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Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF?

The rules are fine as-is. Reference: Should questions about sex and other adult activities be off-topic? What's our tolerance for adult content? But phantom, there are so many arguments! Hey, I ...
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Should we edit obviously wrong questions?

Since the edit (if done properly) would not change the fundamental basis of the question, I see no harm. The OP clarified his question in a comment I am questioning why he was even given a ...
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When the answer to a question may have changed is there a way to recommend a review?

To get an updated answer There's a bounty reason for that: To get the OP to review acceptance There's no certain or by-design way of doing this. Just ping them in a comment (assuming they're still ...
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Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF?

Adult content is on-topic, but does need to treated with more scrutiny. I think the question body here hits on the two points I agree with most... Notability and Good Faith. To see what I think the ...
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Is there ever a reason to remove on topic content?

Yes, in rare specific mostly objective circumstances. Content that is in violation of "be nice" policy (that can't be edited to remove violation) Content that is in violation of other policies (spam,...
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Why would "I searched everywhere but couldn't find the answer" be kept in a question?

The downvote tooltip states: This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not useful The edit in question was removing: I've searched both google and the site but looks ...
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Should we edit obviously wrong questions?

When you spot an obvious error, you should absolutely correct it, ideally as soon as possible in order to prevent the OP from suffering from drive-by downvotes (from users who've stopped by to ...
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Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF?

We already have such a policy: If a question is on an adult topic, it's on-topic. No ifs, ends or buts. Also, "weird" "urges" is entirely in the eye of the beerholder. Some people like Carey and ...
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Is there ever a reason to remove on topic content?

This seems to me like a disagreement among the user base that goes beyond how the moderation tools were designed. As I'm sure you are aware, the moderation tools are reputation based. Reputation is ...
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Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF?

Questions should be more than just the poster's speculation I think we can all agree this deleted question is terrible I've been lead to believe that their is a scene in either the book or the movie ...
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How is question quality determined, for review etc?

Post quality seems to be defined according to the criteria in this main meta post: Heuristics for detecting a bad answer? Word checks contains word "help" contains word "test" or ...
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How to comment on "There is no in-universe answer"/"plot hole" answers lacking any evidence?

In the vein of answering the question instead of debating its merits, I would write a comment like this: [Hi, and welcome to scifi.SE. -- new users only] Could you please confirm that you've [seen/...
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Should we have a policy on questions about adult topics in SFF?

One consideration that appears to be missing from all the discussion here is Hot Network Questions. (This is based on my Ctrl+F of this question's page, so I may have missed some comments that mention ...
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