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Expert opinion and answers to species identification questions. Why not?

We don't verify the authority of people answering questions, so purported authority/education/experience of the poster are not valid reasons for voting. This is SE Biology, not a US court, and we very ...
Bryan Krause's user avatar
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Is there any way I can improve my question and get the answer?

Also, if I use the word love, like, by these word(s), I mainly mean: finding sexually attractive Then don't say "love". Say "find sexually attractive". Why introduce terminology ...
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Should book recommendation questions be allowed on Meta?

I think the Meta site should be used for what it's meant for, namely to ask questions or start discussions related to the main site. To me, Meta shouldn't become the scrap heap for borderline ontopic ...
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If a question has no scientific findings available for answering, is it okay to give a general opinion?

If there are no scientific findings available that address the concern(s) of an OP, is it okay to then provide nothing but opinion based answers? I personally have no problem with people providing ...
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Expert opinion and answers to species identification questions. Why not?

Regardless of your (or anyone's) own legitimacy or expertise, the internet doesn't know that about you (nor should users passing through necessarily believe that to be true about you -- there are ...
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Is this not considered evidence of effort?

Welcome to Meta. Personally, I think you have shown sufficient prior efforts, and from my point of view I think it contains a lot more background than many questions on this site. Further, cochlear ...
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Should book recommendation questions be allowed on Meta?

I would suggest we consider the way SE English Language and Usage operates on this. I posted a question on Meta there and received an instructive answer from one of the Mods. From this, the essence of ...
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Is there any way I can improve my question and get the answer?

In my opinion, I find this sentence, said by @theforestecologist, is the only helpful feedback for the OP: your question's premise (does somebody love something) is subjective and opinion-based The ...
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If a question has no scientific findings available for answering, is it okay to give a general opinion?

Feels like I have to take a chance at answering to this meta post! I will just go through your bullet points to address my opinion and my understanding of our rules. There is literally zero ...
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