I mostly ask this for the benefit of new users (e.g. me, ish), who might not know where all the important meta things are, especially since they're not linked every time they apply. I've done some looking and I'm still not sure if I know where all of the canonical posts are.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Alternatively, an index of canonical posts would be good too. \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:47
  • \$\begingroup\$ Not an answer, but tag info pages already have links to the appropriate pages. \$\endgroup\$
    – Adám
    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ Oh. That's very not obvious. \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:51
  • \$\begingroup\$ Also, do posts like standard loopholes even have a tag they're associated with? \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:57
  • \$\begingroup\$ That'd be all challenge type specifying tags. All challenges (so, not tips posts) must have at least one such tag. \$\endgroup\$
    – Adám
    Feb 20, 2019 at 12:14
  • \$\begingroup\$ Can you provide an example of a tag that links to standard loopholes? \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 12:20
  • \$\begingroup\$ quine but I noticed that some that should (e.g. code-golf) don't do that. Maybe we should have a pass at fixing them all? \$\endgroup\$
    – Adám
    Feb 20, 2019 at 12:58
  • \$\begingroup\$ I would certainly recommend that! \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 13:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ Then I suggest you make a new post asking for that. The current set of winning criteria is listed here. \$\endgroup\$
    – Adám
    Feb 20, 2019 at 13:10
  • \$\begingroup\$ That's probably a good idea, too. But I do think that even the tags that definitely do have canonical posts linked could benefit from some more active prompting for new users, so I'm going to leave this here. \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 20, 2019 at 13:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ If only we could edit the help pages beyond the on-topic section. Some of the stuff (like what types of questions should I avoid asking) don't even make much sense in the context of PPCG :( \$\endgroup\$
    – Jo King Mod
    Feb 22, 2019 at 1:35
  • \$\begingroup\$ What do you mean you can't edit that? I thought you could. \$\endgroup\$
    – Stackstuck
    Feb 23, 2019 at 2:12
  • \$\begingroup\$ Nope! I'm pretty sure it is only the on-topic page that the moderators can edit. Every other page is generic trash for all of Stack Exchange, occasionally substituting the words programming puzzles and code golf as the stack name. A lot of it is geared toward Q&A sites (which we're not), so it is counter-productive to actually helping people understand what we do here \$\endgroup\$
    – Jo King Mod
    Apr 2, 2019 at 4:03


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