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Add a standard migration path to Writers.SE and ELL.SE

On many other sites, you can vote to migrate to other sites. For example, on Stack Overflow we can vote to migrate to TeX, Super User, etc. We should have a standard migration path to the English ...
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How can I access a reply/comment on a deleted question?

I posted a comment on the question What does claim to notoriety mean in this sentence?, in which I suggested that there was no special meaning, the words meant what they normally mean, and therefore ...
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Can we become an exception to the 5-tag limit?

Stack Exchange doesn't allow a single question to have more than 5 tags. Here on Literature, this can be a problem and mean we need to remove tags which 'should' really be on the question. For ...
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Replace the code block button with a multi-line quote button

The text editor on this site has a code block button. There are very few reasons for posting code on a site about literature--I suppose it might be warranted for answers to questions about the digital ...
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Should we replace the “Primarily Opinion-Based” close reason with the old “Not Constructive” close reason?

In the past, people have criticized the "primarily opinion-based" close vote reason by saying "well, aren't most of our questions kind of opinion-based"? (This has definitely been a discussion on a ...
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Expand the on-topic guide

The on-topic guide includes the following items: Questions about how to interpret a specific scene, quote, theme, plot point, etc. in a work of literature. Specific questions about the ...
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Can Literature be an exception for the SE rule that removes single-use tags?

Part of the general network-wide SE code involves automatically removing single-use tags from the system. If a tag has no tag wiki and has only been used on a single question, it automatically ...
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Can we change the wording of the primarily opinion based close reason?

This site deals about topics that are substantially more subjective than the average Stack Exchange site. And as a result, there is a lot of confusion about the primarily opinion based closed reason. ...
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Can we remove the subjective question warning?

I was writing up a perfectly good question, and the Stack Exchange software told me that the question was likely to be closed for being too subjective. Maybe it's a bad question. Or maybe this is ...
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Is it time to update the tour page, or at least the example question?

I was just browsing, for no reason at all, the Tour page, and noticed it's in the same infant state as it was in the beginning of private beta. Having a an informative tour page is important, ...
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Can we increase the maximum tag length?

Is there any way we can increase the maximum tag length to something bigger than 25 characters? Right now, our site tags questions by book titles. Unfortunately, many book titles are longer than ...
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Could /help/on-topic be filled in?

I am new to this site and wanted to check what's considered on-topic. So I went to the /help/on-topic page and found it's just the boilerplate text with no real information. As mentioned I'm not ...
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Requesting permission to use the site logo as the Twitter account's profile pic

This request has been declined. Please see the followup question: Design a profile picture for our Twitter account! Now that we have a community-run Twitter account, I'd like to know if we could ...
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Is the accepted answer feature good for this site?

One of the strange things about literature is that one question can have equally valid answers. See, for example, the question What is Jack's crown?. The thing about accepting an answer is it can ...
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Request for a 'novel' tag

As I do not have the reputation to create tags and there was no corresponding tag to the author/book I was asking about, I spent a fair amount of time searching for an appropriate tag and couldn't ...
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Can we have italics in question titles?

The Modern Language Association style guide (which, unlike Chicago, APA, or the AP style guide), is the style guide used for academic writing about literature. According to the MLA style guide, titles ...