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The pre tag is shown in a larger font than other code snippets

On Unix.SE and Meta.Unix.SE only, I see <pre> blocks in a larger font than <pre><code> or backquoted blocks. Observed in both Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 13. This is perhaps not a bug, ...
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Horizontal scrollbar on profile [closed]

There's a horizontal scrollbar on my profile (and any other profile, for that matter). Using Chrome on Ubuntu.
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Background image should not assume I use a white background

I like to use a grey background for Firefox to ease eye strain while reading plain text. Many sites (including unix.stackexchange.com) assume the browser uses a white background. This If you intend ...
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Tag wiki presentation box hides excerpt input box

The input box for tag wiki excerpts is too wide and disappears under the “What are Tag Wikis” box. Please make it the same width as the full tag wiki input box. (Observed under Firefox 3.0.6 and ...
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My userstyle - How do you think I should improve it ?

I got sick of looking at SE sites that are black on white - Us terminal users like dark themes, so I've gone all out to make a great userstyle, try it! - If you like it, improve it then tell us about ...
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Problem with capital 'S' on Chrome.

As you can see, there seems to be some problem with the capital letter 'S' on Chrome 10.0.648.82 beta. (It seems to have a problem with the number '0' as well.) Edit: I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit.
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Text box on flagging dialog is too big

The text box with "Something is not quite right?" is too big it sticks out. I'm sure this is easy to fix :)
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Suggested edits icon is difficult to read

It looked right initially, but now the suggested edits indicator looks like this: (there's a "1" in there if you squint hard)
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Error image nominations

The 404 page, error page and captcha page have very generic images. There have been proposals for 404 images and captcha images before. This is a call for error image nominations. Furthermore, the ...
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Site icon in migration dialog is mispositioned

The site icon on the off-topic close dialog doesn't line up with the text: The only other sites I can close on are SO and BCG (which is still in beta); the icons look right on those:
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Favourite tagged questions: highlight colors, too bright?..

I can't distinguish favourite questions, which are highlighted, on the front page from others, even if I squint. The only way to notify them is to change my viewing angle to something other than 90°. ...
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What happened to the appearance of tags?

Just now I have a look at the tags page and see that they all have a slash just like the things on title bar. That looks somewhat weird to me regarding that they are not at the root directory. For ...
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Why the non-monochrome background?

After a few minutes, I've come to strongly dislike the dots on the background. Why not just a pure white? (If it's just me, I suppose it's easily fixed in my user CSS.)
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Poor contrast on the “How to Ask” widgets

On Meta, the “How to Ask” and other rectangular widgets on the right of the screen that appear when you ask a question are very dark islands in an almost-white page. I don't like it, but it may just ...
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Bolder question title font

I find the question title font too thin, on question pages and to some extent on the /questions as well. The titles don't stand out enough to my tastes. The same font is used on CSTheory. I find it ...
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Small or large caps on title?

It would be extra nice if UNIX & LINUX on the title would be Unix & Linux. Would be even nicer if the nix part of Unix was done in small caps (as Wikipedia says): ...officially trademarked ...
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Link color inside Code

It's hard to spot a link inside code elements. Maybe this is a link, or this? (There are three links in this question, can you find them? :)
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Lower-case the main navigation buttons

It would be extra nice to lower-case the /Questions, /Tags, /Users, ... text, just to fit in with the Unix philosophy (/etc, /usr, /home, ...). I'm even thinking that /Ask Question should be something ...
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Strange color on buttons?

It seems the buttons have a strange color that doesn't match anything else on the site.
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Vote-up arrow cut off.

The vote-up arrow appears cropped. I looked at the sprite image, and it's fine there, so some css trick is chopping it.
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New Design Launched

Hi All, Unix and Linux site has been officially launched!. Thank you for your design feedback and congrats! I ended up taking the mascots off the header. I agree with you that they made the site a ...
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Design Ideas for Unix and Linux site Updated

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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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 ...
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Captcha Image Nominations

According to the Top 7, we need to select a CAPTCHA image. So please submit your proposals as answers to this question.