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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 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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Inactive Sandbox 2019-2022

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Sandbox cleanup, 2016 edition

Maybe start a fresh sandbox but not delete the old. Start a new one when it gets too large and name it e.g. Sandbox 2016-August.
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Sandbox promotion and awareness

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

As of today, August 9 2018, the meta rep requirement of 1 is live for questions and answers; Shog just enabled it. All users should be able to post on meta - barring those suspended, of course. This ...
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Can we Sandbox meta questions?

No, there is no precedence (apart from the linked draft) - but why not? The intention is to have a question Sandbox for questions on Main. For example I remember that there were arguments against it ...
Secespitus's user avatar
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Should we improve the discoverability of our Sandbox?

On Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, their Sandbox is always featured, so it shows up in the sidebar. One drawback of this method is that featured posts are un-featured a month after the tag was ...
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Inactive Sandbox 2014-2017

Will humans modify their own DNA? In the future, I suppose our technological advancements will be so advanced that we will be able to fully understand our DNA. Thus would it be feasible if we would be ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Tag Edits

Blacklist life The tag has had a long, long journey, and at every step of the way, we've decided we don't want it. Deletion hasn't worked, nor has writing an inclusive wiki. It seems a blacklist is ...
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Sandbox for Proposed Tag Edits

Synonymize society and anthropology Anthropology means "the study of human society" and therefore applies to most society questions. If there are outliers, they can be tagged as necessary, ...
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Should the rep requirement for Meta be lowered to 1?

In my opinion the meta traffic for Worldbuilding is slow enough that questions and answers can be pretty easily monitored by the community. With only a few posts a day letting new users post wouldn't ...
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Sandbox promotion and awareness

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