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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Offtopic? Seriously?

I see that many of these identification request are being downvoted or closed by the wrong reason. Take this one as an example. In StackOverflow, if you are making a poorly contextualized question, ...
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When should a cosplay be tagged as Identification request

Taking a look at this revision history I noticed a lot of adding and removing of the identification-request tag. The tag itself clearly states Do When identifying a anime/manga When identifying a ...
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Did Someone already proposed compiling Answered ID requests in a meta post?

I was just wondering, there is not much use in already answered ID requests and even unanswered ones. Once they are answered they are just left behind. ID requests is one of the most rapidly ...
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Anime Weekend Extra: Come watch anime with us!

On March 12th and 13th we'll be having our next anime viewing event with Anime.SE's Basement Anime Club. The session will start on the 12th of March at 0500 UTC and continue until it dies on Sunday. ...
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Id requests that admit they might be looking for non-anime

Recently I've seen a few id requests that say right in the question something like "By the way, this might not be anime." Usually they think it might be a Western cartoon. In one case the OP thought ...
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What does the button with a number next to review mean?

Often, I have a button next to review with a number on it. This number doesn't correlate to the number of posts available for me to review, as I can click on it and find no reviews available. What ...
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Can we have embedded YouTube videos enabled?

During beta, it was suggested that embedded YouTube videos be turned on in this meta post. I think that as a recreation site, it would be nice to have these links auto-embed similar to the way they do ...
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On what basis should I upvote identification requests?

When should I vote up? Whenever you encounter a question, answer or comment that you feel is especially useful, vote it up! Whenever I see any question which I saw very useful, then for sure it ...
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Change the identification request prompt

The current prompt given when identification requests are asked is: Please read our guidelines for identification request questions to make sure you've included sufficient detail. If you're ...
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How do I find an anime or manga only from memory?

If you want to find an anime or manga on your own and you remember something about it, this post is for you! If you have a picture, but you don't remember anything, see how to reverse-search images ...
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ID requests: Raising the bar − Proposition to require a list of wrong titles

Proposition Let's upgrade the minimal requirements of an ID request to add a list of at least 3 wrong titles and 1 search query. Without this list, the post would be closed for not showing enough ...
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Is there a meta post here on Anime.SE that explains user bans?

Is there a meta Question and answers regarding the topic about bans? For example if a user is banned from doing something such as a privilege in this site. Also like what he/he is prevented from ...
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How do I make good Tag Wikis/Excerpts?

After reading this meta question I am wondering. how can i make a good Tag Wiki/Excerpt?
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Do not copy blocks of text from Wikipedia/etc into tag wikis/excerpts

Do not copy text verbatim from Wikipedia or elsewhere into tag wikis and excerpts. Not even if you do so in a license-compliant way. Here is why: Any idiot can type the name of an anime or whatever ...
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Should there be QC criteria for photograph Identification Requests that are being converted to more general tags?

During the tag cleanup, several of the questions have been being converted to more general tags like merchandise, cosplay, and itasha. The idea behind the tag cleanup was that all picture-only ...
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Change the question to include more viewpoints from other anime and manga productions

Based on my question about censorship in Pokemon, I'm thinking in if I can post another question asking basically the same, but with another anime i.e. Yu-Gi-Oh! But, I really don't know if that ...
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Image-only Id-request cleanup

As can be seen from our previous meta, there is a clear community concensus that image id-requests don't have a place on our site. As such, we will begin phasing out these questions. The first thing ...
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Let's talk about the place of ID requests on our site

So you probably know about those Identification Request type of questions, most probably from them swamping the front page pretty often. Let's talk about where they are now and where they may better ...
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Policy Review: Image-only id requests

It's that time again, let's look at another aspect of the site that you picked for review. Our continuity tagging experiment is still underway, but this is an item I've wanted to review for a while. ...
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Can I ask this type of questions

I have a view on a certain topic that I relate to an anime. Can I say my view and ask people to give their perceptions and points on the truth or shortcomings of my view
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Is it acceptable to ask (and answer) a question asking for a real life counterpart of a place seen in an anime?

I want to ask a question which goes like this: What are the places in Love Live that are real places in Japan? How do I go there? I already have an answer (3 places) to this question, and I am ...
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A certain multivariate experiment: Testing changes to series tags based on story continuity

The meta is written in order to better explain the intent behind the changes to site tags in regards to series continuity as noted in this meta. This experiment is being done in an attempt to access ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Should identification answers be strictly minimal?

It appears there's some pressure on users to avoid tips and background information on how they identified an anime within their answer. I think this stems from earlier answers that berated question ...
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Winter 2016 series tags

The winter 2016 anime season is under way. 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 the site and so that low-rep ...
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Is it possible to configure synonym to [retag]?

Is it possible to "synonymize" manga, anime, visual-novel, light-novel to retag? I'm thinking that it might help new comers who don't have enough reputation more options to arrive at a dummy tag, ...
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Should we allow “From which episode is this image” questions?

Recently I came across this post, the author was asking from which episode a certain picture/screenshot was. I wrongly voted to close this as a duplicate of "Where is this picture from? How do I use ...
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Proposal: country tags for certain classes of questions

Some time back, we got a question about which operators offer the Animax channel in India - On which DTH operator can I get Animax channel in India?. This is a topic that would benefit from the ...
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What should be done with inactive users questions?

I frequently see unanswered questions, not because there isn't good answers but because the user who asked them is no longer active. Should these be closed? As without an accepted answer they are ...
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Standards for questions

What exactly are the the standards for asking a question in title and body? This just came up for me because I wanted to ask a question but had to unnecessarily make my title and body longer because ...
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Policy Review: Tagging - separate continuities

As part of solidifying & simplifying our rules, let's look at tagging next. The fact that our tagging is confusing has been brought up a few times in the past, and our current approach to ...
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Would questions on Anime Merchandise Care/Maintenance/Self-Repair be on-topic?

One thing about our fandom, as with any entertainment fandom, is that we get to collect figures, posters, wall scrolls, books, cups, plushies, pantsu1, and like any fandom it can be pretty expensive. ...
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A&M Gift Exchange: Show off your gifts!

Hello Anime & Manga elves! Now that you've put all that hard work into preparing your gift, it's about time to start unwrapping your own one! Don't worry if your gift hasn't arrived yet, ...
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Anime.SE's Event Calendar

The purpose of this Meta post is to list all the events that we, the Anime.SE Community run throughout. -----------------------------------<Suggested Template>-----------------------------------...
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Should we have a tag that most likely result in the question being closed? [duplicate]

I realise the phrasing for this is a little odd, so I'll elaborate. The one tag I'm thinking of would be "recommendations". Currently recommendation questions are not allowed under our consensus. But ...
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What to do when a question was linked to the incorrect duplicate?

https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/27642/6166 is closed as a duplicate, which is correct. Yet it is closed against Can you extend your own life with the death note? , which it isn't a duplicate of. It ...
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Would it be possible to have Stack Exchange alter this site's features to avoid spoilers? [duplicate]

This site seems to bring with it a special issue: When asking a question both the suggested questions and sidebar are practically designated spoiler flashes. It's very difficult, when the content is ...
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How to improve hit rate to suggestions on picture identification questions?

I've tried editing the question Where is this picture from? How do I use Reverse Image Search to find the source of an anime/manga image? to try and get better hits on it by editing the title. However,...
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Weekend Extra: Come watch Digimon Tri 1-4 with us!

For all of this weekend, come watch Digimon Tri and other anime with us. Series Info I'll be holding multiple streams of the series on Crunchyroll, via rabb.it sessions starting 0500 UTC, this ...
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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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