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One of the most important aspects of being a Stack Exchange site is quality. Yes, there are lots of metrics that one can use to "measure" a site, but we don't really care about those as much as we care about a site providing expert answers to good questions. To that end, we're introducing a self-evaluation to our sites!

This process is currently still in the midst of being put together, but you all are going to be a lucky early-adopter! Here's a rough guide:

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closed as too localized by Aarthi Mar 22 '12 at 13:51

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  • Example of another site that did this: Judaism self-evaluation. – Aarthi Mar 9 '12 at 22:02
  • Examples of better questions: one and two. – Aarthi Mar 9 '12 at 22:04
  • Examples of worse questions: one and two. – Aarthi Mar 9 '12 at 22:04
  • Thank you for your help, everyone! – Aarthi Mar 22 '12 at 13:51
  • I think we could use more meta participation .. but the question is "how?" – Chris W. Rea Mar 22 '12 at 22:29
  • The age-old question. :( If I had the magic wand or the silver bullet, I'd tell you. But I don't, so I can't. – Aarthi Mar 22 '12 at 23:04

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