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Working in UX / Information Architect role in Hampshire, UK.

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comment Would you consider Trolls while creating personas?
Do you have any QA / Testers on this project? I'd say it's more something that they should be working on - writing scripts to test the site is as troll-proof as possible. That could be with personas, or just standard test script practices.
11h
comment Good example of UXs that make heavy use of modal dialogs for interaction
Both of your posts on this site are far too broad for a specific Q&A site. We are here to solve specific issues. To get the best from this site state the particular problem you're having, what you have tried to do to solve it and we will attempt to give you a solution. Don't just ask for examples of something - there is no correct answer to that type of post. You have a particular issue here, so instead of asking for examples of how other people have addressed it you should ask us to help solve your specific issue directly.
Nov
21
comment Do older adults prefer white-on-black or black-on-white?
It's not a site for hard scientific data, but it also isn't one for pure subjective opinion either. There is a balance - and that is; objective opinion based on solid reasoning and research.
Nov
20
comment Do older adults prefer white-on-black or black-on-white?
If that is a common (or indeed known) condition then that would be a great addition to this answer. "X% of adults in the US suffer from..." sort of thing. That moves it from a subjective to a more objective answer.
Nov
20
comment Should users handle costs of shopping on their own or by system
I'm not sure this is a User Experience issue really, it's more of a technical one - how can you determine the correct price of the referral items. Is that what you're after?
Nov
20
comment POS - Informing the user when closing a transaction day
That is a bit long-winded though. Deleting your facebook account is a one-time only thing, but closing down a transaction day is something that happens every day. Not to mention this would have to happen on each terminal that needs shutting down - some retail stores have close to 100 terminals / tills. This would be quite a PITA for the store manager to have to go through each time.
Nov
20
comment omnigraffle prototyping: hide/show layers
You're better off asking on an omnigraffle-specific forum. Questions about using software aren't on topic for this site as they aren't UX issues, they're support / training ones.
Nov
19
comment Bootstrap Container Width
You have asked several implementation and off-topic questions on this site. Can you please take the tour of the site to get up-to-speed as to what is suitable for posting on this site.
Nov
19
comment Why has Google decided to use custom scrolling on its new Inbox website?
Well if you edit your question, explain your current situation and what it is you're looking to do (just saying 'custom scrolling' doesn't help - that could mean anything) then we can look to reopen the question for you. Best also take the tour to get to grips with how this site works too.
Nov
19
comment Why has Google decided to use custom scrolling on its new Inbox website?
This isn't a question we can answer. If you're asking why a particular company have done something then the only way you'll get an answer is to ask them directly. Posting a question here will purely result in speculation, not explicit answers. However if you have a situation you are considering implementing this and want to know if it's suitable for your specific situation then that is more of a suitable question for us.
Nov
18
comment When is it ok to skip discovery?
What do you mean by 'discovery' in this sense? Can you explain the process that you're thinking of skipping? (The tag discovery as you've used here isn't the one you're discussing so it'll need retagging if usability-testing doesn't already cover it)
Nov
18
comment Google fake results count
I don't really see what your question is here. Are you just asking if Google results count is accurate? Because that's not really a UX issue. Can you describe what it is that you want to do yourself and we'll advise on whether or not your approach is optimal.
Nov
18
comment Why not have the hamburger menu at the bottom?
@IAmJulianAcosta But website navigation is traditionally at the top of the page. Moving it to the bottom could be considered a flaw too, no?
Nov
18
comment Why not have the hamburger menu at the bottom?
Perceived affordances, or a similar concept is a very good point here. We are frequently guilty of just assuming everyone knows what the hamburger menu is for - that may not be the case - so until we know it is understood it is probably unwise to relocate it to make it even harder to comprehend.
Nov
17
comment Horizontal scrolling widget for mobile webpage?
I too have looked for such a control but not had any luck. In the real world I think it's called a Thumbwheel, so that's what I searched for.
Nov
17
comment Do older adults prefer white-on-black or black-on-white?
This may be the case for you, but we can't be designing systems with just one person in mind. Subjective experiences need to be researched in more detail. Otherwise we'd end up designing for specific individuals rather than a broader target-audience. Your experience may be similar to 95% of the target population, or it could be just 0.005%.
Nov
16
comment How do I show an advertisement to load the game?
I don't know where you could find the answer, no. I'm not even sure what the question is, aside from knowing it isn't a User Experience one.
Nov
16
comment How do I show an advertisement to load the game?
This isn't a User Experience question. You've already decided on what the UX will be, you're looking for advice on how to implement it, which isn't on topic for this site. Please see the tour page for a better overview.
Nov
15
comment How do I show an advertisement to load the game?
What do you mean "what would be the simplest solution"? Are you asking how you'd go about actually implementing such a thing?
Nov
15
comment Mentor needed for PhD student
This is a site for solving specific UX problems. Please take the tour to see what this site is for which should explain why your question isn't suitable.