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Rename tag minifigures -> minifigs

While minifigures may be the 'correct' term, I've never come across anyone who uses that term, instead, everyone uses minifigs, and as such the tag should be renamed. Thoughts?
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Combine Mindstorms and NXT/RCX tags

What should we do? - Keep: [tag:nxt] and [tag:rcx]; Unusable/'Reserved': [tag:mindstorms] OR - Keep: [tag:mindstorms]; Tag synonyms: [tag:...
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Promote the site on LEGO related sites

I'm not sure who takes responsibility for promoting Stack Exchange, but it would help a lot if they could organise shout-outs on well known LEGO fansites. A well worded e-mail sent to the site's ...
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Finding ways around paying the full price

Many questions are around this subjects: "How can I get pay less for Lego", "How can I get around custom fees", and so on. Lego and distributors are in business and we have our Lego bricks because of ...
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How will we handle Building/Technique questions?

I have posted a technique question, but i see there is some uncertainty as to how we respond to them. What will our policy be concerning these potentially open ended questions? I know of another SE ...
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Building vs. technique - How or which to choose?

Right now we have building, which says If your question is about building techniques, this is the tag for you. But we also have technique, which says Tricks and methods used to build models. So ...
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Death to the "trivia" tag

I've removed the trivia tag. In my view it veered on the wrong side of meta-tagging to start with. I also always read it as a descriptor meaning something like "this is the kind of question that might ...
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Is it generally acceptable to answer a question that has an accepted answer?

Some questions continue to percolate even though they have an accepted answer. Is it generally O.K. to enter an on topic response afterwards?
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FYI - informed LEGO of the existence of bricks.se

I've just sent the following message to Jan Beyer, LEGO community manager, to inform him of the existence of bricks.se, now that it's moved to public beta. My reasoning if twofold: one, make some ...
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Lego mindstorm proposal going nowhere [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Lego Mindstorms on-topic? With "Is lego mindstorm on topic" in mind, I see, in area51, a lego mindstorm proposal that is stuck in its raising commitment phase. I would ...
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Tag descriptions

I just approved a bunch of tag descriptions I'm not exactly heppy with, as they all begin with "Questions about...". I'm slightly too lazy to rephrase them myself, but I thought it's better to get ...
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Will all open ended questions be closed? I certainly hope not

I recently posted this question about how to build a good bridge out basic bricks ( Bridge from just basic bricks? ), which got closed as being too open-ended, apparently. I found this to be, of ...
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What are good reference sites and tools for Lego enthusiasts?

What web sites, resources, and tools do enthusiasts use? It would be helpful to have a list of these available to reference in the future.
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Trivia or Fun tag?

Should trivia be made a tag synonym of fun?
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What-brick-is-this type of question

We already have one of the what-brick-is-it kind of question and I suspect, from other LEGO communities, that we are going to get many, many more. The problem I see is that the title is useless. What ...
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Please, answer like an expert! Upvotes *and* downvotes are critical during this time [closed]

I'm already seeing a flood of low-quality and outright wrong answers to my questions get posted within seconds, and worse they are getting voted up. It's worse than the rep rush I'm used to from ...
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Is Lego Mindstorms on-topic?

Lego Mindstorms allows one to write embedded-programing to design robots using Legos. How much of this technology is on-topic?
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Are questions about non-LEGO brick toys on-topic?

Are questions related to megabloks and similar products on-topic? I ask because the site is bricks.stackexchange.com, but the logo is LEGO ®
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Do LEGO video game questions belong here or on Gaming?

There's a handful of questions about LEGO video games on Gaming SE right now. If I have a question about a video game, do I continue asking there since video games are quite different from the ...
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Nomenclature of [Purchasing] tag

What is a good tag for purchasing/acquiring/procuring pieces? I have thrown out procurement since it is not likely to be the most intuitive, but none of the other two above seem to be as accurate or ...

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