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What site in the Stack Exchange network (meta/SO/programmers) is the best for starting a topic about a Microsoft certification? I'm not after technical assistance - I would like opinions on being 'ready' for the exam etc.

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Maybe on SO chat? –  Manishearth Apr 2 '12 at 7:59
OH hey :P Look who it is ;) –  Lix Apr 2 '12 at 7:59
We do not have Forums...and to say it from the beginning: I'm 99.99% sure that it is not Programmers. –  Time Traveling Bobby Apr 2 '12 at 7:59
I don't think that a non programming question would be recieved positively on any of those sites... As you said - "I'm not after technical assistance" perhaps SOFU is not the right place... –  Lix Apr 2 '12 at 8:00
Have you seen this? Let google do the work for you ;) –  Lix Apr 2 '12 at 8:01
@Bobby - what are you being argumentative for? You know what I meant by forums. –  SkonJeet Apr 2 '12 at 8:01
@Lix - thanks, but that link doesn't answer any of the questions I'd like from people who have actually done the exam. –  SkonJeet Apr 2 '12 at 8:02
I revised the question so people won't frown over the wording. –  Shadow Wizard Apr 2 '12 at 8:23
see stackoverflow.com/questions/474287/… and stackoverflow.com/questions/1387832/… that may allready answer your question, however these days programmer.se is a better place for this type of question then stackoverflow –  Ian Ringrose Apr 2 '12 at 11:38

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Looks like http://programmers.stackexchange.com is the place, quick search gave two related examples:

Both not technical, both received upvotes and never got closed.

Good luck! :)

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You should know that past questions can be a bad guide to what's currently on topic on a site. These questions are very problematical as they are very localised and potentially highly subjective. –  ChrisF Apr 2 '12 at 8:23
@ChrisF they're both less than year old - can't really call them old so I assume if they're off topic there they would have been closed by now.. no? –  Shadow Wizard Apr 2 '12 at 8:25
@ShaDowWizArd: You're aware that Chris is Diamond at Programmers? –  Time Traveling Bobby Apr 2 '12 at 8:26
Thanks a lot Sha Dow Wiz Ard. –  SkonJeet Apr 2 '12 at 8:26
@SkonJeet - Please be very careful about how you word your question if you do post it on Programmers. –  ChrisF Apr 2 '12 at 8:27
@Bobby nope.. but still - personally I believe that if such questions exist, have upvotes and not older than a year it means that's the most proper place in the network. whether the specific question Mr. Jeet is going to ask will be proper or not I can't predict. –  Shadow Wizard Apr 2 '12 at 8:31
"Both...never got closed." Challenge accepted. ;-) –  Cody Gray Apr 2 '12 at 8:33
@TheEstablishment omg.. please please don't tell them I sent the army! :D –  Shadow Wizard Apr 2 '12 at 8:34
The first one is now closed... Certification questions are borderline, they have to be very good to survive on Programmers /cc @SkonJeet –  Yannis Apr 2 '12 at 19:30

You are asking for "opinions".

This makes the question Not Constructive on any site in the Stack Exchange network. These sentences are in all FAQs:

Chatty, open-ended questions diminish the usefulness of our site and push other questions off the front page.

If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here. However, if your motivation is “I would like others to explain ______ to me”, then you are probably OK. (Discussions are of course welcome in our real time web chat.)

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