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How will we be handling the Shia and Sunni difference?

Shia and Sunni Islam can at times have a huge "view difference". How will the moderators, community and the rest manage this?
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Issues with moderation

This is about the issues I have observed with the moderation on this site. I know that we had/still have some issues with how some users behave on this site that make moderation a difficult task. ...
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Read this before declaring “it's not fair”

0. What is this post? We get occasional meta posts where a user basically decides "it's not fair" for some reason or another. The content here should be considered basic background knowledge before ...
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Why is IslamSE so silent…NOW..?

I've just seen stackoverflow, there users compete over one another that a question hardly remains unanswered for 3mins under a popular tag, anyways, not comparing IslamSE with StackOverflow, why is ...
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Moderation when we go public

In order to avoid re-inventing the wheel, I'm compiling a list of threads from meta.christianity.SE on dealing with trolls, un-Islamic answers, etc. How to handle comment trolls Should be be ...
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Do evidences speak for themselves?

We here have had a long and ugly history of copy-paste; as a site we actually seem to have had some success at discouraging these posts, which is an important step toward distinguishing us as a ...
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Is there any way to make Truth questions constructive?

I have recently gone through the review queue, and came across a lot of low-quality and/or first/late answers which were answers to very weak questions. Many of these questions were basically of the ...
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We need to set a standard for fatwa questions

The issue of allowing fatwa questions on this site has been brought up before. The two most pertinent examples I recall are, Islam: Should requests for rulings and/or fatawa be permitted? A higher ...
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Is there any sort of freedom of speech in this community?

Bismillah al-rahman al-rahim From this question which I have answered: https://islam.stackexchange.com/q/24755/9329 As an American convert to Islam I was shocked for how a Muslim can treat another ...
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How can we discourage users from using the site to preach Truth

Even (almost) three years since the site opened, answers on the main page are still far more heavily "Truthy" than neutral/academic: Many posts are written with a bias that "Islam" has exactly one "...
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What is a fallacy, and why is it so bad?

I recently had a post criticised for being fallacious. It also may have been downvoted and/or deleted, which sucks especially because I know my conclusion was correct. What is a fallacy, and why is ...
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Can we ask the view of both Shia & Sunni in a question? (If we recognize it won't make a bad argument…)

Occasionally we can recognize that the answer of a question (from the view of both Shia and Sunni) will relatively be pretty the same, but we want to see the precise answer of them, then, can we ...
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Welcome to the bot friendly site

I’m welcoming myself to the bot friendly site. I lately discovered that any stack exchange site’s sole purpose is just to maintain a Q & A wholly and solely for academic(1) purposes. Here Islam ...
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A new off-topic closure reason

We have been receiving some questionable questions, which seem to be simply attempts of polemic and pushing of agendas and ulterior motives, some examples of these questions are: Did the first ...
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Why does this SE site issue out more downvotes without comments than other ones?

Islam is the religion of truth (which makes the topic easy to discuss), but persecution punishing people for asking in the form of anonymous down voting is rampart. I think people are sensitive about ...

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