Over on Worldbuilding, we've come up with a list of data queries. HDE226868 suggested that these queries might be useful to other sites, and we should post them on Meta: this is the result.

This post is a re-list of all the queries we've come up with. It will be updated as new queries are invented, but you may wish to check both posts to get the full list.

As with the post on Worldbuilding, if you have a query you wish to add, just edit it in. Please avoid making new answers for your queries, I have seen query lists get incredibly messy because of this. The answer is community wiki, so most people can edit it.

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    Perhaps a duplicate (is interesting ~ useful?); definitely related: Interesting queries on Data Explorer
    – Werner
    Apr 16 '15 at 21:54
  • I'm wondering whether mods could/should merge these posts...
    – Werner
    Apr 16 '15 at 21:55
  • @Werner that's more about interest - we've tried to design these to be useful in moderating or monitoring the health of a site.
    – ArtOfCode
    Apr 16 '15 at 22:01
  • Can we pleaaaassseeee have this faq-proposed? I think that this would be a great way to help redirect users to a single spot where they can find data about SE sites.
    – Zizouz212
    Sep 11 '15 at 0:33
  • This does not strike me as a FAQ; it may be useful (and so the title claims) but I'm not seeing this as a frequently-asked-question. Let it be what it is...
    – Shog9
    Nov 13 '15 at 3:09

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  • I really liked Possible low-quality answers
    – Pushpak
    Apr 16 '15 at 12:11
  • @Pushpak That stemmed out of worldbuilding having a downvoting problem...
    – ArtOfCode
    Apr 16 '15 at 12:59

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