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What sorts of identification questions about nonfiction works are on-topic?

There's always been a tension around these kinds of questions which is not straightforward to resolve. As moderators, we aspire to creating hard rules as to what is on- and off-topic to make it easier ...
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How (if at all) to handle "does X exist?" type questions?

If the question "does X exist?" is a reasonable question, then it will take some thought or research to answer. In this case, there really should not be too many examples of X, in which case ...
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What sorts of identification questions about nonfiction works are on-topic?

Both the answers provided so far seem unpersuasive to me. To take each in turn: Matt's answer relies on the following claim: because it's difficult to draw hard and fast lines around the proper ...
verbose's user avatar
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