Questions tagged [specific-question]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
7
votes
3answers
100 views

Are comparison questions acceptable?

Are comparison questions acceptable? More specifically, I wanted to ask how one would compare the Dutch and Venetian Republics during their zeniths - both were non-monarchical, both thrived on ...
6
votes
2answers
206 views

What is wrong with the question about rumors of unusual sexual practices in a specific ethnic group?

Has bestiality been noticeably prevalent among Muslim / Middle East people and for how long? Question is put on hold with the following explanation: "The primary purpose of this question appears ...
3
votes
2answers
61 views

Why were these posts edited?

This question and this question originally contained religious messages, which were obviously completely off topic, were not questions, and served only to promote religious beliefs. They should ...
3
votes
2answers
72 views

Rationale for migration of the historical sports question

I understand how this question could fit in the topic of Sports.SE (obviously): https://history.stackexchange.com/questions/11434/any-historical-sports-with-instant-win-moves What I don't understand ...
2
votes
0answers
52 views

Is it allowed to ask why a certain word ended up taking a meaning pretty different from its original one?

I'd like to ask about how in lots of spanish speaking countries in South America the word "coger" ("to take" in English) ended as synonym of "having sex". This word doesn'...
-11
votes
5answers
630 views

Why is this bigotry tolerated on the site?

I find the existence of this question, as worded, rather offensive. Am I really alone in that opinion? Update: I have done some additional thinking on why this post offends me. What offends is the ...