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On-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason

Even as I'm typing this it has done it again. Every time I click into the text box to form an answer, ask a question, or edit a post, the on-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason, and remains ...
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Mi Yodeya'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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New Mi Yodeya site theme coming soon

You all get the nicest community award. Your feedback was on point and very constructive. You're all awesome. I've added tags to the feedback below and we will try to include changes where ever we can ...
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Another CSS issue with the save button?

This post indicated a CSS issue with the save button on the "edit profile" page. It seems that this issue (or a related one) has cropped up again. This is what the page looks like by me: And here is ...
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What's with the duck?

When I logged into Mi Yodeya after Yom Tov, I noticed something in the bottom right corner of the screen which wasn't there before: What is this, and what does it do?
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Some buttons are illegible (probably a CSS issue)

There seems to be a design (CSS?) bug on the main site. Look at this button in the "edit profile" settings: Here is the corresponding page on a different site: It's not just that button; I ...
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The bottom of the Favorite button is cut off

I just noticed that the bottom of the circular "favorite this question" button is cut off, both on Mi Yodeya and Mi Yodeya Meta: This issue also applies to the Favorites section of the user ...
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Could we increase contrast for links on meta?

Some recent style updates changed the link color on meta: Did you spot both visited links there? I had trouble doing so. Even the two unvisited ones are a little hard for me to see. (I grant that ...
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Site Design Updates are Live

A majority of the changes are not visible; these tweaks go along with recent updates that were made to Stack Overflow: We have updated the site's CSS to a newly refactored LESS system, so that it's ...
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What just happened to our design? Visited links are now blue

Regression This was fixed (per the answer below0 and has broken again, on main and meta (August 2015). And then was fixed again and is now broken again (October 2015). Our nice, soft, shades-of-...
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Front page is allergic to numbers

Some things seem to be missing at the moment: I confirmed this in private/incognito windows in Firefox and Chrome, and in plain old Safari (no customizations and, apparently, no prior visits to this ...
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Bug in the site navigation links

The main site looks like this on my system: Meta looks like: Presumably, the Unanswered link should not be under Badges. I tested on Firefox (32.0) and Chrome (30.0.1599.114) both running on 64bit ...
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Why were we left with boring 404 and error pages?

There were so many great ideas proposed here. How come none got implemented? My personal favorites are these for error and 404.
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A cool icon for accepted answer

I saw the Seasoned Advice site has a silver-cover icon (as in, this one's ready to serve) to mark questions with accepted answers. Can we do something like that? Perhaps a Torah scroll icon or ...
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Why is Mi Yodeya written in Rashi script?

I'd like to know why the hebrew for Mi Yodeya is written in Rashi script?
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Misleading tool tips on Meta

Votes on Meta often signify agreement/disagreement on content and not research-usefulness-clarity. Shouldn't the tool tips match that, so newbies like me won't get confused? I suggest "I support the ...
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Help Center doesn't play well with text zoom

The spiffy new Help Center presents an attractive, easy-to-use layout, but the page doesn't adapt to text zoom as well as the rest of the site does. This is the page with three levels of zoom (my ...
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Items break container when window width is resized below ~990px

I am not an expert in CSS, but it seems that the issue is in .container and #footer. I think that since Mi Yodeya (unlike all the other SE sites I checked1) is using a repeated image as a background, ...
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“Linked” section overlapping divider

At https://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/20473, the "Linked" section on the right currently overlaps the decorative divider.
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As a moderator, I can't tell which questions on a user's profile on Mi Yodeya are deleted

As a moderator on Mi Yodeya, I can see deleted answers on any user profile and I see all the questions, but the deleted questions are not visually distinguished. I would like to be able to see at a ...
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The hand overlaps the text in the “may be a duplicate” notice

The hand overlaps the text in the "may be a duplicate" notice.
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Did the “Questons” Button Link at the Top of the Page Change?

Until around a month ago, when I clicked on the "Questions" option at the top of the Mi Yodeya page, it gave me all questions, unanswered or not, with the most recent ones listed first. When I do it ...
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Recommended frame for the Mi Yodeya mini-poster

I plan to frame my Mi Yodeya mini-poster when I get it and hang it in my house because: It's beautiful. I value my association with this community. It will serve as an ongoing promotion of the ...
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header alignment problem on main

Just now something in the styling changed on main that has caused the header row to be aligned weirdly for me: This does not happen on meta. That screen shot is from Firefox (3.6, Windows XP). I ...
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Badly aligned rows in HTML table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Design bug in badge page I looked at the list of users that got cleanup badge, and it seems to me that the date and the link to question and user are not aligned well in the ...
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Contest proposal - 404 error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Design Ideas for 404, Captcha, and Error pages I propose we have a contest to come up with a site-specific 404 Error page (3 Weeks Warning: Turn speakers off before clicking ...
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Can the share box on main not be charcoal?

