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When are we okay with multiple-questions-in-one?
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Subquestions are a good thing when their presence clarifies, pins down or narrows the scope of the original question. For example, the question I asked yesterday technically contains a few ...

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Can I answer story identification with quotes from the text?
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pla·gia·rism /ˈplājəˌrizəm/ noun the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own. If you explicitly state the text is from the book, then by ...

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Have story identification questions "overtaken" SF&F?
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I have no personal interest in identification questions either, because I'm nowhere near well-read enough to answer any of them, and I already have more things to read/watch than I'll ever get around ...

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The many usernames of SFF.SE
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The first online community I heavily participated in was a Kingdom Hearts forum, and sometime after Kingdom Hearts 2 came out there was a thread where everyone posted their Organization XIII names. ...

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The many avatars of SFF.SE
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Until very recently I didn't have an avatar at all, but... I'm trying to start a trend of putting the Fourth Doctor's hat and scarf on other Doctors. - BESW Since I recently finished all of New ...

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What is "Word of God"?
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The first place I heard the term was TV Tropes, and I believe our usage is the same as theirs: A statement regarding some ambiguous or undefined aspect of a work, the Word of God comes from someone ...

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What's our position on questions of the form "Are there any plans for a new series of X?"?
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I believe these questions should be closed because they usually can't be answered and tend to encourage speculative answers. Arguably they're a special case of our existing "future works" policy. Both ...

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Finding out your Candidate Score
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Using the standard SEDE query Kevin linked to with our user ids: Your Score: 14 (5 for rep, 3 mod badges, 3 editing badges, 3 participation badges) My Score: 8 (2 for rep, 1 mod badge, 1 editing ...

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Shouldn't questions not related to franchise belong to meta?
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Meta is for questions about the Science Fiction and Fantasy StackExchange website. The question you've linked is not asking about that site, so it does not belong on this ...

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Can I ask a question about important story arcs?
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Reading/Viewing order questions are allowed on this site, as long as you have clear and somewhat objective criteria for the installments and/or order thereof you want us to provide. So do not ask ...

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What does "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty for this question?" mean?
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Accepting an answer means clicking the check mark button next to one of the answers to mark it as the "accepted" answer which "solved your problem". One purpose of this is to act as a signal that no ...

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Why do you need a min of 15 characters in a comment?
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The limit is meant to discourage very short comments like "lol", "thanks", "+1" and so on which are just "noise" of no particular value. Of course, if you have a valuable comment to post which is ...

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How can I get answers thru chat?
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You should join an existing room that already has people talking in it. For this site, Mos Eisley is the main chatroom, which means it's usually fine to start there. You can also check the list of ...

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Question put on hold as opinion based; how can I change it?
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As you mentioned on the question itself: I do realize it's very opinion based, but only realized that after posting it. It's more a debate than a question with a factual answer. – Jenguinie How ...

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Why do you have to mouse-over to see content in a quote?
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Because those are spoiler tags, not regular quotes. If you look at the markdown of that post (by clicking the "edit" button) you'll see that Royal Canadian Bandit was using >! instead of >.

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Can We use some pictures for our school project
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Quoth the footer of the site: user contributions licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required So yes, assuming you're talking about a post someone put in one of our questions or answers (...

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What's the biggest bounty someone has been awarded for an answer?
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If you mean total bounty rep on one post, regardless of how many people contributed bounties to the total, I believe the accepted answer to "Story where the number 3 is the monster?" has the most ...

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Is this a good place to ask about manga canon, such as One Piece?
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I'm not sure if One Piece would be considered on topic here, but it is most definitely on topic at Anime and Manga SE. They even have a tag for it, and we don't. So I'd ask over there.

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Tag Cleanup 2016: Before the burnination
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UPDATE: This cleanup is done. death is ready to go away. All questions that are about a character named Death have a work-specific tag; all others have a valid work tag, story-id tag, or history-of ...

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Marvel Digital Comics Giveaway
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I've been tempted to get into digital Marvel comics for a while, and I've never read any comics before (only watched the MCU flicks), so that bundle sounds useful for me.

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Tag Cleanup 2016: Before the burnination
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UPDATE: This cleanup is done. These questions have now all been retagged with work and/or author tags as appropriate. plot-explanation can go away safely. Ok, here is a final list of all plot-...

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Tag Cleanup 2016: Before the burnination
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The overwhelming majority of plot-inconsistency questions already have a franchise, work or author tag. There are only four exceptions: In Ernest Cline's Armada, why didn't they use ...

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