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Are quiz questions on-topic?

In regards to this question: Regardless of quality, it is clear what the OP is asking and it is not opinion-based. Moreover, Sports SE has chosen to allow trivia content. Given the community ...
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Let's get critical: Feb 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Sports Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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Why didn't I get reputation change for accepting an answer?

I accepted an answer to my question, but my rep didn't get changed. why?
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What is the “participation” tag for?

Over the last few days, I've seen lots of questions tagged with participation, but I don't really understand the purpose of the tag. What does it mean when a question is tagged "participation"? What ...
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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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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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Site needs “foosball” / “table-soccer” tag

Is there a reason there is no foosball or table-soccer tag in this site yet? I understand that this site is still in beta version, but I have questions related to foosball that I would like to ask. If ...
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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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Is photo finder type questions on-topic?

I came across this question, I don't think it's on-topic. If it is off-topic, How to close it? Which reason suits it?
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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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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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Location specific questions allowed?

When I go to new location such as London and Oslo, the first thing is: where are the gyms with certain kind of facility like good for canonical training? Where are the bouldering places? Where can you ...
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Site needs an “advice” tag

I want to ask a question highly related to my path with sports; here it is: Am I too old to start playing soccer? I have everything a soccer player has because I have ran and weightlifted my whole ...
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Sports Stack Exchange Google+ Fan Page

I would like to start a Google+ fan page of the Sports beta site. Primary goal could be: circle active users circle people who have answered/posted questions (users tab, new users) Make an ...
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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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Let's get critical: Nov 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Sports Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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Should “wages” tag be renamed?

The wages tag, according to the tag wiki, encompasses not only the wages of people, but the financials of sports organizations: Questions about financial information in sports. This includes ...
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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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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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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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Requesting a MMA tag [closed]

i am a huge mma fan and didn't find a tag to the worlds fastest growing sport. Can we please create one ? Of course it would be a pleasure for me to be listed as the creator :) Thanks
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Is asking about any trophy on-topic?

If I want to know about any trophy e.g. What is XYZ trophy?, Why is XYZ trophy played? Which teams can participate on XYZ trophy? etc. Are this type of questions on-topic?
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When to flag comments as “too chatty” in Sports.SE?

I have flagged some comments as too chatty. But they are declined. Examples of comments I have flagged: "@xyz Cheers mate :)" or "You are welcome @xyz" etc. Normally in other Stack Exchange sites, ...
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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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“unfair-play” tag usage

The unfair-play has been introduced. Is this appropriate for use on Sports SE?
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Profile view count has been stopped updating

For last few weeks my profile count on main site is stick on 37. I have tested this with few users of Meta Stack Over here. They visited my profile for testing purpose. But even after 5-6 hours after ...
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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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The cricket questions here are pretty good

Looking over the site (and the most recent evaluations) I'm struck with the quality of questions and answers in the cricket tag. Scanning the Greatest Hits shows a fair number of cricket questions as ...
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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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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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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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Area51 proposal Sports Betting

There exists area51 proposal Sports Betting. I am mentioning it here for several reasons: There is probably an interlap between between users of this site and of the users interesting in the proposed ...
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Is there any difference between the tags (scope) and (on-topic) on meta? Should they be synonyms?

I have noticed that there are two meta-tags called scope and on-topic on this meta. They look very similar to me. Tag-excerpt for scope and tag-excerpt for on-topic are the same at this moment: ...
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Let's get critical: Aug 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Sports Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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<a> Tags shown on

https://sports.stackexchange.com/help/badges/84/informed The HTML <a> Tag is shown instead of a link... Edit: While writing this post it occured to me, that this might not be the only place ...
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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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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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Is asking about a player on topic?

Is asking about a player on topic here? E.g. Who is Sikander Raja? Who is Cheteshwar Pujara? Tell me about him in detail. etc... IMO it shouldn't be on topic. Because we can have infinite number of ...
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Possible “Longboarding” tag? [closed]

I would suggest a longboarding tag to differentiate longboarding questions from skateboarding questions. I think it would just make it easier is all :) thanks in advance!
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Fantasy (American) Football 2013 - Who's in? [closed]

UPDATE: I have created the league. Ten teams. First come, first serve. League: Sports SE Fantasy Football Password: Sports53 I scheduled the draft for Sunday, 18 August 2013 at 8:30pm EDT, but that ...
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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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Are questions about lists of references or online resources on topic?

On some other sites in SE networks I have seen questions asking for lists of references, resources or examples of particular phenomenon. To show a few examples Several sites have big list tag. Many ...
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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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“Bowling” tag usage - any reason for dual definitions?

I have altered the bowling tag to refer only to the sport of bowling and not to the discipline of bowling in cricket. At time of doing so, all questions tagged bowling related to the former meaning ...
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How to handle allegedly misleading/incorrect answers?

I recently came across a review where the a new user gave an answer, to which an anonymous user has proposed an edit claiming that the answer is plainly incorrect. To make the matters worse, neither ...
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How and when to use teminology and trivia tags?

How and when to use terminology and trivia tags? What is the difference between them? Give some easily understandable explanation. For ex, both these tags are used in this post. How they are apt ...
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Actuality problem of questions

On SE sites shopping advice is strongly discouraged, and frowned upon. The main reason behind that is that the market constantly changes, and new products are introduced. The relevance of the answers ...
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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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Do we accept questions on Sports Officials?

There is a proposal for a site called "Sports Officials", which it has been suggested is merged with this site. Is there any reason why questions about Sports Officiating (refereeing, umpiring) ...

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