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How to encourage identification tag users to elaborate in their titles?

I've been editing a lot recently, (I'm the only guy on the editor list,) and titles are bugging me. What are we supposed to get from "what is this piece", "where this brick from" or "what number is ...
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moving towards fewer tags

I heard that having tags with few posts associated with them is discouraged in StackExchange and I've scanned the LEGO Answers tags enough to spot a few anomalies: adult-lego and afol are quite ...
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When is the next Moderator Election?

I may run, but only if it isn't very soon, I want to get more of a feel for these cold, empty forums.
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Are questions on the sociology of Lego fan culture on topic?

This is in reference to What is the basis of purism in LEGO building?, recently closed by Dori. I can see how this question might seem subjective, debatable, or even frivolous if one hasn't been a ...
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Where did the questions go?

Over the last two weeks, there have been very few questions. Where did they go? We haven't asked all the questions about LEGO, we never will! This may be less of a question (maybe) and more of an ...
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Ideas for how to make ourselves known at events

I've commented in another message about about holding a booth at AFOLcon somewhere in the future and I'd like to expand on that. Of course, having an actual booth may prove difficult, depending on ...
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How do we judge the credibility of a mod or user?

I've seen/participated in a couple of moderator elections, and indeed have been a candidate in one as well. And I've seen the weak give way to the strong. The new give way to the veterans. But I've ...
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Should questions about LEGO events, themeparks and other things unrelated to building be allowed?

I saw this question today about Legoland, which led to wonder whether such questions should be on-topic: Will it be fun to go to Legoland with my family? I am 31 years old . My elder sister and ...
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Should we merge "Part Identification" with "Identification"?

In the interests of feeding my taxonomy OCD, I was looking at the current part-identification tag, and felt its use was a little haphazard: We have about 17 items tagged "Part Identification", ...
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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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How do you post a picture of an unidentified bag?

I have a bag but no directions. How do I post a pic of the bag?
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Moderator Pro-Tem Announcement [closed]

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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How can I bump a question with low rep?

I posted a question as a Guest, but then I signed up and wasn't the asker anymore. Unfortunately I didn't get the answer I wanted, so how do I get attention to it? Where are these minifigures from?
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Stepping down as moderator [closed]

I haven't been very active recently, and each time the SE staff inquired, I thought I'd get more involved again. Truth is, it's not going to happen anytime soon - other commitments, life going on, ...
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Winter Bash 2015 [closed]

The end of the year is upon us, and here in Stack Land, that can only mean one thing: it's time for Winter Bash 2015! Event Overview Winter Bash is a fun, lighthearted event we run every ...
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Request: visual feature reference for parts on bricks.stackexchange.com

It would be helpful to have some sort of visual feature reference on the site here to hint at what the community has accepted as standard terms to describe various features of LEGO pieces. I grew up ...
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How do we flag or comment on a user's profile?

I came across this new user 'a-child-of-god' (https://bricks.stackexchange.com/users/6377/a-child-of-god). Like many new Stack Exchange users, his first questions and interactions needs some tweaking ...
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Suggestion on Badge Design

When I saw the Badge design (next to the Badge Count in the header) on this site, I noticed it was normal. I would think it would be at the very least interesting to have a LEGO brick there instead. I ...
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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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Is it proper procedure to merge several answers into mine?

With regards to question Unidenitified LEGO set, I wonder if it is proper custom to take parts of other answers and merge them into the most comprehensive one to create one, all-encompassing answer? ...
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Let's get critical: Apr 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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Should nomeclature and terminology tags be synonimized?

I have 2 questions based on what the official term is for a mini/micro/tiny/nano-figure. One is tagged terminology, the other nomeclature. I see many more entries under terminology; should ...
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On Connecting Bricks.SE and LEGO User Groups

One of the reasons that I am involved with Bricks.SE is because I don't have (that I know of) any LEGO community near where I live (Southern Oregon). However, I used to live in the SF Bay area, and ...
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Let's get critical: Oct 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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AFOLCON / BRICK 2014 - Sponsorship Proposal

AFOLCON / BRICK 2014 What? AFOLCON is a 1 day fan convention, it is the UK's first and only LEGO convention dedicated to adult fans. Attendees will be able to listen to guest speakers, including ...
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Can we create a 'FLL' tag?

