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There is a proposal for a paranormal SE [closed]

It would be interesting to learn what is the viewpoint of Academia.SE community on the following situation. There is an Area 51 proposal for Paranormal Phenomenons. Please follow the links from ...
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Crossposting and closure

The question "What are some good ways to keep students coming to lectures?" has been posted here at Academia.SE and simultaneously over at Matheducators.SE. When I noticed this I commented on both ...
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New feeds in chat from relevant tags on other SE sites

Following the suggestion in this meta post, some new feeds have been added to the Academia chat room. The feed will post in the room each time a new question is posted on one of these tags: career-...
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OpenScience and Academia Q&A sites

It is interesting to learn what is the viewpoint of Academia.SE community on the following situation. There is an Area 51 proposal for OpenScience which recently went into the private beta. As we ...
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How to make users of other SE sites more aware of what Academia.SE is about?

I have observed the following on several occasions: New user posts a very broad, subjective, and/or open-ended question (and not the "good subjective" type, either). When the question is closed, the ...
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When did DOI questions become off-topic here?

My question on DOIs for time series was migrated to Open Data. That's annoying. If I'd wanted it there, I'd have asked it there myself. I have an account there. But instead of being here, where it ...
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When should we ask questions on Reddit?

I recently involve more in Reddit, and surprisingly find out a subreddit named AskAcademia. I know that Stack Exchange is not Reddit, and the way Reddit works is different to the way SE works. In SE, ...
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Questions on writing: should I ask them in here or in writers.SE?

Recently, I find that in the writers.SE, there is a academic tag. Its description says: Writing texts in a scientific or educational setting: peer-reviewed articles, theses, text books, and others. ...