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Red color of “you can't create new tags” warning text hardly readable against background

If, as a user without sufficient reputation, you try to create a new tag, you'll get a warning message next to the tag input line. Look for <div id="ask-error-container" class="form-error"> ...
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Problems with the flag dialog

There are miscellaneous problems with the flag dialog: Transparency problem with the close icon Transparency problem with the "Flag Question" button Discolored corners Misaligned remaining flags ...
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Text color when editing tags

The tag editing page for posts seems pretty unreadable to me. See screenshot below:
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Site works slowly since official launch

I am not sure if this only happened to me or if anyone else has the same problem, but after the official launch of Ask Different this website has become very slow for me. For example, while scrolling ...
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New Domain: Redirection vs New Location

Is askdifferent.com always going to redirect to apple.stakexchange.com? My understanding was that the site would, like the other graduated SE sites, be accessed and used by our unique domain. I would ...
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How can I see Site Stats?

After official launch of Ask Different we loose little "site stats" box: Know how can we see Ask Different stats? I check Area51 it seems that the stats didn't update after official launch. Also I ...
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New design issues

There's a few places where we have blue & black text on a blue background: Badge lookup: Previous version: http://i.stack.imgur.com/EqJea.png Update: the issue now is the over-large bottom ...
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Privileges Lost: Really?

I understand that launched sites require more rep for a given privilege, but it feels pretty unfair that I've now lost a bunch of my capabilities. I think it would be much friendlier to let beta ...
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Cosmetic bug in new theme

The number inside the red badge for featured questions is not aligned correctly:
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New Design Launched

Hi all, As you can see the new design is live, which means Apple.stackexchange.com has been officially launched! Congratulations! Also thank you for the feedback on the initial design. I was able to ...
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Color scheme hard to read

The color scheme on the priviledges page is so dark, it's barely readable. So is the red warning messages I get while posting. Tried multiple browsers, multiple PC's, pretty much the same everywhere.
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Wrong titlebar text

I assume the <title> of the page should be "Ask Different" instead of "Apple", since that's how Ask Ubuntu did it
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Ask Different, really? Surely Ask Apple

What exactly does Ask Different have to do with Apple? AskApple surely? It doesn't fit with the URL It doesn't fit the names of other stackexchange sites, which are pretty much the same from beta to ...
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first bug on new theme :D

the gold, silver and bronze badges must change order!
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Refresh The Main Page

Add a comment if you had Apple.StackExchange.com loaded today and refreshed the page "N" times to see if the new design appeared… This is a joke ;) Update for the less humorous out there: A bird¹ ...
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Apple.se and meta.apple.se sites showing as “Android” Operating System power users in welcoming screen.

Am not sure what happened to Apple.se website and it's Meta websites, both are showing as Android Operating System power users. These messages are showing when a user didn't login to the website. ...
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What mobile affordances are planned for this sire?

Are there plans for a mobile version of this site? The usual version works OK, but a more compact version with fewer images would be nice. Is this considered/ruled out/in the works?
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[ios-X] versus [iosX]

While re-tagging a question, I noticed the tag for specific versions of iOS is as such ios4. Is there any reason for this? I personally think ios-4 would be cleaner. Besides, we already have ios-sdk ...
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Design for the Apple StackExchange site

Hi all. I'm Jin, and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, ...
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Closing question as should be on other SE site

I think that Question about C++ navigation should be on Stack Exchange. So I tried to flag it as off-topic - the off-topic box only gave me the choice of meta for this - on other SE sites it would ...
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Legal questions?

On the main trilogy, there's a very consistent hard line drawn against amateur legal advice. If you want to have the same policy here, you should vote to close: Is it possible to have GPL software ...
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Where should we announce our official launch?

With our launch (theoretically) right around the corner, we should try and see if we can get the official site launch announced and/or covered. Here's a list of places I've thought about: Reddit ...
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Chat status on landing page of Apple.se ?

I see Photo.se has an entry to left side of the landing page (http://photo.stackexchange.com). I wish Apple.se also could have the same. If I want to see about the chat room status, I have to click ...
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How to appeal a question's status as exact duplicate?

