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Where is the definition of in and out of scope?

I hunted about, and found meta, but not a definition of what questions this community considers in and out of scope. Where can that be found?
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Why did my question (about an app with no web UI) get migrated from Super User to Web Apps?

LINE is an application that runs on Windows, Android, iOS. LINE has no web UI, nothing at all, in fact its website only shows static help pages. If you don't own a smartphone with a phone number you ...
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False grounds for "on hold"

Anyone concerned about questions being put on hold on false grounds, see this example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/99849/is-free-google-app-engine-as-slow-for-everyone-else-too
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Google on Area 51, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products

Few minutes ago I found on Area 51 Google, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products. I think that its scope is included in the scope of this site so I ...
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Please rename [skype] to [skype-for-web]

While the usage guidance for skype points out that it's only for "Skype for Web", we still get people asking about the installable software.1,2 We can shortcut that to be specific with the tag by ...
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Purpose of [reporting] tag

I draw your attention to the reporting tag. Currently 14 questions, and they run the gamut: using Google Spreadsheets to make a report scheduling reports in HP Project and Portfolio Management ...
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Google Apps is now "G Suite"

https://www.google.com/gsuite or, if you prefer, https://gsuite.google.com/ Introducing G Suite from Google Cloud. A set of intelligent apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar to connect the ...
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Is this site really the right place for Amazon Web Services?

We have a number of questions tagged with amazon-web-services, amazon-ec2, and/or amazon-s3. Is this really the best site for these questions? Okay, granted, AWS makes it really easy to spin up and ...
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Search operators not working correctly

I like to search for questions that aren't closed, that has at least one answer but which doesn't have an accepted or upvoted answer, so that I can surface hidden gems that deserve votes. closed:no ...
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When is it appropriate to repost a question?

I have a question here that hasn't received any answers in a while. Is it appropriate to repost the question so it receives some more attention?
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We need to git rid of [git]

I draw your attention to the git tag and its 27 questions. Git is in no wise a web application. There are a number of web applications (github, bitbucket) with which Git can be used, and we have tags ...
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Let's rename [google-plus-hangouts] to [google-hangouts]

In Google's ongoing effort to divorce functionality from Google+, the "Plus" part of the name for Google Hangouts was dropped several months ago. As you can see from the official page, the name of the ...
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Best practices for recommending a web app or other tool

I understand that questions asking for app recommendations (or even just "if such an app exists") are off-topic. Questions should be about problems to solve. Sometimes, though, the best solution to a ...
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Burninate [hide]

I draw your attention to the tag hide. It's currently applied to 10 questions, all of which have something to do with hiding, or not hiding, something. (At least none of them are about animal skin.) ...
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How do I "reopen" a very old question with a poor/outdated answer?

I'm looking for a better answer to this very old question: How can you write queries in a Google spreadsheet so that the columns are kept up to date? How do I get new attention on it to farm better ...
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Can one reject suggested (by others) edits to one's own post?

I recently edited this question: Improve auto-generated subtitles/CC for Youtube videos that are not mine I later found out it was rejected, although I thought it was a solid edit (similar to ...
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Can't good editors have their edits automatically approved even though they don't have enough reputation?

The title pretty much says it all. I do a lot of edits and the vast majority of them gets accepted after the peer reviewing. Couldn't the editors who have like over 90% of their edits on the ...
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Should we delete spam links as well as flagging the post?

I recently reviewed this question how can I increase my website loading speed. It was a single line question including a link to a site. I think my website speed is not good. so how can I increase ...
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What is the tag [google-calendar-reminders] for?

The tag google-calendar-reminders is pretty old, with questions dating back to 2013. Presumably, it refers to the fact that entering events in a calendar is a way to be reminded of them. But the ...
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How long are our edit suggestions valid for?

I had recently suggested an edit for a post (Inbox older emails are swept. How can I recover them?) Although moderator Sathya♦ later made an edit to the same post (without approving mine) my (...
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New tag request for [basecamp3]

I want to create the basecamp3 tag and both ask and answer questions in the long run. I may also post about Basecamp in the future because we do use both Basecamp and Basecamp 3 in our company and I ...
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Where are all of these Office 365 questions coming from?

It seems that in the last week, there's been quite an increase in the number of questions about Microsoft Office 365 products. (Excel Online, Outlook on the Web, etc.) Don't get me wrong; I think it'...
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How should I have edited this question differently?

Recently I discovered that a new bang had been added to DuckDuckGo, and I was curious about how long the new bang has been around. A Google search led me to this question: Is there a way to get the ...
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Where are my deleted questions?

In relation to: Did my question get deleted? can I even see where, or if, I have, or might have, closed/deleted/etc. questions? The answers don't explain how or where information on the question ...
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Is it possible to undo the approval on suggested edit?

