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Questions about best practice questions at issue on the main site with people asking about them or why they don't work.
Meta questions about why particular questions on the main site were closed.
a flag that can be applied to answers (and questions) which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any rep gain/loss from voting.
Copyright - don't breach it