Upper_Case
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Old post, no valid answer, what to do with it?
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For now, we should flag and comment but leave the answers. Serious problem answers can be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Calling them "bad" answers seems like a mistake to me. Standards ...

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Answer with unnecessary picture. How do we want to treat them?
3 votes

I think that a spoiler tag is the most practical suggestion to address this issue, specifically (given site features that currently exist), but we may want to discourage meme-like images in answers. ...

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Why was my question about how many photos to take negatively received, while a similar question was positively received?
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The similar question was about etiquette and could be answered without a frame challenge. Your question added constraints which made it essentially impossible to answer, and did not support them very ...

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A taste of moderation
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I appreciate the sentiment, but I'm not confident that IPS has much of an active role to play here. There's plenty of discussion around these events already, so I'll try not to spend extra lines re-...

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Provocative Words, Specificity, and IPS.SE
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Ælis, thank you for adding more information about your thought processes and experiences. I tried to keep the meta question a bit more general than your specific main-site question because I think ...

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Could we take measures to alleviate some of the exasperation from deleted comments? Should we?
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I don't think that we can have IPS work as we collectively feel it should (reflected by current policies) and also have comments be less than a nightmare. The basic reason for this is that essentially ...

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Why were my two comments censored?
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It's not censorship. Comments aren't intended to be permanent, no matter what they offer, and SE policy is generally such that "censorship" isn't even a consideration on deleting comments. In this ...

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How do we know if an answer is correct?
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No need to hedge-- meta is the best place for meta questions! We can't. 1. What does it mean for an answer to be "correct" here? As pointed out in comments on the question, "correct&...

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Tag "work-environment" and "job"
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From a quick survey, it looks to me like the tags are used mostly interchangeably, but not always. Of the 11 questions tagged with job: Six are closed or on hold (so I'm not sure they're great ...

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Where should I ask "What do I do?" questions?
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Ask that kind of question of specific individuals whose opinion you value. I suggest that you not pose such questions to random strangers on the internet, regardless of the specific site or format. ...

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"depression" and "mental-health" tag
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I don't understand why there would be an issue. I don't see a problem with both (or more) tags existing, but they shouldn't necessarily be on the same questions. If a question is already tagged with ...

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Answering multiple questions as a whole
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I don't think that there is a system for this. Leaving a comment to that effect on any new question might be the best available option. For this specific case, the user in question seems to have a ...

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Should we delete the "conversations" tag?
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I'll agree that the tag is probably overused. I say we should keep the tag. It's not true that every interpersonal interaction involves a conversation, though many do. Even if conversation is very ...

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Do we want to be back on HNQ?
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I think that we ultimately will want to be back on HNQ, largely for the reasons outlined in other answers: more visibility means more users, more questions, more answers, and more views. These are ...

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We have a problem with the way we talk to OP
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I think that we absolutely have a problem with how answerers respond to OPs here. I've seen on other stacks that ours has a somewhat poor reputation. It was in a comment (which I can't find/link to) ...

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How Can We Best Incorporate Academic Literature into IPS.SE?
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My suggestions for what would make for "good" inclusions of academic research: 1. Papers must be publicly available Things are changing, somewhat (if slowly), but it is still the case that a lot of ...

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Was my question really too-broad?
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I think that the question is too broad for IPS.SE. I'll second what Rainbacon said regarding the relationship between the question and the help center's current contents, but I have a couple of ...

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How should we define what makes a question asking for academic research on topic?
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I submit that any question can have the academic-research tag and still be on-topic-- I don't think that the tag is relevant in that way. It's a guide for what good answers might include. It is not an ...

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Why was my academic-studies question closed and what can I do to have it reopen?
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This is a good example of something that we should be careful of-- we're nearing (but not yet in) boat-programming territory. I was not involved in closing this question, but would have voted to do ...

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The objective aspect of subjective questions
Accepted answer
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I don't disagree that there is an objective component to most questions. But there are a couple of issues with requests for information in which objectivity is not clear, some of which relate to the ...

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Told to ask here: Should this Q stay on IPS or move elsewhere, i.e. Linguistics, Psychology, or another? & Why?
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6 votes

I see a three-pronged problem with the question as currently written and IPS. The people with the relevant background and experience are likely to be on Psychology.SE or one of the linguistic stacks. ...

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