Linked Questions

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Should we have a migration path to ELL?

I know that this has been discussed before but, at the time, it was not possible since ELL was still in beta. Now that it has graduated and has had its first mod elections and everything, it might be ...
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8answers
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Should we consider going in the other direction with ELU and ELL?

Okay, friends. Here comes the devil's advocate, and he says: As one who has agonized over the blurred lines between ELU and ELL, I now find myself thinking that maybe, after all, we don't need ...
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6answers
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Roses are red, apples are green

Nearly three years ago, someone wondered aloud: “Is ELU becoming ESL?” (Actually, this bit of soul-searching reaches back to one of this site's first meta questions.) When people who are struggling ...
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3answers
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A friendly reminder: ELL is not EL&U's trash can

We've been getting a lot of migrations to ELL lately. That's actually fine by me – I think a lot of them are okay on ELL, even if they're not suitable for EL&U. The two sites have ...
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3answers
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The antithesis of a serious problem: What do you do when you have hit 200 daily rep with hours to go, and have a good answer to a new question?

I don't often hit the 200 daily rep ceiling (only 8 times in two years), and am looking for guidance on what to do if it happens fairly early in the day. Do you compose and save up answers to new ...
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3answers
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Does the massive edit to “Playing sports - does swimming count?” really “clarfiy the English question”? If so, for whom?

Sasha asked Playing sports - does swimming count? and indicated her own difficulties with what the question was asking, i.e., (a) I am a professional swimmer, (b) playing sports implies team sports, (...
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2answers
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Please don't migrate

...crap. Which is the subject (and what's the other thing called)? is a crappy question. In its entirety: If I say: My sister can drive the car today Which is the subject: ...
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1answer
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What should and shouldn't be migrated to ELL? [duplicate]

I looked around meta and I was surprised that there hasn't been a discussion (I could find) that tries to delineate what should and shouldn't be considered on topic for ELL but not ELU. Obviously the ...
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1answer
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How do I initiate a vote to migrate a question to ELL

I have asked the following question regarding the need to migrate more 'beginners type' questions to ELL. Too few questions being migrated to ELL? A senior member suggested that when I came across ...
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1answer
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ELL vs. non-ELL

It can be hard to figure out whether an OP is an ELL or not. This would be helpful information, because this would give us a clue as to what the OP is really after. I've seen people assume the wrong ...
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1answer
494 views

Proposal to merge ELU and ELL

Over the past few years, I have spent some time on ELU and ELL. (I deleted several accounts, so my current account is very new, in case you are wondering.) I understand that ELL was formed because of ...
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Closing the loop on migrations to ELL [duplicate]

So this is yet another discussion about the migration path to ELL. There needs to be some sort of community consensus on what should be migrated, what should be closed, and what should be answered on ...