Click "share" beneath any post and a box pops up: I think the charcoal gray looks out of place on our main site. I propose something like: (That's .share-tip{background-color:#853}.share-tip a,....
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Let's design a paper flyer for promoting Mi Yodeya!

Now that we have a name and a logo, we can make promotional materials featuring our identity to help people spread awareness of Mi Yodeya to new audiences. Let's design a paper flyer (presumably, but ...
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Is there anything we can do about the Hebrew font used on the main site?

Is there anything we can do about the Hebrew font used on the main site? See my question Does anyone have a proof text that animals *don't* have spirits?. I quoted הירדת היא למטה לארץ and the ...
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Design bug in badge page

The date and post title overlap on the tumbleweed badge page, as well as other post-related badge pages. As Monica noted in the comments, there also seems to be a vertical offset between the two.
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Professional advice disclaimer (post-launch re-request)

Follow-up to CYLOR Disclaimer Now that Mi Yodeya has launched, I'd like to renew the request for a more-pervasive placement of our "professional advice" disclaimer. Currently, the following ...
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Hebrew in comments and sidebars is too small to read

The current font used on site (Georgia) renders Hebrew letters smaller than their English counterparts. In posts, this causes no problems, as 15px is plenty large enough to read clearly. However in ...
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Contrast of the word “search” next to the expanded search box

On both Main and Meta, when you start typing into the Search box, and the box expands, the word "search:" next to the box is in white, which has a very low contrast with the light background.
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Where'd our community bulletin board go?

Our community bulletin board seems to have disappeared from the site. What happened?
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Favorite tag questions highlighting lacks contrast with tags

When you add a tag to your favorites, any question that has that tag is automatically highlighted in question lists, with the color #faf1e4. Problem is, the tags are almost exactly the same color (#...
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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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Design for Mi Yodeya

Shalom! I'm Jin, I work 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 and culture. However, all ...
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Design Ideas for 404, Captcha, and Error pages

As you all know, StackExchange's resident designer, Jin, has informed us that our site is due for graduation soon. Jin has been really awesome about getting input and ideas from the community about ...
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Change or choose Hebrew font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything we can do about the Hebrew font used on the main site? I don't really like the font in which Hebrew is displayed on our site. Can I petition for it to be ...
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Your New Beta Theme

Your site looks a bit different today. The design changes are a "sneak peek" at the new Stack Exchange Beta theme. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished ...
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Can you design a Community Promotion Ad for the Weekly Topic Challenge?

As reported here, we have, for a limited time, the ability to create Community Promotion Ads to help build awareness for some of our regular site promotions, and how well we utilize this new tool is ...
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Can you design a Community Promotion Ad for Parashat Hashavu'a Chat?

As reported here, we have, for a limited time, the ability to create Community Promotion Ads to help build awareness for some of our regular site promotions, and how well we utilize this nee tool is ...
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Design for Judaism.SE

I occasionally search for "Judaism" across all SE chat sites, and I just discovered this comment from Jin Yang, SE's resident designer: yeah i'm designing the music and judaism sites now i ...
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What happened to Chat?

I just noticed that he "chat" button disappeared and was replaced by "blog". Does that mean no more chat?
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Let's create a logo graphic

If we end up sponsoring any conferences (and it's looking increasingly likely that we could be doing this very soon), we'll need a logo that conference organizers can put into their materials on our ...
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CYLOR Disclaimer

The previous incarnation of this site had the following disclaimer at the top, in red: Like Wikipedia, mi.yodeya makes no guarantee of validity, and does not offer professional (particularly ...
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What should our FAQ material contain? / How should we describe the scope of this site?

What should go in the FAQ material for this new site? It turns out that on the FAQ page itself, only the part at the top that describes the scope (under "What kind of questions can I ask here?") is ...
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The “This is a favorite question” Button [closed]

Is there a way we can change the "favorite" button across the entire site (there should be one directly to the left of this question)? I find it somewhat ironic to have a pentagram incorporated into a ...