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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

Disclaimer: I'm obviously biased due to my long-term involvement in Bitcoin. I am in favor of narrowing the scope, and based on comments and close votes by some of the more active contributors here, ...
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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

I agree that we should narrow the scope of Bitcoin.SE. If you look through questions that are tagged as altcoins, you'll notice that many are left unanswered, and many are also fairly low quality ...
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Proposed Timeline for Scope Change

I just stumbled across some additional text that could be changed for better clarity: An Eth-related question was posted on Bitcoin.SE.com, and then migrated to Ethereum.SE.com. If you follow the ...
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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

There are stack exchanges sites such as ethereum.SE.com, which have a scope that is restricted to Ethereum. There are some other altcoins that have sites in Area 51 as well. The Bitcoin.SE.com site ...
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As of 2017, are altcoin-specific questions off-topic?

For the past years, it has been our policy that questions about other cryptocurrencies are on-topic. Since Monero and Ethereum each have their own SE now, we migrate questions about these there. As ...
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How should now off-topic questions that were recently edited be treated?

In my opinion, it is fine to edit old questions and answers like the example you provided if they're already answered and are good questions, even if they're now off topic. If they're not closed then ...
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How should we deal with "Sybil"?

After initially spending some hours on editing a number of Sybil's posts to their sporadic viable kernels and providing feedback how they may improve their questions' reception, my approach has now ...
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Is this question (about blockchain generally) on topic?

Pieter said it well: "sufficiently generic things should probably remain on topic here anyway". Other answers on that discussion appear to also endorse general cryptocurrency/blockchain questions. ...
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Usage of the off-topic reason "customer relationship"

I agree that closing the question you mention might have been stretching it. Maybe we could change the wording so that if the question is exclusively about the relationship between the author and a ...
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Usage of the off-topic reason "customer relationship"

I agree to an extent, I think the questions like that are being closed because the knowledge is too specific to a single company and so is both hard to answer for most users with no experience with ...
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Influx of Trezor questions

I am the contact from Trezor team you mention in the text. Just to offer an explanation: Right now, we have a huge influx of new users, overwhelming our user support. I noticed this post, which lead ...
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When is a question a request for service reviews?

The way I interpret this closing reason, we do not want questions that ask for an evaluation or comparison of services. Examples for off-topic questions: What's the best exchange in country foo? How ...
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Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the Ask & Don't Ask section of the tour. Before: After:
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Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the introduction on the tour. Before: After:
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Are questions about trading on-topic?

According to the Help Center: ...and [the question] is not about … programming technique investment advice politics or philosophy a site or software recommendation I'm not sure but I think these ...
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As of 2017, are altcoin-specific questions off-topic?

Properly tagged[1] questions for specific altcoins are not considered off-topic even if they are unrelated to Bitcoin. [1] Question using a specifically-named tag such as "decred", generic "altcoin" ...
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