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Ask help for official Windows Phone channels. Are you against? [closed]

What you guys think about talk with The official Windows Phone Support twitter, Windows Phone Evangelist Ben Rudolph and some sites like WPCentral, Windows Phone Daily and WMPoweruser about this ...
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Will we be held to the stats?

Looking at the stats we can see that we are well below in two key stats: 3.4 questions per day - 15 questions per day on average is a healthy beta, 5 questions or fewer per day needs some work. 216 -...
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Who should the beta moderators be? [closed]

If your meta site does not have a post to nominate Moderators, start one now! Pro Tem appointments will begin about two weeks after the site is created. The more guidance we receive, the more informed ...
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Does a [Functionality] tag make sense?

I have seen a few questions that are around the functionality, or feature that may or may not exists. Some of these, such as Is there a way to "undo" in Windows Phone?, are tagged with ...
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Are developer-centric questions about the marketplace on topic here?

I recently closed a question on StackOverflow about services provided by Microsoft in relation to the app marketplace https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10483681/large-wp-app-content-sizes-movie-...
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How do we get more participation in Meta?

We need to work through a few discussion here. Mainly: What should our FAQ contain? How do we promote this site? and a few questions on on/off-topic tags It seems like we only have the same six or ...
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What should we do about legal questions?

We've started to get questions about legal issues (warranty and EULA), for example Will I void my warranty if I run Samsung service codes?. Many other SE sites have rule such questions off-topic, ...
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Are questions about Zune desktop software on topic? Skydrive?

Personally I knew nothing of Zune until I needed it to do things with my new phone. So I've got a bunch of questions about Zune which I'd love to ask here, and to me they feel like they're phone ...
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Tag Input Suggests Using Off Topic Tag

It seems that Windows Mobile has been declared off topic, however the example text in the tag input suggests using windows-mobile-2003 as a tag. Can we change it so that an off-topic tag isn't used as ...
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How can we avoid people using the [wp7.5-mango] tag

If you look at tag usage the wp7.5-mango is used far the most of all tags and in my opinion it is used in a wrong way. when you look at the list of questions tagged with this tag most of them are ...
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Using [email] instead of [gmail], [hotmail], etc

Is it worth having individual email provider tags (gmail, hotmail, etc...) Or should we encourage that these just fall under mail? I know there could be some instances where they would be helpful, ...
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Will we allow “no” and “not currently possible” answers? What to do about them?

Some questions are gathering no and not currently possible answers. I don't quite feel well about them given that they don't solve the problem the OP is experiencing, and are actually the most cheap ...
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How do we promote this site?

One of The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta. This is rapidly becoming a hot issue across the entire network: How to promote your site and how to reach out to the experts and pundits in your ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

This question is guided by Robert's blog post, The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta, and the below part is shamelessly copied from Personal Productivity which copied it from above blog post. ...
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Use of [windows-live] versus [windows-live-id]

Currently windows-live seems to be used to refer to Windows Live accounts, which would make it synonymous with windows-live-id. However, Windows Live is unfortunately a relatively broad set of ...
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Can [birthday-calendar] and [calendars] be merged?

Is there a good compelling reason to have the [birthday-calendar] tag? It seems very specific, and could easily fall under [calendars]. Perhaps we should make it a synonym? This question is what ...
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Should we encourage people to tag their questions with their handset model and network?

So many features can be locked out either by the handset manufacturer, or by the network; Rather than having to word answers along the lines of "On some handsets...", should we instead encourage ...
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Is Windows Mobile on topic?

Windows Mobile started with Windows CE in 1990. Some could argue that many versions of Windows Mobile are dead and obsolete. On the other hand, it has evolved and improved and the latest version of ...
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Should we allow questions that belong to a gray area?

Is it possible to "root" a Windows Phone device? What are the benefits? This question might not be 100% legal and thus it would make me wonder if it adheres to the legal terms as set by ...
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Should we bother to tag questions with [windows-phone] or [windows-phone-7]?

As questions are added to the site, tags such as windows-phone, windows-phone-7, and windows-phone-7.5 are appearing. Is windows-phone redundant given the nature of the site? If so, what about ...
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What kind of “is there an app for X?” questions will we accept?

About: Is there a Pandora client for Windows Phone 7? This feels like a recommendation question, in the form of Q&A is Hard, Let’s Go Shopping!, and appears to be facing close votes. I am ...
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Are Windows Phone programming questions appropriate for the site?

Is it appropriate to ask a question about Windows Phone Development on the site? If not, where should I ask such questions?

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