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Are opinion based questions and answers allowed as of December 2021?

I'm a bit baffled by an exchange I've had with the moderators of this exchange. I flagged an answer as inappropriate for the site based on the Help Center article "How To Answer". The ...
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rename tag [mac-osx] to [macOS] in alignment with the official name from Apple

Please rename tag [mac-osx] to [macOS] in alignment with the official name. It seems I don't have the permissions for that action.
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How should I modify this question?

What service should I use to incorporate in seyschelles? Basically the problems is as said. And I just want to know if there is a reputable service that I can use. It seems that prices to incorporate ...
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"ethical-investing" and "esg-investing" tags

It seems that ethical-investing should be merged with esg-investing, since they appear to be the same thing. However, I am not sure about this because I am not too familiar with the field of ethical ...
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Should [bitcoin] be a synonym of [cryptocurrency]?

We have tags for cryptocurrency and bitcoin. Presumably, the bitcoin tag would be used for questions that are specific to Bitcoin only, but not to any other cryptocurrency. I understand that Bitcoin ...
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Regarding Web application recommendation

Is it on-topic here on in the main site to request for web application meeting a certain criteria? Example question: Web application that allows one to search for {country} stocks based on minimum ...
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Why was this question about student loan payments removed from the HNQ?

Earlier today, the question Taking college classes to avoid student loan payments indefinitely was manually removed from the Hot Network Questions list by a mod. Why was this done? What criteria do ...
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Transparency note: question about existence of "online only sugar daddies" deleted

We had a question about whether "online only sugar daddies" exist and how to avoid getting scammed. It got a few answers one of which got 3 upvotes and the rest either 0 or 1. The OP and one ...
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Are judgments appropriate?

Regarding https://money.stackexchange.com/a/142559/34078 Having reviewed the edit history, answer author DJClayworth start off his answer by making a rather highly charged statement. His very next ...
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Edit Conflict on my answer locked with a version I don't want [duplicate]

So my answer to this question got edited in a way that I didn't intend, and as normal I rolled it back. The edit got repeated, so I rolled it back again and was about to point out to the offender that ...
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Moderators are the number 1 reason I quit using SE - tell me different

Mom made me cosign a car with her because her credit is bad and now the account has gotten charged off I write an answer, gets a few upvotes, then boom. GS - Apologise to Monica comes in edits my ...
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How to indicate that credit score related questions need a location tag?

There have been several discussions over the years about requiring all posts to have a location tag, requiring all new users to specify their location in their profile, providing a prompt for a ...
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Ambiguity: "applications" tag

applications could refer to software apps or to formal requests for something (e.g. applying for a credit card, applying for a loan, etc.). At the moment, there are only 23 questions tagged with ...
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Why was the question “Why does the IRS require US taxpayers to report dividend income per country” closed as opinion-based?

Why was the question “Why does the IRS require US taxpayers to report dividend income per country” closed as opinion-based? The existing answer demonstrates that there exists a very much objective ...
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Gold badge super-close with United States tag

I noticed today that I can gold-badge close as duplicate united-states questions, which is, well, most of our questions. I'm not sure that's ideal; while certainly there are times where I can ...
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What should we do about the Form 1099 tags?

As I discussed in an answer to another meta question, Form 1099-NEC was new in 2020*, and before that, its function was combined with Form 1099-MISC. We already have lots of questions tagged form-1099-...
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Recommending a nationality/jurisdiction tag

Educated reading: Suggesting mandatory tags Could a regional tag (or a new "international" tag) be made mandatory? Suggestion: Require new users to include their country in user profile I ...
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Why was this wash sale question closed?

Wash sale rule for me? may be a duplicate, but it doesn't strike me as needing details or clarity, especially after a few edits.
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Rename "interactive-broker" tag to "interactive-brokers"

It appears that "Interactive Broker" is a misspelling. It is supposed to be "Interactive Brokers" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interactive_Brokers). interactive-broker should be ...
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Help pages: Add "website recommendations" to the list of off-topic subjects

The What topics can I ask about here? help page does not explicitly mention that website recommendations are off-topic. It says that "requests for specific service provider recommendations" ...
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Bitcoin has limited its scope

Your help page for on topic questions includes: "Questions about Bitcoin (or other crypto-currencies) that have no bearing on personal finance. (Bitcoin site)." However, the Bitcoin site has ...
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Tags for non-fungible tokens

I propose that tag nft be made a synonym for non-fungible-tokens.
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Tag 'form-1099-ent'

What is form-1099-ent? From the context it sounds like it should be form-1099-nec.
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Changing the question after it's answered?

What are the site rules regarding that? This is the question I'm asking about: "Oh, I didn't really care about what I wrote in the question, but about something I didn't ask about."
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Outside of fixing code... another example why I don't trust SE answers... tell me I am wrong

Why can't GameStop split their stocks? This is an example why I use SE about 10 times less than 5 years ago. I basically realized there are people who just talk and answer questions and for ...
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On-topic? Asking how to generate income lost to loss of work through Covid

You can skip the explanation, if you wish, and jump to the actual question, which is after the horizontal diving line. [Explanation] I come originally from Stack Overlow, where the rules have changed ...
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Are questions about stock markets from a personal finance (as opposed to professional trading) on-topic?

