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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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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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What to do when you receive unsatisfactory answers?

After waiting and receiving unsatisfactory answers (because everyone is misunderstanding what you're saying, even if you restate the important part several times) and not counting adding a bounty, ...
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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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Should I delete this off-topic question, or try and rework it?

I recently asked this question about which type of upper limb anatomy is better for flying humans. It has not been well received, and has been put on hold as off-topic. Looking back I can see that ...
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How to ask a question about realistic names for different occupations/societal statuses?

Which name could a servant have? James, of course. Which name could a farmer have? A middle-classman? An aristocrat? A bum? An old-fashioned snob? A spoiled daughter of a rich father? Now let's move ...
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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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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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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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Would a question about classifying certain actions as rape be on topic?

I will say in advance that this isn't the most cheery subject. For my writing, I need to know whether a situation is classed as rape or not. However the situation involves a character who, using ...
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Would asking for an outline for worldbuilding issues be on-topic?

Would a question on writing an outline specifically for my worldbuilding belong in the Worldbuilding Stack Exchange or on the Writing Stack Exchange? I mean general advice for how to structure my ...
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No clue why the gas question is not world building

This is a question about What gases are made by a live, crackling, exposed electrical wire? It asks about the Effects of world elements, including technology on specific aspects of that world's ...
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Asked a bad question, can't delete, can't close by myself. What is the correct thing to do?

I asked a bad question today (How to defeat an AI wizard?) and I'm not sure what to do. I was going to edit the question when the answers kept popping up. I can't delete or close the question myself. ...
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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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