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Writing code snippets to get quicker answers

A code snippet that is included in a question here should not be just a copy/paste from a larger script that you are working on, and it should not be that larger script in its entirety. It should be ...
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GIS SE policy on AI-generated content

At this time, I think our default position on this should be the same as that adopted by Stack Overflow at Temporary policy: ChatGPT is banned. The background to that policy is explained in their Help ...
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Handling questions posed in a Language Other Than English (LOTE)?

There is now a Meta Stack Exchange FAQ titled Do posts have to be in English on Stack Exchange? which I think should be adopted and followed here. It currently advises: What should I do if someone ...
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What are the Current Custom Close Reasons of GIS SE?

The Custom Close Reasons of GIS SE are currently set to: When seeking help to debug/write/improve code always provide the desired behavior, a specific problem/error and the shortest code (as ...
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Asking for clarifications with less than 50 reputation points?

Besides what PolyGeo has already said my advice to gain initial 50 points of reputation is to help curating the site by suggesting improvements on questions and answers through editing. Each edit ...
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Other places for help when off-topic (or not clearly on-topic) for GIS SE?

For questions about open data, even when it is open spatial data, consider researching/asking at the Open Data Stack Exchange which: is a Q&A site for developers, researchers, and anyone else ...
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Other places for help when off-topic (or not clearly on-topic) for GIS SE?

For questions seeking software recommendations, even when they are about spatial software, consider researching/asking at the Software Recommendations Stack Exchange which: is a question and answer ...
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Other places for help when off-topic (or not clearly on-topic) for GIS SE?

For questions seeking hardware recommendations, even when they are about hardware related to spatial topics, consider researching/asking at the Hardware Recommendations Stack Exchange which: is a ...

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