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Should we increase the reputation thresholds for privileges?

This is my first question on Meta, I hope it belongs here. I'm asking this because I just reached 2000 rep, and I was awarded "Access to moderator tools", whatever that means. I'm not sure if this is ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

A reason for closing is that the question should belong on a different SE site. The pop-up box only gives you two possible sites to migrate the question to, Writing Meta and EL&U. Could we include ...
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Tag for "Nonlinear" or "Branching Narrative"?

This is a request for a catch-all tag for nonlinear, branching narratives, Choose Your Own Adventure® gamebooks, choice fiction (Twine), interactive fiction (text adventures), and the stochastic/...
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Can the name of our site in SEDE be updated?

Some time ago the name of Writers.SE was changed to Writing.SE as can be seen in the post This site is now Writing. Today I noticed that the Stack Exchange Data Explorer still uses "Writers". The ...
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Specialized template for Critique Requests

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. We frequently have difficulty with questions phrased as ...
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Can we do anything to differentiate between various critique questions?

While I fully understand the decision to rule critique questions on-topic, I'm somewhat bothered by the idea of multiple "Please critique this snippet" and "How does this sound?" questions on the main ...
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Flagging worldbuilding questions

When flagging a question, selecting should be closed... -> off-topip because...-> this question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network gives only two choices : meta.writers and English ...
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Can the "critique" tag be burninated, please?

Stack Exchange employees! The community has decided that the critique tag is a meta tag that does not describe the content of a question, and should be removed. (Here's the meta post about that.) ...
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Should we be answering requests for recommendations?

On the Super User SE they have an Off-Topic flag for questions for software and product recommendations: Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic ...
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Accepted answers for questions

Too often there are questions with one (or several) good answers, that have even been upvoted substantially, yet the OP hasn't deigned (for whatever reason) to accept any of them. That little green ...
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Can we formulate a response to the large number of kids under 13?

I have been noticing a large number of kids, usually about twelve, who keep trying to ask questions on the writing SE. They get shut down, and they should, because that's the rule. But there is ...
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Follow up on increasing the possible migration routes for Writing SE

Follow up on this question. After seeing this question, this question, and this question, I realize we can't add a search bar like the moderator tool on migration sites for regular users, but could we ...
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We need a flag for migrate comment to answer

I see some great answers in comments. complete well written on topic or maybe an edit or two, but answers, not comments.
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