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Why does this site exist when there is Stack overflow already?!!

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programmers.stackexchange.com/faq –  greyfade Jan 12 '11 at 6:10
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Why does this question is here when there is meta programmers? –  Manoj R Jan 12 '11 at 6:10
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Your kidding... have you seen the questions on this site? –  acidzombie24 Jan 12 '11 at 6:13
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This site is for more subjective questions than SO is for. SO is mostly about getting help, or a direct answer, for programming questions while this place has more argumentive answers.

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So its for discussions and subjective questions? In that case a question like 'What is the best way to start on Ruby on rails' should go here or on SO? I ask this because I have seen these questions on SO when it should be here ideally. –  Bobby Alexander Jan 12 '11 at 6:35
    
My cent :- I really don't want to see these questions on stackoverflow. These type of question need their own space. –  Zerotoinfinite Jan 12 '11 at 6:46
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So we can ask questions like Why Programmers when StackOverflow already exists?

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Oh no an Overflow!!! –  acidzombie24 Jan 12 '11 at 6:12
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