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Clarification for new users: when is a “fishing for ideas” question on- or off-topic?

Over the last couple of months I've seen a lot of what I call "fishing for ideas" questions. Questions that are either too broad or, more often, primarily opinion-based because the OP hasn't thought ...
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What to do with worldbuilding posts that entered low-quality queue? [duplicate]

Please bear with me as I'm new to the 2k moderation tools. As the title suggest, what to do with worldbuilding posts that entered low-quality queue? This is not about obvious posts that should be ...
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Proposing an alternative idea to a question, without that being asked

So in this answer, I proposed an alternative idea to JDŁugosz's weapon, now it's obviously hated. Now, why is it such a big deal to propose an alternative idea, outside the question's scope and put ...
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Should we finally allow reality checks of other plot elements?

I've seen someone on meta saying, that we get way too much off-topic questions, compared to other sites, this could be because of: A: Nobody reads the site's rules. B: We're picky brats (too story-...
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Why the downvotes? [closed]

The Centaur--Let's Get Real, Shall We? So basically, knowing all this. Can somebody tell me why my answer is at -2, even against the fact, that it highlighted few other problems, and offered a ...
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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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How can I improve my answer quality?

I've recently gotten into answering question that I find really interesting, and sometimes feel my answers aren't quite as eloquent as some of the other amazing answers I've received to questions that ...
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Are incorrect answers deleted too fast?

I am not actually 100% sure how the whole process is made. But an answer appear in the Low Quality Posts queue, and the reviewer can choose between Looks OK Edit Recommend Deletion I'm not sure how ...
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Why are 100% incorrect answers on this question highly upvoted and not deleted?

What single element could destroy the world? Some of the answers seem to be - while amusing - either 100% wrong (the proposed method wouldn't destroy ALL life), or outside the question's clearly ...
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Misspelt questions and answers

This seems to be a reoccurring problem. As someone with dyslexia myself I understand how easy it is to make mistakes. However, Stack Exchange is a site that is supposed to be professional and we seem ...