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We really need to start reading between the lines in some cases. At its core, this flawed premise of the large spider really has some key components even if not explicitly stated. A particular type of spider: Loxosceles reclusa a change away from reality: A horse-sized spider a potentially flawed premise: less gravity/more oxygen to make it possible an end ...


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All exposition/examples aside, let's look at the real question here: Is a question with an implausible or logically flawed premise opinion-based? To this my answer is absolutely no. When a question has an implausible or logically flawed premise, it means that the question needs to be answered as a Frame Challenge. Frame Challenges are a specific types of ...


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(Note this is less true as of now, as the question has been edited between your question and this answer I started writing here) The key issue is (was) about what you define as "best" location The location you put something is more or less dependent on what your "evolutionary" goal is. Like how you choose that your cookies should have ...


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It has always been true that the majority doesn't understand the purpose of reality-check In fact, it has always been true that the majority... Don't read the Help Center Don't participate in Meta Don't read tag wikis Don't notice the tags at all And all that assumes that the question has been perfectly formed for the sake of the tags, which rarely happens....


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If you're looking for a hard-and-fast metric for casting close votes, you've come to the wrong place for anarchy, brother You should watch that entire clip to get the joke... We all know that Worldbuilding is the most subjective Stack in the Exchange. There are days I wonder how on earth it passed the Area 51 tests to become a Stack. But, here we are and it ...


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This isn't Stack Overflow, which means the OP has more control over a question than "normal." The second edit was made by the OP. That's important to remember as I express my opinion. Stack Exchange has a basic set of editing rules: Edits are expected to be substantial and to leave the post better than you found it. Common reasons for edits ...


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(Note to readers: the question in question has been edited after this answer was posted. I am leaving the answer unchanged for reference. Please use the edit history of the question referred in the question if you feel the need.) What the question is missing is a technical description of the aircraft The question asks where to place the secondary wings of an ...


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OPINION: If we define "science based" as adhering to "all world rules adhere to real-life science" then we're basically creating a (near vs actual) synonym for the Hard Science tag. The only distinction would become one of need for equations and papers while the other wouldn't. It would be Science Lite. DISCUSSION: Because Worldbuilding ...


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To answer your marquee question: You Can't. Sorry. That's not how human nature works. Humans are curious people and if you ask a question, someone's going to answer it, even if you express your sternest displeasure at being responded to in a way don't wish to be responded to. Sometimes less is best. Depending on a person's mood, they might take your ...


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I think both reasons are equally valid: the lack of details is striking, and because of the lack of details any answer is equally valid and answer are likely to be based on opinions. Don't forget that the closing reasons are not an orthogonal set, thus some overlapping it's very likely to happen.


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I visit Meta WB SE weekly or thereabouts. But most of the time I have nothing worth saying, so that I cast an up or a down vote or two, and then I leave. I don't look at advertisements. I don't care about advertisements. I saw the title of the question about community advertisements and felt no need to read it. I still don't. I have never seen the welcome ...


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I agree with elemtilas that you are, probably, focusing too much attention on the wording of the world's description, while the actual question is about the payment system. (I do not agree, though, that this is not a worldbuilding question.) I think that as a community WB.SE should refrain from moral or legal judgements: Always for the former, and unless the ...


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I do not believe this would be a valuable tag Worldbuilding for this Stack can be defined as follows: Worldbuilding is the process of creating and consistently using rules and systems for a fictional world of your own creation. One of the reasons we had a debate about real-world questions is that all such questions can be answered on other Stacks (and ...


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