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COMPLETED Non-digital communities. We've said we support non-digital communities, but we have no questions. Let's start a series of questions related to this aspect of our site. One example of a more focused "non-digital communities" theme is questions related to your neighborhood. Any community defined primarily by geographic area or physical proximity ...


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COMPLETED new-users has many questions about how to encourage a new user to conform to site policies. I think we can expand this tag to include questions about engaging new users, encouraging them to stick around, and not hammering them over the head with rules.


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Our first challenge has completed. We received 5 questions involving Non Digital Communities Can't ban and the physical world has no "ignore" button; how do we deal with a disruptive member? How do I help members of a community focus on work when they want to be social? How can I organically make sure that interested folks are included in ...


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COMPLETED Let's ask questions about transitions. No community is static; communities grow and shrink, become more or less active, etc. How do we keep them functional when this happens? How do we add some structure to a community that's now too large to run by consensus? How do we migrate a community from one platform to another? (That's not a technical ...


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We might get some mileage out of questions about working with short-term/temporary communities. Anything from a one-day training, workshop or hackathon, to a several-months long cohort of classmates or co-workers. I think these questions would tend to favor offline communities but by no means exclude online communities – MOOCs, kickstarter backers, etc.


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This challenge has been completed. We received one question for this challenge attracting one answer during the challenge time: As a user, how can I stay on top of a fast-growing community? (growth) Thanks to the participants of this event.


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Our second challenge has been completed! We received two questions for this challenge - one from a user and one from a community leader: Hi! I'm new and I want to participate…how do I do so? How do you handle sudden growth and expansion in a mature community? These questions attracted 3 different answers. Thanks to the participants of this event. We'll ...


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