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You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or keep them around. Given this, let's take a hard look at the questions and answers here and make sure newcomers see the site at its best!

Below you'll find ten questions randomly selected from this site. What do you think about each of them and their answers? Are they the best they can be or can they be improved? Would they look interesting and inviting to an outsider or are they a little embarrassing?

Upvote the corresponding post here on meta when we're awesome. Downvote when our content just isn't quite up to par.

Oh, and do comment to let everyone know your thoughts and take part in this conversation. :)

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    Anna, in the past 2 weeks or so the site became much quieter than it had been (in terms of activity at least, as site visits are still about where they were), quite abruptly. So I think this will ultimately yield much less feedback than it might have just a short while ago (though I know that fact itself is a sort of feedback).
    – ETD
    Commented Aug 17, 2012 at 23:01

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Do strong players move their pieces with different relative frequencies than weak players?

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Should I recapture the queen with my king or knight in the Scotch Game?

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How should white continue after 5...Qf6 in the Scotch Game?

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Piece movement statistics

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Why did Viktor Korchnoi leave the USSR?

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Are there statistics on the frequency of tactical motifs?

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Joining a league or tournament

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Rivals to the FIDE

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Prophylactic defenses

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How is chess viewed in USSR vs Post-USSR?

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  • I don't think this post is inherently bad, but as it played out, it resulted in a discussion that was more politics than chess. To be clear, I think that there is some room for talk of chess politics on the site, but here we basically ended up in plain old politics absent any substantial relation to chess.
    – ETD
    Commented Aug 16, 2012 at 12:41

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