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Why Sectarianism is Ruining Your Site

This morning I spent a solid two hours clearing out a whole mess of flags, comments, and suspending users for inflammatory and nonconstructive remarks. Four days after ashes999 posted his plea for ...
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5answers
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No Tolerance for Intolerance

I've noticed a trend among some people that they attack other people's ideologies. That is to say, they go through answers that have, say, hadith, and say things like: All hadith are not authentic ...
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7answers
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Please don't remove greetings like “ASSALAAMU ALAIKUM” from questions

Greeting "ASSalaamu Alaikum" is Sunnah. And "Jazaakallah" is thanking the answerer. When questions are asked with these greetings in the question body, they are being edited to remove the greetings. ...
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2answers
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What to do about plagiarism?

Unfortunately, I have noticed answers in this community are more susceptible to plagiarism than in other communities. (More specifically, plagiarizing without permission and/or attribution from ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
344 views

Should we have a new site specific for Sunni and Shia?

I'm a Muslim and to be specific, I try to follow the Qur’an and the Sunnah as the noble companions did. Now, I would like to draw attention to a few things I've observed on Islam.stackexchange. I ...
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2answers
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Islam—Stack Exchange is not for debates or apologetics

If you've watched this meta site for, well, pretty much since the beginning, you've noticed constant discussion about how Sunni and Shia Muslims can get along. My colegue, Robert Cartaino, encouraged ...
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2answers
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Disagreement should not be a basis for down-voting

Similar issues has been discussed before, but from my limited look around the site (I haven't been very active recently) it seems to me that the site has moved in the opposite direction. So let me ...
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1answer
315 views

Please vote based on quality

As a former moderator on one site that deals with religious texts, a user on the three strictly religious sites, and a participant on religious topics that pop up from time to time on other sites, I'...
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1answer
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Referring to sects or schools of thought respectfully - Part 2

This is a follow up of previous discussion on the topic. There was requirement for "Part 2" since, one of the users hasn't understood the message or conclusion of the previous discussion. He continues ...
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2answers
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Is this a Salafi site?

Is this site controlled by Salafis? As I see many question answers from Salafi perspective. thanks
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2answers
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Religious/spiritual healing and prescriptions

Should this site be used for question of the following ilk: I/this person is having this issue. What dua/prayer should I be reciting to remedy it? How many times should I be reciting ... to get ....
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0answers
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Take pride in your community, and work to build a site you can be proud of

I wish I didn't have to write this. But this site is in trouble. Nearly two years ago, one of my co-workers at the time wrote Why Sectarianism is Ruining Your Site, warning y'all about the dangers ...
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2answers
78 views

Try to help others improve their posts before down-voting them

The difference might not be clear but it is a bad practice to first down-vote. If an answer is incorrect/incomplete use comments and edits to help them improve their post. If they don't follow up and ...

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