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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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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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Stack Overflow stands with you

This evening, Joel Spolsky, the CEO of Stack Overflow, posted this message: I am extremely upset by President Trump’s executive order on immigration. It is immoral, unconstitutional, and ...
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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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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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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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is not to get answers of deen on this website?

Its haram to have a fatwa from a non known person so I think we should stop each other here about fiqh and such things ? unless scholars are people who answer
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Proposed revision of the FAQ (on-topic) page, February 2017

Here's my proposed revision of the on-topic page. It's basically a complete rewrite, adding ideas from the meta, and combining them with ideas from the other sites and their meta sites. The previous ...
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The many alternatives to arguing in comments

Despite the comment page specifically saying "comments are not recommended for... secondary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead" and despite multiple meta posts ...
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Possible forms of Sectarianism and biased activity

At the early days I joint this site, I tried to post questions supporting my own view of Islam. After a while I found simple obvious tricks to make the judgement of someone reading the post what I ...
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How do we envisage a diverse community co-existing and working together?

Judging from goldPseudo's meta post here, some undesirable things have happened at Islam.SE before I arrived that I'm mostly unaware of, and it's best that they don't recur. There's also indications ...
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Does “…on an academic level” imply that Islam.SE is an academic site?

The on topic page currently says: Islam Stack Exchange is for experts in Islam, students of knowledge, and those interested in Islam on an academic level. Question: Does "...on an academic level" ...