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Would it make sense to build a wiki of generic accessories?

Many very useful - and recommendable - inexpensive accessories are offered under dozens of brand names each - eg lens adapters, cable releases, tripod parts and backpacks. Would it make sense to ...
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Why not use a community-wiki post to aggregate data?

I know this is not a canonically accepted use of Stack Exchange, but for How far is the heat limit from the power limit on speedlights? the first answerer (who obviously has not yet been fully ...
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Please remove Community Wiki from "What makes a photo good?" question

What makes a photo a good photo? was marked community wiki long ago. I think we have conclusively shown that individual ownership of answers actually works much better, even (or perhaps especially) ...
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Let's delete or lock the what-blogs-to-read question

What blogs should I be following if I am learning photography? This question has a lot of votes, but is a poorly maintained community wiki. It has had one non-spam update in the past year. And most ...
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bug: community-wiki auto re-applied for 30+ answers on meta even though a mod manually un-cw'd it

The official big answer on Community Wiki at What are "Community Wiki" posts? says: Moderators can remove it, when necessary. Once removed, the post will never automatically be given the ...
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Community Wiki -- Where is it?

I've seen numerous questions answered with comments in the form "This should be a community-wiki question". This seems to imply that there is a list of such "community-wiki" questions somewhere. Is ...
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How should we handle community wiki pages which are a big mess?

(This is unrelated to my ongoing Thing about community wiki for subjective questions. I promise!) Specifically, I'm talking about What tools are available for RAW image processing in Linux?. I went ...
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lens review/finder site cw questions

See: What are some good online tools for finding compatible lenses?. If left open, this should probably be a community wiki: it lends itself to the "objective list of resources" kind of answering that ...
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Community Wikis availability

If Community Wikis aren't to be part of the FAQ, can we get some link on the home page to see the various wikis? A page of Wikis, similar to FAQs but ongoingly updated. (IMHO this may reduce the "what ...
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Please don't use community wiki as a flag for more-subjective questions

There are several questions on this site, like Will point-and-shoot cameras be able to compete with camera phones? which have been made into community wiki questions. Presumably this was because ...
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