Unanswered Questions

133 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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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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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Inviting experts

We're getting a lot of great questions now Alhamdulillah. But we need experts to answer them! Whenever you see a question and you know someone who is knowledgeable and can answer it, send the question ...
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Arabic StackExchange [Re-Proposed]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم We have a new proposal for an Arabic Language site This is the third fourth fifth proposal on Area51 for the Arabic Language, there could have been more. As far as I know, ...
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Use voting for “very low quality.”

This site has a lot of answers flagged for "low quality." But those answers are typically just very lazily answered or poorly sourced. Please use the voting features to rank these questions as "not ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Thank you goldPseudo!

In the course of writing Proposed revision of the FAQ (on-topic) page, February 2017, I went through a lot of meta posts. After going through these things, I feel like this is long overdue... Thank ...
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Creating and maintaining an atmosphere of “husn adh-Dhann”

Folks let us remind ourselves of the Islamic concept of husn adh-Dhann - roughly translated as "having good opinions" about our brethren. Lately, and far too often, on this website I'm seeing ...
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Don't append “SAWW”, “PBUH”, “RA”, “AS” etc in front of names and titles if the original author hasn't and don't change it either

I have come across edits (plenty of examples out there) in which the author hadn't added any salutation in front of the name of the Prophet (saww), Ali (as) etc but somebody comes by and adds it. Do ...
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Policy Discussions of Islam.SE

I have compiled a list of meta discussions regarding policies of islam.SE for easy reference. Topic of islam.SE and basics of asking, answering, voting, reputation and badges are outlined in the ...
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We need a glossary

We should also probably have a glossary page linked from the main site with translations for common terms used in questions and answers. For example, I assume the word "hadith" is going to be used ...
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A guide to self moderation — help moderate Islam.SE

One of the goals of this site (and if I am not mistaken, of all the sites on Stack Exchange) is to gain enough high reputation users for the site to moderate itself. Users of a community help ...
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We are Islam—Stack Exchange. Please keep questions and answers about Islam

I've just gone through yet another purge of comments. This is nothing new. The diamond hammer was swung, comments disappeared, questions remained unanswered, and feelings were hurt. Such goes with ...
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Which country has the most reputation?

Just out of curiosity (and for fun), I looked at per-country reputation, and I post it here for reference. Reputation sum of users whose location matched a key word (excluding users with <10 ...
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What distinguishes “cultural practices” from “applied Islam”?

I'm finding it hard to identify the boundary between "cultural practices" and, for lack of a better term, "applied Islam". Question: What distinguishes "cultural practices" with "applied Islam"? The ...

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