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The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

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Is it ok to change the title of a question, if the question isnt descriptive at all?

Sometimes the titles of questions arent descriptive at all. This isnt the case in most of the cases (perhaps 99% of the times the title is alright) but in some cases you have no clue what the question ...
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Clarifications regarding images that can/cannot be posted

Just wanted to clarify something regarding images that are used to support answers. I am referring, in particular, to this answer here: What happens to Ichika after the fated summer ends? While the ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What happened to the Goblin-Slayer tagged questions?

A few weeks ago I saw 4 or 5 Goblin Slayer questions. Today I looked at the tag to look up something, and all I find is one. I checked another spelling and there are 0 questions ins in that tag. I ...
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Are Korean dramas on-topic on this site?

I know what is anime and manga, but could I ask about Korean dramas here? Or maybe should I ask this topic on Movies & TV Stack Exchange instead?
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How did this edit 'deviate from the original intent of the post?'

I submitted a proposed edit to this question but one of the reviewers said that my edit 'deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits that make drastic changes should strive to preserve ...
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Sources/Citations that do not exist anymore, are out of date or probably never existed in the first place

So I found this question and edited its answer. However, it was only after I submitted a proposed edit that I noticed that the link given, specifically this link, points to a non-existent section of a ...
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Is this question really “primarily opinion-based?”

What are the odds that Kirito can build a harem? I am unclear how asking for a number or set of numbers where I provide most of the input for a calculation is "primarily opinion-based". For example, ...
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Policy revision: The appropriateness of boardly scope questions based on a contested theory

There exist a question asking about the most connected seiyuu by six degrees. As innocent of a question it may seem, but the foundations the question is based on is flawed and unreasonablely scoped. ...
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This question is not a duplicate; the answers don't answer this question

This question is not a duplicate of this question. An answer (importantly, not the accepted answer) on the second question comes close to answering, but does not do so. The first question should be ...
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I'm watching an anime and don't recognise one of the characters. Can I ask who he is?

I'm aware that this site no longer accepts anime ID questions, but I'm also aware that there are exceptions: merchandise items, for example, or songs. I have a question that's sort of an ID question, ...
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Would a more general version of “why was [X] light novel not animated” be on-topic?

I recently voted to close Why wasn't the Death Note light novel animated? for being opinion-based, but it got me thinking: would a general version of this question (e.g. Why are light novels not ...
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What should we do with unreleased soundtracks in anime song identification questions?

As you may know, there are lots of unreleased soundtracks. However, these days, you can usually find an unofficial version of the track floating around online somewhere, presumably spliced together by ...
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Does Vocaloid count to our Music Identification Exception?

After Identification Requests were removed we kept Music Identifications under the prevision that the asker knew the series it came from. A recent question (while an answer to this Meta wouldn't make ...
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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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Change the ID request close plaque text to include a link to a meta post for self-help and tips

Right now (and this has been going on for a very long time) the text says this: Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community ...
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Does “Differences between the Overlord light novel and manga” need to be improved?

Recently, Differences between the Overlord light novel and manga was bumped due to a new answer. As it's quite an old question, I decided to review the whole Q&A. I thought the question was okay ...
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Let's mark questions about where to read/watch X (legally) as off-topic

A related question asks if such questions are on topic. Result: All of these questioned should be marked as a duplicate of this question. Problem is, apparently we cannot mark questions on the ...
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Site question: this effects what you can do in the site

How do people get reputation on this site? I'd really like to know.
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Are questions regarding cosplay or anime-related items still on-topic?

Just recently this question got closed. However, based on this answer, they're still on topic. In this meta discussion which outlined the accepted policy for dealing with image only id requests, ...
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Should we migrate SciFi-related identification request to SciFi.SE?

Some people on SciFi.SE seem willing to accept identification request and is asking on their meta if the community wants. As for now, we don't have the option to properly migrate them. Should we ...
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Can i ask a question about official western localisation of anime/manga/visual novel?

For example, What's happened to anime B localisation in western ? Why it got canceled ? Or What's happened to the visual novel B in western localisation ? Why it got canceled ? or why there is no ...
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Should I ask a new question to get an answer to one part of another question?

So I was busy typing up a question asking when Aizen switched with Momo in Bleach. As I was typing, I saw the question Aizen vs Everyone which asked more or less the same thing, but asking when Aizen ...
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Should we flag question about “Anime Filler/Canon” as off-topic?

Should we flag the question about "Which episodes of Anime X are canon/filler?" as off-topic. because there is a website AnimeFIllerList Or shouldn't we ?
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Is the design for Anime SE still in progress?

