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Where do Stack Overflow members go for looser discussions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find interesting programming discussions? It seems Stack Overflow is quite strict, for example, questions can't be discussions. I assume the chat rooms are equally ...
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Where is a good place to ask an open-ended, chatty question about the future of software architecture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find interesting programming discussions? The FAQ of course says StackOverflow is not a place to ask open-ended, chatty questions. However, I do want to ask that ...
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Give each site a parallel site for polling, recommendations and subjective-ish stuff

Stuff like polls, recommendations based on subjective constraints, puzzles, webcomics etc. do not belong on the serious main SE sites, where professionals should be considered at work and having just ...
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Can I prevent others from editing my question?

George Stocker edited my question, What unspecified functionality do you put in your software? where I specifically said that our software sending back stacktrace to one of our servers was a user-...
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WMD editor bug: German keyboard layout - “@” creates blockquote section

Looking at the WMD editor tooltips, I see that Ctrl+Q is supposed to create a blockquote: "Blockquote <blockquote> Ctrl+Q" In the German keyboard layout, the @ and Q share one key, you would ...
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7answers
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Where to post questions asking for expert opinion?

After my lie down, I posted this question on SO. As I suspected would happen, it got moved to programmers. Unfortunately, the kind of people I'm interested in getting answers from (litb,skeet et al - ...
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5answers
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Can we ask subjective questions - and if so where? [duplicate]

This question came out of a discussion in reply to a subjective question I put on superuser. Some people said I should not ask a subjective question there. But I've seen subjective questions do quite ...
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4answers
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Is there a way to distinguish real good questions from tons of crap?

The title says it all. Voting system is not an option as it works against interesting questions, just because most of folks have no idea of the matter. Say, there is a question like this one: How can ...
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Question with 338 upvotes locked

This question got closed as off-topic, and then locked by a moderator: What non-programming books should programmers read? The question helps you be better at your job It's surely on-topic It has ...
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8answers
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We need somewhere to discuss the industry of computers

Tons of questions on SO get closed for being non-programming related. This is fine, SO is a programming site, so it should focus on programming. BUT I think we need a place to discuss topics that are ...
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3answers
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Proposed badge: Philosopher

"Asked a question that received 50 answers." You could have a few of these: Socrates: bronze, 50 answers Plato: silver, 100 answers Aristotle: gold, 150 answers Or, if you're not into the whole ...
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Dispute the closing of “What is the Ubuntu of Web Development Frameworks?” on SO [closed]

This question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4645739/what-is-the-ubuntu-of-web-development-frameworks-what-framework-should-i-use was closed for being "subjective and argumentative". I'd like it ...
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Best programming career discussion forum

What is the best forum to go to for programming person-specific career advice in a discussion format (not suitable for SO)?
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Are these questions really duplicates? [closed]

This awesome question with 114 upvotes and interesting answers was closed as a duplicate of an old dead question with 16 upvotes and no interesting answers. But the questions are not the same: the ...
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1answer
444 views

Best place to ask a good subjective question

I recently posted https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/113374/best-places-to-work-as-a-software-engineer-for-a-new-graduate to Programmers. I didn't post it to Stack Overflow (even ...

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