9 votes

Generic programming questions are off-topic, period. Right?

My opinion is that Stack Overflow exists for those questions. Having redundant Q&A for the same questions doesn't seem helpful to me. But I'd be willing to go along with the rest of the community ...
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4 votes
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Do we allow "where can I download X" questions?

Questions asking us for a download source shpuld be considered off-topic, but on a case-by-case analysis, they may still be fairly salveageable. Regardless of policy, I see some issues with these ...
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3 votes
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Can I ask questions about OpenGL here? Or should I take them to Stack Overflow?

Questions about OpenGL are welcomed here, however, like Stack Overflow, we handle specific issues, and by this I mean that if you ask about "what to learn next", or very broad question, it will be ...
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2 votes
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Is it even possible to improve complex questions?

As far as I can see the main problem with your question (in last edit) is the last line: Is this the same as with a destructible terrain in other games? The ...
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2 votes

Why was my question about finding an artist removed?

The stackexchange network isn't your standard forum where people just post a topic and get replies. This is a question and answer network, where people post questions about problems and other people ...
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2 votes
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Why this question doesn't get answers?

A good clue is the first comment: I'm not sure if I completely understand your question... If other users have trouble understanding your question, they usually won't answer it. (Since you ...
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1 vote

Can I ask questions about OpenGL here? Or should I take them to Stack Overflow?

As Alexandre points out, we do take OpenGL questions (we even have an opengl tag with over 3000 questions), though we do have additional requirements to consider such questions on-topic. On the off ...
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