I approved this suggested edit by mistake. I wanted to click on Reject tab but mistakenly I ended up clicking on Approve. Is it possible to undo this action? Or what to do if something happen like ...
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Tag Excerpt (guidance) improvement project

Tag wikis and wiki excerpts have evolved a bit over time. Originally, the excerpt was supposed to be "the elevator pitch" for a tag. However, that guidance has changed and the excerpt is meant to be a ...
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How to ask a question that has been asked before but not given a full answer

I have a question about my Web Applications Stack Exchange post: My Twitter account isn't showing up in other's notifications Ten days ago I was searching Stack Exchange for solutions to a ...
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What [javascript] questions are on-topic?

I've tweaked the tag guidance and description of the javascript tag to try to make it more clear that more than likely the question our visitor is about to ask is off-topic here. As you can see, a ...
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Site Activity and VoteGraph 20160614 in the last 12 weeks

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/161411/site-activity-and-votegraph the number of question votes in week was incresed almost 4 times. Is this correct?
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Is it OK to ask and answer my own question?

I had a problem with a web application that I was about to ask about here, but I solved it myself. I think the information would be useful to others, because I can't be the only person who has run ...
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Why did I receive badge notification which I have already earned?

Yesterday I received notification 2 times on main site (as well as for Stack Overflow) that I have earned "Marshal" badge, which I have already earned back in November 2015. See the below screenshot ...
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How can I ask question for a non-existing tag? [duplicate]

I have few questions about flowdock, since I don't have enough reputation to create the tags. In this case how can I ask the question for the non-existing tag?
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Overlapping [export]/[data-liberation]/[migrate-data]/[migration] tags

I draw your attention to the following tags (numbers are of Open Qs): data-liberation x42 migrate-data x35 export x93 migration x20 These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration has ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

Out or curiosity. I had 460 reputation points (as demonstrated on the attached image) Went off answering question and searching for relative answers using other tabs on the browser. At some point, ...
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Shouldn't we think/worry about the possible purpose of a question?

While browsing other SE website, I check the popular questions across SE network section, where I found this question. Maybe I am a bit skeptical or paranoid, but I believe the purpose of this ...
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Why the number of closed questions was increased in the last 30 day?

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/76890/statistics-about-the-site-questions, the number of closed questions were increased twice compared the previous maximum value that ocurred ...
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What specifically about my 3 WebApps questions is causing me to get blocked?

Similar: Why am I in danger of being blocked? You have reached your question limit It looks like you might need a break - take a breather and come back soon! You've asked 4 questions recently, ...
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Change the [conditional-formatting] tag to not only be about Google Spreadsheets

I've just asked a question about conditional formatting in Microsoft Office Online. I added the conditional-formatting tag but then saw that it apparently only relates to Google Spreadsheets. Is that ...
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Should I delete my now obsolete answer?

Back in 2014 I answered the question Google Spreadsheet generate random numbers with Math.random(), based on how Google Spreadsheets worked at that time: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/71355/...
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Which tag should be kept as the main tag for the Google service for local business?

As there are less than 10 questions this could not be a big issue but could be helpful to document this case. There are three tags which names belongs to the name of a Google service at some point in ...
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In the context of Web Applications, which are the tags that are not specific to a web application that are not meta-tags?

Overview Yesterday I posted the following question Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]. At this time, it received two comments mentioning that online-storage is a ...
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Do we want slang / short forms like "TL;DR" in questions?

Scanning unanswered question I found Can't download/export a large Google Docs document as PDF (what are the limits on Google Drive?). It uses TL;DR as a heading. I don't have problems with the ...
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Nobody's [defaults] but mine

I draw your attention to the defaults tag. This looks to be the very definition of a meta-tag. Every app will set these up differently, and whether or not they're changeable is up to each app. No one ...
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Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]

In the context of Web Applications most of the questions that use storage are referring to online-storage. On the other hand, it doesn't make too much sense to use the first to ask questions related ...
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For your [reviews]

I draw your attention to the tag reviews. There is no tag description, and no usage guidance. This looks like another classic "meta tag". It has no context without the other tags on a question and ...
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We must [unsubscribe] from the [subscription]

I draw your attention to subscription and unsubscribe. I would call both of these the very definition of a meta tag. "Subscribing" could be to a mailing list (or similar), paying for a service, or ...
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What to do with the [address] tag?

The tag excerpt and wiki for address are empty but there are 9 questions 6 questions related to regular (physical?) addresses and to email addresses. In the context of Web Applications it looks to be ...
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Can't make the [connections]

I draw your attention to the tag connections. Ten questions (at the moment). No usage guidance or wiki description. About half of the questions are about LinkedIn connections. The rest are about ...
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“Historic value” questions

Given today’s web development dynamics, I think Web Applications is particularly prone to content decay — there is and will be a large number of closed questions (that were valid at a point in time) ...
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What makes a post a duplicate of another, their content, their context or both?

Overview Some questions becomes duplicates of other questions because of their content, other because their answers. How should be discussed/reviewed the cases when a question become duplicate of ...

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