ...
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Can we set some guidelines for “Style Identification” questions?

UPDATE: The actual guidelines without any discussion - What are the requirements for style identification questions? It's evident from this recent discussion - Can we get rid of style identification ...
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Overzealous reaction to an important user?

I wish to voice my concern over the treatment of Scott and discuss whether the community feels this was a correct way to handle the situation. Some background on Scott for newer users: Scott is the ...
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Joke but be helpful

In the last week there has been a spike in some sarcastic comments. I've removed the names on ones that were completely erased: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/67785/cabinets-...
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Was [tag:motion] supposed to refer to Apple Motion?

Seems to ne the tag motion is being often misunderstood, mainly because it does not have a description. Should the tag be renamed to apple-motion? This is more self evident and matches our other ...
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I can't edit some questions, the edit button is grayed out

There is THIS question and I wanted to edit it to make it clearer and also add the image inline but I can't. The edit button is grayed out. I have seen this once before and I wanted to know why some ...
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Chat on Stack Exchange app

I've been looking all over for it but failed miserably. How do you get in the chat room from the Stack Exchange app for Android?
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Open Design Positions At Stack Overflow

My name's Pieter and I'm the technical recruiter here at Stack Overflow. I'm excited to announce that we're adding two new design positions to our creative team. Before really ramping this search up, ...
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Rep too low to close vote? Flag it instead!

Even if you haven't reached the reputation level required to visit the review queue, you can still give us a hand with pruning this wonderful resource if you wish to. Flagging is a quick and easy ...
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Is it ok to edit someone else's images?

I recently edited this question - What would be the best software to place together a tessellation for laser cutting As well as clarifying the title, fixing spelling & grammar and adding tags, I ...
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Can we get rid of style identification questions?

Can we just get rid of style identification questions? Nearly all of them are post some image with no title or text asking for a style that may or may not even be something classifiable. There's ...
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burninate [font-matching]

Should we remove the font-matching tag? There are 3 questions using font-matching that also have font-recommendation. I see that the later is already used in more questions, and seems redundant to ...

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