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May I share my research, by posting questions on this site and self-answering them?

There are some interesting new discoveries that happened in last few years in science that cemented our religion's teachings. I did many years of research on things like: Four Great elements ...
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What can we do to attract experts?

It's a fact SE sites that are successful have many experts available to answer questions. Presently, experts are what Buddhism.SE sorely lacks. What can we do about this?
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Moderation policies for Questions

The policy of each SE site is defined by its community, for each specific site like Buddhism.SE. In this topic (which is long, you probably don't want to read it all) I asked, and a few people ...
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What about self-answering questions?

This is a poll, so please answer clearly and/or upvote an existing answer: Do you have any additional arguments, whether in favour or against? Should we keep the current policy, of telling people we'...
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How can we encourage more good quality questions?

Just moving on from Chris's question - how can we encourage more good quality questions? Right now the site is running at about 3 questions a day. To be honest that is a lot more than I thought we ...
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Is there a moderation-guideline to be derived from our experience with these questions?

Two questions that initially caused great alarm among moderators and others are now considered OK, judging from upvoting, number of reasoned answers, and number of views. They are: 1) Is Mind in ...
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Proposal: Self-answering questions is welcome

Previously we discouraged self-answered questions (SAQs), but let's welcome them now This proposal is based on, my trying to summarise, these meta-topics: What about self-answering questions? (on ...
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Can we ask questions which could be meant to teach one a lesson?

Can we ask questions which could be meant to teach one a lesson? What is the rule, the purpose of questions in Dhamma-Practice? Given that there have been ideas that "teaching" answers could harm the ...
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What is our question editing policy?

In recent discussions, the subject of how to moderate questions have been brought and we seem to be progressing on committing our own policy of participation in a helpful text. In these discussions, ...
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Introduce your self to the BSE-community, it's caretakers and visitors and say "hello" here

(draft to be modified for use as featured meta topic to be seen here when in desktop mode. Also good, if wishing for such, if the moderators create a new question, copy it if fine modified, and delete ...
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To protect the integrity of Buddhism, does BSE take any measures to prevent AI bots here?

Could be totally off base but due to quite peculiar syntax it seems some of the responses here could be derived via Artificial Intelligence. Even if this is not the case, to protect the integrity of ...
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Questions with easy online answers

As the Buddhism site is still in Private beta, Is it acceptable to ask a question which the answer can be found on the internet easily (to build up the base), or is it discouraged? As an example, ...
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Site-specific post notice -- "this answer is unrelated to buddhism"

The software would support our having a "site-specific post notice". A "post-notice" is something which looks like this: The current posts which have a notice, on the main site, are listed here. A ...
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The 'beginner' tag

There's a beginner tag. Should it exist? Is it being well used? Asking fundamental “beginner” questions says that the site shouldn't be 'seeded' artificially with beginner questions; but what about '...
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Should we have weekly or fortnightly topic challenges?

As suggested by Suminda in this answer, I think a weekly or fortnightly topic challenge might be interesting, though I'm not sure how much participation would be generated. Please read: How do weekly ...
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