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Christianity's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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New footer trims horizon

I was looking at the footer of any page, it's a bit cut off on the top - seems like we could use a little more padding on the bottom so that where it fades to white is more aligned with where the ...
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Why do quotation marks look weird?

Curled quotation marks don’t look curled. Left double quote: “: “ (looks identical to an uncurled quotation mark: ": "). Right double quote: ”: ” (ditto)....
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Can we have a font with better italics?

Currently, the site uses the Google font Lusitana for most of the content. This has the disadvantage that there is no native italic, resulting in a faux italic which is — bluntly — ugly. Would it ...
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Proposal: Change our masthead to read: “about CHRISTIANITY”

Compared to other StackExchange sites, Christianity.SE has a very high percentage of closed questions, as pointed out and discussed in this Meta post: Why does this site have such a high percentage of ...
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Why do smart quotes not appear as smart quotes in Christianity.SE, but they do in BH.SE?

Does anyone have an idea why smart quotes do not appear when typed in Christianity.SE, but they do appear when typed in Biblical Hermeneutics (BH).SE? For example, I am typing beginning and end smart ...
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Christianity “fish” badge appears in list of new badges for non-Christianity Stack Exchange sites

When I look at my list of Stack Exchange achievements on most sites, I see a colored dot indicating that I have earned a new badge. Here is what it looks like on Stack Overflow (and every other site I ...
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Our down for maintenance page is unreadable

Got hit with a brief down for maintenance page earlier in the evening and was saddened to see this: The white on white isn't a particularly great look for us
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Meta logo on Main

I've restarted Firefox, so it shouldn't be a matter of the browser getting confused. It appears the Meta sprites are being used on Main: The main logo is the wrong colour — grey instead of blue — and ...
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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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I can't tell the difference between an accepted and unaccepted answer

Perhaps I'm just color-blind, but for me it is impossible to tell the difference between the accepted and not accepted checkmarks next to answers to my questions: Even when they are right next to ...
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Why is the blog not themed?

The English Language & Usage Community Blog has the lovely EL&U theme. The Christianity Community Blog still has the beta theme. Why? Supplementary question: What happened to the title “...
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Number of bronze badges partially visible [duplicate]

This might be a minor bug but I think it counts. The "8" of 178 bronze badges is half visible. Snapshot from this question. System: 1920x1080(1080p), Firefox v25.0.1 and likewise for 26.0.
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What do people here think of the new top bar?

The top bar on SE sites seems to have changed on 4 December 2013. I am curious what people here think of the change. (meta.stackoverflow may be a better place for such discussion and there may already ...
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Bronze badge number not visible on flagging page

When I go to to my flagging page I see this: The number of bronze flags is not visible (unless I mouse over, then I see the number in a tool tip). Update: I've only seen this in Google Chrome (...
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What are the up and down vote decorations supposed to be?

They confuse me greatly. What are they supposed to be? At first I thought they were snowflakes... In any event, if I wasn't an experienced Stack Exchange user, I really don't think I would have any ...
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The chat login message is unreadable

When entering a Christianity chat room prior to logging in, the login text is nearly impossible to read. Perhaps a dark blue would be better than white-on-white? My screen resolution is 1280x800. The ...
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Can we turn the “own text” color of chat down a few notches?

The new design has been implemented in chat. However the orange that is used for a user's own chat messages seems a little bit too bright. Would it be possible to turn it down just a touch? I don't ...
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Is it the font or color scheme that makes this site hard to bear for me?

I am generally having a hard time reading many of the questions in this font / color scheme of the new site. Honestly, the new layout and colors make me not want to come back to this site at all. This ...
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t in question titles and other larger fonts is too short

The lower case t in question titles and other places where the font is larger than body seems to be poorly formed. It's a bit too short, typically the same height as the top of the curve of the lower ...
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Lopsided cross?

The cross that forms the t in Christianity seems a little lopsided. msh210 posted an image on chat that shows the blue on the right is much lighter than the blue on the left: I suspect it's intended ...
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Up and down arrows are different hues

The downvote arrow is darker grey than the upvote arrow. I was just browsing the site and thought to myself, “Huh? I don't recall downvoting that answer.” Then I remembered that the actual ...
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Can something be done to these illegible info in the graduated version of the site?

I noticed that on the first page of the main site, the time and the reputation scores next to the user names are displayed in grey color making them a bit illegible. Here is a screenshot ...
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New chat theme usability issue

Perhaps I'm the only one seeing this: I think the word help is the leftmost option, but I copied a bit more just in case. My eyesight is pretty good, but I can't really read anything other than ...
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Should site specific badge icons show on all accounts?

When viewing an individuals profile on an SE network site, the accounts page shows badges with that site's theme. The resulting site specific badge icons strike me as odd when paired with other sites. ...
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Can the favicons be bigger in the user profile pages?

At the top of the browser window, the favicons fill up the normal amount of space. But when I look at my profile on any SE site, the C.SE favicon appears smaller, and part of the design is nearly ...
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A couple of overlap issues

Anything involving user cards and badges still seems a bit edgy. For example this guy is running over behind the next one.... This is even worse in the moderator stats page where apparently we all ...
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Fonts and header

In the Meta site, the font-specification is font-family: 'LusitanaRegular',"Palatino Linotype",Palatino,"Hoefler Text","Book Antiqua",Georgia,serif; which contains an error in the first name so it's ...
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Can the header bar alignment be cleaned up in webkit browsers?

Using the current stable channel release of Chrome (27 something), the header bar of the new theme is a little bit katywampus: Specifically the vertical alignment of the various text, images and menu ...
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Can the theme be darkened up just a touch?

While the new theme is pretty nice, over the last couple days I've spotted a couple usability issues stemming from the design itself. Most notably, I'm having trouble spotting the difference between ...
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Does the new site design have any easter eggs?

Easter egg is a jargon phrase from game developers. It is a small, usually hard to find detail or feature that is not documented anywhere except by people who have found it. It would be neat it the ...
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CC text and attribution is hard to see on new footer

Of course it shows up better in the picture... But on the actual site the white letters are hard to see specifically because the background picture gets lighter though that area. Not major but it ...
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Frame around signature sometimes overshadows the text

I have seen this: There's a frame around some users' (I didn't find why just some) name in their signature, and part of the text is hidden behind this frame.
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Badge number is misaligned with badge icon

See above: the "1" refers to the silver badges, but it's closer to the bronze badges. The larger spacing should be after the number and not before.
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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 being an awesome community! If you're still seeing the old favicons, ...
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Site design: 404/captcha/error page images

I'm getting close to converting the new design to css and ready for site graduation and launch soon! Meanwhile, I need some ideas for the error, captcha and 404 page images. They should be light-...
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Design concept for Christianity.se

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 sites ...
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How do I propose artwork for this site, once it gets gradu-mated?

So, I really want to suggest that we incoroprate P52 - the oldest extant fragment of the New Testament we have: It would convey the "People of the Book" and the scholarly thing we're going for. So,...
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Possible to adjust color of font for front page questions?

When I load the front page of C.SE, the questions that have been read are in one shade of blue, and any questions that haven't are in another, similar shade of blue. Depending on the lighting and the ...