My question was closed as an exact duplicate; however, I don't think it is, since my question addresses a more specific capability of the iOS keyboard in terms of Unicode (not just symbols). So I'd ...
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Social media presence

In order to increase the visibility of our site, we may want to start a social media presence. There is now an official Twitter feed for questions that people can follow and retweet. I've also set up ...
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Non-answers disguised as answers, and non-questions disguised as questions

We seem to be having more and more of these types of posts lately. "Answers" where the user is really providing commentary on the question asked, or opinions on whether or not the scenario in ...
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404 Image Nominations

According to the Top 7, we need to select a 404 image - an image that will be displayed when users try to bring up a page that does not exist. Please quote the source so the team can negotiate rights ...
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Migrated from superuser.com

I read before that when we are in beta moderator can't migrated any question to our site. but now I see some question migrated, any body know who did this?
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Merry Xmas to all :)

There’s no question in this question, and whether you believe/like/hate/ignore/etc., this is a time where a lot of people stays with family and such. I can’t because mine is on the other side of the ...
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Change in moderators

On 7 September, Robert Cartaino♦ made the Moderator Pro Tem Announcement, listing as moderators: But now… When I look at our About page today, I see the moderators listed as: I was ...
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Should questions about the developer's side of the app store be considered on or off topic?

On one hand, posts about tax forms and the like are pretty narrow in scope and don't fit well with the more general, user-centric questions that this site is intended to get. On the other hand, such ...
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Official Site Title

Hi all. I have some exciting news to share. A design for the official Apple.se site is in the works! I need to ask the community what the final text in the header logo should be. Right now it's just "...
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iLife suite question

Is this a good place to ask specific usage questions about GarageBand, iMovie ?
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Question Deletion

I'm not sure if it contributes to our site stats, but one possible way to increase our answer / question ratio would be to delete some of the closed questions that have no useful answers. Even if it ...
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Keyboard icons & terminology

Different people use different terminology and symbols for Mac keys/commands. I figured we should have one standardized list that can be a point of reference for editing guidelines. In general, the ...
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Community wiki checkbox

I thought I remembered there being a community wiki checkbox when creating a question or editing an existing one. I created a question with the intention of making it community wiki but can not find ...
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Going from “okay” to “excellent” [closed]

Final Update: Now that we've launched, I wanted to update this post with our final numbers: Many thanks to everyone who helped make the site a success! Update 4: We just crossed over 15 questions ...
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Why didn't my 100 reputation bonus get applied?

Obviously this belongs on https://apple.meta.stackexchange.com/ instead of here, but I can't ask a question there without a 5 reputation here on https://apple.stackexchange.com/ first! When I created ...
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If/When the site leaves beta, will there be an option to migrate questions?

Like what happens on superuser/stackoverflow/etc?
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So… how are we doing?

I realized we’re very close to be “evaluated” (when I say ‘we’ I mean all of us, writers/readers/users/moderators/curious/Etc.) What did we do right/wrong so far? What can we do to make it better (or ...
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New tag for controversial discussions?

Martin has kindly suggested the use of [poo-storm] referenced here. I believe the first recipient of this honorary tag should be the hackintosh thread. All in favor?
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An open request for *moderate* moderation

I don't want to create any kind of poo-storm, but I would like to see more hands-off moderation, at least in these early stages of the site. A lot of the users on this site are brand-new, and they ...
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Rename tag appstore to mac-appstore and ios-appstore

Since Apple's Mac Appstore is coming in less than 90 days, should we think about renaming all appstore question to ios-appstore, before all the question related to the Mac Appstore start to appear? ...
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Should we perhaps upvote some more?

If you're been reading the Stack Overflow blog recently, you might have noticed that Area 51 now has more pronounced (traffic light colour-coded) indicators about how the beta sites are doing. Here's ...
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How do you get “keys” to appear in your answer text?

See the accepted answer in this post: How do you position your hand to use the command key? What finger do you use? What's the markdown the person used to turn the CMD curly symbol in to a floating ...
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Are games on topic?

There's already a gaming SE, and superuser, which is much like this site, explicitly excludes games.
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What is the community wiki?

This question has been closed, and says something about the "community wiki"... What is it?
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Are iPhone App Requests On Topic?

I'm looking specifically at this proposal: There's an app for that (iPhone apps) Proposed Q&A site for people who want to find and discuss iPhone apps. The app store is not a friendly place to ...
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Tag for questions that apply to MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook equally?

There are some questions on the site that apply to all Apple notebook computers. These questions tend to be tagged arbitrarily as MacBook or MacBook Pro. However, a question can also be related very ...
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How do you get to the page that describes reputation privileges you have earned?

The other day when I logged in I received a notification. It said that I was now able to vote to close questions. I have already had this privilege for awhile, but I clicked on the details link in ...

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