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Funny Questions #3

- THREE STRIKES DOES NOT MEAN YOU'RE OUT! FUNNY QUESTIONS RETURN FOR ROUND THREE! - The rules of this contest are simple Write a funny question as an answer to this post. Put the title of that ...
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How about a recommended practices page?

Might there not be value to the community for something akin to the Resources question where we assemble a list of answers providing "recommended practices" for the benefit of less experienced members ...
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Compatibility Tag

I added the compatibility tag for "Blender's computer requirements". There is a comment to close vote this question which states: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about ...
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Should questions about 'customized' Blender 'mods' be considered off topic?

There are some customized Blender distributions. https://blendersensei.com http://www.microvellum.com/products/fluid-designer And a question about one of them here: https://blender.stackexchange.com/...
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Tags in need of synonymization

There are some tags that are very much in need of synonymizing, but there isn't anybody on the site with enough rep to request tag synonyms yet. Until then, can we make an informal list of suggestions ...
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Customized help center entries

As pointed out in Custom off-topic close reasons: 2014 in review, we appear to have very little site documentation about things like what you can ask about and how best to ask about it. As a matter of ...
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Site index proposal for useful reference questions/answers

Often when answering a question it is useful to point the OP towards another question or answer for more information on a particular topic. I often see such questions and/or answers come up that I ...
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What happens if we fail to get 1500 daily visitors?

Does all the content just evaporate or what? How long does the public beta last? At present we are only at 180 daily visits, what happens if we don't have a nice 1500 visitors (as seems to be a ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Tag synonym request: [.blend-files]->[blend-files]

.blend-files should be synonymized into blend-files as they are fundamentally the same and non-aplhanumerics-or-hyphens should be avoided in tag names whenever possible.
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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New Contest Idea

We have already had some community building activities on the Meta, such as the themed rendering contests, marked with the contest tag. I recently had an idea to expand on those contests. My new idea ...
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Should questions that don't directly relate to blender, but are about general artistic topics like composition be on or off topic?

For example, this question: How to use the golden spiral composition rule. These are already allowed for general CG/modeling questions. One could argue that composition is a part of CG, but on the ...
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what to do when a question is marked as duplicate and clearly isn't?

In the case of this question, there are 5 moderators marking it duplicate. The answer referenced doesn't answer the question asked. it concerning completely different keyboard layout than the one ...
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Why are “simple” questions so often answered in comments?

all is in the title... but also related to Unanswered and abandoned questions So : is it good to give "clues" in comments as this will lead (probably) to unanswered questions ?
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Should we rename our community bot?

Every site has a community bot which takes the credit for any server action that needs a user id, such as suggested edits. There is no need for it to be named "Community," we could rename it to ...
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Does CAD.SE border with this one?

Speaking of other sites and other 3D designers, How close to here is this proposal?
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Should repeated downvotes without cause be treated as bullying?

Today we had repeated downvotes on one anwer to this question How to lock object face a certain distance away from another object face? Do we have a way to avoid this? If I remember right this: ...
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Sharing a .blend file over 30mb

I understand that most of the time, .blend files will and should be under 30mb, and can be shared easily on questions, using blend-exchange or pasteall. Sometimes, though, and it's happened to me ...
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Blender won't let me ask questions.

One day, when I was horrendously frustrated, I wrote a bad word on here because someone called me retarded. Then, I got blocked, and blender won't let me ask any questions for another 24 hours. This ...
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How do we enhance the SE spell check dictionary?

Ever notice how some common Blender words that we use on a regular basis, e.g. viewport, SHFT, CTRL, and wireframe, always throw a spelling exception? Is there any way to get these, and other common ...
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Community Ads for 2021

We're almost halfway through 2021, and in case you missed it, Community Promotion Ads are gonna be a bit different this time! TL;DR: submit and vote for ad proposals before August 2nd! What are ...

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