When Googling for a solution, I've often had the experience of finding exactly the information I needed on Stack Overflow or one of its siblings, but noticed that the question providing me that information (which may have literally hundreds of upvotes) has been closed as "Not Constructive" because it lacked a single definitive answer.
I'm not asking about the rationale behind the prohibition on open-ended questions; I get it, and I get the impression it's already been discussed to death elsewhere. My question is, is there (or could there be) a place within the Stack Exchange sites where open-ended questions are permitted? Those questions sometimes provide valuable information -- and based on the huge vote scores they sometimes get, I'm not the only one who finds them useful. I get that they're the wrong kind of valuable for Stack Overflow, but is there a place where they offer the right kind of value?