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Why do YOU hang out on Worldbuilding?

So I looked for this and my search did not reveal a duplicate, but I have a feeling that this has been asked before. If it's a duplicate, I would really like to know where. :) Why do you folks come ...
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The many memes of Worldbuilding

This was inspired by The Many Memes of Meta and The many memes of scifi.stackexchange. This is something I thought of a couple months ago, but decided to wait to actually propose. I'll quote the post ...
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Catalog of Question Types

In an effort to start building consensus after asking: Enough is enough. NOBODY can obey rules that are only in someone's head, I'd like to start with what I hope will become a canonical catalog ...
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Enough is enough. NOBODY can obey rules that are only in someone's head [duplicate]

Relating to this question. Since when can a question be closed for poor quality? The two respondants to my challenge to justify the closure said that it's just a physics question (which we answer ...
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Should we narrow down the scope of the Anatomically Correct Series?

Quoting from JBH's comment on a recent Anatomically Correct Series (ACS) question This is a place to help people build worlds, not indulge in whims. There are clear precedents in Meta that this ...
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Can I ask about mythological creatures here?

I wanted to ask if I can ask about mythological creatures. For example, I wanted to ask about a succubus (What are its physiological details, types, etc.).
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The network's official Twitter account is up and running again. What content do we want to share?

As of late yesterday, Stack Exchange has revived its official Twitter account, @StackExchange. It had been used intermittently/actually-not-at-all for several years,...
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Should speculative biology questions be asked on Worldbuilding or Biology stack exchange?

I've been wondering where the appropriate place to put questions related to speculative evolution should go. There is a very popular "evolution" tag, and nearly all questions found there are about ...
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How are the “anatomically correct” questions asking for evolutionary insight on-topic?

When this question was recently posted I voted to close it based on it being either too broad or primarily opinion-based. Take your pick. The OP pointed out there is a lengthy history of "...
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Good vs Bad “Feasibility” Questions?

Recently, I've noticed a lot of new questions with "Feasibility" written in the title. Generally, the community consensus is that "feasibility" questions about sci-fi ideas are on-topic because they ...
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Is broad impact of a specific change too broad?

I just finished putting up an answer to this question about a resurrection effect and then went to check the queues to find that it's on the close list as too broad. I've read Dutch's comment about ...
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Is there room in WorldBuilding for asking about the feasibility of science fiction ideas, which don't relate to building worlds?

Is there room in WorldBuilding for asking about the feasibility of science fiction ideas, which don't relate to building worlds? I mean, asking about the feasibility or slight possibility of ...
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Where can I post a Reference List?

Question: Is there somewhere on this website that I can post a list of traits a species I am working on has, so I can refer back to this list as I ask individual questions about the viability of each ...
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What reputation should you have to start a regular post?

I have seen some users on meta having a "regular post", series or feature that they do. My question is: how much reputation should you have before starting one?
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Can We Build Series

There is a now series of questions that have been asked to create great Feats of construction from myths in a realistic way, Think Anatomically Correct but for buildings. And below should a ...

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