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How can we promote the site for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in going to start on June 14th, just less than 3 weeks from now. I was curious how the previous World Cup effected the site traffic, after a bit of search I used the queries ...
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A tag for questions about match fixing?

There are some questions about match fixing on this site. How should questions about this topic be tagged? Some initial thoughts, hopefully other users will add further comments on this. Is this ...
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How should questions about technology used for refereeing purposes be tagged?

There are various kinds of sports officiating technology. Several sports use instant replay, this includes video goal judge in ice-hockey or Hawk-Eye in tennis. In football there is goal-line ...
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Proper use of the [bundesliga] tag

Right now the excerpt of the tag bundesliga says: Questions about the Bundesliga, the highest level of football in Germany. However, the Bundesliga is not just that. In Germany, the Bundesliga ...
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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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Is it ok to use words such as yesterday, this seasons, etc.?

Many posts here on the site refer to some sport event or to some sport result which happened on some date. Is it ok to use words such as today, yesterday, tomorrow, recently, last months, this season, ...
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What is the next thing to do with the (autograph-identification) tag?

Recently it was decided that the autograph-identification questions are no longer on-topic - as a result of the discussion here: Revisiting autograph identification questions (conclusion: off-topic). ...
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Would it be useful to introduce country name tags?

Currently, as far as I know, we have only one question which has country name tags. I, personally, think that country name tags are efficient and add value to the community: it can attract relatively ...
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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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Revisiting autograph identification questions (conclusion: off-topic)

I'm starting to think that we need to revisit whether autograph-identification questions should be on-topic here. Looking at the list of recent autograph identification questions, we can see that ...
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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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Title edit that adds a wrong limitation - why allow it to stay?

This edit completely changed the focus of the question title by adding an irrelevant term. The question asks what should happen if, during a kick-off, the ball strikes the goal. It adds a brief side ...
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Tag prediction on “Ask a question” page

This site is perhaps one of the easiest sites out there on the Stack Exchange network where a tag predictor could be implemented. How does it work? By the time you finish writing a question, the ...
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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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Tagging Up: edits, synonyms, requests, and other tag-related work

Because of the nature of sports and the progress of Sports Stack Exchange, our tags are in pretty good shape. However many have issues and we don't often notice what needs to be fixed or know what ...
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Could we add autograph identification on What topics can I ask about here?

Recently, I came across this useful "Identify-This-X Questions" section on Movies & TV Stack Exchange help center. Since we have similar autograph-identification questions we could probably add ...
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If you put effort into answering a question, it's probably worth an upvote

I've started thinking that our site's users need to be a little bit more generous long before, but after this Question about the best loser from a new user gathered 5 answers and only 1 upvote (by the ...
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Is this question considered as localized?

This is the question from a new user asking Is Sher-Wood T90 considered a pro stock hockey stick?, I edited the question correcting spelling but realized that it may be localized and if it is so, what ...
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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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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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Consecutive days visited counter suddenly changed its value

I'm trying hard to get the Fanatic badge. Today I've noticed that my "consecutive days visited" counter decreased and it's 26 currently, however I'm sure that 7-8 days ago the value was 60 something. ...
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What is considered that a question is not perceived very well and how does Stack count questions?

I would ask a question but Stack doesn't allow me to do with the following reason: My question was not perceived very well. But I thought that a not well percieved question was caused by downvotes. ...
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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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How should we format results?

[ Moderator note, December 2020: Proper table formatting is now available; that is now clearly the right way to format results ] I recently answered the question Which football matches had the highest ...
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Is Clubhouse chatting room deleted, if yes could someone create a new one?

I don't see the chatting room the clubhouse if it has been deleted, can we create one?
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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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Are fan questions on topic?

I was about to ask what is it called, colloquially, the organ that is used to play baseball tunes live in the stadium, and whether there is a common brand or model that they prefer to use for that, ...
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How do i answer this question?

Under unanswered section I saw this question but unsure how to answer this? Question is: What is the difference between a tennis and a racquetball ball? Clearly the question is asking the ...
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Is deleting your post and comment good or bad?

It's not been that much since I joined this community, so not being familiar with rule of this community I have deleted my two post. One question that I learned from comment is that was too broad for ...
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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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Are shooting sports on topic

Are questions about shooting sports on topic here? If not, can you answer the same question about the Outdoors site?
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How do we handle “autograph-identification” questions with no detail?

Our last 7 autograph-identification questions (3 have been since deleted) have provided no detail toward helping to identify the autograph. These questions have been generally received well here, but ...
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Should we approve and/or make edits to update information of teams or players as they change?

In many questions or answers, certain affiliations of players or specific details of teams are mentioned. For example, consider this edit which changes the description of Hashim Amla from 'South ...
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What is a penalty shot?

There's been a few changes in tags recently, and one that has popped up a few times is penalty-shot. There are two (or three) things to raise on this tag: What counts as a penalty shot? What should ...
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How do we tag questions encompassing multiple leagues?

In chat (and in a previous meta post), it was discussed how we should tag questions about multiple leagues. In the previous meta post, I said it didn't make sense to create a tag encompassing ...
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How do we tag questions with respect to a sport and its respective league?

A question has been brought up in chat twice (1) (2) regarding the use of tags with respect to a sport and its respective league. It was asked both times if questions tagged with the league should ...
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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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2016 QotY Tournament Champion and Debrief

Congratulations to the 2016 Question of the Year on Sports SE: Why is field hockey played with water on the field? Here are the final results: I want to use this post to "debrief" about this ...
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Create an “own-goal” tag

I've created an own-goal tag as I think it's an interesting aspect in many sports, and also the inclusion of this tag to relevant questions is very intuitive to me. Then I tried to apply this tag to 2 ...
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Championship - QotY Tournament

This week is our Championship round for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. This week, we have another five way matchup. A few guidelines: One vote per user per matchup (denoted by ...
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Final 4 - QotY tournament

This week is our Final 4(+) for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. This week, we have a five way matchup and a three way matchup due to ties. A few guidelines: One vote per user per ...
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Discussing questions WITH sports teams, leagues and governing bodies

Just like the other SE communities, we provide answers to the questions regarding our topic. However, we have the unique ability that we could reach out to the official governing bodies of sports and ...
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Double Standards in Questions Containing Resource Requests

A few days ago I've asked a question, which I deleted after a while as it was closed as off-topic and it wasn't possible to improve it because anyways under current rules it would be still considered ...
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Elite 8 - QotY Tournament

This week is our Elite 8(+) for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. This week, we have four matchups with three questions each due to ties. A few guidelines: One vote per user per matchup (...
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Sweet 16 - QotY Tournament

This week is our Sweet 16(+) for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. We saw several "upsets" in the quarterfinal rounds and even a tie. I look forward to this week's matchups! A few ...
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Quarterfinals - Most Viewed Division - QotY Tournament

This week is our Quarterfinal round in the most viewed division for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. A few guidelines: One vote per user per matchup (denoted by comment) Votes will be ...
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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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Quarterfinals - Highest Voted Division - QotY Tournament

This week is our Quarterfinal round in the highest voted division for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. A few guidelines: One vote per user per matchup (denoted by comment) Votes will be ...
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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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Is this question on topic for Sport?

I had a a question that I asked about in Stats, but they think it should go here in Sports. I want to make sure about it before posting. Can you tell me whether the following would be on-topic in ...

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