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Should we be blacklisted from HNQ?

I just spotted our current hnq question, and did a double-take before realizing what stack it was from. This happens more often here. Considering the recent mess with IPS, should we consider ...
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How to be a close voter

The value of precedent One of the most important principles in organizing a just society is the equally applicable rule of law. Worldbuilding is, while perhaps seeming trivial compared to a nation, ...
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Educating New Users About Our Scope

This site has been far too "quiet" lately, so i thought it was time to stir things up again. Therefore, I'd like to address something which is a bit of a recurring topic here: off-topic questions, and ...
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How to grow worldbuilding?

At time of posting, there were just over 8k questions in the main worldbuilding, and over 800 questions in the meta At a good time, there will be a few questions per hour, but sometimes it can go ...
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Is he dead yet?

I just did my fourth fifth(? stopped counting...) review on an answer to the question You are an advanced AI that controls a smart house. How do you kill your master? As it stands now, the question ...
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Scope clarification discussions

Different subjects are being discussed for a clarification or a re-definition of the scope of the site. We want to have clear lines to separate the questions that are accepted on worldbuilding from ...
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"Let's say" "Let's pretend" "Let's call"

Worldbuilding, according to most, should not be a What If? site. However, an increasing number of questions are phrased in a "what if" way, and it's not always easy to discern if they're on-topic (...
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Sample questions for WhatIf

There is now a WhatIf.SE proposal over on Area 51. One element that would help it along would be a collection of sample questions. I believe we have that source material already at hand. (They're the ...
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What tag for changing one thing about the laws of the universe?

E.g. this question is there a good tag to indicate changing some single thing about real-world physics as the basis of a story? That's not normally what we mean by an alternate universe. It's a common ...
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What would we lose if we ceased use of the opinion-based Hold and focused on more precise classifications?

I don't wish to come off as being presumptuous. I'm comparatively new here, and there is probably something I'm missing. Recently, a question was asked regarding inheritance or transfer of memory ...

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