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Please lower the reputation requirement to participate on WB.SE Meta

Yes, we should lower the reputation requirement, for questions and answers Lowering the reputation requirement to post answers, and therefore to participate in the Sandbox, is a good step to make ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2014-2017

In accordance with http://meta.worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/1728/sandbox-overflow, many answers containing now-graduated questions have been deleted. This is designed to be a repository ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2017-18

In accordance with http://meta.worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/1728/sandbox-overflow, many answers containing now-graduated questions have been deleted. This is designed to be a repository ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2018

In accordance with http://meta.worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/1728/sandbox-overflow, answers containing graduated questions will be deleted. This is designed to be a repository for all ...
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Sandbox cleanup, 2016 edition

I suggest that we start a new sandbox post, and link it from the old one. In other words the old sandbox post becomes a directory listing the new ones: Welcome to the Sandbox This one got a little ...
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How does the Sandbox work? How do I use it?

Where is the Sandbox? The current Sandbox is located on this meta post. A list of all Sandboxes can be found on the original Sandbox post. Proposed questions should be posted as answers to the current ...
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Do we still want the Answer Sandbox?

Ill still stick with my initial response to "Do we want an answer sandbox?" and say that I find it more important to have a question sandbox as the implications of a bad or at least under-developed ...
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Sandbox Overflow!

Delete it. If you see a post where this wasn't done and it's been a few days, please flag for a moderator to delete. (Please first edit to replace the post with a link to the question, as discussed ...
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Should we use the sandbox for answers, too?

I'm going to post three answers, each detailing one of the options as I see it. Community members, please vote on these to indicate your agreement or disagreement with each option. This option has my ...
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Should we improve the discoverability of our Sandbox?

While steering new users to the Sandbox is good, the real problem is that experienced users don't read it and comment. I've used it myself and got almost no comments on my question proposal (the ...
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Sandbox cleanup

Sand is impermanent. Over time it is swept by the wind, dug through by wild animals, and tidied up by groundskeepers. Proposal: Any community member who notices a sandbox post that's gone one week1 ...
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Is there a limit on number of answers per user?

While I could not find the limit of answer per user on the same question, I've found that there are no limit to the total number of answers to a question. But there is apparently a limit on the ...
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How can I ask questions related to my characters?

You probably shouldn't be asking about specific characters here on Worldbuilding. https://writers.stackexchange.com/ may be a better fit. They have tags specific to the purpose: https://writers....
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Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1?

If this level of granularity is possible, I'd like to lower the rep requirement for answers on meta to 1. This allows Sandbox participation without enabling accidental mis-posting of main-site ...
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Sandbox clones for other SE sites

SE has several communities, each specialized in a different domain: Aviation, Worldbuilding, History, Interpersonal, just to name a few. Why is it so? Well, it is just common sense to cluster a ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2014-2017

I'm going to follow this suggestion and ask my question here first, to see if you find it on topic, or not too broad. How would my magic system affect the economy, commerce and security of my ...
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Do we still want the Answer Sandbox?

I suspect an answer sandbox is a little too far off the beaten path to get attention when it's needed. If you're drafting an answer, it's probably because people's attention is on the question (and ...
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Sandbox cleanup, 2016 edition

I have been thinking about this and I think we should try and delete any question that has not been edited for over 6 months. If we want we could give a warning via a comment to the OP then wait a ...
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Sandbox promotion and awareness

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How shall we make the sandbox work better?

Status quo with modifications to the Meta Site Lowering the required rep to post an answer to any Meta Post to 1 (currently 5) raising the threshold for automatic protection of Meta Posts to a level ...
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How can we increase the visibility of the Sandbox?

Permanently (?) put the Sandbox link to the featured section of the right banner. This way everyone will have easier access to the Sandbox, both users (especially new users) and reviewers.
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Should we improve the discoverability of our Sandbox?

Absolutely While I can't say I entirely agree with Renan's interpretation of new users who experience the negative impact of a poorly formed question, I do agree with him entirely on the fact that ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Questions

Graduated Questions List In accordance with Sandbox Overflow!, answers containing graduated questions will be deleted. This answer is designed to be a repository for all those questions that have ...
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Sandbox Overflow!

Edit down to just a title, then delete An extra practice learned from the PPCG sandbox: For the benefit of high rep users who see all the deleted answers, edit your answer down to just the title ...
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Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1?

After looking at the question the OP asked on PPCG I think there wouldn't be any harm in lowering the rep requirement for Meta. The single answer to that question states that there hasn't been any ...
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Dealing with problem sandbox users

As I mentioned before... I'm thinking that a one post per user rule would help tremendously. Users should be expected to improve their post till it can be posted on the main site, or if it's not ...
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How shall we make the sandbox work better?

Switching to a tag This proposal is to create a sandbox tag on meta. There should also be one Q&A on meta which provides the information on how to use the sandbox. The accepted answer to that ...
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Sandbox clones for other SE sites

I would argue that we don't really need to increase traffic to Worldbuilding. Worldbuilding SE is getting a fair amount of traffic. It's certainly as active as, if not more so than, both Physics and ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2014-2017

Society of a Multi-lifespan empire So, within my setting, there are many different types of roughly humanoid people which are of various sizes, of various types, all created by a pantheon of gods, ...
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Should we use the sandbox for answers, too?

I'm going to post three answers, each detailing one of the options as I see it. Community members, please vote on these to indicate your agreement or disagreement with each option. Option 1: No. ...
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