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Should we worry about accept rate? [closed]

I've asked a lot of questions, but very few of them have any answer that nicely covers the whole issue or which is so much higher quality than the other answers that it deserves to be highlighted? My ...
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What's the correct style for asking a list question. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to ask a question about software library resources When asking a question that will result in a list (which is a big chunk of this site's content), people often provide an ...
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“pi” character in Captcha… really?

I just got prompted by captcha to enter in the pi symbol. Not really possible on any keyboard I've seen. Could be an issue with the new site.
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Is recruiting appropriate?

I'm speaking mainly of this. What do you think?
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Why do I keep getting a captcha?

Any time I post a question or answer, I have to enter a captcha. I don't get this on other stack exchange sites.
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Are hidden features questions on-topic?

Is this a good place to ask questions about the hidden features of programming languages and tools? Our example: hidden features
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Is there a way to move questions from stackoverflow to this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get a "Belongs on StackOverflow" as a closing reason? It would be nice if some questions such as the famous quote and cartoon questions from StackOverflow ...
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How to handle repeat questions after a certain age?

This is thinking ahead a bit, but since most of these questions are subjective, there's a couple situations we'll eventually have to deal with: Questions with changing answers. For example, if ...
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Tag consolidation and blacklist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups I think we're starting to already get some duplication and unnecessary tagging; we should use this post as a means to figure out ...
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“The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed.” yeah baby!

Since everything is pretty much subjective here, perhaps this message should be disabled on this site. "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed." Thoughts?
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What types of subjective questions are not acceptable?

There are now a lot of questions that are of the same caliber: What's your favourite programming quote? What is your favorite “programmer” cartoon? What is your favorite editor/IDE? What's your ...
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Polling as a measure to prevent answer flood.

Here is an example (speculative) of the question: What IDE do you like. So, shortly we'd see something like: 'VS6 blah-blah..' x500 'blah-blamm VS2010..' x100 'bzzzz Eclipse..' x1000 'vim is cool!' ...
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How should we handle questions currently closed on SO?

Note (copied from Mark Trapp's answer) This question was posted before the Great Disciplining of Programmers.SE and is rendered obsolete by the following resources: Programmers.SE FAQ Good Subjective,...
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Where do Code Golf/Code Challenge questions belong?

Code golf questions are a perennial favorite on Stack Overflow, but are under constant threat of being closed for being off topic or not a real question. Now that Programmers is live, do Code Golf and ...
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Should we migrate too stackoverflowish questions to stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get a "Belongs on StackOverflow" as a closing reason? suggestions, please!
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Are locale or time-dependent questions acceptable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Too localized: by population size instead of geographical area Should questions that depend on a specific location (continent, country, city) or time (anything that changes ...
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Should we migrate subjective question from StackOverflow ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get a "Belongs on StackOverflow" as a closing reason? When the beta will be over, should the subjective question of StackOverflow be migrated here ? Example ...
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Minimum rep to ask questions

Most of the subjective questions on StackOverflow relied on being popular enough to have a lot of replies. However, at some point there'll probably be a flood of questions and the answers will be ...
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Should we have a “not subjective enough” close reason? [closed]

To delininate what makes this site different from stackoverflow.com: All questions here should be inherently subjective and unanswerable, and all the answers to said questions should be 100% based ...
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Purpose of Community Wiki

Update Community Wiki is no longer an option, across the network, for regular users when creating or editing a question. If a question should be flagged community wiki, flag a moderator for attention. ...
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How do we promote our site?

One of the big 7 questions. One sugestion per answer, please
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Who should the moderators be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moderator Pro Tem Announcement In about two weeks, this community will receive some provisional moderators to help get this site started prior to the elections at the end of ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

One of the big 7 questions. One suggestion per answer please Logo guidance, from Jin (resident UI designer for at least some of the Stack Exchange sites): Please note: I prefer gray-scaled logo ...
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What should our domain name be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: Wrong ...
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Why would anyone accept an answer?

I'm looking at the questions proposed during the Area 51 process: My supervisor thinks that all If statements should include else statements. Do you agree? What are common mistakes in Software ...

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