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Jan
22
answered How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
Jan
18
revised Are you sure you want to answer this question?
corrected spelling of "accident"
Jan
8
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
@Mooz, the host could have a tablet. Though the layout, ordering, and writing of the information would still be more important.
Jan
7
comment What makes this POS design look dated
Oh...You mean, "Point of Sale" design. In my opinion, the clashing and ugly colors, small typeface, and styling of the buttons make the design look like a Windows 95 era application.
Jan
6
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
The host has a mic in one hand and a cue card in the other. Unless you add a podium to the stage or give the host a hands-free mic, he can't really open or scratch a card or shuffle multiple ones.
Jan
6
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Jan
5
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
This design is the best looking, but even with the increased prominence of the second runner-up and modified spelling of "1st" and "2nd" it's not something that I would select, to be honest.
Jan
4
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
That article doesn't address the traditional announcement order and the comments are depressing / enraging, but there is a good point about Harvey's right thumb possibly blocking the "Miss Universe 2015" section while he's holding the card. He did actually hold the mic in his left and the card in his right.
Jan
4
awarded  Famous Question
Jan
4
awarded  Great Question
Jan
3
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
Here's a modified image showing how Harvey apparently (and understandably) scanned the card. If you watch a clip of the initial announcement of Miss Colombia as the winner, Harvey doesn't mention Miss Philippines as the supposed first runner-up at all. i.stack.imgur.com/QSvZO.jpg
Jan
3
comment User research drives design or vice a versa for existing product?
Are pre-determined design features based on well-established conventions in the industry, medium, or world in general? If yes, that makes sense. Based on your description, you'll want everyone to be mindful of confirmation bias.
Jan
1
revised How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
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Jan
1
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
Well if you're making the case for not announcing the first runner-up at all, the listed requirements, that's up to you. Plainclothes was the first user to answer, and again to be fair, s/he probably answered after I realized that the first-runner up is named immediately after the winner is announced. My previous comment is mostly directed at people who say 'There's nothing wrong with the original card!'
Jan
1
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
Like Steve Harvey, you've missed important information that's been written down: my requirements and restrictions explicitly state that the host announces the first runner-up immediately after announcing the winner. To be fair, they could be more concise, but for anybody in doubt, see how easy it is to forget or miss text?
Jan
1
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
Like Steve Harvey, you've missed important information that's been written down: my requirements and restrictions explicitly state that the host announces the first runner-up immediately after announcing the winner. To be fair, they could be more concise, but for anybody in doubt, see how easy to forget or miss text?
Dec
31
revised How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
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Dec
31
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
To be clear, the host announces the first runner-up immediately after announcing the winner. He and everyone else can deduce who she is after the winner is announced, but having the first-runner prominently shown on the card is a reminder to announce her.
Dec
31
comment How would you have avoided the Miss Universe 2015 mistake?
I like this treatment, but the First Runner-Up section is too far away from the winner section and too small. I think that a user who's unfamiliar with the design and/or under duress would either a) not see the text or b) see it then dismiss it because its smaller text. A person who's visually focusing on (reading) the Miss Universe section cannot physically see the first runner-up section; our visual focus really is that narrow. You could have an arrow leading from Miss Universe to First Runner-Up.
Dec
30
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