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Where to ask about frozen badgers?

I want to ask the following question, which may be suitable for pets or politics, but I'm not really sure either way – or if it’s on topic anywhere? Why does Peterborough City Council freeze badgers? ...
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With the improvements to tag watching, tag notifications, and custom question lists, is any attention being paid to cross-site discovery?

With the new changes to tag watching with some more changes around notifications coming and new controls to build custom question lists also coming, are there any plans for fixing instances where ...
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Where to ask about Radio Controlled (RC) modelling in general?

Is there a place to ask general questions about RC (radio controlled) modelling or do I need to target the questions to various dedicated sites (engineering, electronics etc.)? Topics in question ...
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What is the right site to ask about existing Game Boy replicas?

I want to know which Game Boy replicas currently exist that can read real Game Boy cartridges. My question got closed on retrocomputing because of being off-topic. What is the correct site to ask this?...
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Which community is appropriate for a question about Microsoft's website?

I understand that for Apple questions, I should use the Ask Different community for Linux questions, I should use the Unix & Linux community What about for questions about Microsoft services and ...
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Where should I ask a question about using OpenGL shaders in Minecraft?

I asked a question about replacing OpenGL shaders with a resource pack for Minecraft on a non-SE forum. That site, The Minecraft Forum, seems to have less activity than it used to. I think it would be ...
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Where should I ask my question about ISP networks?

I tried asking the following in networking, but it does not seem to fit the topics. Maybe there is a better place to ask? I have a pretty general question about how networks work on ISP (Internet ...
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Where can I ask about configuring Discord Bots?

I have questions about configuring different bots in my Discord server. For example: How do I sync Nightbot roles from Twitch? Can I create a server whitelist for Rhythm? Why is Mee6 saying ...
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Does choice of Stack Overflow vs. Code Review depend on whether I propose a working solution?

If I'm faced with a typical coding problem to which I don't know the solution it seems natural/logical to post the question on Stack Overflow and ask others for a solution. However, if I already have ...
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Where to ask questions about computer vision?

Where to ask questions about computer vision? I see there are tags for CV on both Computer Science SE and Robotics SE. Both sites have equally about 100 question tagged with CV. I would like to ask ...
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Where would I ask a question about memorization techniques?

I am looking for a standard for memorizing tables, but there is no real fitting stack. I posted it in english.stackexchange.com, but it seems not to be the right public: words for numbers
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What site is best to use for questions about the differences between cleaning products?

I was trying to put oil on my paper shredder for the first time, and I wanted to know how to do it properly. After going through my shredder's manual, I bought some oil they sell and noticed it had a ...
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Where should I ask about MDM policies used with 802.1x Wi-Fi?

Meta: Due to the cross-purpose functions of servers and networking, I have no idea if this question is more suitable on Server Fault, Network Engineering, or the Information Security Stack Exchange. ...
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Where can I ask "Is there any way to see a deleted website other than the most obvious options?"

I want to ask the following question: Is there any way to see a deleted website other than archive.org, archive.is, Google or Yandex cache? There was a publication on the impact of one Syberian ...
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How to ask which (sub)site to ask a question in when you've just made an account?

I've got a question that seemed to fall between two of the stack-exchange sites ('Programmers' and 'Workplace'). Reading the rules carefully, I could cross one of them off my list (it's very clear the ...
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Where to ask question about international shipping?

I'm not asking about shipping times, I just need to know what airport(s) an international package from the UK to the US is likely to arrive at. I guess the closest site for this is Travel.SE, but I'm ...
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Where can I ask questions about Valgrind, if anywhere?

Valgrind is a tool that watches the execution of a program and detects problems like uninitialised data leading to undefined behavior, memory leaks, etc. Is there a good place in Stack Exchange to ask ...
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Where to ask about specific component of packets

I'm wanting to know about these hex digits found in packets that specify the "length" of the next field: As shown, the 0b indicates the length of the next field (fn=Room 110) is 11. This ...
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Where to ask general questions about a multi-platform app?

For example, Slack is a multi-platform app (like iOS, Android, Web and Desktop). Should questions that aren't specific to a certain platform (like "Can your Slack account invite external users?&...
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Is there a Stack Exchange community for dance?

I am learning certain Latin dance styles and I wanted to ask certain questions about them. What, if any, is the Stack Exchange community for dance-related topics? My questions/queries are around ...
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Which stack is best for asking about profit payments of Adwords?

I'd like to distribute Adwords profits to my users, but have no idea where to ask. How could I structure this and how would the users then be categorised? Would they be categorised as employees or ...
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Where do public policy questions related to biology go?

Preface This question is mostly copied from a similar one inside Biology Meta Stack Exchange. It has been mostly copied here to reach a wider Meta audience in the hope that a proper Stack Echange ...
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Where should I ask question about server hardware?

I plan to convert a rewamped desktop into a small server for professional use and would check if the existing hardware will be enough for the intended use. Having several candidate machines, I need ...
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Which site must I use to ask questions about EEG?

I have questions related to EEG (electroencephalogram) which is used to measure brain signals, which site of Stack Exchange can be used to ask questions about EEG? I want to ask questions related to ...
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Where do questions about specific software belong?

This question asks about Vim on Ask Ubuntu. To me, this seems like it would be a better fit on Super User. Are there any clear rules about where questions about specific software belongs?
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Where can I ask a technical question about HDMI?

