Robert Cartaino
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Did my question get deleted?
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The question was closed as off topic on October 11th. Without further revisions, the question was deleted a month later. The comments discussing the closing of the question are pretty self explanatory:...

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Add a few-word description to the masthead
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That's all part of designing the site while it is still in beta: Write and Elevator Pitch/Tagline

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Detailed List questions and CW
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The "official position" is that all "list of X" -style questions should be made community wiki. List-of-X questions are not really what we want in a Q&A system. When you ask a question like "...

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What's the difference between webapps and superuser?
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Are questions that focus on web apps being closed on superuser? Have they always? Not always but the prohibition against web-related question on Super User came long before Web Apps was created. It ...

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Where has the close vote function gone?
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Yes, according to the FAQ, it appears so. It makes sense since the site is now open to the public.

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Problem with question view count
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I'm sure it's a caching issue. The caching has a much more exaggerated effect when traffic gets very low. With it being a holiday weekend in the US and the very limited test audience to begin with, I ...

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Is "community wiki" the synonym for "poll"?
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No, you have your cause and effect backwards... sort of. For a quick background: Those "list of X" questions: people ask them but they're not really what we want in a Q&A system. They tend to be ...

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Should a question about Blogger DNS settings be posted on this site?
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I would say this is a question for Webmasters. Not a question for end-users of web applications.

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Are questions regarding website policies on-topic?
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I wouldn't close as "too localized" on that basis. Any answer to a question can change. Technology itself changes constantly. That doesn't make the question too localized, or we would have virtually ...

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Short, Opinionated Answers
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That's the problem with these "list of X" questions. It's a backhanded way of conducting a poll: "what are you using" or "what is your favorite {whatever}?" They're not strictly off topic or even ...

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No rep for question upvotes?
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There is no reputation awarded for posts in the "child" meta sites (i.e. meta.webapps.stackexchange.com). The "reputation" is inherited from the parent site. But you will get meta-specific badges, ...

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How generic is too generic?
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Remember, this is the REAL site. We're not asking "seed" or "sample" questions here. There are enough people on this site (and a lot more coming) that we don't need seeders, per se. It would be very ...

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Is this meta site going to get merged with meta.stackoverflow.com at some point?
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This meta site (meta.webapps) is for question about the operation and administration of this site (webapps.stackexchange.com) specifically. Any questions about the Network or the engine should be ...

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