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On my vote to close: Hand muscles for

What everyday tasks can be adapted in a way that helps build muscles and technique for bouldering? This appears to be not in any way substantially different from "What hand and finger exercises help ...
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What's the policy on self-linking?

In this question the author links to an article he wrote. He/she is honest enough to mention they wrote the article, but in other communities (e.g. MetaFilter) self-linking is frowned upon as it's ...
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And we're public!

In case anyone missed it, we have now gone from our private beta to a public one. From the email: After just 8 days in private beta, we've already got 158 users who have asked 222 questions and ...
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Request to make the tag winter be a synonym for cold-weather?

I can't make synonyms, but could someone with mod powers change the winter tag to be a synonym for cold-weather. Winter can mean different things for different locations on the globe, but what is ...
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British or american english?

I think I can probably work out the answer to this already, but just to confirm - is the convention for spelling, and especially tags to use American English rather than British? This question was ...
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Why do we have a “quorum” badge on meta? [closed]

I'm not talking about the quorum badge on the main outdoors site, but the one specifically on meta - since there's no meta of the meta site, as far as I can see it can't ever be earned! On SO for ...
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[cold-weather], [hot-weather], and [temperature]

hot-weather actually hasn't been created yet, but assume for the purposes of this discussion that it is / will be. I've noticed that posts have been using either or both temperature and cold-weather ...
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is the logo set in stone yet?

I have a few font type that may be nice for the logo
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Seeding questions during the beta

Obviously we all want this site to be the best and highest quality location for real answers to real questions. But with that said, should be wait for a "legit" question or "seed" questions in ...
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Tags for geographical zones

As well as Tagging geographical areas we should also make tags for geographical zones: tropic polar temperate (just to be complete, but actually not needed I think) I think especially the tropic and ...
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Does outdoors include Sailing, Climbing, Kayaking and other pursuits?

Just wanted to check, as so far the majority of questions seem to be around walking/hiking. I hope wider pursuits are also welcome, and have questions in these areas, but wanted to check the community ...
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What should we name our chat room?

A couple of us have stopped by our new chat room, and those of you who haven't should stop in and say "hi." Anyway, it needs a name. MSO has "Tavern on the Meta," SciFi is "Mos Eisley," what should we ...
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Is it appropriate to cross-post questions from other StackExchange sites here?

There are many questions that could be on-topic on more than one StackExchange site (for example, some questions on Travel.StackExchange would almost make more sense here). Is it acceptable to cross-...
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How much do we like linking to actual products?

There is bound to be a lot of discussion about gear and clothes, where it makes sense to link actual products to point out our good experience or some design features. Are such links welcome? ...
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Why is this question closed as duplicate?

I asked a question about water purification and it got closed as an exact duplicate, but I don't agree. I really don't so how both question are duplicates. My question is about the difference ...