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What sort of resource request questions do we accept on meta?

Requests for resources that help the community in doing research for better questions and answers should be on-topic on ELU meta. This actually goes against our established SE policy that meta should ...
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Why aren't metas easier to find?

It's not on the main menu or list of communities I present you with the list of communities: It also used to be on the main menu, but was scraped in favor of being put on this list instead, as well ...
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Why can't we help programmers with English language usage?

Baby-naming doesn’t fit the SE model I doubt you'll gain much traction here. That's because naming programming elements such as directories, files, classes, functions, and variables is no better a fit ...
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What is the point of migrating all resource requests to Meta?

tl;dr It was the simplest way to take the questions off Main. I've wondered about it, but perhaps one reason is that providing resource suggestions is about how to use the site: at least where to ...
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Seeking [answers] about these tags on meta

I don't have a problem with any of those tags, and I'm not even certain that the lack of any information for them is much of a problem either, I'm afraid. However, I haven't checked whether the ...
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Color Scheme on Meta

The background color of page elements marked tagged-interesting should be changed from the color #fafafb. That color is basically indistinguishable from the default background. It should be darkened. ...
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What is the point of migrating all resource requests to Meta?

Yes, please update the help center! In the comments to this question which was migrated to meta the OP correctly noted: When I typed "Where can I find a list ..." many other questions appeared in ...
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What is the point of migrating all resource requests to Meta?

Resources are on-topic for Meta.ELU. They're usually tagged resources (like this question). See the questions at What Good Reference Works On English Are Available. Many of these are considered ...
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Why can't we help programmers with English language usage?

The primary mission of Stack Exchange is to build a reference library of objectively ranked answers to questions about a topic. If a question isn’t the sort that has answers that can be ranked by ...
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What is the point of migrating all resource requests to Meta?

I like Lawrence's idea of a stub that points to meta. Just fill it with all the words people might search for. Make it Community Wiki, lock it and add a stern warning not to post similar requests on ...
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“Style” and “formatting” tags on Meta: synonyms?

Right now, style is a synonym for writing-style, which is the master. Meanwhile, formatting is gone, although format exists and matches 13 questions, mostly closed. One could make formatting the ...
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