Are there any progress for re-designing the Anime StackExchange site ? Or is that post just a "proposal" or discussion that will be done in the near future ? Hey! Listen! Let's have a talk about ...
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Let's change the ID request close reason plaque to redirect askers to other sites

Right now the text of it is this: Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community has decided to no longer support these ...
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Are identifying fan-made works on-topic if they are from a known series?

Years ago I asked this question on meta if ID requests on doujins were on-topic. The implied answer from the comment was that they were if the question was written well enough. After that, we ...
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Are we going to allow monetary appreciation questions for rare manga books and merchandise?

This question got posted: What are the value of these Trigun books? And I'd like to ask the site users: Do you think it's a good idea to allow these kinds of questions on our site? Or do you think we ...
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Can we ask question about AMV?

I want to ask a question about AMV. For example, "Does anyone know who made this AMV ? I cant find who's the author is"
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Is it okay to ask questions about anime adaptations when the answer might be in the source material?

I have a question about the anime adaptation of Rewrite. The answer to my question might be in the original visual novel, but I'm reluctant to buy it and play it for forty hours just on the off-chance ...
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When is “bad writing” a valid answer?

It's kinda rare, but unfortunately, bad writing exists, and sometimes the question asked is about a very badly written, poorly executed or hastly planned narrative. Sometimes the plot twist is forced ...
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Proposal: Refactoring tags community wide

Now that SE has expanded the character limit for tags, we can review past tags and normalize them in some way. Currently, our how we use tags and how we keep them up to date lags behind some of the ...
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Should we create a death-note movie tag?

With the recent Death Note Netflix movie (and potential second movie coming), I was wondering, should we create a separate tag for it considering the plot diverges a lot from the original series? As ...
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Doujinshi Post on this site [duplicate]

Could we ask question related to Doujin on this site ? NSFW works and non-NSFW works doujin. Since there are some information on doujin that i want to discuss.
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What do you think can be done to improve the site? (autumn 2017)

There's been a lot of mentions that we're losing new question numbers and that we should do something to improve the situation on the site. How do you think we should do that? Points of interest: ...
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Do we want to delete all historical IDs so that maybe we'd get less IDs from new users?

This is a second time I'm asking this question. Previously I asked it 9 months ago, but with how much time passed and the public opinion has had enough time to change, I thought I'd give it another go....
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Anime & Manga's 3rd moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Closing “where can I watch/read this anime/manga” questions as duplicates of our list of legal sources

On the topic of this question: Can we stop immediately closing "Where can I watch" questions as "Requesting illegal copyrighted materials"? StackExchange used to have a close ...
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Can we stop immediately closing “Where can I watch” questions as “Requesting illegal copyrighted materials”?

The way we approach "Where can I watch?" questions has bothered me for a while. Usually, we easily get five people to vote to close every one of these questions as "requesting illegal or copyrighted ...
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Do live actions based in anime questions belongs to Anime SE? [duplicate]

Do live actions based in anime belongs to Anime SE or they are for another SE community? If so, which would it would be Sci Fi and Fantasy SE? Movies SE?
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2017 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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Are “progress of specific anime dub” questions on-topic?

While browsing for unanswered questions, I stumbled upon Are there any dubbed episodes of naruto shippuden After episode 388? Or its like they have stopped dubbing episodes?. Since I browse unanswered ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Anime & Manga is scheduled for an election next week, July 10th. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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Should we get the increase in the tag length limit?

Ok so if you're not aware on Literature.SE's Meta there was a question posted about the age old problem regarding the 25 character limit to tags Is there any way we can increase the maximum tag ...
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Is the question below ontopic? [closed]

I am pretty sure this has been coming and going on the web for a while, but I could not find a list of all the girls/elements. Some are easy to know. Some not so much. The most obvious ones... H - ...
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Should we have a dragonball-multiverse tag?

www.dragonball-multiverse.com Since it is technically a fan work, you can't ask questions about it in the dragonball, dragonball-z or dragonball-super tags. But it is still a manga, and a widely ...
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How to ask a music identification question

I was watching an anime, and this really awesome piece of music came on. I want to know what it's called, but I don't know where to start looking. I know I can ask for help here on Anime.SE, but how ...
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List of icons/symbols we'd like to see in our repeating background pattern

There are a number of SE sites which have some relevant to the topic of the site icons, symbols and graphics in the header or the repeating background pattern. I'm not exactly sure how much our ...