I have recently joined a trading platform and noticed that they had gained popularity after COVID-19 kicked in. Also, many of my work colleagues became interested in investing. So I assume there is a ...
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Should links to scam sites be removed from questions?

I recently edited this question, and part of that was to remove the link/reference to a scam website. I have looked at the help center and such but haven't found an answer. In my mind there are two ...
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Questions that seek, and answers that provide, technically legal but morally questionable advice - are and should they be accepted here?

I'm referring to UK - Can I buy things for myself through my company? which, while seemingly a legitimate "yes/no" question, on closer look turns out to actually be asking "how can I ...
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This person's question was closed for incorrect reasons, and is compliant if the people that closed it knew the answer

In reference to this closed question: How to anonymously donate cryptocurrency to charities which only support traditional online payments platform? The reason for closing this question was that it is ...
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How can we help better people with no financial literacy?

TL;DR I would like to see this site start to become a better and more visible resource for people at the very beginning of the learning curve on financial literacy. Any ideas on how to achieve this? ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Why was this non-spam answer deleted as spam?

https://money.stackexchange.com/a/134853/22266 The easiest and transparent way to sell gold and silver bullion is to sell them online through legitimate sources. Taking advantage of higher gold ...
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Why was this question closed as opinion-based? (“Why do bond markets close slightly early (at 2 p.m. ET) on December 31 vs. the stock market”)

Why was this question “Why do bond markets close slightly early (at 2 p.m. ET) on December 31 whereas the stock market closes at the regular time? [closed] ” closed as opinion-based? There could be ...
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Can we reopen this question about saving money?

I asked a question about finding ways to save money on an international transfer which seems to be within the question guidelines of this forum according to the on-topic page: Personal Finance and ...
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Topicality of Questions about trading sites or exchanges

Reviewing close votes it seems like there is a lot we don't agree on, and basically nothing gets a straight close nowadays unless it's spam. But one topic seems to always have 3 people on each side, ...
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Was this question incorrectly closed?

Here is a question about maintaining a personal ledger in an SQL database. It seems to have been closed because it was about programming. In my opinion, this is a valid question about personal ...
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Should posts containing broad, unsupported claims receive post notices?

While this community for the most part is pretty good about supporting their claims with evidence, occasionally we receive an answer that makes a broad, unsupported claim. Sometimes, those posts are ...
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Why was my flag on a troll question declined?

This question (which is currently closed as off-topic, and deleted) comes from a known troll account. They're currently suspended on two other sites for trolling, and their MSO account was nuked ...
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Why hasn't someone proposed a business and accounting Stack Exchange site?

I need to file taxes soon for my business. I'm reading some accounting textbooks to teach myself the subject. I want to ask questions about it. However, you can't ask accounting theory questions here??...
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Should we ask to lower our close and reopen votes threshold to 3 (from 5?)

Some network sites, including StackOverflow, have changed the threshold for closing questions to three votes instead of five: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/391832/we-re-lowering-the-close-...
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Question gone without a trace

I was looking for answers to the question I posted this weekend, but I just found it has been deleted, without an explanation of any kind. I understand it may have been ambiguous or opinion-based, but ...
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Merge "indices" into "market-indexes" tag

market-indexes (~150 questions): This is a metric for tracking a collection of securities. For example, among US stocks, a commonly referenced index is the S&P 500. An index may be price-weighted,...
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Merge "university" and "college" tags

Look at university and college. They are about the same topic. Should they be merged?
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Ambiguity: "premium-bonds" tag

Referring to premium-bonds. There are only 4 questions at the moment, but I'm just going to mention that "premium bonds" has two meanings: A premium bond is a bond trading above its face ...
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What's the difference between "europe" and "european-union" tags?

europe: For questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the European Union. european-union: for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of the European Union (...
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voting to reopen, the consultant that doesn't know how to get paid and prefers crypto

I edited this closed question by removing some irrelevant information, hoping others will help me reopen or suggest further edits to subsequently reopen What services will people pay for with crypto ...
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What's the difference between "currency" and "foreign-exchange" tags?

currency: For questions related to currencies or foreign exchange markets. Ideally, this tag should be accompanied by specific currency tags under discussion. foreign-exchange: This tag is to be ...
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Rubles — Russian and otherwise

At the moment, Money SE has tag rub-ruble without synonyms and with the following description: This tag is to be used for the Ruble currency as used by Russia, Belarus, and the state of Transnistrian....
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"put-options" and "call-options" vs "puts" and "calls"

Do we need puts and calls when we already have put-options and call-options? Not all puts and calls have to do with options (e.g. there are put warrants, call warrants, puttable bonds, callable bonds, ...

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