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Things to Keep in Mind During Public Beta

Congratulations on making it to public beta! Your site will be publicly visible on Wednesday afternoon. However, before your move forward, I wanted to point out a few things that concerned us. A ...
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Don't Forget The FIFA World Cup Event Here!

The FIFA World Cup is among the world's most widely viewed sporting events; almost a billion people are expected to watch the final match coming next month. …and they'll all have lots of ...
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How can I help promote “Sports SE” as a destination for Olympics questions?

Now that the Sochi Winter Olympics are just around the corner, there will be billions of sports fans watching — and they'll have lots of questions. And since those questions will be widely ...
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PSA: Answering your own question on Stack Exchange is encouraged

We have a help center page asking: Can I answer my own question? The answer is yes. I'm only making this PSA because recently, I have seen three different occasions in which users were asked why ...
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PSA: Let's review suggested edits thoroughly

Lately, we have had edits that have, whether intended or not, defaced posts (eg, "Corrected Grammer [sic]" but removed formatting and links or asked some sort of supplemental question different from ...
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Proof that we need to take advantage of trends and current events

This question and this question about Euro-2012 has had over 9,000 views, without anybody having promoted it, proving that good content will get the visitors flowing in. If there is a hot-topic in an ...
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2018: 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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How should we handle drill recomendation questions

I've seen three questions (1 2 3) that specifically ask for drills, workouts, exercises, etc to help with a specific condition. If they already comprise 12%(1) of the site, we should be prepared to ...
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Synonyms for video-review tag

Developing @alamoot's idea, I have crawled our site and tagged bunch of questions with tags synonymous to video-review tag, because in different sports people use different terms for the same concept: ...
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New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
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Where can I ask about autograph identification?

In 2018 after a discussion on meta it was decided that autograph identification questions are no longer considered on-topic on Sports Stack Exchange. Since then, such question are typically closed ...
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Can we add “autograph identification” to the “Some kinds of questions should NOT be asked here” list?

Currently, the "What topics can I ask about here?" page includes a list in which "Some kinds of questions should NOT be asked here." This list includes: Who is the better [team/athlete/etc.]? Who ...
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Who were we in Euro 2012… Spain or Netherlands*?

I'm interested to know by how much Sports.SE was affected by Euro 2012? If I remember correctly, the visitors/day was ~300 before Euro 2012, so we seem to have been successful in that regard (...
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Should “promotions” and “relegations” tags be combined?

Currently, there are two tags related to the promotion and relegation systems of some sports organizations: promotions and relegations. There are 4 questions tagged with both tags, and one question ...
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PSA: Using game images in questions is not usually fair use

Examples: https://sports.stackexchange.com/a/1527/647 Why do the captains of the New England Patriots not wear captain patches? Content on this site has to be licensed under the Creative Commons ...
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Approving anonymous edits that change the initial question

I saw the following questions edited by approving edits made by an anonymous user: https://sports.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/18740 https://sports.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-...
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Deprecated tags should be blacklisted

It can happen that - for various reasons - some tag is deprecated, i.e., it is no longer supposed to be used. The reasons can be various. One possible reason might be that the area covered by the tag ...
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Subjective edits

I'm a new user so I'd rather ask here before changing anything... An answer I posted yesterday, which included a link to a Google translation of an article in Spanish, was edited to make the ...
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Vote rule-book as rules tag synonym

Can you vote up about adding rule-book as synonym for rules? It has the same meaning and should be the same - https://sports.stackexchange.com/tags/rules/synonyms
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What should our tag wiki look like?

While checking a few other things, I ran into the same question I have always been troubled with, but did not feel worth bringing up previously. Now however, for some semblance of order and ...
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Help with my post?

I have a question about my Sports Stack Exchange post: Is there any formula or method to determine the number of player to play that sport(Cricket, Football)? which being broad I edited to this one. ...
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What is unclear about this question

Yesterday I saw a question that I commented with a few clarification questions, just to make sure I understood it correctly. Which was confirmed by the OP. But when I woke up this morning, the ...
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Why am I unable to ask questions on main site?

I am noticing what seems to be a glitch/bug on the main site, where I am now unable to ask a question because the "Post Your Question" button is disabled. I have correctly filled in the question ...
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Does serial voting script work perfectly?

Have a look at this user's reputation tab of last few days. You can see that the user is upvoted serially for last few days. May be only two upvote doesn't considered as serial voting. There are some ...
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Editing tags in a First Posts review or while asking a question showing scroll bars

When editing in a First Posts review if we edit tags in the review page, it shows scroll bars because of tags suggestion. See the below image for more clarity: This happened on a First Posts ...
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What is our current policy on statistics questions?

A new user has asked these two questions https://sports.stackexchange.com/questions/2370/who-is-the-best-t20-bowler-in-terms-of-overall-economy-rate How many times have the team batting first ...
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Why does the “Low Quality Posts” show up in bold with a red button to its side?

On the main page I've noticed that the Low Quality Posts under the Review drop-down menu sometimes shows up in bold font and with a red button to its left (see attached picture). I expect there to be ...
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What do we do with newly created tags that are already covered by existing/related tags?

It was brought to our attention in The Clubhouse regarding tags that are already covered by existing/related tags. In this example, penalty-card has no usage guidance and was only used once. In ...
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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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Puzzled about downvotes on this question

I'm wondering about the downvotes on this question - what is procedure to become a cricket umpire in state level? It was written in poor English, but this was tidied up by myself & another user. ...
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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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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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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?