The banner message for new/not-logged-in users reads

Welcome to Q&A site for expert programmers interested...

There should be an article in there:

Welcome to a Q&A site for...

Or, if we want to be fancier:

Welcome to the super-mega-ultimate best-on-the-Interblags programmer Q&A site!!!!eleven!!

Reference image (ignore the freehand text, I'm reusing an earlier screenshot (hey, I'm being "green")) available here.

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    You might want to post this on the main meta; it appears wrong in general, not just here Commented Sep 23, 2010 at 19:07
  • Holy crap, I never noticed that before...
    – TheLQ
    Commented Sep 23, 2010 at 22:02
  • @Michael, thanks, I never bothered to check the other sites.
    – Pops
    Commented Sep 24, 2010 at 1:53
  • @TheLQ, not surprising. This looks like the most common error I make, the "I decided to tweak the wording but waffled on how to do it and after some copy-and-pasting I got the general idea right but an article or preposition got left out somewhere along the way." Check out the screenshot of the banner at this recent question.
    – Pops
    Commented Sep 24, 2010 at 20:55

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It now says

Welcome to Q&A for expert programmers interested in professional discussions on software development -- check out the FAQ!

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