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Yes, very often someone has recognized the very problem the Asker has and built something to address it. "Why re-invent the wheel?" as the old saw goes. By all means, do recommend an app if it will solve the Asker's problem. Just don't simply leave a link as an answer and move on. An ideal answer will provide a link to the app, a basic description (perhaps ...


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There are two ways to generally ask questions of this nature. The Good and the Bad. How NOT to ask questions that may require a web app recommendation: "What is the best {category} app?" "List of sites that do {some function}" or, closely related: "Is there something that does {some function}" "What is an alternative to {some app}?" These questions ...


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Why can't I ask customer service-related questions? Because we don't know the answer. Oh sure, there might be some intrepid soul who has sailed these waters before, and come out alive. They might even be able to offer some insight. There might even be the occasional employee wandering these hallowed halls. But here's the problem: We're not Google, ...


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The mechanism you seek is: pick a suitable existing meta “thread”, post a ‘Q’ that requests that have the faq tag added, give your reasons why and tag it discussion faq-proposed. IMO none of the Qs so tagged here at present (maybe 17 of them) merit the tag, with two possible exceptions. One of the exceptions is this question (IMO not merited), the other ...


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Scope of questions For the main WebApps site Content Developing web applications Finding free assets Recommending free alternatives Identify this app Using an API Wiki Gaming Places to program online Shopping applications Requesting information for illicit or illegal use Using browsers for use with a web application Adult web applications 1,2 ...


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Things have changed since this question was first asked. Recommendations for which web app software to install - not technical questions, just recommendations about features etc Definitely off-topic. If they can meet the requirements of Software Recommendations, it might be on-topic there. Questions about how to enable certain functionality in a ...


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