Here's our current close reason for asking about lists of works:
There are a couple of problems with this close reason:
- It links to a frozen chat room which has been renamed to "Poisoned room; it is defunct." — not the best place to link newcomers.
- The phrase "questions and answers format" links to http://scifi.stackexchange.com/about which redirects to the site's tour page. That is a good place to link newcomers, and it does mention what kind of questions are OK to ask, but perhaps one of these would be a better and more specific page to link to:
The technical issues of the correct URL for meta and using HTTPS instead of HTTP are addressed in: