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Should we edit to provide both 简体字 and 繁体字?

Answers (and some questions) currently use a mix of simplified and traditional characters. Should they be edited to provide both, and if so should we adopt a uniform convention for doing so (e.g., ...
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Etymology of… type questions

I've noticed a bunch of questions coming up asking the etymology of certain words - is this adding value to the site or something we should discourage? Does anyone have thoughts on this?
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Should questions about how to translate/understand certain Chinese word/phrase into English be asked here?

I assume English.SE is not the right place to ask how to nicely translate a Chinese phrase into English, but is Chinese.SE the right place?
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Questions for Chinese culture or other language irrelevant ones

Are these questions acceptable ? When people ask for some phases used in travel and also have problem with china culture, how we deal with them ?
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2 Character names?

Currently the site requires the "display name" to be > 2 characters. For example, my chinese name is 马泰, but if I try to set this as my name, I get the error Oops! There was a problem updating ...
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Questions about resources for learning chinese

Should questions asking for resources for learning chinese be allowed? (I asked one myself...) This type of question will tend towards simple answers and could have lots of repeat slightly ...
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Should we include pinyin?

I know it's a bit "long" and massive to put Pinyin for every sentence, but the question remains to be asked: should we include it? Share your opinion and if you want, propose alternatives/rules for ...
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Suggestions for tagging categories

Any suggestions for some general tags to use? I was kind of stumped when I posted my first questions. I'll go check out the Japanese and some other sites and summarize here.

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