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I can't see why not, especially if you have the same question that they did. If you don't, I recommend possibly giving the people who asked them initially the opportunity to do so first by waiting a few days at least, particularly if you have no subject knowledge yourself. We want to be certain to get a good base of users with some starting rep so I don't ...


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As someone who had this exact same question ("what is 'local color'?"), I think these questions should be on-topic. The fact that it is easily googleable (if that's not a real word, it should be!) has been shown on other sites (such as scifi.se) to be a poor test (scifi.se had a long-standing "General Reference" close reason which was ultimately abandoned). ...


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Can there be 'too simple' or 'way to easily googleable'. But in general I think have basic questions with GOOD answers can only help draw more people to the site. The Question can still be downvoted as a 'poor' question but if someone takes the time to write up a nice comprehensive answer and the question is tagged appropriately I don't see a problem. If ...


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