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Re: ICT Discussion

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samer wrote:
ImmaculateDeception wrote:Also xenon (lower bound now 22%).

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The elements "quota" in Chemistry is not the problem here; the problem is the "miscellaneous science" category, which can theoretically be all elements (or all astronomy or all biochemistry or all quantum mechanics, etc.).
I'm not sure there's a distribution solution here, aside from banning elements from miscellaneous categories. Assuming NAQT reaches a point where they have time to check such things, this is probably an issue for them to look at in the final stages.
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Re: ICT Discussion

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Brian Ulrich wrote:
samer wrote:
ImmaculateDeception wrote:Also xenon (lower bound now 22%).

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The elements "quota" in Chemistry is not the problem here; the problem is the "miscellaneous science" category, which can theoretically be all elements (or all astronomy or all biochemistry or all quantum mechanics, etc.).
I'm not sure there's a distribution solution here, aside from banning elements from miscellaneous categories. Assuming NAQT reaches a point where they have time to check such things, this is probably an issue for them to look at in the final stages.
Would it be possible to put an "elements" tag on such questions and impose a maximum bound on the number of such questions that can sneak in as "miscellaneous science"?
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Re: ICT Discussion

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setht wrote:Would it be possible to put an "elements" tag on such questions and impose a maximum bound on the number of such questions that can sneak in as "miscellaneous science"?
You should first do that. Then, you should stop writing so many elements questions.

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