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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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Zune Player or Music or Other

This question seems to be causing some confusion. The OP is referring to the music player but originally tagged it as zune (I have since changed it to zune-player). It is my understanding that the ...
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Is iPhone on topic?

...When it looks and acts like Windows Mobile? The theme is OS7 for jailbroken iPhones.
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Can we add a migration path to stackoverflow?

Programming questions are off topic here. Yet programming questions get asked. I would like to be able to migrate them to SO where they might get answered. At the moment when I flag something off ...
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Windows Phone self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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Do we want to allow Community ads for real apps?

I may be getting waaaaay ahead of ourselves here, but after beta (whenever that may be), there may be the option for community adverts -- what is people's feeling about some of these being for real ...
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Why was my question killed without discussion?

I asked a question about installing windows 8 on a smartphone which was closed as a duplicate. When I rephrased the question and asked for it to be reopened Joe locked the question saying that it ...
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Should “bad” questions be instantly downvoted?

Looking at the front page there are a few questions with -2 to -3 votes. They have all been asked by new users. A recent SE change let us downvote questions without fear of a reputation loss, but ...
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Migrated question using incorrect definition of the site

I migrated a question to StackOverflow but the message that appear there is different from what we are using in the faq. We are using: Stack Exchange is for enthusiasts and power users of Windows ...
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Suggested FAQ wording around the scope of this site

After reaching what I think is the most activity this thread is going to have (at this stage of the beta), and no one objecting to the changes; I have taken the liberty of adding the content below to ...
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Questions and Answer that requires root and registry changes will be accepted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we allow questions that belong to a gray area? Something like "How to take screen shot" and "How to change ringtones" have default answer to "Not currently possible". ...
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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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Is it possible to delete a chat room?

I move some comments made by @TomWijsman and me to a chat room and since we stop to talk I think will be good to delete that room. How can I delete a chat room I opened?
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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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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Delete browser related tags

There are currently 3 tags relating to the same browser: ie9, browser and internet-explorer. At the moment Internet Explorer 9 is the only browser available (ignoring the apps which just wrap IE up). ...
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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 to stay signed in on IE mobile?

I always need to sign in to the main site when using Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 7.5. I have cookies turned on, so I thought this would work well and leave me signed-in, just like the desktop ...
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Kill one of the Nokia tags?

Do we need both the nokia and nokia-lumia tags? At the moment they cover the same phones and I would think that we only need nokia.
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Do we need a 256 MB tag?

I hate to use this term, but the "fragmentation" has started. How will we handle questions that are related to this breed of phones?
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What about “Did you know?” or “tip” posts/questions?

I know about some nice (quite hidden) features of WP7 that I found on the net (and I am sure others have too). I want to share them with users of this SE site, but how can I do that? Making up a ...
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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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Why is the “Pending edit” count zero based?

Is the number beside the edit link supposed to say 0 when there are edits waiting for approval? I would have thought it should say edit (1)
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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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Why can't I create the tag [windowsphone.com]?

Just added this question: What setting up do I need to do for "Find My Phone" to work? And tried to tag it with a couple of new tags find-my-phone and windowsphone.com. Only the former was ...
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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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Is the user list (sorted by time) bugged?

If you take a look at the user list over reputation sorted by "Year", and then again by "All" why does the list change? Considering this site has only been around for a few days, shouldn't the same ...
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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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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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