As we know, we have an on-topic page. This is shown as What topics can I ask about here? in the help center.
This page helps the users to know which questions are on-topic and off-topic on our site.
Currently under the off-topic section, the reasons stated are:
- Personal advice questions.
- Scientific speculation.
- Questions soliciting opinion.
I feel that it would be great if these are linked with relevant meta discussions. Adding them will help the new users understand why we consider such questions off-topic. This will reduce off-topic questions based on Here are the relevant discussions for the first two reasons.
Why to add links? these posts are already linked in the close reasons.
Adding these links would help the users who visit the help center before posting on the main site.
This saves their time and it decreases an off-topic question on our site.
- Reading the meta discussion clears a doubt in users which type of questions are personal advice, scientific speculation and which are not. So, they shall modify their questions to on-topic question or refrain from posting the question.
Many sites have linked their meta posts to on topic and off-topic reasons for the better understanding of the users.
So, I believe implementing this would help the users(specially new users).