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Questions tagged [discussion]

The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

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“How do I” vs “How to”

I've seen this question have a "how to" title. I edited it, and then the asker said the system said the title was "too subjective". Can we change it so that the system doesn't think it's "too ...
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Can we eliminate contrived questions?

I know this is day one, but let's be honest... some of these feel a lot like questions asked simply for the sake of asking them and populating the site. Should we enable some sort of filtering system ...
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What is a lifehack?

In-line with my other question: Is there anything that isn't on-topic here? Can we get a clear definition of what a lifehack is? I think if it's clear what a lifehack is, we can clearly define ...
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Are devices considered life hacks?

I posted an answer to this question which is just saying "There are devices precisely for this", does this still count as a life hack? Should questions as such be on-topic when the "hack" is "go buy ...
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Who are the experts?

It is clear who experts are for Tex/LaTeX, Earth Science, or Christianity. However, for life hacks this is less clear, Is there such a thing as an expert for life hacks, or should we formulate it ...
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Tag synonym: [warmth] to [temperature]

I think that warmth should redirect to temperature.
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Is there anything that isn't on-topic here?

Admittedly I didn't follow the definition phase very closely. I just saw the site come into beta and thought I'd check it out. Just based on the questions I'm seeing, I'm not entirely sure that this ...
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Should product recommendations be on-topic?

Should product recommendations be on-topic? On SE sites such as Super User, they are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. However, since this is not technology, that concern isn't ...