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Low quality answers

A lot of questions on this site have answers that are sometimes just one sentence or a link. I think that these kinds of answers provide very limited value and don't follow the basic rules of how to ...
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Is it OK to abbreviate Esperanto to Eo?

"Esperanto" is a very commonly word used on here, for obvious reasons. I sometimes abbreviate it as Eo, based on the ISO 639 code for it. Is that too obscure?
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How to format words in an other language?

I use "quotes" since they are quick to type and easier to see than italic. Is there a specific rule (or should there be a specific rule) about this in order to improve parsing and readability?
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Should not we generally use the plural for the tags?

As done with other Language sites, should not we generally use the plural for tags, especially when they are about grammar categories? verbs nouns pronouns
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Accepting Nominations — Who should moderate this site?

Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until the community is large enough to hold a proper election, we will be appointing three provisional Moderators to fill those roles. We need ...
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A tag for questions about the Esperanto special letters

It is clear that we need a tag dealing with the special letters of the Esperanto alphabet. However, what should it be? Some questions have gone through a cycle of different tags, including chapelitaj-...
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What to do when a question changes?

Sometimes, the content of a question may change. For example, an author of a general question (old_question_1) precises the topic of a question (new_question_1) and at the same time starts an another ...
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Language of tags

I noticed that some of the tags are in English, for example, preposition and culture and some are in Esperanto, for example, volativo and muziko. This seems like it will produce a lot of duplicate ...
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Should we try to simplify the English?

There is currently this proposed edit: The comment for the edit is “fixed grammar”. However I think the grammar in the original is fine and is written in quite a good style of English. On the other ...
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How to best format mixed language posts?

It would be great to have a particular highlight mode (in addition to bold and italic) for languages other than the main language of the post. Currently, it appears that italics are the way to go on ...
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Should this site allow open-ended resource questions?

I noticed this question posted to this site asking for books for beginning learners. This type of resource request seems to be too open-ended and subjective for a stack exchange site, where specific ...
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Tag "movement": Should we rename it to "movado"?

The question title says it all—shall we rename the tag "movement" to "movado" (which is Esperanto and more specific to the Esperanto movement and distinguishing it from other movements)?
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Why should I learn Esperanto? - canonical question proposal

Since Esperanto is a constructed language, many people may be wondering why learn it, so it will probably be helpful to have a canonical question about this problem. I've created such a question, and ...
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What should the Help Center say about the questions we don't allow? [closed]

The Help Center have a section titled What topics can I ask about here? It is still empty, but it should list which questions are allowed, and which not, in the same same it does the equivalent ...
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Use of "language" tag

I do not think language is a good tag. More specific tags should be used when possible. Some tagging ideas can be found on https://japanese.stackexchange.com/tags.
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Are questions about Esperanto culture and community on topic?

Am I right to assume that questions about Esperanto culture and community should be accepted as on topic here?
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An [esperante] tag for questions written mostly or entirely in Esperanto?

It would allow these questions to be easily filtered in or out of searches, for example.
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Language of esperanto.stackexchange.com

Are there any rules about the language used here? Is it ok to ask in Esperanto or is it supposed to be English only?
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Is there a chat for meta in beta?

estos bona por babili ĉi tie pri hazardaj aferoj, eble. I wonder if stack exchange is biased against esperanto "Please use proper grammar", I doubt it has an esperanto grammar parser

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