Skip to main content

Questions tagged [discussion]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
1 answer
42 views

Confusing text on review buttons

I've just had a confusing few moments in the review view where the "allowing" buttons read Edit and Reopen and Reopen. The confusion came from seeing the edit difference below and thinking that this ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
1 vote
1 answer
68 views

How to handle questions that are very probable off topic / unanswerable?

I've seen a few questions so far that are very probably off topic (at least in wording and maybe even in what the OP wants to know). An example here is: "How much do VNs cost in production and how ...
Thomas's user avatar
  • 473
6 votes
2 answers
71 views

Should edits to un-salvageable off-topic questions be accepted?

so looking at the suggested edit review i came across this one. the question is an id request and in this case the OP made the question while unregistered and then created a new account when they went ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
11 votes
1 answer
122 views

What should be done about an answer that is plagiarizing another's post?

So in this answer if you compare it to the answer on quora it linked to in the comments it's identical minus proper formatting such as the quotes and links from where the quotes come from. Today it ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
2 votes
1 answer
55 views

How did this edit not address the "critical" issues of the post?

I suggested this edit and it was rejected/edited, with the following message attached: This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what should have ...
Vemonus's user avatar
  • 687
5 votes
7 answers
202 views

Should we delete the remaining ID questions to possibly reduce the number of still incoming ID posts?

Apparently we still rank pretty high on "identify anime" search engine query, and it's supposedly because we still have around 400 of them, which makes them the 3rd most popular tag, and that means it ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
5 votes
0 answers
41 views

Can't edit tag to contain hyphens [duplicate]

A question got posted with a tag without any hyphens between words and it turns out one can't just edit it: Since when? And please somebody fix that tag.
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
7 votes
3 answers
204 views

Do we think questions about where to read/watch (legal) anime or manga are acceptable?

Sometimes people post "where do I read/watch X" and it isn't phrased as looking for legal shop or streaming site links, so it could have been intended as looking for illegal sites. We seem to have ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
10 votes
2 answers
141 views

What do we do about vague music ID requests?

so with this question What is the song near the end of Episode 24? (Akame ga Kill) how it describes when the song occurs is kinda vague. we don't know when someone considers an anime episode having ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
3 votes
0 answers
102 views

AHO Channel Extra: Digimon Tri Chapter 3 is Now Streaming!

Come watch anime with us on the weekends! For this weekend and next, we're streaming the third chapter of Digimon Tri thru Crunchyroll. All users, new and old, are welcome to participate via rabb.it. ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
5 votes
1 answer
107 views

Finding illegal links in questions and answers

Sometimes we miss them, sometimes they get edited in later. Here's a query to find all instances of the words mangafox, kissanime and mangareader: https://data.stackexchange.com/anime/query/541047 ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
8 votes
0 answers
85 views

Dealing with questions that get Community-bumped a lot

Since May 2016, data about when Community bumps a question to the front page has been available in the Data Explorer. This gives us a way to automatically identify questions that get kicked to the ...
senshin's user avatar
  • 35.4k
8 votes
0 answers
83 views

"Home sites" of 2016 election voters

In the same vein as "Home site" of 2015 election voters, here are the "home sites" of the voters in our 2016 election: Count SiteName ----- -------------------------- 61 ...
senshin's user avatar
  • 35.4k
14 votes
0 answers
162 views

2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Anime & Manga's second 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 ...
Jon Ericson's user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
152 views

September 2016 bounties for tags: literally almost anything

The rules If you create a tag for any series, franchise, person, or organization, I will award you a 50-reputation bounty, provided that: The question that creates the tag is posted during the month ...
senshin's user avatar
  • 35.4k
13 votes
2 answers
170 views

Policy Discussion: When do hypothetical questions become opinion-based?

