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Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice
30 votes

I do not like the assumption that answers are not drawing on experience. My experience with being pestered about explicitly certifying that my answer is drawn from my own experience is that I don't ...

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How should this question about content in a site that includes piracy be handled?
8 votes

Copy pasta: Creative Commons License allows for redistribution of content. In this case, the content could be copied wholesale as it's CC-BY-SA. That wouldn't direct traffic to the pirate site, and ...

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Request for feedback on Good Subjective moderation
7 votes

Good subjective bad subjective is sufficient for a good answer, but not necessary. I find getting prodded on the issue unpleasant As detailed in a previous answer about this issue. At least a few ...

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How is the [system-agnostic] tag supposed to be used?
7 votes

The tag facilitates finding questions/answers that aren't tied to a system. Where the mods or the OP did not intend the question to be system dependent. It makes finding these easier instead of ...

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Should we encourage users to wait 24 hours before accepting an answer?
7 votes

Yes. Encouraging users to wait 24 hours before accepting an answer is good. It is not policy At least it's not anywhere that is easy to find nor readily apparent when posting a question. It is a ...

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How Trivial an Edit is Too Trivial to Make?
6 votes

Nothing that needs fixing is too trivial to fix. For examples of minor edits, V2Blast has a long track record of correcting all sorts of minutiae from formatting to hyphenation. While each ...

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What stack do I go to for RPG information designed for people who actually want to enjoy the game?
5 votes

Reddit There are subreddits for role playing, D&D, and so much more. They also have voting and comments. You can post things that aren't just questions. DnD subreddit DM's subreddit 5e ...

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Are rules questions that require a developer (official OR non-official) response ONLY valid for our stack?
5 votes

I believe the answer is yes. While I do not personally like the particular questioning of the RAW in combination with requiring a developer citation, it is a valid line if inquiry. The highest voted ...

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Should we dupe the older question to this newer question about unarmed attacks and spells?
3 votes

If the intent is to make the stack a better Q&A The question duplication link direction would better serve to direct visitors to the better answer. That means that the definition of "duplicate" ...

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Should we ever close a question as a duplicate of another closed question?
1 votes

tl;dr do not close as duplicate when older post was closed for a reason. If Duplicate Question Has Same Problems as Original Then close for the same reason that the duplicate was closed for instead ...

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Should this question be reopened (when we don't know if it's OP's actual question)?
-1 votes

Question as currently written is answerable and should be open. SevenSidedDie made changes to the question. The question after editing fits the stack and is answerable. If there are objections to ...

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How should we sort out this question that was closed as a duplicate of another closed question?
-1 votes

Both should be closed as unclear if they're unclear. Pointing to a duplicate just adds a level of indirection to the actual reason for closing the question. Closing as unclear also offers the poster ...

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Time to retire the [rules-as-written] tag?
-2 votes

Yes. Retire the tag. Tags have two jobs: Provide at a glance categorical information about a question Provide a handle for use with filters. The Rules-as-Written tag seems to fail on the first ...

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A Modest Proposal for answers that aren't backed up
-12 votes

Let them stand If upvotes can be considered proxies for "I like this answer", "I found this answer useful", or "I agree this is corrected", then removing the answers would be removing well liked, ...

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