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Any educated answer deserves an up vote on very old unanswerable questions?

There are many users who ask questions that are unrealistically answerable. Should any educated answer be given to get it answered or maybe encourage a more correct answer? Unanswered percentages seem ...
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How to cross post a question correctly?

In this question one of the comments said the question below should be in Worldbuilding.SE. From what I understand it is a place where writers go to ask questions. Still not sure really but it is not ...
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Bad physics in accepted answer, what to do? (if anything)

This answer is currently accepted. I believe the physics is wrong, since conservation of angular momentum prevents a satellite from raising its orbit around a spherically symmetric body by using only ...
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Is this question to access a logo of a space related organization on topic here?

Is the following question on topic here? I find the Zero G logo with the scientist experiencing zero gravity and stars in background deeply inspiring and would like to use for private purposes (e.g....
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Duplicate in part? Solved

I had a question that had a part of it that included the duplicate, but it mostly was not a duplicate. Can it be reversed if it was mistaken? I was not voted on hold but moderator put it on hold. I ...
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May I be forgiven and ask questions for Christmas?

I asked to many low quality questions, got a question block and wander if it is in the power of the moderators here to lift blocks? I will make sure my next question is a good one.
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More up votes then down votes and still unable to ask new questions?

I understand that down votes equal privilege being suspended. I have a positive on the total up votes and refined questions but still cannot ask new questions. Is there a minimum up vote count per ...
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Why does it not show when the next time I can ask a question?

Normally when I reach my question limit it tells me a date when I can ask again. Now it just says: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See the Help Center to learn more. ...
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Should we edit a date into questions that are moving targets?

For example, this question is very time-bound: What landings beyond Mars and the Moon are scheduled? (asked 15 June 2016) In a few years parts of the answer will be obsolete, and new missions will ...
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Is a Challenge question acceptable here?

I want to ask a bit of a fun challenge question. It involves some hefty math and probably a lot of speculation. My worry is there is no clear answer. In short, I want to ask how much ice from Europa ...
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Are questions based on conceptual (almost speculative) projects on-topic?

I have a question that is practical, but based on a speculative project. I would like to know the effects on humans and cargo traveling on your standard, hypothetical space elevator of 100k km, ...
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Is evidence of research not required?

EDIT: I would appreciate a moderator reply to this question given this comment by TildalWave♦ on a now deleted post. It seems strange to say "help support the policy" without clarity on what the ...
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Is there value in questions about future schedules?

I came across questions like, most recently, "What is the planned date for the Falcon Heavy Demo launch from Vandenberg AFB?". Such questions are interesting to me, but they also seem very volatile, ...
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What to do with a question where the answer is a list

I have asked a question about what satellites/probes have been directed outside of the solar system. There is one answer posted at the moment, but also comments that suggest that the answer is really ...
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Good questions on expanding living space for humans?

In the interest of generating more quality questions here, what questions or categories of questions would be a good fit for SEx.SE (love that acronym) on the subject of more living space for humans? ...
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Space.SE resolution: 1000+ questions by year end

I would like all of us to make one rather reasonable resolution, to ask at least 1000 questions by New Year's Day 2014. This is a perfectly reasonable number to target, and should be close to our ...
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Do we want software list questions?

We have a few questions asking for software recommendations and asking to list some of the choices. I'll be perfectly clear, from these three such questions we currently have, I personally have no ...
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We need to step it up with the questions!

All right, currently our biggest "Needs Work" area (in my opinion) is our questions per day. Our visits per day is also in the "Needs Work" but we are still a fairly young beta and we have been doing ...
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What should be done when information learned later largely invalidates a question?

I asked "Why did the ESA choose SPARC for LEON?" and nos pointed out that SPARC was used for the ESA's previous 32-bit processors. With a 32-bit ISA already in use, the continued use of SPARC makes ...
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When (if ever) should a question include general reference links?

I asked a question in which I provided a link to Wikipedia for a term that seemed likely to be unfamiliar to many here, but now I am wondering if such was appropriate/helpful. (If I had not provided ...