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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 ...
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Where should I ask questions about using TI-84 calculators?

I have a question about why my TI-84 graphing calculator graphs things in a certain way. Specifically, it’s about why the TI-84 can’t display circles properly and there’s always a vertical gap. It ...
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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 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 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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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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VHDL and other hardware level languages

Today I ran into a question on the "new questions page" about handling some VHDL code, after answering it, I decided to look at other, similar, questions and noticed a large propensity of them getting ...
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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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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 are ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Guidance needed in determining where to post a general, but developer specific, Android question

As of late (specifically the release of Android 4.2 handsets), I have noticed more and more Android Apps updating with one particular permission change: I'd like some understanding whether this is ...
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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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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 do I ask about software faults?

I currently have an issue with my Bose QC35 Bluetooth headphones. I am not sure if it’s hardware or software, but I think it’s software. I don’t think it should go on Stack Overflow as it hasn’t to ...
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Which Stack Exchange site is best for Archimate questions?

Which Stack Exchange site is best to ask questions about Archimate? This is a modelling language (like UML) about all aspects of Process Architecture, often at an enterprise level, including ...
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Which community to post a question on the design and implementation of Automatic Differentiation

I am looking to post a question (composed of 4 smaller and related questions) pertaining to the theory, implementation and definition of an algorithm to differentiate mathematical expressions, namely, ...
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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 Stack Exchange is proper for asking optimization programs like ModeFrontier and Dakota?

I would like to ask a question about Optimization Programs like Esteco ModeFrontier and Dakota. These programs are very used with simulation programs and very engineers uses them but inside the ...
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Where can I ask this question about why we use cans instead of boxes?

I asked this question on Seasoned Advice a few minutes ago, but was shot down. Unfortunately, the mod there couldn't provide me any better place on SE to ask. So maybe one of you can. Where on ...
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Where should I post questions about compilers' behavior?

I'd like to know where I should post the question Why is GCC exchanging rax and xmm0 registers?. Considering it was voted as off-topic, I understood that this question is not a programming trouble, ...
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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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Make it easier & quicker to find relevant Stack Exchange site with tooltips

When browsing https://stackexchange.com/sites you have to click on a tab in order to see what that particular site relates to. While in many cases it's obvious, in many others it isn't (eg. Stack ...
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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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Reviewing small code (that isn't mine) for safety purposes

I have a piece of code that is supposed to replace a native (PHP) function that is only available in a future version (newer than the one I can have). As it is about cryptography/security, I should ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site for “how should I do…” questions?

I often have a lot of possible ideas on what my end result of code/program should be, but I want to know the best, or most logical solution in order to get to that, whether I know how to do it or not. ...
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Best StackExchange site for asking about carousel and accessibility

I'm implementing a carousel slider that I want to make accessible, and I want to get feedback from screen reader users about their preferred way of navigating a carousel slider. What's the best ...
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Where to ask: drilling holes in threaded rod

Where should I ask a question about drilling holes in threaded rod for cotter pins? My first guess was DIY, but this is for a hobby project (cubmobile) and it is explicitly diasallowed in the FAQ. I ...
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Is there an SE site for marketing?

Where can I ask questions about marketing on Stack Exchange? If nowhere, which is the appropriate Area 51 proposition I need to support? Questions I'm interested in: Conversion General internet ...
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Is there a section for software issues?

I'm wondering if there is a section for software issues where others will help you set up software correctly? For instance, I recently installed a piece of software called rebox.NET (it is freeware ...
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Where to ask about mobile phone tethering and physics behind it?

I struggle to find on topic site to ask my question. It has to do with mobile phone tethering, so here is link to my attempt to ask it on Network Engineering: I am in US and I bought Punkt MP02, ...
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Where can I ask a question regarding the policies and their applications of public school education on evolutionary biology in the USA?

In the USA and/or California. I initially asked this question on the biology SE, you can see here How is evolution taught in public school education i.e. K-12? Those of you who work with students ...
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Where can I ask questions about sourcing custom displays?

I have a project where I am in need of a custom shaped display. I'm interested in asking something like: Where can I as a consumer purchase O-LED or LED screens in a custom shape and dimension such ...
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Which Stack Exchange for question about comparing “Classical internet routing vs. Swarm intelligence routing”?

I have a question about comparing "Classical internet routing vs. Swarm intelligence routing (such as ACO)" as follows: Here is my question: Is it possible to mention the drawbacks/advantages of ...
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Is there a StackExchange site for questions on TV hardware, home cinema, etc?

Closest I can find is Home Improvement, but as the subdomain is diy it doesn't seem appropriate. Or SuperUser, which covers hardware, but specifically computer hardware. Edit: I’m looking for Q&A ...
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Where can we ask encoding-related questions which are not related to security or encryption?

I want to ask a question, related to encoding for machine learning. I tried on the encryption Stack Exchange site, but it was not related to encryption. So where should I ask such a question?
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Where could I ask a question about the rules of the EuroJackpot lottery?

I saw a question on Stack Exchange where the poster seemed to be trying to generate valid EuroJackpot lottery numbers. I looked up the official rules, but they are ambiguous. I want to know if the ...