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Why are “identification-request” questions not allowed on this site?

What is the purpose of this website? I can't exactly think of a specific purpose. Are we trying to spread the anime and manga industry or something or just answering question related to it? As Shown ...
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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). The topic ...
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Why is this site so unwelcoming to new members?

As a new user to anime.stackexchange (and StackExchange in general) here is some feedback. I can't tag one of my most recent questions as "07-ghost" because I don't have 150 reputation... I can't ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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identification-request prompt rework

Our current prompt for when you ask a question with the tag identification-request is this: Seeing as we don't allow image-only id-requests (see here), maybe we should make it more clear that they ...
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Do identification-request questions attract users that don't contribute to the site?

Krazer's post from July 2014 about identification requests asked the following question: Do [identification-request questions] attract so-called "help vampires" that plague much of the Stack ...
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Hey! Let's talk about those image id-request we all know and love so much

We've talked about this for a while, but we've never done anything about it... so let's do this now. Let's talk about what we should do with image id-requests that can be easily found via reverse ...
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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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Let's help id-request users help themselves with a floating checklist guide for request details!

A certain Hakase-type Tomato had a good idea of a floating checklist for identification request questions. I believe that this is a good idea, as many of the new users who use this site for id-...
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Do we want identification requests for pornography?

Yesterday, I closed a question (https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/24236/). It was an identification request for pornography, though that may not have been directly apparent from the question alone. ...
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Policy Review: Image-only id requests

It's that time again, let's look at another aspect of the site that you picked for review. Our continuity tagging experiment is still underway, but this is an item I've wanted to review for a while. ...
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A new user's guide to our site and what's wrong with their “identification-request”

Welcome to the Anime and Manga Stack Exchange, being new to our site, you probably haven't spent the time to go over how our site works on our Tour page. I'd like to ask you to go over it briefly ...
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We need to do something about the new users behind identification-request questions

Sometimes, we have users who, for one reason or another abuse their privilege for asking identification-request (id-req). While this seems to be an isolated cased by a short-tempered individual ...
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Should we allow “From which episode is this image” questions?

Recently I came across this post, the author was asking from which episode a certain picture/screenshot was. I wrongly voted to close this as a duplicate of "Where is this picture from? How do I use ...
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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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