Linked Questions

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What should we advise when one disagrees with the premise of a question?

Something came up in the comments on this answer to a question on whether to close controversial questions that I feel deserves its own question: What is the ideal response to a question based on a ...
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What did you think of our question asking contest?

Between Mother's day and Father's day (in the US) we held a small contest for asking questions. I got a few comments on the announcement: If I'd seen this in time, I would have tried to get a t-...
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Are we as welcoming a site as you want Parenting.SE to be?

How welcoming a site should Parenting.SE be? Are we as welcoming as you want this site to be? In this question, there was some expression that the site was negative enough to put off at least some ...
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What is our position with questions and answers that push a political viewpoint?

I have seen a couple of answers/questions that raise political viewpoints instead-of / in-addition-to regular Q/A, or try to slide that political view underneath an answer. This problem happens when ...
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How do we boost participation?

We've now been in public beta for over a year. According to our Area 51 stats, we've come a long way. Our % answered is excellent. 100% of the questions on our site have received answers. Our "...
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Rethinking the medical advice questions approach?

As part of an answer on how to increase users' questions (How do we increase our questions per day?), Joe included an idea related to medical questions which I feel deserves some additional discussion....
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What is still needed to move this site out of Beta?

I've been wondering for a while what it would need for the site to leave Beta. We seem to have an excellent ranking for most things except questions, which is definitely improving. So what's left?
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Why does the site continue to remain in Beta?

Okay guys, I know about the area 51 stats, and once upon a time read What do we still need . . . so this is actually a slightly different set of questions. Does the linked question need updating? ...
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How should we handle “bad” questions that are clearly popular?

This is inspired by this question: How do you raise an intelligent and happy daughter in a sexist world? The reasoning behind that being a "bad" question is that its content is primarily composed of ...
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Two year anniversary

Alright, Parenting SE's two year anniversary is coming up next Friday. I would love to get us out of beta before our three year anniversary. I don't know how and when they decide to do it, but I've ...
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Can we see a plot of our site's Area 51 stats over time?

Our Area 51 statistics have always been excellent, except for "questions per day" which continues to linger around 1-3 q/day. But this is only a snapshot of right now. It would be interesting to see ...