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designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.
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Questions about whether or not a given question or sort of question is on topic at Worldbuilding Stack Exchange.
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for use in questions pertaining to one question on the main site in particular.
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For questions that ask about specific tags -- questions like "Is this tag useful?" "Should this tag be banned?" "Should one tag be merged with another?"
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for general questions about questions. Answers should be applicable to the vast majority of questions. Do not use this tag for questions on a single question, use the [meta-tag:specific-qu…
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keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.
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for questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, and so forth.
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For discussion about why a specific question was closed or about what constitutes a reason for closure.
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For questions about one of Worldbuilding.SE's topic challenges.
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For questions about changing a question, answer, comment, tag, or other post.
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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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For Meta questions asking for advice about asking questions on the main site.
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For questions about Worldbuilding.SE's unofficial blog.
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for or about the moderators of Stack Exchange.
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Indicates policy related questions or comment. Usage should be limited to matters of site policy, and not the theoretical policies or laws of a model government.
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Use in relation to moderator elections.
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For questions about the site's area of help and guidance pages.