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Putting two related questions under one vs. creating two separate questions for related topics [duplicate]

So I just posted a question and few minutes later I thought of another question that is related to the original one. So what should we do in such circumstances; is it better to keep the two questions ...
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Can we get “ Weekly Newsletter ” on daily basis or on every alternate day?

I find these mails really very knowledgeable, so just want to now can we get those mails at least twice in a week. Because we can improve our knowledge by reading those mails.
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Should Moderators be Asking Questions?

In my 4 months career here on Sports beta, I've asked 11 questions. Two out of the three moderators get stuck asking only 2 questions in approximately 1.5 year. Should moderators, especially in beta ...
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Subjective Question Evaluation [closed]

Subjective (and speculative) questions have been a significant discussion topic on Sports SE meta. Take a look at the following "subjective" questions below. If you agree that the question is a good ...
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Original answer or not

Lately, we have had a rather large number of cases where an answer is flagged and/or commented on because a significant part of the answer is quoted from elsewhere. A few current examples: How to ...
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Isn't Chess a sport too? [duplicate]

I was browsing through Area 51 and came across this site, and then I saw a separate site for Chess in the Area 51. My question is. Is chess considered a sport in general or not? UPDATE: After seeing ...
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What should we do to this question?

For question Why isn't Cricket an Olympics sport event? rollback, we voted to close as duplicate of How does a sport become an Olympic Sport? and now the edited question is getting reopen vote but ...
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I believe this question should be reopened

This question of mine is currently closed as "too broad". The original version (Revision 1) of the question was closed as too broad. Then I made an edit (Revision 2) to narrow the scope of the ...
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Why “powers and duties of a referee” is put on hold as too broad?

Why this question is put on hold as too broad ? I think it is well defined and has a proper answer. I don't think this question has too many possible answers or too long answers. What are the ...
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Should we have custom “Page not Found - 404 error” page?

Shouldn't we be having a customized error message: Something like a sports blooper perhaps?
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Are questions specifically asking about trivial illegal situations without being about rules allowed?

This question is asking about throw-ins thrown directly into a goal. Deflections or any other situations are not "allowed". So everything that would make it actually notable is ruled out. In this ...
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Data-Driven Fantasy Projection Questions

I understand questions on fantasy sports are off-topic here. However, I have a few questions that do not fit the fantasy sports stereotype like: "Who do I start this week?" "Should I draft ...
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Why my la-liga tag wiki edit was rejected?

The first time I've added the tag wiki for la-liga, I've irresponsibly copied introductory information from wikipedia (although I've added the link to the article, it still didn't add much value to ...
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Is mountaineering a sport or an adventure?

The question is as simple as it seems but the answer may have some serious consequences for people who are doing it or are responsible about it as an organization or club of mountaineering.
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Interpretation of the FAQ: on/off-topic and more

There are several questions regarding phrasing of the scope in FAQ lately and I want to bring something up that's been causing some minor irritation for me for a while. I believe the FAQ is ...
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Properly tagging and classifying what Billiard is discussed

It came to the attention of a few of us that there may be some ambiguity when refering to Billiards or Cue Sport games There are Three types of tables cue sport players may play on: Carom Billiards ...
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Can I ask questions about mountaineering in Sports SE Site?

The question is clear! Can I ask questions about mountaineering in the beta site?
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Using Meta or Chat

I've noticed that Sports meta is often used as a quasi chat room. Questions are asked, but without any answers. Some of them contain huge comment lists. I'm in favour of getting clear answers to the ...
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Salvaging another user's question

I'd like to try to salvage another user's question, by addressing more precisely the topic, since the original one apparently is too vague to be answered. Am I supposed to edit his question, or to ...
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Proposal: Hunting Tag

Question is simple. How do we feel about a hunting tag here, or just hunting questions in general? Hunting is certainly a sport, but is there a better place to post any questions relating to it? ...
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Generalising the off-topicality of autograph identification questions

In Revisiting Autograph Identification Questions the community determined that for a range of reasons, that type of question is off-topic. Since that time, although we continue to receive new ...
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How to send photo of my baseball for whose auto [duplicate]

