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On-topic help page edit preview is inaccurate on our serif-font site

Moderators can edit the on-topic help page. (It's the only help page we can edit.) As you can see, that page shows up as sans-serif: However when editing the post preview uses our standard serif ...
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Interface problem with disabled side bar?

I have disabled the side bay by checking the "Hide left navigation" button in my settings. However, when I do this the [Questions] [Tags] [Users] [Unanswered] navigation buttons are missing from where ...
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Can we do something about font ambiguity of 0 (zero) vs o (lower case 'O')?

This answer uses the well-known phrase "game zero", except it uses a numeric '0' (Game 0). I had to read the line several times, before realizing what was being said. Then I even tried to edit the ...
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Role-playing Games's updated site theme is live!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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Can the main theme picture of the site be changed?

I haven't been on this website for a while but i could say i've been here for about a year and i noticed the picture of the Dragon fighting some people. I've been looking at it for a year and it kinda ...
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Where does the header banner image come from?

I mean the image of the androids fighting the dragon above. It looks cool. Where does it come from?
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Buttons in the email settings pages look wrong

On Edit Email Settings, the save button has illegibly colored text: (I deleted my email from this field just for the screenshot. It looked like that even when I had one entered.) The same ...
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Color & layout issues with “You earned a new privilege!”

As shown below, it's very difficult to see what the new privilege is. (but it is there ↑)
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Can we make the dice bot more accessible?

I've recently learned that d4, 8, 10, 12, and 20 interface well with screen readers, but that the d6 reads as "bullets." Presumably, that's the interpretation given to pips. Can we change the d6 to ...
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The top bar has lost most of its alpha transparency

Way back, a little while after its initial launch, the top bar was given a nice subtle but not-too-subtle alpha transparency which showed off our header art just that little bit more. It appears to ...
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The Community Ads Stats page is still using the old ad dimensions

The Community Promotion Ad Statics page is still using the old Community Ad dimensions, which makes the images in it squashed.
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Updates to the site

You may have noticed some updates to the design lately, they are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. The updates allow us to: Have sharper / more beautiful design on retina ...
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CSS woes: blue links, messed up user page (Are we getting an upgrade?!)

Links have suddenly turned blue, again. New question instead of bumping the old one because I can’t remove status-completed from the other. Moreover, the CSS on the user pages is messed up, floats ...
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Post as a guest: CSS bug

Here's what it looks like on Win7, Chrome 45.0.2454.85, 1304x660 viewport: Similar issue in Firefox 40 and IE 11, yet it underflows instead of overflowing. Fix: remove that useless one-cell ...
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Links suddenly blue?

Links are suddenly blue. Personally, from a usability standpoint, I find this to be a significant improvement (blue is the standard link color on the internet, the dull red stands out poorly compared ...
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Downvoted answers stay grayed-out when hovered over

Answers downvoted to -3 or less are shown grayed out, but they're supposed to unfade when you hover the mouse over them. Except it doesn't work here on RPG.SE. (It does work on most other SE sites.) ...
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What does this site's logo mean?

Hey could you tell me a little bit about your logo and what it means? I really like it. Same one that appears as the Favicon in the URL field and behind the word playing in the banner.
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Please change our visited link colours on Meta to something more legible than bright yellow on white

Our link colours on Meta RPG are a sort of off-yellow (as opposed to red on main site), and mostly they're pretty legible, but the visited link colour is not, being a fairly bright yellow (#d29b44) on ...
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Please fix the spacing for our header styles (it's backwards) and our H3 sizing. Fix suggested inside

This is a somewhat trivial request, but it's about a typographical pet peeve I've been noticing for a few months. I figure I might as well make a request about it. Problem 1 of 2: The H2 and H3 have ...
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Skin does not handle read-only mode well

During the outage earlier today, it looked like the explanatory bar saying that the site was in read-only mode was overlapping the header graphic: Picture taken in Windows 7 using the latest Google ...
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Links invisible until hovered over

For some reason, as of earlier today, the text of links in main’s homepage is no longer visible for me until after I’ve hovered over the link. Links to questions in a tag I follow do appear, however. ...
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Main page blank space?

