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Twitter icon has the wrong size

As you can see, it should be bigger:
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Choice of colours in the new design does not represent our brand

Any colour palette should respect the following principles: Be functionally appropriate and support UI usage Increase legibility Support brand values I realise that I am making an aesthetic ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Bad layout in comments

Sometimes there's an extra space after short comments. As above...
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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

Text truncated like so: from here.
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Make the horizontal bars less prominent

The new design has very prominent 2px or 1px solid black horizontal lines separating questions and comments. I personally find those bars distracting, and think they should be toned down ...
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Links on the activity tab in the user profile are not clickable

There is a list of recent activities of a user in their profile, with the new design most of the entries in that list are no longer clickable. They should be linked to each post, but something seems ...
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Some font sizes are too small

In skeptics fashion, here's a peer-reviewed scientific literature article. Type size, as reported in Table 8, was found to be a significant main effect. (F (2,104) = 6.582, p = 0.002). This result ...
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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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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: 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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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: 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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Design: “Add Comment” and “start a bounty” look out of place

Under each question there are two links that I think need some TLC. These two poor links are all alone in a sea of whitespace. They are clearly an odd couple: They don't line up and they have ...
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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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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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Design Bug: Horizontal Rule extends too far right

See obligatory hand-drawn red circle in picture. Chrome, Windows. Edited to add: I assume this truncation is the same problem:
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Is the new design a keeper?

There have been some fairly negative comments on the new design, some constructive and some less. I think the following purely aesthetical question is therefore warranted: Do you like the new design?...
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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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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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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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Skeptics Brand Concept and Site design - Revised Design

Thanks for your great feedback and input. I wanted to start a fresh post, and share the changes with you. Major changes No conspiracy theory looking stuff Images are of actual scientific docs, ...
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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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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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