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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

I'm in full support of including the photo widget here on meta, as long as screenshot-of-the-week continues to be consistent for the foreseeable future. If screenshot of the week becomes inconsistent,...
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24 votes

Minor design updates

The amount of whitespace in the new layout seems excessive. This is especially apparent anytime a header is involved. The space above and below the question title, for instance, is more than 1x the ...
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Can we please stop using block quotes for formatting Minecraft commands?

I agree; we should definitely be using code blocks for Minecraft commands. Why? Commands are basically a type of code. Code should go in code blocks. Blockquotes are for quotes, not code. ...
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Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Animation: status-completed UPDATE - The ship only fires once per page load after a five second delay. Adding hover or click to this does make it more complicated as it makes the base code for this ...
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Minor design updates

Meta featured tags are not looking so hot, I think it's because they're visited links:
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Visited hyperlinks are hard to distinguish against plain text

To demonstrate this, I inspected the source to get the hex codes for the colors. The visited link is #114475, and the plain text is #3b4045. If you run a contrast on these two colors you get a ...
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16 votes

Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

Heck yeah. Anything cool like this that could drive participation on Arqade should be utilized. It's small enough that people who don't care won't be bothered, but big enough that it's noticeable ...
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15 votes

Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

feature-request status-completed Can we get a face for our beloved mothership? Without the 'Ask Question' text, the face of the mothership looks really plain: Can mothership v2 have a few more ...
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14 votes

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Flag box seems to inherit transparency from parent post, and has bad z-order when that post is greyed out: This doesn't seem to effect regular posts, just those that have hit the downvote/negative ...
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14 votes

Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

A couple of things I noticed: status-completed 1. What happened to our 'Planet surface'/Arcade Footer? Old: New: Now it just looks like we're floating in space... status-bydesign The left nav is ...
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Mod Tools Flag count is in the wrong place, and the user info on the right hand side is too spaced out. Users page, visited link in count should be white: It's even worse on meta: Same page, counts ...
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How is the Arqade spaceship supposed to work in the new design?

As Catija mentioned in an edit of this answer, The ship only fires once per page load after a five second delay.
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

This is live now: Thanks so much to the SE team!
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Is it okay to use code formatting when there's no clear and obvious alternative?

If you're really super concerned about semantic markup, you can use <pre></pre> tags, which carry no implication that the preformatted text is code. Personally, I don't care that much. As ...
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Do we want to enable the photo widget for our site?

Yes, it should be added. Why Arqade users could benefit. It would give users interesting content to see on a regular basis, even if they never click to see the rest of the week's submissions. The ...
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Minor design updates

The review buttons feel too big. And now that I'm typing this, so does the font in the answer edit box. In fact, as pointed out by @PrivatePansy, everything feels too big and airy. What's the ...
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Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Maybe we should just ditch the mothership entirely (Dodges eggs from mothership fanatics!) Others have said that the mothership feels out of place by just randomly shooting its laser beam, rather ...
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Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

status-bydesign Doesn't the Rocket portion (logo) look weird? There is no grass under the rocket. The text ARQADE is also not in the rocket body. Old: New:
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Make the meta mothership shoot its lasers too

status-completed This was done as part of Stack Exchange's standardised site design rollout. Both main and meta-site motherships will now fire their lazors on page load, after a short delay.
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I took the liberty of creating a new vector graphic with the 'meta' included. I'm not a vector graphics pro, but using Inkscape and copying and manipulating the existing objects I was able to create ...
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Format a (long) bulleted list to be scrollable

<pre> <ul> <li><b>test</b> <i>test</i> <li>a ... </ul> </pre> test test aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Could we have the new <kbd> tag?

Can we have <kbd> to be made to look more like arcade buttons? Most of the time it's used it's for a single character at a time. E.g.: jsfiddle
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Minor design updates

Tabs are placed one pixel too low: It's not terribad when none of them are selected, but it's really noticeable when, say, the Users tab is selected.
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Can a spell check button be added to the Markdown editor?

It's not worth it Most major PC browsers support spellcheck out of the box Mobile devices handle spell-check at the keyboard level Adding an additional level of spellcheck would be superfluous at ...
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Arqade's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Two questions: status-completed Can we have the old footer imagery back? In particular the old old gaming dot stackexchange dot com heart. status-completed The new logotype doesn't feel right to ...
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"Ask Question" button in different position for meta than main site

With Stack Exchange's move to a standardized site design, this issue has been solved (albeit inadvertently). The 'Ask Question' button has been moved: and the mothership now aligns properly: Don't ...
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Could we have the new <kbd> tag?

Down with the new-style <kbd>! Keep the old one! Or at least keep the serif font! The biggest appeal of the kbd tag is that it's completely unambiguous: press 1, then I, then l, and Dwarf ...
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6 votes

Minor design updates

The line between answers is barely visible, at least on my monitor.
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6 votes

Minor design updates

Not sure about how many people feel the same but I liked the grey highlighting on the Hot-Topic and Featured meta posts. I'd really like to see some kind of highlighting here to distinguish the hot ...
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Visited hyperlinks are hard to distinguish against plain text

Update (Aug 2020): Given the recent addition of status-completed by a Stack Exchange Staff member - I guess SE considers the following change to be the official solution to this issue: With the ...
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