This isn't present on other SEs I've visited, so the new header alone isn't the cause..? Though they may have already fixed it on the sites I checked. In case it matters, this view is from Firefox and ...
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Wacky scrolling in Chrome if you scroll from the subheader

There's some goofy behaviour I've noticed in Google Chrome. Here's how to reproduce it. Put your cursor somewhere in this region Or anywhere in the site's header where you can middle-click, really. ...
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Visited links have no style on mobile

This seems to have started following the spate of code changes associated with the new close-vote and duplicate banners. Visited links on mobile are unstyled now: That freehand-circled sentence is a ...
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The chat help-text for guests is unreadable

I hopped on chat for the Town Hall and saw this at the bottom of the window: The logo doesn't look great, but the real problem is that the help text is completely unreadable. Highlighting it gives: ...
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Use non-breaking spaces in sidebar banner links

There’s a dialog sidebar with links to the About page, FAQ and meta. Unfortunately, the “FAQ” link is broken in half, resulting in an (1) unaesthetic and (2) slightly confusing visual. This could be ...
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Badge spacing in top bar is misleading

I just glanced at my badges and was very confused why I only had two silvers... It took me a few seconds to realize that the spacing was off. Compare to meta: I don't know if the difference is truly ...
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Accepted answers in answer tab are hard to distinguish

On the answers tab of a user's profile, the green vote-count of an accepted answer is hard to distinguish from the grey vote-count of the others. In the user's summary, accepted answers (and questions ...
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Big X in Usernames?

In the font used for usernames, the X is oddly distinctly larger than the other letters (see: my username on answers here and on the main site). Not just a little, like it seems like a half-capital ...
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CSS bug: Review page inconsistant

I'm pretty sure the 2 shouldn't be there.
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Make the font used to show user reputation in posts a little more readable?

First of all, I think the new design is amazing. It elegantly combines the fantasy and sci-fi settings that tend to be prominent in RPG's, and also uses the pencil drawings at the bottom corners of ...
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Welcome banner not seen

I am not seeing the welcome banner as show on the design for RPG.se . Is it my browser (Chrome) or something that is not yet done?
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Answers jump when hovering over “feedback”

When visiting the site as an anonymous user, hovering over the "feedback" link below an answer causes the following answers to jump down by about 5 pixels, and back up again when you move the mouse ...
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New Design Launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old favicons,...
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Promoting our site launch?

Hopefully by now you've seen Jin's Awesome Design for RPG.se, so you know we're moving toward a launch. The question is, how can we make the launch as successful as possible? How and where can we ...
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Design for RPG.se

Thank you for your helpful suggestions in the design brainstorming post. I am very excited to present to the community the design I've been working on. The overall look and feel I'm going after is a ...
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New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
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Site design: 404/captcha/error page images

I'll be presenting community with the final design of rpg.se very soon. Meanwhile, I need some ideas for the error, captcha and 404 page images. For the captcha image, I normally use a non-human ...
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Who decides what design we get when we graduate?

I know the answer to this probably is the S.E. staff, but what if the community is not happy with the design they apply? Can we petition a change?
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Design Ideas for RPG 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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Can we get a graphic design?

I've been planning on making a business card I can hand out (and pass around the design) for rpg.stackexchange.com. I can setup all the text I want, but it still looks plain. Could someone design a ...
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Look and feel of final site design

I found a question on logo design. However I didn't find any on the rest of the look and feel of the final site. I created a question to contain suggestions of what the theme for the site should be. ...
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Are questions about RPG design on topic?

Should questions that ask for help in designing an RPG game, or specific mechanics for an RPG game, be allowed?
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Site logo design?

Assuming the site exits beta in a few months, what kind of logo should it have?.