A lot of questions are short lived things, “how do I tag X” or whatever. Discovering those types of posts from the front page of the current site is (approximately) never going to happen.
Does it make sense to have more than one category for QA? Like “Mapping Questions” and “Technical Help” or whatever?
Seems to be contrary to “The Discourse”(to be clear, this is a sarcastic comment about discussions supposedly having a single best flow no matter the number and differences among the contributors), but an initial experience that is confusing or daunting to first time users of the site is the opposite of what is needed, and a single category with dozens of topics shifting around is going to be confusing and daunting.
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