I see someone has posted a photo of an autographed baseball wondering whose it was. I also purchaseed an autographed baseball in the mid 90's and would like to send you a photo but do not know how.
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asking speculatory questions [duplicate]

Is asking a question like "would Diego Maradona have scored his legendary goal if he was playing today?" considered off topic? Answering this would require a lot of speculation, clearly, so I am not ...
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Are trivia questions about facts acceptable? [duplicate]

Are trivia questions about facts acceptable? For e.g. Who is the first player to do so? Which team did this first? Also, if we already know such facts is it okay to ask & answer? (However if ...
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Is it acceptable to being too subjective? [duplicate]

I have asked this question to know some rules related to Hat-trick in Cricket. Now this user is constantly asking me What definition have you chose for Hat-trick?. I already told him that in Cricket ...
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I want to post a question that will start a discussion, and many will find opinion based. What should I do?

I'm interested to ask questions that will definitely be marked as opinion-base. Most likely it'll start a discussion (or possible feud) between those who give different answers. Here are some examples:...
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Do we have StackExchane or Sports (Beta) as an Application on play store, WMP or on BlackBerry world?

I tried to install this site as an App, but I didn't get that. So do we have this site as as App, or if we don't have then can we have this in future. I think this can help us to promote this site.
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Shouldn't question like “why is x nicknamed y”, “why is x called y” be closed as primarily opinion based?

I was wondering what happens in this type of question aren't they considered as opinion based. If they are not could I ask question like this because I could ask so many different question like this. ...
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Please let me post an improved question

I first posted a question regarding some cricket terminology. Then, I got back new info from my teacher according to which I now need to update the question. This is the older question I posted: ...
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Exemption for Sports beta

I just found out on Web Applications Meta that a new threshold limit have been enforced, concerning the review queue: Propose a privilege to sit in the 500 reputation mark I propose to apply for an ...
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Do Added Pictures Infringe Copyright

In this particular answer, Dirty-Flow, is adding pictures as well. Do they infringe the copyright protection and is this general practice on Sports Beta?
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How to describe tags?

I came across description of tags at the following convention (I took badminton as an example): Questions about rules, equipment and training related to badminton. I think that an Excerpt about ...
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Why has this edit been rejected?

I submitted this edit. I think it adds a better example of the discussed situation. The example is more traceable as it featured during a World Cup Qualifier game so it would be easier to identify the ...
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Binary “yes or no” question voted 2 times to be closed as “too broad”

These votes to be closed really dont make sense to me. Any clarification? Is there a "player of the year" award for international basketball?
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Remove icehockey synonym mapping to hockey and make it as the main tag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hockey versus Ice Hockey - should they be synonyms? Apparently this meta post has resulted in icehockey being mapped as a synonym to hockey. May I remind that outside of the ...
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What buzzwords am I missing to not get my question closed?

I find this whole thing rather sad. I am one of the most active users on the site and I ask a simple question - about skiing - https://sports.stackexchange.com/questions/15498/what-can-one-expect-...
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Why has this question been closed?

Which game is using the term "Butterfly Stroke"? It asks about one single term used in a sport the OP doesn't (or didn't) know. Hence the question. Yes, it's a bad question as it's easily ...
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Pool (the game) site proposal

I was thinking of proposing a SE site about pool (the game). I saw we already have a pool here, which isn’t the most popular. Topics could include: Rules Cues The online 8 ball pool game ...
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Sports Analytics is in commitment phase!

After reaching 202 followers since it was proposed in September 2016, Sports Analytics Stack Exchange entered in the commitment phase last 14th August. Let's remember what is this site about: ...
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Trivia question on sports players: revisiting the issue

I know there was one related question, Should we allow sports trivia? and the most upvoted answer reads: This site is (was?) intended to be inclusive of both fans and participants. Thus sports trivia ...
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Can I know who voted up/down my question/answer?

I want to know that can I know that who voted up/down my question/answer
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This SE site doesn't have a chance with the current users and mods, how does this get fixed?

So there are a few users on here that have some really good knowledge about certain sports. You get pretty good quality answers - these guys are generally coaches or referees in their respective ...

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