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Questions that may not necessarily have a clear-cut right or wrong answer and are often subjective. If your question isn't a bug report, feature request, or request for assistance, or question with a …
{tags} is about the SE question tagging system. For questions about tag synonyms consider adding {tag-synonyms} as well.
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used for posts about whether a question is on-topic for the main Academia site or not.
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You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.
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About moderation policies on Academia Stack Exchange and actions which are made by means of moderators tools.
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Related to a specific question posted on the main site.
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About asking questions on Academia Stack Exchange.
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About editing and modifying content on Academia or Academia meta.
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37 questions
About answers which are posted to questions.
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Discussing whether a type of question is on-topic on this site
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Regarding the predefined and custom close reasons shown to users in the "vote to close" interface. (Use [closed-questions] instead if asking about a question that has been closed.)
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About removing content from Academia or Academia meta.
28 questions
Questions about web and graphic design of Academia Stack Exchange.
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About comments, which are posted under answers and questions.
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Posts which are about elections to choose moderators for the site, which happens once each year.
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Quesions related to policies of Academia Stack Exchange.
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For questions about the removal of comments--could refer to when or why a comment is to be removed.
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About moving questions between StackExchange sites.
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Concerning moderators, either in general or a specific moderator.
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About changing the existing and assigned tags to the questions.
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Questions about how users can promote or advertise Academia Stack Exchange over the internet or in real life.
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On the community comprising users of Academia.SE, its demographics, etc.
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