We all know that the FIRST lego league challenge announcement is happening soon, and we will definitely ask questions about it. I have noticed that there is no 'FLL' or 'FIRST' or'FIRST lego league' ...
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Should I not have answered "Lego Friends Houses"?

The question Lego Friends Houses was closed as "Primarily opinion-based". I had already made a stab at answering it and have received 3 upvotes so far for that. Should I have just left the question, ...
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Are speculative questions on-topic?

There are a few questions on this site about future sets/themes. This site is not affiliated with The LEGO Group and we cannot expect to find a statement from LEGO for every question posted. The ...
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Let's get critical: Apr 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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How does rep gain when "a suggested edit is accepted" work?

I'm a total newbie to this site and still learning the ins-and-outs... I was skimming through the explanations of how reputation works and saw that you can gain reputation when "a suggested edit is ...
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Don't bite the newcomers?

I don't have a ton of SE experience, so take what I'm asking with a gain of salt. I am a fairly established Wikipedian, and over there we have a policy called WP:BITE which basically explains how to ...
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How can I be moderator?

I want to help in moderation of this page. How can I be moderator ? I have experience in this. Thanks,
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Bug in LEGO® Answers Badges

I have noticed this bug in LEGO® Answers where my badges don't show in the list of Accounts I have in StackOverflow and other StackExchange Accounts. I have earned about 8 badges and none show up. ...
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Number of answered & accepted questions

I've noticed that this site has a large number of questions that have been answered and have had the answer accepted as "best" within a very short period (sometimes only an hour) and sometimes when ...
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Is question share popup on question upvote by design?

On each question upvote (but not answer) I'm getting a link share window popped up. Is it by design?
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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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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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Should we seed some questions about the LEGO movie?

I don't mean questions about the movie itself, but how to build items from the film, or parts used, etc. The sort of things that drive traffic. Yes? No? Maybe? Crickets?
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How can we deal with unanswered questions?

Something noticeable about the unanswered questions is that the majority of questions (19 out of 23) relate to the robotics software and hardware. Do we have too few experts on this subject, are ...
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Let's get critical: Jan 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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Are reqesting shemes for objects on-topic here?

Can I ask here to show good schemes for constructing some object?
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Are questions relating to LEGO.COM on-topic?

These questions don't relate to a product, but a service run by The LEGO Group (the LEGO website). Here are a few similar questions based on star-wars and advent-calendar relating to LEGO.COM: How ...
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How to remove account of this Lego?

Unknowingly, I created this account thinking this is discussion forum about logo deigning but this came to be another discussion forum of whose I have no idea at all. So, it will be great if someone ...
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Let's get critical: Oct 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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Shopping Questions?

I've recently suggested we close the following question: Where to find older sets (eg. Classic Space)? I've given my reasons in the comments. They are (I believe) broadly in line with the policy on ...
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Let's get critical: Jul 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love LEGO® Answers, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will their ...
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Create the tag synonyms "cloaks" and "capes" for tag "accessories"

Just added the tag for "capes". I feel "cloaks" can be a synonym, but honestly BOTH should be synonyms for "accessories" Can someone with the appropriate amount of reputation please create the ...
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Can we incorporate some building block colors somewhere in the LEGO Answers banner? [duplicate]

Is there some way we can get StackExchange to incorporate some classic LEGO colors somewhere in the LEGO Answers.SE page banners? Some old school yellow, green, red and/or blue would fit in nicely.
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Does the LEGO Answers site get credit for hats earned by the users that opted out of the "Winter Bash" promotion?

I was checking out the Hat leaderboard. We are currently holding 89 of them. Does the site get credit for hats earned by the LEGO Answers users that met the criteria to earn a hat, but opted out of ...

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