Questions tagged [scope]

When examining what is the scope, and why.

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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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Are questions about “Mick Jagger's jinx” on the teams he supported on-topic?

Rolling Stones member Mick Jagger is infamous in sports world for being a kind of "unlucky charm" in soccer - when he supported a team, it usually loses. I'm not sure if questions about this "curse" ...
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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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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 ...
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Should Questions regarding Unspecified Tournaments be Closed?

In Football/Soccer, There are Four degrees of organization, World > Continental > National > State/District. One example would be FIFA > UEFA > England/Spain/Portugal. Each National Federation is ...
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Guideline for on-topic questions on Sports SE regarding activities

As a rehash of many previous discussions, here are a few: Competitive or Recreational Running What is counted as sport? Airsoft question on topic? Is parkour on topic? Can I ask questions about ...
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Is dancing on topic?

I see someone posted a dancing question. This is the first question with the dancing tag. Is dancing on topic here? There was a Dancing proposal at Area51, but it closed after 1 year without ...
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Are questions in the form/manner “How can I get started in [sport]?” on-topic?

I had assisted in narrowing the scope of this question: What kite-surfing equipment should I start with?, this question: https://sports.stackexchange.com/q/3783 , and this question: how to jump on a ...
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How do we handle this subset of “how to” questions

Several questions have been asked in a subset of "how-to" such that: How to enter in 2016 Olympics? How does one become a DDCA umpire? Related information on a historic meta post: Range of ...
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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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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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Sports Collectibles - On Topic for Sports SE?

A previously untapped topic on Sports SE is sports collectibles. Several questions have come up with this subject: What factors should I consider toward keeping sports cards in mint condition?. How ...
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A blog for Sports SE sounds legit. What will its scope and purpose be?

Step one into getting a blog for Sports SE was to poll for interest. After no objections (three upvotes and two contributing volunteers), we are ready to investigate defining the scope and purpose of ...
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Too Localized Question Evaluation

Regarding: Sachin Tendulkar's bowling record In said question, the following was omitted: Does the batting sensation hold any other such fascinating bowling records to his name? As of the ...
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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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Consistency in trivia content

Two similar questions have been asked regarding bowling trivia: https://sports.stackexchange.com/questions/2417/what-is-the-lowest-bowling-score-under-a-recorded-average#question Lowest average to ...
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Constructive Question Evaluation [closed]

Mistu4u asked a question: What are the reasons that cricket is not included in the Olympics? The community seems to be split on the constructivity of this question. Is this question constructive/...
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Should we look to relax 'too subjective' to generate more and more interesting questions?

This particular SE site is putting along but doesn't look like picking up the kind of traffic it would need to graduate from beta any time soon. One problem with fitting 'sports' into the SE model is ...
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Sports Psychology

This question indirectly addresses an interesting topic...sports psychology. I understand we haven't had any questions pertaining to this, but how feasible would questions on sports psychology be in ...
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Closing of my question about finding a video of a sporting event

My question Video of Barbados vs Grenada football game in 1994 Caribbean Cup Qualifier was closed for being "not constructive". This is defined as As it currently stands, this question is not ...
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Reflect our actual scope in the FAQ

The FAQ currently says: Sports - Stack Exchange is for participants in team and individual sport activities. However, it's obvious that people are asking questions about sports that they're only ...
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Is gossip kind of questions can be asked on this site?

I wrote and answer the following question in order to share my knowledge, Q&A-style. Why did a swimmer wear a swim cap with someone else's name? I also wrote it because a lot of people ...
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Determining our scope

Sports.SE could be a great site. Think about it: athletes from all over the world coming here to learn more about their sport, and asking questions about how they can make themselves better. Or fans ...
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Are questions about sports betting, spreads, and odds on topic?

I can see where questions in general about how spreads are determined, what they mean, and other functionality questions (especially specialty bets) being on topic. But I see a snake pit of questions ...
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The March Madness question

Referring to this question: https://sports.stackexchange.com/questions/520/who-to-pick-for-march-madness I think this question as posed is not constructive, but is there any way that this question ...
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Is the Peyton Manning Waiver an on-topic Question Topic?

Is the question: What team will Peyton Manning most likely got to? on-topic? I understand it may generate opinions, but if the answers are based on history and/or fact... Well, it might be a ...
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Snowboard - overlap with Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors already covers some areas like snowboarding, and similar questions are created here at Sports... Great Outdoors started sooner with these topics so maybe these topics should be ...
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Are questions about fantasy sports on topic?

Are questions about fantasy sports on topic? This is a huge market and a huge aspect of fandom. Are they on topic?
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Scope suggestion - Eliminate most overlap with F&N

I suggest that we change our scope to the following: "We exist as a site to ask about the rules, regulations, practices and minutia surrounding sports. Questions about training, and the actual ...
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How do we handle questions that relate to fitness and nutrition?

How should we handle questions that relate to the fitness and nutrition SE? There are some grey areas that exist currently. One specifically (recently): Swimming and respiratory infections ...
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How does Fitness and Nutrition, with Sports related questions, interact?

What are the boundaries to define if a question belongs on Sports or F&N? Looks like we may need some collaboration cross sites to decide how best to partition the questions?