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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

Your aspirations are commendable, but I don't think it is realistic to take ~90% of your content (and the community that created it) and simply toss it out telling everyone "you're doing it wrong." ...
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Puzzling's new favicon is too similar to Workplace's favicon

Whilst I quite like the current logo, I think there's plenty of opportunity to keep the spirit of it, and still avoid the overlap with the Workplace logo... With that in mind I've mocked up a few ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

No. Firstly, I must commend our moderating team on their boldness and their dedication to the success of the stack. They knew that saying this would immediately lead to an army of puzzlers running to ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

If "no challenge questions" is the official site philosophy, I can certainly accept that. I consider it somewhat unfortunate since the only reason I come here is for the challenge questions, but I'll ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

I suspected this was coming, however I don't see how Puzzling.SE can actually survive in the format that you're describing. I go to Stack Overflow for help with programming - I program all day every ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

Our primary purpose for being here is ... If you disagree with this, then Stack Exchange is not for you. Rather than asking us as a community what we think the purpose of the site should be and how ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

Let's take challenges somewhere else Many on the site enjoy solving and posing puzzles as challenges, and for some, it's the only reason they're here. Accidentally, a puzzle-solving community has ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

I'm sad to see things turn out this way, but I can understand the reasoning behind this. I'm glad to see that a consistent policy has been chosen, even if it is a seriously restrictive one. I like ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

I personally love posing and solving puzzles, and PPCG is my favorite SE, but at this point I'm ready to support the ban on questions as challenges. I don't believe challenge questions are ...
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Too difficult or pointless badges

Badges are, to the best of my knowledge, consistent in meaning across the entire StackExchange network. This means that smaller communities like ours have much more difficulty in reaching the upper ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

I have commented a lot to the other answers in this thread, but there is one thing I think needs adding. (Therefore this posting.) Once a clear directions/goal of this site has been finalized one ...
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Puzzling's new favicon is too similar to Workplace's favicon

I've also suffered from this confusion the last few days, despite being certain I wouldn't when I first saw the new icon. Seeing the two icons next to each other in this meta question shows that they ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

THIS SIMPLY WON'T WORK! Honestly, I get what you're saying, I respect that you are trying to steer this site into a stack exchange format, but this is going to kill the site. I came here because I ...
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I think I found a comment bug?

Is this new? No. This "bug" can be exploited on all Stack Exchange sites with MathJax. Can it be fixed? Well, think about it. Which of these would you rather see? I agree or I agree ------- ...
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When (if ever) are we getting our own domain name?

No, the Trilogy (S[OFU]) and a few exceptions are the only sites to have custom domain names. (The exceptions are Stack Overflow in Portuguese because it's a "branch" of sorts, Stack Apps because it'...
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Should we temporarily remove ourselves from the Hot Network Questions?

We should temporarily remove ourselves HNQ has been showing our worst side to the rest of Stack Exchange. The "hotness" formula heavily weights popularity and activity over a short period of time, ...
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Is it time for us to disallow challenge-only questions?

Okay, this seems to be repeating word for word my recent proposal, so I find it... odd that no credit is being given anywhere in the original post. Regardless, after reading all (well, not all, there ...
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Should Asking questions be rewarded higher on this site

I understand your reasoning that answers here earn many more points than in other places because solutions are plentiful. However, I feel it would probably fuel variation (repeat) or already-known ...
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Button to add spoilers

We don't currently have a button on any site to do spoiler formatting. The best candidates for that feature might very well be Movies & TV or Science Fiction & Fantasy. However, there has been ...
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Can we abolish the Analytical badge?

Probably not. If we were to do this, it would be for all sites on the network that don't already have someone who has earned the badge. But that request has been declined.
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Can we abolish the Analytical badge?

Just like the Precognitive and Beta badges, there are users (on other sites) that already have the Analytical badge. Hence, it can't be removed entirely. Hiding the badge only on sites where it hasn'...
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Should Asking questions be rewarded higher on this site

This appears to be a moot point, at least for the time being. Asked on Meta, the response is that it would change the core functionality too much. This may change down the road, but it seems unlikely ...
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Should Asking questions be rewarded higher on this site

Is there any way to grant the Asker rep when an answer gets upvoted? I believe this already happens if you edit an answer which is then upvoted, you get +2 rep instead of +10, but if we could apply ...
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