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Let's promote SFF on other sites!

In all the excitement of posting and voting on ads for other sites here on SFF, I almost forgot about the possibility of advertising SFF itself! Similar Community Promotion Ad lists have gone up on ...
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Bounties for tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

In about a month, the next Avengers film, Avengers: Age of Ultron will be released. To celebrate and prepare for the occasion, I'd like to do a promotion of marvel-cinematic-universe posts. I hope ...
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user manofsteelanswers.com is self-promoting

Isn't this user blatantly self-promoting his website? His username and description etc are all aimed an bringing people to his website and audio show. What's the moderators' position on this? ...
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Contest: Best question about “Der Ring des Nibelungen” gets a prize!

I'm mad and I won't take it anymore. The most sophisticated method of torture known to mankind, masquerading as a SFF work, has no questions on this site! CONTEST TIME! Contest #1: Ask a question ...
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Where are the hats? (2013 edition)

Last year around this time Stack Exchange had a promotion called Winter Bash. Will it be returning this year?
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Has Stack Exchange stopped running contests?

In the prior years, I recall SE running a series of assorted contests (per topic, overall site participation) with prizes on the line. Then this stopped completely. Is there an "official" statement ...
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Who are our top 50 news magazines?

Congratulations to scifi.stackexchange.com on being one of Time Magazine's 50 Best Websites of 2013! Link
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Reverse Community Promotion Ads 2013

I noticed there is a fair amount of suggested Community Promotion Ads that was rightfully discarded (i.e. mod-deleted) because it advertises the main site. I agree that this is redundant, since the ...
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What happened to the hats?

We were going to have hats on the site What happened to them? The holiday season is almost over!
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Have we had ANY professionals participate in SFF?

Are/were there any SFF professionals (writers, or movie people) who posted on this site? By professional, I mean someone who did a paid job involved with producing SFF content.
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Hat suggestions 2012 [closed]

Since we opted in to the hat promotion thing, I thought it would be a good idea to vote which site-specific hats would be most wanted by the community. It seems to be unclear if and how many hats we ...
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Should we opt in for the special Hat Dash promo?

Just recieved the following email from Stack Exchange, and wanted to know if you guys think we should participate: Last year, on our Gaming site, we hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users ...
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Twitter contest for 3-day passes to New York Comic Con 2012 [closed]

Stack Exchange is giving away 5 3-day passes to New York Comic Con via Twitter. Here’s what you have to do to enter the giveaway: Follow the @StackSciFi Twitter account. Winners will be contacted via ...
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New York Comic Con 2012, October 12-14 [closed]

UPDATE: All 3-day passes have been claimed. Thank you to everyone who claimed a pass. See you at the con! New York Comic Con is soon approaching (October 12-14). For any users interested in attending,...
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A call to arms! I mean Ads for Gaming.Stackexchange!

There are many of us on Arqade who would very much like to offload some of the "lore" questions here, so advertising there would definitely be good. – Mark Trapp I've posted on Arqade about this ...
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How many users did we get from Reddit?

DavRob60 posted this on Reddit. And we suddenly had a huge explosion of views. Did this translate into any new users?
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When are questions tweeted?

I sometimes notice that questions are promoted on twitter.com, which is shown in the respective edit log. I was wondering what inner logic this follows. Is this done by our beloved StackExchange crew ...
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Holy Cow, I won at Answerama — what now? [closed]

I just noticed by coincidence that I won at Answerama (and promptly checked my SE mail account to find a nice mail from Brett). Can I influence the prize I get? I noticed that Futurama Season "6" is ...
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Answerama, the Futurama mini-site, is live!

Answerama is live! Check out the site. Our awesome designer Jin Yang really knocked it out of the park, as did balpha and Lauren on the dev end. Keep an eye out, because later you will see that ...
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Official presence at HeroesCon - Charlotte, NC - June 22-24

Stack Exchange will be officially attending HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina (June 22-24). We will be there spreading the word about SciFi.SE and, hopefully, meeting all of our local users. We'...
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Futurama Week + Q&A Event on July 11th!

SciFi.SE has partnered with Comedy Central to promote Futurama's upcoming season. We're declaring Futurama the topic of the week for the next week and, after that, we're launching a special Futurama ...
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Star Wars promotion/contest ideas

Going through Meta, I saw the promotional grant for the Star Wars blu-rays from last September. As Brent noted here, Star Wars is one of the most popular topics here and the potential for promotion ...
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Official-shaped announcement: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Facebook page! [closed]

In case you haven't noticed yet, there's a shiny new addition to the Stack Exchange Facebook family: The Science Fiction & Fantasy Facebook Page Yeah! So I know you're thinking, "whaaat who ...
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Normalize and compress video audio

The audio on the Avengers vs. X-Men promotion videos seems incredibly quiet. Can you normalize and/or compress the audio tracks in the future? e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aqXpjy1FOs
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Avengers vs. X-Men SciFi Event!

We’re excited to announce a great new contest built around Marvel’s epic 12 issue Avengers vs X-Men limited series, which is this year's big Marvel event! The goals of this contest are two-fold: To ...
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Mid-Missouri Cosplay Convention

A group of people that I know are working on setting up a cosplay convention in Mid-Missouri on June 27-30, 2013 and I wanted to let everyone here that might be interested know about it. Should we ...
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How to promote Harry Potter questions for the DVD/Blu-ray release?

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" DVD/Blu-ray will be released this Friday (November 11) in North America. I think we could take advantage of this occasion by promoting existing, already ...
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Would the community be interested in having printable Sci-Fi & Fantasy flyers?

This has been discussed in a few other Metas (namely DIY and Gaming), so click on those links if you want some backstory. If not, here goes! We would like to provide printable promotional flyers for ...
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Advertising on Amazon Kindle

For some reason today, I had a thought that might be interesting. Would it be worth it to advertize this site on the Special Offers Amazon Kindle? I did a bit of poking around, and found a guide to ...
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How can we get more “Popular Questions”?

UPDATE : Now the site has graduated and the user count increased, there is no need to artificially create popular questions. As I predicted before : Once we reach the critical mass, those question ...
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How do we promote our site?

One of the 7 essential questions is how can we promote our site. There are some generic suggestions from the StackExchange team, but probably there are things that we can do that are specific here, ...