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Add player tags to questions?

Similar to adding ECO tags to questions, should we be able to add player tags to questions. Not every player should be allowed, but for example, if I only want to see questions that may pertain to ...
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What's the policy on brain teaser/puzzle questions on Chess.SE?

Like most Stack Exchange sites, the FAQ states: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. How should we interpret that when submitting puzzle ...
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-50 points for serial upvoting?

Is there a bug in the system? Why did I lose 50 points for serial up-voting. Some of the voting looks strange too, like it has it was voted at the same exact time when in fact some of my questions or ...
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Why was this questions closed, “Crowdsourcing game play advice, is it flawed?”

The question, crowdsourcing-game-play-advice-is-it-flawed was "closed as not a real question", any thoughts on why it is not a real question? Meaning to me it seems if it was not a real question, a ...
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I'm concerned the format of StackExchange does not lend itself well to chess

We all understand SE is supposed to be a Q/A site, where questions are specific and answers are precise. However, in chess, there aren't many firm answers. These questions are not appropriate: What'...
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“Invite Fellow Experts” — what does it do? [closed]

On the home page for the main site there's an ad labeled "Invite Fellow Experts" -- what does it do? Meaning if the user gets the invite, do they get access to the private beta?
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Ask Questions, even if you already know the answer

Requesting all members to ask more questions, encourage people to ask questions, vote for questions, because the status on area51 shows dismal question asking rate (8.1 questions per day, required is ...
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Could we implement a chess diagram/sequence tool? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PGN input field and software to depict this input as board position I don't know how hard it would be, but is it possible to allow people to post chess diagrams using only the ...
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Critical information should not be stored solely in the title

Some questions are appearing with moves in the title, or other critical information, that is not repeated again in the main question, which makes reading the post a little bit confusing. I propose ...
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What should the ChessSE logo be?

Update: Chess.SE is in the process of graduation. A pretty straight-forward question ripped right from the 7 essential meta questions of every beta; what should the logo for the website be? I've got ...
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Vote Early. Vote Often

Voting is a very important part of a healthy community, and I think people should be encouraged to vote as much as possible. This point was raised on Math Stack Exchange, and much of what was said ...
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Questions from the Area 51 site?

Is there any plan to post the questions from the Area 51 site to the private-beta?
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Usage of Defense vs. Defence in tags

One thing I realized when adding a tag to an article is that the various 'defenses' could also be spelled 'defences', depending on the locale. Eventually what I see happening is multiple tags ...
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Add ECO tags to questions?

Would there be any benefit to tagging questions about openings with the opening's ECO code? It seems like this would be more advantageous if there were many more questions, but the tag wiki for the ...
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PGN input field and software to depict this input as board position [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we implement a replayer for chess analysis on the site? We need to somehow plan to get a separate input field to accept PGN board position as well as some software to ...
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Intended use of the 'variations' tag

In a few articles, I see there is a tag of 'variations' on them. There are 2 possible meanings that I can see for this tag: Variations of a particular opening or even middlegame and endgame ...
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What is the intended audience for this site?

Most of the questions so far seem specifically geared towards players in the class A - class C range (1400-1900). Is this by design, or more just due to the random sampling of the first 20 questions?
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Are specific question of chess games useful to our community?

Seeing that this is a site for strategic games, many people might ask these types of question: What kind of direction should I take here, what kind of move should I make in this situation, etc? My ...
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Questions tagged by skill level

Do we want to have questions tagged with the skill level of the person asking it, so others can answer with that audience in mind? I know it's a bit tricky, since we want to give definitive answers, ...
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Can we implement a replayer for chess analysis on the site?

I think that a javascript game replayer would be interesting and useful. For a brief list of requirements - something that can display several variations and move comments as well as be fairly ...
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Does Chess Stack Exchange include chess-variant questions?

I wonder, does Chess Stack Exchange include chess-variant questions? I know that there are a lot of variants of chess, like Chess960, Bughouse, Atomic, etc.

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