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How should we tag allergy-related questions?

There are two kinds of allergy-related questions: human allergies to pets, and pets' allergies. I asked a question about the former and tagged it allergies, but that doesn't leave room for separately ...
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What are the classic/benchmark questions for our site

This question was asked: Can I use human medicine on dogs? I think this is a great question, as it is one of those questions that many people will google. I thought we might brain storm; what other ...
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When are medical questions on-topic?

This is a fork from this more-general question about scope. There has been some discussion of whether questions seeking medical information should be on-topic at all, and if so under what conditions. ...
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Who should we invite to the private beta?

While we have a thread for How do we promote our site, we have the ability to invite others to the private beta to help create questions, etc. This is a more intimate time where we need to set ...
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I didn't lose all reputation for deleted posts

This answer I posted was deleted by Robert Cartaino ♦ and I agree with the delete reason but the problem now is that in my reputation changes history it shows -28 for the deleted post but my change in ...
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How long does the private beta last?

At the time of this question, we're undergoing a private beta. How long does this private beta last? SE system requirements require me to elaborate on a short question. Burma shave.
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Synonymize [dog] with [dogs] [duplicate]

Some idiot (who happens to look a lot like me) keeps creating/using a dog tag instead of using dogs forcing someone to edit it to dogs (and given the limited numbers of full edit users, we require the ...
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Tag synonyms fish-tank and aquarium

aquarium fish-tank are both used to describe indoor fish containers. I propose to make them synonyms. While I think that a fish-tank describes something bigger than an aquarium, the practical ...
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Do we have review queues on private beta?

Do we have review queues on private beta? How are people finding suggested edits and close votes, other than stumbling upon them?
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Are questions about poultry birds on topic?

I want to know if questions about poultry birds like (chicken, turkey, etc) on topic for Pets?. The reason form my question is, in my opinion these poultry birds are not usually kept as pets but ...
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Who is going to handle flags without Pro Tempore Moderators?

We don't yet have Pro Tempore Moderators, so who is going to handle the flags?
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Why don't I see direct links for posts (on main or meta)?

On every other Stack Exchange site I see "share" links under questions and answers, which provide access to a short, direct URL. I don't see those links here, leading me to manually construct a URL ...
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Do we have experts here?

Before asking about pet help specially medical advises. We should at least know if we have any professional here. Having professional will help us to get good answer and trust in the eye of new users. ...
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Are questions relating to vermin offtopic?

I recently asked this question regarding keeping pets out of my chicken pen. I was told that it wasn't acceptable because it's based on rats. My point is this: it's not based on rats, it's based on ...
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Why isn't my profile on pets synching with my network profile?

Just joined the private beta here. I'm viewing my profile, but unable to synch it (avatar, about me, basic info, username, etc.) with the several other profiles I have on SE. I can click the Network ...
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What should be our stance on “see tips here” answers

In the short time, I've seen a handful of answers that give some very general description of an answer, but very few details. The answer then pretty much ends with "See Here for some tips". One ...
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Asking a generic pet question

I recently asked What signs should I look for in my children to know they are ready for a pet with the hope that it would be a somewhat canonical question for a question I think we are going to see ...
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Standardised measurements imperial and/or metric

Ok, I am in the metric system, many are using the imperial system. I suspect measurements may be used frequently on this site, animal sizes, animal weights, area, volume and weights for feeding. What ...
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Are street animal question on topic here? [duplicate]

Some people like to interact with street animals like cats/dogs. By feeding them playing with them but doesn't adopt them because of liabilities. So the question regarding them going to be allowed or ...
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Creating a culture of asking general questions

I see the aim of stack exchange sites as creating general resources that help others on the Internet. One thing that can get in the way of that is what are sometimes called "self-help" questions or "...
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What is on topic and what is not? [closed]

I'm looking for some idea of what the community thinks is on topic and what isn't. For example: On topic questions include pet behavior like training and house breaking. Off topic questions include ...

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