25 votes

Is anybody out there?

Yes! The community team is keeping an eye on things. Robert has a degree of finesse and warmth that positively can't be replicated or imitated and we know that's going to be missed, but we're going ...
Tim Post's user avatar
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9 votes
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

You are mixing up "low quality" and "simple". Asking why the sky is blue is not necessarily a "low quality" question (for example), the quality of the question depends on how it was asked not it's ...
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Does Area 51 have quality bans?

Question and answer blocking was not implemented in the proposal process, and there are no plans to do so; it doesn't really make sense in that context (not without significant re-engineering). The "...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Editorial line for a new Q&A site

Unfortunately, this isn't the purpose of a Stack Exchange site isn’t really a valid use case which we wish to pursue. Somewhat related to this article (On proposals soliciting reviews, ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
5 votes
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Why were these questions closed in Defintion?

You are correct that some of these questions may not technically be closed as an "exact duplicate" on the actual site — but for the purpose of presenting the strongest possible Definition for ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Why were these questions closed in Defintion?

Few suggestions. Question: What programming languages can I use to create a smart contract? It's a list question, see: What is the definition of a list question? These kind of questions are ...
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How can I be more helpful on Area 51?

If you get enough rep you can do some minor moderation see Review but as you say not a lot of value added there as Robert takes care of most of it. New site proposals that actually have a chance of ...
James Jenkins's user avatar
4 votes

Does Area 51 have quality bans?

Kind of, if you collect a lot of down votes you can lose abilities. See Related Hypothetically, what if you fall below 25 rep? & How does a user with no activity get to 35 rep on Area51?
James Jenkins's user avatar
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

Explicit low quality is a terrible thing. Even where there's different sites for different levels of knowledge, say ELU and ELL questions have to meet a minimum quality standard. There is no ban ...
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