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What we'd like to do about those gosh darn “identification requests” questions

This discussion is now closed. Here's phase 1 of what we've decided to do about identification-requests (deprecating). Here's phase 2 (blacklisting). Here's phase 3 (delete and lock). TL;DR for ...
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What criteria should we use for QCing for ALL “identification-request” questions?

We've previously voted that we need a set of guidelines to quality control (QC) identification-request questions that will be added to our help center. These guidelines will be applied to ALL (new and ...
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Can we get some more definitive numbers on identification-request stats?

Identification requests are a constant cause for concern in our community. Some say we should ban then altogether, some argue that we should just be more rigid in enforcing a set of guidelines, some ...
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Is it feasible to keep “identification-request” questions going as they are now?

Let's start fresh Let us take a moment and start a fresh conversation about the value of identification-request questions to our community. Let's start with a fresh, clean slate with identification-...
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Should we enforce hard guidelines for [identification-request] questions or dissallow them all together?

Lately I feel that the quality of identification-request questions has waned significantly. These most of these tip-of-my-tongue are without audio-visual artifacts, and rely solely on the asker's ...
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What kind of policy should we adopt for current and future “identification-request” questions with no audiovisual artefacts?

Lately the quality of some identification-request questions. with no sort of audio-visual artefacts (e.g. an image, video, or sound clip), have been very lacking in quality. I believe it's time we ...
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What's the proper course of action for low quality identification requests?

Generally, we like for text-based identification-request questions to contain as much information as possible. Things like names of characters, major plot points, and genre/atmosphere are very ...
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Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 3 (Final) — Delete & Lock

Phase 3: Delete and Lock Continuing with our our cleanup of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. I would ask the CMs to do the following as the final part of our three-phase ...
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Should music requests stay on topic?

I've noticed that, at least in the past few weeks if not longer, we've had a fairly large number of music ID requests, especially compared to the number of non-music ID request questions. I'm having a ...
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Are identification questions containing reverse-image-search-amenable images good questions?

Sometimes we get questions that contain an image and ask "what is this image from?", where it turns out that performing a reverse image search on the image returns English-language results identifying ...