Lauren-Clear-Monica-Ipsum
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Why do how-to requests bother you?
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I posted a proposal for a Graphic Design Software Support stack back in 2013. It failed. You can see pro and con arguments in that question. I rarely answer anything on this stack any more because ...

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We have a new moderator!
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Congratulations @Ryan! I'm very pleased to hear of your promotion.

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Are we too stiff?
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Even though I'm the one who suggested the GD Software Support Stack, I have to say I am becoming exhausted of the My Adobe Be Broke (™ @Scott) questions. I don't know what anyone else sees, but ...

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Creating a "Graphic Design Software Support" Stack
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Okay, I've gone and done it. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/86994/graphic-design-software-support/ If you like the idea, or at least you're not actively opposed to it :) , please follow ...

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Are we closing too many questions?
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I think we're just being firmer about closing "I need a tutorial for X," font-id, and brainstorming questions. Other than stating really clearly in the help/FAQ, I don't know how else to explain that ...

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UPDATED (March 14): Design for graphicdesign.se
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The words are awfully small, relatively speaking. Why are they tiny and buried under the radish? Could we have the radish to the side and the words the same height, so you can read them? ETA Sorry, ...

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Tagging: What should the Serif and Sans-Serif tags be used for?
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I have no problem with adding those tags, but if we're going to add those, why not script, blackletter, and grotesque? I'm being serious — if the goal is to help us categorize font questions, ...

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A question about clever titles
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I feel exactly the opposite of boblet, and made a point of upvoting the question because of the clever title. Puns, jokes, cleverness, double entendres within reason: bring them on, I say! Boring ...

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Descriptive site names vs conversational site names
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If we're renaming to Graphic Design & Art, then GDA Stack Exchange or GDA.SE both flow nicely. Otherwise you have to go cutesy, like Brushstrokes. ETA When Scott and Alan Gilbertson both reach ...

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Do you want to rename the site to "Art & Design"?
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Yes. Although my vote actually goes to Graphic Design & Art. I wouldn't object to Art & Design, but "Graphic Design" is something very specific which the general Design isn't. Design could ...

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What do we do with HTML/CSS questions that are code-based but simple and focused on layout or implementing a design?
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I agree with Alan entirely. If the question is "Help me achieve X result with Y tool," we allow questions where "Y tool" is Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Quark, Inkscape, GIMP, and ...

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Why don't you downvote?
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yeah, I very rarely downvote (three out of over 1600 here, nine out of over 1600 on Writers). It's got to be for a post which is egregiously bad, deliberately lazy, or really stupid, and frankly, we ...

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Specific questions for the InDesign engineering team
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The only feature request I really have is fitting a row or column to the size of the content in an InDesign table the way you can in Excel. Having a placeholder for the absolute number of pages in a ...

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Software name in a question's title: good or repetitive?
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I prefer to see the program's name in the question title. I've never used GIMP, Inkscape, or Fireworks, as examples, so there's little point in my reading those questions because I can't contribute ...

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New Beta Theme Launched
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I hate it. Hate it, hate it, hate it. Boring, bland, hard to read, not nearly enough contrast, tiny type, crappy font. "Sketchy" was so much more inviting and accessible. I sincerely hope that our ...

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Precision vs. helpfulness: how should we answer questions?
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A quick way to nudge the question towards "the question which should have been asked" is to ask a clarifying question in a comment. Aside from that, I would recommend giving the most technically ...

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Should we allow "recommendation" questions?
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I think I'd be okay with it if it can be paired to an actual situation — for example, over at WritersSE, there was a recent Topic of the Week about collaborating with other authors, and there ...

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Renaming the Chatroom [done]
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The Ink Spot. :D           

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Upgrade design of graphicdesign.SE to look more like meta.photo.SE
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ooh, please no white text on dark background. hard on the eyes.

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Tag Confusion - infographic information-graphic
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I say we should combine them to "infographics." (Shorter, and while jargon, it's both pleasing-sounding and actually makes sense, a rare combination.)

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