anongoodnurse
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I'd like to introduce you to our new friend - the Controversial Topic Post Notice
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I have to admit I have some mixed feelings about this Q&A. I upvoted the question, because I think encouraging the user to answer the question asked is critical. I have even brought it up on Meta ...

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How can we be a bit more accepting of new members?
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The system has nothing to do with being friendly. It does have a lot to do with the format: this is a Q&A site, not a forum, and as such, answers must answer the question asked. It's one of the ...

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Differentiating on and off topic - How?
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I have the same question. I was struck by "Relationships" being off topic. Isn't part of the whole point of having interpersonal skills to preserve relationships, however shallow or transient they may ...

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Request reopen question (Defend myself/point of view in a conversation)
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As a close-voter, I usually explain my reasoning when the closed question comes up in meta, so I will briefly explain, as @English Student already did a very good job. Our help section states: ...

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Could we be a little better about not chiming in?
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My attention was directed here by a comment left on the question. Shog already said much of what I would say. I did not vote to close; I didn't even DV for 12 hours or so. But I did contact a mod to ...

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Are questions on topic about when and why the use of certain (potentially) racist expressions might be ok?
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I haven't been here long, so please take that into account. Most racists: don't know they're racists, or, don't want to admit it, or, firmly believe in their racist beliefs, and/or, don't care if ...

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Is a question about underlying assumptions made by strangers off-topic?
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I voted to reopen because it seemed, in light of the new tag, to be relevant. Language isn't only about the meaning of words (look at how much trouble idioms cause language learners). It's sometimes ...

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Is it contradictory for a member to post an answer and then vote to close the question?
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I know SE's policy, and I have more than enough extra rep that I'm not answering for the rep. I occasionally do this - answer after I've voted to close - because I am by nature a helper (and a ...

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