naught101
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Should I stop asking questions on private beta?
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Absolutely not. While I think it's preferable to avoid questions for which there is a clear answer on the most obvious wikipedia pages, or other such easy to find resources, in general, basic ...

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Are stratigraphic tags useful?
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Definitely a good idea. Paleoscience is huge, and having multiple ways to split it up (by period, discipline, etc.) is going to make it easier for people with diverse interests to find relevant ...

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Are we going to allow recommendation questions?
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Straight out recommendation questions should usually be off-topic here. But some recommendations can be salvaged, by being converted into a "what features are important?" question, or even ...

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What should our logo and site design look like?
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This is not a bad metaphor: Examining the earth - that basically covers all of earth science, one way or another. There are a tonne more examples for inspiration. I don't think any of them are ...

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Is telling jokes good marketing?
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No, but not everything has to be about marketing. The question isn't useful for promoting the site, but it is potentially useful for community building. Stack overflow sites don't have a lot of ways ...

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What should our logo and site design look like?
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I think a logo based on a image of the earth with weather systems, and a 1/8 (or 1/4 vertical) cut out showing the structure of the planet could be good. Something along the lines of this image: But ...

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Tag for global Earth: do not use “earth”?
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Since planetary physics is generally on-topic, I think the "earth" tag is potentially useful for questions about how processes apply to Earth, as opposed to other planets. It appears that someone has ...

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Are we going to allow recommendation questions?
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I feel like this question is very closely related to Is telling jokes good marketing?. I think that some specific types of recommendation questions can be beneficial. In particular, questions that ...

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