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Why is there the "tether" tag if it is off-topic?

After searching the main site for the tether tag and finding a few not-closed (and upvoted) questions about USDT (like this and this) I figured my question would be fine. But it wasn't. Why such ...
Greendrake's user avatar
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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin (Bitcoin.SE) appears to have been misnamed as the scope of "allowed topics" is much wider than Bitcoin. Originally, in Area51, the proposal was for only Bitcoin, but then it ...
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As of 2017, are altcoin-specific questions off-topic?

To be clear, I am referring to questions which have nothing to do with Bitcoin like this: What does one need to do to earn Decred through PoS? Considering the author (@highly-irregular) has been ...
Jonathan Cross's user avatar
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Congratulations! Bitcoin is graduating!

You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Bitcoin met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team determined that you're good to go. ...
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Updating and Improving our Tour/About site

We haven't updated our about page, the Tour, in a long time. I'd like to use this opportunity to clarify the inclusion of other cryptocurrencies on our Site. Please discuss and contribute specific ...
Murch's user avatar
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Are we willing to embrace other cryptocurrencies?

The focus on Bitcoin has kept participation from other cryptocurrencies to a minimum. When the site first launched, the decision made a lot of sense: most of the "alt" currencies were simple forks of ...
Indolering's user avatar
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Suggestion: Closed-source cryptocurrencies should be off topic

I think that closed-source cryptocurrency questions should be declared off-topic, because they are usually impossible to answer. Example: Here says After having launched bootstrap ...
Nick ODell's user avatar
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What can we do to better support questions about other cryptocurrencies?

Apparently, there still is the sentiment that Bitcoin.SE is only for Bitcoin related questions. As the community has discussed a long time before, we would like to be a platform for questions about ...
Murch's user avatar
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Why is it bitcoin.SE instead of cryptocurrencies.SE

With all of the altcoin rage and the random loss/gain of trust in bitcoin recently, why is this stackexchange named "bitcoin" instead of "cryptocurrencies"? I mean, it seems like most of the question ...
Earlz's user avatar
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This site should be renamed

Given that questions about Ripple and other crypto-currencies are considered on-topic: Should this SE also cover questions about Ripple? I think this site should be renamed to something like "Crypto-...
jobukkit's user avatar
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Should this SE also cover questions about Ripple?

Ripple is a new peer-to-peer system that allows for money transfers. Should the questions about Ripple be handled on this StackExchange, or should new one be created just for the system?
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Have the FAQ explicitly allow other crypto-currencies / bitcoin forks

The Area 51 proposal originally included "Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies". I think the FAQ should be changed to include this explicitly. The ones I'm thinking of are currently Bitcoin forks (...
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What should our FAQ contain? Part 1 - "What kind of questions can I ask here?"

Bump January 26, 2013. I have added eMansipater's suggestion to the FAQ. /D.H. It's time to start working on our FAQ which is one of The 7 Essential Questions of Every Beta. The first section of the ...
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Are questions about other crypto-currencies on-topic?

Originally in Area51 the proposal was for Bitcoin, but then it was suggested to enlarge the scope to all crypto-currencies. This idea seemed to have gained some traction, and the name and description ...
Michael McGowan's user avatar