Unanswered Questions

53 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Please, let's stop with "from my experience" answers

Recently I've been seeing more and more answers starting with "from my experience" or which contain "I've been in a similar situation before/I've been in your shoes" and then don't say more about said ...
14 votes
1 answer
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HNQ 1 month anniversary - How are we doing?

As of yesterday (June 20th), it's now been one month since we were brought back into the HNQ fold and we've had a couple questions make it on the list since then. The numbers make it clear that these ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Shorter URL alias, like ips.stackexchange.com

The domain http://interpersonal.stackexchange.com is painfully long to type. Some sites with long names use abbreviations in the URL, like http://dsp.stackexchange.com or http://sqa.stackexchange.com ...
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FAQ for Interpersonal Skills

Asking questions What is the Sandbox? How do I use it? How do I write a good question? Are there any suggested question structures? Answering questions How do I write a good answer? What are the ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Sandbox is now live!

You can find the Sandbox here. See our past discussions on the Sandbox here and here. Have a question that you want to fix up or not sure if it'll be a good fit here? Or looking to help nurture the ...
11 votes
1 answer
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What makes question 11643, about talking to flight attendants when the plane has a problem, off-topic?

Question 11643: "How can I properly ask a flight attendant what's going on if I know my plane has a problem?" has been voted as "off-topic" by 7 total people now, while has been voted "on topic" by 5. ...
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We're 23,000. Thanks everyone!

Here's to us having reached the milestone of 23,000 users on Interpersonal Skills Stack Exchange. If you're interested in the site's stats, you can find more on Area51. Thank you everyone for ...
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Why was this question about building a rapport with clients closed?

This question asking how to build a rapport with clients with whom the OP shares few (if any) common interests was closed as Too Broad. The help center states that on topic questions should be ...
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Improving the help/how-to-answer page

I recently wrote my first Answer only to then hear someone suggest it needed personal experience included. Before writing it, though, I had gone through the help center and it didn't have anything ...
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Why was this question asking "Was this inappropriate" reopened?

This is the question: Was it inappropriate for me to wear a qipao as a formal dress? It was closed originally as off-topic, but got reopened after an edit which replaced "is this cultural ...
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With only three questions so far meeting the required standard this year, is this stack in crisis?

While of course I understand that January may be expected to be a bit thin, three valid questions in a month seems extraordinarily light. Is Interpersonal Skills effectively moribund? If not, why not? ...
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If & when Interpersonal.SE rejoins HNQ, add its HNQ feed as a chat feed

Based on the discussion in Revisiting HNQ participation for IPS, it looks like IPS.SE might be rejoining HNQ. Monitoring the questions on HNQ and ensuring they are and remain in good shape is a ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...

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