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questions about the Purim Torah policy -- NOT for joke questions

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Purim Torah policy - Allowed, but regulated

We pride ourselves on generating and maintaining clear, high-quality, serious questions and answers about Judaism. Once a year, though, for a couple of weeks, we also go in for something a little ... ...
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Refresh of the Purim Torah Policy

We've done four Purim seasons under the existing Purim Torah Policy, so we have a decent amount of experience to draw on in determining if it needs any changes. This meta-question last season garnered ...
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A silly question doth not a Purim Torah post make

We have a relaxed off-topic policy for Purim Torah. It is documented here and here. The context of this exception is silly parodies of real Torah discussion - could be a worthy exception to this ...
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{How/When} Should we allow Purim Torah?

Generally, we expect all questions here to be written from the point-of-view of genuine curiosity, and we expect all answers to be genuine attempts to provide real information and analysis that ...
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Should we add “PTIJ:” in the title of all Purim Torah questions?

Should there be a rule to have to add "PTIJ:" before the title on all Purim Torah questions? This way it seems that people won't click on a question without overlooking the fact it's a Purim Torah.
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Limited Purim Torah Questions

In response to Isaac Moses's last question here: This question was recently asked as a Purim torah question. I am sorely tempted to vote to close it as too localized. IMO the kinds of Purim torah ...
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Maximum limits on PTIJ questions per user

In another post, suggestions for improving the quality of PTIJ material were discussed. In the highest voted answer there, one suggestion was to impose a limit of how many PTIJ questions each user ...
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PSA: Purim Torah In Jest is just that - in jest.

Purim Torah posts, I’ve noticed, have been getting a lot of downvotes lately. While earlier I had expressed this thought, echoed by ezra there, I’m starting to think it’s because not everyone is ...
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Mei Eimatai Kotvin et HaPurim Torah?

This is not Purim Torah. Mi Yodeya policy on Purim Torah is described in this Meta post: Purim Torah policy - Allowed, but regulated One of the points is that Purim Torah may only be posted from Rosh ...
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Does Purim-Torah need to be otherwise on topic?

Nothing in the Purim Torah guidelines mentions that they need to be otherwise on topic. This could either be because it is obvious that it needs to be on topic, or because it doesn't actually need to ...
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Serious answers to Purim Torah questions

When a question is marked as being Purim Torah, is it okay to respond with a serious answer, such as here?
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Should we convert false Purim Torah questions to regular questions?

The Purim Torah season has been open for barely a day, and there are already five questions closed as not real Purim Torah. Should we consider the possibility that some of these questions were ...
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Do not allow Purim Torah questions after Purim

Our current policy on purim-torah-in-jest says Post Purim Torah questions between Rosh Chodesh Adar [Bet, if there is one] and a day or two after Purim, only1. I would like to propose that only ...