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Standardizing on airport tags

I suggest that when discussing specific airports on travel.se, we tag them with the correct IATA airport code: SFO -- San Francisco International Airport -- San Francisco, California, United States ...
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Travel Maps Creation/Integration

We should offer a feature to create, or integrate travel maps (somewhat like TripAdvisor). It will surely allow us to gain more insight into the destinations fellow members have traveled, and can help ...
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Is a question about sport events visiting on or off-topic?

I want to get into the Rome for the famous Rome derby, but don't know anything about possibilities of buying the ticket for foreigners, and safety actions on this match. But I quite unsure about is ...
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Do we need to define tag wikis?

There's been a bunch of really well meaning people defining tag wikis for all kinds of things that we don't really need. please don't copy information from wikipedia to a tag wiki please don't define ...
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Place names in question titles

In a recent question I left the place name out of the title, because it was explicit in the tags. It was quickly edited to include the place name in the title. As far as I'm aware, on other SE sites, ...
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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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Should we be editing each other's posts for style and regional spelling?

I've noticed one contributor is rewriting people's answers to change many minor things which I would not call fixing problems but personalizing style. For instance changing between British and ...
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A few issues with moderation

Some moderation issue have come up regarding this question: Is it cheaper to mail a small package to Germany from Turkey, Bulgaria, or Romania? Forget for the moment that there is disagreement about ...
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What should our SE theme / background / look & feel be?

Now that the logo question is getting some attention it's time to start discussing the rest of our site's look for its life beyond beta. Try to keep one idea per answer so we can vote them up and ...
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Help design our first-draft FAQ

If you look at the FAQ for Money, Gaming, or English SE, they have a basic (but effective) format for describing the scope of the site. If you want to help define the basic tenets of this site, I'll ...
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Define 'off-topic' for the Travel SE

I understand that the private beta for any SE proposal is important to set the direction for the community, and therefore the initial batch of questions needs to be selected carefully. I agree that ...
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What should our SE site logo be?

When we successfully emerge from beta we'll be able to help design what the site looks like. Why not take some pride in the site and start talking about that now? Try to keep one idea per answer so ...
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Should there be a tag for each country?

On the private beta so far users have been adding new tags for each country being referred to. (I created 'Philippines' for this question, for instance.) Should there be a tag for each country? I'd ...
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Tag issues (please add yours!)

One unique aspect of this site is/will be its tags—it already has more than some beta sites, and will end up (I suspect) having a simply huge number. A site with a lot of tags is not a bad thing! ...
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Plurals and Tags

We seem to be getting some duplicate tags cropping up, I think because we don't have a standard on plurals and tag names. For example, we have: airport-transfers and airport-transfer taxis and taxi ...
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On the "budget" tag and its tag wiki.

The current tag wiki for the budget tag is: Use this tag when a major factor in your question involves any of these terms: budget, low-cost, deals, shoestring, frugal, cheap, or sales. But isn't ...
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How might we cope with answers that change over time?

On other SE sites, the correct or best answer to something such as a programming conundrum might not ever change. But travel deals with the actual physical world and everything changes from decade to ...
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About those tipping questions...

asalamon74 asked: Where can I find information about tipping etiquette in different countries? That question was closed, mainly because Stack Exchange is not a search engine... we're here to ...
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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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I can't propose an edit to certain questions

Seemingly at random, I can't propose edits for some questions. An example is Third party shore-excursion operators in the Western Caribbean. I can just see link - close - flag below the question. ...
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Should we be recommending other niche travel sites?

Based on this question about resources/communities for travelling to remote islands - Should we really be recommending other travel sites? The most upvoted answer links to two of the largest travel ...
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Tagging Cruise questions with Ferry Tag

Cruise ships are not generally considered ferries. I think this is confusing to tag these questions with a ferry tag.
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What are good *on-topic* basic questions about a destination?

For example, I know next to nothing about Hawaii, other than the pictures I see are beautiful and someday I'd like to plan a vacation there. I'm almost certain that very general questions are ...
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How do I contribute to "peer review" efforts?

I made my first edit today and I was informed that the edit will not be visible to other users until it passes peer review. I assume there are edits made by others that are await peer review. How can ...
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How to send the question to the community wiki?

I created the question: Which European cities have bike rental stations for tourists?, and there are many answers that can be helpful, but I can't choose one. So can I send to the community wiki?
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Do we need to use the 'Europe' tag even when discussing just one European country?

This is the specific question I'm referring to: What's the cheapest way to purchase data access for my verizon smartphone while traveling in Spain? But in general, I don't see how the Europe tag is ...
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Should I only upvote answer if I would have answered the same thing?

As a long-time Stackoverflow user, Travel made me think more about upvoting: Should I only upvote an answer if I would have answered the same thing? Looking at this question, I was tempted to upvote ...
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Proposal: Remove the "international-travel" tag

I assume everything on the site is international. International for me means travelling abroad, but abroad is always different depending on the home country, so I have no idea what is the purpose of ...
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Color gamma for statistics

Can we change some of the colors for the stats? Green text on the red background looks awful (FF 4.0.1).
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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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Convention for Location Tags

What is the best approach concerning location tags, i.e. tags denoting countries, regions, cities etc.? This would be a great case for a hierarchical system, but tag hierarchies are currently not ...
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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 ...
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Flyertalk level of questions?

Does the whole of flyertalk forums fit into the scope of this site? Welcome to the world's most popular frequent flyer community! FlyerTalk is an interactive community that provides up-to-date ...
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"Transportation" Tag too broad?

It seems to have be used for planes, trains and cars so far, for a variety of different reasons. Maybe we just should not use it? or give it a specific definition?

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