I have a technical question about HDMI-CEC, a feature of HDMI that allows media devices to communicate with each other. Specifically, I'm curious about the technical requirements to implement HDMI-CEC....
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Site to ask question related to the origin of the scientific words

When I come across some scientific terms/words in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (e.g., In Physics: dia, para, ferro magnetism), I try to understand the word origin. Which SE site would be ...
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On which Stack Exchange community can I ask a question about Old Norse translation?

I have an Old Norse phrase which I believe is not grammatically correct. Therefore I seek help of people who are familiar with the language at least (Which I am not) to find out if it is really ...
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Which SE site would be the appropriate place to ask about discovering search engine key-words?

I Google frequently to find answers. Unfortunately, sometimes the questions I want answered require me to use search terms that I don't know. Any subdomain of knowledge develops its own jargon, and if ...
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Best site to ask about metrology?

I want to ask a question having to do with international measurement standards, but there doesn't seem to be a site—either full-on or even just in Area 51—that fits this topic. The closest ones full-...
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Where do I ask a question about "how to use my participation on this site in college applications"?

I participate on Math SE and to a lesser extent on MO and Physics SE. I'm starting to apply to colleges and was wondering where I should ask about how to list my participation on this site in a ...
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Where can I ask about something I don't know anything about?

Maybe this is too general a question, but I really get confused when I have a question and don't know in what site of "The Stack Exchange Network" I should ask this question. I'm now searching for a ...
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What StackExchange site manages consumer product questions?

Many consumer products exist in today's society, but there is not a central repository to store questions and answers related to consumer products. It's often specific to the manufacturer or ...
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Avast Antivirus thinks everything I've written in Delphi is a virus - can I ask about this on SO?

I'm encountering a problem with every executable I've written in Delphi. On my personal computer, I create just a raw simple application with literally nothing in it, just an empty form, without ...
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Where to ask a question about ads I see on different site when I browse on a shopping site? Or has it been already asked?

I just want to understand like when I search a GPU on any reputed shopping website, why each and every website like any news website (including social media) is flooded with ads from well known ad ...
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Where would the question "Roughly how many people are typically on the seas at one time?" be on-topic?

Is there a Stack Exchange site where the following question would be on-topic? I was thinking about the reasons why NASA launches rockets by the coast, and one of them is that the ocean has less ...
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Where can I ask questions about demographics, human mortality?

If there's a part of SE which is fitting for this question, please move it there. Or break it down to me gently. I've got a question about mortality rates. I want to find the mortality or death rates ...
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Law, English, or somewhere else? Where should these two questions go?

I have two questions: In many jurisdictions, one can swear or affirm with the same legal implications. Does saying, "I solemnly affirm ..." mean the same thing as "I affirm," thus ...
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Where to ask about strange behavior on uploading files to some websites?

I have a question which is related to some website portal backend. I'm not developer of this website, and I'm not part of IT team who maintains this website. I just want to ask about uploading files ...
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Why are there SE sites for bitcoin and Ethereum, but not for blockchains / distributed ledgers?

Cf. Stack Exchange website for cryptocurrencies in general Blockchains, or even more generally, distributed ledger technology or short DLT, is the foundational technology underneath cryptocurrencies ...
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Where should I ask a question on how to turn a classifier decision tree into a regressor?

Question I would like to ask: I have code for a classifier decision tree, using cross-entropy. It chooses the label based on the most common predicted label. I would like to transform this into a ...
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Auto-save incomplete answers in storage

I recently uploaded an incomplete answer (with working code) and I've been suggested to not do it since it could get deleted for being a code dump without an explanation. I argued that I was working ...
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Where can I ask a question about aircraft tracking algorithms?

Where should I ask questions about tracking algorithms that is used for example in radars? I see that there are tags for both Radar and tracking on Electrical Engineering SE. But I did not find tags ...
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Optics/lenses question: where to post?

I posted the following question in the Physics Stack Exchange and was politely told to buzz off as my question was not science, but engineering related. Unfortunately no one offered an alternative. ...
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Where to ask about cell tower technology?

I tried asking a question on Networking about how cell towers are installed, operated, and funded, and specifically how all this is done. I'm not asking for companies to contact to install a tower, ...
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I have a question about communication (for example, CAN, LIN, MOST, etc.); where should I ask it?

I often have questions about the theory behind the communication protocols used (mostly in vehicles), but I could not find a Stack Exchange site that fits the most. Since it is not a programming ...
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Where should I ask about phone hardware?

I wanted to ask a question about my Samsung phone's battery. It turns out I can't ask that question on Super User, since according to their official on-topic page: and it is not about ... [] ... ...
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Which site is my question appropriate for? (Practical method to form/shape nalgene bottle)

I'm not sure which site is appropriate for my question. I was considering chemistry, then physics, then engineering, but I don't want to be sent to "downvote hell". Any suggestions? Question: ...
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Which Site to Ask About Computing Definitions?

I want to ask the following two questions: Is there such a thing as an "Encoding Language"? If so, what is an "Encoding Language"? But, I am unsure on which site to do so. This is because of 2 ...
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Asking a more financial than programming-related question on StackOverflow

I've just deleted a question I made on Stack Overflow regarding how much certain algorithms should cost. I got immediately downvoted a couple of times and have been told to read the FAQ. While I do ...

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