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Mervin
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472 votes
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Should error messages apologize?

169 votes
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Why do users click randomly and rapidly when an application hangs?

97 votes

CAPTCHA on mobile: what are the alternatives?

78 votes
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What part of overview item should be clickable

71 votes
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Why is Google using a (new) 2 step Gmail sign in process?

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

50 votes
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Which color scheme to choose for applications that require long work hours?

49 votes

Why are vote buttons on Stack Exchange shown when they can't be used?

46 votes
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Do signs printed on the road offer a significant advantage for the user over signs on a post?

41 votes

What to show while a game is loading?

41 votes

Why we don't use wider interfaces on wide screens

41 votes
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A common and classic UX interview question

35 votes
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Best practices for UI that introduces new users

33 votes
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Why is == the standard equality operator?

32 votes
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Should I switch to a dark theme UI if the app is used at night?

29 votes

What is a user friendly way of preventing users re-submitting / editing a form while it is submitting?

29 votes

Does reducing white space improve or degrade the user experience?

28 votes
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What are the usability benefits of using multiple monitors?

27 votes
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How do people know to "double tap to like" in Instagram? What did Instagram do to make users aware of that feature?

25 votes
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Inline editing vs Edit view

25 votes
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Should text on the web be justified?

24 votes
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Should a multinational website background color be a conscious choice?

24 votes
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Best way to show users that they can change colour

24 votes
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How do blind people know where to find Braille signs?

22 votes

Can we expect users to close popovers by just clicking away?

22 votes

Refusing a user permission to click a URL

21 votes

Dark screens in cars

20 votes

What is the best way to represent the difficulty level in a children's game?

19 votes
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Dashed underline on required fields

19 votes
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What is a great way to display a user's email address in a small amount of horizontal space (in a user card)?

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