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No Tolerance for Intolerance
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I generally agree with this. However I think a more balanced approach is allowing users to comment and ask the author of the answer to add that the view belongs to a particular school and clarify ...

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Who should our beta moderators be?
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Ansari profile for Ansari at Stack Overflow http://stackexchange.com/users/flair/423006.png He is one of the high reputation users of the site and has been active on other SE sites like SO for a ...

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Should we allow questions regarding the Arabic language?
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If someone asks for the translation or meaning of a word or text in Arabic which is relevant in Islam (e.g. Quran, hadith, or other Islamic sources) then that can be considered in the scope and the OP ...

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Islamic politics, on topic?
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I think political questions which are about Islam's teachings and understanding Islam (and not just related to Islam or Muslims or Muslim countries) can be on-topic in principle. Definitely there are ...

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Shia/Sunni referring questions
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The OP is asking for knowledge from a particular viewpoint and I don't see anything wrong with that. There are different schools of jurisprudence in Islam and the person asking the question might be ...

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Are questions asking us to pass judgement on any particular group ever constructive?
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Islamic practices are quite diverse, it is completely natural that people will ask about differences. The tone of a question and the intention of its owner are as important as the question being asked....

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A discussion about moderator qualifications
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Stack Exchange sites are secular sites for information sharing. This is not an Islamic site, it is a secular site for sharing knowledge about Islam. There are already enough of Islamic sites on the ...

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Please Down-Vote Beginner Questions
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Down-voting good beginner question is clearly against the goal of the site. This is not the way to build a site. We need good beginner questions. Without such questions the site will die and become ...

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Should we have a new site specific for Sunni and Shia?
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Christianity has one SE site and it covers all branches of Christianity. I don't see why we would prefer separate sites for different branches and schools in Islam. There has been an issue of ...

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What should our policy about images in questions be?
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I am for text. I think searchability is important. Looking nice is good but not essential. Also everyone will likely to choose their own preferred images and can make reading less accessible.

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What things need to go in the FAQ?
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We should make it clear that this is a Q&A site about Islam, not an Islamic site. The site is for learning and sharing information about Islam, not for preaching or asking for religious judgement ...

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Can we ask always include Arabic text of Ayah?
Accepted answer
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Here is a variation of Dynamic's suggestion: Please always provide the English translation of Arabic quotations since not everyone is capable of reading Arabic and the posts should be useful for ...

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Issues with moderation
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@Caleb, Let me first thank you for helping us. Now I am not saying moderators are the problem and the community is not. I think my first paragraph clearly states that there are problems in the ...

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Why was the question about Al-Quds Day closed?
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On this site: Sociopolitical questions about current events are off-topic. Please pay attention: No one is saying these questions are not important or cannot be answered based on Islamic ...

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If someone from X sect answers a question with X evidences, Can he include evidences of Y sect?
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Yes, it is fine to use any Islamic sources for any answer unless the OP explicitly asks for answers from a particular perspective. A good answer like a Wikipedia article can use sources from any of ...

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Dealing with oppressive members
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If you feel a moderator is abusing their power you can directly contact SE team and they will look into it. Use the contact us page. That said, looking at what is written in your and goldPseudo's ...

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How to improve answer quality and ensure the meet the needs of the asker?
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You can comment on such posts and if you feel you don't receive a reasonable reply from the author you can down-vote the post if you feel the post is not really answering the question. In extreme ...

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Question about interpretation of Quran
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I think the tone was bad and it is not good even after the edit. You are putting presumptions in a form that implies you have your answer and making a criticism, not really asking a question.

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Are questions asked specifically to promote a certain point of view allowed?
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Quoting FAQ: Etiquette Civility is required at all times; rudeness will not be tolerated. Be nice. Treat others with the same respect you’d want them to treat you. We’re all here to ...

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Any plans regarding Facebook/Twitter/G+?
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AFAIK, the only official account associated with the site is the twitter account @StackIslam which is controlled by SE and not the community. Anything else will be an unofficial account set up by some ...

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Tag synonym and language differences
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The practice on similar sites (e.g. Judaism ) is to make the English word a synonym for the transliteration. In that case the tag marriage on a question will be automatically replaced with the tag ...

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Is the tag shiism suitable for referring to Shia Islam?
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I think choosing between "shiism" and "shia" we should go with the one is the preferred by its adherents. I haven't seen adherents of shia Islam refer to it as "shiism" and I think there is reason for ...

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Would it be possible to have spoilers?
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Current markdown already supports spoilers: See this SE meta post for more information.

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Debate flagged Questions and Answers need clarification
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I think the way to handle when you see a claim that is not a consensus view is to comment under the post and ask the OP to cite a reference for the claim and add an "according to X ..." clause to the ...

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Arbitrary decisions again by a moderator
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We have decided that these kind of political topics are off-topic here. We don't want this site to turn into a site for political discussions of recent events. First, this is not a discussion site, it ...

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What is the purpose of Islam SE and it's authenticity to answering questions about Islam?
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The content on Stack Exchange is similar to content on Wikipedia. The goal is not finding answers which are true or authoritative and can be trusted but answers which are verifiable. See Wikipedia:...

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We need to set a standard for fatwa questions
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We have a problem with fatwa questions and we need to address it. Islamic Sharia is part of Islam and it is natural to ask questions about it. It should remain part of the scope. Just to make sure ...

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My answer to a question asking for a Sunni perspective was deleted although it is from a Sunni perspective
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Let me add something to what Caleb has written. The fact that you use Quran does not always mean you are not ansering from a Shia (or a Sunni) perspective. This is specially true if they disagree ...

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When should a post on the main site be deleted?
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Plagiarized answers Plagiarized answers should be deleted. What is considered plagiarized answers If an answer consists of content from another site without citation. If an answer consists of ...

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Does meta need to explain every closed question?
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These questions are completely normal for meta. There is nothing selfish about asking them. People spend time and effort to write questions and answers and naturally care about them when they feel ...

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