Questions tagged [good-questions]

Questions about all the qualities that go toward making a question on our site a good one.

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Remove shopping aspect from question?

The question Is Klook reliable for buying e-tickers for Singapore's tourist attractions? ends with the additional question Is there any other website like Klook where I can book e-tickets at ...
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Do we insist on using month names instead of numbers?

DJClayworth's comment under this question seems very valid to me: Can I suggest not giving dates as number/number/year as they mean different things in different parts of the world. Writing the ...
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How can I make this question not opinion-based?

First of all, I'm very comfortable with the fact that the answer to this question may be "there isn't a way", but if it all possible I'd like to reword my question so that it can be answered in a way ...
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Visa questions that don't show research effort

What do you do with visa related questions(here and here for example) that don't show any research ? Other than quote an embassy website or comment with suggestions. Most embassies/consulates have ...
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Amadeus questions - on or off topic?

I've no real thought on this yet, but am aware it's the tip of an iceberg. We're starting to see more Amadeus software questions - and the codes within. I'm not familiar with Amadeus - but is this ...
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If a question is worth answering, it's probably worth upvoting

(Start rant) Looked at a question today about seatbelts.. It had 0 upvotes, but already had garnered three answers! Surely if you feel it's worth answering, you should give it an upvote too. Does ...
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Can you please make question titles comprehensible and complete?

For rather obvious reasons (one should hope!), question titles need to be understandable, reasonably complete and provide at least minimum context. Unfortunately, there are some which are hard to ...
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Indulging confusion

There has been several questions recently that appear to be extreme example of confusion on the part of the poster about what they want to find out about. Buying tickets for travelling by train in ...
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Out of date questions

So we have some questions that are now definitely out of date. The info is potentially still useful, but questions like the one about Cairo in January 2012, or London during the 2012 Olympics - ...
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Is it better to be general or specific in questions?

In https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/9062/how-many-days-to-know-tokyo , the question started off very generalized because the OP wanted the question to be useful to others. In order for ...
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New goal - 1100 Questions by New Years!

We blitzed our previous target, and are going along around 6 questions a day at present. To get to 1100, we need about 6 a day again. There will be quiet days (Christmas, weekends etc) but I reckon ...
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1000 questions by New Years?

I think it'd be a magnificent effort to reach 1000 questions by the start of 2012. Even better if we have at least one answer for every one of them. At current rates we need about 2.5 new questions ...
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Why is this question off topic?

Does the Disney Dining plan impose any restrictions on the food I can order? it's about travelling experience to disney world
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“Code Golf” equivalent on Travel.SE?

On stackoverflow a 'code golf' started, where people had questions like 'write this program in the shortest lines of code' or whatever. After getting an answer to my question: Name this church in ...
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What should we do with “What should I see…” questions?

There are a number of questions along the lines of "What should I do/see in [place]?". Are these on-topic?
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What should we do with questions that are already covered by Google/Wikipedia?

I came across some questions lately which could have easily been answered by searching Google/Wikipedia. Examples: Are there low cost airlines to travel within the US? Which airlines fly from ...
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Specific flight pricing questions

So I wondered - I love helping people find better flight prices. But I wondered if this is suitable for travel.SE - to have a question like: "The cheapest flight from ULN to LON on xx/yy/zz I can ...
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Should questions using superlatives (best, easiest) always be regarded as subjective?

We have a few topics ongoing about subjective questions and what is and is not on-topic. We also have lots of questions coming in that specifically ask for the "best", "easiest", etc? A couple of ...
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Inconsistent treatment of open, list, or subjective questions.

While some quested have been summarily executed, received close votes, or received down votes as being off topic based on being too open, not specific enough, no "right" answer, and open to list ...
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Keep travel headed in the right direction.

There's a sporadic influx of questions that aren't travel related appearing on the site. Example: Are there any standard clothing restrictions when visiting mosques? There's another about safe ways ...
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Localized Questions

On most SE style sites, localized questions are generally closed. However, that is not the case here... The questions must be localized. I just asked a questions regarding diving/ecotourism in ...
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Are questions that will go out of date “on topic” for this site?

Are questions that will go out of date "on topic" for this site? For example, the answers to the question Is it safe to travel to Japan due to the nuclear situation? could conceivably become ...
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Are 'recommendation' questions on topic?

Specifically, questions of the type, "what's a good hotel in xx", "what's a good tour company in xx", "what's a good cruise in xxx". Looking at the definition phase on area 51 it seems pretty split as ...