Questions tagged [sandbox]

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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Inactive Sandbox 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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Inactive Sandbox 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 ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2018 [duplicate]

This sandbox is inactive. Please visit the next 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. ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Questions

The Sandbox works best if you sort posts by "active" (click here to do so). Welcome to the Sandbox! This "Sandbox" is a place where Worldbuilding.SE users can get feedback on prospective questions ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...