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Are we ready to step out of bootstrap mode?

UPDATE: And we're launched! I think our little community here is doing pretty darn well. Thanks everyone for your awesome involvement! Are we ready to get out of bootstrap mode? I think this will ...
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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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Not so much sound related, but an etiquette request...

Hey folks. I see this happen every once in a while on the site here. A whole string of questions that were asked ages ago suddenly get bumped to the top of the list by the site's coding, burying ...
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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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What would you like the moderators to do about SSE to make it more like SSD?

I've been reading a lot of opinions on how 'SSD is dead' and 'moderators need to do something'. To be very honest, i agree on the first past, but then again it is not a very constructive thing to keep ...
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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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Where do we go from here? Take the survey!

Hello AVP and SSD veterans! Hello new users! How's it going? Take the survey and let us know! As you might recall, this site is the result of a merge of two separate communities. We've had a post-...
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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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Don't be afraid of the Close button

I've noticed lately that it seems not many people are using the close button. I realize that we are in the middle of figuring out what is and isn't on topic for the site, but if you see something ...
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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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Sound Cloud SSD Group

Hi Everyone. I have taken the liberty of starting up a Sound Cloud group for Social Sound Design users. I thought it would be good to have an easy place to listen to each others tracks as we have many ...
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They were watching, SD makes a difference

This is not a very serious post, just to congratulate you all that Sound Design for something that happened today. I posted this question, after "googling" for months and many emails with Behringer'...
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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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Combining to eliminate [pro] & [tools]

I've been going through and editing the improperly entered tags pro and tools and changing them to either pro-tools, or pro-tools-10 (or whatever version) if there's a specification of the version ...
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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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New site design launched

As you can see, the new site design just went live! At this point, we are done with major revisions to the design (although you can still report CSS/styling bugs by starting a new post and tagging it ...
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Please welcome your new moderators, AJ and Arnoud!

I'm pleased to announce that two people that are very passionate about making this site work have stepped up and agreed to take on the roles and responsibilities of a moderator: Arnoud has been with ...
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The Sound SE community is about to get much bigger!

It's with a great deal of pleasure that I'm letting you all know that your community is soon to grow quite a bit. The linked post on Meta Audio & Video production outlines our plan to bring the ...
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Where can I buy SSD merchandise?

C'mon Andrew. I would rock an SSD t-shirt at a trade show any day.
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What should our chat room be named?

This is a typical question that comes up during the beta process. I just realized that chat for Sound Design wasn't really ever set up after it moved to the Stack Exchange 2.0 platform, and I'm here ...
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'Sound Design' too narrow?

As a newcomer I'm somewhat confused about the scope of this SE sub site. The sub domain "sound.stackexchange.com" tells me it is a broad sound oriented scope (and most of the questions I see support ...
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Are questions about issues with the output of a sound generation program on topic?

This question recently asked what was wrong with the audio file being generated by a program that was supposed to produce a sound wave. The purpose of the question seems to be to figure out why the ...
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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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Add support for an embedded audio player

I've noticed that a lot of times on this site, questions are asked about how to modify a particular sound or about the availability of particular sounds. Often, this requires the audio to be ...
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Site design and logo — Draft

Update: Revisions at the bottom of this post I'm Paul, a designer here at Stack Overflow and the designer working on the upcoming Sound Design site theme for you. I first want to thank you for your ...
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2022 Sound Design Community Election - interest check

It's time for us all to consider holding an election for a new volunteer moderator on Sound Design. We did try to hold an election last year, however there was insufficient interest / folks with the ...
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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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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Sound Design's second moderator election has come to a close. Since there were not enough candidates for a competitive election, we simply appointed the candidate who nominated: They'll be joining ...
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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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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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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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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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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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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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Your Sound Design Stack Exchange Moderation Team

There have been quite a few major changes in the recent months for the Social Sound Design and Audio production communities. One community was just absorbed into the larger Stack Exchange network ...
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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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Why don’t you want to moderate for Sound Design?

A few weeks ago, we announced to the Sound Design community that we had trouble getting the necessary number of nominations to hold a graduation election. We hoped that this would start a conversation ...
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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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Do we want to participate in Winter Bash 2014?

The year is drawing to a close and Stack Exchange is planning another Winter Bash. We, as a community, get to decide if we'd like to participate in this event. For those who haven't seen one before, ...
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Part of a plan for moving ahead in 2014

This isn't nearly the comprehensive plan I've been alluding to posting for the last few weeks, and you have my apologies for that. I'm still engaged in email tag with a few very busy folks (more on ...
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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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Policy on 'Learning Recommendations'?

From SuperUser's off-topic list - "asking for a product, service or learning material recommendation" Is there any similar policy on here? Should there be, or is it fair game for Sound Design? ...
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Is there a StackExchange site for asking sound design for music production questions?

From reading Sound Design Meta I'm under the impression that "sound design for music" questions are off-topic for this exchange. Is there an Exchange where these questions are on-topic? I'm aware ...
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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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Custom Sound Design Community design and logo - Information gathering

Congratulations, Sound Design community! We’re going to be creating a custom site design for you that we hope will represent your subject and we want you all to really love it. You’ve been waiting ...
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Are questions regarding a "universal standard" on-topic here?

A have a question that's along the lines of, Is there a universal standard that states the largest surround sound format a cinema/theatre should support? Someone suggested asking it here, but, I ...
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Can we sub-divide sound.stackexchange?

It's been a while since the merge now, and despite plenty of chat here on meta it still feels like we can't quite decide what's on-topic here. Looking back, now it seems inevitable that this was going ...
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Sound sample attachement feature request

As it already exists for pictures, is it possible to implement a specific attachement feature for music files as well? Currently, to share music samples, we need to add the link manually using many ...
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