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Improve help pages to more clearly list the specific reasons a question could be marked as off-topic

The on-topic help page and corresponding off-topic help page are pretty vague, lacking a lot of specific things that would cause their question to be closed as off-topic. That's in direct contrast to ...
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Should there be a description of what UX *is* on the help homepage?

Questions are sometimes asked on StackExchange which show that the questioner isn't really aware of what UX actually is. When this happens the subject is - quite rightly - put on hold and they are ...
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Earning points for suggested edits: Is it broken or does the Help page require editing?

I've been meaning to ask this for a while as I haven't come across an explanation anywhere. According to this help page, when a suggested edit is accepted the user making the edit earns 2 reputation ...
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Standard Stack Exchange tour: confusing presentation of information?

Recently I noted on meta.stackexchange.com asking for a better way to find information about each site's scope. Knowing what questions would or would not be appropriate for a specific site seems very ...
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Can the 'standard' set of bullets for SE sites be added to the help/on-topic page of this site?

I recently asked a question, and wasn't completely sure whether it was on-topic. The reason for this is because the on-topic page for this site doesn't have those bullet points at the top saying what ...
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The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code

The help does not keep its promise, the site generates incorrect (X)HTML code. The help says that writing --- generates a horizontal rule <hr/>. However, when I write ---, the site generates &...
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Bug: links on badges page in help center

Initially I thought this was just in the Participation badges section, but it looks like everywhere on the Badges page that has a link, the anchor html tag is visible.