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Testing 3-vote Closures & Reopenings and the Value of Closing Questions

Stack Exchange is testing the use of 3-vote close-voting & reopen-voting. This is an important issue that everyone on this Stack should be aware of. We ended up with five votes to close based on ...
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How do I accept an answer?

I am a person who tends to ask a whole lot of questions but don't really come back to the question to accept someone's answers that they took the time to write. The problem I am having is that there's ...
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Thoughts from Worldbuilding Stack Exchange moderators on the dismissal of Monica Cellio

On Friday, September 27th, Monica Cellio was removed from her position as a moderator without warning by Stack Overflow, Inc. She had been a moderator on Worldbuilding, Mi Yodeya, The Workplace, Beer ...
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Sandbox clones for other SE sites

Can Wordbuilding host other SE sites sandboxes to help users to build good question in that site? I tried the idea of a Sandbox.SE on Area 51 and was not well-received. https://area51.meta....
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Is the World building forum less effective than using individual forums related to your question?

IE, if I wanted calculate a twin moon orbit for a fantasy world that revolves around binary stars, would it be easier to just ask the physics stack exchange instead of the world building stack ...
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Reposting other peoples answers onto a personal blog

I enjoy a lot of the answers from this site. But some of them I really like -- they are like little stories and I want to keep them around where I can find them and maybe where others might find them ...
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What is the business model of Worldbuilding Stack Exchange?

I enjoy the Worldbuilding site. I am not sure how it makes anyone any money. The same is true for all the other niche interest stack sites. Either something is intended to make money or it is ...
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End of beta soon?

This is from Area51: Sites remain in beta for at least 90 days to build up a critical mass of users, questions, and participation. We are at day 86 and our stats are good. We have hit a ...
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Copying the questions (or claims) from this site to science SE sites?

In many cases, a good answer to the worldbuilding question would result from a good Q&A on a real scientific site (e.g. What efficiencies make a realistic food chain? on Biology.SE) Do we have a ...
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