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Are the citation requirements for objective questions not applicable to systems like World of Darkness/Mage the Ascension?
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World of Darkness isn't D&D, and citations may not always be feasible. I want to make clear at the outset that I do agree with you, and where proper citations and rule references are possible they ...

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Closing a question based on the Moderators' belief about what the answer will be
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Issues with the linked question: As I see it, the problem with the linked question is that it's not clear what would make a good or bad answer to the question, nor what would make one answer better ...

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Does a high score on an answer excuse the requirement to back up the answer?
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No, it doesn't eliminate standards I'll start with a direct answer to the question as asked: no, a high score doesn't remove the need to adhere to community standards. The particular answer linked is ...

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How are you meant to provide personal experience on mostly mathematical questions?
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You don't have to show personal experience. The idea is to show support for why your answer is a solution to the OP's problem Not all questions are asked in the same mode, and not all types of answers ...

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Shouldn't we move past repeating "rules do what they say and nothing more?"
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Yes, we should, and often do Often being somewhat loosely defined. There are a few trends I've observed which tend to promote the unfortunate recitations of "rules do what they say and nothing ...

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I just showed up here. Should I be somewhere else if I play other RPGs more than D&D?
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You're welcome here no matter what tabletop RPGs you like to play* By volume alone we do have a pretty disproportionate amount of questions about D&D, but that reflects the player base and the ...

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Is this question about alternatives to the word humanoid too broad or opinion-based, or is it well-scoped?
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I think that the scope of the question is fine, and is adequately defined. If the asker is interested in any word used in any setting, that defines a standard against which answers can be assessed. It ...

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Why is my homebrew review question not getting answers, and how can I improve them?
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Homebrew review questions are not the most popular type here They are 100% welcome and you should always feel free to post one. But they seem to draw the attention of fewer users who are interested in ...

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My question was closed for being opinion based. Now it's been reopened and closed again. Why?
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8 votes

This type of theorycrafting often gets an uneven reception here My best advice is to not ask about multiclassing from all possible options, but that's not a guarantee that the question won't still be ...

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How do I ask for fan theories?
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I'm not sure SE is a good place for this kind of information Not because it's off topic or because it wouldn't be of interest to others in the future, but because it is difficult (in the SE format) to:...

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Is it bad form to cite non-RPG fandom content in your question?
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With this specific example, referencing the podcast probably isn't necessary or helpful From the description (I'm not a listener to that podcast), it sounds like what is being described is a ...

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Generic Tags should be Generic
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I think that the suggested approach is probably formally correct, but operationally not very impactful I think that, if we were building an SE-like site from the ground up, this might be a principle ...

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Should this revision to a 3 year old (formerly) designer reasons question be a new post instead?
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I think it's not worth it It's probably most in keeping with the current approaches to questions on the stack, but (in this particular case) it seems like a solution which improves nothing beyond ...

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Why is this question about which build is optimized for damage too broad?
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It's worth noting that, when your question was closed, it was lacking a lot of detail. "Why was it closed" is not the same as "can it be reopened". I can't say for certain why your question was closed,...

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How do we help this new user formulate a question about their homebrew Toadstool that can be properly answered?
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I think that these questions are fundamentally mis-specified, and are not properly stackable. This should never have been one question. There is a serious mismatch between what the question is seeking,...

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Can this question about homebrewing potentially be reopened?
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I don't think this is really a homebrewing question at this point If we're talking about the most recent edit, which asks about what published monster best matches the one from the novel, then it's ...

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