Currently we have an unclear policy with regards to the limits of hypothetical questions, and with their increasing frequency on the site we should revisit this and solidify our rules. Our policy is ...
Toshinou Kyouko's user avatar
16 votes
6 answers
438 views

2016 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 ...
Grace Note's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
2 answers
90 views

My question got closed unfairly

the following question: DBGT: Does Goku die of old age when he turns SSJ4 in the future? got closed for (in my opinion) very wrong reasons. It got closed for being "primarily opinion based". In the ...
NoobishPro's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
108 views

Policy Suggestion: Applying series continuity and franchise tags globally on this site

As an long overdue conclusion to our experiment with series and franchise tags, I would like to suggest a new blanket policy on how use franchise tags and apply series continuity with series tags. ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
5 votes
2 answers
154 views

Let's take a look back at our site policies (2016 Edition)

Last year we asked you what were the pain points of the site for you. Now that a year has passed (almost to the day), We'd like to know what has changed in this list. Are there any new problems? Are ...
Toshinou Kyouko's user avatar
8 votes
0 answers
142 views

2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 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,...
8 votes
9 answers
240 views

2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

As an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic of moderation, we will once again be holding a Q&A with the candidates in connection with the ...
Grace Note's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
2 answers
96 views

Somebody's adding series tags, possibly incorrectly

I'd like to draw attention of suggested edit reviewers to a certain user who is currently adding Dragon Ball series tag to a bunch of already DB-tagged questions: https://anime.stackexchange.com/...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
-3 votes
2 answers
82 views

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?
wcarhart's user avatar
  • 2,300
4 votes
1 answer
105 views

Creating a list of recommendation resources

We have this post here on meta where we put our own recommendations for all to see. It's a nice small list but it's not really much for an avid viewer. When we get questions like this, they're usually ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
1 vote
1 answer
79 views

Best first anime for anime newbie? [duplicate]

I have a friend who I feel would love anime if he would give it a chance. He lets some of the common misconceptions and stereotypes of anime keep him from watching some fantastic works of ...
wcarhart's user avatar
  • 2,300
8 votes
5 answers
405 views

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 ...
Dragon's user avatar
  • 2,425
6 votes
2 answers
142 views

Should we close questions that ask us to summarize something the OP hasn't watched?

Recent examples are https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/34353/rezero-kara-hajimeru-isekai-seikatsu, In the Erased manga do Satoru and Airi get together?, and Does Ash walk away from the starting ...
Torisuda's user avatar
  • 12.5k
8 votes
2 answers
206 views

Do music and scene identification questions count as id requests?

I was pretty sure identifying some element of a known series (a piece of music, an episode, a scene, a reference) was still on-topic and should be tagged with the series. But questions like this keep ...
Torisuda's user avatar
  • 12.5k
8 votes
3 answers
176 views

How does one know the difference between a question asking for announced and unannounced future events?

So i doubt it's just only me but for the most part i don't track anime/manga news since in the end it makes no difference. A little while back i voted to closed this question seeing all questions ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
7 votes
1 answer
57 views

Meta Tags: Events vs Community Events

There's an events tag and a community-events tag on meta. it's about a 14-17 split. Are these being used for the same purpose? can we/I merge these tags?
Toshinou Kyouko's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
96 views

How is the "live action" tag to be used?

I just noticed that two of the four questions in live-action are about specific live-action productions: https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/33750/2604 How much of the manga does the Death Note musical ...
Maroon's user avatar
  • 14.6k
15 votes
1 answer
226 views

A&M EU Meetup Report!

Just last weekend Animecon was held in the World Forum - the same venue that has previously hosted such events as the EuroVision Song Contest. As we previously organised, a couple of our EU ...
Toshinou Kyouko's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
82 views

Are questions that ask to identify anime-related items also off-topic?

Are questions that ask to identify anime-related items also off-topic? For example, a question like: I bought this figure on eBay. [photo] From which anime is it? I have seen quite a few of these ...
wythagoras's user avatar
8 votes
2 answers
229 views

Are fanfiction/fanon questions on or off topic?

