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Merge/Rename Official and Unofficial FAQs

Having both an official FAQ and the unofficial FAQ is potentially confusing to new users. The official FAQ has improved since the private beta, but it's still pretty sparse compared to the unofficial FAQ, yet it's the one that users are more likely to find. This also makes "Read the FAQ" responses rather ambiguous, since experienced users are likely thinking of the unofficial FAQ, but new users are more likely to find the official one. I think the site really needs a single FAQ.

Since I like the idea of a community editable FAQ, maybe the current official FAQ should be renamed something along the lines of "New User Orientation"? That seems to be more like what it's currently intended to be anyway.

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    chrisupchurchchrisupchurch shared this idea  ·   ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  codinghorrorcodinghorror responded  · 

    unofficial faq is great, but I think too detailed for the average user

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      • bobbykjackbobbykjack commented  · 

        Agree that 1 should be renamed - very confusing currently.

      • chrisupchurchchrisupchurch commented  · 

        I think that's probably true, but it's still confusing to have two FAQs. That's why I think renaming one of them would be a good option.

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