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Questions tagged [community-wiki]

For questions about posts that are open to, and owned by, the community as opposed to any one user.

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How to create a comprehensive-question/comprehensive-answer pair?

Recently Molot and I had a brief exchange in comments to this question: Worldwide climate I felt he was technically correct that the question was a duplicate of these questions: Are single-biomed ...
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Using the Community Wiki

Recently in chat the topic of community wiki questions came up, and turned into a discussion of taking select topics that we get a lot of broad questions to and providing resources so that users can ...
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How to get users to interact with a community wiki?

Is there any way to get users to interact with a community wiki for a question that needs a longer/more detailed list of unique ideas/answers? I know that it's kind of hard because interacting with a ...
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Ethics of answering your own question, even when you didn't think you would?

I've seen some posts where people answer their own questions, either because they've come up with a better answer or because they want to combine parts of all other answers to come up with one ...
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Story-Go-Round Background & Info

As some of you have already noticed, over the last days a collaborative storytelling effort has been started here on WorldBuildingSE. This question is meant as a means to keep everything surrounding ...
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Getting the most out of Community-Wiki Answers

So, a couple of times I have used Community Wikis for answers that didn't directly answer the question, but provided a good starting point for making a good answer. But it seems that no one actually ...
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Common and More in Depth Resources for World Building

What are common and more in depth resources for world building? SE is a great place to get questions answered but there are other sites and books that allow for a more in depth and broad look at ...
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Should we have a “How to write the perfect answer?” discussion?

Sometimes, popular questions draw a large number of answers, and end up with answers that should be comments, or largely similar answers (some users prefer to write their own answers, even if they are ...
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Should I make and accept a “community wiki” answer to my own question?

In my most recent question, Realistic economic impact of a Hero, I've gotten a lot of pretty good answers but none of them have really hit it out of the ballpark. I could just accept one of the ...
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Question on the community wikis

In one of my question, I decided to post an answer as a community wiki The reason as stated in the answer: I decided to make a community wiki because all the answers have good points but none ...
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Kardashev Scale of Magic Wiki

This is going to be a difficult one, particularly given the wildy varying flavors and rules of magic out there. Nonetheless, I think it would be interesting to build a community wiki attempting to put ...
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Civilization Technological Rank Wiki Question

We often get questions about whether (my civilization) can do this or that. While they are fun to answer, there is the tedious and seemingly inevitable bit about asking the OP about the desired ...
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Can I turn my “Matrioshka AI” question into a community wiki?

There seem to be literally dozens of comments on my Matrioshka Testing Question, so I was wondering if a community wiki format might not be more appropriate. If people here agree, how would I go about ...