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Should questions about hacking networks be allowed?

I recently stumbled upon some questions blatantly asking for help in cracking wireless security passwords (Have a look at the tag aircrack-ng). Should those be flagged as "unwanted in our community"? ...
terdon's user avatar
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Suggestions for updating our FAQ

Based on the results of the vote for a change of policy we've drawn the conclusion that the majority of the users (who voted) are in favor of allowing appropriate tablet questions. So the new policy ...
Ivo Flipse's user avatar
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
Grace Note's user avatar
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Apple.SE as off-topic migration path

Update (2013-09) Given that this seems to come up every other month or so, here's an update. Current migration stats (2013-09-08), not counting rejected migrations, are as follows: Web Apps (68) * ...
Daniel Beck's user avatar
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When should questions be moved to AskDifferent/AskUbuntu/...?

I read this question, which helped, but where is the line? Just because a question is about an Apple product, doesn't mean it is off-topic (not at all actually) just because another (more specific) ...
Oliver Salzburg's user avatar
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3 answers

It annoys me that there's an Apple SE but so many Apple questions on SU

Stack Exchange management wrote a big post about why it makes sense to spin off some topics or areas into their own stack sites. If I have an Ubuntu question, it would make sense to ask it in the ...
Torben Gundtofte-Bruun's user avatar
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1 answer

Can we educate users to stop adding "Belongs on xyz.SE!" comments without further explanation?

Similarly to people telling the OP to ask their question on Apple.SE, even if it's on topic here on SU, I think that there's a general problem with comments like the following: This should be on ...
slhck's user avatar
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Apple questions: To iMigrate, or not to iMigrate?

Lately I've noticed that some questions about Apple's products have been migrated to the web site. Should all Apple questions be migrated to that site? Or is there a ...
Randolf Richardson's user avatar
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1 answer

Users asking ubuntu questions should be informed about askubuntu ?

When someone asks a question with ubuntu tag they should be redirected to a page informing them about askubuntu and how asking it on that will expose the question to the more ubuntu experts. Then ...
Lincity's user avatar
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What is the best way to suggest that questions be migrated to other sites?

For example this question, macbook pro late 2011, mac os x lion 10.7.3, beach ball freezing, could benefit by being migrated to the Apple - Stack Exchange What is the suggested way to do so on ...
MrDaniel's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer

Flagging Questions as off-topic

When flagging questions as off-topic, and we are given options to choose a site it should go to... What determines that list? For example, if I see a question on SU that I think should belong on the ...
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Where do questions about OS X's Automator belong?

Where do questions about scripts/programs written in Automator belong? They could belong on StackOverflow, as they're a sort of programming. on SuperUser, as they are often used to automate lengthy/...
Matt Reynolds's user avatar
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1 answer

Is it proper to invite directly in the tag excerpt users to post elsewhere?

Is it proper to invite directly in the tag excerpt the users to consider to post elsewhere? For what I read [1,2,3,4...] it seems we should not. In the Ubuntu tag one on SU, in this moment, is ...
Hastur's user avatar
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