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Should we merge the 'import' and 'importing' tags?
3 votes

Nuke those tags. And blocklist them. If it's about the concept of importing other files in python, then the question is likely one about code and should be asked on Stack Overflow. If it's about ...

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Can/should we rename [bsp] to [binary-space-partitioning] (with an alias)?
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4 votes

(¯`·¯`·.¸¸·´¯) ( \ / ) ( ) Yes! ( ) (/ \) (.·´¯`·)

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DirectX tag synonyms inconsistency
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2 votes

I have updated the tag synonyms.

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Should we create Bedrock and Java edition specific tags for Minecraft questions?
1 votes

If yes, should we retire the minecraft tag? The minecraft tag is currently a synonym for the minecraft-modding tag. So retiring one means retiring the other. This is a complicated task as it requires ...

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Should we create Bedrock and Java edition specific tags for Minecraft questions?
1 votes

Should we create the tags minecraft-bedrock-edition and minecraft-java-edition to help separate questions in the future? In the case we get a consensus on Yes, I think we should keep the tags in line ...

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How is the community doing?
10 votes

Sour comments are gone (mostly). (good) I don't know what caused this exactly, but the amount of hate and sarcasm I see in comments has drastically decreased over the last years. (As a mod,) I rarely ...

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How is the community doing?
4 votes

New devs don't know how to debug their code and we don't have ways to tell them how they could do it (i.e. teach them to fish). (bad¬) A lot of users ask questions about bugs that an experienced ...

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How is the community doing?
9 votes

We're slowly becoming a Unity Stack Exchange. (bad) Data shows that the proportion of questions tagged with unity is increasing year after year. In fact, in 2019, half of the questions that were asked ...

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Should we try a community check-in on Meta?
4 votes

I'm posting another answer to not mess up with the votes of the "yes" answer because this one here is more like a comment than anything else. This is a personal opinion, and I did not ...

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Should we try a community check-in on Meta?
6 votes

This is a personal opinion, and I did not discuss an answer to this question with the other mods. Yes, I think it would be an interesting exercise.

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Editing whitespace
3 votes

(I started to write this before the other answer was posted, but could not finish it earlier, so I'm posting it anyway. The other answer is good and I have upvoted it.) I think one of the reasons why ...

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2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
4 votes

Some too-young-to-use-the-site users come and ask questions here. Some very new developers come and ask questions here. Those too-young users are not allowed to use the site and should be reported (...

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2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
5 votes

This is the "inverse" of question 2 proposed in the Question text: How would you handle a situation where another mod did not close/delete/etc a question that you feel should have been, and ...

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is the tag [surface] useful?
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4 votes

Glancing at the question list, it seems to me like it is a meta tag. The only usefulness I'd see would be about its usage on questions about "Microsoft Surface" (the device) because we have ...

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Should we remove the source-code tag?
4 votes

I think we should. Although some questions really ask about "source code" in a general way, this appears more to be used as a meta tag or a sign of an off-topic question.

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Have we abandoned the rule about generic programming questions?
4 votes

Thanks for posting this in meta! Both past discussions you have posted seem to have this stance: If it's blatantly off-topic such as a compiler error, or a language syntax issue, I [user1430] will ...

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Changing [xenko] tag to [stride]
1 votes

As a side answer (which is orthogonal with my other answer), it's not atypical to include the term "engine" into the tag. So I would suggest we use the tag stride-engine instead of just stride.

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Changing [xenko] tag to [stride]
2 votes

Since it's a rename of the engine, I think it should be made a synonym of the new stride tag. This would help future visitors to see something "coherent" with the rest of the internet (those who have ...

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Is this 3D graphics computation question from Photo-SE on topic here?
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3 votes

It's not "a perfect match" for our site, as we don't generally deal with simulating lenses and/or focal lengths, but I don't think it's completely off-topic either. I will not vote to close if it's ...

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Where should I upload resources linked to my question/answer?
8 votes

Think in terms of future visitor experience: favour content in the post rather than an external link, and favour stable external sites rather than rot prone ones. Images should be uploaded to ...

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Thanks for six years!
7 votes

I'm not sure if I should vote up because of all the help you've provided in shaping this community and all the high quality help you've provided to users over the years, or if I should vote down ...

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Can (Should) I provide small feedback on provided code snippets, while also answering the question?
1 votes

My answer will go along the lines of TomTsagk, but will end differently: provide the straight answer to their question; add an horizontal line (blank line + ---); tell them that you think of ways of ...

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Is it acceptable to make and accept my own answer in this case?
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Is it acceptable to make and accept my own answer in this case? I think it is. The comment box says (emphasis mine): Use comments to ask for more information or suggest improvements. Avoid ...

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Where is the line between informational and offensive?
5 votes

Where is the line between informational and offensive? there: needs does not need Is the "offensive" needed to illustrate the issue? Yes, then maybe we'll tolerate it (as a community). If it's ...

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Good or not question about Android mini game
2 votes

Thanks for asking here! It is off-topic, "what technology to use", as described in the help. Sorry for the brevity, I'm on my phone.

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Is there an animation stack exchange site I can view?
5 votes

Other options include: Graphics Design that has a tag for animations; Video Production which also covers animation. As noted in the comments, you'll want to specify a bit more what kind of help you ...

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Is it a [bug], is it a feature? Do we really need a [bug] tag?
3 votes

I don't think we need it, and it should be removed: Considering that a lot of users come here to ask about bugs they have with their project, that would mean that a large proportion of the new ...

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Are moderator positions granted for life?
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3 votes

list of our amazing moderators Thanks for the compliment :) Are moderator positions granted for life? As long as they're active and/or willing to moderate the site and/or don't do naughty things, ...

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Should this very old question with many upvotes as well as upvoted answers be closed as "too broad"?
1 votes

I'll try to address your other concern: Fine question, lots of interest, but closed after 8 years as "too broad". Is that the right action? and I think the moderator opinion means very little ...

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Should this very old question with many upvotes as well as upvoted answers be closed as "too broad"?
4 votes

Also, it did get edited recently, yet the editor fails to even correct a dead link where the OP posts a link to their discovered answer. Fortunately, you were there to save the day! Jokes aside, ...

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