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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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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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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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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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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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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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Winter Bash 2013 [closed]

This event will run from 16 December 2013 to 3 January 2014. Users will be able to see their entire hat collection at http://winterbash2013.stackexchange.com. That site will also have a landing ...
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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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Why does the featured tab say that there is one bounty question even though there are none?

Title says it all. Here is a screenshot:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Area to display MOCs on LEGO Answers

I have been using LEGO Answers for about a week and love it (Pure LEGO Fan). At the moment LEGO Answers in BETA and I would like to contribute some ideas to make LEGO Answers a better Website and ...
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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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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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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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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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Should we try to get all Mindstorms questions from robotics.se?

I noticed the beta for robotics.se has started. Not too surprisingly, they already have a question about LEGO Mindstorms robots, and the corresponding tag. This may mean there is some overlap with ...
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Winter Bash 2012 Preparations [closed]

Last year, on our Gaming site, we hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges). Certain actions would trigger ...
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'never tried it' type of answers

In this question about removing scratches on clear part, all the answers are guesses and untried concepts. I could start flagging all of them as non-constructive or should somebody clean this up and ...
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Bricks self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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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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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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Six SE sites currently in the beta stage are due to be scrapped

http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2012/04/when-a-site-grows-quiet/ Next week, we’re shutting down six sites that fall into this category: Astronomy Economics Literature Firearms ...
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New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
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Proposed update to our FAQ Page

As one of the 7 essential questions we should be asking here on meta is: What should be on our FAQ I would like to bite the bullet and propose the following as the text for the first section. ...
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Question about a question about LEGO games for grown-ups

There is a (non-meta) question I'd like to ask, but I think it could be seen as too subjective. So I prefer to ask here whether it would be acceptable: at the very least, this question would be useful ...
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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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Why aren't other brands of brick products accepted?

There are many alternative brands for LEGO, however, they do not seem to get much attention. On some Web sites, I have observed much hostility cast on these alternative products. Even this Web site ...
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Can I suggest a more LEGO-y skin?

I thinks skins are a really important feature of stackexchange. Every site has it's own identity, given by the styling it uses. The current skin we use here is lovely, I really like the sketchyness, ...
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Good example questions for our FAQ

Well, we've been going over 100 days now, so congratulations everyone - however we've still got a bit of work ahead of us before we can fully launch. We've seen a steady increase in users, many of ...
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At what point should an answer edit become a seperate answer?

When someone improves your answer to the point of providing an additional 2/3 to it, should they, or should they not just offer up their own answer? I researched (what turned out to be an incomplete ...
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What's the difference between Building and Design?

We have a couple of tags on the main site that are semantically similar, but are generally being used in different ways: building design At the moment, questions tagged "Building" are all about ...
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Will many piece identification questions end up diluting or hurting the site?

I have been going through some new Lego I have acquired, and because of that have been posting a lot of identification questions. I noticed that there had only been a couple before, and I have added a ...
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Should we be linking to the official Lego site or other third-party sites?

I've seen people linking to the official Lego site for sets/parts. Should we be linking to the official Lego site or other third-party sites?
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Shouldn't the Ask Question page mention the LEGO in all caps preference?

I see there are edits to questions where the word "lego" are being changed to all caps: "LEGO". Shouldn't there be a quick little note on the "Ask Question" page to capitalize the word LEGO? Or do ...
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How are we covered in relation to using pictures from BrickSet and other sites?

In my recent answer to a question I've used rather a lot of images from BrickLink. Is there a need to get in touch with BrickLink and the other main LEGO sites for permission to use their images. I ...
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Do we need a “Set-Information” tag as well as “Sets”?

Questions about specific sets seem to make sense with with the sets, while questions asking about the details that would justify a set-information tag (e.g. weight/number of bricks/etc.) seem almost ...
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Pluralize [tag:minifigure]

I think, and on SO it's a common though, that a tag should be in plural form if it can and that doesn't change sense. So let's pluralize minifigure by analogy with video-games.
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Are questions on 3rd party software on-topic?

I'm considering this question in particular. This seems like the kind of question that belongs in the developers documentation or support forum.
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Quick link to BrickSet or similar set database

Don't we want or can implement quick links to any set database, e.g. BrickSet.com, to make linking set ids more handy? P.S. I've just published a small Firefox search plugin for the same purpose.

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