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For issues regarding the help center of Cross Validated SE.

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A reference to tell OPs to include in the original question the details added in comments

I often comment questions asking the OPs to provide more details, and I also suggest to add those details in the original question. However, this is frequently ignored, and most of the details remain ...
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Where did the link to the help go?

The top bar has changed and I can't see the link to help any more. Where do I find the help pages now? Are they gone? (Everyone should be seeing the change now.)
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Algorithms apparently off-topic: should we edit the help page?

Our help page What topics can I ask about here? says:– If your question is about Programming, ask on Stack Overflow. If the language is statistically oriented (such as R, SAS, Stata, ...
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Should the Open Data SE be linked to from the “On topic” help center page?

The Help Center has a page for What topics can I ask about here?. Part of it states: Questions about obtaining particular datasets are off-topic (they are too specialized). The GIS site welcomes ...
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Where is the FAQ?

I found a question on StackOverflow that I thought might be more of a statistics question, so I thought I would head over to stats.SE to check out the FAQ to see what's on-topic. There's no obvious ...