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Is it time to put an end to “Icon for X” questions?

Previously, we decided Suggest X questions aren't good for the site, but we didn't do anything about it. We've been especially tolerant lately of "Suggest an Icon" questions, and we've had a lot of ...
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Open-ended & discussion questions - another take

On "List Questions - Another Take?", in a comment thread, I asked why we should strive for one correct answer. Jouke van der Maas answered, Because that's what the site is for. If you don't like ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

As per The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta, we should decide on a good FAQ. This will grow organically, but IMO, it deserves its own question. Right now, this is what we have. As I opined (...
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What is the policy around critique questions and how do we clarify it?

Problems: The FAQ does not address whether critique requests are appropriate yet this is clearly something users are not clear on Meta has a lot of discussion around critique policy but no decisions ...
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The main FAQ page doesn't go into much detail about what's on and off topic

The main site FAQ doesn't go into any detail about the type of questions that are on or off topic here. If you look at other sites (Programmers or Web Applications) you'll see that there we've gone ...
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List questions - another take

[EDIT: this applies specifically to list/poll questions. I opened a separate question about discussion questions in general] My question "Worst single user experience you’ve had?" just got closed. I ...
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Is our FAQ text too exclusive?

Our tagline in the FAQ is as follows: User Experience - Stack Exchange is for user experience researchers and designers. I'm wondering if we aren't getting as many Information Architecture and ...
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Suggest a way to deal with “Suggest X…” questions

I've noticed a good amount of our downvoted, closed and migrated questions tend to be of the "Please suggest an icon/color/ect" variety (such as this recent example), where people don't have an ...
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Is asking for learning resources on topic here?

I've become accustomed to asking this question on every new SE site I come to, just so I know the boundaries. Especially on a beta site. I was wondering, is asking for some recommended reading for ...