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What is the generally accepted term for X?

Several issues have come up related to appropriate terminology. Rather than discuss these each time they come up, I suggest using this question as a catch-all place for noting the acceptable ...
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Can we have an easy shorthand to reference SE blog posts?

I find myself linking often to a specific SE blog post. This one is fairly commonly linked as a close reason and for a number of other reasons. Is there a way we can get an easy shorthand to link to ...
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How to use non-reliable sources, when their reliability is irrelevant to their use?

I recently posted two answers: Biblical Calendar - New Month 1 or 2 Days After Dark Moon? Was the division of Holy Bible into Old and New Testaments divinely inspired? Both were criticized (...
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Is it right to allow answers to questions asking from a particular faith's perspective from someone completely outside that particular faith?

I recently saw a question asking for the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic perspectives on one particular theological issue. The accepted answer, which came from a very highly rated contributor, ...
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