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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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Can we provide hints in the questions? [closed]

I am wondering if hints in the questions are allowed here. Example: Do Protestants have a liturgical language? Hint: Amish. Then, the answer will have to discuss whether or not Standard German is a ...
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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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What would it take for the site to consider it a must to register a comment for a downvote?

From the understanding that the criteria a user votes +/- on answer is that the answer was useful or not, what would it take to ensure that downvoter leave a comment before their vote is registered? ...
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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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What does the community suggest be done here and what might be some site improvement suggestions?

Cf. This question: When did “he descended into hell” become part of the Apostles' Creed? Nathaniel's answer and my answer and the commens below each and the my chat with Nathaniel. It appears that ...
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This question has no direct relationship to Christianity

According to theistic evolutionists, at what point did humans evolve enough to be considered special to God? This is a philosophical question. It could be applied to any religion, not just ...
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Is it a form of discrimination to make someone ask numerous questions?

Is it a form of discrimination to make someone ask numerous questions before they can reply to a question they are most able to reply to? Yes. Is it a form of duplicity to make someone hungry to ...
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Why are the moderators here so poor in their knowledge of Bible events [closed]

Take a look at Caleb's response that this event did not happen, and then right below theres a reply with a scripture. https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/3416/if-abraham-really-believed-...
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Should we allow humour oriented questions?

Should we allow humourous questions on this site, like, "What is the most cringey Christian t-shirt you've ever seen?" or "Worst sermon illustration ever?" Note to new people to meta: vote this ...
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What good is logic for a topic centered around faith?

I've been reading the questions here. Most of them are very rationally phrased with logic, like the way engineers think. The answers are also very rational, following causation and deduction. However,...
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Are we ready for Catholicism.SE?

There are 669 questions with the Catholicism tag out of our 5555 questions. That's over 10 percent of our site. It's by far our most popular tag--more so than the tags [Bible] and [Jesus]. And that's ...
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A note on references and sourcing

We established a while ago that lack of references to independent sources is not a valid reason to downvote or delete an answer because a requirement for such references would only serve to exclude ...
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Should there be a “20th century Christianity” or “Modern Christianity” tag?

It seems to me a 20th-century-Christianity tag or modern-Christianity tag would be useful to distinguish between questions like this one, which asks about the Jesus Movement and the Pentecostalism ...
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Can the Quran be considered authoritative when it references the life of Christ?

There is a lot of debate on this question. Many historians believe Quran does give a picture to the life of Christ. Quran and Islam recognizes Christ as the mighty prophet and revere him in the six ...
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Does Christianity StackExchange have enough answers to start a dogma creed?

There are a lot of good answers and some bad ones. But has this site raised enough awareness to society of what is the truth. Has it gotten the attention of Time's man of the year, and top Dogma ...
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What does The Bible (or any believer) say on the subject of the soundness of the up/down vote judgment system (or any related subject), if anything?

I'm interested in finding out which scriptures, if any, have been quoted by any Bible teacher, believer or group of believers (regardless of whether or not they subscribe to the reading of scripture ...
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Why do the moderators of this community think they are more HOLY than others?

Seems like moderators like to think they are more 'holy' than people who are coming here to help other people find answers to questions. Example: What passages support that God once walked the ...
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Do we have enough female users to close questions?

On a recent question "Why does the church appear so male chauvanistic", a user with a name 'Dan' put a comment "It would be very ironic if five men close this question" I was about to close it ...
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Unfair downvoting and judgement of my answers

At first I thought this was happening, but wasn't totally sure if it was just random, or not. I am now completely sure that there is some definite unfairness in downvoting and now, deleting my posted ...
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Please reopen this question immediately!

https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/33671/if-we-are-saved-by-grace-then-why-are-we-getting-judged The OP wanted to understand Christian theology. Please reopen this as soon as possible. ...
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What can be done about the racist nature of this site?

A suggestion has been made that whites keep silent in the public theological space (in direct contact and also social media, discussion forums etc). The reason given is that not only is 'black ...
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At what point will we have to close Christianity.StackExchange.com for being too localized? [closed]

Fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, I have a deep concern in the future of our beloved Christianity.SE. As many of you know, Christianity has been losing steadily to reason and logic, and even to ...