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What are some good questions for me to ask on here? [duplicate]

I remember asking a question on here on this website, and was told that this wasn’t actually a forum and such, I would like to ask how can I ask a good question on here?
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How we are different than other sites

So, we have a brand new About page. On that page, it says: Christianity - Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for committed Christians, experts in Christianity and those interested in ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Newcomers: Be patient. You will get there if you follow our direction. Keep trying

To the newcomers: I am thrilled that you have come to this site. I am excited that you want to spend time contributing to this site, and even more so that you want to learn more about Christianity. ...
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We can't handle the truth

As new members join a site called "Christianity," it is understandably common that many will ask the sorts of questions that would be asked of a pastor, in a church Bible study, or over a cup of ...
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Anyone care to share templated comments?

I use the AutoReviewComment user script so that it actually pops up for me in the comment box and allows me to choose what to say to users. I recently shared all of my templated comments for import ...
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Bad Moderation based on personal beliefs leads me to leave

This SE site has a problem that I have not seen on other SE sites. I love this site, and love answering the questions that people ask. Unfortunately, it's gotten to the point where it's just a waste ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. All ads with a score of 6 or higher, or with a score of 4 or higher and no downvotes will be displayed (except for any that have a note from ...
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What is the Biblical basis for Oompa Loompas?

Biblical basis questions are quite popular here, and many of them are good questions. But a large number of them are also really bad questions, because they are based on the false premise that there ...
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What policies do or could make a site like this "successful"? [duplicate]

As I mentioned in another post recently (Why even bother posting on this board?), I quit posting on this board months ago because I found the policies of the moderators frustrating and, to my mind, ...
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How can anything outside of Bible, not be labeled as an opinion?

I'm asking this question after reading many questions that talk about opinions and purpose of this site. When looking over questions I find many questions that were answered but I would classify as ...
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Why do questions that the Bible has answers for keep being put on hold?

I am new to this site. I can answer a lot of these questions that are on hold from the Bible, like the one about the hem of the garment, or what Jesus and Paul said about the Law. These are legitimate ...
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What causes someone to be question banned?

So I was about to ask a question on christianity.stackexchange.com and I got an error of "you're about to get question banned." Now, I am curious -- how am I close to being question banned despite ...
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Does my doctrinal stance have to align with anyone to post on here?

I've noticed a lot of questions about Catholicism. Is this a catholic Website? I don't agree with Catholics or Protestants or Mormons ot Jehovah Witnesses. If I post views different from the ...
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Why is hubris allowed on this site?

I answered a question. My answer may be right or wrong. That's not the issue. Someone calling themselves, comically, "David," wrote in his comment to my answer: That's not what the question was. ...
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History and theology, or just current doctrine?

Is this place suitable for asking about the history of Christian churches, how they changed over time, and became what they are seen today?
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Christian StackExchange and why so many downvotes?

Christian StackExcange seems to be a useful site.But the downvoting of good questions is destroying the "Big picture" If you have two questions with a downvote,you can`t ask another question for days,...
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Question about site and answers using true Christian faiths like Catholic, Pentecostal, Baptist and such

I feel like I must be a Harvard student to be able to ask a question on this site. Why is it not allowed to ask a question about my faith in God in GENERAL and get an answer? All I want is any answer ...
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6 top questions on hold: where's the Christian spirit?

I'm now totally confused as to what is on topic and what isn't on this board. I had no idea Christianity was such a narrowly-defined concept. Now I'm afraid to ask anything. Why is that, do you think?
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According to whom?

Over on my other favorite StackExchange site, there's a problem with quality questions that's so pervasive that the community has sort of adopted a no-tolerance, no exceptions approach to such ...
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How can I ask about the Christian response to atheist arguments in a way that would be on-topic?

I'd really like to ask some apologetics related questions. It would be a tragedy if wavering Christians left us because we failed to provide answers, especially to the easier and more common ...
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What to do when it is not clear which denomination to ask?

The question Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism? was originally formulated without the denomination restriction. The reason behind it is that I don't know ...
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'Off topic' - are you guys serious?

I know a few of you VTCed (maybe for different reasons than that listed?), but I really don't understand the 'off topic' designation for this question: If we want to know what the Bible says about an ...
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Is it politically correct to ban a user from Jesus.SE?

I'm having issue with this more than other SE sites I visit because I feel there should be no limit on Questions about Jesus as long as they are new. Should users who ask to many low quality ...
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Is my question (about "God-Who-Hears") really off-topic?

I woke up the other day, wondering if God had a specific 'God Who Hears' name. I searched the internet, but only got a few hits. I asked my pastor about it, and he didn't know of one, so I thought I'...
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How to ask, "Does anyone address this 'Why does God allow...' question"

I would like to know whether there are any scholars, or philosophers, or doctrines -- or really, anyone at all -- in any sect or denomination of Christianity, who address the question, "Why does God ...
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Does Chistianity.SE keep a list of factions that self-identify as Christian?

