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How can we make questions look less opinion-based?

We get a lot of questions that ask "can I X?" or "is it bad if I X?". This structure can make the question seem very opinion-based right up front, and questions like this sometimes attract pure-...
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Matters of taste vs matters of opinion

It seems to me that here (and elsewhere on Stack Exchange) some posts are criticised being matters of opinion that actually can be answered factually, and also that this seems to be very hit and miss,...
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Why do I get the subjective message with this title?

The title of my question was "How do you estimate the length of your screenplay in screen time?" What makes this stupid forum keep telling me "The question you're asking appears subjective and is ...
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How is Writers.SE doing on “Good Subjective”?

We're over 250 days into beta, and I thought it'd be good to take a step back and see how Writers.SE is doing. The beta is an attempt to see whether a SE Q&A site for writers is workable; we might ...
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Producers vs. Consumers - A Showstopper?

Before I begin, I'd like to point out that I think this site does have some great questions about the act of writing, and I really would like to see it succeed. To me, what really makes Stack ...
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Where do we draw the line on “subjective”?

Writing is highly inherently subjective in a way that many fields are not. For example, many programming questions have one right answer that can be looked up in a standard (not to say there aren't ...