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On- and off-topic questions: Application of technology

As mentioned at On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus (please read first) this is one of a set of questions attempting to reach consensus on the scope for this site. This ...
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12answers
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On- and off-topic questions: Research processes and methodologies

As mentioned at On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus (please read first) this is one of a set of questions attempting to reach consensus on the scope for this site. This ...
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9answers
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On- and off-topic questions: Researching specific ancestors

As mentioned at On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus (please read first) this is one of a set of questions attempting to reach consensus on the scope for this site. This ...
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4answers
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Surname origins and meaning: on-topic?

At https://genealogy.meta.stackexchange.com/a/1421/104 we concluded that questions about surname origins and meaning were on-topic but of little value. They are also usually answered by a simple ...
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5answers
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Is royal genealogy on- or off-topic? (Country irrelevant)

Relationship between Baldwin II and IV of the Crusades? asks about determining the relationship of two kings in Jerusalem based on their names. Is this on - or off-topic for this site?
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6answers
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On- and off-topic questions: Interpreting records

As mentioned at On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus (please read first) this is one of a set of questions attempting to reach consensus on the scope for this site. This ...
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4answers
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On- and off-topic questions: Locating records and documents

As mentioned at On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus (please read first) this is one of a set of questions attempting to reach consensus on the scope for this site. This ...
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0answers
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What is “Genealogy,” “Family History,” and “Microhistory”?

Genealogy and Family History is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and experts to share their knowledge and build their skills while researching genealogy, family history, and related ...
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1answer
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Does heraldry as a general topic belong on this site?

Given that the Geneology site is so new (still in beta), I was hoping as a community we could decide whether or not general questions about heraldry (regarding coats of arms) are on topic for this ...
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3answers
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Should we close an out-of-scope question that wasn't out of scope when it was asked?

This question: Has a modern genealogy been traced back to a biblical person? was asked before it was determined that biblical genealogy is out of scope for this site. Should we leave it open because ...
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1answer
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On- and off-topic questions: an attempt to reach consensus

One of the essential components of the FAQ will be the list of on-topic and off-topic subjects for questions. This question is an overview of a set of meta questions (one per topic-area, based on the ...