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What made you join A&M and engage with the community/site in the first place? How has it changed over time? What could engage you once again?

I would like to revisit the reasons for using SE Q&A sites, and A&M in partucular, and whether you still feel like it's something you're interested in using as an average user would, or if ...
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A&M Monthly Engagement Post #3: On music id-requests, organizing policy tracking, and proposal for bounty board system

As another month goes by the moderation team has been discussing a list of topics to hopefully improve user experience within the community. The topics for this month includes: A plan to deprecate ...
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What should I call the BNA/Brand New Animal/Bī enu ē tag?

I want to make a new tag for Studio Trigger's BNA as I noticed there was no tag for it. I also didn't see any best practice guides here or in the help section about how to create a tag for an anime/...
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Rename [girl] tag to clarify that it is not about a general topic about girl

There is a girl tag which is actually about GIRL, an animation short by Hibiki Yoshizaki published on Japan Animator Expo. However, recent questions tagged with this were usually about ID requests for ...
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Now Announcing: A New Initiative for Anime & Manga SE Engagement (it's a work in progress~)

Dear Fellow Members and Lurkers of the Community, In these trying pandemic times, we find ourselves with an excess of time and a need to apply it. Since our graduation and our “design graduation” we’...
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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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What is the status of list questions on this site?

In the first brainstorming session, we've discussed the status of "list" questions on Anime and Manga. What are list questions? Any question which asks for a list of items as the answer. Some ...
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Should we allow opinion based questions?

I think Anime SE is a really good community for Anime/Manga fans to discuss their opinions about animes or mangas and anything related to them. So I think we should allow opinion-based questions and ...
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A&M's May engagement, where are we now, and where do we go from here?

It has been about a month since we posted our message regarding the new initiative. We mentioned a few objectives and initiatives, and asked for feedback in regard to these. So let's take a quick look ...
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Is song identification the new show identification (and does it have the same problem)?

Maybe there's just some confirmation or recency bias going on, but it feels to me that in recent months there's been a large upsurge in questions of the form "What is the song playing in Episode X of ...
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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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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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Is UnOrdinary on-topic?

I've been asked a couple times on the Maid Cafe if UnOrdinary is on-topic and thought to get more of a consensus than just making the decision myself Why it would be on-topic it has the "anime/manga ...
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Should A&M reduce the close vote requirement down to 3 from 5?

Recently we've had our stellar diamond moderators step in the gap and close questions on the site which shouldn't be kept open for too long (mostly identification requests). It got me to thinking - ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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On-topicness question

This is just to discuss the on-topicness of this question. What do you guys think?
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Has my post improved?

Why do cross-dressing characters like Hideri Kanzaki usually have high voices? This post received a lot of downvotes. It seems like the root cause of the downvotes was due to the "voice ranges" ...
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Happy Holidays, Anime & Manga SE Community!

Yet another year has passed, and the season of festivity is once again upon us. This year around a lot has happened in our community once again, and as a community, we should celebrate the good. One ...
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Why was a seemingly valid answer in “What is the bounty of Gol D. Roger?” got deleted?

In What is the bounty of Gol D. Roger?, there was an answer posted by a new user stating a crude, direct answer to the question. The original revision might look low-quality since it only stated the ...
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Downvotes: When is Maika Sakuranomiya's birthday?

When is Maika Sakuranomiya's birthday? This closed post of mine has been heavily downvoted. Why the downvotes?
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Why was my flag declined? (2)

I see that on my flag list: Why was it declined?
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2019: 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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PSA: Reputation has been recalculated for questions

So if you logged in today on any site you might have seen either your Rep go up all of a sudden or this as per the link in the banner, Stack Overflow is now rewarding Questions more rep We’re ...
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Should we allow recommendation questions?

People might want to ask about anime / manga which are similar in style / story to the one they just watched or liked. Should they be closed as "not constructive", since they are by-nature were ...
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What's the difference between remove the sentence and put <s></s> on the sentence?

So just now I look some old question and I found that there is an answer that is written something like this: The resurrected Minato is stronger than when he was alive, but that is due to the ...
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I am here to know why my questions are put on hold with a solid reasons? I need someone to explain I am new

why I am asking for help, it is basically because I am new to anime. I am also a user of other communities like StackOverflow and puzzle exchange. but I don't get the reasons why the questions are put ...
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Is there a way to find old post?

I joined this community back years ago and asked about finding an old (80's) anime. The answer I got was accurate but the Anime Stack-Exchange community was curated since then and old posts aren't ...
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Is adding more proof/evidence not allowed?

