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Possible Structure for Annual Puzzle Awards?

I like the quarterly "best of" threads, it's a great way to surface and celebrate awesome content... However, I'm not convinced the equivalent "puzzle of year" threads (2014, 2015) have been as ...
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State of meta.puzzling.SE rules

So, it was recently asked when a community consensus is reached. Additionally I have observed a lot of users having no overview at all of the current rules, so for the last few days I have been ...
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Categories for "Best of Puzzling, 2016"

Based on discussion in my earlier meta question and in the best-of specific chat room, it is clear that the community agrees that having a single "Best Puzzle of 2016" thread doesn't hold much value ...
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Questions about puzzle creation: deciding on main site or meta

Every Stackexchange community has a main site and a meta site. The main site is for questions about the subject matter, and the meta site is (roughly) for questions about the workings of the site (...
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How do we want to use our meta FAQ?

As far as I know, this isn't something that's ever really been talked about. We've got a potentially extremely useful resource on Puzzling Meta: the faq tag. But I'm not sure how we should use it. ...
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At what point has the community decided on a site policy?

Some people have been going around and leaving comments on various questions/answers and asking for edits to be made so that the Q/A adheres to a site "policy". They link to a meta answer which has ...
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Are [policy] and [rules] the same thing?

Here on meta, we have two tags, rules and policy. They seem pretty much to be the same thing - the words are basically synonyms. Should we merge these? If so, which should be the main tag and which ...
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Questions can be manually removed from HNQs

So apparently there is a secret way to remove questions from the Hot Network Questions. Look at this question. The original version made it to #25 on the HNQs. After Emrakul's edit (adding some ...
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How to treat meta questions and answers?

I have meta meta question. There are a lot of questions on meta like "Is it allowed to do BlaBla?", which have answers. What one should do with them? If one persons says "allowed" and gets 10 votes, ...
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If I got a good puzzle, can I post it on Meta if I am question-limited?

Thanks to some advice from my previous meta posts, I finally came up with a good puzzle. As we all know, the question limit isn't removable thanks to the downvotes, and can only be cleared if we put ...
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