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Are works that aren't SF per se, but have occasional SFnal elements on-topic? (e.g. spy movies)

For example, spy stuff like James Bond, 24, Tom Clancy, have some elements of sci-fi, but are a genre unto themselves. Should we include them in the list of on topic discussions?
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Proposals for a list of FAQ questions

For the pedants: yes, I realise that "FAQ questions" looks like a tautology, as it means "frequently asked questions questions". But in this context, the word FAQ refers to the tag, so it means "meta ...
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Are questions about Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" considered on-topic?

Are questions about Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" considered on-topic? While I wouldn't necessarily classify them as science fiction or fantasy, they do have some fantastical ...
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Is Zootopia on topic on SFF:SE?

We now have a couple of questions about the hit film Zootopia (AKA Zootropolis). In chat, there have been several references to this earlier question: Are anthropomorphic animals by themselves enough ...
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Does this Meta policy overrule our Meta?

This answer references this Meta:SE post, claiming that that Stack Exchange policy is to close questions only if the questions themselves are duplicates, not if an answer to one question contains an ...
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Is Super Mario Bros on topic here?

Recently there have been a couple of questions about Super Mario Bros on the site. How did the Mario Brothers discover/enter the Mushroom Kingdom? What is Mario's full name? To me this seems ...
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Is *Lord of the Flies* generally classified as SF?

In this question, @user14111 refers to the book Lord of the Flies as being typically classified as science fiction. I remember reading it years ago, and having seen a movie adaption, but hadn't ...
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Is Zoolander sci-fi?

Do Zoolander and its sequel constitute as sci-fi? There are certainly strong elements of sci-fi, including: Zoolander using a psychic power to stopping a throwing star from killing the Prime ...
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Is "Penguins of Madagascar" on-topic?

This question has experienced several rounds of closing and reopening: Was Dr. Octavius Brine inspired by Octodad? The close justification is that the film is off-topic, with the reasons cited ...
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Is Charlotte's Web on-topic?

I never really thought of Charlotte's Web by E.B. White as fantasy (and definitely not science fiction), but it's definitely not realistic; now that I am thinking about it, I realize that it has many ...
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Is Clash of the Titans considered on topic for Science Fiction and Fantasy?

There don't seem to be any tags on SFF.SE for Clash of the Titans. It seems to be in the fantasy realm, but I don't want to post an off-topic question. Is Clash of the Titans considered fantasy?
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Would The Jungle Book be on-topic?

So let's start with the usual argument here that talking animals aren't on-topic, as established in the following meta discussion: Are anthropomorphic animals by themselves enough to deem a work ...
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Is Friday the 13th on topic here?

Is Friday the 13th on-topic here? As it's a slasher/horror franchise. From Wikipedia: Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise that, as of 2016, comprises twelve slasher films, a ...
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Is League of Legends on topic?

League of Legends is a MOBA (multi-player online battle arena) type computer game. It's set in the fictional world of Runeterra and sports several regions, ranging from Human Medieval(ish) to Magic ...
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Are Andy Griffiths's bum/butt books on-topic?

Yes, you did read that title right... Does Andy Griffiths's bum/butt series fall within the scope of this site? I'm not sure if the fact that bums are sentient and can function separately from the ...
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