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What are the requirements for the beta badge?

What are the requirements for the beta badge? I know that I have to actively participate in the private beta. What does actively mean? Is there a minimum number of questions, etc?
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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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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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Is there official SE or bricks guidance on linking to our own stuff?

I work with bricks daily and I wouldn't mind of future bricks visitors associated my, presumably, totally awesome questions and answers with my company. Since SE doesn't have such a thing as a ...
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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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Should we accept questions on all construction toys, or just LEGO compatible systems?

I guess we need to bottom this out once and for all - during the commitment phase a discussion was started, but didn't really resolve: Is this site only about LEGO products and other brick based toys,...
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How should we describe the size of a piece?

In order to help with descriptions of pieces especially, should we define a standard for descriptive nomenclature? eg Length x Width x Height of the basic shape followed by additional identifiers ...
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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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Trivia or Fun tag?

Should trivia be made a tag synonym of fun?
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Should we have a LEGO tag?

I see lego is no longer allowed. Since this site seems to be not exclusively about LEGO, is this a good idea?
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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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Do we use Lego, or Legos?

On this site, which term do we use (or prefer to use) in questions and in tags? I'm inclined to the former, but then I'm British so that's the only way it could possibly be said.
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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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How should I diagrammatically represent lego bricks in questions?

How should I represent: 2D plan view of bricks Diagrams of brick interaction 3D views of models Using markdown?
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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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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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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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