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Organize rock climbing and other climbing questions better by banning “climbing” tag

Note I'm lifting the discussion here but making a concrete proposal. That discussion is also very old but no action step was taken so I believe a clean "feature request" question is better. My ...
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Can we allow the embedding of videos in answers/questions?

It seems that this is allowed on a site-by-site basis on Stack Exchange. Can we have it here? Stack Exchange Meta discussion on this
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Color scheme for question page

Maybe it's just me, but I find the color scheme for the questions unintuitive. I would expect to have the lighter color for questions I have already read and the darker one for unread ones, instead ...
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Is primarily opinion based a valid close reason for TGO?

From a discussion on another thread: here Is the close reason Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be ...
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Any plans or designs in the works to improve the graphics of TGO when it's out of beta?

Compared to the rest of the SE network of sites, TGO is quite bland visually. The design is spartan and plain and really just all-together not appealing. It's not ugly either, but it needs its own ...
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How to delete a tag?

AFAIK, only moderators can delete a tag. In that case, how do we notify the moderators for unwanted/useless tags? Eg: mountain-identifying is a tag.
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Overlap of questions between us and travel.stackexchange.com

I've seen quite a few questions asking for travel advise, though about trekking, it feels like these questions would be a better fit for http://travel.stackexchange.com/. Would it be a good idea to ...
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stackexchange WinterBash?

Many other stackexchange sites have singed up for the winter hat bash. It's a bit silly, but adds a degree of fun which in return may add some activity. I'm not sure if it's already too late to ...
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Are we posting the questions on Twitter?

I am not there on twitter, but when I was going through my own question that I asked about 6 hrs ago, I looked for the edits, and saw this: And then I followed the link: Are we posting our ...
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suggest change of tag name water-purification to water-treatment

The term "purification" has specific connotations which implies that there will be no remaining contamination. In the great outdoors as well domestically, we never really purify water, we treat it in ...
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Is asking about shuttle services for trail heads off topic?

Backpackers sometimes require shuttle services to get to trail heads. Sometimes the same services can also be used for slack packing. Are these type of questions welcome on TGO. Below is a list of ...
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Do we allow to have a tag named after a particular place?

I am preparing for two Expeditions in Himalays, one of them is simpler, late this year, and the other which is probably a tough one in the next year around August. Regarding both the places I seek ...
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Topic of the Week idea for Outdoors.

I've seen the idea of the Topic of the Week on some Stack Exchange sites. I think it would be the great idea to animate this site. First it would encourage existing users to ask more questions. ...
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Adding a topic for software/application advice

I recently asked a question, and was denied, because it was off topic: What are some Android apps for hiking/camping with trails/GPS info, etc?. Can we add a topic, or update the policy to allow ...
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Feature-Request: Down Vote Pop Up

What about a little non-binding banner that pops up when someone down-votes saying, "Thanks for the feedback - please take a moment to explain your reasons for down-voting in the comments (optional)." ...
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Large banner to encouraging people to visit chat rooms during Beta.

I think it would be smart to encourage people to visit chat rooms during Beta. It will create think-tank environment where topics for questions could be discussed. Is something like that feasible/good ...