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How do we appropriately back up a subjective answer? [duplicate]

If anyone has other approaches to subjective support, please provide an answer on the duplicate questions linked above. It is clear that we require answers to be backed up here- whether they are ...
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Is there a way to ask focused opinion-based questions? [duplicate]

For context I want link this as the question that inspired me to ask about the possibility for certain types of opinion-based questions. The question I asked, while having some rules based elements, ...
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How much subjectiveness is OK?

This came up during the proposal phase on Area 51 -- and I felt at the time that unlike many other Stack Exchange sites, a site on RPGs will be largely subjective. Sure, there are definitive answers (...
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Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

One of the tools that diamond moderators have at their disposal is the post notice. We have several different types of post notice for example, this one, for posts that require additional citations: ...
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Is this site for experts, or not?

On the one hand, this question here about what RPG.SE is, and this answer here about answering FATE questions, specify "[this site] is a collection of expert knowledge" and "Expert ...
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Request for feedback on Good Subjective moderation

The idea of Good Subjective questions and answers is core to how Stack Exchange works and is essentially what allows to exist. We have this Q&A that sets the broad outline for how that idea ...
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Are game recommendation questions on topic? [2011] [duplicate]

This Q&A is out of date - see the new answer (no) in Are Game Recommendation Questions On Topic, Revisited Many Stack Exchange sites, like the similar gaming.SE, do not allow game recommendation ...
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Why is one +21 question On Hold when a similar question is ok with +53 votes?

For what reasoning was this question (What to do about a player who takes risks and dies (without consequence)?) with 21 upvotes and no downvotes On Hold as opinion based and most of the (IMO more ...
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Are questions of designer intent on-topic for this site? [2014] [duplicate]

Pretty much what it says in the title. I recently asked this question and it has been suggested that it is unanswerable. A previous question of this type is here, which by my understanding was ...
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What are the citation expectations of answers on RPG Stack Exchange?

As a Stack Exchange site, answers on RPG.SE are expected to be cited and backed up, but what the expectations are exactly can be hard to find. What are the citation expectations of answers on here? ...
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Pre-made comments: A resource-gathering & workshopping thread

Pre-made comments are awesome. They're also super powerful tools. Let's workshop some new ones and improve the old ones! You've probably seen pre-made comments[i] used across the site by moderators, ...
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Am I getting serial downvotes, or are my answers suddenly this bad?

I answered from personal experience on this question. Got two downvotes in ten minutes. I've been seeing this a lot recently -- seemingly anything with a 5e tag, but that's nearly all the questions ...
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How to address undue criticism that targets diverse answers?

I find that my opinions are being unfairly targeted by high ranking members. How can we keep the quality of the answers if diverse or taboo opinions are targeted? Two examples: How can I help our ...
Amethyst Wizard's user avatar
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What questions are “subjective” and what does “Good Subjective, Bad Subjective” mean to the community

So today I was informed that I had an answer, to “Pathfinder RPG in Forgotten Realms 3.5 setting?” that was not “licit” because I have not done the exact specific thing asked in the question (run ...
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I'm confused about how this site works; where can I go for help?

I have something that I am confused or concerned about concerning how this site works. Where can I get help?
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