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Inactive Sandbox 2014-2017 [duplicate]

This sandbox got a little full, so we've created some more. You should still link to this one as we will update it whenever a new one is created. Current Sandbox: Sandbox for Proposed Questions ...
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How to deal with "Please develop my High Concept" questions?

"Hello Community... I have a great idea for my Worldbuilding. Assume Earth and history as we know it, but in my world, Hitler died from whooping cough as a baby. What is my world like after this ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Questions

The Sandbox works best if you sort posts by "active" (click here to do so). Welcome to the Sandbox! This "Sandbox" is a place where Worldbuilding.SE users can get feedback on prospective questions ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2018 [duplicate]

This sandbox is inactive. Please visit the next Sandbox for Proposed Questions In order to make the Sandbox easier to use, a new Sandbox question will be posted when the old one becomes too full. ...
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Are there any rules or a specific format for "Welcome to WorldBuilding!" comments?

I often see (and sometimes post) comments such as this one: Welcome to WorldBuilding! If you have a moment please take the tour and visit the help center to learn more about the site. Are there ...
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How does the Sandbox work? How do I use it?

The Sandbox can be found here. Where is the sandbox? Why should I use the sandbox? How does the sandbox work? How should I review proposals? What should the format of sandbox posts be (title, tags, ...
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Sandbox cleanup

So I was sifting through the question sandbox...would it be totally inappropriate to remove items that haven't seen any activity for maybe...30 days? Talking about questions that have not been ...
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Sandbox cleanup, 2016 edition

The question sandbox has helped a lot of people. At this writing it has 146 answers, including the deleted ones (many of which were deleted after turning into actual questions on the main site). The ...
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Mutually-exclusive goals and how to discover them

I have to admit, I've been here a month now and I still have absolutely no clue what most of y'all's goals are in patrolling posts. My first question was closed for being too open-ended and ...
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Lessons in writing Questions

There are other posts on offering advice for writing questions, such as this list of suggestions. This post is different: it will give detailed lessons worked out on complete texts, showing before ...
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Proposal: ALL questions start "on hold" for 1 hour

I do not know if there is a way to adjust the SE software to accommodate this request, but this idea has come up REPEATEDLY in multiple meta discussions, so I'm formally proposing it. ALL new ...
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Should we have some sort of chat sessions?

Worldbuilding has a somewhat active chat that's maintained decent levels of participation since the start of the site. We're lucky; that's not the case with all sites. I thought we could take ...
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Dealing with problem sandbox users

Since switching over to the new sandbox its use has been dominated by two users. They have proposed a number of questions that have been negatively received. Many of these questions have either been ...
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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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Is WorldbuildingSE suitable for writers whose works are, more or less, realistic?

All right now I promise you, this is my very last post wrt my question about firewood, ropes and buckets. Many works of fiction are guilty of the same sin: stockpiling blatant nonsense. Cartoons like ...

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