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CiviCRM StackExchange vs. CiviCRM forum

Now that we have this lovely StackExchange site, is the forum still relevant? If so, how do I choose between using the forum and using StackExchange?
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Programmer vs. User

In the initial email we received when launching the private beta, this Q&A was included: Q: What else? A: Remember, you get the site you build! Ask difficult, specific questions — the kind of ...
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Should CiviCRM version and CMS & version be required when asking a question?

On the forums most people include the CiviCRM version and the CMS and version in their forum profile. I find this very useful even though people sometimes forget to update it and it is of limited ...
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How to not discourage people asking "wrong" questions?

Stack Exchange is/should be different than the CiviCRM forum. Some questions will necessarily be discouraged from the SE users, following the dynamics of SE. (In the forums practically no questions ...
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Is there a document defining the scope of this site?

Earlier today moderator Robert Cartaino edited a post, commenting that Feature requests for CiviCRM are off topic here. I happen to agree with him, but my question is (especially since he is not a ...
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Voting on the main site

I have been thinking for a while that there is not much voting happening on the beta site. (Says she who has only cast 7 votes and would dearly like to retract the unjust down vote she cast). Is ...
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Merging tags or creating synonyms

Should we start merging similar tags (like events and civievent), or keep all of the similar versions and set them up as synonyms with the "main" tag?
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What are helpful pieces of information to have when answering a CiviCRM SE question?

We often find ourselves asking for the same information from people asking questions - Civi version, CMS software, etc. Many applications have a "Troubleshooting Info" page that collects all this ...
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What happens to our data if we don't exit beta?

I think as a community, we're in a bit of a tight spot with regard to Stack Exchange. If we don't redirect users to this site from the existing support forums, we'll never meet the daily site visit ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Would StackExchange please turn on community-ads for us?

I believe we need to put in a request to have community ad functionality turned on for our CiviCRM community site, so here's my request on our behalf.
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