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Post your Work In Progress (FKA: The Looking Glass)

I have absolutely no time for typesetting right now so this isn't much of a work in progress, but just to break the ice, here's a picture of a favorite quote of mine after I was done typesetting it :)
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

font-identification Font identification questions must include: A descriptive title Which automatic font-ID sites you've tried An image showing the font clearly The source of the ...
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Downvoting critique questions answers?

Without seeing the original Q it's kind of hard to judge this individual case, but here's my general view: I think it's good practice to downvote what you think is a bad answer. Regardless of the ...
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Can I ask for information graphics review and suggestions?

General idea gathering/brainstorming questions are likely to get closed as either opinion based or too broad, but it isn't clear cut—there certainly are some idea gathering questions that go down ok. ...
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Post your Work In Progress (FKA: The Looking Glass)

Blood Orange
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A review of Critique questions (July 2018)

I think our guidelines do a good job of addressing how to formulate a question so that it's a good fit for the Stack Exchange format. However, I'm wondering if they are good guidelines for "...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

edit Shorter version: Font identification questions must include: Which automatic font-ID sites you've tried An image showing the font clearly A title describing the font and where you ...
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A review of Critique questions (July 2018)

Going through the newest critique questions, I can do nothing but agree with you @Ryan. While a good few of them still get closed, there are some that would have been hammered before but are not ...
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A review of Critique questions (July 2018)

I do think the guidelines are great. I have seen some of the critique questions you are referring to and have voted to close some (if not all) of them for the exact reasons you name. Open-ended ...
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Are design critiques acceptable on here?

Yes they are allowed. However, we do have Critique Guidelines so that they are narrow and focused questions. What is not permitted is a broad question like, "How can I make this better?" Please review ...
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Should we be more careful about reopening closed critique questions?

Given these 3 current questions Do pumpkins carry an intrinsic association with Halloween, or is there a way to avoid the Halloween theme while using them? In these new covers, I have ...
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Should we be more careful about reopening closed critique questions?

I don't see how the 2 first questions from the guideline "on-topic" are better than the one you mention in your post. Seeking advice to improve the design of my minimalist calculator ("Was told it's ...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

It's aliiiiive! These have been turned on with the copy in this answer.
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Ensure that guidelines for critique and font-identification questions (and similar) are highly visible to new users

Great suggestions. I updated the help center as requested and included a blurb within the critique tag wiki The pop-up is out of moderator reach though. I would suggest making a separate feature-...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

Yes I would like such a feature. I think it will help remind users to ask more meaningful font ID questions and also help GDSE provide better answers. I'm not sure on wording - maybe something as ...
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