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Handling game recommendations - how can we solve these two problems of quality?

Yes, this is really long. But if you actually care about game recommendations and want to support making them on-topic (or at least want to understand some part of our opposition in clearer detail), ...
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[game-recommendations] and single, correct answers

On my question asking about game recommendations, the user random asked how such a question can have a single, correct answer. It's a very good question, in my opinion, so I bring it here - ...
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Should we allow poll questions?

Like this one? Or should them be closed? EDIT: This question was deemed of topic in the definition phase, and it's very similar, so I voted to close
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What should our FAQ contain?

Enter a single FAQ (with answer) per answer. Vote on the ones you like the best. Vote on other site attributes
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Best/favourite/subjective list type questions

I completely agree with the close on: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/1592/what-is-the-best-gaming-mouse-closed but I think that it's a good topic to have on this site in some form. There ...
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The question shouldn't be closed. Why is it?

A.k.a. reopen this. I'm referring to question asked by myself - Where to farm experience in Pokemon X/Y?. I accept that the question could be seen as "too broad" by some. I was unsure if it wasn't - ...
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What makes a question "Good?"

We've had a lot of discussion on this topic, but its largely spread amongst other threads. Grace first proposed the idea here, but to date, all discussion has been centered around whether or not ...
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What do we do about character build questions?

Character build questions are inherently subjective, but given enough parameters, it's not difficult to tell which criteria to apply to get the 'best' build. Should Character build questions be CW ...
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Are we overzealous about "Subjective" questions?

This isn't stackoverflow. The moment we moved away from software development a lot of these topics in area51 are very subjective. By limiting to only non subjective questions we are just ...
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Re-open A Question

This one. It's a recommendations thread. It's harmless, and no different than people asking for PC TBS games. I can't believe people voted to close it (I can, but that is a topic for another time). ...
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Voting on the future of list of X questions

As of now we have several questions discussing what to do with list of X and games-rec questions: Here's a summary of all that has been said before (and was upvoted): Should we allow poll questions -...
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Community Wiki needs to be explained better!

For new users like me it is very difficult to understand the point of the community wiki and difference in purpose to the normal questions. Only after finding and searching the meta.stackexchange I ...
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What list questions are good?

I noticed that this list question has +10 score But this one has -7 score As far as I can tell from my reading, on this particular StackExchange site. List questions are not off topic (unlike some ...
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Are suggestions really subjective enough to close?

If people are asking for any suggestions for a game genre or a game that fits a specified niche. Is that really subjective enough to warrant a close vote? I agree that "Best of X" and "Suggest a fun ...
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What level of exclusion is healthy for the site at this point?

While we have several question threads regarding the [game-rec] issue, we don't have a separate commentary for this one. I believe that this underlying issue is one that directly influences the [game-...
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