According to the rule that questions should be specific to a particular viewpoint of Christianity, many questions are marked as "too broad" or "off topic." So, it is common to advise an asker to edit ...
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I don't understand why I cannot answer this question

Why did Jesus say he came to create division? It seems like this topic was closed because the mods didn't like the comments on it. That seems wrong. Why can't I answer this question? What is going on ...
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Can Caleb write an article about framing questions?

Can Caleb write an article about framing questions? I fail to receive the benefit that I am supposed to receive by reading the Help Center.
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Do we have a question quality problem from new users lately?

Go to the main site, sort by newest, then scroll down through the last four or five days. The fact that many of the newest questions over the last week are on-hold. From February 7th to part way ...
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Why was this question closed as too broad?

EDIT: I've made the requested changes and I would very much appreciate your reopen vote. What does Catholicism teach about 'The Massacre of the Innocents'? I went to great lengths to ...
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Are change of frame answers allowed on this site?

Inspired by the comments on the Jehova's Witness's answer on this. On the site from which I hail it is a common practice to "subvert" questions that make an apparently (or obviously) false ...
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Would this question about the weight of sins be on topic?

I've been looking around Christianity Stack Exchange for some time, but I've only joined today, and I'm still not entirely sure of some parts of the scope. I wrote up a question - and actually went so ...
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Does this site really need to be questions of the form, "what does X denomination believe about Y"?

I understand the difference between a Stack Exchange site and other sites, but at the same time, academic theology like that written in journals is not all dedicated to this form. I know these sites ...
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Am I actually about to be question banned? [duplicate]

So I clicked on the 'ask' button today (on the main site) and got a warning popup: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any ...
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Please tell me why this question was so poorly received

https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/36314/jesus-apostles-and-protests-on-ferguson-blacklivesmatter It's not great and is off-topic, but it seems -6 and basically no constructive comments ...
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My question, posted yesterday, had 1 request to reopen it, has disappeared completely, especially from my folders?

In the explanation given to me with stack exchange info., it says that questions, even if they get closed, will always remain visible for the person who asked them. No so, mine disappeared. The ...
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What exactly is "off topic" on this site?

In another Stack site, I recently had an answer deleted. It was accompanied by an explanatory comment, and I understood and agreed with the deletion. But here, I see questions being flagged for "off ...
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Is interpretation of Christian art on topic?

I found this Why is Jesus looking on an oddly standing stone? to be an interesting question, mostly because it raises an interesting question about what we do here. The title of the painting and the ...
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Proposal for new category of acceptable questions

Originally posted as an answer to Types of questions, or template questions, that the community generally finds acceptable, I'm following the suggestion to make this a separate post. I believe that ...
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I think my "list" question was not too broad and should be reopened

So I didn't know about the whole list thing when I asked What are all the different species of intelligent beings that God has created?... I've now read some meta posts on it and I understand why we ...
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Shouldn't I ask philosophical questions on Christianity Stack Exchange?

My last question (now deleted) was very unpopular, the main reason seeming to be that it was unclear as a Christianity question as it was about God being infinite and all good things being perfected ...
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Why was my question marked as "off-topic"?

I don't really understand why my question was marked as "off-topic". This question was also marked as seeking "pastoral advice." Since my post is about some aspect of Christianity (and, thus, is on-...
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Can My Question Be Reopened?

I would like to know, if I tell someone that Jesus's physical brain did not contain all knowledge, am I spreading a heresy? Not that someone could accuse me of heresy, but that I would be undermining ...
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Why was this question put on hold as too broad? (Sinful by birth or made sinful by the world?)

In Romans 5 we are plainly told in verse 19 it is through one man by birth...I would support it a bit more ...but its is a simple answer it would seem compaired to other questions I have seen on here ...
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Why are C.SE questions no longer well received?

Please see these newest C.SE questions, and go on to select page one and compare with page 196. On page 1 the votes on questions range from -4 to +5, whilst on page 196 the range is +13 to +56. It ...
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50 questions before I can comment? [duplicate]

Do I have this straight. I need to ask enough questions to get 50 reputations before I can place a comment?
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Can a question be BOTH off and on topic?

In this question: What are the requirements to be a prophet? Peter Turner asks "A current day prophet or a old testament prophet?" and I said both. Then which his reply was to close the question. I am ...
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Reopening questions

From time to time there might be a question that need to be put on hold because it is a duplicate or the question is not clear and too broad. But even after the person who asked the question finish ...
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Are there templates for good questions?

Can we share with new or difficult users a list of a half-dozen templates for an excellent question? I think "Go read the FAQ" is often as helpful and friendly as saying, "Go RTFM." Do we direct ...

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