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The Sandbox is the place where users can get feedback on potential questions and answers. Apart from the Sandbox itself, this tag should be used for meta-questions about the Sandbox.

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Can we Sandbox meta questions?

Recently I saw this question draft in the Sandbox, entitled "Meta Question: Should the science-based and/or hard-science tags automatically require answers to use S.I. Units?" While I look forward to ...
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Please lower the reputation requirement to participate on WB.SE Meta

This is a follow-up to the well-received discussion Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1? Currently users need 5 reputation to participate in Meta. The reason for this requirement, ...
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Interpreting up- and down- votes in the Question Sandbox

I’m having a hard time understanding the logic behind the voting on questions in the Sandbox. The only guidance I’ve found for voting on proposed questions is in ArtOfCode’s seminal post here where ...
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Should we have a community-wiki list of graduated answers from the Answer Sandbox?

The title says it all: For the Answer Sandbox, there's no list of graduated answers (linked directly to the answers, not the questions.) While the Question Sandbox has a list of graduated answers, the ...
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Are extended conversations permissible in the Sandbox?

In the Sandbox, there's often a lot of back-and-forth discussion between the original poster and commenters asking for clarification. This is normally avoided on Worldbuilding because it makes it hard ...
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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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Deletion of Comments from Sandbox?

When a Sandboxed (technical term) draft is posted on main, the author is expected to update their draft, shorten it, and delete it. But what about the comments? I'm not a high-rep user, so I can only ...
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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. This Sandbox is currently active. You can check here for the full list of past and ...
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Getting More Sandbox Helpers

Regarding this post: Call to Sandbox Duty I’ve referred people to this sandbox, and the idea is to get better posts. For that to work we need to discuss why a question is too broad or ...
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Is there a “magic link” to the Sandbox? Should there be?

Is there a "magic link" for comments that automatically links to the Sandbox (like the [tour] and [help] magic links that link to the tour and help center?
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Sandbox Question/Answers

Should we post questions we intend to answer ourselves on the Sandbox, and if so, should we post the answer we plan to write in as well? I'm asking this for a particular reason. A while ago I posted ...
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How can we increase the visibility of the Sandbox?

One of the issue of Sandbox is decreased visibility because it is put in meta site instead of main site. How can we increase the visibility, especially for the new users? If you are proposing ...
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Which takes precedence - the absolute value of the speed of light or Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle? [duplicate]

Which takes precedence - the absolute value of the speed of light or Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle? What is the relationship between the absolute nature of the speed of light and the ...
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How shall we make the sandbox work better?

We've had some previous discussion about a problem our sandbox is currently facing (auto-protection). We then gathered some functional requirements, which I summarize here (I've consolidated some ...
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Sandbox promotion and awareness

I see Codegolf is running ads for its sandbox. Why don’t we do that? If making ads, note that the required dimensions are 600x500 px (or 300x250).
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Rethinking the sandbox: what are the functional requirements?

The Sandbox has undergone some evolution over time. After the first one accumulated over 200 answers (mostly deleted), we rebooted it earlier this year. We also discussed time limits, so that ...
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Can someone please raise the protection limit of the Sandbox?

Currently the Sandbox is protected and thereby prevents users with less that 10 reputation from posting there. This is theoretically a problem because new users are the ones that need the Sandbox the ...
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Mention the sandbox to first-time question askers

In hindsight, I would have asked my first question in the sandbox before asking it for real, because while I got a lot of answers, they were a bit disappointing. I've used other Stack Exchange sites, ...
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Keeping the Sandbox Clean - Delete Unchanged Posts [duplicate]

In consideration with other conversations regarding the sandbox I had a thought as there have been complaints of the sand box being crapped up with posts that users apparently have no plans to update. ...
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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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Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1?

Currently, brand new (1 rep) users cannot use the sandbox because that privilege is unlocked at 5 rep. However, if we want to change it, a Community Manager can change it. This has already been done ...
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How can I ask questions related to my characters?

How can I ask such a question? I don't want to write only for my question to be put on hold for being off topic, but I'm stuck with my main characters. Also, how does the sandbox work? How do I use ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Questions - 2017-18 [duplicate]

In order to make the Sandbox easier to use, a new Sandbox question will be posted when the old one becomes too full. This Sandbox has been retired. You can check here for the full list of past and ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Tag Edits

The point of this post is to discuss potential Tag wiki and excerpt edits Tag creation and deletion Tag blacklisting Tag synonymization and merging ... because a meta post for every proposed change ...
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Is there a limit on number of answers per user?

The question sandbox is now a well used tool on world building and some users have now posted multiple questions there. As the sandbox treats users posts as answers this has led to users conceivably ...
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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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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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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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Do we still want the Answer Sandbox?

The Answer Sandbox was created late December 2014 (see the post about creating it for detail). Since then, it has generated: 3 votes (+3/-0) 1 favorite 2 comments 0 posts. In other words, it's not ...
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Sandbox Overflow!

The Sandbox may be one of the greatest things on Worldbuilding Meta. I recently had a question "graduate" (i.e. people stopped posting helpful objections and I addressed the ones that had been already ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Answers

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where Worldbuilding.SE users can get feedback on prospective answers they are writing. This is useful because writing a clear and fully specified answer ...
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Should we use the sandbox for answers, too?

So, the sandbox is now up, and there's a decent amount of activity. I like what I'm seeing: good dialogue between users on the posted questions. I'm suggesting that we use the sandbox for answers, ...
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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 for Proposed Questions 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 ...