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Please delete your question? I say again, please delete your question?

I don't have a problem with the idea of informing a new user of a policy that they were probably not aware of, but a bare demand for corrective action like that is rather in violation of our "Be Nice" ...
Hellion's user avatar
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One answer to a Q. is suited to ELL, but the other answer is suited to EL&U

I composed a response to this question several days ago but didn't post it because it seemed tangential to the question that TrevorD raises. The interesting comments (most recently Araucaria's and Dan ...
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One answer to a Q. is suited to ELL, but the other answer is suited to EL&U

Of course there's a way to deal with the problem, and that's to disband the CPVPV or at least change its members' absurd dedication to the supposed purity of this site. You can find this attitude ...
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Ought cross-posted questions be deleted?

Yes, cross-posts should be deleted. They should not have been posted in the first place, and thus their proper state of existence is none at all. Note that it was a diamond moderator, acting in ...
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Ought cross-posted questions be deleted?

No, I don't think questions should be deleted just because they were cross-posted. If non-mod users can migrate questions between the two sites, then vote to migrate one of them, and make a note to ...
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One answer to a Q. is suited to ELL, but the other answer is suited to EL&U

I can't see there's any problem at all. The ELL stack is quite explicitly dedicated to 'speakers of other languages learning English'. There is nothing in that description about the nature of a ...
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