There are both and here on meta.superuser, both without definition.

What's the difference between them? (Is asking whether something is on-topic different from asking whether the same thing is off-topic?)

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    Flagged as off-topic! ;)
    – Burgi
    Commented Sep 28, 2016 at 15:40
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    If you looks at the questions they're attached to, not only are the tags used interchangeably, some even have both tags. Just a guess that they were both created so that the asker could find a tag that intuitively relates to their question. If I'm trying to ask if something is on-topic, I'm more likely to think in terms of an "on-topic" tag; plus an "off-topic" tag might seem biased, suggesting that it's off-topic. And vice versa. If that's the case, it's a psychological game that makes it impossible to ask such questions in an unbiased way because the tag gives away your beliefs. Or does it?
    – fixer1234
    Commented Sep 29, 2016 at 1:28
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    both can be made as a synonym of scope I guess
    – Sathyajith Bhat Mod
    Commented Sep 30, 2016 at 13:14
  • That's a great idea @Sathya! Commented Sep 30, 2016 at 13:20


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