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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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Rewrite of help center sentences to be more open to all of our writers

Background Back when this site was in beta, the "professional" aspect of writing was the main intent of the site. The goal was to create questions about publishing, editing, and professional ...
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Comedy and humor

Do we need both comedy and humor? It seems reasonable to me to merge comedy into humor. I realise comedy is supposed to be for the genre, but that's not how it is used de-facto. Of the 11 questions ...
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New posts that link a post using the old URL don't show up as "linked" on the sidebar

I've just noticed that on the most recent topic challenge, Writing challenge: Rise to Power - 30 July 2019 - 17 August 2019, there's a link at the bottom to my initial post from 2+ years ago about ...
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Motivation -> Psychology-of-writing retagging trouble

I've started retagging The questions under motivation that were about writer's motivation to psychology-of-writing, so that motivation could remain for character motivation only. (Doesn't make sense ...
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Deleting duplicate answers on a locked question

The question "What are good places to post your work where it will be read by others?" is locked "because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this ...
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Can we change the "writing critique" close reason to say Writing.SE instead of Writers.SE?

Currently the custom off-topic close reason about us not accepting writing critiques says: While questions that use your writing to illustrate a point in the question are fine, requests for writing ...
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Why do we have a [beginner] tag?

Meta tags are not allowed, right?
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Let's migrate content from Technical Communication here

The Technical Communication site is not going to graduate from private beta due to not meeting the participation threshold. However, there are some good people and some good content in the private ...
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Should we change our name?

This is done. See: This site is now Writing Back when Writers was created, the convention on Stack Exchange was to name sites for their audiences -- Programmers, Super User, Webmasters, Database ...
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"Fair-use" and "copyright" tags

We have four questions using the fair-use tag, and all of them are questions about fair use of a copyrighted work. All fair-use questions are, by definition, going to be copyright questions. Is ...
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NaNoWriMo topic challenge #2: let's ask about ad-hoc plotting

We recently called for ideas for topic challenges related to NaNoWriMo. I'll leave our previous challenge open, but meanwhile here's challenge #2: let's ask questions about plotting and plot holes. ...
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NaNoWriMo topic challenge #1: let's ask about time management!

We recently called for ideas for topic challenges related to NaNoWriMo. With NaNo starting Saturday, here's the first challenge: as NaNo gears up, what time-management challenges are you facing? What ...
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Let's Hold a Contest! [October 2013]

Goal Writers.SE has been small but steady for quite a while; we're not slipping, but we want an opportunity to grow. So we're planning an event which is a combination of of promotion, and content ...
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Writers.SE's Genre Q&A Contest!

NaNoWriMo is in full swing, and that's the perfect opportunity to kick Writers.SE up a notch as well! So we're pleased to announce Writers.SE's Genre Contest - an event to beef up our site content ...
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What tags will be included in our November contest?

As previously announced and discussed, we'll be holding a contest in November (coinciding with National Novel Writing Month), and we'll be focusing on expanding our content on the topic of specific ...
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Why "Wrters Newsletter" in Writers newsletter?

Wrters but not Writers, does have some special meanings or just a typo? the original image link
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Are we using the criticism tag correctly?

The criticism description says it's for: Questions dealing with writing criticism, and with receiving criticism from others. The wiki adds: Questions to do with: - How to write criticism (e.g....
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Minor help page MarkDown error

The help page for what is on-topic contains the following line: [Requests to rephrase](http://meta.writers.stackexchange.com/q/535/26) something - a few sentences, or even a single sentence. ...
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"How To Ask" text should link to help center, not faq

Similar to my question here, Writers.SE's "How To Ask" text should link to the help center, rather than the FAQ: Just as it does in here on Writers Meta (which seems to be more up to date than SO's ...
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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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Gallery Chat Room privilege page displays placeholder link

The description of the Create Gallery Chat Room privilege says How do I create a gallery chat room? Visit chat.example.com
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reputation leagues are not working

At the Users page, the following link does not work: weekly / monthly / quarterly reputation leagues I know it hasn't been a week yet, but it could be functional.
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Problems logging into chat

Status: Solved UPDATE: Aug. 22, 2012, 14:31 : Working. Problem identified to be related to the SE network working with a certain VPN client. As of 07:38 UTC time, I cannot access the chat site (thus ...
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Question Closed and Voted to Migrate Didn't Migrate

I closed and voted to migrate this question to English.SE where it clearly fits as a grammar question. The question was locked by Community and closed by me, but it did not migrate. Is this a bug? ...
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Can the 'reference' and 'writing' tags be blacklisted?

As this is a dev-level ability and not available to moderators, can someone from the team please blacklist the 'reference' tag? We've come up with other, clearer tags with community input and would ...
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Moderator re-tag requests: [characters] and [character-naming]

characters should excised in favor of character; I'd be in favor of cutting the plural tag out completely. I think character-naming should be synonymed to naming.
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Vaguely defined tags

We've got a few tags which seem to me to be vague and poorly defined. They're natural phrases to use when describing a question in our field, but I don't think they're useful for tagging, ...