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Bennett McElwee
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97 votes

"Your" vs "My" in user interfaces

48 votes
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Should I trim spaces in passwords?

43 votes

Input checkboxes wrapped inside <labels>

31 votes

What is the purpose of having a clock on the desktop?

31 votes
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Should form labels be placed inside of input boxes and slide out of the way?

28 votes
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Is there a standard "to left justify text and right justify numeric values."

27 votes

Examples of placebos in UI design?

18 votes

Should alert boxes be avoided at any cost?

17 votes

Is there a well known ASCII character meaning "edit"?

16 votes
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Relation between a Wizard's Previous button and history's Back button

14 votes

What's the definition of "Usability"?

13 votes

What's the best way to present date of birth form fields?

12 votes
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Hover over a disabled item to know why it's disabled. What do you think?

12 votes

Why do users search for URLs?

11 votes
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Are 'share this' buttons really effective?

11 votes

Are "Thank You for Unsubscribing to our Newsletter" emails necessary?

10 votes

Should "toggle buttons" show what they do or the system status?

10 votes

eLearning: Courses on Usability, UI, UX, or XD?

9 votes

Should the UI (or backend) be fixed width or fluid?

8 votes

Positive / Negative impacts of physical address verification systems on online form UX

8 votes

Are confirmation messages for visible changes necessary?

8 votes
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Stamping the current date & time on a page

8 votes

Should a toggle button show its current state or the state to which it will change?

7 votes

Why are normal water coolers so low?

7 votes

Security question: What questions do you ask?

7 votes

When does statistical significance matter?

6 votes

Are there any letters/numbers that should be avoided in an ID?

5 votes

Do people like/hate popups, even if they're useful?

5 votes

Best empty string

5 votes
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Furnishing the sidebar the honest way