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Q: Question about feasibility of fantasy weapons

Avi SteinerIs it off topic to ask whether certain weapons common to fantasy RPGs (e.g. battleaxes with extremely large blades) would make feasible real-world weapons?

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Q: Are there romanization preferences for tags?

mattmAre there romanization preferences for this site's tags? Do we have a system at all? Ju v. Jiu These are how site tags are currently defined: 柔術 jiujitsu (active), jujutsu (active) <- jujitsu (synonym) 柔道 judo According to the Wikipedia article for brazilian-jiu-jitsu: "Jiu-Jitsu" is an...

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Q: Should the `self defense` tag be burninated?

SardathrionAt the time of writing, the definition of the tag is: Self-defense or private defense is a countermeasure that involves defending oneself, one's property or the well-being of another from harm. The expended descriptions touches on defence against armed and unarmed assailants, the law, a...

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Q: What is the expected relation of self-defense to real-life?

mattmWe have the self-defense, which a bit hazy in its definition. What is the relation of real-life to self-defense? Is there any self-defense situation that is not also real-life?

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Q: How do protection, defense, and blocking relate?

mattmWe do not currently have any tag guidance for protection, defense, and blocking. These concepts overlap, and it's not clear when one of these should be applied rather than another. My best guess protection protective equipment defense fighting techniques that are defensive and not offensive b...

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Q: Kick should be a synonym of kicking

mattmThis is an easy one. Please vote for synonym.

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Q: Martial arts off-topic?

YesTeacherRecently asked a question on Marital arts. It has already had votes to be closed however I feel that closing types of questions that may very on school, instructor, or "may" be a "personal view" is bad form. Why?:- There is an answer. A separate opinion on ever issue/question is ok this is why...

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Q: There are broken links in the help on-topic page

mattmThe help page http://martialarts.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic contains at least three broken links. "ask and answer your own question" "What types of questions should I avoid asking?" "look around"

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Q: How to make a club more inclusive?

SardathrionIn this question, I mentioned that asking a question along the lines of How to make a club more inclusive? Would be downvoted and closed as too broad. Am I right? My reasoning goes that it would be hard to find a "best" answer as a lot of answers might have good points in them.

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Q: Gi and dogi should be synonyms of uniform

mattmThe tags gi and dogi should be synonyms of the English version uniform. These are all the same concept, and all current questions tagged uniform are also tagged gi. I don't have the requisite answer score to suggest these synonyms.

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Q: Specifically asking questions about martial arts mysticism?

Sean DugganThere's been some spirited discussion in Systema: "Beyond the physical" force generation about "relaxed energy generation" and what parts of the system consider "non-physical" (presumably metaphysical or paraphysical) aspects of it. Most of the answers basically boil down to disparaging the prese...

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Q: Where can I get feedback on my martial arts workout video?

polonskiI was wondering where is the best place to post a video of my MA workout and get some feedback on it? I've got it on youtube, but just need to find some audience with constructive feedback. I didn't want to post it here as it seems too selfish, but I'm hoping there is another stackexchnage for t...

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Q: Should there be a sister physical security stackexchange?

css1971A fair number of the questions to the martial arts StackExchange are about self defence. It makes some sense, often martial artists practise self protection skills and methods. However martial arts themselves only cover a small area of self protection, the recent question about devices for exampl...

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Q: Real life tag burnination

SardathrionCan we burninate the real-life tag? It serves no usefulness here since fictional martial arts are off topic. The real-life tagged questions.

 

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