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Should dream interpretation questions be on-topic?

I've noticed a number of dream interpretation questions coming in. Some recent examples: https://islam.stackexchange.com/q/8806/22 https://islam.stackexchange.com/q/9018/22 https://islam....
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Should we allow questions regarding the Arabic language?

(Inspired by the question What is the difference between NABI and RASUL?) Given that the Qur'an and the books of hadith are written in Arabic (and given that Arabic.SE is nowhere near live yet), ...
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Islamic politics, on topic?

This is a Q&A site about Islam (the religion) rather than about subjects of interest to Muslims (the people). As for Islamic politics, it seems to be a bit less defined how much of it would be "...
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Is Islam only Praying? Isn't Muslim community a big deal in Islam?

I asked a question about Islam idea according to Hadith and Quran about Muslim's world. And it became on-hold and closed. Why can not we discuss about Islam Rawayat for politics view. Is Islam only ...
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Islam SE: Not a Muslim Peer Support Group

I recently closed a question which raises an issue we've only just been skirting around. Remember that the purpose behind an "Islam Stack Exchange" is to build a compilation of knowledge about the ...
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Why ISIS related discussion is not allowed in Chat?

As you enter the main Islam chat, you find the banner "ISIS related discussion not allowed", although we have a policy that political discussions in chat are to be allowed. Yet the mod chooses to ...
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What should our “off-topic” close reasons be?

As part of the recent renovation of the Closing system, closing a question as off-topic is now improved in that we can specify exactly why it's off-topic in the close reason itself rather than needing ...
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Why was the islamic law related question put on hold?

I am getting following message in the question https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/17330/is-isis-performing-under-islamic-rules: put on hold as off-topic by goto, goldPseudo♦ 16 hours ago I ...
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What are the established off-topic reasons?

Established off-topic reasons I think we need to reconsider the list of off-topic closure reasons, and I plan to propose revised close reasons in a subsequent post (they were last considered in 2013). ...
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Replacing the off-topic close reasons? (draft)

In my humble opinion, the current off-topic reasons are not great (criticisms below) so in this meta post, I propose replacements. Think of this as a first draft to encourage discussion and feedback. ...
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Why this question is rant and not a real question?

https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/4281/who-are-these-hypocrytes-aroud-prophet-in-medina-that-quran-talks-about-them this question is based on a verse of Quran. the verse is clearly talking ...
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Why are these parts not “necessary” in my answer?

This is an extension to this meta content-dispute discussion which I had intended to have been dealt with in the same thread. We have a case where two mods seem to have been overly critical thinking ...