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Can I ask for anime suggestions here?

I am wondering if I can ask for anime series suggestions and recommendations, or would that be to broad?
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Why do FMA and FMA brotherhood not have different tags?

I have started FMA brotherhood recently and I want to follow its question. But then A&M have only one tag for it is fullmetal-alchemist, covering FMA manga, FMA anime and FMA brotherhood. But as ...
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Would Scripts count as “pirated versions of copyright materials”?

I recently asked this question on finding a database for translated Drama CD Scripts. one of the comments by Logan M was (emphasis mine) I am not aware of any English-language database of drama CDs ...
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What's the Matter with these new rep requirements?

This morning I stumbled upon a change in the review system, the reputation requirements have been raised. With this change only 42 users (162 with the old threshold) can do Close, Reopen & Low ...
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Anime Club Event: Come watch anime with us this weekend!

The weekends can get a bit slow here, so let's have an event this weekend! During the first Saturday (UTC) of this month, I'd like to invite members of our community and their friends to come watch ...
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A&M Gift Exchange: Ship out your gifts + Feedback on the conspiracy!

Now that the deadline for conspiracy gifting draws near, we'd like to remind everyone of that deadline. It's time to get your presents on their way! Remember the deadline is November 4th. This ...
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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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Policy Clarification: Explicit & Borderline Content

In order to make the site continue to run successfully, it's important all reviewers know the correct way to approach posts. As part of this, we had a policy review to see which were the policies that ...
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How to handle Obsoletion in comments.

Yesterday I came along this post https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/26605/1458 I noticed a comment requesting some more information, followed up by a comment providing this information. As I had some ...
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Should this question have avoided spoilers in the title or not?

I edited this question's title Why did Rem kill L? to avoid spoilers. Later on, it was rolled back. Should I not have edited it then? I'm not quite sure that the title is needed to contain such ...
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How to handle salvageable low-quality answers in review queue

So while going through the review queues, in particular "Low Quality Posts" I often come across answers such as this one (imgur mirror). Ideally what seems the best fit is putting this "We're looking ...
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About 1 in 5 posts (questions/answers) are removed from site. Can we have a breakdown of reason for deletion?

The latest post id is roughly 26600 at the time of writing. The number on the Site Stats panel on the front page shows that we currently have 6557 questions and 8745 answers on our site, or around ...
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A&M Gift Exchange: Let's Start Conspiring!

Since the sign ups have now ended, let's start talking about the details of Conspiracy Santa. First up is the format. Very soon, everyone that signed up with be getting an email from our Conspiracy ...
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European A&M Gathering - Helpful Travel Tips & Resources (Tickets, Accommodation, etc.)

This meta post is a place for handy travel information for anyone going on our trip. Please share anything you might find useful for the trip. We're still gathering ideas for what to do on our other ...
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Should closed questions with accepted answers be reopened?

I have come across a few questions that are already closed but have an accepted answer. Being relatively new here, I'd thought I'd ask this question. Examples: Here, and here being the more recent ...
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Adding icons in tags

Looking at Stack Overflows's tags if you do a search for "google" you'll see a lot of tags have a small icon in them I am wondering if we can do the same as well and if so how we can make it work for ...
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Fall 2015 series tags

It's that time of the quarter again: the fall season of anime is starting. We want to get as many tags as possible for this season's shows into the system, both so we get more interesting content on ...
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European A&M Gathering: What should we do there?

A&M has voted and the chosen event for our EU Meetup is... Anime 2016, The World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands This will be held from the 10th to 12th June 2016. Pretty~ The next meta post will ...
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Why is this “reality check” question closed?

From what I can see, this question https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/26262/can-a-person-copy-basketball-moves-as-fast-as-kise-ryota-in-kuroko-no-basket is no different from these "reality ...
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Where do we draw the line between “unanounced future event” and “opinion based”?

We decided that unanswerable questions are allowed. Questions about future events within a series are considered on-topic. These questions should be answered as objectively as possible, but in the end ...
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Proposal: Let's get together and actually watch some anime (related) movies together

The weekends tends bit be a bit slow in chat despite the spikes in traffic we get on Sundays. I thought, why not spend a day on a weekend once a month to watch some anime (related) movies? Partially ...
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Come one, come all to the SECOND Annual Anime.SE Holiday Gift Exchange!

As some of you are aware, we did a gift exchange event amongst the community last years, in part to foster better relationships with users and in part to celebrate the holidays. This year, we're ...
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Song ID from a Japanese game is on topic?

