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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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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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Too strict moderation by goldPseudo Moderator

Today and since I have joined islam.se, I have seen that almost all of the decisions made by the moderators against other member and me, are too much strict. Today, during a chat thread, I was blocked ...
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How do I write a good answer to a question?

Are there guidelines for what constitutes a good answer? eg. What should be included in an answer and what shouldn't be, How to maintain the site's decorum while answering a question, etc...?
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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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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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Do we want cut-and-paste answers?

I've noticed a trend — on Islamic forums in general, not exclusively this site — of answering questions with nothing more than a copy-paste of an article written by a scholar. Even if ...
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Default sect of answers

Assalamu 'alaikum wa rahmatu Allah wa barakatuh. I think it's a must that we make a decision on this. When an answer is posted, should we always declare the Sect in which's view the answer is posted?...
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Why SE Islam is doomed to fail

I will try to somehow portay the issue but I will first base it on a historical context. So please bare the next few lines. From the "The Theology of Unity" A brief throw-back on the first Islam: ...
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How to deal with a rude and aggressive moderator?

I have had a chat with one of the moderators (goldSeudo) in the main chatroom. He accused me of harassing him and finally said 'shut up'. He then deleted the whole conversation even though I request ...
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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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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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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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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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Why was I suspended in chat for having an intellectual debate?

An hour ago, I had a chat room discussion with another user regarding a political issue, and yes! it was about the 9/11 incident and what we thought to be the real culprits of those terrorist attacks. ...

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