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Design: Chat rooms?

The Skeptics chat rooms don't have the Skeptics flavour: This makes the logo almost vanish. Perhaps this is intended for a later release? Or perhaps it is a bug? I wasn't sure. I tried refreshing / ...
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Design Bug: Preview of links mismatches actual links

If you type in a link in the Edit box, the preview pane shows the link in bold. When you save it, the actual site shows it underlined.
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The Venn diagrams on our about page should have a different colour

https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/about It's clearly an aesthetic call, but I think that having the Venn diagrams in four shades of yellow is not pleasing or readable at all. Can we use different ...
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Tags are still ALL CAPS on our weekly newsletter

Tags are still ALL CAPS on our weekly newsletter:
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Links invisible on post notices

The post notices with a link look like this: The words "Good Subjective, Bad Subjective" are a link but it looks exactly like the rest of the text except on hover. Also, see this closed question for ...
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Clicking on “unsubscribe” on the example newsletter sends you to watch 10 hours of “epic sax guy”

Scroll at the bottom of the example newsletter and click "unsubscribe". You will be sent to youtube, like so Unsubscribe also try clicking on: subscriptions page on stackexchange.com. unsubscribe ...
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Search box, once focused, is extremely loud

To repro, click on the search box on the main site and type something. A huge #FFFF00 band of the loudest possible yellow appears. It should be white.
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The example newsletter has the close button underlined

As per the title: I don't think it's by design...
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Bad layout in users page (new)

A part from the really small font size (discussed here), which is a new "feature" after this bugfix, now the first two columns have tags misaligned with the last two columns. See below the alignment ...
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Links on the FAQ page are not underlined

Links on the FAQ page do not appear underlined like everywhere else https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/faq
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Design: orange vs yellow?

In addition to my previous suggestions, I also want to suggest orange color over yellow: NOTE: changes are to the main site (not meta) Changes made: Logo colors (white text, orange brackets) Tags ...
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Design: Visit meta box has the wrong colour cues

The "Visit meta" box on the front page has the wrong colour cues. It looks like a series of blockquotes, instead of a series of links to meta questions.
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The “Related” question list looks like a series of quotes

"Related" questions are not block quotes. They should not look like them.
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Questions have vertical misalignments

"Random" vertical gaps appear in questions. They don't seem to be justified by the context. The overall effect is that a question with 3 lines of copy has huge amounts of white space, a lot of space ...
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Design: Links in comment undetectable

I put my browser at 100% zoom, and took a snapshot of a comment: Which words are clickable? It isn't clear enough. Hovering over the link makes it blend in even further, if that is possible. ...
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The “ASK QUESTION” animation is too long

The main site "ASK QUESTION" looks pleasing the first time you use it, but if you use the site a lot (like moderators, high rep users and aficionados do), it quickly becomes boring and "over the top". ...
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The question excerpts take too much vertical space

The question excerpts shown e.g. on the list of newest questions look unusually large to me, it seems that fewer questions fit onto my screen than with other SE site designs. I checked this using the ...
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Design Bug: Alignment of tags is off alignment with the OP in the index page

Tags and OP should be aligned and they aren't.
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Design Bug: Horizontal Lines between comments too bold

It strikes me that 90% of complaints about design seem to be "Make this minor element stand out more on the page." So, it is nice to make an opposite request: The horizontal lines between comments ...
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Yellow on white badges are indistinct

When placed over the paper-white background, the yellow is rather indistinct. In particular, gold badges fade away to be practically invisible. Suggestions From A Design Ignoramus: Add some ...
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Twitter icon has the wrong size

As you can see, it should be bigger:
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User profile looks like a blockquote

For example, from my profile: Profiles should not look like blockquotes. Furtermore, they should have a white background if possible (because people do embed images in them).
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Moderator diamonds (♦) should not be underlined in comments

Everywhere else only the handle of moderators is underlined, whereas the ♦ is not. In comments, instead... I don't think this is correct.
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Design bug: Profiles empty whitespace

I am sure this is not intended, I am seeing a lot of whitespace on user profiles (Note: the image is zoomed out) FireFox 10.0.2 on Windows XP
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Links in preview inconsistent with final [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Design Bug: Preview of links mismatches actual links Actual links in the question are underlined. However while in preview mode, they are not. Since with current design both ...
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The Ask Question Button is too big

See Jeff Atwood's comment regarding a proposed design with a big "ask question" button. ask question should never be featured, because the easiest way to poison a Q&A community is to enable a ...
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Design: Contrast is not correct in the new design

Contrast should be used to make useful UI elements easy to find, and blend in less important elements. In the current design, contrast is all backwards. It makes all the unimportant UI elements stick ...
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New Skeptics Design Has Launched!

Welcome to the new Skeptics site! I've had an awesome time learning and designing for you! Thanks for all of your feedback and communication. :) If you're still seeing the old favicons, please load ...
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Design Bug: Inconsistent Capitalisation: “featured”

Stop the presses! Roll back the commit! There is an inconsistency in capitalisation! "featured" should be "Featured".
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Remove the capital letter on every word (except the first) from the titles?

Although I liked the new designed I have a suggestion, can we remove the lead capital on each word? Like just to preserve the original input. For instance: Remove The Capital Letter On Every Word (...
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Skeptics Brand Concept and Site design

my Name is Sean Gallagher and... I am the Art Director that works with Jin @ Stack Exchange, and I'm excited to announce the Skeptics brand and site design, done while quietly observing the community ...
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Change the caveat banner on posts

I know that we’ve had the discussion before – repeatedly. However, now that we’ve had the current system for a few months it’s time to re-evaluate it. In my opinion, the system has failed. The ...
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Design ideas for Skeptics

After 90 days in beta, Stack Exchange Inc. takes evaluates our site's performance. If they think we're ready for graduation because we meet the right metrics, then we get out of beta. When that ...

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