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Ben Brocka
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184 votes

What explains the current shift from glossy UIs to matte UIs?

148 votes
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Why is it impossible to deselect HTML "radio" inputs?

102 votes
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What is a "toast notification"?

97 votes
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Removing placeholder text on focus

89 votes

Which way should be "on" for a switch?

80 votes
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Should "Like us on Facebook" be a required field on a form?

76 votes
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What are the drawbacks of designing a Windows application to look like a Mac application?

76 votes
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Files size units: "KiB" vs "KB" vs "kB"

75 votes

What is the exact difference between fluid and responsive design?

74 votes
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Why did Microsoft make Windows 8 hard to Power Off?

72 votes
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Don't hide or disable menu items?

58 votes

How to tell visitors to activate JavaScript?

52 votes
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What research is there suggesting modal dialogs are disruptive?

44 votes

Why should we ask the password twice during registration?

41 votes
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Why does Firefox remove the "close tab button" when you have more than n tabs open unless you focus on the tab?

39 votes
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Is there ever a requirement to allow text to be underlined when it's not a link or a header

37 votes
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Is this hard to read?

36 votes

How could one prevent drunk users from using a mobile application?

33 votes
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What is the best practice for data table cell content alignment

32 votes

How to explain to director that a multilevel dropdown menu isn't a good idea

30 votes

When should you start autocompleting a search in autocomplete search field?

30 votes
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Improving the UX of Clippy

29 votes

All capital titles: good or bad?

29 votes
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Why are Inverted Colors considered an accessibility feature?

28 votes
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When form submission fails, password field gets blanked, why is that the case?

28 votes
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Good reasons to use bad UI

28 votes
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Pop-under: Really that bad?

25 votes

Where should the GUI light source come from?

24 votes

Why did scrolling vertically became a pattern?

23 votes
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Has user testing found that the "three horizontal bars" for main menu on mobile is commonly understood?

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