Not terribly important, but a pet peeve of mine:
Whenever I come back to a stack-exchange site where my gmail associated account was logged in, but for one reason or another the stack-exchange site cookie was gone on that browser, the site dutifully logs me back in automatically (nice) and presents a message at the top that reads
Welcome back Faust, you've been logged in. Click here to refresh the page.
"Click here" is B-rate web design, and makes me cringe every time.
Also the link style is utterly un-distinguishable (at least on some sites, like Skeptics) from the regular text surrounding it.
w3c specifically recommends ever using it: Don't say "click here"; not everyone will be clicking - Quality Web Tips
Can we please change this to:
Welcome back Faust, you've been logged in. Refresh the page.
text-decoration:underline on the link, which I can't seem to effect in this posting]