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Should we allow or indicate non-English titles for SFF works along the English title?

While movies tend to retain their original titles worldwide, with a bit of leeway in the translation, TV series and books translated in other languages often have titles that are far removed from the ...
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There is now a conlang stackexchange in public beta

I was dragged to this site by hot network question concerning one of Tolkien's Elvish languages. I just want to bring to note that there is now a dedicated conlang site in public beta at https://...
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Should I translate the quotes in my answer?

I recently answered a question on SF.stackexchange; the story which required identification was originally written in Italian and seems to have never been translated to English. However, it was ...
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Can we ask questions on books written in other languages?

So far, I've only seen questions on English-specific books. Is this a language restriction?
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Would translation issues count as “behind-the-scenes”?

I was thinking of asking about how the poem about Samson in Stanislaw Lem's The Cyberiad was translated, given the extremely specific constraints for the poem. However, after a modest amount of ...
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Should this expression with a mild expletive be edited? [duplicate]

In Why weren't the shields up already?, the question text contains the phrase "shit just got real". Now, I'm not offended by this at all, but it was my understanding that our position was ...