As of today the topic of our main chat room is worded as follows: General discussion for german.stackexchange.com. You may speak both German and English here. So everybody speaking German or ...
What can I do to ensure that my question on translations or differences is on-topic and attracts good and useful answers? Note: This is intended to be a FAQ question to help new users and to be ...
We all know that I am not much of a friend of comments, but sometimes leaving a comment may be helpful. Recently the community closed this question without any further explanation: How do I say the ...
Increasingly people only write comments or even lengthy comments to questions or existing answers. I do believe this is bad. To improve this site's content we should put more effort in writing good ...
Comments to this question made me wonder if illustrations are welcome on this site or not. I do admit that in the question above the illustration could easily be replaced with wordy explanations why ...
Als Referenz: Sollten sich die Benutzer dieser Seite eher duzen oder siezen? Only applicable for communication in German, but: should the users of this site use Du or Sie when addressing each ...
If two effectively identical questions are asked but one in English and one in German, how do we handle these. Are they two completely different questions? Should one be closed as an exact ...
While questions could vary in language, the tags have to be in one language for obvious reasons. Tag synonyms would work fine, but we'd have to decide whether German tags should point to English tags ...
To what detail level should orthographic errors be edited? Obviously, one would edit, if the error occurs in the actual answer. (What is the German word for house? Answer: Hous.) But right now, I ...
Please note: this is supposed to be on "meta". I was about to ask a question on the main website, but was not sure if we are supposed to ask questions in English, or in German, or a mixture, or even ...