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Proposal: Pali should be on-topic

Yes Questions about Pali or Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit should be on-topic and welcome.
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Are "Where can I buy X" questions allowed?

"Shopping" questions are discouraged on Stack Exchange, partly because they attract spam, and partly because answers may become obsolete after some years. On this site we have allowed questions about ...
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Is Buddhism.SE meant for theoretical/scriptural purpose only, and not for real-life practice?

Buddhism.SE is meant for real-life practical questions and not only for theoretical/scriptural questions. Or as the Tour says ... Buddhism Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people ...
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1 vote

Can you make BuddhismSE more welcoming to it's users and solve moderation problems?

The title is about "welcoming" but most of the text is about "reputation" (including "sympathy upvotes"). It seems to me that the site's Moderation policies for Questions ...
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Are "Where can I buy X" questions allowed?

Questions like "what is the name of this Buddha or Bodhisattva or Dharma Protector?" referring to statues or pictures is OK. The intention is to identify the statue or picture. But asking &...
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"Is Buddhism for me?"

The question is literally "iam at a crossroads in life and iam not certain in which direction I should take". IMO the self-description in the question is, at least superficially, not very ...
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Can I ask a question about personal opinion?

As currently phrased that seems to me like a "polling question", of a sort that's against the site's policy -- see "polling questions" in the Moderation policies for Questions -- theoretically the ...
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1 vote

'Comparative religion' questions

Let us examine a case you cite in order to have "food for thoughts" so as to be able to answer your questions. [The] Lotus Sutra [] is a Mahayana Sutra written by a number of Indian philosophers ...
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1 vote
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Can I copy-and-paste questions from other internet sites?

In general it's never OK to copy-and-paste anything (question or answer) from another site, except with attribution. For example, if you wanted to ask ... Other religions derive their ideas of right ...
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