Linked Questions

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Can I ask others to create features for my world?

I was about to ask the question "what exotic states of matter would you create?" (state of matter as in gas, liquid, solid etc). I would give a couple of examples of exotic states of matter I created ...
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What constitutes asking another question?

I have a question on the main site which asked wether a creature of roughly 500 pounds could throw 2 tons. I went back over my math, and the creature would actually weigh twice as much as that. This ...
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How to handle successive versions of the same question with more specific or different context?

This question is due to this question on Worldbuilding, but concerns a problem that I think might be encountered often. I've searched through a few relevant threads, including On editing questions ...
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Rage quit, frustration as a factor in question removal

I've asked a couple of questions that have a number of answers that are useful but seem to miss the main point, even those that have been added after extensive editing aimed at clarification of the ...
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Are UML or other modelling tool questions, specific to world building use, appropriate for this site?

EDIT: ( corrected ) UML stands for Unified Modeling Language and comprises a set of tools for graphical modeling of engineering or other systems or processes. For example I will use a Sequence ...
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Do people still need to see comments under graduated/abandoned question drafts in the Sandbox?

Recently there was a Meta discussion about Deletion of Comments from Sandbox? and according with Monica's comment I want to start a discussion about the usefulness of comments under graduated/...
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What do you do when no one answers your question?

I posted one question, about an hour ago (What modifications would be needed to turn an oil rig into a self sustaining base?), and no one has answered, commented or anything. I read the help center, ...
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is the question narrow enough to put on the main site? [duplicate]

Could the biological capability to control their reproductive process justify a matriarchal society forming? I had asked this question some time ago. The current premise is similar, but without the ...
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Etiquette around deleting questions

I've asked a question that doesn't actually ask for the information I'm interested in but people are interacting with it anyway and seem interested enough in the question as it is. I guess what I'm ...
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Where should a line be drawn on divergent evolution type questions?

I am trying to improve my question asking ability after my last question wasn't very well received. Also I think that this would be a relevant guide to point to when it comes to some of the ...
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Is asking whether some strategy already exists on topic?

Say I have some strategy that I want to add to my game (it could be a RTS or other kind of strategy game), is it ok to ask whether there is something similar to that already in some other game, or ...
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Cold-hearted closing of this ice question makes me shiver

This question about how to reshape ice in my world was closed as too broad. However, I don't understand what it lacked in its edited version, where I specified how my world worked, what I wanted, ...
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Which takes precedence - the absolute value of the speed of light or Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle? [duplicate]

Which takes precedence - the absolute value of the speed of light or Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle? What is the relationship between the absolute nature of the speed of light and the ...
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Is "How to make shotguns practical again" on topic? [duplicate]

I was thinking about asking how I can make shotguns practical in the military outside of a military police context but I think it might be a bit overly broad. Would you agree with this assessment and ...
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Transform open ended science based questions to more acceptable format [duplicate]

I would like to explore methods to achieve psionic like effects using known, science based, phenomenon. For instance: Instead of an empathy psionic based power what about people that are highly ...

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