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Should there be a sandbox for question development?

No We already have three ways to workshop questions in use, in increasing order of complexity/escalation. Comments on the question. This works in 90% of cases where the OP bothers to engage at all. ...
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Question Workshop: GM Types

This is unlikely to be turned into a question that fits RPG.SE’s format. You are either asking for people’s existing works on GM categorization, which is list/shopping, or you are asking people to ...
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Would it be helpful to have a Question Workshop thread?

I don't think we workshop questions often enough to warrant a dedicated thread The advantage to having a question workshop thread as I see it is if it is already done a lot and you need to condense it ...
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Question Workshop: Are the new Bard Class Options Tier 1

The question is either Too Broad or Opinion-based The first step in getting a question reopened is to identify what is wrong with it in the first place. You have received some comments to that effect, ...
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Would this question about the Deck of Many Things be allowed?

No, it would not. Your updated question doesn't fundamentally change the opinion-based issue that has closed your initial question. What is a concrete negative consequence is still going to be opinion-...
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Question Workshop: Are the new Bard Class Options Tier 1

Narrow your scope I think there's a way to get to the heart of your question in a very stackable manner: simply asking if the subclasses are more powerful than the existing bard subclasses. The ...
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Can I ask a question about whether there's published adventure content with a holiday theme?

This sort of idea has been discussed before in this meta: Can we ask about the existence of a game? The main thrust of the issues outlined in BESW’s answer there is that this sort of question can ...
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Is this question about between-session discussion stackable?

What’s the problem here? What outcome are you trying to work toward? I can’t tell that there is a problem to solve here or a goal to aim for, so it seems like more of a discussion survey. Do you see ...
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Workshopping Question about picking the right weapon

The question is unclear and too broad The issue with the question as it is currently presented is that you began with it on the stack as "I made this helpful table, how do I share it?" That ...
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Question Workshop: Character's Sliding Target Numbers

This seems adequately on-topic The game-design tag contains several questions related to alternative options for the classic "roll dice to determine success" formula, including questions ...
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Workshopping a question about Dispel Magic

I, too, long for a better dispel magic, and suspect that someone somewhere has something better than what my table has come up with, or at least something that would help us improve. However, I am ...
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Should there be a sandbox for question development?

For reference, I'm just going to reproduce wholesale a comment-discussion on the matter. It doesn't in any way answer the question, but I think it's useful background to collect into a place it can be ...
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Workshopping my question about Armor Class ranges

Ask about the statistical distribution of AC values. Even a change as simple as "what is the average AC of monsters at each CR" will eliminate answers that draw a conclusion without putting in the ...
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Workshopping a question about Dispel Magic

You also ask: I'm also wondering if, before posting the question below, it would be a better idea to post a separate question: "At a table where fun consists of advanced planning around the ...
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Can I ask a question about whether there's published adventure content with a holiday theme?

Even if “Has Wizards of the Coast [or insert publisher] ever published a Thanksgiving or Christmas theme adventure?” is off topic (another answer makes a convincing list that it is on topic), this can ...
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Workshopping Help: "Should I allow a Player to use a premade character?"

The average roll that would result in that "pregen" is 14.98, while the expected roll would be about 13. Is it your question if that character was created with an official alternate system ...
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Workshopping "What is the best way to bring a campaign to an end?"

To sum up from what I've observed of the community standards here, this is a single-issue question and answer site where discrete (Single issue) questions that can have an answer backed by supporting ...
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Workshopping my question about Armor Class ranges

I had commented on this question asking for clarification on why CR is involved at all. If you're asking about a baseline AC, I do not see why CR is part of this. If you focus just on that baseline AC ...
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