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Questions tagged [faq-proposed]

Discussion about what should be included in the parent site's FAQ page.

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Where to ask for app recommendations?

I want to ask recommendations for apps for a given purpose, e.g., managing bank account information. I know my questions won't fit the main site. Where can I have more luck for these questions, within ...
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FAQ mentions “Android Market”

From the help center's list of off-topic subjects: Issues with the Android Market from the point of view of a developer or publisher The "Android Market" isn't even a thing any more. Should we ...
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What are “tags”, and how can I use them most effectively?

What are "tags"? Is there any good advice on how one can use them on Android Enthusiasts in the most effective way?
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Tips for writing effective Tag Wikis

What are some things to keep in mind when writing tag wikis? Any tips or gotchas? Things to not do? Things to always do?
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Can I use profanity?

Can I use profanity in questions, answers, or comments? Sometimes I just really want to let loose and let my frustration show, and cussin' seems to be the best way to do it.
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Are answers that are just links Answers?

Many times the answer to someone's problem can be found at one of the other excellent Android sites out there on the WWWeb. Rather than recreate the wheel, the simplest thing to do is just give a link ...
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FAQ updated - need feedback

I've updated the first section of the FAQ. I hope that some clarity there will reduce the number of off-topic questions we've been getting. I welcome any suggestions for improvement.
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Can the FAQ be expanded in terms of what's on topic?

I've been trying to figure out if a particular question I have is on topic, and haven't been able to find much in the way of guidance. I found the question, Should the FAQ section on off-topic ...
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Detailed “what kind of questions” list

Check this out: https://webapps.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/894/what-kind-of-questions-can-i-ask-here-the-detailed-version Do you think a similar kind of post would be useful here at Android ...
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Should the FAQ section on off-topic questions be clarified?

I marked this question as off-topic and was overridden by Al as indicated in the comments. I'm not questioning his decision as a mod at all (Al and I are totally cool! I swear! lol :-D), but I think ...
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Are questions looking for apps on topic? As in: “I need an app that does XYZ?” or “I want a widget that does ABC”

The FAQ doesn't currently discuss shopping. In the faq question: FAQ: "What kind of questions should I NOT ask here?" there is an answer that says that shopping recommendations are not ...
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Tips for editing other people's posts

Users with reputation 2,000 and over can edit other people's questions and answers. Additionally, a feature was recently added to allow people to propose edits that need to be approved. How does that ...
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Removing old, closed questions

Closed questions aren't necessarily supposed to stay around forever. On the non-Beta Stack Exchange sites, two days after a question is closed a "Delete" link goes live on the question, allowing ...
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FAQ: “What kind of questions should I NOT ask here?”

I'd like to reword the Android.SE FAQ a bit to clarify what kind questions should be asked and what kind of questions should NOT be asked. I'd like to follow Superuser's FAQs format. This thread is ...
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FAQ: “What kind of questions should I ask here?”

I'd like to reword the Android.SE FAQ a bit to clarify what kind questions should be asked and what kind of questions should NOT be asked. I'd like to follow Superuser's FAQs format. I'll start a ...
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More Discussion on the Scope of Android.SE

I'd like to see more discussion on the scope of topics for Android.SE. We have established that the site is for "enthusiasts, power users, and regular people too using the Android operating system" ...
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What does voting mean and why is it important?

Android.StackExchange is a site managed primarily by the community. Reputation is a general measure of engagement with the site, and as a user's reputation goes up he or she gets more privileges to ...