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It happens to me rather often that I look at a question such as "How to do whatever with Collections" and while that's what I'm looking for in Java, it's useless if the question refers to, for instance, C#.

So, this is purely a UI thing: how about putting the tags right under the question title, rather than arbitrarily far under the question text itself?

EDIT: here's what I mean

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Hmm I wouldn't vote for a UI redesign for just that.. I think tag's are in correct place, and if someone read the question fully, no way he would miss the tag.. –  Krishnabhadra Jan 16 '13 at 10:13
@Krishnabhadra But that's the thing, once you've read the question fully, you understand that it wasn't related to the topic you wanted. Tags are precisely meant to let you quickly discriminate interesting from unrelated content –  Miquel Jan 16 '13 at 10:23
@Miquel - I don't open the question without reading tags. If have opened, first I read the title then tags and then the body of the question. –  hims056 Jan 16 '13 at 10:35
@hims056 true for the front page, but not so for example, when you look at the related questions on the side bar in this very same page –  Miquel Jan 16 '13 at 10:59
@Miquel - Read the second sentence. Just open the question and read tags before the body. :) –  hims056 Jan 16 '13 at 11:03
@hims056 :) User Experience is not your thing uh? :D –  Miquel Jan 16 '13 at 11:45

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The tags are not only listed at the end of the question, but also on the right-hand side:


Those are visible even for long questions; I think that's enough places to look for the tags.

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Oh. You're absolutely right. And yet I had never even noticed that :S Oh, the misteries of UI design. Or am I the only one that's half blind? ;) –  Miquel Jan 16 '13 at 10:17
@Miquel It happens to most of us: Is a website sidebar a user blind spot? –  Yannis Jan 16 '13 at 10:41

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