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"practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face"

The FAQ says: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. It could be me, but lately there seem to be more people quoting this phrase to gain close-...
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Cleanup 2013: It's time to clearly identify community consensus

On meta we have a tag to denote frequently asked questions, it is the moderator only bright red tag known as faq. This tag provides us the opportunity to group together our agreed community ...
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Add prohibition of "name this mechanic/design"-style questions to the tour [duplicate]

I asked, despite my best judgement, a poorly received question that got intensely downvoted and closed as too broad by five people, two of which are high-profile users. I thought "name this mechanic/...
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Could we add explicit language in the FAQ section to allow questions relating to lore?

In response to this discussion I've decided to open a new topic. I previously opened my own question here on Arqade Meta asking whether lore questions were considered on topic, and while I got my ...
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Revisions of the Gaming site FAQ - on what we can actually ask about

There appears to be no real objection to the list of "acceptables" and "unacceptables" that have been presented below over the course that this question has been setup. This is a ...
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