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EE Design Review Site?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but would this community be amenable to an EE design review StackExchange site, similar to the StackExchange CodeReview site? I think it would be a ...
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It appears there might be a bug in the rendering of the election pages

For example the "Nominations close in 6 days" line overlaps with part of the lines above: And the same problem is on this page too: I'm using Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04, but with the ...
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Did the "visited link" color change recently?

Roses are red, violets are blue, Normal links are blue, visited links are red. But has the visited link color changed, very recently? I can't seem to recall it was red. Maybe my memory is weak, ...
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Electrical Engineering's updated site theme is now live for everyone

Update - the theme and layout is now live for everyone. Thanks for your feedback in this process. If there's additional feedback, please feel free to add to the answers below. As part of ...
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Votes cast: month, week

The Votes Cast section on the user-profile activity page, has Month and Week fields. What do these indicate?
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Default font - issues with Verdana

Windows 7, Firefox, 100 DPI display. I see the body text on EE.SE pages rendered in Verdana font. I can tell this because of the notorious bug in this font, namely broken kernings in particular sizes. ...
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Is there a policy on design advice re. public safety liability

I emphasis the term public, meaning not the OP asking the original question. There are similar questions regarding safety, but they focus on safety of the OP. should-we-give-safety-advice-to-those-...
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Newsletter ad is still using old logo

The newsletter ad for this site appears to be still using the old logo: Now that I look at it, the newsletter itself is also using the old design.
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Kinky CSS in answers header

In the header for the answers sections, there are kinks in the line: where there are not on, say, Stack Overflow: It is the same in both Firefox 46.0 and IE11. Perhaps someone could tweak the CSS ...
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Is there any way to revoke an outdated question, when my need is somewhat similar? Or do I have to create a new one?

I have a question similar to this . It's nearly 5 years old.Is there a way to re-ask this question? Or Can I ask a question Similar to that without getting down voted? Coz, I posted a question like ...
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Design update is now live!

You may have noticed some updates to the design lately, they are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. The updates allow us to: Have sharper / more beautiful design on retina ...
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UPDATE: choose your design! - A design update is coming!

UPDATE While I was converting the site to the new framework, I also decided to refresh the design and layout (as several people complained about the logo, the look a bit old now and the fonts used). ...
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About Me box on user page not in the right place

What's with the formatting of the top of our user pages? It used to be, the "About Me" box (with sort of a light yellow background) was at the top right of the page, directly across from the user's ...
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What is the origin and significance of the EE.SE logo?

No search results in the meta give me much indication. Where did the logo come from, and does it mean anything?
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Long Usernames cause issues with the theme

If an unregistered user's name is long enough, it will cause the network profile and mod links to wrap to a second, hidden line. You can access this line by drag-selecting the username down, but there ...
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Why do some users have a dotted border?

I noticed this: As you can see, some users have a dotted border around their profile picture. I recently changed my profile picture, but Renan didn't, as far as I know. This really isn't something ...
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The zero is an o in comments

In a comment, I wrote: Absolutely 0ms isn't possible with any circuit. Here, in a question, you can see a slight difference between the zero and the o: 0o. But in a comment you can't: 0-10 second ...
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Noob asking for circuit design help - any right way?

Having gone through meta for such question, and finding one regarding circuit design review, I completely understand that view that "circuit designs" dumped on community for crowd-sourcing review ...
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Change the font of the site

For some reason, Electrical Engineering has a different font compared to the other SO sites. It appears to be Times New Roman or something similar: a font suitable for letters, books and fiction. Is ...
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Clicked link more visible than unclicked one

This is a snapshot of my review page, and the top one is a clicked link while the bottom one is unclicked. You can see how the unclicked one is brighter (probably in line with the color scheme), ...
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Should it be easier to tell that the 'accept answer' button has been toggled?

I just accepted an answer to a question, but I couldn't tell that the check mark had changed. Looking at them side-by-side, it is easier to tell the difference, e.g.: Unselected Selected But I ...
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Issues with the new site theme header image.

Ok, so Electronics.StackExchange.com recently got a redesigned header. Some people like it, some people hate it, some people don't care. However, I have a problem with it: The IC layout in the ...
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Missing Image on Unsubscribe Page

I am not sure if this is an artifact of the new design or something that has been around, but I just loaded a page with an image that didn't load:
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New Design Launched

Hi All, as you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old ...
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404/Error/Captcha Images

As we're getting closer to launch the site, I need your help with some ideas for the images on the 404/Error/Captcha pages. I typically keep these images somewhat whimsical or clever, but fitting to ...
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Design for Electronics and Robotics

Hi all. I'm Jin, and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, ...
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Help us choose the new Chiphacker.com Logo

We have setup a Design Challenge Designbay.com . From the design challenge the following logos have been submitted (see the answered questions below). If you think you can make a better logo, ...
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