studiohack
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Add a Moderator?
9 votes

TGO does indeed have three mods. However, moderation and the number of ♦'s taking care of a site is all about scale. TGO has very experienced moderators (as evidenced by moderating other sites) and ...

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How is it in the best interest of TGO to migrate bycycle questions to other sites?
0 votes

The question (post has automatically been locked & deleted by Community♦): Title: Adjusting derailleur with bike upside down, is it ok? I need to adjust the derailleur on my bike, I don't ...

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Should we create a blog for TGO
4 votes

Good idea! I support this. A blog would allow us to take existing questions and perhaps flesh them out more, or even share stories about our experiences in the outdoors. Perhaps one could write ...

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Skiing questions: travel.SE or outdoors.SE?
4 votes

We definitely allow skiing questions here, in terms of techniques and such. Like how to cut a slope or snow conditions or etc to avoid...

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Would asking for sailboats buildingplan resources be considered on-topic?
-1 votes

I would say no. This site is about the Great Outdoors, yes, but not specifically about the building of a sailboat. They are far too complex and probably deserve their own SE site (Marine/Boats in ...

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Are "community wiki" posts supposed to incorporate all the answers?
1 votes

Depends on the question... Sometimes ALL the answers are rolled into ONE big answer, and sometimes they remain into separate smaller answers... Either way, it doesn't necessarily affect the ...

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Tag synonyms: [insects] -> [bugs]
8 votes

I agree, I think that insects should be made a synonym of bugs. Like you said, they overlap and nearly 100% of questions don't require a distinction between bugs and insects, especially in the ...

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Who should our moderators be?
15 votes

My name is studiohack and I'm an avid outdoors enthusiast. I've been committed to the Area51 Great Outdoors proposal for some time, and have a user ID of 5. I participated actively in the private ...

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Let's talk about sex
12 votes

Personally, I don't feel that sex or such related topics are on topic for the Great Outdoors. This site needs to be appropriate for all users 13 and above, as per /legal. Also, a lot of these ...

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Large banner to encouraging people to visit chat rooms during Beta.
2 votes

We don't really need a banner - we've already got a small box on the right-hand side that says The Great Outdoors and it is clearly a link for a chatroom: So if people want to visit chat, they ...

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Tagging geographic areas
0 votes

I think tagging questions with specific states is too localized, as it limits the question too much. Rather, I propose we have tags for general regions (like continents or general locales of a ...

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How much do we like linking to actual products?
6 votes

I agree, I welcome and often use such links myself to illustrate a point or show exactly what kind of product I'm talking about. As berry120 said, users spamming links is pretty obvious, so as long ...

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What should we name our chat room?
3 votes

I like any of the first three, but I think Fireside Chat would be especially appropriate, since it is a "chat" room.

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