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Is this a sound design forum - if so, what are the boundaries of that definition?

Just thought I'd throw this one out there, I'd be interested if others have been wondering this too. Do we need a tighter definition of which topics are acceptable on this forum? Since the merge ...
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We need to narrow down our scope and help center guidance, your opinion is needed!

A few months ago, we had two communities; the sound enthusiasts on our site for audio and video production, and the community that had been flourishing on Sound Design. The two seemed like, and are, a ...
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Request for Ideas: Site Name

It has been suggested that Sound Design is a limiting name that doesn't really express what the site is about fully. As such, I am asking for what ideas people have for better names. Please answer ...
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Suggestion, split sound and sound-design in two sections

This to me looks like a split is the obvious suggestion/choice. As far as I can see this section is now found in the stack exchange network as the "sound" section. But the title of the section at the ...
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Time For a Big Upgrade to SSD!

We have an amazing opportunity to migrate Social Sound Design to the Stack Exchange Network. This means brand new and up-to-date software with lots of great features (including chat and a meta site!). ...
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What should the help page say “sound design” is?

The help page says that questions need to be about sound design, but don't give any further clarification. So what constitutes sound design in the context of being on topic for this site? The ...
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Shopping questions?

I'm new here, but have spent a lot of time over on AVP. It seems like there are a lot of shopping questions here, though they were considered off topic at AVP. Are shopping and product recommendation ...
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Should home theater / non-studio or production related equipment questions be on topic?

These questions were not on topic on AVP and it sounds like they were not present on SSD either. Do we have any interest in addressing the home theater/personal listening arenas or do we want to ...
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Social Sound Design / Audio-Video Production Merge Post Mortem

So now that the merge of content is pretty much done and we've had a few weeks to start seeing how the new community is coming together, I wanted to start a Meta post to discuss the various issues and ...
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What about “Questions” that are clearly not questions?

This question https://sound.stackexchange.com/questions/6036/large-hadron-collider-sounds-and-music was in the review queue. It was flagged as 'not a question.' There is no question that this is ...
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Clean up on aisle everywhere

I'm pleased to announce that the first phase of merging the audio community from AVP with Sound Design has successfully completed. Over 1500 questions have been migrated here, and users are quickly ...
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What really happened to sound design?

What really happened to (social) sound design? I mean no offence, but when this was known as social sound design, it was mainly a Q&A fora for film TV and games sound design. Now it has turned ...
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What happened to social sound design again?

Well, I'm sorry to say that I personally now declare what was once Social Sound Design, utterly and fully DEAD. I have waited for quite some time now to see how @TimPost would change things to make ...
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Sound Design Isn't Stack Overflow - Let's Relax A Bit?

You ever do some innocuous, simple thing that resulted in a sermon of sorts pouring out of the person you were sitting next to? Ever get the feeling that they might have had something bottled up, and ...
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The Privilege Scale Has Been Relaxed (With Great Power)

When we imported Social Sound Design to the SE 2.0 platform, it was previously what we would consider a fully graduated site as far as privileges like closing, editing and access to moderation tools ...
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What should the welcome box say this site is about?

i've noticed that the landing page text has a very broad description of the type of questions we can answer (are interested in). "Sound Design Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for sound ...
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Cleaning up the singular/plural tags

Rather than creating a new post for every example we come across, let's try to keep them all here. As they are changed/fixed, I'll try to keep a running tally here. This way, if there are any issues ...
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Remove the 'audio' and 'sound' tags

The audio and sound tags aren't needed on Sound Design, since every question on this site should be about audio and sound. Some of these were added during the migration from AVP, but both tags existed ...
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Sound design not sufficently highlighted

Just to say that from my opinion: Sound design and synth making is not sufficiently highlighted here. I see many posts about gears, configurations,and software problems. Does anyone see a way of ...
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Sub-genre tags on every question + refined searches

Introductions are in order... For those with Stack Exchange and AVP who don't know me, my name (and my handle) is Steve Urban. Hello. Sorry for my first question to be such a long post, but please, ...
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Is live audio on topic here?

I noticed that this question's migration to Sound Design was rejected. Live rock band having issues with vocals being buried The recent splitting out of audio from AVP has me very confused. Why is ...
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New tag request [sound-alike]

I ran across a suggested edit in the review queue for adding sound-alike as a new tag. Here was the question. I rejected the edit, only so that we could have the discussion here first. I do think ...
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Bitrate and codec questions: do we want those or not?

We've been getting a lot of bitrate/codec questions that are on a very basic level. They are mostly concerning fundamentals of the topic. Do we want this kind of stuff here? Just asking..
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Should requests to find a particular sound in a sound library be on topic?

This is potentially related to Shopping questions?. The question Library/Big Marble staircase Room Tone is looking for a sound library that includes sounds that match what he is looking for. This ...
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Are “how to create this synth sound” questions welcome?

There are a lot of synth players and electronic musicians out there, and they all want to sound as good as their favourite records. I can very well imagine people (including myself) flooding this site ...