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Please revisit this timely on-hold question soon

My post Can characterization contributed by actors (not the writer) have a significant effect in building a rich and enduring imagined world? has been put on hold. My on-topic question is whether non-...
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Call to Sandbox Duty

The sandbox questions don’t do any good if the proposed questions don’t get any feedback. I’ve referred people to this sandbox, and the idea is to get better posts. For that to work we need to ...
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I need help editing this question about a hypothetical matriarchal society

I had asked this before and it was closed, so I would like some feedback on how I can narrow it down. In this worldbuilding scenario, pregnancy would be an active rather than passive process. A woman ...
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Putting nightmare fuel or gore pictures into the question as demonstration

I mean, not for demonstrating the fate of downvoters, but because it's related to the question. Does this contradict any rules in the site? If not, what criteria can justify it?
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I don't know if my question belongs to worldbuilding or writers SE

Exactly as the title says. The question is: "Could creating my own flora/fauna impact the popularity of my work by distancing readers?". As the question adresses both worldbuilding and writing ...
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How to avoid changing the nature of a question in an edit?

I have a tendency to edit extra content into my questions and sometimes it changes the questions and it seems like it is sometimes unavoidable despite the fact that I have been on this site for a ...
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Is anti-world building on topic here?

I'm intending to ask a question, where it is about to proof, that such a world could NOT exist. Would this be on topic here? If so, what tag should I use?
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Correcting a wrong question

I recently asked a question which was Where to hide my evil Overlord? and it got closed for being "primarily opinion-based", the reason being that there are many possible answers. However when I saw a ...
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How to make men relevant in a world where magic is gender specific to women?

I have a question that might be considered broad. The setting is one where only women can use magic. All females can access it through some training, some being stronger than others. It takes the form ...
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Is This Question On-Topic

I don't really want to make a decision on it, although it it is probably not on topic. What do you think? The year is 2055, you are an advanced, self-aware, kind robot who only wants to do good. You ...
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Is far fetched worldbuilding question not welcome on this site?

Many of my worldbuilding questions are deemed as heretic(absurd) and being treated as taboo which often result in closure. I am conflicted since there are two groups of reader that seemingly ...
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Automated message directs me to find answers where none exist

I asked a question, it was closed as too broad. So I asked another one (I think I made it more specific) But the system automatically suggested that my original question (which was closed with no ...
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Is "Uses of phlebotinum" on-topic

My world has a variety of types of phlebotinum with well-defined properties and a number of pre-defined applications. I am considering writing a question on the main site giving these properties and ...
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Proposal: a Sandbox "landing site" (question) for all Sandboxes

I spent some time cleaning up the Sandbox today. It's getting to be a slow honker to load. This is especially true when I'm linking in through a comment notification. I spent time removing the body ...
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Are these new edits acceptable?

What is the naming element convention that is unique to other essential elements that are different between lifeforms from different worlds? [on hold] I made some edits to the following question. Are ...
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