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What are the requirements for font identification questions?

In order to promote high-quality font-identification questions, we ask that you follow a specific format. If your question has been placed on hold, please edit it to meet the following criteria: ✔ DO:...
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Is it time to disallow font id questions?

They should stay. I mostly think them annoying. Quality is often low: askers don't include images, include them in the wrong way, are curt and rude, don't mark the correct answers, and often lack the ...
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What to do with tutorial requests? -- part II

Yes, allow them. If you think it's a bad question, downvote it. If you think it's off-topic, vote to close it. If you don't like them, ignore them. I'm not going to defend low-effort questions, but I ...
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Graphic Design updated site theme is ready for testing!

This is com­par­a­tive­ly hard­er to read now. The left is the old site, the right is the new: No­tice how much dark­er and small­er the text is now! You’ve dropped the x-height by a whole bunch and ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Congrats Emilie!!! Enjoy your ♦ It was a good race, thanks for stepping up! :D
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GD.SE site behavior and the future

Additionally, in discussing what happened with the StackExchange Staff and moderators from other SE websites it is clear that at times we've been too lenient in both chat and the Q&A. That must ...
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Graphic Design updated site theme is ready for testing!

To be honest, you should have known you were going to catch some wind asking a bunch of designers about a design you're forcing on them. So here goes my honest feedback. Some of it is constructive, ...
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We have a new moderator!

Thank you for an amazing time! These four years have been absolutely awesome, but it's time to move on and let some new blood in. I can't believe that small beta is now a buzzing site and a reference ...
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Why do how-to requests bother you?

Good question. I regularly wonder myself, because I also teach Adobe software and design to live students. Their noob questions don't bother me at all, so why do tutorial-on-demand (TOD) questions on ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

You wanted answers? You got 'em! Prepare for a wall of the stream-of-consciousness ramblings of a madman! I take full responsibility, including typo's, stupid jokes and unfinished sente If you want ...
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Please help choose a new blurb for GraphicDesign!

Q&A for Graphic Design professionals, students, and enthusiasts Kind of like Electrical Engineering's tag: Q&A for electronics and electrical engineering professionals, students, and ...
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Creating a "Graphic Design Software Support" Stack

This is a tough one. Ideally, graphic designers who have software questions should ask that here. But we do seem to get a lot of non graphic designers who are simply too lazy to google a photoshop ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

CAI FOR MAYOR!! One of the most delicate situations is flags and issues with long time members. Some more than others feel a sense of entitlement which they have valid reasons for. At the same time, ...
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Graphic Design SE - Top User Swag!

errrr.... Let's see... how can I possibly write enough to meet the minimum character requirements and say..... too cool and thanks! :) Update 08.27.14 -- Got mine today as well. Nice stuff. Thanks ...
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A list of 'snippets' for commenting

Note I: The [user] bit of the following should be replaced manually with the user's name. It doesn't add it automatically! Alternatively, you can use the userscript to convert [user] to the OP's name ...
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Are we too stiff?

I agree, sadly. We are trying to regulate what seems hard to get a grasp on in the first place. I too welcome more open and even more opinion based questions. The problem is that when we "open up" we ...
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Brace yourselves, hats are coming

Yey, hats! http://designtaxi.com/news/359377/The-King-Of-Sweden-Likes-To-Wear-Silly-Hats/faq/ Or, I don't want hats personally, but I'll opt out as an individual, which means I'll stay hatless ...
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Rep too low to close vote? Flag it instead!

A member with enough rep can click flag: and choose the appropriate notification: and it will go into the review Q for a higher rep member to vote on or a mod to look at it and decide. When a ...
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What do we want to be off-topic as Tech Support?

I'm likely a lone voice, but I don't actually like the idea of all tech support questions for all SE sites being directed to SuperUser. The reason is that a lot of these questions can only really be ...
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Joke but be helpful

I feel like there's an easy compromise here. The rule is, be nice. It's possible to be sarcastic and nice. Laugh with, not at, and also help new users fix whatever problem prompted the comment; ...
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How to handle a user asking to answer an on hold question

Nice catch! But no, there is nothing else you should have done. Font ID questions must still meet the requirements whether they are answerable or not. The same should apply for a question closed under ...
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Why do how-to requests bother you?

I think the other answers cover my feelings, but Ryan, since you asked ;) While I do agree with practically all the pros that have been mentioned in the main thread, I honestly feel I have next to ...
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Area51 Proposal: Beginner Graphic Design Stack Exchange (working title)

I hate this idea and downvoted it. Sorry. To try and elaborate I did go back through Ink Spot and read the conversation about this starting roughly https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

It's an honor to have been elected to be part of the moderator team and I am humbled by the community's vote of confidence. I look forward to learn the ropes and help this community thrive. A big ...
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