User Cards Feel a Little Taller Than They Really Need to Be

I was finally getting around to uploading images for my profile & user card backgrounds, which got me looking at my user card, and vertically it feels very wasteful. Perhaps this is partially due to either space being reserved for planned additions or me simply not having used / unlocked specific things yet, but…

  • The location is on a line by itself - this is fine, but unnecessary.
  • Cheers is on a line by itself, and really doesn’t feel like it needs to be.
  • Solutions is on a line by itself, and likewise feels like it could be elsewhere.
  • The recently added Pronouns aren’t just on a line by themselves (and formatted differently), but are about as far away from your name as possible - which feels like a strange design choice.

Here’s how my user card appears on Meta at the moment;

I crudely hacked the image a bit to mockup some changes;

Apart from the quality of the mockup, I much prefer it - the user card more closely resembles how it appeared years ago; it’s somewhat shorter, it’s a bit more compact, and it’s feeling a little less bloated.

Would love to hear what others think!

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