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How can the VHS steganography question be made on-topic?

This question is about this question: How can extra (digital) data be hidden on VCR/VHS tapes? I think this is a good question. I like it, it's interesting, and its answers provide insight into the ...
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Please delete 17394

Can somebody please delete my obscure question about technology nobody uses, and which seems unlikely to lead to anything useful. The existing answer does not even attempt to address the question, it ...
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Elaborate clarifications lost with chat room deletion

Under this question, I asked the poster a number of clarifying questions in the comments. The clarifications have quickly become rather unwieldy, so I decided to move the discussion to chat (with the ...
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How is it “opinion-based” to ask about the fact that all current emulators “suck” when it actually is true?

I tried asking this yesterday: How is it possible that video game console emulators perpetually suck? Actually, I asked it earlier in the day, but it was mysteriously "memoryholed", as if ...
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Venting about an opinion-based question

I'm a little disappointed right now that a completely subjective and opinion-based list-question has not been closed already. On the contrary, it has become popular enough to be protected: Simplest ...
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Did I do something wrong?

I recently put up a question about how each byte in the PMD-85's video RAM is used. I got two answers, which while informative, didn't quite give me exactly what I wanted. Raffzahn's in particular ...
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Moderator Bans Using “Father”

The original question was... (Title) "Father of Assembly Language" The C Programming Language was originally developed by Dennis Ritchie who also co-designed the Unix operating system with which ...
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How would this question be received if I asked it?

I wonder about early processor such as 4-bit microprocessor. Specifically I would like to know about the instruction set and see example program. I found one link about it but I didn't find any ...
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Should “Which original retrocomputer OS's are still maintained and updated today, for original hardware?” be a community wiki Q&A pair?

Which original retrocomputer OS's are still maintained and updated today, for original hardware? This question is based on my upvoted comment here. To me, this is a list question. Answers would ...
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My question, being very broad, attracted a lot of answers

I recently put a question up about computers that had more than one CPU. In hindsight I see this question is very broad, and that's why it has attracted a lot of short answers. And so it has been ...