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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

I will very simply open with a complete agreement with the OP, and expound a bit to say that there are entirely too many words being bandied about for what should be a simple metric: Is the question ...
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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

Oh, What a Can of Worms We Weave! Some points to consider: As I understand it, the ACS became a way to legitimise asking queries about the natural evolution of real world mythological creatures, for ...
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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

I agree with your part and Sphennings's, and, depending on the definitions used, JBH's too. Since putting a myth into a world we create is the act of creating one's own imaginary world, asking about ...
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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

I believe my answer and Spennings' answer are fundamentally identical. But as the person who wrote the linked question about the continuation of the ACS, I wanted to include my two cents. The problem ...
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Are questions involving mythical creatures on-topic? Is folklore different from 3rd-party worlds?

Very few topics are truly off topic on this site. Questions about myths aren't an exception. For the vast majority of closed questions the problem is the form of the question, rather than the topic. ...
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How far can we push the term worldbuilding?

I remember the Real World Question debate (and we still have problems with it). The basic issue was this: do we want to become the dumping ground for every question every other stack is unwilling to ...
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