Linked Questions

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Downvoting new users whose questions don't meet our criteria

We've had a few questions recently by new users which were well-formed questions that just weren't good matches for our main site. That's understandable, since the askers are often not familiar with ...
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How do we get more people to our site?

In the first brainstorming session, we've discussed the site's member recruitment model We have decided to take the following steps: Make a list of 5-10 series which would interest an audience of ...
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Proposal: pare down the list of off-topic things on the tour page

The list of off-topic things on our tour page is extremely long. There are eleven items on the list; no other Stack Exchange site has more than eight (Server Fault, WebApps, Programmers, and Apple ...
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How to reasonably scope a list question asking for anime of humor genre?

The question https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/2645/im-looking-for-a-list-of-humorous-anime-similar-to-oruchuban-ebichu led to a debate on the correct interpretion of our policy on list ...
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How should we deal with out-of-universe list questions in general?

The problem we are having with questions such as this one is that the scope can be too broad at times and be ambiguous or hard to completely answer. How should we deal with these types of questions?
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Do we want existential questions and how should we tag them?

There are two recent questions (one and two) that ask for the existence of an anime (or manga) that satisfies certain conditions. They are not list questions; rather, they are clear, and probably also ...
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Do we still like questions asking for lists of anime/manga/etc.?

It seems to me that every time someone comes to our site wanting to ask for a list of anime, we get into arguments as to whether or not it's acceptable for our site. This rarely happens with any other ...
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How did list questions become off-topic?

There are quite a few links to list questions that redirect to the error page. I am guessing that initially they were allowed albeit with some heavy restrictions. These are the discussions I found ...
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Should we allow questions like "How popular is AnimeX in CountryX?"

Should we allow questions like "How popular is AnimeX in CountryX?" if ever a certain user is curious about the popularity of a certain anime in a certain place or country?
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Would questions asking for scene that can illustrate a concept on-topic?

From What topics can I ask about here? - Help Center, all identification questions or recommendation requests are off-topic. However I'm not sure if asking for a scene in a particular anime/manga is ...
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How to determine the status of a list question?

In the recent bumps, I have noticed this question as an allowed question. It seems that it wasn't closed because the scope was reasonably defined. Thus I want to ask, what exactly constitutes ...
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Can we ask for exhaustive transcriptions of "encrypted" text in anime?

To be more precise, there are quite a number of anime/manga that follows Cypher Language Trope. Examples of Cypher Language: Maoyuu Maou Yuusha on TVTropes Substitution chart for some anime on ...
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Should we allow a question that asks for list of references throughout a series?

An example would be this question: What are the original memes mentioned in Steins;Gate? I think it would be nice to have a collaborative effort to answer such a question. The scope is 24 episodes, ...
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What is acceptable scope for this question which asks for all references in Durarara?

Looking through the list of recently closed questions, I found these 2 questions closed by 5 members of the community: https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/23448/what-other-anime-are-referenced-...
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Are questions relating to musical analysis of anime songs on-topic or not? (Part 2) [closed]

This is a follow-up to this question. Now I want to ask for some examples of Love Live OST songs that use the diminished viio chord, if they DO use the chord. Will THIS be on-topic, then? Because ...

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