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What questions are on-topic and off-topic here?

One of the essential components of the FAQ will be the list of on-topic and off-topic subjects for questions. Let’s use this question to vote on what topics should be on and off topic.
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82 days in Beta, visits/day worrying

It's been 82 days in Beta for our site. I checked the Beta statistics and everything seems right except the visits per day statistic. The rule says "1,500 visits per day is good, 500 visits per day is ...
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This is not a site for peeving

I'm really concerned about this question, and others like it that may appear: https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/1441/the-most-annoying-misuse-of-word-or-phrase The purpose of this site is ...
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How can we promote this site?

I am wondering who the target audience of the site is. We obviously want to start to attract big minds in the field of English, but does this primarily entail pedantic usagists or students of English ...
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Congratulations - 1000 questions in 74 days

This seems to be question 1000. 1000 questions in 74 days, that is 13-14 questions a day. Let's look at the official rating: 997 questions - Okay – 1,500 questions is a healthy beta, 750 questions ...
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What should our domain name be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...
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What should our logo and site design be like?

Although we haven’t made much progress on the domain name discussion, I don’t think it necessarily too soon to start talking about site design and logo ideas. Does anyone have any strong ideas about ...
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What do we expect from moderators on EL&U?

What do we expect from moderators on EL&U? The issue of holding fair elections is largely technical. The long-term solution will likely come from us. Still, bring up these issues in meta. There ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

This is question #2 in the list of 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta