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Will 2 minutes be enough to answer 5-10 questions by users?

Would adding a countdown timer for 2 minutes to answer a small number of questions (let's say 5 to 10 questions) add too much stress to the user? I'm thinking about users that aren't the best at ...
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Maintenance countdown warning message - modal pop-up window? is it a good practice for such a important message

I'm currently designing a Maintainance countdown message. I think to create it as a pop-out modal window when the user logs-in and afterward place the countdown with a short header on a "sticky&...
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Representation of Timer in "Deal Expires in MM SS"

UI cards in my application expire after 3 days of creation. I indicate this in a badge as shown in the image. The different states of the element are:- The live countdown timer starts once it ...
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Web App is offline: show [Reconnecting in…] countdown?

I'm trying to figure out what elements to in an alert show when a web application is offline. Gmail shows all three elements I'm considering: the Status, a Reconnect Countdown, and a Manual Reconnect ...
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How to show remaining time?

I'm developing a Q&A product. Answering form works like this: Each question has 2 answer slots. If you're writing an answer, you can take your time, but after a few seconds of not writing, a ...
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How to gently lock a form when user is still typing (after finished countdown)?

I’m creating a website where users practice writing short stories. One particular task is writing a story in less than 15 minutes (the stories will later be reviewed/rated by other users). The ...
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What gives the impression of faster progress: progress bar or countdown?

Any thoughts on what would be a more effective progress indicator: a progress bar or a countdown? I've seen both used and get the feeling that with the countdown, time seems to pass faster.
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How to display a countdown timer?

I'm making a Pomodoro Timer to apply the Pomodoro Technique to my work. I need to display a countdown timer (count 25 minutes). Within 25 minutes I need to focus on my current task and try my best to ...
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What is the best format for a countdown timer?

I was wondering if it is better for the user to display a countdown timer in the format of 36 hours, 12 minutes, 30 seconds instead of 1 day, 12 hours, 12 minutes, 30 seconds. I think that with the ...
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