45 questions linked to/from How much research is needed?
Do we want to enable post limits?
The question of posting limitations was brought up several months ago, wherein we learned that there are post limits for some SE sites and not for others. We learned that the limitations are 6 ...
Does a question which shows no research, no effort deserve a downvote?
Does a question which shows no research, no effort deserve a downvote? If the answer is yes, I would like to know the reason behind it.
About EL&U usage, purpose, and comments
I simply have to ask, and lash out (a tiny bit), about some of the comments and messages I have received on answers I've provided. I've had at least one moderator (I think?) and another senior member ...
Is it really helpful to tell a user to look something up in a dictionary?
I have noticed in many comments to questions regarding single word usage in particular sentence or phrase that a user with high reputation will say something that ultimately boils down to "use a ...
Proposal: Add a "too basic"/"uninteresting" off-topic option
Also see: Proposal: Require a whitelisted URL to close as General Reference It is clear that many close-voters use the "commonly available references" option as a catchall for questions that they ...
Proposal: Require a whitelisted URL to close as General Reference
Also see: Proposal: Add a “too basic”/“uninteresting” off-topic option It is clear that many close-voters use the "commonly available references" option as a catchall for questions that they just don'...
Should we amend the help text to expand on proof-reading?
Related: What process is required to get the Help Center text changed? | Proof reading questions | Does the "proofreading" close reason cover questions that do identify specific words or ...
What sort of resource request questions do we accept on meta?
We often migrate resource request questions to meta, and there's no denying that some resources are very useful to the users of this community. Here's my attempt at broadly categorising these ...
When you don't remember a "word"
What's that word? It's happened to everyone one of us, and it happens to each and every one of us more and more frequently as time passes by. What was that great word I read the other day? You ...
Commonly-available reference issue
This user posted this answer in October 2018. I have an issue with the link they have provided. The user has provided a definition from the OED and a link that takes you to the OED's homepage. The ...
Lack of research vs. "interesting" question?
Is community fine with accepting questions that seem like "interesting" but lack any research? I see these kind of questions quite a lot. Two recent examples: 'opposite' of 'déj...
When and why will my stuff get deleted? (if it will be)
I really like this website and use it regularly. I have posted a lot of questions and I have attached some pictures to them as well. People on this website have given very good and useful answers to ...
Reword General Reference to include research / ELL
This is a spin-off suggestion from Add a 'too basic' close reason. I put forth that we already do have a 'too basic' reason, General Reference, but the wording should be improved. Here is what I ...
Advanced users of English should be more welcome here
I have been speaking English as a first language for 23 years, I use a dictionary to expand my vocabulary every week, I read a lot, every day, and I actively criticize grammar when I hear it. Because ...
Why are etymology questions that show research getting/staying closed?
I noticed that the community doesn't really agree with itself on the subject of what's on topic and off topic when it comes to the amount of research needed. I'm seeing this on questions that would ...