Recently, this question was asked wanting evidence in regards to 2 assertions. Since the question has been deleted, below is a screenshot for those who can't view deleted questions: Looking at the ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
8 votes
0 answers
123 views

Swift deletion for new id requests under different tags

Now that the id request tag is blacklisted, people are coming in and posting new id requests with tags like manga-production and anime-history and the tags for shows they think resemble the show they'...
Torisuda's user avatar
  • 12.5k
8 votes
2 answers
247 views

Proposal: Let's form viewing circles!

Update: Since the reaction to this idea seemed pretty lukewarm, I've decided not to move ahead with this. If someone else wants to build an event on this idea, feel free to do so. This is a ...
Torisuda's user avatar
  • 12.5k
16 votes
1 answer
273 views

Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 2 - Blacklisting

Continuing with our our cleanup of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. Phase 2: Blacklisting (ongoing until June 6, 2016, note the length was shortened after receiving feedback ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
9 votes
2 answers
178 views

A&M EU Meetup - The convention approaches!

The time approaches for Anime Con, where we will have our first A&M meetup! The convention runs from 10th to 12th June. Check out the schedule You can find helpful resources at a previous meta ...
Toshinou Kyouko's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
103 views

Art of War by Sun Tzu study group

We will be using an annotated, free, and online version of the book. What does this have to do with Anime and Manga? All the major generals during the sengoku period studied the book (Oda Nobunaga, ...
user avatar
14 votes
4 answers
528 views

Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 1 - Deprecation

I'm here to announce the first phase of the our clean up of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. Seeing that there have not been any noteworthy counter proposals, we're looking to ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
-2 votes
1 answer
74 views

Tag Proposition: media-comparison

For questions like these two: How much difference is there between Chronicles of the Going Home Club anime and manga? Why is the Black Jack anime and manga so different? I feel a tag called media-...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
24 votes
5 answers
3k views

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 ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
10 votes
1 answer
162 views

Community Notice: Pending policy changes on the horizon

Right now we're (the mods) in the midst of figuring out what to do about our current "identification-request" issue. It's a complicated and deeply rooted issue with with no easy resolution. We're ...
кяαzєя's user avatar
  • 42.6k
2 votes
0 answers
44 views

Should the Europe tag have been used for these questions?

I noticed recently that a tag for europe exists, which seems to serve the purpose outlined here. However, currently there are only two questions in it, which look like they could be better served with ...
Maroon's user avatar
  • 14.6k
2 votes
1 answer
60 views

Why is this question regarded as opinion based?

So Why do people tend to think anime is weird porno? got closed as opinion based. Personally I don't consider this to be opinion based, as the question states Is there a specific reason as to why ...
Dimitri mx's user avatar
  • 22.2k
1 vote
1 answer
59 views

Does deleting an answer remove the negative points to your reputation?

I answered a question, but it doesn't follow with the majority's conjecture and is being downvoted. Should I just delete my answer? And if I do, will that reverse the negative reputation points?
Jinoshio's user avatar
16 votes
6 answers
325 views

Let's make some games!

We (me and a vague but definitely real group of users) in the Maid Café would like to make some games. If you are interested, ping me in chat or post/comment here. There are no limitations, but ...
Hakase's user avatar
  • 9,537
6 votes
2 answers
117 views

Should we really answer ID Requests which don't meet the minimum guidelines

So i have been noticing some users posting answers to questions which clearly do not meet out Minimum Guidelines for Identification Requests eg. Girl with face paint or tattoos. With a wolf Anime ...
Memor-X's user avatar
  • 40.1k
7 votes
2 answers
132 views

Why does the tag animation-mistakes exist?

The tag animation-mistakes exists, with 5 questions tagged. However, it doesn't really seem like it belongs here. A tag is something set by the question asker: How can you know if something is an ...
giraffesyo's user avatar
  • 8,609

1
3 4
5
6 7
16