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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 ...
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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. ...
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No earned badge notification for cleanup badge

On Sep 19 at 11:30 I got awarded with the clean-up badge. But I did not get a notification about it. Did the badge clean-up it's own message as well? Or is this a bug of sorts?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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 ...
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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/...
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Chat feed bot for hot questions

There's a Hot Network Questions list and it has an RSS feed which could be used to create a chat feed bot. However, it doesn't allow to filter by site (or at least this functionality is hidden, ...
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Why did I get +5 rep for voting on this answer?

I asked this question on August 4th, and just got a reply today (August 9th). To support the answerer, I upvoted his/her answer. I am not ready to choose it as the best answer, but I will likely ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Include information about the retag tag in floating tag help

Currently when a user goes to tag a post they are presented with this: This doesn't mention what to do if they can't find a tag for the series they are looking for. On a normal stack exchange site, ...
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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 ...
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How many is “(s)”?

While adding tags to my preferred tags I saw that the "fullmetal-alchemist" tag was apparently used "s" times: From the pattern established by the other tags in the drop down menu I know that "(s)" ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 3 (Final) — Delete & Lock

Phase 3: Delete and Lock Continuing with our our cleanup of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. I would ask the CMs to do the following as the final part of our three-phase ...
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How can I chat in this site?

I have asked a few of my friends to join this website and help it improve itself. But I wanted to contact them via this website, of course by chat. But how can I start a chat and invite users?
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Please remove blacklisted tags from 'recommended' tag badges

We've blacklisted the tag, preventing getting the badge for identification-request but if the tag is still your closest tag to receiving a badge the system will still suggest it as the recommended. ...
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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'...
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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 ...
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HTML in customised blacklisted tag warning does not display properly

As I wrote in another meta post, the warning that appears on the mobile website, when the now-blacklisted identification-request tag is used, does not display properly. The HTML for the link to the ...
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Please blacklist the “identification-request” tag and lock all question with the aforementioned tag

Request: I would like to request the CMs blacklist the "identification-request" tag, close the remaining open questions tagged with it and apply an historical lock on all questions tagged with this ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Can the tooltip that shows up when asking [identification-request] questions be updated to reflect we're on the process of deprecating them?

As @Memor-X has mentioned in the other meta, we need to adjust the wording of the tooltip on asking a question tagged as id-request. Can we get it to be changed to: The Identification Request tag ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?

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