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Can I ask questions on "time-barred" topics?

Sure. Ask away. A condition for asking a question here is to make sure it's based on real life situations, and not imaginary "what if" scenarios. The things that actually happened in the ...
NVZ's user avatar
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Should we encourage people to just ask questions on main rather than asking about topicality on Meta?

Yes. And then discuss them and edit them. Gentle reminder that the most-used reference for what is on-topic here are the questions that folks encounter on the site: what they find in Google, in ...
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Should we have a canonical meta post that better summarizes our "subjective" guidelines and points to alternative resources?

TL;DR: While we could write a FAQ post on questions that are on-hold, I don't think we should make a canonical meta post with the contents you describe here, with the terminology you use here and use ...
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Should we encourage people to just ask questions on main rather than asking about topicality on Meta?

This site is young and has only a few hundred questions. Conversations about scope do better when there's some actual data or at least experience to work with, so being able to see how actual ...
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Should we wait for more votes before acting on "community consensus"

Depends on how you define "consensus" in meta. After something has been posted in meta for a while, it's reasonable to presume anyone interested has had the chance to weigh in as much as they wish. ...
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Server error when attempting to access "All actions" subtab of my meta profile

A fix for this has just been rolled out.
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Should we have a canonical meta post that better summarizes our "subjective" guidelines and points to alternative resources?

No, another FAQ isn't what IPS needs As Ælis pointed out in their comment, we already have an FAQ along with guidelines for good questions and good answers. We link users to those pages quite often, ...
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Does 5 downvotes on a meta question equate to 5 close votes?

I voted to close that questions and my close vote aged away, so I still agree with the five users who voted to close it. Here's why: Meta isn't a forum. By that, I mean that it needs to have some ...
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