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Receiving down votes on this question even when a genuine and well explained question

Can you create a plastic/rubber tube like structure in Photoshop with a specific path? Just because some people can't brainstorm to answer, they keep down voting, just like in this question. This is ...
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Down voted question has a lot of comments saying the question is unclear, no comments however describe how

I asked this question today: What is a good approach to get equivelent base color of another base color with opacity However the question seems to appear unclear to the viewers. What I dont get is: ...
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Can I ask for book suggestions?

For example, can I ask for book suggestions regarding a particular design style?
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Is it good form to comment on why you make a specific edit to a question?

In a recent question, a comment was made regarding why a question was altered. I thought the idea was productive and a great idea-another learning experience not easily given by a different question. ...
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ideas: how to solve the low quality posts problem

All of us that have been active on the site for some time know that we have a problem with a constant influx of low quality questions. Last weekend I was thinking about it and came up with an idea (...
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Are questions on collaboration processes appropriate?

I want to ask a question along the lines of "How to find and collaborate with an illustrator for a comic series as a writer", would that be on topic here?
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Can I ask for graphic design review on this site? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a design I created a ui design(web/mobile/desktop) but I just feel it can be improved or the colors are not in that perfect synergy; can I post my question by asking for a design ...
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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 ...
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Can I ask questions about resources for certain design elements?

I want to ask a question that is related to where developers can find certain re-distributable (and completely free) resources over the internet? The question might become opinion based, but I ...
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Are non-technical questions allowed?

Some questions here are technical and therefore the answers are straight forward. However I can think of number of questions that are not technical, but rather based on quality of something. For ...
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Opinion-based questions

There's been a question by high-rep member of the GD site which is clearly an attracting opinion based answers: How to give back as a designer? The way the question is formulated ("Do you give back?", ...
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Is it ok to ask the same question on multiple StackExchange sites?

I have a question I think is on topic both here and on another SE site. Can I ask the question on both sites, or is this bad form? Should I link the two questions together if I ask them on both sites? ...
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How do I answer a question from a comment that doesn't relate to the original question?

This innocent little answer regarding fonts to pair with Helvetica generated more interest than I would've guessed. There were a few comments asking me to elaborate and a few that disputed the ...
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Are questions regarding how to handle colleagues, bosses, clients etc valid?

The Workplace Stack Exchange site would be a suitable site to post such a question, but I feel whom better to ask such a question than other graphic designers. I'm sure most of us have had to deal ...
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Are “I am not able to do this” questions related to Photoshop, Gimp, or Illustrator okay on GD.SE?

Yes, I searched this site, and found many Photoshop-related questions, BUT none like this. So, please read on. I would like to know if asking "I am not able to do this..." questions related to ...
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Update FAQ to better define “What kind of questions…”?

Ok, Flavius asked this question: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/5809/how-will-sopa-pipa-and-acta-affect-graphic-designers#question I think there's a good question in there, but ...