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Are recommendation requests on-topic?

Prompted by https://latin.stackexchange.com/q/92/11, I think we should decide this early: Do we accept recommendation requests? There are a few points to consider: Recommendation requests require a ...
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Do we want questions about the relationships between Latin and other languages to be on- or off-topic?

As a more general version of this question, do we want the relationships between Latin and other languages (both preceding and following) to be on-topic? I'd answer yes to both.
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What do we do with translation requests?

Related question on Area51: Are requests for translation on topic or not? The last thing I want is for this site to turn into a version of Reddit, where there are more tattoo translation requests ...
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Should site policy require that all-Latin questions also include an English translation?

As an extension of the question Should all-Latin questions be permitted?, where the consensus answer appears to be "Yes!", should we define as part of the site policy that any all-Latin questions must ...
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What should we call the chatroom?

We have a chatroom, which a number of users have already found. Along with that there came the suggestion that we could change the name - perhaps to Lorem Ispum. However, I'm sure we can do better ...
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Could this question on Latin's transformation into Romance languages be narrowed and made in-scope?

This question was just recently closed as off-topic: When and why did Latin mutate into Italian, French and Spanish? I think the 'too broad' closure was appropriate. In terms of defining the scope ...
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Wait few days before accepting answers

There are good reasons to vote early and often, but accepting answers is somewhat different from voting. For the first few (two?) days of each private meta the focus is on asking questions, not ...
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Should we tag geographical/contextual variations in Latin language, and if so, how?

We already have the following meta questions for establishing tag scope: Latin language eras How should a tag for changes in Latin language through time be named? The former is a static ...
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Latin language eras

Latin has changed through history, obviously, and many times the correct answer to a question is going to depend on which era the OP is talking about. What are the right high-level tags to describe ...
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How should a tag for changes in Latin language through time be named?

For now, I named it language-change. language-history feels better. But I'm almost sure there's established term for this, which I don't know. Should I change the tag name? It's early enough to do ...
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Can we have a 16×16 favicon that does not look like “Lo.”?

Our 16×16 favicon looks like this: . Here is a zoom: My eyes read this as Lo., and not as La, as it was probably intended. Can we please have the pixels tweaked to achieve something that looks more ...
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Should all-Latin questions be permitted?

On other language sites, like German, French, and Spanish, questions are sometimes written completely in the site's language. Should we allow all-Latin questions here? I see two points: We should be ...
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How can I type macrons?

I'd like to type macrons on (OS X | Windows | Ubuntu | other), but my keyboard doesn't have an ā key. How can I add macrons to my vowels? I don't want to copy them from this strangely convenient list:...
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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Note: This post is (nearly) identical to this one on Mythology Stack Exchange I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "...
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