an ineffective or counter productive pattern in the design of an application.

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Common web app usability gotchas? [closed]

What are some common mistakes regarding usability for web applications?
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Why did scrolling vertically became a pattern?

Why do most of today's websites, especially news and blogs, use mostly vertical scrolling? Also why has it become a pattern, that the more you scroll down you find older material, rather than ...
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Is there any resource for UI examples? [closed]

I run a Usability/UX blog, and my biggest hurdle right now is finding examples to illustrate the topics I write about (bad error messages, good implementation of tabs, bad interactions...etc) So is ...
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What are your desktop UI pet peeves? [closed]

There's already a question for WebApp gotchas, but there are also a lot of anti-patterns in desktop UIs.
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Should I let a user copy/paste into a confirm e-mail field for a registration form? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Preventing a user from pasting from the clipboard into a mandatory form field There was a question of stackoverflow, that a programmer did not wont to let the new users ...