Linked Questions

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Is it ok to ask questions about issues on Stack Exchange? If so, where do we draw the line?

This question has been asked: How can i deal with someone obsessed with me on a website? There is a comment: Are you talking about Stack Exchange or some other site? If you're talking about SE ...
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Differentiating on and off topic - How?

Yesterday, Shog9 laid down some ground rules in chat for what definitely isn't on topic on this site (source), namely: It is, most emphatically, NOT a site chartered to discuss any of the ...
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Are “what should I do” questions on topic here?

Over at Workplace.se, they have an off-topic close reason for "what to do" questions, because it attracts opinion-based answers. Are these kind of questions on topic here?
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Would the scope of “Interpersonal Skills” include Pickup?

Pickup - in the sense I am using the word here - refers to the pursuit and application of interpersonal skills with the goal of increasing the length, number, or perceived quality of one's romantic ...
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3answers
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What is the difference between a “convince” question and a good question?

In my experience with the stackexchange network, the format best supports questions that give a situation, actual behavior and desired behavior with the question being how to obtain desired behavior. ...
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Should we encourage people to just ask questions on main rather than asking about topicality on Meta?

It's drummed into anyone on Stack Exchange if you've been here long enough. Something along the lines of: If you've never used a site before, check the site's scope on the help page and ask on meta ...
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5answers
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How to encourage questions to actually focus on the 'interacting' part of Interpersonal Skills?

Arthur summarized most of the problem very well in chat: We give people plaintext area to speak about their problems, so they just fill with what matters to them and not what's a good question. I ...
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Should “How to respond to someone when they ask 'How come you're still single?'” be reopened?

The question How to respond to someone when they ask "How come you're still single?" was closed. Now four people are voting to reopen the question. Should the question be reopened? Why? ...
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What do we do with questions asking 'is X cultural appropriation'?

This morning, we had a new question: Should I wear a sari as a westerner to a wedding in India? The title has since been edited, but the original title read "Is it cultural appropriation to wear a ...
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3answers
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Do we want theory questions here? What kind?

This question was closed for being too broad: How to be accountable for your actions but not responsible for others' needs? I tried to constrain it to be about a very specific dilemma concerning ...
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1answer
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Are all etiquette questions on topic?

Our help center's What topics can I ask about? page specifically lists etiquette questions: the written and unwritten - but well-established and expected - rules or conventions of behavior in a ...
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What is the Sandbox? How do I use it?

Where is the sandbox? Why should I use the sandbox? How does the sandbox work? How should I format my sandbox post?