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How to ask and answer software recommendation questions - aka 'The Ground Rules'

This post should not be linked to as guidelines for post quality. It is from the Area 51 days and is not kept updated with policy changes. If you're asking a question, please refer to What is ...
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Pro Tem Moderators... Activate

I will be contacting additional users to fill more moderator slots, but I wanted to get the folks below activated before things really started to take off. Throughout the beta, we need members from ...
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Allow per-site close reasons that are not off-topic

About 2/3 of the questions that we close are due to a lack of clear requirements or purpose. Ideally, we would have a close reason that states something like Questions must describe the purpose for ...
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Suitable question for /tour page with relaxed requirements?

The tour page (formerly known as “the new /about”) contains a sample question with two answers. This Q&A&A triple has to meet some stringent requirements; in particular, they have to be short (...
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Impossible captcha

I was reading some questions/answers on the site, and then I ended on a "Human verification" page, with a captcha (recaptcha). While the captchas were easily readable, I had to try around 30 times ...
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"(Web) feed" instead of "RSS"

Currently the tag rss is in use. Problems: Technically "RSS" is not distinct, because there are several different formats that use this name (they are not merely different versions of the same ...
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Lets tighten the reins of the tags

First of all, I hate dealing with troubles and problems, especially if they could be averted before hand. And tags will always become a problem of all SE sites. If you have come from any site you know ...
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The active question page shows 0 ongoing bounties when in fact there is one

I just noticed that the active question page shows 0 on-going bounties, but there actually is an on-going one: If you click on the "featured" tab, it shows the number correctly: I guess this is ...
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Migration Path from RPG.SE

Tool Recommendation Questions on RPG.SE recently became off-topic there. I had many useful interactions with that tag over there and would like to see them here. The most important thing that we ...
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Lets have some consistency for the Beta Layout of the website

I was reviewing the layout of the website and seems like it isn't consistent over pages, if we take a look at the Home page... We have border-bottom ALMOST overlying the main border of the menu. Now ...
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Allow moderators to customize the first line of the editable parts of /about

I took a first go at filling the moderator-editable parts of /about. It seems to me that the “Ask about…” section doesn't really work as a bullet point list of topics. What I'd like to write is Ask ...
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Unify tag names

Many of our tag names are pretty inconsistent. So we e.g. have: text-editors, html-editor, audio-editing, video-editing, image-processing, image-editing, image-editor and several others in this line....
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2022: 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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Expand the list of sites in the Close Vote reason "Belongs on another site"on the main site

I suggest expanding the list of sites in the Close Vote reason Belongs on another site on the main site. That will at least give the 'offenders' more information than Blatantly off-topic (which they ...
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Help promote this site for Drupal's module recommendations?

There is a question on meta.drupal.SE, which is similar to the "Community Promotion Ads - 2017" question on this site here. Here is one of the answers over there (disclosure: it's mine), to recommend ...

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