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New audience-specific texts for our custom close reasons

Background With recent changes to the closing system, we can now tailor the texts for custom close reasons to different audiences: One text that informs close flaggers, voters, and reviewers when ...
21 votes
3 answers
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A list of 'snippets' for commenting

Several active users are making a terrific effort in welcoming new people, asking for clarification and pointing out issues in question-asking. I've seen a lot of these snippets in the comment section,...
8 votes
1 answer
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Why was my answer recommending a font-identification service deleted?

Somebody posted a question asking for a font to be identified. I answered this question recommending a service that can automatically identify most fonts. In my experience, this service is really good ...
12 votes
0 answers
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Please put more love into reviewing

Summary The quality of reviews has become very low for some reviewers. Please put more love into your review to increase the quality of the site and save the time of others. What do you want us to ...
6 votes
1 answer
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What are our current policies and guidelines for closing questions?

I can cast close votes and perform close and reopen reviews. What are the current community policies for this and are some rules of thumb that can help me make a decision? This is primarily intended ...
3 votes
1 answer
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Help center page links to redirects with HTTP errors

In the help center for Graphics Design, the highly visible page What topics can I ask about here? has some broken links. It says For some kinds of questions that are a weird fit for our Q&A ...
10 votes
3 answers
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
4 votes
2 answers
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Live webfont identification

I've noticed that quite often, font identification requests are live web fonts. Since it's very easy to Inspect them and to get the "font-family" css, I was thinking that adding a paragraph to this ...
8 votes
4 answers
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Is there need for a third custom off-topic close reason?

Today, we retired the what have you tried? custom off-topic close reason, as per consensus on this Meta question. That leaves us with the following custom off-topic reasons: This appears to be a ...
3 votes
1 answer
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Should old question that are no longer in scope be closed?

I've noticed this a few times recently. As an example, this question: Can anyone tell me what this sans serif font is? has been flagged as off-topic (and has as of writing this 1 close vote). The ...
8 votes
2 answers
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Improving some close reasons

The current close vote reason for help with implementation is as follows: If you're asking for help with implementation, please include what you've tried and why it didn't work with screenshots. ...
8 votes
1 answer
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Can we set some guidelines for "Style Identification" questions?

UPDATE: The actual guidelines without any discussion - What are the requirements for style identification questions? It's evident from this recent discussion - Can we get rid of style identification ...
-1 votes
1 answer
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Why not require more keyword injection for font identification questions

In my opinion, font identification are quite useless for this site. I know you discussed all this before. I'm basing this on the fact they can (almost) only be useful with a google image search, and ...
3 votes
1 answer
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Optimising the second and third custom close reasons

A few months ago, the description of the second custom close reason was fixed in this question as: Your question appears to be incomplete. More detail is needed for relevant and focused answers to be ...
2 votes
4 answers
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Does the graphic design stack just accept questions on graphic design tools and software?

I was curious if questions about graphic design theory are acceptable as well. EDIT: :( sorry guys I searched for a help section to answer this question but I couldn't find it. In fact I still can't ...
4 votes
3 answers
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
7 votes
4 answers
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

This is a follow up to this question, where we got offered the opportunity of creating special tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions. Tag alerts are special, tag-specific info ...
12 votes
1 answer
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Moving forward with font identification questions

Now that activity on the recent discussion has died down, the moderation team has decided to move forward with the strict enforcement of requirements for any font identification questions. Since there ...
11 votes
11 answers
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Is it time to disallow font id questions?

The follow-up to this question can be found here: Moving forward with font identification questions Just curious to know the thoughts of the font-identification questions and if they really benefit ...
6 votes
1 answer
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Ensure that guidelines for critique and font-identification questions (and similar) are highly visible to new users

The more often important guidelines are mentioned and linked, the more likely a new user is to read them before posting a question, which in turn makes it much more likely that the user actually ...
5 votes
2 answers
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Questions that don't have any hope of helping anyone else?

I pretend that some of the Font Identification questions for example will helps others. Maybe somebody else one day will want to know what font is used in that small coffee shop in rural Tibet is too. ...
5 votes
1 answer
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Are there guidelines for specific question types or references to review before asking a question?

Is there a list of Frequently Asked Questions or common guideline questions which users can refer to with ease?
17 votes
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Don't give new users posting images in questions the "COMPUTER SAYS NO" treatment

I've mentioned this before and it seemed people agreed but I heard nothing from the SE Overlords. It'd be great if we can get this addressed before graduating - we'll hopefully start attracting a lot ...