So there's a question someone already answered, but I found that the answer can be improved by adding a few more examples. But it seems like this is not allowed... As you can see below this image, I ...
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Congratulations! Your site design is now live!

As you may have already noticed, our new design is live! ✧*。٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و✧* Thanks for all the input over the years, and particularly in the most recent Meta posts around this (here and here). As was ...
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Should we have a MAL tag?

I feel that many users of this site also use My Anime List (MAL) to track and organize their anime. Thus, would it not make sense for us to have a MAL tag for questions?
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No tag for anime/manga series and not enough reputation to create tag; what tag to use?

I have a question about Buddy Complex production. No tag exists for this series yet, but I also do not have the tag creation privilege here. What tag should I use?
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How does one get suspended due to voting irregularities and what can I do to avoid it?

Just noticed one user who was very active in asking questions suspended. I can't seem to find any criteria on how a user is determined and suspended due to voting irregularities. I'm curious since I'...
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Anime & Manga Site Design — June update

A bit over a month ago, I presented y'all with the design we'd created for this community, and asked for some feedback. The response wasn't the most positive one, and some of the things we heard from ...
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Anime & Manga Site Design

Some quick notes based on the feedback provided here and in chat: On the original feedback gathering post Catija left a really relevant link that I failed to put in a more conspicuous location, which ...
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Should we really allow spoilers in the title?

By nature, this site is where we ask questions from both manga and anime. However %90 of the time, anime is behind the manga so asking a question from the manga can be considered as a spoiler for ...
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Is comparing feats from characters from different animes on topic in Anime SE? [duplicate]

I found this page which compares feats of fighting characters from different animes based on data from the series. Top Strongest I wonder if this kind of questions are on topic here, since they can ...
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Are Japanese culture questions derived from animes on-topic?

For example, In anime XYZ, W person behaved this way. Why did he do so, is this common in Japan? Is this kind of question on-topic?
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The “Asking” page is unclear about if ID-ing merchandise is off-topic [duplicate]

In the Asking article it says that you can ask about [...] a piece of merchandise that you or someone you know personally owns. Further down the same article it says: Are you looking to ask a ...
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Is it alright to compile a list of a series' soundtracks in one discussion?

To clarify, what I'm describing is a discussion where the question is about a series' soundtracks and the answer would list the soundtracks used, the approximate time it occurs and a brief description ...
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What is the new icon? [duplicate]

I see that the site has a new look. And there's a circular icon with what looks like a 4 leaf clover. What is this and how does it relate to anime?
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Downvotes being used as retaliation/something else?

I'm not sure if this can be asked but since this discussion mentions that multiple downvotes with no explanation can be consulted on meta, I decided to just ask. Anyway, I just noticed that I've been ...
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Gathering ideas for the site design — 2019 edition!

In late 2017 we were asked if a design for this site was being worked on or not, and at the time the design team was stretched pretty thin, to the point where I wasn't able to provide this community ...
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When to use the spoilers tag and should it be used at all [duplicate]

Ok, this is my personal opinion, I always thought a spoiler tag in a Q&A board about stories doesnt make sense. Why? Because anything it's a spoiler for someone who hasnt seen a segment of a story ...
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Are questions regarding creating an anime magazine off-topic?

I recently posted a question on this site regarding pages order for an anime magazine I am working on and surprisingly some people found it off-topic. I'm really curious to know if it really is, ...
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How should we tag the Yu-Gi-Oh! series?

Yu-Gi-Oh! is a media franchise primarily consisting of manga and anime (along with a trading card game). Over the last 20+ years, it's spawned seven different anime series (two of which are different ...
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What sources/references should we consider as valid/acceptable?

This came to mind after seeing this question: Why is Ulquiorra the only espada with a second release? While I have no problem with speculations as answers, since I sometimes give them, I agree with ...
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Regarding answering identification requests in comments

For identification requests, are we allowed to give an answer in the comments? I'm just confused since while the site bans these questions, I sometimes see comments giving out the answers anyway. ...
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Is this really not a 'low quality' answer?

I've flagged this answer as 'low quality' because it has no sources and the way it is phrased, the author of said answer seems unsure of what he/she is saying. Here's the full answer, which I'll try ...
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Is this spam or an extremely naive question? Should questions like those be answered?

Can I do a Tiger Shoot like Hyuga Kojiro from anime Captain Tsubasa
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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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