I flagged this post as offtopic: Song Identification Request, Touhou? It was simple to me since Touhou is not anime or manga that this does not belong in the Anime & Manga Stack Exchange. The ...
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European A&M Gathering: Let's Decide the Event!

Now that we know there's enough interest, let's start filling in the details. First up on the to-decide list is the venue/event that we can meet up at. This way, we get an A&M Meetup AND another ...
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Monthly Tag Bounties

In the past, we had tag bounties before and I would like to bring them back. They draw attention to older anime and it might serve to increase user participation. This meta post will serve to gauge ...
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Are “Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou” (the anime) and “MonMusu Quest” (the VN) related?

A few months ago, the tag monmusu-quest was created. This appears to be for the VN "MonMusu Quest". Just now, I created the tag monmusu for the anime Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou (because the full ...
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Work-in-progress post for our community ad ideas

In this meta post we throw around any wild ideas for our community ads which would be displayed on other sites, should they reach the score of 6 points, and before that some approval from our own ...
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Community Promotion Ads 2015

As your site is undergoing our new design-independent graduation process, you'll be enjoying your own run of design-independent Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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Congratulations, Anime & Manga is graduating!

It's a big day. You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Anime & Manga has already met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites, and today joins in the new design-...
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“Home site” of 2015 election voters

A while back, some folks on Math.SE were interested in knowing the "home site" of the voters in one of their moderator elections. Here, "home site" means "the SE site on which the user has the most ...
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European A&M Gathering: Feeler Survey & Location Proposals

It's been talked about in chat for a while, so let's do something about it! I am volunteering to organise a European get-together for A&M if there is sufficient interest. For the first phase of ...
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Creating a tag specifically about identifying music

So we got identification-request for ID requests and music for, according to its description, anything about music. Supposedly ID requests too, but this is not exactly how tags work, right? What about ...
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(inter)National A&M Cookie day!

Hereby I declare the 26th of August A&M Cookie day! As some of you may have noticed in the chat lately, I have been looking into to how to provide the cookies I promised during the election. And ...
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Useful resources for Anime and Manga fans

This post is dedicated to lists of online resources useful for specific tasks. It's not for asking, just for adding whatever you feel like would help others do what anime and manga fans do − buy new ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Anime & Manga's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be installed (or re-installed as the case may be) as ...
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Can we extract an interesting question based on this closed and deleted question?

I recently come across this question How come Japanese animation studios never produce anime for international audiences? in the list of deleted questions. It is closed as "unclear what you are asking"...
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Should we be closing image-only id requests differently?

Most of the time I see image-only id-requests be closed as duplicate of the reverse search question. However, reviewers need to (should) be verifying themselves that it is in fact a duplicate. I feel ...
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Let's take a look back at our site policies (2015 Edition)

As moderator election are coming to an end, I would like to invite members of the community to take some time to review all the policies we've made in the past and see if they are still relevant, but ...
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How can we reward users who rewrite bad questions to fit quality standards?

Recently(ish) the question Sources for Christian themes and motifs in Naruto? made an appearance in meta because someone noticed the sheer amount of downvotes it had and found it to be strange, ...
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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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What are we here for and who do we want here?

What is the purpose of Anime.SE? What kind of people do we want on Anime.SE? I tried to find a meta post about this but really couldn't find anything. The site tour says Anime and Manga is a ...
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What is wrong with this post, to cause such a massive down vote barrage?

Sources for Christian themes and motifs in Naruto? Looking through the question, it seems like a decent question to me. Asking if there are any sources stating the potential influence of Christianity ...
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Some crude numbers on user retention across SE (which may not be a useful metric at all)

In drafting an answer to the mod question about user retention, I wrote up a quick query to examine one crude measure of user retention across SE sites: http://data.stackexchange.com/anime/query/...
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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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PSA: Mods can't see who flagged a comment

Somebody recently raised a custom comment flag that said something to the effect of "delete these comments, but not my comment". Since mods can't see who raises comment flags, I didn't know which ...
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Do we still want to field questions on non-Japanese anime-inspired works?

Recently, we've had two questions on Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra which garnered close votes: Is avatar Korra bisexual? and How can fans be used to augment earthbending?. The first ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 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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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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Where in the world are the cool user people of Anime & Manga SE?

Ever wondered how much of the world our community covers? Well, now you don't have to wonder any more with our Cool New Map™! Anyone from the A&M community that's added their own label will show ...

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