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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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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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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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How should we form tags for specific WP versions?

I just noticed, that the tags for questions, regarding a specific OS version are not named consistently. We have 7.5-mango1, 7.8, wp7.5 and 7.x. For Windows Phone 8 we have 8.0-apollo and wp8 I think ...
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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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Questions about specific apps are eligible?

The have been a few question about the behavior of specific applications. (For example: How to see twitter trends from the twitter app once an account has been used to login?). We will accept this ...
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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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What's with the Windows-8 tag?

windows-8 seems to being used for all the wrong reasons. There only seems to be a handful of questions which are actually about the Windows 8 (desktop). What should we do with this tag? The ...
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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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Will the Windows Phone Stackexchange site be renamed after the release of Windows 10?

I realize this question can't be answered right now but I do think that this is something that will happen as with Windows 10, the "phone" suffix is disappearing from all official MS communication and ...
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After updation on W10M

I asked a question when I was on WP8. and the activities on this question make me to think that its not possible on WP8.1. I also have accepted an answer there which states that its impossible. Now I ...
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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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Is this site going to die?

With the fail of Windows Phone in general, won't this site follow in it's footsteps? Unless, that is, this site also has information on hacking Windows Phones. Then it will likely stay.
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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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Etiquette for self-answering questions

Firstly, in general, self answered questions are not considered evil, and it is something I've done in the past; however, I've seen a few comments on other self-answered questions of late, so want to ...
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Create just one SE for all Windows?

Now that Windows 10 will run on all devices, it seems that there should be just one SE for Everything Windows, or what do you think? Should there be one SE or seperate SEs for every device type?
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Are speculative questions on topic?

When When will Windows Phone 8 be released? was asked, it made me wonder if speculative questions should be off topic. On the Android StackExchange, they specifically made questions like When will ...
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Can Windows Mobile be made off topic in the FAQ?

The state of this discussion is that Windows Mobile should be off topic. Can we have the FAQ updated to say that?
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Suggestion: remove the windows-8 and windows-7 tags

This is basically a follow-up to What's with the Windows-8 tag? because that didn't really seem to result in any long-term fixes to the problem. The problem being that a lot of new users are tagging ...
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In or Out? Stack Exchange's Winter Bash 2012 Hat Dash

Should this site participate in Stack Exchange's Winter Bash 2012 'Hat Dash'? Basically your avatar can earn a special hat for performing certain actions. Please vote on the below answers (feel free ...
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What to do with users who does not mark the answer as correct and keeps the question open?

I have seen that users does not mark any answer as correct to their questions. I want know the reason as to why do they do that? And I would also like to know what can be done so that the questions ...
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Where have we already tried to promote our Windows Phone site?

As we don't want to bother other people / communities / sites with asking them several time to promote us, we will want to keep track which ones we tried so that we instead spent time on trying to get ...
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In or Out? Stack Exchange's Winter Bash 2013 Hat Dash

Just like last year, do we want to participate in this year's Winter Bash? This event will run from 16 December 2013 to 3 January 2014. Users will be able to see their entire hat collection at ...
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Nokia is Superfluous in Lumia Tags

I am new here and noticed that some of the tags used are very ambiguous in nature like, 8.0-apollo, nokia-lumia and such. nokia-lumia can be shortened to "lumia+BrandName" such as lumia-920. I don't ...
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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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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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How exactly works “put on hold”?

I, the past when I made some migrations to question immediately appear in the appropriate site. Now everything first goes to a state of "Put on Hold". I don't know who, when or where can make this ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...