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Is Fantasy in spec for this site?

Should fantasy be included in this? I know many people mix them up, and there are definitely cases which can be very hard to distinguish. So, the question remains, should we include Fantasy, or not ...
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Should we change the name of this site to include fantasy?

We've already had one question that has basically decided that if people want to talk about fantasy here, it's okay, but the name sci-fi would discourage them. There have been other hints from other ...
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What is science fiction? How are we to discriminate between sci-fi and fantasy?

Let me know if this question is too abstract, but what exactly is this group going to consider sci-fi? I mean, you've got examples like Star Trek and et cetera, but what about series like Shadowrun, ...
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Sci-Fi site doesn't say "And Fantasy" in very many places in the SEN

In many places on the Stack Exchange Network, there is no mention of the Fantasy side of the Sci-Fi site. For instance here on Meta when you ask a question: On the little stack exchange widget: On ...
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When should we change the name to include fantasy?

When should we change the name to include fantasy? I'm pretty sure that it's very much in, there are few dissenting votes from either the sci-fi or the fantasy community, but what day should we set ...
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What is the definition of “fantasy” as opposed to “horror”, “science fiction”, or “adventure”

There's no question that there's overlap and this question is tough. From one perspective all fiction is fantasy since it begins with a set of assumptions that are most likely of appeal to the author. ...
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Are superheroes considered fantasy?

This question Are comic superheroes considered sci-fi? seems to have the subtext of "Are all superheroes on-topic?" Is there any superhero that wouldn't count as fantasy if it's not sci-fi? What ...
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what is and what isn't considered fantasy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are our boundaries? We're starting to see questions that push the boundaries of what fantasy and science fiction are thought to be, at least judging from what is found ...
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Why are Harry Potter related questions not closed on this Q&A site?

What we read in Harry Potter books isn't science fiction & related fantasy. So, why do moderators allow these type of questions?
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